remove_action

Removes a function from a specified action hook.

Description

remove_action( (string) $tag, (callable) $function_to_remove, (int) $priority = 10 ); 

This function removes a function attached to a specified action hook. This method can be used to remove default functions attached to a specific filter hook and possibly replace them with a substitute.

Parameters (3)

0. $tag (string)
The action hook to which the function to be removed is hooked.
1. $function_to_remove (callable)
The name of the function which should be removed.
2. $priority — Optional. (int) => 10
The priority of the function. Default 10.

Usage

  1. if ( !function_exists( 'remove_action' ) ) { 
  2. require_once ABSPATH . WPINC . '/plugin.php'; 
  3.  
  4. // The action hook to which the function to be removed is hooked. 
  5. $tag = ''; 
  6.  
  7. // The name of the function which should be removed. 
  8. $function_to_remove = null; 
  9.  
  10. // Optional. The priority of the function. Default 10. 
  11. $priority = 10; 
  12.  
  13. // NOTICE! Understand what this does before running. 
  14. $result = remove_action($tag, $function_to_remove, $priority); 
  15.  

Defined (1)

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

/wp-includes/plugin.php  
  1. function remove_action( $tag, $function_to_remove, $priority = 10 ) { 
  2. return remove_filter( $tag, $function_to_remove, $priority );