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'save_post' hook not working in WP 3.5

I used to have an extra option added to the 'Edit Media' screen (using the attachment_fields_to_edit hook, and then saving with attachment_fields_to_save). However, I've updated to 3.5 today, and the ...
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How to Add Custom CSS to the Media Thickbox?

I've added a couple of custom fields to the Edit Media screen, but when these are displayed in the WP Media Thickbox (when adding images from the Edit Post screen, for example), the styling is gone. ...
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How to add hook to the_title() and get_the_title()

I've having trouble with accented characters now if i do utf8_decode() before echoing the title the problem is solved but instead of changing this all over my theme, can't I do this in one place that ...
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Count singular post views automatically

I'm trying to add some function to each loop called in the themes. What I'm doing is I add a function to count post view from here post views without plugin, to use the function I need to add this ...
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Hook into WordPress update?

I'd like to know if there's any way to hook into WordPress update process and send $_POST variable to update server? I'm delivering plugin/theme updates from private server and I hook into this: ...
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Woocommerce Product Category Widget - hide categories that have no products in stock [closed]

I'm using WooCommerce on my Wordpress site, and have a widget in the sidebar showing all product categories. It's setup to hide empty categories, and that works well. However, it still shows ...
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load-* hook for dashboard

I'm trying to add a screen option to the dashboard screen. I have a function like: my_function() { ... add_screen_option() ... } Now, I need to know the correct action hook $hook to ...
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What hook is used to display the admin_bar on the front end?

Or, how is the admin_bar displayed at all? I'm looking to display a similarly styled menu, but for all users who visit.
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Adding a form at the end of the content

I'm trying to add a little form after each post for a plugin I have to code, but I'm not very familiar with Wordpress. By using add_action with the_content as hook, I was able to add some text to the ...
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How to Debug the 'save_post' Action?

Is it possible to validate PHP code? I have a Custom Post Type (Film) with Custom Meta Boxes. Everything is working fine, I can add new Films and details to the Custom Meta Boxes. My problem is ...
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Function is Missing an Action Hook

I have tied an action into a status change, which works on the backend. However,using a frontend button for updating post status does not trigger the ...
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How do I display only the latest post on my home page, while maintaining proper plugin hooks?

What I'm trying to do is display the most recent post (a la my theme's "single.php") on my "home" page. This is complicated by the fact that I have certain plugins (specifically, Scripts n Styles) ...
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Do WordPress Core Filenames Work as Hooks?

This is in reference to another answer here on wordpress.stackexchange. The answerer used the filename as the hook to enqueue scripts and styles to certain pages. add_action( ...
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When to use actions and when to use filters

I'm trying to understand where to use filters and where to use actions. Suppose I have a query in a plugin, which later add on modules might modify to change the results of the query, thus modifying ...
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frontend show edit profile with selected custom options

So I have many custom user profile fields. When I use do_action( 'show_user_profile', $profileuser ); hook it displays all custom user profile fields.. But I would like to show only certain fields. ...
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How to inject content after <body>

I would like to inject some elements directly after the <body> tag. Is that possible using only WordPress hooks?
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Is there any debug toolbar that shows whick hooks are called for the current page in Wordpress?

In Django there is a debug toolbar that shows which template files and hooks are called while rendering a page. Is there any plugin that shows which hooks are called for the current page in ...
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Check if action hook exists before adding actions to it

I am trying to add a rel=next and rel=prev link tags to the head element of image.php template file. I have Wordpress SEO installed and I like to hook to this plugin wpseo_head action hook to achieve ...
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Failed to invoke other hook from the init hook

Related to this question (Use wp init hook to call other hooks?) but not the same. Sometimes, I found that the hook will failed to run when I place inside the init hook, e.g. Not Work: ...
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How to Modify Default Text in a Custom Taxonomy Admin Panel?

I’d like to make a tiny change in one of my custom taxonomy admin panels: rename the label "Description" to "Title".
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WP Multisite: Adding pages on blog creation by default

I’d like to have a page added by default when a new site is created with WP Multisite. So I have my function that creates two pages: function my_default_pages() { $default_pages = ...
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Checking post format during xmlrpc_publish_post

WordPress apparently stores post format information outside of the $post object. During publish_post this isn't (usually) a problem because you can check on formats via get_post_format( $post->ID ) ...
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Action hook for custom tax edit

So, i have a function in my template file functions.php which cache a search form that contain a custom taxonomie terms. I want to flush cache (or delete one cache group) when I add/delete/edit terms ...
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How to hook into unregistering a widget instance?

