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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 ...
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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: ...
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Is there a hook to process a backbone restful PUT request inside wordpress?

I play around with Backbone.js (Great !) and want to synchronize my model data with the wordpress ajax api (3.6.1) on the server-side. Adapted to this ...
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Print shortcode in custom action hook not where the shortcode is entered

I have added a custom action hook into my theme. I want to be able to enter a shortcode anywhere in the_content() and have the shortcode print were the custom action hook is rather then the point from ...
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Increment Page Order As Pages Are Created

In the Admin Panel, is there a way to hook into the page creation and increment Page Order number of each page or to be equal to the number of pages. Right now the default is 0 and when I make a new ...
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Storing state between hook functions

I have two functions which I'm hooking into a plugin. Both functions are called (at different times) during a single page creation by the server. I want to set a flag in function_a which can be read ...
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Problem in register activation hook and Copying folder

Hy Guys, I am wanting to copy a folder to activate my plugin, I'm trying this but it does not work. function hyperbolic_activate() { $src = 'includes/myTheme/'; $dst = '../themes/'; ...
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Filter specific shortcode output?

Is there a hook in WordPress that I can use to filter the output of a specific shortcode? Something like this: add_filter('shortcode_output', 'my_filter_function', 2); function my_filter_function ( ...
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Change event firing in wordpress

I have to run a function when a post is published. The function checks a custom meta value and works accordingly. I am using couple of hooks for this purpose: new_to_publish draft_to_publish ...
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WooCommer Product Category Loop - How to change the display order of the rating and price?

I want to do a very very simple thing : To re-order the display of the rating and price information on a WooCommerce product category loop. Now in the product category page I got 5 products, all of ...
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Set template based on query in URL

I want to be able to force WordPress to load an page/post based on a query in the URL. www.mywordpresssite.com/posts/myarticle?template=custom This URL should load the myarticle post using template ...
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Custom function for “Submit for Review” hook

So I manage a blog of about 15 contributors and 5 editors. I wanted to implement a system so that each time a contributor hits the 'Submit for Review' button, and email is sent to the editors to ...
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Getting all post/page IDs related to a soon-to-be-deleted tag/cat

When deleting a tag, category or other term I would like to get the IDs of the posts that are related to the term before deletion. Wordpress uses wp_delete_term, which is found in taxonomy.php, to ...
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theme functions (hooks)

This question was already asked in WordPress, but there was no answer for it. Just wanted to try in this forum if anyone knows about it because i have also same question. want to edit my theme ...
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Given a page ID, how to display entire page (header/content/footer/sidebars) from a plugin hook

Given a page ID it it possible to display the page content from within a plugin hook. I would like to know if it is possible to display the entire page given a page ID ...
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Wrapping my head around add_filter

this is a very general question, which I have really researched. Maybe I'm just being stupid, but I can't quite get when I can use a filter. After some messing around earlier, it seems I can take any ...
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What hook to use to redirect based on $post

Trying to add an action to redirect based on if user is not logged in and is accessing certain post types. Problem is, during template_redirect, $post is NULL and other ones the headers seem to have ...
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Insert new user with form submit 'init' hook

I'm posting a form to insert a new user and hooking my function to 'init'. This code is in my mu-plugins folder. The user gets inserted fine, but the page is not loaded after wards. My form action ...
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How to update WordPress core or themes and still have my child theme hooks work

I made a child theme based on the WordPress twentytwelve theme (i.e., the WordPress 'twentytwelve' theme is its parent). Some of the modification were done very simply by overriding style, using my ...
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Find out if request is for custom post type archive before query runs

I am writing a plugin that is modifying the RSS2 feed for a podcast that uses a custom post type. After the query runs (on action hook template_redirect; See this question for why), I'm checking to ...
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How to return a different page than the one requested

Description of the problem I am now developing a plugin whose purpose is to change the contents of the page a user requested depending on different variables (like, for example, user's location). By ...
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How to pass arguments to add_action() [duplicate]

I declared an action for a single event in Wordpress which accepts an array as an argument: $asins = array(); //I had to declare this since I'm getting a notice of undefined variable if I don't ...
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Quick press publish post hook

To execute a function during publishing post publish_post action hook is used. But what is quick press post publish hook?
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Post Content, Special Characters and Filters

I added a hook to the_content. add_filter('the_content', 'edit_the_content'); function edit_the_content($content){ return $content; } Pretty simple right? However, when it output $content from ...
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How do filters and hooks really work in PHP

How does filters and hooks actually work in WordPress? I'm asking about something advanced. How is it implemented in PHP? E.g how does it collect all the hooks from the different plugins and "attach" ...
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Prevent plug-in scripts on a specific template?

I have a plug-in which is interfering with my Google Map Embed in the template I'm using for my about page. Is there a way to prevent that plug-in from hooking in all of it's script files through ...
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How to handle change the appearance of 'categories' box on dashboard?

I have a site with hundreds of categories, and when I come to edit some menu on wp-admin/nav-menus.php it is really difficult, because in the categories box there a few pages, with something like 20 ...