A function is a sequence of program instructions that perform a specific task. It is packaged as a unit that can be used wherever the according task should be performed.

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Use Exact Image Size using add_image_size

I have a pretty basic question. It may be very noob question, but it is bothering me a lot. In my theme I've added a custom image size like this: function img_update() { if ( function_exists( ...
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Custom image size in Media Dropdown

I've tried everything you have said, but it's not working on my site. I'm using the below function: function setup_image_sizes() { if ( function_exists( 'add_image_size' ) ) { ...
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Saving/Writing/Adding file to upload folder

Within a plugin I am generating an image, I would like to save this image to the upload folder and update the WPDB with the location of said file. I cant find any build in wordpress functions to ...
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Upload Multiple Files With media_handle_upload

I have a WordPress form plugin and I use media_handle_upload to upload the files and get there ids directly and attached its ids to the post as a meta date, I used the following to did that: The HTML ...
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Remote upload file to server B

I'm aware this might be some of the hardest coding to do ever, but thought of giving it a try. Im basically trying to detect all (mp3) filetypes uploaded through the Wordpress media upload and send ...
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Create post using Ajax

I want to create post using Ajax . I had followed the process from Insert Post using Ajax But I couldn't make it work. Here is what I did. Please see what I did wrong as I am just a learner. EDIT ...
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Change custom post type slug from plugin options

I'd like to give users the option to change a custom post type slug in my plugin. Using this answer, I'm able to hardcode it into a function: Redeclare/Change Slug of a Plugin's Custom Post Type ...
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Editor access to plugin settings

I'm trying to give access to an user with the role Editor to this plugin settings page: https://wordpress.org/plugins/commenter-data/ In the code of this plugin on line 31 of commenter.php there is ...
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Defer all js except certain ones in functions.php file

I read How to add defer="defer" tag in plugin javascripts? and the code @toscho posted works good to defer certain js files or deferring ALL js files by commenting out the contact-form-7 ...
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Plugin Development - Functions or Hooks?

I am brand new to WordPress plugin development and have a few questions, mostly about best practices but also some specifics. Essentially I just want to trigger an action (invoking a PHP class and ...
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Action hook for new pending posts?

I'm looking for an action hook to link my function to when a completely new post is created with a status of pending? I'm aware of 'save_post' and others but want to target specifically when a post ...
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Error function main() is a non-object to construct my Ajax.php

Try to use a "rapid" ajax, I've the follow code in my my-ajax.php file define('SHORTINIT',true); require_once ('../../../../wp-load.php'); require_once ('../../../../wp-config.php'); require_once ...
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Overwrite Parent Theme add_image_size in Child Theme

I'm using a child theme of a parent theme. Now on my parent theme, theveloper adds some custom image sizes like this - if ( function_exists( 'add_image_size' ) ) { add_image_size( ...
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Using PHP to toggle stylesheet and header image, set in cookie

I haven't done a lot of work with cookies or Wordpress before so I think I've been a bit over-optimistic in my quest :p I have created two themes for my site, night and day. I would like the user to ...
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Show different website layout if no sidebar added

I have a question about website layout with and without wp widges in sidebar. Here is the code i have for my registered sidebar. <?php if ( !function_exists('dynamic_sidebar') || ...
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changing behaviour of get_search_form

I created a function to display a search box and named it my_get_search_form() that is a copy of original get_search_form() function. when I call the function, the output is this: Search in ...
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Using add_filter() in Widgets

Just have a query reference the add_filter() function. Can you use this function inside a WordPress widget class. Example I have a widget with dynamic created code that I want to pass to another ...
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How do I place a function in a standalone page?

Im trying to a a function to create an rss feed from a gmail dress. This works if i place it in functions.php, but overtakes my site as an rssfeed, as expected. How do I place it in a standalone page, ...
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Dynamically add id to heading tags

How do I add an id attribute dynamically to every heading tag on a wordpress website using php? I wanted to make it so that for every heading tag (h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6) I have a unique id attached ...
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Let users upload image(s) to the post from front end

I want to enable logged in users (Wordpress) to submit posts from front end (among with other data). My form is working great, I add custom post meta data which I later display on custom post page. ...
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Problem in using Customizer

Looking for some help with a customizer problem. I am using following codes to create a customizer which will allow me to upload an image for topic of the week section. owever, the following codes ...
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Using plugin functionality in external php script not working

I am encountering a strange problem which I couldn't solve so far. I'm calling a .php script via cronjob (Debian/GNU Linux). To use wordpress functionailty I added: define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); ...
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Auto Populate Custom Field with Complex Value That Increase by One?

