Hooked on Actions

Bryce Corkins
Primary Audience: Developer | Level: Advanced | About Bryce»

We’ll review the WordPress Hook/Action/Filter process, including:

  • Overview of hooks, actions, and filters. Why / when to use them, what they are, etc.
  • Some common ways hooks can make your life easier.
  • List of core actions/filters, how to modify them, how to find out more information.
  • How to avoid conflicts with other plugins / wordpress core
  • How to list what hooks are currently active, and see their priority
  • How to fix troublesome plugins by deregistering / modifying plugin functions (without having to change the plugin’s source code!)
  • How to build a simple plugin using hooks (if time allows)