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wp_list_authors ›

Since1.2.0
Deprecatedn/a
wp_list_authors ( $args = '' )
Parameters:
  • (string|array) $args { Optional. Array or string of default arguments.
    Required: No
    Default: (empty)
Links:
Returns:
  • (string|void) The output, if echo is set to false.
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Codex:

List all the authors of the site, with several options available.



Source

function wp_list_authors( $args = '' ) {
	global $wpdb;

	$defaults = array(
		'orderby' => 'name', 'order' => 'ASC', 'number' => '',
		'optioncount' => false, 'exclude_admin' => true,
		'show_fullname' => false, 'hide_empty' => true,
		'feed' => '', 'feed_image' => '', 'feed_type' => '', 'echo' => true,
		'style' => 'list', 'html' => true, 'exclude' => '', 'include' => ''
	);

	$args = wp_parse_args( $args, $defaults );

	$return = '';

	$query_args = wp_array_slice_assoc( $args, array( 'orderby', 'order', 'number', 'exclude', 'include' ) );
	$query_args['fields'] = 'ids';
	$authors = get_users( $query_args );

	$author_count = array();
	foreach ( (array) $wpdb->get_results( "SELECT DISTINCT post_author, COUNT(ID) AS count FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE " . get_private_posts_cap_sql( 'post' ) . " GROUP BY post_author" ) as $row ) {
		$author_count[$row->post_author] = $row->count;
	}
	foreach ( $authors as $author_id ) {
		$author = get_userdata( $author_id );

		if ( $args['exclude_admin'] && 'admin' == $author->display_name ) {
			continue;
		}

		$posts = isset( $author_count[$author->ID] ) ? $author_count[$author->ID] : 0;

		if ( ! $posts && $args['hide_empty'] ) {
			continue;
		}

		if ( $args['show_fullname'] && $author->first_name && $author->last_name ) {
			$name = "$author->first_name $author->last_name";
		} else {
			$name = $author->display_name;
		}

		if ( ! $args['html'] ) {
			$return .= $name . ', ';

			continue; // No need to go further to process HTML.
		}

		if ( 'list' == $args['style'] ) {
			$return .= '<li>';
		}

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

		if ( ! empty( $args['feed_image'] ) || ! empty( $args['feed'] ) ) {
			$link .= ' ';
			if ( empty( $args['feed_image'] ) ) {
				$link .= '(';
			}

			$link .= '<a href="' . get_author_feed_link( $author->ID, $args['feed_type'] ) . '"';

			$alt = '';
			if ( ! empty( $args['feed'] ) ) {
				$alt = ' alt="' . esc_attr( $args['feed'] ) . '"';
				$name = $args['feed'];
			}

			$link .= '>';

			if ( ! empty( $args['feed_image'] ) ) {
				$link .= '<img src="' . esc_url( $args['feed_image'] ) . '" style="border: none;"' . $alt . ' />';
			} else {
				$link .= $name;
			}

			$link .= '</a>';

			if ( empty( $args['feed_image'] ) ) {
				$link .= ')';
			}
		}

		if ( $args['optioncount'] ) {
			$link .= ' ('. $posts . ')';
		}

		$return .= $link;
		$return .= ( 'list' == $args['style'] ) ? '</li>' : ', ';
	}

	$return = rtrim( $return, ', ' );

	if ( ! $args['echo'] ) {
		return $return;
	}
	echo $return;
}