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Wordpress get current user data from external php page

error77 asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a new php page and I'm using wordpress for my website.

From within my new php file I've included wp_load..

include ('wp-load.php');

which I believe is required in order to retrieve current user details.

I've then tried to echo the current loginname:


but it's coming out empty and I know it's not..

I'm I missing anything?
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