Can somebody help me to sort this? I am using WP 3.5.2 and I have "Orders" post type where purchase_order custom field is located. This is the sample of purchase order record: POCOS20130051 PO - ...
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How to call particular funcion when the check box is checked in plugin options page

I'm new to php and wp plugin development, i just created a simple options page for my test plugin, the options page has only one check box, i don't know how to execute some function when the box is ...
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Load WP Admin scripts in a child theme functions file

All, I'm using a plugin that enqueues some scripts in the admin section of wordpress. I want the same functionality built in a page template. I noticed the main difference between is it tries to use ...
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Custom registration form in shortcode getting internal server error 500

I created a custom registration form which works fine when used as a custom page template. I needed it as a shortcode so I created a shortcode using the function below /* Custom shortcode */ function ...
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How can we know we are not in edit page

I want to enqueue a JS file only to my View Page screen(after pubishing page). Whenever I click on edit this page, i want to remove that JS. How can we do this. `if(is_page()){ wp_register_script( ...
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Create a random list of html items within a shortcode in the functions file.

I'm trying to create a function that randomly pulls lines of code for a list of HTML items. Basically, I'm going to have a list of 50 or 100 images with hyperlinks associated with them. I'd like a ...
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redirect wp-login.php to another page

I would like to redirect this page wp-login.php to /login page. So when a user clicks on a link like this <a href="/wp-login.php">login</a>, wordpress will redirect him to /register . I ...
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Update user meta of author when post content is viewed

I have a value that I'm trying to store as user meta for authors on my site. I need it to update itself every time the content of a post is viewed for that author. Here's as far as I've gotten but it ...
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Linking Javascript in functions.php file

Below is my raw javascript embeds from my html template. But I cannnot figure out exactly how to add it to my functions.php file. It seems pretty difficult. Can you please assist with the correct ...
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Change ul class=“children” for wp_list_pages?

Hello I'm using this code to print a list of Pages and Subpages: <ul> <?php wp_list_pages('title_li=&depth=2&child_of='); ?> </ul> It outputs: <ul> ...
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remove <div class=“textwidget”> from text-widget

When you add a text widget to a sidebar in Wordpress the widget includes this code <div class="textwidget"> How do I remove this without editing the core? FYI - I think this line is located ...
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How to add icon over specific thumb

I wanted to do the following, and I know its possible, but I don't know how. I'm looking at in_category, but it doesn't make to much sense. Basically what I want to do, for an example on my homepage, ...
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Get the blog page URL set in Options

I have set the blog to be a different page other than the home page. I want to have a link from single.php to this blog page. Is there any function that pulls out URL for the blog ?
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Why does `url_to_postid` return 0 when testing `page_for_posts` Page?

If I set Reading Settings > Posts Page (in other words, the page_for_posts option) to a static page, and then attempt to pass its URL through url_to_postid() it will return 0 - why is it? I ...
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Check if the user has explicitly set an excerpt

Is there a way for me to check if the user has explicitly set an excerpt? I need to call the excerpt only if they've specified something in the excerpt field, and not an automatically shortened ...
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Why doesn't is_page(id) work in functions.php?

When is code in functions.php executed? Is it during the loop? The following does not work when placed in functions.php (not within a function) : if (is_page( 27 )) { echo 'this is the apply page'; ...
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Load post attached images on a single page site with fancybox

I'm trying to make a single page site that will display posts as thumbnails in some part. Then if a thumbnail is clicked, I want all the images contained in this post to be loaded with fancybox while ...
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Can't Write Custom Widget Code In One ECHO

I am creating a WordPress custom widget and I created the below one that is working fine when I add it in function.php. <?php /* ...
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Session is not starting

I've read the usage of session() in WordPress from here and here. And I placed the following code into the very starting of my functions.php: /** * ENABLING SESSION TO THE SITE * Thanks: Shazzad ...
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Function to add image link from php to fancybox js

I've got a single-cpt.php page on my website that has a photos' section this needs to display multiple images of the product/location. At the moment when the photo thumbnail loads a lightbox comes up ...
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Custom meta box in custom post type not working

As a wordpress newbie I am having problems in adding custom meta box in my "slider" custom post type which I used in some old wp theme. I'm getting a warning: Warning: call_user_func() expects ...
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Getting images from media library and get_the_date() not working

I've got a function to display all images in the media library on a page. I would like to display the date of each image, but using get_the_date() only returns today's date. Here is the code I'm ...
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Nested shortCode functions in the functions.php file

I'm trying to get a shortcode function (newStuff) to display inside of another function (oldStuff), but I'm running into trouble. Both shortCode functions are listed below, as well as what I've tried. ...
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Right way to update widget on dynamic new input field

I have code to add an input field dynamicly in my theme. I have testd it, as a metabox and it works. But, not in a widget. First add and update, that codes work, but when I refresh page or try to ...
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Changing post category from dropdown

I am showing a list of posts on the front of my wordpress site which each have a dropdown next to them with a list of category's, which are pulled in as follows. As you can see the form submit button ...
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Accessing current post data through a function

I'm using ninjaforms on my wordpress site and i have a form that is displayed on my post template. The idea behind the form is give the user a PDF file once they have completed the form. I need to ...
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Problem with custom function when I go back with the browser

I have a custom function inside functions.php to show the typical social media buttons for each post listed (last entries, categories and tags pages): //Social Media function showSocialButtons() { ...