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edit_category

Warning! This hook has been renamed!

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

Description

Runs 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.

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WordPress version history for edit_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 123 View in context action
2.0.11 wp-admin/admin-db.php 126 View in context action
2.1 wp-admin/admin-db.php 141 View in context action
2.1 wp-admin/admin-db.php 410 View in context action
2.1 wp-admin/admin-db.php 484 View in context action
2.1 wp-includes/post.php 422 View in context action
2.1 wp-includes/post.php 815 View in context action
2.2 wp-admin/admin-db.php 141 View in context action
2.2 wp-admin/admin-db.php 417 View in context action
2.2 wp-admin/admin-db.php 496 View in context action
2.2 wp-includes/post.php 415 View in context action
2.2 wp-includes/post.php 820 View in context action
2.3 Renamed. See edit_{$taxonomy}

Related Hooks

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