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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What is the function to get plugin base url in multisite?

I'm using this function plugins_url(). But it always echoes main site url even in subsite. So i'm getting ajax errors like Domains, protocols and ports must match. Lets say my main domain name is ...
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Simple custom theme option not being saved

I'm not a web developer and have been following a tutorial on how to add options to a simple self-written theme. In functions.php I've added the following code: <?php $themename = "Theme Name"; $...
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Passing a variable via wp_head and then calling it on the page

As my question suggests I'm having difficulty creating a variable in the header, via functions.php and wp_head, and then calling that variable further down the page. For example, in functions.php ...
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How to Append to the_excerpt() Function

I have the following snippet of code: <?php>$more = '.....';?> <p class="extra"><?php the_excerpt(); ?></p> What I am trying to do is append the value of $more to ...
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Removing specific menu items?

I used the following to remove certain menus for the "editor" function remove_menus () { global $menu; if( (current_user_can('install_themes')) ) { $restricted = array();...
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What is the difference between wp_register_sidebar_widget and register_widget?

What's the difference between them and when should we use each one ? I'm using wp_register_sidebar_widget right now and it's working fine but I've seen a lot of tutorials online on how to create a ...
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bbPress plugin: forum lists not showing in correct order?

I'm running Wordpress 3.3.1 and bbPress 2.1 (plugin, not standalone) my forums are are not being listed in the front page archive or forum summary pages in the correct order; I double checked many ...
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Help with IF has focus then… statment

in a sidebar I have: <div id="my_id"> [shortcode]</div> It outputs a title that when hovered on drops down to show a menu. When hovering on the title a background color shows up and ...
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Converting a simple plugin to be placed inside of functions.php

First off, I know it's better practice to use plugins separately than to integrate them in functions.php but this is for a theme framework that will be deployed to multiple sites and it will be easier ...
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difference between add_object_page and add_menu_page

According to Codex, the add_object_page "essentially does the exact same thing as add_menu_page() in case you're wondering". So.... what is the difference between those two functions?
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Changing the text of Upload/Insert on Posts and Pages Screen

In wp-admin/includes/media.php I found this: function media_buttons($editor_id = 'content') { $context = apply_filters('media_buttons_context', __('Upload/Insert %s')); $img = '<img src="'...
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struggling with syntax for the_post_thumbnail();

i want to display the alt text for a featured image. I've been using the the_post_thumbnail(); function to display the image like this: if ( has_post_thumbnail() ) { // check if the post has a Post ...
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How d0 i get the number of attachments in the post

Is there a function that allows me to get the number of photo's attached to a post and that also grabs the url of the first attachment to go to the attachment page for each post? Here is an example ...
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Remove_filter ('the_content', 'wpautop') is not working

I've tried disabling WP's auto-paragraph thingy using remove_filter ('the_content', 'wpautop'); but I am still getting my stuff wrapped in automatic <p> tags... What am I doing wrong? Its at ...
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add_action in a function, is it possible?

I am trying to add some js to the head using add_action('wp_head', 'js_func'); which works when posted just after the function, however I do not want it posted on every page, just the page that it's ...
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Add parent template name to body class filter when visiting subpage or single post

how would I go about creating a filter for the body_class() tag that allows me to add the the parent pages slug name as a class to the body whenever visiting a subpage or post?
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Pagination Not Working (pages duplicating content)

My pagination pages echo out the same content on every page. Page one is queried to show two posts, which it shows up correctly. Page two shows the exact same two posts as page one does. Here is my ...
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Custom options page for themes

I used this nettuts tutorial to create an options panel. What I'm trying to figure out how to do and have been unsuccessful doing so far (I keep "breaking" the code/getting a server error) when I try ...
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wordpress acts like functions.php doesn't exist [closed]

I was developing my theme on my localhost windows server, everything was ok, until I decided to transfer it to my hosting. I transfered it as all wordpress sites I have transfered before,changed live ...
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How to disable Edit Post and Allow only Custom Field?

What I would like to know is if it is possible to disable the edit post function in wordpress based on User's roles. I try to explain better. Let's take an 'Editor' as role example: I would like ...
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How do I get my nav menu to show sub pages?

http://webdesignsalemoregon.com/westernmennoniteschool/ is my website. I've got the top menu which is the one that was in the theme when I started to customize it. It's got a test drop down that ...
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Breadcrumbs showing Parent and Child Pages

We are trying to create a function for breadcrumbs that will show not only the path to the current page, but also to other pages with the same parent page. For instance, on example.com/parent1/child3,...
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is_plugin_active() not properly returning true

I have a plugin activated and working, and I installed and activated another plugin I wrote to communicate with it. However when I run is_plugin_active() I get false returned - does anyone have any ...
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Building custom pages with a video player

Hey i am trying to learn wordpress developement on my own, I'm building a celebrity gossip blog and i need help. I want to build a video page. Does anyone know of a plugin or anything that i can ...
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How to remove tag cloud from taxonomy admin edit page?

On the page where one adds/removes/modifies taxonomies, what would I need to add to my functions.php file to remove the tag cloud?
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Best way to style first post differently?

