[wp-hackers] get_users() function
scribu at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 22:30:37 UTC 2009
get_users() would be a good ideea for 3.0, considering the merging with MU
One key criteria this function must have is the ability to get users by
The function itself will probably call WP_User_Search internally.
So here's a related ticket:
On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 12:12 AM, Mohammad Jangda <batmoo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are there any plans to add a get_users-like function to allow
> easy retrieval of users based on different criteria? I've seen a few TODOs
> in the core code that mention plans to replace some of the SQL queries
> related to users with a get_users function but not much more than that.
> The closest I've found so far are the wp_user_search class and
> get_users_of_blog. The former only does a keyword style search and the
> latter doesn't have any options other than blog_id.
> For my specific use case (get a list of users based on a usermeta field), I
> could very easily write an SQL query, but I'd like to avoid that and stick
> to the WordPress API if at all possible. (Though, the wp_user_search class
> is pluggable, so I could potentially just override that class).
> It looks like this has come up before on wp-hackers (
> but there wasn't much discussion around that message. Any thoughts on
> this added to core?
> I don't see a trac ticket, but if people think there's value in it, I can
> add one.
> Mohammad Jangda
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