function is_plugin_active( $plugin ) {}

Check whether the plugin is active by checking the active_plugins list.


  • string $plugin: Base plugin path from plugins directory.

Return values

returns:True, if in the active plugins list. False, not in the list.

Source code

function is_plugin_active( $plugin ) {

	return in_array( $plugin, (array) get_option( 'active_plugins', array() ) ) || is_plugin_active_for_network( $plugin );



No comments yet... Be the first to leave a reply!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: