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Is there a Wordpress core & plugins update action hook?

I would like to run several actions on a website once WP core or any of the plugins have been updated using the built-in update process. Is there a way to do it? I would prefer if I could run ...
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Put code into body tags near top, using a plugin

How do I use a plugin to put this inside the body of every page on my WP site, for facebook integration. (Yes, I know other plugins can do it, but I want to do it myself.) Facebook recommends as close ...
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How to use the password_reset hook to validate new password and display error

When a user resets their password via the link in the password reset email, I know I can use the password_reset hook to get the user object and the new password. I want to validate the new password to ...
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Valid characters for actions, hooks and filters

I haven't ever seen a tag such as do_action('something_10'). Is it invalid if I use numbers? If the method is valid, how can I write different numbers in the tag string conditionally? For example, is ...
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Copy post to separate database with “add_action(…)”

I'm basically trying to have a copy of a post be sent to another database's table when it's published. I've gotten it to add a new row in the new table, with my own static arguments, but I'm not sure ...
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wp_ajax_[service] returning 0

I have a few Ajax services that I'm setting up. All of them require being logged in so I've attached hooks into the "wp_ajax_[$service]". The problem is when I call these services I just get a "0" ...
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manipulate a plugins shortcode

I want to add some javascript directly below content, added by another plugin's shortcode. We are using the NextGen Gallery plugin and there are many articles containing the [nggallery] shortcode. I ...
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Hierarchical taxonomy UI

I don't like the way the taxonomies are displayed within the Wordpress admin and was wondering if anyone knew the best way to hook in and change it. Currently if I select some terms within my post ...
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Hook when new CPT published AND postmeta inserted

I would like to know if there is a hook that fires when a new CPT is published and its postmeta has been inserted. I was using publish_mycpt but found that the postmeta wasn't being saved at that ...
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When is the {$new_status}_{$post->post_type} transition hook fired?

Is it fired after a post has been published? Say I have a CPT and want to perform some automated actions based on the post that gets saved, can I do: add_action('publish_myt_cpt', ...
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Do New_to_publish hooks work for custom post types

Do these hooks listed on the following site work for custom post types? http://www.wphub.com/custom-post-type-publish-action-hook/ // function to be executed when a custom post type is ...
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Plugin init hook

Is there a plugin init hook that runs whenever the plugin is being loaded? I'd like to link the functions for requiring files and defining constants to such a hook if it exists.
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Hooks for trashing, deleting, saving, restoring custom post type

I need some hooks especially for trashing and untrashing custom post types. However the hooks are not so clear in this case. For example, to run a function on trash, I can use ...
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Adding a wp_head hook from an included PHP file

I am using a WordPress plugin for including PHP code within posts and pages, and it's working great - however, I need to insert some styles and scripts, and in order to do that, I need to add a hook ...
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Force resize for all video content

I'm looking for a way to force all video content on my site to scale to 100% width and I'm hoping to avoid using any additional javascript. Is there a filter or function that I can use to accomplish ...
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Save_post for custom post type?

Is there a save_post hook for custom post types? example: save_my_post_type I know there is publish_my_post_type but I'm looking for a save hook.
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How to automatically create a custom field when a post is published?

I'm trying to add custom fields on post publish with this code which I added to my functions.php : add_action('publish_page', 'add_custom_field_automatically'); add_action('publish_post'. ...
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Divs appearing everywhere in post content

Whenever somebody writes a post on our site, the Paly Voice (http://palyvoice.com) there are automatically a lot of <div> elements created. This is bad for layout, since we have a style that ...
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What filter or action hook to use in order to load some code before the template begins printing in BuddyPress? [closed]

I would like to load some code before the template begins printing in BuddyPress. What filter or action hook should I use? I tried a number of them (such as bp_head, bp_include, bp_init), but none of ...
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Modify message displayed on post save

After a post is updated there is a message displayed, how can I change the displayed text? I would like to remove the "view post" link and change the 'Post published' text. I'd like to do this for a ...
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Which hook should be used in this case?

I'm using the enter_title_here filter to modify the 'Enter title here' text in a custom post type, question is what hook should I use to trigger this function? I have used admin_enqueue_script as a ...
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What can I hook into after_setup_theme?

I'm wondering what can I or should I NOT hook to after_setup_theme? I'm wondering because I have been told that I shouldn't hook wp_enqueue_style to it, but I have seen other places using it to hook ...
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Hook into existing tinyMCE button

Is there a way to hook into an existing tinyMCE editor button? I have a plugin that currently has a button on the editor and it shows a popup-box when clicked. This box has tabs inside. I would like ...
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About Hooks and Filters

Well, am having a very hard time understanding the difference between Actions and Filters. I do use actions in my code, but am a rookie and I don't know even a slightest bit of Filters. I have been ...
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rewrite rule to redirect to the most recent date permalink

I've got an archive that's displayed using a URL on the form www.mysite.ex/mycpt and I need to make a rewrite rule for that URL which redirects to a permalink with the latest date archive, which is on ...
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Creating a function that receives the taxonomy terms that have been changed in a custom post type

Ive been looking into actions and hooks etc... from wordpress, but cant seem to do a very simple thing. I just want to execute a function whenever a post is updated, and within the function I want the ...
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How to check if upload window came from the featured image link?

