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

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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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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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How do I display the author in a post listing using the Action Theme from Artillegence Systems? [on hold]

I need to add under the title in the template drawing the post listing, but can't locate the proper template in the Action Theme. Does anyone know where this template for this type of feature pulls ...
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do action inside a class is not working

I am trying to create my custom hook and call it from within a metabox class. Here is the pattern: metabox.php -- <?php require("libs.php"); require("test.php"); class metabox() { function ...
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Add content after get_header

I'd like to add content directly after the div#main (end of header.php) and before /div#main (beginning of footer.php). I'm using an own child-template (of twentythirteen), that contains only ...
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When can you get current page ID and initialize hooks right after?

I'm developing a plugin and need to know on what page user is and then add specific hooks and filters for that page. And my problem is that is_page() and the_ID() doesn't work outside of wp, ...
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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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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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Exists filter or action that change Add New Post link?

I want to know if exists some method from filters or actions to change the link of the Add New button in backend , for example the regular url is http://wordpress_install/wp-admin/post-new.php but I ...
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Action hook with wrapper html

I want to add a space for a banner across the top of my WooCommerce Category pages, but i'm trying to figure out how to add some markup that will wrap the action. In my archive-product.php I have the ...
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How can I edit comment meta value before it is saved?

I have introduced a custom field in comments form using add_comment_meta() function. I would like to know if there is a way to edit the data of the comment meta just before the post data is saved so ...
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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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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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WordPress save_post hook not firing when checking if _GET['post'] is set

I was facing an issue (a custom metabox not saving), and after 2 hours I finally realised that, if you try to add an action to the save_post hook inside an if statement checking whether $_GET['post'] ...
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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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Catalog/Archive page products and adding weight choice per product-all items are added to cart

I am using the following code to create a choice of quantity on my catalog/archive page with over 40 products. It looks close to what I try to achieve. Unfortunately, when I change 1 item, the cart ...
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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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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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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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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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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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wp_schedule_event doesn't work

Can someone tell me where I'm going wrong? Images in folder /wp-content/cached_img/ are not delated add_filter( 'cron_schedules', 'cron_add_week4' ); function cron_add_week4( $schedules ) { ...
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get_header and hook avoid normal call

I would like to use a custom header, like get_header('new') But I cannot modify the templates easily where the calls are being made due to several reasons. (many files and same code base deployed 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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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 ...
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Is there a hook that runs after a user logs in?

I am writing a plugin that fetches some extended user info from a remote service and I need it to execute its function each time a user logs in. Is there a hook that gets fired after login that I can ...
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What's hook to use immediately after a user is authentcated [duplicate]

Does anyone know the add_action() hook to use immediately after a user is successfully authenticated. Hook Test based on @mmm's answer I ran this test from my mu-plugins.php file: function ...
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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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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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Are immediately-called actions not usable in themes?

If there is a filter or action called immediately in a plugin file (not on 'init' or 'wp' action etc.), is it at all possible for a theme to filter it? Looking through wp-setting.php I would assume ...
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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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remove_action on after_setup_theme not working from child theme

I am trying to remove a theme action for an elegant-themes theme using a child theme.. This works when I remove action after add_action code anywhere in the parent theme functions.php. However, it ...
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Dealing with html forms [closed]

I want to work with html form but i cant understand the Action method and when we need to use it. For example found this code on w3schools: <form action="action_page.php"> First ...
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action not working

Im working on a site where I need one plugin to trigger another. So When a user checks out from woo commerce with a coupon, add that user to a group. We are using The free Groups plugin. ...
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What hook to add at start of WordPress load

I want to add a hook that is the first thing that runs every and any time someone hits a page, post or other WP piece of content on my site, and before anything else in WordPress executes. Can you ...
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Hooking into action that fires in wp_head from widget on front end [duplicate]

I have a custom action hook for which the do_action() is executed in a function that hooks into the wp_head action. I would like to run add_action() for that custom action hook from the front-end ...
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GET form action. Redirect to self

I'm writing filter for posts by category on author page. I send category name in $_GET array in this form: <form action="" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="get" id="form1"> <select ...
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plugins_loaded action is not working properly

I am trying to send an email to the user after form submission but I get an errorCall to undefined function wp_mail() in C:\xampp\htdocs\wordpress\wp-content\plugins\contact ...
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What is the very earliest action hook you can call?

After the solution to this question was to get a function to launch BEFORE the init action is fired by taking the sequence out of its function, it got me thinking, is there any earlier in the WP load ...
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Is it possible to track down Actions and Filters?

As far as I know using Actions and Filters hooks is the best approach for developing on WordPress. I have just to ask if there is any way to track down which Actions and Filters are applied on ...
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How can I find out what functions are assigned to actions?

Is there any way to know what functions are added to actions on a certain page in WordPress?
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Filter or action hook to insert content on admin pages before </body> tag

I am developing an administrator plugin and want to be able to write some HTML content just before the last body tag . This content will initially be hidden then displayed with javascript when a user ...
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How to hook into action/filter call

I'm about to create a very simple logging plugin. Every time an action or filter is fired I need to log it to the file. The idea is that we will be able to see exactly which actions and filters are ...
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How to know what functions are hooked to an action/filter?

Is there a way to know what functions are hooked to a particular hook? For example if I'd like to know what functions are hooked to the wp_head hook.
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Reloading page with a query string upon login for admins

After users with specific roles log in, I would like to reload the current page with a query string added (to trigger a message via JavaScript). How can this be improved? function ...
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passing variables inside a widget add_action

Here's my code inside a widget class: function widget($args, $instance) { add_action('wp_footer', function () { echo $instance['title'] }); } It doesn't output $instance['title']. I tried passing ...
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Remove an action from an external Class

I'm trying to do something similar to this question here: remove_action or remove_filter with external classes? I'm trying to remove the <!-- This site is optimized with the Yoast WordPress ...
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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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how to limit search to post titles?

Is there a way to limit search to post titles? I know I can modify query.php core file but there must be a way to do it with hooks right? Thanks in advance!
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Generate payment URL in custom email [closed]

When a particular order status is triggered, a custom email is sent to the shopper. I would like to include a link in the email for them to pay for the order. From my current understanding, the ...