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add hook restricted only to either plugins or themes?

I'm writing a plugin and I want to create two hooks like the following: add_action( 'myplugin/ready_for_theme', array( __CLASS__, 'myfunction_for_themes' ) ); add_action( ...
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Must filter functions receive all arguments passed to them?

I'm writing a filter function to redirect logins: function my_filter_func( $redirect_to, $requested_redirect_to, $user) { // My code. } add_filter( 'login_redirect', 'my_filter_func', 10, 3 ); ...
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How to alter the query using pre_get_posts hook and is_post_type_archive

The need: I'm trying to filter a custom post type archive using a GET parameter, so that I can split the posts in two groups depending on which terms they are tagged with. How: So far I've decided to ...
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Should I use add_action('publish_post or add_filter('publish_post?

I am trying to trigger an extra function as soon as a certain custom post type is published function insert_table_products($post_id, $post) { if ($post->post_type == 'custom-products') { ...
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add_action - $function_to_add first argument defaults overwritten

I have an issue with the following code, $function_to_add first argument defaults are overwritten with an empty string "" and it cause an error: Warning: join(): Invalid arguments passed The second ...
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How to load a mycred hook from a plugin?

I've created a hook for mycred following this tutorial. I added the code to the function.php, and I am now wondering how to call it from my plugin? I have no clue, and the tutorials that I've ...
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add_action for unknown custom post types

If the custom post type is known (e.g., 'reference') then the add_action is add_action( 'publish_reference' , 'run_new_post_code' ); Great. But what is the proper code for an unknown custom post ...
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WordPress HTML Helper

I've played recently with WordPress Hooks and I've noticed that in order to create layouts based on the hooks the main practice is to use html in functions and combine them with logic. I've searched ...
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Act on user meta updated, but only once

My plugin is calling a third party over http whenever a users meta data is updated. To do this I am using the updated_user_meta hook. It seems however that that hook is called multiple times, once ...
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WP action/filter to modify title before header output and article output?

I'm trying to split test two versions of a posts title using a custom plugin. So far I haven't found the right filter or action to hook into to modify the title on the meta tag level before the page ...
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Why doesn't global $wp_query not get hooked?

I have a plugin that helps me to make lazy loading on posts of a custom post type. The idea is to add an action to the template_redirect/init and get data from the global $wp_query to make jquery ...
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Manually return false for function_exists

I'm having a run at developing a theme options plugin and right now working on implementing a 'hero' header, checking first to see if my plugin is active using: if( function_exists( ...
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add_action in the loop hooks

I have the following structure: add_action('my_content', 'standard_loop'); function standard_loop() { if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ...
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Prevent attachment from being deleted

In Wordpress admin media library page (upload.php) I'd like to do some checking on delete_attachment action. I want my custom function to fire before attachment's being deleted. In this function I ...
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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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Fatal error: Call to a member function get_queried_object_id()

I am trying to display shortcode using the following pattern: class callShortCode { function __construct() { global $post; $this->dos($post); } private function ...
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Wrap template files of the parent theme

Is there a function or trick to put a wrapper to all template files. For example comments.php where the parent theme template looks like this: <div ...
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How wordpress plugin hooks works? [duplicate]

I am new to wordpress development. I am familiar with joomla's ins-and-out working mechanish, now i want to contribute or say learn wordpress. I found that every thing in wordpress is done through ...
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How can I hook into creating a new post and execute wp_die(), before the post is inserted into the database?

Info about wp_die from codex: Kill WordPress execution and display HTML message with error message. A call to this function complements the die() PHP function. The difference is that HTML will be ...
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Wordpress scheduled task is called but not executed

I created a plugin with a cron to update all posts of a certain type every 5 minutes. I installed WP Crontrol to check if the cron is registered correctly and everything seems to be okay. This is how ...
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update_post_meta is Updating with two page id

I am writing a code to count the number of views of post. For that I am using update_post_meta and passing appropriate parameter. I am calling a function on add_action('wp', 'function_name'); in ...
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save_post hook - headers already sent?

I'm trying to create a very simple alert for each time a post is created or updated with the below... add_action( 'save_post', 'updatedAlert' ); function updatedAlert() { echo ...
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call php file from form and use wp functions

I'm building a stripe plugin and I'm stuck on this minor major issue. Problem: the form calls my process.php page to grab the form input variables, handle the Stripe token, and finally call out to ...
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wp_get_referer function always returning false

I am trying to use wp_get_referer function along with "template_redirect" hook in wordpress like this function show_page_name() { $r = wp_get_referer(); var_dump($r); die(); } add_action ...
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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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wordpress post_where set only for my costum post type

in my Wordpress plugin i used the post_where filter but it's effect all other post type of my site. my question is how to set this filter only for "property" post only add_filter('posts_where', ...
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Remove title attribute from images

I'm looking for a way to remove the title attribute from images, preferably through using a hook or a filter. Most clients don't bother giving images a proper title, thus eliminating the purpose of ...
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How can I use a filter/hook to modify the URL passed in the content of an [embed] shortcode?

