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Filtering the post list in the admin area

How can I filter my custom post type like it's filtered by WordPress itself? By that I mean the links that allow you to show only published, private or trashed posts. I need it because I want to ...
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How can I find the hook I need to rewrite a function?

I want to change the behavior of a bbpress/Buddypress "create group" page. I found the function I need to rewrite, it's the function create_screen in ...
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Lock user information once fields have been filled in

Much like the username is locked down and cannot be changed once it has been registered, I would like to lock down additional fields I have created with Advanced Custom Fields like the person's ...
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Add Lightbox To WordPress Native Gallery

Is there a way to check if a gallery is linked to an attachment page or to an image file via jQuery or WP filter? I'm trying to add a lightbox to gallery image that is linked to image file. But I ...
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How can I replace an oEmbed URL in post with actual embed HTML

What I want is to get the output of the Twitter oEmbed system into my actual posts. IMHO the embed output itself is high-quality, semantic HTML and I'd rather have it inside the post than in the embed ...
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How to get the postID inside 'content_save_pre'? Other hook?

I need to get the current PostID. I think in the function the postID is not existing yet. (Because save pre ...) add_filter('content_save_pre', 'getImageUrlOutOfContent', 10, 1); Am I right? How I ...
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how to make custom ajax handler?

i'm trying to make custom ajax handler because the admin-ajax.php is taking to long to handle ajax requests from 7s to 10s so i google it and mange to do some custom ajax-handler.php like this ...
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Add action hook into wp_localize_script

Is it possible to add an action hook via wp_localize_script, so I can position where I want the hook to run in HTML markup that is made in the JavaScript? So something like: $data = array ( ...
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Passing link parameter values to form

I've added edit|delete options in every row of a table, created in the admin panel. function column_A( $item ) { $actions = array( 'edit' => sprintf( '<a ...
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Converting restricted html in comments to bbcode

Problem: Wordpress multisite only allows the Admin account to include images in html for security reasons. It is possible to install a plugin that turns off these restrictions, but it apparently opens ...
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Add action to custom Function

I am trying to use plugin action in my custom function. Plugin is adding an action to wordpress registration form add_action( 'bp_before_account_details_fields', 'tv_bp_avatar_upload_form' ); But ...
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Wordpress hook source

I am trying to understand how plugins are activated. wp-admin\includes\plugin.php, line 602, there is a call to run a hook called activated_plugin do_action( 'activated_plugin', $plugin, ...
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Custom Fields as Post Type Options

Im using a theme for vehicle listings and the WPUF Pro plugin for frontend submitting. WPUF plugin automatically reads the taxonomies of themes post_type (vehicle), but the theme got vehicle ...
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Block Update Profile Errors

I'm trying to validate the form users submit when updating their profile data. I've hooked into user_profile_update_errors. It prints errors correctly to the user, however, it still allows the ...
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WordPress save_post hook not firing when checking if _GET['post'] is set

I was facing an issue (a custom metabox not saving), and after 2 hours I finally realised that, if you try to add an action to the save_post hook inside an if statement checking whether $_GET['post'] ...
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Add a custom class to the body tag using custom fields

There are certain posts where I want to manually append a custom body class to using custom fields. How do I go about it appending the class to the body tag when a certain custom field is added to a ...
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How to remove related post from home page

I am using thesis i am displaying related post using bellow snippet code.My problem is that i dont want load related post on home page.with the css trick we can make it display none but it loads so i ...
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Filter Content on all Post Types

I had this idea to introduce a 'post type footer' using Advanced Custom Fields so that my users could set up common, reusable messages or calls to action and have them appear after the content of a ...
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Modify a plugin's content

I'm using Mooberry Book Manager which has a hook in it's grid mbdb_book_grid_after_link I've created a plug in so that I can show additional content in the grid, it's very basic <?php /* Plugin ...
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What is the action or filter for changing permalink in Edit Post/Page?

I know about edit_form_after_title hook but what about changing the permalink. How does WordPress creates permalink because that permalink and the one that get_the_permalink returns doesn't match? ...
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hook that when page is strating to load

I want to create a page loading message based on php when the wp page is starting to load. is there a hook about it? simply like opposite of wp_loaded? wp_loaded is after the page is fully loaded, I ...
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Post formating on Home page

I've simple question regarding WordPress post looping. I want to achieve something like this on my site: ~ I am running Real estate portal site and I want to display featured property on my home ...
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How to know what filter to use and how to use it?

How can I know what filter I can use to change anything and what my function have to return ? For exemple, sometimes I have to add a or a to a post title. It works (WP doesn't sanitize html tag ...
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WP Dashboard -> Posts-> Filter by Category -> Form Method Change : Which Hook

We have a contemporary 4.2.2 WP install running with a handful of various plugins. We have been facing an issue where when a provisioned user is in the "POSTS" dashboard view, the ability to filter ...
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Hook before posting via JSON REST API

I have been testing out the JSON REST API the past few days with some pretty good results however I have run into a bit of a barrier when making a post. I need to hook into the post call before the ...
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Function the_content

For some reason on my attachment page template (http://capa.furniture/?attachment_id=1494) I am getting the url of the reduced size image. I do not know why. I am not getting the thumbnail full size ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Neccessary to call add_submenu_page and add_menu_page from admin_menu hook?

From the fm: NOTE: If you're running into the "You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page." message in a wp_die() screen, then you've hooked too early. The hook you should use is ...
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Pass A Value From Outside To A Plugin Variable

Is there a way to pass a custom variable value from outside like from functions.php to a plugin's variable? Lets say that I have the following function defined in a plugin. function plugin_funct(){ ...
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Creating customized php files in theme folder

I am developing a e-commerce theme that requires an order page. I created a php file inside my theme folder named order-page.php and hope to access this page from the wordpress root url ...
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Add custom message to the plugins page of Wordpress

I'd like to add a banner at the top of the plugins page (where you update plugins) that reads "Please do not update plugins". I know I can use the admin_notices hook to attach the message, but how do ...
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change attachment custom field onChange event

The form is in post creating window. Ajax is posting values, but the values doenst renews. Where can be problem ? Ajax <script> function dynamic_Select(field, aid, value) { ...
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Plugin Hook: Get posts

I am building a WP plugin. It shows several featured post images with titles atop. It will have a spot on the admin bar to tell it what the featured posts are. What hook do I use to get the post's ...
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Retrieving post ID from current page

I am following the tutorial here. Wordpress Ajax is a bit complicated but this tutorial helped me out a bit. The only question I have is, when I view any page, I want to be able to get the current ...
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Ajax +wordpress onClick link redirect to new page and create html content

i have two pages in my wordpress plugin index.php charts.php in index.php i have some content and some link.. <a onclick="show_trend()" >Trend</a> while clicking this link ,i have ...
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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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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, ...