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How can I Add a variable PHP in the Menu Nav

I want to add a variable in the Menu, for passing a value in all my page. The purpose is to retrieve a value for transport to another web site (from my website links) to the tracking, this value ...
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How to set global variable in functions.php

I want to be able to echo the URL of the featured image of a post and after looking some on the web I found the following which works fine when I put it in a loop in my front page template. <?php ...
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Passing variables trough 2 pages

I am creating a plugin. In this plugin I have shortcodes that provide some logic and content for pages. This way I have created 'Page A' and 'Page B'. Both of the pages will redirect user to external ...
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Retrieve the template directory URI via global or get_template_directory_uri() every time?

One Wordpress function I happen to use frequently is get_template_directory_uri(). While I tried to minimize or avoid its use where I can, I still happen to have more than one call to this function in ...
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About redundant code when I use shortcode to output the HTML from a variable

I use shortcode to output the following html in a variable, but there are too many redundant code such as br and p tags, how to remove them? Thanks! HTML MAKEUP $return_html.='<div ...
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Escaping date string in url with wordpress

I am creating a Wordpress page that searches through posts based on a date variable that is set through a _GET variable. I want to make sure that I am doing this in the best way possible and that I ...
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Adding numbers inside a span tag in nav menu [closed]

I am working on a wordpress navigation menu and trying to simlpy (of course, dynamically) add number inside a span tag for each menu li item. So I created a "top menu" using the wordpress custom ...
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update_option using variable name

Title may not be clear but I'm using update_option($my_option, $new_order); and for some reason it would not work but if instead I change to update_option('my-option-name' $new_order); it works. I ...
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How to pass on Google Adwords gclid variable to other pages

i need to track if people filled out any of my forms on my wordpress blog if they where coming from a Google Adwords ad. There are many forms on my website like for booking a demo presentation, ...
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Using custom url parameters in a page

Im trying to create a custom image galleri that retrieves images from posts as can be seen here http://kurdaktuellt.se/galleri/ problem in hand is that I'm trying to make the url somewhat user ...
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jQuery dialog prints HTML-Tags under Wordpress

i need some help. I am using wp_localize_script in my Wordpres_Plugin. Inthe documentready-function i use this Code to bring the Message up: $('#button-setup-league').click(function() { $( "#dialog ...
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Use ajax response in PHP function

Ok, so I'm working on a plugin and just ran into a problem. Here's what I'm doing: 1. Using a metabox with Plupload to upload an image to an upload dir in the plugin folder. 2. Upon upload success a ...
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assign the returned value of wordpress function to a variable?

Why can't I store wp_list_categories in a variable? $wplist = wp_list_categories( array ( 'taxonomy' => 'ntp_package_type', ...
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Use <?php echo $_GET['ref']; ?> to track referrals

I am setting up my wp site and i have it setup like this www.mydomain.com/?ref=AFFILIATEID thats alright if they land on the page they are directed to but if they go off page onto another one, how do ...
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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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Apply class to every third list item? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to mark every 3rd post I'm trying to give a class to every third list item on my page. I know how to give a class to every item, but not to specific items in a row, ...
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How do you Query posts with nothing in common?

We can get multiple posts manually in a page, but that's generated in a template, AFTER the default query returned something else (page/post, etc) How do you query multiple posts in a public query, ...
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Using Form to alter PHP variable [closed]

I'm pulling custom posts by their meta_key using this function: <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => 10, 'meta_key' => 'allvotes', 'orderby' => ...
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Extracting a variable from a permalink

I used the "Edit Author Slug" plugin to change the author base to /newbase . In the functions.php file, I added a new node to the toolbar (View Profile) that when clicked points to ../newbase/johndoe ...
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How do I access variables outside a function [closed]

I have a custom function which defines a bunch of variables. I would like to be able to call this function from inside a loop so I can have access to all its variables, like so: functions.php ...
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Passing a variable from a FOREACH loop in a link

How would you pass a variable from a foreach loop, through a link? I have tabs that display correctly. The jQuery works. But when I call the variable $category down where the content sorts, $category ...
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category__not_in and id values from variable

How can I set the values for category__not_in from two variables. On my example I just hardcode the ID of each category to exclude, but... how can I pass these values from some variables ? ...
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Use post object from first query in second query

I have a post ID stored in a variable from my first query and I'd like to use that to highlight the post with the same ID in my second query, but it's not working. First loop: <?php if ...
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Track usernames with piwik

I'm wondering if there is a way to send current logged username to Piwik and display it beside the ip address in the stats. I need to see which users viewed a specific page and which users downloaded ...
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Rewrite Rules problem when rule includes homepage slug

I have page Example (ID=443, slug=example) that is configured, through Dashboard->Settings->Reading, as the home page of my WP site. I also have the following rewrite rule configured: ...
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How to make variables in URL look like the permalink structure?

