wp_dashboard_recent_posts( array $args )

Generates Publishing Soon and Recently Published sections.


Description Description


Parameters Parameters

$args

(array) (Required) An array of query and display arguments.

  • 'max'
    (int) Number of posts to display.
  • 'status'
    (string) Post status.
  • 'order'
    (string) Designates ascending ('ASC') or descending ('DESC') order.
  • 'title'
    (string) Section title.
  • 'id'
    (string) The container id.


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Return Return

(bool) False if no posts were found. True otherwise.


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Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/dashboard.php

function wp_dashboard_recent_posts( $args ) {
	$query_args = array(
		'post_type'      => 'post',
		'post_status'    => $args['status'],
		'orderby'        => 'date',
		'order'          => $args['order'],
		'posts_per_page' => intval( $args['max'] ),
		'no_found_rows'  => true,
		'cache_results'  => false,
		'perm'           => ( 'future' === $args['status'] ) ? 'editable' : 'readable',
	);

	/**
	 * Filters the query arguments used for the Recent Posts widget.
	 *
	 * @since 4.2.0
	 *
	 * @param array $query_args The arguments passed to WP_Query to produce the list of posts.
	 */
	$query_args = apply_filters( 'dashboard_recent_posts_query_args', $query_args );
	$posts = new WP_Query( $query_args );

	if ( $posts->have_posts() ) {

		echo '<div id="' . $args['id'] . '" class="activity-block">';

		echo '<h3>' . $args['title'] . '</h3>';

		echo '<ul>';

		$today    = date( 'Y-m-d', current_time( 'timestamp' ) );
		$tomorrow = date( 'Y-m-d', strtotime( '+1 day', current_time( 'timestamp' ) ) );

		while ( $posts->have_posts() ) {
			$posts->the_post();

			$time = get_the_time( 'U' );
			if ( date( 'Y-m-d', $time ) == $today ) {
				$relative = __( 'Today' );
			} elseif ( date( 'Y-m-d', $time ) == $tomorrow ) {
				$relative = __( 'Tomorrow' );
			} elseif ( date( 'Y', $time ) !== date( 'Y', current_time( 'timestamp' ) ) ) {
				/* translators: date and time format for recent posts on the dashboard, from a different calendar year, see https://secure.php.net/date */
				$relative = date_i18n( __( 'M jS Y' ), $time );
			} else {
				/* translators: date and time format for recent posts on the dashboard, see https://secure.php.net/date */
				$relative = date_i18n( __( 'M jS' ), $time );
			}

			// Use the post edit link for those who can edit, the permalink otherwise.
			$recent_post_link = current_user_can( 'edit_post', get_the_ID() ) ? get_edit_post_link() : get_permalink();

			$draft_or_post_title = _draft_or_post_title();
			printf(
				'<li><span>%1$s</span> <a href="%2$s" aria-label="%3$s">%4$s</a></li>',
				/* translators: 1: relative date, 2: time */
				sprintf( _x( '%1$s, %2$s', 'dashboard' ), $relative, get_the_time() ),
				$recent_post_link,
				/* translators: %s: post title */
				esc_attr( sprintf( __( 'Edit &#8220;%s&#8221;' ), $draft_or_post_title ) ),
				$draft_or_post_title
			);
		}

		echo '</ul>';
		echo '</div>';

	} else {
		return false;
	}

	wp_reset_postdata();

	return true;
}

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3.8.0 Introduced.

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