Change the author slug, URL base

Adding this to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will change the default to, however you can change this to user or anything that you would like.

Add this code to your functions.php file.

add_action('init', 'cng_author_base');
function cng_author_base() {
    global $wp_rewrite;
    $author_slug = 'profile'; // change slug name
    $wp_rewrite->author_base = $author_slug;

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