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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remove <div class=“textwidget”> from text-widget

When you add a text widget to a sidebar in Wordpress the widget includes this code <div class="textwidget"> How do I remove this without editing the core? FYI - I think this line is located ...
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Get the blog page URL set in Options

I have set the blog to be a different page other than the home page. I want to have a link from single.php to this blog page. Is there any function that pulls out URL for the blog ?
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Why does `url_to_postid` return 0 when testing `page_for_posts` Page?

If I set Reading Settings > Posts Page (in other words, the page_for_posts option) to a static page, and then attempt to pass its URL through url_to_postid() it will return 0 - why is it? I ...
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Check if the user has explicitly set an excerpt

Is there a way for me to check if the user has explicitly set an excerpt? I need to call the excerpt only if they've specified something in the excerpt field, and not an automatically shortened ...
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Why doesn't is_page(id) work in functions.php?

When is code in functions.php executed? Is it during the loop? The following does not work when placed in functions.php (not within a function) : if (is_page( 27 )) { echo 'this is the apply page'; ...
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Can't Write Custom Widget Code In One ECHO

I am creating a WordPress custom widget and I created the below one that is working fine when I add it in function.php. <?php /* ...
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Function to add image link from php to fancybox js

I've got a single-cpt.php page on my website that has a photos' section this needs to display multiple images of the product/location. At the moment when the photo thumbnail loads a lightbox comes up ...
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Custom meta box in custom post type not working

As a wordpress newbie I am having problems in adding custom meta box in my "slider" custom post type which I used in some old wp theme. I'm getting a warning: Warning: call_user_func() expects ...
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Nested shortCode functions in the functions.php file

I'm trying to get a shortcode function (newStuff) to display inside of another function (oldStuff), but I'm running into trouble. Both shortCode functions are listed below, as well as what I've tried. ...
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Accessing current post data through a function

I'm using ninjaforms on my wordpress site and i have a form that is displayed on my post template. The idea behind the form is give the user a PDF file once they have completed the form. I need to ...
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Problem with custom function when I go back with the browser

I have a custom function inside functions.php to show the typical social media buttons for each post listed (last entries, categories and tags pages): //Social Media function showSocialButtons() { ...
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List Most Read Posts from last 7 days (with custom post type and other meta queries)

I am using following code in my functions.php to count the views of the post. // function to display number of posts. function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key = 'post_views_count'; $count = ...
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remove_action on after_setup_theme not working from child theme

I am trying to remove a theme action for an elegant-themes theme using a child theme.. This works when I remove action after add_action code anywhere in the parent theme functions.php. However, it ...
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How to show only one category in breadcrumb navigation

I added breadcrumb navigation to WordPress & I'm facing one problem. Here's the function.php code of the breadcrumb: function ux_breadcrumbs() { if (!is_home()) { echo '<a href="'; ...
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Adding stick post button to edit post page

Right now, posts can only be sticky through the quick edit panel. Can I add a sticky checkbox to the post edit page?
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Set posts of a custom post type to be private by default?

Say I created a custom post type called 'Private Posts' ($post_type = itsme_private_posts) and want all posts under the custom post type to be set to 'Private' automatically when published i.e. by ...
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add_role menu pages are not visible

I added a custom role this way: add_role( 'tabellenadmin', __( 'Tabellenadministrator' ), array( 'activate_plugins' => true, 'delete_others_pages' => true, 'delete_others_posts' ...
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Debugging an error: wp_enqueue_style was called incorrectly

I've just uploaded a new, custom theme to find that the container is a fraction of the intended width, and the sections below the home section(this is one single page, long site utilizing ids/anchors ...
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Adding jQuery datepicker to Custom Post Type Metabox

I've created a custom post type metabox which displays and functions fine. The problem is with the datepicker it just doesn't seem to work, when clicking the metabox youre able to type in it rather ...
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display last post modified date in genesis child themes

Since I frequently update posts so it’s crucial for me to display last modified date instead of post published date like following image. Its because I want search engine to display my post last ...
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Function to limit number of custom post types on homepage - TwentyTen

here is the deal... I got hold of this piece of code to change the default post type shown on my TwentyTen child theme's homepage. It works like a charm when I add this code to the functions.php ...
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Ajax resetting my global variable

I am wondering why I can't read the updated value of $_TEST. It seems that $_TEST is being reset with each Ajax call. // functions.php $_TEST = 0; // the variable I want to update with each Ajax ...
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Incorrect output with get_attached_file()

