Genesis Simple Hooks

Description

This plugin creates a new Genesis settings page that allows you to insert code (HTML, Shortcodes, and PHP), and attach it to any of the 50+ action hooks throughout the Genesis Theme Framework, from StudioPress.

Instead of the sometimes tedious and unfamiliar process of creating functions in your theme files, this plugin gives you an attractive, easy to use interface for modifying your Genesis theme via the hook system. The plugin accepts HTML, Shortcodes, and PHP and gives you access to all 50+ hooks built into the Genesis theme, and a few built-in WordPress hooks as well.

Code Snippets

The most common request from Genesis users is how to properly modify their footer, post-info, and post-meta text. Here are some code snippets that might prove helpful in doing this:

Modifying the post-info


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Modifying the post-meta


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Modifying the Footer


    

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Note: You must have the Execute PHP on this hook option selected in order to use template tags

Installation

  1. Upload the entire genesis-simple-hooks folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. DO NOT change the name of the genesis-simple-hooks folder.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Find a hook that you’d like to use (they’re grouped together logically).
  5. Insert the code you’d like to execute on that hook.
  6. Choose whether or not to execute Shortcodes and PHP on that hook
  7. Save the changes

FAQ

What are Shortcodes?

Check out the Shortcodes API for an explanation.

My PHP isn’t working

Make sure the checkbox that says “Execute PHP on this hook” is checked.

If so, be sure to wrap any PHP code in <?php ?> tags. That’s how the system recognizes code that needs to be executed as PHP.

The plugin won’t activate.

You must have Genesis or a Genesis child theme installed and activated on your site.

Reviews

Great Plugin!

Love this plugin, allows ease of use in footers, headers and anywhere else I need it. Make my Genesis site work the way I thought it should. [link removed]

If you use Genesis, this is super helpful

Developing in Genesis is so much easier with this plugin. Instead of creating your own hooks in functions.php, you find the appropriate hook that is neatly listed out for you and add your functions/code. A must have for me when working in Genesis.

less digging into functions.php

Love this plugin, definitely 5* guys, what I would love to see is header widget area right though, but I can get around it, that’s fine. Thank you for this, you made my life much easier !

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Contributors & Developers

“Genesis Simple Hooks” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

2.2.0

  • Rewrite plugin based on new plugin boilerplate.
  • Added new hooks.
  • Require unfiltered_html capability to execute PHP.
  • Better Genesis dependency handling.
  • Change activation hook to conditional admin notice.

2.1.2

  • Load textdomain
  • Add plugin header i18n

2.1.1

  • Generate POT file.

2.1.0

  • Increased requirement to Genesis 2.1.0.
  • Site title and description hooks.
  • Fixed outdated hook descriptions.

2.0.1

  • Genesis 2.0 favicon unhook location fix.

2.0.0

  • Updated to use new entry hooks in Genesis 2.0.
  • Remove unused boxes.php file.

1.8.0.2

  • Fixed yet another fatal error but for people using less than Genesis 1.8.0. It should now deactivate gracefully.

1.8.0.1

  • Removed an unnecessary version compare check that was causing some fatal errors.

1.8.0

  • Increased requirement to Genesis 1.8.0.
  • Switched over to the Genesis 1.8 admin menu class to build admin menu.

1.7.1

  • Increased requirement to Genesis 1.7.1
  • Fixed display issues in the admin screen
  • Added new hooks to the defaults array
  • Whitespace, standards, and documentation

1.6

  • Increased requirement to Genesis 1.6
  • Fixed bug with things not unhooking

1.4

  • Increased requirement to Genesis 1.4
  • Fixed undefined index bug in functions.php

1.3.1.1

  • Reduce requirement to Genesis 1.3
  • Increase requirement to WordPress 3.0

1.3.1

  • Bump to match Genesis version
  • Require Genesis 1.3.1
  • Added new unhook options
  • Fixed bug with foreign language compatibility

1.2

  • Bump to match Genesis version
  • Require Genesis 1.2.1
  • Update hooks for Genesis 1.2.1

0.9

  • Add new hooks, remove deprecated hooks
  • Fix textarea bug with HTML entities
  • Bump to pre-release 0.9 branch

0.1

  • Initial Release