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SyndicationItem.Authors Property

Gets the authors of the syndication item.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Syndication
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public Collection<SyndicationPerson> Authors { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.ObjectModel.Collection<SyndicationPerson>
A collection of SyndicationPerson objects that represent the authors of the syndication item.

When serializing to Atom 1.0, an <author> element is written for each SyndicationPerson in the Authors collection.

When serializing to RSS 2.0. a <managingEditor> element is written if the Authors collection has only one SyndicationPerson, otherwise a <a10:author> element is written for each SyndicationPerson in the Authors collection.

The following code shows how to add an author to the Authors collection of a SyndicationItem.

SyndicationItem item = new SyndicationItem("Item Title", "Item Content", new Uri("http://Item/Alternate/Link"));
item.Authors.Add(new SyndicationPerson("jesper@contoso.com", "Jesper Aaberg", "http://contoso/jesper"));

The following XML shows how the preceding SyndicationItem is serialized to Atom 1.0.

<entry>
  <id>Item ID</id>
  <title type="text">My Item</title>
  <updated>2007-03-16T23:00:59Z</updated>
  <author>
    <name>Lene Aaling</name>
    <uri>http://contoso/Lene</uri>
    <email>lene@contoso.com</email>
  </author>
  <link rel="alternate" href="http://someserver/MyItem" />
  <link rel="alternate" type="text/html" title="Alternate Link" length="1000" href="http://otherserver/Item" />
  <content type="text">This is some content</content>
</entry>

The following XML shows how the preceding SyndicationItem is serialized to RSS 2.0.

<item>
  <guid isPermaLink="false">Item ID</guid>
  <link>http://someserver/MyItem</link>
  <author>someone@mycompany.com</author>
  <title>My Item</title>
  <description>This is some content</description>
  <a10:link rel="alternate" type="text/html" title="Alternate Link" length="1000" href="http://otherserver/Item" />
  <a10:updated>2007-03-16T23:00:59Z</a10:updated>
</item>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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