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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Adding pagination to custom Wordpress function

I am trying to add pagination to posts however i cannot figure out how to get it to work - it simply does not show the pagination as i need it to. It should display the first 15 posts on the first ...
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adding custom classes for tables

I have to implement a default class for HTML-Tables at WordPress. The wp-standard is <table> .. ist there any way to do this, that i get this output per default? <table class="abc xyz"> ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function register_new_user()

Have a wordpress theme with custom registration. Registration works on the registration page. If I take the form and place it on another page , eg. Homepage.. it gives me this error. Here is the code ...
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How do I get the current edit page ID in the admin?

Most solutions I found are for front-end use. This is for a plugin, so the all activity is in the back-end. How do I get the page ID that's being currently use(edited) in the admin? Note I'm out of ...
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Make WordPress size and name images for Retina.js

I'm a huge fan of the way retina.js works for high pixel density displays. Essentially, when it's loading image assets (via <img> or css image) it will check if there's a @2x suffix version of ...
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Undo a function that is not (seemingly) hooked to an action?

I am using the popular Disqus plugin. To use this plugin effectively, they advise you to change the URL on the front page to end in #disqus_thread. I know how to easily do this in jQuery, but I ...
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Remove submenu item from list

I have the following script within my functions.php file to avoid certain users from modifying things they shouldn't and would like to remove one more item, the Appearances > Themes submenu. function ...
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change a post status when users update posts?

Is there an efficient way to change a post status from 'published' to 'draft' when a user of a certain type tries to update their posts. I tried something along these lines function ...
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Explode Array from Repeatable Custom Field

I have an array from repeatable custom field. When I print with vardump the output is... var_dump($affman); this is the result ... array(3) { [0] => array(4) { [0] => string(74) ...
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using enqueue_script in a shortcode isn't working

I'm new to wordpress and I'm trying to get this to work by following the wordpress codex but I feel like I must be missing something obvious. I have a child theme based off of a parent one, and I ...
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Display default WordPress login/registration form into a modal window

hope someone can help me with this. I need to display the default WordPress login/registration into a modal window. I followed this tutorial in order to create the modal box and it is just exactly ...
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Is it possible to remove the main rich Text box editor?

I am using the simple fields plugin to provide additional rich text editors and have no need for this 'main' text editor box on any of my 'page's I have tried the following code in my functions.php: ...
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Metabox Input Not saving

I haven't made any meta-box's in quite some time so quickly threw together this one for a website I'm developing. My problem is that when I input some text in the box's and hit save the text ...
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Limit number of characters in different excerpts

I've been using this little snippet from another answer on here to limit the number of characters that display in the excerpt; add_filter('wp_trim_excerpt', function($text){ $max_length = ...
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Manually set global $post vars with an ID, in order to use template tags

I have a function retrieving ID's of posts by very specific means. I need to be able to set the global $post in order to use functions like the_content(), which does not allow an ID as a parameter. ...
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How to change a certain text or term of WordPress into a custom into the whole site?

In my WordPess site for client, I used Posts as Products, Comments as Customer Review, Subscribers as Registered Customers and so on. For client's I used Admin Menu Editor to edit the wp-admin menu ...
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Custom taxonomy widget in admin area

I have a custom taxonomy set up on a custom post type and the box it uses is the same as categories, except I wanted to make it easily searchable using a filter script and then also allow the user 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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I want to split this into two functions

This code i will add below is for Custom Fields for Custom Post Type and GMap for Custom Post Type. Currently both are pulled by this function. I want to seperate both. One for Custom Fields and One ...
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Can't change excerpt length and more tag

I tried to change the excerpt length and the more tag the way it is described in the codex: function custom_excerpt_length( $length ) { return 10; } add_filter( 'excerpt_length', ...
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Custom function for search form

I have the current function in my theme in order to alter Wordpress current search form: function clarity_wpsearch($form) { $form = '<form role="search" method="get" id="searchform" action="' . ...
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My widget won't update its values when save is clicked

So this is my first attempt a creating a widget that has a functionality of creating a simple image rollover effect (if anyone wants it when it's done, leave me a message). Now I downloaded a sample ...
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How to fix Warning: call_user_func_array()?

I modified my theme metabox.php to fit my needs, and I got this eror Blockquote Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function 'mytheme_add_box' not found or ...
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Do something when user creates post (that's pending)

How do i do something when a (normal) user creates a post (that is submitted for approval) I currently have: function emailinvestment( $new_status, $old_status, $post_id ) { if ( ...
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How to structure plugin in to functions?

So I have customized a few plugins before, but never developed one from scratch. One thing that I have struggled with is structuring my functions. I found the following snippet and wonder how YOU ...
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Extending the site search to include a single custom field

I have the followign code in my functions.php file function __adapted_search_function($search, $query) { if(is_admin() || !$query->is_main_query() || !$query->is_search) return; ...
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Filepath to Chosen for “Home Page” option - Which function?

