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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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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Displaying the number of updates available in the Admin area

I am having an issue finding out how to display the number of plugins/updates available to call somewhere else other than the admin header. I found the function wp_get_update_data should be what I ...
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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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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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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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Difference between get_userdata() and get_currentuserinfo()

I've already read the WordPress documentation for those functions, but is still unclear for me where is the difference between: get_userdata() vs get_currentuserinfo() As far as I know the ...
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Wordpress PHP Conflicting User Sessions

I'm using the following function to programmatically login users via the frontend: function auto_login() { $username = $_POST['user']; if ( !is_user_logged_in() ) { $user = ...
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Defer all js except certain ones in functions.php file

I read How to add defer="defer" tag in plugin javascripts? and the code @toscho posted works good to defer certain js files or deferring ALL js files by commenting out the contact-form-7 ...
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Redirect if not logged in?

I've tried this to redirect people who aren't logged in to certain page. It ultimately shouldn't matter what front end page they visit, but should redirect to whatever page is chosen as the landing ...
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Dumping variable in custom pre_gets_post function in functions.php, returns NULL

Problem Summary: I am using firePHP to analyze my variables in a custom function, but it does not display their contents into the console as I would expect. I also used var_dump(), it returns NULL. ...
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How to Reference/Echo Variable from Another PHP Function

I have successfully set up a PHP function for my blog posts to create a shortcode to automatically display/style an iFrame tag for a YouTube video, as well as pull in the duration and view count ...
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How to add classes to images based on their categories?

I need to be able to: 1.) assign categories to images and 2.) add classes to all images that correspond to their assigned categories. I was able to add categories to images with the following: ...
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Create special button on WP Tiny MCE Posts Editor for Shortcodes

I am trying to create a special button on the Tiny MCE editor on the Post Editor of Wordpress. I want to create a button for my created shortcode tooltips. Check out my desired output: ...
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Gravity Forms field entries into wp_query loop [closed]

I have a simple function that filters the page content when form (ID 18) is submitted. It simply displays the entry of field (ID 13)... add_action("gform_after_submission_18", "set_post_content", 10, ...
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Best practices for multiple Custom Feeds functions

I created two new WordPress RSS feeds in my theme functions: // Custom Feed 1 add_action('init', 'customRSS'); function customRSS(){ add_feed('feedname', 'customRSSFunc'); } function ...
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How to add iOS & fav icons to the theme?

I want to add iOs, Android and favourite icons to the website. Generally I udnerstand how they shold be implomented: link files in the head section and you good to go, however there are many lines ...
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Function in Child Theme not overriding Parent Theme function [duplicate]

I have read up on this and tried it myself, but I cannot seem to figure out how to override a parent theme function using my child theme. I need to know what I am doing wrong (and I am sure there are ...
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How to obtain the current website URL in my theme?

I am working on a custom theme and I have the following doubt about how to correctly insert the link to some section of my website into the theme. If you open this link you can understand what I need ...
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Adding Read More to Custom excerpts

I've added the following code to my functions.php: function new_excerpt_more($more) { global $post; return '<strong><a class="moretag" href="'. get_permalink($post->ID) . ...
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Create input select image URL?

My code in functions is: <input type="text" name="Cat_meta[img]" id="Cat_meta[img]" size="3" style="width:60%;" value=" <?php echo $cat_meta['img'] ? $cat_meta['img'] : ''; ?>"> How to ...
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How do I add Bootstrap and LESS to my migrated WordPress site?

I'm migrating a website to WordPress - it uses both Bootstrap and LESS. I found a snippet online for enabling Bootstrap and the outputted CSS via functions.php: function theme_add_bootstrap() { ...
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Differences when using the the_time and the_date functions

I have some doubts about how work the WordPress the_date() functions definied into general-template.php In a page I show the posts archive using this code snippet into a loop: <article ...
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Can I show also the post date using the wp_get_archives() function?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have some doubt about the wp_get_archives() function: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_archives In my website I have create ...
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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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Is it possible to override this function/class in a child theme?

