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do_meta_boxes action-hook . WP 3.0.0

Fires after meta boxes have been added.

Fires once for each of the default meta box contexts: normal, advanced, and side.


add_action( 'do_meta_boxes', 'action_function_name_3364', 10, 3 );
function action_function_name_3364( $post_type, $context, $post ){
	// action...
Post type of the post on Edit Post screen, 'link' on Edit Link screen, 'dashboard' on Dashboard screen.
Meta box context. Possible values include 'normal', 'advanced', 'side'.
Post object on Edit Post screen, link object on Edit Link screen, an empty string on Dashboard screen.


Since 3.0.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

wp-admin/includes/meta-boxes.php 1588
do_action( 'do_meta_boxes', $post_type, 'normal', $post );
wp-admin/includes/meta-boxes.php 1590
do_action( 'do_meta_boxes', $post_type, 'advanced', $post );
wp-admin/includes/meta-boxes.php 1592
do_action( 'do_meta_boxes', $post_type, 'side', $post );
wp-admin/includes/dashboard.php 150
do_action( 'do_meta_boxes', $screen->id, 'normal', '' );
wp-admin/includes/dashboard.php 153
do_action( 'do_meta_boxes', $screen->id, 'side', '' );
wp-admin/edit-link-form.php 49
do_action( 'do_meta_boxes', 'link', 'normal', $link );
wp-admin/edit-link-form.php 51
do_action( 'do_meta_boxes', 'link', 'advanced', $link );
wp-admin/edit-link-form.php 53
do_action( 'do_meta_boxes', 'link', 'side', $link );

Where in WP core the hook is used

Usage not found!