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require_if_theme_supports() WP 2.9.0

Checks a theme's support for a given feature before loading the functions which implement it.

No Hooks.


true/false. True if the current theme supports the supplied feature, false otherwise.


require_if_theme_supports( $feature, $include );
$feature(string) (required)
The feature being checked.
$include(string) (required)
Path to the file.

Code of require if theme supports: wp-includes/theme.php WP 5.2.1

function require_if_theme_supports( $feature, $include ) {
	if ( current_theme_supports( $feature ) ) {
		require( $include );
		return true;
	return false;