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Passing variable from child theme function to parent theme filter

I want to pass a variable from my child theme function to a filter which resides in my parent theme. Please let me know whether below code will work or not ? Is it the right way ? Code in Parent ...
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How to get variables from fucntion.php to my plugin files

I have written a function in functions.php that gets variables from a contact form and sends the inputs (and some other info like IP and location..) to my email. I am starting to work on my first ...
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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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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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require happens out of order

I have a page template that is including another file via require_once. I want this included file to have access to the $post object but it can't find it. So I ran something like this to see what's ...
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How to get variable from function.php to loop file

i had code in function.php file : $selective = new WP_Query($args_selective); get_template_part( $loopFile ); i cant get $seletive in my loop file. Help me pls. Thanks for any answer !
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How to pass a PHP $_GET variable and fetch/output it?

I've already looked at the Wordpress Codex, and looked around for other solutions online, but i still can't seem to get it working. Basicly what i need is to pass a GET variable in an URL, and output ...
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How can I see a varibles value when my plugin runs?

I am trying to make a plugin that redirects a user based on how they fill out a form. I am having trouble finding my problem I have narrowed it down to a small snippet that seems to work. function ...
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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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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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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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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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Variable scope producing undefined variable notices in included files

I'm building a Wordpress Theme and on the front page the user is able to select how they would like to order their posts. I've then created two functions that take the users selection through the ...
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Passing variable as permalink URL

I've been trying to adapt the rewrite functions described here with little success: Passing variables through permalink structure WordPress permalinks and custom $_GET Variables The structure of ...
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Incorrect Blog Root

I have a blog at http://leghumped.com which I moved from a subdirectory to the site root a few months back. The problem is, the root still seems to resolve to /blog/. Eg: Instead of seeing ...
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Intercepting $_GET variable from custom pagination

I have a custom pagination using a form with the get action so I can have a page jumper box. Everything works until you enter something that is not an actual page. Examples are negative numbers, text ...
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Difference in Get Variable Location

I have noticed that in some instances in WordPress (such as in my custom post types), GET variables appear as following in the URL: www.url.com/events/cool-event?action=edit&message=1 However, ...
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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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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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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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How to pass variable to functions.php?

I have a variable, created in page.php, and would like to pass this to a function in functions.php. Possible?
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How do I echo saved data outside the function?

I know the data I want is stored as $lineOne and I can echo that inside the function. But I want to get the data outside of the function. I've tired: $lineOne; $instance['lineOne']; Here's the ...
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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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Adding extra rows to form, and saving values entered.

I am attempting to create a quote-form where the user can add as many items as necessary. I would then like to take the values entered and output them to a html table in an email. Here is the ...
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Can't access a variable defined in another template despite using GLOBAL

I created, populated and successfully echoed a variable x in header.php. Then in my front page template I did global $x then echo $x. This displays nothing. Why?
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setcookie() using $_GET variables in plugin

I'm trying to store a few analytics tags inside a session cookie to be used in subsequent pageviews. Essentially what I'd like to do is this; if ($_GET['utm_source'] != "") { ...
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How to pass multiple page ids from a custom field variable into post__in wp_query

I have a client that wants to pull content from multiple pages using page_ids listed in a custom field (363, 87, 95) without interfering with the main loop content (can't use sub-pages as same page ...
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Get WordPress Page Title, ID, or Template of the Page an AJAX Request is Made From and Pass as Variable in AJAX

I have a page template that includes a region that holds links to a series of video custom post types. Each of the links is tagged with an 'ajax-link' class so that through an AJAX request I can pull ...
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How to use a variable as key in an array at Customizer select setting

I'm trying to add a Customizer 'select' setting to my theme with the path to a CSS file as key in an array, like so: $wp_customize->add_control( 'control_something', array( 'label' ...
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passing category name from category.php to single.php

It's the first time I used WP. I just use a small portion of it, because I already had my website ready. So the only section that uses WP is the blog section. I finally was able to implement it has ...
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Woocommerce variable filter form not working

I created a custom variable filter for woocommerce, but when i submit a form its doesn't work... Not filtering a variable selected product. (Show all product on shop page). Thanks for any help! ...
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Custom Taxonomy Link Text Echo Name Not Slug

I'm a little lost about where I can place a simple php echo within a loop. I have a "program" taxonomy where each program is echoed onto buttons. Right now I'm only echoing the slugs for the link ...
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Using simple field variables within a loop

I am trying to loop a custom post type called "room" within a custom post type called "venues". I have venue pages and I have created a custom post type called room which is tagged with the venue ...
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Setting a cookie in functions.php and it gets deleted when working on an other function

My first function gets the parameters from the URL and sets the cookies: /** Get variables from the URL and set them into the coockie **/ add_action( 'init', 'set_utm_cookie'); function ...
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Best way to access variables in template markup

I am making my own mini OOP wrapper for working with wordpress themes. I have a main $settings variable that contains all of the information like definitions, scripts, menus etc.. I then pass this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Create and update Custom Cookie based on multiple GET and POST Values for first time visitors?

I am not exactly sure the most efficient way to write this code. I collect custom data in my forms and also in my url via get such as: Name utm_campaign URL Referrer ID Among many more. Do I ...
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global variable not accessable inside functions

I downloaded and installed a wordpress plugin. Everthing works fine on localhost untill i uploaded the site on live server it wasn't working as intended. When i define a variable as global its value ...
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Passing user first and last names from external db to WordPress user first and last names using session variables?

This may be a little convoluted, but here it goes. I don't let users register on WordPress to access my member site. I have an outside registration/login system set up and want to continue using ...
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Displaying posts by year

I'm trying to display posts on the homepage from the current year only. I am using the following: <?php if ( is_front_page()) { ?> <?php $current_year = date('Y'); ?> <?php ...