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is_embed() WP 1.0

Is the query for an embedded post?

1 time — 0.000019 sec (very fast) | 50000 times — 0.02 sec (speed of light) | PHP 7.1.2, WP 4.7.3

No Hooks.


true|false. Whether the query is for an embedded post.




  • Global. WP_Query. $wp_query WordPress Query object.


Since 4.4.0 Introduced.

Code of is_embed() WP 5.8.1

function is_embed() {
	global $wp_query;

	if ( ! isset( $wp_query ) ) {
		_doing_it_wrong( __FUNCTION__, __( 'Conditional query tags do not work before the query is run. Before then, they always return false.' ), '3.1.0' );
		return false;

	return $wp_query->is_embed();

oEmbed (WP response to embed request)

Conditional tags (page type and request)

Conditional tags (all)

Main Query

Main Functions

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