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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Translation of theme using child theme

I have created a folder called “languages” in my child theme directory and added a: da_DK.po and a da_DK.mo file generated using POedit. I have created a functions.php file in my child theme ...
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create submenu page - error function not found or invalid function name

I have created a plugin with a top level page. I created a sub menu underneath that. When I run the plugin on my site everything works. But when I test it on a separate site I get an error and I'm not ...
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Wordpress Plugin Page is Loading in Admin Content Container Instead of Separate Page

I am creating a wordpress plugin that has it's own UI. It looks like a standard web application, so everything that is done within the plugin is handled in this UI instead of integrating it with the ...
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Programmatically Add Font-Awesome Icons to Category Widget

I use the Categories widget on my sidebar(s) and I would like to display a Font Awesome icon next to each category listed in the widget. The icon would be the same for all categories, for now, but I ...
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Only display link to author social media when it exists [closed]

I've added the following code to my functions.php to expand the functionality of the user profile page and be able to add links to the social media of the authors. function my_new_contactmethods( $...
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PageNav Not working on Custom Post - function built into theme

The Pagenav will not appear on this page, I've got the wp-pagenav function built into the theme so calling it works on all the other pages. It appears on the blog template I'm using but just not the "...
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User meta and public function security

I am using stripe to setup a system of buying credits, which can be used on my wordpress site. I save credits using wordpress user meta, and I increment those credits after a successful transaction ...
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Internet Explorer opens links to .msi files as text in a new tab

I'm really struggling with this issue. The WordPress site I manage has had .msi files available to download for a long time. Since the recent update to WordPress 3.8, Internet Explorer no longer ...
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Contact Form 7: custom validation [closed]

I'm currently using the Contact Form 7 plugin, which is great and works perfectly, but what I'm now trying to achieve with it is some custom validation rules. I found this extension: http://code-...
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AJAX: Wordpress filters inside $html do not work as intended

I am sending HTML content through some AJAX magic and while everything is working as I wish, the output gives something along those lines in the page: "http://permalink.comtitle" It's as if all the ...
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Get Value of Custom Field

I use a dropdownbox to show all custom types ('abschreibungstabelle'). It works fine. But now, I want to show the value of the custom field 'nutzungsdauer' in my input-field. Any ideas? <input ...
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Editing or filtering the output of the Genesis navigation

I'm trying to edit or apply a filter to the default Genesis navigation genesis_do_nav Currently I'm extending a Walker class to add a <span> with data-attribute around the navigation's link ...
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Selectbox Custom Post Type

I use a dropdownbox to show all custom types. On the archive page of the custom post type it works fine. If I put dropdownbox to another site, it doesn´t work anymore. The selectbox is empty. Any ...
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Custom Widget outputs the input but doesn't save anything inside the textarea

I've been working on my first widget, Everything works perfectly except it doesn't save anything I add to the textarea box. It will output the input on the website however. From research I think its ...
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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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When is it appropriate to put functions on page template vs. functions.php?

I'd like to improve my code and on a current theme, I've extended Wordpress with custom post types, metadata, customized user authentication, and a number of other items. Some of these functions ...
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Breaking up multiple words and inserting an image after first word

I'm not sure if it's possible, however, what I'm after is to break up WordPress titles that are multiple words and then insert an image. My current loop works just fine. Right now it gets the page's ...
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remove links from images using functions.php

I am looking for a way to remove the attachment link from images in the post content. I would like to add this to the functions.php in my theme. I know you can disable this in the post on a per ...
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WordPress function get_the_terms() returns 'Invalid taxonomy' error

It seems that the function get_the_terms( $id, $taxonomy ) always returns an error if used outside of WordPress (i.e. integrated in PHP using this method). I believe some library might be required and ...
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How to Update User Meta Field other than from profile?

I have created a dynamic meta field that is generated for each post type. I used the following to create the meta-field: <?php $args=array( 'post_type' => 'Course', 'status' => '...
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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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WordPress Automatic Filename Changer

So I used this function that allows me to change the literal filename in the directory on upload. But, it doesn't actually change the filename, hence changing the slug to the ID when attaching to a ...
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Including one page with WordPress functions into another

I have two php pages, one is the main page that will hold all of my content. The second page is a whole bunch of php (that I have written as well as included wordpress functions) and js functions. ...
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User's Comments Number: Storing it in a meta field for different uses

As I am building a new website where tracking users' information is key to engage, etc..., I found it important to be able to store users' number of counts as a meta. The main reason for storing the ...
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Dynamically adding Captions to images

I have a site where the author has included Amazon Affiliate links. They've done this by adding the URL to product images. I'm wondering if there's a way to add a function that will automatically add ...
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Trying to see if page is category or single and displaying title with appropriate heading tag

I'm using a custom theme from ThemeForest and I'm trying to get the custom post php to check and see if the post is on a category or single post. If it's on category, use <h2> for the title (for ...
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Filtering posts by category name based on page's slug

I've created a page template and the goal is to create a loop that gets all posts by category name. The category name is passed from the slug of the page name. I haven't been able to get this to work ...
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Is it possible to get a theme customizer setting from wp.customize using jquery?

