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WordPress init

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Syntax[edit | edit source]

  1. add_action( 'init', callable $function )

Remarks[edit | edit source]

init is an action hook that gets fired after WordPress has finished loading but before any HTTP headers are sent.

Processing $_POST request data[edit | edit source]

add_action('init', 'process_post_data');

function process_post_data() {
    if( isset( $_POST ) ) {
        // process $_POST data here

Processing $_GET request data[edit | edit source]

add_action('init', 'process_get_data');

function process_get_data() {
    if( isset( $_GET ) ) {
        // process $_GET data here

Registering a custom post type[edit | edit source]

add_action( 'init', function() {
    register_post_type( 'event', array(
            'public' => true,
            'label'  => 'Events'

Registers a new custom post type with a label Events and a slug event