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Description

Checks whether the passed variable is a WordPress Error.

Looks at the variable and determines if it is both a PHP object and one populated by the WP_Error class.

Usage

<?php is_wp_error$thing ); ?>

Parameters

$thing
(mixed) (required) Any existing variable of a known or unknown type.
Default: None

Return Values

(boolean) 
True, if WP_Error. False, if not WP_Error.

Examples

if ( is_wp_error( $result ) ) {
   $error_string = $result->get_error_message();
   echo '<div id="message" class="error"><p>' . $error_string . '</p></div>';
}

Notes

Change Log

Since: 2.1.0

Source File

is_wp_error() is located in wp-includes/class-wp-error.php.

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