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

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changing variable through filters or action hooks

it appears i have a problem with understanding how add_action,add_filter and apply_filters work. somewhat abbreviated, i have the following scenario: in a template file i have this while ( ...
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Making a class available via actions filters

I'm creating a plugin which displays a tabbed view. The way it currently works is when the user clicks a tab class Loader reads the $_GET parameter and creates an instance of the class specific to ...
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How are Dynamic Sidebar Widgets rendered

I have been reading through the Wordpress Source, trying to get a better understanding of how dynamic sidebars are rendered. However, I am hitting a sticking point... 894 | do_action( ...
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add_action which contains first argument admin_print_scripts-$page

Here I am not getting whats the meaning passing $page with admin_print_scripts ? My code is like : $page = add_submenu_page('edit.php?post_type=' . $post_type, __('text', 'plugin-dir-name'), ...
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Do something when user creates post (that's pending)

How do i do something when a (normal) user creates a post (that is submitted for approval) I currently have: function emailinvestment( $new_status, $old_status, $post_id ) { if ( ...
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How would I use a filter to remove header banner on certain post types

I am using a child theme of twenty-twelve, and want to remove the huge banner image in the header for certain post types. How can I use add_filter() or add_action() to do this? I don't want to mess ...
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Custom function for “Submit for Review” hook

So I manage a blog of about 15 contributors and 5 editors. I wanted to implement a system so that each time a contributor hits the 'Submit for Review' button, and email is sent to the editors to ...
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Call to undefined add_action() in theme's functions.php

Once done validating a form with ajax, I use php within my functions.php to actually send the form. <?php $name = $_POST['fname']; $lname = $_POST['lname']; $subject_line = $_POST['subject']; ...
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Add html to cpt main page / admin edit.php

I want to add some html under the title of a custom post type I created. See area in image here: http://i.stack.imgur.com/rpkV3.png I tried using different methods including post_row_actions ...
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What hook to use to redirect based on $post

Trying to add an action to redirect based on if user is not logged in and is accessing certain post types. Problem is, during template_redirect, $post is NULL and other ones the headers seem to have ...
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register_post_type not working in wordpress 3.6

I am using WP3.6 and am having trouble adding a new post type. I have put echo statements in the code and know that a) the function calling register_post_type gets called b) the post type name i am ...
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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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Get user's ID on logout

Is it at all possible to get a user's ID in a function right at the point of log out? I tried to hook it to wp_logout, but it just returns null when trying to get the user's info. I'm wondering if ...
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How to pass arguments to add_action() [duplicate]

I declared an action for a single event in Wordpress which accepts an array as an argument: $asins = array(); //I had to declare this since I'm getting a notice of undefined variable if I don't ...
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add_action not working in header?

i need to enable the session variables to my theme , so i have the following code in my theme functions.php function session_manager() { if (!session_id()) { session_start(); // Get ...
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Capture post content before page renders

I'm trying to mesh Mustache Templating Engine with WordPress. So far, I have been very successful using the_content as a filter to parse my template tags e.g. {{ something }}. However, if let’s say, ...
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Passing arguments in add_action inside search template

I'm trying to pass a argument to the function. But it is not transmitted. var_dump produces string'' (length = 0) What am I doing wrong? $map_vars = 'Test'; function map_data($data) { ...
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remove custom post type permalink

I've registered post type with following -- $holidayLabels = array( 'name' => __( 'Holidays'), 'singular_name' => __( 'Holidays'), 'all_items' => __( 'All Holidays'), ...
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Is it possible to cancel a post status transition?

Question I want to cancel pending_to_published actions: Posts that match certain criteria should that go from pending to published should stay pending. (Alternatively, I need a to make add an ...
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How to remove the option data of a theme when that theme is removed?

I developed a theme which stores some options to the database. I want to delete the option data from the database while the user removes the theme. But I don't know there is any action hook for doing ...
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What is the proper way implement a global $wp_rewrite?

