1. drupal
    1. 5
    2. 6
    3. 7
    4. 8
5 – 6 theme_username($object)
8 – 7 theme_username($variables)

Returns HTML for a username, potentially linked to the user's page.


$variables An associative array containing:

  • account: The user object to format.
  • name: The user's name, sanitized.
  • extra: Additional text to append to the user's name, sanitized.
  • link_path: The path or URL of the user's profile page, home page, or other desired page to link to for more information about the user.
  • link_options: An array of options to pass to the l() function's $options parameter if linking the user's name to the user's page.
  • attributes_array: An array of attributes to pass to the drupal_attributes() function if not linking to the user's page.

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includes/, line 1964

function theme_username($variables) {
  if (isset($variables['link_path'])) {
    // We have a link path, so we should generate a link using l().
    // Additional classes may be added as array elements like
    // $variables['link_options']['attributes']['class'][] = 'myclass';
    $output = l($variables['name'] . $variables['extra'], $variables['link_path'], $variables['link_options']);
  else {
    // Modules may have added important attributes so they must be included
    // in the output. Additional classes may be added as array elements like
    // $variables['attributes_array']['class'][] = 'myclass';
    $output = '<span' . drupal_attributes($variables['attributes_array']) . '>' . $variables['name'] . $variables['extra'] . '</span>';
  return $output;