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get_post_type( int|WP_Post|null $post = null )

Retrieves the post type of the current post or of a given post.

Description

Parameters

$post

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

Default value: null

Return

(string|false) Post type on success, false on failure.

Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function get_post_type( $post = null ) {
	if ( $post = get_post( $post ) ) {
		return $post->post_type;
	}

	return false;
}

Changelog

Version Description
2.1.0 Introduced.

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Licensed under the GNU GPLv2+ License.
https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/get_post_type