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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Gravity Forms field entries into wp_query loop

I have a simple function that filters the page content when form (ID 18) is submitted. It simply displays the entry of field (ID 13)... add_action("gform_after_submission_18", "set_post_content", 10, ...
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How can I list random authors from current post category?

The following lists authors of the current category. But I want this to be a list of 6 random authors from current post category. foreach((get_the_category()) as $category) { $postcat= ...
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Using wp_get_nav_menu_items() to list children of children pages

I'm working with a Genesis Based Theme and I'd like build a Page/ Child Page menu structure. That part I can do with the help of some code produced by Bill Erickson. Essentially what I'm trying to do ...
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How to Reference/Echo Variable from Another PHP Function

I have successfully set up a PHP function for my blog posts to create a shortcode to automatically display/style an iFrame tag for a YouTube video, as well as pull in the duration and view count ...
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How to get correct URLs in network wide menu (Multisite)?

I'm using this function to switch to my main website's navigation and display it on all sub sites in my multisite network. Ideally the links should have the following format: ...
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Defer all js except certain ones in functions.php file

I read How to add defer="defer" tag in plugin javascripts? and the code @toscho posted works good to defer certain js files or deferring ALL js files by commenting out the contact-form-7 ...
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How to set the jpg image compression for specific thumbnail sizes?

This question was asked on Set JPEG compression for specific custom image sizes and answered very nicely by Ahmad M I'd of course comment to that thread but I don't have 50 point reputation... The ...
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Function to auto-set a featured image that is already in use

I don't even know where to start with figuring this out.... This function for functions.php grabs the first attached image in a post and sets it as the featured image. The problem is that it will not ...
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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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PHP mixed with some JS code to update Wordpress theme settings

I am working on my first Wordpress Theme but I am facing a little problem in my code. In fact, I have created a little page in the administration to change some settings on my theme and, for example, ...
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Where to add the permalink in this function?

Below is a function that displays the latest 4 approved comments on my homepage, I wrote this almost a year ago, and for the life of me, it's gone completely from my head, All i want to do is add a ...
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Delete pages and Create default pages for all new network sites

I am using the following code to delete some default pages and to also create some default pages for all new sites that are created. It work as is now but that is only because I purposely have a ...
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Auto Populate Custom Field with Complex Value That Increase by One?

Can somebody help me to sort this? I am using WP 3.5.2 and I have "Orders" post type where purchase_order custom field is located. This is the sample of purchase order record: POCOS20130051 PO - ...
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How to assign classes to all elements?

Is it possible to assign classes to elements of certain type? For example, all paragraphs in the post body or comment body should have class="paragraph", all unordered lists in post body should have ...
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Display post x of y within category

I'm currently using this class in my single blog posts to get a total post count and number my posts (post 89 of 90, etc...) class MY_Post_Numbers { private $count = 0; private $posts = array(); ...
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Wordpress Theme Update Action?

I've done quite a bit of searching. I'm looking for hook/action called after a theme update. I know the initialization one - but a basic update? Cannot seem to find. If one does not exist, how can ...
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Force authors to Preview a post before publishing

I'm looking to find a way to force authors (including admin & editors) to preview their post before publishing. Is this possible, if so does anyone know the easiest way to achieve this? I'm ...
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media resize/crop possibilities?

Under admin panel -> media settings there are no minimal width option for thumb or other image modes ex: I would like to crop image widthout distortion -> height 124px and minimum-width 124px and ...
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Current path on page in functions.php

How can I get the current path of my page? I know how to do it inside a template file, but I need it inside functions.php. And it has to be before the send_headers hook, because I'll use this info to ...
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Using PHP to toggle stylesheet and header image, set in cookie

I haven't done a lot of work with cookies or Wordpress before so I think I've been a bit over-optimistic in my quest :p I have created two themes for my site, night and day. I would like the user to ...
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WordPress Automatic Filename Changer

So I used this function that allows me to change the literal filename in the directory on upload. But, it doesn't actually change the filename, hence changing the slug to the ID when attaching to a ...
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Post meta not updating

I am trying to make a voting system for WordPress. This is my code in functions.php: add_action("wp_ajax_add_votes_options", "add_votes_options"); add_action("wp_ajax_nopriv_add_votes_options", ...
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Changing post category from dropdown

I am showing a list of posts on the front of my wordpress site which each have a dropdown next to them with a list of category's, which are pulled in as follows. As you can see the form submit button ...
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Want to be able to sign up subscribers as authors

I want to be able to select a subscriber an author of a post in the admin so it displays their name as having written the post, but I do not want to give them any additional privileges (if they login ...
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Run wp_kses_decode_entities on atom feed?

I would like to convert the htmlentities in only my atom feed to their corresponding characters. Using the below in my functions.php I've gotten close, but obviously the commented out line doesn't ...
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Wordpress metaboxes - textfield suggestion automatically populated

[Long story short] Is there any Wordpress plugin/function that would allow the creation/integration of a metabox's textfield that automatically populates a dropdown menu (in the admin area, while in ...
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Why do I get so many error_log messages related to functions.php?

