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Call a function with href

Is there any way to call a function inside plugin with <a href='plugin-function'> tag? I need this to show user details which will not be bound to any action hook.
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Correct method of redirecting user login

The popular membership plugin 's2Member' uses the wp_login action hook to wp_redirect a logged in user to where s2 deems appropriate. This causes a conflict with other plugins, in that other plugins ...
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How To Add My Domain before the external image link

I want to add my domain link before the link image. For example, I'd like <img src="http://picasa.com/example.jpg /> to be : <img src="http://mydomain.com/http://picasa.com/example.jpg /> ...
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Why do filters/actions require an argument count?

I was just looking at plugin.php trying to answer the above question and I couldn't work it out. The actual code that calls filters is this: do { foreach( (array) current($wp_filter[$tag]) as ...
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What is the purpose of $merged_filters?

Savvy WordPress user here, or at least trying to be. I have the hang of hooks and filters with the code in WP's plugin.php The only thing I cannot seem to understand is the $merged_filters global. ...
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Which action for triggering cron “wp”or “init”?

Which one do you recommend using within a plugin and why? add_action( 'wp', 'trigger_me' ); function trigger_me() { if ( !wp_next_scheduled( 'my_plugin_cron' ) ) { ...
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Dynamically Create Terms in Taxonomy when Custom Post Type is Published. Almost There!

I'm trying to automatically create terms in a certain taxonomy when a certain custom post type is published. The newly created term must be the name of the post that was published. Example: I have a ...
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Sending form data via PHPMailer - How to action PHP script from a form

Some easy points on offer... I wish to action a PHP script from a WordPress page but where is the best place to store the script? The script works perfectly fine using a non-WordPress environment in ...
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How to access function from outside of a class within this class in WP plugin?

I am developing a WP plugin called e.g. DD_Awesome_Plugin and this is my code so far (simplified version without additional code logic within class functions): class DD_Awesome_PLugin { public ...
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Wordpress Theme Update Action?

I've done quite a bit of searching. I'm looking for hook/action called after a theme update. I know the initialization one - but a basic update? Cannot seem to find. If one does not exist, how can ...
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Front end form submission/processing, without using a template file

I'm writing a plugin which has a front end form that is generated by a shortcode. I'm struggling with processing the form submission in any way. Many tutorials describe placing form processing code at ...
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Why can't I hook into save_posts after admin_init?

I'm trying to hook into the "save_post" action from an AJAX callback in my plugin, but it doesn't seem to work. In fact, hooking into "save_posts" only seems to work from a few key action execution ...
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Empty Super Cache programmatically (with ACF action) [closed]

I regularly use Advanced Custom Fields to create awesome backend interfaces for my clients (as I'm sure a lot of us do…). ACF includes an Options add-on that creates one or multiple global options ...
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How to add a “publish” link to the quick actions

I'm trying to add a "Publish" link by the quick actions: but I'm not exactly sure of how implement it. Here's what I've got so far: add_filter('post_row_actions', function ( $actions ) { ...
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Update User Meta after Registration [closed]

After a user registers, I am creating two pages of two different custom post types, and then need to store a custom meta value in their user data to assist with redirects later. I've found that if I ...
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How to do a task only once for logged in users

I want to do a task only once after an user has visited my site. I am currently doing like this: function my_task(){ //do my tasks } add_action('init', 'my_task'); I am doing this from a ...
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Removing an action, or dequeueing style - Both not working

What I am wanting to achieve is to remove an action called inside of another action. The action is calling a style, and although I have tried to deregister, and dequeue the style, it is still ...
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Replace a word with a word in the URL string

I'm trying to replace a word on every page for example "Denver" with a word from a URL string, so I'll have like ?city=Atlanta in the URL. So I was thinking of using PHP's GET to just get the city ...
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Hooks are not executing

Based on my understanding of hooks, you create a hook, by doing do_action('hook_name'); then add something to said hook and call the method where you want it to do the hook, so: public function ...
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Trouble understanding apply_filters()

In apply_filters() apply_filters( $tag, $value, $var ... ); I'm having trouble wrapping my head around the $value and $var. I read the codex and it sounds like the $value can be modified, $var not, ...
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Is there an action for when permalinks are rebuilt?

In my plugin, I have a list of titles and permalinks in the options table. It's updated every time my custom post type is saved. Since I'm saving permalinks the option data can become bad if the ...
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Using jQuery to delete data stored in wp_options

I wonder if anyone could advise me further on my problem. Part of my plugin stores log files for debugging purposes. I have successfully displayed them in a (div#log) in my admin page using jquery ...
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Removing an action from an external plugin class

I am using a plugin that has this line of code to add an action from the Eazyest_Frontend class: add_action( 'eazyest_gallery_thumbnails', 'ezg_thumbnails',5); I want to remove that and do ...
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How to show a users bio on a page

I'm fairly new to Wordpress. I have users that create profiles on my site and one of the sections is their bio. How can I take this information and display it on lets say a "users profile page". ...
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Custom post type save_post action not firing

Sorry if this is already answered on here. I looked around and couldn't see any answers to my question so I thought I'd post my own. I'm building a plugin for a client that gathers customer feedback ...
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How to load script-related styles automatically?

