the_author_meta() – Outputs the field from the user’s DB object. Defaults to current post’s author.

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Description

Outputs the field from the user's DB object. Defaults to current post's author.

Usage

the_author_meta( $field, $user_id );

Parameters

$field
( string ) optional – Selects the field of the users record. See get_the_author_meta() for the list of possible fields.
$user_id
( int|false ) optional – Optional. User ID.

Returns

void

Source

File name: wordpress/wp-includes/author-template.php


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function the_author_meta( $field = '', $user_id = false ) {
  $author_meta = get_the_author_meta( $field, $user_id );

  
/**
 * Filters the value of the requested user metadata.
 *
 * The filter name is dynamic and depends on the $field parameter of the function.
 *
 * @since 2.8.0
 *
 * @param string    $author_meta The value of the metadata.
 * @param int|false $user_id     The user ID.
 */
  echo apply_filters( "the_author_{$field}", $author_meta, $user_id );
}
 

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