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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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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Getting the post_id in wp_ajax function

I wrote a custom AJAX function in which I have assigned a post type to be a child of another post type. In one function I am looping through those child posts, and I want to update the database to ...
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Is it legal to redefine wp_password_change_notification in a mu plugin?

I am trying to add some logic to this function of when to alert the admin to a password change but no email is being sent at all. The codex says it needs to be declared in a plugin, so is this legal ...
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Pagination fault in custom post type archive page [duplicate]

I create ad custom post type register_post_type( 'videos', $args); and custom taxonomy for that register_taxonomy( 'video_category_categorie', 'videos', $args ); Maximum number of post displayed is ...
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Adding css tweak based on page template

I have a parent page that is listing out all of it's child pages. This is done using the below: <?php $query = new ...
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Custom attributes to javascript tags

My site uses cloudflare but I really want to enable rocket loader, but if I put it on automatic mode, it messes up my whole site... So I googled and found This answer which has helped in terms of ...
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Between functions.php, widgets and plugins, which is loaded first?

Customer asks if a specific carousel plugin he uses can be widgetized. That means i should create a widget inside functions.php which calls the plugin's function. That means that the plugin's code has ...
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Exclude Empty Child Categories in Menu

I am working in WooCommerce and trying to filter out the empty sub categories. I found this code, which filters out everything "empty"...including my Home page link, About us link, etc. function ...
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Get current post id in functions.php

I have a wp_localize_script() function in my functions.php where I need to push the current post ID of the current post to a jQuery file. So I was wondering how you can get the current post ID of a ...
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How to call plugin function everytime

This is probably a very basic and simple matter, but what is the command to call a function in my plugin every time the page is loaded? I think it is something like add_action() or do_action(). ...
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Sort and display pages with specific custom field (not tag)

What I need basically is to display child pages on a parent. But I want to split the list of childs to, lets say, 'important' and 'non-important' to display it at the beginning and at the end of a ...
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Conditional functions.php on page template

I am creating a new page template (which essentially i am taking bits and pieces from a new theme). I have called this template-flat.php Now in functions.php I am looking for a conditional statement ...
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Function/Class to list categories with checkboxes

I want a list like in the pictue; witch is here - Posts->New->Select Categories At the moment i have this echo '<select name="pn-cats[]" size="8" style="width: 100%" multiple>'; $args = ...
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wordpress use single ajax in place of multiple ajax requests in a smarter way

In wordpress I have database tables like this product name id product_name 1 A 2 B 3 C 4 D product_buying_price id product_name product_buying_price 1 A ...
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Only let plugin add actions to wp_head & wp_footer on single posts

I'm using a a plugin (Comments Evolved) on a recently built site. The issue I'm having is that this plugin globally enqueueing and adding actions to the head and footer of all pages. I'd like to ...
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How To Get WordPress Categories Last Update Date?

I am trying to make a custom sitemap for my WordPress blogs categories. For that I added the below code in my functions.php file and save it. Now all things is working fine but I want to get the date ...
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Custom post status not working

I'm trying to create two custom post status'. I used the Codex to generate the code and that didn't work. Then I went to http://generatewp.com/post-status and it didn't work either. It isn't showing ...
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How To Get WordPress Categories Link List?

I am trying to make a custom sitemap for my WordPress blogs categories. For that I added the below code in my functions.php file and when I save it, my Blog goes white. Nothing is showing up. I ...
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Using PHP to toggle stylesheet and header image, set in cookie

I haven't done a lot of work with cookies or Wordpress before so I think I've been a bit over-optimistic in my quest :p I have created two themes for my site, night and day. I would like the user to ...
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Fatal error: Call to a member function get_page_permastruct() on a non-object

I get this error Fatal error: Call to a member function get_page_permastruct() on a non-object in C:\xampp\htdocs\wordpress\wp-includes\link-template.php on line 358 when i call this function ...
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get_pages() Returns Only One Item

I'm trying to list the children of a specific parent page for use in a shortcode using get_pages(). Unfortunately, only one page is being displayed though there are many more that should be displayed. ...
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Loading all files within a directory

I've made this little function which I'm wanting to call all the files within a directory. I don't think the glob() == false would work though. I'm new to this function so not aware of all ...
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How do you add content to a WordPress sub-menu dependant in its parent?

What I'm wanting to achieve is this: A submenu with content showcasing 1 product from each category after the links In the submenu. I am trying to use the WordPress nav walker to add the content ...
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Delete Post From Front-End and attachment permanently

Is there a way to delete a Post From Front-End and it's attachments permanently? This is a snippet that moves the post to the trash can, but it doesn't remove attached images (they remain on the ...
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Insert <!--nextpage--> after every x img tags in a post

I want to insert <!--nextpage--> after every 10 image tags in a wordpress post (if there are 30 images, I'll get 3 pages), but I can't seem to figure out how to do it. I found a php function that ...
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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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Add attribute to link tag that's generated through wp_register_style?

