WordPress hook directory
post_action_{$action}

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WordPress version history for post_action_{$action}

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

Version File Line Type
4.6 wp-admin/post.php 287 View in context action
4.7 wp-admin/post.php 287 View in context action
4.8 wp-admin/post.php 287 View in context action
4.9 wp-admin/post.php 288 View in context action
5.0 wp-admin/post.php 305 View in context action
5.1 wp-admin/post.php 345 View in context action

Related Hooks

We find related hooks using word stems. post_action_{$action} has 3 significant word stem(s): post, action, action. Note that some of the hooks below may not appear in all versions of WP.