Display theme information with wp_get_theme

Adding this snippet to your WordPress theme will let you display data from your theme file: name, title, URI, description, authorURI, template, version, status, tags, author. We have updated this snippet to coincide with the most recent changes to WordPress.

( example screenshot )


$theme_data = wp_get_theme();
echo $theme_data->get( 'Name' );        // Theme name as given in style.css
echo $theme_data->get( 'ThemeURI' );
echo $theme_data->get( 'Description' );
echo $theme_data->get( 'Author' );
echo $theme_data->get( 'AuthorURI' );
echo $theme_data->get( 'Version' );
echo $theme_data->get( 'Template' );
echo $theme_data->get( 'Status' );
echo $theme_data->get( 'Tags' );
echo $theme_data->get( 'TextDomain' );
echo $theme_data->get( 'DomainPath' );


Comments  Leave a Reply

  1. This function has been deprecated. That means it has been replaced by a new function or is no longer supported

    1. Thanks for the heads up, I updated the snippet, Cheers.

  2. Hi Cliff, technically you could however that would not be a good way of doing things. I would suggest using something like jquery to let people change stylesheets. This tutorial should help you get started with that.


  3. Gabriel Merovingi July 16, 2011 at 2:02 am

    I love this feature!
    You can also call the css file by using get_stylesheet_uri() that way you don’t have to set the theme name:

    $theme_data = get_theme_data(get_stylesheet_uri());

    1. Ahh good call Gabriel ill have to update the post to include this method.

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