get_the_generator( string $type = '' )

Creates the generator XML or Comment for RSS, ATOM, etc.


Description Description

Returns the correct generator type for the requested output format. Allows for a plugin to filter generators on an individual basis using the ‘get_the_generator_$type’ filter.


Parameters Parameters

$type

(string) (Optional) The type of generator to return - (html|xhtml|atom|rss2|rdf|comment|export).

Default value: ''


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Return Return

(string|void) The HTML content for the generator.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/general-template.php

function get_the_generator( $type = '' ) {
	if ( empty( $type ) ) {

		$current_filter = current_filter();
		if ( empty( $current_filter ) )
			return;

		switch ( $current_filter ) {
			case 'rss2_head' :
			case 'commentsrss2_head' :
				$type = 'rss2';
				break;
			case 'rss_head' :
			case 'opml_head' :
				$type = 'comment';
				break;
			case 'rdf_header' :
				$type = 'rdf';
				break;
			case 'atom_head' :
			case 'comments_atom_head' :
			case 'app_head' :
				$type = 'atom';
				break;
		}
	}

	switch ( $type ) {
		case 'html':
			$gen = '<meta name="generator" content="WordPress ' . get_bloginfo( 'version' ) . '">';
			break;
		case 'xhtml':
			$gen = '<meta name="generator" content="WordPress ' . get_bloginfo( 'version' ) . '" />';
			break;
		case 'atom':
			$gen = '<generator uri="https://wordpress.org/" version="' . get_bloginfo_rss( 'version' ) . '">WordPress</generator>';
			break;
		case 'rss2':
			$gen = '<generator>https://wordpress.org/?v=' . get_bloginfo_rss( 'version' ) . '</generator>';
			break;
		case 'rdf':
			$gen = '<admin:generatorAgent rdf:resource="https://wordpress.org/?v=' . get_bloginfo_rss( 'version' ) . '" />';
			break;
		case 'comment':
			$gen = '<!-- generator="WordPress/' . get_bloginfo( 'version' ) . '" -->';
			break;
		case 'export':
			$gen = '<!-- generator="WordPress/' . get_bloginfo_rss('version') . '" created="'. date('Y-m-d H:i') . '" -->';
			break;
	}

	/**
	 * Filters the HTML for the retrieved generator type.
	 *
	 * The dynamic portion of the hook name, `$type`, refers to the generator type.
	 *
	 * @since 2.5.0
	 *
	 * @param string $gen  The HTML markup output to wp_head().
	 * @param string $type The type of generator. Accepts 'html', 'xhtml', 'atom',
	 *                     'rss2', 'rdf', 'comment', 'export'.
	 */
	return apply_filters( "get_the_generator_{$type}", $gen, $type );
}

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Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.


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