echousername (function)

Last updated: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 7:46 am
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Purpose

Returns the username of the user. Does not actually echo it.

Location

users/helpers/users.php

Version Information

First Introduced v3.0.0

See Also:

echouser (function)

Parameters

# Parameter Data Type Required Description
1 $id int Yes The user id of the user whose username you wish to fetch

Returns

Data Type Description of Returned Data
string Returns either the username or "Unknown" if a user is not found

Example

echousername($id)

Further Documentation:

Simply returns the username. This works well when you have echoUser set to something else and you want to override that setting and always show the username. If the user id you pass does not belong to a valid user, it will return "Unknown."