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show_message() WP 2.1.0

Displays the given administration message.

No Hooks.

Return

Nothing (null).

Usage

show_message( $message );
$message(string/WP_Error) (required)

Code of show message: wp-admin/includes/misc.php VER 5.0.3

<?php
function show_message($message) {
	if ( is_wp_error($message) ){
		if ( $message->get_error_data() && is_string( $message->get_error_data() ) )
			$message = $message->get_error_message() . ': ' . $message->get_error_data();
		else
			$message = $message->get_error_message();
	}
	echo "<p>$message</p>\n";
	wp_ob_end_flush_all();
	flush();
}