To edit the "edit_users" capability, the admin will see an extra field in his user edit/profile edit page.
This allows for greater security, as the user name isn't revealed through the URL structure.
It also allows to make the URLs look a bit cleaner like www.softpedia.com/author/user-name
Unpack and upload it to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
· WordPress 3.2.1 or higher
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Fixed instances where the Author Base wouldn't change, or would result in a 404.