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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add_filter priority problem

I'm using basic user avatars for use local avatar in wordpress. And i have a simple function in my functions.php for getting avatar direct link. My problem is if i use get_avatar function in my ...
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Custom wp_trim_words() function not trimming right

I have this custom wp_trim_words() function set to give me excerpts of only 20 words, and for the most part, it works fine. Except for some reason, on posts that contain lists, it outputs way more ...
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Merging two excerpt functions to work with conditions

I have two functions that affect the_excerpt: // Grab First Paragraph Of Text And Ignore Images For Excerpt function awesome_excerpt($text, $raw_excerpt) { if( ! $raw_excerpt ) { ...
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Current path on page in functions.php

How can I get the current path of my page? I know how to do it inside a template file, but I need it inside functions.php. And it has to be before the send_headers hook, because I'll use this info to ...
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Adding and updating repeating custom field meta data

I've got 20+ hours into this and could really use some help. Here is what I am trying to do.. For each record, add post meta. If the post meta already exists, update each field in the array. Just like ...
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Newest comments first not working

I'd like to have my newest comments listed first but nothing seems to be working. In the dashboard I set In comments.php I have <?php wp_list_comments(array( 'reverse_top_level' => true, ...
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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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Create “File-less” Page Template in Functions.php

(By "Page Template," I mean a theme file with the "Template Name" header that can be selected in the "Template" dropdown field on the page admin.) In multiple instances, I've built page templates ...
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Add custom field to attachments in a specific category

I have a working function that adds a meta field to all attachments (so I can enter the url of a video). I would like this field to populate only on attachments in the "video" category. I've tried ...
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Setting youtube size in functions.php

I'm using the code below to set the width and height of youtube embeded links ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// // Youtube shortcode //////////////////////////////////...
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Wordpress not cropping thumbnails properly

For some reason Wordpress is ignoring my thumbnail sizes and keeping thumbnails cropped proportionately instead of specific dimensions. Here is what I have in my functions.php: add_image_size('main-...
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Gallery Meta box not showing on single post

I want t replicate a Tour module into restaurant, not much gud in development so have created a Custom Post Type "Restaurant". It has same features as "tour" have but i get stuck when a Gallery meta ...
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Customizing subject in comment notification e-mails

How do you customize the following code in functions.php in order to have "New comment" as subject in comment notification e-mails instead of the default WordPress subject? function ...
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How to store a number (coming from cookie) into query vars for later usage in other filters?

I have a small HTML5 game playable (as "canvas") at different social networks, which sets an HTTP cookie. When a player comes to my Wordpress site (acting as help and support website for the game), I ...
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Add a “NEW” banner to bottom of every new post [duplicate]

I'm working on http://juniorgoldreport.com The owner wanted a "new" banner tag on new post's, so to make it easy I was going to put it on the images, but because of scaling and different images it's ...
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Get Attachment Category Name

How can I call the name of an attachment category? Something that would look like <?php get_attachment_category_name ?> or $attachment->category_name This would simply output the name of ...
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A snippet after every image

folks. I need to put a piece of code after every post image (post attached image). it's something like this: <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-3079" src="imgurl.jpg" alt="02" width="2592" ...
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wp_register_script(… $in_footer = true) not working

I'd like to load some javascript files in my footer. I tried to accomplish it in functions.php like so: function my_init() { // LOAD JQUERY wp_deregister_script('jquery'); ...
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Visual Composer creating own shortcodes with vc_map() to return simple Image

I am using the Plugin Visual Composer with in a new Theme I develop. My question is about mapping shortcodes to Visual Composer arrays. The problem I get, when I try to make a custom element for an ...
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Shortcode to find and replace URL

I'm trying to create a shortcode that will search within some specified text for a link and replace it with one that I specify. For example: [scode]Click on <a href="www.X.com">this link</a&...
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Including a function into a theme

I have a small function, that I have been using for many years, to clean up user entered text on website forms that prepares the input for use in MySQL queries and also removes all the input from ...
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Automatically include all php files in a child theme directory

I'm currently using a custom child theme across multiple sites, and would like to modularise particular custom features (e.g. ecommerce) by separating them into individual php files, and including the ...
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Using plugin functionality in external php script not working

I am encountering a strange problem which I couldn't solve so far. I'm calling a .php script via cronjob (Debian/GNU Linux). To use wordpress functionailty I added: define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); ...
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What function to hook for changes made in status and visibility of a post

I have a function to run every time a post is published or updated in anyway. Right now I am doing function myFunction(){ //Do Something } add_filter('publish_post','myFunction'); add_filter('...
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Trying to establish connection to External Database

I'm trying to get a connection to a separate external database from the database the wordpress site depends on. I have a PHP file inside the same location of my theme, it is basically a blank PHP it ...
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Remote upload file to server B

I'm aware this might be some of the hardest coding to do ever, but thought of giving it a try. Im basically trying to detect all (mp3) filetypes uploaded through the Wordpress media upload and send ...
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Add URL parameter to all internal links using a specific theme

I got stuck with some modifications and maybe someone could give me some help. What am I doing I use the multiple theme plugin to switch themes for my WordPress project. To switch between the ...
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I changed “Howdy” in the admin bar in the dashboard, but when I'm viewing the site it still says Howdy!

