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How do I exclude plugins from getting automatically updated?

There is an opt-in filter that allows all plugins on my site to receive automatic updates: add_filter( 'auto_update_plugin', '__return_true' ); I like this feature, but I don't want all my plugins ...
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Replace header image on all other pages but home - URL issue

I've got a function working to achieve what I want on my dev server, but it will not work on the live site. I have a random image implemented via shortcode and plugin, and it must appear everywhere ...
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display only the wp_nav_menu, which has the current-menu-item

i have a problem displaying only the menu with wp_nav_menu, in which the current-menu-item is in. Heres what i got: function register_menus() { register_nav_menus( array( 'sidebar-menu' ...
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Filter seems to be run before another filter although priority is set correct

First of all I want to mention that these are my very first experiences with wordpress plugin development. In the following I describe what I want to do and then describe my problem. I wanna use ...
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How to hook a filter to catch get_post_meta when alternate a custom field output?

How to hook a filter to catch get_post_meta when alternate a custom field output? I have fill a custom field(meta data) in a post, just like this: <!--:de-->Nominale ...
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How to use the 'comments_number' filter?

I'm not sure how to use this filter. Could someone show me an example? I'm trying to change ('0', '1', '%') to ('0 Comments', '1 Comment', '% Comments'). I'm using this function to get the comments ...
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wp_insert_post_data filter hook identify current action

I have this function to set the title of a wordpress post which works properly for saving / updating posts. The major issue is that the function stops posts being deleted (it removes the title but 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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Simple faceted search bar that filters through specific pages [closed]

I am trying to look for a cool-looking faceted search bar, where i have many pages underneath (for example one page about each car), and as a user starts typing the name of the car, the list gets ...
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4.0 remove_filter for Wordpress core function not working for me

I was trying to overwrite how captions are embedded into a page when editing in the admin. I simply did this: remove_filter( 'image_send_to_editor', 'image_add_caption', 20); add_filter( ...
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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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How to use update_{$meta_type}_metadata filter to modify meta value

I'm trying to wrap my head around the update_{$meta_type}_metadata filter, in order to modify both post and user metadata before database insertion. After reading the docs and the core, it seems to ...
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Wordpress category filter update subcategory

I'm building a new theme and i need to have an option at the top where there are three dropdown fields which represent three unique categories. The three categories are basically ( Country, City, ...
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Search a title word through query_posts (not the exact match)

We're working on a database with personal data from different sportsmen such as name, height, weight, etc. We've managed to build a detailed filter through query_posts. Every filter field is working ...
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Removing posts from the returned wp_query. Cannot use object of type WP_Query as array

My end goal is to perform 3 custom field filters on a sets of filters on a WP_Query. The difficulty arises as I need to use both AND/OR relations between the 3 filters: field1 = A AND field2 = ...
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is_page_template() doesn't work with excerpt_length filter

I am tring to set a different excerpt lenght for the pages that use an specific page templates using excerpt_length filter. This is the code: add_filter( 'excerpt_length', 'nmd_excerpt_length', 999 ...
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Pass all custom fields through the same filter on post load?

Is there a way to filter all custom fields on a post? Lets assume for very basic simplicity I have: standard fields of: title post body custom fields: author ISBN quote Lets assume on page ...
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How to make a wp_title filter hook change the title column in custom post types reliably

I have written code for a custom post type. The custom post type is loosely based on the cpt-bootstrap-carousel plugin, but only as far as functionality goes. My code makes use of the ...
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If Specified Page then Redirect Elsewhere in Plugin

There's a few parent pages that only exist for URL purposes, but the actual page themselves need to be redirected to the home page since they're blank. I'm trying to make a simple plugin that will ...
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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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Override email_exists function

I am trying to override the email_exists function to modify the way it works slightly. It is not listed as a pluggable function so I am unsure how to go about it. I would like thef following to ...
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Using similar CPT rewrite slug and endpoint?

I'm currently using "details" as an endpoint to divide information from a CPT with many fields across multiple views. My URIs look similar to /location/location-name/details/rates/ I've got this ...
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Best filter to use for modifying custom fields on a post?

What is the best filter for editing custom fields on a post? I am not actually editing the post content but some related fields. Would it be add_filter('the_content', 'edit_custom_fields');? It just ...
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Remove posts inside pre_get_posts using a custom query

I need to remove posts from admin listing, if their last child post author is different than the parent post author. I was hoping to use pre_get_posts, but can't figure out how to do this. Here's my ...
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Remove filter and view options from custom post type edit screen

I have my CPT edit screen almost looking how I want it but want to remove the filter and view options from this screen as they are not needed for this interface. How do I remove them? Are there any ...
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How to remove Filters from post admin page?

