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WordPress Code Flow

I was interested in checking out how the WordPress code flow works... When I googled it, ( probably with the wrong keywrods), all I ended up was this; ...
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How to Link External jQuery/Javascript files with WordPress

So I'm using Starkers to base my next WP theme on and I've run into a small issue, I was including my own version of jQuery in the header.php file but when inspecting my site using Firebug I noticed ...
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What does l10n.js do in WordPress 3.1? And how do I remove it?

I just installed WP 3.1 Beta 2 on my test server. I noticed that it ships with a new l10n.js file that gets automatically inserted into the header. I did a bit of digging and it has something to do ...
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Any advantage of using wp_scripts and is_IE when enqueuing scripts

I read on the WP docs, which pointed to this gist that the correct way to enqueue styles for IE is by using the $wp_styles. I'm guessing that this would be true then for scripts as well. Take these ...
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How can i get the name parameter defined in get_header?

For example, on my blog pages i use get_header('blog');, but i don't want to create a new header template called header-blog.php, because i just want to make a small adjustments. Is it possible to ...
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Why is wp_head() creating a top margin at the top of my theme header?

I am creating a custom theme, and elements behave as they should but when I place the <?php wp_head() ?> tag I get a top margin, at the top of my theme header. When I remove the <?php ...
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Caching and Versioning for rtl.css

I am using filemtime() to add a version number for different .css and .js files in a custom WordPress theme. I used the accepted answer described here as a guideline; however, I use the ...
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How can I remove the site URL from enqueued scripts and styles?

I'm dealing with an SSL issue and I would like to strip the domain from all scripts and styles being output via wp_enqueue_scripts. This would result in all scripts and styles being displayed with a ...
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How to add stylesheets only to pages with specific shortcode?

I'm running a function on pages where the shortcode [make-me-a-map] is used. It enqueues javascript to the page and makes a map. That part works fine (woot!) but I'm having trouble with adding the ...
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Multi-page posts do not get indexed by Google due to canonical URLs

I've just noticed that on my paginated posts, only the main page gets indexed in Google. The paginated posts "post-title/2" and "post-title/3" for example, do not get indexed. On closer inspection, ...
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How can I reduce the amount of files loaded/included per plugin?

I have a Wordpress site that uses several plugins, namely 8. Most of these plugins include a lot of their own JS and CSS files, some even include so much as 3 separate CSS files. One can imagine that ...
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when should an action be added to init and when should it be added to wp_head

How do you know when to add your action to init or wp_head. In particular with regards to scripts and styles, but also any other action.
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wp_head() gives me some weird CSS

I was trying to enqueue my stylesheets but it didn't work. Turns out I had forgotten to include wp_head() inside my <head> tag. So I did and then my stylesheets where loading fine. The problem ...
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How can I modify what is being output in wp_head, whether by a theme or Wordpress in general?

I've been working on performance of my site using YSLOW, and noticed that Wordpress it outputting things in my document head that I know I don't need. For example, I'm already calling jQuery 1.9 from ...
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Two title tags in my header

I'm building a child theme and it currently has a very simple <head> section in header.php: <head> <meta charset="<?php bloginfo( 'charset' ); ?>"> <meta ...
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Wp_head and wp_footer vs wp_enqueue_script javascript files?

I'm converting a bootstrap html website into Wordpress. Now, all recommend using wp_enqueue_script() for registering javascript files. i.e. function themeslug_enqueue_script() { ...
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How to use wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script() only when needed?

My plugin uses wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script() to load resources, but I have kept in mind not to degrade the performance for the user and only load these when the current set of posts ...
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Remove specific CSS and JS from the head

I'm trying to remove some specific lines from the WP_HEAD. Now my header looks following way: <link rel='stylesheet' id='bootstrap-css' href='/themes/wp-e/css/bootstrap.css?ver=4.2.2' ...
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wp_head() not inserting the default stylesheet style.css

I have a custom theme with just a name in its style.css. I've activated it in admin which shows it just fine. In the index.php just <?php wp_head(); ?> and it doesn't output the line that is ...
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How to remove pingback from head?

I know this question has been asked and answered 1000 times. However, I've never truly found a solution that removes pingback link tag from "wp_head". While there are several ways to block ...
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How to remove unnecessary elements in the HTML document head

Is there a plugin or something that can help me out with deleting unnecessary elements in my code? I am in charge of fixing a WordPress site and have been asked to remove the following elements that ...
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How do I force wp_enqueue_scripts to load at the END of <head>?

I am loading scripts via wp_enqueue_scripts in my child theme. The only problem is that my style.css script get loaded BEFORE plugin scripts, yet I need to override the css in the plugins with my ...
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force enqueue script to be first in order of prominence

I have a few scripts which are being enqueued, the problem is that I want to force the order of prominece to which these scripts are loaded. There is one in particular which is loaded from a plugin ...
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Remove Genericons Helper CSS from twentyfourteen theme

I'd like to remove the genericons-css styles loaded by default into twentyfourteen theme. <link rel='stylesheet' id='genericons-css' ...
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How do I edit wp_head and/or functions.php to remove rss-feed which isnt used and dont validate?

When using w3.org's validation tool Unicorn I get the following error/warning: URI: http://energyshop.se/hem/feed/ This feed does not validate. After looking into my source its there crystal clear ...
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Is there a way to read or list wp_head() contents?

