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Check if wp-login is current page

How can I check if the current page is wp-login.php or wp-signup.php ? Are there more elegant solutions than using $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] ?
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Toggle admin metabox based upon chosen page template

I'd like to have a custom field interface show up only when a certain template is assigned to a particular WordPress page. Any ideas?
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How do test if a post is a custom post type?

I am looking for a way to test if a post is a custom post type. For example, in, say, the sidebar I can put in code like this: if ( is_single() ) { // Code here } I want code testing for only ...
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the_content and is_main_query

I am filtering the content with the the_content filter. Everything works perfect, excerpt that my changes are applied to custom queries as well. My changes appear in the sidebar as well if the widget ...
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Exclude custom function content from certain pages

I have added a small custom function to display a little author bio blurb at the bottom of each blog entry in my functions.php file inside the current theme that I am using. So far so good, it is ...
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How to get image title/alt attribute?

In my white theme, there is no alt attribute configured for the home slider post. I added the alt text for the image through the media library interface. I added the following code to display the alt ...
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Get template part based on custom taxonomy term

I have a custom post type and I'm trying to call up different variations of the navigation based on the custom taxonomy slug. I've done this fairly easily with normal posts, like so: <?php ...
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Trouble with conditional tags

I've got some code I want to run on every page other than the blog page and the archive page. If I use <?php if ( !is_home() ) { ?> The code correctly doesn't show on the blog page. If I ...
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disable comments if array exists

This is the code which is registering the function for rewrite_endpoints(): function wpa121567_rewrite_endpoints(){ add_rewrite_endpoint( 'comments', EP_PERMALINK ); add_rewrite_endpoint( 'stats', ...
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How to check if post has any tag?

I am displaying post tags like this: <div class="tags"><?php the_tags('<span>Tags</span>' , ' '); ?> </div> It works fine, but if the post does not have any tag, then ...
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How to determine whether we are in add New page/post/CPT or in edit page/post/CPT in wordpress admin?

This seems like simple thing but I need way to determine whether the current screen is for Add New or Edit ( a sort of wordpress admin conditional tag). Is there a built in function for this already, ...
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if (is_page(**PAGE ID**)) not working

I'm following this tutorial on adding Google Content Experiments code to header.php. I added the following code to header.php: <?php if (is_page('346') ):?> <!-- Google Analytics ...
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Auto Add Image Title,Caption,Alt Text,Description while uploading Images in WordPress

Can anyone tell me how to auto fill/add same image title in title, caption, alt text and description while uploading any image in my WordPress Posts.
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What is the correct method for determining 'is_front_page' when using filters such as 'pre_get_posts' and 'posts_where'?

On my site several filters should be applied if the user is viewing the static home page. My understanding is that is_front_page() should determine if that is indeed the case. However, whenever I use ...
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is_active_sidebar() Always Returns False

I've never gotten is_active_sidebar() to work, no matter if there's widgets in the sidebar or not I always get false returned. Currently I'm creating a sidebar for each top level page: http://...
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conditional shortcode not working

I'm using a plugin, NextGEN gallery, to display photos. Each gallery from this plugin corresponds to a different sub-page, so I'm using conditional shortcodes to assign the right gallery to it's ...
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what is the action hook code to supporting product category condition in single product page of woocommerce?

I want to display product attributes of 2 different product category with the help of conditional tags. But the condition was not working This is the condition that i given Height:get('height'); ?>...
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Actions, functions and conditionals

When developing themes and plugins it is sometimes neccesary to add some functionality to some hook using conditional statements. Example: function my_custom_function() { if( is_home()) { ...
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is_home() vs is_archive()

I have set my front page set to be a static front page, "Home," and my Posts page is set to my "News" page. When on my News page, is_home() returns 1 as expected but is_archive() returns 0. I would ...
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If on term-page -> get the current term?

I'm trying to write a kind of "breadcrumb" function in my "functions.php" I'd like to query if I'm on a term-page and if so I want to print the current term I'm in. By "term-page" I mean the ...
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Conditional tag to check if 'page.php' is being used?

I'm trying to check whether the page.php template is being used or not. I've tried is_page_template( 'page.php' ) but it doesn't work. I also can't use is_page() because I only want to do something ...
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How to make plugin required in a wp theme without using php conditional statements when calling an individual function from that plugin?

One of my Wordpress themes requires a few third party plugins to run correctly. Most of the times I used to call functions from third party plugins using conditional statements like if(...
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Wordpress function like is_category for subcategory? is_subcategory?

