_find_post_by_old_slug()WP 4.9.3

Find the post ID for redirecting an old slug.

Internal function — this function is designed to be used by the kernel itself. It is not recommended to use this function in your code.

1 time — 0.000494 sec (fast) | 50000 times — 17.66 sec (slow) | PHP 7.2.5, WP 4.9.8

No Hooks.

Return

Int. The Post ID.

Usage

_find_post_by_old_slug( $post_type );
$post_type(string) (required)
The current post type based on the query vars.

Examples

0

#1 An example from the WordPress core

See the code of function wp_old_slug_redirect().

Notes

Changelog

Since 4.9.3 Introduced.

_find_post_by_old_slug() code WP 6.5.4

function _find_post_by_old_slug( $post_type ) {
	global $wpdb;

	$query = $wpdb->prepare( "SELECT post_id FROM $wpdb->postmeta, $wpdb->posts WHERE ID = post_id AND post_type = %s AND meta_key = '_wp_old_slug' AND meta_value = %s", $post_type, get_query_var( 'name' ) );

	/*
	 * If year, monthnum, or day have been specified, make our query more precise
	 * just in case there are multiple identical _wp_old_slug values.
	 */
	if ( get_query_var( 'year' ) ) {
		$query .= $wpdb->prepare( ' AND YEAR(post_date) = %d', get_query_var( 'year' ) );
	}
	if ( get_query_var( 'monthnum' ) ) {
		$query .= $wpdb->prepare( ' AND MONTH(post_date) = %d', get_query_var( 'monthnum' ) );
	}
	if ( get_query_var( 'day' ) ) {
		$query .= $wpdb->prepare( ' AND DAYOFMONTH(post_date) = %d', get_query_var( 'day' ) );
	}

	$key          = md5( $query );
	$last_changed = wp_cache_get_last_changed( 'posts' );
	$cache_key    = "find_post_by_old_slug:$key:$last_changed";
	$cache        = wp_cache_get( $cache_key, 'post-queries' );
	if ( false !== $cache ) {
		$id = $cache;
	} else {
		$id = (int) $wpdb->get_var( $query );
		wp_cache_set( $cache_key, $id, 'post-queries' );
	}

	return $id;
}