do_action( 'wp_insert_post', int $post_ID, WP_Post $post, bool $update )

Fires once a post has been saved.



(int) Post ID.


(WP_Post) Post object.


(bool) Whether this is an existing post being updated.

More Information

The wp_insert_post action fires once a post has been saved. You have the ability to set it to only fire on new posts or on all save actions using the parameters. Please see Plugin_API/Action_Reference/save_post for more information. Keep in mind that this action is called both for actions in the admin as well as anytime the wp_insert_post() function is invoked.

This action can be replicated by creating a conditional in a save_post action that excludes certain post statuses.

An important distinction of wp_insert_post action is that it is fired after update_post_meta has been called.


File: wp-includes/post.php

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2.0.0 Introduced.

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