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Function Reference/edit post link

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Description

Displays a link to edit the current post, if a user is logged in and allowed to edit the post. It must be within The Loop.

Use get_edit_post_link to retrieve the url.

Usage

 <?php edit_post_link$link$before$after$id ); ?> 

Parameters

link
(string) (optional) The link text.
Default: __('Edit This')
before
(string) (optional) Text to put before the link text.
Default: None
after
(string) (optional) Text to put after the link text.
Default: None
id
(integer) (optional) Post ID (added in WordPress 2.8).
Default: None

Examples

Default Usage

Displays edit post link using defaults.

<?php edit_post_link(); ?>

Display Edit in Paragraph Tag

Displays edit post link, with link text "edit", in a paragraph (<p>) tag.

<?php edit_post_link('edit', '<p>', '</p>'); ?>

Changelog

  • 2.8 : Added the id parameter.
  • Since: 1.0.0

Source File

edit_post_link() is located in wp-includes/link-template.php

Related

Edit Link: edit_post_link(), edit_comment_link(), edit_tag_link(), edit_bookmark_link()

See also index of Function Reference and index of Template Tags.