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

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Return a custom value in a function added to an action hook

I looked into the difference between action and filter hooks, and as far as I understand, it is not possible to have a function, which is added to an action hook, return a (custom) value. My ...
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add_media_page function not creating submenu

I have the following plugin that I'm just testing at the moment. /* Plugin Name: Menu Test Plugin URI: http://codex.wordpress.org/Adding_Administration_Menus Description: Menu Test Author: Codex ...
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missing argument 2 when passing arguments to add_action

I wanted to pass arguments to a function triggered by an add_action hook. I followed the codex on this. I got a warning and the result was erratic, with an unexpected behavior. This question has ...
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Wordpress admin WP_table_list show incorrectly

As the image above, my custom wp_list_table didn't show correctly. Code as below <?php if ( !class_exists( 'V2OMLVG_Video_Table' ) ) { class V2OMLVG_Video_Table extends WP_List_Table { ...
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A question about add_action()

I was following this ( http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API ) tut on codex. The part where a class is created and is called in add_action. No argument was passed to emailer::send ? Why? It was ...
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Extracting the post_id via the wp_insert_post action (external db query)

i'm writing a little action plugin. everytime a new post is created, a new table should be created in an external db. The name of the table sholud reflect the post_id of the newly created post, but i ...
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What's the earliest point I can get the queried object ID?

I'm writing a supplement plugin to Wordpress Mobile Pack because I would like to use the default theme on pages that are assigned a certain page template. My plugin will only deal with the mobile ...
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External Script Using WP - Hooks / Actions Not Working?

I've researched this problem in depth, but still stumped. Simply stated, I have an external uploader script which loads WP. Yet I cannot seem to grab any of the actions/filters I've put into it. Why ...
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Remove “Get Shortlink” button in admin of custom post type

I want to remove completely this section under my title in my custom post type. (I don't need this because I use this only for content management). With this piece of code I can remove the ...
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New checkbox in custom widget isn't saving data

I'm trying to develop my own widget. Mostly cause I want to understand Wordpress functionality (yes I'm completely new. First ever try to extend wordpress) I want to add a function to display post ...
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Returning or use form data using a hook?

I have built a plugin that allows a user to submit forms to a third party API via an API call. I'm wondering if it's possible to add in a hook right before (or after) the data gets sent to the third ...
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using media_handle_sideload() to add mp4 files to Media Library

For a site I'm building (for a client), I've written a shortcode, where the poster can enter [vine id="..."] followed by the ID of a Vine video. When the post is saved, my PHP functions will then go ...
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How to customize the “Insert/edit link” popup box?

is there a way to customize the "Insert/edit link" popup box in the editor so that it does something like this: Have a checkbox that says "Insert affiliate tag at the end of link" If the checkbox is ...
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wp_ajax action is not running

I'm writing a plugin. I want to run the method get_my_option when someone pressing a button in the settings page of my wordpress plugin. The ajax call is made but the method never runs. In the page I ...
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How do I add some javascript validation to the admin interface form's onsubmit?

I have a plugin that adds meta boxes to the admin interface and I need to do some validation when the user presses the "update" button before the form is submitted. Is there a WordPress action or ...
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save_post action not firing when save

Below is my code that will take the post_id and randomly get 3 posts from the same category and store them as custom field. The code is clearly working, because when I click "New Post", I see the ...
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wp_trash_post action hook with custom post type

When a 'contact' cpt post is trashed, i need a metakey from another cpt 'act' to be deleted, i have been searching all over which hook i should use but unfortunatly the codex action reference page is ...
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Wordpress upload file action hook

I have a custom post type called "Magazine" shown in the admin interface. Everytime a user uploads a file in the wp-admin to my custom post type "Magazine", I want to fire a hook because I have to ...
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array of objects to do_action, callback gets singular object?

So I was passing an array of objects through an action today, no biggy, and things were working fine. Until I was iterating over one of the arguments to a callback and started getting errors. The only ...
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When is get_currentuserinfo() needed?

I know you usually call it inside functions after global $current_user, but sometimes it works whether you have it or not. So what are the conditions where is it needed? Sample code: function ...
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Redirect after post deleted

On the single template, I am using a delete post link generated by the get_delete_post_link function. When I use the link to delete the post I am currently on, it adds a query string of ...
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jQuery does not work

I am working on a project where I need jQuery for. I added this to my functions, and the scripts are loaded in my header if I watch my page source, but jQuery doesn't work. What am I doing wrong? ...
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add_action before theme setup

I have a class which loads the image sliders on some add_action. There is a function/method "render_slider" which renders the sliders on the page based on the slider selected. The theme tries to get ...
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the_posts filter been called multiple time

I have create an endpoint so I can do some checkout processing of my cart. Everything is working fine in sense that every thing is hooked up properly. Though I am having issue that to serve the ...
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action init hook and get_post_types

Why if I register a custom post type by add_action( 'init', 'custom_post_type' ) hook it doesn't show in returned array by get_post_types function? Example: function test(){ $args = array( ...
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Show error message after exception handled

I have a plugin that updates a user profile, and I want to handle a date exception and show a error message when it fails, but I can't make it work. Here is part of the class: private function ...
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Custom registration field to SQL database

I have created new columns in a SQL table called wp_users. Those fields are "giodo", "handel" and "regulamin". What I want to do is to add '1' to each column when a user registers and selects ...
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get_term and get_term_by returning null or false eventhough the term exists

I am trying to use the action hook delete_term, delete_$taxonomy, among other hooks that delete a term but they are presenting the same issue. For example: 1234 is an existing term in the favorite ...
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What is the action hook that deletes a taxonomy term from the backend? And how to retireve the term id before deleting it?

