is_post_type_hierarchical( string $post_type )

Whether the post type is hierarchical.

Description Description

A false return value might also mean that the post type does not exist.

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Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) Post type name

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Return Return

(bool) Whether post type is hierarchical.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function is_post_type_hierarchical( $post_type ) {
	if ( ! post_type_exists( $post_type ) ) {
		return false;

	$post_type = get_post_type_object( $post_type );
	return $post_type->hierarchical;

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Version Description
3.0.0 Introduced.

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