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

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action init hook and get_post_types

Why if I register a custom post type by add_action( 'init', 'custom_post_type' ) hook it doesn't show in returned array by get_post_types function? Example: function test(){ $args = array( ...
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Show error message after exception handled

I have a plugin that updates a user profile, and I want to handle a date exception and show a error message when it fails, but I can't make it work. Here is part of the class: private function ...
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Custom registration field to SQL database

I have created new columns in a SQL table called wp_users. Those fields are "giodo", "handel" and "regulamin". What I want to do is to add '1' to each column when a user registers and selects ...
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get_term and get_term_by returning null or false eventhough the term exists

I am trying to use the action hook delete_term, delete_$taxonomy, among other hooks that delete a term but they are presenting the same issue. For example: 1234 is an existing term in the favorite ...
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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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How can I get the term_id from the action hook 'set_object_terms'?

I have the following code and I want to use the term_id inside that function. I aware that the variable $terms contains the term; however, I do not know how to get the term id from it. ...
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How to check if single.php has already called the_post_thumbnail function

I am creating a front end plugin to upload images and adding filter in the_content() to display post thumbnail but some templates already have the_post_thumbnail in single.php or loop.php. Is there ...
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What are the benefit in adding hook in the init() hook?

I see a lot of plugins using this approach to add a new hook, e.g. add_action('init', function() { add_action('SOME_LATER_HOOK', xxx); add_filter('SOME_LATER_FILTER', yyy); }); Why they don't ...
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Custom login errors and redirect

I am working on a custom login page in Wordpress and found these 2 functions for a redirect back to the custom login pages to show errors there and nog on the Wordpress default login page. The first ...
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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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adding access to a specific post in the wordpress admin left menu

I've added a custom post type on my wordpess called "Perso". here is the code : // Register Custom Post Type function custom_post_type() { $labels = array( 'name' => ...
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How to add custom content under plugin row in WordPress admin plugin list?

I'm looking to add a custom message under my plugin in the "Plugins" page, much like the following screenshot: What action or filter should I use? Thank you!
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change order of add_action hooks for jquery to be loaded first

a slider plugin puts its javascript “right before the closing body-tag” using an add_action() hook like this: protected static function addAction($action,$eventFunction){ add_action( $action, ...
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change output location of plugin function using a custom hook

I'm running the YouTube Video Fetcher plugin and it fetches youtube videos and displays it on your website. However, instead of displaying the video after the post, I want to hook the code into a ...
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add_action into another add_action not working

I have this little php code for wordpress. It doesn't work. I want to make one add_action under another add_action. But the add_action that is under, is not working! function no_reminder() { ...
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Odd behaviour with submenu link creation

I'm trying to develop a plugin that needs to add two pages to the dashboard side-bar menu. One of these being a main category. Everything is fine, except for the second submenu item for the settings ...
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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 ...
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How can I get the user that publishes a post?

I have multiple users. Some are writers, others are editors. Is there a way to get the editor (id) that publish the post? I am able to get the author id but the not the editor's id that publish the ...
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remove_action or remove_filter with external classes?

In a situation where a plugin has encapsulated its methods within a class and then registered a filter or action against one of those methods, how do you remove the action or the filter if you no ...
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Custom bulk actions in WP 3.7.1

So I am trying to get a custom bulk action to work in Wordpress 3.7.1 and so far no luck. The basis I am using is http://www.skyverge.com/blog/add-custom-bulk-action, and it goes wrong here: ...
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Save automatically data to user profile once or twice a day [duplicate]

The main goal : I am working on a panel which will display statistics of my user websites (external website). For that, I use the Google Analytics API. I save the Google Analytics profile number in a ...
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Action inside another action not working

I am trying to load content before the end body tag on admin pages that have a TinyMCE editor on them. To do this I am trying to leverage two action hooks 'before_wp_tiny_mce' and 'admin_footer' but ...
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remove_action(“wp_ajax_function”, “function”); not working

I have the following code in a file called contact-form.php. The file lives here: wp-content/themes/NAMEOFTHEME/ (premium theme) function theme_contact_form() { // some code here (send mail when ...
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How to add a new link to the default register form's footer links?

I would like to add a custom link to the footer section of the register form. How can I do this? I am using the login_footer hook: add_action( 'login_footer',array($this, 'add_forum_menu'), 50, 2 ...
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Registration and Profile custom field

How to add custom field in wordpress registration form and view it in user profile in the backend? I've already google it but just find how to add it in user profile but not in registration process.
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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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How can I register a hook for all Custom Post Types that are published?

