Alert: This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness.

WP_REST_URL_Details_Controller::get_title( string $html ): string

Parses the title tag contents from the provided HTML.


$html string Required
The HTML from the remote website at URL.

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string The title tag contents on success. Empty string if not found.

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File: wp-includes/rest-api/endpoints/class-wp-rest-url-details-controller.php. View all references

private function get_title( $html ) {
	$pattern = '#<title[^>]*>(.*?)<\s*/\s*title>#is';
	preg_match( $pattern, $html, $match_title );

	if ( empty( $match_title[1] ) || ! is_string( $match_title[1] ) ) {
		return '';

	$title = trim( $match_title[1] );

	return $this->prepare_metadata_for_output( $title );

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Version Description
5.9.0 Introduced.

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