On a custom post type, I want to remove the filters that show up on /edit.php (where all of the posts are listed out). I have a custom taxonomy that shows up as a filter that I WANT to keep, but I ...
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Only let plugin add actions to wp_head & wp_footer on single posts

I'm using a a plugin (Comments Evolved) on a recently built site. The issue I'm having is that this plugin globally enqueueing and adding actions to the head and footer of all pages. I'd like to ...
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ajax for filtering posts by category in wordpress loops

I've been looking around for a way to filter my posts on http://www.waziproject.com/wazimagazine/ without reloading the page. So my question is if anyone can help me out to turn the following into a ...
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How to add a custom filter in functions.php

I have been through the Wordpress codex but I can't figure out how to write a filter. I would like to use a filter called: 'wpseo_sitemap_' . $filter . '_change_freq'. It expects you to return one of ...
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the_content and is_main_query

I am filtering the content with the the_content filter. Everything works perfect, excerpt that my changes are applied to custom queries as well. My changes appear in the sidebar as well if the widget ...
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run shortcode in excerpt of single custom post type

Hi because of the way my theme is set up, I need to run a shortcode inside the excerpt of a custom post type (services). This is the code I have so far... function ...
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Removing any and all inline styles from the_content()

For one of my current projects, I had to transfer blogposts from an old Wordpress site to my project. Things went smoothly until I've seen that all the posts were copy pasted from Word, leaving this ...
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Change name of existing post status type

I've been googling around, and struggle to find any solutions on how to add custom post status. Id like to add 2 a new status called "unread" I've seen the codex explaining how to register a new ...
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Find field name and its applied filters

Currently, I'm trying to modify the calendar plugin in my Wordpress to accept line breaks in the field for the event's cost. I managed to remove the escape HTML functions from the views, i.e. if I add ...
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Add notice to add image popup

I have been using the global "pagenow" variable to add instructions for users, but I need to somehow hook into the add image popup as I would like to instruct the users on optimal resolution for ...
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Custom Search Template for Custom Post Types

I know this is asked a million times, and I've found the solution. It seems fairly straight forward but it's not working for some reason. I wonder if it has something to do with the fact that I'm ...
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Bind a function with its own argument to show something dynamically after every content

I have a function that is grabbing something from database using a user-defined ID. I need to show the content after every post/page content. So I followed @s_ha_dum's solution from WPSE, like below: ...
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What is the earliest hook to modify post content?

I have installed a plugin that adds stuff at the end of the content. I just want to apply my modifications to the post content before this plugin does. In my case or otherwise, what is the earliest ...
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remove_action conditionally for Custom Post Type - not working

I'm using a Genesis child theme with the 'Genesis Co-Authors Plus' which enables support for 'Co-Authors Plus' I'd like to disable the author box everywhere except for the blog. Genesis Co-Authors ...
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embed the_content

Im trying to wrap video urls and embed code in a classed div so that I can style it. The vid code is being pulled from the custom meta value I've setup for the video post type. Nothing I've been able ...
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Filter categories using tags

I have a website with the following categories: Videos Pictures Stories And I have a lot of tags like: Funny, Awesome, Mind Blowing, Crazy, etc. Is there a way I could filter lets say: Videos ...
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How can I change the lost and reset password from action url?

This a second part to my original question posted via the following link How to change/rewrite the lost password url? Submitting the lost and reset password from generates a 404 because there action ...
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How to change/rewrite the lost password url?

I used iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) hide back-end functionality to change the login url to /signin however clicking the lost password link /wp-login.php?action=lostpassword now ...
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Using filter to add additional fields to comment_form()

I want to add a field to the comments and have used these codes. functions.php function my_fields($fields) { $fields['url2'] = '<p class="comment-form-url2"> ...
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WordPress Visual Editor Filter for Visual View

I have setup custom HTML to be created when a user inserts media using "Add Media" in WordPress using the code below: add_filter('get_image_tag', 'add_image_frames', 10, 6); function ...
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Wordpress Apply filter in plugin causes 500 internal error

I use the plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/show-post-in-lightbox/ to display all feautered image of every post on a page. whenver one of these images get clicked on a lightbox will appear showing ...
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Customize the “Registration complete. Please check your e-mail.” message on WP 4.0

How do we customize the "Registration complete. Please check your e-mail." message that appears when registering on WordPress 4.0? In previous versions, Dave Ross solution worked: add_filter( ...
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How to modify only part of a function through the filter

I'm trying to edit part a function that validates user registration and I need to change the language of the error response because I modified sanitize_user() to disallow "@" and ".". So I need to ...
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Make parent categories not selectable

I'd like that my categories having child-categories don't be selectable on the post article page. What I want to do is to remove the checkbox before their label. I've looked the filter documentation ...
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Create Search Form to Filter Through Terms

I have pages that displays a list / grid view of all my taxonomy terms. Over 200 terms. The page is paginated since there are so many terms, however, I would also like to include a "search" box at the ...