get_page_template_slug( int|WP_Post $post = null )

Get the specific template name for a given post.

Description Description

Parameters Parameters


(int|WP_Post) (Optional) Post ID or WP_Post object. Default is global $post.

Default value: null

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Return Return

(string|false) Page template filename. Returns an empty string when the default page template is in use. Returns false if the post does not exist.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post-template.php

function get_page_template_slug( $post = null ) {
	$post = get_post( $post );

	if ( ! $post ) {
		return false;

	$template = get_post_meta( $post->ID, '_wp_page_template', true );

	if ( ! $template || 'default' == $template ) {
		return '';

	return $template;

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Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.7.0 Now works with any post type, not just pages.
3.4.0 Introduced.

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