For those of you who may have content written by multiple authors on your site you can assign different authors to each post if desired.
Traditionally you would assign a global author for the entire site and those attributes would be used in all post bylines, social networking links in the footer, Twitter Cards, and Google Authorship. These
owner variables defined in your
Start by creating an
authors.yml file in the
_data folder and add your authors using the following format.
# Authors billy_rick: name: Billy Rick web: http://thewhip.com email: email@example.com bio: "What do you want, jewels? I am a very extravagant man." avatar: bio-photo.jpg twitter: extravagantman cornelius_fiddlebone: name: Cornelius Fiddlebone email: firstname.lastname@example.org bio: "I ordered what?" avatar: bio-photo.jpg twitter: rhymeswithsackit
To assign Billy Rick as an author for our post. We’d add the following YAML front matter to a post: