Check for Post Type within Loop Using get_post_type

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Are you looking for a way to conditionally check for a specific post type? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to check for post type within loop using get_post_type in WordPress.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s template file or in a site-specific plugin:

if ( 'products' == get_post_type() ){
           ... code to run if products post type...
}elseif ( 'people' == get_post_type()){
           ... code to run if people post type...
           ... code to run if neither of above post types...

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 7 best WordPress GDPR plugins to create a GDPR compliant website and how to create a custom login page in WordPress.

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