I am building a custom (child) theme and I want to style the first post of my loop in a different way than the others (bigger image, different position of some stuff). Which is the best way of doing ...
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Custom php page in WordPress theme?

For example I have in my theme folder named test-pages with some php web pages that display different message, in some part of process I want to pull with file_get_contents to get content of one page ...
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WordPress ajax call for not logged in users, doesn't work

I have on frontend search box, I have implement autocomplete for it, and when I'm logged in, it works great for me. But when I'm not logged in, I get 302 as result of ajax call, response headers have ...
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Gallery Shortcode Function Help

Okay, so I found this code online that allows you to add the option of how many thumbnails you want to show in the gallery shortcode. The code below is what they say to add to the functions.php file ...
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Infinite counting in Wordpress

I have this function in Wordpress that counts 10 users by default. I would like to change it from showing 10 users to infinite number. There should be no end to counting. How can I do this? ...
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How to Insert A List of Posts in A Category Written by the Author into the Author Archive

What I want: http://i.imgur.com/jH6Dj.png (sorry for linking out, I am a new user here so can't post an image inline) How does one list posts by an author within a category, with a count for each ...
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Show Custom Message in Wordpress Admin

I have a custom post type called "Films" that is used to manage an entire film collection. I would like to create a custom box with a message that will sit on top of all of the posts when you click on ...
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How long does a deprecated function live in core?

I'm curious to find out the process/philosophy behind removing deprecated functions from core. The Codex says this: These functions below have been deprecated. That means they have been replaced ...
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Use of antispambot with $curauth->email

This is probably pretty simple, but... I want to use the WP function antispambot not on get_the_author_email but on a value in a field I added to User Profile called publicemail. Everything I've ...
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Publish/Update post is changing image links from file url to post url

I've written a filter to wrap images included in posts with figure tags and their captions with figcaption tags. I turned off the visual editor so that it doesn't strip out all the html from the ...
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How to display retweet count and likes in the meta above the excerpt

There are several plugins that insert buttons to retweet and like into a post. You can see the count of retweets and likes at the top of single blog posts. What I want to do is show the retweets and ...
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Can I remove the Rich Text box editor for a specific post?

A few months ago I asked a similar question: Is it possible to remove the main rich Text box editor? and got the following answer: function remove_pages_editor(){ remove_post_type_support( 'page',...
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How to add custom template tag in wordpress theme?

I am working on a WordPress site, it's an online newspaper site. The theme I am developing, I want to add custom template functions like get_footer() or get_header(), so that I can save those HTML ...
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Function to allow single post template based on custom taxonomy?

I'm trying to use Justin Tadlocks function for category specific custom post templates, but have become stuck when trying with a custom taxonomy, as his examples only have normal categories. Can this ...
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Set WordPress Featured Image For All Post Slugs Matching Image File Name in Specified Directory

I have a bunch of old posts on a blog that I would like to assign a featured image to. I have retrieved all the images I would like to use for each post. I saved each image file name after the slug ...
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Adding tables to dashboard pages programmatically?

I think that is not possible with some actions or filters, I know that I can do it just with html and using right css styles, and of course php to achieve what I need, or to write some minde actions. ...
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Make Current/Active Page Number a Link (WP_LINK_PAGES)

With the default wp_link_pages the current/active page number is not a link. I would like to find a code/hack which turns the current/active page into a link to the top of the page. I am already ...
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Missing argument for the function

do you know why i am missing argument 2 for this function? add_action( 'admin_notices', 'notice_handler', 10, 2); function notice_handler($error_token, $error_tag) { ... } } but when i ...
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problem loading stylesheets to wp_head dynamically

I'm trying to create a wrapper shortcut function to register and load stylesheets in the header. currently, the function loads this css file src: http://my.test/wp-content/theme/css/.css I, ...
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Global custom meta box

I am trying to create a custom meta box for multiple custom post types in WordPress without creating duplicate code. Currently I have: add_meta_box('adv_form_box1', 'Advanced Form', 'adv_form1', '...
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I've got a function that auto creates taxonomy terms - Can it auto delete them as well?

I've got this inside my functions.php file. function add_product_category_automatically($post_ID) { global $wpdb; if(!has_term('','product_relation',$post_ID)){ $cat = get_the_title($post_ID);...
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Generating add_settings_section() calls dynamically

I have some pieces of code within functions.php that I could easly replace with much shorter functions, like, for example: function register_sections() { add_settings_section('SOMETHING_settings', ...
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is_page() or is_single not working

Im trying to clean up my scripts and I'm using a function to but ran into a problem with using both !is_page or !is_single to only show certain scripts on singles and pages. What did I do wrong here. ...
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Post Pagination Showing Same Posts Every Page

So I have this blog that filters by category Then by city. Somewhere while creating the filtration I broke the pagination which seemed to work fine earlier. It doesn't work on my homepage where it ...
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Auto-remove custom field with no value on publish

I got some plugins that auto-generates custom fields. Does anyone know how to automatically remove empty custom fields from post when I press "publish"? A check I can put in my functions.php that ...