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is_user_logged_in › WordPress Function

is_user_logged_in ( No parameters )
  • (bool) True if user is logged in, false if not logged in.
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Determines whether the current visitor is a logged in user.

For more information on this and similar theme functions, check out the {@link Conditional Tags} article in the Theme Developer Handbook.


function is_user_logged_in() {
		$user = wp_get_current_user();

		return $user->exists();

if ( ! function_exists( 'auth_redirect' ) ) :
	 * Checks if a user is logged in, if not it redirects them to the login page.
	 * When this code is called from a page, it checks to see if the user viewing the page is logged in.
	 * If the user is not logged in, they are redirected to the login page. The user is redirected
	 * in such a way that, upon logging in, they will be sent directly to the page they were originally
	 * trying to access.
	 * @since 1.5.0