WordPress Function to Automatically create a new page upon activating a theme

Automatically create a new page upon activating a theme

if (isset($_GET['activated']) && is_admin()){
    $new_page_title = 'This is the page title';
    $new_page_content = 'This is the page content';
    $new_page_template = ''; //ex. template-custom.php. Leave blank if you don't want a custom page template.

//don't edit under this line
$page_check = get_page_by_title($new_page_title);
$new_page = array(
    'post_type' => 'page',
    'post_title' => $new_page_title,
    'post_content' => $new_page_content,
    'post_status' => 'publish',
    'post_author' => 1,
);
if(!isset($page_check->ID)){
    $new_page_id = wp_insert_post($new_page);
    if(!empty($new_page_template)){
        update_post_meta($new_page_id,'_wp_page_template', $new_page_template);
    }
}

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