post_type_exists( string $post_type )

Determines whether a post type is registered.

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Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) Post type name.

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Return Return

(bool) Whether post type is registered.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function post_type_exists( $post_type ) {
	return (bool) get_post_type_object( $post_type );

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Version Description
3.0.0 Introduced.

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    Basic Examples

    $exists = post_type_exists( 'post' );
    // returns true
    $exists = post_type_exists( 'page' );
    // returns true
    $exists = post_type_exists( 'book' );
    // returns true if book is a registered post type
    $exists = post_type_exists( 'xyz' );
    // returns false if xyz is not a registered post type

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