HTTP headers are what is sent to the browser before the page markup. They often include the page MIME type, charset, status code and encoding. Headers are often overridden to change the page MIME type or redirect the user.

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What code do you use to generate the text to go into the HTML title tag?

The question title says it all. Myself I just stick with the default code from one of the packaged templates that comes with WordPress out of the box: <title><?php /* * Print the ...
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Adding an editable field to template?

I'm making a theme for a client (first time using Wordpress), and the client would like to have multiple site "descriptions" to be available. The first one as the main description, and the second one ...
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WP function/filter for modifying http headers?

Is there a dedicated WP function, action or filter to use when adding/modifying the HTTP headers? For now I just hook a PHP header() call into the WP 'init' hook like this: add_action('init', ...
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Unable to stream pdf: headers already sent problem in dompdf [closed]

I have used dompdf to display the user information in admin of my wordpress project. While generating the PDF file it works perfectly in my local server. But in live server Unable to stream pdf: ...
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Show an image in my header.php

I want to let my customer choose any image (in my backend) and then it will be displayed in my header.php. i've found Image Widget, but it just show images in the sidebar. I want something like: ...
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plus sign not working in widget “Header: Nav Menu”

I installed a new WP site with 3.1.2. The way I set menu/header on my other sites was with the widget "Header: Nav Menu". When I go to that widget now, clicking the + sign to the left of "Items" ...
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Auto-refresh page every minute?

How do I make a WP page (w/ dynamic content) auto-refresh every minute? With PHP, I'd use a "Refresh:" header, and in HTML I could use a HTTP-EQUIV tag or something. However, WP generates headers ...
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How to internationalize header image?

I have in the following code in the template: <img src="<?php header_image(); ?>" /> However, I want to change this image according to the language selected (through GET parameter ...
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Error messages when adding code to function.php or trying to delete inactive plugin files

Error message below: Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/content/79/7603579/html/listings/wp-content/themes/OIB theme/functions.php:519) in ...
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Wordpress Plugin Development - Headers Already Sent Message

I'm developing Wordpress plugins. When i activate my plugin, i'm getting a message The plugin generated 293 characters of unexpected output during activation. If you notice “headers already ...
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Math notation on WordPress.com?

I am a new user with WordPress, and I would like to use mathematical formulas. I have been reading the mathjax pages for hours, such as this one and quite a few others. This may be a bad question, ...
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How to create a fixed header and scrolling content area

I've bee experimenting with a site I'm working on. My client wants the header with its nav and logo intact, so visitors always have the ability to access the navbar while scrolling to read the page ...
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Removing the WordPress.com ribbon

This is such a simple question, but I'm having trouble getting the answer. Is it possible to have a blog at WordPress.com and not have the WordPress.com banner (shown below)? Is it simply a matter ...
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how to change menu titles

At the top of this website Wordpress answers is 6 menu items in the header Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered Ask Question I need to change these on my website homesfriscotx.com ...
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Hook for plugin to insert into entry-meta

pretty simple. I'm creating a plugin and I want to dynamically insert some text that will change every hour into the line that is directly below the title of a post (So filters are no good). It's the ...
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custom headers for static home page and posts page

have a site w/a static home page and a posts page and then a number of other static pages - i set up a custom header for the home page and then another all other pages like this in the header ...
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Use Featured Image of Post as Header Image

I have a blog on wordpress.com in which I make use of the Twenty Ten theme. For each Post I can set a Featured image. On Wordpress.com that image is then displayed in the header above the menu. I'd ...
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Why is wp_redirect() preferable to a standard PHP header redirect?

In asking a question about hooks and redirects, I was advised to use wp_redirect in place of the PHP header function. Just wondering why wp_redirect is preferable?
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Wordpress wp_head() crap

I know, wp_head() is important, but it inject so much crap into the header, i like to get it out... and just add manually the 2-3 line of code i need.. BUT, and there is always a but, i need the ...
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Know which plugin is calling JS in wp_head()?

I'm trying to optimize my header and I was wondering which plugin would call jquery. Is there a debugging tool to know which plugin is doing what in the header ? Thanks !
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making posts linked outside of Wordpress still use the same header and footer

I set up my blog so that some of my posts get linked to a page outside of Wordpress. For these posts that get linked outside of Wordpress, I'd like to still include my header and footer so the page ...
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Custom functions for string data calculations

Just a quick question. I have a form that calculates values based on user entry. The information is then passed via ajax to a php file for calculation returning the results. The problem is that that ...
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Header image is overlapping sidebar?

I just changed my header from a background to an image, as that seemed to be the easiest way to link the entire header to my main page (after a whole lot of trial and error with other methods). The ...
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Why won't wp_mail() let me set the From: header when plain old PHP mail() will?

When I use wp_mail( $to, $subject, $message, $headers ) (with values in place, of course), the email gets sent with a from name and email that isn't set anywhere I can find (not even in PHP or Apache ...
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Use custom header as WordPress header

My site is running on site say : www.xyz.com My blog is at say : http://www.xyz.com/blog I have one header implemented in my main site, I want to use that header file as a worpress header. Is there ...
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sliding/fading header plugin or approach suggestion

i need advice in implementing rotating header (has fade or slide effect) in my theme. I'm building a theme based on Thematic and I'm looking for a good approach on how to implement the header. I have ...
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How to rotate the header image per day?

I'd like to have my header banner change every day, chosen (e.g. randomly) from a list/folder of images. So far I only found plugins that select a random banner per post or per page view, neither is ...
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Suggestions: Customizable header image and style colors that are different for each page

I'm working on a project where each page should have a custom header image and custom style colors (borders, etc). So that I don't have to be the one creating a brand new style everytime a page is ...
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The plugin generated 80 characters of unexpected output!

I'm getting this message each time I activate my plugin: The plugin generated 80 characters of unexpected output during activation. If you notice “headers already sent” messages, problems with ...
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How to set custom cookies before output

What's a surefire way to check/set cookies before the php headers are sent? Is there an action or filter that would be the best place to hook a setcookie() function?