remove_action ( $hook_name, $callback, $priority = 10 )

  • (string) hook_name The action hook to which the function to be removed is hooked.
  • (callable|string|array) callback The name of the function which should be removed. This function can be called unconditionally to speculatively remove a callback that may or may not exist.
  • (int) priority Optional. The exact priority used when adding the original action callback. Default 10.
  • (bool) Whether the function is removed.
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Removes a callback function from an action hook.This can be used to remove default functions attached to a specific action hook and possibly replace them with a substitute. To remove a hook, the `$callback` and `$priority` arguments must match when the hook was added. This goes for both filters and actions. No warning will be given on removal failure.

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remove_all_actions, remove_accents, do_action, remove_allowed_options, current_action

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