WordPress hook directory
create_category

Warning! This hook has been renamed!

As of WP version 2.3, this hook has been renamed to create_{$taxonomy}.

Description

Runs when a new category is created. Action function arguments: category ID.

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WordPress version history for create_category

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

Version File Line Type
2.0 wp-admin/admin-db.php 126 View in context action
2.0.11 wp-admin/admin-db.php 129 View in context action
2.1 wp-admin/admin-db.php 143 View in context action
2.2 wp-admin/admin-db.php 143 View in context action
2.3 Renamed. See create_{$taxonomy}

Related Hooks

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