_resolve_template_for_new_post()WP 5.9.0

Sets the current WP_Query to return auto-draft posts.

The auto-draft status indicates a new post, so allow the the WP_Query instance to return an auto-draft post for template resolution when editing a new post.

This is an internal function for using it by WP core itself. It's not recommended to use this function in your code.

No Hooks.

Return

null. Nothing.

Usage

_resolve_template_for_new_post( $wp_query );
$wp_query(WP_Query) (required)
Current WP_Query instance, passed by reference.

Changelog

Since 5.9.0 Introduced.

Code of _resolve_template_for_new_post() WP 6.0.2

function _resolve_template_for_new_post( $wp_query ) {
	if ( ! $wp_query->is_main_query() ) {
		return;
	}

	remove_filter( 'pre_get_posts', '_resolve_template_for_new_post' );

	// Pages.
	$page_id = isset( $wp_query->query['page_id'] ) ? $wp_query->query['page_id'] : null;

	// Posts, including custom post types.
	$p = isset( $wp_query->query['p'] ) ? $wp_query->query['p'] : null;

	$post_id = $page_id ? $page_id : $p;
	$post    = get_post( $post_id );

	if (
		$post &&
		'auto-draft' === $post->post_status &&
		current_user_can( 'edit_post', $post->ID )
	) {
		$wp_query->set( 'post_status', 'auto-draft' );
	}
}