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get_theme_file_path() WP 1.0

Retrieves the path of a file in the theme.

Searches in the stylesheet directory before the template directory so themes which inherit from a parent theme can just override one file.

✈ 1 time = 0.000051s = very fast | 50000 times = 0.55s = very fast PHP 7.1.2, WP 4.7.3
Hooks from function:
Return

String. The path of the file.

Usage

get_theme_file_path( $file );
$file(string)
File to search for in the stylesheet directory.
Default: ''

Code of get_theme_file_path: wp-includes/link-template.php VER 4.9.8

<?php
function get_theme_file_path( $file = '' ) {
	$file = ltrim( $file, '/' );

	if ( empty( $file ) ) {
		$path = get_stylesheet_directory();
	} elseif ( file_exists( get_stylesheet_directory() . '/' . $file ) ) {
		$path = get_stylesheet_directory() . '/' . $file;
	} else {
		$path = get_template_directory() . '/' . $file;
	}

	/**
	 * Filters the path to a file in the theme.
	 *
	 * @since 4.7.0
	 *
	 * @param string $path The file path.
	 * @param string $file The requested file to search for.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'theme_file_path', $path, $file );
}

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