I need to delete some postmeta when deleting taxonomy terms from the backend. Before deleting the term, I need to retrieve the postmeta's meka_key and the term id that is going to be deleted. Use the ...
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How to check if single.php has already called the_post_thumbnail function

I am creating a front end plugin to upload images and adding filter in the_content() to display post thumbnail but some templates already have the_post_thumbnail in single.php or loop.php. Is there ...
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How can I get the term_id from the action hook 'set_object_terms'?

I have the following code and I want to use the term_id inside that function. I aware that the variable $terms contains the term; however, I do not know how to get the term id from it. ...
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What are the benefit in adding hook in the init() hook?

I see a lot of plugins using this approach to add a new hook, e.g. add_action('init', function() { add_action('SOME_LATER_HOOK', xxx); add_filter('SOME_LATER_FILTER', yyy); }); Why they don't ...
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Delete user from frontend

Hi I am working on a frontend admin where a user must be able to delete his account. current_user() is a custom made function of me that retrieves the user meta data. Does anyone know how I can make ...
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Remove Actions/Filters added via Anonymous Functions

That's a freaking bad practice I must say. Spent last two hours finding a solution to remove actions and filters added via Anonymous functions. This is the code used on a Parent Theme, and I need ...
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How to add custom content under plugin row in WordPress admin plugin list?

I'm looking to add a custom message under my plugin in the "Plugins" page, much like the following screenshot: What action or filter should I use? Thank you!
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change order of add_action hooks for jquery to be loaded first

a slider plugin puts its javascript “right before the closing body-tag” using an add_action() hook like this: protected static function addAction($action,$eventFunction){ add_action( $action, ...
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change output location of plugin function using a custom hook

I'm running the YouTube Video Fetcher plugin and it fetches youtube videos and displays it on your website. However, instead of displaying the video after the post, I want to hook the code into a ...
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add_action into another add_action not working

I have this little php code for wordpress. It doesn't work. I want to make one add_action under another add_action. But the add_action that is under, is not working! function no_reminder() { ...
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Odd behaviour with submenu link creation

I'm trying to develop a plugin that needs to add two pages to the dashboard side-bar menu. One of these being a main category. Everything is fine, except for the second submenu item for the settings ...
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admin_notices on runtime in function

I have a function that is called at a post updated, inside of this function I am doing something and if this went wrong I want to display an admin_notices. Inside of my function I tried the ...
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How can I get the user that publishes a post?

I have multiple users. Some are writers, others are editors. Is there a way to get the editor (id) that publish the post? I am able to get the author id but the not the editor's id that publish the ...
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Save automatically data to user profile once or twice a day [duplicate]

The main goal : I am working on a panel which will display statistics of my user websites (external website). For that, I use the Google Analytics API. I save the Google Analytics profile number in a ...
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Custom bulk actions in WP 3.7.1

So I am trying to get a custom bulk action to work in Wordpress 3.7.1 and so far no luck. The basis I am using is http://www.skyverge.com/blog/add-custom-bulk-action, and it goes wrong here: ...
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Remove meta robots tag from wp_head

I am in need to remove just this line <meta name=robots content="noindex,follow"/> from wp_head but can't find the right hook to use it with remove_action(). <meta name=robots ...
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Action inside another action not working

I am trying to load content before the end body tag on admin pages that have a TinyMCE editor on them. To do this I am trying to leverage two action hooks 'before_wp_tiny_mce' and 'admin_footer' but ...
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remove_action(“wp_ajax_function”, “function”); not working

I have the following code in a file called contact-form.php. The file lives here: wp-content/themes/NAMEOFTHEME/ (premium theme) function theme_contact_form() { // some code here (send mail when ...
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How to add a new link to the default register form's footer links?

I would like to add a custom link to the footer section of the register form. How can I do this? I am using the login_footer hook: add_action( 'login_footer',array($this, 'add_forum_menu'), 50, 2 ...
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Registration and Profile custom field

How to add custom field in wordpress registration form and view it in user profile in the backend? I've already google it but just find how to add it in user profile but not in registration process.
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Adding custom Bulk Actions

I have been looking around for ways to add custom Bulk Actions to the categories page. Most of them say that it is impossible to do it in a clean way, because of the lack of a hook for this. Most of ...
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With what hook can I address all posts from all custom post types when they are published?

I want that when every Custom Post Type is published, a hook is called (where I send an email notification to the administrator). I know I can use: add_action('publish_{custom_post_type_name}', ...