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Rewriting a core function?

As I understand it, it's possible to overwrite core functions in wordpress, without touching the core itself, which is of obvious benefit. Now, certain functions are 'pluggable', but not all of ...
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Location of core code for database connection and get_header

I understand WP well enough to create a custom theme at a basic level, but have no experience with the core code. I've also just finished a book on basic php and mysql coding. I'd like to look 'under ...
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Clarification on filters and hooks

I am about to start my first WordPress project and I have the task of moving customized core code that override the core into separate functions/files (this way it'll be easier to maintain when we ...
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Why does wp_links still exist in the db schema?

I understand that links used to be a big thing when Wordpress came out and during the blog rise, but the link feature is so underused nowadays that as of version 3.5 it is hidden by default (thus ...
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Is there any plan for WordPress to handle retina support for the site content? [closed]

I see from browsing Themeforest that there are many retina ( HD ready ) themes available; and WordPress itself has retina standard icons for the backend too; but what about the content, both future ...
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Which file renders the “Edit Gallery” Settings page?

I was looking for a tutorial on adding options to the "Edit Gallery" page. In the hopes of adding some GUI inputs that would result in the generated [gallery] short-code having custom attributes. I ...
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What's causing this error? “Warning: Invalid argument”

I noticed today that my error logs are littered with this information. I'm not quite sure what's causing it. Has anyone seen this before? [Mon Mar 25 17:24:23 2013] [error] [client] PHP Warning: ...
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Possible to add a statement to a core file?

I would like to add one line to a wp core file. Basically on the 'edit.php' page, just right above <?php include('./admin-footer.php'); I would like to add an php include statement... ...
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Disable feeds for specific custom post types

I want to remove the feeds for specific custom post types. Most recommended methods are not clean. There seems to be a option called $args->feeds but this does not work within the ...
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Dismiss Admin Pointer Temporarily

I have a custom meta field for a page that contains a future date. I'm wanting to make sure this is always a future date and have decided the best way to do so is by creating an admin pointer if the ...
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How can i know when i can execute what functions of wordpress?

I like to do a bunch of stuff only on homepage and archive pages i am working with the genesis framework (not really matters i guess) if( is_singular() ) { wp_die('functions.php'); } ...
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How to remove a settings section from the Theme Customization API preview pane?

I am currently working on a theme that uses the Wordpress Customization API and I need to remove some pre-existing sections from the customization preview pane. Is there somewhere like a global ...
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Are the wordpress Core css styles really all nessasary?

On WordPress Codex there are this CSS styles listed, its a quite big list of styles but it seems they are doubled unnecessary. It says: Each Theme should have these or similar styles in its ...
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Changing subdir multisite install to subdir core directory structure

Now that WordPress 3.5 is supposed to work with core files in subdirectory, I decided to move my local development setup (subdirectory multisite) to that configuration. Fast forward and what I have ...
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Conditional hook based on the core function that is calling it

In a Multisite, I'm applying the filter get_blogs_of_user to sort the "My Sites" admin bar menu, where the sites are listed by blogname: What happens is that I'd like another order elsewhere, where ...
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How do I use the WP image functions in a page template?

Wordpress has tons of mature code for image editing on the admin side, but I would like to provide a form inside of a custom page template for my visitors to drag and drop, crop and save a thumbnail ...
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WordPress auto update for core but use local package

I have several local WordPress dev environments but, for the moment, a very very slow internet connection. The WordPress auto updater for core is very convenient, but would it possible for it to use ...
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What is <# code #> in media-template.php, and how does it work?

I'm checking /wp-includes/media-template.php and just found this: <# if ( data.compat && data.compat.meta ) { #> {{{ data.compat.meta }}} <# } #> Never seen <# #> or ...
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why there is a large file named core in wpmu's directory?

why the file named core is here? can i delete it? ls -lh total 37M -rw-rw-r-- 1 hugemeow pg 16 2012-03-04 04:22 a.php -rw------- 1 hugemeow pg 30M 2012-10-16 10:41 core // this is the large ...
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How to disable `SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS` [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: wordpress query causing load In the site I'm trying to optimize, I noticed several queries that are rather slow and start with SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS Searching this ...
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Find out if there is a available core update?

I want to set up a function that notifies me when a core update is available. But i can't find any functions that check for updates. I have looked at list_core_updates() and it may be possible to ...
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Headers already sent - Wordpress core

I'm getting an error on my site regarding "headers already sent": Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at ........./wp-admin/menu-header.php:161) in ...
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How to Modify a Widgets UL and/or LI Classes

Im attempting to use twitter UL styles on a custom menu widget. For example, in BootStrap they have a Nav List Style for UL's <ul class="nav nav-list"> <li class="nav-header">List ...
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Function to change a label (Username) in a core WordPress File (wp-includes/general-template.php)

Would like to change 'label_username' => __( 'Username' ) on line 258 of wp-includes/general-template.php to 'label_username' => __( 'Username or Email' ) Changing core files is a not recommended ...
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What is the purpose of this line of code in wp_trim_excerpt? [closed]

Can someone please explain what the purpose of this code is: $text = str_replace(']]>', ']]>', $text); I'm referring to a line of code inside wp_trim_excerpt(), but I've seen something very ...
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Looking for WordPress System Diagrams

I am looking for WordPress chart/diagram system design. I found only the template hierarchy diagram, but it's only part of the system. source: ...
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How do I fix this error: Warning: invalid argument supplied for foreach()?

