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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Apply custom role capabilities to administrator (without plugin)

I have a custom role that allows access to only a sigle custom post type. This is all well and good, but now it is only showing up for this role, not for admin and super admin. I'm having a hard time ...
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How to add .htaccess code through a function?

I need to add the following .htaccess code through a function <IfModule mod_deflate.c> # Insert filters AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html ...
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Enqueue Javascript Correctly for 3.5

I am trying to create tabs for admin settings page in wp, but I think I'm doing it wrong. The example below shows how I did it but I don't know how to change this to use it correctly with no conflict ...
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Stripping shortcode from custom excerpt function

I'm using the following function to create a custom excerpt for my homepage and categories pages so I can do it by character count and have a custom "read more". However, I have captions shortcode ...
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Integrating custom API for post content into Admin interface & Public Website [closed]

EDITED question to be more specific and added bounty in hopes someone has a solid coded solution: So, here is an interesting task I have been trying to find a solution for. I have added a bounty ...
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Memorizing syntax

I hope the following question is acceptable here. I rely entirely on copy/paste for most WP functions, however I guess WP veterans don't. Is it important to know by heart the common WP syntax, and if ...
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Add custom template page programmatically

I'm trying to add template page from a plugin,and my template page is in this plugin folder.Is this posible?Here is my code: global $user_ID; $new_post = array( 'post_title' => 'Test ...
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Can I turn off write-in tags/taxonomies?

One of the big problems my site staff has had with tags is the overwhelming number of similar or duplicate tags, due to the write-in ability. I'm about to add new custom taxonomies to my site for ...
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Edit tag cloud widget number

By default, the WordPress tag cloud widget has a set amount of 45 tags to display. This can be seen in the wp-includes/category-template.php file. By default, the WooCommerce plugin which I have ...
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How can I change the frequency of a scheduled event?

I have declared a scheduled event in a plugin like this : function shedule_email_alerts() { if ( !wp_next_scheduled( 'send_email_alerts_hook' ) ) { wp_schedule_event(time(), 'hourly', ...
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Formatting post content to exclude gallery

I have this code which takes the first gallery for a post's content, and formats it with more code preparing it for slideshow usage with css and js. $gallery = get_post_gallery_images( $post ); ...
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Programmatically Add Font-Awesome Icons to Category Widget

I use the Categories widget on my sidebar(s) and I would like to display a Font Awesome icon next to each category listed in the widget. The icon would be the same for all categories, for now, but I ...
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Different registration form for different roles

I have customised the worpress registration page by adding new fields using the Cimy User Extra Fields plugin so my site is now fine for allowing users to register as contributors. I now want to ...
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How to save Uploaded image in custom option panel?

I'm trying to add a custom option panel to a new template following a tutorial found on NetTuts. I saved all the code for the option panel inside a file called optionpanel.php (LoL) and everything is ...
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Ajax call always returns 0

I have a problem with AJAX returning 0 always! I have done everything by the book and can't figure out what is wrong? Please help!! Here is my Ajax call: //Pass data through AJAX var ...
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hook a functions to change wp-config from functions.php

is there a way to hook / filter or add action that would be printed in the wp-config file? lets say i want to add some simple command like "empty the trash" aka define('EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS', 1 ); ...
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Default content for a post in one category?

This is a common function that adds default text to all posts: add_filter( 'default_content', 'my_editor_content' ); function my_editor_content( $content ) { $content = "default content goes ...
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Calculate percentage of post by category

Is it possible to calculate the percentage of posts in each given category? I'd like to make a bar chart to visualize the amout of posts in those categories. I thought what one needs would be the ...
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How can I modify the permalink via a filter?

I would like to make a change to the URL's in my href attribute across my while site when the_permalink is called. For example: <h2><a href="<?php the_permalink()?>" Can I use my ...
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Can I pass two roles to the function get_users?

I want to get the users of role academic and student. I have tried using the code below (passing an array of roles, but all users are being displayed, so clearly it's not working. ...
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Get password when user registers and save it sha1 into database

im working on a website where the users can connect with iphone to some functions of it by using a sha1 encrypted password. In other words the plain password of wordpress encrypted in sha1. In the ...
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List repeating share links

I want to add social share buttons to my posts, but I don’t want to put all that big bulk of code into all my content files. I want to create a function, and then add the function name to my template ...
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How to Removing fields from the Media Uploader/Gallery on a Custom Post Type Edit Page

This post shows how to remove unwanted fields from the media uploader. It works great, but I want to limit it to a custom-post-type and I can't seem to figure out how to do it. I've tried the ...
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Function to return true if current page has child pages

I'm trying to create a simple function to do a "status test". Goal is to test and see if the current page being viewed has any child pages or not. Using this to alter layout to accomodate child ...
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Change comments form title on a page by page basis

I'm looking to change the comments form title (my theme defaults this to "Leave a Comment" or "Leave a reply to"). I thought perhaps I could add a hook to comment_form_defaults but my snippet below ...
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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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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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how to create shortcode in wordpress

So I have the following code: <span class="delete"><a onclick="return confirm('Are you sure?');" href="<?php echo wp_nonce_url( add_query_arg( array( 'action' => 'my-delete-product', ...
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Checking for existence of a page by title?

