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XF 2.0 fetching elements from sometimes empty finder results

Chris D

XenForo developer
Staff member
You don't need to use isset, but you do need to actually check whether you have a user object. If your code is focused around having a user then presumably the subsequent code isn't much use.
$user = $finder->where('user_id', 1);
if (!$user)
    // throw an exception ? log an error ? return ?
$username = $user->username;