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plugin_basename( string $file )

Gets the basename of a plugin.

Description

This method extracts the name of a plugin from its filename.

Parameters

$file

(string) (Required) The filename of plugin.

Return

(string) The name of a plugin.

Source

File: wp-includes/plugin.php

function plugin_basename( $file ) {
	global $wp_plugin_paths;

	// $wp_plugin_paths contains normalized paths.
	$file = wp_normalize_path( $file );

	arsort( $wp_plugin_paths );
	foreach ( $wp_plugin_paths as $dir => $realdir ) {
		if ( strpos( $file, $realdir ) === 0 ) {
			$file = $dir . substr( $file, strlen( $realdir ) );
		}
	}

	$plugin_dir    = wp_normalize_path( WP_PLUGIN_DIR );
	$mu_plugin_dir = wp_normalize_path( WPMU_PLUGIN_DIR );

	$file = preg_replace( '#^' . preg_quote( $plugin_dir, '#' ) . '/|^' . preg_quote( $mu_plugin_dir, '#' ) . '/#', '', $file ); // get relative path from plugins dir
	$file = trim( $file, '/' );
	return $file;
}

Changelog

Version Description
1.5.0 Introduced.

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https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/plugin_basename