I held a presentation with the title Understanding and Using Hooks at WordCamp Berlin. You can download the presentation here, if you want to review it.

Once the video is uploaded, I am also going to link it here.

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Topics in the presentation:

  • Examples for hooks in plugins and themes
  • Hooks are everywhere
  • Actions vs. Filters
  • Elements of a hook routine
  • Hooks used in core
  • Naming your own hooks
  • Dynamic hook names
  • Tips to connect hooks with functions
  • Advanced functions from the hook api
  • Testing hooks
  • Debugging hooks

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