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Child Theme files - what is needed?

On child themes: It is stated: ... create a file called style.css. This is the only file required to make a child theme. Then, it states: The correct method to import the parent themes ...
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Default options in a theme form

I purchased a theme that allows to choose the layout options when entering a new article from the backend. There are three options: none, right sidebar and left sidebar. As items are added to my ...
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1answer
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pluggable function in theme, to be overridden by plugin

Is it possible to add a function in functions.php like this: // ACF if ( !function_exists('get_field') ) { function get_field() { return false; } } and then let ...
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Random text changing to weird icons in both admin & front end

Has any body had this sort of problem before. The text mainly in input field descriptions turns to weird icons see image. I have deactivated all plugins and changed themes several times but same ...
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1answer
14 views

Register a widget area when a theme option has been saved?

Is it possible to register a widget area and sidebars when an option has been selected and saved in a theme options panel? I am using a framework called redux but am not too sure if this can be ...
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42 views

Wordpress PHP Conflicting User Sessions

I'm using the following function to programmatically login users via the frontend: function auto_login() { $username = $_POST['user']; if ( !is_user_logged_in() ) { $user = ...
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0answers
10 views

Meta description ellipsis [duplicate]

I have a function that puts a meta description in my theme's <head>. It works well but I have a small issue. It just cuts off words in the description once it reaches the 160 character limit. I ...
0
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1answer
56 views

List Categories of the Parent Category of the Current Category

So, let's say I have this structure of categories I. Super Cat A i. mini cat a ii. mini cat b iii. mini cat c I. Super Cat B i. mini cat a ii. mini cat b iii. mini cat c This code: <?php ...
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1answer
58 views

Proper way to use plugin functions in functions.php

I just ran into an annoying problem on one of my WP sites. I'm using the qtranslate plugin and in the functions.php of my theme, I access some of that plugin's functions. Now, it seems that ...
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1answer
59 views

Declare a function before plugin does on the theme functions.php file

I'm working with a plugin that declares a function using this format: if (!function_exists('ABdevDND_get_current_post_type')){ function ABdevDND_get_current_post_type() { ... } } I'm ...
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1answer
66 views

Adding function to function.php error 505 [closed]

Whenever I try to edit the function.php file of my theme. I get an 505 Error, no matter what function I add it will always give me that error.
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1answer
152 views

How to load jQuery in the footer - nothing works for me

I tried all the solutions I found on the internet, including the ones I found here, but nothing works on my theme - jQuery always load in header. I try to use the one from Google, but I would be happy ...
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1answer
170 views

WordPress add post format support not working

I am working on a theme and for some reason, add_theme_support( 'post-formats', ... ) is not working. In my theme's functions.php I have the following near the top: function mytheme_setup() { // ...
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1answer
1k views

Why a SlideShow (made using JQuery FlexSlider) can't work if I load it form functions.php but work if I load it from my footer.php file? [closed]

I have the following situation: I am carrying this pure HTML theme (that use BootStrap CSS framework) into a WordPress theme. This is the original pure HTML demo theme (I have the entire source code ...
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2answers
114 views

Why I can't load my JavaScripts using an hook inside my functions.php file?

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I have the following problem: I am carrying this pure HTML theme (that use BootStrap CSS framework) into a WordPress theme. This is the original pure ...
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1answer
152 views

How to use get_template_directory_uri() to load an image that is in a sub-folder of my theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress and I have the following doubt about how to insert in my homepage an immage that is in a subfolder into my theme directory. So I have the following situation: Into my ...
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2answers
63 views

Some questions about how proper add 2 CSS file in a WordPress theme?

I have the following situation loading a CSS. I have a WordPress theme that load a style.css settings file by this code into my functions.php file: /* Function automatically executed by the hook: * ...
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1answer
679 views

Problem only while using require_once() within functions.php

I use add_theme_page() within my child theme's functions.php implemented something like this... // other functions located here that create a custom options page in the Dashboard. // THIS IS NOT A ...
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1answer
198 views

Translation of theme using child theme

I have created a folder called “languages” in my child theme directory and added a: da_DK.po and a da_DK.mo file generated using POedit. I have created a functions.php file in my child theme ...
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49 views

Wordpress javascript call functions?

wordpress runs jquery in noconflicts mode which means that you either need to write your JS code using the jQuery function call $(document).ready( function($) { $("html").niceScroll(); } ); ...
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1answer
53 views

How do I preserve changes to a theme's functions.php across updates?