I've been looking for the answer to this everywhere but with no success and that's why I'm asking here. I don't even know if the question is the right one. In any case, I'll try to explain. I have ...
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How to Pass External Variables to Filters/Actions

I find myself needing to pass custom data to a filter provided by a 3rd party plugin. All of the ways I've seen to do this are really complicated and hard to wrap my head around. Take this example: ...
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How to get CGI variables?

I need to do two things: Add a CGI variable (say filter=21) to the current query and make a link to this modified URL. Fetch the value of CGI variable "filter". How to do that in WordPress?
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Not passing correct value to get_post_ancestors?

I've got a custom plugin that creates a menu in the sidebar. I need to be able to specify that, if a particular custom post type is current, the menu displays as if it were on a specific page (so ...
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How to use variables from widgets in other pages?

I have a widget where I set some custom url's like register or login. I want to use those variables declared in a widget outside of the widget, in other pages (page templates). How can I save or use, ...
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How to var_dump nav menu items from anywhere?

I wanna preview all the fields that the nav menu $item array holds. Is there a function to fetch it from anywhere and place it inside var_dump?
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Where to get information about array fields in $_REQUEST?

I just started to learn PHP and doing things with WordPress and I am a bit confused about information in Codex. Was told that Codex got all info I required but I got stuck with it. What array fields ...
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persist a variable set in header.php all the way down to footer.php

I look up a custom post field value in header.php, and store it in a global variable. In most of my template files, the includes go like this: include header ...do a bunch of stuff include ...
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Echoing a variable inside a function

In the interest of automation, instead of making a long list of code like this <td valign="top"width="50%"><p><label for="Facebook"><strong>Facebook ...
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Wordpress loop: Display <div> if posts exist

In a single post template I am trying to output some header text in a <div> and display links to related posts in a <ul> if related posts exist (based on tags). If there are no posts, ...
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Using $_GET variables in the URL?

I need to generate a simple error message on a page by passing a variable through the URL. The URL is structured as follows: http://site.com/parent-category/category/?error=pause I'm sure it's the ...
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Help me edit a variable with php

I'm using the plugin Multiple Content Blocks, which creates separate windows for content so that you can have, say, a 2-column template for a page; one column is editable in the standard TinyMCE ...
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Loop info in jquery Tabs - loop into a variable?

I've got three loops set up via jQuery UI tabs as seen in my code below. All works good but i'd like to be able to display the "count" of each loop in the tab label. I obviously can't just echo it ...
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Can't Access Sessions or Variables through pages

So I'm trying to use a session to move a variable through pages. For some reason I literally cannot access anything from index.php to archive. I declare my session at the very top of my header.php ...
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My class function is not seeing GET url paramaters

I have a set of variable set up, created with add_filter in my plugin functions file: add_filter('query_vars', 'user_country_var' ); add_filter('query_vars', 'user_lat_var' ); ...
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Variables declared in header not available in other includes

I have a var set in my header.php file: $myBool = false; and in page.php, I try to echo it: echo $myBool; But the variable is never set. This doesn't help either: global $myBool; echo $myBool; ...
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PHP variables in a post?

I'm very new to PHP. On a Wordpress site, I want to use custom Google Maps with the Javascript API V3. Some posts will have maps in them, and I want to use PHP variables to determine the unique ...
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How to declare a JS variable in an AJAX call

I'm using: wp_localize_script( $handle, $namespace, $variables ); to declare some variables before the initial AJAX call is made, but I imagine I can't do the same thing again within a callback ...
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Having problems accessing $_GET values

I'm trying to get the value of a $_GET variable on the homepage of my site. For some reason I can't access any $_GET variables on the homepage, but I can access them just fine on other pages. Does ...
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What does the Global Variable $s represent?

What does the $GLOBALS['s'] variable contain? It looks like an empty array, but what would it normally hold? I've encountered it in a tutorial: The WordPress Theme: Single Post, Post Attachment, ...
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How do I pass an argument to my custom walker?

I've set up a custom walker, and it works as desired when I hard code my variable. What I want is to be able to call my walker and pass it a variable that is used in the walker. For example: ...
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problem loading stylesheets to wp_head dynamically

I'm trying to create a wrapper shortcut function to register and load stylesheets in the header. currently, the function loads this css file src: http://my.test/wp-content/theme/css/.css I, ...
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Pass var into wp function instead of direct string text

Looking to replace static string text in this function with dynamic text from a var. Current model: comments_number( 'no responses', '1 response', '% responses' ); Ideal Outcome (code guess): ...
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How Can I Access a PHP Variable in Another PHP Function

I'd like to use the $atts variable from the lax_google_map_maker() function in lax_google_map_init(). How do I access it? I tried to 'globalize' it, but for some reason it didn't work. function ...
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Do I Need to Prefix Variables Inside Functions?

Sorry, this is a noob question. But, I want to follow the best practices. I read that functions and global variables should be prefixed in plugins. So, for example, myfunction(), should be ...