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_post_format_request() WP 3.1.0

Filters the request to allow for the format prefix.

No Hooks.

Return

Array.

Usage

_post_format_request( $qvs );
$qvs(array) (required)

Code of post format request: wp-includes/post-formats.php VER 5.0.3

<?php
function _post_format_request( $qvs ) {
	if ( ! isset( $qvs['post_format'] ) )
		return $qvs;
	$slugs = get_post_format_slugs();
	if ( isset( $slugs[ $qvs['post_format'] ] ) )
		$qvs['post_format'] = 'post-format-' . $slugs[ $qvs['post_format'] ];
	$tax = get_taxonomy( 'post_format' );
	if ( ! is_admin() )
		$qvs['post_type'] = $tax->object_type;
	return $qvs;
}