Summery Summery

Determines whether the query is for an existing single post.

Syntax Syntax

is_single( int|string|int[]|string[] $post = '' )

Description Description

Works for any post type, except attachments and pages

If the $post parameter is specified, this function will additionally check if the query is for one of the Posts specified.

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

Parameters Parameters


(Optional) Post ID, title, slug, or array of such to check against.

Default value: ''

Return Return

(bool) Whether the query is for an existing single post.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/query.php

function is_single( $post = '' ) {
	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_single( $post );


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
1.5.0 Introduced.

See also See also


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