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

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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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Is it possible to use object in add_action?

So is it possible to do something like this with add_action? class class{} $my_class = new class; add_action('init', 'my_class');
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Using the 'draft_to_publish' hook (post status transition)

I am trying to use the draft_to_publish hook (http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Status_Transitions) to run a function when a post that is a draft becomes published. This hook does not appear to be ...
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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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779 views

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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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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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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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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wp_list_tables bulk actions

How to fire on bulk actions inside of an extended WP_List_Table. I have been adding the following bulk actions to may table's select box but on Apply won't really happens anything here are how I ...
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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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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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360 views

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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Remove an action from an external Class

I'm trying to do something similar to this question here: remove_action or remove_filter with external classes? I'm trying to remove the <!-- This site is optimized with the Yoast WordPress ...
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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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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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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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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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2k views

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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219 views

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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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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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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235 views

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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196 views

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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511 views

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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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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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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991 views

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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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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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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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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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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add_action(), add_filter() before or after function

When looking through WordPress snippets/tutorials/plugins I often see add_action() and add_filter() being placed before the function is declared: add_action( 'publish_post', 'email_friends' ); ...
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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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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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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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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_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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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 ...