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get_dropins() WP 3.0.0

Check the wp-content directory and retrieve all drop-ins with any plugin data.

No Hooks.

Return

Array. Key is the file path and the value is an array of the plugin data.

Usage

get_dropins();

Code of get dropins: wp-admin/includes/plugin.php VER 5.0.3

<?php
function get_dropins() {
	$dropins = array();
	$plugin_files = array();

	$_dropins = _get_dropins();

	// These exist in the wp-content directory
	if ( $plugins_dir = @ opendir( WP_CONTENT_DIR ) ) {
		while ( ( $file = readdir( $plugins_dir ) ) !== false ) {
			if ( isset( $_dropins[ $file ] ) )
				$plugin_files[] = $file;
		}
	} else {
		return $dropins;
	}

	@closedir( $plugins_dir );

	if ( empty($plugin_files) )
		return $dropins;

	foreach ( $plugin_files as $plugin_file ) {
		if ( !is_readable( WP_CONTENT_DIR . "/$plugin_file" ) )
			continue;
		$plugin_data = get_plugin_data( WP_CONTENT_DIR . "/$plugin_file", false, false ); //Do not apply markup/translate as it'll be cached.
		if ( empty( $plugin_data['Name'] ) )
			$plugin_data['Name'] = $plugin_file;
		$dropins[ $plugin_file ] = $plugin_data;
	}

	uksort( $dropins, 'strnatcasecmp' );

	return $dropins;
}