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Multiple wp_schedule_event cron jobs in plugin cause multi-execution

over the last week I have been working on some cron jobs for a real-estate website that has hundreds of updates/deletes and new posts added each day. I am very near the end now and looking to ...
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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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How to save the values of checkbox to the register setting?

<?php function default_menu() { <form action="options.php" method="post"> <?php settings_fields( 'sample_check' );?> <input type="checkbox" name="sample" value="nofollow"/> </...
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publish_post plugin hook doesn't always pass $post->post_content

I've written a simple plugin that grabs the contents of a post, as the post is published, and sends them to an external site for archiving. This generally works but when dealing with posts that haven'...
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Best possible way to get all options

I need to provide a list of all options set via plugins etc to remote calls. There is a plugin WP API Options but it hardly does the job. There are two possible ways (that I know of) to get a list ...
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Custom Front End Registration - How Does the Key work in the Password Set Request?

I've been working from some tutorials on building a front end registration / login system. Specifically this link - http://cubiq.org/front-end-user-registration-and-login-in-wordpress Everything is ...
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External Authentication, session_tokens not destroyed on logout

There are many questions and answers on external authentication and some code prior to WordPress 4.0 need some tweaking to get them to work. For example, adding a fourth parameter to the ...
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Footer disappears when using the_content ( )

I have an issue when using the_content() -- the footer of the page disappears and no errors are displayed. When I change the_content() to get_the_content() and echo this results then it works fine. ...
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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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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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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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How to `remove_action` from plugin

I'm using a third-party plugin that has an function hooked to the plugins_loaded hook. From the plugin file itself: add_action('plugins_loaded', 'acf_qtranslate_monkey_patch', 3); This is not in a ...
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Which hook should I use to generate title from custom profile fields

I have custom post types which do not use any standard fields, and have custom profile fields only. So, I want to generate a title based on a custom profile field, but I'm not sure which hook to use. ...
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Trigger needed when meta data is updated

I need to update a MySQL table (not any of the WP/Woo tables) when a products meta_key "_stock" is modified. The trigger needs to fire on all updates: shop sales, a CSV merge or edits by admin in the ...
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A correct hook for saving meta boxes data

Nothing happens when I do the var_dump() in a callback on post save. Here are the hooks I've tried: save_post as shown in the codex pre_post_update as suggested here wp_insert_post_data found in ...
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calling a function from a class in your template

ok, so I have created a plugin in Wordpress. I want to be able to use some values I have created in a function within my template but I just don't seem to be able to get it to work. I have created my ...
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save_post is not firing when I only edit custom meta fields

I've come across the action hook save_post few days back and I like to take advantage of it. I've custom post post type "Property" with Meta fields associated with it. The problem is that when I ...
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Override child theme menu to social menu

I have a header.php file contains these code supreme_primary_navigation(); do_action( 'after_menu_primary' ); and functions.php file contains these code function supreme_primary_navigation(){ ...
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Add notice to add image popup

I have been using the global "pagenow" variable to add instructions for users, but I need to somehow hook into the add image popup as I would like to instruct the users on optimal resolution for ...
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Comments closed only for contributors

I am having a very funny issue right now. My WordPress is currently with comments activated and it always worked, but now that I've opened the website for contributors, only their posts are coming ...
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template_redirect and title

I pass a template_redirect in wordpress as hook but I want to have a personnalized title for this page and I miss to do that. Has someone any idea ? add_action( 'template_redirect', 'virtual_pages' );...
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Checking if some condition is matched before inserting post into database

Is there a way to check if some requirements are matched before adding new instance of custom post type to database? Like custom policies for adding new posts etc? What I want to do is to build two ...
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Ask for template when adding a new page

I would ask the admin which template they would like to user when they click on "Add New" Page. Is this possible? I think I have seen something similar before where it ask you how many columns you ...
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How to get WP to run plugin code triggered by an external site hook?

I have written a plugin to sync data from a WP blog to an external website. Changes to made to the external site also sync back to the WP blog. Right now the external website executes a POST request ...
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addaction hook cause redirection problem

I have added the hook in my wp functions: add_action('pa_taxname_edit_form_fields', 'woocom_edit_attribute_chk_field', 10, 2); function woocom_edit_attribute_chk_field($term, $taxonomy) { ////...
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Init hook for header send

I am working on a checkout proces where if I submit the checkout I get an error "headers already send" because I use a PHP header() function to send the customer to my payment provider url. My idea ...
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Which hook to use to add notification message at beginning of my <body>

i want to add dynamic messages to the beginning of my but I can't figure what hook to use. I have tried get_header but i can't append content to it... any idea? I don't want a solution that requires ...
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Wordpress upload file action hook

I have a custom post type called "Magazine" shown in the admin interface. Everytime a user uploads a file in the wp-admin to my custom post type "Magazine", I want to fire a hook because I have to ...
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Plugin action hook fires when it should not (unrelated admin screen)

I maintain a plugin which generates a PDF of a page or post when an icon or link is clicked. PDFs may be cached, and as such, when a page or post is edited, we refresh the cache by regenerating the ...
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Hide post completely and still reach it via cURL

I've been struggling with this for several hours. I want to have a post hidden from every listing, including the posts edit screen, and having it not reachable by browsing to it. I successfully did ...
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Add class to all parent elements inside the_content

Is there a way to add a class to all parent elements inside the_content? My problem is I'm using this kind of css selector: .post_content>* {margin-bottom:10px;} This is to due with mostly ...
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Plugin constructor called multiple times

I have plugin with the following structure - class emailPlg { static $tableName; static $pluginDbVersion = 1.0; function __construct() { global $wpdb; ...
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How to re-run the main query based on meta data value?

When a user requests a custom post url like */books/best-book-eva, I want to (with a plugin) hook in before the page is displayed (and the main query run if possible) check that posts meta value (...
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How to change style a menu item in plugin?

I want to assign specific style to a specific item in navigate menu like "Home" but in plugin not in theme. I think I must write something like this in my plugin: function change_home(..){ if($item =...
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Hook custom post type (ai1ec_event) to update transposh language

I'm using All-in-One Event Calendar and Transposh on a website that is designed to import content from websites all over the world, and automatically translate them. Right now any event that is ...
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Remove “enqueued” script from array

Im working on optimizing a child theme for a site and the parent "has more than we need" Lots of requests being generated all adds up to performance hits. What I'm trying to accomplish is this effect ...
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How to hook something before edit_form_title?

It's amazing to use the edit_form_after_title hook to enqueue something just below the post editor's title field. But there is nothing opposite to this like: edit_form_before_title. Searching over the ...
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Making Site A Use Site B's wp-content Folder

I'm trying to synchronize two WordPress sites and on my way I've faced few challenges. One of the challenges is to either synchronize the wp-content folder of two sites or make one site use the wp-...
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functions.php conditional output for a single plugin

hope I've asked this correctly. Bizarre situation. I have some non-breaking spaces in my titles for typography reasons. They are added automatically where required in place of normal spaces by the ...
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Trouble adding data to options table

I am trying to create a function that adds an option containing a subscription list to the options table. (This list is eventually referenced by a plug-in.) I am having some problems as there are two ...
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How to return a different page than the one requested

Description of the problem I am now developing a plugin whose purpose is to change the contents of the page a user requested depending on different variables (like, for example, user's location). By ...
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How to handle change the appearance of 'categories' box on dashboard?

I have a site with hundreds of categories, and when I come to edit some menu on wp-admin/nav-menus.php it is really difficult, because in the categories box there a few pages, with something like 20 ...
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Conditionally enable autoplay when using oEmbed in a custom widget

I'd like to have all oEmbed urls (youtube, vimeo, soundcloud, etc.) behave as they usually behave, with one exception. In my theme I've created a widget that gets data from a given post. The post ...
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Displaying list of cities according to the selected state. Using the WordPress hook

I come to ask the community a help of a simple hook on WordPress. I'm trying to display a list of states and cities in two dropdows to select a single option in the a form. The list of cities will be ...
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Get User Login Data (date, time… )

I did my best looking for information about this subject. Your guidance is appreciated. My goal is to perform some actions based on the number of user logins on my website per month and login days ...
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personal_options hook on Wordpress multisite

I have a working script that hooks to user profile. This is my hook: add_action('personal_options', array(&$this,'show_bounce_email_warning_to_user'),10,1); As you can see it will show bounce ...
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Can't update an option when the publish_post action is fired.

I'm using Tom McFarlin's Plugin Boilerplate, and I'm facing this huge problem where I can't update an option when the publish_post action is fired. I have a function that hooks into the publish post ...
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getting a post id from a custom type post

changed a wordpress to use custom type posts instead of pages. I'm Trying to update a plugin to work with this change. currently I'm stuck with just getting the right id from the post here's the ...
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Gravity Forms Dynamic Population Pre_Submission Hook

I'm not very savvy with Jquery. Can you help me embed it on a single wordpress page so that it can act on my Gravity Form? I have a gravity form with an interactive google map in it. There are two ...