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Adding a drag and drop re-ordering from a custom post type default list

I have custom post type named 'slider_to_be_ordered' and has the following arguments enabled: 'supports' => array( 'title', 'page-attributes' ), 'hierarchical' => true, ...
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Admin settings update updating every time home page is hit?

I have created a plugin that sends an email with all orders placed that day by X o'clock to email Y. I followed the tutorial here: https://scotch.io/tutorials/how-to-build-a-wordpress-plugin-part-1 ...
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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 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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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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Remove and restore one shortcode

I would temporarily remove a shortcode, make something and restore it... it's possible? // override default wordpress "the_content" hook remove_filter('the_content', 'do_shortcode', 11); add_filter('...
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__NAMESPACE__ with register_activation_hook

Im teaching myself namespaces and OOP in wordpress at the moment so bare with me. In the base of my plugin I'm loading activation and deactivation hooks. Currently the deactivation hook works but ...
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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 get list of all hooks of current theme / plugin?

I want to get the list of all available hooks from active theme / from a specific plugin. I was tried to get it from global variables $wp_actions & $wp_filter But, They are showing all registered ...
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Edit page slug after save, cause 404 by linked pages

I have two page bar page at url: http://www.example.com/bar/ foo page at url: http://www.example.com/foo/ bar page link to foo page in content, eg.: <a href="http://www.example.com/foo/">...
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disable active plugins for specific theme

I want to disable some plugins from a specific theme.I am using deactivate_plugins hook to deactivate. following is my code. add_action('wp_head','disable_plugins'); function disable_plugins(){ ...
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Can't get wp_title filter working in twenty sixteen child theme

I am having difficulty overriding the title set in the admin panel for a custom template page, and outputting a custom <title> tag. The parent theme is WordPress's stock Twentysixteen, which ...
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Where to add hooks in a class

In the code below, shouldn't the hooks under the bottom two functions be placed inside the constructor? class The_Class { private static $instance = null; public static function ...
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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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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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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" add_filter('...
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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 to send an automated user 'inactivity' email?

I'm currently working on a editorial heavy WordPress site, and one thing that I'd like to implement is a functionality that sends someone of a specific role (in this case contributor/author) an email ...
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Comment search plugin

I want to develop a plugin which places a search input field above the first comment on the post pages, filters the comments below that post, and only shows the comments which include the string that ...
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How to change the default mail when admin approuved an user?

How to change the email (content & template) when the administrator approuved an user?
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template_redirect or admin-ajax.php?

My plugin needs to be reachable by the public and accept query vars. When called, it will run some backend db tasks, call a 3rd party API and sometimes redirect. Previously, I was using ...
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Rewrite rule for page with plugin shortcode

I created a plugin to display a list of real estate properties on a page. The list is embedded into a custom page as a shortcode: [real_estate_list status="1"] The list is loaded from an external ...
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wp.media add context

I have wp.media frame on my plugin to upload doc, docx file. I am filtering the uploaded file. If uploaded other than supported file, it will display this error I am filtering it at ...
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wp cron job fires at every second or so, if callback is wrapped with DOING_CRON check it never fires at all

I am a bit lost while dealing with a open source plugin implementing wp cron. You can read about the problem on github https://github.com/nekojira/wp-currencies/issues/6#issuecomment-116735909 - I ...
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Checking login status before wp_get_current_user is initialised

I am building a theme switcher, that needs to block access to not logged in and subscriber users. Problem is that this has to be done in a function that is called at the "setup_theme" phase/hook, and ...
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Add media library tab

I'm trying to make a new tab in the media library. I have found the function add_media_page which helps me add a page in the media menu to the left. How ever, this menu is not always visible, for ...
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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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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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Hook before & after plugin / core update

I'm working on a maintenance plugin for my website and I want to enable it before plugin/core upgrade starts and disable it after plugin/upgrade ends. Any ideas ? Thanks! :) PS: all I know is I can ...
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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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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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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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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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How to disable wp_trim_excerpt filter

I have a Divi child theme. I'm using the blog module to list out the blog posts. If the post excerpt field is empty, I don't want the post contents to be extracted instead. Having Googled, I came ...
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creating posts from excel random number of posts are created

I'm creating a plugin to import posts from a CSV file. The plugin is creating posts, but a random number of posts are created with an infinite loop. I have checked the while loop and for loop, they ...
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How to find all the available hooks in a theme

I have invested time and money on a Wordpress theme with a terrible support service. I have to fix bugs and implement new features myself. But I prefer to do it through filters and hooks. For example:...
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How can I get post meta data (custom field) from within a custom wordpress action hook?

I have a custom hook in my theme which is set up like this: do_action('my_custom_hook'); That code is in my header.php file and outside of the main loop. I have a call to this hook like so in my ...
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There is any hook that fires after/before updating menus locations in “Manage Locations” tab?

I'm looking for hook that fires before or after updating menus location. I want to fire function after saving on "Manage Locations" tab in Appearance > Menus. I know there is wp_update_nav_menu ...
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On update, set post status to 'draft'

In my website I have created a custom post type named "Activities". A certain user group is able to add/edit these posts. I'd like to set the post type to "draft" each time a user (not administrator) ...
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Best way to change the author's name on view only

I'm developing a plugin that allows users to sign in and make posts. However, I have a substantial number of users and don't want them to be added as users in WordPress's user database, so I have my ...
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First hook to use current page post id

I'm trying to find the first hook that will pass the current post ID, as I would like to update the current post (by getting its ID) and the variables submitted to that page. This is the code I'm ...
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function to write the output of a variable + post_title in post_content

I have a function that writes the output of a function of a rand_keys + the post_title in post_content, but writing the title but only happens after I click manually on the update button on the post-...
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Run javascript code after “woocommerce_payment_complete” action hook

I am trying to fire custom javascript code after successful payment in woocommerce. Code that I use so far: add_action( 'woocommerce_payment_complete','mysite_woocommerce_payment_complete' ); ...