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I want to extend the existing plugin. But i want when it update than it will not overwrite the change what i did.

SO please tell me the proper way to extend.

Thanks in Advance.

marked as duplicate by fuxia May 22 '17 at 11:55

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One way you could try is checking if the plugin provides any actions or filters you can hook into. These allow you to transform data that will be passed around the plugin at various stages of its execution, and also allow you to perform extra actions when something happens. See: https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API

A way to find available hooks would be to search the plugin code for "do_action" and "apply_filters".

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