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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One Child Functions.php for Multiple Child Themes

I have a wordpress setup that I use for clients with around 30 or so child themes that they can choose from. Each child theme has it's own functions.php file currently. Is it possible to setup just ...
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Perform an action when post is updated/published

I'd like to run a custom query using some meta data whenever a post is updated or published. Is there something I can put in functions.php to fire when those events occur?
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Publish author posts only with editor approval?

I run a multi author blog and i am looking for a non plugin solution. The default author user role in Wordpress can publish posts without any approvel - look at Role Capabilities Wordpress Codex. ...
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clients list using wordpress

I am using wordpress for my new website and i have list of clients(name and their logos). I am confused how to make those editable using wordpress? Html as follows... <ul> <li><img src=...
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Display custom comments field for first level only

I have simple fuction that adds additional comment form field called "Subject": add_action( 'comment_form_logged_in_before', 'additional_fields' ); add_action( 'comment_form_before_fields', '...
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Ajax call always returns 0

I have a problem with AJAX returning 0 always! I have done everything by the book and can't figure out what is wrong? Please help!! Here is my Ajax call: //Pass data through AJAX var ...
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Relative URLs and hide /wp-content/themes/

in my header and other sections I would like to use <script src="/incs/js/script.js"></script> While maintaining the default theme folder structure in server as below /wp-content/...
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Shared functions.php across multiple WordPress websites

I find myself using many of the same snippets of code for my functions.php file in new websites. Is there a method I can use to create a few different shared functions.php files to use across my ...
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How to restrict actions and filters “properly” by conditions

Which one is correct when adding actions/filters/etc.... Both methods work fine and I've seen people do things both ways, but I'm assuming one is correct. My gut tells me that wrapping the if ...
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Child theme functions.php do I use php open and close tags?

I setup a child theme which works fine. It's importing the main style.css and has custom css styles along with custom header.php and footer.php files When using functions.php in a child theme it's ...
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What is the correct MIME type for PSD (Photoshop)

I am trying to create an upload area (frontend) for word press users on a site. I've got a lot of types opened up through some function calls, but unable to correctly get PSD support. I'm seeing a lot ...
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Check if the user has explicitly set an excerpt

Is there a way for me to check if the user has explicitly set an excerpt? I need to call the excerpt only if they've specified something in the excerpt field, and not an automatically shortened ...
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function deactivate_plugins does not exist

I am getting function deactivate_plugins does not exist error when calling this function function deactivateSelf(){ deactivate_plugins(RSD_PLUGIN, true); //gives error: function ...
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Replacing Icons in the Dashboard

Is there a way for me to replace the icons in the WordPress Dashboard with custom ones? I'm imagining there's got to be a way to do this with the functions.php or, more ideally, with a custom-built ...
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bloginfo() vs get_option?

What's the difference between: bloginfo('name'); vs get_option('blogname'); The parameter is just an example, but I see no differences in terms displaying what I want. Are there any particular ...
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Remove a menu item created by a plugin

I'm trying to remove a menu item and tried several approaches, but have not had any luck. It was created from a FAQ plugin. If I use this line: remove_menu_page( 'edit.php?post_type=question' ); ...
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Add class to menu items of one specific menu (nav_menu_css_class)

This code adds an extra class to all my menu items: add_filter('nav_menu_css_class' , 'special_nav_class' , 10 , 2); function special_nav_class($classes, $item){ $classes[] = 'btn'; return $...
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Add container to nav_menu sub menu

Is there a way I can wrap a div around wp_nav_menu's ul.sub-menu So for example the markup would go from <ul class="menu"> <li><a href="/">Item 1</a></li> <...
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Removing default image size list in Media Box

I trying to remove unused image size (Thumbnail, Medium, Large) in MediaBox Any function can i use in functions.php ? or some trick ? PS : I know i can use jQuery trick but any better function to ...
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paginate_links() don't properly work in search.php?

I'm using this in my search.php template … <div class="pagination"> <?php echo get_pagination_links(); ?> </div> And this is the function … function get_pagination_links() { ...
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WP 4.4. responsive loads normal image after loading the responsive image

I have the 2 new added sized that I am testing: // testing add_image_size('new-small', 500, false); add_image_size('medium-large', 768, false); // just added today for devices support image ...
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function_exists call in function.php

In the function.php file of the twentyeleven the setup function checks to see whether it exists before running it: if (!function_exists('twentyelevent_setup')): function twentyelevent_setup() { ... ...
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Get menu object from theme_location

I'd like to get a menu object from its theme location argument. My goal is to output separately the menu name and its items name, url and description. Example of what I'm looking for : $menu = ...
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Can I turn off write-in tags/taxonomies?