I would like to hook into a widget instance after it is removed from a sidebar panel on the Appearances -> Widgets admin page. So if the instance was an active widget and then removed, I would like ...
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Filter WooCommerce Orders

I am using woocommerce for a "multi-seller" system. Meaning one site (no multi-site), but many sellers with different products. To let each owner only manage it's own orders, it would like to filter ...
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Change the look of the media uploader

I have been trying to find out for a while now if there is a way to totally change the look of the pop up media uploader. How can I alter the content and the layout of that page? Which hooks should I ...
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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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Query author's posts & posts that have author's id as meta value

I am trying to get posts with an author's ID as a meta value in the author.php template using additional request parameter. For example I want posts with john's ID as a meta value using a request ...
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How do I change TinyMCE button “i” to create a i tag rather than em? [duplicate]

I want to give the "italic" button back the "styling" behaviour, rather than the spammy <em>. I want that button to print a <i> tag, rather than <em>. <em> tags became popular ...
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Execute function when post is published

I try to use this function i have created when a post is published for the first time. function a_new_post($post){ $post_id = $post->ID; if ( !get_post_meta( $post_id, 'firstpublish', $single ...
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Adding option to Gallery shortcode

just starting out in WP dev, and I'm looking for any guidance I can get. What I'd like to do is use a hook or filter to add my own option to the core WP gallery shortcode. I would want it to work just ...
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Hook for post and page load

I need to run a function when a particular post or page is loaded. Is there any hook that lets me check whether a post is being displayed during page load ?
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add_action failed to display function by a plugin

I am using a plugin which has the following function: See end of question. And I've created a hook in my template file: <?php custom_hook(); ?> And this is what I have in my functions.php ...
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Add action hook conditionally - only when home.php in use

I am trying to add action hook in functions.php only if the page is home.php but the following does not work if ( is_page_template("home.php") ) { // do stuff } To make sure that file being used ...
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How To Determine If A Filter Is Called In A Sidebar/Widget Context?

So I have a plugin that appends or prepends an enhanced author biography to the content of a page/post/custom post type. It does this by hooking to either the_content or the_excerpt and ...
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Use wp init hook to call other hooks?

I want to know if it is a good practice according to WordPress theme or plugin development. add_action('init','all_my_hooks'); function all_my_hooks(){ // some initialization stuff here and then ...
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How to debug removal of rewrite rule flushing?

I use Custom Post Types. I try this: functions.php add_action( 'admin_init', 'flush_rewrite_rules' ); Now I’d like to remove this again. I try this: remove_action( 'admin_init', ...
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Firing a function AFTER redirect

I am using a function that redirects the user to a custom page, rather than wp-login in the event of errors. In my case I am using the Http Referer function to send the user back to the same page ...
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Strange behaviour with add_{$meta_type}_metadata | add_post_metadata filter

I'm unsuccesfully trying to use the add_{$meta_type}_metadata. This filter is called inside add_metadata function (wp-includes/meta.php:31 in Wordpress 3.4.2). In particular I wanna hook ...
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Hook for URL request

I would like to make XML files downloadable, instead of allowing the browser to displaying them inline. I know I can use the Content-Disposition: attachment HTTP header (of course, better solutions ...
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How to get the password and username of the add new user form (admin back end) in wordpress

I am trying to get the username and password that entered by the wordpress admin in the add new user screen to use those into creating a webmail account using cpanel api. How to do that? is there is ...
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Add custom fields after post/page title

I am using the Headway theme, and I need to add custom field code to page & posttitles. This is what I need to be able to do. The red button will be added through a custom field. It needs to be ...
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How to access variables in the function where apply_filters() is called?

I am trying to filter some data based on whether a variable from within the function that calls apply_filters() is equal to specific value. That variable is not passed to the apply_filters() ...
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Looking for Hook that is fired after a plugin or wp upgrade is installed/updated

I'm trying to write some code to sms me whenever someone updates/installs a plugin, or updates the WP core, but I can't seem to find a hook that gets fired when this happens. Does anyone know if there ...
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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" ...