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Is there any harm in using RSS.php (or other deprecated features)?

I'm using RSS.php to parse RSS feeds on my site because I haven't got my head around SimplePie yet. Functionally, it works exactly as I want it to, but with error reporting on, I of course get the ...
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wp_customize_image_control deprecated add_tab alternative

I have been using add_tab to add a tab in Customizer with default images. It is deprecated and no longer works in WordPress 4.1. How can I create/find an alternative? add_action( ...
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Widget editor not displaying in Dashboard

I'm not sure if this is because of the new 3.9 update, because I haven't had to mess with any widgets in a while, but my active widgets won't display in the editor anymore. I've uploaded a screen ...
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Deprecating functions in a plugin class

I'm updating one of my plugins and I'm a little stuck with deprecating functions. Originally, my plugin had a global variable and the plugin's main class was instantiated and stored in the global ...
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Is this hook really deprecated? ( manage_{$taxonomy}_custom_column )

I've been adding some data to the columns of two taxonomies in a theme I'm working on. I've hit something that's got me confused though. I'm using this hook manage_{$taxonomy}_custom_column but the ...
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Where to find new class reference or function of deprecated one?

After upgrading from WordPress 3.5.2 to 3.6.1, with define('WP_DEBUG', true); a site of mine's showing warning for some deprecated codes throughout the site. Some of 'em are generated from my codes, ...
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How a deprecated function can crash WordPress site while upgrading

It is said that deprecated functions used in plugins & themes can crash a wordress website while upgrading to newer version, I want to see an example of deprecated function that can cause a crash. ...
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Warning/Notice about functions.php

I have trouble about the notice shows on the top of the home page as: Notice: load_plugin_textdomain was called with an argument that is deprecated since version 2.7 with no alternative available. ...
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wp_get_theme Warning: Illegal offset type

I'm using Post templates plugin. But its very outdated. I'm getting Warning: Illegal offset type at this line $templates = $themes[$theme]['Template Files']; Here is my full function code. ...
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Deprecated function get_user_by_email($email)

I tried to find replacement function for get_user_by_email($email) but no luck. This function I am using to allow user to log in by email address or user id. Is there any replacement function or ...
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Is it safe to update from 2.6.2 to the newest version?

I'm using Wordpress version 2.6.2 and now it shows in the page that Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in ...
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How to replace bloginfo(template_url)

Basically I've used bloginfo(template_url) in a WordPress theme, but when I run theme-checker, it recommends to replace bloginfo(template_url) with get_template_directory_uri(), however when I use ...
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Use 'add_theme_support' instead of 'add_custom_image_header' In WordPress 3.4

I am debugging my theme using Debug Bar plugin, which is showing me this error (among a few others): Notice: add_custom_image_header is deprecated since version 3.4! Use add_theme_support( ...
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_deprecated_argument for constants

i'm working on updating a theme and previously it had used a lot of php CONSTANTS to set up some options as true or false. we're going to be updating these "decisions" to use add_theme_support() ...
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How long does a deprecated function live in core?

I'm curious to find out the process/philosophy behind removing deprecated functions from core. The Codex says this: These functions below have been deprecated. That means they have been replaced ...
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Automating deprecated call checks?

I've recently started revamping and re-releasing some abandoned (yet important) WordPress plugins. As I walk through the code patching other bugs, my IDE highlights deprecated function calls for me, ...
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Display only author posts in dashboard all posts panel

I would like to display only authors own posts in dashboard all posts section. As of now it displays everything. I found some code here which is written by @t31os Its working correctly. function ...
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What is the best way to handle deprecated functions?

Wordpress 3.3 has deprecated the add_contextual_help() functions and it's filters, so in order to continue supporting 3.0 - 3.2.1 and also comply with 3.3, I have done the following: global ...
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Undefined index: debuging error for theme option template snippet

Hello I tried to find the solution but couldn't get what I am looking for..I am getting error exactly as bellow.. Notice: Undefined index: page in ...
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How to debug WordPress correctly?

I'm using a few plugins and UpThemes framework on my new website and if I turn on Wp Debug I can see that there are a few errors related to Deprecated functions (but website is working). What I would ...
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How to receive notification of deprecated API elements and functions?

There is some way to get notifications when deprecated API elements are used in WordPress. How is it done? Put WordPress in debug mode (which also shows all other types of errors) or is there another ...