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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Let the user duplicate chunk of meta boxes

I have a CPT 'Product', that can be rented or sold multiple times over. Each time a transaction takes place, the admin would like to update some of the information (such as sale date, condition etc). ...
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Get Custom Field Value of a $post_id on wp_insert_post Action in functions.php

I have this code in the functions.php file which emails the post content to the admin every time a pending post is added to the database: function send_email_on_pending_post_creation( $post_id ){ ...
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How to format the Widget Display function contents?

I'm writing my first plugin, and basically I'm wondering how to write the code which goes inside of the widget display function: function widget($args, $instance) {} I'm trying to run a post query, ...
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Send post id through ajax and get the post content back

First of all i want to say that I am a WordPress beginner :). I am trying to get a post content in a modal by using ajax. So i send the id through ajax, but i cannot execute the php code anywhere on ...
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Show custom default avatar instead of gravatar

I'm using this custom function to get the default avatar from my server instead of gravatar: if(!function_exists('custom_avatar')){ function custom_avatar($avatar_defaults){ ...
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How to create a function to change content in the website?

I've been searching for an answer for over a day, but I couldn't find anything. The problem is that I need to change those 3 blocks of information whenever I want to, using the admin panel I've ...
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Default options in a theme form

I purchased a theme that allows to choose the layout options when entering a new article from the backend. There are three options: none, right sidebar and left sidebar. As items are added to my ...
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Redirect all users to previous URL before login, except “contributors”

In one hand I redirect all users to previous URL before login. This is the code: function login_redirect( $redirect_to, $request, $user ){ if(isset($_REQUEST['redirect_to'])){ return ...
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Changing link output of posts

I'm using the X theme & there is a load-content.php file that uses a function to show recent posts & portfolio items. The code is below; I'm trying to make all links go to a specific page ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Working widget does not show up in appearance->widgets

I try to add a custom widget for use outside of a normal sidebar. For that I have created class myfirst which extends WP_Widget and with appropriate function overrides. namespace widget; class ...
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Automatically create featured image on post publish

I know how to make an image display IN PLACE OF a featured image if the post has no featured image, however, as far as the database is concerned, the post still has no featured image. In my theme, ...
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Problem loading wordpress functions outside of wordpress

I´ve just finished setting up my first ever website and blog, so please be gentle ;) . I am having a problem using some functions outside my wordpress installation (blog.example.com). To be ...
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Custom frontend post not working?

Hi I am creating a custom post front end submission. This is my code to submit the custom post details. Here the validation is not working as well as it will not submit the post. When i submit the ...
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Wordpress Wp_nav_menu How to create Columns in submenu

i have been trying to develop custom navigation in wordpress. i want to add columns in sub menu item. i want to add images in navigation as well as create Multi column Navigation. Please check this ...
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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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Creating a filter to modify links ending in .pdf

I'm trying to create a filter that checks for links that are to PDFs, and append the href attribute with something like /form?file=[path to pdf]. For example, starting with: <a ...
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Run function after post is updated

I would like to run a function after a post is saved. That function takes a .txt file thats uploaded with Advanced Custom Field file field, makes it into an array to then a json data. I want the json ...
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Iris color picker

i try to implement Iris color picker in my wordpress theme and it works fine, but when i include the Iris color picker's files i can't call a custom function via a tag. this is the Iris color picker ...
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Require featured image snippet not letting me Trash the post

There's a famous snippet which allows you to require a featured image on your post before it gets published, which is following: add_action('save_post', 'wpds_check_thumbnail'); ...
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Remove Captions from Custom Gallery function.php

I like to prevent captions from being outputted in my custom gallery function. I could easily just hide it using CSS but it doesn't feel right. The caption is being sent from media.php this line. ...
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Merge / Combine two php functions for Previous and Next Link with Thumbnail

I will wrap two merged php funtions in one div container - so i have only one php function and one link to the next post, regardless if someone clicks on the thumb or the text part. These are the two ...
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wp_mail recipient

I am new at this and seeking help, I'm really need a light at the end of the tunnel, so if you can help me, please do it! I will be very grateful! The question is, what do I do to when someone fills ...
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Show the online status of the current post's author

Is there a way that I can show the online status (Either online or offline) of the author of the post that a site visitor is viewing? I imagine it's something to do with the Transients API ...
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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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automatically adding submenu items

Here's the solution that @bainternet has posted here: Add child pages automatically to nav menu /** * auto_child_page_menu * * class to add top level page menu items all child pages on the fly * ...
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Custom Post Type link not showing content

I have created 2 custom post types. One called artist and one called work. When I create a post in artist and view it the link is fine and I can view the content. However in work when I add a new post ...
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Init hook for header send

I am working on a checkout proces where if I submit the checkout I get an error "headers already send" because I use a PHP header() function to send the customer to my payment provider url. My idea ...
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Custom Menu echo own HTML

I've registered a custom menu and got all that set up, however the formatting of the HTML that the menu uses doesn't fit with the CSS/HTML menus I had previously and want to keep. Therefore I was ...
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Admin-area broken through weird issues

Sorry for my bad English - it is not my mother language. Just installed wordpress 3.9. The admin area looks a bit broken all though I have fixed some things with switching the magic quotes to off ...
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How to get posts from network blog

So I have function that gets posts with URL(id) (ajax stuff). It works but now I would like also fetch posts from other blogs in my network. I'm baffled how can I achieve this? Do I have to know the ...
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java script error Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token ILLEGAL

i had a website that was working fine on localhost without any errors but after i uploaded it on the domain the slider stoped working and i got this errors Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token ...
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Check if values exists DB

I am getting nutts with this one. I want to check if the email introduced in the form already exists in the database before creating a new record. But for some reason the email is empty at search ...
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Widget editor not displaying in Dashboard

I'm not sure if this is because of the new 3.9 update, because I haven't had to mess with any widgets in a while, but my active widgets won't display in the editor anymore. I've uploaded a screen ...
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Create thumbnail on PDF upload with Gravity Forms

I'm working with some great code that was provided recently to create an image thumbnail from a PDF upload, and I'm now trying to implement this in the functions file so that it can be applied to any ...
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Saving plugin data returns “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page.”

I'm developing a quote plugin which will save a quote to the WPDB using a form to input the quote. I've created half this code and got the other piece from another programmer on here. I'm looking to ...