<?php
/*
Plugin Name: Latest posts by current author
Plugin URI: http://podojdi.ru/
Description: Displays latest posts by current author (place it within the loop). Adapted from code from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-display-related-posts-by-same-author-in-wordpress/">here</a> and a <a href="http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-create-wordpress-widgets/" target="_blank">tutorial here</a>
Author: Alexander Belyaev
Version: 1.0
Author URI: http://podojdi.ru/
*/
 
 
class LatestByAuthorWidget extends WP_Widget
{
  function LatestByAuthorWidget()
  {
    $widget_ops = array('classname' => 'LatestByAuthorWidget', 'description' => 'Displays latest posts by current author' );
    $this->WP_Widget('LatestByAuthorWidget', 'Latest posts by current author', $widget_ops);
  }
 
  function form($instance)
  {
    $instance = wp_parse_args( (array) $instance, array( 'title' => '' ) );
    $title = $instance['title'];
?>
  <p><label for="<?php echo $this->get_field_id('title'); ?>">Title: <input class="widefat" id="<?php echo $this->get_field_id('title'); ?>" name="<?php echo $this->get_field_name('title'); ?>" type="text" value="<?php echo attribute_escape($title); ?>" /></label></p>
<?php
  }
 
  function update($new_instance, $old_instance)
  {
    $instance = $old_instance;
    $instance['title'] = $new_instance['title'];
    return $instance;
  }
 
  function widget($args, $instance)
  {
    extract($args, EXTR_SKIP);
 
    echo $before_widget;
    $title = empty($instance['title']) ? ' ' : apply_filters('widget_title', $instance['title']);
 
    if (!empty($title))
      echo $before_title . $title . $after_title;
 
    // WIDGET CODE GOES HERE
    
    
	  
    global $authordata, $post;

    $authors_posts = get_posts( array( 'author' => $authordata->ID, 'post__not_in' => array( $post->ID ), 'posts_per_page' => 7 ) );
	if ($authors_posts) {
    $output = '<ul>';
    foreach ( $authors_posts as $authors_post ) {
        $output .= '<li><a href="' . get_permalink( $authors_post->ID ) . '">' . apply_filters( 'the_title', $authors_post->post_title, $authors_post->ID ) . '</a></li>';
    }
    $output .= '</ul>';
    echo $output;
	}
	else {echo '<div class="notice">L\'autore ha ancora pubblicato solo questo post.</div>';};
	
	
    echo $after_widget;
  }
 
}
add_action( 'widgets_init', create_function('', 'return register_widget("LatestByAuthorWidget");') );
?>