Questions tagged [notifications]

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Disable update notification for individual plugins

Is there a way to disable update notifications for specific plugins? As a plugin developer, I have some plugins installed on my personal site using the svn trunk version for testing, but the same ...
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Disable email notification after change of password

I want to disable the emailnotification if a user or an admin changes the password of a user. After some Googleling I came to find that I need to create a plugin and overwrite the ...
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Alert Email when any Post or Page is Changed

Is there a way to have Wordpress email me whenever a Page or Post is Published?
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Enable update notification, disable updates

There are a lot of question on how to disable updates and/or removing update notifications. But all solutions that disable the update also disable the update notifications. But I want to disable the ...
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Add update notification bubble to admin menu item?

I have re-worded this to make more sense. Ok, I have a plugin that uses a remote service that check for updates, much like default WordPress plugins, in this case it just checks an XML file. I want ...
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Does Wordpress have a built in message function for presenting notifications to users?

Does Wordpress have something similar to Drupal's drupal_set_message function? I want to notify the user of something and was hoping there was a built in API call to do this.
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Disable WP core updates but send email notification

Is there any way to disable WP core updates but to have notification email sent that WP update is available to install? I know that notification email about WP update is sent after the fact when WP ...
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New post notification in wp_nav_menu

By blog has a header menu that consists of different links to pages like "About Us", "Help", "Contact Us" and "Blog". The "Blog" link is actually a page with a custom template that displays all the ...
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How to disable the “Your site has updated to WordPress x.y.z” admin email?

Using the automatic update of my self-hosted WordPress blogs, I configured automatic updates of both the WordPress core as well as WordPress plugins and themes (through this plugin). Whenever a core ...
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Overriding the default WP Multisite notification e-mail

Is it possible to hook in and override the default notification message for WP MS? I know the message being sent out is in /wp-admin/user-new.php if ( is_multisite() ) { function ...
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Send email when a new post is published [closed]

I'm looking for a method, or plugin, that will allow me to do the following: User can signup to a 'notifications' email list When a new post is published on the site, users on this list are ...
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Showing WP_Error message with admin_notice action hook

I have just get an answer to one of my question but the problem is I want to print an error when every user will insert tags of more than two words through post-new.php with admin_notice action hook. ...
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How to Make an admin_notices Message That Disappears Once the User Leaves That Particular Page?

It's easy enough to find help with admin_notices which: show permanently in the admin screen only show when a particular kind of page is shown show until the user dismisses it But I can't find help ...
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Disable new user notification to admin email

I get an email notifying me of every new user registration on my site and now that it gets hundreds or thousands of new users a day, it's getting a little out of hand. It seems like it'd be a ...
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Customizing the Subject Field in WordPress' Notification Emails?

Can I customize and edit the subject field in the "Password Reset" notification mails sent from our multisite blogs? I have tried some plugins like My brand login and white label CMS etc. But I can't ...
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Disabling Comment Notifications for Post Author

I am trying to disable comment notifications for post authors (or anyone else besides the site's admin) for a client's site. I've attempted to create a plugin that uses the pluggable function ...
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Disabling pingback and trackback notifications

I'm trying to disable pingback / trackback email notifications and was wondering if there's a PHP file I can edit to prevent them? I've disabled them in the main WordPress settings (which I think ...
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How to count number of functions attached to an action hook?

I have some actions like this function simple_notification() { echo '<div>This is a notification</div>'; } add_action( 'site_notices', 'simple_notification' ); ...
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How to add notification bubble for my custom admin menu page

I created my own contact form and I'm using WP_List_Table to display submitted forms in wp-admin. I edited this example WP_List_Table from github and it works fine. This is how I add my custom admin ...
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How can I edit the email sent when a new comment is received?

I have a multi author site and when a user comments on a post, that author gets an email saying there is a new comment. This email is formated in the standard WordPress way New comment on your post "...
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Admin to user notices - best practices?

I am trying to replicate specific functionality from my vb forums in my wordpress install. Specifically I can create 'user notices' that are displayed on the front end of the website. Basically I can ...
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How to notify users of blog updates a la Admin Plugin Update notifications?

What I would like to do is mimic how Wordpress shows an administrator how many new updates there are for installed plugins (a tiny number displayed next to a link). The main difference is that I want ...
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Is email post notify visitor on new media upload possible?

Is there a plugin or snippet that would: Add an email input form to each post Send a predefined message when new media (or attachments) has been uploaded for that post only The requested ...
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If new comment posted in custom post - send notification to custom email from custom field

I have custom post type "Art masters". Each post is master's profile. In their profiles isset custom fiels name "master_email". I need to send for master email notification every time if new ...
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Hook/notify when any option or setting is added or updated

I know about: add_option_{option_name} update_option_{option_name} but these need specific option names. What I am looking for is a way to know if and when any option is changed (added or updated). ...
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Notify admin when page is edited?

