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

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Geting only alert Output from JS file but not run functionality with avilable hook wp_footer and any other

Working Code Status: I was testing my js files, what these files were adding and running correctly or not. So I write a alert code in my-custom.js with my theme functionality, and now I hook my ...
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Bulk action on custom post with wp list table

I'm a bit confused and I'm hoping somebody can help me. I am trying to do a bulk action for deleting the items in a custom post type which are shown via extended wp-list_table class. I found some ...
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Adding Banner below nav

I'm using GeneratePress and want to add a banner image below .main-navigation what action/hook do i have to use to do this? I've tried looking in functions but i cant see anything for the top and ...
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Is there a action hook for the “Empty Trash” button?

I would like to run a function when the user clicks the "Empty Trash" button for posts. Something like: add_action('empty_trash','myFunction'); function myFunction(){ // My code }
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Wordpress wp_loaded action hook

I am using Shortcode exec php plugin and putting PHP code in a post via Wordpress Posts panel. add_action( 'wp_loaded', 'echoFunction'); function echoFunction(){ echo "someText"; } Why doesn't ...
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Errors by hook action user_profile_update_errors

add_action( 'user_profile_update_errors', 'validate_update_user' ); user_profile_update_errors does work when I edited user? mayby work only I update my profile?
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Gravityform + Custom Post Types Action Hooks?

I'm using gravity forms as well as the gravity forms + custom post types plugin for a job board. Job are added through the gravity form, then the plugin converts them to a custom post type. Jobs are ...
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Make the 'all' filter default instead of 'mine' in a custom post type

I reckon this one is quick and easy... I think I'm just missing something very obvious. My inquiry is nearly identical to this stackoverflow post. For non-admin users, the default filter for posts ...
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Types plugin custom post add_action hooks

I'm using the wp-types plugin to create a custom post type. I'm developing my own plugin which I need to fire whenever a post of my custom post type is updated. Right now add_action( 'save_post', ...
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load_plugin_textdomain doestn't work with add_action plugins_loaded

I am trying to load localization for my plugin. There is directory called languages in my plugin folder with .po and .mo files inside of it. I have the following code in the plugin main file: ...
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Wordpress custom post action hook

I'm working on a plugin for wordpress that I would like to fire every time a custom post of the type 'job' is posted, published, edited, trashed, untrashed, etc. (basically whenever there is an update ...
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Placement of add_action() for ajax callback?

This is probably a palm slap question, but I'm confused. I created what I thought was a simple WP template page. A form to update a form to a db via ajax callback. At the bottom I placed the ...
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Adding add_action function

How does this hook work? I need to insert an action into a page specified within the wp_head() or wp_footer() function. But when you add the action in wp_head (add_action ( 'wp_head', ...
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is it possible to get the hook name in add_action?

given this: <?php add_action( $hook, $function_to_add, $priority, $accepted_args ); ?> Is there a way to get $hook value inside the function $function_to_add?
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Change meta tags programatically

Is there a way to change the meta tags not in the head but in a template file through code? I would like to change the meta tags <meta property="og:title" content="title" /> <meta ...
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Create a post builder skin in a plugin

Currently I'm working on a plugin that will display a grid based on post type with many settings to customize it. One of the settings will be to choose between different skins available to display ...
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What add_action reference should I be using or should I use do_action?

I am working on some automated emails. I am fairly new to add_action and do_action. I am having a tough time understanding it. The site in question has number goals set up that people reach over ...
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Where to place add_action when enqueueing?

Do I place add_action before or after function myTheme_script {enqueue functions here} when enqueueing a script or stylesheet into functions.php, or does it matter? I'm seeing both from moderators on ...
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after_switch_theme not working in a class? [duplicate]

Here is my class (by way of example) after_switch_theme is being stupid and refuses to fire. class myPlugin(){ __construct(){ add_action('after_switch_theme', array($this, 'rewrite')); ...
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Getting instance variable in scope of 'wp_enqueue_scripts'

I need a little help getting my head around passing instance variable to a hook. I am reading the CSS files I need in my template dynamically and storing them in a $settings object that I am keeping ...
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call_user_func_array error only when another plugin is active

So I wrote a plugin that uses the following function to make the backend: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'create_backend_menu' ); if(!function_exists("create_backend_menu")) { function ...
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How to get all the predefined do_action() calls from an active theme

To hook my plugin content into anywhere, suppose I offered the theme developers to create their own hooks with a prefix (pre_) anywhere in their theme - the rest of the hook is unknown to me. So what ...
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WP cron doesn't pass through my arguments

I've been trying to import some posts trough a cron action. The problem is my last step. Everything is going well, except for the execution of the cron. It is only passing trough the first argument. ...
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Action on WordPress Install

I am trying to use this https://gist.github.com/davejamesmiller/1966425 to fire when I first create WordPress site / "install WordPress" (i.e complete the "5 minute setup") but the wpmu_new_blog ...
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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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do_action inside of onclick

I'm brand new with making plugins/widgets, and am probably pretty limited to basic in knowledge with php as well. I want to be able to register a function that runs when a button is clicked. The ...
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How do I override the user's input when updating a custom post type's permalink?

