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save_post not working with attachments

I've made a Meta Box for Posts and Pages, and while testing added Attachments too. But, curiously, the hook save_post does not fire. $cpts = apply_filters( 'my_filter', array( 'post', 'page' ) ); // ...
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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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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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How to use the 'comments_number' filter?

I'm not sure how to use this filter. Could someone show me an example? I'm trying to change ('0', '1', '%') to ('0 Comments', '1 Comment', '% Comments'). I'm using this function to get the comments ...
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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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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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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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WooCommerce 'activated_subscription' Fires with Empty $subscription_key [on hold]

I am implementing the WooCommerce activated_subscription hook and the $subscription_key parameter is always empty when I attempt to debug with xdebug and inspect the variable. Any clues why the value ...
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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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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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Stop a hooked function execution if conditional check fails

I have hooked a function that checks something, and if that check fails i want the hook instance to stop and not continue, how to do it? In this case it is the save_post hook, i want to do a check on ...
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wp_get_referer function always returning false

I am trying to use wp_get_referer function along with "template_redirect" hook in wordpress like this function show_page_name() { $r = wp_get_referer(); var_dump($r); die(); } add_action ...
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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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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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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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Remove title attribute from images

I'm looking for a way to remove the title attribute from images, preferably through using a hook or a filter. Most clients don't bother giving images a proper title, thus eliminating the purpose of ...
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Insert new user with form submit 'init' hook

I'm posting a form to insert a new user and hooking my function to 'init'. This code is in my mu-plugins folder. The user gets inserted fine, but the page is not loaded after wards. My form action ...
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using wp_footer hook in a plugin

I'm using the wp_footer hook into the plugin and it doesn't work, but when I copy the code to the "functions.php" file of the active theme it does work, what is the possible problem in this situation ...
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How to use the password_reset hook to validate new password and display error

When a user resets their password via the link in the password reset email, I know I can use the password_reset hook to get the user object and the new password. I want to validate the new password to ...
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How do I add some javascript validation to the admin interface form's onsubmit?

I have a plugin that adds meta boxes to the admin interface and I need to do some validation when the user presses the "update" button before the form is submitted. Is there a WordPress action or ...
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How can I use a filter/hook to modify the URL passed in the content of an [embed] shortcode?

If I pass the [embed] shortcode an absolute URL that only includes the path (i.e. it starts with a slash and is hosted on the same server as the page itself), if it's a movie file, it doesn't ...
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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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wp_trash_post action hook with custom post type

When a 'contact' cpt post is trashed, i need a metakey from another cpt 'act' to be deleted, i have been searching all over which hook i should use but unfortunatly the codex action reference page is ...
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Redirect back to origin page after using get_delete_post_link()

I need to implement frontend and backend redirection after delete specific post using get_delete_post_link(). Which hook i can use? Any advice would be appreciated. Something similar to : <?php ...
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Theme Activate Hook

I would like to write a function to email me the URL of the website when my theme is activated. What is the hook initiated when the theme is activated?
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Ajax +wordpress onClick link redirect to new page and create html content

i have two pages in my wordpress plugin index.php charts.php in index.php i have some content and some link.. <a onclick="show_trend()" >Trend</a> while clicking this link ,i have ...
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How to pass arguments with do_action to objects?

Passing arguments from do_action to objects added with: add_action('hook', array($obj, 'object_function')); does not work?
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Hook function on click of Button “Pages” in the WP Admin Panel / Not Activate Plugin

I need a hook which I can use for add_action('TheHookINeed', 'add_hooks_for_advanced_page_manager'); I need the function add_hooks_for_advanced_page_manager() executed before the page overview site ...
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Is there a way to send HTML formatted emails with Wordpress' wp_mail function?

Is there an action_hook or something similar that could help me achieve this? I tried adding markup in a PHP string variable and just fired off an email with the wp_mail function like so: $email_to ...
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Create action running on trashed_post hook to modify post_meta value

I have a custom post type that always do math operation to its post_meta and other custom post type post_meta. For example: post-type 1 = cpt_product_order post-type 1 post_meta = ...
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Implementing advanced add_* function wrappers

add_action() and add_filter() are major functions. However in some scenarios add one more function and hook it somewhere approach gets bulky and inconvenient. I had determined for myself several use ...
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WP send email on new post not on revision [duplicate]

I have something like this for my custom post type: function send_property_email_notifications( $post_id, $post, $update ) { global $wpdb; global $post; $slug = 'property'; // If this is just a ...
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do_action filter function from add_action array

I am looking at the following setup: -- Combing multiple functions into single action -- add_action( 'single_post_meta_start', array( $this, 'the_title' ), 10 ); add_action( ...
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add action for displaying posts using a shortcode

I'm developing a simple plugin for letting a user insert a post from the frontend. I have a shortcode [add-post] which a user can put on any page, say, for eg. My Wall Page Now on My Wall Page a ...
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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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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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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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Action hook for new pending posts?

I'm looking for an action hook to link my function to when a completely new post is created with a status of pending? I'm aware of 'save_post' and others but want to target specifically when a post ...
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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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A hook while a new site is created [duplicate]

I would like to know is there any hook available such that we can populate some common table data from the base site to the newly crated site. Actually I creating a website where the network will ...
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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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Adding onload to body

I'm currently trying to develop a plugin that will embed a Google Earth Tour into a WP post / page via a shortcode. The issue I am running into is that for the tour to load, I have to add an ...
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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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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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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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Can I hook inside another hook?

My question is that when we hook to a certain action using the oop way for example class My_Plugin_Class { public function __construct( ) { add_action( 'admin_init', array( &$this, ...
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Write Custom Access Control Code For WordPress Download Manager

The WordPress Download Manager plugin by default allow us to select which rule can access the file. But I have a special case, I want if the user have a meta date equal to specific value then the ...