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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Including php files within template

Let's say in my theme functions.php file, I included a php file that's only accessible in the admin control panel and named theme-options.php. require_once ( get_template_directory() . ...
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Programmatically Set First Image as Featured

I have over 400 posts with images inside them, I have got a new template which requires a featured image for each post, something my last template did not require... I am wondering if there is a ...
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When Author add new post change default status to pending

Same as above when Author add new post change default status to pending instead of published
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Set thumbnail from URL, by grabbing image in functions.php

So I've written a whole bunch of functions, which are used to display Vine videos. I then have a shortcode which outputs the code. The last thing I have to do is set the post thumbnail. I want to be ...
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Function that returns all pages that uses a specific page template? [duplicate]

Is there a function that gets me all pages that uses a specific page template? Something like this maybe: get_posts( array("type"=>"page", "page_template"=>"my-template.php") );
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Changed functions.php file and now site is blank [closed]

I tried to change the functions.php CSS page, commenting out the original load fonts function and replacing it with my own. Now, when I try to access the site, I just get a blank page. Even worse, ...
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Why a SlideShow (made using JQuery FlexSlider) can't work if I load it form functions.php but work if I load it from my footer.php file? [closed]

I have the following situation: I am carrying this pure HTML theme (that use BootStrap CSS framework) into a WordPress theme. This is the original pure HTML demo theme (I have the entire source code ...
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What is wrong with this dbDelta syntax?

I know there's a million questions about this, but I've searched a bunch and haven't found any solutions that fix my problem. This is the function which I hook upon plugin activation: global $wpdb; ...
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Wordpress Native Function To Show Publish Box, Select Categories Form etc On Plugin Page

The picture above showing the default forms those are available on metabox of wordpress post/page editor screen. Is there a wordpress native function to show those forms on a custom plugin page ...
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Why I can't load my JavaScripts using an hook inside my functions.php file?

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I have the following problem: I am carrying this pure HTML theme (that use BootStrap CSS framework) into a WordPress theme. This is the original pure ...
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Syling Custom Fields echo's from from functions.php

With the help of User Borek I've managed to get Custom Fields displaying on my siteby putting the below in the functions.php: function custom_field_before_content() { if(is_page() || is_single() || ...
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Load parent theme files before child theme functions.php

I am creating a theme framework to use in future wordpress themes that I develop. I would like to include dependant files such as classes inside the parent theme before the child theme functions.php ...
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Overwriting a Shortcode

I have a theme that extends the Visual Composer plugin with a slider on the front page. The slider will show five testimonials from five different customers. I want to add the featured image of each ...
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How to use get_template_directory_uri() to load an image that is in a sub-folder of my theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress and I have the following doubt about how to insert in my homepage an immage that is in a subfolder into my theme directory. So I have the following situation: Into my ...
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Display Video as Post Thumbnail

I use the Nova free theme, from the Theme in Progress studio. I would like to display a video like a thumbnail image, as shown in this theme http://themeinprogress.com/demo/sueva/ How can I do this? ...
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Adding a class to tag list in a function

How can I add a class to the function so I can style the output tags as boxes in css? <?php if(get_the_tag_list()) { echo ...
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fire action when post is being edited as well as saved?

I'm trying to fire some code when a page is edited and/or saved. This code works: add_action( 'save_post', 'add_promoted_meta_data' ); function add_promoted_meta_data( $post_id ) { echo ...
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Order get_users() by last login date. Is it possible?

I want to create a page that displays all the blog users ordered by the last login date. I've tried with the get_users() function and I can succesfully get the users' list, but not in the order I ...
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Shortcode to output get_header not working

I'm trying to create a shortcode that will output the contents of one of my template header files. I created the shortcode in my functions.php file function zoo_header(){ return ...
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Some questions about how proper add 2 CSS file in a WordPress theme?

I have the following situation loading a CSS. I have a WordPress theme that load a style.css settings file by this code into my functions.php file: /* Function automatically executed by the hook: * ...
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Set Featured Post Automatically - First Image included IN the post

I want to set the featured image to the first image IN the post content. I've come across a few functions that grab the first image attached to the post. Sometimes a user will add an image to a post ...
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How to add a handler for a button in plugin?

I am working on my first plugin, and I am having some confusion. I am trying to figure out how to set a handler for a button on my plugin UI. Here is how the button is displayed: <li ...
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Successful or Error Message after running mysql code in functions.php

Just for this article, suppose there is a code that I want to run on my WordPress' functions.php file. It's a code to delete mysql table on my database. For example, here's the code: $wpdb->query( ...
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Retrieve First Image Function

I am using this function to retrieve the first image from a gallery in a post. However this doesn't work properly when I re-order the images in the gallery. It is stuck with the first image at the ...
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adsense code showing on random post thumb

I've followed the guide below, but have made a few edits to it and now i need some help: Add Adsense code in index.php I removed the following line from my code if ( ! is_front_page() ) return; and ...
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admin-ajax.php nulls all php variables