When publishing a custom post type, I'm trying to override the custom permalink based on code rather than what the user types into the input box. I can confirm my action is firing correctly, but I'm ...
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Getting current user option within a function

I have created a new true/false field for specific user role "Member" to receive email notifications if a new post is published. For reference I'm using advanced custom fields to create a true/false ...
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remove_action not removing add_action from constructor

I am trying to replace a message from a function that got hooked in a constructor from a class from woocommerce. This is what I tried to remove the message: What I tried. function remove_actions() ...
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Using init hook for register_taxonomy is causing invalid_taxonomy in wp_insert_term()

I'm developing a plugin and I've problem with inserting new term to my custom taxonomy. <?php add_action('init', 'create_tax', 0); function create_tax() { $args = array(...); ...
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Remove_action from plugin with a Class

I've searched around but haven't been able to find a solution to this. I'm trying to hook in and remove an action that was initiated by a plugin (specifically the Groups plugin). The function itself ...
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WordPress Plugin Boilerplate - add_action hook in static “activate” function

I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction here. I'm using the Wordpress Plugin Boilerplate to develop a custom plugin. On install, the plugin will register a new post type (course), a ...
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Set default Custom Post Meta Value

I've tried almost anything and just can't get this to work. I have a custom post type with a custom meta field and I want a default value to be added on when the Publish/Update/Save button is ...
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Action hooks returning old category instead of new category

With some help I created a WP Action to send an email to the author of a post (custom post type) when the category has been changed. This works ok, except that the function is returning the previous ...
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how to change appearence of the content of default post list columns?

Speaking about backoffice here. I usually add columns and filters to the backoffice for certain custom post types. No problem here. BUt what if I would simply like to change something on the content ...
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An echo line in a transition_post_status action leads to “cannot modify header information - headers already sent by”

I tried to set up an action hook with transition_post_status. Inside I wanted to set up a few conditional statements. To see if everything works I wanted to place a debug statement. Problem is as soon ...
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Admin: global $post empty

I tried to get $post var outside function php in wordpress admin panel. The only way that I find to access to $post is to add_action. However I want to get this var outside the add_action and global ...
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Send an email when custom post type category is changed

This is the first time I've attempted to write an action hook. My CPT has 4 categories. I'm trying to make WP automatically sends an email notification when the category is changed. By change I ...
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Using category slug in add_rewrite rule

I'm using this function ro rewrite URLs: function archive_rewrite_rules(){ add_rewrite_rule( 'inspiracao/([^/]*)/([0-9]{4})/?$', ...
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Object oriented programming, add_action in constructor not firing

I am trying to write a class that adds an action to the save_post hook, but the post_updated function never gets called. I tried some variations, but it never gets called. Am I doing something wrong? ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function add_action() - an untouched problem

The question was asked many times in many ways, but unfortunately is not covered well in most of the answers. I'm having the same issue doing things using include-files. In my TwentyFourteen child ...
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add hook restricted only to either plugins or themes?

I'm writing a plugin and I want to create two hooks like the following: add_action( 'myplugin/ready_for_theme', array( __CLASS__, 'myfunction_for_themes' ) ); add_action( ...
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Should I use add_action('publish_post or add_filter('publish_post?

I am trying to trigger an extra function as soon as a certain custom post type is published function insert_table_products($post_id, $post) { if ($post->post_type == 'custom-products') { ...
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Remove action added from class

This has been asked before and I know how to do this but im having trouble removing a specific action added by the easy columns plugin. The action is added similar to below: class EasyColumns { ...
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WordPress HTML Helper

I've played recently with WordPress Hooks and I've noticed that in order to create layouts based on the hooks the main practice is to use html in functions and combine them with logic. I've searched ...
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Problem:Save Several Duplicate posts in The Database and then Error nesting level of '100' reached

I have a function to insert a single post in the database. But when I run the function, duplicate posts (40) are added to the database and then an error is displayed. Fatal error: Maximum ...
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add_action in the loop hooks

I have the following structure: add_action('my_content', 'standard_loop'); function standard_loop() { if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ...
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Remove action working on functions.php but not in a plugin. Why?

I am trying to remove an action from Woothemes' Sensei plugin. If I do on the functions.php: global $woothemes_sensei; remove_action('sensei_lesson_video', array($woothemes_sensei->frontend, ...
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Does the event 'wp_version_check' even exist? What is it doing?

In version 4.1 of /wp-includes/update.php around line 674, there's this line: add_action('wp_version_check', 'wp_version_check'); I searched through all the wordpress core files for a ...
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Which action gets triggered when i save settings?

I want to write to a file but i need to write/update this file every time user updates settings.Is there any action that gets fired every time user updates settings ? Edit: I have a new menu page and ...