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

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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 ...
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Override an advanced custom fields action callback [duplicate]

I'm in the process of writing a CDN plugin for WordPress and am trying to integrate it with the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I need to filter the output of the "File" field type on the edit post ...
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Removing menu item doesn't get removed on edit post

I have removed some menu links for a basic contributor role, just that when the user access the edit post section they re-appear(wp-admin/post.php?post=24731&action=edit). What am I missing? This ...
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Custom search fields and AJAX support

I am trying to rewrite the search. I used the action pre_get_posts and the filters posts_where and posts_join. The page loads with my custom filters. But I can't make it work with AJAX. How can I make ...
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Why is my css and js not enqueued until footer?

add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', function ( ) { global $post,$pageparent; if(in_array($pageparent, array($post->ID,$post->post_parent))){ wp_enqueue_style( 'products_pages', ...
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Auto Load Plugin Hooks inside Must Use Plugin

I am creating a custom MU plugin to run on a multi-site network. I am working on a function that will dynamically include files containing additional action and filter hooks based on the active ...
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What is the callback sent to add_submenu_page() invoked by WordPress?

WordPress tries to be event driven with all it's actions and filters you can hook to. But it also has special functions to create admin pages such as add_submenu_page() which accepts a (callback) $...
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How to get WordPress' hook run sequence?

What is WordPress' hooks execution sequence? I mean, I want to know the order, how add_action hooks are executed, i.e. init wp_head wp_footer after_theme_setup and etc.. I want to know the ...
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wp_ajax action responds with 0

I'm writing a plugin. There is a button, that triggers an ajax-request to an action I added in my plugin page: Head of my plugin PHP file: add_action('wp_ajax_update_nav_items', 'update_nav_items' )...
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Call Web Services on post first publish

I want to call some web service when i publish a post. I want to add a checkbox so as to decide whether to call or not call after publishing. I have found the code to call both REST and SOAP web ...
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Overwrite or Replace code in WP_Footer

I have a some code being dynamically added into my Footer via add_action('wp_footer' ...). Unfortunately I'm not sure how to remove it using conventional methods, I've looked at the following question ...
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Is it acceptable to treat a filter like an action?

The wp_insert_attachment_data filter is available inside wp_insert_attachment(). It allows attachment post data to be filtered before it is updated in or added to the database. $data = apply_filters( ...
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How to add a checkbox inside the “Publish post” widget?

I'm building post to email plugin and I need to add a checkbox to the publish post widget like this one: My idea is to add a checkbox that says "Send this by email", and get that info inside the ...
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At what point during a typical request does the $wpdb object become available?

I've wrote some custom SQL queries inside a class method and noticed they seem to work if I hook the method to the wp action. If I hook to the plugins_loaded action, they don't seem to work. My ...
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A good hook to check authorization and redirect?

It seems strange to put a redirect in a template page, because so much of the page has already been built by the time you reach a custom page template. I'm wondering what is a good action hook to use ...
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Adding to an array & passing it through do_action/apply_filters

For exercise I am working through a PHP class to add meta boxes I found on GitHub. I just copied the code and now I am playing around with it to understand it. It works like this: The file ...
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Manually add admin bar

Does anyone know how to include the admin bar in a page template where wp_head() and wp_footer() are not present? I'm developing a template other scripts and styles are just getting in the way. Rather ...
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Add Different Actions To Different Page's wp_footer

I am trying to add functions to wp_footer based on the the page id. I am hooking my callback to init, but its not working. Here is what I am using. function fl_template_loader() { if ( is_page( ...
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Automatically Populate Post Taxonomy Data Based on Post Author Meta Data?

I'm trying to use author meta data to automatically populate a custom taxonomy on a given author's post(s). Currently, the taxonomy is visible on the post page, but I intend on hiding it from the ...
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Autogenerate wordpress shortcodes using array?

I was create a shortcode which automatically generate shortcodes with given array key and value. Function names does not generate dynamically. Note: Array KEY = ShortcodeName and Value = Wordpress ...
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Deactivate plugin for a specific user group

I would like to deactivate a plugin for a specific user. I'm using the following code inside a the wp-content/plugin-mu plugin file: add_filter( 'option_active_plugins', 'bo_disable_apm_plugin' ); ...
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How to make post and comment count unclickable with dashboard_glance_items hook

I have a multi author site and I have already used some hooks to stop them from viewing other author's posts and media. Now, in the Wordpress Dashboard in the "at a glance" section it shows them the ...
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Multiple Loops Meta Data

I am now trying to figure out how to create the functions/ loops to pull my data from custom post types. I have two post types(keys): And I need to pull the data from both to run my functions. ...
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how to add submenu item under parent menu item with code

Well, here is my problem suppose i have a menu like this generated by wp_nav_menu() home test- test1, test2 contact about test is my custom post type so what i want to do is if a user/admin ...
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Wordpress Multisite: Adding actions to only one site

I have Wordpress Multisite installed with WooCommerce network activated. I want to add an action to a hook in ONE of the sites that has WooCommerce installed, instead of all of them. For example, I ...
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Filter WP_Query output before it is accessed (pre_get_posts)?

I have read Using pre_get_posts with WP_Query and I'm not sure where to go with it. I have a recent posts plugin which adds variables to WP_Query - one of which can be 'offset' posts. The problem is ...
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Filter Posts from the Main Query

I want to conditionally merge a custom post type with my posts post type, based on a custom field. If the field's value is 1, then I want I need those custom posts to appear in the same loop as posts ...
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How do I add Bootstrap and LESS to my migrated WordPress site?

I'm migrating a website to WordPress - it uses both Bootstrap and LESS. I found a snippet online for enabling Bootstrap and the outputted CSS via functions.php: function theme_add_bootstrap() { ...
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Plugin Hook: Get posts

I am building a WP plugin. It shows several featured post images with titles atop. It will have a spot on the admin bar to tell it what the featured posts are. What hook do I use to get the post's ...
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Custom CSS not being added by plugin

I am attempting to add custom css through my plugin. I do have wp_head() called in my header. My code is - /** * Enqueue plugin style-file */ function prefix_add_my_stylesheet() { ...
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How to validate XML-RPC post creation and cancel when needed?

I have an IFTTT recipe that creates posts for me on some occasion, but for some weird reason it creates three, sometimes four posts of the same content. I would like to add an add_action hook/...
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Is there any reason why there's no “login_header” action at the login page?

There is a login_footer action hook at the wp-login.php of Wordpress which is quite handy for strapping in the theme footer into the login/registration page: add_action( 'login_footer', function() { ...
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Overide enqueue in non plugable function via child theme

I am trying to override a non-plugable function using the information on this page but it seems to have no effect. Can anyone see what's wrong. My code is remove_action('wp_print_styles', '...
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Retrieve options set through a plugin

I am creating a simple "global settings" plugin, which simply saves a few text fields. Saving works as intended, and I can retrieve my data in frontend as follows: <?php $options = get_option('...
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Insert Google authorship into WordPress header

I'm working on a custom plugin that creates courses and lessons within WordPress. Here's the page I'm trying to get Google authorship showing in: → http://myguitarpal.com/videos/?lesson_id=...
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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 type="text/...
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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 = $wpdb->...
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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 ...