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

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Adding add_action function

How does this hook work? I need to insert an action into a page specified within the wp_head() or wp_footer() function. But when you add the action in wp_head (add_action ( 'wp_head', ...
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How to append new form elements in “Add New” form of Users in Wordpress admin panel?

I'm developing a WordPress plugin and I want to append some extra form fields in add new form of Users section inside admin panel without editing core files. Can somebody help me in achieving this.
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Redirect back to origin page after using get_delete_post_link()

I need to implement frontend and backend redirection after delete specific post using get_delete_post_link(). Which hook i can use? Any advice would be appreciated. Something similar to : <?php ...
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add_action(), add_filter() before or after function

When looking through WordPress snippets/tutorials/plugins I often see add_action() and add_filter() being placed before the function is declared: add_action( 'publish_post', 'email_friends' ); ...
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get a list of all registered actions

I'm trying to debug a plugin which I didn't develop and I want to list all the registered actions. I've read this SO thread: WordPress: How do I get all the registered functions for 'the_content' ...
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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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Create a post builder skin in a plugin

Currently I'm working on a plugin that will display a grid based on post type with many settings to customize it. One of the settings will be to choose between different skins available to display ...
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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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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}', ...
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is it possible to get the hook name in add_action?

given this: <?php add_action( $hook, $function_to_add, $priority, $accepted_args ); ?> Is there a way to get $hook value inside the function $function_to_add?
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Add something to beginning of the content

I'm using add_action('the_content', 'myFunction', 10) to append data to the end of the content. How can I place content at the beginning of the content?
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What add_action reference should I be using or should I use do_action?

I am working on some automated emails. I am fairly new to add_action and do_action. I am having a tough time understanding it. The site in question has number goals set up that people reach over ...
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Restrict post edit/delete based on user ID and custom field

I've been able to prevent deletion and editing of posts based on user ID and page ID however, I need to restrict access to editing and deleting based on a custom field. Not sure how to go about doing ...
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When to hook into edit profile action?

I have the following function which combines the values of a few user profile fields and saves them as a new user_meta called COMBINED_WORKSHOPS. The function works, but I don't know when/where to ...
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Is it possible to use login_enqueue_scripts to add the stylesheet to head section? [duplicate]

here where I'm having trouble: I need to add my styleshhet to the WordPress login page among the tags <head></head> but my code doesn't work, it always enqueue the stylesheet before ...
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Change meta tags programatically

Is there a way to change the meta tags not in the head but in a template file through code? I would like to change the meta tags <meta property="og:title" content="title" /> <meta ...
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Where to place add_action when enqueueing?

Do I place add_action before or after function myTheme_script {enqueue functions here} when enqueueing a script or stylesheet into functions.php, or does it matter? I'm seeing both from moderators on ...
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Insert new user with form submit 'init' hook

I'm posting a form to insert a new user and hooking my function to 'init'. This code is in my mu-plugins folder. The user gets inserted fine, but the page is not loaded after wards. My form action ...
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WP Login forms action URLs displayed as pretty URLs in browser (ex with Restore Password)

I would like to use the WP native login/register/restore password/.. functionality, but display pretty URLs instead of wp-login.php I've been looking at the core code and noticed that most login ...
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WP cron doesn't pass through my arguments

I've been trying to import some posts trough a cron action. The problem is my last step. Everything is going well, except for the execution of the cron. It is only passing trough the first argument. ...
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after_switch_theme not working in a class? [duplicate]

Here is my class (by way of example) after_switch_theme is being stupid and refuses to fire. class myPlugin(){ __construct(){ add_action('after_switch_theme', array($this, 'rewrite')); ...
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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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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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Getting instance variable in scope of 'wp_enqueue_scripts'

I need a little help getting my head around passing instance variable to a hook. I am reading the CSS files I need in my template dynamically and storing them in a $settings object that I am keeping ...
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add_action to stop processing further on error notice

