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Since1.5.0
Deprecatedn/a
get_header ( $name = null )
Parameters:
  • (string) $name The name of the specialised header.
    Required: No
    Default: null
Defined at:
Codex:

Load header template.

Includes the header template for a theme or if a name is specified then a specialised header will be included.

For the parameter, if the file is called "header-special.php" then specify "special".



Source

function get_header( $name = null ) {
	/**
	 * Fires before the header template file is loaded.
	 *
	 * @since 2.1.0
	 * @since 2.8.0 $name parameter added.
	 *
	 * @param string|null $name Name of the specific header file to use. null for the default header.
	 */
	do_action( 'get_header', $name );

	$templates = array();
	$name = (string) $name;
	if ( '' !== $name ) {
		$templates[] = "header-{$name}.php";
	}

	$templates[] = 'header.php';

	locate_template( $templates, true );
}