admin_action_<action>

Fires when an 'action' request variable is sent.

Description

do_action( 'admin_action_<action>' ); 

The dynamic portion(s) of the hook name refer refers to the action derived from the GET or POST request.


Usage

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

Defined (1)

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

/wp-admin/admin.php  
  1. do_action( 'admin_action_' . $_REQUEST['action'] );