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wp_safe_remote_get() WP 3.6.0

Retrieve the raw response from a safe HTTP request using the GET method.

This function is ideal when the HTTP request is being made to an arbitrary URL. The URL is validated to avoid redirection and request forgery attacks.

  • See: wp_remote_request() For more information on the response array format.
  • See: WP_Http::request() For default arguments information.

No Hooks.


WP_Error/Array. The response or WP_Error on failure.


wp_safe_remote_get( $url, $args );
$url(string) (required)
Site URL to retrieve.
Request arguments.
Default: empty array

Code of wp safe remote get: wp-includes/http.php WP 5.2.1

function wp_safe_remote_get( $url, $args = array() ) {
	$args['reject_unsafe_urls'] = true;
	$http                       = _wp_http_get_object();
	return $http->get( $url, $args );