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user field and usermeta details (2 posts)

  1. jcrea
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    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm using the "user" field to list users from my database and then outputting the selected user in an area of the post. This is working fine, however I'm looking for a way for the output filter to also display certain custom meta values that I have added to the usermeta table.
    Any help would be appreciated.
    Thanks.

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  2. fireproofsocks
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    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    The userinfo output filter allows you to get basic user data -- I don't think it gives you access to the extended user fields. http://code.google.com/p/wordpress-custom-content-type-manager/wiki/userinfo_OutputFilter

    But it's all just convenience functions here -- everything that's done with the CCTM's output filters can be done without them. The userinfo output filter, for example, is just a wrapper around WordPress' get_user_by() function:

    get_user_by('id', $user_id_here);

    So the task becomes getting user meta data with the user's id.

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