WP_Post_Type::get_rest_controller()

Gets the REST API controller for this post type.


Description Description

Will only instantiate the controller class once per request.


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Return Return

(WP_REST_Controller|null) The controller instance, or null if the post type is set not to show in rest.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-post-type.php

	public function get_rest_controller() {
		if ( ! $this->show_in_rest ) {
			return null;
		}

		$class = $this->rest_controller_class ? $this->rest_controller_class : WP_REST_Posts_Controller::class;

		if ( ! class_exists( $class ) ) {
			return null;
		}

		if ( ! is_subclass_of( $class, WP_REST_Controller::class ) ) {
			return null;
		}

		if ( ! $this->rest_controller ) {
			$this->rest_controller = new $class( $this->name );
		}

		if ( ! ( $this->rest_controller instanceof $class ) ) {
			return null;
		}

		return $this->rest_controller;
	}

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Version Description
5.3.0 Introduced.

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