Find a user ID

Introduction

Each blog user has a unique ID that can be used to populate specific information in widgets and pages. The ID is a string of numbers. This document explains how to find a user's ID.

Before you start

You'll need a user account with an Editor role.

Steps

  1. Log in to your blog admin area at http://www.yourblog.com/wp-admin/.
  2. Navigate to Users > All Users:
  3. On the Users page, click a username to view their profile.
  4. On the user page, check the URL in your browser address bar. Look for user_id= followed by a string of numbers:

    In the example above, 1468 is the user's ID.

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