[Resolved] get_current_screen() is null on CRED edit post screen

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Last updated by Clifford 5 months, 1 week ago.

Assigned support staff: Minesh.


Re: https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/get_current_screen/

When at a URL like


, where 117 is a CRED form, running


is null

Please use the WP_Screen class for CRED in wp-admin.

Thank you.


Having to code around this (see screenshot), I noticed post, post_ID, and post_id all had to be checked. It felt cluttered/inefficient. Maybe could clean that up too, please.

Again, using WP_Screen should make much of this code unnecessary.



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Hello. Thank you for contacting the Toolset support.

Well - could you please share file path for the code your shared and I will share your concern with our Devs.



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Ok Beda contacted me with more information on that. I recognize now the screenshot you shared for the code is not part of Toolset but you wrote that custom code and as per our support policy, we do not entertain any custom programming needs.

Your point could be valid but I checked with one of our Dev and get_current_screen() is just works fine when he try to edit the Toolset form on backend (admin). Dev tested with PHP version 7.2.2 - could you please tell us what PHP version you are using?

Could you please send me debug information that will help us to investigate your issue.
=> https://toolset.com/faq/provide-debug-information-faster-support/


No debug information is needed. This is just asking to conform to WordPress' best practices. Please share with the developers.



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Yes - thank you. I will share this with our Devs.


OK, thank you.



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Your welcome - please feel free to close the ticket.