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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Remove images from get_the_excerpt

I'm using a custom function to create a shortcode that displays the latest blog post on the home page of a template. But I'm trying to NOT have it display any images. I know I can use the Advanced ...
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restrict access to specific urls on a specific period of time

I have a countdown timer plugin which is set do redirect the user to a specific permalink after the time is elapsed. I've added a countdown timer here : mywebsite.com/mypost which is set to 3 days ...
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Updating User Meta from Custom Post Field Upon Publish Not Working

I'm trying to get the user_meta to be updated based on the custom post field type. However the information won't transfer if the new post is published by a user through a frontend form. Currently it ...
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Pass PHP variable between functions in functions.php

I have a WordPress Admin page where you can add a "listing". Within this Admin Page I have added many fields which transfer variables over to the listing page which is created/updated. Within this ...
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How to get tags and categories?

I used the following code to get tags from the post and then simply echo them: $posttags = get_the_tags($post->ID); if ($posttags) { foreach($posttags as $tag) { echo $tag->name . ', ';} ...
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List the authors that have written posts in a category

How can I list the authors of posts in a category in WordPress? On my blog have three authors and I want to list who written the posts in a category. For example: CAT NAME: INTERNET AUTHOR: ...
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wp_list_pages change <ul> of children and anchor of parent

I am getting the list of Pages and Subpages by wp_list_pages(). I want to change the parent <a> and <ul> child. I found a solution here in this WPSE thread. But It only changes the ...
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Disable trim in WordPress

I have a post. That is that post: - A - B - C When I use function the_excerpt(), it changed: - A - B readmore I want it to have the old structure. - A - B readmore but I don't know I need can ...
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Using conditionals, maybe from a DB, to register & enqueue files, for varying pages, in functions.php

I wanted to include some javascript and css files on only some of my WordPress pages. To do this, I registered and enqueued the files in my child theme's functions.php file, and used conditionals to ...
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Need help setting default setting value for radio button in theme customizer

I need help figuring out how the radio button saves it's value in the theme settings. In my theme I added Radio buttons in the theme customizer. So far they are working great. Although I have one ...
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Use $_POST['value'] inside functions.php

Is it possible to use a value stored in POST on a page inside the functions.php file? First on the . after the "20" I want to add the category__in value to the query_vars. And thats where I want to ...
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How do I properly register bootstrap JavaScript into WordPress functions.php?

I am new to bootstrap and WordPress and trying to put together a simple page. So, it doesn't surprise me that I'm running into dependency problems adding and registering scripts from both the header ...
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add slug beside name in Admin Category Checklists

im creating a lot of Categories with the same Name and different slugs, but im having problems identifying which is which in the admin panel, so i came up with the idea of inserting the slug besides ...
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Change conditional tag in wordpress without editing the core files

In wp-admin/includes/class-wp-posts-list-table.php lines 59-69: if ( !current_user_can( $post_type_object->cap->edit_others_posts ) ) { $exclude_states = get_post_stati( ...
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How to add PHP pagination to wordpress

I'm trying to make a custom PHP pagination work with wordpress, the page in wordpress is a very custom one, not a post or a page, it's a select from DB that shows flowers, the styling is ok now, but ...
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Breadcrumb how i can display page title with parent > child title with permalink ? any Idea

function the_breadcrumb() { global $post; if (!is_home()) { echo ""; if(is_single()): echo 'Main'; else: echo "Home"; endif; echo " / "; if ( ...
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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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Is there an error in get_the_tag_list()?

I'm using the theme TwentyThriteen1.0 for my WordPress blog. I recognized that the tags in the meta-part of an article are not separated by a comma. I had a look at the function ...
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Different registration form for different roles

I have customised the worpress registration page by adding new fields using the Cimy User Extra Fields plugin so my site is now fine for allowing users to register as contributors. I now want to ...
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Test if a post exists by category and date

I would like to check outside of the loop, if a certain post exists in a specific category and from a specific date. The function get_posts() -- if I get it right -- allows me to check, if there are ...
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Getting undefined index id error in theme

I am getting Notice: Undefined index: id on the line $id = $option['id'];in my wordpress theme adminfunctions.php file Can you please help. function of_option_setup(){ //Update EMPTY options ...
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Extending auth_cookie_expiration based on user role

I'm trying to extend the lifespan of the authentication cookie, but only for administrators. My code in functions.php is: add_filter( 'auth_cookie_expiration', 'change_admin_cookie_logout' ); ...
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Add an Outside Wrapper to my Header and Make it Full Width

I did reposition the <header> outside the 'wrap class' class by adding this function in my function.php /** Reposition header outside main wrap */ remove_action( 'genesis_header', ...
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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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Admin Panel errors because of functions.php

I'm creating a new theme in WP and I started noticing some errors in the Admin Panel. For example, when I want to update a page adding new content (or a blog post), it redirects to wp-admin/post.php ...
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Pagenav Not appearing on custom Template

