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WP_REST_Request::has_param() public WP 5.3.0

Checks if a parameter exists in the request.

This allows distinguishing between an omitted parameter, and a parameter specifically set to null.

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

No Hooks.


true|false. True if a param exists for the given key.


$WP_REST_Request = new WP_REST_Request();
$WP_REST_Request->has_param( $key );
$key(string) (required)
Parameter name.


Since 5.3.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Request::has_param() WP 5.7.2

public function has_param( $key ) {
	$order = $this->get_parameter_order();

	foreach ( $order as $type ) {
		if ( is_array( $this->params[ $type ] ) && array_key_exists( $key, $this->params[ $type ] ) ) {
			return true;

	return false;