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wp_enqueue_style() WP 1.0

Enqueue a CSS stylesheet.

Registers the style if source provided (does NOT overwrite) and enqueues.

  • See: WP_Dependencies::add()
  • See: WP_Dependencies::enqueue()
Is the basis for: wp_enqueue_code_editor()

No Hooks.


Nothing (null).


wp_enqueue_style( $handle, $src, $deps, $ver, $media );
$handle(string) (required)
Name of the stylesheet. Should be unique.
Full URL of the stylesheet, or path of the stylesheet relative to the WordPress root directory.
Default: ''
An array of registered stylesheet handles this stylesheet depends on.
Default: empty array
String specifying stylesheet version number, if it has one, which is added to the URL as a query string for cache busting purposes. If version is set to false, a version number is automatically added equal to current installed WordPress version. If set to null, no version is added.
Default: false
The media for which this stylesheet has been defined. Accepts media types like 'all', 'print' and 'screen', or media queries like '(orientation: portrait)' and '(max-width: 640px)'.
Default: 'all'

Code of wp_enqueue_style: wp-includes/functions.wp-styles.php VER 4.9.8

function wp_enqueue_style( $handle, $src = '', $deps = array(), $ver = false, $media = 'all' ) {
	_wp_scripts_maybe_doing_it_wrong( __FUNCTION__ );

	$wp_styles = wp_styles();

	if ( $src ) {
		$_handle = explode('?', $handle);
		$wp_styles->add( $_handle[0], $src, $deps, $ver, $media );
	$wp_styles->enqueue( $handle );

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