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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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About Hooks and Filters

Well, am having a very hard time understanding the difference between Actions and Filters. I do use actions in my code, but am a rookie and I don't know even a slightest bit of Filters. I have been ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using action hooks inside of a shortcode

I am trying to create a modular plugin that includes action hooks for developers to add content before and after the main shortcode content. I'm having some trouble because anything I do in the ...
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Submit custom form from post content and execute in plugin

I have prepared custom form (quiz plugin) with embedding in custom posts via {{QUIZ_ID}} placeholder. My form is displayed in post correctly but bigger problem is what form action should I create (and ...
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How to use filter hook 'post_updated_messages' in coherence with action hook 'save_post'

I am trying to send out e-mail, SMS and IM notifications to group members of this WordPress website, whenever a WordPress page in their user group has been published/updated. I figured using the ...
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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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Redirect back to origin page after using get_delete_post_link()

I need to implement frontend and backend redirection after delete specific post using get_delete_post_link(). Which hook i can use? Any advice would be appreciated. Something similar to : <?php ...
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How to select a page within admin?

How does one apply an action to one particular page within admin? I've added a bunch of wysiwyg editors to one page ("Home") and now I don't need the main editor. But the function below - of course - ...
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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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add_action() in switch statement

I'm using the approach of having all of my single-views in one loop-single.php and thus have a simple switch statement that will render each single-view based on the post type: ...
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Create action running on trashed_post hook to modify post_meta value

I have a custom post type that always do math operation to its post_meta and other custom post type post_meta. For example: post-type 1 = cpt_product_order post-type 1 post_meta = ...
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How to only hook on Single.php after content?

I am currently hooking on the_content() but that goes through the Wordpress loop too. How can I only hook on the Single.php page? Also, is there a way to only look on the first X posts in the ...
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Check if post is being published for the first time, or is an already published post being updated

I am building an add-on to an events module that checks for availability, since there wasn't a function for that in that module. Now that I have built the logic, there are three emails I will need to ...
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OOP Plugin: Where should I place the action hooks in the class?

Where in my admin class should I place the action hooks for adding css, scripts and the add menu page? In the __construct? Or should they be placed in a method?
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delay function on publish?

I have this function where I call a custom function through the add_action hook: add_action('publish_post', 'custom_function'); ... now it works perfectly, but the I want the custom_function to be ...
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Too many actions/filters!

New to wordpress here. The concept of actions/filters in and of itself is not too difficult to grasp. What I am overwhelmed by is the HUGE amount of actions and filters available. When I am looking at ...
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How can I find out what functions are assigned to actions?

Is there any way to know what functions are added to actions on a certain page in WordPress?
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How to modify wp_ajax function?

I want to modify wp_ajax_find_posts function. It receives search string from find-posts form and delivers search results by ajax. Part of the function looks like this: function wp_ajax_find_posts() { ...
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When to use add_action('init') vs add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts')

In my theme's functions.php, I'm calling an add_action in order to gain a measure of control on where jquery is loaded (in the footer along with my theme's other scripts). The problem I'm having is ...
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How can I remove the WP menu from the admin bar?

I never use the WP menu (the logo and its child items) except when I click it accidentally. And it is wasting my time when I navigate per keyboard. Plus, the support page is not our site. How can I ...
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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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Looking for a hook for post.php

First time posting here... I am trying to figure out if there is a hook or action that I can use when a user goes to wp-admin/post.php... Basically when the user goes to post.php I want to check if ...
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How to change “Draft” string for status of custom post type to “Unavailable”?

ANSWER MOD: just an important mod to the chosen answer: // check if you actually have drafts; also avoids extra '|' separator if (isset($views['draft'])) { // 'Drafts' should be added (and come ...
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do add_action on condition

This snippet for example will email on EVERY post: function email_friends( $post_ID ) { $friends = 'bob@example.org, susie@example.org'; wp_mail( $friends, "sally's blog updated", 'I just put ...