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Best Way to get facebook share count and update using wp_schedule_event or any other method

I recently developed a news blog, and my client needs facebook share count. I Successfully able to get the share count and update the custom field using below code.(with the help of cybermeta). What ...
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No result update a custom field using wp_schedule_event

I recently developed a news blog. My client asked for a facebook share count of an article. I am able to get the share count using facebook api, However, according to the information I found from ...
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Send an email when custom post type category is changed

This is the first time I've attempted to write an action hook. My CPT has 4 categories. I'm trying to make WP automatically sends an email notification when the category is changed. By change I ...
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Embeding style into the header via the function.php

I'm trying to add the following hook into my functions.php file. The CSS style shows up when I view the source code but it also show the php code for the random background image generator. How can I ...
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Customizing a plugin function using a hook

I've written a hook in my functions file that adds a metabox, from an installed plugin, to a custom post type that I've created. The metabox appears fine, but the default selection that is checked in ...
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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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How might one programmatically set the link for all images in all posts?

Every post on my Wordpress site contains at least one image (in the content, not as an attachment). Each post also contains a custom field with a URL. I'd like to programmatically modify all posts ...
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Object oriented programming, add_action in constructor not firing

I am trying to write a class that adds an action to the save_post hook, but the post_updated function never gets called. I tried some variations, but it never gets called. Am I doing something wrong? ...
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Genesis - Adding custom hooks to display secondary navigation

within my functions.php I added the following piece of code to display my footer accordingly: //* Customize the entire footer remove_action( 'genesis_footer', 'genesis_do_footer' ); add_action( ...
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Displaying randomly created meta values in wysiwig editor

I have already asked this question on stack overflow but I'm asking it once again here because i haven't found a solution to it yet. I am creating custom meta info for a post that will have null ...
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Filter for “get_post_type_archive_link()”

I tried to find filters or a hook to modify link returned by this function get_post_type_archive_link() I have gone through most of the documentation. I'm not sure it's not there or I'm not able to ...
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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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Help to change the text for new website notification (wpmu_welcome_notification)

i am trying to change the text for new website notification (wpmu_welcome_notification): in the core file i see wordpress using this function to send the email when new site created: the quasion is ...
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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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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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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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Implementing DNS Prefetching with WordPress

I'm not sure whether my question sounds promising or not but what I'm going to ask is very much relevant. So please read the full question before down voting or flag. I'm trying to implement DNS ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Plugin development, hooks, generate content

I'm building my first plugin. This plugin will activate a theme, set up a default front page, register tax. / cpt, and create some content. (cpt = custom post types) I made it work all this in ...
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Force HTTPS 301 redirect with hook

I am trying to force a 301 https redirect with hooking into the 'template redirect' function. I want not doing it a htaccess because when I update my permalinks, htaccess with https redirect ...
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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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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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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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Any hook for pre-plugin-update -either bulk or single plugin update

Any hook is available on before the plugin update action ? i searched in hooks library . What is the exact hook? . Doing some stuff before updating plugin/theme .
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A correct hook for saving meta boxes data

Nothing happens when I do the var_dump() in a callback on post save. Here are the hooks I've tried: save_post as shown in the codex pre_post_update as suggested here wp_insert_post_data found in ...
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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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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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Namespaced action and filter tags

I'm upgrading several of my plugins to use PHP namespaces, so that functions, classes, constants etc are all namespaced correctly. <?php namespace my\plugin; function init() { ... } // ...