A name for an event that is executed at specific points throughout the WordPress core.

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Why is there both a save_post and wp_insert_post action?

I just realised that in wp-includes/post.php (source), at the end of wp_insert_post(), both the save_post and wp_insert_post actions are called one after the other, with the exact same parameters: ...
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Is there a global action for when a plugin is uninstalled?

I need to do something anytime any plugin is uninstalled. There's a hook for when MY plugin is uninstalled but I don't see an uninstall equivalent of deactivated_plugin. Does uninstalling a plugin ...
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Move jQuery on *top* of footer

I am using this code by Peter Wilson to move jQuery to footer: function pwcc_jquery_to_footer( &$wp_scripts ) { if ( is_admin() ) { return; } /* Move jQuery to the ...
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do_action and hook methods

I am trying to understand how hook methods work in WordPress. I understand that when do_action is called WP looks for all registered listeners and invokes them according to set priority. How does ...
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Add a filter to an action [closed]

I feel like this is a really simple question, but I can't seem to find anything. I want to add a filter to an action, so I can run preg_replace on it to add a class to a link. The action is: ...
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Init action and refresh page after form action

My problem is that I can't refresh the page after a form action into a loop. In my case I have a listing post page where I can delete, archive, deliver posts through a modal form, row by row. After ...
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Custom comment action

I have updated my Wordpress version from 4.3.1 to 4.5.2 and apparently it broke a custom function I've made in the past. What it does: Display a anchor below comments, next to Approve/Answer/Edit/...
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return values from hooks do_action and apply_filters, which is better

Myself wondering among the following methods which is better to update an option value where value to be updated is coming from an ajax callback. Since Wordpress Codex clearly says apply_filters is ...
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How to Modify all of an action outputs

There's a plugin in my site that allows to introduce extra information with the following action call: do_action( 'bp_before_member_header_meta' ); Another plugin adds some of it with add_action: ...
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Refresh page after form action

I've a listing post page where all posts are shown. On each post's row I can perform actions like delete, archive etc. So imagine that: I have an "archive" button; I push on it and I get a modal (...
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add_action customize_register not working

I've been working on this for a long time but can't get it fixed. I'm simply trying to get the function below to work but it's refusing to do that. I have put it in functions.php of my theme. ...
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Dump new user data into codeigniter user's table

Here is the flow: Add new user from WordPress dashboard. Grab the newly registered user's data. dump user's data into codeigniter app database What i have tried: using user_register action hook ...
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How to filter content for specific content variable

I created a plugin that adds content from another post, and places this content next to the original content. I can say, that this content should appear at the bottom of the original post content. I ...
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Pass arguments to function class with do_action()

I'm trying to develop a "simple" script where i can create a filename with a timestamp of the last edit. For this I'm trying to code a class – but I'm having problems to pass an argument to add_action....
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Understanding and using did_action() in a conditional statement

I'm working with Genesis Framework in a custom theme, but this is not a question "genesis-specific". I need to populate the sidebar of my pages (not posts) conditionally. The condition is to check ...
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Wordpress form. Variables to display on other page? [closed]

I'm using Ninja Forms, and I'm working on a form where when the users presses "ok" then the page is supposed to go to another page which shows specific information and links for that user. Right now ...
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Insert term when page is published - avoid duplicates after edits

So i want to dynamically add terms to a custom taxonomy named after new pages when these are published. Problem I have is that when you edit the page titles, another term will be added to the taxonomy....
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save_post not triggered when a post is updated

I'm encountering something weird. I made a function on functions.php that I want to trigger when a post is saved or updated. function gh_set_inner_project_order($post_id){ $parent_id = ...
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Remove action added through function

A theme I'm using modified a woocommerce that I'd like undo in my child theme. It's been added as shown: function theme_setup(){ remove_action( 'woocommerce_before_main_content', '...
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How to get a single hook from wp_head()?

I am working on a custom post type and I don't want it to get all the clutter from wp_head(). However, I do want to show a specific hook, for example the YoastSEO meta tags. How do I call a specific ...
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previous_post_link inside of a function?

I'm missing something on how to call previous_post_link() inside of a function. I also tried assigning the output to a string variable and using that. function prevnext( $content ) { $content .= '...
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Wait a result before enqueue

Supposing we have : class AwesomeClass{ private storedResult; private __construct(){ add_action( 'set_logged_in_cookie', array($this, 'a'),10,1); add_action('...
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How to pass parameters to admin_notices?

So there is the following case. I need to display a name inside of admin_notices. class MyPlugin_Admin { public static function render_admin_notice() { echo $name . ' has been upgraded.';...
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How to do_action and get a return value?

So there is the following scenario. I add an action to clean logs from the database: add_action( 'myplugin_clean_logs', array( 'MyPlugin_Logs', 'clean_logs' ) ); Now I want to run this action ...
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Run javascript code after “woocommerce_payment_complete” action hook

I am trying to fire custom javascript code after successful payment in woocommerce. Code that I use so far: add_action( 'woocommerce_payment_complete','mysite_woocommerce_payment_complete' ); ...
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Why doesn't a form need an 'action' with a plugin that uses the post data?

