A type of hook that provides a way for content to be overridden programatically

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the_excerpt() does not work with has_excerpt()?

I'm trying to shorten the excerpt but it does not work. It shows the full excerpt which I write in the post edit! I've added this to the functions.php function custom_excerpt_length( $length ) { ...
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Using filter in the widget causes fatal error

I'm adding a filter for a WordPress query in a widget. I'm adding as following: function filter_where( $where = '' ) { } add_filter( 'posts_where', 'filter_where' ); $query = new WP_Query( $args ); ...
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Is there a filter for get_post_custom()?

I know there's a filter get_post_content that I can hook into, but that only seems to work with get_post_meta, I need to filter individual values of get_post_custom() by checking if the metadata key ...
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Buddypress Group Activity Loop Filter activity type

I'm using Buddypress 1.8.1 When the group home page load I want to show only 'activity_update' and 'joined_group' activities in Activity Loop. Here is my Activity Loop code. It is standard loop ...
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Display Category only if there are posts of custom type

I need to do a small modification on WP site done by someone else. And my WP experience is close to zero. But I'm comfortable with PHP. Wordpress Version: 3.8 Plugins: ONLY Advanced Custom Fields ...
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How to add parameters on add_filter()? [duplicate]

I have this example to customize the excerpt length: function custom_excerpt_length() { return 30; } add_filter( 'excerpt_length', 'custom_excerpt_length' , 10, 1 ); and works perfect. But I want ...
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Hooking into wp_export filter for custom post type [closed]

I'm working with a CPT which has 5 taxonomies (tags, not categories). I am attempting to use the wp_export filter. The issue I am experiencing is when the filter is running: it appears to run it ...
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How to modify post content before writing to database?

Hi~ I'm back again and I'm trying to add another function to the script I was working on a plugin that notify my friends of new post that mentions(@) them. Now I want to change the plain text of my ...
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Is there a way to overwrite a filter used in canonical.php?

I am trying to replace the base functionality of the wp_signup_location to something custom. I realized that in canonical.php is where the filter is defined. Is there a way to redefine ...
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Diffrent search templates for different post types

I have a site with diffrent post types. Two of them are the 'post' post type and the other one is 'charity', for both pages I have an index, the normal index.php and a diffrent page template for ...
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Proper after_setup_theme and wp_head cleanup

Im trying to clean up code in my theme a little bit, remove some of the code that is not used and basically do things the right way, to decrease load time etc. Currently I have this code: ...
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Deleting Certain terms from appearing on the front end as links

I've put some thought into this but Can't really figure out what direction I take in getting rid of certain terms in my testimonial_category called 'home', 'homeone', hometwo. I only want to stop ...
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Advanced Search Filter

I am a beginner at php and I have been using the facetious plugin to create an advanced search form using my custom taxonomies. My problem is that my client has now asked for it to be even more ...
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Please help me through this example with a filter to understand how they work

I am looking at this generate password function: function wp_generate_password( $length = 12, $special_chars = true, $extra_special_chars = false ) { $chars = ...
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Custom field in title

I'm trying to change the posts with no titles to 'custom field' + 'mystring'. So far I got this code. add_filter( 'the_title', 'ta_modified_post_title'); function ...
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Programmatically Add Font-Awesome Icons to Category Widget

I use the Categories widget on my sidebar(s) and I would like to display a Font Awesome icon next to each category listed in the widget. The icon would be the same for all categories, for now, but I ...
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How to filter bbPress replies (content)?

I wanted to know, how to filter bbPress replies ? ( i mean as the typical post's the_content filter..) this one doesnt work: add_filter('the_content','custommm_functiooonn'); function ...
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How to Use the Filter “sidebar_login_widget_form_args”

I need to rename some of the labels on the Sidebar Login form using the sidebar_login_widget_form_args" filter; I have been trying few days to do this without any success. I would very much ...
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AJAX: Wordpress filters inside $html do not work as intended

I am sending HTML content through some AJAX magic and while everything is working as I wish, the output gives something along those lines in the page: "http://permalink.comtitle" It's as if all the ...
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Is there a filter to programmatically change the HTML tab switching output of the page editor?

I am wondering if Wordpress allows us to change the onclick attribute of the tab switching in the HTML editor? For example this is the a tag for the Visual editor: <a ...
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Hook for post permalink update

I would like to know what hook should I used when the permalink/url of a post is modified. My goal is to get the old permalink and new permalink so I can used it for my plugin. Thanks. [EDIT] Just ...
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Is this hook really deprecated? ( manage_{$taxonomy}_custom_column )

I've been adding some data to the columns of two taxonomies in a theme I'm working on. I've hit something that's got me confused though. I'm using this hook manage_{$taxonomy}_custom_column but the ...
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Reposition Woocommerce Message

I'm trying to reposition the messages in my Woocommerce theme. For example the successfully added to cart message. They appear to automatically be placed at the very top of where the woocommerce ...
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Modify Redux Framework Options in Child Theme

I have a wordpress theme that I am modifying the look and feel by making a child theme. The parent theme I am using uses the redux framework. Im a bit new to using filters and hooks, but I want to ...
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Add custom text in the media library image meta area

