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

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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})/?$', 'index.php?post_type=post&cat=$matches[1]&year=$...
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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( 'myplugin/ready_for_plugins',...
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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(); do_action('...
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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 do_action('...
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How to create shortcode for auto login after registration

I've a code for auto-login after registration which is: function auto_login_new_user( $user_id ) { wp_set_current_user($user_id); wp_set_auth_cookie($user_id); $request = $_SERVER["...
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Get variable value outside action hook [duplicate]

I'm trying to get current screen within wp-admin for some conditional functions to run based on screeen name as follow : global $this_screen; function wporg_current_screen_example( $current_screen ) {...
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How wordpress plugin hooks works? [duplicate]

I am new to wordpress development. I am familiar with joomla's ins-and-out working mechanish, now i want to contribute or say learn wordpress. I found that every thing in wordpress is done through ...
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add_action and do_action

I am trying to hook a function to wp_head that adds some meta tags, but I does not work correctly. Here is my code: add_action( 'wp_head', 'add_meta_tags' , 2, 1 ); do_action('add_meta_tags',$...
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Other than save_post any other actions on add / edit post screen?

When the add post or edit post screens load, is there an action other than save_post which I can hook on to? I need to make an API request before a user starts adding / editing posts. Basically when ...
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Theme elements not translating

Ive got a theme that is set-up for translating but didn't come with any translations. I used poedit to automatically detect the strings, and subsequently translated it in full. However certain ...
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action future_post returns wrong date

Hi I am using a future_post hook to capture when a scheduled post is updated like so : add_action('future_post', 'on_post_scheduled'); Then I want to send the new post date to a database, however $...
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Trigger needed when meta data is updated

I need to update a MySQL table (not any of the WP/Woo tables) when a products meta_key "_stock" is modified. The trigger needs to fire on all updates: shop sales, a CSV merge or edits by admin in the ...
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Trying to use add_action and do_action with parameters

In my themes functions.php I trying to add a function with parameters (as a test if this works, not for the functionality) and it simply doesn't work. The parameters always arrive empty even if I ...
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How To Get User Data in Callback Function for pre_user_nicename?

Whenever I update a user profile in the dashboard, the user nice-name gets changed in the database: Every time, a "-2" is added. I tried to reset the nicename (based loosely on this thread) by ...
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How to use return in my custom function instead of echo

I'm creating a function in functions.php with a custom hook, and from what I've read somewhere, it's good practice to return instead of use echo in a WordPress function? Correct me if I'm wrong. ...
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Trying to write a function in an external php file to manage admin menu visibility

I am loading my php file by putting this into my theme's functions.php: require get_stylesheet_directory() . '/inc/manage-menus.php'; alter_menu('my-user', 'plugins.php', false); The code in manage-...
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Having an add_action( 'user_new_form',)

I am using the following action; add_action( 'user_new_form', 'epx_add_user_form_to_admin_area',489); function epx_add_user_form_to_admin_area($current){ $current .= 'this is a test'; echo $...
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Never actually adding the action? Or do I have to call the action?

I have the following class that is instantiated in the function.php file. In the constructor I am setting up a activation and a deactivation hook for the theme. How ever neither seem to be called when ...
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Add action to fire when a published post is updated

I have a couple of actions setup: add_action('publish_post', array($this, 'newPost'), 10, 2); add_action('post_updated', array($this, 'updatePost'), 10, 3); When I update an already published post ...
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Can a plugin add to header/footer/body content?

I am just wrapping up my first WordPress plugin and the last thing I would like to do is take a piece of data that the plugin knows about (from wp_options table) and display it in either the header or ...
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Getting error while trying to use custom comment function

I'm trying to write a function that will allow me more control over the display of comments on a post page. However I'm confused about how to set it up so WordPress can use it. right now I get the ...
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Use external link in the add sub menu

I want to show the data in the external plugins.php file. the below url path is correct but its not showing the file data. Whats the problem? add_submenu_page( 'antify', 'Plugins', 'Plugins', '...
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Plugin Development - Functions or Hooks?

