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get_hidden_meta_boxes() WP 2.7.0

Get Hidden Meta Boxes

Return

Array. Hidden Meta Boxes

Usage

get_hidden_meta_boxes( $screen );
$screen(string/WP_Screen) (required)
Screen identifier

Changelog

Since 2.7.0 Introduced.

Code of get hidden meta boxes: wp-admin/includes/screen.php WP 5.2.2

<?php
function get_hidden_meta_boxes( $screen ) {
	if ( is_string( $screen ) ) {
		$screen = convert_to_screen( $screen );
	}

	$hidden = get_user_option( "metaboxhidden_{$screen->id}" );

	$use_defaults = ! is_array( $hidden );

	// Hide slug boxes by default
	if ( $use_defaults ) {
		$hidden = array();
		if ( 'post' == $screen->base ) {
			if ( 'post' == $screen->post_type || 'page' == $screen->post_type || 'attachment' == $screen->post_type ) {
				$hidden = array( 'slugdiv', 'trackbacksdiv', 'postcustom', 'postexcerpt', 'commentstatusdiv', 'commentsdiv', 'authordiv', 'revisionsdiv' );
			} else {
				$hidden = array( 'slugdiv' );
			}
		}

		/**
		 * Filters the default list of hidden meta boxes.
		 *
		 * @since 3.1.0
		 *
		 * @param array     $hidden An array of meta boxes hidden by default.
		 * @param WP_Screen $screen WP_Screen object of the current screen.
		 */
		$hidden = apply_filters( 'default_hidden_meta_boxes', $hidden, $screen );
	}

	/**
	 * Filters the list of hidden meta boxes.
	 *
	 * @since 3.3.0
	 *
	 * @param array     $hidden       An array of hidden meta boxes.
	 * @param WP_Screen $screen       WP_Screen object of the current screen.
	 * @param bool      $use_defaults Whether to show the default meta boxes.
	 *                                Default true.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'hidden_meta_boxes', $hidden, $screen, $use_defaults );
}