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setup_userdata() WP 2.0.4

Set up global user vars.

Used by wp_set_current_user() for back compat. Might be deprecated in the future.

  • Global. String. $user_login The user username for logging in
  • Global. WP_User. $userdata User data.
  • Global. Int. $user_level The level of the user
  • Global. Int. $user_ID The ID of the user
  • Global. String. $user_email The email address of the user
  • Global. String. $user_url The url in the user's profile
  • Global. String. $user_identity The display name of the user

No Hooks.

Return

Nothing (null).

Usage

setup_userdata( $for_user_id );
$for_user_id(int)
User ID to set up global data.
Default: ''

Code of setup_userdata: wp-includes/user.php VER 5.0.1

<?php
function setup_userdata($for_user_id = '') {
	global $user_login, $userdata, $user_level, $user_ID, $user_email, $user_url, $user_identity;

	if ( '' == $for_user_id )
		$for_user_id = get_current_user_id();
	$user = get_userdata( $for_user_id );

	if ( ! $user ) {
		$user_ID = 0;
		$user_level = 0;
		$userdata = null;
		$user_login = $user_email = $user_url = $user_identity = '';
		return;
	}

	$user_ID    = (int) $user->ID;
	$user_level = (int) $user->user_level;
	$userdata   = $user;
	$user_login = $user->user_login;
	$user_email = $user->user_email;
	$user_url   = $user->user_url;
	$user_identity = $user->display_name;
}