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pre_update_option_(option) filter-hook . WP 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)', 'filter_function_name_5368', 10, 3 );
function filter_function_name_5368( $value, $old_value, $option ){
	// filter...

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


  • Since 4.4.0 The $option parameter was added.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/option.php 312
$value = apply_filters( "pre_update_option_{$option}", $value, $old_value, $option );

Where the hook is used (in WP core)

Does not used.