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Wrapping succeeding shortcodes together

I'm developing a WordPress theme where the gallery shortcode breaks out of my main content div. I haven't really put this in to practice but I'm thinking of theories how to accomplish this easily. ...
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Multisite: Hook when wordpress creates new user record for a subsite

I'm trying to find an hook ( filter / action ) to catch when wordpress create new user record on a subsite. Example: Actually I've SiteA SiteB an user register itself on SiteA and ...
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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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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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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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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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Replace upload system/Override wp_handle_upload

I am going to be running a WP site on Heroku, and none of the current solutions for the media library fit my needs. There is a system for Amazon S3 (not using because paid), and a mapping system for ...
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How should I use a plugin function as a hook?

I'm using Expire Password plugin, an open source plugin to expire users. It actually lets you expire users from the Users admin page, individually. I need to create a new user from a front-end form, ...
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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 ...