Summery Summery

Adds an endpoint, like /trackback/.

Syntax Syntax

WP_Rewrite::add_endpoint( string $name, int $places, string|bool $query_var = true )

Parameters Parameters


(Required) Name of the endpoint.


(Required) Endpoint mask describing the places the endpoint should be added.


(Optional) Name of the corresponding query variable. Pass false to skip registering a query_var for this endpoint. Defaults to the value of $name.

Default value: true

Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-rewrite.php

	 *                               value of `$name`.
	public function add_endpoint( $name, $places, $query_var = true ) {
		global $wp;

		// For backward compatibility, if null has explicitly been passed as `$query_var`, assume `true`.
		if ( true === $query_var || null === $query_var ) {
			$query_var = $name;
		$this->endpoints[] = array( $places, $name, $query_var );

		if ( $query_var ) {
			$wp->add_query_var( $query_var );


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.3.0 Added support for skipping query var registration by passing false to $query_var.
3.9.0 $query_var parameter added.
2.1.0 Introduced.

See also See also


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