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 store / access files in child theme folder

We are moving a HTML/PHP site to WordPress and want to use as much of the current code as possible. We are using the Avada theme, and have created an Avada child theme folder with the 2 required files ...
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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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get_post_meta not working inside a function in functions.php but works outside

function notify_new_posts($post_id) { $keyval = get_post_meta( $post_id); $buyer_wdistance = get_post_meta( $post_id, 'cf_wdrive'); //$buyer_wdistance = $keyval['cf_wdrive'][0]; ...
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How can I include user meta information in the resulting array of a WP_User_Query?

I'm trying to accomplish some fairly complex custom functionality on a custom WordPress site. The client has an 'About Us' page that includes a list of all team members and their pictures. We're ...
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Load post with a different template?

Let's say I have a single.php file with a certain layout (graphic intensive). I want to create a sort of plain-text version of the same page that is only called when the user clicks the provided ...
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Creating wordpress user registration form

I am having a form page called Test Form with this form : <div id="container"> <form action="wp-content/themes/max-magazine/TestForm.php" method="post" name="myForm"> User <input ...
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Show media-uploads to all users

I want my media-library and all currently uploaded files distributed and available to all users. I am using the User Role Editor Plugin Is there any functions.php hack that makes all media-uploads ...
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How to override this theme function in child theme

I'm working in a child theme and I need to override a function in order to remove some unwanted items on a top menu. So I have research a bit and found a lot of docs, really, like this, this and this ...
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How to set up an auto delete post?

I want to create a form in which when a front-end sets a date and on that date the post gets automatically deleted. Is it possible?
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Custom posts - tag pagination

I'm using the following code to output the custom posts that belongs to a tag: add_filter('pre_get_posts', 'query_post_type'); function query_post_type($query) { if(is_category() || is_tag() ...
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Custom registration form in shortcode getting internal server error 500

I created a custom registration form which works fine when used as a custom page template. I needed it as a shortcode so I created a shortcode using the function below /* Custom shortcode */ function ...
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Issue adding text after short description on product pages Woocommerce [closed]

I am trying to add some text after the short description on woocommerce. I have come up with the following add action but when I use it, it replaces the existing short description text. Is there a ...
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Query custom post in tag archive

I created a custom post and added the standard Wordpress tag functionality: function btp_work_register_post_type() { $args = array( 'label' => __('Works', 'btp_theme'),'labels' ...
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Getting out side of wp root folder from function.php using absolute path

Hi Everyone I am having a relative path issue with linking a css file using a absolute path. Basically I am having the exact same problem as the person here however I do not want to use the URL of ...
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How to customize the_archive_title()?

In my child theme's archive.php, I have the following code for displaying the title of my archive pages: <?php the_archive_title( '<h1 class="page-title">', '</h1>' ); ...
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check if author has published posts in custom post type, then send mail

I have a site where people can submit drafts to a custom post type from the frontend. Once a user submits the form, a new WP user is created. If the user is logged in the submitted user e-mail ...
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A Customizer checkbox control that sets the setting to “” or to “blank” and show() or hide() a color control

Are you familiar with the Customizer core $wp_customize->get_setting( 'header_textcolor' )? It will become available once you add_theme_support( 'custom-header' ). It have two controls, one is a ...
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Set the transport of the Customizer 'header_image' core setting to 'postMessage'

To activate the Customizer core section Navigation (ID: nav), you need to: add_theme_support( 'custom-header' ); I already tried to make the transport of the Customizer header_image setting ...
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Date archives for custom post type

I have seen many questions/posts regarding this, but have yet to find a decent solution. Basically I am trying to do what wp_get_archives does, but for a custom post type (personally I am unsure why ...
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What is the difference between get_page_link and get_permalink functions?

Both functions return permalink to the post or page by it's ID. What are the differences and which of these functions should I use in which cases?
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One button to change all settings in theme customizer?

I have been attempting to create a theme reset button for the theme customizer that automatically removes all of the theme_mod settings. I have tried multiple ways to do this and have never been able ...
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wp_set_object_terms and arrays

I need to add a category to about 2500 posts, and either need to use an SQL query or wp_set_object_terms with PHP. I'm looking at wp_set_object_terms so I can add a category and not impact the ...
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My customizer's setting doesn't set to the default and needed to click the control's “Default” button before it'll be set

Here's my sample customizer's setting and control: $wp_customize->add_setting( 'themename_img', array( 'type' => 'theme_mod', 'default' => ...
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Save the outputted image into the Media Library, with a different filename and extension

For example, I have this "/image.php" file in my "/theme-directory": header ('Content-Type: image/png'); $im = @imagecreatetruecolor(120, 20) or die('Cannot Initialize new GD image stream'); ...
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Where in PHP do I move title and meta (date) to bottom of each blog section?