Is it possible to override this widget function from a parent theme? I saw this blog, but it dealt with a simpler case. http://venutip.com/content/right-way-override-theme-functions parent class ...
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Run a Wordpress function inside a wp_query loop result [duplicate]

I have a search results page that displays multiple results in a multi column layout. I am trying to run a function via a button/link that will allow users to add that post to a "favorites list". The ...
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How to remove WPML Generator Meta Tag by theme's functions.php (override plugin function)? [closed]

I've tried hard to find a way to not let plugin WPML output the following <meta name="generator" content="WPML ver:2.8.1 stt:3,1;0" /> tag in <head> via help of theme's function.php: It's ...
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How to load plugin before the wordpress jquery?

I'm fixing a wordpress plugin that uses a 1.0.0 version of jquery. The jquery version automatically included in wordpress is 1.11.0. In a test site, the plugin is dependent on the 1.0.0 jquery and ...
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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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How can I add an image field to BuddyPress Extended Profile Fields? [closed]

I'm working with the BuddyPress extended profile component and would like to add image fields to the WordPress user profile. Is there code that I can add to my theme's functions.php so it inserts the ...
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Automatically delete posts based on query

I'm trying to delete certain posts (of a custom post type) automatically based on a comparison between the current time and a number of hours previous to now, for example 24 hours. The custom post ...
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How to display post tags

I'm converting an HTML template into a wordpress theme and I'm having some trouble displaying the post tags within the functions.php file. What I would like to do is add the following code into the ...
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Page Template Won't Load Correct CSS File

I can't get the correct css file to load for my page template. The page is correctly loading the template but still using the default css file. This is the code I'm using to load the page template's ...
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How to add a piece of code in function

On the function below, after echo '</span>';, I want to add this a piece of code: &nbsp;<a href="<?php $key="link"; echo get_post_meta($post->ID, $key, true); ?>" ...
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Remove echo from shortcode

I've just started playing with shortcodes and due to my lack of php knowledge I am unable to figure out how to make this shortcode work without using php echo. Can anyone help me revise my code? // ...
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Why does my visual post editor break when I try to add a TinyMCE button?

I'm trying to add a button to my TinyMCE editor. I'm using WordPress 3.9.1, so I'm following this tutorial to add a new TinyMCE button. Right now, I'm just trying to get the tutorial version ...
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Warning: join(): Invalid arguments passed in post-template.php

I'm getting this warning with development mode: Warning: join(): Invalid arguments passed in /webDir/project/wp-includes/post-template.php on line 371 In production mode the <article> ...
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Removing user contact methods works from functions.php but not from a plugin

I'd like to remove user fields and I used this code: add_filter( 'user_contactmethods', 'newfields' ); function newfields( $user_contact ) { unset($user_contact['facebook']); ...
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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. ...
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How to modify this function to exclude also the post belonging to a specific category?

I am very new in WordPress development and I have the folglowing problem. I use this function (declared into the functions.php file of my theme) to modify the main query in such a way that the post ...
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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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username_exists() function can't be access without logging in

I'm using the following function in functions.php to check if a username exists in the DB function check_username() { $username = $_POST['user']; if ( username_exists( $username ) ) { ...
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Wordpress listen to $_POST in functions.php

I currently have the following function in my functions.php which checks if a username exists in the DB. function check_username() { $username = $_POST['user']; if ( username_exists( ...
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Unable to Call More than One Meta Box Output

I have a custom meta box with multiple text fields. I use this to call the information in the first box: <?php the_post(); echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'dbt_text', true ); ?> And this to ...
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How to change the case of all post titles to “Title Case”

I am helping my father with his WordPress website. It has over 1,700 posts with TITLES IN UPPERCASE. We'd like to change these to "Title Case" in the database (possibly using this PHP script). The ...
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Change Wordpress Gallery Markup in functions.php

I'm looking to change the markup of the Wordpress Gallery, so that it outputs a new set of code. Ideally, this is what I want (a Bootstrap-based markup). <div class="col-md-3 col-sm-4"> ...
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Problem using is_single() to enqueue script from functions.php

I'm having trouble only adding scripts to single post pages. I need to both include and exclude certain scripts using is_single() but it doesn't work either way I try it. I have the template tag on ...