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wp_get_http( string $url, string|bool $file_path = false, int $red = 1 )

This function has been deprecated. Use WP_Http() instead.

Perform a HTTP HEAD or GET request.

Description

If $file_path is a writable filename, this will do a GET request and write the file to that path.

See also

Parameters

$url

(string) (Required) URL to fetch.

$file_path

(string|bool) (Optional) File path to write request to.

Default value: false

$red

(int) (Optional) The number of Redirects followed, Upon 5 being hit, returns false.

Default value: 1

Return

(bool|string) False on failure and string of headers if HEAD request.

Source

File: wp-includes/deprecated.php

function wp_get_http( $url, $file_path = false, $red = 1 ) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '4.4.0', 'WP_Http' );

	@set_time_limit( 60 );

	if ( $red > 5 )
		return false;

	$options = array();
	$options['redirection'] = 5;

	if ( false == $file_path )
		$options['method'] = 'HEAD';
	else
		$options['method'] = 'GET';

	$response = wp_safe_remote_request( $url, $options );

	if ( is_wp_error( $response ) )
		return false;

	$headers = wp_remote_retrieve_headers( $response );
	$headers['response'] = wp_remote_retrieve_response_code( $response );

	// WP_HTTP no longer follows redirects for HEAD requests.
	if ( 'HEAD' == $options['method'] && in_array($headers['response'], array(301, 302)) && isset( $headers['location'] ) ) {
		return wp_get_http( $headers['location'], $file_path, ++$red );
	}

	if ( false == $file_path )
		return $headers;

	// GET request - write it to the supplied filename
	$out_fp = fopen($file_path, 'w');
	if ( !$out_fp )
		return $headers;

	fwrite( $out_fp,  wp_remote_retrieve_body( $response ) );
	fclose($out_fp);
	clearstatcache();

	return $headers;
}

Changelog

Version Description
4.4.0 Use WP_Http
2.5.0 Introduced.

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