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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Let users upload image(s) to the post from front end

I want to enable logged in users (Wordpress) to submit posts from front end (among with other data). My form is working great, I add custom post meta data which I later display on custom post page. ...
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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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Change custom post type slug from plugin options

I'd like to give users the option to change a custom post type slug in my plugin. Using this answer, I'm able to hardcode it into a function: Redeclare/Change Slug of a Plugin's Custom Post Type ...
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Modify function Shortcode_atts

function get_date_posts($params, $content){ $default_params = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'order' => 'asc', 'orderby' => ...
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How can I add a Custom Button to Add or Edit post / page next to Add Media?

I'm trying to add a custom button nearby the Add media on the wordpress Add and Edit Post/Page. How can I do that? Thank you very much for your help!
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How to change menu order item

Hello I have a main menu in my website Home | How to start | about | contact | categories but I add one item that lists all categories in functions.php add_filter('wp_nav_menu_items', ...
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save_post not working

In order to create (or update, whenever a post is updated) a unix-timestamp meta, I used following code to fire on save_post. I pasted this code in functions.php. But I believe this is not working, ...
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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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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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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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User's Comments Number: Storing it in a meta field for different uses

As I am building a new website where tracking users' information is key to engage, etc..., I found it important to be able to store users' number of counts as a meta. The main reason for storing the ...
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Dynamically adding Captions to images

I have a site where the author has included Amazon Affiliate links. They've done this by adding the URL to product images. I'm wondering if there's a way to add a function that will automatically add ...
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call wp_insert_user in custom class doesnt work

im creating a custom class to manage users in wordpress and chamilo but this is not the point. Class looks like this: class Platform { private $security_key = '..'; private $secret_key; ...
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Retrieve array of attachment IDs attached to a given Post ID

I wonder if there's a function to retreive an array containing the attachment IDs of images that are atatched to a given post. Some function like get_post_arry($pid); The array should be ordered like ...
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Function to list posts from current post's category fails in WP 3.8

I have this function in my child theme's functions.php, whose simple aim is to list a number of posts, only from the category of the current post, but not the current post itself. It was working fine ...
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Optimizing multiple WP_querys into one call?

I have finished building my website and noticed due to the structure it takes 3 seconds to load the data due to each WP_query bouncing between different post types. I was wondering if I put these into ...
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Updating User Meta from Custom Post Field Upon Publish Not Working

I'm trying to get the user_meta to be updated based on the custom post field type. However the information won't transfer if the new post is published by a user through a frontend form. Currently it ...
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How to get tags and categories?

I used the following code to get tags from the post and then simply echo them: $posttags = get_the_tags($post->ID); if ($posttags) { foreach($posttags as $tag) { echo $tag->name . ', ';} ...
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wp_list_pages change <ul> of children and anchor of parent

I am getting the list of Pages and Subpages by wp_list_pages(). I want to change the parent <a> and <ul> child. I found a solution here in this WPSE thread. But It only changes the ...
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add slug beside name in Admin Category Checklists

im creating a lot of Categories with the same Name and different slugs, but im having problems identifying which is which in the admin panel, so i came up with the idea of inserting the slug besides ...
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Is there an error in get_the_tag_list()?

I'm using the theme TwentyThriteen1.0 for my WordPress blog. I recognized that the tags in the meta-part of an article are not separated by a comma. I had a look at the function ...
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Admin Panel errors because of functions.php

I'm creating a new theme in WP and I started noticing some errors in the Admin Panel. For example, when I want to update a page adding new content (or a blog post), it redirects to wp-admin/post.php ...
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Pagenav Not appearing on custom Template

I've just finished building a custom page template using the following code. The issue is the pagenav doesn't work - But works on every other page with multiple posts. I want this one to appear if ...
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How to add nav menu items to a specific position within a menu

I'm adding login/logout links to a nav menu using the following code: function rp_add_login_logout_links( $items, $args ) { $link = wp_loginout( get_permalink( get_option( ...
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How do add_action and WP_Query

I am new to WP, semi-new to PHP and new to OOP. 1) How can the WP function add_action receive another function as its argument? I know this by itself is not possible. I deliberately broke some code ...
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Add content after get_header

I'd like to add content directly after the div#main (end of header.php) and before /div#main (beginning of footer.php). I'm using an own child-template (of twentythirteen), that contains only ...
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Could not add 'LoginLogout' link using BAW login logout plugin

I installed and activated the 'BAW login/logout' plugin to bring login or logout link in my screen. but this is not working for me. can some one help me steps I followed: 1) Installed and ...
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WordPress not performing direct update

I recently modified my server configuration and then I noticed Wordpress would no longer upgrade automatically and I was asking for FTP information to perform the upgrade.Irony is that I don't have ...
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functions.php / replacing div's with new ones?

