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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Best way to programatically add “rel” attributes to page and post images

For single posts and pages, I would like to add certain rel attributes to all the images on the contained therein added with the "Add Image" functionality on the edit screen. The attribute would be ...
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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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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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Custom random quote widget breaks when used in multiple sidebars

I've created a custom widget and placed it in functions.php. You can see the widget here: http://pastebin.com/3uWpeaFx (I've also created a similar widget that grabs a random image; it's included ...
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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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Single dash converted to double dash

As the title says, if a single dash is used with a space between each side eg. 'Die Hard - Action Film' is written in to a WordPress post, once published it comes out as 'Die Hard -- Action Film'. If ...
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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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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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Creating a table from shortcode avoiding wpautop for each row

I'm probably doing this all wrong, and there'll be a much simpler solution. Basically, I'm trying to build a table of tour dates that'll be editable by someone with little technical knowledge, but can ...
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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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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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Custom page template how to check is_page from functions.php?

Have a custom page template and trying to make the excerpt length dynamical depending on what page you are in. Functions.php <?php function custom_excerpt_length($length){ if (is_page(15)) { ...
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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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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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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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Passing arguments to a admin menu page callback?

Situation: I'm working on a plugin and I'm developing it as a class, everything worked fine until I run into this situation. I wanted to make things a bit cleaner and tried this.. class MyPlugin { ...
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Prevent publishing the post before setting a featured image?

As the title says , I want a plugin/function to prevent/inform the user when he tries to publish the post without setting the featured image. ANY HELP ???
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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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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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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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Apply class to every paragraph that holds image?

When adding an image to a page or post, Wordpress is automatically adding a paragraph tag <p> as parent holding the image. Like so: <p><img src="my-image.jpg" alt=""></p> ...
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wrong php date()?

hey guys, it's weird and I've never experienced that before. I've created a new blog and a custom theme. I'm using <?php echo date("H:i"); ?>in my theme. The time that's put is 2h earlier. ...
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If function exists, and array is met, echo function?

I have a function like the following: <?php echo my_custom_function( array( 'category_url'=>'My Special Category' ) ); ?> It pulls data from the "My Special Category" and displays it. I ...
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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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Allow Users Access to Custom Post Type Only

I am in a similar situation to this person, only I need a bit more hand-holding. I don't have a good understanding of php but can cut and paste code with the best of them. I have Justin Tadlock's ...
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Show css depending on activity type in BuddyPress activity-loop [closed]

I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to show specific styles to the activity loop depending on the activity type? This is what I had an idea of: function mycustom_act_type() { if ...
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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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if plugin is active? check if plugin is enabled or not?

I'm using the mingle plugin and the mingle-forum plugin. I want to show a certain part on my site only if those two plugins are active. How can I solve this? <?php if ( ...
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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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Help on conditional statement to accompany wp_insert_post function please?

I'm trying to programatically insert posts from an external MySQL database as posts on my wordpress blog, I've got something that works, but there is no way of wordpress checking to see if the post ...
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Can't access WordPress functions in file called via Ajax?

I am trying to reload the fresh posts using jQuery. As far as I know, I can't reload the contents of a div inside the page so I reload a file into that div. The problem is that my loaded file gives ...
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attachment page template? only show attachments for current post?

hey guys, didn't know that, but the attachement page (i'm using attachment.php as template) is actually looping through ALL ever uploaded attachments to my blog! I just want to use it in order to ...
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Remove theme, change theme button and WP version on “Right Now” admin dashboard?

I am looking for a way to remove theme, change theme button and WP version from the "right now" admin dashboard, but using only functions. Any help?
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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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Is it possible to rename a post format?

Since WP 3.1, it's been possible to use Tumblr-style post formats. I want to use the 'aside' option in a theme, but I want it to have a different title in the WP admin area. So, for example, when a ...
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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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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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How to style current page number (wp_link_pages)?

When a post is split on more pages TwentyTen theme use the native function wp_link_pages to display a navigation page bar at the end of post. I am trying to style those elements for my theme, but ...
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Default content for a post in one category?

This is a common function that adds default text to all posts: add_filter( 'default_content', 'my_editor_content' ); function my_editor_content( $content ) { $content = "default content goes ...
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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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How to implement a WordPress comments function?

I have loop, wich create news feed, it looks like: (part of news template) News.php <div id="content"> <div class="scrollArea"> <?php ...
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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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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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adding a filter to a shortcode?

<?php echo do_shortcode('[mingleforum]'); ?> inserts the mingle forum into my content! is it possible to use add_filter() on that?
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remove empty paragraphs from the_content?

Hey guys, I simply want to prevent the creation of empty paragraphs in my wordpress post. That happens quite often when trying to manually space content. I don't know why this doesn't take effect? ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...