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

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Check if action hook exists before adding actions to it

I am trying to add a rel=next and rel=prev link tags to the head element of image.php template file. I have Wordpress SEO installed and I like to hook to this plugin wpseo_head action hook to achieve ...
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How to use the do_action () with parameter

I am trying to trigger an action in functions.php with the do_action() function, but I appear to need an attribute. The following do_action( 'really_simple_share button="facebook_like"'); does not ...
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Why do some hooks not work inside class context?

I'm pretty stumped on this one. I'm using add_action inside my plugin class to do certain things- add scripts & styles to the head, wp_ajax, etc. Here's the actions, in the __construct: function ...
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function to return comma separated list of meta values

I'm customizing the admin edit.php screen and I have a column that displays a meta key $gear. But it only lists the first value instead of returning a list of all the values. Here's the bit that ...
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Displaying custom taxonomy in the admin list of a custom post type

I'm trying to list the terms of a custom taxonomy ('genre') in the overview table in the admin area for a custom post type ('station'). To get this, I tried the following code in my theme's ...
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remove_action returns FALSE

I'm trying to remove the canonical link reference from my page headers and I'm using the following code in my functions.php: remove_action('wp_head', 'rel_canonical'); However, when I test the ...
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Auto-Tweet if Type is 'Status' using OAuth

Should be simple - I'd like WP to tweet the content of a post once (when it's published the first time) if the post format is 'status'. The code below isn't returning an error on publish, nor is it ...
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Which filter/action hook gets triggered after a query has been performed?

Is there an action or filter that gets called after an instance of WP_Query performs a query?
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stumped on add_action hook to delete_comment - any ideas?

I'm pretty new to plugins and trying to run a function when deleting a comment. This entails hooking into "delete_comment" if I'm not mistaken. ...
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Get list of registered or enqued styles? looking for filters or actions

Where can I get the list of styles about to be printed? What i want is to either filter the list, doing what i want with each, then return empty list. Or do an action that recieves the list, then i ...
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Custom action on comment post

Whenever a user posts a comment, I'd like to basically have a copy of the post sent to another database for a separate site. The database part is simple, but I can't seem to find the right action hook ...
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Declaring arguments for taxonomy

Just a bugbear about declaring taxonomies, reading Justin Tadlocks article about Taxonomies and want to find what does the 0 mean in this snippet from the above article: add_action( 'init', ...
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passing parameters to do action from shortcode to wp_footer

Driving me nuts. I have a shortcode which works -fine- but for one detail. I won't post the entire thing, but it pulls the content of a post (works fine) then should echo a portion of it to a new DIV ...
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Change which sidebar get_sidebar() gets from functions.php

I have this code in a template file, which loads sidebar-sidebar_a.php: get_sidebar('sidebar_a'); I would like to add a function to sidebar.php which has the effect of changing that to this if some ...
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add_action failed to display function by a plugin

I am using a plugin which has the following function: See end of question. And I've created a hook in my template file: <?php custom_hook(); ?> And this is what I have in my functions.php ...
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remove_action with profile_personal_options

I'd like to remove the action profile_personal_options (more specifically the color scheme and visual editor checkbox) which shows up in wp-admin/user-edit.php. I believe it's as simple as running it ...
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Looking for a hook to add attachment information to the media library tab

I would like to be able to determine if an image has been attached to a post by looking at the collapsed viewmedia library tab. Is there's a hook I can use to add that data to this view of the Media ...
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Add action hook conditionally - only when home.php in use

I am trying to add action hook in functions.php only if the page is home.php but the following does not work if ( is_page_template("home.php") ) { // do stuff } To make sure that file being used ...
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How to debug removal of rewrite rule flushing?

I use Custom Post Types. I try this: functions.php add_action( 'admin_init', 'flush_rewrite_rules' ); Now I’d like to remove this again. I try this: remove_action( 'admin_init', ...
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create 2 custom columns in page edit in Admin panel

Hey all i have this code here: if ( !function_exists('AddThumbColumn') && function_exists('add_theme_support') ) { // for post and page add_theme_support('post-thumbnails', array( ...
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Action hook for editing post

I'm looking for the add_action() hook for when a current post is edited and saved. I know there's edit_post and save_post, but I'm looking for something that ONLY fires when a current post is edited, ...
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Redirect user if they are not logged in

If user enters the url www.abc.com in the browser and he is not logged in, then we want to redirect him to www.abc.com/de. How can I do this within WordPress?
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My plugin class doesn't work! [closed]

Long story short; I'm writing a plugin in OOP. The constructor is run, but the callback of my add_action does not run. I just can't find out why. I have added echo's on different spots to see what ...
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How to call bind function in wordpress actions or hooks

I have made a class file in my plugin folder. Then I wrote, class Sample{ function footer_content(){ echo "show any data"; } } Then I added the function footer_content to wordpress ...
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Valid characters for actions, hooks and filters

I haven't ever seen a tag such as do_action('something_10'). Is it invalid if I use numbers? If the method is valid, how can I write different numbers in the tag string conditionally? For example, is ...
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add_action in functions.php, do_action in plugin?

