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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Set the Title of a Custom Post Type by code as Author's Username

For a Custom Post Type I want to have the Title to always be the Authors Username. So far I've: Limited each Author to only posting this type once so as to avoid conflicts. Added code to the theme ...
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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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Trying to use add_action and do_action with parameters

In my themes functions.php I trying to add a function with parameters (as a test if this works, not for the functionality) and it simply doesn't work. The parameters always arrive empty even if I ...
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if has theme mod

Does someone know how to write the next line in wordpress PHP, because i'm not that great with PHP. If_theme_mode has content echo { my content } else { other content }; thnx
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Expanding a function to call a plugin or show a link

I have added the following code to my functions.php to validate if a user is logged in before allowing them to fill out a form: function my_members_only_shortcode($atts, $content = null) { if ...
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Only load certain artists on this page

I have a wordpress page which loads all the artists in two columns... here is what I believe to be the relevant bit of code <?php global $paged; if ( is_front_page() ) { ...
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Nav-Menu not showing up

I would love for somebody to please help me because somewhere I am really miss understanding what WordPress is telling me. Alright so within my header.php I have the following code. <div ...
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Loop Through Categories in Custom Field

Specifically, I am using the add_image_attachment_fields_to_edit function. I have my declaration of label, input.. $form_fields["custom4"]["label"] = __("Custom Select"); ...
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How to use return in my custom function instead of echo

I'm creating a function in functions.php with a custom hook, and from what I've read somewhere, it's good practice to return instead of use echo in a WordPress function? Correct me if I'm wrong. ...
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How to print redirected query string variables to the page?

I have a basic redirection set up: function example_add_rewrite_rules() { $year = '(\d{4})?'; $make = '([a-z]{1,20})'; $model = '(.+)'; add_rewrite_rule( ...
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How to programmatically GET (to know) which Sidebar (or) which Menu is being used on Different Pages?

Lets say i want to detect such thing from the "functions.php" .. to know which Sidebar (or) which Menu is being loaded on current (whatever landed) page, how can i know? Lets say i have a few pages, ...
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Converting HTML Template to Wordpress Theme

While I was trying to convert a Static HTML page to Wordpress Theme , I had an issue . the page Doesn't run properly After Checking Google Chrome Console it turns that it loads the CSS file with the ...
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Can't generate thumbnail images

Having a very strange problem with this site I recently took over hosted on RackSpace. Seems whenever i upload a new image, it doesn't generate different sizes and I'm trying to get it where it will ...
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Call to undefined function get_header() not in index.php

I can call get_header() without trouble in index.php, but not in another file. I got Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_header() in C:\wamp\www\wp-content\themes\Grid\vignette_ibis.php on ...
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How to call a custom taxonomy term name inside a function?

With the following function, the content of another page is included into a page template, which is working fine: // add content of another page function show_post($path) { $post = ...
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How to add a meta information to the URL?

I need to put a post meta information to the URL: www.website.com/custom-taxonomy/postname-[metainfo] How to change the rewrite rules, that the content of this meta information is added to the URL? ...
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Is it possible to change parameters of Parent theme function in the Child theme?

I have a Parent theme with the following function: function getTourOffers($tourId) { global $aitThemeOptions; $params = array( 'post_type' => ...
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Why are some custom javascript files working but some are not

I added some custom javascript files to my wordpress page. I put them in the funcstions.php like this: wp_register_script('formfunctions', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/formfunctions.js', ...
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How to make child class use the same signature? [duplicate]

functions.php class themeslug_walker_nav_menu extends Walker_Nav_Menu { function start_lvl(&$output, $depth, $args) { $indent = str_repeat("\t", $depth); if('primary' == ...
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WordPress dynamic AJAX query

Aim - I've trying to run a query based on which category is selected from the dropdown. I figure the best way to do this, is to dynamically use AJAX and pass the category value held by a variable to ...
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get_comments function returns diffrent values on different accounts, why?

