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 can I programmatically create “child” pages on theme activation?

I know how to create pages automatically when a theme is activated, but I need help to figure out how to also programmatically create child pages at the same time. For example: - Page 1 - Page 1.1 ...
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How do I remove a require_once admin panel from the parent theme from the child theme functions.php?

In the parent theme, the following is at the bottom of the functions.php file. require_once(TEMPLATEPATH . '/admin/admin-menu.php'); In the child theme's function.php, this code will include the ...
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How to override function in functions.php of parent theme?

I have created child of theme twentyten. I tried to override function written below /** * Returns a "Continue Reading" link for excerpts * * @since Twenty Ten 1.0 * @return string "Continue ...
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Why might $input (Settings API) be coming through empty?

I'm trying to be a good thememaker and pass all my settings through the Settings API, but I'm running into some difficulty in the sanitization callback function. The core of the problem is this: the ...
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Add custom template page programmatically

I'm trying to add template page from a plugin,and my template page is in this plugin folder.Is this posible?Here is my code: global $user_ID; $new_post = array( 'post_title' => 'Test ...
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Seeking clarification on page request life-cycle

I'm just trying to get my head around the "life-cycle" of a typical page request in WordPress. The Action Reference page lists 38 actions that occur during a typical page load, but two things aren't ...
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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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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 can I add dropdown widget/box to admin post page?

I am trying to figure out how to add a dropdown widget to the post page. The reason I ask is because I would like to be able to have a few different post classes that the user can select while making ...
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Masking logout URL

The primary goal is to hide that the site is driven by wordpress. I've got the login part all locked up, but the logout URL still has those blasted wp delineators that give away it's a wordpress site. ...
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How to prevent deleting of comments when deleting a post

Like the title says: How can i prevent Wordpress from deleting post comments when i delete a post? What i am trying to accomplish is that i want to merge all comments from different posts to posts ...
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which is the function that removes accented vowels?

Which is the function WP uses to convert words like "voilà" and "novità" to "voila" and "novita" in category slug? Can I recall it in my theme?
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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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Show Video in Excerpt

So I recently figured out how to change my blog page to display excerpts by changing the <?php the_content(); ?> to <?php the_excerpt(); ?> in my index.php file. I am using a custom child ...
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Possible to search by author name with default WordPress search function?

I realize improving WordPress's search function is a huge can of worms, but the ONLY additional thing I need it to do is to show results when I search for an author's name. For example, if we have an ...
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Hard Code Pages into a Theme for a Network (multisite) Installation

I'm creating a multisite network and I am looking for a way to have it so new blogs that are created have a couple of standard pages set up automatically. The purpose of these pages will be to ...
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Default content for a post in one category?

This is a common function that adds default text to all posts: add_filter( 'default_content', 'my_editor_content' ); function my_editor_content( $content ) { $content = "default content goes ...
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Auto delete WordPress images/thumbnails (all sizes) and featured after X days/hours, or similar?

I am looking for solution to auto delete images of old posts in WordPress site. I want to hold images of current 50 posts, others should be deleted automatically. It can be function to delete on time ...
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Determine which theme location a wp_get_nav_menu_items is for

Is there a way to determine which theme placement a menu is for when modifying it with the wp_get_nav_menu_items filter hook? I'd like to only add items to certain menus and I don't want to have to ...
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Generate Advanced Custom Fields box in custom admin menu page

I have created an custom admin menu page called FCC Youtube with add_menu_page function which has some custom fields I manually generated via HTML and PHP: code ( just the part how I created this ...
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Different wp_mail_from and wp_mail_from_name for specific situations

I'm wondering how to create differents wp_mail_from and wp_mail_from_name for specific actions that use the built-in mail system in Wordpress. For example, when a new comment comes, notify the user ...
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Safe to disable wptexturize?

To optimise the speed of my platform (beyond caching, database optimisation, JPEG compression, CSS sprites etc), it has come to my attention that disabling the wptexturize() function may give some ...
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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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Restrict users from editing post based on the age of the post

How can I restrict users (based on Capabilities) from editing their published posts after a custom amount of time. For instance, a user that can publish_posts (authors) can not edit a their post if ...
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Check if post is being published for the first time, or is an already published post being updated

I am building an add-on to an events module that checks for availability, since there wasn't a function for that in that module. Now that I have built the logic, there are three emails I will need to ...
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TinyMCE custom stylesheets for different post types

I use a custom stylesheet for TinyMCE, by placing custom styles in editor-style.css in my theme's directory. I am trying to figure out how to use a different stylesheet depending on what post type we ...
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When is wp_trim_excerpt() called?

