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welcome_panel action-hook . WP 3.5.0

Add content to the welcome panel on the admin dashboard.

To remove the default welcome panel, use remove_action():

remove_action( 'welcome_panel', 'wp_welcome_panel' );


add_action( 'welcome_panel', 'action_function_name_893' );
function action_function_name_893(){
	// action...


Since 3.5.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

In file: /wp-admin/index.php
wp-admin/index.php 175
do_action( 'welcome_panel' );

Where in WP core the hook is used WordPress

wp-admin/index.php 370
add_action( 'welcome_panel', 'wp_welcome_panel' );