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How wordpress plugin hooks works? [duplicate]

I am new to wordpress development. I am familiar with joomla's ins-and-out working mechanish, now i want to contribute or say learn wordpress. I found that every thing in wordpress is done through ...
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add_action and do_action

I am trying to hook a function to wp_head that adds some meta tags, but I does not work correctly. Here is my code: add_action( 'wp_head', 'add_meta_tags' , 2, 1 ); ...
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How can I hook into creating a new post and execute wp_die(), before the post is inserted into the database?

Info about wp_die from codex: Kill WordPress execution and display HTML message with error message. A call to this function complements the die() PHP function. The difference is that HTML will be ...
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Restrict post edit/delete based on user ID and custom field

I've been able to prevent deletion and editing of posts based on user ID and page ID however, I need to restrict access to editing and deleting based on a custom field. Not sure how to go about doing ...
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Other than save_post any other actions on add / edit post screen?

When the add post or edit post screens load, is there an action other than save_post which I can hook on to? I need to make an API request before a user starts adding / editing posts. Basically when ...
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Action hook “wp_insert_post” works but not for last imported post

I want to run a custom function whenever posts are imported to my custom post type. I am currently running this code - function on_post_import($post){ global $wpdb; $results = ...
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Deregister scripts on unnecessary pages using remove_action

To all would-be close-voters: This question is not a duplicate, because I need to remove all scripts added by plugin using remove_action. In Very stubborn wp_register_script / add_action vs ...
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Implement Hooks Using Array

I'm trying to implement some hooks into a theme, but rather than write out every hook with repetitive code I was wondering if I could use and array to declare the hooks instead. E.g. ordinarily i'd ...
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Theme elements not translating

Ive got a theme that is set-up for translating but didn't come with any translations. I used poedit to automatically detect the strings, and subsequently translated it in full. However certain ...
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WooCommerce 'activated_subscription' Fires with Empty $subscription_key [on hold]

I am implementing the WooCommerce activated_subscription hook and the $subscription_key parameter is always empty when I attempt to debug with xdebug and inspect the variable. Any clues why the value ...
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How to modify wp_ajax function?

I want to modify wp_ajax_find_posts function. It receives search string from find-posts form and delivers search results by ajax. Part of the function looks like this: function wp_ajax_find_posts() { ...
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Using add_filter() in Widgets

Just have a query reference the add_filter() function. Can you use this function inside a WordPress widget class. Example I have a widget with dynamic created code that I want to pass to another ...
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action future_post returns wrong date

Hi I am using a future_post hook to capture when a scheduled post is updated like so : add_action('future_post', 'on_post_scheduled'); Then I want to send the new post date to a database, however ...
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Having an add_action( 'user_new_form',)

I am using the following action; add_action( 'user_new_form', 'epx_add_user_form_to_admin_area',489); function epx_add_user_form_to_admin_area($current){ $current .= 'this is a test'; echo ...
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WP Login forms action URLs displayed as pretty URLs in browser (ex with Restore Password)

I would like to use the WP native login/register/restore password/.. functionality, but display pretty URLs instead of wp-login.php I've been looking at the core code and noticed that most login ...
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Trigger needed when meta data is updated

I need to update a MySQL table (not any of the WP/Woo tables) when a products meta_key "_stock" is modified. The trigger needs to fire on all updates: shop sales, a CSV merge or edits by admin in the ...
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add_action reference a class

Is it possible to reference a class instead of a function in 'add_action'? Can't seem to figure it out. Here is just a basic example of the function in question. add_action( 'admin_init', 'MyClass' ...
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Trying to write a function in an external php file to manage admin menu visibility

I am loading my php file by putting this into my theme's functions.php: require get_stylesheet_directory() . '/inc/manage-menus.php'; alter_menu('my-user', 'plugins.php', false); The code in ...
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How To Get User Data in Callback Function for pre_user_nicename?

Whenever I update a user profile in the dashboard, the user nice-name gets changed in the database: Every time, a "-2" is added. I tried to reset the nicename (based loosely on this thread) by ...
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Trying to use add_action and do_action with parameters

In my themes functions.php I trying to add a function with parameters (as a test if this works, not for the functionality) and it simply doesn't work. The parameters always arrive empty even if I ...
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How to use return in my custom function instead of echo

I'm creating a function in functions.php with a custom hook, and from what I've read somewhere, it's good practice to return instead of use echo in a WordPress function? Correct me if I'm wrong. ...
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How to append new form elements in “Add New” form of Users in Wordpress admin panel?

I'm developing a WordPress plugin and I want to append some extra form fields in add new form of Users section inside admin panel without editing core files. Can somebody help me in achieving this.
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get_term and get_term_by returning null or false eventhough the term exists

I am trying to use the action hook delete_term, delete_$taxonomy, among other hooks that delete a term but they are presenting the same issue. For example: 1234 is an existing term in the favorite ...
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Insert new user with form submit 'init' hook

I'm posting a form to insert a new user and hooking my function to 'init'. This code is in my mu-plugins folder. The user gets inserted fine, but the page is not loaded after wards. My form action ...
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How do I add some javascript validation to the admin interface form's onsubmit?

