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WP_Query::is_search() WP 3.1.0

Is the query for a search?

This is a method of the class: WP_Query

No Hooks.

Return

true/false.

Usage

$WP_Query = new WP_Query();
$var = $WP_Query->is_search();

Code of WP Query::is search: wp-includes/class-wp-query.php WP 5.2

<?php
public function is_search() {
	return (bool) $this->is_search;
}