I recently moved a wordpress install from my local instance to a dev server. For the move, I installed a clean version of wordpress 3.4, moved exact duplicates of the file structre, and used the ...
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Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 9967617 bytes) in …\wp-includes\functions.php

When a script times out, and there is nothing you can do about it ( cause it's running on a bloddy shared hosted resource where you have 0 control over the script time-outs ), can you run register ...
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How to override wp_insert_comment()

I am trying to override wp_insert_comment() (wp-includes/comment.php). I added the following lines of code in my functions.php file, located in my theme : add_filter('wp_insert_comment', ...
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What would make the plugin update process to complete but don't report as such?

This is happening in two sites I've restored using BackupBuddy*. One is single, the other Multisite. .* this may render the question as "too localized", but maybe it could happen with any other ...
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Can I hook into wp_update_core outside of the admin?

I'm trying to bring some of the admin functionality to a custom front end in WordPress. Questions of security and pragmatism of this aside, is there an available hook to trigger wp_update_core outside ...
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What problems maybe happen if I remove “wp-” prefix from wordpress folders and files?

I want to hide wordpress signs from my site. So I don't want other people know that I built the website via WordPress. So I decided to remove wp- prefixes from all wordpress folders and files. And I ...
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Add More Fields to Users Pages (Admin Panel)

So I'm trying to create some custom fields for users. I need to give users access to a 30 day trial of some software and I want to keep track of that in the users page of administration panel. If the ...
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Using native wp image support instead of timthumb

After having no luck with timthumb, and on the advice from this site I am going to edit my theme so it works using native wp functions. However I'm a little stuck. I found this ...
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How to remove wordpress admin bar in dashboard

I would like to rebrand wordpress. Can anyone tell me how to remove it from dashboard? Is there any hook available. Or I should edit core files. If i should edit core file can anyone tell me which ...
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Why doesn't WP recognize images in posts like other content? [closed]

I've noticed a problem I have with images in my posts: they seem to go unnoticed to my CSS. For example, I have a span tag that is adding a 100px margin to the top of itself under the last paragraph ...
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How do I implement a .diff changeset from core.trac.wordpress.org locally?

I have a local copy of the latest version of wordpress that I set up using svn co http://core.svn.wordpress.org/trunk/ There is a diff that I want to pull into my local fileset: ...
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How to return an array of posts with the comments template intact for each post [closed]

Has anyone run across a way to build a page of posts that includes the comments and discussion form(s) for each post inline with the list? I tried this a few ways today and found it quite difficult. ...
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Why does get_term() require taxonomy? Are term_ids not unique?

A related WPSE question asks how to get the term by specifying ID only, without specifying taxonomy. My question is more philosophical. Generally, stuff in WP core is there for a reason. I'm trying to ...
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Most wp_nav_menu parameters ignored

I'm trying to get a text-based navigation menu for the footer of my site. I'm using the wp_nav_menu() parameters as directed by Codex. He're a snippet of code (in footer.php): <div id="footer"> ...
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What's $object->filter for?

I keep seeing this pattern, and wonder what it's for, how WP uses it internally: if ( empty($post) ) { if ( isset($GLOBALS['post']) ) $_post = & $GLOBALS['post']; else ...
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How would I compare and remove hacks to core?

I have been put in charge of a site that have a lot (and i mean it) of core hacks, some are pretty easy, some are really hard to spot (like removing a do_action on the_content. So, my question is , ...
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Update to older wordpress version from admin?

I have a Wordpress 2.7.x setup that I would like to migrate to the latest version 3.2.1, however I need to make a stepped-upgrade as some plugins need an older version first (3.0.6 IIRC). However ...
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Why do some core functions get wp_ while others do not? What's the rule?

Is there some guideline or rationale behind why some WP code functions are prefixed with wp_ ? eg: wp_insert_post() vs. update_post_meta()
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$GLOBALS array for wordpress

is there a file where wordpress defines it's $GLOBALS? i'm just curious as to what wordpress uses it for and for what purpose. That's all!
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error: An Unexpected HTTP Error occurred during the API request

I'm using wordpress version 3.1 and if I try to upgrade any plugin on any of my sites I get the error message error: An Unexpected HTTP Error occurred during the API request. Not by upgrading ...
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Is there a wp-config.php option or constant that I can set to allow me to download nightly / beta builds?

Nightly Builds or Beta Releases? I like using the /wp-admin/update-core.php utility to update wordpress. But I'd like to be able to use it to download beta releases or nightly builds. Does anybody ...
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Change the login button on the login page

I would like to be able to change the text on the Log In button in wp-login.php - however, it's a bit more complicated than that. I want to be able to change it in the theme, rather than editing the ...
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How Does Wordpress Uninclude/Deactivate A Plugin?

Wordpress uses the Observer Pattern for its plugin system and operates on the premise of checking if a plugin is activated, scanning the plugins directory and storing everything in an array in the ...
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Loading template files from a subfolder in my theme?

I am working on a site that will have up to 30 templates in it. I don't want to have all those templates at the root of my theme folder cluttering up everything. I know how I can modify the ...