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

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How to show a users bio on a page

I'm fairly new to Wordpress. I have users that create profiles on my site and one of the sections is their bio. How can I take this information and display it on lets say a "users profile page". ...
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How to load script-related styles automatically?

Scenario: It is common that a JS dependency is bundled with a style file to work properly (just think about your favorite slideshow jQuery plugin). AFAIK, in this situation, the script and style have ...
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Using several add_action with parameters inside a class

I'm creating a theme framework and using a class to initiate all basic function of the theme (adding theme support, menus, etc). I've got stuck when I tried to enqueue the scripts and styles though: ...
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Hook before inserting user into database

I'm working on airsoft website using woocommerce. One of my client's needs is to prevent a user to register if his name or mail is in a blacklist (I don't know yet if I'll use a csv file, a json or a ...
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Alternative to the filter comment_reply_link

I'm making a plugin and need to add a link to every comment on the front-end. I've used the filter comment_reply_link but that filter doesn't work when we're on the lowest level of threaded comments ...
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Problem with executing a function on saving a post

Here is my basic plugin code. I am just starting from scratch. I will explain the functionality. It is simple, While my plugin is active it will add a new meta box in add new post page just below the ...
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Filter list by a unique meta value dilemma

I'm been racking my head at this for a while now, and I can't figure out how to fix the code. Here's the issue; I found a snippet of code online to filter my post results in edit.php based on ...
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What do the numbers mean at the end of add_action('save_post')…?

I've seen on a few tutorials that there are numbers at the end of the call to save Custom Fields/Meta Boxes on the save_post hook. For example, in the WordPress Codex it gives the following example: ...
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How to do a task only once for logged in users

I want to do a task only once after an user has visited my site. I am currently doing like this: function my_task(){ //do my tasks } add_action('init', 'my_task'); I am doing this from a ...
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Is there an action for save_menu and/or update_menu?

I want to "save" my menus into transients. I want to update those when there's been any changes to the menus via the admin custom menus. I've looked for an action but can't see to find anything. ...
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Dynamically change post_parent in every page load?

What's the correct Wordpress action where I can hook to dynamically change the post_parent of a post? I understand that a post can't have multiple parents so that's the only way I can think of to ...
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add_action on a specific page

I found this script Wordpress Media Manager 3.5 - default link to and it works fine for me. But my problem is, that I have a custom wp_editor on the front end where I want it to work, but I can't ...
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How to remove a class [closed]

Is it possible to remove classes from a plugin and add theme into to theme? I need to modify Woocommerce WP_Checkout class but I want to move it to my theme folder so if woocommerce will be updated ...
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Hooks are not being removed in child theme

I have a hook file: function load_admin_package(){ do_action('load_admin_package'); } /* * ----------------------------------- * Define hooks bellow * ----------------------------------- */ ...
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Issue plugin commands in admin settings page

What is the right way to issue commands in wp-admin? My plugin imports data from a set of RSS feeds via a cron job. Thats all working good. I've set up a custom settings page to change parameters, and ...
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Why are you using add_action for shortcode?

I would like to create shortcodes, some tutorials write about to use add_action add_action( 'init', 'register_shortcodes'); but I read tutorials where the author didn't use it, only put ...
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Difference between do_action_ref_array() and do_action()

I am having trouble wrapping my head around these two functions. I understand do_action() but I don't see clearly when do_action_ref_array() would be useful. Couldn't we pass an array to do_action() ...
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Set static page/post from another blog on same network

I have a multisite project and have a small problem with static front page/post. In general i am looking for a way to choose a static page/post out of the whole network on my main blog. Now i'm not ...
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What is the purpose of $merged_filters?

Savvy WordPress user here, or at least trying to be. I have the hang of hooks and filters with the code in WP's plugin.php The only thing I cannot seem to understand is the $merged_filters global. ...
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Display Something in the Header After All Styles are Loaded

I'd like to include a functionality in a theme that will overwrite styles from previously included CSS files. For this purpose, I need to be able to display a <style> in the header after ALL ...
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Action hook to control access to certain parts of my site

I'm searching for an action hook which I can use to control access to certain parts of my Wordpress site. I want to write some custom PHP which will check certain user attributes and decide if they ...
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Building WP Web App: Creating a Feed for post revisions

I'm building a project management web app using WordPress. I want to create a kind of "news feed" on the home page so that everyone can see what the latest posts added/edited were. I need this to ...
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Detect type of post status transition

I have a function on my site that it supposed to run when a new post is published (email push notification), with the exception of the same article updated (i.e publish_to_publish transition, I don't ...
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How to get current action?

I am developing custom registration form. Is it possible to get current action (comment adding or user registration) in function? For example i am using: add_filter('preprocess_comment', ...
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remove_action in a theme

I'm using a theme that gets updated pretty frequently. For this, it has added a custom.php file to include modifications. Now, in this theme, under the functions.php, the developer has included his ...
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Hooks are not executing

Based on my understanding of hooks, you create a hook, by doing do_action('hook_name'); then add something to said hook and call the method where you want it to do the hook, so: public function ...
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Create hooks based on an array of hook names?