I am brand new to WordPress plugin development and have a few questions, mostly about best practices but also some specifics. Essentially I just want to trigger an action (invoking a PHP class and ...
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add_action and remove_action if custom field exists

I know this may be off-topic as it has to do with Genesis (a premium framework), but with general WordPress, this has to do with running a remove_action and an add_action depending on if a custom ...
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Problem in using Customizer

Looking for some help with a customizer problem. I am using following codes to create a customizer which will allow me to upload an image for topic of the week section. owever, the following codes ...
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Add custom buttons with custom actions in Edit Post screen in WordPress?

I am creating something for a client and I have a Class that I created with a Custom Post Type called 'PuSH Feeds' and when the user adds a new post and publishes it they can then click on one of two ...
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Which action/filter can i use for a Member Plugin [closed]

I'm a beginner in Wordpress Plugin development. I want to write a Plugin for a Member Part on my Page. I know, that Plugins for this Problem available, but i want to create an own Plugin ;) I want to ...
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Problem with custom function when I go back with the browser

I have a custom function inside functions.php to show the typical social media buttons for each post listed (last entries, categories and tags pages): //Social Media function showSocialButtons() { ?&...
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remove_action on after_setup_theme not working from child theme

I am trying to remove a theme action for an elegant-themes theme using a child theme.. This works when I remove action after add_action code anywhere in the parent theme functions.php. However, it ...
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Any hook for pre-plugin-update -either bulk or single plugin update

Any hook is available on before the plugin update action ? i searched in hooks library . What is the exact hook? . Doing some stuff before updating plugin/theme .
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Namespaced action and filter tags

I'm upgrading several of my plugins to use PHP namespaces, so that functions, classes, constants etc are all namespaced correctly. <?php namespace my\plugin; function init() { ... } // ...
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strange behaviour of template_redirect in IE8

I have implemented page not found with a custom template and used template_redirect for it. add_action("template_redirect", array($this, "redirection_section"), 11); Now everything is working fine ...
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remove_action: Initial attempt failed while a later attempt worked

I hope this is the right place to post this - if not, please just simply direct me to the right place! I recently came across a plugin that, among other things, added a meta entry to the header. I ...
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Settings in functions.php used by a plugin

I'm writing a simple plugin and want some settings in an array in the functions.php file. I'm thinking of adding this in the theme functions.php $test = array('haha' => 'hehe'); my_function( $...
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Exists filter or action that change Add New Post link?

I want to know if exists some method from filters or actions to change the link of the Add New button in backend , for example the regular url is http://wordpress_install/wp-admin/post-new.php but I ...
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How add style in wp after main theme style.css

I try add style via plugin which should overwrite main theme style.css I use this code but it is not help me. function css() { wp_enqueue_style( 'css', plugins_url( '/css/style.css', __FILE__ ),...
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How can I invoke an action after a CiviCRM triggering event?

If I want to have a certain action taken after a CiviCRM 'trigger', what is the best approach? I'm a Drupal developer used to using Drupal workflows on CiviCRM actions, and I am unfamiliar with ...
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Accepted arguments value in hook functions

Let's say I have the following hook function: function my_function() { $post_type = isset( $_GET['post_type'] ) ? $_GET['post_type'] : ''; if( !isset( $_REQUEST['mode'] ) ) $_REQUEST['mode'] =...
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How to use conditional add_action for Wordpress

I am having a small issue where i need to call add_action method which is conditional. Basically here, first checking whether the plugin active or not by admin_init action. If true then i need another ...
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Please explain me what the do_action does

I am trying hard to understand do_action but not understanding. I was studying the blane theme. And they have this code in sidebar.php <div id="secondary" class="widget-area col-md-3" role="...
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Hooking action once but called twice

class GridModSidebars{ public function init(){ add_action('widgets_init', array($this, 'registerSidebars'),20); } public function registerSidebars(){ $args = array( 'name' =&...
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Disable sanitize_file_name on upload without modifying functions.php

I am looking for a way to disable sanitize_file_name function without modifying the functions.php or formatting.php. I am uploading files that have other language file names and all I am getting are ...