I am trying to set an add_action function in my currently active WordPress theme functions.php file, for a defined do_action function within an activated WordPress plugin. The add_action function in ...
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do_action pass array argument as reference not copy [duplicate]

I have successive hooks to an action which are passed an associative array like: do_action($array) I am trying to update the values in this array in the multiple add_action calls, however each ...
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Using auth_redirect returns cannot modify header information

I'm hooking auth_redirect to wp_head, but it's returning cannot modify header information. Do I have to hook it to a different action? Something that loads before wp_head? I tried hooking it to ...
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Do I need to call do_action in my plugin?

Do I need to call do_action function every time I add_action something?
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Copy post to separate database with “add_action(…)”

I'm basically trying to have a copy of a post be sent to another database's table when it's published. I've gotten it to add a new row in the new table, with my own static arguments, but I'm not sure ...
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Extract image from content and set it as the featured image

The problem: I'm posting from the Wordpress iPhone app. When adding an image, the image shows up in the description itself, which I don't like. What I'm trying to do: Remove the image from the ...
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need help looping add_action in wp

i would like to know the proper way to do this $dynValue=5;//loop this many times //start of my loop for ($num=1; $num <= $dynValue; $num++){ //note the incremented number ($num) in the call back ...
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Is there any action/filter hook to use when an image gets edited in the editor?

I can't find a specific hook. If I already have added an image to an article via editor and then I edit it, I'd like to intercept the code just before it is sent again to the editor. I already use ...
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Add new template file in plugin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create custom page templates with plugins? I create a plugin and a template file but I do not know how to include the template file in the plugin For the moment, I use ...
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What filter or action hook to use in order to load some code before the template begins printing in BuddyPress? [closed]

I would like to load some code before the template begins printing in BuddyPress. What filter or action hook should I use? I tried a number of them (such as bp_head, bp_include, bp_init), but none of ...
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A Post is saved twice or more during add_action(save_post)

I have added a custom meta box for advanced information for a specific post category, to my create new post page. Now I recognize, that if I save the post, it writes 2 entries in the db with 2 ...
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How Can I Add Code To A Preexisting Function Without Editing it

This is what I am trying to do: Lets say I have a parent plugin, Plugin X, and a child plugin (an extension, whose purpose is to enhance X) Y. There is a function in plugin X that I wish to add ...
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add_action in class and use it in theme

I'm programming a plugin in Wordpress and want to access some database functions with in my theme with the do_action feature. First I just included $fdb-> get_finaboo_footer(1); on my page for example ...
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Divs appearing everywhere in post content

Whenever somebody writes a post on our site, the Paly Voice (http://palyvoice.com) there are automatically a lot of <div> elements created. This is bad for layout, since we have a style that ...
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add_action for saving a custom menu

Say you have custom menus enabled with your WP theme. Is there any action associated with saving a menu once you've arranged it accordingly? To further clarify: say you've arranged a menu with some ...
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Stop loading “collaborators” users on add new post or page?

So our website has about 20k "collaborators" type of users and we'd like to stop loading all of them on the select box on the "add new post" or "add new page" PAGE. Maybe load only authors and above ...
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Apply function on all action hooks?

Is there an easy way to apply a function on all action hooks? I want to apply esc_attr() to every action hook (in a way that would work from functions.php or a plugin). I figure I would need ...
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Running a wordpress action when a custom post type term (taxonomy category) is changed

Trying to make a system whereby a function is called upon an admin changing the taxonomy category (term - if i understand correcrtly) of a custom post type. I thought the action tag "edit_category" ...
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wp_get_attachment_metadata returns false with add_action() 'add_attachment' hook

With the following code in functions.php - wp_get_attachment_metadata() returns false and or empty. Perhaps I am attempting to use wp_get_attachment_metadata() before it's ready? As some tests have ...
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PHP5, Inheritance, Singleton - action & filter hook limitations

I'm currently working on a plugin, which uses the builtin cron functionality of wordpress. Instead of using PHP4, I want to use PHP5 with inheritance and the singleton design pattern. I run in some ...
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How to display message (with switch_theme hook) after deactivating My theme?

I'm able to display a message by activation of my theme with the 'new' after_switch_theme hook this way: function themeActivationFunction($oldname, $oldtheme=false) { $msg = ' <div ...
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How to update feed only 2-3 times a week (for Feedburner email)?

So many of you know that Feedburner is a great (free) tool for sending out newsletters. The problem is that if you add content everyday, everyday emails will be sent out. I'd like to control on ...
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Remove action from shortcode

There is add_action() function inside function which is callback for add_shortcode(). Any idea how to remove this action with the help of custom plugin? Should I hook to any action which is called ...
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How do I hook a sidebar via add_action?

On one of my templates I have an action hook 'do_xyz' I want to attach a custom sidebar to the action hook do_xyz Here is what I am trying in my theme functions.php file, does not work: ...
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Does BuddyPress Have An Action Hook for remove_user? [closed]

BuddyPress has a behavior for removing users that does not run through WP's deleted_user action. I have a hook in my plugin for add_action('deleted_user', 'myScript'); but it only works for ...