WP_Filesystem_Direct::chown( string $file, string|int $owner, bool $recursive = false )

Changes the owner of a file or directory.


Parameters Parameters

$file

(string) (Required) Path to the file or directory.

$owner

(string|int) (Required) A user name or number.

$recursive

(bool) (Optional) If set to true, changes file owner recursively.

Default value: false


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Return Return

(bool) True on success, false on failure.


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Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-direct.php

	public function chown( $file, $owner, $recursive = false ) {
		if ( ! $this->exists( $file ) ) {
			return false;
		}

		if ( ! $recursive ) {
			return chown( $file, $owner );
		}

		if ( ! $this->is_dir( $file ) ) {
			return chown( $file, $owner );
		}

		// Is a directory, and we want recursive.
		$filelist = $this->dirlist( $file );

		foreach ( $filelist as $filename ) {
			$this->chown( $file . '/' . $filename, $owner, $recursive );
		}

		return true;
	}


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2.5.0 Introduced.

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