wp_send_new_user_notifications( int $user_id, string $notify = 'both' )

Initiates email notifications related to the creation of new users.

Description Description

Notifications are sent both to the site admin and to the newly created user.

Parameters Parameters


(int) (Required) ID of the newly created user.


(string) (Optional) Type of notification that should happen. Accepts 'admin' or an empty string (admin only), 'user', or 'both' (admin and user).

Default value: 'both'

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/user.php

function wp_send_new_user_notifications( $user_id, $notify = 'both' ) {
	wp_new_user_notification( $user_id, null, $notify );

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Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.6.0 Converted the $notify parameter to accept 'user' for sending notifications only to the user created.
4.4.0 Introduced.

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