get_post_type( int|WP_Post|null $post = null )

Retrieves the post type of the current post or of a given post.


Parameters

$post

(Optional) Post ID or post object. Default is global $post.

Default value: null


Return

(string|false) Post type on success, false on failure.


Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function get_post_type( $post = null ) {
	if ( $post = get_post( $post ) )
		return $post->post_type;

	return false;
}


Changelog

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Version Description
WP-2.1.0 Introduced.