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wp_get_http ›

Since2.5.0
Deprecated4.4.0
wp_get_http ( $url, $file_path = false, $red = 1 )
Parameters: (3)
  • (string) $url URL to fetch.
    Required: Yes
  • (string|bool) $file_path Optional. File path to write request to. Default false.
    Required: No
    Default: false
  • (int) $red Optional. The number of Redirects followed, Upon 5 being hit, returns false. Default 1.
    Required: No
    Default: 1
See:
  • WP_Http
Returns:
  • (bool|string) False on failure and string of headers if HEAD request.
Defined at:
Codex:

Perform a HTTP HEAD or GET request.

If $file_path is a writable filename, this will do a GET request and write the file to that path.



Source

function wp_get_http( $url, $file_path = false, $red = 1 ) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '4.4.0', 'WP_Http' );

	@set_time_limit( 60 );

	if ( $red > 5 )
		return false;

	$options = array();
	$options['redirection'] = 5;

	if ( false == $file_path )
		$options['method'] = 'HEAD';
	else
		$options['method'] = 'GET';

	$response = wp_safe_remote_request( $url, $options );

	if ( is_wp_error( $response ) )
		return false;

	$headers = wp_remote_retrieve_headers( $response );
	$headers['response'] = wp_remote_retrieve_response_code( $response );

	// WP_HTTP no longer follows redirects for HEAD requests.
	if ( 'HEAD' == $options['method'] && in_array($headers['response'], array(301, 302)) && isset( $headers['location'] ) ) {
		return wp_get_http( $headers['location'], $file_path, ++$red );
	}

	if ( false == $file_path )
		return $headers;

	// GET request - write it to the supplied filename
	$out_fp = fopen($file_path, 'w');
	if ( !$out_fp )
		return $headers;

	fwrite( $out_fp,  wp_remote_retrieve_body( $response ) );
	fclose($out_fp);
	clearstatcache();

	return $headers;
}