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How to get WordPress' hook run sequence?

What is WordPress' hooks execution sequence? I mean, I want to know the order, how add_action hooks are executed, i.e. init wp_head wp_footer after_theme_setup and etc.. I want to know the ...
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Which hook runs first(init,… or ???) [duplicate]

For example,any "naked" code, i.e.: IF ($_POST) then...., runs directly, before any WP action. for example, this runs later (even with point 1): add_action('init','my_function',1); I want to ...
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how to limit search to post titles?

Is there a way to limit search to post titles? I know I can modify query.php core file but there must be a way to do it with hooks right? Thanks in advance!
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What is the action or filter for changing permalink in Edit Post/Page?

I know about edit_form_after_title hook but what about changing the permalink. How does WordPress creates permalink because that permalink and the one that get_the_permalink returns doesn't match? ...
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add_filter to 'woocommerce_before_main_content' [closed]

I added a filter in functions.php and change priority very high and low to 1 but every time the parameter is an empty string""; add_filter( 'woocommerce_before_main_content','wc_start_layout'); ...
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hook that when page is strating to load

I want to create a page loading message based on php when the wp page is starting to load. is there a hook about it? simply like opposite of wp_loaded? wp_loaded is after the page is fully loaded, I ...
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Hook that get's triggered when the author of a post is changed

Is there any hook that gets trigged when the author of a post is modified from the edit post screen? I can list to the update post hook, but then I will not know whether the author of the post was ...
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Plugin development, hooks, generate content

I'm building my first plugin. This plugin will activate a theme, set up a default front page, register tax. / cpt, and create some content. (cpt = custom post types) I made it work all this in ...
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Post formating on Home page

I've simple question regarding WordPress post looping. I want to achieve something like this on my site: ~ I am running Real estate portal site and I want to display featured property on my home ...
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My add_action (wp_footer, 'method') is not calling?

In my themes functions.php file I have put: add_action('wp_footer', 'method'); function method() { echo "this is being called"; die(); } My wordpress footer.php file looks like this: <?php ...
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Trigger jQuery event with WordPress hook

I'm looking to fire a custom jQuery event after a user submits a comment but I can't quite grasp how to do that within the PHP code. I'm using the comment_post hook: add_action('comment_post', ...
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switch_to_blog(): Load textdomain

I am using the WordPress multisite feature with Multilingual Press Pro to create a multilingual site with linked posts. In a network activated plugin the custom post types are registered. For ...
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Checking login status before wp_get_current_user is initialised

I am building a theme switcher, that needs to block access to not logged in and subscriber users. Problem is that this has to be done in a function that is called at the "setup_theme" phase/hook, and ...
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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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Filter to set a variable once a post is populated?

I'm working on a playlists plugin. The playlists are just custom post types; and they have extra properties I need to populate once a 'playlist' post is loaded. So the idea would be to have a ...
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Schedule WordPress Auto-Updates to only run during business hours

We've turned on WordPress Auto-Updates (yey!), but, just in case this does break anything, we'd like to only run Auto-Updates during daylight hours (e.g. 09:00 - 17:30). We have the "on init" WP-Cron ...
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Conditional for autosave or auto draft?

I am attempting to create a file using fopen() on save_post. I am having trouble finding the right condtionals to prevent the the file from being created from an auto save. I only want to create the ...
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How to know what filter to use and how to use it?

How can I know what filter I can use to change anything and what my function have to return ? For exemple, sometimes I have to add a or a to a post title. It works (WP doesn't sanitize html tag ...
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Plugin options, presets and filters : can you help me improve my workflow?

I'm building a plugin and I have hard time handling options on it. I already did try several ways but I think i'm stuck on a structural problem here. I would like to have your input on all of this ...
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How to replace a function using a child theme?

I have the following function where I would like to replace the image nopic.jpg I have updated by deleting some redundant options. if ( ! function_exists( 'TaskerDev_get_first_post_image_fnc' ) ...
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What is the action hook that deletes a taxonomy term from the backend? And how to retireve the term id before deleting it?

