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

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How to restrict actions and filters “properly” by conditions

Which one is correct when adding actions/filters/etc.... Both methods work fine and I've seen people do things both ways, but I'm assuming one is correct. My gut tells me that wrapping the if ...
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Check if do_action('custom_action') is hooked into?

Is there a way to check if a custom hook gets called upon? I would like to display a placeholder if no output will be passed to it.
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Basic function call on init failing

I've been banging my head against this for a while. I have this very straight-forward code in my plugin: add_action('init', 'register_shortcodes'); $shortcodeRegistrationRan = False; function ...
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Is there a way to prevent a function/method from being called outside a specific hook?

I would like to make function only callable by a specific action, in this case the register_activation_hook() function. How can I do this?
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Which hook to add action on specific page?

I tried to remove action added by a plugin only for specific posts. But I can't find the hook to get the page ID currently edited (wp-admin/post.php?post=112) and add action conditionnally. Here's ...
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Add “add to cart” button in WooCommerce [closed]

I use the Mystile WooCommerce theme, where the "add to cart" buttons is removed by this code: remove_action( 'woocommerce_after_shop_loop_item', 'woocommerce_template_loop_add_to_cart', 10); That ...
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How to use add_action for multiple instances of the same class

I'm writing a plugin which defines a class that is meant to be called multiple times. The class uses add_action to register it's own methods as callbacks. class MyClass { __construct($foo) { ...
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Updating User Profile on Registration

I am having trouble getting WP to update a custom profile field when a user registers. Adding the fields works fine. Nothing is inserted into the depositAddress profile field when a user registers. //...
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Is this correct usage of filters in WordPress [closed]

I am building a plugin and I'm getting doubts whether the code I am using is the correct way of doing things with regards to WordPress hooks and filters. The scenario is that the code at a particular ...
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How would I remove an inline googleAPI font script in the the parent theme header.php?

Is there any way to remove the function call to the googlefontapi font in the parent header.php file besides copying the parent header.php file to the child theme and then overriding it and delete the ...
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How do I amend form data before it is saved for a custom post type

I have a custom post type for clinics which has 3 fields; a textarea for the address of a the clinic and two textboxes for latitude and longitude. I want the user to enter the address in the textarea ...
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Preventing frontpage to be deleted/moved to trash

I want to prevent my frontpage to be deleted/moved to trash using this: add_action( 'wp_trash_post', 'tcb_page_delete_check' ); add_action( 'before_delete_post', 'tcb_page_delete_check' ); ...
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OOP - add_action

I'm making a simple theme framework for personal use and I'm try to set up various options in a class. Basically, I want to use add_action within my class but the function doesn't seem to be firing (...
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Remove action plugin

i have installed the theme-my-login plugin and i want change the password_fields function: this is the code of custom-password.php of the plugin: /** * Loads the module * * @since 6.0 * @...
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How can I get some of a posts meta data whilst it is still inserting?

I'm trying to make a function where a child post of a certain post type inherits the same title and slug as its parent. I'm using WP Types to define my post types and their relationships. But I'm ...
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What is the action or filter for adding information under the Permalink in Edit Post/Page?

I would like to add some HTML under the "Permalink:" in the Edit Post/Page page. Under here: So what is the action or filter?
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add_action 'init' from inside a class for custom post types

I'm trying to create archive pages for my custom post type. I create custom post types from within custom classes: functions.php include_once(get_template_directory() . '/admin/admin_init.php'); ...
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Removing this filter added by a plugin

I found the action I'd like to remove in the plugin php file: add_action('init', array($user_hooks, "doAutoLogout")); yet, when I add this: remove_action('init', array($user_hooks, "doAutoLogout"))...
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What hook can I use to modify custom post data before it is displayed on the page?

I need to check if a certain value is true in the post_meta right after the wp fetches a custom post from database, If it's false I need to modify/add some data to the post and then display the ...
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Redirect logged in users if they are on a specific page

I'm trying to prevent a user access besides the admin to the registeration page and reset password page if they are already logged in. I have the following: function redirect_loggedin_users() { // ...
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Proper after_setup_theme and wp_head cleanup

Im trying to clean up code in my theme a little bit, remove some of the code that is not used and basically do things the right way, to decrease load time etc. Currently I have this code: add_action(...
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WooCommerce wp_insert_post action firing on every save

function initial_product_data ( $post_id ) { // lets get out of here if this is not a new product if ( 'product' != $_POST['post_type'] ) return; // make sure the post isn't automagically ...
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Which hook should I use for this scenario regarding the registration process and account/profile update?

