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WP_Query::is_archive() public WP 3.1.0

Is the query for an existing archive page?

Month, Year, Category, Author, Post Type archive...

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

No Hooks.


true/false. Whether the query is for an existing archive page.


$WP_Query = new WP_Query();


Since 3.1.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_Query::is_archive() WP 5.5.1

public function is_archive() {
	return (bool) $this->is_archive;