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This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness.

Summery Summery

Sanitize a theme header.

Syntax Syntax

WP_Theme::sanitize_header( string $header, string $value )

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) Theme header. Accepts 'Name', 'Description', 'Author', 'Version', 'ThemeURI', 'AuthorURI', 'Status', 'Tags', 'RequiresWP', 'RequiresPHP'.


(string) (Required) Value to sanitize.

Return Return

(string|array) An array for Tags header, string otherwise.

Source Source

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



Changelog Changelog

Version Description
5.4.0 Added support for Requires at least and Requires PHP headers.
3.4.0 Introduced.


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