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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How To Dequeue Styles From Plugins With “if”

I'm not a coder, but I'm trying hard enough to optimize my site using free codes. Lately, I found a way how to dequeue and deregister script/styles from plugins. Been using this: add_action( ...
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WordPress SEO By Yoast Plugin is interfering with a custom function code - how to troubleshoot and fix it?

I'm trying to optimize my page load on my WP site. I've copied a custom function (can't remember where I pulled it from) to optimize my pages. Things that it can are the following: move javascript ...
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Why wont these thumbnails show up?

Here is a link to the Website with the issue. http://southernhighlands.com/homes/exclusive-listings/ Looking at the 1st thumbnail I can see it is linked to Notice: Removed http:// because I can ...
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White screen error for a custom theme

I have created a theme for one of our clients using bootstrap framework! When i was working on it on Localhost it works Correctly, but when I Uploaded it doesn't work. When I Activate it from ...
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Dynamically generated Navigation Diagram using Custom Fields

I am attempting to dynamically generate a Navigation Diagram (as seen at http://zinderlaw.indigo-grove.com) that uses custom fields on the page to fill in the href tags of the imagemap. I am not ...
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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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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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Shortcode display outside the div

I have created a shortcode that retrives and displays a form.The content of the attribute in HTML. function check_my_login( $atts) { return '<form action="" name="" method="post" ...
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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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Can't get post ID in functions.php?

I need the current post id in a function , which I have written in functions.php. But I can't get the id . I have tried several method . Like get_the_ID() ; ----returns false global $post; ...
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Weird Behaviour: Not all Wordpress Posts appearing

My wordpress posts have vanished on my dashboard but remain in the database? Meaning I have many 404 errors. All (52) | Published (4) | Drafts (7) | Trash (2) TOTAL =11 items (Note how theres only ...
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Published custom posts missing

On my wordpress dashboard I noticed a large number of past posts were missing. All (708) | Published (386) | Drafts (17) | Pending (8) | Private (1) | Trash (3) - Total 412 Our items are custom ...
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Functions when woocommerce isn't installed

I'm working on a theme right now and I'm using some functions like is_shop() in the header if the woocommerce plugin is installed. However when the plugin isn't installed these functions aren't ...
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Split posts into separate screen on custom post type admin screen

I have a custom post type called 'event' that has a meta_key of event_status with a value of either 'upcoming' or 'past' depending on the event date. I am trying to split all past events into their ...
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Can the wp-plugins (Must Use Plugins) URL be targeted for use in functions.php?

Can the wp-plugins (Must Use Plugins) URL be targeted for use in functions.php? I have a mu-functions.php file in the mu-plugins folder. One function calls a javascript file (alerts.js) located in ...
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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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Enabling shortcodes for custom fields

So, in this post it is explained how to supposedly enable shortcodes for custom fields in Wordpress. (Shortcodes are not enabled for custom fields by default.) What I dont understand is where to ...
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How to paginate the get_users function?

Im using the get_users function to show a custom list of users on the site. The only issue Im having a problem figuring out now is how to paginate the result. This is a sample of the function that Im ...
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How to echo Widget Title in Custom Frontend-Template Box

I've created a custom Widget with the help of following code: // Creating the widget class wpb_widget extends WP_Widget { function __construct() { parent::__construct( // Base ID of ...
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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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Child Theme functions.php has no effect

I'm trying to make a child theme of Woothemes Appply theme. The Child functions.php file is having no affect though. I started by adding in the code to enqueue a style sheet, which didn't work. Then ...
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Hook into install email

I created a plugin that makes use of the wp_install method (this part is necessary for the plugin to work properly and this function needs to be called). http://wpseek.com/function/wp_install/ ...
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PHP files included in functions.php don't seem to work

This is my first post on WordPress StackExchange, I'll try to be precise. My question is: Is there anything in particular I should do to the files I'm including in my theme's functions.php file? ...
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How to check if a user exists by a given id

Is there any way to check if a user id exists? I want to create a function similar to username_exists() but which returns if the id exists or not.
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Keep a fluid max number of posts on site

I'm trying to figure out how to set the max number of posts allowed across the site, but keep it fluid by sending old posts to the bin when a new post is over the limit. (I'm trying to stop the ...
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Use SCSSPHP to compile Theme Customizer Values into .SCSS files ready to compile to CSS

