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Add content after get_header

I'd like to add content directly after the div#main (end of header.php) and before /div#main (beginning of footer.php). I'm using an own child-template (of twentythirteen), that contains only ...
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Removing labels and <br> tag on WordPress's default login form

I am customizing the login form to more closely resemble Google's minimalist form, which has no form labels, and instead relies on placeholders to prompt users for the input fields. The form starts ...
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How to use the post_updated hook before and after arguments

I want to check if the title of the post has changed and do some stuff if it did. I thought of using the post_updated hook, the codex says "Use this hook whenever you need to compare values before ...
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how to make custom ajax handler?

i'm trying to make custom ajax handler because the admin-ajax.php is taking to long to handle ajax requests from 7s to 10s so i google it and mange to do some custom ajax-handler.php like this ...
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Registering Class methods as hook callbacks

I'm not sure if I have done this correctly. As I understand it: if I have a class foo and a static method bar I can register that as the callback by passing the array array("foo","bar") as the ...
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Order shipped by which driver[hook for woocoomerce order staus changed and popup in admin panel ] [closed]

Hi is it possible to make an extra field in backend, when orders are selected and marked as shipped then an extra field come and where i can select drivers who are responsible for this shipped order ...
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plugin development for woocommerce

i create this plugin: A discount in % for woocommerce price, but i have a problem: add_action( 'woocommerce_product_options_general_product_data', 'crele_add_custom_general_fields' ); add_action( ...
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How to add new tab and data in Wordpress Users section

I have to add new tab and new data in wordpress users. Please see the image below. The points tab came from the plugin mycred but i don't know what was used. What I think was it was done using: ...
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save_post not working with attachments

I've made a Meta Box for Posts and Pages, and while testing added Attachments too. But, curiously, the hook save_post does not fire. $cpts = apply_filters( 'my_filter', array( 'post', 'page' ) ); // ...
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Execute code only after user clicks 'update' button for CPT being edited

In my plugin, my custom post type posts might be updated either by a user clicking 'update' on the editor page, or programmatically. I need to execute a settings validation routine only when the ...
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wp_trash_post action hook with custom post type

When a 'contact' cpt post is trashed, I need a metakey from another cpt 'act' to be deleted, I have been searching all over which hook I should use but unfortunately the codex action reference page is ...
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Add action hook into wp_localize_script

Is it possible to add an action hook via wp_localize_script, so I can position where I want the hook to run in HTML markup that is made in the JavaScript? So something like: $data = array ( ...
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The acction hook stop working if i move it from plugin file to theme's functions.php file

A bp_includes is buddypress action and hooked on plugins_loaded function remove_bp_docs() { global $wpdb; $current_user = get_current_user_id(); //We are selecting member type before ...
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How to only hook on Single.php after content?

I am currently hooking on the_content() but that goes through the Wordpress loop too. How can I only hook on the Single.php page? Also, is there a way to only look on the first X posts in the ...
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Explanation of the “posts_join” and “posts_fields” filter hooks?

I'm new to the "posts_" filter hooks and wanted to know a few things from those in the know: In this question, someone posted an answer using posts_join that took a second parameter of $query: ...
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How can I add a custom meta value on file upload?

I am looking for an option where a custom meta value will be saved when user uploads an attachment. Lets say I need a meta key _example_meta_key and want to save meta value of this as ex087659bh (It ...
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How often do you need to register_post_type?

Assuming you write a plugin and hook into activation / deactivation to register_post_type is that good enough? Or do you need to do it every init? I'm looking for perf boosts and I want to reduce ...
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Gravity Forms - Using a Form to Pre-populate A Gravity Form

I have a custom form (hardcoded, not a GF) on one page I've written myself: <form id="tailor-select" method="POST"> <ul> <li> <ul> ...
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Which action hook should I use to intercept a form upon submission?

I have a form on wordpress page with a POST method. I need to add an extra field to the form after submission but before it is sent to the URL in the action attribute. I was thinking to use an ...
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How to replace default comments with custom HTML?

I'm going to replace default list of comments and comment form with Facebook's comment box. As far as I know there is function wp_list_comments(). How can I replace this function with my custom one? ...
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Add custom html to last sub-menu item

I'm adding a custom menu to my wordpress theme. I need to add custom html to the final submenu item - before the primary sub-menu closes </ul> I have registered my new menu //functions.php ...
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How do I add a checkmark to my-sites save settings hook

I want to add a checkmark to the my-sites.php through a hook and then press save settings and have it do a function that executes a SQL query. I've added the checkmark but I don't know how to go ...
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Insert new user with form submit 'init' hook

I'm posting a form to insert a new user and hooking my function to 'init'. This code is in my mu-plugins folder. The user gets inserted fine, but the page is not loaded after wards. My form action ...
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How do I add functionality to images?

