before_last_bar( string $string )

Remove last item on a pipe-delimited string.

Description Description

Meant for removing the last item in a string, such as ‘Role name|User role’. The original string will be returned if no pipe ‘|’ characters are found in the string.

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) A pipe-delimited string.

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Return Return

(string) Either $string or everything before the last pipe.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/l10n.php

function before_last_bar( $string ) {
	$last_bar = strrpos( $string, '|' );
	if ( false === $last_bar ) {
		return $string;
	} else {
		return substr( $string, 0, $last_bar );

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Version Description
2.8.0 Introduced.

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