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How can I add a default description to uploaded files?

Is there a way to add a default description for media files as soon as they are uploaded to WordPress? Specifically, I want to modify the code here to extract the text from PDF files and include it ...
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Add an Outside Wrapper to my Header and Make it Full Width

I did reposition the <header> outside the 'wrap class' class by adding this function in my function.php /** Reposition header outside main wrap */ remove_action( 'genesis_header', '...
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How to create thumbnails for PDF uploads?

I'm developing a website that needs to allow users, within Gravity Forms, to submit a PDF file and have a JPG thumbnail created of the first page of the PDF that is then displayed in the created post. ...
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Lock user information once fields have been filled in

Much like the username is locked down and cannot be changed once it has been registered, I would like to lock down additional fields I have created with Advanced Custom Fields like the person's ...
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How to pass a special CSS class into widget li

I have assigned a Sidebar into functions.php: register_sidebar( array ( 'name' => 'Footer Widgets Area', 'id' => 'footer_widgets_area', 'description' ...
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How to create and use Custom hooks

I am newbie in wordpress. I have just created contact us plugin for my own project. In my plugin I have used many functions you can take a look of my code. I want to make this plugin based on custom ...
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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 style....
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How to trigger the core WPLANG to make automatically set a language when the theme is activated? [duplicate]

I'm developing a theme especially for Bānglā blog posting, and it'd be under GNU license. I questioned about a Calendar Widget translation with some problems today, and got a comment saying: I'm ...
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How to hook some Unicode texts into calendar widget safely?

I collected a good numerals replacing function for WordPress calendar: function make_bangla_number($str) { $engNumber = array('0','1','2','3','4','5','6','7','8','9'); $bangNumber = array('০',...
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Using wp_ajax and wp_ajax_nopriv hooks

I want to send an ajax request and want to process it if the user is logged in. Therefore I want to use following two hooks, but I am not sure if I am using them correctly. Is it correct to use same ...
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add_action second argument missing

I don't know what is missing here. I have a do_action() and add_action(). Only the first argument passed, to the function: function testing($a, $b) { echo $a . $b; // Here is just get A, and an ...
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Difference between do_action and add_action

This question might be wrong, I am not sure about it. Because I am not clear on this. I know add_action it is used to to hook our function to the specified function. For example add_action('wp_head'.'...
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How to add a new product type on woocommerce product types? [closed]

I want to add a new custom "product type" to woocommerce plugin: Tried to duplicate one of currently exist product type files (woocommerce template structure) as a new file (file name and inside ...
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Change permalink when page category selected in admin

I'm using the Events Manager plugin which uses a custom post type of 'events' and a custom taxonomy of 'event-categories'. One of my events categories is 'Short courses'. When I check this category (...
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functions.php conditional output for a single plugin

hope I've asked this correctly. Bizarre situation. I have some non-breaking spaces in my titles for typography reasons. They are added automatically where required in place of normal spaces by the ...
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Add Lightbox To WordPress Native Gallery

Is there a way to check if a gallery is linked to an attachment page or to an image file via jQuery or WP filter? I'm trying to add a lightbox to gallery image that is linked to image file. But I can'...
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Inserting above the comment template

I want to insert content, just above the comment template.I have tried all the word-press filters and hooks but failed. I want to insert the content above the comment template, I mean above all ...
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Change the footer text on the login page

I am customising the login page and would like to alter the footer text that takes the user back to the website. Ideally and as an example, changing it from the first image, to the second just below: ...
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Which hooks is this? add_action('wp',

I have seen it here: wp_schedule_event Code snippet: add_action( 'wp', 'prefix_setup_schedule' ); I couldn't find this hook anywhere in documentation, how does it work?
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Hook into create_category

I'm trying to in some way hook into when a new category is created. What I would like to do is to see the term and slug that was created and log them/email them. I have tried to hook in to ...
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How to add description over forum list on bbpress root page

I have few forums added for bbpress and when displaing root page I have them listed. Now I want to add some description at the top to provide some intoruction to visitors. Does anyone know how to do ...
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Delete option value from array using update_option()

I have a user profile field which subscribes the user to forum posts by email. This adds the user's email address to an array in wp-options. Naturally I want the user to be able to unsubscribe, in ...
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Admin Hook at the Login Page

I need to write code before user can enter username and password. So, I have code written just after the following line in wp-login.php page: $action = isset($_REQUEST['action']) ? $_REQUEST['action']...
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How can I do customizations on login, registration and password recovery forms?

