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add_action on inherit post status

I'm trying to use the add_action() hook to run a custom function, but am struggling with the post status. I originally tried using: add_action('pending_to_publish_portfolio', 'my_function'); ...
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How to use output buffering in Wordpress hooked functions?

It doesn't seem that output buffering takes into account echo's from within hooked functions. function buffer_start() { ob_start(); } function buffer_end() { ob_end_flush(); } add_action('init', ...
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How to use the 'comments_number' filter?

I'm not sure how to use this filter. Could someone show me an example? I'm trying to change ('0', '1', '%') to ('0 Comments', '1 Comment', '% Comments'). I'm using this function to get the comments ...
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Adding a form at the end of the content

I'm trying to add a little form after each post for a plugin I have to code, but I'm not very familiar with Wordpress. By using add_action with the_content as hook, I was able to add some text to the ...
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rewrite rule to redirect to the most recent date permalink

I've got an archive that's displayed using a URL on the form www.mysite.ex/mycpt and I need to make a rewrite rule for that URL which redirects to a permalink with the latest date archive, which is on ...
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How do I hook my function to run only after submitting login form

I'm new to wordpress. I'm writing my first plugin. I don't understand how to have my function run only after submitting the login form while not running every time I refresh the login page. I tried ...
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How to change value of $menu_class in ep_nav_menu?

How can i change value of $menu_class parameter in wp_nav_menu() so that I can give a special css class to one of items in menu for example "Home"? here is some code but they didn't show me the ...
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How to hook in to the “output buffer” and add html content

I want to be able to hook into the output buffer flow and add some conditional content to my WP pages. What I want to do is test cookies and display a semi-transparent screen with a content box based ...
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prepopulate form from a hook within wordpress function.php file

I have a form that I created by simply using the HTML editor in the wp-admin backend for a page. I have some variables in a hook for that page, I would like to pre-populate some of the form fields ...
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Looking for Hook that is fired after a plugin or wp upgrade is installed/updated

I'm trying to write some code to sms me whenever someone updates/installs a plugin, or updates the WP core, but I can't seem to find a hook that gets fired when this happens. Does anyone know if there ...
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How to use the password_reset hook to validate new password and display error

When a user resets their password via the link in the password reset email, I know I can use the password_reset hook to get the user object and the new password. I want to validate the new password to ...
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Dynamically Generate Functions and Hooks

I'm trying to find if it's possible to dynamically generate functions and hooks. All functions do the same thing, and all hooks are essentially the same. Here's an example of a hook/function combo: ...
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get_plugins() doesn't work after plugins_loaded

Any idea why the following code function my_plugin_load() { get_plugins(); } add_action( 'plugins_loaded', 'my_plugin_load' ); Throws this error? Fatal error: Call to undefined function ...
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How to get menu location in wp_update_nav_menu hook

I want to get the menu location in the wp_update_nav_menu (during menu save action) add_action('wp_update_nav_menu', function ($id, $data = NULL) { error_log( var_export($data, true) ); ...
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Customizing the built-in Media Playlist

I have a simple challenge I can't quite seem to make any progress on: Get the current track (or video) playing and display a link to a transcript of the song. This should be a simple task (and the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Which hook should I use for this scenario regarding the registration process and account/profile update?

I would like to run a PHP script "ONLY" when a user successfully fills out the WordPress Registration form and submits it as well as when a user updates their profile. Here's what I have so far, ...
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WPMU Hook for archive or deactivate blog?

I am trying to automatically clear the blog's cache when it is Archived (or Deactivated is fine) in a Multisite install. This is useful for anyone using a caching program like WP Super Cache as an ...
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can't access dashboard and showing forbidden page

i cant access my dashboard. after i make true the wp-debug it shows the following error. Notice: wp_register_script was called incorrectly. Scripts and styles should not be registered or enqueued ...
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Best hook for a function which adds shortcodes to the system?

