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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Add custom function to a theme with child theme's functions.php

I am using a theme Indigo and have it working fine, in a child theme configuration. I want to add a custom function. Unlike the child style.css, I have read that you don't need to import the parent ...
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How to block specific external link without plugin

I want to block www.anafile.com - this site, in my WordPress blog site. When any user use this link in any blog post, on clicking "Publish" button, I want to block them posting or warn them. How can ...
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Default Terms in Custom Taxonomy for Custom Post Types

I am using the below code to automatically assign a custom taxonomy (my_tax_name under my_tax taxonomy) to a custom post type (my_cpt) so that when I publish a post without assigning it any taxonomy, ...
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Scrape external webpage for first image and add it to new post

I'm looking for a way to scrape an external page for its first/best/largest image and insert a copy of that image as the featured image of a new post on my Wordpress site. The way that I was hoping ...
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How to change permalink to include custom post type

Is there a way to add custom post type to permalinks with a plugin or otherwise? This is what I am trying to accomplish: mysite.com/projects/food/burgerking mysite.com/projects/wine/cherryvineyard ...
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Define an extra field for all pages (with no plugin?)

I usually use WP Types define custom fields, post types, ... But I have a theme a little bit overloaded of plugins, so I would like to define this field for (all) the pages in functions.php if ...
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Wp Ecommerce Reposition Product Page Product Thumbnail Image

i want to reposition the product thumbnail of the wp ecommerce plugin product page product images. the default thumbnail function of wp doesnt seem to work add_image_size( 'product-thumbnail', 225, ...
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Alternative functions for mysql_free_result and mysql_ping in wordpress functions

what are the alternative function for mysql_free_result and mysql_ping in WordPress functions , does WordPress function provides all the functions like php ? is it necessary to Free result memory for ...
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mysql_real_escape_string() vs. esc_sql() in WordPress

Does mysql_real_escape_string() and esc_sql() in WordPress both do the same thing? I tried the following: $fetch_row='<p>And again for single posts</p>' echo mysql_real_escape_string( ...
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wp_delete_attachment

Im' trying to delete all attachments of a custom post type on post deletion using the before_delete_post hook. It works ok except that if I add another function to override the upload dir it doesn't ...
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Function to draw random image from specified category destroys site logic - why?

I'm trying to create a function in my child theme's functions.php file that will draw a linked image on every page. The link has to have a class, and the image must also have a class. The image is ...
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How do I register a new settings page? [closed]

I need to be able to create a new settings page, one that will act as a list of information for the user. However, I am unable to find how to do this, can someone point me in the right direction for ...
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preg_replace to switch urls

I've searched everywhere here and I just can not find the right setup; I'm trying to take a url and replace it with a non functional url... for example; CURRENT HTML URL STRUCTURE <a ...
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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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content editor format style tags

This is the code I'm using to generate format styles for content editor: // Callback function to filter the MCE settings function my_mce_before_init_insert_formats( $init_array ) { // Define ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...