apply_filters( 'pre_http_request', false|array|WP_Error $preempt, array $parsed_args, string $url )

Filters whether to preempt an HTTP request’s return value.

Description Description

Returning a non-false value from the filter will short-circuit the HTTP request and return early with that value. A filter should return either:

  • An array containing ‘headers’, ‘body’, ‘response’, ‘cookies’, and ‘filename’ elements
  • A WP_Error instance
  • boolean false (to avoid short-circuiting the response)

Returning any other value may result in unexpected behaviour.

Parameters Parameters


(false|array|WP_Error) Whether to preempt an HTTP request's return value. Default false.


(array) HTTP request arguments.


(string) The request URL.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-http.php

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Version Description
2.9.0 Introduced.

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