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On which hook should I be calling register_nav_menu(s)?

I've variously seen register_nav_menus() called: on after_setup_theme on init pasted "loose" into functions.php with no apparent change in functionality. Which hook should I be using to call this ...
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How to Add Class or ID to a WooCommerce Layered Nav Widget

I'm looking to modify the class/id of a WooCommerce Layered Nav widget by adding in a new class or ID if the widget is displaying for a WooCommerce attribute (ex. Sizes, Colors attribute). Is there ...
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Check if page parent has certain template

I want to check if a page has a parent with a certain page template attached to it. If I know that I can determine which scripts to load or not. Normally I would just get the page template and if it ...
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Add content after get_header

I'd like to add content directly after the div#main (end of header.php) and before /div#main (beginning of footer.php). I'm using an own child-template (of twentythirteen), that contains only ...
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Is it possible to delay execution of shortcode output callback?

I have a problem : shortcode output callback triggered too early. /* Defined in plugin constructor */ add_shortcode( 'foobar' , array($this,'pre_render_routine')); function ...
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Add_menu_page() error message -> “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page”

I'm currently building a website for a friend and have assigned him the user role of editor. I don't want to give him an administrator role in case he breaks the layout. Anyway, I am using ...
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In WooCommerce I need to modify the thankyou.php page

In the thankyou.php template there is an action showing the section marked in red in the image. The problem is the caption/title "Our Bank Detals" should be above the description not beneath. The ...
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What is the difference between update_post_meta and update_postmeta hooks?

I am working on an enhanced revisioning system, to create a log file for all changes made by users and/or algorithms concerning metadata attached to specific post types. While I am perfectly aware ...
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Hooking to APIs working on WP_Posts

I'm working on a WP site, and I've found a plugin that I can use to do most of the work. But there is a problem: as I feared, it stores all of its data inside WP_Post. This is obviously pretty stupid ...
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new WP_Query() - what is the earliest valid hook?

Specifically, is it valid to run a new WP_Query() during the plugins_loaded action?
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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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Change size and crop medium_large images

I use events manager pro plugin to show an eventslist. These event-list is showing their thumbnail image in the new (wordpress 4.4) wordpress image size "medium_large" (width 768px). I need an image ...
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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 to know what functions are hooked to an action/filter?

Is there a way to know what functions are hooked to a particular hook? For example if I'd like to know what functions are hooked to the wp_head hook.
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How to update the values when the featured image has changed?

I'm trying to implement this function. It saves in the database the dominant color of the image uploaded as featured image in a post. It's working perfectly BUT the problem is that it only works when ...
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How to get WordPress' hook run sequence?

What is WordPress' hooks execution sequence? I mean, I want to know the order, how add_action hooks are executed, i.e. init wp_head wp_footer after_theme_setup and etc.. I want to know the ...
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Hook before posting via JSON REST API

I have been testing out the JSON REST API the past few days with some pretty good results however I have run into a bit of a barrier when making a post. I need to hook into the post call before the ...
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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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Plugins rewrite rules the right way

I need to create rewrite rules for my plugin. This plugin will be running on a very large WordPress Network (+2000 sites) so performance is important. Most tutorials and the codex recommend to ...
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schedule event in class oriented plugin

Actions usually support the following (if you are creating your plugin using a class based approach): add_action('admin_notices', array(&$this, 'emailNoticeGUI')); The wp_schedule_event does ...
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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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Disable delete user

My site has custom post type 'Portfolio'. If a user has at least one Portfolio, how can I disable the option to delete that user? I found the action/hook delete_user, but it doesn't seem right for ...
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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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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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Two different languages for Wordpress: Spanish for Admin, English for Site [duplicate]

I need to setup a Wordpress where the backend (admin) will be on Spanish and the frontend (site) will be on English. I am doing in this at functions.php in the child-theme: function ...
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How to set a custom post type post as static front page?

