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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Show modified time if post is actually modified

I want to display post updated time only if post is modified, I am using function the_modified_time() . So I just read about that there is if statement that can be used to check if post is even ...
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Override a theme function in a child theme?

Most if not all of the answers to this question are pretty old, or are for edge cases. I have a child theme for a commercial theme ("Total"). The parent theme's functions.php loads functions from ...
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Add post order to function

How to add post order to this function? I would like to display most recent post from newest to oldest: <?php //Establish first post check variable $first_post = true; ...
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How to stop images from being wrapped in <p> tags?

I'm trying to stop Wordpress from automatically wrapping <img>s with <p> tags. I've tried this often-reccomended snippet from around the web in my functions.php: function ...
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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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Breadcrumbs Not Displaying Parent

I made a breadcrumbs code with schema. However, the breadcrumbs only shows the home and child page rather than the entire hierarchy - it fails to display parent pages. Does anybody know what I might ...
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How to add aria role and schema markup to custom walker container

Edit: after doing some research I've found that in the wp_nav_menu function uses the following code to display the containers value. if ( $args->container ) { /** * Filter the list of ...
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AJAX values converted to PHP Variables?

I just started playing with Wordpress and I have a question about the AJAX side of things. I think that I understand how the AJAX front-end to server side processing, back to font-end works. But, I ...
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Problem with images URL after filter applying

I have this code in my functions.php file: function user_content_replace($content) { // it's not a URL, let's apply the replacement if (!filter_var($string, FILTER_VALIDATE_URL)) { ...
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Count the number of times the search form template gets included on a page

I've got a template that has a search form in several locations. Each search form is identical, containing a text input, two radio buttons, two labels associated to the radio buttons, and a submit ...
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Add .htm extention to a custom taxonomy

I need to add '.htm' to all my urls on a new site - client requires that, as I am converting a old static site into WP. (I use Remove Taxonomy Base Slug to hide the slug of my custom taxonomy "topic" ...
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How can I change the size of the text in Word Press

I have updated WordPress to the newest version. But due to compatibility issues, I need your help. How can I change the font size of each text? What I'm doing right now is using some kinds of buttons ...
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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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Efficient coding: how to keep track of function stack?

I've written a plugin that calculates how much server time is required for each function in a theme or plugin. The idea is it will encourage developers to write efficient and green code. If you want ...
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How to customize search result page title?

I would like to customize the page title of the search result page: from: <title>Search Results for “search string” – Page 2 – Sitename</title> to: <title>“search string” result ...
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Current path on page in functions.php

How can I get the current path of my page? I know how to do it inside a template file, but I need it inside functions.php. And it has to be before the send_headers hook, because I'll use this info to ...
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How to filter out shortcode when displaying the_excerpt() in the loop?

I'm using the_excerpt() in my template loop to display post excerpt on the front page. It's currently displaying unwanted shortcode directly on the front page eg. [box]post content[/box] ...
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Two functions.php files in one theme

I am creating a WordPress Framework and within it there is the standard functions.php file. I will create new themes based on the framework which will use the framework functions.php file but have ...
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Wordpress add css class to cloud tag anchor tag

How to add CSS Class to ul and anchor element of Tag Cloud generated through wp_tag_cloud function. I want wordpress default class for ul 'wp-tag-cloud' to be 'tag-cloud' and anchor tag would have '' ...
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What's the difference between home_url() and site_url()

My understanding is that site_url() returns the location where the wordpress core files are. So, if my blog is hosted at http://example.com/blog then site_url() returns http://example.com/blog But ...
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Need help setting default setting value for radio button in theme customizer

I need help figuring out how the radio button saves it's value in the theme settings. In my theme I added Radio buttons in the theme customizer. So far they are working great. Although I have one ...
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Suggest Users basing on User taxonomy

My question is for getting informations or directions about how to move for a task I have to do. This is just a request for advices due to the fact I'm not an expert in wordpress development. My task ...
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Use author author display name in permalink structure for pages and posts

I need to add the author name as a subdirectory prefix for all user's posts and pages. For example: example.com/johndoe/ //The author page for John Doe example.com/johndoe/category/test-post/ //Test ...
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Adding an interior 'hero' area with some added php title customization

Ok here it goes. I hope Im at the right place. Sorry if this has been answered I looked over on the regular SO but couldn't find an answer. I'm currently building WP site that has a slider area on ...
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Execute a shortcode when clicking on a image

I asked this in stackovorflow under javascript and was informed not possible so I trying here I have a shortcode for a opt-in form and I want it to pop up when a image is clicked I tried the ...
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Category specific attribute

I wonder what is the best way to define specific attribute for category. My idea is following. I have some categories that are just wrappers, they don't contain any post so they are only parent ...
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How do I routinely extract the thumbnail of the most recent post?

