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

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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: ...
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remove_action in a theme

I'm using a theme that gets updated pretty frequently. For this, it has added a custom.php file to include modifications. Now, in this theme, under the functions.php, the developer has included his ...
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Function to execute when a post is moved to trash .

Hi is there an action which can be performed while a post is moved to trash .... I tried delete_post and deleted_post. It works but twice for each action ( before and after the action as written in ...
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Create hooks based on an array of hook names?

I have this idea where I would create a class that would take in a set of hook names then create them, for me to use when ever, and where ever. Currently the way to create a hook is we do something ...
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WooCommerce Order Status Displays Twice on Order Page

I modified the woocommerce_custom_order_columns function to make some changes to the WooCommerce Admin Order page. Everything works great, except that Order Status shows up twice (but only for the ...
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Would there be anything stopping me from removing both wp_head and wp_footer?

Some plugins rely on either wp_head or wp_footer or both to introduce their own stylesheets and JavaScript. Those scripts take time to load and slow down my website. Therefore, I would like manually ...
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How do I use add_action from a class method?

For some context, we're building an activation system for new users of an app using WordPress as a framework. We've got a plugin driving most of our interactions, where all of this code resides. When ...
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register_taxonomy and register_post_type does not work [closed]

I have a problem using the register_post_type and register_taxonomy on my Wordpress. I created the code on my functions.php and it does not update my panel. Why? //Categorias personalizadas ...
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Perform action on WPMU blog deletion

Hi guys :) I know there is the wpmu_new_blog action hook which enables us to perform an action when a new WPMU blog is created. Is there something similar to this which enables us to perform an action ...
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WordPress Ajax Problems

Update I got it to fire using the following curl command: curl -H "Accept: application/json" -X POST http://localhost/wordpress/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php -d ...
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where does my function output from load-* go?

I've got a function hooked into load-edit.php that prints out print content: add_action('load-edit.php', array($this, 'generate_bulk_print_content')); public function generate_bulk_print_content() { ...
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Action hook load_textdomain $domain variable

I use the load_textdomain action hook to list all active localization text domains with corresponding path to translation files. function mo_location( $domain, $mofile ) { if ( ...
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Where is the best place to use add_filter

Should I use the function add_filter In my plugin's init action hook or just the in the main plugin script? Since sometimes I found people is using filter all over the place and if I put in the init ...
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Why does save_post action fire when creating a new post?

I'm surprised by the fact that my function that I've tacked onto the save_post action fires when I click the "New Post" link in the Admin Dashboard. Note - this is before I've pressed Save or Update, ...
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Trigger custom action when setting button pressed

This is my first wordpress plugin and I'm running a lot of trouble making it work, it almost work fine but I don't find a way to accomplish this specific thing. Basically I've my custom setting page ...
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how “manage_posts_custom_column” action hook relate to “manage_${post_type}_columns” filter hook?

How add_action("manage_posts_custom_column", "custom_callback_fun01"); relate to add_filter("manage_{xxxx-xxx}_columns", "cusotm_callback_fun02" );? How do they both work together? By using these ...
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Is there an action that is called when a post is restored from the trash?

I'm looking at the wordpress list of actions and trying to find an action that is called when a post is restored from the trash but cannot find one. Does anyone know if it exists?
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Plugin that generates a page of post content

My script is generating a duplicate post even after I explicitly state that the post_type should be a page. It also ignores the $post_title, which I do not want to create a duplicate post if the title ...
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Fix incorrect related posts code snippet

Can anybody fix this incorrect related posts codes snippet? function related_posts() { if (is_single()) { global $post; $current_post = $post->ID; $categories = get_the_category(); ...
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update_user_meta not updating

I'm trying to force password change upon first user login, which overall is not working, but so far I find a problem update_user_meta() is not updating at all, this is my code: function ...
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Add/remove action on jQuery toggle

I have Ajax setup and I'm trying to toggle a function from being loaded into wp_head. It works on the first toggle function, but the second function doesn't register. function ...
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How to count number of functions attached to an action hook?

