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How to use customize_post_value_set_setting_id action in WordPress

Sandeep Kumar Mishra
Sandeep Kumar Mishra
July 12, 2022
5 minutes read

customize_post_value_set_setting_id action

Fires when the WP_Customize_Manager::set_post_value() method is called.

To use customize_post_value_set_setting_id action, first you have to register it using add_action. You can write this code into functions.php of your activated theme or in a custom WordPress Plugin.

We at Flipper Code, always prefer to create a custom WordPress Plugin while using hooks so nothing breaks when you update your WordPress Theme in the future.

In the below live example, we have defined a function execute_on_customize_post_value_set_setting_id_event which takes 2 parameters and we registered using add_action. The first parameter customize_post_value_set_setting_id is name of the hook, The second parameter execute_on_customize_post_value_set_setting_id_event is name of the function which need to be called, third parameter is the priority of calling the hook if same hook is used multiple times and the last parameter is the number of arguments (if any) to be passed in the registered function.

Sometime, you have to remove a registered hook so you can use remove_action to remove customize_post_value_set_setting_id action.


    Below are the 2 parameters are required to use this hook.

  • $value : (mixed) Unsanitized setting post value.
  • $manager : (WP_Customize_Manager) WP_Customize_Manager instance.

Live Example

do_action( "customize_post_value_set_{$setting_id}", mixed $value, WP_Customize_Manager $manager )

Below is an example how you can use this hook.

                        function execute_on_customize_post_value_set_setting_id_event($value, $manager){
                           //You can write code here to be executed when this action occurs in WordPress. Use the parameters received in the function arguments & implement the required additional custom functionality according to your website requirements.
                        // add the action
                        add_action( "customize_post_value_set_setting_id", "execute_on_customize_post_value_set_setting_id_event" , 10, 2);

To remove a hook callback, use the example below.

remove_action( "customize_post_value_set_setting_id", "execute_on_customize_post_value_set_setting_id_event", 10, 2 );

Please make sure provide the same callback function name, priority and number of arguments while removing the hook callback.

Flipper Code is a Premium WordPress Plugins development company and integrating new functionalites into WordPress sites in form of custom WordPress Plugins since 2012. If you’re having any trouble using this hook, please contact our WordPress Development Team and we’d be happy to assist you.

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