One of the big problems my site staff has had with tags is the overwhelming number of similar or duplicate tags, due to the write-in ability. I'm about to add new custom taxonomies to my site for ...
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How to not allow users to create new tags, but allow to them to use existing ones

I want a certain role to be able to add new tags, but other users should just be able to use the text bar to search for existing tags. I know I can hide the tag bar in the sidebar, but I don't want ...
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Define custom Page Template without its own .php file

Is there any way of defining a Page Template from some function/filter/hook, without having any .php file containing the comment at the top of the page to declare the Template Name? For example, ...
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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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Hide main div if wp_nav_menu is empty

I want to hide the div class "navmain2" if the menu is empty. See code below: <!-- Start main navigation --> <div class="navmain2"> <div id="logo"></div> ...
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How do I call wp_get_current_user() in a plugin when plugins are loaded before pluggable.php?

The current result is "PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_get_current_user()" which makes sense, but doesn't help. I need to use $current_user. Here is the code I'm currently using: $...
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Enabling Sessions in WordPress 3.0

Im using a wfcart in my WordPress site but for some reason on certain pages WordPress drops the session I'm wondering if there is a way to enable sessions in WordPress 3?
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Keep one user logged for a year?

This has got to be simple: how do I keep one user - my-user - logged in for a year? (I'm checking logged in cookies in the dev tools console). Update 8/16/15 This works: add_filter( '...
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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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How to add classes to images based on their categories?

I need to be able to: 1.) assign categories to images and 2.) add classes to all images that correspond to their assigned categories. I was able to add categories to images with the following: ...
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How to add a class to the attachment images

When I'm in the Wordpress editor and I add an external image with the 'img' button, my html result wil be like this: <img src="http://example.com/image.jpg" alt="image" /> How can ...
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disable WP automatically inserted line breaks after an image

I've set medium sized images to a custom size which should allow for both of the images to align horizontally within the post. (The full post width is 880px, medium images are set to 413px.) My ...
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Need to create a Theme demo site that features multiple themes

I would like to create a site like: http://demo2.woothemes.com/?name=sentient for my clients, so that they can see the range of themes I offer. I own many templates from different providers, and ...
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Paged Single Post doesn't redirect to the main url after Removing Pagination

I used <!--nextpage--> (Codex) to paginate (split) a few single posts. Now i removed all the nextpage html parts from the posts. everthing looks fine. Unfortunately the old urls like sample....
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Adding a text domain to every __(), _e() and __n() gettext call without a plan to create own translations

Is it good to add a text domain as an argument to every __(), _e() and __n() gettext call such like these, even though I'm not planing to create my own translations? __( 'Post', 'my-theme' ); _e( '...
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How to create thumbnails for PDF uploads?

I'm developing a website that needs to allow users, within Gravity Forms, to submit a PDF file and have a JPG thumbnail created of the first page of the PDF that is then displayed in the created post. ...
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How to add the category ID to admin page

I want to add the categories ID to admin page. I call it for my functions.php: require_once('includes/categories_custom_id.php'); The part of code: function categoriesColumnsHeader($columns) { ...
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Notify users whenever a new post is published based on their preference

I have put together a custom registration form on my WordPress site and one of the items on the registration form is an ability to select an interest. Essentially I have the following code from the ...
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current_cat_ancestor Alternatives

It looks like adding current-cat-ancestor class to category list was proposed, but never implemented. The only way I've been able to find so far is to re-create the wp_list_categories() function ...
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adding a filter to a shortcode?

<?php echo do_shortcode('[mingleforum]'); ?> inserts the mingle forum into my content! is it possible to use add_filter() on that?
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Build a content and excerpt grid loop with paging and options for # of posts

What I'd like to do: on index.php, a loop that shows a selectable number of full posts using the_content and then below that shows a selectable number (the number of posts can be hardcoded in the ...
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Customize default settings on new sites on multisite

As the title states i need an approach to change default settings when a new site is created on my wordpress multi site. I guess its easiest to keep the code in a mu-plugin but can a go about having ...
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Logout/login redirect CSS issue

I'm using WordPress Multisite. When I use wp_logout_url(), I get redirected to the login page but somehow I end at a different login page without any styles applied <a href="<?php echo ...
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How to export comments in WordPress?

I want to export my comments to Excel, PDF or Word. The format really doesn't matter, I just want them exported. I tried the Export Comments plugin, the standard one, but couldn't get it to work, I ...
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wp_get_attachment_image returns different image size

It is a bug? wp_get_attachment_image( $attachment_id, 'post-thumb-size-small'); Same code, called in template, and in AJAX call returns same image SRC, but different image width and height. dumb ...
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Preferred Use of home_url()?

This isn't a problem but rather I am just curious to see how others are using this function. The codex does not really say a preferred method of use although it does provide some straight-forward ...
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How to detect single.php (but not single-portfolio.php)?

When I'm using is_single(); in my <head> section to add some style to website navigation it executes correctly on blog posts but it also executes on single "portfolio" post type posts (so single-...