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How to automatically activate users after registration without activation email?

I want to auto-login my users after signup without an activation email requirement (I'm not concerned about spammers). How might I go about doing this? Thanks!
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Creating a plugin that will display text on every page

I know there is going to be an easy way to do this but I just can't seem to find the best practice for the following; I have a plugin which when complete should generate HTML on every page, I want it ...
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Filter for replacing the WP_query object for a given category

I'm looking for a action/filter to replace replace a category archive page with the contents of a page. I'm thinking of testing the category ID, and replacing the WP_Query object with a new one ...
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Help me to understand wp_header() and wp_footer() functions

hi everyone please help me to understand the hook functions wp_header() and wp_footer() What does it mean hook functions and what to do
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How to set Media Box form elements default value?

I am developing a plugin to customize wordpress administration. Creating / Editing an article, when i user insert an image from media library or uploading it, i want to clear the image title, as ...
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Hooks to run after a core upgrade?

Are there any hooks for running plugin code after a core upgrade? Specifically, I'm running into issues that a users wp-admin column choice in the 'Screen Options' are modified after an upgrade - I ...
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Wordpress add_action the_post hook

Now i face a problem, that i want to add a hook into the the_post. Then i use print_r($post); here display the my print_r content and again display the default content. because i am here in ...
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How to remove a meta description or other <head> contents

I have a plugin that generates a meta description or title as two of its features. However I run into the problem of other SEO plugins possibly being installed, and ending up with two meta ...
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Post via wp-admin and via iOS app, same hooks and triggers involved?

I've got an add_action in functions.php, the action is for save_post and the function I'm running I've named set_attachment_url. I'm simply getting the first attachment on a post and setting a custom ...
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Which hook to use when adding ajax to viewer-facing side?

I have a shortcode that contains a form. I want to use jQuery/Ajax for POSTing. For this, I want to add javascript to the page where shortcode is added? Which hook should I use? wp_enqueue_scripts ...
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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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Geting only alert Output from JS file but not run functionality with avilable hook wp_footer and any other

Working Code Status: I was testing my js files, what these files were adding and running correctly or not. So I write a alert code in my-custom.js with my theme functionality, and now I hook my ...
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Adding Banner below nav

I'm using GeneratePress and want to add a banner image below .main-navigation what action/hook do i have to use to do this? I've tried looking in functions but i cant see anything for the top and ...
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Hook before posting via JSON REST API

I have been testing out the JSON REST API the past few days with some pretty good results however I have run into a bit of a barrier when making a post. I need to hook into the post call before the ...
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In Wordpress upgrade hooks, detect what plugin or theme is being upgraded?

I'm writing a plugin that detects when any plugin or theme is installed or being upgraded, and takes appropriate action. I've figured out that I should use the filter hook upgrader_pre_install to ...
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Replace upload system/Override wp_handle_upload

I am going to be running a WP site on Heroku, and none of the current solutions for the media library fit my needs. There is a system for Amazon S3 (not using because paid), and a mapping system for ...
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When to hook into edit profile action?

I have the following function which combines the values of a few user profile fields and saves them as a new user_meta called COMBINED_WORKSHOPS. The function works, but I don't know when/where to ...
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Add class to link surrounding avatar

I need to adjust styling of the -tag surrounding each avatar on my page. It's easy to add a class to the avatar img itself with this code: add_filter( 'bp_core_avatar_class', ...
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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 ...