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Genesis - Adding custom hooks to display secondary navigation

within my functions.php I added the following piece of code to display my footer accordingly: //* Customize the entire footer remove_action( 'genesis_footer', 'genesis_do_footer' ); add_action( '...
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How to alter the query using pre_get_posts hook and is_post_type_archive

The need: I'm trying to filter a custom post type archive using a GET parameter, so that I can split the posts in two groups depending on which terms they are tagged with. How: So far I've decided to ...
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Act on user meta updated, but only once

My plugin is calling a third party over http whenever a users meta data is updated. To do this I am using the updated_user_meta hook. It seems however that that hook is called multiple times, once ...
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Plugin Development - Functions or Hooks?

I am brand new to WordPress plugin development and have a few questions, mostly about best practices but also some specifics. Essentially I just want to trigger an action (invoking a PHP class and ...
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Use a variable created in get_header to calculate stuff in wp_footer

i am trying to create a small time tester that loads at get_header hook and the using the value does something in wp_footer... i have tried using global $var i tried putting the global var inside ...
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Bind a function with its own argument to show something dynamically after every content

I have a function that is grabbing something from database using a user-defined ID. I need to show the content after every post/page content. So I followed @s_ha_dum's solution from WPSE, like below: ...
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Use an array of page template slugs and $hook

I'm using the function below to load some javascript that removes the checkbox in the User Profile that is used to toggle the Visual Editor: //Remove Visual Editor option in User Profile function ...
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How to hook into the quick edit action?

I found this solution to automatically assign parent terms when a child term is selected, which is working fine for the save_post hook: add_action('save_post', 'assign_parent_terms'); function ...
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Hook into $wpdb

Is there a way to hook into the WPDB instance ($wpdb)? What i basically want, is to execute a own function BEFORE the desired query get's executed. Is this possible? Additional question for comment ...
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WooCommerce New customer email Hook? [closed]

I've created a sign up page for new customers to create an account. This is working fine but I would like to hook into WooCommerce customer_new_account inside WooCommerce/Classes/Emails/class-wc-...
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How do I prevent term from being created on create_term hook?

I have a function working on 'create_term' hook, I'm trying to prevent the term from being created on certain situations, I've tried return false; But that didn't do much, how do I prevent the ...
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Which hook if user profile information is updated?

I'm looking for the hook that fires when a user's information are updated. Specifically, I want to update a post with the value of a custom profile field (in my example info) everytime that user's ...
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Is it safe to register a taxonomy without using any hooks?

I'm creating a Wordpress site in which I wanted to use a custom taxonomy in my theme options, which I had registered using the 'init' hook. But the problem was that the 'init' hooks gets fired after ...
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Is there an admin hook that will let me read GET variable before it's too late to set the header Location

I need to redirect the page based on the query vars in my plugin admin menu. I don't know where I can hook in to read the query vars or the GET vars order to decide if the page needs to be redirected.
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Can my hooked uninstall class function access a global var declared in main plugin file?

My current setup is as follows... In the main plugin file, these two hooks are set (not inside any class): register_activation_hook(__FILE__, array('DG_Setup', 'activation')); ...
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Is there a way to prevent a function/method from being called outside a specific hook?

I would like to make function only callable by a specific action, in this case the register_activation_hook() function. How can I do this?
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How do I amend form data before it is saved for a custom post type

I have a custom post type for clinics which has 3 fields; a textarea for the address of a the clinic and two textboxes for latitude and longitude. I want the user to enter the address in the textarea ...
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How To Make Sure That My Action Hook Executes Last

How can I make sure that my_function action hook on 'wp_head' is executing last? One hack, that I'm using, is to give 999999 (a big number) as the third argument. But maybe some other hook on 'wp_head'...
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preg_replace not removed “class”

Use this code to remove the label "class" of the images, but does not work. The label does not disappear in the new post. function the_post_thumbnail_remove_class($output) { $output = ...
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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 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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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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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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Flipping Book PHP Code? Any experience?

