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

Determine whether a post is publicly viewable.

Description Description

Posts are considered publicly viewable if both the post status and post type are viewable.

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Parameters Parameters


(int|WP_Post|null) (Optional) Post ID or post object. Defaults to global $post.

Default value: null

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Return Return

(bool) Whether the post is publicly viewable.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function is_post_publicly_viewable( $post = null ) {
	$post = get_post( $post );

	if ( ! $post ) {
		return false;

	$post_type   = get_post_type( $post );
	$post_status = get_post_status( $post );

	return is_post_type_viewable( $post_type ) && is_post_status_viewable( $post_status );

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Version Description
5.7.0 Introduced.

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