Wp_Helpers::is_draft_to_publish( $new_status,  $old_status,  $post )

Validate post status to see if its ‘Draft’ – ‘Publish’

Parameters Parameters


(Required) The id of the post.


(Required) The post object.


(Required) The status of the post. Revision and auto-draft is triggered so $update is always equals to yes.

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Return Return

(boolean) Returns true when post status is from 'Draft' to 'Publish', otherwise true.

Source Source

File: src/integrations/wp/helpers/wp-helpers.php

	public function is_draft_to_publish( $new_status, $old_status, $post ) {

		// Prevent from doing autosave.
		if ( defined( 'DOING_AUTOSAVE' ) && DOING_AUTOSAVE ) {
			return false;

		// Prevent auto draft, pending, revisions, and other post status.
		if ( 'publish' !== $post->post_status ) {
			return false;

		// Prevent existing posts to trigger from post update.
		if ( 'publish' === $old_status && 'publish' === $new_status ) {
			return false;

		// Create a hook once the validation have passed.
		do_action( 'uo_automator_post_draft_to_publish', $new_status, $old_status, $post );

		return true;