do_action_deprecated( string $tag, array $args, string $version, string $replacement = false, string $message = null )

Fires functions attached to a deprecated action hook.

Description Description

When an action hook is deprecated, the do_action() call is replaced with do_action_deprecated(), which triggers a deprecation notice and then fires the original hook.

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Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) The name of the action hook.


(array) (Required) Array of additional function arguments to be passed to do_action().


(string) (Required) The version of WordPress that deprecated the hook.


(string) (Optional) The hook that should have been used.

Default value: false


(string) (Optional) A message regarding the change.

Default value: null

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/plugin.php

function do_action_deprecated( $tag, $args, $version, $replacement = false, $message = null ) {
	if ( ! has_action( $tag ) ) {

	_deprecated_hook( $tag, $version, $replacement, $message );

	do_action_ref_array( $tag, $args );

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Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.6.0 Introduced.

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