Warning: This function has been deprecated. Use register_setting() instead.

add_option_update_handler( string $option_group, string $option_name, callable $sanitize_callback = '' )

Register a setting and its sanitization callback


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$option_group string Required
A settings group name. Should correspond to an allowed option key name.
Default allowed option key names include 'general', 'discussion', 'media', 'reading', 'writing', and 'options'.
$option_name string Required
The name of an option to sanitize and save.
$sanitize_callback callable Optional
A callback function that sanitizes the option's value.

Default: ''

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File: wp-admin/includes/deprecated.php. View all references

function add_option_update_handler( $option_group, $option_name, $sanitize_callback = '' ) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '3.0.0', 'register_setting()' );
	register_setting( $option_group, $option_name, $sanitize_callback );

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Version Description
3.0.0 Use register_setting()
2.7.0 Introduced.

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