function get_comment_author_link( $comment_ID = 0 ) {}

Retrieve the html link to the url of the author of the current comment.


  • int $comment_ID: The ID of the comment for which to get the author’s link. Optional.

Return values

returns:Comment Author name or HTML link for author’s URL

Defined filters

  • get_comment_author_link
    apply_filters('get_comment_author_link', $return)

Source code

function get_comment_author_link( $comment_ID = 0 ) {

	/** @todo Only call these functions when they are needed. Include in if... else blocks */

	$url    = get_comment_author_url( $comment_ID );

	$author = get_comment_author( $comment_ID );

	if ( empty( $url ) || 'http://' == $url )

		$return = $author;


		$return = "<a href='$url' rel='external nofollow' class='url'>$author</a>";

	return apply_filters('get_comment_author_link', $return);



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