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

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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 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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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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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 ...
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add_action insert html

I know I am missing something simple. I am trying to use html to log to footer to learn wp. In theme functions.php: function myLog() { echo 'test'; } In theme footer within the .siteInfo ...
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How to enable/disable a hook with theme options

I am trying to use this function to add maintenance mode feature by adding this in my theme's functions.php and I am trying to use my theme options to enable/disable it. I realized when i ...
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Plugin custom Action Hook not working

I am trying to create one basic plugin where I want to create my own action hook. Here is the code for the same. <?php /* Plugin Name: Demo Plugin Version: 1.0 */ do_action('basic_action_demo'); ...
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cant output grayscaled ive created using add_image_size

I am trying to create a gray scaled image of the image i upload. I have been able to upload the image and create the gray scaled version by using this code: ...
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Add “add to cart” button in WooCommerce [closed]

I use the Mystile WooCommerce theme, where the "add to cart" buttons is removed by this code: remove_action( 'woocommerce_after_shop_loop_item', 'woocommerce_template_loop_add_to_cart', 10); That ...
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Plugin default settings hook

I am writing a plugin where I want it's default settings to change in accordance to the theme that is selected. I have it working, but would rather provide an action hook for this instead of writing ...
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Is it possible to create an action hook using do_action() within add_action()?

Is it possible to create a new action hook like do_action('my-hook-name'); inside a call to add_action();? I'm aware this code doesn't work, but I was thinking something along the lines of... ...
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adding multiple custom columns to users.php

I'm trying to add two columns to the users.php file. I'm not sure how to add both $total_time_display and $logged_in_amount_display. How could I return both values? Here is my code: ...
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Add content after get_header

I'd like to add content directly after the div#main (end of header.php) and before /div#main (beginning of footer.php). I'm using an own child-template (of twentythirteen), that contains only ...
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add action only on post publish - not update

I have action which adds meta field with value on post publish. Problem is that when I update post meta field is reset to default value. I already tried 'new_to_publish' instead of 'publish_post' ...
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How can I unhook this action that was added via $this?

This is in regards to the plugin Theme My Login, although the question may relate to any plugin. The author says he no longer uses the support forum, so I've come here. I'm trying to unhook the ...
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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 ...