There doesn't appear to be any reference to wp_trim_excerpt() outside of it's declaration - I've checked both the Trac and Xref - when does it work its magic?
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Logout redirect to current page - function

I'm looking for a function that can redirect users when they logout to the current page. I'm looking for a code I can use in functions.php?
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wp_register_script not loading as expected

I am loading scripts like this: //load scripts //wp_register_script( $handle, $src, $deps, $ver, $in_footer ); add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts', 'load_scripts'); function load_scripts() { if ...
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How do you permanently remove default rewrite rules from the wp_options table?

We have tons of rewrite rules saved in our wp_options table and I'd like to permanently remove any entries that we're not using on our site (such as comment feeds, page attachments, etc.). What's the ...
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Linking thumbnail to full size image

I use a function in my blog (getImage) to call thumbnails in the loop (it calls the 1st image on the post) but instead of link to the post, i would want the thumbnail to link to its full image src. ...
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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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How to edit bbPress template files - WordPress + BuddyPress + bbPress?

I am using BuddyPress 1.6.1, bbPress 2.1.2 and WordPress 3.4.2 I follow the guide here. In the end, I did the trick pointed out by Sarah Gooding because mywebsite.com/forums was blank right after ...
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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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Create “File-less” Page Template in Functions.php

(By "Page Template," I mean a theme file with the "Template Name" header that can be selected in the "Template" dropdown field on the page admin.) In multiple instances, I've built page templates ...
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Override default cropping in Wordpress [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make add_image_size() crop from the top? Is there any way to have cropping happen from the center point in an image? All of my Featured Image uploads are ...
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How to fix a theme with page.php Default Template that accidentally deleted?

I am having a quite odd case with WP today, and after spending about an hour searching on google and forums, can't find any answers. I hope posting here might allow me some chance to get help from ...
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How to Loop Plugin Option Field Set?

Problem/Background Currently, I'm creating a plugin for a client that will enable them to mark and modify predetermined Google Map polygons (displayed on the site) in the dashboard. I want to let ...
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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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Code in theme functions.php faster than with a plugin?

I've read many articles that says that we should not keep plugins that we don't use. Even if they are disabled, they use memory. functions.php instead of 10 plugins? What if i have 10 small plugins ...
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hook a functions to change wp-config from functions.php

is there a way to hook / filter or add action that would be printed in the wp-config file? lets say i want to add some simple command like "empty the trash" aka define('EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS', 1 ); ...
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How to add default images into theme customizer image control?

I am trying to figure out how I can pre-load a theme customizer image control with images I have selected. Is their a way to point the control to a directory so they automatically show up in the ...
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Adding a second email address to a completed order in WooCommerce

Before I ask this question, I know there is a (legitimate) hesitation to answer questions here about Woo products since they have their own support and their users should be encouraged to use that. I ...
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Get the ID of the page a menu item links to?

I am currently using a custom walker to customize the output of wp_nav_menu(), and I am trying to add additional information to the <a> tags. What I want the output for each menu link to look ...
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How to set and use global variables? Or why not to use them at all

UPDATE: My original question has been solved, but this is turning into a valid discussion about why not to use global variables, so I am updating the question to reflect that. The solution was ...
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Allow users to add custom functions to wordpress theme

I'd like to allow users to add functions to the theme I'm developing, but don't want users to change functions.php directly, as this file may be updated with theme updates. In other words, I'd like ...
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the_post_thumbnail fallback using hooks

I am using this big theme that is almost entirely relying on widgets and sliders. Now I trying to avoid looking for post_thumbnail output code in all the included files in order to achieve fallback ...
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What is the most efficient method for loading widgets in functions.php

I have seen WordPress developers use two different methods for loading custom widgets from the functions.php file. The first: include("functions/my-custom-widget.php"); The second: ...
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How do I “unhook” / de-register jQuery so that it's not called as part of wp_footer();?

I need to "unhook" jQuery from my wp_footer() ... it's being called automatically and I'm looking for something I can add to functions.php which prevents it from being called a second time in the ...
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How to add another user to this remove_menu function?

Pretty self-explanatory. How does one add another user to this function for functions.php, i.e., user2, who will be shown different menu items than user1? I tried adding another ...