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want to know who is login in my wordpress website if admin login then go to dashboard and if user login then go to homepage

Approach: I used this code

<?php if ( is_user_logged_in() ) {

   echo ‘ user is loin ‘ ;

} else {

 echo ‘ Not Login ‘ ;

} ?>


if(is_admin()) { ...output my admin stuff....}

but doesn't work. any help would be extremely appreciate.

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is_admin() only checkes if the dashboard page is displayed or not, if you want to tell the role of a user, try current_user_can( $capability )

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i used this but its not working. if(current_user_can('admin')){ echo 'The current user is an admin'; } if(current_user_can('subscriber')){ echo 'The current user is an subscriber'; } – Jassi Oberoi Apr 17 '12 at 14:02
i applied in header.php file so is that a right file to insert that code? – Jassi Oberoi Apr 17 '12 at 14:03
@jassi9911 The default admin role is called "administrator", not "admin". Try current_user_can('administrator'). – MathSmath Apr 17 '12 at 16:45
just find this Do not pass a role name to current_user_can(), as this is not guaranteed to work correctly. – Sola Jul 6 '12 at 14:34

ok finally i solved my own problem here is the solution

get_currentuserinfo() ;
if ($user_level > 0) { // if admin login
    echo "admin login";
} else {
    echo "user login";
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User levels are deprecated, use current_user_can() with appropriate role or capability instead. – Rarst Apr 17 '12 at 14:49
current_user_can() i used it and its not working:( – Jassi Oberoi Apr 17 '12 at 15:44
Downvote: user levels are deprecated. Don't use this solution. – MathSmath Apr 17 '12 at 16:46

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