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Detect type of post status transition

I have a function on my site that it supposed to run when a new post is published (email push notification), with the exception of the same article updated (i.e publish_to_publish transition, I don't ...
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Hooking after get_header()

Does anyone know a good way to hook just after get_header() without hacking the theme? I know you can hook before the function loads header.php but I am trying to insert some HTML just after ...
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How to display a message about updates in the plugin list

I am trying to use the hook in_plugin_update_message in order to display a one line message below the name of my plugin in the admin plugin list section. However, the function called in the hook does ...
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Create hooks based on an array of hook names?

I have this idea where I would create a class that would take in a set of hook names then create them, for me to use when ever, and where ever. Currently the way to create a hook is we do something ...
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How can I filter blog name?

I want to filter the blog's name for Google's user agents. I have tried the_title, the_content, comment_text, single_post_title, wp_title, category_description, bloginfo hooks, but none of them ...
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Conditional hook based on the core function that is calling it

In a Multisite, I'm applying the filter get_blogs_of_user to sort the "My Sites" admin bar menu, where the sites are listed by blogname: What happens is that I'd like another order elsewhere, where ...
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How to delete all post and attachments of a user when I delete it?

When I delete a user, WordPress can just delete the post or page of this user, not his custom post and his attachments. An idea for a special hook? add_action( 'delete_user', 'my_delete_user'); ...
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How to Add Custom CSS to the Media Thickbox?

I've added a couple of custom fields to the Edit Media screen, but when these are displayed in the WP Media Thickbox (when adding images from the Edit Post screen, for example), the styling is gone. ...
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How do I display only the latest post on my home page, while maintaining proper plugin hooks?

What I'm trying to do is display the most recent post (a la my theme's "single.php") on my "home" page. This is complicated by the fact that I have certain plugins (specifically, Scripts n Styles) ...
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Adding option to Gallery shortcode

just starting out in WP dev, and I'm looking for any guidance I can get. What I'd like to do is use a hook or filter to add my own option to the core WP gallery shortcode. I would want it to work just ...
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Strange behaviour with add_{$meta_type}_metadata | add_post_metadata filter

I'm unsuccesfully trying to use the add_{$meta_type}_metadata. This filter is called inside add_metadata function (wp-includes/meta.php:31 in Wordpress 3.4.2). In particular I wanna hook ...
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correct way to call javascript into hook function

function node_wp($post_ID) { global $post; $post_title = get_the_title( $post_ID ); $post_url = get_permalink( $post_ID ); $json = array( 'title_post' => $post_title, ...
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Looking for a hook for post.php

First time posting here... I am trying to figure out if there is a hook or action that I can use when a user goes to wp-admin/post.php... Basically when the user goes to post.php I want to check if ...
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Wordpress Delete hook with wp_delete_post function?

I have this action/hook: add_action( 'before_delete_post', 'my_delete_function' ); function my_delete_function($post_id) { global $wpdb; $achievement = get_the_category($post_id); $h = ...
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Is it possible to Hook/Filters Attachment Creation?

Is it possible to hook or filter the attachment creation process? More specifically is it possible to hook into the attachment creation so that I may parse the attachment’s filename, populate the ...
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Need to check is_archive during init

I need to check if a page is an archive or not, before my plugin does some URI manipulations. These manipulations only work before wp but if I perform them first and then check is_archive, the check ...
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Pass variable to hook. Its possible?

I have this hook created to retrieve user password when he register or update his pass. I dont want my client to touch wordpress core so i was planning to use a hook in wp-includes/user.php All this ...
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Hooking in to replace the Sidebar/Widget areas

The Goal: To replace the sidebar on all sites across my network with content loaded from a plugin, across all themes. I need a way of over-riding the sidebar/main widget area on all sites across my ...
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How to get all of the activate_plugin action parameters?

I am trying to hook into activate_plugin. I know that activate_plugin has 1 required param and 2 optional ones. I am trying to acquire all 3. Here's my setup: // create plugin settings menu ...
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From what hook on is it possible to conditionally add actions?

I tried to have a siderbar registered at the "init" hook based on a variable from the theme options array indicating whether the sidebar should be used in the design. Now it appears that that the ...
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Executing Arbitrary Code at a Specific URL without Creating a Post or Page?

