register_post_status()

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register_post_status( string $post_statusarray|string $args = array() )

Register a post status. Do not use before init.

Description Description

A simple function for creating or modifying a post status based on the parameters given. The function will accept an array (second optional parameter), along with a string for the post status name.

Arguments prefixed with an _underscore shouldn’t be used by plugins and themes.


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Parameters Parameters

$post_status

(string) (Required) Name of the post status.

$args

(array|string) (Optional) Array or string of post status arguments.

  • ‘label’
    (bool|string) A descriptive name for the post status marked for translation. Defaults to value of $post_status.
  • ‘label_count’
    (bool|array) Descriptive text to use for nooped plurals. Default array of $label, twice.
  • ‘exclude_from_search’
    (bool) Whether to exclude posts with this post status from search results. Default is value of $internal.
  • ‘_builtin’
    (bool) Whether the status is built-in. Core-use only. Default false.
  • ‘public’
    (bool) Whether posts of this status should be shown in the front end of the site. Default false.
  • ‘internal’
    (bool) Whether the status is for internal use only. Default false.
  • ‘protected’
    (bool) Whether posts with this status should be protected. Default false.
  • ‘private’
    (bool) Whether posts with this status should be private. Default false.
  • ‘publicly_queryable’
    (bool) Whether posts with this status should be publicly- queryable. Default is value of $public.
  • ‘show_in_admin_all_list’
    (bool) Whether to include posts in the edit listing for their post type. Default is the opposite value of $internal.
  • ‘show_in_admin_status_list’
    (bool) Show in the list of statuses with post counts at the top of the edit listings, e.g. All (12) | Published (9) | My Custom Status (2) Default is the opposite value of $internal.
  • ‘date_floating’
    (bool) Whether the post has a floating creation date. Default to false.

 

Default value: array()


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Return Return

(object)


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

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function register_post_status( $post_status, $args = array() ) {
    global $wp_post_statuses;
 
    if ( ! is_array( $wp_post_statuses ) ) {
        $wp_post_statuses = array();
    }
 
    // Args prefixed with an underscore are reserved for internal use.
    $defaults = array(
        'label'                     => false,
        'label_count'               => false,
        'exclude_from_search'       => null,
        '_builtin'                  => false,
        'public'                    => null,
        'internal'                  => null,
        'protected'                 => null,
        'private'                   => null,
        'publicly_queryable'        => null,
        'show_in_admin_status_list' => null,
        'show_in_admin_all_list'    => null,
        'date_floating'             => null,
    );
    $args     = wp_parse_args( $args, $defaults );
    $args     = (object) $args;
 
    $post_status = sanitize_key( $post_status );
    $args->name  = $post_status;
 
    // Set various defaults.
    if ( null === $args->public && null === $args->internal && null === $args->protected && null === $args->private ) {
        $args->internal = true;
    }
 
    if ( null === $args->public ) {
        $args->public = false;
    }
 
    if ( null === $args->private ) {
        $args->private = false;
    }
 
    if ( null === $args->protected ) {
        $args->protected = false;
    }
 
    if ( null === $args->internal ) {
        $args->internal = false;
    }
 
    if ( null === $args->publicly_queryable ) {
        $args->publicly_queryable = $args->public;
    }
 
    if ( null === $args->exclude_from_search ) {
        $args->exclude_from_search = $args->internal;
    }
 
    if ( null === $args->show_in_admin_all_list ) {
        $args->show_in_admin_all_list = ! $args->internal;
    }
 
    if ( null === $args->show_in_admin_status_list ) {
        $args->show_in_admin_status_list = ! $args->internal;
    }
 
    if ( null === $args->date_floating ) {
        $args->date_floating = false;
    }
 
    if ( false === $args->label ) {
        $args->label = $post_status;
    }
 
    if ( false === $args->label_count ) {
        // phpcs:ignore WordPress.WP.I18n.NonSingularStringLiteralSingle,WordPress.WP.I18n.NonSingularStringLiteralPlural
        $args->label_count = _n_noop( $args->label, $args->label );
    }
 
    $wp_post_statuses[ $post_status ] = $args;
 
    return $args;
}


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Changelog Changelog

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VersionDescription
3.0.0Introduced.
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