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 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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Get the blog page URL set in Options

I have set the blog to be a different page other than the home page. I want to have a link from single.php to this blog page. Is there any function that pulls out URL for the blog ?
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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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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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Ajax call always returns 0

I have a problem with AJAX returning 0 always! I have done everything by the book and can't figure out what is wrong? Please help!! Here is my Ajax call: //Pass data through AJAX var ...
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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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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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Remove “Category:”, “Tag:”, “Author:” from the_archive_title

I have the following code in my theme's archive.php: <?php the_archive_title( '<h1 class="page-title">', '</h1>' ); ?> This gives me titles like "Category: Russia", "Tag: ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Disable visual editor on one specific page

I would like to remove the visual editor from one specific page because if I edit this one page in Visual mode, it breaks the code. I want to make sure the client doesn't have this option on the ...
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Pinterest Integration Using functions.php

I use a theme to build an portfolio. I´d like to add an pinterest "pin-it button" into the fuctions.php: Facebook, Google+ an Twitter were done, just the pinterest won´t work. Can´t found the the ...
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Problem using is_single() to enqueue script from functions.php

I'm having trouble only adding scripts to single post pages. I need to both include and exclude certain scripts using is_single() but it doesn't work either way I try it. I have the template tag on ...
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Wordpress Enqueue for homepage only, functions.php, wp-framework

I'd like to replace my: if(is_home()) { wp_enqueue_script( 'homestuff', get_theme_part( THEME_JS . '/home.js' ), array( 'jquery' ), null, true ); wp_enqueue_script( ...
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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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Advice: Template structure - php blocks in sidebar or someting else?

I'm trying to create certain modulair blocks which I can add to multiple pages in Wordpress. But I use sidebar-[name].php files for this, what is the best practice for this? Should you add them to a ...
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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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wp_is_mobile function

Let me know whether wp_is_mobile function will work with all the mobile and tablet devices ? Is it enough to check mobile device ? I found that this method in wp-includes/vars.php function ...
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why doesnt is_home() work in functions.php

I'm pulling in scripts.php through functions.php. this is in scripts.php but for some reason, wordpress isn't recognizing is_home(). i've tried resetting the query, but to no avail. Am I hooking into ...
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How to add .htaccess code through a function?

I need to add the following .htaccess code through a function <IfModule mod_deflate.c> # Insert filters AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html ...
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delete uploaded file

I have a function wp_handle_upload() for uploads files. $file = $_FILES['attachment_icon-' . $i]; $upload = wp_handle_upload($file, array('test_form' => false)); what is a function for delete a ...
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How can I tell if I'm on a login page?

There are functions for is_home(), is_blog() is_single() etc... What's the best way to tell if I'm on a page that is requesting that I login? I guess that would just be the wp-login.php page.
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Cleaner way to access custom fields in code?

I have 15 custom fields that I use to generate reviews for my site. Currently I access each field like this: //Buy or rent, type home, price if ( get_post_meta(get_the_ID(), ...
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jQuery plugin function is not a function

I'm having a problem I've never seen before. In a very new WordPress install, I uploaded a theme I had been working on for a friend's restaurant: CornerPocketPub.com The problem, as you can see, is ...
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How can I change the frequency of a scheduled event?

I have declared a scheduled event in a plugin like this : function shedule_email_alerts() { if ( !wp_next_scheduled( 'send_email_alerts_hook' ) ) { wp_schedule_event(time(), 'hourly', ...
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Custom function for user register in wp?

I have a custom template for user registration. I want to use a function to insert users. Can I directly call wp_insert_user() function?
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wp_enqueue_script + how to load JS or CSS in one URL merge call?

Is there any proper wordpress way of including the JS and CSS through one merged URL? So that instead of loading in x number of separate calls for each JS asset, it can be all merged into one URL? ...
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How do I display a tag cloud with both post tags AND a custom taxonomy?

Using wp_tag_cloud(), how can I display a single tag cloud that incorporates both regular post tags and a custom taxonomy?
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Link Category Description

I'm pulling my hair out over this. In the Links manager, you can enter a description for the category (in addition to the link itself). However, in wp_list_bookmarks, there is no way to call this ...
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expire wordpress user posts

I'm trying to make classified WordPress theme and I need to make users posts expire date plus show that date into the post. Users only allowed to publish their posts in post-types not as ordinary ...
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How do I know what variables are passed in a filter/action and what their meaning is?

Something I have seen several times now and I don't understand is the following: In a theme's functions.php a function is defined and then attached to a hook, like so (simplified example): function ...
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Change the footer text on the login page

I am customising the login page and would like to alter the footer text that takes the user back to the website. Ideally and as an example, changing it from the first image, to the second just below: ...
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Add input field to 'Pages > Edit Page' through functions.php

Original Question: I'm trying to add an input field to 'Pages > Edit Page'. The use of this input field will be for a user to add an ID of a slider, so that that slider will be page specific. ...
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Why do filters/actions require an argument count?

I was just looking at plugin.php trying to answer the above question and I couldn't work it out. The actual code that calls filters is this: do { foreach( (array) current($wp_filter[$tag]) as ...
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Should I ask a theme developer to use locate_template rather than require_once

I was creating a child theme today and needed to overwrite a php file which was included using this code in the themes functions.php file require_once( get_template_directory() . ...
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Attach a private function at a hook?

I have a class with some private & public functions. The thing is that I don't want some of the functions to be able to be called outsite of the class, so I want to make them private. But I need ...
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Nesting Functions within Functions

I'm looking for an efficient way to group a series of separate but related functions for a child theme I'm designing using theThematic Theme Framework. Thematic does a great job of providing plenty of ...
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How to register images uploaded via FTP in media library?

I'm using my own upload.php file to upload images to: $upload_dir = wp_upload_dir(); $targetDir = $upload_dir['path'].'/'; It works like it should with this exception that images uploaded to ...
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WP_Query in functions.php

I've got some code that I want to turn into a function. It works great until I wrap it in said function: $args = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => ...