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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Why might $input (Settings API) be coming through empty?

I'm trying to be a good thememaker and pass all my settings through the Settings API, but I'm running into some difficulty in the sanitization callback function. The core of the problem is this: the ...
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Add custom template page programmatically

I'm trying to add template page from a plugin,and my template page is in this plugin folder.Is this posible?Here is my code: global $user_ID; $new_post = array( 'post_title' => 'Test ...
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Seeking clarification on page request life-cycle

I'm just trying to get my head around the "life-cycle" of a typical page request in WordPress. The Action Reference page lists 38 actions that occur during a typical page load, but two things aren't ...
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How can I add dropdown widget/box to admin post page?

I am trying to figure out how to add a dropdown widget to the post page. The reason I ask is because I would like to be able to have a few different post classes that the user can select while making ...
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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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Masking logout URL

The primary goal is to hide that the site is driven by wordpress. I've got the login part all locked up, but the logout URL still has those blasted wp delineators that give away it's a wordpress site. ...
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How to prevent deleting of comments when deleting a post

Like the title says: How can i prevent Wordpress from deleting post comments when i delete a post? What i am trying to accomplish is that i want to merge all comments from different posts to posts ...
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which is the function that removes accented vowels?

Which is the function WP uses to convert words like "voilà" and "novità" to "voila" and "novita" in category slug? Can I recall it in my theme?
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Need to create a Theme demo site that features multiple themes

I would like to create a site like: http://demo2.woothemes.com/?name=sentient for my clients, so that they can see the range of themes I offer. I own many templates from different providers, and ...
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Show Video in Excerpt

So I recently figured out how to change my blog page to display excerpts by changing the <?php the_content(); ?> to <?php the_excerpt(); ?> in my index.php file. I am using a custom child ...
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Possible to search by author name with default WordPress search function?

I realize improving WordPress's search function is a huge can of worms, but the ONLY additional thing I need it to do is to show results when I search for an author's name. For example, if we have an ...
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Hard Code Pages into a Theme for a Network (multisite) Installation

I'm creating a multisite network and I am looking for a way to have it so new blogs that are created have a couple of standard pages set up automatically. The purpose of these pages will be to ...
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Slugs as breadcrumbs for Pages

I´m trying to create a function that creates a breadcrumb trail of Page slugs outside of The Loop. These breadcrumbs show the path from the homepage to the current (sub)page. For example, on the ...
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Default content for a post in one category?

This is a common function that adds default text to all posts: add_filter( 'default_content', 'my_editor_content' ); function my_editor_content( $content ) { $content = "default content goes ...
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How to manually add an item to a submenu in a menu generated by wp_nav_menu?

Hey. I've been trying to figure this out for a long time but can't seem to crack it. I have created a menu using Wordpress 3 menu editor and it's all fine and working. But I want to manually add an ...
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Auto delete WordPress images/thumbnails (all sizes) and featured after X days/hours, or similar?

I am looking for solution to auto delete images of old posts in WordPress site. I want to hold images of current 50 posts, others should be deleted automatically. It can be function to delete on time ...
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Determine which theme location a wp_get_nav_menu_items is for

Is there a way to determine which theme placement a menu is for when modifying it with the wp_get_nav_menu_items filter hook? I'd like to only add items to certain menus and I don't want to have to ...
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Different wp_mail_from and wp_mail_from_name for specific situations

I'm wondering how to create differents wp_mail_from and wp_mail_from_name for specific actions that use the built-in mail system in Wordpress. For example, when a new comment comes, notify the user ...
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Safe to disable wptexturize?

To optimise the speed of my platform (beyond caching, database optimisation, JPEG compression, CSS sprites etc), it has come to my attention that disabling the wptexturize() function may give some ...
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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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Restrict users from editing post based on the age of the post

How can I restrict users (based on Capabilities) from editing their published posts after a custom amount of time. For instance, a user that can publish_posts (authors) can not edit a their post if ...
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Limit access to posts/pages by user roles

I'm looking for a way to protect content by user roles. Example: you have to be registered to view posts (frontend). If a user is a subscriber he can read post 1, 2 and 3, but if the user is a ...
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mysql custom wp query

this code is designed to select posts with selected meta value in wordpress query <?php $values = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT DISTINCT meta_value FROM $wpdb->postmeta WHERE meta_key = ...
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TinyMCE custom stylesheets for different post types

I use a custom stylesheet for TinyMCE, by placing custom styles in editor-style.css in my theme's directory. I am trying to figure out how to use a different stylesheet depending on what post type we ...
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When is wp_trim_excerpt() called?

