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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Remote upload file to server B

I'm aware this might be some of the hardest coding to do ever, but thought of giving it a try. Im basically trying to detect all (mp3) filetypes uploaded through the Wordpress media upload and send ...
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Delete pages and Create default pages for all new network sites

I am using the following code to delete some default pages and to also create some default pages for all new sites that are created. It work as is now but that is only because I purposely have a ...
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How can I list random authors from current post category?

The following lists authors of the current category. But I want this to be a list of 6 random authors from current post category. foreach((get_the_category()) as $category) { $postcat= ...
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Changing post category from dropdown

I am showing a list of posts on the front of my wordpress site which each have a dropdown next to them with a list of category's, which are pulled in as follows. As you can see the form submit button ...
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Using wp_get_nav_menu_items() to list children of children pages

I'm working with a Genesis Based Theme and I'd like build a Page/ Child Page menu structure. That part I can do with the help of some code produced by Bill Erickson. Essentially what I'm trying to do ...
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Skt full width basic slideshow problem

Background: I am making a photography website and thought that skt full width is a good theme for the landing page. It worked out all right. Then I started to get fancy. I wanted my client to be able ...
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Custom Post Type with Templates using Meta Boxes?

I have this issue where I need a CPT to have several layout options and use templates. Originally, WP does not support templates for custom posts, however I know its possible to do it manually via ...
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changing behaviour of get_search_form

I created a function to display a search box and named it my_get_search_form() that is a copy of original get_search_form() function. when I call the function, the output is this: Search in ...
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Usage of theme name in functions

I've been studying some functions.php files to get my head around theme development, and I keep stumbling upon a reference to the theme name inside functions. Something like this: <?php ...
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Dumping variable in custom pre_gets_post function in functions.php, returns NULL

Problem Summary: I am using firePHP to analyze my variables in a custom function, but it does not display their contents into the console as I would expect. I also used var_dump(), it returns NULL. ...
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How to Reference/Echo Variable from Another PHP Function

I have successfully set up a PHP function for my blog posts to create a shortcode to automatically display/style an iFrame tag for a YouTube video, as well as pull in the duration and view count ...
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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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wp wp_register_script function results type parameter missing

I used the following code wp_register_script('jquery', get_bloginfo('template_directory').'/js/jquery.js', false, '',false); wp_enqueue_script('jquery'); It includes the script as ...
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save_post hook - headers already sent?

I'm trying to create a very simple alert for each time a post is created or updated with the below... add_action( 'save_post', 'updatedAlert' ); function updatedAlert() { echo ...
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Call image from post on index page?

I am facing one problem in which i dont understand what I used to call the image from post in WordPress themes on front page where n numbers of image are show with there description and user can ...
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How to Display a List of Child Pages For a Parent Page in WordPress

I need to display child pages on my parent pages. i have a code that is working but i need to set some codes to only show specific pages like to only show visibility public not all the pages. this is ...
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How can i call a custom method on submission of a custom plugin post type?

I have registered a custom post type .On submission of that page/ post can i call a custom method . How ? Can i add a method in plugin file and will it call on post type submission by ACF or any ...
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if has theme mod

Does someone know how to write the next line in wordpress PHP, because i'm not that great with PHP. If_theme_mode has content echo { my content } else { other content }; thnx
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Expanding a function to call a plugin or show a link

I have added the following code to my functions.php to validate if a user is logged in before allowing them to fill out a form: function my_members_only_shortcode($atts, $content = null) { if ...
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Nav-Menu not showing up

I would love for somebody to please help me because somewhere I am really miss understanding what WordPress is telling me. Alright so within my header.php I have the following code. <div ...
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How to programmatically GET (to know) which Sidebar (or) which Menu is being used on Different Pages?

Lets say i want to detect such thing from the "functions.php" .. to know which Sidebar (or) which Menu is being loaded on current (whatever landed) page, how can i know? Lets say i have a few pages, ...
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Call to undefined function get_header() not in index.php

I can call get_header() without trouble in index.php, but not in another file. I got Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_header() in C:\wamp\www\wp-content\themes\Grid\vignette_ibis.php on ...
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How to add a meta information to the URL?

I need to put a post meta information to the URL: www.website.com/custom-taxonomy/postname-[metainfo] How to change the rewrite rules, that the content of this meta information is added to the URL? ...
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Getting error while trying to use custom comment function

I'm trying to write a function that will allow me more control over the display of comments on a post page. However I'm confused about how to set it up so WordPress can use it. right now I get the ...
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Custom image size in Media Dropdown

I've tried everything you have said, but it's not working on my site. I'm using the below function: function setup_image_sizes() { if ( function_exists( 'add_image_size' ) ) { ...
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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> ...