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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 hooks.

E.g.

global $wp_actions, $wp_filter;
echo '<pre>';
print_r($wp_filter);

E.g. If theme or plugin register the action in after_setup_theme then it'll list in [after_setup_theme] key from global $wp_filter.

I was tried one of the best plugin Simply Show Hooks. But, It'll also, show all the registered hooks.

Is there any way to get the specific hooks from theme / plugin?

  • Don't you have a documentation of them, or in the theme/plugin website? – knif3r Jul 12 '16 at 10:25
  • I've always just used the search feature in my IDE to scan the source code path for the "do_" function calls. – C C Jul 12 '16 at 12:31
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    You could run the WordPress PHPDoc parser over the plugin's code (wp parser parse .), which will create a list of hooks (in addition to all functions/classes/etc.). – J.D. Jul 12 '16 at 13:09
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As of 2016-09-25, there is no ideal solution.

The WP-Parser does the job, but you need to set up a special WP site to run it. WooCommerce's Hook-docs is something much simpler, and can be easily tweaked.

I just wrote a long comment on the topic here:

https://github.com/ApiGen/ApiGen/issues/307#issuecomment-249349187

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