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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Utilize Function in Child Theme / Template File

With a plugin, I have used require_once in the init.php of a plugin that I have made for my site to make functions available. With a child theme, where should I put the calls to require_once? When I ...
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Taxonomy archive template not working

I have a custom taxonomy (Talks) I create for custom taxonomy taxonomy-talks.php its working on my localhost. When I upload FTP still call archive.php or taxonomy.php. It must call ...
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Doing action based on input from options menu

This is my first time writing plugin. I have managed to get options menu with the html form: <?php add_action('admin_menu', 'menu'); function menu(){ ...
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How to change post thumbnail title and alt attributes to post title?

Can we change the title and alt attributes of the_post_thumbnails and set them to post title instead ? like creating a function for it and adding a filter ? I tried searching but I can't seem to find ...
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wp_get_theme Warning: Illegal offset type

I'm using Post templates plugin. But its very outdated. I'm getting Warning: Illegal offset type at this line $templates = $themes[$theme]['Template Files']; Here is my full function code. ...
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Is there a way to direct unregistered user to registration page when click a link?

everyone: this question seems pretty commmon to ask, but I did not find any answer. I was wondering, if there is a php function that I could use to direct a user to the site's registartion page, so ...
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Custom Metabox Not Saving

I've simplified a problem of saving custom metaboxes on update and still can't get the box to save the custom-field input to the database. This is the call from functions.php to an external file ...
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Have h2 tag not show up if there are no blog posts

On our current site we have different company profiles. Some companies have blog posts that display on their profile and some don't. Their is an h2 tag above posts that is in the page template then ...
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Login/logout in header

I am looking to move the login / logout / my account / register details currently situated under my menu bar to above the menu bar. Essentially I want to add the details just after the header. What ...
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Adding a user's ID behind the <a> tag ref link address

Good day, everyone: I want to make wordpress to add the user's id number behind the ref's link string, so that, for example <div class="toolsbutton"> <a ...
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Hook into a function without a hook?

I have just got into using hooks and have now understand the beauty of them. I understand that I can hook into the following by using add_filter('hook_name','my_hook_name', $variable); function ...
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Custom Taxonomy Permalinks Redirection

I have set up a custom taxonomy on a custom post type using the following: (For the sake of example, the custom post type is called newtype and the new taxonomy is just called newtax. // Create ...
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plugins_url() works everywhere but wp_reqister_script()

So I should probably mention up front that I'm developing a plugin so my url is 'mysite.com/plugin' (Just in case this is related to my issue. So, In my main plugin file (myplugin.php) I have added ...
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get a simple array of all of the term names that exist in all taxonomies

I may be going about this all wrong but I'm trying to use get terms to get all of the terms that exist in every taxonomy. I think this might be a php question. get_terms allows you to specify which ...
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Trouble using wordpress functions in a pop-up modal form

I'm working on a plugin and I've added a button to the tinymce editor that pops up a modal form, with options for the shortcode, and then inserts the shortcode with the selected options in to the ...
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How do I use the WP image functions in a page template?

Wordpress has tons of mature code for image editing on the admin side, but I would like to provide a form inside of a custom page template for my visitors to drag and drop, crop and save a thumbnail ...
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Post AND page parameter for WP function

Is there no post AND page parameter for WordPress functions? So would I have to create a custom post type to define post AND page? For example, add_meta_box( $id, $title, $callback, $post_type, ...
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How to use author meta in shortcode?

I am trying to create a shortcode that will return a link to a book on Amazon with a specific affiliate tracking code specific to the author. I created a user option called "amz" to hold the author's ...
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new to javascript - using in <head> instead of functions.php, not loading correctly

Live site. I've decided to incorporate javascript in my new theme; this is my first time doing so and have pieced together what I've down with help of blog posts and forums. I have the javascript ...
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Using multiple line variable inside a function?

I am using the commenting system to all users to add a private note that only they can see to posts and I am using the wordpress comments system to do it. I wrote a function to call the logged in user ...
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Defining a global array in functions.php?

I try to create an array of years, which is avaible in my template-files and in at least one other function in the functions.php. function get_the_years() { global $year_arr = range(2001, ...
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When to use esc_url, esc_html, esc_attr, and friends?

Discovered esc_url today while customizing an _s theme. I understand what the function does (sanitizes the URL inside), but what I'm unsure of is the scope of its use. It makes sense to me that if ...
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Overwriting TwentyTwelve template file with child theme template, but lower in the hierarchy

I've (I think) an interesting problem here. What I want to do is create a global archive page, with everything on it. Dates, authors, categories etc all on one page. I have a child theme, with ...
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Remove Menu Page Giving Error

I have a snippet of code I've written in the functions.php file which is simply to remove menu pages if the user cannot activate plugins. It works as intended; however it is showing a PHP error in ...
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admin-ajax.php loading many times

My site is running slow, because the file "admin-ajax.php" is loaded many times. see screenshot here: http://f.cl.ly/items/2b0O3Q0X27433X2F2j3U/Bildschirmfoto%202013-02-23%20um%2014.13.14.png Here ...
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Rewriting search and pagination base

After trying for weeks now how to find a working solution I got rid of most of my functions and trials and just left the pagination function underneath in my functions.phh file: /** * Pagination ...
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jQuery Plugin to use Wordpress functions in AJAX request

I'm using Chained Selects jQuery Plugin to create multiple chained selection fields. I'm using the remote version of the plugin to build the related options by means of AJAX request from a separate ...
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Make a table out of meta box

I want to display the information for my custom metabox as a table on my posts. First question is, how do I make a table out of the information, and secondly, how do I call the metabox? Also, can I ...
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Function Suddenly Stopped Working

I have a function which allows users to choose between pagination and next/previous links. In fact, I was provided the function on this site. I tested it today and it suddenly isn't working. I ...
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Custom metabox not working

Morning! I have a call in my functions.php file to include a custom meta-box php file in my theme's directory called: /metaboxes/home-meta.php The code is as follows for the call: add_action( ...
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Prevent creating multiple image resizes in twentytwelve template

I am using wordpress twentytweleve template and I notice every time I upload an image it creates 3 different thumbnail sizes. In my media settings I have already set medium & large size to 0. It ...
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How to Display Frontend CSS for Administrator only

I've been asked to restyle the css of a WordPress website frontend. The website can't be in maintenance mode while working on it as it must stay up and running all the time. I assume that if I can add ...
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Display additional page templates and a sidebar on plugin activation

I'm developing a child-theme off of the Twenty Twelve (1.1), using Wordpress (3.5.1) and the Woocommerce plugin (1.6.6). I've noticed that the problem with creating the online shop, single product ...
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Different functions file for each site in multisite installation?

I'm trying to create two (for now) sites in multisite WP installation that use same theme, but require somewhat different functionality i.e homepage has a bit different layout and there will be some ...
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Register and load scripts

In my functions.php function load_scripts() { wp_enqueue_script( 'jquery' ); wp_register_script( 'modernizr', get_template_directory_uri() .'/js/modernizr.foundation.js' ); ...
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Multisite 404 on pages - rewrite error breaks database

After updating my reading settings on my multisites, I get 404 errors on all my pages. The only way to fix the issue is by reverting the database to previous version, that is the only way it can be ...
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Should I ask a theme developer to use locate_template rather than require_once

I was creating a child theme today and needed to overwrite a php file which was included using this code in the themes functions.php file require_once( get_template_directory() . ...
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Call current post parameters inside a plugin

I edited the plugin WP User Frontend (for editing posts from frontend) to have two different edit pages for two different post types. Here's the original function which handles the edit_link. ...
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Why is this function crashing my wordpress installation? [closed]

I'm new to wordpress and programming in general. For my first site there is a custom template in which I want to load a javascript library. After registering and enqueueing it in functions.php my site ...
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Content filter won't work

I'm trying to filter my content and on matches on flow I would like to change my html structure, but my rule doesn't really apply. I have the following filter which searches the first image of posts ...
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How can I add authors to my blog pages?

I use Wordpress as a school paper blog and I would like to have different authors for articles. How can I add some new authors other than my blog title?
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Function to execute when a post is moved to trash .

Hi is there an action which can be performed while a post is moved to trash .... I tried delete_post and deleted_post. It works but twice for each action ( before and after the action as written in ...
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How to display most viewed post in my sidebar?

Hey i wanted to display the 5 most popular post by view count in my sidebar, but i don't want to use a plugin, i want the php function so that i can edit it manually such as adding thumbnails next to ...
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Wordpress functions.php - Execute plugin specific user online

One Trick Pony posted a great script that I'm trying to adapt to my needs. Registration in my website is restricted. There is only one user, a editor. The idea is to have a Chat Plugin, and it would ...
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watermarking gallery items

How can I add an image watermark to only those images which are to be published in gallery using a function in functions.php? Images can be in .jpg, .png, .gif format. I also found this snippet ...
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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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how can authors to define custom pages?

I have a options page and i use this code. I want this, I add author id on sometext field (e.g 3,2,5,11 ) and my author.php redirect custom author page. My author.php <?php $post = ...
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Set a User as Author of all 'New Posts' posted

An Author 'XYZ' is need to be set as the Default author of all New Posts. Irrespective of the actual Author posting the content, the post should be saved by this author 'XYZ'. Is there a Plugin or ...
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Dynamic Menu drops pages?

I've created a Dynamic Menu that highlights the selected page and colors for example the blog page "red" while the other links (home, about, contanct) remain white. My question is how can I make the ...
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Dashboard blocker on network multisite for specific user roles

I have used this function below for a while now on normal WordPress installs. It simply blocks users with specific user roles, and redirects them to the home page of the site. function ...