get_the_author_meta


get_the_author_meta ( $field = '', $user_id = false )

Parameters:
  • (string) $field Optional. The user field to retrieve. Default empty.
  • (int) $user_id Optional. User ID.
Returns:
  • (string) The author's field from the current author's DB object, otherwise an empty string.
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Description

Retrieves the requested data of the author of the current post.

Valid values for the $field parameter include:

  • admin_color
  • aim
  • comment_shortcuts
  • description
  • display_name
  • first_name
  • ID
  • jabber
  • last_name
  • nickname
  • plugins_last_view
  • plugins_per_page
  • rich_editing
  • syntax_highlighting
  • user_activation_key
  • user_description
  • user_email
  • user_firstname
  • user_lastname
  • user_level
  • user_login
  • user_nicename
  • user_pass
  • user_registered
  • user_status
  • user_url
  • yim

Related Functions

the_author_meta, get_the_author_email, get_the_author_aim, get_the_author_msn, get_the_author_yim

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