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

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Add new column to sites page

I'm trying to get info into my network sites page in a column. Below works great to grab the network site ID for each site. How can I make it display the option_value for the item (blog_expire) in ...
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problem loading stylesheets to wp_head dynamically

I'm trying to create a wrapper shortcut function to register and load stylesheets in the header. currently, the function loads this css file src: http://my.test/wp-content/theme/css/.css I, ...
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Combining action and filter?

I tried to set up different video oembed size for content and sidebar. I can set up video size with embed_defaults filter. But this filter works for the whole site and I need to have smaller video ...
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WP_cron won't trigger my action

I'm in a dead end with a schedualed task in a wordpress plugin for a multisite. Somehow the action I added don't get triggered. The task is getting schedualed and returns a timestamp when I run ...
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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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Better way to enforce category hierarchy in post_categories_metabox?

The objective is to ensure that when editing a post, the metabox that lists a hierarchical taxonomy doesn't reorder itself upon Update to put checked items on top. Right now, edit-form-advanced.php ...
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add_action not using 'delete_post' action with wp_delete_post

I am using wp_delete_post function to delete the selected posts shown on the front-end (in my theme page). Posts are being deleted successfully. // delete all selected posts foreach( ...
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Action wp_login_failed not working if only one field is filled out

I created a login form in the frontend with wp_login_form(). In my functions.php file I added an action to prevent the redirect to /wp-login.php if the login failed with ...
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Is there a hook that runs after a user logs in?

I am writing a plugin that fetches some extended user info from a remote service and I need it to execute its function each time a user logs in. Is there a hook that gets fired after login that I can ...
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Same Conditionals Not Working on Two Different Hooks

Everyone! I am new to WP and trying to build a plugin. I have the following codes working properly: add_filter('the_content', 'say_hello'); function say_hello($content){ if(is_single() || ...
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output custom Posts on a Page

I'm trying to write a function that will output a set of posts on a page. Because I want to display more than just the post titles, wp_get_archives() won't do (I think). The function to add the post ...
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How can I tell if I'm on a login page?

There are functions for is_home(), is_blog() is_single() etc... What's the best way to tell if I'm on a page that is requesting that I login? I guess that would just be the wp-login.php page.
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How to publish a post with empty title and empty content?

Why I'm doing this you might ask? I'm developing a website for a business with a portfolio where the gallery items are posts. These posts are populated through custom fields and category selections, ...
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How do I add a TinyMCE row that all users can see, instead of just admins?

Currently I have successfully added a row of shortcode buttons to the TinyMCE editor in WordPress. The problem is, only admins can see the row, and I need contributors and editors to see it too. I ...
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What would cause the 'wp' action to fire twice per page (but only once per post) in Firefox only?

I'm using add_action( 'wp', 'do_something_once_per_page' ); and, well, it's not doing it just once but twice. What's interesting is that within do_something_once_per_page( $wp ){ } I'm globalizing ...
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Why, Where, and When to use reference pointers in filters/hooks?

Why, Where, and When to use reference pointers in filters/hooks? What are the potential cons of not using them when suggested or required? Just looking for a more detailed answer than the codex ...
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comment_post callback function: how to run it in the background.

I'm calling a custom function when someone submits comments using the following to plug into the comment_post action: add_action('comment_post', 'MY_FUNCTION'); The problem is that my function is ...
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add action for displaying posts using a shortcode

I'm developing a simple plugin for letting a user insert a post from the frontend. I have a shortcode [add-post] which a user can put on any page, say, for eg. My Wall Page Now on My Wall Page a ...
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How to modify the action attribute of the wp-login.php?action=register form?

I'm trying to create a reference registration system in Wordpress. The idea is that the user will click a link which will contain wp-login.php?action=register&ref=12345 I'm hooking into the ...
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How to correctly get post type in a the_title filter

I want to prepend text to the post titles of a specific custom post type, but the filter below didn't work. Instead of changing only that CPT's post titles, it changed all titles on the given CPT's ...
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Editing wp-config.php

I need to add the line define('WP_POST_REVISIONS', false); to my config.php , so that post revisions are disabled. I don't have access to wp-config.php, I have permission to edit my theme and ...
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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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Using add_action before add_filter on a plugin?

I'm writing a plugin and having a problem. I have add_action('publish_post', 'sender'); and I want this function to run first before the add_filter function, although it won't. Is there a way to do ...
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Is there a way to figure out which action/filter invoked a function?