I need to verify if the media-upload screen came from a click on the "feature image link" on the admin screen. How can i do it? I've already change the way the uploader works , but I need to check ...
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How to display message (with switch_theme hook) after deactivating My theme?

I'm able to display a message by activation of my theme with the 'new' after_switch_theme hook this way: function themeActivationFunction($oldname, $oldtheme=false) { $msg = ' <div ...
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Add a new confirmation page before saving

I'm going to add a hook that does some modifications of the text before saving. Before making the changes permanent, I would like the user to confirm the changes after a "save_post" hook. Is there a ...
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Strict tag list - user should choose only existing tags for posts

While selecting tags for the posts the user is able to create new tags on fly. For example we have the tag 'animal' but the user misstpye it as 'aminal' - and Wordpress creates it. In our blog the ...
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Trying to alter the post_content through the_post

I already posted the same exact thing on stackoverflow without any comments or answer, i hope to get something going here: I'm trying to change the post content of a page by hooking into "the_post" ...
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wp_enqueue_script before wp_head

If this works (and it's the way people do in a bunch of themes around the web): <html> <head> <!-- stuff --> <?php wp_enqueue_script('jquery'); ?> <?php ...
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Get user logged in status from within a plugin. $current_user not defined

I'm writing a plugin which adds a class that creates an endpoint for third party software to make API calls to and check if the current user is logged in. Here's a stripped down version of what I'm ...
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How to hook into Add New Member in BuddyPress

I have a hook into the WordPress Add New User process via an add_action('user_register', 'doMyFunction'); hook. What results is that I am (Step 1) adding a new user through WordPress and then (Step ...
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Using action hooks inside of a shortcode

I am trying to create a modular plugin that includes action hooks for developers to add content before and after the main shortcode content. I'm having some trouble because anything I do in the ...
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Hook that fires when admin setting is saved

Is there any specific hook that fires when admin setting is saved. I have cached some data from admin back-end setting menu. Now i want to the delete the caching when setting saved in admin menu. ...
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Featured image upload finished hook

I'm looking for a way to hook into the process of uploading a featured image. Ideally I would want to be able to do some stuff right when the upload has finished, before the thumbnails are generated. ...
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What are ideal hooks to call register_sidebars?

Where should a plugin ideally hook to call register_sidebar();? Will init do just fine? function my_plugin_register_sidebars() { $args = array( 'name' => 'foo' 'description' ...
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How to use filter hook 'post_updated_messages' in coherence with action hook 'save_post'

I am trying to send out e-mail, SMS and IM notifications to group members of this WordPress website, whenever a WordPress page in their user group has been published/updated. I figured using the ...
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Redirect back to origin page after using get_delete_post_link()

I need to implement frontend and backend redirection after delete specific post using get_delete_post_link(). Which hook i can use? Any advice would be appreciated. Something similar to : <?php ...
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Adding markup to column text in “Edit Pages” admin page

I was wondering if there is a way to hook into the column titles in the "All Posts" admin page to modify them. For instance, I would like to change "Post" to "<strong>Headline</strong>". ...
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correct way to call javascript into hook function

function node_wp($post_ID) { global $post; $post_title = get_the_title( $post_ID ); $post_url = get_permalink( $post_ID ); $json = array( 'title_post' => $post_title, ...
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Determining a Widget Instance and Sidebar Location?

When using the filter: add_filter('widget_display_callback', 'function_name'); function function_name($instance) { /* Some Code */ return $instance; } Is it possible to determine the sidebar ...
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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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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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How to Remove the “Restore” Link in Quick Edit?

I want to know is there any hook to remove the Restore link in the edit page - trash page? /wp-admin/edit.php?post_status=trash I know I can hide it with a css/jquery trick, but I prefer to use a ...
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Checking url from plugin

I'm trying to change the login url from wp-login.php to simply 'login'. I'd been looking through another plugins source to find ways of doing it. Some of the applicable parts that I've got so far: ...
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OOP Plugin: Where should I place the action hooks in the class?

Where in my admin class should I place the action hooks for adding css, scripts and the add menu page? In the __construct? Or should they be placed in a method?
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Too many actions/filters!

New to wordpress here. The concept of actions/filters in and of itself is not too difficult to grasp. What I am overwhelmed by is the HUGE amount of actions and filters available. When I am looking at ...
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The hook for the AJAX Add to Cart button?

Anyone here ever had the need to add the AJAX add to cart button (the one located on product archives) on a custom query post output? Do you mind sharing the hook? I can't seem to find the correct ...