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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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 ...
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Toggle Sidebar Display

I'm developing a WordPress theme that allows users to toggle the visibility of the sidebars using Javascript in the same way that wikis allow users to show or hide a table of contents. When a user ...
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Seeking clarification on page request life-cycle

I'm just trying to get my head around the "life-cycle" of a typical page request in WordPress. The Action Reference page lists 38 actions that occur during a typical page load, but two things aren't ...
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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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How to add an export function to a custom Option Theme Page

I'm creating a new Wordpress template and I have a question: I've added a custom Option Page to my new template (you can see what I'm doing Here and Here) but now I would like to add a new function. ...
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only show container with next/prev links if they exist?

hey guys, i know there is something like if ( function_exists('') is it possible to use that with next_posts_link() and previous_posts_link(). The reason I'm asking that is that I have something ...
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Modify CSS via Theme Control Panel

Hi to all I'm trying to create an advanced control panel for my first Wordpress template but I'm not able to add a function that I will need. The function that I'm trying to add is the possibility to ...
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Function to get content by ID

I'm trying to get text only content of posts by ID. I modified this function as follows, but at the moment it returns nothing. I cannot see what's wrong with it. function get_the_excerpt_id($post_id) ...
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WordPress - using sessions?

http://diovo.com/2009/10/using-sessions-in-wordpress/ This is working on one blog,but not on other,what could be the problem? How to find what is a problem? Tnx in advance
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Wordpress wp_head() crap

I know, wp_head() is important, but it inject so much crap into the header, i like to get it out... and just add manually the 2-3 line of code i need.. BUT, and there is always a but, i need the ...
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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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Display custom field values from posts on frontpage

How can I pull a custom field with meta_key "proprty_feature" (and has a value) for all posts and display them on my frontpage? Would like to display the post name as a link above the value..
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adding a #hash to each link in list_pages()?

hey guys, is it somehow possible to do the following: wp_list_pages() lists each link inside a <li> <a href="link"... <?php wp_list_pages('title_li=&depth=0&exclude='); ?> ...
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Missing argument 3 for wp_register_sidebar_widget()

I installed the Deprecated Calls plugin and it's telling me to change register_sidebar_widget() and register_widget_control(), essentially add wp_ first. I did but I'm getting Missing argument 3 for ...
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If paginated comments don't span to a second page, how do I hide the div wrapper?

I have a div wrapper around my comments pagination. I have the comments set to paginate in the Wordpress admin at 10 comments per page. I want to hide the div wrapper if there are less than 10 ...
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Shortcode content filter?

I'm looking for something, but don't exactly know what. I have a shortcode, let's call it [shortcode]. Users will input HTML tags inside, mostly images, but also links, images in links, etc., for ...
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trying to use wp_handle_upload with ajax

I've used this tutorial to build an option page form with Ajax. Now, i want to use the wp_handle_upload to upload an image. i tried this http://pastebin.com/35HW8RSZ but with no success. help will ...
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Check is category parent or not from its ID

question is simple (i don't know is aswer too ;) I just want to check that, does a category has child (or is ancestor) from its cat-id with a function. Eg. function check_category ...
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Listing all sub-pages?

I'm wondering how to write a list of sub-pages of actually visited page. So I have 2 pages and 3 sub-pages for each: Colors [page] - Red [child of Colors - subpage] - Blue [child of Colors - ...
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How do you auto-activate plugins from child themes

(repost from Theme Hybrid Community) Let's assume a plugin or multiple-plugins are hosted on WordPress.org. Can you automatically activate plugins with the functions.php of a child theme? Is there ...
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Problem with shortcode inside a shortcode

I use this in my Functions.php file to format short codes for some jQuery UI tabs, however I also use a short tag to reference my video embeds, which breaks when they're inside the UI tabs. My ...
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Different profile page by role

I'm trying to set it so that when you view somebody's profile page you see a different template based on their role. So, everybody gets a regular "profile" page but if your also a author you also get ...
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Check child/parent categories if exists

i am serching a WP function that controls is there any child category/ies of current category (in category.php outside of the loop) and if there is, just add link list for that category/ies to page, ...
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add_filter to post-gallery and remove all <br>'s?

hey guys, i really need your help. Whenever I use a gallery in wordpress and set it's columns to just 1 Wordpress automatically adds <br style="clear: both"/> after every <dl ...
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How are these PHP functions applied to a specific page in WordPress?

I'm getting most of what's going on in the following code, with some help from http://www.php.net and http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/. In its current situation, only one page on the ...
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Load scripts based on post type

Is there a nice way to load a js file based on the post type being viewed? I have a supplier which has a map on it but I only want the load the js when a single one is being viewed. I load the ...
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Notify Author of the post if admin deletes his post and perform some function

i am working on a theme in which points are added in user meta when he does a post... it works fine but the problem is when a post is deleted by the admin then the point should be reduced and the ...
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Conditional statement not working in function

Why doesnt this work ? I am trying to selectively load scripts but the second if statement is not loading them where it should. function my_init() { if (!is_admin()) { ...
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Why could my comment_form variable not be working?

I'm working on a custom theme that is based off of Starkers html5 3.0 and use that theme's comment system. I have followed custom_form tutorials by Otto, Soapbox Dave, forlogos, and Deluxe Blog Tips. ...
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Function Reference Documenting Template Tags for use in Custom Theme Templates?

(Moderators Note: Original title was "custom template / wordpress functions?") I'd like to use a modified WordPress theme template and was wondering where I can find a reference for the .PHP ...
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Twentyten Child Theme: header images display messed up in admin panel

WordPress v 3.0.4 multisite-network enabled, local installation w MAMP 1.9.4, PHP 5.3.2, Theme: Twentyten child TWO PROBLEMS: 1) Display of header image thumbnails in admin panel and 2) path to ...
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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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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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Help extending custom drag-drop page ordering on admin page list screen

I am utilizing the following code which transforms any hierarchical page or custom post type with the ability to reorder the the pages through simple drag/drop. (also this code also adds a new display ...
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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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Adding Pages to Menus - No Page Hierarchy in Backend [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add a custom metabox to the Menu Management admin screen? In the backend of Wordpress, under Appearance -> Menus it allows you to add different post types by ...
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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 ...