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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setcookie in functions.php does not accept arguments (variables) passed from WordPress page

I have a WordPress installation where a page (Page 1) displays certain fields from a selected user's profile (Not the logged in user but a user they have selected). A PayPal button is used to take a ...
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Display a post based on its metabox selection

I created a client portal where a client can view their projects. I have two user accounts "Clients" and "Administrator. Both clients and administrator are redirected to the frontend of the site to a ...
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How to build shortcode for tabs

i made a tabbed widget to display recent post , comments, and popular posts, but now i want to take out tab function from this and make a shortcode of it, so i can add it to wp posts and use it there. ...
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wp_upload_bits - define (sub)folder / (sub)directory before filename?

I have this code for a plugin I'm using. $comment_image_file = wp_upload_bits( $title . $user->user_login . $comment_id . '.' . $file_ext, null, file_get_contents( $_FILES[ $comment_image_id ...
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Dynamic multi column menu

I have a dynamic menu where the submenu is based on specific content from the page. With help from Uruk on the this thread We(he) made it work. What I realise now is that if a page contains a lot of ...
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Remove DEFAULT POSTS (not custom ones) in admin panel

I am trying to hide the post link in the menu in the admin panel, my code is the following. Any idea what might be wrong? I added that string at then end of my functions file. Thanks a dozen! ...
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How to add automatic remove links/href from image for wordpress post

I have in the function.php own css style but I need to remove links automatic add_filter('the_content', 'add_image_responsive_class'); function add_image_responsive_class($content) { global ...
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How to remove a require in parent theme from a child theme?

In the parent theme I have in functions.php require_once( get_template_directory() . '/inc/customized-css.php');?/ Generated css I however what to remove this php in my child theme, how I ...
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PHP version or config prohibiting script from working properly

I have a function that is working correctly on another site, but not on mine (the string is not being replaced on my site). Both sites are using the default 2012 WP theme and the same plugins. I'm ...
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Automatically add custom fields (post_meta) to all published posts, hourly, via wp_cron?

I'm trying to update the post meta of all published posts hourly (via wp_cron) with the code below: if ( ! wp_next_scheduled( 'postviews_updatedcounts_hourly_event' ) ) { wp_schedule_event( ...
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how to load post content when a post title is hovered using ajax

i have a wordpress blog and i need to make my posts content show up when vistor hover the title of the post on my index page with no need to get into that post , exactlly like in the following site : ...
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Link to existing content is not working

it's pretty simple, I have a fresh local installation of latest wordpress with the reverie there/framework. Everything is working smooth, but the nice ajax feature in the editor (Link to existing ...
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Breadcrumbs remove link on specific page

Hello i made a function call breadcrumbs yes it's working but i want to make it into more custom like this if is_page is parent page then the breadcrumbs should be like this below Home / Parent Page ...
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How to edit plugin to only display on specific post types, instead of all posts and pages

I've installed a plugin (allows users to save favourite posts to a list: http://goo.gl/9LEvjy ) but by default it displays on all posts and pages. I want it to only display only on posts, NOT pages - ...
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Call wordpress function outside wordpress

I am writing an script to get wordpress posts and user data outside wordpress files and folder, this script run by side of wordpress installation but will fetch data from wordpress as explained below. ...
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How to mirror exactly the left admin menu on front end?

Want to mirror the left admin menu on front end, exactly as it appears on backend... I'd like to do this for a multisite so it seems like a seamless transition. I can add more menu items and hide ...
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Social Media button function using jquery

I've wrote a fairly small function that I'm trying to get working. At the moment the jquery doesn't seem to have any effect on the html selected. I've checked the "inspect element" all file's are been ...
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Mail function not working with user accounts

I have an issue with the user account system. It refuses to email people their passwords when they make and account and when they get a temporary password. It always returns with this error "The ...
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admin-ajax.php not working after wordpress 4 update

n WordPress 3.9.2 access to admin-ajax was working for non loggedin users. When I upgraded the script stop working. I have the following code in functions.php function theme_name_scripts() { ...
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Wordpress hook to add content under title or post status buttons on edit.php

I'm looking to add some content above the wp_list_table for a custom post type. I have custom bulk actions and filters but would like to add some further content to this header area. I cant seem to ...
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Splitting of Page

I have opted to go with a single page layout with custom fields. However is becomes tedious to scroll down the page to edit content at end. As such I would like to split the page into smaller parts. ...
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Get default post thumbnail from custom field

This is default post thumbnail code add_filter( 'post_thumbnail_html', 'my_post_thumbnail_html' ); function my_post_thumbnail_html( $html ) { if ( empty( $html ) ) $html = '<img src="' . ...
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Let the user duplicate chunk of meta boxes

I have a CPT 'Product', that can be rented or sold multiple times over. Each time a transaction takes place, the admin would like to update some of the information (such as sale date, condition etc). ...
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Get Custom Field Value of a $post_id on wp_insert_post Action in functions.php

I have this code in the functions.php file which emails the post content to the admin every time a pending post is added to the database: function send_email_on_pending_post_creation( $post_id ){ ...
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How to format the Widget Display function contents?

