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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php function to display commenter username or login

I want to display the commenters username or login name in a comment template. I know there is a function comment_author_link(), but this displays the "display name publicly as" name and not ...
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How to get correct URLs in network wide menu (Multisite)?

I'm using this function to switch to my main website's navigation and display it on all sub sites in my multisite network. Ideally the links should have the following format: ...
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Defer all js except certain ones in functions.php file

I read How to add defer="defer" tag in plugin javascripts? and the code @toscho posted works good to defer certain js files or deferring ALL js files by commenting out the contact-form-7 ...
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How to set the jpg image compression for specific thumbnail sizes?

This question was asked on Set JPEG compression for specific custom image sizes and answered very nicely by Ahmad M I'd of course comment to that thread but I don't have 50 point reputation... The ...
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PHP mixed with some JS code to update Wordpress theme settings

I am working on my first Wordpress Theme but I am facing a little problem in my code. In fact, I have created a little page in the administration to change some settings on my theme and, for example, ...
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Where to add the permalink in this function?

Below is a function that displays the latest 4 approved comments on my homepage, I wrote this almost a year ago, and for the life of me, it's gone completely from my head, All i want to do is add a ...
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Using add_filter() in Widgets

Just have a query reference the add_filter() function. Can you use this function inside a WordPress widget class. Example I have a widget with dynamic created code that I want to pass to another ...
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Only let plugin add actions to wp_head & wp_footer on single posts

I'm using a a plugin (Comments Evolved) on a recently built site. The issue I'm having is that this plugin globally enqueueing and adding actions to the head and footer of all pages. I'd like to ...
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Auto Populate Custom Field with Complex Value That Increase by One?

Can somebody help me to sort this? I am using WP 3.5.2 and I have "Orders" post type where purchase_order custom field is located. This is the sample of purchase order record: POCOS20130051 PO - ...
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How to assign classes to all elements?

Is it possible to assign classes to elements of certain type? For example, all paragraphs in the post body or comment body should have class="paragraph", all unordered lists in post body should have ...
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Display post x of y within category

I'm currently using this class in my single blog posts to get a total post count and number my posts (post 89 of 90, etc...) class MY_Post_Numbers { private $count = 0; private $posts = array(); ...
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Wordpress Theme Update Action?

I've done quite a bit of searching. I'm looking for hook/action called after a theme update. I know the initialization one - but a basic update? Cannot seem to find. If one does not exist, how can ...
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Force authors to Preview a post before publishing

I'm looking to find a way to force authors (including admin & editors) to preview their post before publishing. Is this possible, if so does anyone know the easiest way to achieve this? I'm ...
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media resize/crop possibilities?

Under admin panel -> media settings there are no minimal width option for thumb or other image modes ex: I would like to crop image widthout distortion -> height 124px and minimum-width 124px and ...
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Current path on page in functions.php

How can I get the current path of my page? I know how to do it inside a template file, but I need it inside functions.php. And it has to be before the send_headers hook, because I'll use this info to ...
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Using PHP to toggle stylesheet and header image, set in cookie

I haven't done a lot of work with cookies or Wordpress before so I think I've been a bit over-optimistic in my quest :p I have created two themes for my site, night and day. I would like the user to ...
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WordPress Automatic Filename Changer

So I used this function that allows me to change the literal filename in the directory on upload. But, it doesn't actually change the filename, hence changing the slug to the ID when attaching to a ...
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Post meta not updating

I am trying to make a voting system for WordPress. This is my code in functions.php: add_action("wp_ajax_add_votes_options", "add_votes_options"); add_action("wp_ajax_nopriv_add_votes_options", ...
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Want to be able to sign up subscribers as authors

I want to be able to select a subscriber an author of a post in the admin so it displays their name as having written the post, but I do not want to give them any additional privileges (if they login ...
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Run wp_kses_decode_entities on atom feed?

I would like to convert the htmlentities in only my atom feed to their corresponding characters. Using the below in my functions.php I've gotten close, but obviously the commented out line doesn't ...
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Wordpress metaboxes - textfield suggestion automatically populated

[Long story short] Is there any Wordpress plugin/function that would allow the creation/integration of a metabox's textfield that automatically populates a dropdown menu (in the admin area, while in ...
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Load WP Admin scripts in a child theme functions file

All, I'm using a plugin that enqueues some scripts in the admin section of wordpress. I want the same functionality built in a page template. I noticed the main difference between is it tries to use ...
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Preventing PHP Execution in Parent Theme

I have set up a child theme to make custom changes to my site without having them erased every time I update. One change is to remove a wrapper that displays the title of the page with a lot of white ...
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Settings in functions.php used by a plugin

I'm writing a simple plugin and want some settings in an array in the functions.php file. I'm thinking of adding this in the theme functions.php $test = array('haha' => 'hehe'); my_function( ...
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Creating customized php files in theme folder

I am developing a e-commerce theme that requires an order page. I created a php file inside my theme folder named order-page.php and hope to access this page from the wordpress root url ...
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Remove heading tags on line break

