get_object_subtype

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Summery Summery

Returns the object subtype for a given object ID of a specific type.

Syntax Syntax

get_object_subtype( string $object_type, int $object_id )

Parameters Parameters

$object_type

(string) (Required) Type of object metadata is for. Accepts 'post', 'comment', 'term', 'user', or any other object type with an associated meta table.

$object_id

(int) (Required) ID of the object to retrieve its subtype.

Return Return

(string) The object subtype or an empty string if unspecified subtype.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/meta.php

		foreach ( $meta_data as $_meta_key => $args ) {
			if ( $_meta_key === $meta_key && array_key_exists( 'default', $args ) ) {
				$defaults[ $sub_type ] = $args;
			}
		}
	}

	if ( ! $defaults ) {
		return $value;
	}

	// If this meta type does not have subtypes, then the default is keyed as an empty string.
	if ( isset( $defaults[''] ) ) {
		$metadata = $defaults[''];
	} else {
		$sub_type = get_object_subtype( $meta_type, $object_id );
		if ( ! isset( $defaults[ $sub_type ] ) ) {
			return $value;
		}
		$metadata = $defaults[ $sub_type ];
	}

	if ( $single ) {
		$value = $metadata['default'];
	} else {
		$value = array( $metadata['default'] );
	}

	return $value;
}

/**
 * Checks if a meta key is registered.
 *
 * @since 4.6.0
 * @since 4.9.8 The `$object_subtype` parameter was added.
 *
 * @param string $object_type    Type of object metadata is for. Accepts 'post', 'comment', 'term', 'user',
 *                               or any other object type with an associated meta table.
 * @param string $meta_key       Metadata key.
 * @param string $object_subtype Optional. The subtype of the object type.
 * @return bool True if the meta key is registered to the object type and, if provided,
 *              the object subtype. False if not.
 */
function registered_meta_key_exists( $object_type, $meta_key, $object_subtype = '' ) {
	$meta_keys = get_registered_meta_keys( $object_type, $object_subtype );

	return isset( $meta_keys[ $meta_key ] );
}

/**
 * Unregisters a meta key from the list of registered keys.
 *
 * @since 4.6.0

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Version Description
4.9.8 Introduced.

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