sanitize_post( object|WP_Post|array $post, string $context = 'display' )

Sanitize every post field.


Description Description

If the context is ‘raw’, then the post object or array will get minimal sanitization of the integer fields.

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Parameters Parameters

$post

(object|WP_Post|array) (Required) The Post Object or Array

$context

(string) (Optional) How to sanitize post fields. Accepts 'raw', 'edit', 'db', or 'display'.

Default value: 'display'


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Return Return

(object|WP_Post|array) The now sanitized Post Object or Array (will be the same type as $post).


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function sanitize_post( $post, $context = 'display' ) {
	if ( is_object( $post ) ) {
		// Check if post already filtered for this context.
		if ( isset( $post->filter ) && $context == $post->filter ) {
			return $post;
		}
		if ( ! isset( $post->ID ) ) {
			$post->ID = 0;
		}
		foreach ( array_keys( get_object_vars( $post ) ) as $field ) {
			$post->$field = sanitize_post_field( $field, $post->$field, $post->ID, $context );
		}
		$post->filter = $context;
	} elseif ( is_array( $post ) ) {
		// Check if post already filtered for this context.
		if ( isset( $post['filter'] ) && $context == $post['filter'] ) {
			return $post;
		}
		if ( ! isset( $post['ID'] ) ) {
			$post['ID'] = 0;
		}
		foreach ( array_keys( $post ) as $field ) {
			$post[ $field ] = sanitize_post_field( $field, $post[ $field ], $post['ID'], $context );
		}
		$post['filter'] = $context;
	}
	return $post;
}


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Version Description
2.3.0 Introduced.

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