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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Limit Taxonomy Parents

I've got a custom taxonomy set up as hierarchical, with a custom function to limit the number of categories the user can select to one. I also need to limit the depth that this custom taxonomy can ...
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Extract a WordPress shortcode attribute from function and apply in another one

I try to modify simple AJAX contact form so that it could take shortcode arguments. Specifically I need to send a message about the successful submission of the form, and as well error message based ...
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Plugin Boilerplate - Where should I put helper functions?

I'm using the Wordpress Plugin Boilerplate and as it's OOP, I don't see where is the place for helper functions. If I am using this for say a review plugin - and I have a function that generates the ...
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How to integrate owl carousel into theme without using a plugin?

I've been trying to integrate the owl.carousel into my theme but can't get it to work. The instructions on the page are not for WordPress so I need help with how to properly enqueue the required files ...
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Custom Fields: Linking a thumbnail to another image

I'm trying to figure a way to link a project, not to another page, but rather to an image that I'll eventually display in a lightbox but for now, it just links to the image in its' own window. That's ...
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Restrict Editing by Category

I've tried every possible user role plugin for this, but each of them no longer work with the latest edition of Wordpress (Role Scraper, Restrict Categories, Advanced Access Manager, etc). If a plugin ...
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Custom function to add a secondary logo

I'm looking to create a custom function in order to be able to change/load a new image from the "customize" panel (this because I won't be the one who manage the website, so I'm trying to made things ...
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Rotate image media item 90° anti/clockwise ajax front end function?

Is there a rotate image function that I can create a button on the front end of my website, using ajax inconjuction with the id number of the media item? I'm thinking having 2 buttons, rotate left ...
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Modify shortcode to work with custom taxonomies and slugs

I am using this code which works fine with posts but I am looking to modify it so that the user can specify in the shortcode: custom post type name taxonomy name slug of taxonomy category For some ...
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Override A Plugin Variable And Function Via Functions.php

Is it possible to override a variable in a plugin function without altering the plugin? The closest thread I found to answer this problem is this one : Pass A Value From Outside To A Plugin Variable ...
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Load a Child Theme's style.css just before the closing </head> tag

I have this in functions.php: <?php /* Import parent style - The new standard Wordpress way - No @import in CSS! */ add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'theme_enqueue_parent_styles' ); function ...
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“View Gallery” Button to open post gallery

I want to create a "View Gallery" button which opens the gallery attached to the post. I have tried: <div id="gallery-1" class="gallery"> <a class="attachment-thumbnail" ...
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using a function in functions.php to process a form generated in functions.php

so i have a site where users can rate items, it saves their ratings to a mysql db and also tallies the average for the item, saving that as well. as it is a generic function and there are hundred of ...
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Add custom class to all URLs on entire site

I have a mobile touch script which uses the class "tapover". Now I want to insert it to all URL links on my entire site. How do I do that? Update: function strapboot_enable_mobile_touch() { ?> ...
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Created a function similar to facebook events with [ Attending / Not attending ] options

I modified and extended an event plugin on wordpress that is being hosted on GITHUB then finally came up with this idea in a separate PHP file and added options such as the ATTENDING and NOT ATTENDING ...
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CDN issue with custom image shortcode

please read the full question before downvote this question. In my theme my developer uses a shortcode for adding image in a custom post type named portfolio. Everything is good and working fine, ...
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Problem with wp_login_form()

I'm using wp_login_form(); to display the login form in the front-end. And added after that do_action('login_form'); which should display capacha verification from a plugin. The problem is that the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Create a random list of html items within a shortcode in the functions file.

I'm trying to create a function that randomly pulls lines of code for a list of HTML items. Basically, I'm going to have a list of 50 or 100 images with hyperlinks associated with them. I'd like a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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function get_page_permastruct() on a non-object

global $user_ID; $page['post_type'] = 'page'; $page['post_content'] = "Hello world"; $page['post_parent'] = 0; $page['post_author'] = $user_ID; $page['post_status'] = ...
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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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Display a post based on its metabox selection

I created a client portal where a client can view their projects. I have two user accounts "Clients" and "Administrator. Both clients and administrator are redirected to the frontend of the site to a ...
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wp_upload_bits - define (sub)folder / (sub)directory before filename?

I have this code for a plugin I'm using. $comment_image_file = wp_upload_bits( $title . $user->user_login . $comment_id . '.' . $file_ext, null, file_get_contents( $_FILES[ $comment_image_id ...
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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 ...