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 would I create a shortcode to display a custom post within a page or regular post?

I would like to create a shortcode that will extract information for a custom post, and display it within a Page or regular Post. Specific use case: I have a custom post type "Film" for a film ...
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How to get the post id from a permalink?

How can I get the post id from a permalink like "http://localhost/wordpress/animals/cat" in functions.php, I have tried url_to_postid() and get_page_by_path() but none seem to work.
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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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Removing custom background and header feature in child theme

I am creating a child theme using twentyten as my base. I am looking for a way to remove the features of adding custom header and background without touching functions.php file in the parent theme. ...
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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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Output loop to function return?

I'm working on a shortcode function that returns a category image, a link to the category, the last three posts in that category, and another link to the category. See my code below: ...
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Make sub menu items a main link in the admin menu using fuctions.php

I am trying to customize the admin area using the functions.php file to make things easier for my clients. One request I have got before and hope to be able to accomplish, is to move some of the sub ...
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Changing Admin Menu Labels

I have spent the last day using the functions.php file to fully customize WordPress for my client sites. I am amazed at how much I have been able to accomplish and how much easier it will make things ...
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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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Run a jquery script on on a certain template page

All I want to do is basically this: wp_register_script( 'jquery_zebra', get_bloginfo('stylesheet_directory') . '/library/scripts/jquery.zebra.js', array('jquery')); wp_register_style( ...
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Please give me the rewrite rules for my ugly urls

In functions.php I am adding a rewrite rule for this url: http://www.myblog.com/?currentpage=1 http://www.myblog.com/?currentpage=2 And so on... This is the code I use, can u please give me the ...
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WP insert post Redirect after function has executed

After using a function to submit custom fields the standard redirection is not longer working. What we would like is that after the post has been insetered for the user to be redirected the standard ...
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Is there a theme function for is_password_protected()?

I'm looking at the function and template references and I'm not seeing a way to test for whether a post is protected. Is there a theme function for (something like) is_password_protected()? I'm ...
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How to add or delete default value theme options while activate and deactivate theme

I want to add & reset default value for my theme options while activate and deactivate a theme More clearly something like this if(theme active) add_option(); // add new option to the theme ...
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How to remove set_post_thumbnail_size() in child themes?

I'm really stuck on this - this follows on from this post: How to override parent functions in child themes I can't figure out how to override Twenty Ten's set_post_thumbnail_size() function. I've ...
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How to manually add an item to a submenu in a menu generated by wp_nav_menu?

Hey. I've been trying to figure this out for a long time but can't seem to crack it. I have created a menu using Wordpress 3 menu editor and it's all fine and working. But I want to manually add an ...
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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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2 small questions: How to redirect to a created page & show that pages title in wp, bp

im trying to redirect the loggedin user to a page i created on the backend, i want to use my index to do so so, i added a do_action wrapped in an if statement is_user_loggedin() to call my function. ...
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$user_id vs. is_user_logged_in()

I found a code scrap on the internet which uses if($user_id) { instead of if ( is_user_logged_in() ) { to check if the user is logged in. I would assume that the first would be slightly faster ...
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How do I remove UL on wp_nav_menu?

I search on this site and found many answers for this question. Most of them is not working on my theme. Here is a one solution I found and it's working according to my need. function ...
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How to call the_time current?

I'm using the_time function to print the current date on my site. The problem is, that it's returning post or page creation times on pages other than the front page. Can I force it to print the ...
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It's okay if I do not write add_action()

I downloaded various themes on net and I found on functions.php they write something like this Example to remove inline comment style. function demo_remove_recent_comments_style() { add_filter( ...
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Echo youtube code from url or shortcode

I want function that scan wordpress posts for youtube links or youtube shortcode and when found it, with regex selects only code from url (like '2SaZO4Gmfdc') and echo that code. For now, i edited ...
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How can this crude function be improved?

In the first function below, inside the foreach, I'm calling out to the 2nd function in order to test for the occurence of matching category ids that I want to remove from the category listing. ...
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If category is in parent category?

I have function that check what is main top category of post. So i have category tree like this Foo -bar --foobar cat2 and if post is in foobar, my function post_is_in_descendant_category shows me ...
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How to override parent functions in child themes?

