wp_set_current_user ( $id, $name = '' )
- (int) id User ID
- (string) name User's username
- (WP_User) Current user User object
- Introduced in WordPress: 2.0.3
- Deprecated in WordPress: —
Changes the current user by ID or name.Set $id to null and specify a name if you do not know a user's ID.
Some WordPress functionality is based on the current user and not based on
the signed in user. Therefore, it opens the ability to edit and perform
actions on users who aren't signed in.