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WP_Filesystem_SSH2::put_contents() public WP 2.7.0

Writes a string to a file.

{} It's a method of the class: WP_Filesystem_SSH2{}

No Hooks.


true|false. True on success, false on failure.


$WP_Filesystem_SSH2 = new WP_Filesystem_SSH2();
$WP_Filesystem_SSH2->put_contents( $file, $contents, $mode );
$file(string) (required)
Remote path to the file where to write the data.
$contents(string) (required)
The data to write.
The file permissions as octal number, usually 0644.
Default: false


Since 2.7.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_Filesystem_SSH2::put_contents() WP 5.8.2

public function put_contents( $file, $contents, $mode = false ) {
	$ret = file_put_contents( $this->sftp_path( $file ), $contents );

	if ( strlen( $contents ) !== $ret ) {
		return false;

	$this->chmod( $file, $mode );

	return true;