I have a couple of WP sites that have been generating huge error_log files recently - 30+ GB. I have been able to configure the server to limit the size of those files so they don't disrupt the ...
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My post views doesn't seem to be counted correctly

I'm using the following codes to count my posts views, so that I can use it in a widget, but it doesn't seem to be updating correctly. I know some posts have more views than the ones showed on the ...
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Dumping variable in custom pre_gets_post function in functions.php, returns NULL

Problem Summary: I am using firePHP to analyze my variables in a custom function, but it does not display their contents into the console as I would expect. I also used var_dump(), it returns NULL. ...
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Create special button on WP Tiny MCE Posts Editor for Shortcodes

I am trying to create a special button on the Tiny MCE editor on the Post Editor of Wordpress. I want to create a button for my created shortcode tooltips. Check out my desired output: ...
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Can I show also the post date using the wp_get_archives() function?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have some doubt about the wp_get_archives() function: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_archives In my website I have create ...
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How to add a piece of code in function

On the function below, after echo '</span>';, I want to add this a piece of code: &nbsp;<a href="<?php $key="link"; echo get_post_meta($post->ID, $key, true); ?>" ...
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Why does my visual post editor break when I try to add a TinyMCE button?

I'm trying to add a button to my TinyMCE editor. I'm using WordPress 3.9.1, so I'm following this tutorial to add a new TinyMCE button. Right now, I'm just trying to get the tutorial version ...
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update_usermeta don't work

When I return in the function $setfound, I become a white screen and when I return $setlink, it works fine. function editsteamlink(){ $setlink = $_POST['steamlink']."/?xml=1"; $setresponse = ...
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get_post_meta not working inside a function in functions.php but works outside

function notify_new_posts($post_id) { $keyval = get_post_meta( $post_id); $buyer_wdistance = get_post_meta( $post_id, 'cf_wdrive'); //$buyer_wdistance = $keyval['cf_wdrive'][0]; ...
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Passing postid of Testimonial Custom Post in Shortcode Parameter

I am trying to create Testimonial custom post and display using shortcode function create_post_type() { register_post_type( 'testimonials',//new post type array( ...
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Creating wordpress user registration form

I am having a form page called Test Form with this form : <div id="container"> <form action="wp-content/themes/max-magazine/TestForm.php" method="post" name="myForm"> User <input ...
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Custom wp_trim_words() function not trimming right

I have this custom wp_trim_words() function set to give me excerpts of only 20 words, and for the most part, it works fine. Except for some reason, on posts that contain lists, it outputs way more ...
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How to add 'data-caption' inside an anchor tag

bellow is custom gallery code. function custom_gallery_shortcode( $attr = array(), $content = '' ) { $attr['itemtag'] = "li"; $attr['icontag'] = ""; ...
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How to add an anonymous function in wordpress hooks by removing create_function

Currently I have the code below which I would like to replace create_function with some anonymous function. How can this be done? add_action('widgets_init', create_function('', 'return ...
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'Attempt to modify property of non-object' warning

I use the bellow function to disable a plugin update. It works, because I use an old version of this plugin and it does not show me that a newer version exists, but, however, I get a warning on line ...
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How to get dynamic data in page hierarchy?

I'm trying to mimic the page hierarchy rules of WP. I'm checking for the existence of certain files, then requiring them if they exist -- in the same order as I understand the hierarchy rules. Here's ...
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Run function from parent on child site

I'm running a Multisite WordPress installation and have a couple of child sites. I'm trying to run a script from the main page on one of the child sites. It can be a shortcode [pro_display_zone ...
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How to Display Sequential Post Number Count

I know this has been answered at least a couple of times already and there is an answer out there from alchymyth2010 but I am looking for a different solution if possible because I have a fairly big ...
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Wordpress causing all code to be displayed on line 1. Receiving multiple errors after cleaning cookies and cache

I have been working on a theme for a few days and when I realized my JS file for my theme customizer wasn't updating I decided to clear the cookies and cache, and wow that was problematic. As soon as ...
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User driven content problems

I am trying to build a website that will allow users to post from the front end. I need to be able to have the user enter a title, a category, and tags. For the content of the post, I would ideally ...
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How do I link a button I created in theme customizer to a function?

I created a button in the theme customizer and I want to use it to execute a function? All I can find is using controls to add theme settings such as CSS and text. Although this button is to clear out ...
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Wordpress adding in site URL to header links

A little information: I am developing a one page theme that uses posts as sections on the main page. I have created code that allows users to add a menu item in the post page from a meta box when they ...
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How can I clear the theme mod settings?

Ideally I am looking to add a button to the theme customizer that allows the theme to reset to default settings, although that may be asking for too much in one question so I am wonder if anyone knows ...
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Cant get theme to change footer color through theme customizer

I am having an issue trying to configure the theme I am working on to allow the footer color to be changed. So far all of my other options work so I am geussing it is an issue with the way I am ...