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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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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is_customize_preview() like function to check if Customizer “Live Preview” in JavaScript

Is there a predefined JavaScript function that can be use to check whether the site is being previewed in the Customizer which returns true if it is or false if it's not, just like what ...
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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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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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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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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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Displaying text if post was within 5 hours

Currently I have the following string. $timeago = human_time_diff( get_the_time('U'), current_time('timestamp') ); print $timeago; This returns results that looks like this. 1 min, 1 hour, 1 week, ...
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Woocommerce checkout field maxlength, make input number field only (postcode)

I've been struggling with this for a few days now. What i want to do, it to limit the Postcode/zip fields to 4 numbers. So, to add a maxlength and a type="number" to those fields. Things i've tried ...
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how to make custom ajax handler?

i'm trying to make custom ajax handler because the admin-ajax.php is taking to long to handle ajax requests from 7s to 10s so i google it and mange to do some custom ajax-handler.php like this ...
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Create 2-layered dropdown menus for custom taxonomy and custom post type

I want to display one dropdown menu with a list of values for a custom taxonomy. My taxonomy is "issue-year" and the dropdown would look like this: <select name="issue-year"> <option ...
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Passing the custom field values in the wp_get_current_user array function

How to pass the custom field values which were stored while creating a new user into the wp_get_current_user array function When I call the wp_get_current_user() function the result which I found is ...
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insert thumbnail image from php script

I'm trying to insert a post image thumbnail from my php scritp. It's inserting the post, the content, a download link, and I only need to set the thumbnail image to finish my script. This is my code ...
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How to slow down server response

I've been trying a few methods to slow the loading of my Wordpresss installation by x seconds but I've had problems which each try: Javascript sleep() does the job but my hoster emailed me saying my ...
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custom COOKIE on custom page

i have problem with create function for set cookie dynamically. when i try in custom page i have of course header is set and i tried something like this: in custompage.php: ...
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Find all strings between an enclosing shortcode

I want to look for all strings in my theme located between my enclosing shortcode [question] desired string [/question]. Then I want to output the so collected strings somewhere in my theme , e.g. ...
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Add action to custom Function

I am trying to use plugin action in my custom function. Plugin is adding an action to wordpress registration form add_action( 'bp_before_account_details_fields', 'tv_bp_avatar_upload_form' ); But ...
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How to change number of posts shown on homepage vs other pages?

I tried using this function but my homepage (which is the latest posts, not static) shows 5 posts -- the else. function limit_posts_per_page() { if ( is_front_page() || is_home() ) return 1; ...
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Print Woocommerce product price on cart page

I can access subtotal or total price via like this: $woocommerce->cart->get_cart_subtotal(); But I tried to $woocommerce->cart->product or $woocommerce->product->price then echo, ...
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How to add schema markup to WordPress menu function

I would like to add to my main nav items and it seems like the only way to do that is by changing the menu function. Below is the structure I am trying to implement: <ul itemscope ...
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Problem with hidden products on woocommerce

I'm dealing with a common problem for what I saw. When I hide "Out of stock" products, they keep counting on the pages. For example: I show 24 items per page, if 10 are out of stock and I hide them ...
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Using fwrite() and “a” appends multiple times instead of once

I'm doing some testing as I'm new to PHP and Wordpress. On refresh the following code runs functions.php <?php $content = "some text here\n"; $fp = fopen($_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'] . ...
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str_replace function in theme

I am trying to change the color to red on certain words on my site. However the below code changes each word to "array". Can someone tell me what is wrong with my code? function ...
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Code fails in plugin file but works in functions.php

I want to use the following code in my main php plugin file. I get a whole screen full of error messages. When I put it in functions.php it works fine. Can someone advise please? $pages = ...
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Use add_action within template

I have the following in functions.php. Is it possible to load them only on certain custom post types? (I have a few custom post types which all use a certain template part -> would it be possible to ...
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us states dropdown function and echo in theme template files

This may seem like a stupid question but for whatever reason I cant find an answer that works for me.. -- I am trying to create a simple html drop down function in functions.php so I can then echo it ...
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Can't put a hyperlink on Featured Post's Image

For the life of me I can't get a clean answer to my issue. The codex says to use get thumbnail but whenever I exchange the current code for the get thumbnail everything just stops working. I'm fairly ...
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How to add meta fields to custom taxonomy add/edit page?

I have a custom taxonomy 'issue'. I tried to add some meta fields to the add/edit issue pages in the dashboard using the method explained by Ohad Raz ...