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28      }
30      /**
31       * Filters the display name of the current post's author.
32       *
33       * @since 2.9.0
34       *
35       * @param string $authordata->display_name The author's display name.
36       */
37      return apply_filters( 'the_author', is_object( $authordata ) ? $authordata->display_name : null );
38 }
40 /**
41  * Display the name of the author of the current post.
42  *
43  * The behavior of this function is based off of old functionality predating
44  * get_the_author(). This function is not deprecated, but is designed to echo
45  * the value from get_the_author() and as an result of any old theme that might
46  * still use the old behavior will also pass the value from get_the_author().