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wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_getAuthors() public WP 2.2.0

Retrieve authors list.

{} It's a method of the class: wp_xmlrpc_server{}

Hooks from the method
Return

Array/IXR_Error.

Usage

$wp_xmlrpc_server = new wp_xmlrpc_server();
$wp_xmlrpc_server->wp_getAuthors( $args );
$args(array) (required)

Method arguments. Note: arguments must be ordered as documented.

  • blog_id(int)
    (unused)

  • username(string)

  • password(string)

Changelog

Since 2.2.0 Introduced.

Code of wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_getAuthors() WP 5.5.1

<?php
public function wp_getAuthors( $args ) {
	$this->escape( $args );

	$username = $args[1];
	$password = $args[2];

	$user = $this->login( $username, $password );
	if ( ! $user ) {
		return $this->error;
	}

	if ( ! current_user_can( 'edit_posts' ) ) {
		return new IXR_Error( 401, __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to edit posts.' ) );
	}

	/** This action is documented in wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php */
	do_action( 'xmlrpc_call', 'wp.getAuthors' );

	$authors = array();
	foreach ( get_users( array( 'fields' => array( 'ID', 'user_login', 'display_name' ) ) ) as $user ) {
		$authors[] = array(
			'user_id'      => $user->ID,
			'user_login'   => $user->user_login,
			'display_name' => $user->display_name,
		);
	}

	return $authors;
}