get_the_author_posts_link()

Retrieves an HTML link to the author page of the current post’s author.


Description Description

Returns an HTML-formatted link using get_author_posts_url().


Return Return

(string) An HTML link to the author page.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/author-template.php

function get_the_author_posts_link() {
	global $authordata;
	if ( ! is_object( $authordata ) ) {
		return;
	}

	$link = sprintf( '<a href="%1$s" title="%2$s" rel="author">%3$s</a>',
		esc_url( get_author_posts_url( $authordata->ID, $authordata->user_nicename ) ),
		/* translators: %s: author's display name */
		esc_attr( sprintf( __( 'Posts by %s' ), get_the_author() ) ),
		get_the_author()
	);

	/**
	 * Filters the link to the author page of the author of the current post.
	 *
	 * @since 2.9.0
	 *
	 * @param string $link HTML link.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'the_author_posts_link', $link );
}

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4.4.0 Introduced.


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