I have some actions like this function simple_notification() { echo '<div>This is a notification</div>'; } add_action( 'site_notices', 'simple_notification' ); ...
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Finding actual functions added to hooks and filters

I'm trying to figure out how to find the actual function that's assigned to hooks and filters. I've been looking at other questions asked here and found a couple plugins that are helpful for findings ...
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publish_post action hook not working

I've got a really simple problem here, and i'm sure that the solution is going to be really simple. Here is the code: function the_fat_lady_sings() { echo 'this plugin is a far harder than i ...
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template_redirect not being called when using ajax

Usually I hook all my custom plugins code with the template_redirect hook but one of the issue I encountered is it does not work for the ajax call. So if I want to target both standard calls and ajax ...
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Modify functions.php to add a term 'uses-theme' set to theme name on post save

I need to automatically (without anything visible to the user in the UI and without user intervention) 'mark' a post in a sub-blog with the theme it was set to when the user posted. As I understand ...
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Save modified Custom Field content into another Custom Field on article save [closed]

In my articles I allow editors to enter a date in a human readable dd.mm.yyyy format into a custom field. But I also need this date as unix timestamp in the DB. So I wrote a function which takes the ...
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Can admin_bar_menu or another action be used to modify the admin bar on the admin side?

I have used add_action('admin_bar_menu', 'modify_admin_bar') to change the admin bar on the "front end" of WordPress (the site the user sees). However, it seems that modify_admin_bar() is not called ...
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Count singular post views automatically

I'm trying to add some function to each loop called in the themes. What I'm doing is I add a function to count post view from here post views without plugin, to use the function I need to add this ...
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How to redirect to action on custom page within admin section

Currently I'm developing(well at least trying to;) plugin which will handle custom gallery of images. I stumbled upon one problem though. I'll try to picture it. I've created custom menu page on ...
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How to prevent further updates of custom meta when using actions to set one meta based on another

I'm using rilwis' Meta Box plugin (see https://github.com/rilwis/meta-box) to add custom meta boxes to a custom post type. I then want to populate one piece of meta data based on the value of ...
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Post IDs missing on delete_postmeta action hook

I'm using metadata in pages to store variables and do server side caching for dynamic generated PayPal buttons and other variables about the pages (page specific). I'm trying to hook the page meta ...
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Trying to get custom js files in my admin header

I'm trying to add a java script file to my admin header and use admin-ajax.php to use ajax in my wp-admin (still learning a lot about the process). I've created a custom folder in my ...
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Call do_action class's function

There is the following do_action else do_action( 'example', $this->nothing()); Where nothing() does exactly what it sounds like. This logic is in a public function testFunction in a class ...
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How to get the group_id from the “groups_join_group” action in buddypress [closed]

I want to get the GROUP_creator_id when an user joins any GROUP. So if I got the group_id after immediately performing the the groups_join_group action by add_action() method.
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When to use actions and when to use filters

I'm trying to understand where to use filters and where to use actions. Suppose I have a query in a plugin, which later add on modules might modify to change the results of the query, thus modifying ...
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Woocommerce Change placement with wrapper

I am trying to change placement of Price from top to beside the Add to Cart button and want to wrap Price and Add to cart button (form) both with one div. I dont know either it is bad way or correct ...
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frontend show edit profile with selected custom options

So I have many custom user profile fields. When I use do_action( 'show_user_profile', $profileuser ); hook it displays all custom user profile fields.. But I would like to show only certain fields. ...
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Using get_terms for custom taxonomy in functions.php

I`m trying to retrieve the names of taxonomy items and include them into a theme admin panel. function retrieve_my_terms() { global $terms; $terms = get_terms('taxonomy'); foreach ...
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Replace function in a child theme

Is there a way to replace a function by another function in a child theme? In other words, in a theme there is a function named "theme_function" and this function is called by several files inside the ...
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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 ...