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Function Reference/the modified author

Description

The author who last modified a post can be displayed by using this Template Tag. This tag must be used within The Loop. Note: the_modified_author was first available with Version 2.8.

Usage

 <?php the_modified_author(); ?> 

Parameters

This function takes no arguments.

Examples

Display Last Modified Author's 'Public' Name

Displays the value in the user's Display name publicly as field.

<p>This post was last modified by <?php the_modified_author(); ?></p>

Change Log

Since: 2.8.0

Source File

the_modified_author() is located in wp-includes/author-template.php.

Related

the_author(), get_the_author(), the_author_link(), get_the_author_link(), the_author_meta(), get_the_author_meta(), the_author_posts(), get_the_author_posts(), the_author_posts_link(), get_author_posts_url(), get_the_modified_author(), the_modified_author(), wp_dropdown_users(), wp_list_authors()

See also index of Function Reference and index of Template Tags.