I am trying to stop a woocommerce do_action( 'lostpassword_post' ). On another function I am adding the above action and checking on default values it should not send email and infact want the ...
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call_user_func_array error only when another plugin is active

So I wrote a plugin that uses the following function to make the backend: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'create_backend_menu' ); if(!function_exists("create_backend_menu")) { function ...
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How to get all the predefined do_action() calls from an active theme

To hook my plugin content into anywhere, suppose I offered the theme developers to create their own hooks with a prefix (pre_) anywhere in their theme - the rest of the hook is unknown to me. So what ...
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How to modify wp_ajax function?

I want to modify wp_ajax_find_posts function. It receives search string from find-posts form and delivers search results by ajax. Part of the function looks like this: function wp_ajax_find_posts() { ...
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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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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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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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Action on WordPress Install

I am trying to use this https://gist.github.com/davejamesmiller/1966425 to fire when I first create WordPress site / "install WordPress" (i.e complete the "5 minute setup") but the wpmu_new_blog ...
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Create action running on trashed_post hook to modify post_meta value

I have a custom post type that always do math operation to its post_meta and other custom post type post_meta. For example: post-type 1 = cpt_product_order post-type 1 post_meta = ...
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Running wp_schedule_single_event on Post Import

I'm trying to have a category deleted after a certain length of time once a post has been published. I was successful in doing this when a post is manually created, but I cannot for the life of me ...
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How do I override the user's input when updating a custom post type's permalink?

When publishing a custom post type, I'm trying to override the custom permalink based on code rather than what the user types into the input box. I can confirm my action is firing correctly, but I'm ...
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AJAX login without a plugin does not work. when add a action to function.php

I am using wordpress ajax login without a plugin. I want to not be allowed users access to the WordPress profile after login, Because i have designed a specific profile in the link: ...
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admin_post hook error message passing

I've mocked up a quick skeleton plugin, I'm trying to catch the $_POST data from the form template. The best route that I've found is using the hook admin_post, unless there is a better alternative? ...
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do_action inside of onclick

I'm brand new with making plugins/widgets, and am probably pretty limited to basic in knowledge with php as well. I want to be able to register a function that runs when a button is clicked. The ...
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Getting current user option within a function

I have created a new true/false field for specific user role "Member" to receive email notifications if a new post is published. For reference I'm using advanced custom fields to create a true/false ...
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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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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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remove_action not removing add_action from constructor

I am trying to replace a message from a function that got hooked in a constructor from a class from woocommerce. This is what I tried to remove the message: What I tried. function remove_actions() ...
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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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Remove_action from plugin with a Class

I've searched around but haven't been able to find a solution to this. I'm trying to hook in and remove an action that was initiated by a plugin (specifically the Groups plugin). The function itself ...
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Using init hook for register_taxonomy is causing invalid_taxonomy in wp_insert_term()

I'm developing a plugin and I've problem with inserting new term to my custom taxonomy. <?php add_action('init', 'create_tax', 0); function create_tax() { $args = array(...); ...
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Add_action does not work

I am trying to make a coming soon page with a small form for subscribers who want to be informed about future developments. Therefore, I want to make a subscribe.php file, located in the root ...
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Admin: global $post empty

I tried to get $post var outside function php in wordpress admin panel. The only way that I find to access to $post is to add_action. However I want to get this var outside the add_action and global ...
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WordPress Plugin Boilerplate - add_action hook in static “activate” function

I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction here. I'm using the Wordpress Plugin Boilerplate to develop a custom plugin. On install, the plugin will register a new post type (course), a ...
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Set default Custom Post Meta Value

I've tried almost anything and just can't get this to work. I have a custom post type with a custom meta field and I want a default value to be added on when the Publish/Update/Save button is ...
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Wordpress action form url doesn't work

I have a page-contact.php (i have my custom form) <form id="contact-form" name="contact-form" method="post" action=""> <input type="text" name="name" ...