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is_author ›

Since1.5.0
Deprecatedn/a
is_author ( $author = '' )
Parameters:
  • (mixed) $author Optional. User ID, nickname, nicename, or array of User IDs, nicknames, and nicenames
    Required: No
    Default: (empty)
Returns:
  • (bool)
Defined at:
Codex:

Is the query for an existing author archive page?

If the $author parameter is specified, this function will additionally check if the query is for one of the authors specified.



Source

function is_author( $author = '' ) {
	global $wp_query;

	if ( ! isset( $wp_query ) ) {
		_doing_it_wrong( __FUNCTION__, __( 'Conditional query tags do not work before the query is run. Before then, they always return false.' ), '3.1.0' );
		return false;
	}

	return $wp_query->is_author( $author );
}