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

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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 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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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?

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 ...
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Getting instance variable in scope of 'wp_enqueue_scripts'

I need a little help getting my head around passing instance variable to a hook. I am reading the CSS files I need in my template dynamically and storing them in a $settings object that I am keeping ...
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add_action to stop processing further on error notice

I am trying to stop a woocommerce do_action( 'lostpassword_post' ). On another function I am adding the above action and checking on default values it should not send email and infact want the ...
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call_user_func_array error only when another plugin is active

So I wrote a plugin that uses the following function to make the backend: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'create_backend_menu' ); if(!function_exists("create_backend_menu")) { function ...
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How to get all the predefined do_action() calls from an active theme

To hook my plugin content into anywhere, suppose I offered the theme developers to create their own hooks with a prefix (pre_) anywhere in their theme - the rest of the hook is unknown to me. So what ...
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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 the 'draft_to_publish' hook (post status transition)

I am trying to use the draft_to_publish hook (http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Status_Transitions) to run a function when a post that is a draft becomes published. This hook does not appear to be ...
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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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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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Action on WordPress Install

I am trying to use this https://gist.github.com/davejamesmiller/1966425 to fire when I first create WordPress site / "install WordPress" (i.e complete the "5 minute setup") but the wpmu_new_blog ...
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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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Running wp_schedule_single_event on Post Import

I'm trying to have a category deleted after a certain length of time once a post has been published. I was successful in doing this when a post is manually created, but I cannot for the life of me ...
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How do I override the user's input when updating a custom post type's permalink?

When publishing a custom post type, I'm trying to override the custom permalink based on code rather than what the user types into the input box. I can confirm my action is firing correctly, but I'm ...
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AJAX login without a plugin does not work. when add a action to function.php

I am using wordpress ajax login without a plugin. I want to not be allowed users access to the WordPress profile after login, Because i have designed a specific profile in the link: ...
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admin_post hook error message passing

I've mocked up a quick skeleton plugin, I'm trying to catch the $_POST data from the form template. The best route that I've found is using the hook admin_post, unless there is a better alternative? ...
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do_action inside of onclick

I'm brand new with making plugins/widgets, and am probably pretty limited to basic in knowledge with php as well. I want to be able to register a function that runs when a button is clicked. The ...
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Getting current user option within a function

I have created a new true/false field for specific user role "Member" to receive email notifications if a new post is published. For reference I'm using advanced custom fields to create a true/false ...
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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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remove_action not removing add_action from constructor

I am trying to replace a message from a function that got hooked in a constructor from a class from woocommerce. This is what I tried to remove the message: What I tried. function remove_actions() ...
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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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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_action from plugin with a Class

I've searched around but haven't been able to find a solution to this. I'm trying to hook in and remove an action that was initiated by a plugin (specifically the Groups plugin). The function itself ...
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Using init hook for register_taxonomy is causing invalid_taxonomy in wp_insert_term()

I'm developing a plugin and I've problem with inserting new term to my custom taxonomy. <?php add_action('init', 'create_tax', 0); function create_tax() { $args = array(...); ...
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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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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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Add_action does not work

I am trying to make a coming soon page with a small form for subscribers who want to be informed about future developments. Therefore, I want to make a subscribe.php file, located in the root ...
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Admin: global $post empty

I tried to get $post var outside function php in wordpress admin panel. The only way that I find to access to $post is to add_action. However I want to get this var outside the add_action and global ...
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WordPress Plugin Boilerplate - add_action hook in static “activate” function

I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction here. I'm using the Wordpress Plugin Boilerplate to develop a custom plugin. On install, the plugin will register a new post type (course), a ...
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Set default Custom Post Meta Value

I've tried almost anything and just can't get this to work. I have a custom post type with a custom meta field and I want a default value to be added on when the Publish/Update/Save button is ...
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Wordpress action form url doesn't work

I have a page-contact.php (i have my custom form) <form id="contact-form" name="contact-form" method="post" action=""> <input type="text" name="name" ...
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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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action hooks returning old category instead of new category

With some help I created a WP Action to send an email to the author of a post (custom post type) when the category has been changed. This works ok, except that the function is returning the previous ...
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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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What is the very earliest action hook you can call?

After the solution to this question was to get a function to launch BEFORE the init action is fired by taking the sequence out of its function, it got me thinking, is there any earlier in the WP load ...
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how to change appearence of the content of default post list columns?

Speaking about backoffice here. I usually add columns and filters to the backoffice for certain custom post types. No problem here. BUt what if I would simply like to change something on the content ...
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An echo line in a transition_post_status action leads to “cannot modify header information - headers already sent by”

I tried to set up an action hook with transition_post_status. Inside I wanted to set up a few conditional statements. To see if everything works I wanted to place a debug statement. Problem is as soon ...
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Send an email when custom post type category is changed

This is the first time I've attempted to write an action hook. My CPT has 4 categories. I'm trying to make WP automatically sends an email notification when the category is changed. By change I ...
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Using category slug in add_rewrite rule

I'm using this function ro rewrite URLs: function archive_rewrite_rules(){ add_rewrite_rule( 'inspiracao/([^/]*)/([0-9]{4})/?$', ...
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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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Action wp_footer with priority 1 is after wp_print_footer_scripts

In my Wordpress 4.1 instance I found a strange thing. The wp_footer action print_script with priority 1 is executed after wp_print_footer_scripts which has priority 20. add_action( 'wp_footer', ...
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Object oriented programming, add_action in constructor not firing

I am trying to write a class that adds an action to the save_post hook, but the post_updated function never gets called. I tried some variations, but it never gets called. Am I doing something wrong? ...
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How to use filter hook 'post_updated_messages' in coherence with action hook 'save_post'

I am trying to send out e-mail, SMS and IM notifications to group members of this WordPress website, whenever a WordPress page in their user group has been published/updated. I figured using the ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function add_action() - an untouched problem

The question was asked many times in many ways, but unfortunately is not covered well in most of the answers. I'm having the same issue doing things using include-files. In my TwentyFourteen child ...