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 class that has been added by parent theme

My parent theme generates the following class in body: style-cupcake. I don't want that. The best way to get rid of this is by adding my own functions in a functions.php file in my child theme, right? ...
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Merging PHP download script into `functions.php`

I run a large mixtape download site on WordPress. I'm currently developing a new theme and I'd like to include as much site functionality into the theme's functions.php. For serving the downloads, I ...
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jQuery Plugin to use Wordpress functions in AJAX request

I'm using Chained Selects jQuery Plugin to create multiple chained selection fields. I'm using the remote version of the plugin to build the related options by means of AJAX request from a separate ...
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can you set a default value to a custom field

I'm looking to set a default value to a specific custom field, in case the client doesn't add into the custom field it already has a specific number associated with it. one step deeper, I'd like it ...
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Inserting Gravity Form checkbox values into Advanced Custom Fields [closed]

I'm trying to feed checkbox values from a Gravity Forms form (which creates a new post) into an Advanced Custom Fields field. I've had a read around and found some info in a post (at the bottom of the ...
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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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Add a Post Thumbnail to an RSS Feed with custom size

I have two different blogs on the same domain and my goal is to get the 3 latest posts from blog1 to show on the home page of blog2. Everything goes well following these instructions: ...
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Getting the post_id in wp_ajax function

I wrote a custom AJAX function in which I have assigned a post type to be a child of another post type. In one function I am looping through those child posts, and I want to update the database to ...
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Short_title character problem

I am using this code to shorting the title: function short_title( $after = '', $length ) { $mytitle = get_the_title(); if( strlen( $mytitle ) > $length ) { $mytitle = substr( ...
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How to Append to the_excerpt() Function

I have the following snippet of code: <?php>$more = '.....';?> <p class="extra"><?php the_excerpt(); ?></p> What I am trying to do is append the value of $more to ...
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How to display most viewed post in my sidebar?

Hey i wanted to display the 5 most popular post by view count in my sidebar, but i don't want to use a plugin, i want the php function so that i can edit it manually such as adding thumbnails next to ...
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exclude category from WordPress Form function

I have this function and I need to somehow exclude a category number 14 from my submission form. Is there any way to do it inside this function? function retrieve_cat_data($byid = false){ ...
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How can I tell if I'm on a login page?

There are functions for is_home(), is_blog() is_single() etc... What's the best way to tell if I'm on a page that is requesting that I login? I guess that would just be the wp-login.php page.
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Default or Preset Content for Custom Post Types

I am trying to modify the code for default content to display based on post type, but so far I have been unsuccesful. The base code is: add_filter( 'default_content', 'my_editor_content' ); ...
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Problems with removing admin bar

I am trying to remove the admin bar from a theme front end of a theme. I found the following code block: add_filter( 'show_admin_bar', '__return_false' ); remove_action( 'personal_options', ...
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Display the number of user comments

I would like to display, on the author/user/contributor page, the number of comments the user has posted, and the number of comments he has received on his posts. Is it possible? Thank you !
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Why isn't is_page working when I put it in the functions.php file?

I have page called "Apple", the page's ID id 2533. In page.php file I have line: echo $bannerimg And this function in functions.php: if ( is_page( '2533' ) ) { // also tested with ...
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Can't filter wp_get_attachment_link

Can't figure out why this won't work: function my_get_attachment_link($html){ $postid = get_the_ID(); $html = str_replace('<a','<a rel="shadowbox['.$postid.']"',$html); return ...
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Targeting specific menu with wp_nav_menu_items

Hey! I have added a wp_loginout() to my header using a snippet in my functions.php: add_filter('wp_nav_menu_items', 'add_login_logout_link', 10, 2); function add_login_logout_link($items, $args) ...
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write in functions.php

i just want this code to be added in my functions.php, so that it will directly display after my post ends currently i am adding this code to my single.php, but i want to add this is in functions.php, ...
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Function returns different value when called from 'save_post' than when called on page load

The "word_count" function below returns different values depending on where its called from. Why? add_action('save_post', 'my_custom_save', 10, 2); function myPlugin($post) { global $rockScore; ...
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How often is functions.php loaded?