My original question was answered here: Google Fonts giving: No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present on the requested resource. Is there a way to add the data-noprefix attribute to my ...
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wp wp_register_script function results type parameter missing

I used the following code wp_register_script('jquery', get_bloginfo('template_directory').'/js/jquery.js', false, '',false); wp_enqueue_script('jquery'); It includes the script as ...
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Skt full width basic slideshow problem

Background: I am making a photography website and thought that skt full width is a good theme for the landing page. It worked out all right. Then I started to get fancy. I wanted my client to be able ...
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Getting mail recipient ID rather than current user ID

I have a custom email function in functions.php, that when an admin approves a user sends an email to them notifying them of this. However I need to add some custom data for each recipient, that I can ...
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update_post_meta is Updating with two page id

I am writing a code to count the number of views of post. For that I am using update_post_meta and passing appropriate parameter. I am calling a function on add_action('wp', 'function_name'); in ...
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Make sub menu items a main link in the admin menu using fuctions.php

I am trying to customize the admin area using the functions.php file to make things easier for my clients. One request I have got before and hope to be able to accomplish, is to move some of the sub ...
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save_post hook - headers already sent?

I'm trying to create a very simple alert for each time a post is created or updated with the below... add_action( 'save_post', 'updatedAlert' ); function updatedAlert() { echo ...
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Sharing functions between plugins

I asked a question similar to this, but after reading a comment from another question which states the functions.php file should not be used for plugin related stuff, I thought I would ask a slightly ...
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Custom Post Type with Templates using Meta Boxes?

I have this issue where I need a CPT to have several layout options and use templates. Originally, WP does not support templates for custom posts, however I know its possible to do it manually via ...
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How to add a custom HTML attribute to a parent element of wp_nav_menu?

I am using wp_nav_menu and I want to add a custom attribute that I need for uikit drop down component (data-uk-dropdown attribute) This is how the HTML should look like: <ul class="uk-navbar-nav ...
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How can I create a page with a specific URL?

I would like to have a few pages which can be reached by anyone who knows the URL, but which are not listed on the WordPress menu. I would like those pages to have a name rather than a number, but I ...
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Using add_filter() in Widgets

Just have a query reference the add_filter() function. Can you use this function inside a WordPress widget class. Example I have a widget with dynamic created code that I want to pass to another ...
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Call image from post on index page?

I am facing one problem in which i dont understand what I used to call the image from post in WordPress themes on front page where n numbers of image are show with there description and user can ...
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Display height and width properties with the_post_thumbnail() or related function

Problem I want the height and width properties in the img element of the Featured Image for a post, page, or custom post type. Environment I have a custom theme based on the BlankSlate theme. The ...
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Add admin bar link to edit author

I am trying to allow my editors and admins to click to "Edit Author" as they would "Edit Post" or "Edit [Custom Post Type]" from the admin bar when they are on a page like /authors/jdoe (Note: I do ...
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if plugin is active? check if plugin is enabled or not?

I'm using the mingle plugin and the mingle-forum plugin. I want to show a certain part on my site only if those two plugins are active. How can I solve this? <?php if ( ...
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Widgets Section not displaying in theme customizer

When in the WP Theme Customizer, my widget management section isn't displaying (i.e. I can't add/change/remove widgets). I CAN, however, add widgets from the Appearance -> Widgets section, just not in ...
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Why is 'register_activation_hook' undefined?

I am just getting reaquainted with writing plugins, after writing a whole two about three years ago. Following some example code I found: if(!class_exists('QuizMaster_Plugin_Template')) { class ...
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How can i call a custom method on submission of a custom plugin post type?

I have registered a custom post type .On submission of that page/ post can i call a custom method . How ? Can i add a method in plugin file and will it call on post type submission by ACF or any ...
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post by Category not working after setting 4 post per page

I am trying to show 4 posts on my homepage that is working fine but whenever i click on sidebar post categories it still shows the 4 post from homepage i.e the filter doesnot works and it shows 4 post ...
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wp_get_referer function always returning false

I am trying to use wp_get_referer function along with "template_redirect" hook in wordpress like this function show_page_name() { $r = wp_get_referer(); var_dump($r); die(); } add_action ...
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Add a mature content warning to first-time visitors

I would like to ask visitors if they are 18+ at the first visit to my blog. If they click yes, they access the blog normally and next time they will not be asked. If they click no, they access an info ...
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Child theme - Overriding 'require_once' in functions.php

I am attempting to modify a wordpress theme with a child theme. My parent theme has the following function in its functions.php: require_once(get_template_directory() . "/includes/theme-styles.php"); ...
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How to Display a List of Child Pages For a Parent Page in WordPress

I need to display child pages on my parent pages. i have a code that is working but i need to set some codes to only show specific pages like to only show visibility public not all the pages. this is ...