I have to add line breaks in a h1 paragraph using the visual editor. On every line break Wordpress automatically adds h1 tags to every new line. Example: <h1>Watsup</h1> ...
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Wordpress Javascript Widget jQuery Dependency Issue

I am using a local clean install of WP 4.0 en_GB with no plugins. I have been provided with some information to implement a JS widget into my website. <div id="login"></div> <script ...
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Got white blank page after copying the functions.php to child theme

I got white blank page after copying the functions.php to my child theme. How can I change "like_escape"? What file can I find that? And I see this notice: Notice: like_escape is deprecated since ...
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Apply height and width for the_content() inside youtube video tag

I am displaying video and content form this function the_content() for this am using you-tube [embed] link. How can i give height and width ??? Also, I am using the_post_thumbnail() for image it to ...
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How to display 2 function calls in same line?

<?php the_author_posts_link(); ?> <?php the_time('g:i a'); ?> When I call above 2 functions you will see the output in two lines. But what Need is "Andrew 2.10" I need both output in ...
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AJAX values converted to PHP Variables?

I just started playing with Wordpress and I have a question about the AJAX side of things. I think that I understand how the AJAX front-end to server side processing, back to font-end works. But, I ...
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Check if excerpt is empty at loop-portfolio

I want to check if excerpt is not empty, then echo the excerpt link, if not the echo permalink, like this: if(the_excerpt()!='') echo the_excerpt(); else echo get_permalink() but how can I check if ...
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add a function to submit options.php

I have a form which does <form method="post" action="options.php"> ......... <input type="submit" class="button-primary" value="<?php _e( 'Save changes', 'bsp_style_settings' ); ?>" ...
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Function not recognizing page id?

I'm trying to setup an if/then statement so that if the page_id is not one of these three pages or their ancestors, then use the default logo. I'm using the is_tree() function in my functions file and ...
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How do I get thumbnails?

Today I set up my Wordpress blog I used the hueman theme I looked at my posts page And there were blank images with cameras in the middle of them So I guess there thumbnails How do I get them?
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ordering and optimizing functions

Ive been hard at work trying to build some functions to display products on my site. The prices for these products are calculated based on many variables. I think the first set of functions work, ...
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How can I customize the size of the header of my theme?

I want to change the size of my header using the Sparkling theme. In functions.php, right below this: /** * Implement the Custom Header feature. */ I added this: add_theme_support( ...
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Move captions under gallery images in twenty fourteen theme

The new twenty fourteen theme will only show captions on top of gallery thumbs. Is there something I can do in the functions (or copy from twenty ten) to make them visible all the time and show up ...
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pluggable function in theme, to be overridden by plugin

Is it possible to add a function in functions.php like this: // ACF if ( !function_exists('get_field') ) { function get_field() { return false; } } and then let ...
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Register a widget area when a theme option has been saved?

Is it possible to register a widget area and sidebars when an option has been selected and saved in a theme options panel? I am using a framework called redux but am not too sure if this can be ...
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Backstretch.js and thumbnail sizes to reduce loading time

I am using backstretch.js to set a featured image as a full size background image (as per this tutorial). I would like to combine this approach with different thumbnail sizes in order to reduce ...
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Automatically Populate Post Taxonomy Data Based on Post Author Meta Data?

I'm trying to use author meta data to automatically populate a custom taxonomy on a given author's post(s). Currently, the taxonomy is visible on the post page, but I intend on hiding it from the ...
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How to echo Widget Title in Custom Frontend-Template Box

I've created a custom Widget with the help of following code: // Creating the widget class wpb_widget extends WP_Widget { function __construct() { parent::__construct( // Base ID of ...
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Force changing the Site Title and add link

I have the function below, but it's not actually changing the site title where it is called in my theme. function blog_filter($string, $show) { if ( $show == "name" ) { $string = ...
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Meta Box value not been pulled in

Here is the code that creates my metabox on my CPT named clients it displays fine and seems to keep the value input upon clicking update. The problem is with displaying the value saved within the ...
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Redirect to post after publish or update a published post

How can I get the permalink of a post from functions.php in my theme? I know this code: get_permalink($post->ID); but this produces something like this: mydomain.com/index.php?p=123 and I ...
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Create special button on WP Tiny MCE Posts Editor for Shortcodes

I am trying to create a special button on the Tiny MCE editor on the Post Editor of Wordpress. I want to create a button for my created shortcode tooltips. Check out my desired output: ...
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Can I show also the post date using the wp_get_archives() function?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have some doubt about the wp_get_archives() function: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_archives In my website I have create ...
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How to add a piece of code in function

On the function below, after echo '</span>';, I want to add this a piece of code: &nbsp;<a href="<?php $key="link"; echo get_post_meta($post->ID, $key, true); ?>" ...
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Why does my visual post editor break when I try to add a TinyMCE button?

I'm trying to add a button to my TinyMCE editor. I'm using WordPress 3.9.1, so I'm following this tutorial to add a new TinyMCE button. Right now, I'm just trying to get the tutorial version ...