wp_maybe_load_widgets()

Determines if Widgets library should be loaded.


Description Description

Checks to make sure that the widgets library hasn’t already been loaded. If it hasn’t, then it will load the widgets library and run an action hook.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/functions.php

function wp_maybe_load_widgets() {
	/**
	 * Filters whether to load the Widgets library.
	 *
	 * Returning a falsey value from the filter will effectively short-circuit
	 * the Widgets library from loading.
	 *
	 * @since 2.8.0
	 *
	 * @param bool $wp_maybe_load_widgets Whether to load the Widgets library.
	 *                                    Default true.
	 */
	if ( ! apply_filters( 'load_default_widgets', true ) ) {
		return;
	}

	require_once ABSPATH . WPINC . '/default-widgets.php';

	add_action( '_admin_menu', 'wp_widgets_add_menu' );
}


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Version Description
2.2.0 Introduced.

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