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@jwebcat
Created Oct 1, 2014
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/**
* Checks if a particular user has a role.
* Returns true if a match was found.
*
* @param string $role Role name.
* @param int $user_id (Optional) The ID of a user. Defaults to the current user.
* @return bool
*/
function appthemes_check_user_role( $role, $user_id = null ) {
if ( is_numeric( $user_id ) )
$user = get_userdata( $user_id );
else
$user = wp_get_current_user();
if ( empty( $user ) )
return false;
return in_array( $role, (array) $user->roles );
}
// example use for the current user
if ( appthemes_check_user_role( 'customer' )
_e( "You've got access dude!", 'appthemes' );
else
_e( "Sorry man, no luck.", 'appthemes' );
// example use for a specific user
$user_id = 23;
if ( appthemes_check_user_role( 'customer', $user_id )
_e( "You've got access dude!", 'appthemes' );
else
_e( "Sorry man, no luck.", 'appthemes' );
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