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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redirect wp-login.php to another page

I would like to redirect this page wp-login.php to /login page. So when a user clicks on a link like this <a href="/wp-login.php">login</a>, wordpress will redirect him to /register . I ...
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Polylang: pll_e() & pll__() on functions.php, doesn't work

I've on functions.php some functions that echoes blocks of HTML. Problem comes with Polylang plugin, that uses custom functions pll_e() and pll__(). Those works right on index.php on every theme, but ...
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Saving/Writing/Adding file to upload folder

Within a plugin I am generating an image, I would like to save this image to the upload folder and update the WPDB with the location of said file. I cant find any build in wordpress functions to ...
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get_the_excerpt() not returning anything when post has no excerpt

When trying to call get_the_excerpt() the page does not return anything on posts that have no excerpt. I thought WordPress usually 'fake' it and create one using the first x characters from ...
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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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Theme Customizer - Custom Sections Display, but do Nothing

I'm creating a theme and I've started doing some work on the theme customizer. I'm going to do all of it in the theme functions, but I have an issue I want to figure out first: I've added a ...
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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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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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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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Call to undefined add_action() in theme's functions.php

Once done validating a form with ajax, I use php within my functions.php to actually send the form. <?php $name = $_POST['fname']; $lname = $_POST['lname']; $subject_line = $_POST['subject']; ...
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Remove Comments Metabox but still allow comments

I already know how to remove a metabox from my custom post type edit page. However I want to remove the comments metabox but still allow commenting for the post. Because I notice when I do remove ...
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Optimize CPT-function with a loop

I want to optimize my functions of a Custom Post Type (CPT). Now I have 10 meta boxes. For each box I have an extra function. The aim is to produce the 10 boxes in one function. I already tried the ...
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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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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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Function to auto-set a featured image that is already in use

I don't even know where to start with figuring this out.... This function for functions.php grabs the first attached image in a post and sets it as the featured image. The problem is that it will not ...
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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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Wordpress metaboxes - textfield suggestion automatically populated

[Long story short] Is there any Wordpress plugin/function that would allow the creation/integration of a metabox's textfield that automatically populates a dropdown menu (in the admin area, while in ...
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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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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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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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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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Is it possible to disable a function of a parent theme?

I was wondering whether it is possible to completely disable a function that is called in a parent theme's functions.php and if so, how? (Of course without deleting the function. Rather by adding ...
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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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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 to change featured content to a different tag in Wordpress Twenty Fourteen?

In twenty fourteen theme, we’d like to know how to change the features content tag. Currently it’s set as featured. Now, we would like to know how to code this for different page templates. We ...
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WooCommerce - Want to show multiple currency for a single product [closed]

Am using woocommerce - and want to show multiple currency for a single product. I know there is a currency converter widget extension. But am not able to buy it for now. So if can some one assist me ...
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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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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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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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How to use a custom post type archive as front page?

I'd like to use a custom post type archive as a site's front page, so that http://the_site.com/ is a custom post type archive displayed according to my archive-{post-type}.php file. Ideally I ...
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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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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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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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wp_enqueue_scripts called twice?

I had some problem with WP recognizing a is_single condition for loading scripts called in function.php. I put a error_log(is_single()) to check what was going on. When opening a post page the log ...
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Wordpress plugin options need to delete after deactivate & uninstall

I have developed a wordpress plugin and I need to delete the options I am creating when uninstalling. What I did is I created a file called uninstall.php and included the following code: <?php ...
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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 ...