updated_(meta_type)_meta action-hookWP 2.9.0

Fires immediately after updating metadata of a specific type.

The dynamic portion of the hook name, $meta_type, refers to the meta object type (post, comment, term, user, or any other type with an associated meta table).

Possible hook names include:


add_action( 'updated_(meta_type)_meta', 'wp_kama_updated_meta_type_action', 10, 4 );

 * Function for `updated_(meta_type)_meta` action-hook.
 * @param int    $meta_id     ID of updated metadata entry.
 * @param int    $object_id   ID of the object metadata is for.
 * @param string $meta_key    Metadata key.
 * @param mixed  $_meta_value Metadata value.
 * @return void
function wp_kama_updated_meta_type_action( $meta_id, $object_id, $meta_key, $_meta_value ){

	// action...
ID of updated metadata entry.
ID of the object metadata is for.
Metadata key.
Metadata value.


Since 2.9.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/meta.php 336
do_action( "updated_{$meta_type}_meta", $meta_id, $object_id, $meta_key, $_meta_value );
wp-includes/meta.php 958
do_action( "updated_{$meta_type}_meta", $meta_id, $object_id, $meta_key, $_meta_value );

Where the hook is used in WordPress

wp-includes/default-filters.php 115
add_action( 'updated_post_meta', 'wp_cache_set_posts_last_changed' );
wp-includes/default-filters.php 120
add_action( 'updated_user_meta', 'wp_cache_set_users_last_changed' );
wp-includes/default-filters.php 128
add_action( 'updated_term_meta', 'wp_cache_set_terms_last_changed' );
wp-includes/default-filters.php 141
add_action( 'updated_comment_meta', 'wp_cache_set_comments_last_changed' );
wp-includes/ms-default-filters.php 59
add_action( 'updated_blog_meta', 'wp_cache_set_sites_last_changed' );