I would like to write a PHP snippet that can communicate with Wordpress. When a new post is published, a file today.jpg will be generated from the thumbnail url (a custom field) of the most recent ...
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How to override a function when isn't at functions.php

I am trying to override a function for a theme in the child-theme but I can't get it to work. At functions.php on the theme I can see this require_once line: ...
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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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How to display post tags

I'm converting an HTML template into a wordpress theme and I'm having some trouble displaying the post tags within the functions.php file. What I would like to do is add the following code into the ...
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Passing postid of Testimonial Custom Post in Shortcode Parameter

I am trying to create Testimonial custom post and display using shortcode function create_post_type() { register_post_type( 'testimonials',//new post type array( ...
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Custom wp_trim_words() function not trimming right

I have this custom wp_trim_words() function set to give me excerpts of only 20 words, and for the most part, it works fine. Except for some reason, on posts that contain lists, it outputs way more ...
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How to add nav menu items to a specific position within a menu

I'm adding login/logout links to a nav menu using the following code: function rp_add_login_logout_links( $items, $args ) { $link = wp_loginout( get_permalink( get_option( ...
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Add content after get_header

I'd like to add content directly after the div#main (end of header.php) and before /div#main (beginning of footer.php). I'm using an own child-template (of twentythirteen), that contains only ...
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How can I customize the size of the header of my theme?

I want to change the size of my header using the Sparkling theme. In functions.php, right below this: /** * Implement the Custom Header feature. */ I added this: add_theme_support( ...
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get_page_templates only return templates with “home” in the filename

I have the following custom page template filenames: template-about-1.php template-about-2.php template-home-1.php template-home-2.php I have this function to get_page_templates: function ...
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Which function required?

Which WordPress function allows you to include the footer.php file into index.php file?
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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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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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Wait a result before enqueue

Supposing we have : class AwesomeClass{ private storedResult; private __construct(){ add_action( 'set_logged_in_cookie', array($this, 'a'),10,1); ...
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previous_post_link inside of a function?

I'm missing something on how to call previous_post_link() inside of a function. I also tried assigning the output to a string variable and using that. function prevnext( $content ) { $content .= ...
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function to write the output of a variable + post_title in post_content

I have a function that writes the output of a function of a rand_keys + the post_title in post_content, but writing the title but only happens after I click manually on the update button on the ...
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add_action wp_enqueue_script priority level only works for admins

I have a function in my functions.php file that loads all of the scripts into the header for my website. The line to run the function was like this: add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts', ...
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Passing variable as add_shortcode argument

I'm trying to pass a variable into the add_shortcode function to be used as the shortcode name but it does not seem to be working. Is there a way that I can pass a variable similar to this? foreach ...
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How to Publish a Post Multiple Scheduled Time

I want to publish a post in WP, but not immediately. So what I am doing is like this- From this tutorial. So, I am getting only 1 time when the post will be published. But I want to the post be ...
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Adding bootstrap classes to video shortcodes

I want to make videos responsive... There is a function in /wp-includes/media.php file: line 2497: $html_atts = array( 'class' => apply_filters( 'wp_video_shortcode_class', ...
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Update custom fields after updating related custom field

I have a custom post type that I'm filtering by a custom field, I then select one of these posts & update it in the front end. But when this is updated, I need to also update the other filtered ...
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Display most popular posts

I have already found a way to display recent posts: <?php $args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', 'numberposts' => '60', ...
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Passing stored variables to add_filter

I am working on a site where the page titles are generated dynamically from external data sources. So obviously, Yoast SEO/WordPress SEO doesn´t know anything about the correct title, description, ...
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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 ...