After trying to replace the wordpress theme , it says that the functions.php file in the theme catalogue - the last line - is not ok

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected $end in ... /themes/themename/functions.php on line 1500

line 1500 is actually only symbol ?>


ok, here is the pastebin link of the functions.php file that has error


p.s. i am wondering - since its supposed to be a ready made template - then how could it be error - its supposed to work

p.s. may be its some kind of thing that can be messed up by changing wordpress settings or it uses some bad plugins ? ( like permalinks or some cache plugin etc. ) ...

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    remove the last ?> Aug 1, 2011 at 20:20
  • @One Trick Pony that's a perfectly valid answer; why put it as a comment? :) Aug 3, 2011 at 11:47

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I believe that means there's an extra close-function tag somewhere in your functions.php file, $end;, } or such. You'll have to pick through the code to find it. A text editor that color-codes code can help with this, but you'll still have to click around and find it.

Best of luck!

  • it says the same - for other themes also , there is only ?> sign on that line , should there be also $end; somewhere on the last line
    – Veebia
    Aug 1, 2011 at 18:04
  • More likely it's an extra $end or } somewhere earlier in your code - it won't be on that line that's showing the error. If you want to post the entire functions.php file here (or over on pastebin.com and share a link) someone might be able to help you pick through and find it.
    – Michelle
    Aug 1, 2011 at 20:36

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