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wp_print_styles() WP 2.6.0

Display styles that are in the $handles queue.

Passing an empty array to $handles prints the queue, passing an array with one string prints that style, and passing an array of strings prints those styles.

Hooks from the function
Return

String[]. On success, an array of handles of processed WP_Dependencies items; otherwise, an empty array.

Usage

wp_print_styles( $handles );
$handles(string|true|false|array)
Styles to be printed.
Default: 'false'

Notes

  • Global. WP_Styles. $wp_styles The WP_Styles object for printing styles.

Changelog

Since 2.6.0 Introduced.

Code of wp_print_styles() WP 5.7.2

<?php
function wp_print_styles( $handles = false ) {
	global $wp_styles;

	if ( '' === $handles ) { // For 'wp_head'.
		$handles = false;
	}

	if ( ! $handles ) {
		/**
		 * Fires before styles in the $handles queue are printed.
		 *
		 * @since 2.6.0
		 */
		do_action( 'wp_print_styles' );
	}

	_wp_scripts_maybe_doing_it_wrong( __FUNCTION__ );

	if ( ! ( $wp_styles instanceof WP_Styles ) ) {
		if ( ! $handles ) {
			return array(); // No need to instantiate if nothing is there.
		}
	}

	return wp_styles()->do_items( $handles );
}