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First example: when getting options from the database for a plugin. You'd use get_option['plugin_optios'].

My question is how do you 'GET' data from another table? Like wp_usemeta.

I want to grab the 'usermeta' and display it on the front of the site. How do I do this?

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$user_id = 9;
$key = 'last_name';
$single = true;
$user_last = get_user_meta( $user_id, $key, $single ); 
echo '<p>The '. $key . ' value for user id ' . $user_id . ' is: ' . $user_last . '</p>'; 

More information here - http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/get_user_meta

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Thank you for your help. – Wayne Hatter Jr. Aug 22 '12 at 13:09

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