I'm writing my first plugin, and basically I'm wondering how to write the code which goes inside of the widget display function: function widget($args, $instance) {} I'm trying to run a post query, ...
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Send post id through ajax and get the post content back

First of all i want to say that I am a WordPress beginner :). I am trying to get a post content in a modal by using ajax. So i send the id through ajax, but i cannot execute the php code anywhere on ...
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Show custom default avatar instead of gravatar

I'm using this custom function to get the default avatar from my server instead of gravatar: if(!function_exists('custom_avatar')){ function custom_avatar($avatar_defaults){ ...
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How to create a function to change content in the website?

I've been searching for an answer for over a day, but I couldn't find anything. The problem is that I need to change those 3 blocks of information whenever I want to, using the admin panel I've ...
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Default options in a theme form

I purchased a theme that allows to choose the layout options when entering a new article from the backend. There are three options: none, right sidebar and left sidebar. As items are added to my ...
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Redirect all users to previous URL before login, except “contributors”

In one hand I redirect all users to previous URL before login. This is the code: function login_redirect( $redirect_to, $request, $user ){ if(isset($_REQUEST['redirect_to'])){ return ...
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Changing link output of posts

I'm using the X theme & there is a load-content.php file that uses a function to show recent posts & portfolio items. The code is below; I'm trying to make all links go to a specific page ...
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How to display a custom built field on wordpress default gallery

I created a custom field for the media I can upload on my wordpress website, by adding this code to functions.php: /** * Adding a "Copyright" field to the media uploader $form_fields array */ ...
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How to modify Genesis core function?

I am trying to modify a Genesis framework core function. I want to remove strip_shortcodes() from the function get_the_content_limit(). Here is my code: if ( wp_get_theme( 'genesis' ) ) { // replace ...
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Random text changing to weird icons in both admin & front end

Has any body had this sort of problem before. The text mainly in input field descriptions turns to weird icons see image. I have deactivated all plugins and changed themes several times but same ...
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Wordpress Create pages on theme activation - add child pages using this function

I am using this function to add new pages on theme activation: /************************************************* ** Add home page *************************************************/ if ...
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How to customize the WordPress excerpt?

I searched the web and the available plugins, but I couldn't find anything that is easy understandable for a noob like me to do the following: I learned how to create a "Continue Reading" link and ...
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Rename filename to post title. Post Title not being fetched

function new_filename($filename, $filename_raw) { global $post; $post = add_post_meta( $post_id, wp_get_attachment_url($attachment_id)); $info = pathinfo($filename); $ext = ...
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How to add submenu to Wordpress plugin in the same Directory of main Plugin?

I have created a plugin and now i want to add a third party plugin inside of the Main Plugin menu, so it can be submenu. How do you make the second plugin appear? Directory Setup: ...
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How to call a FB function from an admin bar action?

I am using FaceBook's SDK inside of my wordpress application. I need to set up the application so when a user clicks log-out on the admin bar, it will fire facebook's log-out function. in order to ...
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Working widget does not show up in appearance->widgets

I try to add a custom widget for use outside of a normal sidebar. For that I have created class myfirst which extends WP_Widget and with appropriate function overrides. namespace widget; class ...
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Automatically create featured image on post publish

I know how to make an image display IN PLACE OF a featured image if the post has no featured image, however, as far as the database is concerned, the post still has no featured image. In my theme, ...
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Problem loading wordpress functions outside of wordpress

I´ve just finished setting up my first ever website and blog, so please be gentle ;) . I am having a problem using some functions outside my wordpress installation (blog.example.com). To be ...
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Custom frontend post not working?

Hi I am creating a custom post front end submission. This is my code to submit the custom post details. Here the validation is not working as well as it will not submit the post. When i submit the ...
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Wordpress Wp_nav_menu How to create Columns in submenu

i have been trying to develop custom navigation in wordpress. i want to add columns in sub menu item. i want to add images in navigation as well as create Multi column Navigation. Please check this ...
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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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Creating a filter to modify links ending in .pdf

I'm trying to create a filter that checks for links that are to PDFs, and append the href attribute with something like /form?file=[path to pdf]. For example, starting with: <a ...
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Run function after post is updated

I would like to run a function after a post is saved. That function takes a .txt file thats uploaded with Advanced Custom Field file field, makes it into an array to then a json data. I want the json ...
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Iris color picker

i try to implement Iris color picker in my wordpress theme and it works fine, but when i include the Iris color picker's files i can't call a custom function via a tag. this is the Iris color picker ...
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Require featured image snippet not letting me Trash the post

There's a famous snippet which allows you to require a featured image on your post before it gets published, which is following: add_action('save_post', 'wpds_check_thumbnail'); ...
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Remove Captions from Custom Gallery function.php

I like to prevent captions from being outputted in my custom gallery function. I could easily just hide it using CSS but it doesn't feel right. The caption is being sent from media.php this line. ...