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How To Get Search Term and Use in Function

I'm trying to write a function that will 'grab' the search term entered into the blog search form, and then hook the function to the get_search_query filter like this ...
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wp_ajax action is not running

I'm writing a plugin. I want to run the method get_my_option when someone pressing a button in the settings page of my wordpress plugin. The ajax call is made but the method never runs. In the page I ...
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How do I add some javascript validation to the admin interface form's onsubmit?

I have a plugin that adds meta boxes to the admin interface and I need to do some validation when the user presses the "update" button before the form is submitted. Is there a WordPress action or ...
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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 unfortunatly the codex action reference page is ...
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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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When is get_currentuserinfo() needed?

I know you usually call it inside functions after global $current_user, but sometimes it works whether you have it or not. So what are the conditions where is it needed? Sample code: function ...
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Gravity Forms | Form Object is NULL [closed]

I am trying to customize some gravity forms behavior. Therefore I've tried to hook into gforms from my theme. Unfortunately the form object is always NULL. Why is that the case? Example code: 1) ...
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Change text of Description in Image Library

i would like to change or add text to the Media Library Overlay on the right side if you click on an image and can enter a description for the image. At the moment there stands "Description" or ...
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Injecting a custom sql query into a page/theme

I have written a custom sql query for our WordPress website (fairly elaborate and not achievable with the standard wordpress code) and I've got it to run via $pageposts = $wpdb->get_results($query, ...
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jQuery does not work

I am working on a project where I need jQuery for. I added this to my functions, and the scripts are loaded in my header if I watch my page source, but jQuery doesn't work. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Update meta values with AJAX

I am working on a voting system in Wordpress. I first made it with GET requests but someone told me you should not use GET for this, So I started working with AJAX to update custom fields/meta values, ...
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Hook only specific post type

with this function I change the title of my posts in the posts type 'alternatives'. My problem is that Wordpress changes all my titles now. Does anyone know how I can set this for the specific custom ...
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Transition Post status not working

I have a plugin which uses the transition_post_status hook, to fire a custom function on post update. But I don't know why its not working. Here is the code add_action('transition_post_status', ...
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Hook to generate a dynamic sitemap with “All in One SEO Pack” Plugin

Besides the urls of posts, pages and categories, I need my site's sitemap to include the urls of various pages that display data coming from an external source other than the WP database (Rails API). ...
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Is there an admin hook that will let me read GET variable before it's too late to set the header Location

I need to redirect the page based on the query vars in my plugin admin menu. I don't know where I can hook in to read the query vars or the GET vars order to decide if the page needs to be redirected. ...
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Changing the “Plugin Activated” Message Default

Whenever an administrator in WordPress activates a plugin, upon the reload of the plugin page, a notice will appear upon successful activation reporting "Plugin Activated". Is there a way to change ...
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How to hook in after user's registration email has been sent?

I want to redirect to a page after the user's registration email has been sent. What is the correct hook? user_register is too early, that is the user is entered into the database but the email ...
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How to place plugin hook in a wordpress template

In many WordPress plugins, there are installation directions to add <?php do_action('plugin_name_hook'); ?> in your theme's templates. Where exactly do I need to place this code and what should ...
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How to replace settings in WordPress plugin from a theme

I created an array with some default settings in a plugin, and want to allow it to be replaced from functions.php in a theme without using stored data (eg. add_option). I want this to be just a hook ...
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How to add a second 'place order' button in WooCommerce [closed]

My client would like two 'Place order' buttons on his checkout page (http://www.jobgrandprix.fr/checkout/?set-cart-qty_2652=1). By default, the 'Commander' (his site is in French) button is at the ...
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Setcookie works on admin but not front end

I have a simple function to set a cookie to the value of whatever parameter is attached. For example, if I visit http://example.com/?devsource=http://dev.example.com/ it should set the value of the ...
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What is the action hook that deletes a taxonomy term from the backend? And how to retireve the term id before deleting it?

I need to delete some postmeta when deleting taxonomy terms from the backend. Before deleting the term, I need to retrieve the postmeta's meka_key and the term id that is going to be deleted. Use the ...
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Hook on Add new category from post editor [duplicate]

How can I "hook" on Add new category metabox from post editor page? I need to add some default values to DB when adding new category
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How can I get the term_id from the action hook 'set_object_terms'?

I have the following code and I want to use the term_id inside that function. I aware that the variable $terms contains the term; however, I do not know how to get the term id from it. ...
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What are the benefit in adding hook in the init() hook?

I see a lot of plugins using this approach to add a new hook, e.g. add_action('init', function() { add_action('SOME_LATER_HOOK', xxx); add_filter('SOME_LATER_FILTER', yyy); }); Why they don't ...
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Custom login errors and redirect

I am working on a custom login page in Wordpress and found these 2 functions for a redirect back to the custom login pages to show errors there and nog on the Wordpress default login page. The first ...
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Extra Editing Box in WP Dashboard

So I am trying to add an extra box in the WP post dashboard. In this box I will add a piece of HTML code. This code created the box in the WordPress area: $woo_metaboxes[] = array ( "name" => ...
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How to make the registration form as page [duplicate]

I am currently using 'Cimy User Extra Fields' plugin for adding extra fields on my registration form. But i want to move the whole registration form on a single page so i have all the website footer ...
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Move excerpt meta box to above content editor

I found a WordPress hook called "edit_form_after_title" to add a text box after the title. How can I use this hook to display the excerpt after the title while creating a new post?
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Is there any Reference of Wordpress hook and hacks? [closed]

I am searching for a website to have lots of Wordpress hacks and hooks. Some hooks like activating debug mode or etc. Can you give me lots of this futures ?
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change output location of plugin function using a custom hook

I'm running the YouTube Video Fetcher plugin and it fetches youtube videos and displays it on your website. However, instead of displaying the video after the post, I want to hook the code into a ...
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Can my hooked uninstall class function access a global var declared in main plugin file?

My current setup is as follows... In the main plugin file, these two hooks are set (not inside any class): register_activation_hook(__FILE__, array('DG_Setup', 'activation')); ...
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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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disable publish button until condition is not met

I currently wrote a plugins to customize my wordpress website. I surprisly find it easy to do many things with hook. Now I want to make author not be able to push publish button if no category is ...
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How to filter backend post list showing only posts having a shortcode

I need to filter the Posts and Pages tables in the Admin panel by certain shortcodes. In my plugin, I have added a column for shortcodes to the Posts and Pages views that works like the "Categories" ...
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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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Populate WYSIWYG field with ACF choice

So, I have a custom post type that uses a flexible content field containing a post object field and a wysiwyg field. The post object is to choose a post from a selected post type. After you choose ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.