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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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Remove base from the custom post type URL [duplicate]

I wanted to add blog before the post slug in the URL. The URL for the post type page was: http://example.com/blog/post-one So basically to add blog before the posts url in Settings >> permalink ...
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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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PHP error in shortcode [closed]

Can anyone help me see the error in this code? I'm trying to implement a function via shortcode which I found here: <?php if (function_exists(‘wooslider’)) echo do_shortcode(‘[wooslider ...
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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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apply_filters() function

I have used apply_filters() while retrieving the content from WordPress post like: $content=$query_val->post_content; $content = apply_filters( 'the_content', $content ); When I was using ...
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Function not recognizing page id?

I'm trying to setup an if/then statement so that if the page_id is not one of these three pages or their ancestors, then use the default logo. I'm using the is_tree() function in my functions file and ...
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How do I get thumbnails?

Today I set up my Wordpress blog I used the hueman theme I looked at my posts page And there were blank images with cameras in the middle of them So I guess there thumbnails How do I get them?
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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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How to mass-delete inline styles in Wordpress custom post type automatically?

I'm looking for a pragmatic way to delete about 100+ individual pages worth of inline styles. I had entered in content for a client by copying and pasting from Word, which took all that data with it ...
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ordering and optimizing functions

Ive been hard at work trying to build some functions to display products on my site. The prices for these products are calculated based on many variables. I think the first set of functions work, ...
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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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Child Theme's Read More Text

I'm sitting here trying to figure out how to change the Read More text. I'm currently creating a Child Theme of Oxygen and as far as I can tell, they don't have a function to easily change it. I want ...
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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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Count Title and Post Characters

I need to get a total count of characters for post titles and post text characters. Are there any build-in WordPress functions available for that? My posts are paginated so the numbers for post text ...
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Add Function For Instances of Custom Text in Multiple Category IDs to display in post content

I created an extra content file and inserted custom text for a category (and relevant to that category) to display (on a random basis) in all posts belonging to that category and it is all working ...
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Help with a function in a widget

I'm new to custom widgets and functions, and need a bit of help understanding how to achieve something. On my bookstore site I need to display links to books on external site using their ISBN ...
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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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Which action is triggered before final output?

http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Action_Reference When I use add_action('init','myfunc'), at that moment the variables (is_404() or other) are not yet detected. When is best time to detect ...
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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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Move captions under gallery images in twenty fourteen theme

The new twenty fourteen theme will only show captions on top of gallery thumbs. Is there something I can do in the functions (or copy from twenty ten) to make them visible all the time and show up ...
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Increase Comment Author Gravatar Size On WordPress Default Comment Function

I am new to WordPress theme development. I am designing a new theme and using less codes and file as I am starting from basic. I am adding comments and comment form in my single.php using <?php ...
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pluggable function in theme, to be overridden by plugin

Is it possible to add a function in functions.php like this: // ACF if ( !function_exists('get_field') ) { function get_field() { return false; } } and then let ...
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How to arrange PHP files to allow for multiple types of pages

I am new to WordPress development (the most I've ever done on the web design/development side of things is creating basic HTML sites); so this may be an extremely simple question, but I am trying to ...
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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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Register a widget area when a theme option has been saved?

Is it possible to register a widget area and sidebars when an option has been selected and saved in a theme options panel? I am using a framework called redux but am not too sure if this can be ...
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Insert a field with PREG_REPLACE – strange behaviour

I'm trying to insert a custom field (from the Advanced Custom Fields plugin), and I need to place it within a div which I'm wrapping around an img, right before the img-tag. So basically this is the ...
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translate the_title() with .po & .mo

i need to translate the_title(). I am using code: <?php _e(the_title()); ?> but not working ... any ideas ?
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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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Blank child theme - functions.php problem

I've created a child theme, and moved all the modifications I had in the parent theme functions.php into the child theme's functions.php. Now if I preview the theme, it is blank. I've got three ...
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Display formatted list of taxonomy terms with last seperator different

I am trying to display a list of event producers, which are stored as a taxonomy. For each event (custom post type) there can be anywhere between 1 and many producers, so I would like to list them, ...
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Cleaning up WordPress to improve performance?

Looking over the current WordPress codebase it's clear that functions are over-used. My count is over 8,100 functions/methods are defined inside the WordPress codebase. That is terrible, and a ...
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Child theme functions.php

I'm not sure how to implement a change in my child theme's functions.php. In the woothemes documentation it says that "The functions.php in your child theme should be empty and not include anything ...
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options.php problem - data not saved

I've created a custom menu page with some fields. I want to store these settings to use elsewhere. The form with the fields should save and POST data using action="options.php" but every time I hit ...
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Limit function to specific post category

I have a function that wraps images in a custom div. It's placed in functions.php and modifies all posts. I'd like to know if there's a way to only apply it to posts in a certain category. Here's ...
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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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Wordpress Website with Login system

I am new to WordPress but have been developing in PHP (CI specially). I stumbled into problem when I have to integrate a website developed in CI with a WordPress website. This wordpress component is ...
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WP Theme Development, Adding Content Areas to Custom Page Template

I am not sure how to ask this, which is why I have been having trouble finding anything via google searches. I am hoping someone here will understand what I am looking for and be able to direct me to ...
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Backstretch.js and thumbnail sizes to reduce loading time

I am using backstretch.js to set a featured image as a full size background image (as per this tutorial). I would like to combine this approach with different thumbnail sizes in order to reduce ...
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Why does “get_option” pull in the older value in options.php, rather than the newer value, on submission of a form?

I'm building a simple post order "plugin" through my theme's functions.php. The function updates the value of an option in options.php on submission of a form. So, for instance, when "1" is inputted ...
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Automatically Populate Post Taxonomy Data Based on Post Author Meta Data?

I'm trying to use author meta data to automatically populate a custom taxonomy on a given author's post(s). Currently, the taxonomy is visible on the post page, but I intend on hiding it from the ...
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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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Function to pull data from user meta not working

So I am attempting to create a series of functions that calculate a price based on a client level I have set for each customer. Some customers may have a special deal. To do this, I created a custom ...
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Fill empty custom field with other custom field

i have a product listing website, all products are uploaded from csv. i have a two custom field named "old_price" and "new_price". Sometimes there is no discount (new_price) , so the field be empty. ...
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Copy and delete a directory with WordPress functions

I have successfully used copy_dir() to copy a directory to a new location. How can I delete a directory using WordPress functions?
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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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Force changing the Site Title and add link

I have the function below, but it's not actually changing the site title where it is called in my theme. function blog_filter($string, $show) { if ( $show == "name" ) { $string = ...