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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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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How to add a custom HTML attribute to a parent element of wp_nav_menu?

I am using wp_nav_menu and I want to add a custom attribute that I need for uikit drop down component (data-uk-dropdown attribute) This is how the HTML should look like: <ul class="uk-navbar-nav ...
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Defer all js except certain ones in functions.php file

I read How to add defer="defer" tag in plugin javascripts? and the code @toscho posted works good to defer certain js files or deferring ALL js files by commenting out the contact-form-7 ...
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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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How to customize the_archive_title()?

In my child theme's archive.php, I have the following code for displaying the title of my archive pages: <?php the_archive_title( '<h1 class="page-title">', '</h1>' ); ...
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How can I create a page with a specific URL?

I would like to have a few pages which can be reached by anyone who knows the URL, but which are not listed on the WordPress menu. I would like those pages to have a name rather than a number, but I ...
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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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Call image from post on index page?

I am facing one problem in which i dont understand what I used to call the image from post in WordPress themes on front page where n numbers of image are show with there description and user can ...
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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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Display height and width properties with the_post_thumbnail() or related function

Problem I want the height and width properties in the img element of the Featured Image for a post, page, or custom post type. Environment I have a custom theme based on the BlankSlate theme. The ...
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Add admin bar link to edit author

I am trying to allow my editors and admins to click to "Edit Author" as they would "Edit Post" or "Edit [Custom Post Type]" from the admin bar when they are on a page like /authors/jdoe (Note: I do ...
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if plugin is active? check if plugin is enabled or not?

I'm using the mingle plugin and the mingle-forum plugin. I want to show a certain part on my site only if those two plugins are active. How can I solve this? <?php if ( ...
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Widgets Section not displaying in theme customizer

When in the WP Theme Customizer, my widget management section isn't displaying (i.e. I can't add/change/remove widgets). I CAN, however, add widgets from the Appearance -> Widgets section, just not in ...
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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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Why is 'register_activation_hook' undefined?

I am just getting reaquainted with writing plugins, after writing a whole two about three years ago. Following some example code I found: if(!class_exists('QuizMaster_Plugin_Template')) { class ...
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How can i call a custom method on submission of a custom plugin post type?

I have registered a custom post type .On submission of that page/ post can i call a custom method . How ? Can i add a method in plugin file and will it call on post type submission by ACF or any ...
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post by Category not working after setting 4 post per page

I am trying to show 4 posts on my homepage that is working fine but whenever i click on sidebar post categories it still shows the 4 post from homepage i.e the filter doesnot works and it shows 4 post ...
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wp_get_referer function always returning false

I am trying to use wp_get_referer function along with "template_redirect" hook in wordpress like this function show_page_name() { $r = wp_get_referer(); var_dump($r); die(); } add_action ...
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Add a mature content warning to first-time visitors

I would like to ask visitors if they are 18+ at the first visit to my blog. If they click yes, they access the blog normally and next time they will not be asked. If they click no, they access an info ...
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Child theme - Overriding 'require_once' in functions.php

I am attempting to modify a wordpress theme with a child theme. My parent theme has the following function in its functions.php: require_once(get_template_directory() . "/includes/theme-styles.php"); ...
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How to Display a List of Child Pages For a Parent Page in WordPress

I need to display child pages on my parent pages. i have a code that is working but i need to set some codes to only show specific pages like to only show visibility public not all the pages. this is ...
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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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Set the Title of a Custom Post Type by code as Author's Username

For a Custom Post Type I want to have the Title to always be the Authors Username. So far I've: Limited each Author to only posting this type once so as to avoid conflicts. Added code to the theme ...
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Dynamically add id to heading tags

How do I add an id attribute dynamically to every heading tag on a wordpress website using php? I wanted to make it so that for every heading tag (h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6) I have a unique id attached ...
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I am getting an Failed to load resource error in a child theme function.php file [closed]

This code that I am using in my child themes functions.php file has an error I can't find. wp_register_script ('quotes', get_stylesheet_directory_uri() . ...
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Function to show an image from template directory [closed]

I need something similar to this function(pseudo code): function my_loader_image() { echo 'an image from template directory'; } add_action( 'easy_import_start', 'my_loader_image' ); Any ...
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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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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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Linking Javascript in functions.php file

Below is my raw javascript embeds from my html template. But I cannnot figure out exactly how to add it to my functions.php file. It seems pretty difficult. Can you please assist with the correct ...
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Changing post category from dropdown

I am showing a list of posts on the front of my wordpress site which each have a dropdown next to them with a list of category's, which are pulled in as follows. As you can see the form submit button ...
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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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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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How to add a meta information to the URL?

I need to put a post meta information to the URL: www.website.com/custom-taxonomy/postname-[metainfo] How to change the rewrite rules, that the content of this meta information is added to the URL? ...
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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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Trying to use add_action and do_action with parameters

In my themes functions.php I trying to add a function with parameters (as a test if this works, not for the functionality) and it simply doesn't work. The parameters always arrive empty even if I ...
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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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if has theme mod

Does someone know how to write the next line in wordpress PHP, because i'm not that great with PHP. If_theme_mode has content echo { my content } else { other content }; thnx
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Expanding a function to call a plugin or show a link

I have added the following code to my functions.php to validate if a user is logged in before allowing them to fill out a form: function my_members_only_shortcode($atts, $content = null) { if ...
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Only load certain artists on this page

I have a wordpress page which loads all the artists in two columns... here is what I believe to be the relevant bit of code <?php global $paged; if ( is_front_page() ) { ...
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Nav-Menu not showing up

I would love for somebody to please help me because somewhere I am really miss understanding what WordPress is telling me. Alright so within my header.php I have the following code. <div ...
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Loop Through Categories in Custom Field

Specifically, I am using the add_image_attachment_fields_to_edit function. I have my declaration of label, input.. $form_fields["custom4"]["label"] = __("Custom Select"); ...
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How to use return in my custom function instead of echo

I'm creating a function in functions.php with a custom hook, and from what I've read somewhere, it's good practice to return instead of use echo in a WordPress function? Correct me if I'm wrong. ...
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How to print redirected query string variables to the page?

I have a basic redirection set up: function example_add_rewrite_rules() { $year = '(\d{4})?'; $make = '([a-z]{1,20})'; $model = '(.+)'; add_rewrite_rule( ...
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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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How to programmatically GET (to know) which Sidebar (or) which Menu is being used on Different Pages?

Lets say i want to detect such thing from the "functions.php" .. to know which Sidebar (or) which Menu is being loaded on current (whatever landed) page, how can i know? Lets say i have a few pages, ...
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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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Converting HTML Template to Wordpress Theme

While I was trying to convert a Static HTML page to Wordpress Theme , I had an issue . the page Doesn't run properly After Checking Google Chrome Console it turns that it loads the CSS file with the ...
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Getting images from media library and get_the_date() not working

I've got a function to display all images in the media library on a page. I would like to display the date of each image, but using get_the_date() only returns today's date. Here is the code I'm ...
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Can't generate thumbnail images

Having a very strange problem with this site I recently took over hosted on RackSpace. Seems whenever i upload a new image, it doesn't generate different sizes and I'm trying to get it where it will ...
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Upload Multiple Files With media_handle_upload

I have a WordPress form plugin and I use media_handle_upload to upload the files and get there ids directly and attached its ids to the post as a meta date, I used the following to did that: The HTML ...