I'm developing a plugin. I want that when every Custom Post Type is published, a hook is called (where I send an email notification to the administrator). I know I can use: ...
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Can't update an option when the publish_post action is fired.

I'm using Tom McFarlin's Plugin Boilerplate, and I'm facing this huge problem where I can't update an option when the publish_post action is fired. I have a function that hooks into the publish post ...
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register_activation_hook in oop approach

I tried to develop a plugin in OOP approach. I tried to load all the function needed inside the constructor class e.g action hooks. The problem is this hook "register_activation_hook". It wont load ...
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Override the Wordpress core function wp_referer_field

I'd like to override the core Wordpress function wp_referer_field to change the value of $referer_field variable inside of it. I've found that wp_referer_field is not pluggable and that I need to ...
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How to restrict actions and filters “properly” by conditions

Which one is correct when adding actions/filters/etc.... Both methods work fine and I've seen people do things both ways, but I'm assuming one is correct. My gut tells me that wrapping the if ...
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Check if do_action('custom_action') is hooked into?

Is there a way to check if a custom hook gets called upon? I would like to display a placeholder if no output will be passed to it.
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Basic function call on init failing

I've been banging my head against this for a while. I have this very straight-forward code in my plugin: add_action('init', 'register_shortcodes'); $shortcodeRegistrationRan = False; function ...
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Is there a way to prevent a function/method from being called outside a specific hook?

I would like to make function only callable by a specific action, in this case the register_activation_hook() function. How can I do this?
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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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Which hook to add action on specific page?

I tried to remove action added by a plugin only for specific posts. But I can't find the hook to get the page ID currently edited (wp-admin/post.php?post=112) and add action conditionnally. Here's ...
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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 ...
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Add “add to cart” button in WooCommerce [closed]

I use the Mystile WooCommerce theme, where the "add to cart" buttons is removed by this code: remove_action( 'woocommerce_after_shop_loop_item', 'woocommerce_template_loop_add_to_cart', 10); That ...
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How to use add_action for multiple instances of the same class

I'm writing a plugin which defines a class that is meant to be called multiple times. The class uses add_action to register it's own methods as callbacks. class MyClass { __construct($foo) { ...
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Updating User Profile on Registration

I am having trouble getting WP to update a custom profile field when a user registers. Adding the fields works fine. Nothing is inserted into the depositAddress profile field when a user registers. ...
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Displaying Single Future Posts in a specific Category or Taxonomy

I want posts that are tagged with a certain term and scheduled to be posted some time in the future to be publicly available. So if I create a post, assign it a special term (category, tag, custom ...
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Is this correct usage of filters in WordPress [closed]

I am building a plugin and I'm getting doubts whether the code I am using is the correct way of doing things with regards to WordPress hooks and filters. The scenario is that the code at a particular ...
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When is admin_init Action ran?

I have this function below that is called with the admin_init Action function my_flush_rewrites() { global $wp_rewrite; $wp_rewrite->flush_rules(); } Like this ...
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How would I remove an inline googleAPI font script in the the parent theme header.php?

Is there any way to remove the function call to the googlefontapi font in the parent header.php file besides copying the parent header.php file to the child theme and then overriding it and delete the ...
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How do I amend form data before it is saved for a custom post type

I have a custom post type for clinics which has 3 fields; a textarea for the address of a the clinic and two textboxes for latitude and longitude. I want the user to enter the address in the textarea ...
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Preventing frontpage to be deleted/moved to trash

I want to prevent my frontpage to be deleted/moved to trash using this: add_action( 'wp_trash_post', 'tcb_page_delete_check' ); add_action( 'before_delete_post', 'tcb_page_delete_check' ); ...
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Add_action not updating user_meta when trashing multiple checked posts

I have a point system to my wordpress theme. I've recently added a function that removes one point from the member if I remove their post. However, when I check and remove multiple posts in the ...
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Remove an action from an external Class

I'm trying to do something similar to this question here: remove_action or remove_filter with external classes? I'm trying to remove the <!-- This site is optimized with the Yoast WordPress ...
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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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OOP - add_action

I'm making a simple theme framework for personal use and I'm try to set up various options in a class. Basically, I want to use add_action within my class but the function doesn't seem to be firing ...