function wp_transition_post_status($new_status, $old_status, $post) {}

Transition the post status of a post.
Calls hooks to transition post status.


  • string $new_status: Transition to this post status.
  • string $old_status: Previous post status.
  • object $post: Post data.

Defined actions

  • transition_post_status
    do_action('transition_post_status', $new_status, $old_status, $post);
  • {$old_status}_to_{$new_status}
    do_action("{$old_status}_to_{$new_status}", $post);

Source code

function wp_transition_post_status($new_status, $old_status, $post) {

	do_action('transition_post_status', $new_status, $old_status, $post);

	do_action("{$old_status}_to_{$new_status}", $post);



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