Whether the current request is for a site’s admininstrative interface.

Description Description

e.g. /wp-admin/

Does not check if the user is an administrator; use current_user_can() for checking roles and capabilities.

Return Return

(bool) True if inside WordPress blog administration pages.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/load.php

function is_blog_admin() {
	if ( isset( $GLOBALS['current_screen'] ) ) {
		return $GLOBALS['current_screen']->in_admin( 'site' );
	} elseif ( defined( 'WP_BLOG_ADMIN' ) ) {
		return WP_BLOG_ADMIN;

	return false;

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Changelog Changelog

Version Description
3.1.0 Introduced.

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