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Plugin Hook When New Author Added

Is there a way to add a hook for a plugin when a new author is added by the administrator? I would like to be able to add that user to my plugin database table. Thank you.
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How do I override the search template in a plugin?

How do I override the search template i.e. used inside a theme with a custom search page inside a plugin? Please point our any relevant action/filter hooks which can be used to do this. Any help is ...
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Change custom post type GUID in RSS

So i got the RSS feed which output some custom post types, but the GUID looks bad to me, it's like: ?post_type=mycustompost&p=124 The reason i want to change this is that I don't need people to ...
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How to recover the post ID earlier in the WP admin hook action “firing” sequence?

I am creating a WP plugin based around Custom Post Types (CPT), where you can dynamically specify a CPT, complete with any number of associated dynamic Meta Boxes and form elements such as radio ...
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add_action hook for links.php page

What is the definite hook which identifies links.php page (add, edit, delete, etc. Blogroll Links), and only this page? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, cadeyrn EDIT Sorry, I forgot to ...
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BuddyPress - A hook available to hide custom born date on public profile view?

I'm trying to hide some fields on public BuddyPress profiles, it is possible? Thanks in advance.
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Preset Widgets ONLY after site is initially created

I want to preset some widgets using functions included in my theme ONLY after a site is initially created (my theme is the default for all new sites in my instance of WordPress). I DO NOT want my ...
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Adding custom Field To The Posts Listing

Are there plugins or hooks to editing custom fields just from the posts listing in admin panel?
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Hook for plugin to insert into entry-meta

pretty simple. I'm creating a plugin and I want to dynamically insert some text that will change every hour into the line that is directly below the title of a post (So filters are no good). It's the ...
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Remove Page Title from Static Frontpage

I'd like to remove the post title from my static frontpage. Just that page. I've created a child theme from a free Press75 theme. So I'd like to make this change in my child theme's function.php. I ...
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How to add or delete default value theme options while activate and deactivate theme

I want to add & reset default value for my theme options while activate and deactivate a theme More clearly something like this if(theme active) add_option(); // add new option to the theme ...
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Using Custom Fields to Trigger Specific Actions on Saving a Post?

Can custom fields be used to determine specific actions upon saving a post to the database? Which action(s) make this possible, since adding post medata seems to always occur after saving a post and ...
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How should I use a plugin function as a hook?

I'm using Expire Password plugin, an open source plugin to expire users. It actually lets you expire users from the Users admin page, individually. I need to create a new user from a front-end form, ...
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Seems that admin_post_{action} does not executing

I'm trying to proccess different actions of my plugin with admin_post_{action} hook. But following code seems not working class TestPlugin { function test(){ die('working!'); } ...
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Send email to post author 1 day before his project ends

I am running wordpress with a job board and I would like to integrate an automated email notification: Users post jobs as a custom post type. Freelancers can send proposals within 7 days. When 1 day ...
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admin_post hook error message passing

I've mocked up a quick skeleton plugin, I'm trying to catch the $_POST data from the form template. The best route that I've found is using the hook admin_post, unless there is a better alternative? ...
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what is do_action(); in wordpress? [duplicate]

Sorry for making duplicate Topic but it is very important to me because i don't understand this topic by looking other related topics. Actually i am in process to build a WordPress theme and i am ...
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WP Hook Action API trigger function when User is Activated

I'm trying to find a WP add Action Hook, that responds to enabling and activating a User in User Profiles Admin. I have a members site, with a members blog that feeds to a members newsletter in ...
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Trying to send AJAX data to WordPress hook

I'm trying to send jQuery data via AJAX to a WordPress template file. I've tried several different techniques and solutions based on other questions posted that pertain to this topic, with no ...
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Sticking a post or page to the top of all WordPress pages, posts, index pages, etc

I'm trying to add the same common content (like an announcement, banner, or slider) to the top of all WordPress pages, posts, category archives, etc. Standard WordPress sticky posts are displayed only ...
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custom forgotpassword and hook for additional function

I have other app and a wordpress, whenever if there is a lost password request in the wordpress, it will also trigger for lost password request and other function for the app API.. the password ...
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WordPress Plugin Boilerplate - add_action hook in static “activate” function

I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction here. I'm using the Wordpress Plugin Boilerplate to develop a custom plugin. On install, the plugin will register a new post type (course), a ...
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How to create a hook that can give points for either how many pages viewed by user, or pages viewed by a user's posts?

I started a blog recently and I liked the achievements idea. I installed two plugins both which I like, one is called Achievements and the other is called WordPoints. Specifically, I would like to ...
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Best Way to get facebook share count and update using wp_schedule_event or any other method

I recently developed a news blog, and my client needs facebook share count. I Successfully able to get the share count and update the custom field using below code.(with the help of cybermeta). What ...
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Customizing a plugin function using a hook

I've written a hook in my functions file that adds a metabox, from an installed plugin, to a custom post type that I've created. The metabox appears fine, but the default selection that is checked in ...
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Function the_content

For some reason on my attachment page template (http://capa.furniture/?attachment_id=1494) I am getting the url of the reduced size image. I do not know why. I am not getting the thumbnail full size ...
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How might one programmatically set the link for all images in all posts?

