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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change variable value for different shortcode attributes?

Suppose I have a function that needs to be able to load a file depending upon an attribute in a shortcode: [open_file ex1] How would I go about defining which file name is set as $csv depending ...
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Changing Admin Menu Labels

I have spent the last day using the functions.php file to fully customize WordPress for my client sites. I am amazed at how much I have been able to accomplish and how much easier it will make things ...
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Session is not starting

I've read the usage of session() in WordPress from here and here. And I placed the following code into the very starting of my functions.php: /** * ENABLING SESSION TO THE SITE * Thanks: Shazzad ...
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Walker_Nav_Menu check if menu has parent

I created a custom function extending Walker Menu and having some few issues. I got a post from https://wordpress.org/support/topic/how-do-i-know-if-a-menu-item-has-children-or-is-a-leaf showing me ...
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Using plugin functionality in external php script not working

I am encountering a strange problem which I couldn't solve so far. I'm calling a .php script via cronjob (Debian/GNU Linux). To use wordpress functionailty I added: define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); ...
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Extract and display user infromation on an automatically created page

Is there a way to get the block of code below to extract a list of given user information as it creates the page for the new user. It creates new page for new user as supposed but I'd like it to alos ...
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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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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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How can I set and use a cookie on page load?

So I can set a cookie using the below code, and use the cookie I have created when the page gets refreshed problem is I need to set the cookie and use the cookie when the user first loads the sites. ...
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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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PHP if url extension action=discussion condition use [on hold]

I want use some style only for url extension /?action=discussion How can I use it by PHP condition?
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How to customize Generate-Pro theme blog posts? [on hold]

So how do I customize each blog post entry for the Genesis Generate Pro Theme? Specifically I want to: 1) Add a mailing list optin from GetResponse by pasting the following code at the bottom of each ...
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How to include PHP files in plugins the correct way

My problem is when on the main plugin file I include a PHP file something like this: include(WP_PLUGIN_URL . '/wordpress-group-buying/ipn/paypal-ipn.php'); // or include_once(WP_PLUGIN_URL . ...
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function triggered by “manage_users_custom_column” filter not working

I am trying to add a custom column un users.php but it stays empty. I have successfully added a column to the users admin page with this code in my theme's functions.php file: function ...
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how to enqueque code in a php file from functions.php

Im building a website with wordpress, using a child theme. there is a file in the main theme folders, called entry.php that is where I need to add a bit of php at the bottom of this document. I don't ...
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How can I include user meta information in the resulting array of a WP_User_Query?

I'm trying to accomplish some fairly complex custom functionality on a custom WordPress site. The client has an 'About Us' page that includes a list of all team members and their pictures. We're ...
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How to add next height number in Order Attributes inside the Add new page. [duplicate]

By default, when a new page is added it will be given the next highest number not already assigned to a page.
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How to use a custom post type archive as front page?

I'd like to use a custom post type archive as a site's front page, so that http://the_site.com/ is a custom post type archive displayed according to my archive-{post-type}.php file. Ideally I ...
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Cannot access variables within a widget

I'm currently learning PHP and Wordpress development from a Java background at the moment. How do I access variables in public function Example_Widget() from public function widget( $args, $instance ...
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How do you publish a draft on Wordpress

I can't work out how to publish a draft. I go to preview, to check everything's ok, and then there doesn't seem to be any option to do anything more.
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Use existing image sizes for WooCommerce

I've built a theme and have set the following image dimensions via functions.php: set_post_thumbnail_size( 1064, 347, true ); // Upload @ 2128(W) x 708(H) add_image_size( 'standard', 352, 235, true ...
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Custom registration form in shortcode getting internal server error 500

I created a custom registration form which works fine when used as a custom page template. I needed it as a shortcode so I created a shortcode using the function below /* Custom shortcode */ function ...
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Creating wordpress user registration form

I am having a form page called Test Form with this form : <div id="container"> <form action="wp-content/themes/max-magazine/TestForm.php" method="post" name="myForm"> User <input ...
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Creating Wordpress Shortcode with Variable

please forgive me I'm relatively new to PHP... I would like to create a shortcode called [city-name] and have tried placing the following code in my functions.php file: function get_city_name() { ...
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Adding custom field in menu options [duplicate]

