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PHP December 9, 2020




(Optional) (Array) An array of options
Default: None

Parameter Notes

Option parameters include:

icon (mixed)
True for default icons, False to disable icons, or a string of class names to be used on an <i> tag.
Default: true

linked (boolean)
True links to the post type archive, false does not link
Default: false

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Using post_meta:
Using individual Nebula post meta functions with options:
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    Source File

    Located in /libs/Functions.php on line 560.

    1 Hook

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            public function post_type($options=array()){
                $defaults = apply_filters('nebula_post_type_defaults', array(
                    'icon' => true, //True for generic defaults, false to disable icon, or string of class name(s) for icon.
                    'linked' => false //True links output to the post type archive page
                $data = array_merge($defaults, $options);
                $post_icon_img = false;
                if ( get_theme_mod('search_result_post_types', true) ){
                    global $wp_post_types;
                    $post_type = get_post_type();
                    $post_type_labels = get_post_type_object( $post_type )->labels;
                    if ( $data['icon'] ){
                        $post_icon = $wp_post_types[$post_type]->menu_icon;
                        $post_icon_img = '<i class="fa-solid fa-thumbtack"></i>';
                        if ( !empty($post_icon) ){
                            $post_icon_img = '<img src="' . $post_icon . '" style="width: 16px; height: 16px;" loading="lazy" />';
                            if ( strpos('dashicons-', $post_icon) >= 0 ){ //@todo "Nebula" 0: Update strpos() to str_contains() in PHP8
                                $post_icon_img = '<i class="dashicons-before ' . $post_icon . '"></i>';
                        if ( gettype($data['icon']) === 'string' && $data['icon'] !== '' ){
                            $post_icon_img = '<i class="' . esc_html($data['icon']) . '"></i>';
                        }elseif ( $post_type === 'post' ){
                            $post_icon_img = '<i class="fa-solid fa-fw fa-thumbtack"></i>';
                        } elseif ( $post_type === 'page' ){
                            $post_icon_img = '<i class="fa-solid fa-fw fa-file-alt"></i>';
                    if ( $data['linked'] ){
                        return '<span class="meta-item post-type"><a href="' . esc_url(get_post_type_archive_link($post_type)) . '" title="See all ' . $post_type_labels->name . '">' . $post_icon_img . esc_html($post_type_labels->singular_name) . '</a></span>';
                    return '<span class="meta-item post-type">' . $post_icon_img . esc_html($post_type_labels->singular_name) . '</span>';


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