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Should I make a plugin or modify the default theme? [duplicate]

My project is this: to modify an existing plugin to add payment functionality that is not currently available for download as a separate plugin. So I need to code it all myself. I've begun this ...
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How to protect own PHP code from Wordpress updates

I have written several own shortcode scripts which I place in the shortcodes.php file. My Wordpress installation is set to update to new Wordpress versions automatically, which is a good thing. But ...
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281 views

Theme-Check plugin using MY_THEME check error genrate

I have created plugin in require file custom-post & shortcode but theme cheaker error genrate as below . WARNING: The theme uses the add_shortcode() function. Custom post-content shortcodes ...
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210 views

how to echo meta tag in header using php

I need to display a meta tag in header for singular custom post type "communications" like this: <meta name="citation_title" content="single post title is here" /> I tried to use this code : ...
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304 views

Should I create a theme or a plugin?

I'm working on a pro bono project to try to learn WordPress. I've been provided with a rough design (see screenshot below) and I'm struggling trying to think of how to approach the issue. My main ...
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1answer
57 views

Is a custom post type considred a plugin?

I am reading up on custom post types and taxonomies. I am new to Wordpress development, and just trying to get a firm grasp on custom post types. Upon creating a custom post type: <?php /* Plugin ...
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1answer
51 views

Take control of WordPress before functions.php

I'm developing theme and I want to make page cache of static pages in my WordPress theme (and basically I know how to implement it) The problem is that when making theme - the first time when I "get ...
4
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1answer
828 views

Add “Last Edited by” column to custom post type list table

Currently I use the "Admin Columns Pro" plugin for Wordpress to modify some of the columns in the backend. The plugin contains functionality to display the post (or in my case, product) author as a ...
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Where do I add my own configuration needs and how do I access them?

Somehow despite having been developing web sites since the late 90's I'm only now working on my first WordPress site. And I'm having a bit of trouble understanding the organization of WordPress and ...
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2answers
491 views

Warning after create Custom post type with Roots theme

I've created e Custom post type with Roots theme, adding the custom script inside functions.php like require_once locate_template('/lib/custom-post-types.php'); // Custom post types After ...
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1answer
60 views

Directory structure for plugin changes

When I'm working in Wordpress, I quite often need to make adjustments to plugins. The recommended method, as I understand it, is to take the plugin file I'd like to modify (say, mypluginfile.php), and ...
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39 views

Best practice to create required pages

Some times, when we work on custom wordpress themes, we need required pages. For example - custom login page. Some times, when user change slug, page template or something else - it a very difficult ...
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How to make shortcodes parse in two different themes

I've got a mobile and a desktop theme for my website , but the shortcodes in my desktop theme are a lot more functional than the ones in my mobile theme, I use only the shortcodes in my desktop theme, ...
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1answer
96 views

Themes VS Plugins [duplicate]

If I am customizing a WordPress site, should I do that via a theme or a plugin? By customization I mean: Add new custom post type Add new fields to the Users Add new widgets Add custom permalinks ...
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189 views

Proper after_setup_theme and wp_head cleanup

Im trying to clean up code in my theme a little bit, remove some of the code that is not used and basically do things the right way, to decrease load time etc. Currently I have this code: ...
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2answers
916 views

Get a sidebar at the top of the page

I want to get a sidebar ( get_sidebar( 'mySidebar' ) ) at the top of the page, so I can't call it after get_header() in the content template. How could I do it?
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4k views

Enqueue a stylesheet for login page and make it appear in head element

I try to style the login page in my theme. Very simple: add_action( 'login_enqueue_scripts', function() { wp_enqueue_style( 'TEST', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/login.css' ); }); ...
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1answer
344 views

How to hide Admin Tabs? [duplicate]

I'm trying to hide tabs of admin panel like Posts, Pages, etc... I tried Admin Menu Editor without success.
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386 views

Custom Post Types. Are there any disadvantages/advantages in using a plugin to develop them?

There are a few plugins which can assist you in building your CPT's, and these can usually handle your taxonomies and sometimes postmeta also. Some even take it further than that. I know that as with ...
4
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1answer
6k views

How to create thumbnails for PDF uploads?

I'm developing a website that needs to allow users, within Gravity Forms, to submit a PDF file and have a JPG thumbnail created of the first page of the PDF that is then displayed in the created post. ...
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78 views

Multilingual Wordpress page - using URL to determine language?

I want to create a webpage that supports more than one language, but I don't want to use a plugin for that if it's possible. I am already loading the theme translation depending on the URL; if ...
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1answer
323 views

How to enable Custom Fields that are disabled by theme?

Some one already asked that here, but that doesn't solve my problem. My theme disabling the custom fields. How I can enable it manually? I want to know that which code Wordpress use to show Custom ...
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0answers
687 views

Incorporate zilla shortcode into theme

I am trying to incorporate zilla shortcode plugin into theme.I have done it nicely but result is not satisfactory.Here is my code <?php class ZillaShortcodes { function __construct() { ...
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2answers
118 views

How to use the widget area to extend the page content?

I want to remove a widget area (lateral), and extend the page width getting this area. What is the better way to do it?
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1answer
57 views

Adding custom image sizes and post types to a plugin or to a theme?

I'm just getting started but want to play around in the right area practicing for a new personal site/theme. Part A: I want to add featured images (and a few new image sizes) to a blog portion of a ...
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1answer
147 views

Modular CSS and JS in Child Themes

Let's assume that twentythirteen/shortcodes/ exists and inside are folders with shortcodes. 1 folder = 1 shortcode. Each shortcode has: 1 PHP file, 1 CSS file, 1 JS file. ...
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1k views

Getting Custom Post Type content from main-site of a Multisite

I have a multi-site network with 3 sub-sites: Is it possible to "link" or include custom post to all 3 sites from the main site? By include or link I don't mean to make other sites to edit them, ...
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1answer
365 views

How to make my plugin theme-independent?

I need a little help and/or consulting for my next steps. (I'm a beginner!) I've been working on my plugin, using a Custom Post Type "Project", some help from the plugin "Advanced Custom Fields" - ...
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2answers
38 views

Removing blog page images

I have my blog page here on a website I created, however I'm not understanding quite where to find the code to get rid of the images on my child theme. I'm using code from Twenty Ten and have set my ...
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Maintain custom post types and taxonomies in all themes [duplicate]

When I change the theme in dashboard, activated plugins that use custom post types, stay in the menu. But my own custom post types that I created myself disappear. Logically, It is because I create ...

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