the_author

Filters the display name of the current post's author.

Description

apply_filters( 'the_author', (string) $author_display_name ); 

Parameters (1)

0. $author_display_name (string)
The author display name.

Usage

To run the hook, copy the example below.
  1. $author_display_name = apply_filters( 'the_author', $author_display_name ); 
  2.  
  3. if ( !empty( $author_display_name ) ) { 
  4.  
  5. // everything has led up to this point... 
  6.  
  7.  
The following example is for adding a hook callback.
  1. // define the the_author callback 
  2. function filter_the_author( $author_display_name ) { 
  3. // make filter magic happen here... 
  4. return $author_display_name
  5. }; 
  6.  
  7. // add the filter 
  8. add_filter( 'the_author', 'filter_the_author', 10, 1 ); 
To remove a hook callback, use the example below.
  1. // remove the filter 
  2. remove_filter( 'the_author', 'filter_the_author', 10, 1 ); 

Defined (3)

The filter is defined in the following location(s).

/classes/class-s2-core.php  
  1. $this->authorname = html_entity_decode(apply_filters('the_author', $author->display_name), ENT_QUOTES); 
  1. $message_post .= " (" . __('Author', 'subscribe2') . ": " . html_entity_decode(apply_filters('the_author', $author->display_name), ENT_QUOTES) . ")"; 
  1. $message_posttime .= " (" . __('Author', 'subscribe2') . ": " . html_entity_decode(apply_filters('the_author', $author->display_name), ENT_QUOTES) . ")";