Trying to get my head round functions.php and am wondering how often it is loaded?
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Conditional Page Template not working

I am using this code in functions.php to conditionally load some shortcodes but it doesn't work. The shortcodes are still loaded on template-flat.php. Any ideas what's wrong here? if( ...
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Enqueue Style in Functions.php

This doesn't work for me in functions.php: if( is_page_template( 'template-flat.php' ) ) { function flatsome_scripts() { wp_enqueue_style( 'flatsome-style', get_template_directory_uri() ...
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Use Exact Image Size using add_image_size

I have a pretty basic question. It may be very noob question, but it is bothering me a lot. In my theme I've added a custom image size like this: function img_update() { if ( function_exists( ...
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Copy and delete a directory with WordPress functions

I have successfully used copy_dir() to copy a directory to a new location. How can I delete a directory using WordPress functions?
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Simple/basic use of get_current_screen

I would like to load a stylesheet on only 3 admin pages: post.php?post=7&action=edit post.php?post=10&action=edit post.php?post=18&action=edit I was trying with admin_enqueue_script ...
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Display WordPress Search

I am trying to display the current WordPress search term on single.php, index.php, and category.php...basically when someone searches for something I'd like WordPress to remember what the last search ...
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Pagination custom query

I am trying to make a custom page template that shows the most viewed posts. I can return posts but I am having trouble figuring out how to paginate it. Here is what I have: $args = array('orderby' ...
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How to hook into the quick edit action?

I found this solution to automatically assign parent terms when a child term is selected, which is working fine for the save_post hook: add_action('save_post', 'assign_parent_terms'); function ...
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Wordpress - thumbnail image from youtube (function and loop)

Hi :D i need show thumbnails from youtube in homepage, i have a code for wordpress in function and the loop but not working thumbnail from youtube. What can be wrong with the code? Function Code: ...
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automatically adding submenu items

Here's the solution that @bainternet has posted here: Add child pages automatically to nav menu /** * auto_child_page_menu * * class to add top level page menu items all child pages on the fly * ...
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relation OR instead of AND - Filtered term ID's in loop

Question not related anymore.. First I tought about the relation OR/ AND for results, but I believe I should work with 'operator' => 'NOT IN'. I would like to query the results that meet multiple ...
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How to call a plugin function in footer.php

I want to call this http://wordpress.org/plugins/easy-media-gallery/ easy media gallery plugin in footer.php or recommend me any image gallery plugin like its in the footer of this website ...
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While Using Static Pages, How Can I Get /blog into the URL of Each Post?

I have Wordpress installed on the root of my website. It is using a static homepage and posts page. As it stands, each post will look like this example.com/blogpostname. I don't want to use category ...
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How can I loop into two different DIVS without repeating the DIVs

I am having a little trouble trying to figure out how I can accomplish this: I have a container with two colums in it, a right and a left column. Each column will have 3 posts with a short excerpt ...
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custom post type upcoming post and past post

I want to retrieve inside my archive-CPT.php most recent upcoming post ( post with status of future) and past post (oldest published post). This is how my archive-CPT.php is looking like: <?php ...
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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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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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Possible to register multiple custom taxonomies in one function?

I'm registering 7 custom taxonomies in my functions.php. Since each function uses the same labels and arguments and is attached to the same Custom Post Type, I'm wondering if it's possible to register ...
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date function not correctly returning date

This code is being used to generate the date of a post in wordpress: <span class="the_date">Posted: <?php echo get_the_time('F d, Y'); ?></span> However it is not resutning the ...
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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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Random Featured Image Based on Category

I am looking to extend the below code to select a random featured image based on a specific category. The below works but uses an overall list of images to pull from vs a list of images based on ...
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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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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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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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WP_Cron doesn't do the job: Multisite stats

I already found out how to get the amount of networkwide posts in WPMS. Until now the function was called by a user who opens the website. So it was rebuild every 24 hours. I don't want to let a ...
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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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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 ...