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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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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edit role display name and label name without plugins

I'am creating WordPress function for editing role name function change_role_name($role_name, $new_role_name, $display_name) { global $wp_roles; if ( ! isset( $wp_roles ) ) $wp_roles ...
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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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Permission functions within wordpress

I'm currently developing a website and am exploring all possible options to restrict file viewing. I'm trying to find a way where I can load php files like my theme-options.php and cpt.php without ...
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current_page_item is missing inside wp_nav_menu

I'm using the function wp_nav_menu like this: <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'container' => false, 'echo' => true, ...
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Let users upload image(s) to the post from front end

I want to enable logged in users (Wordpress) to submit posts from front end (among with other data). My form is working great, I add custom post meta data which I later display on custom post page. ...
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Is there a WP function to get taxonomy name from taxonomy_term_id?

I need to get the taxonomy name from the taxonomy_term_id. I am currently using the following to get it: global $wpdb; $term_taxonomy_table = $wpdb->prefix . "term_taxonomy"; $taxonomy = ...
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Display Buddypress notification bubble on single menu

I am trying to get the Buddypress notification bubble to appear in one of my two navigation bars. I was given this code to place in my functions.php which does everything, except it displays in both ...
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Strange error from functions.php files (wp_register_script)

I'm trying to migrate a wordpress site, and I'm receiving this error when debugging on the new server: Notice: wp_register_script was called incorrectly. Scripts and styles should not be ...
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Change custom post type slug from plugin options

I'd like to give users the option to change a custom post type slug in my plugin. Using this answer, I'm able to hardcode it into a function: Redeclare/Change Slug of a Plugin's Custom Post Type ...
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Modify function Shortcode_atts

function get_date_posts($params, $content){ $default_params = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'order' => 'asc', 'orderby' => ...
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How to load jQuery in the footer - nothing works for me

I tried all the solutions I found on the internet, including the ones I found here, but nothing works on my theme - jQuery always load in header. I try to use the one from Google, but I would be happy ...
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How can I add a Custom Button to Add or Edit post / page next to Add Media?

I'm trying to add a custom button nearby the Add media on the wordpress Add and Edit Post/Page. How can I do that? Thank you very much for your help!
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How to change menu order item

Hello I have a main menu in my website Home | How to start | about | contact | categories but I add one item that lists all categories in functions.php add_filter('wp_nav_menu_items', ...
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send email to all registered users when post expires

I have a function which, when a post is published inside a CPT after three days the page is redirected to another URL/PERMALINK. This is the code: add_action('template_redirect', ...
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save_post not working

In order to create (or update, whenever a post is updated) a unix-timestamp meta, I used following code to fire on save_post. I pasted this code in functions.php. But I believe this is not working, ...
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Pull random comment from specific post, display on homepage with shortcode

I'm trying to display a random comment from specific posts on my homepage, using the solution that was provided here: ...
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Overwriting a Shortcode

I have a theme that extends the Visual Composer plugin with a slider on the front page. The slider will show five testimonials from five different customers. I want to add the featured image of each ...
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how to exclude in sidebar

I following insert adsense code. but post is less than count ,adsense appear to sidebar widget. how to exclude in sidebar? add_action( 'widgets_init', 'wpse_84250_register_ad_widgets' ); ...
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adsense code showing on random post thumb

I've followed the guide below, but have made a few edits to it and now i need some help: Add Adsense code in index.php I removed the following line from my code if ( ! is_front_page() ) return; and ...
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Unable to add extra elements to the main navi (wp_nav_menu_items)

I'm trying to get the list of authors to automatically appear on the main navi (without having to manually add them one by one as they are created). So far I added this on my functions.php, but no ...
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Get post title by Alphabet

I try to call this function to get a list of posts by alphabet. But for some reason i keep getting an error. Call to a member function get_col() on a non-object. What am i doing wrong? {function ...
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Retrieving Login Data from Woocommerce and Putting it into a Form

So my goal is to try and retrieve the data from the account a user logs in with. e.g name,age, address and place this within a contact 7 form. So there name, age and address will appear already ...
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User's Comments Number: Storing it in a meta field for different uses

As I am building a new website where tracking users' information is key to engage, etc..., I found it important to be able to store users' number of counts as a meta. The main reason for storing the ...
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Trying to see if page is category or single and displaying title with appropriate heading tag

I'm using a custom theme from ThemeForest and I'm trying to get the custom post php to check and see if the post is on a category or single post. If it's on category, use <h2> for the title (for ...
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Dynamically adding Captions to images

