rest_find_matching_pattern_property_schema( string $property, array $args )

Finds the schema for a property using the patternProperties keyword.

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) The property name to check.


(array) (Required) The schema array to use.

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Return Return

(array|null) The schema of matching pattern property, or null if no patterns match.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/rest-api.php

function rest_find_matching_pattern_property_schema( $property, $args ) {
	if ( isset( $args['patternProperties'] ) ) {
		foreach ( $args['patternProperties'] as $pattern => $child_schema ) {
			if ( rest_validate_json_schema_pattern( $pattern, $property ) ) {
				return $child_schema;

	return null;

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5.6.0 Introduced.

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