I want to add some custom text in this area in the media library: Is there a filter I could hook into or how can I add content there? If not, how do we do this using Javascript? I want the text to ...
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add_filter and changing output captions of image gallery

I'd like to change only one output of native WP Gallery (in media.php) On Smashing Magazine (link) author advises to change whole gallery_shortcode function. But I wondered if is possible to change ...
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Regarding post text filtering

What does this statement actually do? $text = apply_filters('the_content', $text); It follows only these ones: $text = get_the_content(''); $text = strip_shortcodes( $text ); What filter(s) is ...
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Display taxonomy with a maximum number of letters

I'm looking for a function which displays a post's taxonomy with a maximum number of letters. I've achieved with title (How to limit the max number of characteres in the title that are displayed), but ...
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Modify a plugin function output from another plugin

I'm writing a plugin for a wordpress site using a page template using WP Types plugin. My plugin adds a shortcode tag. Shortcode tags inside 'the_content' get processed without problem. But this ...
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getpost content with all formatting for admin pages

All My post usually uses various plugin based data manipulations (Like visual layout, grouping, plugin css, etc) And now I want to render a post content in my admin page. On using following code: ...
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WP filter to alter admin CSS styles?

I want to change the CSS background definition for #wpadminbar in the new WordPress 3.8 admin themes. I can (and have) updated the /wp-admin/css/colors/theme/colors.min.css file but wonder if there is ...
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add after content don't work

I am using this code to put some functions after content, but this one don't work. It appear before the content and not after. function add_wb_posts_pagination ($content) { $content .= ...
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How can i do something after head like adding a hook for after head but before post

What i mean is i am trying to add breadcrumbs to my blog and i thought of adding it before content or after title but there's an issue with that - on archive pages or category pages the breadcrumbs ...
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How do I make a theme “plugin-ready”?

How do I revise a theme so that I can publish my event hooks and anyone can build a plugin to add new functionality easily to my theme?
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How to reorder billing fields in WooCommerce Checkout template? [closed]

I'm creating a madlib style checkout form using WooTheme's Customizing checkout fields using actions and filters. Billing fields in the checkout template form-billing.phpare displayed with this ...
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wp_query->set for several categories

$wp_query->set( 'cat', '1, 2, 3' ) forms sql query like "term_id IN (1, 2, 3)", but I need "term_id = 1 AND term_id = 2 AND term_id = 3", how to do it with $wp_query->set()?
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Filter / add_action to upgrade.php page

I'm wanting to change the wording and add some styling to the upgrade.php page. We have a situation where we update our codebase across multiple sites via Git - when a user logs in after the update ...
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Best way to programatically add “rel” attributes to page and post images

For single posts and pages, I would like to add certain rel attributes to all the images on the contained therein added with the "Add Image" functionality on the edit screen. The attribute would be ...
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Filter for modifying image on upload

So I'm working on building a new WordPress plugin for massive PNG compression, and I'm having a hard time finding the right filter to hook in to. I need to access the entire image so that I can open ...
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making a glossary with wordpress

I know that there are glossary plugins in the wordpress repository. This plugins normally searches glossary terms in post content and adds a link to it. But i have not found one, that search and ...
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Extend WordPress 3.8 Site Activity Dashboard Widget to include more comments

The new Site Activity dashboard widget defaults to showing 5 comments. I'd like to show 10. I can see the code in core /wp-admin/includes/dashboard.php where it calls the function ...
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Preview Image Path in Admin Section

So I have run into a little glitch. i have a custom path for uploads and it works. the files get saved to the right place, etc. The problem I have is the 'widget box' in the admin section. immediately ...
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How can I update the role of a newly added user when displaying the registration form with a shortcode?

Basically I have a shortcode that includes a registration form(among other things). The custom form itself is also included on wp-login.php and user-new.php if the default role is set to ...
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URL parameters causing 404 on home page, but nowhere else

I am writing a plugin that utilizes URL parameters. For some reason, adding one of these parameters to the home page of my website causes a 404 (http://bleaney.ca/?source=asdf). Adding the parameter ...
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Customize user account activation message

During the process of a user creating a new account, once they click on the link in the activation email, they receive the message on the login page: Your account is now active! Username: ** ...
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wpmu_signup_user_notification filter not working

I'm trying to customise the activation email in WordPress. I'm using WordPress 3.8 Multisite (subdomain). I added the following code (from ...
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Add 'if exists' to filter

This almost perfectly fixed an issue I had: How do I add the featured image to the_content after the first paragraph? However, if there isn't a featured image, the code still outputs a blank <img ...
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Is This A Correct Example Usage Of current_filter()?

Is this a good example of usage of current_filter()? <?php add_filter("_my_filter", "common_function"); add_filter("_another_filter", "common_function"); function common_function(){ ...
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Difference Between Filter and Action Hooks?

I have been looking at the plugin API a bit more in depth recently and I was wondering what real differences there were between action and filter hooks. They both are events that receive data as a ...
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Get current page_id before loop, in functions.php

In the Shoestrap theme, you often change content by using hooks. I want to add the following to functions.php but it doesn't work... // in functions.php if ( is_home() ) { add_action( ...