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 fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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Is it possible to disable a function of a parent theme?

I was wondering whether it is possible to completely disable a function that is called in a parent theme's functions.php and if so, how? (Of course without deleting the function. Rather by adding ...
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How do I add a custom post type to the Featured Content in twenty fourteen theme?

This wpmudev post sums up my feeling exactly about twenty fourteen: Featured Content does not support custom post types – only posts are selected even if the custom post type supports the Tags ...
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Creating new blog on multisite programatically without hacks?

I'm attempting to create a new blog ( on localhost testing ) and I can't seem to find a straightforward way to do it. It appears this is not fully supported yet, but I want to make sure. This is ...
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How to change featured content to a different tag in Wordpress Twenty Fourteen?

In twenty fourteen theme, we’d like to know how to change the features content tag. Currently it’s set as featured. Now, we would like to know how to code this for different page templates. We ...
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WooCommerce - Want to show multiple currency for a single product [closed]

Am using woocommerce - and want to show multiple currency for a single product. I know there is a currency converter widget extension. But am not able to buy it for now. So if can some one assist me ...
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How to extract URLs from wordpress taxonomies

I am in quite a trouble. I need to extract all possible url from my wordpress blog be it of post, tag, category or anything else after domian-name.tld/*. I tried my hand on few available codes and ...
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Dynamically Generate Functions and Hooks

I'm trying to find if it's possible to dynamically generate functions and hooks. All functions do the same thing, and all hooks are essentially the same. Here's an example of a hook/function combo: ...
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Insert HTML inside link in a walker

I've got a custom nav walker that (theoretically) pulls the featured image from the most recent post in a custom taxonomy, and displays the the image after the link in a wp_list_categories. The ...
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Guest posts with author's url and twitter photo

There's an urgent need for my school website to allow Guest Posts for essay assignments of students. The guest posts submitted by students should provide each student with his/her own url where one ...
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How do I add customize_register action AFTER adding a custom taxonomy

customize_register only works with the customize_register hook, and regardless of what hook I use to add the custom taxonomy, it always happens after customize_register. (I want to loop through the ...
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Display a random tag but using cron to control frequency of change

Background - I have created a shortcode in functions.php which adds a single random tag with it's link and description to a widget in my sidebar. This is my existing code... function ...
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Calling Function from link in wordpress

I am creating a wordpress plugin in which i have a function <?php add_action('init','update_subscription'); function update_subscription($category,$user_name){ ...
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How can I use wp_insert_comment to write a comment when a post is edited?

This would mean that when post A was edited by User1, a new comment would appear under post A that reads 'edited by User1', so that the post edit history can easily be seen. A link to the post ...
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wp_enqueue_scripts called twice?

I had some problem with WP recognizing a is_single condition for loading scripts called in function.php. I put a error_log(is_single()) to check what was going on. When opening a post page the log ...
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Wordpress plugin options need to delete after deactivate & uninstall

I have developed a wordpress plugin and I need to delete the options I am creating when uninstalling. What I did is I created a file called uninstall.php and included the following code: <?php ...
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How to Add A Rel Filter to All Links?

How can I add a filter in the functions.php to all links tags? Basically I am needing to add a rel="tooltip" to all my anchor tags within WordPress. I appreciate the help. Thnx
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Posting code inside the post instead of in the template file using shortcode

I am using two plugins one of which is Thumbs Rating which have have a shortcode like this for example in order to display the thumbs rating option: The code bellow is to be used in the templates ...
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How to access global variable $menu inside a class function

am puzzling why can't i access the global variable $menu inside a php class function class adminMenus { public function getWPdefaultmenus(){ global $menu; return $menu; } } using ...
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Enforcing password complexity

We need to enforce password complexity in a wordpress site, we used this article: http://www.webtipblog.com/force-password-complexity-requirements-wordpress/ We created the following in ...
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Is it possible to maintain image aspect ratio when scaling images?

I'm using a theme which displays a grid of images, but it only works with landscape images at the moment (with portrait images, people's heads are cut off). The theme uses custom featured image ...
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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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Exclude javascript in certain page url and all following url's after forward slash

I'm trying to exclude javascript from a couple of pages. But I want to target all the pages after the forward slash. So I want to to target: www.website.com/page-name/.. So the page-name itself, ...
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WooCommerce product search titles only

I had asked this earlier and solved it using the Relevanssi plugin, however that plugin is now breaking things so I can't use it anymore. How is something so freaking simple made so impossible by ...
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Get the alphabetical sorted data with wpdb

I have a function in my WP which get the data from database, Here is the function function thebook_get_provider_types() { global $wpdb; static $provider_types; if (! ...
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Session is not starting

I've read the usage of session() in WordPress from here and here. And I placed the following code into the very starting of my functions.php: /** * ENABLING SESSION TO THE SITE * Thanks: Shazzad ...
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Filter Wordpress post Dynamically on dropdown selection?

