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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Meta query not working with pre_get_posts

This works $q->set('meta_key', 'available-date_%_from'); $q->set('meta_value', '20140701'); This doesn't $q->set( 'meta_query', array( array( 'key' => 'available-date_%_from', ...
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check_admin_referer always false when I use on add_action('load-'* hook

I have try to add hook on load my plugin page. But every time i save my config, it always return "Are you sure want to ..." message. Is there something i missed? Here's my code: <?php class ...
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Using 'add_attachment' to add taxonomy term on upload completion?

function amend_gametitle_upload( $game_title ) { global $post; if ( isset( $_REQUEST['post_id'] ) ) { $post_id = absint( $_REQUEST['post_id'] ); $post_obj = get_post( ...
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Checking if some condition is matched before inserting post into database

Is there a way to check if some requirements are matched before adding new instance of custom post type to database? Like custom policies for adding new posts etc? What I want to do is to build two ...
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Ask for template when adding a new page

I would ask the admin which template they would like to user when they click on "Add New" Page. Is this possible? I think I have seen something similar before where it ask you how many columns you ...
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get_plugins() doesn't work after plugins_loaded

Any idea why the following code function my_plugin_load() { get_plugins(); } add_action( 'plugins_loaded', 'my_plugin_load' ); Throws this error? Fatal error: Call to undefined function ...
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register_activation_hook not working with symbolic links

I'm writing my first own Wordpress plugin. It's working great so far, except that now I need to create a few DB tables upon plugin activation. So I put register_activation_hook( __FILE__, ...
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Get the menu name or location of current menu item

I am having a hard time trying to get the name of the active menu and, apparently, I cannot find any solutions to this issue. Basically, I have several menus that follow this pattern: Menu Name ...
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Edit default action for profile_personal_options

Is there a way to edit the pre-existing action attached to the profile_personal_options hook that is built-in to WordPress?
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How to hook new args into a Custom Menu Widget?

I am trying to add some code before the list items in a sidebar Custom Menu Widget. Maybe I'll add an image, maybe I'll add some text. Not sure yet. But I'm having a hard time trying to figure it ...
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How to get WP to run plugin code triggered by an external site hook?

I have written a plugin to sync data from a WP blog to an external website. Changes to made to the external site also sync back to the WP blog. Right now the external website executes a POST request ...
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addaction hook cause redirection problem

I have added the hook in my wp functions: add_action('pa_taxname_edit_form_fields', 'woocom_edit_attribute_chk_field', 10, 2); function woocom_edit_attribute_chk_field($term, $taxonomy) { ...
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Customizing the built-in Media Playlist

I have a simple challenge I can't quite seem to make any progress on: Get the current track (or video) playing and display a link to a transcript of the song. This should be a simple task (and the ...
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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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Init hook for header send

I am working on a checkout proces where if I submit the checkout I get an error "headers already send" because I use a PHP header() function to send the customer to my payment provider url. My idea ...
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Which hook to use to add notification message at beginning of my <body>

i want to add dynamic messages to the beginning of my but I can't figure what hook to use. I have tried get_header but i can't append content to it... any idea? I don't want a solution that requires ...
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Wordpress upload file action hook

I have a custom post type called "Magazine" shown in the admin interface. Everytime a user uploads a file in the wp-admin to my custom post type "Magazine", I want to fire a hook because I have to ...
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Custom login errors and redirect

I am working on a custom login page in Wordpress and found these 2 functions for a redirect back to the custom login pages to show errors there and nog on the Wordpress default login page. The first ...
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Extra Editing Box in WP Dashboard

So I am trying to add an extra box in the WP post dashboard. In this box I will add a piece of HTML code. This code created the box in the WordPress area: $woo_metaboxes[] = array ( "name" => ...
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Plugin action hook fires when it should not (unrelated admin screen)

I maintain a plugin which generates a PDF of a page or post when an icon or link is clicked. PDFs may be cached, and as such, when a page or post is edited, we refresh the cache by regenerating the ...
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Hide post completely and still reach it via cURL

I've been struggling with this for several hours. I want to have a post hidden from every listing, including the posts edit screen, and having it not reachable by browsing to it. I successfully did ...
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Populate WYSIWYG field with ACF choice

So, I have a custom post type that uses a flexible content field containing a post object field and a wysiwyg field. The post object is to choose a post from a selected post type. After you choose ...
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Adding custom Bulk Actions

I have been looking around for ways to add custom Bulk Actions to the categories page. Most of them say that it is impossible to do it in a clean way, because of the lack of a hook for this. Most of ...
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Hook into trash_post_comments, update_user_meta

I have a theme where the author get points for posting posts and comments. When I trash a post, the user get 1 point removed from their score. This works fine with this function: However... When I ...
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Add class to all parent elements inside the_content

Is there a way to add a class to all parent elements inside the_content? My problem is I'm using this kind of css selector: .post_content>* {margin-bottom:10px;} This is to due with mostly ...
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WordPress Visual Editor Filter for Visual View

I have setup custom HTML to be created when a user inserts media using "Add Media" in WordPress using the code below: add_filter('get_image_tag', 'add_image_frames', 10, 6); function ...
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Displaying Single Future Posts in a specific Category or Taxonomy

I want posts that are tagged with a certain term and scheduled to be posted some time in the future to be publicly available. So if I create a post, assign it a special term (category, tag, custom ...
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admin insert media pop up hooks

I want to add the url to a specific image size in the add media (clicking the add media button in the post). At the moment I am adding the image to the post and getting the url and grabbing the url ...
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Plugin constructor called multiple times

I have plugin with the following structure - class emailPlg { static $tableName; static $pluginDbVersion = 1.0; function __construct() { global $wpdb; ...
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How to re-run the main query based on meta data value?

When a user requests a custom post url like */books/best-book-eva, I want to (with a plugin) hook in before the page is displayed (and the main query run if possible) check that posts meta value ...
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Redirect to custom post type admin page after wp_trash_post

I currently have a custom post type (enquiries) with a custom metabox which displays the date(s) for that enquiry, these are saved as metakey key value pairs, there can be one or more. the metabox ...
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How to change style a menu item in plugin?

I want to assign specific style to a specific item in navigate menu like "Home" but in plugin not in theme. I think I must write something like this in my plugin: function change_home(..){ if($item ...
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Problem importing posts (get_categories is empty)

I want to import posts through an RSS plugin and events through a calendar plugin, and then have these plugins set the category for these imported posts. Then, using a hook (see code below), I want to ...
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Hook custom post type (ai1ec_event) to update transposh language

I'm using All-in-One Event Calendar and Transposh on a website that is designed to import content from websites all over the world, and automatically translate them. Right now any event that is ...
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Remove “enqueued” script from array

Im working on optimizing a child theme for a site and the parent "has more than we need" Lots of requests being generated all adds up to performance hits. What I'm trying to accomplish is this effect ...
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How to hook something before edit_form_title?

It's amazing to use the edit_form_after_title hook to enqueue something just below the post editor's title field. But there is nothing opposite to this like: edit_form_before_title. Searching over the ...
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Custom post types ordering & hooks

I have archive-member.php copy/pasted from the archive.php which I use to output the list of all posts with custom post type member taxonomy-meber_type.php file copy/pasted from the ...