Function Name: wp_get_theme
If you are developing a WordPress theme or plugin, you may need to retrieve information about the active theme, such as its name, version, author, and description. This is where the wp_get_theme() function comes in handy. The wp_get_theme() function is used to get the details of the currently active theme. It returns an instance of the WP_Theme class, which contains all the information about the theme.
The information returned by wp_get_theme() includes the following:
- Theme Name
- Theme URI
- Author URI
- Text Domain
Here’s an example usage code:
$theme = wp_get_theme(); echo 'Theme Name: ' . $theme->get( 'Name' ) . '<br>'; echo 'Theme Version: ' . $theme->get( 'Version' ) . '<br>'; echo 'Theme Author: ' . $theme->get( 'Author' ) . '<br>'; echo 'Theme Description: ' . $theme->get( 'Description' ) . '<br>';
This code will get the details of the active theme and display the name, version, author, and description on the screen. You can use this information to create dynamic templates, customize the appearance of your theme, or add theme-specific functionality to your plugin.