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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Using Conditional Themes to change out different themes using the Theme Customizer radio Buttons

I've been trying to change my theme based upon a radio button selection from the theme Customizer. I've included this plugin -> https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/wp-conditional-themes as a file ...
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How to pass variables from a function in functions.php to an other one

I have a function that gets the variables from the URL (UTM): /** Get Parameters From UTM **/ add_action('template_redirect', 'get_the_utm_vars'); // 'template_redirect' - action hook that ...
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mysql_real_escape_string() vs. esc_sql() in WordPress

Does mysql_real_escape_string() and esc_sql() in WordPress both do the same thing? I tried the following: $fetch_row='<p>And again for single posts</p>' echo mysql_real_escape_string( ...
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How to use get_media_embedded_in_content function

I am trying to figure out how to use this new WordPress function. get_media_embedded_in_content (string $content); The documentation says, "a string that might contain media data" but that is too ...
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Difference b/w Simple function call & do_action call

dear I unable to understand of simple function call & do_action function call. do_action: I hook function and I place this in my one template file for use in header template. ...
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Problem with add_rewrite_tag

I tried to rewrite my URl with a custom query string. Here is the code : add_action( 'init', 'wpse12065_init' ); function wpse12065_init() { add_rewrite_rule( ...
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Set first oembed in post to a global variable or function

I have a function that gets the first oembed in the post. I got the code from this related post. add_filter('embed_oembed_html', 'my_function',10,4); function my_function( $cache, $url, $attr, ...
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Hide certain post types from editors

I'm trying to hide a series of posts from my editors in the admin panel based on either custom post type or category (whichever is easiest). I tried adding a function such as: add_action( ...
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same user role or copy the user role to be same as the other role

how do you make the user role "contributor" to be same as the user role "seller" by using functions.php I've tried user role editor, but it seems to be the dokan multivendor plugin has set only into ...
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Removing all child categories from Yoast SEO breadcrumbs (or Navxt)

I am making a wordpress site and have ran into some trouble regarding the breadcrumb on single pages. At the moment it outputs Home > Parent category > Child category > Post title. This is usually ...
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Allow users to create posts without logging in?

I am working on a site where users can share their story. Every story is a blog post. I don't want that they mail me the story and I publish them, I want to provide them a form where they provide the ...
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video.js not enqueueing?

I'd really appreciate any light you folks could shed on this issue. I was tipped off by Firebug that the function 'videojs' is not defined, when it tried to run the block of script which links to the ...
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Add functionality to post editor

I can't find any documentation to add a functionality to the post editor. I've got this so far: http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-add-custom-styles-to-wordpress-visual-editor/ But I ...
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Call outside functions to within wordpress widgets class

Hi i'm created widget for show soundcloud clips, and i'm created a function in function.php file to create info link within widgets to show explain images to how get clip id in bootstrap modal style. ...
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Update add_image_size

This has been asked before, but the answer is from three years ago and is not working for me, so I'm wondering if something fundamental has changed since then, or if I'm fundamentally misunderstanding ...
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Change date number to another language/script?

I previously was able to change the numbers of the date and time (into a number and date system of another language, like Khmer) for each post using a script like this in my functions.php: function ...
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Adding custom field to permalink structure

I have a wordpress site that uses a custom post type 'external-projects'. Within that custom post type there is a custom field 'director'. What I am trying to do is rewrite the permalinks to include ...
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wordpress Shortocode running twice?

I developed a plugin for my citrus payment gateway.I created a shortcode to manage it. It was running absolutely fine some days ago.Now I don't know who changed what, now that shortcode is running ...
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expire wordpress user posts

I'm trying to make classified WordPress theme and I need to make users posts expire date plus show that date into the post. Users only allowed to publish their posts in post-types not as ordinary ...
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Return search for custom post type name

It is easy to write code that will only return posts from a certain custom post type. However, I haven't been able to find a way to return posts that search for the actual name of the custom post ...
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Using Schema with `the_excerpt`

I'm currently developing a WordPress site and want to use Schema, I have been some what successful so far but have now hit a stone wall. I want to use: itemprop="description" to the ...
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Wordpress function only executes once

I am trying to create a redirect for my authors so that when they login (and access the admin area) they are directed to the posts page instead of the Wordpress dashboard. I found a function that ...
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Loop only displaying one post

After a WordPress update the following code started only displaying one post on the page. I thought something was deprecated so I updated the parts I was sure about. But I'm still getting pretty much ...
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Using Isotope in WordPress portfolio

I'm trying to create a custom post type portfolio and use Isotope for filtering according to categories but I'm not doing something right. I've loaded scripts in my header.php, created a custom post ...
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custom post with loading script per single post

I read many Q&As here on SO...(and elsewhere but they don't count...lol) I think I follow the rules of WP.org but still it does not load the scripts. Scenario: Custom template for post in Php: ...
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Adding javascript to functions.php causes problems with my template

