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How do I check an array of $curauth user data? I need to check to see if one or more $curauth fields have data, and if so, print some html. This throws an array error:

    <?php if ( !empty( array ( $curauth->facebook, $curauth->linkedin, $curauth->twitter)))
{ echo 'echo me if any $curauth info exists for the fields in the array above'; } ?>

Update - this works:

<?php  if (!empty ($curauth->facebook) || ($curauth->linkedin) || ($curauth->twitter))
{ echo 'echo me if any $curauth info exists for the fields in the array above';  }  ?>
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if ( !empty( array ( $curauth->facebook ) ) || 
     !empty ( array ( $curauth->linkedin ) ) || 
     !empty( array( $curauth->twitter ) ) )
    echo 'echo me if any $curauth info exists'; 

Note: This can be all on fewer lines, I've just put in additional line-breaks to make it all fit to avoid a horizontal scrollbar.

Reading up on Author Templates made me realise that once you've set the $curauth variable, e.g.

$curauth = (get_query_var('author_name')) ? get_user_by('slug', get_query_var('author_name')) : get_userdata(get_query_var('author'));

you should be able to use this instead:

if ( !empty ( $curauth->facebook ) || 
     !empty ( $curauth->linkedin ) || 
     !empty ( $curauth->twitter ) )
    echo 'echo me if any $curauth info exists'; 
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Thanks, that works. I already call the $curauth variable. I wasn't formatting the array the right way. But the code can be simplified a little as noted in my update to my question. – markratledge Dec 24 '11 at 17:17

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