WordPress Tutorial: How to Change Author on a Post [VIDEO]

Changing the author on a WordPress post is easy. This WordPress tutorial video will show how to make that change.

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Occasionally, we need to be able to change the author on a WordPress post from the default profile we loaded the post with, to something that makes more sense for the given situation. This can happen for many reasons, loading a guest author post, or just loading a post for someone else either because they don’t know how or don’t care to learn. Sometimes, we even want to change the author of the post to be our company, rather than our individual profile. Whatever the reason, changing the author on a WordPress post is an easy thing to do — once you know how. This WordPress tutorial video will show you exactly how to easily make that change and attribute a post you loaded to someone else, or even your company.

Specifically, this WordPress Tutorial Video Includes:

  • Where to find the Change Author box on a WordPress Edit Post Screen
  • How to change an author from the Edit Post Screen
  • How to change an author from the Quick Edit Screen
  • How to make sure that the person you want to be listed as the author is included in the set of available authors

This 3 minute WordPress Tutorial video will show you how to quickly and easily change the attribution on a post, you’ll be an expert in changing authorship in no time.


Tisha Oehmen

Tisha Oehmen is a professional brand strategist and a leader in the branding field. She was recently named a member of the Global Guru’s Top 30 Brand Gurus. She is also the co-founder of Oregon-based Paradux Media Group and the best-selling author of the book, Finding Brand: The Brand Book Tutorial.

Possessing expertise in both front- and back-office operations, Tisha conceptualizes, develops, and implements initiatives to foster brand effectiveness like no other. With over 15 years of experience in branding and marketing, Tisha has successfully led large financial institutions and health care companies down the path of renaming their business.

Where Tisha really shines is in the work that isn’t done. Sometimes a name change for a business isn’t in their best interest and after meeting with Tisha, they are able to find the true value and equity that has always been in their brand. Tisha has a special knack of being able to communicate the value so that the CEO/Business owner can see its luster and then with a little polishing, make it shine company wide.

Tisha is best known for developing long lasting branding campaigns that speak to the heart of the business, the brand, and the community. True brand, no matter how big or small, has longevity. Creating branding campaigns that have longevity, that have a laser-like focus, is where Tisha thrives.

Tisha received her M.B.A. from the University of Oregon, from where she also earned a B.A. in Political Science. She enjoyed a distinguished academic career punctuated by enthusiastic and successful participation in competitive speaking events, and holds numerous awards for her skill in public speaking. Tisha is widely recognized for her ability to capture an audience’s attention with her straightforward and engaging speaking style.

When not working, she enjoys golfing, baking, reading, and hiking with her partner, Mike, and their two dogs, Chloe and Jackson. She’s also an active member of Rotary International, the Chamber of Commerce, and is a very proud supporter of the Oregon Ducks. Tisha lives in Eagle Point, Oregon.

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