If you are allowing user to post in your wordpress site as a guest blogging via emails (or) lets say you like an article from Ezine articles and you are publishing it in your website in your name which you are violating copyrights, later You are willing to change the author name to the guy who posted in Ezine article and if you don’t know how to change the author name then this post is for you.
Here is how you change the author name in wordpress post and remember only administrator has the privileges to change author names.
1. Go to All users in wordpress back-end and if you are the only user then add one by clicking add new > enter username, email and set the user role to author and click add new user
2. Now go to all post and select the post you want to change the author name and click quick edit
3. In the quick edit you can see the author drop box > select the author name you want and click update.
Thats it you are done. Feel free to post your comments.
How to change the author name in wordpress