pre_update_option_(option) filter-hookWP 2.6.0

Filters a specific option before its value is (maybe) serialized and updated.

The dynamic portion of the hook name, $option, refers to the option name.


add_filter( 'pre_update_option_(option)', 'wp_kama_pre_update_option_filter', 10, 3 );

 * Function for `pre_update_option_(option)` filter-hook.
 * @param mixed  $value     The new, unserialized option value.
 * @param mixed  $old_value The old option value.
 * @param string $option    Option name.
 * @return mixed
function wp_kama_pre_update_option_filter( $value, $old_value, $option ){

	// filter...
	return $value;
The new, unserialized option value.
The old option value.
Option name.


Since 2.6.0 Introduced.
Since 4.4.0 The $option parameter was added.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/option.php 490
$value = apply_filters( "pre_update_option_{$option}", $value, $old_value, $option );

Where the hook is used in WordPress

Usage not found.