USERINFO{"name"} -- retrieve details about a user

  • Syntax: %USERINFO%
  • Expands to: guest, FoswikiGuest, (comma-separated list of the username, wikiusername, and emails)
  • With formatted output, using tokens $emails, $username, $wikiname, $wikiusername, $groups and $admin ($admin returns 'true' or 'false'):
    • Example:
      %USERINFO{ format="$username is really $wikiname" }%
    • Expands to: guest is really FoswikiGuest
  • Retrieve information about another user:
    • Example:
      %USERINFO{ "WikiGuest" format="$username is really $wikiname" }%
    • Expands to:
      TIP You need to be a member of AdminGroup for the USERINFO macro to provide details about other users
      HELP The parameter should be the wikiname of a user. You can also pass a login name. You can only get information about another user if the {AntiSpam}{HideUserDetails} configuration option is not enabled, or if you are an admin. (User details are hidden in this site)
  • Related: USERNAME, WIKINAME, WIKIUSERNAME, GROUPINFO, UserAuthentication, ChangeEmailAddress
Topic revision: r1 - 19 Sep 2010, ProjectContributor

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