The below code works correctly, but I don't know if it is proper coding. Can anyone confirm or comment on the code? add_action('init', 'news_rewrite'); function news_rewrite() { global ...
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Activity feed on admin dashboard

Is it possible to create an activity feed for a user on the WordPress admin dashboard for the activity on that blog? e.g. "Admin published a post - 12:00 Jan 12, 2013" "User2 updated page 'xyz' - ...
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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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Using Ajax with a Class file

At the moment I have an ajax that works (I get a success [200] response), but having an issue with the action hooks on the response. The JSON object is not coming back, instead I'm getting a 0. I ...
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How do I find the code executed when wp_head() is called?

I am working on editing the header.php file and I am a bit confused. I am editing the header.php file and I see a call in it to wp_head(); I know that it calls a "callback function" with something ...
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Which filters or actions involve with index page for plugin?

I decide to manipulate index page or all pages except admin page with plugin but I don't know which filters or actions control index page. for example if I want write plugin that shows a link to admin ...
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Is there an action/filter called when WP_Query->query is finished and assigns posts

I took a look at the WP_Query->get_posts() function and couldn't see any action/filter that is called AFTER a query finishes. I want to be able to manipulate the results once they are sent, rather ...
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When is it too late to call the action wp_enqueue_scripts?

I'm creating a plugin that always enqueues a script in the footer. I also have a function that if called would enqueue an additional script that depends on the other one. Here is the basic format of ...
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get a list of all registered actions

I'm trying to debug a plugin which I didn't develop and I want to list all the registered actions. I've read this SO thread: WordPress: How do I get all the registered functions for 'the_content' ...
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An action hook where a comment meta is updated

By analogy to the hook on post meta update, I use the following code for hooking when comment meta value is updated. My comment meta key is "consider" and can have 2 values: 0 and 1. My Goal is to ...
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add_action does not work when instance multiple tab-containers via template-file

I wrote my first class in functions.php which I want to use to create multiple tabs with a simple call all over my template files. When I create a new instance directly in functions.php everything is ...
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Is it possible to add an action to the currently running action?

My question is very simple but I haven't found this answer yet. Here's an example: class MyClass { public function __construct(){ add_action('init', array($this, 'init')); ...
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Cron jobs in a class

Having: pluginname.php // If this file is called directly, abort. if ( ! defined( 'ABSPATH' ) ) { die(); } define('PLUGINNAME_PLUGIN_URL', plugin_dir_url( __FILE__ )); ...
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add_action and wp_head not display content in head section

I have a big problem. In a Wordpress page I've a function that generate og meta tags. I want to "append" that generated meta in the head section. So, I write this code: add_action('wp_head', ...
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Highlight posts currently being edited on multiple editor site?

I have a custom page that uses the Cleverness To-Do List plugin to display multiple posts on a page. My site has multiple editors, and if a post is currently being edited on the custom page (not the ...
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Prioritizing wp enqueue scripts error

I wanted to load the following two scripts before any other script so I added priority 1 and 2, however I am getting an error. I read it on a tutorial that this is how to prioritize ...
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save post running twice and creating two database entries - how do I disable this?

I am developing a job tracking database for my utility engineering company and am having an issue when running a save hook. I have a task_types db table that tasks are created off of and using a ...
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Is there a author_update action?

Is there an action you can tie into whenever an authors information is updated. (ie they update their display name). If not is there any way to tie into this?
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How to create Admin Notice from Plugin with argument? [duplicate]

I'm coding a custom plugin to perform some actions at specific times. I'm playing with add_action and add_filter but the current task I'm working on is posting the post url to Twitter account. ...
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How to load several hierarchical categories from functions.php

I need to insert several categories (about 400) into my site. The categories are hierarchical. I would like to load them from functions.php but now I can add one category at time, like this: ...
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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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wp_login action hook not working

I have spent many time looking for a solution to my issue, but in vain. Your help is invaluable. I am creating a simplified badge system. The goal is to increment the number of badges for a user if ...
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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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Can't update an option when the publish_post action is fired.

I'm using Tom McFarlin's Plugin Boilerplate, and I'm facing this huge problem where I can't update an option when the publish_post action is fired. I have a function that hooks into the publish post ...
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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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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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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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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 ...