If I am on my admin user, the function get_comments() returns the array of comments in the template, but for the subscriber, the array is just empty. I tried to add permission to the user but it ...
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RSS Feed Notifications

I'm creating a site that pulls RSS feeds from various blogs & displays their latest posts. On the category/archive pages, I'd like to show a small notification on each post whenever there is a new ...
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How to display random users with avatars

I adapted a little a function to display a number of random users with their avatars with a shortcode. It works, but something is not good. Sometimes it displays with one user less than I want (just a ...
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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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custom function for wp_list_categories

I need to write a custom function for wp_list_categories so instead of displaying a hierarchical list of links they are instead a list of checkboxes with the parent terms being displayed as h3 tags. ...
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How to override a theme function (within a class) using a plugin

I am working a website which utilises a highly complex theme (essentially a whole bunch of other software tacked onto Wordpress), so complex in fact, that child themes wont work with it. I want to ...
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Problems after changing URL from my-site.net/blog to my-site.net

After I changed site url (in general settings) to http://www.my-site.net I can't access my wp dashboard and my site is loaded very slow and only HTML elements are loaded First thing that I did was ...
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do_action filter function from add_action array

I am looking at the following setup: -- Combing multiple functions into single action -- add_action( 'single_post_meta_start', array( $this, 'the_title' ), 10 ); add_action( ...
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Override a theme function in a child theme?

Most if not all of the answers to this question are pretty old, or are for edge cases. I have a child theme for a commercial theme ("Total"). The parent theme's functions.php loads functions from ...
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Getting error while trying to use custom comment function

I'm trying to write a function that will allow me more control over the display of comments on a post page. However I'm confused about how to set it up so WordPress can use it. right now I get the ...
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Use Exact Image Size using add_image_size

I have a pretty basic question. It may be very noob question, but it is bothering me a lot. In my theme I've added a custom image size like this: function img_update() { if ( function_exists( ...
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Custom image size in Media Dropdown

I've tried everything you have said, but it's not working on my site. I'm using the below function: function setup_image_sizes() { if ( function_exists( 'add_image_size' ) ) { ...
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Upload Multiple Files With media_handle_upload

I have a WordPress form plugin and I use media_handle_upload to upload the files and get there ids directly and attached its ids to the post as a meta date, I used the following to did that: The HTML ...
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Editor access to plugin settings

I'm trying to give access to an user with the role Editor to this plugin settings page: https://wordpress.org/plugins/commenter-data/ In the code of this plugin on line 31 of commenter.php there is ...
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Plugin Development - Functions or Hooks?

I am brand new to WordPress plugin development and have a few questions, mostly about best practices but also some specifics. Essentially I just want to trigger an action (invoking a PHP class and ...
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Error function main() is a non-object to construct my Ajax.php

Try to use a "rapid" ajax, I've the follow code in my my-ajax.php file define('SHORTINIT',true); require_once ('../../../../wp-load.php'); require_once ('../../../../wp-config.php'); require_once ...
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Overwrite Parent Theme add_image_size in Child Theme

I'm using a child theme of a parent theme. Now on my parent theme, theveloper adds some custom image sizes like this - if ( function_exists( 'add_image_size' ) ) { add_image_size( ...
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Show different website layout if no sidebar added

I have a question about website layout with and without wp widges in sidebar. Here is the code i have for my registered sidebar. <?php if ( !function_exists('dynamic_sidebar') || ...
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How do I place a function in a standalone page?

Im trying to a a function to create an rss feed from a gmail dress. This works if i place it in functions.php, but overtakes my site as an rssfeed, as expected. How do I place it in a standalone page, ...
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Problem in using Customizer

Looking for some help with a customizer problem. I am using following codes to create a customizer which will allow me to upload an image for topic of the week section. owever, the following codes ...
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Load WP Admin scripts in a child theme functions file

All, I'm using a plugin that enqueues some scripts in the admin section of wordpress. I want the same functionality built in a page template. I noticed the main difference between is it tries to use ...
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changing behaviour of get_search_form

I created a function to display a search box and named it my_get_search_form() that is a copy of original get_search_form() function. when I call the function, the output is this: Search in ...
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How to call particular funcion when the check box is checked in plugin options page

I'm new to php and wp plugin development, i just created a simple options page for my test plugin, the options page has only one check box, i don't know how to execute some function when the box is ...