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    Adding this code to your functions.php file of your wordpress theme will let you add a custom field guest-author enter this authors name in the value field to change the author of the blog post.

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    wordpress snippet : PHP

        add_filter( 'the_author', 'guest_author_name' );
        add_filter( 'get_the_author_display_name', 'guest_author_name' );
        function guest_author_name( $name ) {
            global $post;
            $author = get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'guest-author', true );
        if ( $author )
            $name = $author;
            return $name;

    ( WordPress codex functions, hooks, in this snippet. )

    the_author, get_post, get_post_meta, get_the_author, add_filter, _n,