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Working out if a User is in a secondary group

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#103276 (In Topic #20224)

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I tweaked the side stats.php code a while ago to display the number of members in a particular group, in our case the paid members group.

I would like to only show the actual number now if the logged on user is a member of an admin group - the reason being is that we are going to run a competition as we get close to a 1000 user milestone and do not want users to see the total.

So I know what the group ID is of the group that I want the number to display for is.
What I really need is a function that checks to see if the currently logged on member is a member of that group (in our case it will always be a secondary group.)

I have searched OCP code for such a function but cannot locate one.
Cannot I just not see it or has someone written such a function that I can use ?


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Check if a member is in a group:



Check if a member is specifically in an admin group:



So we don't have a function to specifically check a specific group, but reading a list of groups lets you do that. But we do have a function for admins specifically already, as that is something we use in our code as it has an implicit meaning to ocPortal.

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