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wp_pre_insert_user_data filter-hook . WP 4.9.0

Filters user data before the record is created or updated.

It only includes data in the users table, not any user metadata.


add_filter( 'wp_pre_insert_user_data', 'filter_function_name_3969', 10, 3 );
function filter_function_name_3969( $data, $update, $id ){
	// filter...

	return $data;

Values and keys for the user.

  • user_login(string)
    The user's login. Only included if $update == false

  • user_pass(string)
    The user's password.

  • user_email(string)
    The user's email.

  • user_url(string)
    The user's url.

  • user_nicename(string)
    The user's nice name. Defaults to a URL-safe version of user's login

  • display_name(string)
    The user's display name.

  • user_registered(string)
    MySQL timestamp describing the moment when the user registered.
    Default: current UTC timestamp
Whether the user is being updated rather than created.
ID of the user to be updated, or NULL if the user is being created.


Since 4.9.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/user.php 2011
$data = apply_filters( 'wp_pre_insert_user_data', $data, $update, $update ? (int) $ID : null );

Where in WP core the hook is used WordPress

Usage not found.