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 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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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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Why isn't is_page working when I put it in the functions.php file?

I have page called "Apple", the page's ID id 2533. In page.php file I have line: echo $bannerimg And this function in functions.php: if ( is_page( '2533' ) ) { // also tested with ...
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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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jQuery plugin function is not a function

I'm having a problem I've never seen before. In a very new WordPress install, I uploaded a theme I had been working on for a friend's restaurant: CornerPocketPub.com The problem, as you can see, is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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My post views doesn't seem to be counted correctly

I'm using the following codes to count my posts views, so that I can use it in a widget, but it doesn't seem to be updating correctly. I know some posts have more views than the ones showed on the ...
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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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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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Best way of passing PHP variable between partials?

I have a variable in header.php, such as: $page_extra_title = get_post_meta($this_page->ID, "_theme_extra_title", true); Once I do: var_dump($page_extra_title); I always get NULL outside of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to detect first visit of a user?

I want to build an alert for users who visit my WordPress blog. Is there a conditional function like is_home() to detect if someone visits the blog the first time? I want to send the alert to every ...
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Using Default WordPress Custom Header Image Crop Feature in a Post Type / MetaBox

I am not sure how many of you have experimented with the new custom header image functionality of wordpress 3.0 but its actually very cool (enabled by adding the function to your functions.php file). ...
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How do I redirect upon login a specific user based on role?

I'd like to force a user to a specific page upon login based on their role using if ( current_user_can('contributor') ) and the main login function function wp_loginout($redirect = '', $echo = ...
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Programatically add options to “add new” custom field dropdown

How can I add pre-defined options to the "add new" custom field dropdown? Here's two examples of automatically adding and showing new custom fields: WordPress: Adding Default Custom Fields on New ...
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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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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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Is it possible to remove the “standard” post format?

I'm using post formats heavily on a project, but have no current need for the standard option. Beyond being an unnecessary bit of UI, it actually causes broken behavior if it does get mistakenly ...
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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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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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How to add an export function to a custom Option Theme Page

I'm creating a new Wordpress template and I have a question: I've added a custom Option Page to my new template (you can see what I'm doing Here and Here) but now I would like to add a new function. ...
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remove empty paragraphs from the_content?

Hey guys, I simply want to prevent the creation of empty paragraphs in my wordpress post. That happens quite often when trying to manually space content. I don't know why this doesn't take effect? ...
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Possible to search by author name with default WordPress search function?

I realize improving WordPress's search function is a huge can of worms, but the ONLY additional thing I need it to do is to show results when I search for an author's name. For example, if we have an ...
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How do I “unhook” / de-register jQuery so that it's not called as part of wp_footer();?

I need to "unhook" jQuery from my wp_footer() ... it's being called automatically and I'm looking for something I can add to functions.php which prevents it from being called a second time in the ...
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Add class to Categories Widget

I have a few default widgets which I am using in a custom sidebar and I'd like to edit its output in my functions.php file. Currently the categories widget and blogrolls are generating an unordered ...
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How do I display a tag cloud with both post tags AND a custom taxonomy?

Using wp_tag_cloud(), how can I display a single tag cloud that incorporates both regular post tags and a custom taxonomy?