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the_author_nickname() WP 0.71

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

Display the nickname of the author of the current post.

No Hooks.

Return

Null. Nothing.

Usage

the_author_nickname();

Notes

  • See: the_author_meta()

Changelog

Since DEL 2.8.0 Introduced.

Code of the author nickname: wp-includes/deprecated.php WP 5.2.2

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