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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 = ...
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Allow the access over wp-login.php

I created a maintenace template, and redirected to the folder where it is located via the functions.php file inside the theme folder; this is the code: function maintenance_redirect(){ if( ...
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Simple/basic use of get_current_screen

I would like to load a stylesheet on only 3 admin pages: post.php?post=7&action=edit post.php?post=10&action=edit post.php?post=18&action=edit I was trying with admin_enqueue_script ...
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Is it possible to be more page/post specific with admin_enqueue_script?

I am using this code to load a stylesheet in the admin, but only on post.php related pages: function my_enqueue_for_post_pages_only($hook) { if( 'post.php' != $hook ) return; ...
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Meta Box value not been pulled in

Here is the code that creates my metabox on my CPT named clients it displays fine and seems to keep the value input upon clicking update. The problem is with displaying the value saved within the ...
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Include files in child themes, declare in functions.php

I'm using a child theme. I want to make a change to a file which currently resides in: mybasetheme>includes>sf-content-display>sf-post-layouts.php So I copied the exact same file structure into ...
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How to Add Image to Wordpress RSS-Feed with no Plug-in?

I have searched for adding featuring image to rss feed with no plug-in for WordPress. I have found some examples and applied how it was instructed. But All I have got now is nothing. Still can't ...
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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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Autogenerate wordpress shortcodes using array?

I was create a shortcode which automatically generate shortcodes with given array key and value. Function names does not generate dynamically. Note: Array KEY = ShortcodeName and Value = Wordpress ...
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Redefine function arguments before rendering

How to change args values before function output (filter default values before call) wp_function($arg1,$arg2 = false){code} change to wp_function($arg1,$arg2 = true){code} without php runkit!
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Add a class to post if it has been recently updated

I'm trying to add 'updated recently' after the post title. I've discovered some code which works but because of plugins and some theme coding it affects numerous instances of the_title that it ...
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Redirect to post after publish or update a published post

How can I get the permalink of a post from functions.php in my theme? I know this code: get_permalink($post->ID); but this produces something like this: mydomain.com/index.php?p=123 and I ...
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Return link pages instead of displaying them

Is there any WP function to return the pages links instead of displaying them with wp_link_pages()?
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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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Multiple Loops Meta Data

I am now trying to figure out how to create the functions/ loops to pull my data from custom post types. I have two post types(keys): And I need to pull the data from both to run my functions. ...