Someone using my plugin/theme surprised me by making their site address different than their install address with the "Enter the address here if you want your site homepage to be different from the ...
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Scheduling posts to update once per day with wp_cron

I have a function that hooks into save_post that changes the value of a custom taxonomy term based on today's date. That's working fine. When I update a post, the taxonomy term is updated correctly. ...
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If no input don't display?

First of all i am sorry if my question is not correct formulated, i am new in to wordpress and php. I hope i am not being too silly. i have this: <div class="propsmeta clearfix"> ...
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Update Post Taxonomy Automatically Based On Date

I am using the below function to set a custom post type taxonomy to a certain term based on the current date. This is for an event that lists upcoming, ongoing, and future events at a venue. I need ...
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Should I use include or load_template for including shortcodes, plugins and so on?

I am wondering what is the right way to include additional php files for theme options, shortcodes, plugins and so on. Both load_template and include will work, but what has better semantic value? ...
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is user logged in not working

I am creating a plugin and wish to check if the user is logged in the run another function. This is my first ever plugin and i am still learning how to program at the same time. following I have a ...
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Ajaxing function in widget class

I want to ajax function declared in function Widget in widget Class ,it have arguments belong to the widget i try this code add_action('wp_ajax_my_func', 'my_func'); ...
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Change a sidebar name?

I'm using a child theme created from a twenty-twelve theme, the theme packs a number of sidebars one which is called "Main Sidebar". Is it possible to change it's name to something else?
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Create dropdown of users in admin dashboard

I'm trying to make a list of users come up in a widget in the admin dashboard. So far i've got it showing up, but I want the list to show a custom field from the user's profile instead of the normal ...
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Why does modifying my functions.php file always result in a server error

Basically, every time I modify my functions.php file and reload it to the server my site "breaks" and nothing loads. As soon as I delete it, it starts working again. Now before anyone freaks out, I ...
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Directing to functions.php the correct way

Right now I'm validating a form on one page, and then sending the results to functions.php to send the form via email. Right now I'm doing the following <?php $our_url = ...
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Get list of all custom tanonomy id

I created a custom taxonomy called Location then added New Jersey, New York, etc. Is there a Wordpress function that will get the list of all ids under the Location similar to what ...
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Highlight main menu when on specific posts or pages

I am using Genesis and have written a custom function which works fine, but is very ugly and includes a css statement. The object is to highlight a menu link in the main header menu when on certain ...
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WordPress display name string manipulation

I have set the display name to show both first name and last name using the function below. How do I manipulate the LAST NAME to only pull the first letter of that string? Example, if you sign up as ...
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Why use if function_exists?

I noticed a lot of developers of WordPress themes would use this in functions.php if (function_exists('register_nav_menus')) { register_nav_menus (array('primary' => 'Header Navigation')); } ...
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If no author posts, echo out some text

I have this piece of code to show the author posts of the author of the current post, but I want to make an if statement, if no posts then echo out some text. I have now this but it do not work (above ...
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How to include one class/instance without using global variables

I would like to add http://mobiledetect.net/ class to my template. Which is the best approach to dynamically use this class in every part(s) of my template? For the moment I just loaded the class in ...
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Undefined function wp_set_password

I'm creating a plugin. I'm receiving the following error (WP 3.5): Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_set_password() in \path\to\plugin.php on line 18 Line 18 consists of simply: ...
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Can't preview custom post - Redirected to home page

When I click on preview in custom post types I get redirected to home page. But when I visit or view the page that have all the Custom posts in I can see all of them. I cant figure out what or why. ...
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Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() [closed]

I have this code from home.php that will going to display a content from a page which has a custom post type of "about" <?php $post_status1 = 'publish'; $post_type1 = 'page'; ...
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Guest Author - How to modify my custom function code if the guest author URL will follow a particular pattern/format?

Based on code the awesome G.M. provided in an earlier question (Use Custom Fields to Create Guest Author Link), I now have a custom function that uses custom fields to support guest authors. The code ...
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Guest Author - How can I use custom fields to create guest author link?

We are posting articles authored by guest authors. The guest authors will not be logging in to the site, and we don't want to create users for these guest authors. We are also not interested in any of ...
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Detecting if parent page has gallery

My function to detect is a gallery is on a page has broken and Im not sure why. So in my theme template's attachment page Im calling this function: global $post; $parent_id = $post->post_parent; ...
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Call to undefined method - Download Monitor

I have been working on adding some customizations to Download Monitor So far I have been able to add custom meta check boxes, and save them using the following code. global $post, $download; //add ...