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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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How do I create settings only used by my theme? [closed]

I have a theme that when installed will check to see if the necessary pages are there and if not they will be created (this is for a website not a blog). I'm trying to create settings that will be ...
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Admin: global $post empty

I tried to get $post var outside function php in wordpress admin panel. The only way that I find to access to $post is to add_action. However I want to get this var outside the add_action and global ...
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Using $wpdb->get_results with Select and a comparing a column with a variable

I wasn't sure whether I should ask this on stackoverflow so I thought I'd try here instead. I'm developing a custom plugin and I've got to retrieve some numbers from a table where the value in the ...
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Why does Wordpress Pagination Remove the Spaces from my GET Variable?

I'm passing a GET variable at the end of my URL's as my search parameter. When I do a regular search, everything works fine: www.mysite.com/?find=my+search However, when I click over to the second ...
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How can I display a specific number of post in a category via a url

I'm trying to link to a specific category in my blog but limit the number of posts that are listed. I can link to the specific category via "www.example.com/?cat=6" and after looking around the web ...
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How to append a query string to pagination?

I would like to append 2 variables from page 2 onwards in my loop. This is my normal category page www.example.com/category/news/ This is what I would like on pages: 2, 3, 4, 5 etc ...
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57 views

Editing Global Variables from Inside Functions

I'm working on my first plugin and I have two separate functions inside to accomplish two different task. Each function is added to a different hook, one using actions and the other using filters. ...
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115 views

Assigning WP functions which echo to PHP variables

I am creating a settings page. If I use the default example it works fine. <form method="post" action="options.php"> <?php if(isset( $_GET['settings-updated'])) { ?> <div ...
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Is it possible to pass variables to WordPress externally?

I would like to know if it is possible to pass json variables from a form which is located outside WordPress? This is the situation: The user fills a form located on x server. Then his answers are ...
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Passing a variable to get_template_part

The WP Codex says to do this: // You wish to make $my_var available to the template part at `content-part.php` set_query_var( 'my_var', $my_var ); get_template_part( 'content', 'part' ); But how ...
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Trying to create an edit page link?

Using a plugin and have created a page that offers more fields in a spreadsheet format. To add these extra fields you simply click edit on the row you want to edit.... Now when I am in the plugins ...
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Passing user defined variable into get_permalink

I'm trying to use a predefined variable (generated from an earlier sweep of the database) in wordpress' standard get_permalink( get_page_by_title) function. I'm assuming that this is possible? But I ...
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238 views

Can wp_list_comments output into variable?

Is there any way how to output wp_list_comments() into a variable? Something like $output = wp_list_comments(array('reverse_top_level' => false ), $comments); I am writing a plugin and it would ...
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How to put a form with php code into a variable or shortcode?

I'm trying to put my frontend form into a variable or a shortcode so I can wrap another shortcode around it (specifically Bainternet Post Creation Limits). My form has PHP code in it so I'm not ...
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Pass variable to next page

I'm putting simple breadcrumbs in a site, based on a custom post's category. Items > Category > Individual Post "Items" doesn't change, it's just plain text. In the Category page it's title is ...
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Global Variable vs Local Variable

// MOVE REVISIONS METABOX TO BOTTOM OF EDIT-FORM.PHP $post_types = get_post_types(); add_action('do_meta_boxes', 'batteryboys_reorder_meta_boxes'); function batteryboys_reorder_meta_boxes(){ ...
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how to add number value in front for variable [closed]

Hi there my question is very simple, is there a way by which we can add a value in the end of the variable a numeric value. like we have a variable $tota $tota1 $tota2 $tota3 each have different ...
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Passing PHP Variables to AJAX Loaded Pages

I have a blog that shows 9 blogs posts per page, with each additional page of blog posts automatically added using the Infinite Ajax Scroll plugin. Every time a blog post is successfully queried the ...
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Class variables in shortcodes

Don't know what I'm doing wrong but, I have the following code: class the_shortcode { //Define Class Variables private $var; public function __construct() { ...
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Add classname comment template from functions.php

I want to add an extra classname to my comment template (the div wrapper before the post itself) which is stated in functions.php. The classname in functions.php is an extra field in my users profile ...
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When to use global $post and other global variables?

I am trying to understand when and why I should use the global $post variable. I have tried to do the following on a post page, outside the loop, and as expected it works. <?php ...
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Shortcode not passing variable to included file

I set up a shortcode which includes a standard php/html form file. In the form I have a hidden field where the value is a variable which is meant to be available in the form via the shortcode ...
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How can I assign bloginfo path or thumbnail path to a variable and call it in markup?

