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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How to add the category ID to admin page

I want to add the categories ID to admin page. I call it for my functions.php: require_once('includes/categories_custom_id.php'); The part of code: function categoriesColumnsHeader($columns) { ...
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Restrict users from editing post based on the age of the post

How can I restrict users (based on Capabilities) from editing their published posts after a custom amount of time. For instance, a user that can publish_posts (authors) can not edit a their post if ...
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Limit access to posts/pages by user roles

I'm looking for a way to protect content by user roles. Example: you have to be registered to view posts (frontend). If a user is a subscriber he can read post 1, 2 and 3, but if the user is a ...
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mysql custom wp query

this code is designed to select posts with selected meta value in wordpress query <?php $values = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT DISTINCT meta_value FROM $wpdb->postmeta WHERE meta_key = ...
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TinyMCE custom stylesheets for different post types

I use a custom stylesheet for TinyMCE, by placing custom styles in editor-style.css in my theme's directory. I am trying to figure out how to use a different stylesheet depending on what post type we ...
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When is wp_trim_excerpt() called?

There doesn't appear to be any reference to wp_trim_excerpt() outside of it's declaration - I've checked both the Trac and Xref - when does it work its magic?
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Search everything (posts, pages, tags, cpt, meta)

I would like to know how to use the built in wordpress search to return results from all content on my site. Specifically, I want to search; posts pages tags custom post type (portfolio) custom ...
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wp_register_script not loading as expected

I am loading scripts like this: //load scripts //wp_register_script( $handle, $src, $deps, $ver, $in_footer ); add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts', 'load_scripts'); function load_scripts() { if ...
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How do you permanently remove default rewrite rules from the wp_options table?

We have tons of rewrite rules saved in our wp_options table and I'd like to permanently remove any entries that we're not using on our site (such as comment feeds, page attachments, etc.). What's the ...
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Linking thumbnail to full size image

I use a function in my blog (getImage) to call thumbnails in the loop (it calls the 1st image on the post) but instead of link to the post, i would want the thumbnail to link to its full image src. ...
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How to remove row-actions from pages table?

I've already found out here how to remove the row-actions from the posts table in wordpress admin. Now I'd like to do the same in the pages table. I've looked in the core files but, well, I just don't ...
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Wrap each shortcode in array to div

i'm trying to wrap each shortcode in div with special data attributes, but when i'm using nested shortcode they don't wrapped, where i'm wrong? thanks public function wrapShortcode( $content ) { ...
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How to create a custom order status in woocommerce!

I've tried the below code to create custom status. add_action( 'init', function() { $term = get_term_by( 'name', 'shipped', 'shop_order_status' ); if ( ! $term ) { wp_insert_term( ...
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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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How to edit bbPress template files - WordPress + BuddyPress + bbPress? [closed]

I am using BuddyPress 1.6.1, bbPress 2.1.2 and WordPress 3.4.2 I follow the guide here. In the end, I did the trick pointed out by Sarah Gooding because mywebsite.com/forums was blank right after ...
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Create “File-less” Page Template in Functions.php

(By "Page Template," I mean a theme file with the "Template Name" header that can be selected in the "Template" dropdown field on the page admin.) In multiple instances, I've built page templates ...
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Override default cropping in Wordpress [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make add_image_size() crop from the top? Is there any way to have cropping happen from the center point in an image? All of my Featured Image uploads are ...
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How to fix a theme with page.php Default Template that accidentally deleted?

I am having a quite odd case with WP today, and after spending about an hour searching on google and forums, can't find any answers. I hope posting here might allow me some chance to get help from ...
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Customize default settings on new sites on multisite

As the title states i need an approach to change default settings when a new site is created on my wordpress multi site. I guess its easiest to keep the code in a mu-plugin but can a go about having ...
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How to Loop Plugin Option Field Set?

Problem/Background Currently, I'm creating a plugin for a client that will enable them to mark and modify predetermined Google Map polygons (displayed on the site) in the dashboard. I want to let ...
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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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Logout/login redirect CSS issue

I'm using WordPress Multisite. When I use wp_logout_url(), I get redirected to the login page but somehow I end at a different login page without any styles applied <a href="<?php echo ...
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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 come Featured Image isn't showing up in my Custom Post Type?

I have thumbnail support added with the following in my functions.php // Add Thumbnail Support add_theme_support('post-thumbnails'); set_post_thumbnail_size( 140, 140, true ); And I create the ...
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Code in theme functions.php faster than with a plugin?

I've read many articles that says that we should not keep plugins that we don't use. Even if they are disabled, they use memory. functions.php instead of 10 plugins? What if i have 10 small plugins ...
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How to add default images into theme customizer image control?

