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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Removing the main link to Jetpack from the menu

I need to remove the link to the Jetpack settings, but not the links to Omnisearch and Site Stats from the admin menu for everyone not having an administrator role: For this, I came up with this ...
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Display author box on just certain category posts?

I'm using this code to display a author box after my blog posts. The issue that I'm having is that it is showing up on all custom post types as well which I don't want. What I need is for it to show ...
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How to load several hierarchical categories from functions.php

I need to insert several categories (about 400) into my site. The categories are hierarchical. I would like to load them from functions.php but now I can add one category at time, like this: ...
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Why do I get undefined function export_wp()?

I'm trying to create a function in functions.php or a plugin to generate an export via a cronjob, similar to how Chris_O did this question. However it seems that I can't call export_wp(), I keep ...
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Theme my Login plugin, how to update fields

I'm using the Theme my Login plugin for a client project and I'm having trouble updating profile fields once a user has been registered; I followed the instructions here but they didn't seem to have ...
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Turn get_posts as string into an array for use in theme admin options

I am trying to add a drop down list of all posts into a theme admin section...without forklifting the theme code. I need to pass the post title and id into the 'options'=>array() like so: 'getting-...
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How to call custom function outside from the admin page?

I've created a function but i have some problems with it... echo get_option( 'my_function', 'custom_logo' ); I try to use this in my code but it returns me an array not a string. When i use echo $...
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Override parent theme function that is not hooked or in the functions.php file

I need to remove a function from the parent theme and replace it within the child theme. The function is called print_meta($meta_box). The function is not pluggable and it located in a random file, ...
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Internal linking to posts permalink fail because of spaces and stripe at postname

I have written a function which outputs a tag in a textarea in which people can link internally to other posts on the website. This works like a charm except with using a postname permalink structure.....
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making php value numeric

I used some of this code from this page on Stack Overflow: Using wp_query is it possible to orderby taxonomy? It's about the function to be able to sort a query by a taxonomy value. Although it works ...
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Automatically add author's name to post_tag

I need to add the author of a post's name to the post's tags whenever the post is published. So for example John Smith wrote a post, the tag 'John Smith' would be added to that post's tags. I've ...
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How Do I include/Import a Custom Widget from the Parent theme into My Child Theme?

I'm trying to make a small modification to a custom widget that was included with a clients parent theme. Whenever I remove the parents version of the widget (for testing purposes) the child version ...
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WordPress Check User Role Function (multiple roles)?

I'm playing around with the check_user_role function put together by AppThemes; as mentioned in the WordPress current_user_can codex page. In the AppThemes tutorial code it references the following: ...
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How Can I add a menu to the theme from withen the function.php file

I have the following code I'm trying to automatically add a menu to a theme via overriding a function. So I won't have to edit the theme file However the menu is being outputted at the top of the ...
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Strip <p> from <blockquote> or something better?

Looking for some help on something that has me really contemplating not using blockquotes for the moment! I have this code: <?php $show_after_p = 1; $content = apply_filters( 'the_content', ...
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Add a select-option to the default widgets

I would like to add an extra feature to one of the default widgets so that the user can choose from the select-field to either align the widget to the left, center or to the right. How would I be ...
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How to remove or change the “W” icon in “My Sites”?

How can I remove WordPress multi site, or how can I change this icon?
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Post to category based on email domain, for a post-by-email plugin

I have a wordpress plugin installed called Postie - it enables me to post to my wordpress by sending an email to a specific email address. I need help with some coding in order to make it so it will ...
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Custom <blockquote> HTML markup

In Wordpress, I would like to add a custom styling to the <blockquote> elements, replacing Wordpress' default usage by using a function (or however is easiest). When using the WYSIWYG editor, ...
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Theme Customizer not loading JS for live preview

I am currently working on adding options to the theme customizer. For the last two hours I have been trying to get the live preview working and I am trying figure out why my theme isn't loading the ...
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Post visibility option to theme front-end for author to select?

