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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:

Determines whether the query is 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.

For more information on this and similar theme functions, check out the {@link https://developer.wordpress.org/themes/basics/conditional-tags/ Conditional Tags} article in the Theme Developer Handbook.



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 );
}