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Changes the owner of a file or directory.

Syntax Syntax

WP_Filesystem_Base::chown( string $file, string|int $owner, bool $recursive = false )

Description Description

Default behavior is to do nothing, override this in your subclass, if desired.

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) Path to the file or directory.


(string|int) (Required) A user name or number.


(bool) (Optional) If set to true, changes file owner recursively.

Default value: false

Return Return

(bool) True on success, false on failure.

Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-base.php

	public function is_binary( $text ) {
		return (bool) preg_match( '|[^\x20-\x7E]|', $text ); // chr(32)..chr(127)


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.


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