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

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stumped on add_action hook to delete_comment - any ideas?

I'm pretty new to plugins and trying to run a function when deleting a comment. This entails hooking into "delete_comment" if I'm not mistaken. ...
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Write name and custom meta box in picture when upload it

I have form to register new user in my site, And i need when user upload his images, i need to write user name and care name (that is from custom meta box) to the images that uploaded it by user. How ...
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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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WordPress custom form action url

Is there any way to replace standard WordPress comments form action, which usually looks like this: <form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" ...
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Building a request processor for multi-page forms, etc using $_GET requests

Good day, What I'm trying to accomplish in a semi-elegant way today is building a multi-step form type thing. Essentially, I'm trying to rewrite the page based on a $_GET request. Like, say, it's ...
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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 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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schedule event in class oriented plugin

Actions usually support the following (if you are creating your plugin using a class based approach): add_action('admin_notices', array(&$this, 'emailNoticeGUI')); The wp_schedule_event does ...
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Prevent function from triggering again when post in specific category gets another category?

I have created a function to send out an email to authors when there post is added in the popular category for custom post type. IT WORKS but there is 1 major issue. If the post that is in the ...
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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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Dynamically adding filters

I have a function that I'm trying to get an array in it to use in a callback to dynamically add filters. Here is the function that I need to retrieve the array keys from ( in the $classes variable ): ...
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Redirect to another page if the user is logged in when pressing again the login button on menu bar

So I have this button on the menu : "My account" that lets the user login on the website and as soon they log in they're redirect to their dashboard. What I'm trying to achieve is if he's logged in ...
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How to remove the function hooked to action within a class [duplicate]

I want to remove the function listify_single_job_listing_meta which is hooked in action inside the following class class Listify_WP_Job_Manager_Template extends listify_Integration { public ...
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What problems could happen if I replaced add_filter and add_action with the function calling

I'm new to WordPress, and to learn more about how to build WordPress themes, I'm now analyzing the code of a theme I downloaded and trying to make some changes in it. Two of the built-in functions in ...
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add_action shortcut?

I think in PHP 5.4 or above (don't remember the exact version), instead of writing: function some_function() { } add_action( 'init', 'some_function' ); One can pass an anonymous function: ...
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Get posts from WP_Query and format them on admin_head

I am trying to prepare an array with Custom Post Type posts to populate a select options in TinyMCE. I was thinking to fetch posts, get their IDs and titles and put them all inside $data variable, ...
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How do I get the full details of a registered/enqueued script?

I'm trying to get the details (such as src, in_footer etc) of enqueued/registered scripts. For example: add_action('init', function() { global $wp_scripts; var_dump($wp_scripts->queue); ...
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Passing a parameter to filter and action functions

Is a way to pass my own parameters to the function in add_filter or add_action. For example take a look in the following code: function my_content($content, $my_param) { do something... using ...
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Redux callback action

I'm very new with Redux. I don't know how to show and hide a textarea using switch (without saving). When my switch turns on, the text input displays and when it turns off, the input hides itself. I ...
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get_term and get_term_by return null or false, even though term exists

I am trying to use the action hooks delete_term and 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 ...
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WP 4.4.1 allow empty comments via add_action 'pre_comment_on_post'

got a question about allowing empty comments with worpdress v.4.4.1 to achieve this i use the action 'pre_comment_on_post'. in WP 4.3.1 i could do this easily: if (isset($_POST['comment']) ...
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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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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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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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Create a plugin to change the action to which a function is hooked

I have a plugin that hooks a function on to the woocommerce_before_my_account action. I would like instead for the plugin to hook that function to the woocommerce_after_my_account action. If I ...
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Filters, priority when run after plugins_loaded

in my main plugin I filter the_content to add rich snippet, something like this: add_filter('the_content', 'add_schema'); function add_schema($content) { $schema=NULL; //To avoid undefined ...
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Why are you using add_action for shortcode?

I would like to create shortcodes, but some tutorials write about to use add_action: add_action( 'init', 'register_shortcodes'); But I read another tutorial where the author didn't use it, only put ...
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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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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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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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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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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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wp_headers vs send_headers. When to use each?

I've seen wp_headers and send_headers both used before for the same thing and I'm wondering how you're suppose to know which one to use and when... On the send_headers codex page there's an example ...
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Delete user from frontend

Hi I am working on a frontend admin where a user must be able to delete his account. current_user() is a custom made function of me that retrieves the user meta data. Does anyone know how I can make ...
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wp_login action hook not working

I have spent many time looking for a solution to my issue, but in vain. Your help is invaluable. I am creating a simplified badge system. The goal is to increment the number of badges for a user if ...
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Delete database tables on theme uninstall?

How can I execute DB queries when theme installs and delete those tables on theme uninstall?
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How to use the post_updated hook before and after arguments

I want to check if the title of the post has changed and do some stuff if it did. I thought of using the post_updated hook, the codex says "Use this hook whenever you need to compare values before ...
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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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Get Custom Post Type posts on normal edit-posts and pass to TinyMCE

I am following a tutorial for adding a dropdown list in tinyMCE editor. In the end I would like to have a Select list similar like it is in this image , but populated by post titles from Custom Post ...
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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 to add new tab and data in Wordpress Users section

I have to add new tab and new data in wordpress users. Please see the image below. The points tab came from the plugin mycred but i don't know what was used. What I think was it was done using: ...
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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 unfortunately the codex action reference page is ...
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Hide posts of a certain category unless logged in

I want to hide posts belonging to a certain category unless logged in. I found some code(attached) in the codex that works great for the loop. But how to ensure the post pages are empty as well? ...
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Add action hook into wp_localize_script

Is it possible to add an action hook via wp_localize_script, so I can position where I want the hook to run in HTML markup that is made in the JavaScript? So something like: $data = array ( ...
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The acction hook stop working if i move it from plugin file to theme's functions.php file

A bp_includes is buddypress action and hooked on plugins_loaded function remove_bp_docs() { global $wpdb; $current_user = get_current_user_id(); //We are selecting member type before ...
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How to only hook on Single.php after content?

I am currently hooking on the_content() but that goes through the Wordpress loop too. How can I only hook on the Single.php page? Also, is there a way to only look on the first X posts in the ...
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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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Why a class property becomes empty?

I have a class with a private property/variable named $postID that I can pass successfully (this was tested) to every function within this class except one named handleForm(). When it is passed to ...
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Which action hook should I use to intercept a form upon submission?

I have a form on wordpress page with a POST method. I need to add an extra field to the form after submission but before it is sent to the URL in the action attribute. I was thinking to use an ...