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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Customize default settings on new sites on multisite

As the title states i need an approach to change default settings when a new site is created on my wordpress multi site. I guess its easiest to keep the code in a mu-plugin but can a go about having ...
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Display more recent and less recent posts in same category

Is there a way to display not just the-most-recent posts in a category, but the 3 posts in a category more recent (time-wise) than the current post? For example, Jan10post Jan15post Jan17post | ...
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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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Need help setting default setting value for radio button in theme customizer

I need help figuring out how the radio button saves it's value in the theme settings. In my theme I added Radio buttons in the theme customizer. So far they are working great. Although I have one ...
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IF Statement in Wordpress

I can't seem how to correctly use the php if statemnt in my add filter function below. This code works perfectly if all (3) of my $_POST inputs have values however it has a fatal error if any are ...
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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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How to stop images from being wrapped in <p> tags?

I'm trying to stop Wordpress from automatically wrapping <img>s with <p> tags. I've tried this often-reccomended snippet from around the web in my functions.php: function ...
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Wait a result before enqueue

Supposing we have : class AwesomeClass{ private storedResult; private __construct(){ add_action( 'set_logged_in_cookie', array($this, 'a'),10,1); ...
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Creating loop within functions.php

I'm using Woocommerce on my website, on the checkout page I've got a custom select checkout field with radio buttons. I'm using this working snippet within my functions.php: /** * Add the field to ...
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Footer disappears when using the_content ( )

I have an issue when using the_content() -- the footer of the page disappears and no errors are displayed. When I change the_content() to get_the_content() and echo this results then it works fine. ...
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How to pass “get_the_terms_list” as shortcode to Visual Composer Grid Builder

I am trying to create a shortcode that returns the term list inside of Visual Composer's Grid Builder. I have read the docs here. My code is as follows: add_filter( 'vc_grid_item_shortcodes', ...
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Checking array against author id in loop

So I have a function in Wordpress with a plugin that returns a list of friends as an array. The function code is here: function friends_get_list($tmp_uid, $friend_status=1) { global $wpdb; ...
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How to change post status from publish to draft using hook in wordpress?

I want to change the status of already publish post to draft using its id. add_action( 'save_post', 'change_post_status', 1 ); function change_post_status( $post_id ){ $my_post = array( ...
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meta tags doesnt fetch data from permalinks

i have a page http://studyofjoy.com/categories/ i want to add custom meta tags to heading section like this: <meta property="og:title" content="<?php echo "title:" . ...
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Where can i find wordpress auto update code flows?

I want to see how WordPress auto update works in code . which WordPress file or function performs auto core update? I have read http://halfelf.org/2011/how-the-wordpress-upgrade-works/ I have ...
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How to override a plugin function wrapped in a class?

The class is from someone else's WP plugin and I want to adapt one of the functions from that class (there are more functions). The (edited) original code: class some_class { private function ...
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Allow users to create posts without logging in?

I am working on a site where users can share their story. Every story is a blog post. I don't want that they mail me the story and I publish them, I want to provide them a form where they provide the ...
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I am Looking to append URL Parameter to all URLs

I am trying to add URL parameter to all the URLs of Wordpress website. This is for tracking affiliate sales by tracking links. E.g. I have put a link on another website ...
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Add custom function to a theme with child theme's functions.php

I am using a theme Indigo and have it working fine, in a child theme configuration. I want to add a custom function. Unlike the child style.css, I have read that you don't need to import the parent ...
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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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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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Is there a WP function to get taxonomy name from taxonomy_term_id?

I need to get the taxonomy name from the taxonomy_term_id. I am currently using the following to get it: global $wpdb; $term_taxonomy_table = $wpdb->prefix . "term_taxonomy"; $taxonomy = ...
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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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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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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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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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Wordpress causing all code to be displayed on line 1. Receiving multiple errors after cleaning cookies and cache

I have been working on a theme for a few days and when I realized my JS file for my theme customizer wasn't updating I decided to clear the cookies and cache, and wow that was problematic. As soon as ...
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User driven content problems

I am trying to build a website that will allow users to post from the front end. I need to be able to have the user enter a title, a category, and tags. For the content of the post, I would ideally ...
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How do I link a button I created in theme customizer to a function?

I created a button in the theme customizer and I want to use it to execute a function? All I can find is using controls to add theme settings such as CSS and text. Although this button is to clear out ...
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Wordpress adding in site URL to header links

A little information: I am developing a one page theme that uses posts as sections on the main page. I have created code that allows users to add a menu item in the post page from a meta box when they ...
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How can I clear the theme mod settings?

Ideally I am looking to add a button to the theme customizer that allows the theme to reset to default settings, although that may be asking for too much in one question so I am wonder if anyone knows ...
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Cant get theme to change footer color through theme customizer

I am having an issue trying to configure the theme I am working on to allow the footer color to be changed. So far all of my other options work so I am geussing it is an issue with the way I am ...
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Updating post meta key value not working properly

I'm trying to update a custom field but when I do so it doesn't update correctly. For instance when I type random numbers like 56897, it will only update to 1 number, so it will just become a "5" in ...
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Child Theme functions.php was not running any functions

I created a child theme of twentysixteen and was trying to add a nav_menu using function register_menus() { register_nav_menu('landing', __('Landing Menu')); } add_action('init', ...
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Breadcrumbs Not Displaying Parent

I made a breadcrumbs code with schema. However, the breadcrumbs only shows the home and child page rather than the entire hierarchy - it fails to display parent pages. Does anybody know what I might ...