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

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widgets_init actions not fired from functions.php's child theme

I need to add new sidebars for using them accordingly on different pages throughout my shop. I use Woocommerce and my own Storefront child theme. This is a snippet of what is in functions.php file ...
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remove_action not working with procedural function

I have a purchased theme that procedurally loads an action like this: function func() { echo "head content"; } add_action( 'wp_head', 'func', 5 ); Following the remove action codex I tried the ...
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When should I call add_settings_section and add_settings_field?

All of the examples I've seen for add_settings_section & add_settings_field have them being called on the admin_init action. This means that they're being called when loading every single admin ...
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'Conflict' with action deleted_post and is_admin()

I created a delete button on frontend for blog posts and custom type posts and I would redirect to a specific page after deleting them, I looked around on google and I found all solutions like this: ...
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Check php version before theme activation

I've got theme that requires php 5.3+ version. If older - fatal error occurs with it. So what I need to do when user try to activate this theme is to check php version before going into theme code ...
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Using several add_action with parameters inside a class

I'm creating a theme framework and using a class to initiate all basic function of the theme (adding theme support, menus, etc). I've got stuck when I tried to enqueue the scripts and styles though: ...
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WP Schedule Event - Every Day When First Visitor Comes

I have a daily wp schedule event. I know that it happens when a user visits the site and if a schedule time passes. If I started it on today 12 a.m. and if tomorrow first visitor comes tomorrow 1:...
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Add something to beginning of the content

I'm using add_action('the_content', 'myFunction', 10) to append data to the end of the content. How can I place content at the beginning of the content?
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Use has_filter on comment_post

I hook to comment form (on comment_form_logged_in_after if user is logged in and comment_form_before_fields if not) to add 2 fields (rating and title). These fields can be mandatory or comment will ...
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admin_notices on runtime in function

I have a function that is called at a post updated, inside of this function I am doing something and if this went wrong I want to display an admin_notices. Inside of my function I tried the following:...
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Dequeue, Unregister, Remove Action - Not Working on Plugin

Several years ago, not really having a handle on the best practice for running a MultiSite network, I often network activated plugins. Later I realized this was a mistake because not all the sites ...
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Remove Action from Plugin within extended class and no assigned variable

I have tried so many solutions for this but I can't figure it out. Here is a simplified version of the plugin code: class YITH_Vendors_Frontend_Premium extends YITH_Vendors_Frontend { public ...
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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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Action hooks returning old category instead of new category

With some help I created a WP Action to send an email to the author of a post (custom post type) when the category has been changed. This works ok, except that the function is returning the previous ...
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Why Should We Use wp_clear_scheduled_hook and What it Does?

I am new to cron job. After reading this article I was able to run a function every hour using wp_schedule_event. There is a quote on "Don't forget to clean the scheduler on deactivation" in that ...
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What is a good way to pass a variable from add_action to a Theme?

Inside functions.php: add_action('init','my_action'); function my_action() { if($dontknow) { $passme = "yes"; } else { $passme = "no"; } } Inside index.php of the ...
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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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How do I output the returned value of a function that uses an earlier hook?

If I define a function that retrieves a value within an action hook and returns it, what is the best way to call the function in a later hook? My general aim is to write reusable functions with ...
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Order categories input fields

I am using: add_action('category_add_form_fields', array ($this, 'add__form_fields'), 10, 2); To add an extra field in the categories form, it is possible to choose the position of this new field? ...
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How do I add some javascript validation to the admin interface form's onsubmit?

I have a plugin that adds meta boxes to the admin interface and I need to do some validation when the user presses the "update" button before the form is submitted. Is there a WordPress action or ...
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WooCommerce add_action hook results in 500 error

I am trying to add a line of text on the checkout page of the store that will go immediately after shipping row. I added the following to my child theme functions.php file: add_action( '...
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How to prepend to the_title for admin-side plugin's use

When I do this: function append_album_review_to_title( $title ) { global $post; if ( get_post_type( $post->ID ) == 'album_review' && in_the_loop() ){ return 'Album Review: '...
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Apply the_title filter to post titles AND backend auto social-sharing plugin, but not nav menu

The Challenge I have been trying to write a filter that applies (prepends a string) to (a) post titles of a certain post type and (b) to that same post type WordPress admin backend for use by an auto ...
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How to cancel an action hooked to untrash_post? or any hook

I want to do the following in a plugin: - hook to untrash_postwith a custom function - do some checking inside custom function - cancel actual post restoring (untrashing) I've tried with ...
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Is it possible to completely replace a post with an action/filter?

