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Creates the generator XML or Comment for RSS, ATOM, etc.

Syntax Syntax

get_the_generator( string $type = '' )

Description Description

Returns the correct generator type for the requested output format. Allows for a plugin to filter generators on an individual basis using the ‘get_the_generator_$type’ filter.

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Optional) The type of generator to return - (html|xhtml|atom|rss2|rdf|comment|export).

Default value: ''

Return Return

(string|void) The HTML content for the generator.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/general-template.php

 * "Intelligently" decides to enqueue or to print the CSS file. If the
 * {@see 'wp_print_styles'} action has *not* yet been called, the CSS file will be
 * enqueued. If the {@see 'wp_print_styles'} action has been called, the CSS link will
 * be printed. Printing may be forced by passing true as the $force_echo
 * (second) parameter.
 * For backward compatibility with WordPress 2.3 calling method: If the $file
 * (first) parameter does not correspond to a registered CSS file, we assume
 * $file is a file relative to wp-admin/ without its ".css" extension. A
 * stylesheet link to that generated URL is printed.
 * @since 2.3.0
 * @param string $file       Optional. Style handle name or file name (without ".css" extension) relative
 *                           to wp-admin/. Defaults to 'wp-admin'.
 * @param bool   $force_echo Optional. Force the stylesheet link to be printed rather than enqueued.
function wp_admin_css( $file = 'wp-admin', $force_echo = false ) {
	// For backward compatibility.
	$handle = 0 === strpos( $file, 'css/' ) ? substr( $file, 4 ) : $file;

	if ( wp_styles()->query( $handle ) ) {
		if ( $force_echo || did_action( 'wp_print_styles' ) ) {
			// We already printed the style queue. Print this one immediately.
			wp_print_styles( $handle );
		} else {
			// Add to style queue.
			wp_enqueue_style( $handle );

	$stylesheet_link = sprintf(
		"<link rel='stylesheet' href='%s' type='text/css' />\n",
		esc_url( wp_admin_css_uri( $file ) )

	 * Filters the stylesheet link to the specified CSS file.
	 * If the site is set to display right-to-left, the RTL stylesheet link
	 * will be used instead.
	 * @since 2.3.0
	 * @param string $stylesheet_link HTML link element for the stylesheet.
	 * @param string $file            Style handle name or filename (without ".css" extension)
	 *                                relative to wp-admin/. Defaults to 'wp-admin'.
	echo apply_filters( 'wp_admin_css', $stylesheet_link, $file );

	if ( function_exists( 'is_rtl' ) && is_rtl() ) {
		$rtl_stylesheet_link = sprintf(
			"<link rel='stylesheet' href='%s' type='text/css' />\n",
			esc_url( wp_admin_css_uri( "$file-rtl" ) )

		/** This filter is documented in wp-includes/general-template.php */
		echo apply_filters( 'wp_admin_css', $rtl_stylesheet_link, "$file-rtl" );

 * Enqueues the default ThickBox js and css.


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.


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