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I am getting people's first and last names this way:

$_UFName = get_user_meta($_uid, 'first_name', true);
$_ULName = get_user_meta($_uid, 'last_name', true);

where

$_uid

is the persons id I pulled in a query from the users table.

How do I get their username? this code:

$_UUName = get_user_meta($_uid, 'user_login', true);

that is not working. It is blank.

Is there a way to get it from the user meta?

thx, Richard

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The username is not a user meta entry, so you'll probably want to work with a WP_User object instead:

$user = get_user_by( 'id', $_uid );
echo $user->user_login;
  • Oh, duh. LOL sorry about that. Stupid of me. Should have slept before working on this. – Richard Apr 3 '16 at 12:45

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