I've just finished building a custom page template using the following code. The issue is the pagenav doesn't work - But works on every other page with multiple posts. I want this one to appear if ...
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add if statement to the featured image

I have a featured image. I want to add an if statement to the size. For example, if the featured image height exceeds 500px I want to add something. Is that possible ?
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How do add_action and WP_Query

I am new to WP, semi-new to PHP and new to OOP. 1) How can the WP function add_action receive another function as its argument? I know this by itself is not possible. I deliberately broke some code ...
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Add term to custom post type on draft

I'm trying to automatically add a custom taxonomy term to custom post type when the custom post type of property is created. The action is firing but it is not adding the term. I know it is firing ...
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Why is PHP Cookie via plugin only set when logged in as Admin and not regular users? and other questions

At first I thought it was a browser issue, but it looks like my code only sets a cookie if the user is logged in the administrator. If you are not logged into the Administrator account then it does ...
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Function working in single.php but not working in custom template file

I defined in my functions.php the following code: function fix_footnotes($content){ return preg_replace('/href\s*=\s*"[^"]+(#[^"]+)"/','href="$1"', $content); } When I call this ...
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Change admin bar to default:off

While I quite like the admin bar I actually want it to be OFF by default instead of ON ( I don't want to disable it altogether because I want users to be able to turn it on if they want - but but I ...
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Function naming convention

While developing more and more customized Wordpress themes, I began adding more custom functions to my theme's functions.php file. While I try to make their names to be self-explanatory, I think this ...
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How do I know what variables are passed in a filter/action and what their meaning is?

Something I have seen several times now and I don't understand is the following: In a theme's functions.php a function is defined and then attached to a hook, like so (simplified example): function ...
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Could not add 'LoginLogout' link using BAW login logout plugin

I installed and activated the 'BAW login/logout' plugin to bring login or logout link in my screen. but this is not working for me. can some one help me steps I followed: 1) Installed and ...
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wp_get_archives custom function broken since upgrading to WP 3.7.1

I've upgraded a site I'm working on to the latest WP, but it appears the function I wrote for splitting wp_get_archives() into years is now broken and I can't find out why. I've turned on debugging, ...
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Add function to add element on all page

I would like to add a function to add for example a link in the top and in the bottom of all my pages. The best would be to create a plugin in order to activate or disable it. Thank you so much.
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Convert hyphen to underscore in permalinks

I would like to use underscore in my permalinks instead of hyphen. Current permalink: www.example.com/2013/01/hello-this-is-a-test-post/ Desired permalink ...
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Shortcode inserts paragraphs before and after executing shortcode

When my shortcode is executed, it inserts a <p></p> before and after the shortcode. My shortcode is the only thing in the text editor of the page. There is not a newline before or after ...
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How would go about if I just want a temporary function?

How would go about if I just want a temporary function? (It's a converter just for converting Access to Wordpress tables). I want to execute several times so therefore I want it automated, but I don't ...
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How to redirect to post if search results only returns one post

I want to send visitors to my search.php after a search to display list of posts. If there is only one search result, user can directlyto the post in question(something like GOOGLE's I am Feeling ...
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WordPress not performing direct update

I recently modified my server configuration and then I noticed Wordpress would no longer upgrade automatically and I was asking for FTP information to perform the upgrade.Irony is that I don't have ...
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Help with WP gallery function, wrap gallery in div

I have a function in my functions.php file I need to change slightly and am having trouble doing it correctly. This function changes the gallery markup for Wordpress, making it more html5 friendly. It ...
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How to include code into functions.php file via a plugin

I have a lot of custom code in my functions.php file, what I would like to do is move all of this into a plugin for example myplugin-functions.php and then include the file into the themes ...
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wp_get_post_terms Order by not working

wp_get_post_terms Order by not working My code is here query_posts(array('post_type' => 'product','post__in' => $product_ids,)); while (have_posts()) : the_post(); global $post; $args = ...
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attachment page template? only show attachments for current post?

hey guys, didn't know that, but the attachement page (i'm using attachment.php as template) is actually looping through ALL ever uploaded attachments to my blog! I just want to use it in order to ...
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Check if home.php and set home.php as page_on_front

I want to include a custom inline js on home page only. I havent set home page from reading section. I am using home.php file. function print_my_inline_script() { if (is_home() && ...
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display most popular tags in two columns

I have a section in my sidebar where I'd like to display my most popular tags in two columns. I found this post from WPSnipp that details how to narrow your list down to only the most popular, however ...
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WooCommerce create new product and add to cart on form submit

I am customizing woo-commerce plugin to add product from the front end into the cart. I have written the function in functions.php, but i am getting a Fatal error. Getting this error--> Fatal ...
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the_password_form functions not working together

I needed two functions on my wp-site. First I needed to change the text of password-protected-page so I picked up this code straight from this article on wordpress codex. and it works beautifully. ...