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Get user role in WordPress
<?php
/*
* Get user's role
*
* If $user parameter is not provided, returns the current user's role.
* Only returns the user's first role, even if they have more than one.
* Returns false on failure.
*
* @param mixed $user User ID or object.
* @return string|bool The User's role, or false on failure.
*/
function km_get_user_role( $user = null ) {
$user = $user ? new WP_User( $user ) : wp_get_current_user();
return $user->roles ? $user->roles[0] : false;
}
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commented Jul 5, 2017

Very handy. Thanks!

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