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

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How to call plugin function everytime

This is probably a very basic and simple matter, but what is the command to call a function in my plugin every time the page is loaded? I think it is something like add_action() or do_action(). ...
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Get variable value outside action hook [duplicate]

I'm trying to get current screen within wp-admin for some conditional functions to run based on screeen name as follow : global $this_screen; function wporg_current_screen_example( $current_screen ) ...
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Custom action in meta box

I have added a meta box to the order info page on WooCommerce but can grasp how I can run an action on the order? I have created the box using: /** * Part to add a meta box to the order info page ...
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How wordpress plugin hooks works? [duplicate]

I am new to wordpress development. I am familiar with joomla's ins-and-out working mechanish, now i want to contribute or say learn wordpress. I found that every thing in wordpress is done through ...
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add_action and do_action

I am trying to hook a function to wp_head that adds some meta tags, but I does not work correctly. Here is my code: add_action( 'wp_head', 'add_meta_tags' , 2, 1 ); ...
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How can I hook into creating a new post and execute wp_die(), before the post is inserted into the database?

Info about wp_die from codex: Kill WordPress execution and display HTML message with error message. A call to this function complements the die() PHP function. The difference is that HTML will be ...
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Other than save_post any other actions on add / edit post screen?

When the add post or edit post screens load, is there an action other than save_post which I can hook on to? I need to make an API request before a user starts adding / editing posts. Basically when ...
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Theme elements not translating

Ive got a theme that is set-up for translating but didn't come with any translations. I used poedit to automatically detect the strings, and subsequently translated it in full. However certain ...
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action future_post returns wrong date

Hi I am using a future_post hook to capture when a scheduled post is updated like so : add_action('future_post', 'on_post_scheduled'); Then I want to send the new post date to a database, however ...
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Having an add_action( 'user_new_form',)

I am using the following action; add_action( 'user_new_form', 'epx_add_user_form_to_admin_area',489); function epx_add_user_form_to_admin_area($current){ $current .= 'this is a test'; echo ...
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Trigger needed when meta data is updated

I need to update a MySQL table (not any of the WP/Woo tables) when a products meta_key "_stock" is modified. The trigger needs to fire on all updates: shop sales, a CSV merge or edits by admin in the ...
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Trying to write a function in an external php file to manage admin menu visibility

I am loading my php file by putting this into my theme's functions.php: require get_stylesheet_directory() . '/inc/manage-menus.php'; alter_menu('my-user', 'plugins.php', false); The code in ...
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How To Get User Data in Callback Function for pre_user_nicename?

Whenever I update a user profile in the dashboard, the user nice-name gets changed in the database: Every time, a "-2" is added. I tried to reset the nicename (based loosely on this thread) by ...
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Trying to use add_action and do_action with parameters

In my themes functions.php I trying to add a function with parameters (as a test if this works, not for the functionality) and it simply doesn't work. The parameters always arrive empty even if I ...
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How to use return in my custom function instead of echo

I'm creating a function in functions.php with a custom hook, and from what I've read somewhere, it's good practice to return instead of use echo in a WordPress function? Correct me if I'm wrong. ...
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Never actually adding the action? Or do I have to call the action?

I have the following class that is instantiated in the function.php file. In the constructor I am setting up a activation and a deactivation hook for the theme. How ever neither seem to be called when ...
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Add action to fire when a published post is updated

I have a couple of actions setup: add_action('publish_post', array($this, 'newPost'), 10, 2); add_action('post_updated', array($this, 'updatePost'), 10, 3); When I update an already published post ...
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Setup lazyload on post images using get_image_tag

According to jQuery.lazyload any images I'd like to "lazyload" need to have the src attribute replaced with data-original. I'm assuming I can do this using WP's get_image_tag filter, but I'm stuck on ...
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Can a plugin add to header/footer/body content?

I am just wrapping up my first WordPress plugin and the last thing I would like to do is take a piece of data that the plugin knows about (from wp_options table) and display it in either the header or ...
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Implementing advanced add_* function wrappers

add_action() and add_filter() are major functions. However in some scenarios add one more function and hook it somewhere approach gets bulky and inconvenient. I had determined for myself several use ...
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do_action filter function from add_action array

I am looking at the following setup: -- Combing multiple functions into single action -- add_action( 'single_post_meta_start', array( $this, 'the_title' ), 10 ); add_action( ...
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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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Getting error while trying to use custom comment function

I'm trying to write a function that will allow me more control over the display of comments on a post page. However I'm confused about how to set it up so WordPress can use it. right now I get the ...
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Use external link in the add sub menu

I want to show the data in the external plugins.php file. the below url path is correct but its not showing the file data. Whats the problem? add_submenu_page( 'antify', 'Plugins', 'Plugins', ...
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Plugin Development - Functions or Hooks?

