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i am building a website where many users will be able to add specific content. I want each content-node to have a link to the the authors profile page. I am using profile2 for users profiles and the alias of link in the node must be the "Company Name" field and not the username.

How can i achieve this?

Thank you!

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Why don't you just use Views, and place that view towards the bottom of the article or that content type?

The views will be based on a user relationship with the node uid (the author's user id).

All those fields you require you can add to the user profile (admin/config/people/accounts/fields) - Company Name, Byline etc etc? And then display them via views.

  • It's 7 in the morning, so I'm quite groggy...If my answer doesn't apply, I'm sorry. If it makes sense and you still have doubts leave a comment, and I will update the answer in detail by the end of day. – Pratik Bothra Dec 11 '13 at 1:22
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create a template file for your content type, in your theme folder. it should be something like node--node_type.tpl.php . In that file you should have access to all the node's fields.

You can start by using the default node.tpl.php as an example. More about templates you can find here.

EDIT:

in your default node.tpl.php you could find something like this:

// this is taken from the omega theme
<?php if ($display_submitted): ?>
  <footer class="submitted"><?php print $date; ?> -- <?php print $name; ?></footer>
<?php endif; ?>

so instead of print $name you could do something like print l('your custom field value', 'user/' . $node->uid)

  • well, i am able to see the link but the problem is that i want to replace the description of the link with a field of the users profile. For example i have the link user44 wich links to user profile node. I want to replace "user44" with the Company Name. Company name is a field in the profile2. I dont know if my question is clear enough. – drupspark Jun 15 '12 at 13:04
  • yeah, it's clear but I think you did not understood what I was trying to say. I edited the answer, maybe this will be more clear. – Marius Ilie Jun 15 '12 at 13:16

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