_doing_it_wrong ( $function, $message, $version )

  • private
  • (string) $function The function that was called.
  • (string) $message A message explaining what has been done incorrectly.
  • (string) $version The version of WordPress where the message was added.
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Mark something as being incorrectly called.

There is a hook {@see 'doing_it_wrong_run'} that will be called that can be used to get the backtrace up to what file and function called the deprecated function.

The current behavior is to trigger a user error if WP_DEBUG is true.

Related Functions

wp_doing_cron, doing_action, doing_filter, _wp_scripts_maybe_doing_it_wrong, _get_dropins

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