I'm currently working on a plugin, and I essentially want to check if a certain page has been created. Essentially, I want to do something like this: if (file_exists($file)) { $exists = ...
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How can I show my latest tweet in my wordpress blog?

How can I show my latest tweet in my wordpress blog? in functions.php not use any plugin
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Show top commenters without using a plugin

I'm trying to create a small list of top commenters in my sidebar. I don't want to use a plugin, so I was googling for codes. All I could find was the following: function top_comment_authors($amount ...
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What is wrong with this Shortcode? I get it in a wrong place inside the content

Hi to the community, i try to build a shortcode that prints the Creative Commons logo and some text, everything is working fine except that i put the shortcode at the end of the post but the shortcode ...
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get_footer can't find any variables set in functions.php

footer.php can't find any variables I set in functions.php, I've tried a global (urggh) and object array like so: $foo = (object)array("bar" => "test text"); It works within page template, just ...
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How can I json_encode the output of my function?

How can I json_encode the output of this function I use to get all attached images of a post? <?php function get_all_images($postid=0, $size='bigger', $attributes='') { if ($postid<1) ...
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Import Wordpress XML File from Within Functions.php

I am developing a theme which has a different method of adding in content and so, the default install of Wordpress won't show any content because of this. I was wondering if it is possible to ...
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Forcing all posts associated with a custom post type to be private

Does anyone know of a way to add code to the functions.php file which will automatically force all posts belonging to a custom post type to be "private" and/or "password protected" with a default ...
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Removing Unnecessary Text from Admin Menu without CSS

I am looking for a way to remove all the unessesary text from default worpdress metaboxes. Preferably I would like to ensure that the content is not just hidden through CSS but actually removed from ...
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Order posts (across the whole site) by metadata date

My custom 'Home' page is set to sort my custom posts via the custom date field with this (updated to be custom named) code in functions.php: // sort order for home page add_action('wp', ...
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Excluding iPad from wp_is_mobile

I am eperiencing a very annoying problem. I built my website with media queries and is_mobile (thinking is_mobile would be the same as smaller screens. How foolish of me.) but after some testing ...
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Passing arguments to a admin menu page callback?

Situation: I'm working on a plugin and I'm developing it as a class, everything worked fine until I run into this situation. I wanted to make things a bit cleaner and tried this.. class MyPlugin { ...
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Mega Menu Walker

I'm trying to create a mega menu walker. Unfortunately, walkers completely escape my coding knowledge. I could really use some help getting it working. Here's the features I need: Wrap the ...
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Add multiple custom fields to the general settings page

What I would like to do is to add a few custom fields to the general settings. This is the code that Im using. It works allright but I just cant figure how to add more fields. I would like to create ...
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How to load parent_theme functions.php before child_theme?

I got the problem that i have to load my parent theme's functions.php file before my child theme's functions.php file loads. This is needed for the setup & init procedure. I looked at the hooks ...
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plugins_url vs plugin_dir_url

Im seeing WordPress plugins either use plugins_url or plugin_dir_url when creating constants to some of their folders. Is one better than the other? examples: define( 'MEMBERS_URI', trailingslashit( ...
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Disable plugin / plugin action via theme

I have installed the Google Analyticator plugin on my site. I am also using the MobilePress plugin to serve up a theme designed for non-smart-phone mobile browsers. I have set up Google Analytics for ...
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Is it possible to rename a post format?

Since WP 3.1, it's been possible to use Tumblr-style post formats. I want to use the 'aside' option in a theme, but I want it to have a different title in the WP admin area. So, for example, when a ...
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How to add a data attribute to a WordPress menu item

I'm Twitter Bootstrap and need to add data-toggle="modal" attribute to the a tag of menu link. Upon searching most all results reference doing a walking for Twitter Bootstrap dropdown menus however ...
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Restrict users from editing post based on the age of the post

How can I restrict users (based on Capabilities) from editing their published posts after a custom amount of time. For instance, a user that can publish_posts (authors) can not edit a their post if ...
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Is it possible to get a theme customizer setting from wp.customize using jquery?

I am wondering if it is possible to directly interop with the wp.customize api to get a value of a theme customizer setting. The way I am doing it now is using ajax to get a response from a php ...
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WooCommerce create new product and add to cart on form submit

I am customizing woo-commerce plugin to add product from the front end into the cart. I have written the function in functions.php, but i am getting a Fatal error. Getting this error--> Fatal ...