_redirect_to_about_wordpress( string $new_version )

Redirect to the About WordPress page after a successful upgrade.


Description Description

This function is only needed when the existing installation is older than 3.4.0.


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Parameters Parameters

$new_version

(string) (Required)



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Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/update-core.php

function _redirect_to_about_wordpress( $new_version ) {
	global $wp_version, $pagenow, $action;

	if ( version_compare( $wp_version, '3.4-RC1', '>=' ) ) {
		return;
	}

	// Ensure we only run this on the update-core.php page. The Core_Upgrader may be used in other contexts.
	if ( 'update-core.php' != $pagenow ) {
		return;
	}

	if ( 'do-core-upgrade' != $action && 'do-core-reinstall' != $action ) {
		return;
	}

	// Load the updated default text localization domain for new strings.
	load_default_textdomain();

	// See do_core_upgrade().
	show_message( __( 'WordPress updated successfully' ) );

	// self_admin_url() won't exist when upgrading from <= 3.0, so relative URLs are intentional.
	show_message(
		'<span class="hide-if-no-js">' . sprintf(
			/* translators: 1: WordPress version, 2: URL to About screen. */
			__( 'Welcome to WordPress %1$s. You will be redirected to the About WordPress screen. If not, click <a href="%2$s">here</a>.' ),
			$new_version,
			'about.php?updated'
		) . '</span>'
	);
	show_message(
		'<span class="hide-if-js">' . sprintf(
			/* translators: 1: WordPress version, 2: URL to About screen. */
			__( 'Welcome to WordPress %1$s. <a href="%2$s">Learn more</a>.' ),
			$new_version,
			'about.php?updated'
		) . '</span>'
	);
	echo '</div>';
	?>
<script type="text/javascript">
window.location = 'about.php?updated';
</script>
	<?php

	// Include admin-footer.php and exit.
	require_once ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/admin-footer.php';
	exit();
}

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Version Description
3.3.0 Introduced.

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