In my head this sound right. I check if the post has a thumbnail. If it has, I assign the post thumbnail to a variable that I call as the source for my background image. If the post does not have a ...
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setcookie in functions.php does not accept arguments (variables) passed from WordPress page

I have a WordPress installation where a page (Page 1) displays certain fields from a selected user's profile (Not the logged in user but a user they have selected). A PayPal button is used to take a ...
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Enter a variable in the 'category_name' parameter

Is it possible to use a variable for the 'category_name' parameter? I have three pages: red, yellow, and blue. I have multiple posts that are categorized in three categories: red, yellow, and blue. ...
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stuck in $args value insertion how to pass more than one value

I am in a middle of building a plugin and some how I manage to limit profiles to show only with the users with role regular_user by putting this line in my code $args['role']='regular_user'; ...
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Adding to an array & passing it through do_action/apply_filters

For exercise I am working through a PHP class to add meta boxes I found on GitHub. I just copied the code and now I am playing around with it to understand it. It works like this: The file ...
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69 views

Can I get variable into dynamic sidebar?

How can I get a variable into a sidebar? $sidebarnum = 4; dynamic_sidebar('Footer Widget $sidebarnum'); ?>`
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71 views

Replacing string with a variable in php

I have following code in my plugin of Wordpress: wp_localize_script('ffd_js_script', 'myAjax', array( 'ajaxurl' => admin_url('admin-ajax.php'), 'idinfo' => ...
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passing javascript variable into php wordpress

I am trying to pass variable from JS to PHP. I have this JS code that runs in my footer.php: <script> function printResponse(response) { if ( response.errorCode == 0 ) { var ...
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427 views

Cleaner way to define multiple variables for is_page_template()

I need to so some stuff only when specific templates (homepages) are used, I couldn't think of any better solution than this since is_page_template() do not handle arrays: $home_1 = ...
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How to add chunk of php, html, and sql code to variable an append to $content

I am creating a plugin (my first) which allows the site admin to display the most used post tags over the last X number of days. This plugin is an evolution of the WP Development question here - ...
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146 views

$before/after_widget/title not displaying anything

I have built a custom widget with this code: class rfw_dock extends WP_Widget { function __construct() { parent::__construct('rfw_dock', __('TITLE'), array( 'description' => __( ...
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Custom page with variables in url. Nice url with add_rewrite_rule

Using WP3.1 I Have a custom page with a WP_Query and the query gets dynamic variables from the url. And i want safe variables and clean urls. Example: ...
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Pagination for category slug returns 404 when page >= 2

I have a custom type and the slug is: 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'blog/%blogs_tax%'), And after register_post_type() I have a function to rewrite the slug variable. I works fine, but I ...
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367 views

Print string to footer using wp_footer option

add_action('wp_footer','slider_option'); function slider_option() { $option ="<script>script function data </script>"; echo $option; } I want to print or ...
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217 views

Current URL path variable

WordPress has a built-in variable $pagename that will give the current page. I am looking for something that will give the full url including the path before the current page. Details below. I am ...
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315 views

Widget checkbox array empty on update function

I have a widget that is not passing checkbox state to $new_instance, specifically $instance[ 'posts' ]; if I dump $new_instance in the update function it is empty? All the other instance variables are ...
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498 views

Variable undefined but it is defined

I have an author list that I include on every page template. This author list shows the authors details and photo. I also show the author images on many different place on the different page ...
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Declaring a var, placing it in a query and using the output of the query?

So i'm wondering if it's possible to declare a variable that you'd place in a query to then use it in a update_post_meta function? This is how I tried to do it. First off I made a connection to ...
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How Does One Create a Global Variable Repository

This may have a simple answer but I would like to store all the variables I've declared ( or cached ) across my theme in a central file and serve then this file globally ( Similar to how get_header(), ...
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Using Multiple Queries of “home_url” vs. Calling a Variable Multiple Times

Question Since I am using multiple instances of home_url() in one page template, I was curious if the following method would speed up my page load time. My method is to store the output of home_url() ...
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Passing variables through a href link from one page to another page

On my registration site I have a CPT called "event". In my "Events" page I list these events and create a "register" link for each one towards the "Registration" page: $events = new WP_Query( array( ...
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Shortcode and variable

I need some help, this may be a noob question, I am trying to add a string variable into my short code. Here is what I have so far: $instagram_title = get_post_meta(get_the_ID(), 'instagram_title', ...
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930 views

Passing parameters to a static front page

I have googled a lot, but so far haven't come close to a proper solution yet. I need help with passing parameters to the homepage of a WordPress website. Here's my setup / requirements: I use a page ...
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Remove # from a Variable [closed]

I am using WordPress WooCommerce plugin as a store management. When I echo with <?php echo $order->get_order_number(); ?> I get #6453 as a result but I need only numbers so how do I strip out ...
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How to return Javascript variable to wordpress [duplicate]

I use this Javascript code to create a dialog box to ask some thing to user and after decide what to do depending of the response. function dialogToCont() { var retVal = confirm("Do you want to ...
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Access the environment of an admin page from another admin page

I've been busy thinking about a problem, and so far I didn't find a solution to it. The abstract scenario On admin page A, I would like to print the value of a (global) variable—in the context ...
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Passing a variable into Contact Form 7 [closed]

I have been looking for a solution to this, have seen some sort of add on called dynamic text but I don't think that suits my needs. Basically, I have a multi dimensional array. Basically what I want ...