core_version_check_query_args filter-hookWP 4.9.0

Filters the query arguments sent as part of the core version check.

WARNING: Changing this data may result in your site not receiving security updates. Please exercise extreme caution.


add_filter( 'core_version_check_query_args', 'wp_kama_core_version_check_query_args_filter' );

 * Function for `core_version_check_query_args` filter-hook.
 * @param array $query Version check query arguments.
 * @return array
function wp_kama_core_version_check_query_args_filter( $query ){

	// filter...
	return $query;

Version check query arguments.

  • version(string)
    WordPress version number.

  • php(string)
    PHP version number.

  • locale(string)
    The locale to retrieve updates for.

  • mysql(string)
    MySQL version number.

  • local_package(string)
    The value of the $wp_local_package global, when set.

  • blogs(int)
    Number of sites on this WordPress installation.

  • users(int)
    Number of users on this WordPress installation.

  • multisite_enabled(int)
    Whether this WordPress installation uses Multisite.

  • initial_db_version(int)
    Database version of WordPress at time of installation.


Since 4.9.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/update.php 165
$query = apply_filters( 'core_version_check_query_args', $query );

Where the hook is used in WordPress

Usage not found.