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How to Check if User is Logged in WordPress

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Do you want to display a custom message to logged in users? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to check if user is logged in and display a register or welcome message in WordPress.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s index.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

<?
          if (is_user_logged_in()) { 
                      /* yes user is logged in */
              }else{
                      /* no user is not logged in */ 
              }
?>

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 24 best WordPress education themes and how to create a multi-page form in WordPress.

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