I am having troubles with file encodings while retrieving file names with get_attached_file(). The line: get_attached_file( $attachment_id ); Is getting me results like: ...
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shorthand syntax for custom fields

I'm trying to write a shortcode and am sorely out of practice with this stuff. It's for a plugin Full Width Audio Player and I'm trying to query all tracks within a certain playlist so it will output ...
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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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Call plugin function from button and then forward

I'm new to WordPress plugin development (new to PHP in general) and I'm looking for my plugin to run some if checks and then forward to a new page after a submit/button was clicked. I am currently ...
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Navigate posts with different post type that are in the same categories

I created two custom post types that share the same category taxonomy. I'm using next_post_link() and previous_post_link() to navigate through posts with the same category but it only works for ...
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Preventing PHP Execution in Parent Theme

I have set up a child theme to make custom changes to my site without having them erased every time I update. One change is to remove a wrapper that displays the title of the page with a lot of white ...
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While loop with an exception after a count is reached

I'm trying to edit the tag.php page so that it displays all tagged posts (as it normally does) 'but' I want to call a function after the 3rd post in the loop. Current Code <?php /* The loop */ ...
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Display function from functions.php in tag.php

I've added several functions to the functions.php file. I call those functions using a shortcode [shortCode] while in posts, pages, and widgets. But the [shortcode] will not work outside of posts, ...
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check value on external url - WP

i need a form feeld on WP page to enter a code. this code must be checkt on a external url. So as example the code is: 4445000000395 it must be checked on: ...
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Excerpt length: get 2 paragraphs

I have successfully implemented a solution from WPSE that trims the except to the first paragraph, but I'd like to change that to trim after the second paragraph instead. There's a link floating ...
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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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Sanitize html, where to sanitize

I have a function that returns an style=".." html attribute. I am not sure how to sanitize. Here is the code: functions.php function zz_style($properties, $values) { $styles_array = array(); ...
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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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Rewrite Question Mark in Post Template with URL Parameter for clean URLs

I use following code (Source) to change the single post template via url parameter: function sjc_add_query_vars($vars) { return array('template') + $vars; } add_filter('query_vars', ...
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Settings in functions.php used by a plugin

I'm writing a simple plugin and want some settings in an array in the functions.php file. I'm thinking of adding this in the theme functions.php $test = array('haha' => 'hehe'); my_function( ...
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Redeclare/Change Slug of a Plugin's Custom Post Type

Is it possible to redeclare/change the slug of a plugin's existing custom post type (without simply editing the plugin)? That is, if Plugin X creates a custom post type with the slug /uncookedtoast/, ...
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My function ajax only be called only once

Well...I've one problem when I using ajax in wordpress. I'm using ajax when in the site anybody will send me a email (like a contact). I used my function in my page "Contact" and it's works. But I ...
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Retrieve post modified date for specific post by post ID

I am looking to use the 'the_modified_date' function to display the date and time of a specific post has been modified. This information will appear in the header of our website on every single page. ...
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function get_page_permastruct() on a non-object

global $user_ID; $page['post_type'] = 'page'; $page['post_content'] = "Hello world"; $page['post_parent'] ...
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Replacing select2 in admin backend for all selects

I originally posted this question as a javascript question here, but think maybe it would be better asked here. I tried adding select2 to all wordpress admin screens. However, since many selects are ...
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How to make a plugin theme-wide?

I have written a working plugin and meets the criteria. Although I've encountered an issue, I've noticed that it's only usable on the theme's functions.php that I write the function and specify the ...
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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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Ajax call theme functions from front

Here's what I try to do : calling a function in my theme functions.php from the front of my theme. So, on the front : $(document).on('click','.btn-vote',function(e){ ...
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Creating customized php files in theme folder

I am developing a e-commerce theme that requires an order page. I created a php file inside my theme folder named order-page.php and hope to access this page from the wordpress root url ...
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Format latest/newest post differently

I need to apply different formatting to only the latest/newest post. I need the first post to be full size image and full post, all subsequent posts must be excerpts with thumbnails. The code I am ...
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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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Fatal error: Class not found in

I am working on a plugin for 'hooking' an extra payment provider into a checkout system. I have a class gtpCheckoutData in my function.php which calculates the prices. In my plugin I want to use ...
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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 ...