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

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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 ...
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Why are you using add_action for shortcode?

I would like to create shortcodes, but some tutorials write about to use add_action: add_action( 'init', 'register_shortcodes'); But I read another tutorial where the author didn't use it, only put ...
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Deregister scripts on unnecessary pages using remove_action

To all would-be close-voters: This question is not a duplicate, because I need to remove all scripts added by plugin using remove_action. In Very stubborn wp_register_script / add_action vs ...
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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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wp_headers vs send_headers. When to use each?

I've seen wp_headers and send_headers both used before for the same thing and I'm wondering how you're suppose to know which one to use and when... On the send_headers codex page there's an example ...
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wp_login action hook not working

I have spent many time looking for a solution to my issue, but in vain. Your help is invaluable. I am creating a simplified badge system. The goal is to increment the number of badges for a user if ...
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Delete database tables on theme uninstall?

How can I execute DB queries when theme installs and delete those tables on theme uninstall?
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How to use the post_updated hook before and after arguments

I want to check if the title of the post has changed and do some stuff if it did. I thought of using the post_updated hook, the codex says "Use this hook whenever you need to compare values before ...
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Get Custom Post Type posts on normal edit-posts and pass to TinyMCE

I am following a tutorial for adding a dropdown list in tinyMCE editor. In the end I would like to have a Select list similar like it is in this image , but populated by post titles from Custom Post ...
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How to add new tab and data in Wordpress Users section

I have to add new tab and new data in wordpress users. Please see the image below. The points tab came from the plugin mycred but i don't know what was used. What I think was it was done using: $...
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wp_trash_post action hook with custom post type

When a 'contact' cpt post is trashed, I need a metakey from another cpt 'act' to be deleted, I have been searching all over which hook I should use but unfortunately the codex action reference page is ...
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Hide posts of a certain category unless logged in

I want to hide posts belonging to a certain category unless logged in. I found some code(attached) in the codex that works great for the loop. But how to ensure the post pages are empty as well? ...
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Add action hook into wp_localize_script

Is it possible to add an action hook via wp_localize_script, so I can position where I want the hook to run in HTML markup that is made in the JavaScript? So something like: $data = array ( '...
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The acction hook stop working if i move it from plugin file to theme's functions.php file

A bp_includes is buddypress action and hooked on plugins_loaded function remove_bp_docs() { global $wpdb; $current_user = get_current_user_id(); //We are selecting member type before ...
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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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Where is the best place to use add_filter

Should I use the function add_filter In my plugin's init action hook or just the in the main plugin script? Since sometimes I found people is using filter all over the place and if I put in the init ...
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Why a class property becomes empty?

I have a class with a private property/variable named $postID that I can pass successfully (this was tested) to every function within this class except one named handleForm(). When it is passed to ...
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Which action hook should I use to intercept a form upon submission?

I have a form on wordpress page with a POST method. I need to add an extra field to the form after submission but before it is sent to the URL in the action attribute. I was thinking to use an ...
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Call a function with href

Is there any way to call a function inside plugin with <a href='plugin-function'> tag? I need this to show user details which will not be bound to any action hook.
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Custom post type unintentionally called in every page

A while ago I was following a Tutsplus video tutorial on creating custom post type, and so accordingly I made 2 similar small custom post types for myself. Today I was exploring ways on how can I ...
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add_action and Ajax

I'm developing a plugin and I've started from WPPB and Wordpress 4.3.1. I've named it dogmaweb. I need to submit a form to the plugin via Ajax. The form is created by the plugin itself. In my class-...
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Insert new user with form submit 'init' hook

I'm posting a form to insert a new user and hooking my function to 'init'. This code is in my mu-plugins folder. The user gets inserted fine, but the page is not loaded after wards. My form action ...
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On WP 4.4, how to get the post id on comment_post hook

Since WP 4.4, seems like is not possible anymore to use get_the_ID() or the_ID() when hooking on comment_post action. How can I get the post_id when a new comment is saved?
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Run only on plug-in activation instead of wp_head

I have below function on my plugin which adds more capabilities to current user. // Role setting for add media function wh_edit_roles(){ if ( current_user_can( 'edit_posts' ) ){ $user = ...
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Wordpress user account activation

How to implement user account activation in WordPress, it's not a multi-site. Once user registered through site or admin panel, user should get an email with activation link. Once the link opened ...
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custom COOKIE on custom page

i have problem with create function for set cookie dynamically. when i try in custom page i have of course header is set and i tried something like this: in custompage.php: myfunction($cookiename,$...
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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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how to repeat taxonomy in different places on wordpress

I need help with this. I need repeat taxonomy in two places, are post, and coupones post, this code is in clipper theme. this code put taxonomy stores in coupon. add_action('init', 'clpr_post_type', ...
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Adding a conditional to work on certain pages/page templates to an add_action()

function wpufe_auto_login_new_user( $user_id ) { wp_set_current_user( $user_id ); wp_set_auth_cookie( $user_id, false, is_ssl() ); } add_action( 'user_register', 'wpufe_auto_login_new_user' ...
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Sending Parameter Failed

This is so basic, but i couldn't understand why it's not working, i'm trying to send parameter from add_action(), this is my code in my function.php: function testingID( $testParam) { var_dump($...
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Am I using an action hook correctly?

I want to extend an existing plugin by writing my own. I think I instantiated it correctly because it appears on the plugin list in the dashboard (although I found it strange that I didn't need to ...
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Is there any hooks or filters to detect an action after user upload video to AWS (Amazon Web Service)?

I am using the plug-in AWS and offloads3 to upload video to AWS, however, I would like to find a hook or filter to detect a state when after user uploaded video/image successfully to Amazon web ...
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How can I hook into existing WordPress Bulk actions?

I am creating a plugin which syncs both standard WP data and custom fields within a custom meta box on post edit pages, to an external resource using SQL queries. However my functions are currently ...
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Is it bad practice to use $_POST['post_type'] in an action hooked on save_post?

In a custom plugin I wrote an action hooked on save_post that Only needs to fire when a particular Custom Post Type is modified Sometimes uses wp_insert_post to add a post of a second Custom Post ...