How would I add functions to images? I host a photography site, in which I'd like to add options to favorite an image or attach it to a product for ordering. Is there a hook or something that I can ...
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WordPress hooks/filters insert before content or after title

trying to insert content before the post content in my functions.php - I know how to use the regular wp hooks, but unsure how to insert into other areas. Tried this, but it kills content on any other ...
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On WP 4.4, how to get the post id on comment_post hook

Since WP 4.4, seems like is not possible anymore to use get_the_ID() or the_ID() when hooking on comment_post action. How can I get the post_id when a new comment is saved?
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$_POST empty in using new php file added to theme

I am using a theme which handles form data with jquery (a handler function defined).I have added a new php file to theme (using it in as template in a wordpress page, also registered with rewrite ...
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How to distinguish on hook profile_update user registering, user resetting password or user updating profile?

The hook profile_update gets fired in case the user updates his profile, that is also when he reset the first time his password after registration and when he register. How do I distinguish ...
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Remove Permalink From Admin Edit Post

Is there any way how to edit the title field in post.php? this field: I want to remove the permalink part but I wasn't able to find any hook or filter for it.
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Woocommerce: trigger new order email without changing status

We are working on trying to process phone pledges for a non-profit where the payment is not received and will be invoiced. I have a custom checkbox field in the Woocommerce admin, when checked, I ...
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Run only on plug-in activation instead of wp_head

I have below function on my plugin which adds more capabilities to current user. // Role setting for add media function wh_edit_roles(){ if ( current_user_can( 'edit_posts' ) ){ $user = ...
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Define custom Page Template without its own .php file

Is there any way of defining a Page Template from some function/filter/hook, without having any .php file containing the comment at the top of the page to declare the Template Name? For example, ...
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Passing variable in hooks and filter

I was trying to pass variables in filtes. This works perfectly for me. class my_class { function my_class() { add_filter('wp_list_categories', array(&$this,'cat_count_span')); } function ...
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Passing link parameter values to form

I've added edit|delete options in every row of a table, created in the admin panel. function column_A( $item ) { $actions = array( 'edit' => sprintf( '<a ...
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How to change post status from publish to draft using hook in wordpress?

I want to change the status of already publish post to draft using its id. add_action( 'save_post', 'change_post_status', 1 ); function change_post_status( $post_id ){ $my_post = array( ...
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how to limit edit_form_after_title hook to page and post edit only?

heelo, I want to use this great hook edit_form_after_title it was announced on December 1, 2012: http://make.wordpress.org/core/2012/12/01/more-hooks-on-the-edit-screen/ it curreclty hook for : ...
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Getting my head round WordPress filter

I am following a tutorial that will hopefully allow me to insert templates straight from my plugin into WordPress. I am using the template_include filter, I can't get my head around how the whole ...
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How to resolve 500 error in post listing page?

I am getting a 500 error in only post listing page. I checked code in admin and found this hook creating a problem: admin_head-$hook_suffix When I remove this hook, page works fine. How can I ...
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Manage users custom column add class “num”

I have customized my admin users column to show the purchased leads of a role "lead buyer". The value of the column is a decimal (the number of leads). The "posts" column of the users table has a ...
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Odd map_meta_cap $args on post edit — sometimes integer, sometimes string

I've been digging into the map_meta_cap filter since I need to extend the user's capabilities based on context, in certain situations. This is working well but in my traces I noticed something odd ...
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Customize title, description and focused keyword [closed]

I would like to customize focused keyword, SEO title and meta description, but I am unable to find any clue how to do it. There is official documentation but it is sooo lacking... I came up with ...
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How many times will this code run? (or, how rich is grandma?)

Hypothetical example but real world applicability (for someone learning, like me). Given this code: <?php function send_money_to_grandma() { internetofThings("send grandma","$1"); } ...
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wp query custom orderby not custom field

I am working on a products archive page where I show 20 products on each page with pagination. Each product's price is calculated by a formule which gets his parameters by data saved in the database. ...
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Trying to get class to instantiate ONCE (or, “why do I keep punching myself in the head?”)

Here's a very simple plugin, which I drop into mu_plugins in my multisite installation: <?php /* Plugin Name: Test */ class myclass { function __construct() { error_log("I just ...
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Trying to understand order and frequency of action hooks firing

I'm working on a plugin that modifies user capabilities and turns off a lot of things in the Admin pages. I'm having some problems with order of execution with my code, so I want to refactor it and ...
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Error when overriding only some audio shortcode HTML output

Context I have a function that overrides audio shortcode HTML rendering, thanks to a WordPress hook: wp_audio_shortcode_override I used it this way in an OOP plugin: add_filter( ...
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Function Hooked on Init Running Multiple Times

I have a method that logs the users login time. public function log_login() { if ( isset($_COOKIE['current_visit']) ) { return; } // Get current user $user = ...
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Converting restricted html in comments to bbcode

Problem: Wordpress multisite only allows the Admin account to include images in html for security reasons. It is possible to install a plugin that turns off these restrictions, but it apparently opens ...
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set_post_format called after wp_update_post when using bulk edit?

EDIT: See comments below. changing the question to reflect this new info From what I understand from the codex, save_post is meant to always fire after the post is saved (and when creating a new ...
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WP Cron not executing after timespan

I trying to utilize wp_schedule_single_event to schedule an asynchronous task. However, my event was never called after 60 seconds. Do I need to do anything with ldp_new_topic_event hook before using ...