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What is the use of wp_schedule_event hook?

I want to do a cron(executes function at specific time, like email,db backup etc) job. I searched in wordpress, i got this wp_schedule_event Here they say it will execute job when someone visits ...
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Is it possible to Hook/Filters Attachment Creation?

Is it possible to hook or filter the attachment creation process? More specifically is it possible to hook into the attachment creation so that I may parse the attachment’s filename, populate the ...
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Cannot override hooks.php

I building a child theme for 'Responsive Theme' from Cyberchimps. I would like to change one hook. So I guess I need hooks.php file in my child theme. So I copied it from the parent. I made the same ...
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How to add a new link to the default register form's footer links?

I would like to add a custom link to the footer section of the register form. How can I do this? I am using the login_footer hook: add_action( 'login_footer',array($this, 'add_forum_menu'), 50, 2 ...
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Import Wordpress XML File from Within Functions.php

I am developing a theme which has a different method of adding in content and so, the default install of Wordpress won't show any content because of this. I was wondering if it is possible to ...
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How to find a callback attached to a bbpress hook?

bbpress has a large number of callbacks attached to various hooks. I am familiar with this feature at the wordpress level but I am unable to locate where bbpress registers a large number of these ...
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wp_mail - Remove sitename from email subject

Can some one tell me how to remove site name from email subject. As of now my email subject looks like this [sitename] - Subject goes here I want it to look like this Subject goes here I ...
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Registration and Profile custom field

How to add custom field in wordpress registration form and view it in user profile in the backend? I've already google it but just find how to add it in user profile but not in registration process.
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Set the default category of an attachment

I wanted to apply the same categories that exist for posts to attachments, so I wrote this code: function wpmediacategory_init() { register_taxonomy_for_object_type( 'category', 'attachment' ); } ...
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Adding custom Bulk Actions

I have been looking around for ways to add custom Bulk Actions to the categories page. Most of them say that it is impossible to do it in a clean way, because of the lack of a hook for this. Most of ...
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Posts are duplicating on wp_post_update

I have stucked in writing a simple function that on certain page update refresh all posts in a custom post type. Here is my code (based on this): add_action('save_post', 'bulk_refresh'); function ...
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Woocommerce Product Category Widget - hide categories that have no products in stock

I'm using WooCommerce on my Wordpress site, and have a widget in the sidebar showing all product categories. It's setup to hide empty categories, and that works well. However, it still shows ...
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How can I add a Custom Button to Add or Edit post / page next to Add Media?

I'm trying to add a custom button nearby the Add media on the wordpress Add and Edit Post/Page. How can I do that? Thank you very much for your help!
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How can I register a hook for all Custom Post Types that are published?

I'm developing a plugin. 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: ...
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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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Override the Wordpress core function wp_referer_field

I'd like to override the core Wordpress function wp_referer_field to change the value of $referer_field variable inside of it. I've found that wp_referer_field is not pluggable and that I need to ...
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The Hook registration_errors was not called

I can't validate the custom fields in my plugin. I want to skip some registration on WordPress. My code snippet is here: add_filter( 'registration_errors', 'reg_user_register', 10, 3); function ...
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Check if do_action('custom_action') is hooked into?

Is there a way to check if a custom hook gets called upon? I would like to display a placeholder if no output will be passed to it.
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Wp_update_post: Infinite loop even with remove_action solution, OOP

I have a quite complex PHP class, reponsible for creating and printing meta_boxes, generating and saving meta fields, ... Each meta_box (object of class) has its own save function, that updates meta ...
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password_reset hook is not working

I am developing a plugin where a MySQL user is created with username same as WP-username and password is entered by user using form . Now If the user resets its password in WordPress then the same ...
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How to place HTML below the title of the (custom) post overview

Edit: Yes, I know, I provided an answer to this question myself. However, I'm still interested in other solutions and/or comments on the one I found. Is this how you would do this? Are there any other ...
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Is there a way to prevent a function/method from being called outside a specific hook?

I would like to make function only callable by a specific action, in this case the register_activation_hook() function. How can I do this?
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Why does wp_enqueue_script ignore my 'wp_head' hook?

