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the_author_description() WP 1.0.0

Deprecated from version 2.8.0. It is no longer supported and can be removed in future releases. Use the_author_meta() instead.

Display the description of the author of the current post.

No Hooks.

Return

null. Null. Nothing.

Usage

the_author_description();

Notes

  • See: the_author_meta()

Changelog

Since 1.0.0 Introduced.
Deprecated Since 2.8.0 Use the_author_meta()

Code of the_author_description() WP 5.7

<?php
function the_author_description() {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '2.8.0', 'the_author_meta(\'description\')' );
	the_author_meta('description');
}