wp_get_current_user() – Retrieve the current user object.

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Description

Retrieve the current user object.

Will set the current user, if the current user is not set. The current user will be set to the logged-in person. If no user is logged-in, then it will set the current user to 0, which is invalid and won't have any permissions.

Usage

$WP_User = wp_get_current_user();

Parameters

Returns

WP_User Current WP_User instance.

Source

File name: wordpress/wp-includes/pluggable.php
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  function wp_get_current_user() {
    return _wp_get_current_user();
  }
 

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