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Warning! This hook has been renamed!

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


Applied to the category desription prior to saving in the database.

This description was scraped automatically from the WordPress filter reference or action reference. If it looks like this is the wrong description, please tell me so I can fix my code.

WordPress version history for pre_category_description

This database has information for all major versions from WP 1.2.1 through 6.2.

Version File Line Type
2.0.11 wp-admin/admin-db.php 105 View in context filter
2.1 wp-admin/admin-db.php 108 View in context filter
2.2 wp-admin/admin-db.php 108 View in context filter
2.3 Renamed. See pre_{$taxonomy}_{$field}

Related Hooks

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