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is_admin() WP 1.0

Whether the current request is for an administrative interface page.

Does not check if the user is an administrator; use current_user_can() for checking roles and capabilities.

For more information on this and similar theme functions, check out the Conditional Tags article in the Theme Developer Handbook.

  • Global. WP_Screen. $current_screen
✈ 1 time = 0.000014s = very fast | 50000 times = 0.01s = speed of light | PHP 7.0.14, WP 4.7

No Hooks.

Return

true/false. True if inside WordPress administration interface, false otherwise.

Usage

is_admin();

Code of is admin: wp-includes/load.php WP 5.2.2

<?php
function is_admin() {
	if ( isset( $GLOBALS['current_screen'] ) ) {
		return $GLOBALS['current_screen']->in_admin();
	} elseif ( defined( 'WP_ADMIN' ) ) {
		return WP_ADMIN;
	}

	return false;
}

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