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Trying to get class to instantiate ONCE (or, “why do I keep punching myself in the head?”)

Here's a very simple plugin, which I drop into mu_plugins in my multisite installation: <?php /* Plugin Name: Test */ class myclass { function __construct() { error_log("I just ...
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Trying to understand order and frequency of action hooks firing

I'm working on a plugin that modifies user capabilities and turns off a lot of things in the Admin pages. I'm having some problems with order of execution with my code, so I want to refactor it and ...
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Error when overriding only some audio shortcode HTML output

Context I have a function that overrides audio shortcode HTML rendering, thanks to a WordPress hook: wp_audio_shortcode_override I used it this way in an OOP plugin: add_filter( '...
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Function Hooked on Init Running Multiple Times

I have a method that logs the users login time. public function log_login() { if ( isset($_COOKIE['current_visit']) ) { return; } // Get current user $user = ...
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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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set_post_format called after wp_update_post when using bulk edit?

EDIT: See comments below. changing the question to reflect this new info From what I understand from the codex, save_post is meant to always fire after the post is saved (and when creating a new post)...
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WP Cron not executing after timespan

I trying to utilize wp_schedule_single_event to schedule an asynchronous task. However, my event was never called after 60 seconds. Do I need to do anything with ldp_new_topic_event hook before using ...
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How can i create a pages for anonymous users in custom plugin..?

I am very new to WP. My requirement is to create a small Booking System as a plugin. I have 5 different pages for entering details step by step and Users can book as anonymous. Admin only need a mail ...
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Hooks after media is saved

Is there any hooks/filters that fires when user already uploaded image/video . Thank you
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Wordpress action and filter hooks runs asynchronously?

I have some functions that run fairly long to complete. These functions are called via hooks registration (i.e. add_action() and add_filter()). Would it impact the end-users when my tasks runs for a ...
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Disable HTML (Text) Tab in Post Editor

I am attempting to disable the Text tab in the post editor but not having any luck. The first thing I want to do is set the Visual editor to be the default but this code does not work (it is being ...
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How can I hook into existing WordPress Bulk actions?

I am creating a plugin which syncs both standard WP data and custom fields within a custom meta box on post edit pages, to an external resource using SQL queries. However my functions are currently ...
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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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Filter all html output

I would like to make sure no email address is published in plain. So i developed a plugin that replace all email addresses by a spambot-safe alternative. But some users put their email address in ...
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action hook wp_head higher priority as all other plugins/hooks

I work a bit with the wordpress API and I want to try to include a <meta>-tag into my head area of my website. This is my code (works everything fine!): class dmd_noindex_options_page{ ...
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Multiple wp_schedule_event cron jobs in plugin cause multi-execution

over the last week I have been working on some cron jobs for a real-estate website that has hundreds of updates/deletes and new posts added each day. I am very near the end now and looking to ...
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Is there a hook before the user is authenticated?

I'm looking for a hook that can be used before WP reads the DB to authenticate the user's login credentials, but can't seem to find one anywhere. Does one exist? I tried add_filter/action('...
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Adding dynamic section to WordPress

[Edit: I've added a more concrete example below] I need to convert a custom PHP site to WordPress. The site has 60,000+ media items along with a ton of metadata, all of which needs to carry over to ...
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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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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 to email a published post notification at a certain time?

I am using follwoing code to send an email if any post is published or draft to published. <?php add_action('future_to_publish', 'send_emails_on_new_event'); add_action('new_to_publish', '...
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Woocommerce - Send billing details to email

I'm new to wordpress and woocommerce and I'm trying to send the details of anyone making a purchase on my site to an email script I have. I've done some research and it seems the best way to do this ...
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How Do I Add a Custom Field Inside a Gravity Forms Field?

I would like to add a custom field inside a gravity forms field. The custom field should accept HTML syntax. Here is an illustration of what I would like to achieve: To be specific, how do we add ...
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Save_post for custom post type?

Is there a save_post hook for custom post types? example: save_my_post_type I know there is publish_my_post_type but I'm looking for a save hook.
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WP-Automatic to run publish hooks

Maybe there is someone who could help me with this plugin I use. I need it to run publish hooks, so plugin WP to buffer would work. So now WP-Automatic, publishes content, but WP to Buffer doesn't ...
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get_query_var() not working in pre_get_posts

I'm using the pre_get_posts hook to order the main query on all my custom post type / taxonomy pages using a custom meta value. As part of the logic, I am trying to determine which taxonomy is ...
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Featured image to grayscale with PHP imagefilter - which hook to use?