Scenario: It is common that a JS dependency is bundled with a style file to work properly (just think about your favorite slideshow jQuery plugin). AFAIK, in this situation, the script and style have ...
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Using several add_action with parameters inside a class

I'm creating a theme framework and using a class to initiate all basic function of the theme (adding theme support, menus, etc). I've got stuck when I tried to enqueue the scripts and styles though: ...
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Hook before inserting user into database

I'm working on airsoft website using woocommerce. One of my client's needs is to prevent a user to register if his name or mail is in a blacklist (I don't know yet if I'll use a csv file, a json or a ...
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Alternative to the filter comment_reply_link

I'm making a plugin and need to add a link to every comment on the front-end. I've used the filter comment_reply_link but that filter doesn't work when we're on the lowest level of threaded comments ...
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Problem with executing a function on saving a post

Here is my basic plugin code. I am just starting from scratch. I will explain the functionality. It is simple, While my plugin is active it will add a new meta box in add new post page just below the ...
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What do the numbers mean at the end of add_action('save_post')…?

I've seen on a few tutorials that there are numbers at the end of the call to save Custom Fields/Meta Boxes on the save_post hook. For example, in the WordPress Codex it gives the following example: ...
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How to enqueue scripts on custom post add/edit pages?

I'm trying to enqueue a JS script only when someone is adding or editing a custom post type I created called "recipes". Currently the script works ok when I do this: if (is_admin()){ ...
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Custom post_type search's $wp_query->query_vars do not correspond

I have been having this issue, with integrating events manager among my other post types, where the other custom post types show up in the $wp_query->query_vars array, except for the event manager ...
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template_redirect action only firing if logged in

add_action('template_redirect', 'add_header_redirect', 0, 0); function add_header_redirect(){ if( is_page(array(8, 'testimonials', 'Testimonials')) ){ $default_testimonial = get_permalink( ...
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Is there an action for save_menu and/or update_menu?

I want to "save" my menus into transients. I want to update those when there's been any changes to the menus via the admin custom menus. I've looked for an action but can't see to find anything. ...
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Dynamically change post_parent in every page load?

What's the correct Wordpress action where I can hook to dynamically change the post_parent of a post? I understand that a post can't have multiple parents so that's the only way I can think of to ...
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add_action on a specific page

I found this script Wordpress Media Manager 3.5 - default link to and it works fine for me. But my problem is, that I have a custom wp_editor on the front end where I want it to work, but I can't ...
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Hooks are not being removed in child theme

I have a hook file: function load_admin_package(){ do_action('load_admin_package'); } /* * ----------------------------------- * Define hooks bellow * ----------------------------------- */ ...
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Issue plugin commands in admin settings page

What is the right way to issue commands in wp-admin? My plugin imports data from a set of RSS feeds via a cron job. Thats all working good. I've set up a custom settings page to change parameters, and ...
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Set static page/post from another blog on same network

I have a multisite project and have a small problem with static front page/post. In general i am looking for a way to choose a static page/post out of the whole network on my main blog. Now i'm not ...
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Difference between do_action_ref_array() and do_action()

I am having trouble wrapping my head around these two functions. I understand do_action() but I don't see clearly when do_action_ref_array() would be useful. Couldn't we pass an array to do_action() ...
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Why are you using add_action for shortcode?

I would like to create shortcodes, some tutorials write about to use add_action add_action( 'init', 'register_shortcodes'); but I read tutorials where the author didn't use it, only put ...
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admin-ajax.php “ Missing argument 2” warning

I have the following code in functions.php <script type="text/javascript"> var post_id = "1055"; // hardcoded post id for testing purposes var type = "some_type"; var data = {action: ...
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Display Something in the Header After All Styles are Loaded

I'd like to include a functionality in a theme that will overwrite styles from previously included CSS files. For this purpose, I need to be able to display a <style> in the header after ALL ...
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Action hook to control access to certain parts of my site

I'm searching for an action hook which I can use to control access to certain parts of my Wordpress site. I want to write some custom PHP which will check certain user attributes and decide if they ...
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Building WP Web App: Creating a Feed for post revisions

I'm building a project management web app using WordPress. I want to create a kind of "news feed" on the home page so that everyone can see what the latest posts added/edited were. I need this to ...
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Detect type of post status transition

I have a function on my site that it supposed to run when a new post is published (email push notification), with the exception of the same article updated (i.e publish_to_publish transition, I don't ...
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Proper method to restrict non logged users into certain pages

I was wondering which is the correct method to do this and which action hook should i use. I have custom login/register pages so if the user try to go to a forbidden page and its not logged in i ...
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add_role() run only once?

I was surprised to discover that add_role() modifies the database and fails if the role already exists. There are two implications here, one first more serious than the other: 1) if you're in ...
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Can an action callback prevent the parent from continuing execution?

I'm working on a plugin that interacts with Gravity Forms, and under certain conditions I want to prevent a form from being deleted. Here's the method in Gravity Forms that handles deleting a form: ...