I found this previous post to automatically notify the admin when a post or page is published: Alert Email when any Post or Page is Changed Works like a charm, thanks! However, it looks like the page ...
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Show admin help message across custom post type parent and child posts

In my custom plugin, I am using the following code to display an info / help box. This is working great for the main admin edit screen that lists the custom posts, but how can I extend this to show ...
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Remove Update Notification (for all users except ADMIN)

I have 2 administrators in my wordpress, but I only want that one of them see the "Update Notification". I've inserted this code on my funtions.php file and change name of one of my adminastrator ...
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New post email alert

I'd like to display a checkbox with the option to subscribe to the site by email I have seen a wordpress blog with the following label next to the said checkbox Subscribe by email to this site The ...
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How to add notification in the sidebar of the administration panel when a Custom post type is created? [duplicate]

I have added a custom post type called: "Partners", what I want is that when a new one is created, a notification appears in the sidebar of Wordpress. For example: regards!
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Disable WP notifications for commenting on own posts

How/where can I disable WP email notifications for commenting on own posts? I want to do this globally for all users on the site, not only per-user through WP admin. Are there any hooks which I can ...
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General Setting Allow Multiple Email Notification

WordPress Version: WordPress 3.2.1 Settings -> General http://www.example.org/wp-admin/options-general.php I would like to have multiple email address in the Email Address textbox. I tried abc@abc....
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Multiple Comment Moderators and Notifications

I am looking for a way to make it so multiple authors/moderators within wordpress get notified when there is a new comment waiting approval. I'm thinking of switching over to Disqus for this type ...
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How to get a nofication when post submitted

I was wondering is there a way to send the admin a notification (email or otherwise) whenever a user submits a post. Currently, I have to log into the admin section to see if there was anything ...
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Plugin from WordPress.com for comment notification…available?

WordPress.com has a rather cool feature when you add comments. The two features are: [x] Notify me of follow-up comments via email. [x] Notify me of new posts via email. Is this plugin ...
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PGP-Encrypt system-generated notifications

I was wondering if there is a way to get Wordpress to encrypt notification mails ("Please moderate ..." and so on) using PGP. I have found a bunch of plugins providing PGP-encrypted eMail forms, but ...
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How can an author be subscribed to the posts of another author and receive notifications of the new posts?

What I'm trying to achieve is to implement a function that will enable an author, when registered and browsing the front-end, to have the option of following other authors of the site and receiving ...
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Email notification after registration in Wordpress

I would like the site's administrator doesn't receive a new user's registration email when the administrator himself uses the admin interface to add a user. How can I limit sending a email only when ...
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Display notification only once

I am trying to use the getItem and setItem method to display notifications in an array only once. It works for the first 5 notifications but once you go above 5 there are a few issues that arise. For ...
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Best way to notify WordPress plugin users of new release candidates for beta testing?

Over the years I have developed a few WordPress plugins for my own use and shared some via the WordPress.org plugins directory. I have recently made some changes to one of my shared plugins and would ...
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Why is Wordpress asking me to update my new (virtually blank) theme?

I have just setup a new custom theme with little/no data and yet Wordpress has made an update notice about upgrading it to "1.0.1" and I cannot for the life of my work out why. I have stripped down ...
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admin_notices not displaying in plugin

I know I'm probably doing something dumb here but I just can't get this to run. I'm trying to set up a little API for my plugin and to create a class to display admin notices a little easier. Here's ...
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Disable Admin account being emailed for comment notification

I am using the code below to send Comment notification and moderation emails to multiple email addresses for a client site. I have a custom admin panel for this particular site. In my admin panel I ...
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Notification to Admin or Author upon new post [duplicate]

I am using a custom function with 'publish_post' hook for a notification to the author when the post has been published but the issue I am facing right now is that the notification is being sent out ...
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email wordpress users using BCC

I am currently using the below code to email users when a new post is published, but I need it to BCC all users and not TO all users. Any ideas? function email_members($post_ID) { global $wpdb; $...
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Simple plugins to post info about new blog entries?

I am looking for some plugins that would automatically post information about new blog entries (posts) to my facebook/google+ pages. But - simple search through plugins listing shows that such ...
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Getting admin notices working for plugin errors

I'm beginning with creating plugins and I don't quite understand the process of displaying error messages. e.g. I use the php readfile function to download a file from a hidden location. If something ...
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Tag subscription option in wordpress. How?

I love stackexchange's tag subscription feature. Now i'm receiving email notifications only for the topics i'm interested in. I would like to have this feature in my wordpress site. Is there any good ...
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“before delete post” action fire when the post is updated?

I'm trying to create notifications only when I deleted published posts, but it fire when I update any published post? What I'm doing wrong! Thanks. function deleted_published_post_notify_author( $...
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Show Admin Message on Redirect

I have this code to redirect back to the posts page on Submit for Review. How do I display a confirmation message? Something like: "your post has been submitted for review" in an admin message box at ...