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post_author()

Show the author post metadata.

PHP March 25, 2020

Usage

PHP
nebula()->post_author($icon, $linked, $force)

Parameters

$label
(Optional) (Boolean) Whether to show the "icon", "text" or not
Default: icon

$linked
(Optional) (Boolean) Whether it should be linked
Default: true

$force
(Optional) (Boolean) Force the data regardless of Nebula Options
Default: false

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Demo


Using post_meta:
Using individual Nebula post meta functions with options:
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    Source File

    Located in /libs/Functions.php on line 509.

    1 Hook

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    Filters
    "nebula_post_author_defaults"
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    PHP
            public function post_author($options=array()){
                $defaults = apply_filters('nebula_post_author_defaults', array(
                    'label' => 'icon', //"icon" or "text"
                    'linked' => true, //Link to author page
                    'force' => false, //Override author_bios Nebula option
                ));
    
                $data = array_merge($defaults, $options);
    
                //Include support for multi-authors: is_multi_author
    
                if ( ($this->get_option('author_bios') || $data['force']) && get_theme_mod('post_author', true) ){
                    $label = '';
                    if ( $data['label'] === 'icon' ){
                        $label = '<i class="nebula-post-author-label fas fa-fw fa-user"></i> ';
                    } elseif ( $data['label'] === 'text' ){
                        $label = '<span class="nebula-post-author-label">Author </span>';
                    }
    
                    //Get the author metadata
                    $author_id = get_the_author_meta('ID');
                    if ( empty($author_id) ){ //Author ID can be empty outside of the loop
                        global $post;
                        $author_id = $post->post_author;
                        $author_name = get_the_author_meta('display_name', $author_id);
                    } else {
                        $author_name = get_the_author();
                    }
    
                    if ( $data['linked'] && !$data['force'] ){
                        return '<span class="posted-by" itemprop="author" itemscope itemtype="https://schema.org/Person">' . $label . '<span class="meta-item entry-author"><a href="' . get_author_posts_url($author_id) . '" itemprop="name">' . $author_name . '</a></span></span>';
                    } else {
                        return '<span class="posted-by" itemprop="author" itemscope itemtype="https://schema.org/Person">' . $label . '<span class="meta-item entry-author" itemprop="name">' . esc_html($author_name) . '</span></span>';
                    }
                }
            }
    

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