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require_wp_db()

Load the database class file and instantiate the $wpdb global.

Description

Source

File: wp-includes/load.php

function require_wp_db() {
	global $wpdb;

	require_once( ABSPATH . WPINC . '/wp-db.php' );
	if ( file_exists( WP_CONTENT_DIR . '/db.php' ) ) {
		require_once( WP_CONTENT_DIR . '/db.php' );
	}

	if ( isset( $wpdb ) ) {
		return;
	}

	$dbuser     = defined( 'DB_USER' ) ? DB_USER : '';
	$dbpassword = defined( 'DB_PASSWORD' ) ? DB_PASSWORD : '';
	$dbname     = defined( 'DB_NAME' ) ? DB_NAME : '';
	$dbhost     = defined( 'DB_HOST' ) ? DB_HOST : '';

	$wpdb = new wpdb( $dbuser, $dbpassword, $dbname, $dbhost );
}

Changelog

Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.

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