I am brand new to WordPress plugin development and have a few questions, mostly about best practices but also some specifics. Essentially I just want to trigger an action (invoking a PHP class and ...
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Problem in using Customizer

Looking for some help with a customizer problem. I am using following codes to create a customizer which will allow me to upload an image for topic of the week section. owever, the following codes ...
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add_action and remove_action if custom field exists

I know this may be off-topic as it has to do with Genesis (a premium framework), but with general WordPress, this has to do with running a remove_action and an add_action depending on if a custom ...
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How can I edit post data before it is saved?

I have a plugin and I would like to be able to run the post content through some filters before it is saved to the database. From looking at the plugin api, I see that two hooks that look like they ...
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Which action/filter can i use for a Member Plugin [closed]

I'm a beginner in Wordpress Plugin development. I want to write a Plugin for a Member Part on my Page. I know, that Plugins for this Problem available, but i want to create an own Plugin ;) I want to ...
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Write Custom Access Control Code For WordPress Download Manager

The WordPress Download Manager plugin by default allow us to select which rule can access the file. But I have a special case, I want if the user have a meta date equal to specific value then the ...
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Problem with custom function when I go back with the browser

I have a custom function inside functions.php to show the typical social media buttons for each post listed (last entries, categories and tags pages): //Social Media function showSocialButtons() { ...
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remove_action on after_setup_theme not working from child theme

I am trying to remove a theme action for an elegant-themes theme using a child theme.. This works when I remove action after add_action code anywhere in the parent theme functions.php. However, it ...
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Any hook for pre-plugin-update -either bulk or single plugin update

Any hook is available on before the plugin update action ? i searched in hooks library . What is the exact hook? . Doing some stuff before updating plugin/theme .
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Namespaced action and filter tags

I'm upgrading several of my plugins to use PHP namespaces, so that functions, classes, constants etc are all namespaced correctly. <?php namespace my\plugin; function init() { ... } // ...
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Adding custom Bulk Actions

I have been looking around for ways to add custom Bulk Actions to the categories page. Most of them say that it is impossible to do it in a clean way, because of the lack of a hook for this. Most of ...
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strange behaviour of template_redirect in IE8

I have implemented page not found with a custom template and used template_redirect for it. add_action("template_redirect", array($this, "redirection_section"), 11); Now everything is working fine ...
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what is correct way to hook when update post

i try to hook when post is updated but all hook i try never executed except updated_post_meta add_action('updated_post_meta', 'my_function'); function my_function($post_id) { echo 'This is ...
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remove_action: Initial attempt failed while a later attempt worked

I hope this is the right place to post this - if not, please just simply direct me to the right place! I recently came across a plugin that, among other things, added a meta entry to the header. I ...
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Settings in functions.php used by a plugin

I'm writing a simple plugin and want some settings in an array in the functions.php file. I'm thinking of adding this in the theme functions.php $test = array('haha' => 'hehe'); my_function( ...
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Exists filter or action that change Add New Post link?

I want to know if exists some method from filters or actions to change the link of the Add New button in backend , for example the regular url is http://wordpress_install/wp-admin/post-new.php but I ...
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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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How add style in wp after main theme style.css

I try add style via plugin which should overwrite main theme style.css I use this code but it is not help me. function css() { wp_enqueue_style( 'css', plugins_url( '/css/style.css', __FILE__ ...
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How can I invoke an action after a CiviCRM triggering event?

If I want to have a certain action taken after a CiviCRM 'trigger', what is the best approach? I'm a Drupal developer used to using Drupal workflows on CiviCRM actions, and I am unfamiliar with ...
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Accepted arguments value in hook functions

Let's say I have the following hook function: function my_function() { $post_type = isset( $_GET['post_type'] ) ? $_GET['post_type'] : ''; if( !isset( $_REQUEST['mode'] ) ) $_REQUEST['mode'] ...
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How to use conditional add_action for Wordpress

I am having a small issue where i need to call add_action method which is conditional. Basically here, first checking whether the plugin active or not by admin_init action. If true then i need another ...
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How to validate XML-RPC post creation and cancel when needed?

I have an IFTTT recipe that creates posts for me on some occasion, but for some weird reason it creates three, sometimes four posts of the same content. I would like to add an add_action ...
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Please explain me what the do_action does

I am trying hard to understand do_action but not understanding. I was studying the blane theme. And they have this code in sidebar.php <div id="secondary" class="widget-area col-md-3" ...
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Hooking action once but called twice

class GridModSidebars{ public function init(){ add_action('widgets_init', array($this, 'registerSidebars'),20); } public function registerSidebars(){ $args = array( 'name' ...
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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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Disable sanitize_file_name on upload without modifying functions.php

I am looking for a way to disable sanitize_file_name function without modifying the functions.php or formatting.php. I am uploading files that have other language file names and all I am getting are ...