do_action_ref_array( 'the_post', WP_Post $post, WP_Query $query )

Fires once the post data has been set up.



(WP_Post) The Post object (passed by reference).


(WP_Query) The current Query object (passed by reference).

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The ‘the_post’ action hook allows developers to modify the post object immediately after being queried and setup.

The post object is passed to this hook by reference so there is no need to return a value.

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function my_the_post_action( $post_object ) {
// modify post object here
add_action( 'the_post', 'my_the_post_action' );

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File: wp-includes/class-wp-query.php

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Version Description
4.1.0 Introduced $query parameter.
2.8.0 Introduced.

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