So I'm still rather new to WordPress plugins. And there's one thing that I'm not sure of. I'm building a front-end form that allows users to post posts. In this guide down below there's a plugin made ...
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I can't enqueue Suggest.js in frontend - not added

my suggest.js is not being added in front-end. All scripts are correctly loaded but this one. I want to load it only on frontpage so: add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts', 'homescripts'); function ...
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register_nav_menu & add_action & in AJAX callback

Is it possible to call add_action or register_nav_menu in AJAX callback? I.e. add_action('wp_ajax_some_ajax_action','ajax_callback'); function ajax_callback(){ register_nav_menu('some-location','...
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remove_action not working with procedural function

I have a purchased theme that procedurally loads an action like this: function func() { echo "head content"; } add_action( 'wp_head', 'func', 5 ); Following the remove action codex I tried the ...
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When should I call add_settings_section and add_settings_field?

All of the examples I've seen for add_settings_section & add_settings_field have them being called on the admin_init action. This means that they're being called when loading every single admin ...
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'Conflict' with action deleted_post and is_admin()

I created a delete button on frontend for blog posts and custom type posts and I would redirect to a specific page after deleting them, I looked around on google and I found all solutions like this: ...
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Use has_filter on comment_post

I hook to comment form (on comment_form_logged_in_after if user is logged in and comment_form_before_fields if not) to add 2 fields (rating and title). These fields can be mandatory or comment will ...
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WP Schedule Event - Every Day When First Visitor Comes

I have a daily wp schedule event. I know that it happens when a user visits the site and if a schedule time passes. If I started it on today 12 a.m. and if tomorrow first visitor comes tomorrow 1:...
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Dequeue, Unregister, Remove Action - Not Working on Plugin

Several years ago, not really having a handle on the best practice for running a MultiSite network, I often network activated plugins. Later I realized this was a mistake because not all the sites ...
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Remove Action from Plugin within extended class and no assigned variable

I have tried so many solutions for this but I can't figure it out. Here is a simplified version of the plugin code: class YITH_Vendors_Frontend_Premium extends YITH_Vendors_Frontend { public ...
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Why Should We Use wp_clear_scheduled_hook and What it Does?

I am new to cron job. After reading this article I was able to run a function every hour using wp_schedule_event. There is a quote on "Don't forget to clean the scheduler on deactivation" in that ...
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What is a good way to pass a variable from add_action to a Theme?

Inside functions.php: add_action('init','my_action'); function my_action() { if($dontknow) { $passme = "yes"; } else { $passme = "no"; } } Inside index.php of the ...
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How do I output the returned value of a function that uses an earlier hook?

If I define a function that retrieves a value within an action hook and returns it, what is the best way to call the function in a later hook? My general aim is to write reusable functions with ...
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Order categories input fields

I am using: add_action('category_add_form_fields', array ($this, 'add__form_fields'), 10, 2); To add an extra field in the categories form, it is possible to choose the position of this new field? ...
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WooCommerce add_action hook results in 500 error

I am trying to add a line of text on the checkout page of the store that will go immediately after shipping row. I added the following to my child theme functions.php file: add_action( '...
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How to prepend to the_title for admin-side plugin's use

When I do this: function append_album_review_to_title( $title ) { global $post; if ( get_post_type( $post->ID ) == 'album_review' && in_the_loop() ){ return 'Album Review: '...
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Apply the_title filter to post titles AND backend auto social-sharing plugin, but not nav menu

The Challenge I have been trying to write a filter that applies (prepends a string) to (a) post titles of a certain post type and (b) to that same post type WordPress admin backend for use by an auto ...
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How to cancel an action hooked to untrash_post? or any hook

I want to do the following in a plugin: - hook to untrash_postwith a custom function - do some checking inside custom function - cancel actual post restoring (untrashing) I've tried with ...
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Is it possible to completely replace a post with an action/filter?

Currently I am trying to replace the $post global with another dynamically loaded post in the wp action. However, while even in the templates the correct post data shows when outputting $post, the ...
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Custom Form Processing Issue

I have created a form on my wordpress site, a function to process the data located in functions.php, and an action php file. I have tested the processing function and know it works, but I'm having ...
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How to find the hook(s) that make site slow

I am working on a site and it is working fine except one thing that it is very slow. I tried to figure out that which plugin or theme is creating the problem and find out that woocommerce-subscription ...
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Modify custom field input data before creating a new post

I'm try to check input data before it is added to DB. For example: I have a custom post meta named book_isbn in post page. I want to make sure that this variable $_POST['book_isbn'] is valid before ...
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How to stop or remove an action being called inside a function of an extended class

The Problem I am trying to remove an JSON+LD block being added by a WordPress plugin called The Events Calendar. I believe it is being added by the function called: ...
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How to add custom post meta to default blog post?

I have a code which calculates estimated reading time of a blog post (feel free to use it as you wish): function estimated_reading_time( $post ) { $words = str_word_count( strip_tags( $post->...
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how to init wordpress env from within custom script

I know you can run a php script using the wp-cli command which will init the wp env for you as discussed here Initialize WordPress environment to use in command line script but what I want to do is ...