WordPress hook directory
edit_{$taxonomy}

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Former names for edit_{$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
edit_category2.3Runs when a category is updated/edited, including when a post or blogroll link is added/deleted or its categories are updated (which causes the count for the category to update). Action function arguments: category ID. Sources: [1] and [2]
edit_category 2.3View details here.

WordPress version history for edit_{$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 1128 View in context action
2.5 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1479 View in context action
2.6 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1513 View in context action
2.7 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1601 View in context action
2.8 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1676 View in context action
2.9 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1697 View in context action
3.0 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 1963 View in context action
3.1 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2301 View in context action
3.2 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2349 View in context action
3.3 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2357 View in context action
3.4 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2398 View in context action
3.5 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2428 View in context action
3.6 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2512 View in context action
3.7 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2580 View in context action
3.8 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2596 View in context action
3.9 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 3006 View in context action
4.0 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 3070 View in context action
4.1 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 3443 View in context action
4.2 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 3550 View in context action
4.3 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 3626 View in context action
4.4 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 3305 View in context action
4.5 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 3501 View in context action
4.6 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2990 View in context action
4.7 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2757 View in context action
4.8 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2751 View in context action
4.9 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2806 View in context action
5.0 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 2805 View in context action
5.1 wp-includes/taxonomy.php 3000 View in context action

Related Hooks

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