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How to use FacetWP Hooks

Hooks allow us to customize functionality without touching the original codebase. This is especially important for plugin updates, where customizations would otherwise be overwritten.


Download plugin

  1. Download and active the “Custom Hooks” plugin
  2. Click “Edit” on the Plugins screen (/wp-admin/plugins.php)
  3. Paste relevant code into custom-hooks.php, then hit Update File


Most code in our documentation is PHP. Simply paste it into the Custom Hooks plugin.


CSS code looks like the following, and goes into your (child) theme’s style.css:

.facetwp-counter {
    font-size: 14px;
    font-style: italic;
    color: #888;


If the code starts with <script>, then it’s javascript code. Paste the following code into the Custom Hooks plugin, then replace {JS} with the actual javascript:

add_action( 'wp_head', function() {
}, 100 );

Here’s a finished example:

add_action( 'wp_head', function() {
(function($) {
    $(document).on('facetwp-loaded', function() {
        $('html, body').animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 500);
}, 100 );


Hooks could also go into your theme’s functions.php, but we don’t recommend it: