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

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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 ...
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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 ...