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sodiumCompatAutoloader() WP 1.0

Sodium_Compat autoloader.

No Hooks.


true|false. Stop autoloading?


sodiumCompatAutoloader( $class );
$class(string) (required)
Class name to be autoloaded.

Code of sodiumCompatAutoloader() WP 5.8.3

function sodiumCompatAutoloader($class)
    $namespace = 'ParagonIE_Sodium_';
    // Does the class use the namespace prefix?
    $len = strlen($namespace);
    if (strncmp($namespace, $class, $len) !== 0) {
        // no, move to the next registered autoloader
        return false;

    // Get the relative class name
    $relative_class = substr($class, $len);

    // Replace the namespace prefix with the base directory, replace namespace
    // separators with directory separators in the relative class name, append
    // with .php
    $file = dirname(__FILE__) . '/src/' . str_replace('_', '/', $relative_class) . '.php';
    // if the file exists, require it
    if (file_exists($file)) {
        require_once $file;
        return true;
    return false;