I am writing my custom theme from scratch and I have a custom post type 'my_frontpage' and want to declare one of it's posts as front-page. I want to do this via admin, hence simply add my cpt to the ...
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how to change link of some wordpress pages

I've made templates for the pages of my wordpress site such as: singup,signin,suggestions. Default wordpress pages link is as follows: doamin.com/signup/ or doamin.com/signin/ or ...
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Global Objects and Public Methods

I'm developing a plugin and am just thinking over best practices. How common is it to have a global object? Currently on plugins_loaded I am creating a global object of my class: add_action( ...
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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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Custom plugin: Trying to show saved data on frontend

I'm working on my first plugin and I have made a nice settings page which saves and works. But I have split it to few files and now I can't determine if field is checked.. I have also tried ...
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Trying to send AJAX data to WordPress hook

I'm trying to send jQuery data via AJAX to a WordPress template file. I've tried several different techniques and solutions based on other questions posted that pertain to this topic, with no ...
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Importing Product Variation Images Swatches

I want to upload several thousand variable products to Woocommerce using the WP All Import plugin. I also want to display product variations using the Color or Image Variations Swatches plugin, which ...
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Passing a parameter to filter and action functions

Is a way to pass my own parameters to the function in add_filter or add_action. For example take a look in the following code: function my_content($content, $my_param) { do something... using ...
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Footer disappears when using the_content ( )

I have an issue when using the_content() -- the footer of the page disappears and no errors are displayed. When I change the_content() to get_the_content() and echo this results then it works fine. ...
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Removing item from Woocommerce cart

I am using the template_redirect action hook to try and remove items from the cart, but having an issue with variable products. I found it was only affecting variable products by adjusting my code to ...
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wp_insert_post_data hook should be called before updating db but isn't

function custom_editing_permissions($data, $postarr) { //Post gets updated here WTF? die; } //Hook should be called "prior to inserting into or updating the database" ...
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Save to boolean custom field when video is embedded in post

For my site I want my visitors to be able to tick a checkbox to only include content (posts/pages) with video embeds in a search query. This would be possible if I stored the state (true/false) in a ...
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Remove Woocommerce product link

I'd like to remove the link from the Woocommerce product listings. I don't need the user to see the product detail pages, we are going to use Quick View instead. Anywho, I have been searching and ...
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How to add theme support?

I figured this would have been a question already, but I haven't come across it. I'm wondering what the correct hook for checking theme support is in a theme and also a plugin. function ...
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Audio Player not loading when the content is loaded through Ajax, MediaElement.js no applied

When I load the content using ajax it doesn't apply MediaElements.js to my audio player, so the audio isn't display. I think this is because the MediaElement.js is loaded with wp-footer(), and this ...
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How can I add a Custom Button to Add or Edit post / page next to Add Media?

I'm trying to add a custom button nearby the Add media on the wordpress Add and Edit Post/Page. How can I do that? Thank you very much for your help!
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Does hooking into the same action multiple times drain memory?

Currently I have three functions that run on pre_get_posts. I call them like this: add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'private_groups' ); add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'search_results' ); add_action( ...
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How can I check user capability when a page loads (via functions.php)?

I need to restrict users without a specific capability from seeing a specific page. I can't use shortcodes or anything like that, I just want to redirect them if they get to that page URL. I want to ...
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change attachment custom field onChange event

The form is in post creating window. Ajax is posting values, but the values doenst renews. Where can be problem ? Ajax <script> function dynamic_Select(field, aid, value) { ...
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WooCommerce: Add Payment Gateway Field to Webhooks [closed]

I have created a custom Payment Gateway for a special EFT system we have setup. The Bank Account and Routing Number are supposed to get encrypted then sent to a Salesforce via the WooCommerce webhooks ...
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How do I implement the Wordpress Iris picker into my plugin on the front-end?

This question here is asking the same question as I am, but there were no adequate answers nor a selected correct answer so I am asking again hoping if I ask in a more coherent manner I might get a ...
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Plugin: Hooking up classes that have their own hooks

Was wondering if there is a "best" approach to hooking up classes that has their own hooks, still making sure that those hooks haven't run before the class got a chance to declare it's own said hooks. ...
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I don't understand why I shoud use lostpassword_url hook?

Look into my comment in the code below: // WHY can I not just do this? class Customuser { public function __construct() { // Using this when using lost password functionality ...
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Create a plugin to change the action to which a function is hooked

I have a plugin that hooks a function on to the woocommerce_before_my_account action. I would like instead for the plugin to hook that function to the woocommerce_after_my_account action. If I ...
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How to check which submission button was clicked?

So I added a new submission button to the edit page: Using the post_submitbox_misc_actions hook with the submit_button($text, $type, $name); function. I wanted to modify the data that's saved based ...