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set_auth_cookie action-hook . WP 2.5.0

Fires immediately before the authentication cookie is set.


add_action( 'set_auth_cookie', 'action_function_name_7772', 10, 6 );
function action_function_name_7772( $auth_cookie, $expire, $expiration, $user_id, $scheme, $token ){
	// action...
Authentication cookie.
The time the login grace period expires as a UNIX timestamp.
Default: 12 hours past the cookie's expiration time
The time when the authentication cookie expires as a UNIX timestamp.
Default: 14 days from now
User ID.
Authentication scheme. Values include 'auth', 'secure_auth', or 'logged_in'.
User's session token to use for this cookie.


  • Since 4.9.0 The $token parameter was added.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/pluggable.php 890
do_action( 'set_auth_cookie', $auth_cookie, $expire, $expiration, $user_id, $scheme, $token );

Where the hook is used (in WP core)

Does not used.