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AskApache What Is This Plugin PanelShows a semi-transparent box on the document you are viewing that tells you if its a page, single, feed, category, etc..


WordPress Plugin ScreenShot of SingleAskApache What Is This is a simple plugin that makes it easy for developers and code hackers to view the type of document currently being displayed by WordPress at any time, but only if the user is logged in.

Full List of Checks:
is_admin, is_paged, is_archive, is_attachment, is_author, is_category, is_tag, is_comments_popup, is_date, is_day, is_feed, is_home, is_month, is_page, is_plugin_page, is_preview, is_robots, is_search, is_single, is_singular, is_time, is_trackback, is_year, is_404.

Download AskApache What Is This Plugin


  1. Upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Unzip into its own folder /wp-content/plugins/askapache-what-is-this/askapache-what-is-this.php
  3. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  4. Go to your Options Panel and open the "AA WhatIsThis" submenu to set your options


Plugin Default View
WordPress Plugin AskApache What Is This Plugin Panel

Paged Category Output
WordPress Plugin ScreenShot of Paged Category

WordPress Plugin ScreenShot of Single


December 14th, 2007

Comments Welcome

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  • Janis Elsts

    I suggest that you replace the die() at the beginning of aa_what_is_this() with return; (line 64, plugin version 2.1)

    Explicitly terminating script execution a hook function can cause problems. In particular, since in my theme the wp_footer hook is executed before outputing the final HTML tags, your plugin cuts off the last part of the template and causes a conflict with other plugins (in particular, WP Super Cache).

  • yegle

    Thank you! This is such a useful plugin for hacking plugins!

  • staima

    wow!!! - this is great! plugin is FIVE! - you are one crazy dude!

  • Mateus

    Hi, thanks for the plugin! However, I could not make it work with WP 2.8.6.

  • Mateus

    To detail the problem I'm having: configuration page only shows a "save" button but no option is displayed.

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