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    How to actually check whether the current user is admin or not in WordPress?

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    WordPress has a build in function to check if the current logged-in user is whether administrator, editor or any other capability you have. I am talking about the current_user_can() function and WordPress capabilities. This function returns whether the current user has the specified capability.

    PHP Snippet: How To Check For All WordPress Capabilities:

    if( current_user_can( 'administrator' ) ){} // only if administrator
    if( current_user_can( 'editor' ) ){} // only if editor
    if( current_user_can( 'author' ) ){} // only if author
    if( current_user_can( 'contributor' ) ){} // only if contributor
    if( current_user_can( 'subscriber' ) ){} // only if subscriber

    Learn more in the article How To Check If User Is Administrator Or Editor In WordPress

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