I'm trying to check if a user is part of a user group but not having any success! I tried this:

{% if entry.author.groups == 'authors' %}

But even though the user is definitely in a user group with that handle, the output inside that if statement doesn't show up.

I also tried this:

{% if entry.author.admin != 1 %}

That DID work, but unfortunately i don't just want to check if the user is not an admin, i want to specifically check their user group.

  • maybe you can find your answer here? questions/1087 Jan 23, 2015 at 16:46
  • Ah, spot on Fabio! I feel a bit foolish that i somehow missed the isInGroup method. My code now looks like this: {% if entry.author.isInGroup('authors') %} And works like a charm!
    – Dan Owen
    Jan 23, 2015 at 16:51

1 Answer 1


As Fabio pointed out, i'd managed to miss the isInGroup method. Slightly embarrassing!

So for anyone else looking to do what i asked, i changed my code to the following:

{% if entry.author.isInGroup('authors') %}

and it works perfectly now.

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