[wp-hackers] Is there a post content action hook?

Stephane Daury wordpress at tekartist.org
Tue Oct 7 16:05:32 GMT 2008

There's a filter, but I'm unsure on an action hook:
add_filter('the_content', 'your_filtering_function');


On Oct 07, 2008, at 11:54, Aaron Brazell wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:51 AM, Michael Harris  
> <harrismw at huridocs.org>wrote:
>> Is there an action hook that will be called before or after the post
>> content is displayed?
>> I don't want or need the filter that applies to the post title or to
>> the content. A simple reason for this, is that the_content filter is
>> applied when getting an excerpt.
>> I wish to display information before or after a post using a plugin,
>> and it is not feasible to use themes, due to the fact that the plugin
>> is meant to be generic (and not tied to one theme).
>> "the_content filter gets applied to the content before it trims off
>> the end. It has to do this, because the raw content may contain  
>> things
>> that control formatting or replacement of words and such and you  
>> don't
>> want those to be bypassed just because you're getting an excerpt." -
>> http://wordpress.org/support/topic/115198
> I'm pretty sure I've used the_content as an action as well. Try it  
> and see.
> 99% sure though.
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