I used the following code to replace "Howdy" in the admin bar. This is lovely. However, when I view the site while logged in, the word Howdy reappears. As long as I'm viewing the dashboard, no howdy. ...
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Echo a div to header.php from functions.php

Within the section of header.php I have a div structure <div id="header"> <div id="masthead"> <div id="branding"> ... I want to add a div within "branding" - I can do this ...
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Block user redirection to wp-login.php on leaving password blank in frontend login

When a user leaves the Username / Password / Both Blank and clicks login in frontend buddypress login, he is being redirected to wordpress admin login url stating wrong username/password/empty ...
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Pass arguments to function class with do_action()

I'm trying to develop a "simple" script where i can create a filename with a timestamp of the last edit. For this I'm trying to code a class – but I'm having problems to pass an argument to add_action....
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WordPress SEO By Yoast Plugin is interfering with a custom function code - how to troubleshoot and fix it?

I'm trying to optimize my page load on my WP site. I've copied a custom function (can't remember where I pulled it from) to optimize my pages. Things that it can are the following: move javascript ...
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Echo tags used to describe the theme

I've got a plugin I am working on to return an instance of the WP_Theme object properties. The plugin essentially allows for a simple child-theme creation. /* Theme Name: <?php echo $...
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get_current_site() not returning site name

The function get_current_site() that's in my themes' footer.php file doesn't return the 'site name' property as specified in the docs (and expected in the theme). The purpose of the function is to ...
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Update user meta of author when post content is viewed

I have a value that I'm trying to store as user meta for authors on my site. I need it to update itself every time the content of a post is viewed for that author. Here's as far as I've gotten but it ...
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Trying to Add a LEFT Sidebar?

I'm running the base 2016 wordpress theme. I have modified it to allow for a left side sidebar. I am able to see the admin side of the sidebar like so: I have registered the call in the functions....
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Auto expire page that contains specific text

Sorry, I'm relatively new to Wordpress. Is there a function or script that can automatically expire a page that contains specific text? I am using an RSS feed to display some content on a page (not ...
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WooCommerce - Customer Order History Pagination

I'm trying to implement pagination into WC's customer order history that can be seen on the "My Account" page using woo_pagination(). https://docs.woothemes.com/document/woo_pagination/ The template ...
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How to a override parent theme page that has been included with require_once?

I need to override a parent theme file which is added in function.php like this: if (class_exists('Woocommerce')) { require_once( get_template_directory() . '/woocommerce/config.php'); } A template ...
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auto metakey value on post tile

I have this metakey "word_srch" the metakey has no value, i have to input the value in the custom field in the backed, instead, how can i create a function code that will automatically input the value ...
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wp_redirect only works on main site and not on other sites

My main site is https://www.domain.com/, all my multisites will have https://www.domein.com/multisite1/ link. I made a function in functions.php which will check if the option (in the admin panel) is ...
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Using a filter in functions.php to add content to single posts regardless if post is in main or child category

Im using following filter (codex) to add some html content with a lower priority (20) to the bottom of my single posts wich are in a specified category: add_filter( 'the_content', '...
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Transfer custom post nav (prev/next) from one to another theme

I bought two themes and just want to assume a special next/prev post navigation from the first theme in the second theme. I've searched the theme files and found the function, which declares this ...
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Is the Wordpress HTTPS Plugin Still Safe To Use? [closed]

I have a client who wants to accept Authorize.net donations on their website. We only have a need for one page to be secured for our purposes. I've put a lot of research into this and it seems that ...
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Set spesific size of featured images

I am trying to reduce the loading speed of my webpage. Google PageSpeed Insights tells me to optimize my images. In the following code, how can I set an image size so that if the uploaded image is ...
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Date/time limitation of posts where function must be executed

I have this piece of function in my functions.php file: function user_content_replace($content) { $sentences_per_paragraph = 3; // settings $pattern = '~(?<=[.?!…])\s+~'; // some punctuation and ...
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Getting error on function.php

<?php define('TEMPPATH',get_bloginfo('stylesheet_directory')); define('IMAGES',TEMPPATH."/images"); add_theme_support('nav_menus'); if(function_exists('register_nav_menus')) { ...
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Theme-Config tab in admin Pannel?

Sorry, for my broke english. There are few questions that I'd want to ask that got me quite confuse. I will try to phrase and describe my question the best way I could. Starting with a bit of ...
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Download external images with function

Actually, i display images on my site from other sites. Url is on a custom field name "couv" I'd like to download theses pictures on my site and create a new custom field with the new value "couv2" I ...
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How to include PHP files in plugins the correct way

My problem is when on the main plugin file I include a PHP file something like this: include(WP_PLUGIN_URL . '/wordpress-group-buying/ipn/paypal-ipn.php'); // or include_once(WP_PLUGIN_URL . '/...