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checked() WP 1.0

Outputs the html checked attribute.

Compares the first two arguments and if identical marks as checked

No Hooks.


String. html attribute or empty string


checked( $checked, $current, $echo );
$checked(mixed) (required)
One of the values to compare
(true) The other value to compare if not just true
Default: true
Whether to echo or just return the string
Default: true


Since 1.0.0 Introduced.

Code of checked: wp-includes/general-template.php WP 5.2.4

function checked( $checked, $current = true, $echo = true ) {
	return __checked_selected_helper( $checked, $current, $echo, 'checked' );

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