I have this idea where I would create a class that would take in a set of hook names then create them, for me to use when ever, and where ever. Currently the way to create a hook is we do something ...
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add_action on inherit post status

I'm trying to use the add_action() hook to run a custom function, but am struggling with the post status. I originally tried using: add_action('pending_to_publish_portfolio', 'my_function'); ...
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register_activation_hook in oop approach

I tried to develop a plugin in OOP approach. I tried to load all the function needed inside the constructor class e.g action hooks. The problem is this hook "register_activation_hook". It wont load ...
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WooCommerce Order Status Displays Twice on Order Page

I modified the woocommerce_custom_order_columns function to make some changes to the WooCommerce Admin Order page. Everything works great, except that Order Status shows up twice (but only for the ...
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Action hook 'wp' firing twice… why?

I noticed that when I hook into 'wp' it seems to be firing twice -- for example add_action('wp', 'just_testing'); function just_testing(){ global $post; error_log($post->ID); } returns ...
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Would there be anything stopping me from removing both wp_head and wp_footer?

Some plugins rely on either wp_head or wp_footer or both to introduce their own stylesheets and JavaScript. Those scripts take time to load and slow down my website. Therefore, I would like manually ...
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How do I use add_action from a class method?

For some context, we're building an activation system for new users of an app using WordPress as a framework. We've got a plugin driving most of our interactions, where all of this code resides. When ...
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admin-ajax.php “ Missing argument 2” warning

I have the following code in functions.php <script type="text/javascript"> var post_id = "1055"; // hardcoded post id for testing purposes var type = "some_type"; var data = {action: ...
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Perform action on WPMU blog deletion

Hi guys :) I know there is the wpmu_new_blog action hook which enables us to perform an action when a new WPMU blog is created. Is there something similar to this which enables us to perform an action ...
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WordPress Ajax Problems

Update I got it to fire using the following curl command: curl -H "Accept: application/json" -X POST http://localhost/wordpress/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php -d ...
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How can I hook into creating a new post and execute wp_die(), before the post is inserted into the database?

Info about wp_die from codex: Kill WordPress execution and display HTML message with error message. A call to this function complements the die() PHP function. The difference is that HTML will be ...
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where does my function output from load-* go?

I've got a function hooked into load-edit.php that prints out print content: add_action('load-edit.php', array($this, 'generate_bulk_print_content')); public function generate_bulk_print_content() { ...
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Implement Hooks Using Array

I'm trying to implement some hooks into a theme, but rather than write out every hook with repetitive code I was wondering if I could use and array to declare the hooks instead. E.g. ordinarily i'd ...
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Action hook load_textdomain $domain variable

I use the load_textdomain action hook to list all active localization text domains with corresponding path to translation files. function mo_location( $domain, $mofile ) { if ( ...
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Where is the best place to use add_filter

Should I use the function add_filter In my plugin's init action hook or just the in the main plugin script? Since sometimes I found people is using filter all over the place and if I put in the init ...
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Trigger custom action when setting button pressed

This is my first wordpress plugin and I'm running a lot of trouble making it work, it almost work fine but I don't find a way to accomplish this specific thing. Basically I've my custom setting page ...
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Convert hyphen to underscore in permalinks

I would like to use underscore in my permalinks instead of hyphen. Current permalink: www.example.com/2013/01/hello-this-is-a-test-post/ Desired permalink ...
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how “manage_posts_custom_column” action hook relate to “manage_${post_type}_columns” filter hook?

How add_action("manage_posts_custom_column", "custom_callback_fun01"); relate to add_filter("manage_{xxxx-xxx}_columns", "cusotm_callback_fun02" );? How do they both work together? By using these ...
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Is there an action that is called when a post is restored from the trash?

I'm looking at the wordpress list of actions and trying to find an action that is called when a post is restored from the trash but cannot find one. Does anyone know if it exists?
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Disable WooCommerce action

I'm customizing a WooCommerce theme and am going to be moving the title. There is an action in content-single-product.php called: do_action( 'woocommerce_single_product_summary' ); in the ...
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Fix incorrect related posts code snippet

Can anybody fix this incorrect related posts codes snippet? function related_posts() { if (is_single()) { global $post; $current_post = $post->ID; $categories = get_the_category(); ...
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Is it possible to use object in add_action?

So is it possible to do something like this with add_action? class class{} $my_class = new class; add_action('init', 'my_class');
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Using the 'draft_to_publish' hook (post status transition)

I am trying to use the draft_to_publish hook (http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Status_Transitions) to run a function when a post that is a draft becomes published. This hook does not appear to be ...
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How to count number of functions attached to an action hook?

I have some actions like this function simple_notification() { echo '<div>This is a notification</div>'; } add_action( 'site_notices', 'simple_notification' ); ...