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

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Insert custom postmeta when custom post type published

I'm trying to populate the postmeta table with a custom value when a custom type ('my-solutions') is published. I've read a few threads, the Codex and Pippin's blog on this matter and tried many ...
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Which method to use when deleting posts from the front-end

I am trying to enlist all my posts on the front-end along with delete and edit links (using the shortcode API). I am having difficulty with the delete links. To me the most obvious way to handle ...
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apply_filters/do_action tag characters limit

Does apply_filters/do_action $tag name have a characters limit? Can be any problems if the tag name is way too long? I ask this because I know that WP transients have a limit of 45 characters. FYI, ...
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Replace admin header logo with an image

I want to replace the default WordPress admin bar logo to my custom logo which is a PNG file. I have tried a code it's not working. function custom_logo_admin_header() { echo ' <style ...
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Why does my delete_post hook get called twice

Here is how I've implemented it: add_action( 'delete_post', array( 'MyClassName', 'delete' ) ); In the delete function I was using a $wpdb->insert command to see whether the function gets called. ...
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Including only current user's posts in search

I am a new WP plugin developer. I want the search page to include only the current user's posts. I first added a new capability read_others_posts to only administrators and editors. Then I tried the ...
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What's the best way to split admin-only functionality in the theme's functions.php file?

I am customising a Wordpress admin area and so far so good with a number of add_filter and add_action calls in my theme's functions.php file. But I'm a bit worried because all this code will be ...
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XML Imported Custom Posts

I have an xml feed populating a custom post type. I need the custom post type to add the first imported image as the featured image. I have come across the following function and adapted it: ...
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wp_logout action not working

I'm trying to remove some cookies set to control persistent login when the user specifically wants to log out of a website. I thought it would be as simple as: function remove_user_cookie() { ...
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Hook into 'when user logs in' [persistent login]

I'm trying to create a persistent login mechanism in Wordpress (I can't find a plugin, but if there is one, let me know!). But I'm struggling to find a hook (add_action or add_filter) that runs when ...
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override function from my plugin [closed]

can anyone guide me how can I override following function from my plugin. I know how to use add_action but I didn't found add_action for this function in buddypress plugin. Its using do_action and I ...
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remove_meta_box for all post types doesn't seem to work

To remove a metabox from all post types at once, using a foreach seems like the logical thing to do. However it doesn't always work and I don't understand why. For examlple viewing the "Post" post ...
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How to hook into the quick edit action?

I found this solution to automatically assign parent terms when a child term is selected, which is working fine for the save_post hook: add_action('save_post', 'assign_parent_terms'); function ...
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Action hook “wp_insert_post” works but not for last imported post

I want to run a custom function whenever posts are imported to my custom post type. I am currently running this code - function on_post_import($post){ global $wpdb; $results = ...
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Loading plugin text domain before registering post type

I'm building a wordpress plugin, that will register a post type. Im trying to set up a simple test case where all it does is registering a post type with get text functions and translating it with ...
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$GLOBALS['hook_suffix'] variable empty

I'm trying to implement the code to add a custom post status from my plugin, exactly as given in this tutorial: http://jamescollings.co.uk/blog/wordpress-create-custom-post-status/ Now, it isn't ...
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Hook into admin_notices after sending mail

In my (admin) plugin I want to display a message using admin_notices action on successful sending of mail. Currently it is not displaying. I know this has something to do with the order of events, but ...
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Using a private method as an action callback from within a class

I have created a class from within which I would like to call a private method (from within the same class) from the __construct method as an action callback. When I would like to use a public method ...
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conditionally load javascript & CSS for do_action() calls from plugin

I am developing a plugin and using do_action() instead of shortcodes to display plugin content on the site. The plugin will only be used by me, but I am making the plugin to separate components of ...
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How to apply action the_post to the post that is only being mainly displayed

I'm trying to write an action that will modify some WooCommerce product on its display. This is my simple code function do_some_modifications($post) { if (is_singular('product')) { // do ...
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Is there an action hook that fires just before a template is loaded?

I'm looking for an action hook that occurs just before a template is parsed but AFTER the query has run and the variables are present. So if it's going to run index.php, just before it starts reading ...
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How do I prevent term from being created on create_term hook?

I have a function working on 'create_term' hook, I'm trying to prevent the term from being created on certain situations, I've tried return false; But that didn't do much, how do I prevent the ...
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Enforcing password complexity

We need to enforce password complexity in a wordpress site, we used this article: http://www.webtipblog.com/force-password-complexity-requirements-wordpress/ We created the following in ...
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Invoke a function before the action hook

I want to invoke a function before a special action. I want to validate the input of a custom metabox (or custom field) before the changes are saved. If the input value is invalid, then a stop save ...
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How to get menu location in wp_update_nav_menu hook

I want to get the menu location in the wp_update_nav_menu (during menu save action) add_action('wp_update_nav_menu', function ($id, $data = NULL) { error_log( var_export($data, true) ); ...
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Ajax - Call to undefined function get_option()

So I've been working in Wordpress lately with Ajax and I managed to get some stock data into my site from my database. However, I am now trying to use Ajax to load Wordpress posts into my left ...
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Remove/Unregister or hide a widget added by a plugin

I'm trying to figure out how to remove wordpress widgets added by plugins. I know there are a couple of plugins that do this, like https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-remove-widgets/ and ...
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Using actions, hooks and filters in a non-WordPress page

I have a php script that sits outside of wordpress, but loads WP core with wp-load.php. Here is my basic page: <?php define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); global $wp, $wp_query, $wp_the_query, ...
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Include php on a specific page template

I'm using a 'specialized' page template called 'page-courses.php', following the codex: http://codex.wordpress.org/Page_Templates#Specialized_Page_Template In my child theme's functions.php I want to ...
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addaction hook cause redirection problem

I have added the hook in my wp functions: add_action('pa_taxname_edit_form_fields', 'woocom_edit_attribute_chk_field', 10, 2); function woocom_edit_attribute_chk_field($term, $taxonomy) { ...
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Can't Get Metabox Data Saved Assistance Needed

I'm trying to create meta box on a post create/edit page. I faced the problem: 1. When I create a post from scratch the data from my meta box is saved as expected 2. When I try to update an existing ...
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Create new custom post and post category of same name

I have a custom post type "Product" and want to create a post category "A Product Name" automatically on creation of a new Product so that the post category (not custom post category) would have the ...
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Using hooks to place content in theme dynamically

Alright, so I think I may be getting a little too complicated on this, but I basically want to know if this is possible. I am using a content slide function where I display some thumbnails within the ...
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Wordpress Update Plugin Hook/Action? Since 3.9

I've researched this a few times, yet my searching does not reveal much except custom code which may or may not be good WordPress practice. As of the latest releases (WordPress 3.9 "Smith"), has a ...
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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 ...