Every post on my Wordpress site contains at least one image (in the content, not as an attachment). Each post also contains a custom field with a URL. I'd like to programmatically modify all posts ...
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Object oriented programming, add_action in constructor not firing

I am trying to write a class that adds an action to the save_post hook, but the post_updated function never gets called. I tried some variations, but it never gets called. Am I doing something wrong? ...
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Displaying randomly created meta values in wysiwig editor

I have already asked this question on stack overflow but I'm asking it once again here because i haven't found a solution to it yet. I am creating custom meta info for a post that will have null ...
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add hook restricted only to either plugins or themes?

I'm writing a plugin and I want to create two hooks like the following: add_action( 'myplugin/ready_for_theme', array( __CLASS__, 'myfunction_for_themes' ) ); add_action( ...
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add_action - $function_to_add first argument defaults overwritten

I have an issue with the following code, $function_to_add first argument defaults are overwritten with an empty string "" and it cause an error: Warning: join(): Invalid arguments passed The second ...
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How to load a mycred hook from a plugin?

I've created a hook for mycred following this tutorial. I added the code to the function.php, and I am now wondering how to call it from my plugin? I have no clue, and the tutorials that I've ...
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WordPress HTML Helper

I've played recently with WordPress Hooks and I've noticed that in order to create layouts based on the hooks the main practice is to use html in functions and combine them with logic. I've searched ...
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WP action/filter to modify title before header output and article output?

I'm trying to split test two versions of a posts title using a custom plugin. So far I haven't found the right filter or action to hook into to modify the title on the meta tag level before the page ...
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Why doesn't global $wp_query not get hooked?

I have a plugin that helps me to make lazy loading on posts of a custom post type. The idea is to add an action to the template_redirect/init and get data from the global $wp_query to make jquery ...
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Manually return false for function_exists

I'm having a run at developing a theme options plugin and right now working on implementing a 'hero' header, checking first to see if my plugin is active using: if( function_exists( ...
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Prevent attachment from being deleted

In Wordpress admin media library page (upload.php) I'd like to do some checking on delete_attachment action. I want my custom function to fire before attachment's being deleted. In this function I ...
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How to `remove_action` from plugin

I'm using a third-party plugin that has an function hooked to the plugins_loaded hook. From the plugin file itself: add_action('plugins_loaded', 'acf_qtranslate_monkey_patch', 3); This is not in a ...
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Wrap template files of the parent theme

Is there a function or trick to put a wrapper to all template files. For example comments.php where the parent theme template looks like this: <div ...
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save_post hook - headers already sent?

I'm trying to create a very simple alert for each time a post is created or updated with the below... add_action( 'save_post', 'updatedAlert' ); function updatedAlert() { echo ...
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wp_get_referer function always returning false

I am trying to use wp_get_referer function along with "template_redirect" hook in wordpress like this function show_page_name() { $r = wp_get_referer(); var_dump($r); die(); } add_action ...
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Which hook should I use to generate title from custom profile fields

I have custom post types which do not use any standard fields, and have custom profile fields only. So, I want to generate a title based on a custom profile field, but I'm not sure which hook to use. ...
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Trigger needed when meta data is updated

I need to update a MySQL table (not any of the WP/Woo tables) when a products meta_key "_stock" is modified. The trigger needs to fire on all updates: shop sales, a CSV merge or edits by admin in the ...
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How to pass arguments with do_action to objects?

Passing arguments from do_action to objects added with: add_action('hook', array($obj, 'object_function')); does not work?
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Hook function on click of Button “Pages” in the WP Admin Panel / Not Activate Plugin

I need a hook which I can use for add_action('TheHookINeed', 'add_hooks_for_advanced_page_manager'); I need the function add_hooks_for_advanced_page_manager() executed before the page overview site ...
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WP send email on new post not on revision [duplicate]

I have something like this for my custom post type: function send_property_email_notifications( $post_id, $post, $update ) { global $wpdb; global $post; $slug = 'property'; // If this is just a ...
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do_action filter function from add_action array

I am looking at the following setup: -- Combing multiple functions into single action -- add_action( 'single_post_meta_start', array( $this, 'the_title' ), 10 ); add_action( ...
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Use external link in the add sub menu

I want to show the data in the external plugins.php file. the below url path is correct but its not showing the file data. Whats the problem? add_submenu_page( 'antify', 'Plugins', 'Plugins', ...
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Add sub menu page in your plugin

this is how i am adding the menu and trying to add the sub menu page which is not adding. party-reservation.php function a_qoute_admin_action() { add_menu_page(__('Reservations Pages'), ...
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A hook while a new site is created [duplicate]

I would like to know is there any hook available such that we can populate some common table data from the base site to the newly crated site. Actually I creating a website where the network will ...