I'm not sure the best way to tackle this one: I have a menu I saw and like and want to use it as a basis for my own. I have the CSS for it. On the page it comes from its all labeled differently to my ...
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Hook specific functions if on a specific admin page

I am having a problem with my theme's options panel and a plugin. Apparently they don't get along very well. Anyway, I need to hook 3 functions on a specific page when I am in the admin panel. More ...
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How to set default values for edit_post_link() in my theme?

How do I set default values for the edit_post_link function in my theme? I'd like to change the 'Edit This' string to a custom value, but specify this only once, so I can use instead of everywhere. ...
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Shortcoding with Divs

I am trying to turn a custom query into a shortcode but I am having some difficulty. Firstly, I am not sure how to return a custom thumbnail size via $return_string...in fact I am not sure how to ...
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date function not correctly returning date

This code is being used to generate the date of a post in wordpress: <span class="the_date">Posted: <?php echo get_the_time('F d, Y'); ?></span> However it is not resutning the ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function the_ratings_results()

I was wondering if I rack your brains a bit on this one. I have a custom theme that has files in the theme folder but do not load as wp template files on the page settings. I also run EDD (easy ...
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How to use WP_rewrite?

I need to add the following rewrite commend to WordPress .htaccess file: RewriteRule ^read/([0-9]+)/?$ /read/?u=$1 [QSA,L] How to do this by a function? i.e., how to do it by use wp_rewrite in ...
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Wp get archive only text not link

i use this function wp_get_archives( array( 'type' => 'yearly', 'limit' => 12, 'format' => 'html' ) ); And i got this: <a title="2013" ...
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Adding pagination to custom Wordpress function

I am trying to add pagination to posts however i cannot figure out how to get it to work - it simply does not show the pagination as i need it to. It should display the first 15 posts on the first ...
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Metabox Input Not saving

I haven't made any meta-box's in quite some time so quickly threw together this one for a website I'm developing. My problem is that when I input some text in the box's and hit save the text ...
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I want to split this into two functions

This code i will add below is for Custom Fields for Custom Post Type and GMap for Custom Post Type. Currently both are pulled by this function. I want to seperate both. One for Custom Fields and One ...
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Can't change excerpt length and more tag

I tried to change the excerpt length and the more tag the way it is described in the codex: function custom_excerpt_length( $length ) { return 10; } add_filter( 'excerpt_length', ...
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Create dropdown of users in admin dashboard

I'm trying to make a list of users come up in a widget in the admin dashboard. So far i've got it showing up, but I want the list to show a custom field from the user's profile instead of the normal ...
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Highlight main menu when on specific posts or pages

I am using Genesis and have written a custom function which works fine, but is very ugly and includes a css statement. The object is to highlight a menu link in the main header menu when on certain ...
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Additional Sidebar

Hi I wanted to create extra sidebar in my theme and I am not sure if what I did is correct. In my theme functions.php I found this function: function blankslate_widgets_init() { ...
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Theme Customizer - Custom Sections Display, but do Nothing

I'm creating a theme and I've started doing some work on the theme customizer. I'm going to do all of it in the theme functions, but I have an issue I want to figure out first: I've added a ...
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How do I change the URL returned by next_posts_link()?

I am integrating a WordPress blog into my existing portfolio, test.mysite.com. The WordPress default twenty twelve blog appears on test.mysite.com/blog/. I want to integrate WordPress functionality ...
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get_the_title in edit post_link

Basically I would like to link to the edit post interface in Wordpress with the string to display being the post title. Cannot get it to work have tried any syntax that I could come up with, but I am ...
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Disable plugin function

I want to hide most of the backend links added by TinyMCE Templates plugin. I have problem with 'Copy to a new template' link inside Publish box. Plugin code: add_action('post_submitbox_start', ...
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Call a function with href

Is there any way to call a function inside plugin with <a href='plugin-function'> tag? I need this to show user details which will not be bound to any action hook.
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More link - not text

I am using origin theme. This theme writes dots in post end. In functions.php file I saw line with text: function origin_excerpt_more( $more ) { return '...'; I changed text to More... and ...
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Load post attached images on a single page site with fancybox

I'm trying to make a single page site that will display posts as thumbnails in some part. Then if a thumbnail is clicked, I want all the images contained in this post to be loaded with fancybox while ...