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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" ...
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manipulate a plugins shortcode

I want to add some javascript directly below content, added by another plugin's shortcode. We are using the NextGen Gallery plugin and there are many articles containing the [nggallery] shortcode. I ...
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Hierarchical taxonomy UI

I don't like the way the taxonomies are displayed within the Wordpress admin and was wondering if anyone knew the best way to hook in and change it. Currently if I select some terms within my post ...
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Hook when new CPT published AND postmeta inserted

I would like to know if there is a hook that fires when a new CPT is published and its postmeta has been inserted. I was using publish_mycpt but found that the postmeta wasn't being saved at that ...
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When is the {$new_status}_{$post->post_type} transition hook fired?

Is it fired after a post has been published? Say I have a CPT and want to perform some automated actions based on the post that gets saved, can I do: add_action('publish_myt_cpt', ...
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Do New_to_publish hooks work for custom post types

Do these hooks listed on the following site work for custom post types? http://www.wphub.com/custom-post-type-publish-action-hook/ // function to be executed when a custom post type is ...
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Plugin init hook

Is there a plugin init hook that runs whenever the plugin is being loaded? I'd like to link the functions for requiring files and defining constants to such a hook if it exists.
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Hooks for trashing, deleting, saving, restoring custom post type

I need some hooks especially for trashing and untrashing custom post types. However the hooks are not so clear in this case. For example, to run a function on trash, I can use ...
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Adding a wp_head hook from an included PHP file

I am using a WordPress plugin for including PHP code within posts and pages, and it's working great - however, I need to insert some styles and scripts, and in order to do that, I need to add a hook ...
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Force resize for all video content

I'm looking for a way to force all video content on my site to scale to 100% width and I'm hoping to avoid using any additional javascript. Is there a filter or function that I can use to accomplish ...
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Save_post for custom post type?

Is there a save_post hook for custom post types? example: save_my_post_type I know there is publish_my_post_type but I'm looking for a save hook.
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How to automatically create a custom field when a post is published?

I'm trying to add custom fields on post publish with this code which I added to my functions.php : add_action('publish_page', 'add_custom_field_automatically'); add_action('publish_post'. ...
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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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What filter or action hook to use in order to load some code before the template begins printing in BuddyPress? [closed]

I would like to load some code before the template begins printing in BuddyPress. What filter or action hook should I use? I tried a number of them (such as bp_head, bp_include, bp_init), but none of ...
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Modify message displayed on post save

After a post is updated there is a message displayed, how can I change the displayed text? I would like to remove the "view post" link and change the 'Post published' text. I'd like to do this for a ...
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Which hook should be used in this case?

I'm using the enter_title_here filter to modify the 'Enter title here' text in a custom post type, question is what hook should I use to trigger this function? I have used admin_enqueue_script as a ...
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What can I hook into after_setup_theme?

I'm wondering what can I or should I NOT hook to after_setup_theme? I'm wondering because I have been told that I shouldn't hook wp_enqueue_style to it, but I have seen other places using it to hook ...
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Hook into existing tinyMCE button

Is there a way to hook into an existing tinyMCE editor button? I have a plugin that currently has a button on the editor and it shows a popup-box when clicked. This box has tabs inside. I would like ...
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About Hooks and Filters

Well, am having a very hard time understanding the difference between Actions and Filters. I do use actions in my code, but am a rookie and I don't know even a slightest bit of Filters. I have been ...
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rewrite rule to redirect to the most recent date permalink

I've got an archive that's displayed using a URL on the form www.mysite.ex/mycpt and I need to make a rewrite rule for that URL which redirects to a permalink with the latest date archive, which is on ...
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Creating a function that receives the taxonomy terms that have been changed in a custom post type

Ive been looking into actions and hooks etc... from wordpress, but cant seem to do a very simple thing. I just want to execute a function whenever a post is updated, and within the function I want the ...
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How to check if upload window came from the featured image link?

I need to verify if the media-upload screen came from a click on the "feature image link" on the admin screen. How can i do it? I've already change the way the uploader works , but I need to check ...
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How to display message (with switch_theme hook) after deactivating My theme?

I'm able to display a message by activation of my theme with the 'new' after_switch_theme hook this way: function themeActivationFunction($oldname, $oldtheme=false) { $msg = ' <div ...
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Add a new confirmation page before saving

I'm going to add a hook that does some modifications of the text before saving. Before making the changes permanent, I would like the user to confirm the changes after a "save_post" hook. Is there a ...
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Strict tag list - user should choose only existing tags for posts

While selecting tags for the posts the user is able to create new tags on fly. For example we have the tag 'animal' but the user misstpye it as 'aminal' - and Wordpress creates it. In our blog the ...
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Trying to alter the post_content through the_post

I'm trying to change the post content of a page by hooking into the_post action, but the problem is that whatever I modify in there doesn't really get applied correctly. The problem seems to come ...
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wp_enqueue_script before wp_head

If this works (and it's the way people do in a bunch of themes around the web): <html> <head> <!-- stuff --> <?php wp_enqueue_script('jquery'); ?> <?php ...
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Get user logged in status from within a plugin. $current_user not defined

I'm writing a plugin which adds a class that creates an endpoint for third party software to make API calls to and check if the current user is logged in. Here's a stripped down version of what I'm ...
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How to hook into Add New Member in BuddyPress

I have a hook into the WordPress Add New User process via an add_action('user_register', 'doMyFunction'); hook. What results is that I am (Step 1) adding a new user through WordPress and then (Step ...