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Since1.5.0
Deprecatedn/a
get_header ( $name = null, $args = array() )
Parameters: (2)
  • (string) $name The name of the specialised header.
    Required: No
    Default: null
  • (array) $args Optional. Additional arguments passed to the header template. Default empty array.
    Required: No
    Default: array()
Returns:
  • (void|bool) Void on success, false if the template does not exist.
Defined at:
Codex:
Change Log:
  • 5.5.0
  • 5.5.0

Load header template.

Includes the header template for a theme or if a name is specified then a specialised header will be included. For the parameter, if the file is called "header-special.php" then specify "special".


Source

function get_header( $name = null, $args = array() ) {
	/**
	 * Fires before the header template file is loaded.
	 *
	 * @since 2.1.0
	 * @since 2.8.0 The `$name` parameter was added.
	 * @since 5.5.0 The `$args` parameter was added.
	 *
	 * @param string|null $name Name of the specific header file to use. Null for the default header.
	 * @param array       $args Additional arguments passed to the header template.
	 */
	do_action( 'get_header', $name, $args );

	$templates = array();
	$name      = (string) $name;
	if ( '' !== $name ) {
		$templates[] = "header-{$name}.php";
	}

	$templates[] = 'header.php';

	if ( ! locate_template( $templates, true, true, $args ) ) {
		return false;
	}
}