If I pass the [embed] shortcode an absolute URL that only includes the path (i.e. it starts with a slash and is hosted on the same server as the page itself), if it's a movie file, it doesn't ...
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Which hook if user profile information is updated?

I'm looking for the hook that fires when a user's information are updated. Specifically, I want to update a post with the value of a custom profile field (in my example info) everytime that user's ...
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Theme Activate Hook

I would like to write a function to email me the URL of the website when my theme is activated. What is the hook initiated when the theme is activated?
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How to pass arguments with do_action to objects?

Passing arguments from do_action to objects added with: add_action('hook', array($obj, 'object_function')); does not work?
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Hook function on click of Button “Pages” in the WP Admin Panel / Not Activate Plugin

I need a hook which I can use for add_action('TheHookINeed', 'add_hooks_for_advanced_page_manager'); I need the function add_hooks_for_advanced_page_manager() executed before the page overview site ...
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Implementing advanced add_* function wrappers

add_action() and add_filter() are major functions. However in some scenarios add one more function and hook it somewhere approach gets bulky and inconvenient. I had determined for myself several use ...
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WP send email on new post not on revision [duplicate]

I have something like this for my custom post type: function send_property_email_notifications( $post_id, $post, $update ) { global $wpdb; global $post; $slug = 'property'; // If this is just a ...
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do_action filter function from add_action array

I am looking at the following setup: -- Combing multiple functions into single action -- add_action( 'single_post_meta_start', array( $this, 'the_title' ), 10 ); add_action( ...
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add action for displaying posts using a shortcode

I'm developing a simple plugin for letting a user insert a post from the frontend. I have a shortcode [add-post] which a user can put on any page, say, for eg. My Wall Page Now on My Wall Page a ...
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Use external link in the add sub menu

I want to show the data in the external plugins.php file. the below url path is correct but its not showing the file data. Whats the problem? add_submenu_page( 'antify', 'Plugins', 'Plugins', ...
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Add sub menu page in your plugin

this is how i am adding the menu and trying to add the sub menu page which is not adding. party-reservation.php function a_qoute_admin_action() { add_menu_page(__('Reservations Pages'), ...
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Plugin Development - Functions or Hooks?

I am brand new to WordPress plugin development and have a few questions, mostly about best practices but also some specifics. Essentially I just want to trigger an action (invoking a PHP class and ...
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Action hook for new pending posts?

I'm looking for an action hook to link my function to when a completely new post is created with a status of pending? I'm aware of 'save_post' and others but want to target specifically when a post ...
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A hook while a new site is created [duplicate]

I would like to know is there any hook available such that we can populate some common table data from the base site to the newly crated site. Actually I creating a website where the network will ...
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Dynamically add content to an existing widget area

I have an existing widget area / sidebar. Rather than adding content to it via Appearance ? Widgets in the Dashboard, I want to inject content into the widget area from functions.php. Is there hook ...
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Adding onload to body

I'm currently trying to develop a plugin that will embed a Google Earth Tour into a WP post / page via a shortcode. The issue I am running into is that for the tour to load, I have to add an ...
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Custom Meta fields Update hook?

HI Is there any hook available that we can add it into functions.php and fire only when "Custom meta fields gets edited" ? I really need this . If anyone with the knowledge , please help me. Till ...
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How can I edit post data before it is saved?

I have a plugin and I would like to be able to run the post content through some filters before it is saved to the database. From looking at the plugin api, I see that two hooks that look like they ...
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Can i exclude certain page templates for a specific role?

Let's say i have two types of templates available when making a Page. "Default template" and "Intermediate template". I have a role called "editor", and i do not want the editor to access the ...
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Can I hook inside another hook?

My question is that when we hook to a certain action using the oop way for example class My_Plugin_Class { public function __construct( ) { add_action( 'admin_init', array( &$this, ...
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Write Custom Access Control Code For WordPress Download Manager

The WordPress Download Manager plugin by default allow us to select which rule can access the file. But I have a special case, I want if the user have a meta date equal to specific value then the ...
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Run function after theme is installed for the first time

I want to run a function to add default widgets for my theme when it's installed for the first time. I tried add_action( 'after_switch_theme', 'add_theme_widgets' ); but it resets the widgets back to ...