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 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 ...
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Adding custom post formatting options in custom post types

I've added custom post formatting options using the below code - function wpb_mce_buttons_2($buttons) { array_unshift($buttons, 'styleselect'); return $buttons; } add_filter('mce_buttons_2', ...
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Remove Header and Footer in iframe

Many people embed my website's pages in their websites as iframes. I want them to don't take my footer, header and a specific division in those iframes. Since, footer, header and mentioned specific ...
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It possible to implement an adhoc php web application with wordpress?

I need to implement a web app in php and I wonder if it would be a good solution to use wordpress or just do it with external php code my web app: Has some panels with forms for the users to fill, ...
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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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Countdown to date function?

When a user signs up on my site they have to select a date as part of resignation. On their profile page I need to show a countdown to that date. Something simple like attached. How can I create this ...
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Issues with add_query_arg() not passing a variable

Im trying to pass a variable($homezip) to the URL on a new page using add_query_arg() but its not working for variables radius works fine. $homezip = $_POST["search"]; $stringzip = esc_url( ...
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Show only top 3 posts from 3 categories in order on home page

This function will show the last 3 posts from any category on front page: // Only top 3 posts from CHR category add_action('pre_get_posts', 'ad_filter_categories'); function ...
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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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Successful or Error Message after running mysql code in functions.php

Just for this article, suppose there is a code that I want to run on my WordPress' functions.php file. It's a code to delete mysql table on my database. For example, here's the code: $wpdb->query( ...
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Content Section Custom Anchor Not Working

I purchase WP theme (Techwise) and I found an issue with content menu sidebar in post page. that content not working as same (toc) Table of Content. it's not working with Arabic letters but working ...
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Redirect to “pre-page”

I am using the Events Manager plugin to create bookings. The site currently functions like this: Page 1: Lists all events (clicking on an event takes user to booking page - Page 2) Page 2: ...
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Pagination in relation to archive.php

A small problem here, I just don't know how to change this because I'm a self taught newbie. I made a child-theme from the simone-theme with a static front-page. To it I have the archive.php as the ...
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Create a post builder skin in a plugin

Currently I'm working on a plugin that will display a grid based on post type with many settings to customize it. One of the settings will be to choose between different skins available to display ...
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update_post_meta not working in function

I am attempting to take some custom field meta data (generated via the ACF plugin) and save it as post meta with a function. This is what I've come up with: function tps_create_slotcode($post_id) { ...
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Custom post type archive not displaying after site move from sub-directory

I have just moved a site from a sub-directory to the root of a domain. The move went reasonably well but I came up with two issues that have stumped me. The first which I have resolved was that one ...
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Functions.php in Child Theme error issues

I have been trying to update my functions.php file in my child theme and find this code in the file downloaded from the host. add_filter('https_ssl_verify', '__return_false'); ...
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Custom Taxonomy as Link

I have this image here http://i.imgur.com/5szTQNy.png which shows the download button I will be talking about. I am trying to make it so that when I put in a custom taxonomy box in the back end the ...
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Custom function causes a 503 error after a couple of hours

I have a custom function written in PHP for a Wordspress theme. When I initially wrote it, it worked exactly as expected (it returns the parents and grandparents etc of a term from its ID). However, ...
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How to get_template_directory() properly on local environment

I'm currently developing a site locally in MAMP PRO. When I use get_template_directory() inside of the standard functions.php file, the site path gets output correctly. However, I have a separate ...
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wp_link_pages: display current page number only if has multiple page breaks?

I'm trying to build a function to display the current chapter (page) within the single.php file ONLY if there's more than one chapter (page break). This function will output the chapter # within the ...
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Fetch external call on specific URL

Is there a built in function which - if not how do I accomplish - can map all incoming calls on a specific URL e.g. http://www.example.com/incoming/RANDOMSTRING to a function in WordPress? SOLVED: ...
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Clean-up script tags

I want to clean up <script> tags generated by WordPress to produce more semantic output for HTML5. You can already do this for <style> tags using this code attached to the ...
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New WP_Query calls Pre_get_posts filter twice

On my WP theme template page, I am running a new WP_Query. It seems to be calling my pre_get_posts filter twice, which then wrecks my custom parameters. The second time the pre_get_posts filter is ...
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WordPress permanently logging users out

I am using WordPress as a solution for digital signage on large displays and on personal computers in a company. In this use case the WordPress installation is a closed system which needs a login to ...
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How to add the post ID (or any other post data) to a Contact Form 7 mail?

I've downloaded Contact Form 7 to add contact forms adding a simple snippet after every post, and I've added it in functions.php like this : //if post type I add a form function is_post_type($type) ...
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Function to replace comment's accented characters before posting

I have some weird problems with encoding my Wordpress website and I can't add comments with accent words. when i try to do it, i received error by WP. What i need is just a function that read the ...
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What add_action reference should I be using or should I use do_action?