There doesn't appear to be any reference to wp_trim_excerpt() outside of it's declaration - I've checked both the Trac and Xref - when does it work its magic?
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Logout redirect to current page - function

I'm looking for a function that can redirect users when they logout to the current page. I'm looking for a code I can use in functions.php?
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Search everything (posts, pages, tags, cpt, meta)

I would like to know how to use the built in wordpress search to return results from all content on my site. Specifically, I want to search; posts pages tags custom post type (portfolio) custom ...
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wp_register_script not loading as expected

I am loading scripts like this: //load scripts //wp_register_script( $handle, $src, $deps, $ver, $in_footer ); add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts', 'load_scripts'); function load_scripts() { if ...
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How do you permanently remove default rewrite rules from the wp_options table?

We have tons of rewrite rules saved in our wp_options table and I'd like to permanently remove any entries that we're not using on our site (such as comment feeds, page attachments, etc.). What's the ...
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Linking thumbnail to full size image

I use a function in my blog (getImage) to call thumbnails in the loop (it calls the 1st image on the post) but instead of link to the post, i would want the thumbnail to link to its full image src. ...
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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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Autogenerate wordpress shortcodes using array?

I was create a shortcode which automatically generate shortcodes with given array key and value. Function names does not generate dynamically. Note: Array KEY = ShortcodeName and Value = Wordpress ...
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How to edit bbPress template files - WordPress + BuddyPress + bbPress? [closed]

I am using BuddyPress 1.6.1, bbPress 2.1.2 and WordPress 3.4.2 I follow the guide here. In the end, I did the trick pointed out by Sarah Gooding because mywebsite.com/forums was blank right after ...
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Create “File-less” Page Template in Functions.php

(By "Page Template," I mean a theme file with the "Template Name" header that can be selected in the "Template" dropdown field on the page admin.) In multiple instances, I've built page templates ...
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Override default cropping in Wordpress [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make add_image_size() crop from the top? Is there any way to have cropping happen from the center point in an image? All of my Featured Image uploads are ...
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How to fix a theme with page.php Default Template that accidentally deleted?

I am having a quite odd case with WP today, and after spending about an hour searching on google and forums, can't find any answers. I hope posting here might allow me some chance to get help from ...
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How to Loop Plugin Option Field Set?

Problem/Background Currently, I'm creating a plugin for a client that will enable them to mark and modify predetermined Google Map polygons (displayed on the site) in the dashboard. I want to let ...
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Remote upload file to server B

I'm aware this might be some of the hardest coding to do ever, but thought of giving it a try. Im basically trying to detect all (mp3) filetypes uploaded through the Wordpress media upload and send ...
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Logout/login redirect CSS issue

I'm using WordPress Multisite. When I use wp_logout_url(), I get redirected to the login page but somehow I end at a different login page without any styles applied <a href="<?php echo ...
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How many times can I hook into the same action?

I have a theme which includes some setup, using after_setup_theme but I'd like to write my own functions which also need to run after_setup_theme. I'd prefer to keep my stuff in a separate file. Can I ...
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How to add a data attribute to a WordPress menu item

I'm Twitter Bootstrap and need to add data-toggle="modal" attribute to the a tag of menu link. Upon searching most all results reference doing a walking for Twitter Bootstrap dropdown menus however ...
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Code in theme functions.php faster than with a plugin?

I've read many articles that says that we should not keep plugins that we don't use. Even if they are disabled, they use memory. functions.php instead of 10 plugins? What if i have 10 small plugins ...
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hook a functions to change wp-config from functions.php

is there a way to hook / filter or add action that would be printed in the wp-config file? lets say i want to add some simple command like "empty the trash" aka define('EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS', 1 ); ...
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How to add default images into theme customizer image control?

I am trying to figure out how I can pre-load a theme customizer image control with images I have selected. Is their a way to point the control to a directory so they automatically show up in the ...
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Custom page with variables in url. Nice url with add_rewrite_rule

Using WP3.1 I Have a custom page with a WP_Query and the query gets dynamic variables from the url. And i want safe variables and clean urls. Example: ...
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Get the blog page URL set in Options

I have set the blog to be a different page other than the home page. I want to have a link from single.php to this blog page. Is there any function that pulls out URL for the blog ?
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Proper use of Output Buffer

I'm attempting to use actions to override function calls I currently have throughout a template (to make updating certain replicated sections easier). For example, in archives.php I have the ...
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Load post with a different template?

Let's say I have a single.php file with a certain layout (graphic intensive). I want to create a sort of plain-text version of the same page that is only called when the user clicks the provided ...
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Displaying Widgets

During theme development, I understand how to create basic widgets within the functions.php file. However, when it comes to displaying the widget within a theme, is there a preferred way to display ...
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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 ...