craft.users

If you have Craft Pro, you can access your site’s users from your templates via craft.users. It returns an ElementCriteriaModel object.

{% for author in craft.users.group('authors') %}
    <li><a href="{{ url('authors/'~author.id) }}">{{ author.name }}</a></li>
{% endfor %}

Parameters

craft.users supports the following parameters:

admin

Only fetch admin users. Possible values include '1' and 'not 1'.

{# Fetch all the admins #}
{% set admins = craft.users.admin('1') %}

{# Fetch all the non-admins #}
{% set nonAdmins = craft.users.admin('not 1') %}

can

Only fetch users that have a given permission.

{% set authors = craft.users.can('createEntries:5') %}

You can see a list of the permissions Craft comes with here.

email

Only fetch users with the given email.

firstName

Only fetch users with the given first name.

fixedOrder

If set to true, users will be returned in the same order as the IDs entered in the id param.

group

Only fetch users that belong to a given user group(s), referenced by its handle.

groupId

Only fetch users that belong to a given user group(s), referenced by its ID.

id

Only fetch the user with the given ID.

indexBy

Indexes the results by a given property. Possible values include 'id' and 'username'.

lastLoginDate

Fetch users based on their last login date.

lastName

Only fetch users with the given last name.

limit

Limits the results to X users.

offset

Skips the first X users. For example, if you set offset(1), the would-be second user returned becomes the first.

order

The order the users should be returned in. Possible values include 'username', 'firstName', 'lastName', 'email', 'preferredLocale', 'status', 'lastLoginDate', 'dateCreated', and 'dateUpdated', as well as any textual custom field handles. If you want the users to be sorted in descending order, add “desc” after the property name (ex: 'lastLoginDate desc'). The default value is 'username'.

relatedTo

Only fetch users that are related to certain other elements. (See relations for the syntax options.)

Only fetch users that match a given search query. (See searching for the syntax and available search attributes.)

status

Only fetch users with the given status. Possible values are 'active', 'locked', 'suspended', 'pending', archived', and null. The default value is 'active'. null will return all users regardless of status.

username

Only fetch the user with the given username.