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

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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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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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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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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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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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Add custom action in post type

I use the http://www.deluxeblogtips.com/meta-box Metabox plugin and I want to add a custom action in a post type like the publish button ? when admin click on this button I want to send an email to ...
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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 action plugin

i have installed the theme-my-login plugin and i want change the password_fields function: this is the code of custom-password.php of the plugin: /** * Loads the module * * @since 6.0 * ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How can I get some of a posts meta data whilst it is still inserting?

I'm trying to make a function where a child post of a certain post type inherits the same title and slug as its parent. I'm using WP Types to define my post types and their relationships. But I'm ...
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What is the action or filter for adding information under the Permalink in Edit Post/Page?

I would like to add some HTML under the "Permalink:" in the Edit Post/Page page. Under here: So what is the action or filter?
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add_action 'init' from inside a class for custom post types

I'm trying to create archive pages for my custom post type. I create custom post types from within custom classes: functions.php include_once(get_template_directory() . '/admin/admin_init.php'); ...
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Removing this filter added by a plugin

I found the action I'd like to remove in the plugin php file: add_action('init', array($user_hooks, "doAutoLogout")); yet, when I add this: remove_action('init', array($user_hooks, ...
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Removing action from template class

I'd like to replace an action in a theme with my own version in a child. In this case, the theme hooks into wp_head to add it's own links. My own functions.php resides in the child theme and looks ...
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Filter or action hook to insert content on admin pages before </body> tag

I am developing an administrator plugin and want to be able to write some HTML content just before the last body tag . This content will initially be hidden then displayed with javascript when a user ...
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What hook can I use to modify custom post data before it is displayed on the page?

I need to check if a certain value is true in the post_meta right after the wp fetches a custom post from database, If it's false I need to modify/add some data to the post and then display the ...
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Redirect to custom post type admin page after wp_trash_post

I currently have a custom post type (enquiries) with a custom metabox which displays the date(s) for that enquiry, these are saved as metakey key value pairs, there can be one or more. the metabox ...
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Redirect logged in users if they are on a specific page

I'm trying to prevent a user access besides the admin to the registeration page and reset password page if they are already logged in. I have the following: function redirect_loggedin_users() { // ...
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Proper after_setup_theme and wp_head cleanup

Im trying to clean up code in my theme a little bit, remove some of the code that is not used and basically do things the right way, to decrease load time etc. Currently I have this code: ...
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Content hooks vs User hooks

This is more of a theory question than a question with a direct answer. I've been working with different actions for firing functions when a post is updated or deleted and when users are updated or ...
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Which hook should I use for this scenario regarding the registration process and account/profile update?

I would like to run a PHP script "ONLY" when a user successfully fills out the WordPress Registration form and submits it as well as when a user updates their profile. Here's what I have so far, ...
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WooCommerce wp_insert_post action firing on every save

function initial_product_data ( $post_id ) { // lets get out of here if this is not a new product if ( 'product' != $_POST['post_type'] ) return; // make sure the post isn't automagically ...
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Content won't load when using action the_content

When I use add_action( 'the_content'... The content of the page just won't load. Also the content I am trying appears in all kinds of places in the page. Why? Is there a way to force it to only ...
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I have 2 plugins using the same wp_login action hook and one is not working

so this is after a few hours investigating, I have s2member plugin and a custom plugin what happens is they are both using wp_login hook in this manner, s2member: add_action("wp_login", ...
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inline script : prettyPhoto setting deeplinking to false not working

This is suppose to be simple but I can not figure it out. I'm using WordPress prettyPhoto plugin for my project and I'm trying to set deeplinking to false (deeplinking:false). In the Chrome console, I ...
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how to perform wordpress bulk actions using table inherited from wordpress list table

In my plugin which shows a table of business listings from database, I wanted to add the option for bulk actions. Besides the checkboxes I displayed the control for bulk actions, but when I click ...
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Unsure how to add simple checkboxes that write to a small table to admin

I've been doing a lot of reading on the add_meta_boxes...but there's so much information that I'm confused about when to use them. I have a little plugin that writes out some checkboxes and then when ...
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Plugin Scripts no loading on options page

I've got this in my main php file, but the scripts aren't loading function class_table_scripts() { wp_register_script( 'JavaScript1', plugins_url('js/wcs.js'), array() ); wp_register_script( ...
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what is the action hook code to supporting product category condition in single product page of woocommerce?

I want to display product attributes of 2 different product category with the help of conditional tags. But the condition was not working This is the condition that i given ...
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Display taxonomy with a maximum number of letters

I'm looking for a function which displays a post's taxonomy with a maximum number of letters. I've achieved with title (How to limit the max number of characteres in the title that are displayed), but ...
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do_action in header, add action later?

I want to include the facebook JSSDK only on pages where I want to use it. On the facebook dev site it sais that ideally its included right after the opening body tag, which sits in header.php My ...
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How can i do something after head like adding a hook for after head but before post

What i mean is i am trying to add breadcrumbs to my blog and i thought of adding it before content or after title but there's an issue with that - on archive pages or category pages the breadcrumbs ...
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Wordpress' work or execution flow manipulating $wpdb

I have read about overwriting global variable $wpdb and connecting to a second database this way ( Search another database with wp_query using new wpdb ) so one could e.g. use WP_Query on 2nd DB. ...
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How To Make Sure That My Action Hook Executes Last

How can I make sure that my_function action hook on 'wp_head' is executing last? One hack, that I'm using, is to give 999999 (a big number) as the third argument. But maybe some other hook on ...
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update_post_meta() whenever custom post type is updated

I need the following functionality. Whenever my custom post type is updated or saved I need to overwrite certain custom post metas. I need to make sure this only affects posts of the post type ...
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Filter for modifying image on upload

So I'm working on building a new WordPress plugin for massive PNG compression, and I'm having a hard time finding the right filter to hook in to. I need to access the entire image so that I can open ...
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How can I update the role of a newly added user when displaying the registration form with a shortcode?

Basically I have a shortcode that includes a registration form(among other things). The custom form itself is also included on wp-login.php and user-new.php if the default role is set to ...
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Suppress the_content filter in a nested loop

I have some layout changes that are being applied to the_content. I need to do one of two things, but neither is working as expected... either: Pass data to the filter so that it knows if it is a ...
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Is it possible to track down Actions and Filters?

As far as I know using Actions and Filters hooks is the best approach for developing on WordPress. I have just to ask if there is any way to track down which Actions and Filters are applied on ...
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Ajax Request not coming back to class

I'm struggling with an ajax request. It's executed but not returning back to my class. My PHP: ... public function __construct() { add_action( 'admin_print_styles', ...
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Making an add_filter() call from within an add_filter() call

I am creating a plugin where I am checking for parameters passed in the url for a page, then using the values of those parameters to change the Title, meta tags and make some other SEO changes. But I ...