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

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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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How passing values ​​to construct function with Actions?

Must use a do_action (); to pass values ​​to my class. How do I do that?? add_action( 'plugins_loaded', array( 'someClassy', 'init' )); class someClassy { public static function init() { ...
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How can I set a dynamic value for post_updated_messages based on return value of post_updated?

I'm familiar with how to set custom messages for post updates using the post_updated_messages action hook. This question is slightly different. I have a function/action hook on post_updated: ...
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Content hooks vs User hooks

This is more of a theory question than a question with a direct answer. I've been working with different actions for firing functions when a post is updated or deleted and when users are updated or ...
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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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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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remove parrent theme action in child

I'm create Child theme from Storefront now i want to remove these action in child theme add_action( 'woocommerce_before_shop_loop','storefront_sorting_wrapper',9 ); by this function: add_action( ...
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Geting only alert Output from JS file but not run functionality with avilable hook wp_footer and any other

Working Code Status: I was testing my js files, what these files were adding and running correctly or not. So I write a alert code in my-custom.js with my theme functionality, and now I hook my ...
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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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Bulk action on custom post with wp list table

I'm a bit confused and I'm hoping somebody can help me. I am trying to do a bulk action for deleting the items in a custom post type which are shown via extended wp-list_table class. I found some ...
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Adding Banner below nav

I'm using GeneratePress and want to add a banner image below .main-navigation what action/hook do i have to use to do this? I've tried looking in functions but i cant see anything for the top and ...
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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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Is there a action hook for the “Empty Trash” button?

I would like to run a function when the user clicks the "Empty Trash" button for posts. Something like: add_action('empty_trash','myFunction'); function myFunction(){ // My code }
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How to get WordPress' hooks run sequence?

What is WordPress' hooks execution sequence? I mean, I want to know the order, how add_action hooks are executed, i.e. init after_theme_setup wp_header and etc.. I want to know the correct ...
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Passing a parameter to filter and action functions

Is a way to pass my own parameters to the function in add_filter or add_action. For example take a look in the following code: function my_content($content, $my_param) { do something... using ...
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Wordpress wp_loaded action hook

I am using Shortcode exec php plugin and putting PHP code in a post via Wordpress Posts panel. add_action( 'wp_loaded', 'echoFunction'); function echoFunction(){ echo "someText"; } Why doesn't ...
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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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Add content after get_header

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 ...
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Return a custom value in a function added to an action hook

I looked into the difference between action and filter hooks, and as far as I understand, it is not possible to have a function, which is added to an action hook, return a (custom) value. My ...
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Errors by hook action user_profile_update_errors

add_action( 'user_profile_update_errors', 'validate_update_user' ); user_profile_update_errors does work when I edited user? mayby work only I update my profile?
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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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Gravityform + Custom Post Types Action Hooks?

I'm using gravity forms as well as the gravity forms + custom post types plugin for a job board. Job are added through the gravity form, then the plugin converts them to a custom post type. Jobs are ...
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Make the 'all' filter default instead of 'mine' in a custom post type

I reckon this one is quick and easy... I think I'm just missing something very obvious. My inquiry is nearly identical to this stackoverflow post. For non-admin users, the default filter for posts ...
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Types plugin custom post add_action hooks

I'm using the wp-types plugin to create a custom post type. I'm developing my own plugin which I need to fire whenever a post of my custom post type is updated. Right now add_action( 'save_post', ...
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load_plugin_textdomain doestn't work with add_action plugins_loaded

I am trying to load localization for my plugin. There is directory called languages in my plugin folder with .po and .mo files inside of it. I have the following code in the plugin main file: ...
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Wordpress custom post action hook

I'm working on a plugin for wordpress that I would like to fire every time a custom post of the type 'job' is posted, published, edited, trashed, untrashed, etc. (basically whenever there is an update ...
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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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Placement of add_action() for ajax callback?

This is probably a palm slap question, but I'm confused. I created what I thought was a simple WP template page. A form to update a form to a db via ajax callback. At the bottom I placed the ...
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Adding add_action function

How does this hook work? I need to insert an action into a page specified within the wp_head() or wp_footer() function. But when you add the action in wp_head (add_action ( 'wp_head', ...
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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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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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add_action(), add_filter() before or after function

When looking through WordPress snippets/tutorials/plugins I often see add_action() and add_filter() being placed before the function is declared: add_action( 'publish_post', 'email_friends' ); ...
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get a list of all registered actions

I'm trying to debug a plugin which I didn't develop and I want to list all the registered actions. I've read this SO thread: WordPress: How do I get all the registered functions for 'the_content' ...
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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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Create a post builder skin in a plugin

Currently I'm working on a plugin that will display a grid based on post type with many settings to customize it. One of the settings will be to choose between different skins available to display ...
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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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With what hook can I address all posts from all custom post types when they are published?

I want that when every Custom Post Type is published, a hook is called (where I send an email notification to the administrator). I know I can use: add_action('publish_{custom_post_type_name}', ...
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is it possible to get the hook name in add_action?

given this: <?php add_action( $hook, $function_to_add, $priority, $accepted_args ); ?> Is there a way to get $hook value inside the function $function_to_add?
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Add something to beginning of the content

I'm using add_action('the_content', 'myFunction', 10) to append data to the end of the content. How can I place content at the beginning of the content?
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What add_action reference should I be using or should I use do_action?

I am working on some automated emails. I am fairly new to add_action and do_action. I am having a tough time understanding it. The site in question has number goals set up that people reach over ...
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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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When to hook into edit profile action?

I have the following function which combines the values of a few user profile fields and saves them as a new user_meta called COMBINED_WORKSHOPS. The function works, but I don't know when/where to ...
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Is it possible to use login_enqueue_scripts to add the stylesheet to head section? [duplicate]

here where I'm having trouble: I need to add my styleshhet to the WordPress login page among the tags <head></head> but my code doesn't work, it always enqueue the stylesheet before ...
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Change meta tags programatically

Is there a way to change the meta tags not in the head but in a template file through code? I would like to change the meta tags <meta property="og:title" content="title" /> <meta ...
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Where to place add_action when enqueueing?

Do I place add_action before or after function myTheme_script {enqueue functions here} when enqueueing a script or stylesheet into functions.php, or does it matter? I'm seeing both from moderators on ...
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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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WP cron doesn't pass through my arguments

I've been trying to import some posts trough a cron action. The problem is my last step. Everything is going well, except for the execution of the cron. It is only passing trough the first argument. ...
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after_switch_theme not working in a class? [duplicate]

Here is my class (by way of example) after_switch_theme is being stupid and refuses to fire. class myPlugin(){ __construct(){ add_action('after_switch_theme', array($this, 'rewrite')); ...
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Remove meta robots tag from wp_head

I am in need to remove just this line <meta name=robots content="noindex,follow"/> from wp_head but can't find the right hook to use it with remove_action(). <meta name=robots ...
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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 ...