I would like to run a PHP script "ONLY" when a user successfully fills out the WordPress Registration form and submits it as well as when a user updates their profile. Here's what I have so far, ...
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Content won't load when using action the_content

When I use add_action( 'the_content'... The content of the page just won't load. Also the content I am trying appears in all kinds of places in the page. Why? Is there a way to force it to only ...
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I have 2 plugins using the same wp_login action hook and one is not working

so this is after a few hours investigating, I have s2member plugin and a custom plugin what happens is they are both using wp_login hook in this manner, s2member: add_action("wp_login", "...
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add_action on inherit post status

I'm trying to use the add_action() hook to run a custom function, but am struggling with the post status. I originally tried using: add_action('pending_to_publish_portfolio', 'my_function'); (...
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Unsure how to add simple checkboxes that write to a small table to admin

I've been doing a lot of reading on the add_meta_boxes...but there's so much information that I'm confused about when to use them. I have a little plugin that writes out some checkboxes and then when ...
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Use latest jQuery in WordPress (admin interface)

I want to use the latest jQuery (and jQuery UI) versions on my admin interface (editing a specific post type that I created). I tried this: // jQuery 1.x wp_register_script('jquery1x', 'http://ajax....
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Plugin Scripts no loading on options page

I've got this in my main php file, but the scripts aren't loading function class_table_scripts() { wp_register_script( 'JavaScript1', plugins_url('js/wcs.js'), array() ); wp_register_script( '...
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what is the action hook code to supporting product category condition in single product page of woocommerce?

I want to display product attributes of 2 different product category with the help of conditional tags. But the condition was not working This is the condition that i given Height:get('height');...
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Dynamic wp_enqueue_scripts?

Is it possible to call wp_enqueue_scripts dynamically? For example, I want to use in function.php my own function addThemeJS( true, 'modernizr', THEME_JS_DIR . "/plugins/modernizr.custom.js", ...
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Display taxonomy with a maximum number of letters

I'm looking for a function which displays a post's taxonomy with a maximum number of letters. I've achieved with title (How to limit the max number of characteres in the title that are displayed), but ...
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do_action in header, add action later?

I want to include the facebook JSSDK only on pages where I want to use it. On the facebook dev site it sais that ideally its included right after the opening body tag, which sits in header.php My ...
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How can i do something after head like adding a hook for after head but before post

What i mean is i am trying to add breadcrumbs to my blog and i thought of adding it before content or after title but there's an issue with that - on archive pages or category pages the breadcrumbs ...
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Wordpress' work or execution flow manipulating $wpdb

I have read about overwriting global variable $wpdb and connecting to a second database this way ( Search another database with wp_query using new wpdb ) so one could e.g. use WP_Query on 2nd DB. ...
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How do I make a theme “plugin-ready”?

How do I revise a theme so that I can publish my event hooks and anyone can build a plugin to add new functionality easily to my theme?
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How To Make Sure That My Action Hook Executes Last

How can I make sure that my_function action hook on 'wp_head' is executing last? One hack, that I'm using, is to give 999999 (a big number) as the third argument. But maybe some other hook on 'wp_head'...
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update_post_meta() whenever custom post type is updated

I need the following functionality. Whenever my custom post type is updated or saved I need to overwrite certain custom post metas. I need to make sure this only affects posts of the post type '...
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Filter for modifying image on upload

So I'm working on building a new WordPress plugin for massive PNG compression, and I'm having a hard time finding the right filter to hook in to. I need to access the entire image so that I can open ...
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Difference Between Filter and Action Hooks?

I have been looking at the plugin API a bit more in depth recently and I was wondering what real differences there were between action and filter hooks. They both are events that receive data as a ...
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Suppress the_content filter in a nested loop

I have some layout changes that are being applied to the_content. I need to do one of two things, but neither is working as expected... either: Pass data to the filter so that it knows if it is a "...
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Hook to get image filename when it is uploaded

I want to get the full local filename of an uploaded image so that I can copy it to a new directory and process it with my own image processing scripts. Which hooks/actions should I look into to ...
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Making an add_filter() call from within an add_filter() call

I am creating a plugin where I am checking for parameters passed in the url for a page, then using the values of those parameters to change the Title, meta tags and make some other SEO changes. But I ...
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Ajax Request not coming back to class

I'm struggling with an ajax request. It's executed but not returning back to my class. My PHP: ... public function __construct() { add_action( 'admin_print_styles', ...
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add_action insert html

I know I am missing something simple. I am trying to use html to log to footer to learn wp. In theme functions.php: function myLog() { echo 'test'; } In theme footer within the .siteInfo ...
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Plugin default settings hook

I am writing a plugin where I want it's default settings to change in accordance to the theme that is selected. I have it working, but would rather provide an action hook for this instead of writing ...
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How to enable/disable a hook with theme options

I am trying to use this function to add maintenance mode feature by adding this in my theme's functions.php and I am trying to use my theme options to enable/disable it. I realized when i check/...
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Plugin custom Action Hook not working

I am trying to create one basic plugin where I want to create my own action hook. Here is the code for the same. <?php /* Plugin Name: Demo Plugin Version: 1.0 */ do_action('basic_action_demo'); ?...
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cant output grayscaled ive created using add_image_size

I am trying to create a gray scaled image of the image i upload. I have been able to upload the image and create the gray scaled version by using this code: add_action('after_setup_theme','...
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Is it possible to create an action hook using do_action() within add_action()?

Is it possible to create a new action hook like do_action('my-hook-name'); inside a call to add_action();? I'm aware this code doesn't work, but I was thinking something along the lines of... ...