There are a couple of answers here basically just linking to a plugin - to be fair there are some more specific ones too. I know there are many possibilities to use different hooks for the ...
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How to hook in to the “output buffer” and add html content

I want to be able to hook into the output buffer flow and add some conditional content to my WP pages. What I want to do is test cookies and display a semi-transparent screen with a content box based ...
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WordPress RSS feed - filter RSS content by custom field value

I can have the RSS feed url like: http://www.mydomain.com/?post_type=job_listing&job_cat=value#1&job_type=value#2&geo_country=value#3&feed=rss2 job_cat & job_type are taxonomies ...
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How to hook into user registration process Before user registers

I need to add a field to the user registration form and then validate it before I add a new user to my WordPress I know how to hook into the registration form via add_filter('register_form', '...
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Wordpress and event-driven programming - what is it about?

I want to state very clearly that this does not intend to revive the discussion about functional/procedural programming versus object-oriented programming. There is plenty said about that, on WPSE and ...
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Is there a way to change select-list for new custom taxonomy?

When you add a category in the admin-panel, the adminstrator can select it's parent. Something like: - Category1 -- Subcategory1 to Category1 -- Subcategory2 to Category1 -- Subcategory3 to Category1 ...
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How to pass hook variable to function?

I have a function that has an add_action inside it that calls the user_register hook. I would like to be able to echo the variable $user_id from the user_register hook and the $_POST array as well. (...
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Retrieve New user's ID

I'm trying to retrieve the user id of a new user as soon as they're created. I tried using the hook "user_register" but there appears to be no id in there...maybe it grabs the data before a userID is ...
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Conditionally call add_action depending on post_type?

When building a plugin, I know that you can hook into a function to run some code like add_action('admin_footer', array($this, 'custom_function')); And within that function, test for post_type like ...
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save_post not working with attachments

I've made a Meta Box for Posts and Pages, and while testing added Attachments too. But, curiously, the hook save_post does not fire. $cpts = apply_filters( 'my_filter', array( 'post', 'page' ) ); // ...
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Trouble adding data to options table

I am trying to create a function that adds an option containing a subscription list to the options table. (This list is eventually referenced by a plug-in.) I am having some problems as there are two ...
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Can user_register output the password?

I'm trying to output the password of a newly created user in plain text using the user_register hook as explained in this answer. However, upon doing a var_dump of $_POST, I don't see any password ...
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Add subtitle to Woocommerce product title

I'm using WooCommerce on a site built with Pagelines Framework. I need to have a subtitle/customisable field appear under the product name anywhere it appears in the site. As it is, WooCommerce doesn'...
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hook for loading page

I wanted to load my custom plugin when the "Jobs" page is loaded. How am I able to do it? This is my code so far. <?php /** * Plugin Name: wp-retrieve-database * Description: retrieves data ...
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Hook when category is added to post

I'm trying to do something when a category is added to post and saved. I thought that using the save_post hook would have registered when a category is added to a post, but it doesn't appear to. When ...
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wp_mail - Remove sitename from email subject

Can some one tell me how to remove site name from email subject. As of now my email subject looks like this [sitename] - Subject goes here I want it to look like this Subject goes here I ...
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Hook into admin post list page

So I want to create a custom admin interface for the post and page lists. I want it to be a split view with a list of posts and some data on the left, and a full editable preview of the post on the ...
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What does (10, 2) mean when used with add_filter

Please tell my what is 10, 2 in below mention code: add_filter('nav_menu_css_class', 'add_active_class', 10, 2 ); function add_active_class($classes, $item) { if($item->menu_item_parent == 0 &...
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is_home() not working in functions.php file

I'm using woo themes and trying to use some woo hooks to hook into the index.php file from my child theme. I'm using the following code: function content_woo_main_before() { if (is_home() || ...
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Determine plugin name from within plugin_action_links filter

Is there any way to determine what plugin the plugin_action_links filter is addressing when it processes the filter? I'm trying to add some actions for each plugin on the /wp-admin/plugins.php page. ...
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Passing values from a widget to a function within a plugin

I have a plugin that is built with many widgets. A widget's bundle. Each widget creates it's own custom CSS code. Instead of having messy source code where I display 15 different sets of inline CSS ...
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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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Issue understanding and using WordPress filters and actions

I have a custom WordPress plugin that I have developed. The plugin is a widget bundle containing a bunch of custom widgets. The scenerio The plugin allows for custom css styles through creating a ...
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Using admin-ajax prevents regular php form submission

I have a page with a table of posts and groups of checkbox filters in the sidebar. Looks something like this: www.example.com/toylist |___________| |_______________________| | [ ] Red | | ...
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how to change automatic placing of social plugins below content?

I'm wondering if it possible to change the automatic place below the_content() function; this is becuase I`m displaying custom information fields, but activating the social plugins which have not it´s ...
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save_post hook not triggered in WP v3.6.1

I developed a plugin having a custom metabox that is using the save_post hook to store data. The plugin is 18 months old and is used by thousands of customers, so I'm pretty sure everything is good. ...
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'wp' hook supposed to trigger when editing a post?

I'm trying to figure out if this is by design, a bug or a feature I should try to request. I created a plugin and added the following code: function test_wp() { echo '<div style="position: ...