WordPress at a glance
function is not described

WP_REST_Search_Controller::get_search_handler() protected WP 5.0.0

Gets the search handler to handle the current request.

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

No Hooks.

Return

WP_REST_Search_Handler/WP_Error. Search handler for the request type, or WP_Error object on failure.

Usage

// protected - for code of main (parent) or child class
$result = $this->get_search_handler( $request );
$request(WP_REST_Request) (required)
Full details about the request.

Changelog

Since 5.0.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Search_Controller::get_search_handler() WP 5.5.1

<?php
protected function get_search_handler( $request ) {
	$type = $request->get_param( self::PROP_TYPE );

	if ( ! $type || ! isset( $this->search_handlers[ $type ] ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			'rest_search_invalid_type',
			__( 'Invalid type parameter.' ),
			array( 'status' => 400 )
		);
	}

	return $this->search_handlers[ $type ];
}