pre_comment_author_name filter-hookWP 1.5.0

Filters the comment author's name cookie before it is set.

When this filter hook is evaluated in wp_filter_comment(), the comment author's name string is passed.

Usage

add_filter( 'pre_comment_author_name', 'wp_kama_pre_comment_author_name_filter' );

/**
 * Function for `pre_comment_author_name` filter-hook.
 * 
 * @param string $author_cookie The comment author name cookie.
 *
 * @return string
 */
function wp_kama_pre_comment_author_name_filter( $author_cookie ){

	// filter...
	return $author_cookie;
}
$author_cookie(string)
The comment author name cookie.

Changelog

Since 1.5.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

sanitize_comment_cookies()
pre_comment_author_name
wp_filter_comment()
pre_comment_author_name
wp-includes/comment.php 620
$comment_author = apply_filters( 'pre_comment_author_name', $_COOKIE[ 'comment_author_' . COOKIEHASH ] );
wp-includes/comment.php 2116
$commentdata['comment_author'] = apply_filters( 'pre_comment_author_name', $commentdata['comment_author'] );

Where the hook is used in WordPress

wp-includes/default-filters.php 17
add_filter( $filter, 'sanitize_text_field' );
wp-includes/default-filters.php 18
add_filter( $filter, 'wp_filter_kses' );
wp-includes/default-filters.php 19
add_filter( $filter, '_wp_specialchars', 30 );