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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Incorrect output with get_attached_file()

I am having troubles with file encodings while retrieving file names with get_attached_file(). The line: get_attached_file( $attachment_id ); Is getting me results like: ...
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shorthand syntax for custom fields

I'm trying to write a shortcode and am sorely out of practice with this stuff. It's for a plugin Full Width Audio Player and I'm trying to query all tracks within a certain playlist so it will output ...
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Is it possible to override this function/class in a child theme?

Is it possible to override this widget function from a parent theme? I saw this blog, but it dealt with a simpler case. http://venutip.com/content/right-way-override-theme-functions parent class ...
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Call plugin function from button and then forward

I'm new to WordPress plugin development (new to PHP in general) and I'm looking for my plugin to run some if checks and then forward to a new page after a submit/button was clicked. I am currently ...
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Custom gallery in wp3.5

I used a tutorial I found for a slick little custom gallery in 3.4, but upon upgrade to 3.5 it no longer works. I'm trying to learn php still and can't seem to get this working again, as I either get ...
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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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Navigate posts with different post type that are in the same categories

I created two custom post types that share the same category taxonomy. I'm using next_post_link() and previous_post_link() to navigate through posts with the same category but it only works for ...
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Preventing PHP Execution in Parent Theme

I have set up a child theme to make custom changes to my site without having them erased every time I update. One change is to remove a wrapper that displays the title of the page with a lot of white ...
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While loop with an exception after a count is reached

I'm trying to edit the tag.php page so that it displays all tagged posts (as it normally does) 'but' I want to call a function after the 3rd post in the loop. Current Code <?php /* The loop */ ...
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Display function from functions.php in tag.php

I've added several functions to the functions.php file. I call those functions using a shortcode [shortCode] while in posts, pages, and widgets. But the [shortcode] will not work outside of posts, ...
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Only let plugin add actions to wp_head & wp_footer on single posts

I'm using a a plugin (Comments Evolved) on a recently built site. The issue I'm having is that this plugin globally enqueueing and adding actions to the head and footer of all pages. I'd like to ...
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Custom attributes to javascript tags

My site uses cloudflare but I really want to enable rocket loader, but if I put it on automatic mode, it messes up my whole site... So I googled and found This answer which has helped in terms of ...
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How to access global variable $menu inside a class function

am puzzling why can't i access the global variable $menu inside a php class function class adminMenus { public function getWPdefaultmenus(){ global $menu; return $menu; } } using ...
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check value on external url - WP

i need a form feeld on WP page to enter a code. this code must be checkt on a external url. So as example the code is: 4445000000395 it must be checked on: ...
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Excerpt length: get 2 paragraphs

I have successfully implemented a solution from WPSE that trims the except to the first paragraph, but I'd like to change that to trim after the second paragraph instead. There's a link floating ...
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Function to auto-set a featured image that is already in use

I don't even know where to start with figuring this out.... This function for functions.php grabs the first attached image in a post and sets it as the featured image. The problem is that it will not ...
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Sanitize html, where to sanitize

I have a function that returns an style=".." html attribute. I am not sure how to sanitize. Here is the code: functions.php function zz_style($properties, $values) { $styles_array = array(); ...
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Increase Comment Author Gravatar Size On WordPress Default Comment Function

I am new to WordPress theme development. I am designing a new theme and using less codes and file as I am starting from basic. I am adding comments and comment form in my single.php using <?php ...
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Rewrite Question Mark in Post Template with URL Parameter for clean URLs

I use following code (Source) to change the single post template via url parameter: function sjc_add_query_vars($vars) { return array('template') + $vars; } add_filter('query_vars', ...
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Settings in functions.php used by a plugin

I'm writing a simple plugin and want some settings in an array in the functions.php file. I'm thinking of adding this in the theme functions.php $test = array('haha' => 'hehe'); my_function( ...
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Redeclare/Change Slug of a Plugin's Custom Post Type

Is it possible to redeclare/change the slug of a plugin's existing custom post type (without simply editing the plugin)? That is, if Plugin X creates a custom post type with the slug /uncookedtoast/, ...
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My function ajax only be called only once

Well...I've one problem when I using ajax in wordpress. I'm using ajax when in the site anybody will send me a email (like a contact). I used my function in my page "Contact" and it's works. But I ...
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Retrieve post modified date for specific post by post ID

I am looking to use the 'the_modified_date' function to display the date and time of a specific post has been modified. This information will appear in the header of our website on every single page. ...
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function get_page_permastruct() on a non-object

global $user_ID; $page['post_type'] = 'page'; $page['post_content'] = "Hello world"; $page['post_parent'] ...
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Replacing select2 in admin backend for all selects

I originally posted this question as a javascript question here, but think maybe it would be better asked here. I tried adding select2 to all wordpress admin screens. However, since many selects are ...
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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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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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How to make a plugin theme-wide?