I would like css_head_scripts and js_head_scripts to be appended to wp-head but Wordpress completely ignores it? Am I missing something? function css_head_scripts() { wp_enqueue_style( ...
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Hook into trash_post_comments, update_user_meta

I have a theme where the author get points for posting posts and comments. When I trash a post, the user get 1 point removed from their score. This works fine with this function: However... When I ...
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new_to_publish fires multiple times

i have been trying to use draft_to_publish & new_to_publish to create an update when ever a post of a specific type (cpt) is published... it works but published 600+ times instead of one time! ...
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what is correct way to hook when update post

i try to hook when post is updated but all hook i try never executed except updated_post_meta add_action('updated_post_meta', 'my_function'); function my_function($post_id) { echo 'This is ...
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How to hook into publish_posttype?

I'm trying to hook into WordPress publish. The code below is what I'm using, but it doesn't appear to be running. I have it in a plugin file that I deactivate/reactivate each time I make changes ...
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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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WordPress Visual Editor Filter for Visual View

I have setup custom HTML to be created when a user inserts media using "Add Media" in WordPress using the code below: add_filter('get_image_tag', 'add_image_frames', 10, 6); function ...
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How to include code only on specific pages?

I'm learning about plugins and shortcodes. I noticed that when I activate my plugin its code gets loaded on all of my pages-- even pages that don't have my shortcode. (I don't mean content vs. admin ...
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Displaying Single Future Posts in a specific Category or Taxonomy

I want posts that are tagged with a certain term and scheduled to be posted some time in the future to be publicly available. So if I create a post, assign it a special term (category, tag, custom ...
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admin insert media pop up hooks

I want to add the url to a specific image size in the add media (clicking the add media button in the post). At the moment I am adding the image to the post and getting the url and grabbing the url ...
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Use admin notices to show errors [duplicate]

I'm using the transition_post_status hook to perform some operations after publishing a post. If an error occurs, I would like to use the admin notices to show a message to the user: ...
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How to show an error message after publishing a post?

I'm using the transition_post_status hook to perform some operations after publishing a post. In some conditions I would like to show an error message in a red box under "Edit Post" and above "Post ...
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Placement of Code in Plugin for hooking `save_post`

I ran into a strange Problem today developing a new Plugin. I set it up as usual, creating the f711-roomprice folder in the Plugindirectory, and creating the f711-roomprice.php as well as an inc ...
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Post thumbnail relative link and HTML modify

I want to remove the website url from all the_post_thumbnail() so they become relative and remove/add attributes from the output. So far I got the following code added to functions.php of the theme, ...
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save_post not working

In order to create (or update, whenever a post is updated) a unix-timestamp meta, I used following code to fire on save_post. I pasted this code in functions.php. But I believe this is not working, ...
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How do I amend form data before it is saved for a custom post type

I have a custom post type for clinics which has 3 fields; a textarea for the address of a the clinic and two textboxes for latitude and longitude. I want the user to enter the address in the textarea ...
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When does a function assigned to the content_filtered_edit_pre filter hook fire?

I added a function to the filter hook tag 'content_filtered_edit_pre', but it doesn't seem to fire no matter what I do. I am also aware of 'content_edit_pre', but I am curious as to when this filter ...
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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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Check php version before theme activation

I've got theme that requires php 5.3+ version. If older - fatal error occurs with it. So what I need to do when user try to activate this theme is to check php version before going into theme code ...
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How do I remove an action hook by s2member

I noticed that my plugin doesnt work when s2member is activated but unfortunately it is needed for the site functionality, i did some research if I comment out this line on hooks.inc.php then my ...
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Renaming wordpress login and get new password button

I am currently building custom wordpress admin login theme.Now I have an idea but not sure it is possible.I want to rename "Get New Password" to something "Get New". Is it also possible to rename "Log ...
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Why I can't load my JavaScripts using an hook inside my functions.php file?

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I have the following problem: I am carrying this pure HTML theme (that use BootStrap CSS framework) into a WordPress theme. This is the original pure ...
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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 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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fire action when post is being edited as well as saved?

I'm trying to fire some code when a page is edited and/or saved. This code works: add_action( 'save_post', 'add_promoted_meta_data' ); function add_promoted_meta_data( $post_id ) { echo ...
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What hook can I use to modify custom post data before it is displayed on the page?

I need to check if a certain value is true in the post_meta right after the wp fetches a custom post from database, If it's false I need to modify/add some data to the post and then display the ...
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Redirect to custom post type admin page after wp_trash_post

I currently have a custom post type (enquiries) with a custom metabox which displays the date(s) for that enquiry, these are saved as metakey key value pairs, there can be one or more. the metabox ...
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How to modify post content before writing to database?

Hi~ I'm back again and I'm trying to add another function to the script I was working on a plugin that notify my friends of new post that mentions(@) them. Now I want to change the plain text of my ...