I've been reading around and trying to figure out how to do this, but for some reason I can't seem to override parent functions in my child theme. I'm using TwentyTen as a parent - can anyone tell me ...
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Convert User ID's to User Names in a single.php file

I have a post_meta "thevoters" that store users ids like: 1,2,20 ...etc, How i can turn this id's to User Names to list them in a single page? This will echo the numbers as text, echo ...
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How to change the admin menu “Pages” to something else

When one creates a custom post type you have the ability to define various elements related to that post type which essentially allow you to define things such as the menu title, "add new post" text ...
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Return User Meta text as links to post edit inside the user columns

I use this function to get some information to the user columns, function column_company( $defaults ) { $defaults['usercolumn-company'] = __('Company', 'user-column'); ...
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Exclude from the query posts with meta_key and meta_value

I use this function to exclude from the query posts that are 30 days old, function filter_where($where = '') { //posts in the last 30 days $where .= " AND post_date > '" . date('Y-m-d', ...
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Move Post to different category if post_meta field is 0 or is 2 days old?

Is it possible to move a post to an another category if post_meta field is 0 ? I'm building a reverse order vote, every post have by default 10 votes and after a user vote, removes one vote by ...
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How to include PHP files in plugins the correct way

My problem is when on the main plugin file I include a PHP file something like this: include(WP_PLUGIN_URL . '/wordpress-group-buying/ipn/paypal-ipn.php'); // or include_once(WP_PLUGIN_URL . ...
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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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How can you check if you are in a particular page in the WP Admin section? For example how can I check if I am in the Users > Your Profile page?

I'm building a plugin and I want to add bits of javascript in the admin head but only for certain admin pages. I don't mean pages as in a WordPress page that you create yourself but rather existing ...
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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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How to add CSS style sheet dynamically in wordpress

When certain conditions are met (e.g. post vs. page or a category is tagged, etc) I would like to load an additional CSS file. This file would, in theory, change link colors. Or perhaps change the ...
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Wordpress 3.1 - How does one add sticky post capabilities to post types

In wordpress 3.1 they finally added the option of allowing posts belonging to a custom post type to be marked as "sticky"... what I can't figure out though is how to enable this so the admin menu ...
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WP 3-way voting system: On to something! Please help!

Okay I posted a question yesterday, that can be found here. I've found some code on the wonderful internet that I think is really the ticket for me, but I don't know how to develop into what I really ...
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how do you create an admin interface in plugin for your theme

I'm creating a theme that would need some settings on the client side. So I need a admin interface where they can set some values. (like, source of image, title, or numbers) so in my theme, I can ...
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sliding/fading header plugin or approach suggestion

i need advice in implementing rotating header (has fade or slide effect) in my theme. I'm building a theme based on Thematic and I'm looking for a good approach on how to implement the header. I have ...
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Is there a wordpress function that I can use to retrieve the current page that is loaded?

Suppose that I create a page in the admin section (under 'Pages') and I have permalinks turned on and this pages slug is 'my-new-page', then is there a WordPress function that will work outside the ...
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How would I got about calling a php file every time someone publishes a new post?

I've got a custom php file that I want to call every time someone publishes a new post. How would I go about doing that? Can I write it into the functions.php of my theme?
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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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How many times can I hook into the same action?

I have a theme which includes some setup, using after_setup_theme but I'd like to write my own functions which also need to run after_setup_theme. I'd prefer to keep my stuff in a separate file. Can I ...
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What is the most efficient way of adding additional functionaliy for admin only

I'm trying to figure out the best approach to add additional functionality that will only be utilized by admins via /wp-admin. What's the best way to implement so that resources aren't being wasted. ...
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fetch images and videos

Is it possible to fetch videos and images of a particular website and put it into post? i mean i am thinking of writing a function, where i will just write the website name, and then with the help of ...
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Link to user's profile settings page?

I'm trying to figure out how to link a logged-in user to his profile settings, but I can't seem to find a function that generates this link (like wp_settings_url() or wp_profile_url()) Is there a ...
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Event Calendar using insert_post_data after save_post and insert_post after post_transition draft_to_schedule

OK, I'm taking on the dreaded task of developing an event calendar for my site and have gotten a bit stuck. I'm open to any and all ideas but here's what I'm doing and what I'd like to do. I'm ...
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Can I turn off write-in tags/taxonomies?

One of the big problems my site staff has had with tags is the overwhelming number of similar or duplicate tags, due to the write-in ability. I'm about to add new custom taxonomies to my site for ...
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What is wrong with this Shortcode? I get it in a wrong place inside the content

Hi to the community, i try to build a shortcode that prints the Creative Commons logo and some text, everything is working fine except that i put the shortcode at the end of the post but the shortcode ...