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is_search() WP 1.5.0

Works when the search results page is displayed. Conditional tag.

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

No Hooks.

Return

true/false.

Usage

<?php
if( is_search() ){
	// ...
}
?>

Examples

#1 How to embed Google search into a search page

An example of how you can embed a Google search in a WordPress search results page

<?php
if ( is_search() ) {
	// here you can insert the search code from Google
}
?>

Notes

  • Global. WP_Query. $wp_query Global WP_Query instance.

Changelog

Since 1.5.0 Introduced.

Code of is search: wp-includes/query.php WP 5.2.3

<?php
function is_search() {
	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_search();
}

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