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get_post_status() WP 1.0

Retrieve the post status based on the Post ID.

If the post ID is of an attachment, then the parent post status will be given instead.

Works based on: get_post()
✈ 1 time = 0.000357s = fast | 50000 times = 0.29s = very fast PHP 7.0.5, WP 4.4.2
Hooks from function:
Return

String/false. Post status on success, false on failure.

Usage

get_post_status( $ID );
$ID(int/WP_Post)
Post ID or post object.
Default: ''

Code of get_post_status: wp-includes/post.php VER 4.9.8

<?php
function get_post_status( $ID = '' ) {
	$post = get_post($ID);

	if ( !is_object($post) )
		return false;

	if ( 'attachment' == $post->post_type ) {
		if ( 'private' == $post->post_status )
			return 'private';

		// Unattached attachments are assumed to be published.
		if ( ( 'inherit' == $post->post_status ) && ( 0 == $post->post_parent) )
			return 'publish';

		// Inherit status from the parent.
		if ( $post->post_parent && ( $post->ID != $post->post_parent ) ) {
			$parent_post_status = get_post_status( $post->post_parent );
			if ( 'trash' == $parent_post_status ) {
				return get_post_meta( $post->post_parent, '_wp_trash_meta_status', true );
			} else {
				return $parent_post_status;
			}
		}

	}

	/**
	 * Filters the post status.
	 *
	 * @since 4.4.0
	 *
	 * @param string  $post_status The post status.
	 * @param WP_Post $post        The post object.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'get_post_status', $post->post_status, $post );
}

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