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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

Retrieve a specific component from a parsed URL array.

Syntax Syntax

_get_component_from_parsed_url_array( array|false $url_parts, int $component = -1 )

Parameters Parameters


(Required) The parsed URL. Can be false if the URL failed to parse.


(Optional) The specific component to retrieve. Use one of the PHP predefined constants to specify which one. Defaults to -1 (= return all parts as an array).

Default value: -1

Return Return

(mixed) False on parse failure; Array of URL components on success; When a specific component has been requested: null if the component doesn't exist in the given URL; a string or - in the case of PHP_URL_PORT - integer when it does. See parse_url()'s return values.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/http.php

	$key = _wp_translate_php_url_constant_to_key( $component );
	if ( false !== $key && is_array( $url_parts ) && isset( $url_parts[ $key ] ) ) {
		return $url_parts[ $key ];
	} else {
		return null;

 * Translate a PHP_URL_* constant to the named array keys PHP uses.
 * @internal


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.7.0 Introduced.


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