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widget_meta_poweredby filter-hook . WP 3.6.0

Filters the "Powered by WordPress" text in the Meta widget.


add_filter( 'widget_meta_poweredby', 'filter_function_name_7504', 10, 2 );
function filter_function_name_7504( $title_text, $instance ){
	// filter...

	return $title_text;
Default title text for the WordPress.org link.
Array of settings for the current widget.


  • Since 4.9.0 Added the $instance parameter.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/widgets/class-wp-widget-meta.php 71-75
echo apply_filters( 'widget_meta_poweredby', sprintf( '<li><a href="%s" title="%s">%s</a></li>',
	esc_url( __( 'https://wordpress.org/' ) ),
	esc_attr__( 'Powered by WordPress, state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform.' ),
	_x( 'WordPress.org', 'meta widget link text' )
), $instance );

Where the hook is used (in WP core)

Does not used.