the_author_link()WP 2.1.0

Display either author's link or author's name.

If the author has a home page set, echo an HTML link, otherwise just echo the author's name.

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No Hooks.

Return

null. Nothing.

Usage

the_author_link();

Examples

0

#1 Displays the author’s Website Link

Displays the author’s Website URL as a link and the text for the link is the author’s Profile Display name. In this example, the author’s Display Name is James Smith.

<p>Author posts: <?php the_author_link(); ?></p>

Get:

Author posts: <a href="https://smith_website_link">James Smith</a>

Changelog

Since 2.1.0 Introduced.

the_author_link() code WP 6.1.1

function the_author_link() {
	echo get_the_author_link();
}