I am trying to figure out how I can pre-load a theme customizer image control with images I have selected. Is their a way to point the control to a directory so they automatically show up in the ...
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hook a functions to change wp-config from functions.php

is there a way to hook / filter or add action that would be printed in the wp-config file? lets say i want to add some simple command like "empty the trash" aka define('EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS', 1 ); ...
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Custom page with variables in url. Nice url with add_rewrite_rule

Using WP3.1 I Have a custom page with a WP_Query and the query gets dynamic variables from the url. And i want safe variables and clean urls. Example: ...
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Is it possible to get a theme customizer setting from wp.customize using jquery?

I am wondering if it is possible to directly interop with the wp.customize api to get a value of a theme customizer setting. The way I am doing it now is using ajax to get a response from a php ...
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Proper use of Output Buffer

I'm attempting to use actions to override function calls I currently have throughout a template (to make updating certain replicated sections easier). For example, in archives.php I have the ...
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get php variable from functions php and echo it in theme template files [closed]

This may seem like a silly question but I cannot figure this out. I've created a variable in my functions.php - and I'm trying to echo it in my template files. I'm guessing it's because of scope. ...
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Load post with a different template?

Let's say I have a single.php file with a certain layout (graphic intensive). I want to create a sort of plain-text version of the same page that is only called when the user clicks the provided ...
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Displaying Widgets

During theme development, I understand how to create basic widgets within the functions.php file. However, when it comes to displaying the widget within a theme, is there a preferred way to display ...
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Redirect if not logged in?

I've tried this to redirect people who aren't logged in to certain page. It ultimately shouldn't matter what front end page they visit, but should redirect to whatever page is chosen as the landing ...
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Allow users to add custom functions to wordpress theme

I'd like to allow users to add functions to the theme I'm developing, but don't want users to change functions.php directly, as this file may be updated with theme updates. In other words, I'd like ...
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the_post_thumbnail fallback using hooks

I am using this big theme that is almost entirely relying on widgets and sliders. Now I trying to avoid looking for post_thumbnail output code in all the included files in order to achieve fallback ...
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What is the most efficient method for loading widgets in functions.php

I have seen WordPress developers use two different methods for loading custom widgets from the functions.php file. The first: include("functions/my-custom-widget.php"); The second: ...
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Passing variables to templates (alternatives to globalizing variables)

I want to make my WP code simpler (there's some mess within header.php, page.php etc.). So, for example, I want to set something like this global: $foo = get_option('foo'); So $foo will work ...
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How do I “unhook” / de-register jQuery so that it's not called as part of wp_footer();?

I need to "unhook" jQuery from my wp_footer() ... it's being called automatically and I'm looking for something I can add to functions.php which prevents it from being called a second time in the ...
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How to add another user to this remove_menu function?

Pretty self-explanatory. How does one add another user to this function for functions.php, i.e., user2, who will be shown different menu items than user1? I tried adding another ...
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Formating the_terms() function output

This code: <?php the_terms($post->ID, 'type') ?> Gives: <a href="/archives/type/image" rel="tag">Tag</a> What do to if I want to display only "Tag" word, not link eg. Tag ...
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How to store the_title() into a variable to reutrn the value, not just echo it

I have a loop, and need to pass one more argument through it. I need to get the current page's single post title, and then use that as the value. I tried going about it like this: $tagz = ...
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Implementing DNS Prefetching with WordPress

I'm not sure whether my question sounds promising or not but what I'm going to ask is very much relevant. So please read the full question before down voting or flag. I'm trying to implement DNS ...
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How to remove WPML Generator Meta Tag by theme's functions.php (override plugin function)? [closed]

I've tried hard to find a way to not let plugin WPML output the following <meta name="generator" content="WPML ver:2.8.1 stt:3,1;0" /> tag in <head> via help of theme's function.php: It's ...
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Hourly Routine Not Firing ( wp_schedule_event() )

This is a practically copy/pasted version of the hourly wp_schedule_event example taken from the .org site. Its not moving...and I know I have visitors to "trigger" it. Its kind of a pain to wait an ...
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Debugging an error: wp_enqueue_style was called incorrectly

I've just uploaded a new, custom theme to find that the container is a fraction of the intended width, and the sections below the home section(this is one single page, long site utilizing ids/anchors ...
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Multiple Content Block

I'm trying to create a custom post type and would like that post type to have two content blocks. So that in the loop I can ask for content-1 and content-2 separately. I can write the code just ...
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Change date number to another language/script?

I previously was able to change the numbers of the date and time (into a number and date system of another language, like Khmer) for each post using a script like this in my functions.php: function ...
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How to call function within a page/post, to dynamically generate content?

I added the following function to the file functions.php function contentGenerator($param) { if($param) { echo "Content true"; } else { echo "Content false"; } } How can I call ...
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Remove “Parent” Selection When Adding/Editing Categories?

I've been trying to find a way to hide/deactivate the Parent dropdown menu from the Posts -> Categories screen. http://example.com/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category I was able to hide the ...