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rest_stabilize_value() WP 5.5.0

Stabilizes a value following JSON Schema semantics.

For lists, order is preserved. For objects, properties are reordered alphabetically.

No Hooks.

Return

Mixed. The stabilized value.

Usage

rest_stabilize_value( $value );
$value(mixed) (required)
The value to stabilize. Must already be sanitized. Objects should have been converted to arrays.

Changelog

Since 5.5.0 Introduced.

Code of rest_stabilize_value() WP 5.7.2

<?php
function rest_stabilize_value( $value ) {
	if ( is_scalar( $value ) || is_null( $value ) ) {
		return $value;
	}

	if ( is_object( $value ) ) {
		_doing_it_wrong( __FUNCTION__, __( 'Cannot stabilize objects. Convert the object to an array first.' ), '5.5.0' );

		return $value;
	}

	ksort( $value );

	foreach ( $value as $k => $v ) {
		$value[ $k ] = rest_stabilize_value( $v );
	}

	return $value;
}