post_type_supports( string $post_type, string $feature ): bool

Check a post type’s support for a given feature.


Parameters

$post_type string Required
The post type being checked.
$feature string Required
The feature being checked.

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Return

bool Whether the post type supports the given feature.


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More Information

The $feature variable in the function will accept the following string values:

  • ‘title’
  • ‘editor’ (content)
  • ‘author’
  • ‘thumbnail’ (featured image) (current theme must also support Post Thumbnails)
  • ‘excerpt’
  • ‘trackbacks’
  • ‘custom-fields’ (see Custom_Fields, aka meta-data)
  • ‘comments’ (also will see comment count balloon on edit screen)
  • ‘revisions’ (will store revisions)
  • ‘page-attributes’ (template and menu order) (hierarchical must be true)
  • ‘post-formats’ (see Post_Formats)

Please note in the ‘thumbnail’ value you can also use ‘attachment:audio’ and ‘attachment:video’ .

If the value is not available it will return false.

You can send any string in this field and it will return false unless you are checking for an accepted value.


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Source

File: wp-includes/post.php. View all references

function post_type_supports( $post_type, $feature ) {
	global $_wp_post_type_features;

	return ( isset( $_wp_post_type_features[ $post_type ][ $feature ] ) );
}


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Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
3.0.0 Introduced.

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User Contributed Notes

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    Contributed by tazotodua

    accepted slugs:

    'title'
    'editor' (content)
    'author'
    'thumbnail' (featured image) (current theme must also support Post Thumbnails)
    'excerpt'
    'trackbacks'
    'custom-fields' (see Custom_Fields, aka meta-data)
    'comments' (also will see comment count balloon on edit screen)
    'revisions' (will store revisions)
    'page-attributes' (template and menu order) (hierarchical must be true)
    'post-formats' (see Post_Formats)

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