I am trying to figure out which hooks I can tie into in order to read the incoming URL prior to the query actually being run. A quick look tells me maybe wp_loaded or posts_selection would be good ...
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Modifying the comments section through a plugin regardless of theme

I need to be able to add some data (text/images) to each comment in the comments section through a plugin. What I'm trying to do is actually very similar to the way the stack exchange sites have their ...
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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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put custom taxonomy slug in front of their respective term slugs

I needed to register two custom taxonomies which partly share some terms. The structure would look like this, when commerce and crafting are two different custom taxonomies: Commerce Furniture ...
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Conditional hook [closed]

Is it possible to have a conditional hook in my child theme function.php? This is because I only want a certain hook to execute when a certain criteria exists. I have tried doing the following code ...
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Get log of function/method calls made by do_action() on WordPress initialization

Is there any way I can get a log of the method calls that are made when do_action( 'init') is fired?
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Filter Posts from the Main Query

I want to conditionally merge a custom post type with my posts post type, based on a custom field. If the field's value is 1, then I want I need those custom posts to appear in the same loop as posts ...
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Wordpress auto login after registration not working

So I looked up a bunch of threads trying to figure out how to automatically log a user in after registration, and came up with this. function log_me_the_f_in( $user_id ) { $user = ...
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How to set a custom path, for ajax image upload folder in admin?

I am coding my first Wordpress plugin that handles some data for a custom (shop-like) post type. It also has an image uploader within a metabox, where you simply drag in your images and it ...
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How to modify how the_content outputs a link to an internal page

I like the default add link dialog in the wordpress editor. IT allows for easy linking to internal pages. I need to modify the output of those internal links. Right now its outputting: <a ...
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Howto check version of another plugin and then add a submenu page to it

i'm writing a plugin which requires another plugin. So i have to check first if the other plugin exists in a correct version. If yes i want to add a submenu page to the plugin page but here my code ...
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how to customize rss feed tags using hooks?

My RSS feed is displaying an XML tag which I either want removed, or emptied. The tag in the XML looks like so: <wfw:commentRss>remove/this/uri</wfw:commentRss> I have never used hooks ...
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PHP header() gives headers already sent

I am working on a checkout proces in Wordpress where if customer clicks on the checkout button he gets redirected to a payment provider. Important to know: I use a session in this proces. I use PHP ...
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Hook to generate a dynamic sitemap with “All in One SEO Pack” Plugin

Besides the urls of posts, pages and categories, I need my site's sitemap to include the urls of various pages that display data coming from an external source other than the WP database (Rails API). ...
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How to filter backend post list showing only posts having a shortcode

I need to filter the Posts and Pages tables in the Admin panel by certain shortcodes. In my plugin, I have added a column for shortcodes to the Posts and Pages views that works like the "Categories" ...
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How can I register a hook for all Custom Post Types that are published?

I'm developing a plugin. I want that when every Custom Post Type is published, a hook is called (where I send an email notification to the administrator). I know I can use: ...
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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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When does a function assigned to the content_filtered_edit_pre filter hook fire?

I added a function to the filter hook tag 'content_filtered_edit_pre', but it doesn't seem to fire no matter what I do. I am also aware of 'content_edit_pre', but I am curious as to when this filter ...
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I have 2 plugins using the same wp_login action hook and one is not working

so this is after a few hours investigating, I have s2member plugin and a custom plugin what happens is they are both using wp_login hook in this manner, s2member: add_action("wp_login", ...
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Hook Widget to Woo Theme in functions.php

Right now I am adding a sidebar above my woocommerce products. How can I hook the sidebar to my theme. Have registered sidebar and it works. register_sidebar( array( 'name' ...
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Add custom text in the media library image meta area

I want to add some custom text in this area in the media library: Is there a filter I could hook into or how can I add content there? If not, how do we do this using Javascript? I want the text 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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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 to pass arguments to add_action() [duplicate]

I declared an action for a single event in Wordpress which accepts an array as an argument: $asins = array(); //I had to declare this since I'm getting a notice of undefined variable if I don't ...
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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 ...