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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Replacing Icons in the Dashboard

Is there a way for me to replace the icons in the WordPress Dashboard with custom ones? I'm imagining there's got to be a way to do this with the functions.php or, more ideally, with a custom-built ...
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Wordpress function like is_category for subcategory? is_subcategory?

Is there a function in WordPress that will check if the page you are on is a sub-category archive page? Like the way is_category checks if it's a category page?
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Make wp_link_pages() suitable for Twitter Bootstrap markup

Below there's the Wordpress code found in post-template.php for the wp_link_pages() function - this function generates a page navigation for posts or pages having the content split into multiple ...
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Help with a function in a widget

I'm new to custom widgets and functions, and need a bit of help understanding how to achieve something. On my bookstore site I need to display links to books on external site using their ISBN ...
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How to display a custom built field on wordpress default gallery

I created a custom field for the media I can upload on my wordpress website, by adding this code to functions.php: /** * Adding a "Copyright" field to the media uploader $form_fields array */ ...
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Which action is triggered before final output?

http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Action_Reference When I use add_action('init','myfunc'), at that moment the variables (is_404() or other) are not yet detected. When is best time to detect ...
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How to modify Genesis core function?

I am trying to modify a Genesis framework core function. I want to remove strip_shortcodes() from the function get_the_content_limit(). Here is my code: if ( wp_get_theme( 'genesis' ) ) { // replace ...
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How can I customize the size of the header of my theme?

I want to change the size of my header using the Sparkling theme. In functions.php, right below this: /** * Implement the Custom Header feature. */ I added this: add_theme_support( ...
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pluggable function in theme, to be overridden by plugin

Is it possible to add a function in functions.php like this: // ACF if ( !function_exists('get_field') ) { function get_field() { return false; } } and then let ...
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Random text changing to weird icons in both admin & front end

Has any body had this sort of problem before. The text mainly in input field descriptions turns to weird icons see image. I have deactivated all plugins and changed themes several times but same ...
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Load parent theme files before child theme functions.php

I am creating a theme framework to use in future wordpress themes that I develop. I would like to include dependant files such as classes inside the parent theme before the child theme functions.php ...
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Adding a second email address to a completed order in WooCommerce [closed]

Before I ask this question, I know there is a (legitimate) hesitation to answer questions here about Woo products since they have their own support and their users should be encouraged to use that. I ...
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Register a widget area when a theme option has been saved?

Is it possible to register a widget area and sidebars when an option has been selected and saved in a theme options panel? I am using a framework called redux but am not too sure if this can be ...
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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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Cleaning up WordPress to improve performance?

Looking over the current WordPress codebase it's clear that functions are over-used. My count is over 8,100 functions/methods are defined inside the WordPress codebase. That is terrible, and a ...
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Insert a field with PREG_REPLACE – strange behaviour

I'm trying to insert a custom field (from the Advanced Custom Fields plugin), and I need to place it within a div which I'm wrapping around an img, right before the img-tag. So basically this is the ...
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Display formatted list of taxonomy terms with last seperator different

I am trying to display a list of event producers, which are stored as a taxonomy. For each event (custom post type) there can be anywhere between 1 and many producers, so I would like to list them, ...
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translate the_title() with .po & .mo

i need to translate the_title(). I am using code: <?php _e(the_title()); ?> but not working ... any ideas ?
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options.php problem - data not saved

I've created a custom menu page with some fields. I want to store these settings to use elsewhere. The form with the fields should save and POST data using action="options.php" but every time I hit ...
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WP Theme Development, Adding Content Areas to Custom Page Template

I am not sure how to ask this, which is why I have been having trouble finding anything via google searches. I am hoping someone here will understand what I am looking for and be able to direct me to ...
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Wordpress Create pages on theme activation - add child pages using this function

I am using this function to add new pages on theme activation: /************************************************* ** Add home page *************************************************/ if ...
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Blank child theme - functions.php problem

I've created a child theme, and moved all the modifications I had in the parent theme functions.php into the child theme's functions.php. Now if I preview the theme, it is blank. I've got three ...
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Backstretch.js and thumbnail sizes to reduce loading time

I am using backstretch.js to set a featured image as a full size background image (as per this tutorial). I would like to combine this approach with different thumbnail sizes in order to reduce ...
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Child theme functions.php

I'm not sure how to implement a change in my child theme's functions.php. In the woothemes documentation it says that "The functions.php in your child theme should be empty and not include anything ...
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Limit function to specific post category

I have a function that wraps images in a custom div. It's placed in functions.php and modifies all posts. I'd like to know if there's a way to only apply it to posts in a certain category. Here's ...
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How to customize the WordPress excerpt?