I need to delete some postmeta when deleting taxonomy terms from the backend. Before deleting the term, I need to retrieve the postmeta's meka_key and the term id that is going to be deleted. Use the ...
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Wordpress auto login after registration not working

So I looked up a bunch of threads trying to figure out how to automatically log a user in after registration, and came up with this. function log_me_the_f_in( $user_id ) { $user = ...
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Hook on Publishing a Post Doesn't Fire Correctly (or so I think)

Currently, I'm trying to send out a Push Notification to iPhone every time a blog post is published on my WordPress website. I am using a PHP script to send out the push notification (which works with ...
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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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Modifying date filter on admin page for custom post type to link to custom field

Apologies if a similar question has already been asked, but I can't seem to find the exact functionality I am looking for. Basically I have a custom post type (sermons) which has 'recorded_date' as ...
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Edit admin post page

I have to customize the admin page where you edit the other pages "wp-admin/post.php". I have to add a lot of things, and delete others, change colors and add a custom menu to the top. I don't know ...
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Filter for Admin Nav Menus Drop Down

In short, is there a filter for the Admin Panels Nav-Menu Dropdown List? For non-administrators I need to remove access to modifying / selecting a specific menu but still allow access to other ...
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Hook for when a page template is changed

I know that you can remove the editor section of the page editor page ( :/) depending on the template chosen using add_action( 'load-page.php', 'hide_editor_function' ); (with proper functionality of ...
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Is it possible to change image urls by hooks?

I have moved my uploads directory to another server. For example, a url that was pointing to: http://example.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/image.jpg should point to here in the new situation: ...
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Show excerpt if no title in admin view

Usually my posts do not have a title, so in the admin view it always says "(no title)" wherever the title would be shown. So I am wondering how I could hook into that view function. I would like to ...
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how to insert content into wp_head after loop_end

I'm trying to access the info on a post, so I can get the post title and post content so that I can generate the respective OG tags to put in the header. Problem is that the info is only avaiable ...
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WP Dashboard -> Posts-> Filter by Category -> Form Method Change : Which Hook

We have a contemporary 4.2.2 WP install running with a handful of various plugins. We have been facing an issue where when a provisioned user is in the "POSTS" dashboard view, the ability to filter ...
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How can I set a dynamic value for post_updated_messages based on return value of post_updated?

I'm familiar with how to set custom messages for post updates using the post_updated_messages action hook. This question is slightly different. I have a function/action hook on post_updated: ...
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How can I do customizations on login, registration and password recovery forms?

There are a couple of answers here basically just linking to a plugin - to be fair there are some more specific ones too. I know there are many possibilities to use different hooks for the ...
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do_action() hook into load-(page)

I have created an admin theme settings page where I save all my settings in wp_options. Now I want to expand this settings page by plugins which can be activated and deactivated depending on which ...
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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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Passing a parameter to filter and action functions

Is a way to pass my own parameters to the function in add_filter or add_action. For example take a look in the following code: function my_content($content, $my_param) { do something... using ...
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Wordpress wp_loaded action hook

I am using Shortcode exec php plugin and putting PHP code in a post via Wordpress Posts panel. add_action( 'wp_loaded', 'echoFunction'); function echoFunction(){ echo "someText"; } Why doesn't ...
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after login that will redirect user role into a page

I am trying to create a hook that when a user login, it check the user role.. if the user role is jsa_contributor then it redirect into specific page. but it seems my code didn't work. This is the ...
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How to add rewrite rules and pagination to retrieve attachments files?

I'm trying to list attachments based on different taxonomies. Right now it only work for the basic url (no pagination added). For example ...
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Get post or page id early

Is there a good solution to get the queried object id really early ... and i mean really early? I got a hook on after_setup_theme where i need to get the post or page id. ...
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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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Theme Customizer not loading JS for live preview

I am currently working on adding options to the theme customizer. For the last two hours I have been trying to get the live preview working and I am trying figure out why my theme isn't loading the ...
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Hook after meta created

I'm having troubles trying to do a hook when post published. I think that the problem is that my WP-Metaboxer plugin creates the meta after publishing post, and I cannot capture the value. Here is an ...
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Redirect back to origin page after using get_delete_post_link()

I need to implement frontend and backend redirection after delete specific post using get_delete_post_link(). Which hook i can use? Any advice would be appreciated. Something similar to : <?php ...
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Create a post builder skin in a plugin

Currently I'm working on a plugin that will display a grid based on post type with many settings to customize it. One of the settings will be to choose between different skins available to display ...
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Implement Hooks Using Array

I'm trying to implement some hooks into a theme, but rather than write out every hook with repetitive code I was wondering if I could use and array to declare the hooks instead. E.g. ordinarily i'd ...
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With what hook can I address all posts from all custom post types when they are published?

I want that when every Custom Post Type is published, a hook is called (where I send an email notification to the administrator). I know I can use: add_action('publish_{custom_post_type_name}', ...
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is it possible to get the hook name in add_action?

given this: <?php add_action( $hook, $function_to_add, $priority, $accepted_args ); ?> Is there a way to get $hook value inside the function $function_to_add?