I am wondering if it is possible to directly interop with the wp.customize api to get a value of a theme customizer setting. The way I am doing it now is using ajax to get a response from a php ...
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Rich Custom Field for Custom Post type not saving

I am new to creating meta boxes and I am trying to create a custom field meta box that is connected to a custom post type which is created by WooTheme Sensei (Post type = lesson). I am trying to use ...
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get_post_class() not working well

I am using the get_post_class to get the classes for my posts: post-75 post type-post status-publish format-standard category-uncategorized entry one-third teaser first The array returned however is ...
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right_now_content_table_end function not working?

I noticed recently my custom counts for custom post types are not showing on the dashboard. Im using this function: right_now_content_table_end It worked well before, Im not sure when it stopped ...
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Dynamically Generating User Meta Field

I have an online education website using WordPress. I have a custom post type called "course" which is created automatically through the e-learning plugin I am using "WooThemes Sensei". I am still in ...
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Why does get_template_directory_uri() not include “www”, only for enqueued stylesheets?

My site's url is set up to include www in settings -> general. I also put it at the very top of my functions.php: update_option('siteurl','http://www.federal-lawyer.com'); update_option('home','...
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Sessions in word press [duplicate]

Is it possible to set session in wordpress. If yes can you please tell how to do it? My sample code is. <?php session_start(); if(!isset($_SESSION['impression'])) { $_SESSION['impression'] = ...
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Last Login in number of days format

I am trying to capture last user active date and reproduce that into another user-meta field in days only without any text with it. Being very bad with coding, I was hoping someone could help me shed ...
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Related post using post title

Is it possible to fetch related post based on post title rather than based on tags and category? Like- post 1 title : WordPress tips post 2 title : WordPress tricks In this example the related post ...
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Retrieve array of attachment IDs attached to a given Post ID

I wonder if there's a function to retreive an array containing the attachment IDs of images that are atatched to a given post. Some function like get_post_arry($pid); The array should be ordered like ...
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What is user_trailingslashit() for?

What does the user_trailingslashit() function do, and when should I use it? How is it different from the trailingslashit() function?
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example of build_query function?

I have this resource: (http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/build_query), but it does not give full example. I have this URL: mypage/?page_id=87 and this array: array('name' => 'me') ...
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How to hook wp_mail to add a custom email as BCC for each sent email?

Is there a way to hook into the wp_mail function to add a custom email as hidden (BCC) copy to each email sent? If so, how? -edit- It's not like I want to send an email with BCC, I would like to ...
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Best way to programatically add “rel” attributes to page and post images

For single posts and pages, I would like to add certain rel attributes to all the images on the contained therein added with the "Add Image" functionality on the edit screen. The attribute would be ...
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Not sure if enqueuing js scripts properly

When I put this code right above the closing of my body tag it works, but when I try to enqueue it, it breaks. I'm thinking maybe jQuery isn't getting called? The snippet is from here FUNCTIONS.PHP ...
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making a glossary with wordpress

I know that there are glossary plugins in the wordpress repository. This plugins normally searches glossary terms in post content and adds a link to it. But i have not found one, that search and ...
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functions.php return custom text

I am looking to add custom text to the site in functions.php. I am using multisite. Is there a hook to determine which site so I can alter the text? For example: function greeting(){ if(...
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Dynamic Title for custom post types

I use a custom post called "abschreibungstabelle". For all posts, I want to set the meta title dynamically: "This is a test: " & the post title Is there any easy way to do this: Actually I use ...
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Template tags vs get_template_part() vs functions.php

When to use template tags and when to use get_template_part() and when to use function.php? I am confused at them. For example, if I want to show related portfolios under single portfolio, I can ...
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How do I preserve changes to a theme's functions.php across updates?

I'm using a theme called "Pinboard", version 1.1.0. I made some edits to the theme's functions.php in order to display FontAwesome icons before archive titles. For instance, if you're browsing the "...
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Function to list posts from current post's category fails in WP 3.8

I have this function in my child theme's functions.php, whose simple aim is to list a number of posts, only from the category of the current post, but not the current post itself. It was working fine ...
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Get current page_id before loop, in functions.php

In the Shoestrap theme, you often change content by using hooks. I want to add the following to functions.php but it doesn't work... // in functions.php if ( is_home() ) { add_action( '...
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Optimizing multiple WP_querys into one call?

I have finished building my website and noticed due to the structure it takes 3 seconds to load the data due to each WP_query bouncing between different post types. I was wondering if I put these into ...