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format_username

7 common.inc format_username($account)

Format a username.

By default, the passed-in object's 'name' property is used if it exists, or else, the site-defined value for the 'anonymous' variable. However, a module may override this by implementing hook_username_alter(&$name, $account).

Parameters

$account: The account object for the user whose name is to be formatted.

Return value

An unsanitized string with the username to display. The code receiving this result must ensure that check_plain() is called on it before it is printed to the page.

See also

hook_username_alter()

Related topics

37 calls to format_username()

2 string references to 'format_username'

File

drupal/includes/common.inc, line 1995
Common functions that many Drupal modules will need to reference.

Code

function format_username($account) {
  $name = !empty($account->name) ? $account->name : variable_get('anonymous', t('Anonymous'));
  drupal_alter('username', $name, $account);
  return $name;
}