I have written a working plugin and meets the criteria. Although I've encountered an issue, I've noticed that it's only usable on the theme's functions.php that I write the function and specify the ...
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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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setcookie in functions.php does not accept arguments (variables) passed from WordPress page

I have a WordPress installation where a page (Page 1) displays certain fields from a selected user's profile (Not the logged in user but a user they have selected). A PayPal button is used to take a ...
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Ajax call theme functions from front

Here's what I try to do : calling a function in my theme functions.php from the front of my theme. So, on the front : $(document).on('click','.btn-vote',function(e){ ...
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Creating customized php files in theme folder

I am developing a e-commerce theme that requires an order page. I created a php file inside my theme folder named order-page.php and hope to access this page from the wordpress root url ...
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Format latest/newest post differently

I need to apply different formatting to only the latest/newest post. I need the first post to be full size image and full post, all subsequent posts must be excerpts with thumbnails. The code I am ...
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How to arrange PHP files to allow for multiple types of pages

I am new to WordPress development (the most I've ever done on the web design/development side of things is creating basic HTML sites); so this may be an extremely simple question, but I am trying to ...
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Fatal error: Class not found in

I am working on a plugin for 'hooking' an extra payment provider into a checkout system. I have a class gtpCheckoutData in my function.php which calculates the prices. In my plugin I want to use ...
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Dynamic multi column menu

I have a dynamic menu where the submenu is based on specific content from the page. With help from Uruk on the this thread We(he) made it work. What I realise now is that if a page contains a lot of ...
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Set the background to a default image if there isn't a specified “featured image”

I am having a little trouble displaying a default image as a background image when a feature image is not present. This is the code I am using <?php if (has_post_thumbnail( $post->ID ) ): ...
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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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How to create TEMPORARY Download links in a wordpress POST?

I'm creating a WordPress blog with some members-only page. In those members-only posts I have my own tutorial download links which i have uploaded for FREE. Problem is I want them to stop sharing the ...
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Remove heading tags on line break

I have to add line breaks in a h1 paragraph using the visual editor. On every line break Wordpress automatically adds h1 tags to every new line. Example: <h1>Watsup</h1> ...
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Remove function or filter

Im working with a child-theme of Wordpress-Bootstrap by 320press.com I want to get rid of the lead class added to the first paragraph of the content. I looked in Wordpress codex in these articles: ...
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How do I pull avatar from post using BuddyPress? [closed]

I'd like to pull the avatar of a blog post's author and display it on the page using BuddyPress but I cannot seem to pull it off. How would I go about this?
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Disable visual editor on one specific page

I would like to remove the visual editor from one specific page because if I edit this one page in Visual mode, it breaks the code. I want to make sure the client doesn't have this option on the ...
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Display a post based on its metabox selection

I created a client portal where a client can view their projects. I have two user accounts "Clients" and "Administrator. Both clients and administrator are redirected to the frontend of the site to a ...
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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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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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Is there a hook or function I can use to display all theme files being used on a current page?

Basically I want to be able to see the names of files on the front-end - not just templates e.g. category/page templates, but the actual theme files like header.php/sidebar.php/footer.php and so on. ...
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Wordpress Javascript Widget jQuery Dependency Issue

I am using a local clean install of WP 4.0 en_GB with no plugins. I have been provided with some information to implement a JS widget into my website. <div id="login"></div> <script ...
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Return child theme url

I'm trying to return the child theme url for a child theme favicon. The official code to use in this case is: //* Display a custom favicon add_filter( 'genesis_pre_load_favicon', 'sp_favicon_filter' ...
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How to build shortcode for tabs

i made a tabbed widget to display recent post , comments, and popular posts, but now i want to take out tab function from this and make a shortcode of it, so i can add it to wp posts and use it there. ...