Please take a look at this image Is there's anyway I can add another field called "Font Awesome Icon" for the user to write the icon class and the output should be like this:
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Call to undefined function problem [closed]

I'm really blind about this one ... problem is that it seems my Wordpress website which has one of real estate themes installed can't load properly (it loads partially with this error shown): Call to ...
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WP_Query in functions.php overrides global $post object, even with wp_reset_query()

I've written a function that grabs all posts that are drafts and puts them as a dropdown in my toolbar for easy access to complete. This works just fine. The problem is that it seems to mess with my ...
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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 parse a post and change the way a gallery item is rendered?

I want to use this plugin http://final-tiles-gallery.com/index.html to display the gallery the users insert in their posts, for that I need to use an specific HTML structure so the plugin works, I've ...
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Displaying Widgets

During theme development, I understand how to create basic widgets within the functions.php file. However, when it comes to displaying the widget within a theme, is there a preferred way to display ...
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Loop a Custom Post Pagination

I am having a little trouble trying to get my custom post type pagination to loop. The idea to my pagination is to only display a next field with the title of the next post. Once you hit the last post ...
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Quicktags external functions file

I have added shortcode buttons to the WordPress tinyMCE text editor using the WordPress quicktags function. This works fine when in functions.php, however I need it to be in an external functions ...
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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 ...
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How to make post title determine category in wordpress

Is there any way to assign a post automatically to a category depending on the title of the post ! Suppose : Post title - This is a test post I want the post to automitically assign to category ...
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Pagination in Search result

How to do a pagination in search result? I have already an excerpt script. All I need is a script for pagination. Pls help me. Thanks function wpse_allowedtags() { return ...
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Custom field not updating via functions upon publishing

I've created the code so that on publish of the page, the custom field 'bookinfo' in the page is automatically generated but its not doing anything Below is my code in in functions.php:- <?php if ...
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Merge PHp script into Wordpress MU for multi-tenancy

I have a PHP script with 2 database tables, one of which is named "options". I have installed a fresh Wordpress install, and I noticed the database table "options". I would like to create a ...
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How to add icon over specific thumb

I wanted to do the following, and I know its possible, but I don't know how. I'm looking at in_category, but it doesn't make to much sense. Basically what I want to do, for an example on my homepage, ...
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Pass max posts to Javascript

I'm doing a fairly standard situation where posts are loaded with AJAX via a list. I'm having difficulty passing from WP/PHP to JS when the max posts are reached. Here's what I use to enqueue assets ...
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WSoD being caused by this piece of code

This is a function I'm writing which is supposed to post an input along with some other information, to a database. As of right now, activating the plugin produces a WSoD, when the function is removed ...
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How to change html generated by wordpress media uploader

I have managed to change the output of wordpress media uploader using image_send_to_editor exampled below (where the output is image:($url)) However I want to do the same with other files like ...
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How to add pagination into post showing

I have created a plugin to display all posts on any page by short code. But how do I add pagination? global $wpdb; query_posts('cat='.$cat); $table_name = $wpdb->prefix . "advertisement"; ...
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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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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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Update user meta of author when post content is viewed

I have a value that I'm trying to store as user meta for authors on my site. I need it to update itself every time the content of a post is viewed for that author. Here's as far as I've gotten but it ...
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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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Integrate WP Tiles into existing loop (index.php) and theme

I want to integrate WP Tiles directly into our Wordpress theme and into our existing loop but their documentation is pretty thin and I can't find much in the way of examples so not really sure how to ...
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WooCommerce nonce field undefined [closed]

Within my theme I am facing the follow error of the nonce_field function: Fatal error: Call to undefined method WooCommerce::nonce_field() in ...
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Dequeue Script Using Functions.php

Hello I am trying to dequeue the script "jquery.favorite.js" found in my enqueue.php: // WP_ENQUEUE_SCRIPTS static function wp_enqueue_scripts_callback() { global $javo_tso; ...
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Flickr Widget not working [closed]

I am currently trying to build a flickr widget with the help of this tutorial. I don't know what is the use of API Key and phpFlickr as mentioned in this tutorial. I did everything correct but some ...