I am working on a CSS and JS compiler and need to find a way to list the contents of wp_head() I am trying to get a list of all CSS/JS files and inline CSS on any give page. Hooking on the wp_head ...
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Filter out some plugin action in wp head / wp_footer

I am using a plugin called "syntaxhighlighter". I know not to ask for plugin specific questions but rather how to filter out action added to the wp_head / wp_footer conditionally... This is a ...
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wp_head() - list hooked actions with priorities?

I'd like to add something to wp_head() but I'm aiming precise location (like after style.css but before rtl.css and before my other custom script). I'm wondering if it's possible to list everything ...
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Using auth_redirect returns cannot modify header information

I'm hooking auth_redirect to wp_head, but it's returning cannot modify header information. Do I have to hook it to a different action? Something that loads before wp_head? I tried hooking it to ...
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Putting content into header.php without using wp_head

I am building a plugin. I have to output certain stuff in the header.php file of the theme depending on if/else I will write. However I am not at that point yet. I just learned in order to push the ...
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action hook wp_head higher priority as all other plugins/hooks

I work a bit with the wordpress API and I want to try to include a <meta>-tag into my head area of my website. This is my code (works everything fine!): class dmd_noindex_options_page{ ...
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Searching hook to set cookies before <head> and avoid “headers already sent”

I have written a plugin that sets cookies, and need to avoid the "Headers already sent" PHP error by placing the code at the very top before the head section. Themes usually place wp_head just before ...
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Deregister CSS style file from WP footer

When user is logged in WP add in its footer this CSS: <link rel='stylesheet' id='open-sans-css' href='//fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Open+Sans....' type='text/css' media='all' /> That ...
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Indenting (tabbing) WP_head

Right now all the stuff that gets included in wp_head are left justified all the way in the code view. Whereas all my other code that is around the wp_head is indented (tabbed) two times. Is it ...
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wp_head() not including styles and javascripts after a template redirect

I am using the template_redirect action to redirect a user to a custom template which has no header, sidebar or footer (the intent is for it to be in an iframe as a dialog box). After I done the ...
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Create mobile navigation header with settings integration

I'm a seasoned programmer but a completely inexperienced WordPress developer. I'm trying to figure out how to create a header that only shows for mobile devices, and how to modify properties of that ...
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How to add iOS & fav icons to the theme?

I want to add iOs, Android and favourite icons to the website. Generally I udnerstand how they shold be implomented: link files in the head section and you good to go, however there are many lines ...
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add_action and wp_head not display content in head section

I have a big problem. In a Wordpress page I've a function that generate og meta tags. I want to "append" that generated meta in the head section. So, I write this code: add_action('wp_head', ...
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How do I test my localhost WordPress project with VirtualBoxVM?

I'm working on a WordPress project set up with MAMP on localhost. I try testing the site on internet explorer with VirtualBoxVM by browsing to my local ip. My problem is, wp_head() outputs absolute ...
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Passing a variable via wp_head and then calling it on the page

As my question suggests I'm having difficulty creating a variable in the header, via functions.php and wp_head, and then calling that variable further down the page. For example, in functions.php ...
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Remove WordPress scripts

I am working on a custom page template in my theme and I want to remove all other styles and scripts which are loaded, like default theme style, jQuery & other scripts. I want to remove all for ...
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How can I add Javascript in the header of all post pages and only post pages

I am using add_action('wp_head', 'function_that_returns_js_string') in functions.php but it is adding the string in the header across the site. How can this be narrowed down to be only included in ...
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use add_action('wp_head') in a widget for generating dynamic CSS styles

I have been working on a 'Custom Pop Links' widget for use in a theme which is ready for distribution. User can change the color of a link using a color picker inside widget. Untill now, I used inline ...
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How to modify default controls in Wordpress theme customizer

I'm trying modify the default control in the wordpress theme customizer specifically the action for the close button. By default clicking it will make you go back to the themes page, but I want it to ...
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CSS from textarea in options page to frontend what to do

I have a textarea for small css enhancements on the plugins page i output them directly to the head. My Question is how to sanitize the CSS i have validation function registered for the options with ...
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Remove adjacent_posts_rel_link under 3.2?

I'm trying to remove the adjacent_posts_rel_link links under WP3.2, i.e. remove these from wp_head: <link rel='prev' title='blah blah' href='http://...' /> <link rel='next' title='blah blah' ...
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removing wordpress generated code from the head section?

Specifically, I'm talking about the following which gets added automatically: 1) <script type='text/javascript' src='http://mysite.com/wp-includes/js/l10n.js?ver=20101110'></script> 2) ...
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How to replace a function using a child theme?

I have the following function where I would like to replace the image nopic.jpg I have updated by deleting some redundant options. if ( ! function_exists( 'TaskerDev_get_first_post_image_fnc' ) ...
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add action wp_head not working

I am trying to add some code to the head (namely a block of tracking script) via a plugin I am making. The plugin has an interface where the user enters some details which are then added to the ...
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Add code into <head> on a per page/post basis

Is there plugin (or an easyish way) to add code to the <head> section on a per page/post basis? I have a multilingual website and I need to implement the rel="alternate" hreflang markup, so ...