I searched the web and the available plugins, but I couldn't find anything that is easy understandable for a noob like me to do the following: I learned how to create a "Continue Reading" link and ...
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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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Polylang: pll_e() & pll__() on functions.php, doesn't work

I've on functions.php some functions that echoes blocks of HTML. Problem comes with Polylang plugin, that uses custom functions pll_e() and pll__(). Those works right on index.php on every theme, but ...
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Allow the access over wp-login.php

I created a maintenace template, and redirected to the folder where it is located via the functions.php file inside the theme folder; this is the code: function maintenance_redirect(){ if( ...
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Why does “get_option” pull in the older value in options.php, rather than the newer value, on submission of a form?

I'm building a simple post order "plugin" through my theme's functions.php. The function updates the value of an option in options.php on submission of a form. So, for instance, when "1" is inputted ...
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Posts to expire (deleted) after a date

I am creating a coupon site from scratch. I have reviewed many code examples on the Internet, but have not found anything that will work, as my requirements are little different. I need help in ...
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Automatically Populate Post Taxonomy Data Based on Post Author Meta Data?

I'm trying to use author meta data to automatically populate a custom taxonomy on a given author's post(s). Currently, the taxonomy is visible on the post page, but I intend on hiding it from the ...
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Function to pull data from user meta not working

So I am attempting to create a series of functions that calculate a price based on a client level I have set for each customer. Some customers may have a special deal. To do this, I created a custom ...
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Rename filename to post title. Post Title not being fetched

function new_filename($filename, $filename_raw) { global $post; $post = add_post_meta( $post_id, wp_get_attachment_url($attachment_id)); $info = pathinfo($filename); $ext = ...
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Fill empty custom field with other custom field

i have a product listing website, all products are uploaded from csv. i have a two custom field named "old_price" and "new_price". Sometimes there is no discount (new_price) , so the field be empty. ...
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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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Removing Metabox for “Slug” without removing functionality

Here is an interesting question. I have recently noticed that if you utilize the code remove_meta_box('slugdiv', 'post', 'normal'); you are actually unable to modify the slug when you click on ...
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Force changing the Site Title and add link

I have the function below, but it's not actually changing the site title where it is called in my theme. function blog_filter($string, $show) { if ( $show == "name" ) { $string = ...
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How to add a rel attribute to images that contains their categories?

I've added categories to images, so that I can use them to filter images within a portfolio page. Now I'm thinking I need to add the rel attribute to each image that contains its assigned categories. ...
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Is it possible to be more page/post specific with admin_enqueue_script?

I am using this code to load a stylesheet in the admin, but only on post.php related pages: function my_enqueue_for_post_pages_only($hook) { if( 'post.php' != $hook ) return; ...
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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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Include files in child themes, declare in functions.php

I'm using a child theme. I want to make a change to a file which currently resides in: mybasetheme>includes>sf-content-display>sf-post-layouts.php So I copied the exact same file structure into ...
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Meta Box value not been pulled in

Here is the code that creates my metabox on my CPT named clients it displays fine and seems to keep the value input upon clicking update. The problem is with displaying the value saved within the ...
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How to Add Image to Wordpress RSS-Feed with no Plug-in?

I have searched for adding featuring image to rss feed with no plug-in for WordPress. I have found some examples and applied how it was instructed. But All I have got now is nothing. Still can't ...
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How to add submenu to Wordpress plugin in the same Directory of main Plugin?

I have created a plugin and now i want to add a third party plugin inside of the Main Plugin menu, so it can be submenu. How do you make the second plugin appear? Directory Setup: ...
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Redirect to post after publish or update a published post

How can I get the permalink of a post from functions.php in my theme? I know this code: get_permalink($post->ID); but this produces something like this: mydomain.com/index.php?p=123 and I ...
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Display Total Number of Social Shares

I have to display the total number of social shares, like mashable does in it´s website. It´s not a problem, I found a php code that does the job. function getTotalShares($atts) { ...
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How to call a FB function from an admin bar action?

I am using FaceBook's SDK inside of my wordpress application. I need to set up the application so when a user clicks log-out on the admin bar, it will fire facebook's log-out function. in order to ...
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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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Redefine function arguments before rendering

How to change args values before function output (filter default values before call) wp_function($arg1,$arg2 = false){code} change to wp_function($arg1,$arg2 = true){code} without php runkit!