I have a problem in a custom function. The function which adds to the WHERE clause in Store Locator Pro works correctly on its own, but I only want it to only work on a certain page, not on all my ...
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Passing User_Fields to Contact form 7 [duplicate]

I'm trying to pass some custom field data to contact form 7 - The billing address and name and email address. I've created a function that pulls in these details from the database - is there an easy ...
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Problem only while using require_once() within functions.php

I use add_theme_page() within my child theme's functions.php implemented something like this... // other functions located here that create a custom options page in the Dashboard. // THIS IS NOT A ...
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Pass jquery var to a function in functions.php

I have this js in /js/functions.js: jQuery(document).ready( function($){ //Some event will trigger the ajax call, you can push whatever data to the server, simply passing it to the "data" ...
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How to call a plugin function in footer.php

I want to call this http://wordpress.org/plugins/easy-media-gallery/ easy media gallery plugin in footer.php or recommend me any image gallery plugin like its in the footer of this website ...
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Execute Jquery when a specific page in my plugin is loading

I am building a plugin and I would like to be able to hide the wordpress admin side menu and top bar when a specific page is shown(or menu item clicked)? Should I call the jquery directly as a ...
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How to show only one category in breadcrumb navigation

I added breadcrumb navigation to WordPress & I'm facing one problem. Here's the function.php code of the breadcrumb: function ux_breadcrumbs() { if (!is_home()) { echo '<a href="'; ...
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Function call via ajax – can't figure it out?

In my header.php file I've got … <script type="text/javascript"> var ajaxurl = "<?php echo admin_url( 'admin-ajax.php', 'relative' );?>"; </script> In my functions.php file ...
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Unable to add extra elements to the main navi (wp_nav_menu_items)

I'm trying to get the list of authors to automatically appear on the main navi (without having to manually add them one by one as they are created). So far I added this on my functions.php, but no ...
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List of all entries of custom-post-type: Add year-parameter?

I've once got help with the following function: function get_event_list( $latest = true, $order = 'ASC', $return = false ) { $yesterday = time() - 24*60*60; $compare = $latest ? '>' : ...
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Get post title by Alphabet

I try to call this function to get a list of posts by alphabet. But for some reason i keep getting an error. Call to a member function get_col() on a non-object. What am i doing wrong? {function ...
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create submenu page - error function not found or invalid function name

I have created a plugin with a top level page. I created a sub menu underneath that. When I run the plugin on my site everything works. But when I test it on a separate site I get an error and I'm not ...
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Translation of theme using child theme

I have created a folder called “languages” in my child theme directory and added a: da_DK.po and a da_DK.mo file generated using POedit. I have created a functions.php file in my child theme ...
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favorite list showing logged in user's favorites instead of the profile member's favorites

I am trying to use wp favorite posts plugin (http://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-favorite-posts/) and buddypress to enable users to have a list of favorite books on their profile page. The only problem ...
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While Using Static Pages, How Can I Get /blog into the URL of Each Post?

I have Wordpress installed on the root of my website. It is using a static homepage and posts page. As it stands, each post will look like this example.com/blogpostname. I don't want to use category ...
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Wordpress Plugin Page is Loading in Admin Content Container Instead of Separate Page

I am creating a wordpress plugin that has it's own UI. It looks like a standard web application, so everything that is done within the plugin is handled in this UI instead of integrating it with the ...
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Add multiple custom fields to the general settings page

What I would like to do is to add a few custom fields to the general settings. This is the code that Im using. It works allright but I just cant figure how to add more fields. I would like to create ...
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PageNav Not working on Custom Post - function built into theme

The Pagenav will not appear on this page, I've got the wp-pagenav function built into the theme so calling it works on all the other pages. It appears on the blog template I'm using but just not the ...
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User meta and public function security

I am using stripe to setup a system of buying credits, which can be used on my wordpress site. I save credits using wordpress user meta, and I increment those credits after a successful transaction ...
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Internet Explorer opens links to .msi files as text in a new tab

I'm really struggling with this issue. The WordPress site I manage has had .msi files available to download for a long time. Since the recent update to WordPress 3.8, Internet Explorer no longer ...
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Only display link to author social media when it exists [closed]

I've added the following code to my functions.php to expand the functionality of the user profile page and be able to add links to the social media of the authors. function my_new_contactmethods( ...
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AJAX: Wordpress filters inside $html do not work as intended

I am sending HTML content through some AJAX magic and while everything is working as I wish, the output gives something along those lines in the page: "http://permalink.comtitle" It's as if all the ...
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redirect wp-login.php to another page

I would like to redirect this page wp-login.php to /login page. So when a user clicks on a link like this <a href="/wp-login.php">login</a>, wordpress will redirect him to /register . I ...
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Selectbox Custom Post Type

I use a dropdownbox to show all custom types. On the archive page of the custom post type it works fine. If I put dropdownbox to another site, it doesn´t work anymore. The selectbox is empty. Any ...
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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 ...