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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

Makes a tree structure for the plugin editor’s file list.

Syntax Syntax

wp_make_plugin_file_tree( array $plugin_editable_files )

Parameters Parameters


(array) (Required) List of plugin file paths.

Return Return

(array) Tree structure for listing plugin files.

Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/misc.php

function wp_make_plugin_file_tree( $plugin_editable_files ) {
	$tree_list = array();
	foreach ( $plugin_editable_files as $plugin_file ) {
		$list     = explode( '/', preg_replace( '#^.+?/#', '', $plugin_file ) );
		$last_dir = &$tree_list;
		foreach ( $list as $dir ) {
			$last_dir =& $last_dir[ $dir ];
		$last_dir = $plugin_file;
	return $tree_list;


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.9.0 Introduced.


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