I have a plugin that adds meta boxes to the admin interface and I need to do some validation when the user presses the "update" button before the form is submitted. Is there a WordPress action or ...
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Never actually adding the action? Or do I have to call the action?

I have the following class that is instantiated in the function.php file. In the constructor I am setting up a activation and a deactivation hook for the theme. How ever neither seem to be called when ...
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Add action to fire when a published post is updated

I have a couple of actions setup: add_action('publish_post', array($this, 'newPost'), 10, 2); add_action('post_updated', array($this, 'updatePost'), 10, 3); When I update an already published post ...
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Setup lazyload on post images using get_image_tag

According to jQuery.lazyload any images I'd like to "lazyload" need to have the src attribute replaced with data-original. I'm assuming I can do this using WP's get_image_tag filter, but I'm stuck on ...
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Can a plugin add to header/footer/body content?

I am just wrapping up my first WordPress plugin and the last thing I would like to do is take a piece of data that the plugin knows about (from wp_options table) and display it in either the header or ...
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wp_trash_post action hook with custom post type

When a 'contact' cpt post is trashed, i need a metakey from another cpt 'act' to be deleted, i have been searching all over which hook i should use but unfortunatly the codex action reference page is ...
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Redirect back to origin page after using get_delete_post_link()

I need to implement frontend and backend redirection after delete specific post using get_delete_post_link(). Which hook i can use? Any advice would be appreciated. Something similar to : <?php ...
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Create action running on trashed_post hook to modify post_meta value

I have a custom post type that always do math operation to its post_meta and other custom post type post_meta. For example: post-type 1 = cpt_product_order post-type 1 post_meta = ...
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Implementing advanced add_* function wrappers

add_action() and add_filter() are major functions. However in some scenarios add one more function and hook it somewhere approach gets bulky and inconvenient. I had determined for myself several use ...
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do_action filter function from add_action array

I am looking at the following setup: -- Combing multiple functions into single action -- add_action( 'single_post_meta_start', array( $this, 'the_title' ), 10 ); add_action( ...
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add action for displaying posts using a shortcode

I'm developing a simple plugin for letting a user insert a post from the frontend. I have a shortcode [add-post] which a user can put on any page, say, for eg. My Wall Page Now on My Wall Page a ...
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Getting error while trying to use custom comment function

I'm trying to write a function that will allow me more control over the display of comments on a post page. However I'm confused about how to set it up so WordPress can use it. right now I get the ...
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Use external link in the add sub menu

I want to show the data in the external plugins.php file. the below url path is correct but its not showing the file data. Whats the problem? add_submenu_page( 'antify', 'Plugins', 'Plugins', ...
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What is the action hook that deletes a taxonomy term from the backend? And how to retireve the term id before deleting it?

I need to delete some postmeta when deleting taxonomy terms from the backend. Before deleting the term, I need to retrieve the postmeta's meka_key and the term id that is going to be deleted. Use the ...
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Plugin Development - Functions or Hooks?

I am brand new to WordPress plugin development and have a few questions, mostly about best practices but also some specifics. Essentially I just want to trigger an action (invoking a PHP class and ...
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Problem in using Customizer

Looking for some help with a customizer problem. I am using following codes to create a customizer which will allow me to upload an image for topic of the week section. owever, the following codes ...
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add_action and remove_action if custom field exists

I know this may be off-topic as it has to do with Genesis (a premium framework), but with general WordPress, this has to do with running a remove_action and an add_action depending on if a custom ...
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How can I edit post data before it is saved?

I have a plugin and I would like to be able to run the post content through some filters before it is saved to the database. From looking at the plugin api, I see that two hooks that look like they ...
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Add custom buttons with custom actions in Edit Post screen in WordPress?

I am creating something for a client and I have a Class that I created with a Custom Post Type called 'PuSH Feeds' and when the user adds a new post and publishes it they can then click on one of two ...
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Which action/filter can i use for a Member Plugin [closed]

I'm a beginner in Wordpress Plugin development. I want to write a Plugin for a Member Part on my Page. I know, that Plugins for this Problem available, but i want to create an own Plugin ;) I want to ...
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Write Custom Access Control Code For WordPress Download Manager

The WordPress Download Manager plugin by default allow us to select which rule can access the file. But I have a special case, I want if the user have a meta date equal to specific value then the ...
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Problem with custom function when I go back with the browser

I have a custom function inside functions.php to show the typical social media buttons for each post listed (last entries, categories and tags pages): //Social Media function showSocialButtons() { ...
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remove_action on after_setup_theme not working from child theme

I am trying to remove a theme action for an elegant-themes theme using a child theme.. This works when I remove action after add_action code anywhere in the parent theme functions.php. However, it ...
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Any hook for pre-plugin-update -either bulk or single plugin update

Any hook is available on before the plugin update action ? i searched in hooks library . What is the exact hook? . Doing some stuff before updating plugin/theme .
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Namespaced action and filter tags

I'm upgrading several of my plugins to use PHP namespaces, so that functions, classes, constants etc are all namespaced correctly. <?php namespace my\plugin; function init() { ... } // ...
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Adding custom Bulk Actions

I have been looking around for ways to add custom Bulk Actions to the categories page. Most of them say that it is impossible to do it in a clean way, because of the lack of a hook for this. Most of ...