I'd like a lightweight way to figure out what is invoking a certain action in an effort to provide logic for certain scenarios where I can't help to avoid a function invocation (for example, a new ...
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Conditional wp_enqueue_script on a page

For efficiency we are trying to hook some JS scripts only a certain page template of a theme that is to hold a form: page-with-form.php On the theme functions.php we've defined a init_method as ...
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Actions to use when flushing cache (when posts are added / deleted / modified)

I'm looking for a list of action tags that are relevant when you: create a post, with any method, so basically using wp_insert_post modify a post, like changing status, title, content, terms, meta, ...
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add_action with a class method is causing fatal errors

I wasn't sure if this was a PHP issue (suited for StackOverflow) or a WordPress issue (suited for StackExchange), however since my issue appears to be with the add_action() function, I have placed the ...
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I cannot include a file in my plugin settings page

I'm trying to create a settings page. If I print things within index, I can see it. If I try to include it, I can't see anything, neither errors. add_options_page('My Plugin', 'My Plugin', ...
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WordPress custom form action url

Is there any way to replace standard WordPress comments form action, which usually looks like this: <form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" ...
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Is it possible to remove this action? (as it's added just before it's called)

In wp-signup.php there are these lines: add_action( 'wp_head', 'wpmu_signup_stylesheet' ); get_header(); I need to remove wpmu_signup_stylesheet from the wp_head action, but I seem to be ...
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What is the very earliest action hook you can call?

After the solution to this question was to get a function to launch BEFORE the init action is fired by taking the sequence out of its function, it got me thinking, is there any earlier in the WP load ...
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How to enqueue scripts on custom post add/edit pages?

I'm trying to enqueue a JS script only when someone is adding or editing a custom post type I created called "recipes". Currently the script works ok when I do this: if (is_admin()){ ...
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Where do I put my add_action(… and add_filter(… and do I need to remove them?

I'm working on creating a plugin out of some custom code I use a lot, in hopes that other people find it useful too. It works, so yay! but... Here's my question: I feel like I'm missing some ...
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Earliest hook to reliably get $post/$posts

What's the earliest possible action I can hook into where I'll be able to access the global $post/$posts variables on both the front and back ends? I've tried looking through the Codex reference, Adam ...
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Action for opening edit page in admin?

I have a function that kills the media buttons on certain custom post types. I want it to load whenever any post/ page edit page opens. What's the best action to hook this up to? Thanks in advance.
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create function to call category name and slug

In several theme templates I have code to retrieve the category name and slug for the present post or category page. It is outside the loop. Here is the repeated code: global $post; $categories = ...
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Post via wp-admin and via iOS app, same hooks and triggers involved?

I've got an add_action in functions.php, the action is for save_post and the function I'm running I've named set_attachment_url. I'm simply getting the first attachment on a post and setting a custom ...
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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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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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Add title, post content, and category like add_post_meta and update_post_meta

How can I update/add a new title, post content, and category to a post with hard PHP code similar to add_post_meta(), update_post_meta()?
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Dynamically Create Terms in Taxonomy when Custom Post Type is Published. Almost There!

I'm trying to automatically create terms in a certain taxonomy when a certain custom post type is published. The newly created term must be the name of the post that was published. Example: I have a ...
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Correct place to register and enqueue scripts

I'm queueing several scripts in my themes Functions.php: if ( ! function_exists('b99_init_scripts') ) : function b99_init_scripts(){ if ( !is_admin()){ ...
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Which hook to use when adding ajax to viewer-facing side?

I have a shortcode that contains a form. I want to use jQuery/Ajax for POSTing. For this, I want to add javascript to the page where shortcode is added? Which hook should I use? wp_enqueue_scripts ...
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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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Unregister post type from child theme

I'm trying to unregister a post type from a child theme but I haven't been able to do so, the code in the funcions.php file on the parent theme is something like this: add_action( 'init', ...
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I add some js files from a plugin to a specific location

How Can I add some js files from a plugin to a specific location with add_action I am Using this widget: ...
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What hook should be used to programmatically create a post only when master post is updated?

Pippin and Jean-Baptiste Jung have very good tutorials on how to programmatically create content when a new post is published using these four actions hooks... publish{post_type} ...
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Fix warning: Missing argument

i want to submit a theme to the wordpress.org. when i put the define('WP_DEBUG', true); in my wp-config.php. my theme showed some errors.but i don't know how to correct theme. Q1:Warning: Missing ...
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How can I automatically set a post slug based on the post title during post publish?

When you create a post in WP, if you don't specify a title rapidly, WP generates a default slug on autosave, based on the post ID. Then, when you add the title later, unless you modify the slug by ...
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Hook/action after WP_Query gets posts to query custom tables for post-related meta

I see that there are hooks for manipulating WP_Query before it gets its posts (parse_query, pre_get_posts), but I can't seem to find any hooks for after the WP_Query object is populated. I have a ...