Want to filter Wordpress post Dynamically on dropdown selection? But am not able to find out any solution how it can be done.Any help appreciated. Thanks On Clicking On Latest to Old the post ...
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List Categories of the Parent Category of the Current Category

So, let's say I have this structure of categories I. Super Cat A i. mini cat a ii. mini cat b iii. mini cat c I. Super Cat B i. mini cat a ii. mini cat b iii. mini cat c This code: <?php ...
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Custom Nested Wordpress Comments with avatar

I am developing a theme and has no idea how wordpress handles the comment outputs. I have wp_list_comments in my comments.php, but I'm not sure how to customize the output to get the desired output ...
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Replacing select2 in admin backend for all selects

I originally posted this question as a javascript question here, but think maybe it would be better asked here. I tried adding select2 to all wordpress admin screens. However, since many selects are ...
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Getting latest posts from network [duplicate]

I'm using example from here to get latest posts from the WP network: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2011/11/17/wordpress-multisite-practical-functions-methods/ The function: function ...
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Enable TinyMCE Rich Text editor for excerpt

I need my excerpt to have tinymce activated. I have tried the plugins (TinyMCE Excerpt) etc. but that one is outdated and showed only a rudimentary TinyMCE from the one in main edit window. I need the ...
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List sibling pages widget, exclude current page

I successfully created a widget that displays sibling pages to the current page I'm on in the sidebar. Only thing is, I'm not capable of excluding the current page - can someone please assist here? ...
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Presetting the link of video attached to a Standard Post Format in a custom field

I am trying to create a function that presets the URL (of an attached video in a Standard Post Format) to a custom field when the post is created using a front-end form. (P.S.: All data inputted in ...
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unregister_sidebar in child theme not working

I'm woking on a chid theme for Ohsik. I'm trying to unregister a sidebar, but nothing is working Here's my function.php child theme code: function unregister_footer_sidebar() { unregister_sidebar( ...
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Stripping shortcode from custom excerpt function

I'm using the following function to create a custom excerpt for my homepage and categories pages so I can do it by character count and have a custom "read more". However, I have captions shortcode ...
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Ninja Forms - pull in some post related information

I am building a real estate website. There is a custom post type, called "Agents", that holds all the contact info, like the email address. I also have a custom post type called "Properties" where you ...
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Get First Image Or youtube Thumbnail with link to youtube video

Looking for a single function to grab the first image or video thumnail (with link to the video location i.e. youtube) Havent quite found one that will work. My youtube file starts with there new ...
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contact form in template with jquery,validate and ajax

I have a page-contact.php for my contact form in my template. I wanted to add jquery validation and some fancy ajax action to my form. This is already a working code in a simple PHP page, but getting ...
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How to set global variables in template page?

I know this works. In functions.php do: $variable = "value"; and in header.php use: global $variable; echo $variable; Is it possible to set a global variable in template page or include php ...
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Print all inline styles to head

Currently working on a project here http://palanquin.shrimp-works.com. When I try to validate what I have done so far, using http://validator.w3.org/, I get lots of this error Element style not ...
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Display custom meta box in my template file

Need help displaying my custom meta boxes on a template file. Following a tutorial Here's the code from my functions.php: function get_custom_field( $value ) { global $post; $custom_field = ...
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Function to return custom post type titles from blog id 1

I'm trying to create a function to retrieve all titles from a custom post type located on blog id=1. I tried to use foreach but I cannot get it to work. The closest I have been was using this: ...
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How to let user know his session has expired and show him a popup?

Can anyone knows how to show a popup once user session has expired? This is what i want to achive When User has been automatically logged out due to inactivity or session expiration I need to show ...
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Function won't run onclick using Ajax

Ok, so my code is meant to be pulled from the function using the jquery code below, but it isn't pulling the code and I can't see why not. My pages code <script> var click_to_choose_user = ...
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User function to return multiple get_post_meta()

I am trying pass a WP function to a user function, where I can pass a new func argument $key for each post_meta type here: functions.php function my_post_meta($key){ $meta = ...
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php function to display commenter username or login

I want to display the commenters username or login name in a comment template. I know there is a function comment_author_link(), but this displays the "display name publicly as" name and not ...
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Unregistering custom tinymce plugin?

I want to unregister a custom tinymce plugin in one of my child themes. The custom tinymce plugin uses basically: http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Filter_Reference/mce_external_plugins excerpt: ...
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Excerpt length: get first paragraph

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to get an excerpt from each post, grabbing the first paragraph from each one. I'm currently using the ACF plugin and have custom post types and custom fields. ...
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Count how many articles meet a search after add search field

I create a custom post field named "related_keywords". When i add a post, before save, i fill this field with a list of keywords. After that, I need that it search title posts that meets this search ...