Is there a function in WordPress that will check if the page you are on is a sub-category archive page? Like the way is_category checks if it's a category page?
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How to add theme customizer control to specific page?

I would like to have something like: if (is_post_type_archive('my_post_type')) { $wp_customize->add_section(...); $wp_customize->add_setting(...); $wp_customize->add_control(...);...
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What is the condition to check if we are in admin or frontend?

What is the condition to check if we are in admin or frontend? I want to add_action not in backend, but only in frontend.
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functions.php conditional tag only for custom post type

I'm using gpp slideshow, which overwrites wordpress's default gallery display. I only want to use it on my custom post type, "listings" - how would I reference it to only replace wordpress's default ...
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Adding Controls to Theme Customizer If Certain Page Template is Active

How to Conditionally add controls on Theme Customizer panel. Conditional like is_page() or is_page_template() obviously does/will not work because the page is being shown is customize.php. Code ...
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Conditional tag is_page with a custom post type

Accordingly to the is_page documentation, supplying the slug as an argument WP can tell me whether the current page is the one represented by the slug. Perhaps I am using the wrong slug? However I ...
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Problem using is_single() to enqueue script from functions.php

I'm having trouble only adding scripts to single post pages. I need to both include and exclude certain scripts using is_single() but it doesn't work either way I try it. I have the template tag on ...
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Problem with "conditional tag": if empty

I've been trying for a while now to make it so that there is nothing shown if there are no Related Posts. Currently the headline and the container (of course empty) are displayed. Like I said I tried ...
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Conditional statement for parent, child and grandchild pages

I'm trying to figure out how to set up a conditional statement to check if the parent, child or grandchild is being displayed. This is what I've got so far: <?php if ( is_page( 'about' ) || '29' ...
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is_archive() doesn't work on public query var archive pages?

Public query vars are those available and usable via a direct URL query. E.g. example.net/?category_name=tech&tag=gadgets But doesn't example.net/?category_name=tech&tag=gadgets show an ...
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Apply the_title filter to post titles AND backend auto social-sharing plugin, but not nav menu

The Challenge I have been trying to write a filter that applies (prepends a string) to (a) post titles of a certain post type and (b) to that same post type WordPress admin backend for use by an auto ...
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Manipulating cookie on specific taxonomy archive page

I have this code to set cookie when user on the taxonomy archive page called 'term-country' if (is_tax('term-country')) add_action('init', 'my_setcookie'); // my_setcookie() set the cookie on the ...
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has_category() for parent category

Is there a way to make a condition for posts belonging to any sub-categories of a given parent category? Here is an example, assuming the following category structure: News FAQ 1) Installing 2) ...
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custom post type upcoming post and past post

I want to retrieve inside my archive-CPT.php most recent upcoming post ( post with status of future) and past post (oldest published post). This is how my archive-CPT.php is looking like: <?php ...
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Why is wp-login redirecting to the home page when I use this function?

I'm perplexed; I can't see where I'm going wrong with this code. It should redirect any subscriber-level users back to the site home page if they try to access anything within /wp-admin - but not if ...
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WordPress Single Conditional for Search Page

Is there a way to filter single.php so that if someone came from search.php it would display one thing, but if they came from anywhere else it would display another? Thanks, Josh
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How do I assign this filter to a variable? (Appending php & markup to the_content)

===I HAVE SOMETHING THAT WORKS NOW, JUST NOT CORRECTLY. PLEASE READ THE WHOLE POST, I AM GOING TO LEAVE IT ALL UP HERE BECAUSE OTHERS MAY BE ABLE TO BENEFIT FROM ME BUMBLING THROUGH THIS PROCESS!! I ...
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Conditional Tag for sub cagtegories?

We have is_category() for categories, however I'm not getting a conditional tags for subcategories. I want to enqueue script only on subcategories but on the parent. So let's say I have a parent ...
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Blog Posts vs Static Page (conditional statements)

I want to determine when it's the following page: Front page displays the Blog page Front page displays the Blog page + subpages: /page/2/... Front page as static page Blog page as static page Blog ...
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changing default comment form arguments [duplicate]

I want to change the default comment form title_reply, label_submit ... just on my CPT without affecting the default comment form but I can't get it to work without affecting the default ones. First ...
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alt attributes not showing on pages

I have downloaded a wordpress theme called livepuse, and unfortunately the alt tags are not showing on portfolio pages for my images. The website is as follows: http://vitul3ddesigns.com/project/...