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wp_get_active_and_valid_plugins()

This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness.

Retrieve an array of active and valid plugin files.

Description

While upgrading or installing WordPress, no plugins are returned.

The default directory is wp-content/plugins. To change the default directory manually, define WP_PLUGIN_DIR and WP_PLUGIN_URL in wp-config.php.

Return

(string[]) $plugin_file Array of paths to plugin files relative to the plugins directory.

Source

File: wp-includes/load.php

function wp_get_active_and_valid_plugins() {
	$plugins        = array();
	$active_plugins = (array) get_option( 'active_plugins', array() );

	// Check for hacks file if the option is enabled
	if ( get_option( 'hack_file' ) && file_exists( ABSPATH . 'my-hacks.php' ) ) {
		_deprecated_file( 'my-hacks.php', '1.5.0' );
		array_unshift( $plugins, ABSPATH . 'my-hacks.php' );
	}

	if ( empty( $active_plugins ) || wp_installing() ) {
		return $plugins;
	}

	$network_plugins = is_multisite() ? wp_get_active_network_plugins() : false;

	foreach ( $active_plugins as $plugin ) {
		if ( ! validate_file( $plugin ) // $plugin must validate as file
			&& '.php' == substr( $plugin, -4 ) // $plugin must end with '.php'
			&& file_exists( WP_PLUGIN_DIR . '/' . $plugin ) // $plugin must exist
			// not already included as a network plugin
			&& ( ! $network_plugins || ! in_array( WP_PLUGIN_DIR . '/' . $plugin, $network_plugins ) )
			) {
			$plugins[] = WP_PLUGIN_DIR . '/' . $plugin;
		}
	}

	/*
	 * Remove plugins from the list of active plugins when we're on an endpoint
	 * that should be protected against WSODs and the plugin is paused.
	 */
	if ( wp_is_recovery_mode() ) {
		$plugins = wp_skip_paused_plugins( $plugins );
	}

	return $plugins;
}

Changelog

Version Description
3.0.0 Introduced.

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