Summery Summery

Determines whether the query is for the blog homepage.

Syntax Syntax


Description Description

The blog homepage is the page that shows the time-based blog content of the site.

is_home() is dependent on the site’s "Front page displays" Reading Settings ‘show_on_front’ and ‘page_for_posts’.

If a static page is set for the front page of the site, this function will return true only on the page you set as the "Posts page".

For more information on this and similar theme functions, check out the Conditional Tags article in the Theme Developer Handbook.

Return Return

(bool) True if blog view homepage, otherwise false.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/query.php

function is_home() {
	global $wp_query;

	if ( ! isset( $wp_query ) ) {
		_doing_it_wrong( __FUNCTION__, __( 'Conditional query tags do not work before the query is run. Before then, they always return false.' ), '3.1.0' );
		return false;

	return $wp_query->is_home();


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
1.5.0 Introduced.

See also See also


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