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I want to send my post to Telegram when it is created. I have read discussion here and inspected these code from n7studio, but my function send_posts_to_Telegram doesn't fire when I publish post. Isn't rest_after_insert_post fire when post are being published from REST API and Gutenberg?

add_action('rest_after_insert_post', 'send_posts_to_Telegram', 10, 3);

function send_posts_to_Telegram($post, $request, $creating = true){
//Send post to Telegram
}
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  • "my code doesn't work" - how does it not work? Your function isn't getting called? And are you referring to the default post post type? If not, then you should use rest_after_insert_<post type>.
    – Sally CJ
    Commented Mar 8, 2020 at 15:26
  • The function wasn't called, and yes I am referring to the default post type. Any idea why? Btw I will edit my question to make it more specific. Thanks!
    – Winston
    Commented Mar 8, 2020 at 16:55
  • Are you very sure the function isn't getting called? Have you tried something simple like function send_posts_to_Telegram() { error_log( 'send_posts_to_Telegram called' ); } and check the PHP's error_log/logs file? And where did you put your code? In the theme functions.php file? In a plugin? But your code seems fine and yes, WordPress fires the rest_after_insert_post hook when a post is edited/created via the block editor.
    – Sally CJ
    Commented Mar 9, 2020 at 18:36
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    So you are right! The problem was in my own function but not with the rest_after_insert_post. It did fire as it should. Didn't realize there is something call error_log() and now I see how useful it is. Thanks!
    – Winston
    Commented Mar 10, 2020 at 8:54

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