I want a "Read on" link that moves to another part of the page when clicked. I understand the HTML bit and I have even used some nice scrolling. It works. But when implemented breaks part of my ...
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getExcerpt: Make ellipsis appear only if character limit is reached

I have a function called getExcerpt that displays the first 140 characters of an excerpt and after that, an ellipsis appears. The call in my template is like this: <?php echo get_excerpt(140); ...
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How to store the_title() into a variable to reutrn the value, not just echo it

I have a loop, and need to pass one more argument through it. I need to get the current page's single post title, and then use that as the value. I tried going about it like this: $tagz = ...
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how to create shortcode in wordpress

So I have the following code: <span class="delete"><a onclick="return confirm('Are you sure?');" href="<?php echo wp_nonce_url( add_query_arg( array( 'action' => 'my-delete-product', ...
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I am Looking to append URL Parameter to all URLs

I am trying to add URL parameter to all the URLs of Wordpress website. This is for tracking affiliate sales by tracking links. E.g. I have put a link on another website ...
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Default Terms in Custom Taxonomy for Custom Post Types

I am using the below code to automatically assign a custom taxonomy (my_tax_name under my_tax taxonomy) to a custom post type (my_cpt) so that when I publish a post without assigning it any taxonomy, ...
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Custom Search Function adds Results to Navigation

I've added a custom search function on my site that allows terms of a custom taxonomy to be searched as well as the normal content. The function works just how it should, but when you get to the ...
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Add Custom fields to Quick Edit posts2posts

i am using posts2posts to connect 2 post types,and add custom field for each relation (many to many). I am looking for Quick Edit Option, here is my function <?php p2p_register_connection_type( ...
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Add custom function to a theme with child theme's functions.php

I am using a theme Indigo and have it working fine, in a child theme configuration. I want to add a custom function. Unlike the child style.css, I have read that you don't need to import the parent ...
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How to block specific external link without plugin

I want to block www.anafile.com - this site, in my WordPress blog site. When any user use this link in any blog post, on clicking "Publish" button, I want to block them posting or warn them. How can ...
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Scrape external webpage for first image and add it to new post

I'm looking for a way to scrape an external page for its first/best/largest image and insert a copy of that image as the featured image of a new post on my Wordpress site. The way that I was hoping ...
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Wp Ecommerce Reposition Product Page Product Thumbnail Image

i want to reposition the product thumbnail of the wp ecommerce plugin product page product images. the default thumbnail function of wp doesnt seem to work add_image_size( 'product-thumbnail', 225, ...
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How to change permalink to include custom post type

Is there a way to add custom post type to permalinks with a plugin or otherwise? This is what I am trying to accomplish: mysite.com/projects/food/burgerking mysite.com/projects/wine/cherryvineyard ...
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Define an extra field for all pages (with no plugin?)

I usually use WP Types define custom fields, post types, ... But I have a theme a little bit overloaded of plugins, so I would like to define this field for (all) the pages in functions.php if ...
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Alternative functions for mysql_free_result and mysql_ping in wordpress functions

what are the alternative function for mysql_free_result and mysql_ping in WordPress functions , does WordPress function provides all the functions like php ? is it necessary to Free result memory for ...
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Add container to nav_menu sub menu

Is there a way I can wrap a div around wp_nav_menu's ul.sub-menu So for example the markup would go from <ul class="menu"> <li><a href="/">Item 1</a></li> ...
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wp_delete_attachment

Im' trying to delete all attachments of a custom post type on post deletion using the before_delete_post hook. It works ok except that if I add another function to override the upload dir it doesn't ...
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Function to draw random image from specified category destroys site logic - why?

I'm trying to create a function in my child theme's functions.php file that will draw a linked image on every page. The link has to have a class, and the image must also have a class. The image is ...
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How do I register a new settings page? [closed]

I need to be able to create a new settings page, one that will act as a list of information for the user. However, I am unable to find how to do this, can someone point me in the right direction for ...
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Display Custom Field Value on Admin Page Column

What I want is to display the value of the custom field called 'page_template'. I use the code below but it displays nothing under Page Template column although I have already defined a value for the ...
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preg_replace to switch urls

I've searched everywhere here and I just can not find the right setup; I'm trying to take a url and replace it with a non functional url... for example; CURRENT HTML URL STRUCTURE <a ...
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Dynamically add id to heading tags

How do I add an id attribute dynamically to every heading tag on a wordpress website using php? I wanted to make it so that for every heading tag (h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6) I have a unique id attached ...
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content editor format style tags

This is the code I'm using to generate format styles for content editor: // Callback function to filter the MCE settings function my_mce_before_init_insert_formats( $init_array ) { // Define ...
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adding a filter to a shortcode?

<?php echo do_shortcode('[mingleforum]'); ?> inserts the mingle forum into my content! is it possible to use add_filter() on that?
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Extract and amend variables from 'like' plugin and put into visual meter gauge plugin

I am trying to extract the total number of likes associated with different posts from the WTI Like Post Pro wordpress plugin, then subtract the number of unlikes and feed this total into a meter gauge ...