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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Function to show random posts from a category

Hi to all I'm trying to create a function that can ECHO the excerpt of a random post from a choosen category. What I did up to now is: <?php function $titoloslide() = { ...
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Custom excerpt function re-factoring

This may be more of a php best practices question, but here goes... I am using a custom excerpt trim function: function new_wp_trim_excerpt($text) { // Fakes an excerpt if needed global $post; ...
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Can shortcodes contain conditional statements? Even without them my shortcode renders blank page

The following code is supposed to allow for a shortcode that includes many attributes, but not all of the attributes may always be present in which case I do not want the containing element to show ...
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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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Pass strings to plugin function [closed]

I have simple function to show an image: function helloworld() { echo '<img src="'.$link.'" alt=".$alt." />'; } I would like to pass strings link and alt to the function something like ...
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Add function to Simple Twitter Connect to not Tweet pages

How would I add the capability in Simple Twitter Connect (in the stc-publish.php file) to not tweet pages, either newly published or edited? I don't need it to be an admin option, just a change for a ...
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Populate Custom Field Dropdown on Theme Install?

Is there a way to populate the custom field dropdown box when you install a theme? I want to make it easier for users and avoid having them add the terms manually when they first set it up.
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Can anyone offer any help with this function?

I am trying to write a function for my functions.php file. I has to do the following; loop through search results and check the template if the template is 'landing.php' add it to ad array use the ...
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function deactivate_plugins does not exist

I am getting function deactivate_plugins does not exist error when calling this function function deactivateSelf(){ deactivate_plugins(RSD_PLUGIN, true); //gives error: function ...
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How can I append blog_id to … echo [functions-defined-constant]?

I use 'constants' a lot. I set them in functions.php like define('mytheme_town', 'Orlando'); and then call them into the theme <?php echo mytheme_town ; ?>. It's simple and easy. But I need ...
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post meta data clearing on autosave

For starters I am using this GREAT answer to achieve custom post types as well as a custom way to insert those post types into other pages, you can view that answer here: Custom field/meta populated ...
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How to get plugin name from plugin file location

I'm running this code to tell me what plugins need updating: $update_plugins = get_site_transient('update_plugins'); Here is an example return: Array ( [login-lockdown/loginlockdown.php] => ...
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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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the_excerpt function not showing image

I am having posts with images.In single post page all contents displaying well with image. But in blog page , the content only displaying not an image. How can i make it to display For example, ...
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Registration Hooks don't appear to be working

I am trying to hook in to automatically sign-in the user after registration. (using a GravityForms registration form). None of the hooks seem to be working. I've tried: gform_user_registered, ...
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get_current_site() not returning site name

The function get_current_site() that's in my themes' footer.php file doesn't return the 'site name' property as specified in the docs (and expected in the theme). The purpose of the function is to ...
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Why might $input (Settings API) be coming through empty?

I'm trying to be a good thememaker and pass all my settings through the Settings API, but I'm running into some difficulty in the sanitization callback function. The core of the problem is this: the ...
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How do I pull excerpts from pages?

So I enabled custom excerpts on my pages with this function. add_action('init', 'page_excerpts'); function page_excerpts() { add_post_type_support( 'page', 'excerpt' ); } However, When I enter ...
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Add Useragent to the body class?

I'm looking for a way to add body class depending on the User Agent of the client with php. I'm looking to implement it this way: page.php: <body id="front" <?php ( function_exists ( ...
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Add new “Insert Into Post” button with another function

Problem: Add a hook that automatically adds a short tag to video attachments when inserted from the Media Library (video) tab: Update: This works under the 'Media Library' tab — and doesn't break ...
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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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Can't filter wp_get_attachment_link

Can't figure out why this won't work: function my_get_attachment_link($html){ $postid = get_the_ID(); $html = str_replace('<a','<a rel="shadowbox['.$postid.']"',$html); return ...
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Comments RSS Feed showing repeating title

functions.php I added a filter in the functions.php file to grab the do_feed_rss2 and the do_feed_atom with my own RSS function with just a simple a simple text replacement "Answers" instead of ...
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Post the content of a specific “Custom Post Type” post within a post using a shortcode

The posts on our music blog usually include multiple tracks of music. I want to have each individual track be its own entity--a custom post type called "track"--which I want to be able to insert ...
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Best way of adding CSS which can be manipulated by the user via theme option panels?

