Determines the latest WordPress default theme that is installed.

Description Description

This hits the filesystem.

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Return Return

(WP_Theme|false) Object, or false if no theme is installed, which would be bad.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-theme.php

	public static function get_core_default_theme() {
		foreach ( array_reverse( self::$default_themes ) as $slug => $name ) {
			$theme = wp_get_theme( $slug );
			if ( $theme->exists() ) {
				return $theme;
		return false;

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Version Description
4.4.0 Introduced.

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