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I'd like to add content directly after the div#main (end of header.php) and before /div#main (beginning of footer.php).

I'm using an own child-template (of twentythirteen), that contains only style.css and functions.php at the moment.

I added the following content to my functions.php

function myAddedStuff() {
    echo "Stuff";
add_action( 'get_header', 'myAddedStuff' );
add_action( 'get_footer', 'myAddedStuff' );

For the footer it works well, since myAddedStuff() is executed, before get_footer. But for get_header I'd like to execute myAddedStuff() afterwards. How can I do that.

Should I use an alternative hook? How can I easily find hooks? Is the an easy way to add contents to certain HTML commands? (e.g. use div#main as a "hook").

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I don't see any hook available to do so. As you are using Child theming, it would be best for you to take a copy of the header.php in the child theme folder and edit it as per your need.

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I'd really like to avoid copy-paste of existing code. I could include it using PHP-functions, but I'm conviced that there is a provided way. I thaught there is a parameter "add_before" or "add_after" in add_action(), but I didn't find it. – Sven Nov 5 '13 at 8:00
Here are your Filters. And here are your Actions. – josh Nov 5 '13 at 8:13
@sven I am afraid, we don't have any hooks for this case. Still let me look more into this and I am sure if we have any hooks, guys here will bring that up. – Maruti Mohanty Nov 5 '13 at 8:22
I think the add_before and add_after are features of Genesis Framework so unless you're using a Studiopress Theme you won't have access to these, but if you do, the Genesis Simple Hooks plugin should do exactly what you want. – TomC Nov 5 '13 at 9:13
I also thought of using jQuery. The content I'd like to add requires JavaScript, anyway. I didn't manage to use jQuery within wordpress, although it seems to be included. I added for example <script> $( "h1" ).remove() </script> to my footer, but still all h1's are shown. I never worked with jQuery before, but this should work,... – Sven Nov 5 '13 at 11:25

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