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I want to write a plugin so I can hook up the wp_install_defaults function.

I actually need to do the following: when a new site is created, I want to import a default XML file with some categories and default posts. wp_install_defaults is the function that does that, but it doesn't seem to work.

Isn't wp_install_defaults hook-able?

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You can use wpmu_new_blog action hook which accepts 6 arguments:

  • $blog_id
  • $user_id
  • $domain
  • $path
  • $site_id
  • $meta
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