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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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Issue understanding and using WordPress filters and actions

I have a custom WordPress plugin that I have developed. The plugin is a widget bundle containing a bunch of custom widgets. The scenerio The plugin allows for custom css styles through creating a ...
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save_post hook not triggered in WP v3.6.1

I developed a plugin having a custom metabox that is using the save_post hook to store data. The plugin is 18 months old and is used by thousands of customers, so I'm pretty sure everything is good. ...
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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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read more, even if excerpt not trimmed

I am using the excerpt field (Not the tag, because the excerpt also serves as a lead paragraph). I altered the "more"-link to be an arrow >. function fabs_excerpt_more( $more ) { return ' <a ...
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Hide content editor for posts after approriate date

I am tuning my new site and i what to disable Content Editor for post created after date X, but for posts that created before that date Content Editor must be on its place.
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Show message in media-new.php

I'm wondering if there's a way to show a specific message when user uploads a file using the wp-admin/media-new.php script. So far I have this: function my_uploads_notice(){ global $pagenow; ...
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Empty Super Cache programmatically (with ACF action)

I regularly use Advanced Custom Fields to create awesome backend interfaces for my clients (as I'm sure a lot of us do…). ACF includes an Options add-on that creates one or multiple global options ...
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Include WooCommerce 2's prettyphoto scripts on all site pages

So when WooCommerce updated to version 2 they replaced the fancybox lightbox scripts with prettyphoto. I would like to use this on all my wordpress site's pages, not just the product pages, but the ...
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How do wordpress hooks respond to user interaction?

Embarrassingly big hole in my understanding! When I've finished editing a post and click the big blue "Update" button, what happens next? In particular, how does the 'pre-post-update' hook (which, ...
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Hooks are not being removed in child theme

I have a hook file: function load_admin_package(){ do_action('load_admin_package'); } /* * ----------------------------------- * Define hooks bellow * ----------------------------------- */ ...
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How can I hook into creating a new post and execute wp_die(), before the post is inserted into the database?

Info about wp_die from codex: Kill WordPress execution and display HTML message with error message. A call to this function complements the die() PHP function. The difference is that HTML will be ...
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Implement Hooks Using Array

I'm trying to implement some hooks into a theme, but rather than write out every hook with repetitive code I was wondering if I could use and array to declare the hooks instead. E.g. ordinarily i'd ...
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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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How to hook into unregistering a widget instance?

I would like to hook into a widget instance after it is removed from a sidebar panel on the Appearances -> Widgets admin page. So if the instance was an active widget and then removed, I would like ...
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Firing a function AFTER redirect

I am using a function that redirects the user to a custom page, rather than wp-login in the event of errors. In my case I am using the Http Referer function to send the user back to the same page ...
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Copy post to separate database with “add_action(…)”

I'm basically trying to have a copy of a post be sent to another database's table when it's published. I've gotten it to add a new row in the new table, with my own static arguments, but I'm not sure ...
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Hook into existing tinyMCE button

Is there a way to hook into an existing tinyMCE editor button? I have a plugin that currently has a button on the editor and it shows a popup-box when clicked. This box has tabs inside. I would like ...
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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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Add a new confirmation page before saving

I'm going to add a hook that does some modifications of the text before saving. Before making the changes permanent, I would like the user to confirm the changes after a "save_post" hook. Is there a ...
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Featured image upload finished hook

I'm looking for a way to hook into the process of uploading a featured image. Ideally I would want to be able to do some stuff right when the upload has finished, before the thumbnails are generated. ...
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Can I hook into wp_update_core outside of the admin?

I'm trying to bring some of the admin functionality to a custom front end in WordPress. Questions of security and pragmatism of this aside, is there an available hook to trigger wp_update_core outside ...
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Which action does wp_update_user triggers?

I am working modifying an ecommerce plugin, and it makes uses of wp_update_user() function, and everytime the function runs another table (created by the plugin), gets updated too. The problem is that ...
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RSS Feed Custom Title?

For some reason my RSS feed is repeating the site title twice without a space, obviously quite annoying. BlognameBlogname for example. Is there any hook i can use to have a custom title for the RSS ...
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Send along login credentials with comment content

I'd like to allow my users to send their WordPress login credentials along with their comment, as opposed to having to log in first, and then post their comment. I'm not really sure where to hook into ...
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Registration Hooks don't appear to be working

I am trying to hook in to automatically sign-in the user after registration. (using a GravityForms registration form). None of the hooks seem to be working. I've tried: gform_user_registered, ...
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What can I hook into after_setup_theme?