I'm using a theme called "Pinboard", version 1.1.0. I made some edits to the theme's functions.php in order to display FontAwesome icons before archive titles. For instance, if you're browsing the ...
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0answers
410 views

Twenty Fourteen Customization: Link Post Formats

A solution for this issue for the previous default theme, Twenty Thirteen, was found by me here. It's perfect for what I'm trying to do: set my own desired URL as the link in the title, rather than ...
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1answer
73 views

get_template_directory adding FTP root folders in urls

I am creating a theme, and now I am adding some functionality for my custom post type, such as different metaboxes in post page, extra post config page. It seems when I try to get the sites theme ...
2
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3answers
159 views

Where does function_exists() look to decide whether a function exists? [closed]

The documentation says: Checks the list of defined functions, both built-in (internal) and user-defined, for function_name. ( SOURCE: http://php.net/manual/en/function.function-exists.php) Does ...
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2answers
175 views

How does child theme functions.php work with parent theme functions.php? Is it like CSS? [duplicate]

I am looking for help on understanding how child themes and parent themes functions.php work. I know with CSS, the cascade overrides CSS declared earlier in the style sheet. It is my understanding ...
0
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1answer
94 views

Displaying Slider in Front Page (home) using Customizr Theme

I am using Customizr Theme on my website, and rendering its' front page, using a Static Page. Also I have two sidebars (left and right). I used the static page, because when I put the slider it will ...
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1answer
48 views

Function that outputs second theme url

I have a multisite and need a function (added to functions.php) that will get the template url of the second theme (probably by name or other identifier)? Example: theme-1 (used by main site) ...
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2answers
144 views

How can I assign separate stylesheets to different pages?

I am trying to figure out how to assign a seperate stylesheet for different pages? I wan't to use the same stylesheet for my front page, and page template and a different stylesheet for my blog and ...
0
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1answer
42 views

How to make sure relative URL works when site is not on root domain?

I just tried installing my theme on another WP install that lies in a subdirectory of the domain. I never really thought too hard about subdirectories, but it does happen so I know I need to change ...
0
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1answer
69 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
63 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
111 views

Can't change theme name

I am developing a theme and it currently has no theme information. Right now it is pulling it's name from the theme folders name and the "Author"is anonymous. I tried changing it by adding code into ...
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2answers
424 views

Page Template Dropdown For Custom Post Types

I am using the following code to create a dropdown on the edit post screen which will allow users to choose page templates for the post type. The code is working but when I try using it multiple times ...
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1answer
55 views

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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1answer
101 views

call a string/function from database

I need call a string from $_POST["m_giambellino"], etc... (see down), saved in database of wordpress: if ($_POST["send"] == "Save") { update_option("mese_giambellino", ...
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1answer
147 views

How to get new post URL?

I'm wondering... how can I get the new post URL in my theme? Is there a built-in function for this? So, it should return something like http://example.com/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=post. ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

Returning Variables back into a template

If I put a function that I want to use in a template I can put it into functions.php function myfunction(){ echo 'My String'; } add_action('myfunction','myfunction'); and in a template file put: ...
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1answer
69 views

Turn get_posts as string into an array for use in theme admin options

I am trying to add a drop down list of all posts into a theme admin section...without forklifting the theme code. I need to pass the post title and id into the 'options'=>array() like so: ...
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1answer
787 views

Hourly Routine Not Firing ( wp_schedule_event() )

This is a practically copy/pasted version of the hourly wp_schedule_event example taken from the .org site. Its not moving...and I know I have visitors to "trigger" it. Its kind of a pain to wait an ...
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1answer
195 views

One button to change all settings in theme customizer?

I have been attempting to create a theme reset button for the theme customizer that automatically removes all of the theme_mod settings. I have tried multiple ways to do this and have never been able ...
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0answers
120 views

How do I link a button I created in theme customizer to a function?

I created a button in the theme customizer and I want to use it to execute a function? All I can find is using controls to add theme settings such as CSS and text. Although this button is to clear out ...
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1answer
286 views

Some problems calling a function into sprintf() inside functions.php template file [closed]

I am new in PHP and WordPress and I am personalizing an existent template and I have the following problem. In the function.php file of the template I have the following function: function ...
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votes
2answers
1k views

Issue with get_theme_mod returning a blank value instead of the saved value

I have what seems to be a rather troubling issue with the get_theme_mod function in the latest version of Wordpress. Only on particular servers (of which meet all Wordpress requirements) the function ...
0
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1answer
70 views

Can't get custom user meta to show in header

I have used Pie Register plugin to add a "Phone" field. I tried every method in the book (that google fetched for me, so far) to show it but it shows an empty array although the field is not empty ...
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1answer
1k views

Set WordPress Default Template

I'm using the Options Framework Theme to put together my options page and would just like to know how would I set up/call the Default Template - for whichever one the user has selected. For example, ...
7
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1answer
158 views

Shared functionality in plugins and themes

I recently started to develop plugins and themes and I found that I need to use several functions of on both. Sometime I think about to check if function / class exist before declared as said on this ...
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1answer
3k views

Add a Second Menu to a theme that only support 1 menu

I am no programmer but I can usually work stuff like this out when I read the code. I have a theme called Infinity which only supports 1 menu. I know how to do CSS etc but I can't find how I would a ...
0
votes
2answers
213 views

Overwrite category head title

Is there any way to overwrite a <head><title>Category title</title></head> tag? Let's say i have a "Videos" category, when user point's his browser to ...
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1answer
65 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
64 views

which is the function that removes accented vowels?

Which is the function WP uses to convert words like "voilà" and "novità" to "voila" and "novita" in category slug? Can I recall it in my theme?