Currently I am trying to replace the $post global with another dynamically loaded post in the wp action. However, while even in the templates the correct post data shows when outputting $post, the ...
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Custom Form Processing Issue

I have created a form on my wordpress site, a function to process the data located in functions.php, and an action php file. I have tested the processing function and know it works, but I'm having ...
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How to find the hook(s) that make site slow

I am working on a site and it is working fine except one thing that it is very slow. I tried to figure out that which plugin or theme is creating the problem and find out that woocommerce-subscription ...
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Modify custom field input data before creating a new post

I'm try to check input data before it is added to DB. For example: I have a custom post meta named book_isbn in post page. I want to make sure that this variable $_POST['book_isbn'] is valid before ...
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How to stop or remove an action being called inside a function of an extended class

The Problem I am trying to remove an JSON+LD block being added by a WordPress plugin called The Events Calendar. I believe it is being added by the function called: ...
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How to add custom post meta to default blog post?

I have a code which calculates estimated reading time of a blog post (feel free to use it as you wish): function estimated_reading_time( $post ) { $words = str_word_count( strip_tags( $post->...
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how to init wordpress env from within custom script

I know you can run a php script using the wp-cli command which will init the wp env for you as discussed here Initialize WordPress environment to use in command line script but what I want to do is ...
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Difference between do_action and add_action

This question might be wrong, I am not sure about it. Because I am not clear on this. I know add_action it is used to to hook our function to the specified function. For example add_action('wp_head'.'...
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Action hook on only publishing post not on editing or updating

Could you please let me know wordpress action hook that must triggered only once when a user create a new custom post. That means if user creates a new post that hook must be triggered but when user ...
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Delete user from frontend

Hi I am working on a frontend admin where a user must be able to delete his account. current_user() is a custom made function of me that retrieves the user meta data. Does anyone know how I can make ...
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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" id="...
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Building a request processor for multi-page forms, etc using $_GET requests

Good day, What I'm trying to accomplish in a semi-elegant way today is building a multi-step form type thing. Essentially, I'm trying to rewrite the page based on a $_GET request. Like, say, it's /...
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How to get WordPress' hook run sequence?

What is WordPress' hooks execution sequence? I mean, I want to know the order, how add_action hooks are executed, i.e. init wp_head wp_footer after_theme_setup and etc.. I want to know the ...
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schedule event in class oriented plugin

Actions usually support the following (if you are creating your plugin using a class based approach): add_action('admin_notices', array(&$this, 'emailNoticeGUI')); The wp_schedule_event does ...
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Prevent function from triggering again when post in specific category gets another category?

I have created a function to send out an email to authors when there post is added in the popular category for custom post type. IT WORKS but there is 1 major issue. If the post that is in the ...
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Dynamically adding filters

I have a function that I'm trying to get an array in it to use in a callback to dynamically add filters. Here is the function that I need to retrieve the array keys from ( in the $classes variable ): ...
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Redirect to another page if the user is logged in when pressing again the login button on menu bar

So I have this button on the menu : "My account" that lets the user login on the website and as soon they log in they're redirect to their dashboard. What I'm trying to achieve is if he's logged in ...
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How to remove the function hooked to action within a class [duplicate]

I want to remove the function listify_single_job_listing_meta which is hooked in action inside the following class class Listify_WP_Job_Manager_Template extends listify_Integration { public ...
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What problems could happen if I replaced add_filter and add_action with the function calling

I'm new to WordPress, and to learn more about how to build WordPress themes, I'm now analyzing the code of a theme I downloaded and trying to make some changes in it. Two of the built-in functions in ...
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add_action shortcut?

I think in PHP 5.4 or above (don't remember the exact version), instead of writing: function some_function() { } add_action( 'init', 'some_function' ); One can pass an anonymous function: ...
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Get posts from WP_Query and format them on admin_head

I am trying to prepare an array with Custom Post Type posts to populate a select options in TinyMCE. I was thinking to fetch posts, get their IDs and titles and put them all inside $data variable, ...
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How do I get the full details of a registered/enqueued script?

I'm trying to get the details (such as src, in_footer etc) of enqueued/registered scripts. For example: add_action('init', function() { global $wp_scripts; var_dump($wp_scripts->queue); ...
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Passing a parameter to filter and action functions

Is a way to pass my own parameters to the function in add_filter or add_action. For example take a look in the following code: function my_content($content, $my_param) { do something... using $...
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Redux callback action

I'm very new with Redux. I don't know how to show and hide a textarea using switch (without saving). When my switch turns on, the text input displays and when it turns off, the input hides itself. I ...
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WP 4.4.1 allow empty comments via add_action 'pre_comment_on_post'

got a question about allowing empty comments with worpdress v.4.4.1 to achieve this i use the action 'pre_comment_on_post'. in WP 4.3.1 i could do this easily: if (isset($_POST['comment']) &&...
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Create a plugin to change the action to which a function is hooked

I have a plugin that hooks a function on to the woocommerce_before_my_account action. I would like instead for the plugin to hook that function to the woocommerce_after_my_account action. If I ...