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pre_update_option_{$option_name}

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WordPress version history for pre_update_option_{$option_name}

This database has information for all major versions from WP 1.2.1 through 4.4.

Version File Line Type
2.6 wp-includes/functions.php 495 View hook in source filter
2.7 wp-includes/functions.php 521 View hook in source filter
2.8 wp-includes/functions.php 505 View hook in source filter
2.9 wp-includes/functions.php 505 View hook in source filter

Important warning!

This hook does not occur in the most recent version of WordPress (4.4). Do not use it. It is deprecated. You should look at the list of "related hooks" below to see if you can figure out what replaced it.

Related Hooks

We find related hooks using word stems. pre_update_option_{$option_name} has 4 significant word stem(s): update, option, option, name. Note that some of the hooks below may not appear in all versions of WP.