get_page_templates( WP_Post|null $post = null, string $post_type = 'page' )

Gets the page templates available in this theme.



(WP_Post|null) (Optional) The post being edited, provided for context.

Default value: null


(string) (Optional) Post type to get the templates for.

Default value: 'page'

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(string[]) Array of template file names keyed by the template header name.

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More Information

The function searches all the current theme’s template files for the commented “Template Name: name of template”. See also wp_get_theme() and the wp_get_theme()->get_page_templates() method of the WP_Theme class.

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File: wp-admin/includes/theme.php

function get_page_templates( $post = null, $post_type = 'page' ) {
	return array_flip( wp_get_theme()->get_page_templates( $post, $post_type ) );

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Version Description
4.7.0 Added the $post_type parameter.
1.5.0 Introduced.

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User Contributed Notes

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    Contributed by Codex

    Output a list of available templates

    The following code snippet loops through the available page templates and outputs their template names and the filenames.

    $templates = wp_get_theme()->get_page_templates();
    print_r( $templates );


    Array (
    	[template-contact.php] => Contact
    	[template-landing-page.php] => Landing Page
    	[template-another-template.php] => Another Template

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