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

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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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Custom Message with Order status from WooCommerce Payment Gateway Callback to Order Thank You Page

I would like to pass on the custom message to order-received page in woocommerce. Here how i currently handle the callback from payment gateway if ( isset( $_REQUEST[ 'callback' ] ) { $...
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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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Adding a taxonomy filter

I'm am attempting to add a custom taxonomy filter. I have partially achieved this, I have a dropdown menu that displays all of the desired terms. However when I actually attempt to filter on these ...
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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 ...
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Custom button on admin page doesn't trigger click event

I created a custom button on the "users" admin page. I have a script (loaded correctly) which should register the button click, but it doesn't. I followed an example where they hooked the "...
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check, if any “add_action” function contains string XXXXXXXXX

i want to filter out any function, that output such string : http://twitter.com/xxxxxx.js (this is example,i will need other strings to filter out..) is there any way, to find which "add_action" ...
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Disable WooCommerce action

I'm customizing a WooCommerce theme and am going to be moving the title. There is an action in content-single-product.php called: do_action( 'woocommerce_single_product_summary' ); in the ...
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action hook wp_head higher priority as all other plugins/hooks

I work a bit with the wordpress API and I want to try to include a <meta>-tag into my head area of my website. This is my code (works everything fine!): class dmd_noindex_options_page{ ...
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Automatically add attributes to woocommerce product?

I'm trying to make WooCommerce automatically add some attributes to a product when it's created. I'm trying to find the right hook to start with, so far the only one that seems correct is '...
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Add action to custom Function

I am trying to use plugin action in my custom function. Plugin is adding an action to wordpress registration form add_action( 'bp_before_account_details_fields', 'tv_bp_avatar_upload_form' ); But ...
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wp_ajax action is not run when ajax trigger

I'm trying to implement the ajax in wordpress world but now stuck. Function hook suppose to be called when ajax triggered is not happening. I check the network admin-ajax.php is called but ...
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wp_ajax action is not running

I'm writing a plugin. I want to run the method get_my_option when someone pressing a button in the settings page of my wordpress plugin. The ajax call is made but the method never runs. In the page I ...
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Add action after function defined in plugin

I'm trying to write my second ever plugin (my first was a derivative of Hello Dolly) and I have a function that does something, however my issue is that I don't know what action to use to call my ...
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Using pre_get_posts to Filter Posts

I'm trying to filter archive_research.php to show only the research with status=current. In functions.php: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'only_current' ); function only_current( $query ) { if ( $...
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Add my own function to existing WooCommerce hook

I'm trying to customise my WooCommerce child theme with parent theme Storefront. The parent theme creates single product template (content-single.php) like this: /** * @hooked storefront_post_header ...
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How to trigger an email when a posts metadata has been updated?

I'm really struggling on this one, so I appreciate the help from all of you guys/gals. I've built a progress bar type of application for a client. The basic setup is that each project (custom post ...
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Action 'init' function doesn't return variable

I have a function which checks if $_POST is set (a form which submits to the same page). I need to have it initialized before the page is loaded because the function will do a header redirect if the ...
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Generate payment URL in custom email [closed]

When a particular order status is triggered, a custom email is sent to the shopper. I would like to include a link in the email for them to pay for the order. From my current understanding, the ...