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

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Hook To Get All Posts Deleted

I've added an which makes a call to an external service every time a post is deleted. However, it's on the delete_post hook, which works fine when I delete a single post, but if multiple posts are ...
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What is the action hook that deletes a taxonomy term from the backend? And how to retireve the term id before deleting it?

I need to delete some postmeta when deleting taxonomy terms from the backend. Before deleting the term, I need to retrieve the postmeta's meka_key and the term id that is going to be deleted. Use the ...
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Store Variable to be used Across Admin All Post Page

In the main taxonomy admin page (All page, All post, WooCommerce Orders, etc.) I am looking to store a variable to be stored for the page and then be used by a filter for each individual item row. ...
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Adding the hook 'vc_before_init' inside a object

I'm working on my first OOP (MVC) based plugin. Everything works perfect, enqueue front/back-end styles, admin menu pages, shortcodes creation, etc... I load my main plugin class using the init ...
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Using the 'draft_to_publish' hook (post status transition)

I am trying to use the draft_to_publish hook (http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Status_Transitions) to run a function when a post that is a draft becomes published. This hook does not appear to be ...
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Using get_terms for custom taxonomy in functions.php

I`m trying to retrieve the names of taxonomy items and include them into a theme admin panel. function retrieve_my_terms() { global $terms; $terms = get_terms('taxonomy'); foreach ...
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WordPress registration: checking external database to see if name/email exists, then show error message

During registration (creating a new user account), in addition to checking the wordpress database, to see if user name or email already exist, I want to also check an external database. My code ...
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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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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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Does an activated plugin automatically mean its methods are available to other WP functions?

I made a WordPress plugin like this: Class MY_CLASS { //codes } Global $myclass; $myclass = New MY_CLASS (); After installed and activated the plugin, can I use this class in other plugins without ...
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What Will Happen If I do This Hook-ing Pattern?

I am creating a custom hook inside a shortcode like this: do_action("my_custom_hook", $param_1, $param_2, $param_3); I then creating a file containing a class and hooks like the following: class ...
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How do I remove an action hook by s2member

I noticed that my plugin doesnt work when s2member is activated but unfortunately it is needed for the site functionality, i did some research if I comment out this line on hooks.inc.php then my ...
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Use add_action within template

I have the following in functions.php. Is it possible to load them only on certain custom post types? (I have a few custom post types which all use a certain template part -> would it be possible to ...
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Execute function after creating new custom post type

I have a function: function add_editor_styles() { global $post; $post_type = get_post_type(); $editor_style = get_template_directory_uri(). '/css/editor-style-' . $post_type . '.css'; ...
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Why is wp_set_comment_status not firing and executing my function?

I would like to send an email to all users on a WordPress blog that are registered and have a specific user custom field set. This email should be sent whenever a new comment is published. Here is ...
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add_action to wp_head is added, but not called

I'm using the CiviCRM plugin for WordPress, and in the plugin's main file, civicrm.php, it calls add_action() to add a function to wp_head() in order to merge CiviCRM's header with my theme's header: ...
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Scripts not loading when using the wp_enqueue_scripts action

Really basic, I'm afraid. My scripts aren't loading when I put them as part of a function triggered by the wp_enqueue_scripts action in functions.php. If I put them outside of that action as part of ...
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Problem with get_the_excerpt when using an add_action('the_content') containing script tags

Because of the add_action I'm doing on get_content(), where I'm appending social media icons to the end of the post, it appears that calls to get_the_excerpt() are picking up the part of the ...
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Quick Edit And Edit Actions

I'm using this code. lastpostdate is my function in project. add_action('save_post', 'lastpostdate'); It's working in mysite/wp-admin/post.php but not working in mysite/wp-admin/edit.php with quick ...
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Don't delete a page if it holds users

I have to do something but I just can't come up with a way to do it. On one hand I have created pages who are companies. So every page is a company-page. On the other hand I have created users who ...
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Adapting functions from Genesis theme

I am trying to adapt a tutorial based on the Genesis theme to the Bones starter theme, but am battling with the following functions: add_action( 'genesis_entry_header', 'tsm_do_acf_form_edit_toggle', ...
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what's the usage of action do_meta_boxes?

/** * Fires after meta boxes have been added. * * Fires once for each of the default meta box contexts: normal, advanced, and side. * * @since 3.0.0 * * @param string $post_type Post type of ...
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How to trace SUBMIT button

I have a form that I created using a plugin which upon clicking the Submit button, it's redirecting to a URL that I selected in the form's settings. But the problem is that any other form that I ...
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Add action hook conditionally - only when home.php in use

I am trying to add action hook in functions.php only if the page is home.php but the following does not work if ( is_page_template("home.php") ) { // do stuff } To make sure that file being used ...
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Event fired when file attached to a post?

