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Same as create_category.

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WordPress version history for add_category

This database has information for all major versions from WP 1.2.1 through 6.2.

Version File Line Type
1.5.2 wp-admin/categories.php 37 View in context action
2.0 wp-admin/admin-db.php 127 View in context action
2.0.11 wp-admin/admin-db.php 130 View in context action
2.1 wp-admin/admin-db.php 144 View in context action
2.2 wp-admin/admin-db.php 144 View in context action

Important warning!

This hook does not occur in the most recent version of WordPress (6.2). Do not use it. It is deprecated. You should look at the list of "related hooks" below to see if you can figure out what replaced it.

Related Hooks

We find related hooks using word stems. add_category has 2 significant word stem(s): add, category. Note that some of the hooks below may not appear in all versions of WP.