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20  * @param string $deprecated Deprecated.
21  * @return string The author's display name.
22  */
23 function get_the_author($deprecated = '') {
24      global $authordata;
26      if ( !empty( $deprecated ) )
27           _deprecated_argument( __FUNCTION__, '2.1' );
29      return apply_filters('the_author', is_object($authordata) ? $authordata->display_name : null);
30 }
32 /**
33  * Display the name of the author of the current post.
34  *
35  * The behavior of this function is based off of old functionality predating
36  * get_the_author(). This function is not deprecated, but is designed to echo
37  * the value from get_the_author() and as an result of any old theme that might
38  * still use the old behavior will also pass the value from get_the_author().