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Function Reference/the author icq

This function has been deprecated. That means it has been replaced by a new function or is no longer supported, and may be removed from future versions. All code that uses this function should be converted to use its replacement if one exists. See also wp-includes/deprecated.php. Use any of these functions instead.


Displays the ICQ number for the author of a post. Prior to WordPress 2.0, the ICQ field was set in the user's profile, but the field is currently not accessible in the Administration > Profile > Your Profile panel. This tag must be used within The Loop.

Replace With

No replacement exists for this template tag, as the field was removed from the Profile panel.


 <?php the_author_icq(); ?> 


This tag does not accept any parameters.


<p>Contact me on ICQ: <?php the_author_icq(); ?></p>

Change Log

  • Since: 0.71
  • Deprecated: ?
  • Replace By: none


the_author(), get_the_author(), get_the_author_id(), 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()

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