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

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How would go about if I just want a temporary function?

How would go about if I just want a temporary function? (It's a converter just for converting Access to Wordpress tables). I want to execute several times so therefore I want it automated, but I don't ...
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add_action second argument missing

I don't know what is missing here. I have a do_action() and add_action(). Only the first argument passed, to the function: function testing($a, $b) { echo $a . $b; // Here is just get A, and an ...
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Difference between do_action and add_action

This question might be wrong, I am not sure about it. Because I am not clear on this. I know add_action it is used to to hook our function to the specified function. For example ...
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Can my “add_action” function know the name of the hook calling it?

Lots of hooks: add_action('thesis_hook_after_comment', 'pj_time'); add_action('thesis_hook_after_comments', 'pj_time'); add_action('thesis_hook_after_comment_box', 'pj_time'); ...
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wordpress plugin is not activating from widget

I am just creating a plugin in wordpress. In this plugin I am trying to create a widget, In that widget it will show a title, input text and text area in the widget section and when the values will be ...
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Add a Custom Field in Comment Box AFTER text area BUT BEFORE Send button

I was inspired by this Q&A: Add a Custom Field in Comment Box next to the Text area but I have to insert the custom field after the textarea but before the Send button. I did not found the proper ...
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Which hook callback has priority if both plugin and theme use the same hook?

If a theme and a plugin uses the same action hook, for example comment_form is used by both theme and plugin. Then , which one will be called first? the function associated with the theme's hook or ...
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Advanced Custom Fields and Yoast SEO keyword analysis [closed]

The problem I'm having is the keyword page analysis tool doesn't read my custom fields so I am trying to figure out how to run a filter on them. I found a blog post on Yoast website here here which ...
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add action wp_head not working

I am trying to add some code to the head (namely a block of tracking script) via a plugin I am making. The plugin has an interface where the user enters some details which are then added to the ...
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add action which returns modified value

I want to modify submited password in wp_logon wp_authenticate action. When authenticating, I want to grab submited password, modify it, and pass back to wp_logon So here is an action ...
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Add-action in function

How can i get add_action to work in a function, I want to hide a few admin menu item but not make the user and editor. function my_remove_menu_pages() { remove_menu_page('tools.php'); ...
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use add_action('wp_head') in a widget

Hi I cant seem to find an answer out there to solve my issue. what i am trying to do is fix this validation error 'Element link is missing required attribute property.' that is occurring because the ...
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How does add_action 'comment_post' work?

I found an example how to How To AJAX-ify WordPress Comments. I tweak it little bit and so far everything works fine but I want to understand the code. Where did the arguments $comment_ID, ...
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Delete option value from array using update_option()

I have a user profile field which subscribes the user to forum posts by email. This adds the user's email address to an array in wp-options. Naturally I want the user to be able to unsubscribe, in ...
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Admin Hook at the Login Page

I need to write code before user can enter username and password. So, I have code written just after the following line in wp-login.php page: $action = isset($_REQUEST['action']) ? ...
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How to write .htaccess dynamically? [closed]

I am trying to set permalink structure on theme activation. The following function included in function.php of theme. // Executes function on theme activation function myactivationfunction() { ...
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jQuery code not working when included in functions.php

I feel like I am definitely missing something simple here... but for the life of me, can't find what I'm missing. I am of the "bad habit" of including jQuery functions directly in the header.php file ...
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alternative to the_content filter

"i am using the_content filter on the category pages like cat=1" I am appending --N in the content. But due the the theme functionality it strip the content after some number of characters therefore ...
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How to pass hook variable to function?

I have a function that has an add_action inside it that calls the user_register hook. I would like to be able to echo the variable $user_id from the user_register hook and the $_POST array as well. ...
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Conditionally call add_action depending on post_type?

When building a plugin, I know that you can hook into a function to run some code like add_action('admin_footer', array($this, 'custom_function')); And within that function, test for post_type like ...
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How to update permalink on the fly?

So, Wordpress automatically generates the slug/permalink on the fly based on the post title after you click away from editing the title. Is there an action/filter hook for me to change those on the ...
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Add custom content to nonexistent page

I am trying to add content to what would otherwise be a 404 page. For example I want to define post content for mysite.com/existing-page/imaginary-page instead of showing the 404 page. I've tried ...
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Deregister scripts on unnecessary pages using remove_action

To all would-be close-voters: This question is not a duplicate, because I need to remove all scripts added by plugin using remove_action. In Very stubborn wp_register_script / add_action vs ...
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Very stubborn wp_register_script / add_action vs remove

I am trying to get rid of a plugin's .js file in the but it's not working. It's being called here {partial code): class awqsf{ const post_type = 'awqsf'; function __construct(){ // ...
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Hook into admin post list page

So I want to create a custom admin interface for the post and page lists. I want it to be a split view with a list of posts and some data on the left, and a full editable preview of the post on the ...
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What does (10, 2) mean when used with add_filter

