Display related posts by posts current author

Adding the first snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will let you display 5 related posts by the current author. Add the second snippet into the single.php of your wordpress theme in the location you wish to display the related posts. This is a great little snippet from people over at wpbeginner.com.

Code Snippet:

function get_related_author_posts() {
global $authordata, $post;

$authors_posts = get_posts( array( 'author' => $authordata->ID, 'post__not_in' => array( $post->ID ), 'posts_per_page' => 5 ) );

$output = '<ul>';
foreach ( $authors_posts as $authors_post ) {
$output .= '<li><a href="' . get_permalink( $authors_post->ID ) . '">' . apply_filters( 'the_title', $authors_post->post_title, $authors_post->ID ) . '</a></li>';
$output .= '</ul>';

return $output;

Code Snippet:

<?php echo get_related_author_posts(); ?>

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  1. Hi there!
    How can I show posts from a specific Custom Post Type related to post Author?

    I tried this but didn’t worked. It returned all posts from all site members instead.

    $authors_posts = get_posts( array( ‘author’ => $authordata->ID, ‘post__not_in’ => array( $post->ID ), ‘post_type’ => ‘membros_documentos’, ‘orderby’ => ‘date’, ‘order’ => ‘DESC’, ‘posts_per_page’ => ‘-1’ ) );

    Please help.
    Thank you.

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