Website I am working on uses b/w images everywhere and my client is a little lazy, so I need to convert any image attachment to grayscale automatically. For that, I use something similiar to this: ...
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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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How to send an automated user 'inactivity' email?

I'm currently working on a editorial heavy WordPress site, and one thing that I'd like to implement is a functionality that sends someone of a specific role (in this case contributor/author) an email ...
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Add my own function to existing WooCommerce hook

I'm trying to customise my WooCommerce child theme with parent theme Storefront. The parent theme creates single product template (content-single.php) like this: /** * @hooked storefront_post_header ...
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How to trigger an email when a posts metadata has been updated?

I'm really struggling on this one, so I appreciate the help from all of you guys/gals. I've built a progress bar type of application for a client. The basic setup is that each project (custom post ...
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Why none of xmlrpc filters work

I disabled all of the plugins and used fresh install of wordpress but it seems none of xmlrpc filters works for me... . for example add_filter( 'xmlrpc_wp_insert_post_data', 'ffff' ); //or ...
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WooCommerce: change display order of product short description and price [closed]

re: https://modestmix.com/shop/benefit-teas/go-the-fuck-to-sleep/ I'd like to move the price "$4.99–$24.99" below the product short description "Seriously. Drink a cup of this..." Any ideas how to ...
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Woocommerce action before Place Order

I want to know is there any hooks in woocommerce before placing an order, In my case, What I want to achieve is, If the customer selects the COD option in the check page, and click place order I want ...
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Which hook is fired when tag is added or changed? [duplicate]

I have a transient that collects WordPress tags with specific description. I'm looking for a hook name that fires when user edits a WordPress tag or creates a new tag in admin so I can delete my ...
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Attempting to add an imagemap/ content to Front Page — shows up only in meta description

I'm dealing with a nasty old theme for a friend that uses a huge slider as its homepage background image. I'd rather not scrap and recreate the site, as back in the day I put in a good amount of ...
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Comment search plugin

I want to develop a plugin which places a search input field above the first comment on the post pages, filters the comments below that post, and only shows the comments which include the string that ...
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What is meaning of BEFORE and AFTER in this hook name?

I'm trying to interpret this action hook name: ws_plugin__s2member_pro_before_sc_authnet_form_after_shortcode_atts What is meaning of BEFORE and AFTER in this hook name? Do the underscores mean ...
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Better post meta efficiency?

I work with websites which require using Post Meta for Post Objects within a particular Post Type. I often add a Meta Box to a particular Post Type, to provide additional settings for the new Post ...
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Access Action Hook from Child Class in External Plugin Class

I am attempting to access an action hook that is declared in a plugin's child class. The plugin uses a singleton instantiation pattern: class WC_Freshdesk { protected static $instance = null; ...
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weird redirect from Movable Type installation

I'm helping a friend moving his blog from MT to wordpress, in order to do so I have created a truth table on the database (rosetta) by looking at all the old static files and I've created a relation ...
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WP_query hooks before execute a search query

Anybody knows if there's a hook before execution of a search query (not in main loop) in order to change the 's' parameter to avoid Wordpress' phrase splitting? Examples are welcome... thanks P.S.: ...
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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 (details)...
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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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Generate dormant hook references

It seems a lot of plugin developers take the time to add filter/action hooks to let users tweak their products’ functionality. Which is great, but what they often don’t do is provide a list of hooks ...
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Can I remove WooCommerce main content hook?

<?php /** * woocommerce_before_main_content hook * * @hooked woocommerce_output_content_wrapper - 10 (outputs opening divs for the content) * @hooked woocommerce_breadcrumb -...
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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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Update post meta using pending_to_publish hook

Below is my code for updating post meta. function changePostExpireDatetime( $post ){ $featurePlanID = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'post_price_plan_id', true ); remove_action('pending_to_publish',...
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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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Woocommerce single_product_summary hook not working

I'm trying to add my own custom fields to the single product summary after the main product's title output on my product page. I've looked into the woocommerce documentation (https://github.com/...