WP_Theme::get_files( string[]|string $type = null, int $depth, bool $search_parent = false )

Returns files in the theme’s directory.



(string[]|string) (Optional) Array of extensions to find, string of a single extension, or null for all extensions.

Default value: null


(int) (Optional) How deep to search for files. Defaults to a flat scan (0 depth). -1 depth is infinite.


(bool) (Optional) Whether to return parent files.

Default value: false

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(string[]) Array of files, keyed by the path to the file relative to the theme's directory, with the values being absolute paths.

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

	public function get_files( $type = null, $depth = 0, $search_parent = false ) {
		$files = (array) self::scandir( $this->get_stylesheet_directory(), $type, $depth );

		if ( $search_parent && $this->parent() ) {
			$files += (array) self::scandir( $this->get_template_directory(), $type, $depth );

		return array_filter( $files );

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Version Description
3.4.0 Introduced.

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