I'm working on a Divi site that has two blog grids on the home page. I need to move the title and the date of each blog section to the bottom (below the blog text). <div ...
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Compare the old get_theme_mod($name) to the new get_theme_mod($name) return value

I want to have this kind of validation in my code: if (/*OLD*/get_theme_mod($name) != /*NEW*/get_theme_mod($name)) { // do something.. } That code will execute after pressing the "Save & ...
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How to set default archive image without overriding first attached image?

I have hit a wall. I have archive pages with some posts that have featured images which display fine. Some posts don't have featured images but the first attached image displays. Some posts have no ...
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How To Dequeue Styles From Plugins With “if”

I'm not a coder, but I'm trying hard enough to optimize my site using free codes. Lately, I found a way how to dequeue and deregister script/styles from plugins. Been using this: add_action( ...
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Why wont these thumbnails show up?

Here is a link to the Website with the issue. http://southernhighlands.com/homes/exclusive-listings/ Looking at the 1st thumbnail I can see it is linked to Notice: Removed http:// because I can ...
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White screen error for a custom theme

I have created a theme for one of our clients using bootstrap framework! When i was working on it on Localhost it works Correctly, but when I Uploaded it doesn't work. When I Activate it from ...
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Dynamically generated Navigation Diagram using Custom Fields

I am attempting to dynamically generate a Navigation Diagram (as seen at http://zinderlaw.indigo-grove.com) that uses custom fields on the page to fill in the href tags of the imagemap. I am not ...
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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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Shortcode display outside the div

I have created a shortcode that retrives and displays a form.The content of the attribute in HTML. function check_my_login( $atts) { return '<form action="" name="" method="post" ...
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Can't get post ID in functions.php?

I need the current post id in a function , which I have written in functions.php. But I can't get the id . I have tried several method . Like get_the_ID() ; ----returns false global $post; ...
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Weird Behaviour: Not all Wordpress Posts appearing

My wordpress posts have vanished on my dashboard but remain in the database? Meaning I have many 404 errors. All (52) | Published (4) | Drafts (7) | Trash (2) TOTAL =11 items (Note how theres only ...
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Published custom posts missing

On my wordpress dashboard I noticed a large number of past posts were missing. All (708) | Published (386) | Drafts (17) | Pending (8) | Private (1) | Trash (3) - Total 412 Our items are custom ...
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Functions when woocommerce isn't installed

I'm working on a theme right now and I'm using some functions like is_shop() in the header if the woocommerce plugin is installed. However when the plugin isn't installed these functions aren't ...
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Split posts into separate screen on custom post type admin screen

I have a custom post type called 'event' that has a meta_key of event_status with a value of either 'upcoming' or 'past' depending on the event date. I am trying to split all past events into their ...
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Enabling shortcodes for custom fields

So, in this post it is explained how to supposedly enable shortcodes for custom fields in Wordpress. (Shortcodes are not enabled for custom fields by default.) What I dont understand is where to ...
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How to paginate the get_users function?

Im using the get_users function to show a custom list of users on the site. The only issue Im having a problem figuring out now is how to paginate the result. This is a sample of the function that Im ...
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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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Child Theme functions.php has no effect

I'm trying to make a child theme of Woothemes Appply theme. The Child functions.php file is having no affect though. I started by adding in the code to enqueue a style sheet, which didn't work. Then ...
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Hook into install email

I created a plugin that makes use of the wp_install method (this part is necessary for the plugin to work properly and this function needs to be called). http://wpseek.com/function/wp_install/ ...
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PHP files included in functions.php don't seem to work

This is my first post on WordPress StackExchange, I'll try to be precise. My question is: Is there anything in particular I should do to the files I'm including in my theme's functions.php file? ...
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How to check if a user exists by a given id

Is there any way to check if a user id exists? I want to create a function similar to username_exists() but which returns if the id exists or not.
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Keep a fluid max number of posts on site

I'm trying to figure out how to set the max number of posts allowed across the site, but keep it fluid by sending old posts to the bin when a new post is over the limit. (I'm trying to stop the ...
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Use SCSSPHP to compile Theme Customizer Values into .SCSS files ready to compile to CSS

I've been having trouble Automatically Compiling my .scss files into my main WordPress style.css file. I'm using Leafo's SCSSPHP script and trying to achieve a few things. i'm using Kirki ...
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Programmatically set page template based on page ID

How would I set the page template based on the ID? I have Redux Framework installed in my site and one of the options is to set a registration page. On this page, I want to use a specific template, ...
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esc_url( ) won't use https

The code on the page looks like this: if ( ! empty( $image ) ) : ?> <div class="headshot"> <img src="<?php echo esc_url( $image ); ?>" alt="Photo of <?php echo esc_attr( ...
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I wan to process the following js to process the AJAX Request on my function to calculate author Total Post views

This is my Ajax Handler function function get_total_post(user_ID) { jQuery.ajax({ type: 'post', url: ajaxforall.ajaxurl, cache: false, data: { action: ...