WordPress Debug Function aka PRINTF

Being a longtime C programmer, I love printfs. Printfs are the quickest way to debug simple bugs. Here is my WordPress version of Printf. This 3 line function ensures that it will spew junk only if you are logged in as the Administrator.

function debug_wp($string) {
        if (is_user_logged_in() ) {
                if (current_user_can( 'level_10' ) )
                        echo $string;
        }

}

I know its very trivial, so it goes into the “As An Aside” category. Nevertheless, the above 5 lines are a life saver for me and hence worth a mention. 🙂

About Pratik Sinha

Linux Nerd, Socialist, Atheist, Adventuristic, Nature Lover, Geeky.

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