I installed Joomla 3.4 on localhost, everything properly set up.

But I have an issue: the individual articles option is not working, I can only change global articles setting .

Article settings (not global):
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I already set show author to hide , but author is still displayed on my site.

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This part of Joomla can be a bit confusing. But article settings can also be controlled through the menu item, and these settings will override both Global settings and Article settings.

Go to Menus -> your menu and locate the menu item used to display your page. From the Options tab, configure everything as required. Try to keep as many settings as possible set to Use Global (and configure the Global settings as required), this makes it easier to maintain your site, and you won't have to change settings for each menu item.

Menu item settings

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