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I want add update services when I activate my theme, how to do this ? with an hook like enable_update_services_configuration ?

Thanks in advance

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Why on earth would you want to spam update services about activating a Theme? – Chip Bennett Mar 16 '12 at 16:40
Just need to automatically add some update services in addition to the basic ones on theme activation – zagriyen Mar 17 '12 at 14:19
If this is a publicly distributed Theme, I would strongly recommend against putting this sort of thing in the Theme. Defining update services to be pinged is the sort of functionality that should be left to Plugins. – Chip Bennett Mar 17 '12 at 20:31
Don't worry this is for personal use only. But thanks that's sounds like a great idea, i'll try doing it through the plugins rather than the theme. – zagriyen Mar 18 '12 at 9:13

Themes don't currently have activation/deactivation/installation/uninstallation hooks.

Your best bet is to "fake" it somehow, perhaps with a function that only executes one time, based on a switch that gets toggled when the function executes. e.g.:

function wpse45817_theme_activation() {
    // globalize our switch
    global $wpse45817_theme_activation_switch;
    // Check to see if the switch is set
    if ( isset( $wpse45817_theme_activation_switch ) ) {
    } else {
        // Toggle Theme activation switch
        $wpse45817_theme_activation_switch = true;
add_action( 'after_setup_theme', 'wpse45817_theme_activation' );
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Cool chip. thanks... – Sagive SEO Mar 16 '12 at 20:18
Thanks @ChipBennet – zagriyen Mar 17 '12 at 14:17

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