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WordPress the title()

From WikiOD

This function returns the title of the current post.

Syntax[edit | edit source]

  • the_title( $before, $after, $echo );

Parameters[edit | edit source]

Parameter Details
$before (string) (optional) Text to place before the title.
$after (string) (optional) Text to place after the title.
$echo (Boolean) (optional) Display the title or return it for use in PHP

Remarks[edit | edit source]

  • For the parameter $echo, use true to display the title and use false to return it for use in PHP
  • Please note that the_title can only be used in loops, if you want to use it outside of loops, please use get_the_title

Simple use of the_title[edit | edit source]

Code

the_title( );

Output

The title of the current post or page

Printing the title with code before and after[edit | edit source]

Code

the_title( '<h1>', '</h1>' );

Output

The title of the current post or page in h1 tags

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