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How to work with hooks and Posts to posts plugin?

I am using Scribu's Posts to posts plugin to create connections between posts. For example I have custom post type Lesson, and to every lesson one (or more) Teacher can be connected. Connection is ...
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Hook upon database insertion?

I have downloaded a plugin that inserts a new row into a table in my database. I want to perform a calculation on this row as soon as it is inserted into the database, in my own plugin. I've seen a ...
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Is there a way to send HTML formatted emails with Wordpress' wp_mail function?

Is there an action_hook or something similar that could help me achieve this? I tried adding markup in a PHP string variable and just fired off an email with the wp_mail function like so: $email_to ...
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Rewrite rule for page with plugin shortcode

I created a plugin to display a list of real estate properties on a page. The list is embedded into a custom page as a shortcode: [real_estate_list status="1"] The list is loaded from an external ...
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How to remove related post from home page

I am using thesis i am displaying related post using bellow snippet code.My problem is that i dont want load related post on home page.with the css trick we can make it display none but it loads so i ...
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hook for adding a new column in woocommerce subscriptions

I try to add a new column in Woocommerce subscriptions, I would like to know what hook i will need to display my new column Thank you Nilda
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Which Hook? Hide attachments from specific post types in media library

as the title implies - I would like to suppress attachments of a specific post type(s) from showing up in the "Media Library" Not asking for a code example, but if someone can point me to the right ...
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What hook to add at start of WordPress load

I want to add a hook that is the first thing that runs every and any time someone hits a page, post or other WP piece of content on my site, and before anything else in WordPress executes. Can you ...
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Hooking into action that fires in wp_head from widget on front end [duplicate]

I have a custom action hook for which the do_action() is executed in a function that hooks into the wp_head action. I would like to run add_action() for that custom action hook from the front-end ...
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Remove word “Category” from WooCommerce product page [closed]

I'm trying to remove the word Category from the product page. As far as I know the code that displays that is woocommerce_template_single_meta located into content-single-product.php file: ...
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wp.media add context

I have wp.media frame on my plugin to upload doc, docx file. I am filtering the uploaded file. If uploaded other than supported file, it will display this error I am filtering it at ...
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Filter Content on all Post Types

I had this idea to introduce a 'post type footer' using Advanced Custom Fields so that my users could set up common, reusable messages or calls to action and have them appear after the content of a ...
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Bulk action hook for admin pages which uses WP_List_Table

I have an admin page which I added using add_submenu_page function which is listing some custom data using WP_List_Table class. I have defined the bulk actions options in get_bulk_actions and it ...
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How to intercept a 404 error

I'd like to intercept 404 errors and do some things before to show the 404 error page. How can intercept the 404 error?
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Categories widget show empty?

Is there a way I can display all categories in the categories widget that comes with wordpress. I do not want to have to edit the core files and I want to stay away from rewriting the widget, but if ...
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Execute a function when admin changes the user role

How can I execute a function, when admin changes the user role of a user? I have two user roles: one is agent and the other one is client . My need is that when admin changes the user role of ...
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hook filter after the_content on a specific page

I've made a function to hook after the_content. This is only working on certain pages/posts. It's working on the default template but not on my custom one's. function insertFootNote($content) { ...
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Are all hooks/functions tied to Kses meant for sanitization?

I'm currently learning WordPress hooks and am delving into core to see what's happening in there. I noticed there are filters in wp-includes/default-filters.php with PHP comments about Kses. I wasn't ...
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Where can I find a list of WordPress hooks?

Where can I find a list of all the WordPress hooks and over-ridable functions (pluggable, scriptable, etc)? Edit: Plugin is listed here.
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Is it possible to track down Actions and Filters?

As far as I know using Actions and Filters hooks is the best approach for developing on WordPress. I have just to ask if there is any way to track down which Actions and Filters are applied on ...
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Filter or action hook to insert content on admin pages before </body> tag

I am developing an administrator plugin and want to be able to write some HTML content just before the last body tag . This content will initially be hidden then displayed with javascript when a user ...
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How to hook into action/filter call

I'm about to create a very simple logging plugin. Every time an action or filter is fired I need to log it to the file. The idea is that we will be able to see exactly which actions and filters are ...
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How to use output buffering in Wordpress hooked functions?

It doesn't seem that output buffering takes into account echo's from within hooked functions. function buffer_start() { ob_start(); } function buffer_end() { ob_end_flush(); } add_action('init', ...
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Better to fire specific hooks or generic hooks with parameters?

I'm creating a form plugin to handle forms that can be hooked into using actions/filters by developers. My plug-in needs to be able to handle different forms with different sets of filters and I see ...
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How to know what functions are hooked to an action/filter?

Is there a way to know what functions are hooked to a particular hook? For example if I'd like to know what functions are hooked to the wp_head hook.
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Add a new dynamic submenu to an existing menu trough a hook

I have created a function which binds to a shortcode, for inserting a language switcher in the form of a dropdown menu. Now I don't want this menu inserted trough shortcode, but instead i want to ...
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How to modify core when there is no hook?

I want to add a custom HTML5 attribute to the <form> element in the comments form. Since the form field itself is generated by comment_form(), and there is no hook to edit within the opening ...
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Why does wp_enqueue_style() in plugin not load stylesheet?

I'm trying to load a custom stylesheet (for the front-end, not admin area) via plugin. As near as I can tell, I'm doing things the way the Codex says is correct, but my CSS doesn't get loaded. This ...
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WooCommerce comments_template Filter Not Firing

I have a template file that is being called via wp_ajax that returns data from a specific WooCommerce product. In the "tabs" section of the template file every tab is working fine: Description - ...
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Modify a plugin's content

I'm using Mooberry Book Manager which has a hook in it's grid mbdb_book_grid_after_link I've created a plug in so that I can show additional content in the grid, it's very basic <?php /* Plugin ...
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wp cron job fires at every second or so, if callback is wrapped with DOING_CRON check it never fires at all

I am a bit lost while dealing with a open source plugin implementing wp cron. You can read about the problem on github https://github.com/nekojira/wp-currencies/issues/6#issuecomment-116735909 - I ...
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Knowing if a post is sticky in the 'save_post' action. Where do I have to hook?

I'm using this plugin (FantasticElasticSearch) to index content when it's published. So far it was strightforward and an easy task but, now that I tried to index a flag saying if a post is sticky, I'm ...
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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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Issue adding text after short description on product pages Woocommerce [closed]

I am trying to add some text after the short description on woocommerce. I have come up with the following add action but when I use it, it replaces the existing short description text. Is there a ...
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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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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 ...