get_post_parent( int|WP_Post|null $post = null )

Retrieves the parent post object for the given post.

Parameters Parameters


(int|WP_Post|null) (Optional) Post ID or WP_Post object. Default is global $post.

Default value: null

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Return Return

(WP_Post|null) Parent post object, or null if there isn't one.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post-template.php

function get_post_parent( $post = null ) {
	$wp_post = get_post( $post );
	return ! empty( $wp_post->post_parent ) ? get_post( $wp_post->post_parent ) : null;

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Version Description
5.7.0 Introduced.

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