Is it possible to present author with an option to select visibility of a post (public, private, password) on theme front-end post adding without messing with Wordpress core? Any suggestions are ...
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Perform function on publish AND save (not just save)

I am using this function to auto-set a post title based on a couple of custom fields: function set_event_title( $data , $postarr ) { if($data['post_type'] == 'event') { $getdate = get_post_meta(...
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Saving multiple Metabox contents

I'm putting together a fairly simple Custom Page for a friend on their WordPress site, but I'm having some real difficulties getting the contents of the Metaboxes to save correctly. WordPress doesn't ...
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Defining multiple categories for showing latest posts

I have a function that lets me display the latest posts on my website, however i want to function to show posts of multiple categories at not just one specific category. Check the code below and what ...
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add sidebar area to header of child theme

How can I add some extra sidebar locations for widgets in a child theme. The difficulty I'm having is because the parent theme uses some pretty gnarly setup to define the current sidebars. I would ...
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the_post_thumbnail issues

I am trying to make the thumbnail for each post display on the homepage of a site for a client; although the thumbnails do display, they're not being displayed inside of a specified "thumbnail" div ...
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Enqueueing scripts selectively & activation where needed

If I enqueue my scripts selectively, for instance I have a slider I only want to load on homepage, which is activated in main-js, e.g: wp_enqueue_script( 'main-js' ); if ( is_front_page() ) { ...
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Is there a way to create a “copy post” link?

Much like the "edit" link when viewing a post, is here a "copy post" function I can include with my theme?
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Some problems calling a function into sprintf() inside functions.php template file [closed]

I am new in PHP and WordPress and I am personalizing an existent template and I have the following problem. In the function.php file of the template I have the following function: 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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define css class in functions.php

In my theme I use theme options to set colors to categories (heading colors, dividers colors etc etc) The way I do it is defining variables which holds a color hexa like so: $category1_color = ...
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file.php not loaded?

I feel like I'm being really stupid. I want to make use of some functions in wp-admin/includes/file.php (like download_url), but it doesn't seem to be included, not in the dashboard/admin, or in the ...
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Adding tables to the WordPress Editor

I tried this fix: http://www.paulund.co.uk/display-full-tinymce-editor-in-wordpress But I see no change in my editor. So how do I enable tables in the wordpress editor. MY function is: function ...
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add_menu_page() with variable function

How can I use add_menu_page() functions some variable function ? add_menu_page('My page','My page','manage_options','my_page', 'func' ); $func = function() { echo "Done !"; }; I know I can ...
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How to setup a popup registeration page in wordpress with function.php

everyone: I wonder if there is existing tutorial on how to create a popup registration page in wordpress by utilizing function.php? or is there another way that can do with it? Thank you!
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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 taxonomy-talks....
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Add Login and logout buttons to top menu bar

I got this code to insert menu bar in the PRIMARY menubar, but I can not find a way to insert it into my secondary, or top menubar above the primary menu bar. Could anyone teach me how to do that? ...
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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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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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Featured Image keeps cropping

I've spent hours trying to figure this out and its driving me mad. I'm not great with php code so I'm not sure if I'm doing this the best way anyway... It should be simple - I have built a custom ...
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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 can'...
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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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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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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 = $wp_query->...
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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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How to add an admin function only to posts, not pages?

I'm having a problem with adding an excerpt counter to the excerpt field. It may be a conflict with another plugin, but basically it screws with other jquery if the excerpt field doesn't exist (e.g.: ...
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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 ...
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Shortcode of a function

I got this function and i want to make the contents divs of "foreach" as return. How can i do that? <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => 6, 'post_status'=>"publish",'post_type'=>"...
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How can i listing current category and Featured Category post list?

I have a Featured Post Category. Im marked some post Featured. When i viewing a category page(e.g. Sport), i want to list on sidebar both marked post list (e.g Featured and Sport,) I tryed with that ...
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How can i list random author?

Im listing current category of all author list but I want to list random author list from current category. I was try 'order' => 'RAND', RAND code its not worked. My Code: function ...