I'm wondering what can I or should I NOT hook to after_setup_theme? I'm wondering because I have been told that I shouldn't hook wp_enqueue_style to it, but I have seen other places using it to hook ...
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Hook on trash post

I want to perform an action when I delete one of my custom post types, which hook should I use: wp_trash_mycpt or trash_mycpt My action should run solely when mycpt is in the 'publish', 'draft' ...
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How to get url of a post from admin panel

I want to get post url from the back end edit post page, the edit post url is : www.ddd.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=1&action=edit the real post is: www.ddd.com/wp/?p=1 since the user can edit ...
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How to add a new product type on woocommerce product types? [closed]

I want to add a new custom "product type" to woocommerce plugin: Tried to duplicate one of currently exist product type files (woocommerce template structure) as a new file (file name and inside ...
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Hooking into the post editing screen for an existing page only

I am working on a Wordpress theme that hides the default WYSIWYG editor and replaces it with a custom module system which is fine and dandy, but I've come to the realisation if someone were to use the ...
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load-* hook for dashboard

I'm trying to add a screen option to the dashboard screen. I have a function like: my_function() { ... add_screen_option() ... } Now, I need to know the correct action hook $hook to ...
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Add action hook conditionally - only when home.php in use

I am trying to add action hook in functions.php only if the page is home.php but the following does not work if ( is_page_template("home.php") ) { // do stuff } To make sure that file being used ...
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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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What happens when two or more plugins use the same hook?

Two of my plugins use the same filter hook: the_content. What happens in this case? Is there a priority handler, like which plugin will be served first? I would like to use both of the plugins. I ...
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Dynamic menu links after header title

I am using Parabola theme of Wordpress, and i would like to display few dynamic menu links for logged in users, just at the right of the header title. As shown in the below image, Menu 1 and Menu 2 ...
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Admin Hook at the Login Page

I need to write code before user can enter username and password. So, I have code written just after the following line in wp-login.php page: $action = isset($_REQUEST['action']) ? ...
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How to hook into user registration process Before user registers

I need to add a field to the user registration form and then validate it before I add a new user to my WordPress I know how to hook into the registration form via add_filter('register_form', ...
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Wrapping my head around add_filter

this is a very general question, which I have really researched. Maybe I'm just being stupid, but I can't quite get when I can use a filter. After some messing around earlier, it seems I can take any ...
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!is_admin() condition turns true in admin pages

I need users to redirect to login if not logged and once they are, redirect them to backend if they try to see front end pages. This is my code: add_action( 'template_redirect', function () { ...
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Hook 'wp_enqueue_scripts' priority has no effect

In a theme I am working there are up to 3 Stylesheets. I am using the hook 'wp_enqueue_scripts'. The order of the stylesheets is important for overwriting styles. I have a code like this: ...
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wp_enqueue_script before wp_head

If this works (and it's the way people do in a bunch of themes around the web): <html> <head> <!-- stuff --> <?php wp_enqueue_script('jquery'); ?> <?php ...
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Wrap all post images inside a div element

I searched for all kind of solution but i really could find one that did what i was looking for, what i simple want done is wrapping all images inside a div element, old post aswell as new posts. All ...
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What action hook can I use to add a JavaScript to a page post using a theme template that is not including get_header() nor get_footer()?

So the reason why I am don't want to include get_header() or get_footer() tags is because this page will be loaded as an iframe using the thickbox modal plugin and its content will be a form and I ...
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Is there an “Add Page” hook?

I'm looking for the action hook corresponding to the click on the "Add page" link. Any idea? Thanks !
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Does admin_print_scripts-$hook_suffix work for nested paths to individual files?

Can the hook admin_print_scripts-$hook_suffix be used for a hook which has been created like $hookname = get_plugin_page_hookname("my-quiz/lib/admin/$code_page", '' );? .. where $code_page is ...
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Is there an action hook that fires just before a template is loaded?

I'm looking for an action hook that occurs just before a template is parsed but AFTER the query has run and the variables are present. So if it's going to run index.php, just before it starts reading ...
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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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Wp_update_post: Infinite loop even with remove_action solution, OOP

I have a quite complex PHP class, reponsible for creating and printing meta_boxes, generating and saving meta fields, ... Each meta_box (object of class) has its own save function, that updates meta ...
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what is correct way to hook when update post

i try to hook when post is updated but all hook i try never executed except updated_post_meta add_action('updated_post_meta', 'my_function'); function my_function($post_id) { echo 'This is ...