I've been having trouble Automatically Compiling my .scss files into my main WordPress style.css file. I'm using Leafo's SCSSPHP script and trying to achieve a few things. i'm using Kirki ...
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Function to echo (or display?) wordpress tags in the head section

I can't figure this out but I'm trying to echo the post Tags of the post in the <head> section. This code resides in the <head> section of the site. Basically I want the post tags to ...
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Using functions in ACF save fields not working

So I built a form based off of the fields that are made by the Advance Custom Fields plugin but doing anything with the field in regards to validation has caused issues. The issues will usually have ...
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Programmatically set page template based on page ID

How would I set the page template based on the ID? I have Redux Framework installed in my site and one of the options is to set a registration page. On this page, I want to use a specific template, ...
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esc_url( ) won't use https

The code on the page looks like this: if ( ! empty( $image ) ) : ?> <div class="headshot"> <img src="<?php echo esc_url( $image ); ?>" alt="Photo of <?php echo esc_attr( ...
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I wan to process the following js to process the AJAX Request on my function to calculate author Total Post views

This is my Ajax Handler function function get_total_post(user_ID) { jQuery.ajax({ type: 'post', url: ajaxforall.ajaxurl, cache: false, data: { action: ...
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How do I add Bootstrap and LESS to my migrated WordPress site?

I'm migrating a website to WordPress - it uses both Bootstrap and LESS. I found a snippet online for enabling Bootstrap and the outputted CSS via functions.php: function theme_add_bootstrap() { ...
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Cannot disable wpauto

I have tried everything to disable something adding multiple paragraph and break tags (up to 20 in a row) tags to a registration form. I first went into the event espresso files for this plugin and ...
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Adding some sort of Label-text to a looped button

To sum up my problem, here's a picture: I've added this text with a hover-fx to a button to explain to users what the button does. I've done so by adding a <div> with another <a>-element ...
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Manually call a WP class, e.g. wp-comments-list-table?

How would I output a class such as the admin comments table (wp-comments-list-table.php) on my own page? Thanks in advance
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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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Setting cookies in Wordpress

I am trying to set a cookie on my site and wanna switch the style sheets using this cookie. I've tested a normal function but it does not work. I've put below code into my functions.php ...
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Change Slug of a Custom Post Type

I use a plugin that creates a custom post type with a slug that I am wanting to change. I don't want to overwrite the plugin files, so I'm wondering how I can change the slug using a separate ...
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Setting a cookie in functions.php and it gets deleted when working on an other function

My first function gets the parameters from the URL and sets the cookies: /** Get variables from the URL and set them into the coockie **/ add_action( 'init', 'set_utm_cookie'); function ...
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Using Conditional Themes to change out different themes using the Theme Customizer radio Buttons

I've been trying to change my theme based upon a radio button selection from the theme Customizer. I've included this plugin -> https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/wp-conditional-themes as a file ...
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How to pass variables from a function in functions.php to an other one

I have a function that gets the variables from the URL (UTM): /** Get Parameters From UTM **/ add_action('template_redirect', 'get_the_utm_vars'); // 'template_redirect' - action hook that ...
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mysql_real_escape_string() vs. esc_sql() in WordPress

Does mysql_real_escape_string() and esc_sql() in WordPress both do the same thing? I tried the following: $fetch_row='<p>And again for single posts</p>' echo mysql_real_escape_string( ...
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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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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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How to use get_media_embedded_in_content function

I am trying to figure out how to use this new WordPress function. get_media_embedded_in_content (string $content); The documentation says, "a string that might contain media data" but that is too ...
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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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Difference b/w Simple function call & do_action call

dear I unable to understand of simple function call & do_action function call. do_action: I hook function and I place this in my one template file for use in header template. ...
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Problem with add_rewrite_tag

I tried to rewrite my URl with a custom query string. Here is the code : add_action( 'init', 'wpse12065_init' ); function wpse12065_init() { add_rewrite_rule( ...
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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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Set first oembed in post to a global variable or function

I have a function that gets the first oembed in the post. I got the code from this related post. add_filter('embed_oembed_html', 'my_function',10,4); function my_function( $cache, $url, $attr, ...