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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Functions.php in child theme that loads CSS file breaks website

I created a child theme and created a functions.php file in the child theme directory that also has the required style.css file and a seperate custom CSS file that I want to load. This is the code I ...
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disable WP automatically inserted line breaks after an image

I've set medium sized images to a custom size which should allow for both of the images to align horizontally within the post. (The full post width is 880px, medium images are set to 413px.) My ...
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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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Difference between the_permalink() and get_permalink() function

In WordPress I am using both the_permalink() and get_permalink() functions, but I cannot get any difference in the output of both functions. What is the difference between both functions?
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Show excerpt for only first post in query

I'd like to only show the excerpt for the first post in my main query. I was wondering the best way to approach this. What I have tried so far is: Making a custom homepage and using two queries, ...
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'Attempt to modify property of non-object' warning

I use the bellow function to disable a plugin update. It works, because I use an old version of this plugin and it does not show me that a newer version exists, but, however, I get a warning on line ...
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Post type no single page

I have created a post type and I am trying to create a single page for that post type, I am creating a php file called single-job.php and it is using the index.php as a template. Below is my function ...
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Using a private method as an action callback from within a class

I have created a class from within which I would like to call a private method (from within the same class) from the __construct method as an action callback. When I would like to use a public method ...
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Get site owner meta to show publically on front end in multisite? using “user meta shortcodes” plugin

I've searched all over for a fix and have had no luck. Im using the "User Meta Shortcodes" plugin to display user meta. The plugin works fine, the problem is that it doesnt output the meta info from ...
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Update functions.php from Wordpress dashboard

I'm sure this isn't possible but I thought I would ask. In my functions.php file I have a wp_mail function that sends an email to moderators when posts are made. This email is sent to number of ...
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Wordpress - thumbnail image from youtube (function and loop)

Hi :D i need show thumbnails from youtube in homepage, i have a code for wordpress in function and the loop but not working thumbnail from youtube. What can be wrong with the code? Function Code: ...
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Call two different function.js depending on page

I'm trying to find how I can call 2 different function.js depending of the page. When on "home", I want to load "function_2.js", and on the other pages of my website the original "function.js". I ...
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Run a filter when a walker runs

Is there any way to run a particular add_filter function whenever a specific Walker_Nav_Menu class runs? The function always needs to run when the walker goes, and I'd like them to share variables, in ...
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Create html from function

I have a simple html structure like this. <div class="ideaPost"> <a href="<?php echo get_permalink($post->ID); ?>"> <div class="ideaPost__Info"> ...
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How to use different jquery function of idangero swiper dependant on page template?

I have struggled with adding the idangero swiper jquery plugin to my site, but have managed to produce the code below. This works very well but only on the one custom page template defined in the ...
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Meta box not appearing in my custom post type

I followed this tutorial on how to create a metabox on a custom post type I made and, at the time, it worked perfectly. the fist time worked like a charm. This time though, In a very similar ...
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Add a variable in functions.php and call it in single.php

I am new to PHP and am building a WordPress theme. I would like to add a variable in the functions.php and use it in single.php as an if statement. At present, my single.php has the following code - ...
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register_activation_hook for multiple functions

I have created a plugin where I want to call two different functions on activation. Is there a best way to do this? Should I use register_activation_hook twice? As in: register_activation_hook( ...
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I have functions in my wordpress plugin. How do I get them to work for me?

This code is edited but comes from this site. If I want to use a remote website to insert data using the last function from a URL link how do I do that? My code is: <?php /** * Plugin Name: ...
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Creating new blog on multisite programatically without hacks?

I'm attempting to create a new blog ( on localhost testing ) and I can't seem to find a straightforward way to do it. It appears this is not fully supported yet, but I want to make sure. This is ...
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How do I add a custom post type to the Featured Content in twenty fourteen theme?

This wpmudev post sums up my feeling exactly about twenty fourteen: Featured Content does not support custom post types – only posts are selected even if the custom post type supports the Tags ...
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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 extract URLs from wordpress taxonomies

I am in quite a trouble. I need to extract all possible url from my wordpress blog be it of post, tag, category or anything else after domian-name.tld/*. I tried my hand on few available codes and ...
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Insert HTML inside link in a walker

I've got a custom nav walker that (theoretically) pulls the featured image from the most recent post in a custom taxonomy, and displays the the image after the link in a wp_list_categories. The ...
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Dynamically Generate Functions and Hooks

I'm trying to find if it's possible to dynamically generate functions and hooks. All functions do the same thing, and all hooks are essentially the same. Here's an example of a hook/function combo: ...
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Guest posts with author's url and twitter photo

There's an urgent need for my school website to allow Guest Posts for essay assignments of students. The guest posts submitted by students should provide each student with his/her own url where one ...
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Display a random tag but using cron to control frequency of change

Background - I have created a shortcode in functions.php which adds a single random tag with it's link and description to a widget in my sidebar. This is my existing code... function ...
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Calling Function from link in wordpress

I am creating a wordpress plugin in which i have a function <?php add_action('init','update_subscription'); function update_subscription($category,$user_name){ ...
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How can I use wp_insert_comment to write a comment when a post is edited?

