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Function Reference/is front page

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Description

This Conditional Tag checks if the main page is a posts or a Page. This is a boolean function, meaning it returns either TRUE or FALSE. It returns TRUE when the main blog page is being displayed and the Settings->Reading->Front page displays is set to "Your latest posts", or when is set to "A static page" and the "Front Page" value is the current Page being displayed.

Usage

<?php is_front_page(); ?>

Parameters

This tag does not accept any parameters.

Return Values

(boolean) 
True on success, false on failure.

Examples

If you are using a static page as your front page, this is useful:
<title>
<?php bloginfo('name'); ?> &raquo; <?php is_front_page() ? bloginfo('description') : wp_title(); ?>
</title>

Notes

Change Log

Since: 2.5.0

Source File

is_front_page() is located in wp-includes/query.php.

Related

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