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How can you check if specific username is logged in?

  • I'd like to use specific css on the admin panel for a specific user. – Shae Nov 29 '12 at 22:31
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wp_get_current_user then compare the object that's returned user_login proprety with the specific username you'd like to check against.

<?php
add_action('admin_init', 'wpse74389_check_username');
function wpse74389_check_username()
{
    $user = wp_get_current_user();

    if($user && isset($user->user_login) && 'username_to_check' == $user->user_login) {
        // do stuff
    }
}
  • How can this be modified to check for all usernames that are not username_to_check – Travis Pflanz Nov 27 '18 at 5:19
  • @TravisPflanz if you're just looking to check for a logged in user: developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/is_user_logged_in Otherwise just modify the function to take the username as a parameter instead of being hardcoded. – chrisguitarguy Nov 30 '18 at 20:08
  • The question is not about the current user, he means a specific user – Mr. Jo 2 days ago

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