I have a plugin released, and one of my customers was reporting a problem where the plugin was outputting ads in the header area of their website. I have a function defined which contains my ...
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Add content after get_header

I'd like to add content directly after the div#main (end of header.php) and before /div#main (beginning of footer.php). I'm using an own child-template (of twentythirteen), that contains only ...
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save_post not working with attachments

I've made a Meta Box for Posts and Pages, and while testing added Attachments too. But, curiously, the hook save_post does not fire. $cpts = apply_filters( 'my_filter', array( 'post', 'page' ) ); // ...
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Change event firing in wordpress

I have to run a function when a post is published. The function checks a custom meta value and works accordingly. I am using couple of hooks for this purpose: new_to_publish draft_to_publish ...
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Getting all post/page IDs related to a soon-to-be-deleted tag/cat

When deleting a tag, category or other term I would like to get the IDs of the posts that are related to the term before deletion. Wordpress uses wp_delete_term, which is found in taxonomy.php, to ...
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Insert new user with form submit 'init' hook

I'm posting a form to insert a new user and hooking my function to 'init'. This code is in my mu-plugins folder. The user gets inserted fine, but the page is not loaded after wards. My form action ...
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Hooking get_posts()

On a site this is a plugin that uses get_posts() to make a list of pages. The list is used to create a list of pages and create next page and previous page links. ( ...
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using wp_footer hook in a plugin

I'm using the wp_footer hook into the plugin and it doesn't work, but when I copy the code to the "functions.php" file of the active theme it does work, what is the possible problem in this situation ...
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What filter or action to replace comments or add new comment system

I am looking to make a plugin for my site, which either replaces the current comments in a post or adds an additional comment system. I am getting the comments from a custom RSS feed from my forum ...
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How to make plugin work in each template in wordpress

I am new to plugin development .I want to get all images of a particular page/post and want to show them as slideshow below the page ..Currently i am able to gather all images in media library and ...
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Which hooks are essential for post templates?

Im in the process of building a very custom theme and Im beginning to work on the post templates, but I dont know which hooks are essential for them. So like, I've seen (but cant remember where)some ...
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Meta boxes not showing up

Okay so I'm trying to render a meta box. This is what I have so far, trying to keep it as basic as possible: add_action('load-post.php', 'ad_templates_callback' ); add_action('load-post-new.php', ...
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Incorrect data after modifying post using backlink from wp_die

I have hook: function myHook( $post_ID, $post ) { $data = get_post_meta($post_ID, 'data', true); if ($data) { _log('data:' . $data); /* here some checks and validation */ ...
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How do I replace title with my plugin?

I am developing a plugin for WordPress 3.5. My blog's default title is "Test". Here is some code of my plugin: add_filter('wp_title', 'my_replace_title'); function my_replace_title(){ return ...
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Function is Missing an Action Hook

I have tied an action into a status change, which works on the backend. However,using a frontend button for updating post status does not trigger the ...
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Redirect back to origin page after using get_delete_post_link()

I need to implement frontend and backend redirection after delete specific post using get_delete_post_link(). Which hook i can use? Any advice would be appreciated. Something similar to : <?php ...
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Create action running on trashed_post hook to modify post_meta value

I have a custom post type that always do math operation to its post_meta and other custom post type post_meta. For example: post-type 1 = cpt_product_order post-type 1 post_meta = ...
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Checking url from plugin

I'm trying to change the login url from wp-login.php to simply 'login'. I'd been looking through another plugins source to find ways of doing it. Some of the applicable parts that I've got so far: ...
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Access post meta just after publishing

the following code is supposed to store post meta of the recently published post to the variable $temp. But it doesn't, $temp is always empty. This seems to happen because "transition_post_status" ...
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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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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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How to hook wp_mail to add a custom email as BCC for each sent email?

Is there a way to hook into the wp_mail function to add a custom email as hidden (BCC) copy to each email sent? If so, how? -edit- It's not like I want to send an email with BCC, I would like to ...
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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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str_replace css meta tag?

I'm trying to modify the css meta tag and make use of a CDN url - and other things. What I have tried (as a quick test) is : function change_stylesheet_loc($uri) { $uri = ...