WordPress hook directory
create_{$taxonomy}

Important warning about variable hooks

Some hooks have variables in their names. For example, pre_${taxonomy}_$field and admin_head- both have variable names. In general, any hook that ends (or begins) with - or _, or contains a $, has a variable name. Since the syntax with which these variables are defined may change from version to version, this page may think that a hook is deprecated (or new) even if it is not. You can usually catch this sort of thing by comparing this hook to the list of "related hooks" below.

Former names for create_{$taxonomy}

This is a variable hook. Because its name contains some variables, this hook might actually refer to several different possible hooks.

This variable hook replaces the following non-variable hooks found in earlier versions of WP. You may want to read up on these older hooks to get a better idea of what this variable hook can do.

Replaced Hook Version when Changed Information about Hook
create_category2.3Runs when a new category is created. Action function arguments: category ID. Sources: [1] and [2]

WordPress version history for create_{$taxonomy}

This database has information for all major versions from WP 1.2.1 through 5.1.

Version File Line Type
2.3 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 966 View in context action
2.5 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1224 View in context action
2.6 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1256 View in context action
2.7 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1341 View in context action
2.8 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1411 View in context action
2.9 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1425 View in context action
3.0 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1679 View in context action
3.1 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2014 View in context action
3.2 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2062 View in context action
3.3 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2067 View in context action
3.4 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2108 View in context action
3.5 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2135 View in context action
3.6 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2135 View in context action
3.7 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2203 View in context action
3.8 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2219 View in context action
3.9 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2508 View in context action
4.0 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2562 View in context action
4.1 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2912 View in context action
4.2 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 3007 View in context action
4.3 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 3044 View in context action
4.4 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2719 View in context action
4.5 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2915 View in context action
4.6 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2409 View in context action
4.7 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2151 View in context action
4.8 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2142 View in context action
4.9 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2197 View in context action
5.0 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2196 View in context action
5.1 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2344 View in context action

Related Hooks

We find related hooks using word stems. create_{$taxonomy} has 2 significant word stem(s): create, taxonomy. Note that some of the hooks below may not appear in all versions of WP.