I am using a Plugin called Attachments which allows you to attach any number of files which each have there own defines meta data into a post. Adding new files uses the WP Media Library shown below. ...
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action callback, for action dispatched as reported by hook sniffer, not called

I installed the plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/hook-sniffer/. Action Event Firing Order: Array ( [muplugins_loaded] => 1 ... [the_post] => 3 ... ) ... yet function ...
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How to trigger function on theme delete?

Tryed to find action or some hook to fire a function when theme is being delited, but didn't found any hook.. May be someone can tell if there's a way to fire my function on themes delete event ? I ...
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add_action in a custom plugin

I did a plugin to create a when the cookie is FALSE. Actually, the was working, but when I was about to create the cookie, it said that my header was already sent. Then, I had the code ...
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Wordpress Update Plugin Hook/Action? Since 3.9

I've researched this a few times, yet my searching does not reveal much except custom code which may or may not be good WordPress practice. As of the latest releases (WordPress 3.9 "Smith"), has a ...
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do action inside a class is not working

I am trying to create my custom hook and call it from within a metabox class. Here is the pattern: metabox.php -- <?php require("libs.php"); require("test.php"); class metabox() { function ...
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When can you get current page ID and initialize hooks right after?

I'm developing a plugin and need to know on what page user is and then add specific hooks and filters for that page. And my problem is that is_page() and the_ID() doesn't work outside of wp, ...
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How to hook into the quick edit action?

I found this solution to automatically assign parent terms when a child term is selected, which is working fine for the save_post hook: add_action('save_post', 'assign_parent_terms'); 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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Action hook with wrapper html

I want to add a space for a banner across the top of my WooCommerce Category pages, but i'm trying to figure out how to add some markup that will wrap the action. In my archive-product.php I have the ...
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How can I edit comment meta value before it is saved?

I have introduced a custom field in comments form using add_comment_meta() function. I would like to know if there is a way to edit the data of the comment meta just before the post data is saved so ...
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WordPress save_post hook not firing when checking if _GET['post'] is set

I was facing an issue (a custom metabox not saving), and after 2 hours I finally realised that, if you try to add an action to the save_post hook inside an if statement checking whether $_GET['post'] ...
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Catalog/Archive page products and adding weight choice per product-all items are added to cart

I am using the following code to create a choice of quantity on my catalog/archive page with over 40 products. It looks close to what I try to achieve. Unfortunately, when I change 1 item, the cart ...
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AJAX login without a plugin does not work. when add a action to function.php

I am using wordpress ajax login without a plugin. I want to not be allowed users access to the WordPress profile after login, Because i have designed a specific profile in the link: ...
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wp_schedule_event doesn't work

Can someone tell me where I'm going wrong? Images in folder /wp-content/cached_img/ are not delated add_filter( 'cron_schedules', 'cron_add_week4' ); function cron_add_week4( $schedules ) { ...
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get_header and hook avoid normal call

I would like to use a custom header, like get_header('new') But I cannot modify the templates easily where the calls are being made due to several reasons. (many files and same code base deployed on ...
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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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What's hook to use immediately after a user is authentcated [duplicate]

Does anyone know the add_action() hook to use immediately after a user is successfully authenticated. Hook Test based on @mmm's answer I ran this test from my mu-plugins.php file: function ...
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Are immediately-called actions not usable in themes?

If there is a filter or action called immediately in a plugin file (not on 'init' or 'wp' action etc.), is it at all possible for a theme to filter it? Looking through wp-setting.php I would assume ...
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get a list of all registered actions

I'm trying to debug a plugin which I didn't develop and I want to list all the registered actions. I've read this SO thread: WordPress: How do I get all the registered functions for 'the_content' ...
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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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Dealing with html forms [closed]

I want to work with html form but i cant understand the Action method and when we need to use it. For example found this code on w3schools: <form action="action_page.php"> First ...
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action not working

Im working on a site where I need one plugin to trigger another. So When a user checks out from woo commerce with a coupon, add that user to a group. We are using The free Groups plugin. ...
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What hook to add at start of WordPress load

I want to add a hook that is the first thing that runs every and any time someone hits a page, post or other WP piece of content on my site, and before anything else in WordPress executes. Can you ...
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Hooking into action that fires in wp_head from widget on front end [duplicate]

I have a custom action hook for which the do_action() is executed in a function that hooks into the wp_head action. I would like to run add_action() for that custom action hook from the front-end ...
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GET form action. Redirect to self

I'm writing filter for posts by category on author page. I send category name in $_GET array in this form: <form action="" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="get" id="form1"> <select ...