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Is there a hook for user activation (after they click the email confirm)? I am creating a plugin to automatically add them to my email software, but I want them to have to confirm their email first.

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Have you searched here before asking? –  Raphael Jan 19 '12 at 11:32

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wpmu_welcome_user_notification is a filter, but you can execute your action there, too.

Take care not to turn off notification mails accidentally; see the source.

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Will this wpmu_ filter work on a regular site or is it just for multisites? –  Jay West Jan 19 '12 at 23:05
Codex doesn't say explicitly. I think I read somewhere that the multisite business has been merged into the standard version, so just have a try. Note, though, that wpmu probably stands for "Wordpress Multi User", not multi site. –  Raphael Jan 20 '12 at 7:18

You want wpmu_activate_user, at least if you're on multi-site.

my_function($user_id, $password, $meta)   {
    // do stuff
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try this one http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/register_activation_hook

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register_activation_hook() refers to plugin activation, not user activation. –  scribu Jan 19 '12 at 11:26
"The register_activation_hook function registers a plugin function to be run when the plugin is activated." –  Raphael Jan 19 '12 at 11:34

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