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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Call wordpress function outside wordpress

I am writing an script to get wordpress posts and user data outside wordpress files and folder, this script run by side of wordpress installation but will fetch data from wordpress as explained below. ...
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How to mirror exactly the left admin menu on front end?

Want to mirror the left admin menu on front end, exactly as it appears on backend... I'd like to do this for a multisite so it seems like a seamless transition. I can add more menu items and hide ...
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Social Media button function using jquery

I've wrote a fairly small function that I'm trying to get working. At the moment the jquery doesn't seem to have any effect on the html selected. I've checked the "inspect element" all file's are been ...
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Mail function not working with user accounts

I have an issue with the user account system. It refuses to email people their passwords when they make and account and when they get a temporary password. It always returns with this error "The ...
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admin-ajax.php not working after wordpress 4 update

n WordPress 3.9.2 access to admin-ajax was working for non loggedin users. When I upgraded the script stop working. I have the following code in functions.php function theme_name_scripts() { ...
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Wordpress hook to add content under title or post status buttons on edit.php

I'm looking to add some content above the wp_list_table for a custom post type. I have custom bulk actions and filters but would like to add some further content to this header area. I cant seem to ...
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Splitting of Page

I have opted to go with a single page layout with custom fields. However is becomes tedious to scroll down the page to edit content at end. As such I would like to split the page into smaller parts. ...
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Get default post thumbnail from custom field

This is default post thumbnail code add_filter( 'post_thumbnail_html', 'my_post_thumbnail_html' ); function my_post_thumbnail_html( $html ) { if ( empty( $html ) ) $html = '<img src="' . ...
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Let the user duplicate chunk of meta boxes

I have a CPT 'Product', that can be rented or sold multiple times over. Each time a transaction takes place, the admin would like to update some of the information (such as sale date, condition etc). ...
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Get Custom Field Value of a $post_id on wp_insert_post Action in functions.php

I have this code in the functions.php file which emails the post content to the admin every time a pending post is added to the database: function send_email_on_pending_post_creation( $post_id ){ ...
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How to format the Widget Display function contents?

I'm writing my first plugin, and basically I'm wondering how to write the code which goes inside of the widget display function: function widget($args, $instance) {} I'm trying to run a post query, ...
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Send post id through ajax and get the post content back

First of all i want to say that I am a WordPress beginner :). I am trying to get a post content in a modal by using ajax. So i send the id through ajax, but i cannot execute the php code anywhere on ...
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Show custom default avatar instead of gravatar

I'm using this custom function to get the default avatar from my server instead of gravatar: if(!function_exists('custom_avatar')){ function custom_avatar($avatar_defaults){ ...
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How to create a function to change content in the website?

I've been searching for an answer for over a day, but I couldn't find anything. The problem is that I need to change those 3 blocks of information whenever I want to, using the admin panel I've ...
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Default options in a theme form

I purchased a theme that allows to choose the layout options when entering a new article from the backend. There are three options: none, right sidebar and left sidebar. As items are added to my ...
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Redirect all users to previous URL before login, except “contributors”

In one hand I redirect all users to previous URL before login. This is the code: function login_redirect( $redirect_to, $request, $user ){ if(isset($_REQUEST['redirect_to'])){ return ...
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Changing link output of posts

I'm using the X theme & there is a load-content.php file that uses a function to show recent posts & portfolio items. The code is below; I'm trying to make all links go to a specific page ...
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How to display a custom built field on wordpress default gallery

I created a custom field for the media I can upload on my wordpress website, by adding this code to functions.php: /** * Adding a "Copyright" field to the media uploader $form_fields array */ ...
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Random text changing to weird icons in both admin & front end

Has any body had this sort of problem before. The text mainly in input field descriptions turns to weird icons see image. I have deactivated all plugins and changed themes several times but same ...
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Wordpress Create pages on theme activation - add child pages using this function

I am using this function to add new pages on theme activation: /************************************************* ** Add home page *************************************************/ if ...
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How to customize the WordPress excerpt?

I searched the web and the available plugins, but I couldn't find anything that is easy understandable for a noob like me to do the following: I learned how to create a "Continue Reading" link and ...
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Rename filename to post title. Post Title not being fetched

function new_filename($filename, $filename_raw) { global $post; $post = add_post_meta( $post_id, wp_get_attachment_url($attachment_id)); $info = pathinfo($filename); $ext = ...
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How to add submenu to Wordpress plugin in the same Directory of main Plugin?

I have created a plugin and now i want to add a third party plugin inside of the Main Plugin menu, so it can be submenu. How do you make the second plugin appear? Directory Setup: ...
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How to call a FB function from an admin bar action?

