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wp_http_accept_encoding filter-hook . WP 3.6.0

Filters the allowed encoding types.


add_filter( 'wp_http_accept_encoding', 'filter_function_name_1036', 10, 3 );
function filter_function_name_1036( $type, $url, $args ){
	// filter...

	return $type;
Encoding types allowed. Accepts 'gzinflate', 'gzuncompress', 'gzdecode'.
URL of the HTTP request.
HTTP request arguments.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/class-wp-http-encoding.php 173
$type = apply_filters( 'wp_http_accept_encoding', $type, $url, $args );

Where the hook is used (in WP core)

Does not used.