Parse error: syntax error, unexpected 'add_action' (T_STRING), expecting function (T_FUNCTION) in C:\xampp\htdocs\web\wp-content\themes\Total\functions.php on line 283


Open this file


go to on line 283 and check how you have added add_action function.

It must be like this.

add_action('tag','function_callback' );

add_action is a function which allows you to attach a function to an action hook and it must not be string eg. 'add_action'

Please read document about add_action http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/add_action


This error often occurs with syntax errors like missing brackets in the code. In your case probably in the lines preceding the add_action call. Check the syntax there or post the previous code block here please.

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