Retrieve path of archive template in current or parent template.

Description Description

The template hierarchy and template path are filterable via the ‘$type_template_hierarchy’ and ‘$type_template’ dynamic hooks, where $type is ‘archive’.

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Return Return

(string) Full path to archive template file.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/template.php

function get_archive_template() {
	$post_types = array_filter( (array) get_query_var( 'post_type' ) );

	$templates = array();

	if ( count( $post_types ) == 1 ) {
		$post_type   = reset( $post_types );
		$templates[] = "archive-{$post_type}.php";
	$templates[] = 'archive.php';

	return get_query_template( 'archive', $templates );

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Version Description
1.5.0 Introduced.

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