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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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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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What are ideal hooks to call register_sidebars?

Where should a plugin ideally hook to call register_sidebar();? Will init do just fine? function my_plugin_register_sidebars() { $args = array( 'name' => 'foo' 'description' ...
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How can I edit post data before it is saved?

I have a plugin and I would like to be able to run the post content through some filters before it is saved to the database. From looking at the plugin api, I see that two hooks that look like they ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Modify Redux Framework Options in Child Theme

I have a wordpress theme that I am modifying the look and feel by making a child theme. The parent theme I am using uses the redux framework. Im a bit new to using filters and hooks, but I want to ...
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How to pass a special CSS class into widget li

I have assigned a Sidebar into functions.php: register_sidebar( array ( 'name' => 'Footer Widgets Area', 'id' => 'footer_widgets_area', 'description' ...
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Does update_comment_meta hook exists?

Its been 3 days now I am fighting to resolve the issue here: An action hook where a comment meta is updated I am pretty sure, even if I am a beginner, that the hook update_comment_meta doesnt ...
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How can I add a filter to a particular post format?

I have several post formats and I want to use add_filter selectively, applying the filter to some of the post formats but not all. When I do this in my functions.php file it affect all the post ...
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Hook to be used when creating a database table

I read the Codex and some other tutorials describing the process of creating a new table for WordPress. I thing that the steps are pretty straightforward; however, I'm encountering a small problem. ...
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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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Filter post before *editing*

I know there are a lot of hooks in WP for altering a posts content (and other fields) before the post is written to the DB upon saving; but what I am interested in doing is running my custom filter ...
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Does the 'nav_menu_css_class' filter accept 2 or 3 arguments?

I've been using the nav_menu_css_class filter in one of my plugins, implemented as: add_filter( 'nav_menu_css_class', 'wbwcrf_nav_menu_css_class', 10, 3 ); function wbwcrf_nav_menu_css_class( ...
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Hook into a function without a hook?

I have just got into using hooks and have now understand the beauty of them. I understand that I can hook into the following by using add_filter('hook_name','my_hook_name', $variable); function ...
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Would there be anything stopping me from removing both wp_head and wp_footer?

Some plugins rely on either wp_head or wp_footer or both to introduce their own stylesheets and JavaScript. Those scripts take time to load and slow down my website. Therefore, I would like manually ...
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Plugin uninstall function is not working

I am updating my plugin for Wordpress version 3.5 compatibility. These are my important plugin files: Sort_SearchResult_by_Title.php: <?php if(!class_exists('Class_Sortsearchresults')) { ...
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Using the 'draft_to_publish' hook (post status transition)

I am trying to use the draft_to_publish hook (http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Status_Transitions) to run a function when a post that is a draft becomes published. This hook does not appear to be ...
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How to get the password and username of the add new user form (admin back end) in wordpress

I am trying to get the username and password that entered by the wordpress admin in the add new user screen to use those into creating a webmail account using cpanel api. How to do that? is there is ...
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How to fix my old theme so it loads jQuery properly

I have an older theme that is loading jQuery 'manually', and this conflicts with all plugins that are trying to use jQuery. The following lines are included in the theme header: <script ...
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File names are being overridden when uploading new media

I want to hook into the media upload function and prefix file names with a timestamp. We're uploading a lot of stuff within a month, so we can't rely on the directory structure, and we're also dealing ...
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Giving the_excerpt in the place of the_content?

Short and sweet — I wanted to deliver up the excerpt of a post in the place of the_content on certain pages. Naturally, if no excerpt is present one would be generated from the content. I ...
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Filter or Hook to catch pre-rendering of post content

Is there a filter or hook that is triggered just before post content is rendered? What I'd like to do is to apply a filter to the text content of a post just before the post text is being rendered.
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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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It's okay if I do not write add_action()

I downloaded various themes on net and I found on functions.php they write something like this Example to remove inline comment style. function demo_remove_recent_comments_style() { add_filter( ...