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auto_plugin_theme_update_email filter-hook . WP 5.5.0

Filters the email sent following an automatic background update for plugins and themes.


add_filter( 'auto_plugin_theme_update_email', 'filter_function_name_3479', 10, 4 );
function filter_function_name_3479( $email, $type, $successful_updates, $failed_updates ){
	// filter...

	return $email;

Array of email arguments that will be passed to wp_mail().

  • to(string)
    The email recipient. An array of emails can be returned, as handled by wp_mail().

  • subject(string)
    The email's subject.

  • body(string)
    The email message body.

  • headers(string)
    Any email headers.
    Default: no headers
The type of email being sent. Can be one of 'success', 'fail', 'mixed'.
A list of updates that succeeded.
A list of updates that failed.


Since 5.5.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

wp-admin/includes/class-wp-automatic-updater.php 1244
$email = apply_filters( 'auto_plugin_theme_update_email', $email, $type, $successful_updates, $failed_updates );

Where in WP core the hook is used WordPress

Usage not found.