activate_plugin

Fires before a plugin is activated.

Description

do_action( 'activate_<plugin>' ); 

Usage

To run the hook, copy the example below.
  1. // run the action 
  2. do_action( 'activate_{$plugin}' ); 
The following example is for adding a hook callback.
  1. // define the activate_<plugin> callback 
  2. function action_activate_plugin( ) { 
  3. // make action magic happen here... 
  4. }; 
  5.  
  6. // add the action 
  7. add_action( "activate_{$plugin}", 'action_activate_plugin', 10, 0 ); 
To remove a hook callback, use the example below.
  1. // remove the action 
  2. remove_action( "activate_{$plugin}", 'action_activate_plugin', 10, 0 ); 

Defined (3)

The action is defined in the following location(s).

/wp-admin/plugins.php  
  1. do_action( "activate_{$plugin}" ); 
/wp-admin/includes/plugin.php  
  1. do_action( 'activate_plugin', $plugin, $network_wide ); 
  1. do_action( "activate_{$plugin}", $network_wide );