[wp-hackers] new filter hook in get_option()

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Fri Oct 15 14:58:12 UTC 2010


On 15 Oct 2010, at 15:27, Leo germani wrote:

> Ive submited a patch to create a new filter hook in get_option() function.
> I think its very useful and completely harmless, so I would like to ask if
> you guys can have a look and share opinions here.
> the description:
> Current filter 'pre_option_$option' does not pass the option name as a
> parameter, so you need to have one specific function for each option you
> want to filter. This does not allow you to filter dynamically created
> options, nor lets you filter all options if you want to do so.
> My patch creates a new filter called 'get_option' which passes the
> parameters 'option_name' and the 'default_value', so you can have one filter
> to filter many options.

If you need context please use {{{current_filter()}}}.

Peter Westwood
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