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get_the_tags filter-hook . WP 2.3.0

Filters the array of tags for the given post.

Usage

add_filter( 'get_the_tags', 'filter_function_name_1966' );
function filter_function_name_1966( $terms ){
	// filter...

	return $terms;
}
$terms(array)
An array of tags for the given post.

Where the hook is called

get_the_tags()
wp-includes/category-template.php 1094
return apply_filters( 'get_the_tags', get_the_terms( $id, 'post_tag' ) );

Where the hook is used (in WP core)

Does not used.