function wp_print_styles( $handles = false ) {}

Display styles that are in the queue or part of $handles.


  • array|bool $handles: Styles to be printed. An empty array prints the queue, an array with one string prints that style, and an array of strings prints those styles.

Return values

returns:True on success, false on failure.

Defined actions

  • wp_print_styles
    do_action( 'wp_print_styles' );

Source code

function wp_print_styles( $handles = false ) {

	do_action( 'wp_print_styles' );

	if ( '' === $handles ) // for wp_head

		$handles = false;

	global $wp_styles;

	if ( ! is_a( $wp_styles, 'WP_Styles' ) ) {

		if ( ! did_action( 'init' ) )

			_doing_it_wrong( __FUNCTION__, sprintf( __( 'Scripts and styles should not be registered or enqueued until the %1$s, %2$s, or %3$s hooks.' ),

				'<code>wp_enqueue_scripts</code>', '<code>admin_enqueue_scripts</code>', '<code>init</code>' ), '3.3' );

		if ( !$handles )

			return array(); // No need to instantiate if nothing is there.


			$wp_styles = new WP_Styles();


	return $wp_styles->do_items( $handles );



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