Hi there guys quick question, using FlippingBook and calling a gallery within a page or post is with something like this: [book id='1' /] but I want to call the gallery directly from my code, so is ...
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why the same code got different results when using query_posts in functions.php and index.php

I am using WordPress 3.5, and my blog sites have many registered users. After they log in, I want them to see just their own posts, not others. So I added this to my functions.php, but I get a blank ...
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after_setup_theme is called three times

Trying to find an issue with my theme that is not related with this question, I've started the debugger and enabled a breakpoint to the first line of a function hooked to after_setup_theme. Here I've ...
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WordPress's “Text” Format

When using self-hosted WordPress, you have the option of writing in "Visual" or "Text" mode. Assuming there's no plugins installed, Is this "Text" format a well defined standard or pseudo ...
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How to return hook data when multiple parameters are present?

What is the proper way of returning data to a hook when there is more than one parameter present? Example apply_filters('image_downsize', false, $attachment->ID, $size) Attaching a callback ...
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Why enqueue styles on hook

Why do we need to enqueue styles on a hook, why not just enqueue them straight in like this? wp_enqueue_style( $handle, $src); the codex page gives an example of using a hook but doesn't explain ...
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Theme not calling Jquery properly

I am developing a theme and I have called jquery along with other JS files from a theme-enqueue.php file. For some reason only the Jquery file that is hosted on googles servers is adding the theme URL ...
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How to add style to a string of text throughout WordPress website?

I am building a site for a friend, the site has launched, now he tells me he wants his site name to appear green everywhere it appears on the website. Immediately, I thought of the plugin SEO Smart ...
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“admin_enqueue_scripts” hook or $_GET['page']?

When adding a function to "admin_enqueue_scripts" a hook is passed to the function. It looks like this "toplevel_page_nameofyourpage". That works great, but how is it different from checking the $_GET ...
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Auto log in hook is requiring a page refresh

I have a simple auto log in hook that looks like the following: function auto_login() { if (!is_user_logged_in()) { //Removed some code for brevity. $user = get_userdatabylogin($...
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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 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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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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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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How to use a WooCommerce action hook?

I am wondering how you would implement the following hook. do_action( 'woocommerce_process_product_meta_' . $product_type, $post_id ); What is the correct way to call a call the action from a ...
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Turning on output buffering in a wordpress plugin

My wordpress plugin uses sessions for handling various things, and on the production site I'm testing it on output buffering is not on by default so I'm getting a lot of messages such as these: ...
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add_action hook for publish_post not working

I can't get my function to trigger on post update or save. I've found a couple of other forum posts around with the same problem, but never an answer :( My code is as simple as: function ...
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Modify Notification Message When Profile Updated

I have added new fields on the user profile page. I want to display a message that says: "It's good ... or not" I couldn't find a hook in the WordPress codex. I don't want to use a plugin only my ...
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How to add a filter to the get_body_class function?

I see it is possible to use add_filter with the body_class function, but I'm needing to add one to the get_body_class function. How can I add a filter to a function that is not included in the list ...
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Defining hooks within (php)classes?

I have been trying to write a reusable modular options class and I am stuck at this specific point. How do i define hooks within php classes? Try 1 : class super_options { // .....................
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Display Plugin Panels Outside of Admin Areas

I'm trying to find a way to display the work area content of different plugins on pages/posts/areas aside from the admin backend. For example, how would I display the options panel for a certain ...
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run script on publish

I am trying to run a script when a user publishes / updates a post. I am using the filter: wp_insert_post_data The problem I am having is the script is a php file outside of WordPress but on the ...
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Prepending character(s) to a custom <!--more--> tag title?

I'm hacking around with a blog using Cordobo Green Park and I've noticed when I specify a custom title, instead of it beginning with a » symbol (as it does for the standard "» Read more: [POSTTITLE]")...
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Action hook for new pending posts?

I'm looking for an action hook to link my function to when a completely new post is created with a status of pending? I'm aware of 'save_post' and others but want to target specifically when a post ...