post_exists( string $title, string $content = '', string $date = '', string $type = '' )

Determines if a post exists based on title, content, date and type.


Description Description


Parameters Parameters

$title

(string) (Required) Post title.

$content

(string) (Optional) post content.

Default value: ''

$date

(string) (Optional) post date.

Default value: ''

$type

(string) (Optional) post type.

Default value: ''


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Return Return

(int) Post ID if post exists, 0 otherwise.


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Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/post.php

function post_exists( $title, $content = '', $date = '', $type = '' ) {
	global $wpdb;

	$post_title   = wp_unslash( sanitize_post_field( 'post_title', $title, 0, 'db' ) );
	$post_content = wp_unslash( sanitize_post_field( 'post_content', $content, 0, 'db' ) );
	$post_date    = wp_unslash( sanitize_post_field( 'post_date', $date, 0, 'db' ) );
	$post_type    = wp_unslash( sanitize_post_field( 'post_type', $type, 0, 'db' ) );

	$query = "SELECT ID FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE 1=1";
	$args  = array();

	if ( ! empty( $date ) ) {
		$query .= ' AND post_date = %s';
		$args[] = $post_date;
	}

	if ( ! empty( $title ) ) {
		$query .= ' AND post_title = %s';
		$args[] = $post_title;
	}

	if ( ! empty( $content ) ) {
		$query .= ' AND post_content = %s';
		$args[] = $post_content;
	}

	if ( ! empty( $type ) ) {
		$query .= ' AND post_type = %s';
		$args[] = $post_type;
	}

	if ( ! empty( $args ) ) {
		return (int) $wpdb->get_var( $wpdb->prepare( $query, $args ) );
	}

	return 0;
}

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Changelog
Version Description
5.2.0 Added the $type parameter.
2.0.0 Introduced.


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