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

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Using actions, hooks and filters in a non-WordPress page

I have a php script that sits outside of wordpress, but loads WP core with wp-load.php. Here is my basic page: <?php define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); global $wp, $wp_query, $wp_the_query, ...
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Include php on a specific page template

I'm using a 'specialized' page template called 'page-courses.php', following the codex: http://codex.wordpress.org/Page_Templates#Specialized_Page_Template In my child theme's functions.php I want to ...
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addaction hook cause redirection problem

I have added the hook in my wp functions: add_action('pa_taxname_edit_form_fields', 'woocom_edit_attribute_chk_field', 10, 2); function woocom_edit_attribute_chk_field($term, $taxonomy) { ...
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Can't Get Metabox Data Saved Assistance Needed

I'm trying to create meta box on a post create/edit page. I faced the problem: 1. When I create a post from scratch the data from my meta box is saved as expected 2. When I try to update an existing ...
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Create new custom post and post category of same name

I have a custom post type "Product" and want to create a post category "A Product Name" automatically on creation of a new Product so that the post category (not custom post category) would have the ...
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Using hooks to place content in theme dynamically

Alright, so I think I may be getting a little too complicated on this, but I basically want to know if this is possible. I am using a content slide function where I display some thumbnails within the ...
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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, has a hook been added to the ...
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Return a custom value in a function added to an action hook

I looked into the difference between action and filter hooks, and as far as I understand, it is not possible to have a function, which is added to an action hook, return a (custom) value. My ...
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add_media_page function not creating submenu

I have the following plugin that I'm just testing at the moment. /* Plugin Name: Menu Test Plugin URI: http://codex.wordpress.org/Adding_Administration_Menus Description: Menu Test Author: Codex ...
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missing argument 2 when passing arguments to add_action

I wanted to pass arguments to a function triggered by an add_action hook. I followed the codex on this. I got a warning and the result was erratic, with an unexpected behavior. This question has ...
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Wordpress admin WP_table_list show incorrectly

As the image above, my custom wp_list_table didn't show correctly. Code as below <?php if ( !class_exists( 'V2OMLVG_Video_Table' ) ) { class V2OMLVG_Video_Table extends WP_List_Table { ...
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A question about add_action()

I was following this ( http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API ) tut on codex. The part where a class is created and is called in add_action. No argument was passed to emailer::send ? Why? It was ...
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Extracting the post_id via the wp_insert_post action (external db query)

i'm writing a little action plugin. everytime a new post is created, a new table should be created in an external db. The name of the table sholud reflect the post_id of the newly created post, but i ...
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What's the earliest point I can get the queried object ID?

I'm writing a supplement plugin to Wordpress Mobile Pack because I would like to use the default theme on pages that are assigned a certain page template. My plugin will only deal with the mobile ...
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External Script Using WP - Hooks / Actions Not Working?

I've researched this problem in depth, but still stumped. Simply stated, I have an external uploader script which loads WP. Yet I cannot seem to grab any of the actions/filters I've put into it. Why ...
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Remove “Get Shortlink” button in admin of custom post type

I want to remove completely this section under my title in my custom post type. (I don't need this because I use this only for content management). With this piece of code I can remove the ...
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New checkbox in custom widget isn't saving data

I'm trying to develop my own widget. Mostly cause I want to understand Wordpress functionality (yes I'm completely new. First ever try to extend wordpress) I want to add a function to display post ...
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Returning or use form data using a hook?

I have built a plugin that allows a user to submit forms to a third party API via an API call. I'm wondering if it's possible to add in a hook right before (or after) the data gets sent to the third ...
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using media_handle_sideload() to add mp4 files to Media Library

For a site I'm building (for a client), I've written a shortcode, where the poster can enter [vine id="..."] followed by the ID of a Vine video. When the post is saved, my PHP functions will then go ...
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How to customize the “Insert/edit link” popup box?

is there a way to customize the "Insert/edit link" popup box in the editor so that it does something like this: Have a checkbox that says "Insert affiliate tag at the end of link" If the checkbox is ...
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Expire a post with meta_value after two weeks

I am trying to use the below code to query for some posts and then change a meta_value in order to "expire" it after two weeks time. I can't get this to work and it's difficult to test since I can ...
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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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How do I add some javascript validation to the admin interface form's onsubmit?

I have a plugin that adds meta boxes to the admin interface and I need to do some validation when the user presses the "update" button before the form is submitted. Is there a WordPress action or ...
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save_post action not firing when save

Below is my code that will take the post_id and randomly get 3 posts from the same category and store them as custom field. The code is clearly working, because when I click "New Post", I see the ...
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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 unfortunatly the codex action reference page is ...
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Wordpress upload file action hook

I have a custom post type called "Magazine" shown in the admin interface. Everytime a user uploads a file in the wp-admin to my custom post type "Magazine", I want to fire a hook because I have to ...
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array of objects to do_action, callback gets singular object?

So I was passing an array of objects through an action today, no biggy, and things were working fine. Until I was iterating over one of the arguments to a callback and started getting errors. The only ...
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When is get_currentuserinfo() needed?

I know you usually call it inside functions after global $current_user, but sometimes it works whether you have it or not. So what are the conditions where is it needed? Sample code: function ...
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Redirect after post deleted

On the single template, I am using a delete post link generated by the get_delete_post_link function. When I use the link to delete the post I am currently on, it adds a query string of ...
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jQuery does not work

I am working on a project where I need jQuery for. I added this to my functions, and the scripts are loaded in my header if I watch my page source, but jQuery doesn't work. What am I doing wrong? ...
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add_action before theme setup

I have a class which loads the image sliders on some add_action. There is a function/method "render_slider" which renders the sliders on the page based on the slider selected. The theme tries to get ...
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the_posts filter been called multiple time

I have create an endpoint so I can do some checkout processing of my cart. Everything is working fine in sense that every thing is hooked up properly. Though I am having issue that to serve the ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Remove Actions/Filters added via Anonymous Functions

That's a freaking bad practice I must say. Spent last two hours finding a solution to remove actions and filters added via Anonymous functions. This is the code used on a Parent Theme, and I need ...
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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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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 ...