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Sam Gord14,084 Points
i have problem understanding what he's saying!
when he wants to explain what do_action does , he says: execute where in the code you want a hook to take place!
can someone please explain it a little more clearer , probably with an example of real world usage of it?
thanks in advance .
When WordPress loads you can use hooks to "hook" into the load process. So lets say I want to write a custom menu for the dashboard. I would look for the hook that loads the dashboard then create a callback function to load my own menu for the dashboard. This will read my add_action() and render the custom code to the dashboard.
here is a solid blog post about hooks.