timer_stop( int|bool $display, int $precision = 3 )

Retrieve or display the time from the page start to when function is called.


Parameters Parameters

$display

(int|bool) (Required) Whether to echo or return the results. Accepts 0|false for return, 1|true for echo. Default 0|false.

$precision

(int) (Optional) The number of digits from the right of the decimal to display.

Default value: 3


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Return Return

(string) The "second.microsecond" finished time calculation. The number is formatted for human consumption, both localized and rounded.



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Source Source

File: wp-includes/load.php

function timer_stop( $display = 0, $precision = 3 ) {
	global $timestart, $timeend;
	$timeend   = microtime( true );
	$timetotal = $timeend - $timestart;
	$r         = ( function_exists( 'number_format_i18n' ) ) ? number_format_i18n( $timetotal, $precision ) : number_format( $timetotal, $precision );
	if ( $display ) {
		echo $r;
	}
	return $r;
}

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Version Description
0.71 Introduced.

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User Contributed Notes User Contributed Notes

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    Contributed by Codex

    Determine length of time to render page with a precision of 3, 5 and 10 digits.

    echo( 'Seconds: ' . timer_stop( 0 ) . '<br />' );
    echo( 'Seconds: ' . timer_stop( 0, 5 ) . '<br />' );
    echo( 'Seconds: ' . timer_stop( 0, 10 ) . '<br />' );
    

    Output:

    Seconds: 0.815
    Seconds: 0.81551
    Seconds: 0.8155429363
    

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