I have a function to run every time a post is published or updated in anyway. Right now I am doing

function myFunction(){
   //Do Something

Now, when I do this the function is getting called on when I publish a post or make any changes to the Status: Draft/Pending Review (as shown in the attached image), the function is not called. What function to hook to run my function on Status change?

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Got it to work. Answer below

  • This is a filter of data, it does not alter the data saved. Do you wish to alter the saved data of the post? – Nathan Powell May 28 '16 at 8:29
  • I got the solution, I wanted to run a function whenever post status changed. I will update the solution so that it can help others – PRYM May 28 '16 at 8:30
  • Awesome! I wanted to be sure that your wish was to filter data, rather than change it. – Nathan Powell May 28 '16 at 8:32

What I was looking for was transition_post_status. The documentation can be found here.

What I did was to add one more filter add_filter('transition_post_status','myFunction');

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