get_the_author( string $deprecated = '' )

Retrieve the author of the current post.


Description Description


Parameters Parameters

$deprecated

(string) (Optional) Deprecated.

Default value: ''


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Return Return

(string|null) The author's display name.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/author-template.php

function get_the_author($deprecated = '') {
	global $authordata;

	if ( !empty( $deprecated ) )
		_deprecated_argument( __FUNCTION__, '2.1.0' );

	/**
	 * Filters the display name of the current post's author.
	 *
	 * @since 2.9.0
	 *
	 * @param string $authordata->display_name The author's display name.
	 */
	return apply_filters('the_author', is_object($authordata) ? $authordata->display_name : null);
}

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Version Description
1.5.0 Introduced.


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