I am working on some automated emails. I am fairly new to add_action and do_action. I am having a tough time understanding it. The site in question has number goals set up that people reach over ...
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Include Jquery libraries in wordpress theme?

I have a file in my theme's JS folder named cycle2.js. How do I include the Jquery from 'wordpress→includes' into my theme? How do I load this custom JavaScript file 'cycle2.js' into my theme? I ...
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Custom post status not working

I'm trying to create two custom post status'. I used the Codex to generate the code and that didn't work. Then I went to http://generatewp.com/post-status and it didn't work either. It isn't showing ...
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Change meta tags programatically

Is there a way to change the meta tags not in the head but in a template file through code? I would like to change the meta tags <meta property="og:title" content="title" /> <meta ...
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Code to display category-specific single.php is overriding normal single.php, too

I have two different post type categories on the site I'm building at the moment - "press" and "blog". I used the following code, inserted in my child theme's functions.php file, to get the "press" ...
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Disable iframe in wordpress catch_that_image

I want to ask how to fix catch_that_image in wordpress ? I'm using code in wp-content/themes/name/functions.php function catch_that_image() { global $post, $posts; $first_img = ''; ob_start(); ...
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Using Xeditable with Bootstrap my post.php function says 404 Notfound but executes the db update?

I am using the Xeditable library with Bootstrap 3. I have everything setup to work... and technically it is working.. except that when I submit the value via the popover the network response is a 404 ...
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WordPress styling recent post

Trying to replicate the theme shown here http://i.imgur.com/k60YtiX.png. As you can see on the screenshot the first post is black and the second post is a grey colour. My progress so far is just at ...
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WordPress rating by views [closed]

I am trying to create a system much like the one on this website. http://i.imgur.com/0trw2c3.png What happens is, if the post has over 1,000 views it gives it a nice little icon above the featured ...
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Registration form not registering First and Last name

I'm creating a custom registration form which works using username and email inputs, but when I include First and Last name fields it won't let me register. Here is the form: <form ...
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Custom Behavior when Adding New Custom Post Type in Dashboard

I have a Custom Post Type that I'm doing some custom work for. I want to attach some custom functionality to the post type once it's created but an admin can only trigger the custom action from the ...
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WP_Query function for custom post type

I've got a CPT for random homepage banner images (so we can test different images and call to action language). I've got a custom field for the post type that accepts a specific ID for each banner so ...
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Add before_content and after_content to register_sidebar

Is there any way to add two new functions, before_content and after_content to the register_sidebar function? These would work like before_title and after_title, except it would wrap everything that ...
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Where do I store custom functions that call custom page template files?

I've created a Wordpress Page template called head.php I then went into /wp-includes/general-template.php and by replicating the default get_header() function that is already there I added this new ...
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Showing user profile data on front-end

I'm making a profile-page so my members can update they're details trough the front-end. The problem is that the select-box named "Province" won't show the correct data when the page loads. How can i ...
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wp_nav_menu work in functions.php but not in the theme

I use wp_nav_menu with this code in functions.php: register_nav_menus( array( 'sidebar_menu' => 'Sidebar menu', 'topmenu' => 'topmenu', ) ); $args = array( 'theme_location' => ...
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Can a single.php file be coded to allow HTML download from a button?

I have been searching on WP and on SO for a way to code a custom-single.php to allow the HTML code in that document to be downloaded from a button on the rendered site. What I have done is created ...
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Removing get_template_part in child theme

Parent Theme loads some template files in its functions.php as follows: get_template_part ('lib/login/register.php'); I want to remove this file in child theme and include my custom php templates. ...
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Exclude Custom Post Type & Pages From Auto-Tag Function

I am happily using this bit of code to auto-tag posts by author (thank you again cybmeta): add_action( 'save_post', 'add_authors_name'); function add_authors_name( $post_id ) { $post = get_post( ...
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Why does wp_insert_post take longer than media_handle_upload?

I've got a page on my Wordpress site where users can submit posts or documents through the front end. I use wp_insert_post for the posts, and media_handle_upload for documents. wp_insert_post takes ...
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If WooCommerce Stock Updates, Also Update Specified Field Values

I would like to have a function that should update the Est. Dispatch Date Field ) in whenever WooCommerce Stock Value / Stock Amount changes even when order is placed and stock amount is reduced by ...
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site_url() returns with additional backslashes

I am using site_url() function and it returns the address as http:\/\/vip.local\/cc where I can see that WP automatically adds unnecessary backslashes. Is this for some escaping purpose? I tried using ...