function get_author_name( $auth_id = false ) {}

Retrieve the specified author’s preferred display name.


  • int $auth_id: The ID of the author.

Return values

returns:The author’s display name.

Source code

function get_author_name( $auth_id = false ) {

	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '2.8', 'get_the_author_meta(\'display_name\')' );

	return get_the_author_meta('display_name', $auth_id);



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