This would mean that when post A was edited by User1, a new comment would appear under post A that reads 'edited by User1', so that the post edit history can easily be seen. A link to the post ...
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How do I add customize_register action AFTER adding a custom taxonomy

customize_register only works with the customize_register hook, and regardless of what hook I use to add the custom taxonomy, it always happens after customize_register. (I want to loop through the ...
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How to Add A Rel Filter to All Links?

How can I add a filter in the functions.php to all links tags? Basically I am needing to add a rel="tooltip" to all my anchor tags within WordPress. I appreciate the help. Thnx
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Posting code inside the post instead of in the template file using shortcode

I am using two plugins one of which is Thumbs Rating which have have a shortcode like this for example in order to display the thumbs rating option: The code bellow is to be used in the templates ...
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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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Enforcing password complexity

We need to enforce password complexity in a wordpress site, we used this article: http://www.webtipblog.com/force-password-complexity-requirements-wordpress/ We created the following in ...
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Is it possible to maintain image aspect ratio when scaling images?

I'm using a theme which displays a grid of images, but it only works with landscape images at the moment (with portrait images, people's heads are cut off). The theme uses custom featured image ...
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Exclude javascript in certain page url and all following url's after forward slash

I'm trying to exclude javascript from a couple of pages. But I want to target all the pages after the forward slash. So I want to to target: www.website.com/page-name/.. So the page-name itself, ...
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Get the alphabetical sorted data with wpdb

I have a function in my WP which get the data from database, Here is the function function thebook_get_provider_types() { global $wpdb; static $provider_types; if (! ...
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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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Filter Wordpress post Dynamically on dropdown selection?

Want to filter Wordpress post Dynamically on dropdown selection? But am not able to find out any solution how it can be done.Any help appreciated. Thanks On Clicking On Latest to Old the post ...
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List Categories of the Parent Category of the Current Category

So, let's say I have this structure of categories I. Super Cat A i. mini cat a ii. mini cat b iii. mini cat c I. Super Cat B i. mini cat a ii. mini cat b iii. mini cat c This code: <?php ...
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Custom Nested Wordpress Comments with avatar

I am developing a theme and has no idea how wordpress handles the comment outputs. I have wp_list_comments in my comments.php, but I'm not sure how to customize the output to get the desired output ...
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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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Getting latest posts from network [duplicate]

I'm using example from here to get latest posts from the WP network: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2011/11/17/wordpress-multisite-practical-functions-methods/ The function: function ...
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Enable TinyMCE Rich Text editor for excerpt

I need my excerpt to have tinymce activated. I have tried the plugins (TinyMCE Excerpt) etc. but that one is outdated and showed only a rudimentary TinyMCE from the one in main edit window. I need the ...
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Presetting the link of video attached to a Standard Post Format in a custom field

I am trying to create a function that presets the URL (of an attached video in a Standard Post Format) to a custom field when the post is created using a front-end form. (P.S.: All data inputted in ...
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unregister_sidebar in child theme not working

I'm woking on a chid theme for Ohsik. I'm trying to unregister a sidebar, but nothing is working Here's my function.php child theme code: function unregister_footer_sidebar() { unregister_sidebar( ...
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List sibling pages widget, exclude current page

I successfully created a widget that displays sibling pages to the current page I'm on in the sidebar. Only thing is, I'm not capable of excluding the current page - can someone please assist here? ...
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Ninja Forms - pull in some post related information

I am building a real estate website. There is a custom post type, called "Agents", that holds all the contact info, like the email address. I also have a custom post type called "Properties" where you ...
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Get First Image Or youtube Thumbnail with link to youtube video

Looking for a single function to grab the first image or video thumnail (with link to the video location i.e. youtube) Havent quite found one that will work. My youtube file starts with there new ...
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contact form in template with jquery,validate and ajax

I have a page-contact.php for my contact form in my template. I wanted to add jquery validation and some fancy ajax action to my form. This is already a working code in a simple PHP page, but getting ...