I have a site where the author has included Amazon Affiliate links. They've done this by adding the URL to product images. I'm wondering if there's a way to add a function that will automatically add ...
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call wp_insert_user in custom class doesnt work

im creating a custom class to manage users in wordpress and chamilo but this is not the point. Class looks like this: class Platform { private $security_key = '..'; private $secret_key; ...
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Retrieve array of attachment IDs attached to a given Post ID

I wonder if there's a function to retreive an array containing the attachment IDs of images that are atatched to a given post. Some function like get_post_arry($pid); The array should be ordered like ...
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Function to list posts from current post's category fails in WP 3.8

I have this function in my child theme's functions.php, whose simple aim is to list a number of posts, only from the category of the current post, but not the current post itself. It was working fine ...
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Optimizing multiple WP_querys into one call?

I have finished building my website and noticed due to the structure it takes 3 seconds to load the data due to each WP_query bouncing between different post types. I was wondering if I put these into ...
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Updating User Meta from Custom Post Field Upon Publish Not Working

I'm trying to get the user_meta to be updated based on the custom post field type. However the information won't transfer if the new post is published by a user through a frontend form. Currently it ...
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How to get tags and categories?

I used the following code to get tags from the post and then simply echo them: $posttags = get_the_tags($post->ID); if ($posttags) { foreach($posttags as $tag) { echo $tag->name . ', ';} ...
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Pass a Select List Value into Functions.php function Tax Query Array

Hoping someone can assist as I am very new to the whole functions.php/wordpress coding side of things but I basically have the following use case that I am trying to achieve through the use of Gravity ...
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wp_list_pages change <ul> of children and anchor of parent

I am getting the list of Pages and Subpages by wp_list_pages(). I want to change the parent <a> and <ul> child. I found a solution here in this WPSE thread. But It only changes the ...
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add slug beside name in Admin Category Checklists

im creating a lot of Categories with the same Name and different slugs, but im having problems identifying which is which in the admin panel, so i came up with the idea of inserting the slug besides ...
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Is there an error in get_the_tag_list()?

I'm using the theme TwentyThriteen1.0 for my WordPress blog. I recognized that the tags in the meta-part of an article are not separated by a comma. I had a look at the function ...
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Admin Panel errors because of functions.php

I'm creating a new theme in WP and I started noticing some errors in the Admin Panel. For example, when I want to update a page adding new content (or a blog post), it redirects to wp-admin/post.php ...
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Pagenav Not appearing on custom Template

I've just finished building a custom page template using the following code. The issue is the pagenav doesn't work - But works on every other page with multiple posts. I want this one to appear if ...
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How to add nav menu items to a specific position within a menu

I'm adding login/logout links to a nav menu using the following code: function rp_add_login_logout_links( $items, $args ) { $link = wp_loginout( get_permalink( get_option( ...
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How do add_action and WP_Query

I am new to WP, semi-new to PHP and new to OOP. 1) How can the WP function add_action receive another function as its argument? I know this by itself is not possible. I deliberately broke some code ...
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Add content after get_header

I'd like to add content directly after the div#main (end of header.php) and before /div#main (beginning of footer.php). I'm using an own child-template (of twentythirteen), that contains only ...
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Could not add 'LoginLogout' link using BAW login logout plugin

I installed and activated the 'BAW login/logout' plugin to bring login or logout link in my screen. but this is not working for me. can some one help me steps I followed: 1) Installed and ...
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WordPress not performing direct update

I recently modified my server configuration and then I noticed Wordpress would no longer upgrade automatically and I was asking for FTP information to perform the upgrade.Irony is that I don't have ...
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Possible to register multiple custom taxonomies in one function?

I'm registering 7 custom taxonomies in my functions.php. Since each function uses the same labels and arguments and is attached to the same Custom Post Type, I'm wondering if it's possible to register ...
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functions.php / replacing div's with new ones?

I'm not sure the best way to tackle this one: I have a menu I saw and like and want to use it as a basis for my own. I have the CSS for it. On the page it comes from its all labeled differently to my ...
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Remove a particular State from Woocommerce Checkout List

I am attempting to remove a single state from the woocommerce checkout page. I've found the file in woocommerce core that I can edit to remove the state, but I would prefer to do it through a theme ...
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Hook specific functions if on a specific admin page

I am having a problem with my theme's options panel and a plugin. Apparently they don't get along very well. Anyway, I need to hook 3 functions on a specific page when I am in the admin panel. More ...
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How to set default values for edit_post_link() in my theme?

How do I set default values for the edit_post_link function in my theme? I'd like to change the 'Edit This' string to a custom value, but specify this only once, so I can use instead of everywhere. ...