I thought about adding it as inline CSS with code from the functions.php (not really sure how to do it). Something like this: function addcss() { background: $this_is_the_css_value; } I would ...
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Insert all post IDs in new database table

I have a plugin which creates a new database table. Upon activating the plugin is there a way to insert all my posts ids into that table? Right now I'm using an action hook to immediately insert the ...
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How to add coupon printer?

Im building a directory site and for each business listing I wanted to include a printable coupon. I would want users to be able to click the coupon image (or link) and a printable version of the ...
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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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Enabling Sessions in WordPress 3.0

Im using a wfcart in my WordPress site but for some reason on certain pages WordPress drops the session I'm wondering if there is a way to enable sessions in WordPress 3?
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Default menu editor with automatic page list

How can I add a page to the menu and define for the menu item that all subpages should be included by means of a simple checkbox?
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Odd functions.php issue in Wordpress

I'm using More Fields plugin, and when I use my functions.php to embed the custom field, I get an odd issue. The field value is followed by a "1" I use this code: //Address add_action( ...
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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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plugin development: problem with functions

I have this very basic scheme to build my first plugin, but now I have one problem: when I put a hook to add_action on point 1 works, but i need to get the color from shortcode function, so, when i ...
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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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Custom functions for string data calculations

Just a quick question. I have a form that calculates values based on user entry. The information is then passed via ajax to a php file for calculation returning the results. The problem is that that ...
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Access post meta in future_to_publish function

Why am I having trouble accessing post meta data in a future_to_publish add action in functions.php? I have tried: function post_to_twitter() { global $post; $url = ...
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Auto-add paragraphs to custom field?

hey guys, is it possible to format text in a custom field input box automatically with paragraphs? e.g. like the normal text-widget that has the option to say "auto-add paragraphs" when there is a ...
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Custom post type functions.php if statement on action

I am using developing a child theme for Woothemes' Canvas. I am trying to use functions.php in the child theme to only use actions on my custom post type. This code doesn't seem to be working: ...
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Functions file mods and CPU

Will adding code similar to what I've pasted below to the functions.php theme file slow down a Wordpress site or effect CPU? (Thank You) function remove_menu_items() { global $menu; $restricted = ...
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site_url is not honoring scheme

I'm using site_url() for my href for anchors. I want to control what when I send the user to a secure page or non secure page. I thought I could do that with site_url('/foo', 'http') and ...
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How do I get a child theme to load scripts from the parent theme?

Pretty new to WordPress functions, so apologies if this is basic stuff. I've designed a parent theme that registers and enqueues two scripts like so: if ( !function_exists( 'scherzo_scripts' ) ) ...
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wp_title() handling of author page

Why doesn't wp_title() display the author's name on an author archive as it does for a category or date archive? How can I hack this functionality? header.php calls: <title><?php wp_title ( ...
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How to display this meta data (an array) in form of a function (created with a custom write panel)?

I'm using the following code to create custom write panels: <?php $key = "project"; $meta_boxes = array( "project_services" => array( "name" => "project_services", ...
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Hiding Google Analytics code based on theme options

I'm doing up a WordPress theme at the moment, and I want users to be able to add Google Analytics to their site by just adding their tracking code -- you know, the UA-20149670-1 -type number thing. ...
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Best way to tell if a comment is from a user?

I've got an if ($comment->user_id) block to pick an default admin comment gravatar (different than a non-user's). But I'd still like this gravatar to be used if a user comments using their ...
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Display post shortcode content in the sidebar?

I need to display images and other content in the sidebar depending on a page. Pages are added dynamically and information that need to appear in the sidebar is different for each page. So I can't ...
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Get the ID of the page a menu item links to?

I am currently using a custom walker to customize the output of wp_nav_menu(), and I am trying to add additional information to the <a> tags. What I want the output for each menu link to look ...
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page template for attachement page?

hey guys, I couldn't find anything on the web. Is it possible to have custom template for the image attachement page. I wonder if it is possible to add a navigation to the image attachement page so ...
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Conflict in function to allow single post template based on category

I've used Justin Tadlock's great function for category specific custom post templates many times, where you can use single-cat-id.php for single posts belonging to a specific category. I just ran into ...
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Create cron job without a plugin?

Basically I wrote a function that lets me change the post status to draft depending of a field in the postmeta table: /** * Remove ads if they have been sold for over 5 days */ function ...