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WP_Http::handle_redirects( string $url, array $args, array $response )

Handles HTTP Redirects and follows them if appropriate.

Description

Parameters

$url

(string) (Required) The URL which was requested.

$args

(array) (Required) The Arguments which were used to make the request.

$response

(array) (Required) The Response of the HTTP request.

Return

(false|object) False if no redirect is present, a WP_HTTP or WP_Error result otherwise.

Source

File: wp-includes/class-http.php

public static function handle_redirects( $url, $args, $response ) {
		// If no redirects are present, or, redirects were not requested, perform no action.
		if ( ! isset( $response['headers']['location'] ) || 0 === $args['_redirection'] ) {
			return false;
		}

		// Only perform redirections on redirection http codes.
		if ( $response['response']['code'] > 399 || $response['response']['code'] < 300 ) {
			return false;
		}

		// Don't redirect if we've run out of redirects.
		if ( $args['redirection']-- <= 0 ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'http_request_failed', __( 'Too many redirects.' ) );
		}

		$redirect_location = $response['headers']['location'];

		// If there were multiple Location headers, use the last header specified.
		if ( is_array( $redirect_location ) ) {
			$redirect_location = array_pop( $redirect_location );
		}

		$redirect_location = WP_Http::make_absolute_url( $redirect_location, $url );

		// POST requests should not POST to a redirected location.
		if ( 'POST' == $args['method'] ) {
			if ( in_array( $response['response']['code'], array( 302, 303 ) ) ) {
				$args['method'] = 'GET';
			}
		}

		// Include valid cookies in the redirect process.
		if ( ! empty( $response['cookies'] ) ) {
			foreach ( $response['cookies'] as $cookie ) {
				if ( $cookie->test( $redirect_location ) ) {
					$args['cookies'][] = $cookie;
				}
			}
		}

		return wp_remote_request( $redirect_location, $args );
	}

Changelog

Version Description
3.7.0 Introduced.

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Licensed under the GNU GPLv2+ License.
https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/classes/wp_http/handle_redirects