Please tell my what is 10, 2 in below mention code: add_filter('nav_menu_css_class', 'add_active_class', 10, 2 ); function add_active_class($classes, $item) { if($item->menu_item_parent == 0 ...
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How to hook into action/filter call

I'm about to create a very simple logging plugin. Every time an action or filter is fired I need to log it to the file. The idea is that we will be able to see exactly which actions and filters are ...
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Using add_filter() in Widgets

Just have a query reference the add_filter() function. Can you use this function inside a WordPress widget class. Example I have a widget with dynamic created code that I want to pass to another ...
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Issue understanding and using WordPress filters and actions

I have a custom WordPress plugin that I have developed. The plugin is a widget bundle containing a bunch of custom widgets. The scenerio The plugin allows for custom css styles through creating a ...
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Using preg_replace to filter custom textarea

I am developing a custom post type, which, among others includes the possibility of sending an email from within the post editor. The email body textarea is populated through a custom settings page ...
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Custom login modal page action

I have a modal login and I also have a custom login page as well. modal login page is mostly being used for login, register, forgot password. The problem is whenever you login by modal login page, ...
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How do I print a notice only on certain admin pages?

I'm writing a plugin which would print a notice, but only on the media page. I found the admin_notices and all_admin_notices actions, but these are fired on all admin pages. Is there any way to find ...
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'wp' hook supposed to trigger when editing a post?

I'm trying to figure out if this is by design, a bug or a feature I should try to request. I created a plugin and added the following code: function test_wp() { echo '<div style="position: ...
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Print shortcode in custom action hook not where the shortcode is entered

I have added a custom action hook into my theme. I want to be able to enter a shortcode anywhere in the_content() and have the shortcode print were the custom action hook is rather then the point from ...
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changing variable through filters or action hooks

it appears i have a problem with understanding how add_action,add_filter and apply_filters work. somewhat abbreviated, i have the following scenario: in a template file i have this while ( ...
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Making a class available via actions filters

I'm creating a plugin which displays a tabbed view. The way it currently works is when the user clicks a tab class Loader reads the $_GET parameter and creates an instance of the class specific to ...
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How are Dynamic Sidebar Widgets rendered

I have been reading through the Wordpress Source, trying to get a better understanding of how dynamic sidebars are rendered. However, I am hitting a sticking point... 894 | do_action( ...
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add_action which contains first argument admin_print_scripts-$page

Here I am not getting whats the meaning passing $page with admin_print_scripts ? My code is like : $page = add_submenu_page('edit.php?post_type=' . $post_type, __('text', 'plugin-dir-name'), ...
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Do something when user creates post (that's pending)

How do i do something when a (normal) user creates a post (that is submitted for approval) I currently have: function emailinvestment( $new_status, $old_status, $post_id ) { if ( ...
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How would I use a filter to remove header banner on certain post types

I am using a child theme of twenty-twelve, and want to remove the huge banner image in the header for certain post types. How can I use add_filter() or add_action() to do this? I don't want to mess ...
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Custom function for “Submit for Review” hook

So I manage a blog of about 15 contributors and 5 editors. I wanted to implement a system so that each time a contributor hits the 'Submit for Review' button, and email is sent to the editors to ...
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Call to undefined add_action() in theme's functions.php

Once done validating a form with ajax, I use php within my functions.php to actually send the form. <?php $name = $_POST['fname']; $lname = $_POST['lname']; $subject_line = $_POST['subject']; ...
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Add html to cpt main page / admin edit.php

I want to add some html under the title of a custom post type I created. See area in image here: http://i.stack.imgur.com/rpkV3.png I tried using different methods including post_row_actions ...
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What hook to use to redirect based on $post

Trying to add an action to redirect based on if user is not logged in and is accessing certain post types. Problem is, during template_redirect, $post is NULL and other ones the headers seem to have ...
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register_post_type not working in wordpress 3.6

I am using WP3.6 and am having trouble adding a new post type. I have put echo statements in the code and know that a) the function calling register_post_type gets called b) the post type name i am ...
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Insert new user with form submit 'init' hook

I'm posting a form to insert a new user and hooking my function to 'init'. This code is in my mu-plugins folder. The user gets inserted fine, but the page is not loaded after wards. My form action ...
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Get user's ID on logout

Is it at all possible to get a user's ID in a function right at the point of log out? I tried to hook it to wp_logout, but it just returns null when trying to get the user's info. I'm wondering if ...
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How to pass arguments to add_action() [duplicate]

I declared an action for a single event in Wordpress which accepts an array as an argument: $asins = array(); //I had to declare this since I'm getting a notice of undefined variable if I don't ...
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add_action not working in header?

i need to enable the session variables to my theme , so i have the following code in my theme functions.php function session_manager() { if (!session_id()) { session_start(); // Get ...
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Capture post content before page renders

I'm trying to mesh Mustache Templating Engine with WordPress. So far, I have been very successful using the_content as a filter to parse my template tags e.g. {{ something }}. However, if let’s say, ...