I am using FaceBook's SDK inside of my wordpress application. I need to set up the application so when a user clicks log-out on the admin bar, it will fire facebook's log-out function. in order to ...
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Working widget does not show up in appearance->widgets

I try to add a custom widget for use outside of a normal sidebar. For that I have created class myfirst which extends WP_Widget and with appropriate function overrides. namespace widget; class ...
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Automatically create featured image on post publish

I know how to make an image display IN PLACE OF a featured image if the post has no featured image, however, as far as the database is concerned, the post still has no featured image. In my theme, ...
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Problem loading wordpress functions outside of wordpress

I´ve just finished setting up my first ever website and blog, so please be gentle ;) . I am having a problem using some functions outside my wordpress installation (blog.example.com). To be ...
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Custom frontend post not working?

Hi I am creating a custom post front end submission. This is my code to submit the custom post details. Here the validation is not working as well as it will not submit the post. When i submit the ...
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Wordpress Wp_nav_menu How to create Columns in submenu

i have been trying to develop custom navigation in wordpress. i want to add columns in sub menu item. i want to add images in navigation as well as create Multi column Navigation. Please check this ...
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My post views doesn't seem to be counted correctly

I'm using the following codes to count my posts views, so that I can use it in a widget, but it doesn't seem to be updating correctly. I know some posts have more views than the ones showed on the ...
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Creating a filter to modify links ending in .pdf

I'm trying to create a filter that checks for links that are to PDFs, and append the href attribute with something like /form?file=[path to pdf]. For example, starting with: <a ...
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Run function after post is updated

I would like to run a function after a post is saved. That function takes a .txt file thats uploaded with Advanced Custom Field file field, makes it into an array to then a json data. I want the json ...
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Iris color picker

i try to implement Iris color picker in my wordpress theme and it works fine, but when i include the Iris color picker's files i can't call a custom function via a tag. this is the Iris color picker ...
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Require featured image snippet not letting me Trash the post

There's a famous snippet which allows you to require a featured image on your post before it gets published, which is following: add_action('save_post', 'wpds_check_thumbnail'); ...
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Remove Captions from Custom Gallery function.php

I like to prevent captions from being outputted in my custom gallery function. I could easily just hide it using CSS but it doesn't feel right. The caption is being sent from media.php this line. ...
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Change Wordpress Gallery Markup in functions.php

I'm looking to change the markup of the Wordpress Gallery, so that it outputs a new set of code. Ideally, this is what I want (a Bootstrap-based markup). <div class="col-md-3 col-sm-4"> ...
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Creating multiple functions for front-end forms

I have the following situation (which I simplified for didactical purposes): page-books.php: <form> <input type="text" name="title" /> <input type="text" name="sinopsis" /> ...
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Different Name and Email for wp_mail_from and wp_mail_from_name

I want to make the email and Name dynamic.Everything works fine.But I can't able to get the name and email for each doctors.I have attached my code which I have tried.please help Thanks in Advance. ...
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Getting categories from DataBase & WP Favorite Post

I am trying to create a shortcode that pull the most saved posts (using WP Favorite Post) and displaying them by YEAR, MONTH or CATEGORY. So far I have been able to get the year and month working ...
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Add a excerpt to a custom WYSIWYG

I have a secondary WYSIWG on my post and I am using it to display content under a thumbnail. I am trying to figure out how to limit the amount of words I can display with the code I am using to ...
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add classes to wordpress menu links

As the title already says, I am trying to add classes on the WordPress menu item links (so not the li, but the a element). If it is possible to achieve something similar to WordPress its own function ...
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Shortcode to get child pages of multiple parents (using parent slug)

I'm using a nice shortcode to get the child pages of a specific page, using just the parent page slug. [getChild name="page-slug"] This is done using this code: function getChild_function($atts){ ...
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Password Protected Page Redirects To Dashboard on Submit

I am trying to use the built in post/page password protection feature on Wordpress 3.4. However, on the password protected page when you click submit, you are taken to the wp-login page or dashboard, ...
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Merge / Combine two php functions for Previous and Next Link with Thumbnail

I will wrap two merged php funtions in one div container - so i have only one php function and one link to the next post, regardless if someone clicks on the thumb or the text part. These are the two ...
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wp_mail recipient

I am new at this and seeking help, I'm really need a light at the end of the tunnel, so if you can help me, please do it! I will be very grateful! The question is, what do I do to when someone fills ...
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Proper use of add_option() function?

I would like to add a variable to my site's database. I used add_option() to do that, but it's not working somewhy properly. Probably it does not save the option. my code is: $heatall3 = '10000'; ...
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Add Class to Tag Cloud Links and Change Terminology

Is there a way to use functions.php to add a class name to all the tag cloud links? This topic does what I need, but it's not through the functions.php file. I was also hoping to change the tag cloud ...
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Countdown to post date tag function?

I made an events post type and I wanna make countdown to post date, for example: Let's say the post is due 5 days later so it writes in the post '5 days remaining' Any suggestions?
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Rewrite rules for subterms in custom taxonomies

I am using a large number of custom taxonomies. My post type is called "location" and there is a parent term "Asia" and a subterm "Thailand". Now I created the taxonomy archive template files ...
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Show the online status of the current post's author

Is there a way that I can show the online status (Either online or offline) of the author of the post that a site visitor is viewing? I imagine it's something to do with the Transients API ...