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WPVN Unload Hooks

This plugin helps you know how hooks are called and let you unload actions/filters (this is useful when you want to unload, not deactive, plugins base

This plugin is destined to advanced users.

How to use?

You just need to activate the plugin. Nothing changes for this release. You have now two additional functions: cr_hook_remove($hooks_to_find = array(), $exact = false, $display = true, $detail = false) cr_hook_list($hookname = array(), $display = true, $detail = false) {

These functions are case-sensitive for actions/filters' names.

The function to remove actions/filters (cr_hook_remove) you should call before the hooked is made, or you cannot remove it. The best place is in functions.php of the theme, or even better, directly in the plugin file 'wpvn-unload-hooks.php'. (Be aware that calling in the plugin file should not print any output or you will mess up with Response HTTP header). The function to list hooks and hooked actions/filters, you can call anywhere you want.


cr_hook_list(); shows you everything. cr_hook_list('wp_head'); shows you actions/filters that are hooked to 'wp_head' cr_hook_remove(); nothing happens, lose your time. cr_hook_remove('AJAX'); All actions/filters have that string in their names will be removed. cr_hook_remove('AJAX', true); All actions/filters have the exact name 'AJAX' will be removed.

Requires: 2.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.8-bleeding-edge
Last Updated: 8 years ago
Active Installs: Less than 10


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