Questions tagged [headers]

HTTP headers are what is sent to the browser before the page markup. They often include the page MIME type, charset, status code and encoding. Headers are often overridden to change the page MIME type or redirect the user.

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Why won't wp_mail() let me set the From: header when plain old PHP mail() will?

When I use wp_mail( $to, $subject, $message, $headers ) (with values in place, of course), the email gets sent with a from name and email that isn't set anywhere I can find (not even in PHP or Apache ...
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How to add code to Header.php in a child theme?

I'm creating a child theme for the first time and I had a few questions regarding code added to header. In a non child theme there is certain code I add to my header.php file such as google ...
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WP function/filter for modifying http headers?

Is there a dedicated WP function, action or filter to use when adding/modifying the HTTP headers? For now I just hook a PHP header() call into the WP 'init' hook like this: add_action('init', '...
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WordPress Plugin Development - Headers Already Sent Message

I'm developing WordPress plugins. When I activate my plugin, I'm getting the following message: The plugin generated 293 characters of unexpected output during activation. If you notice “...
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Why is there a link tag with rel “profile” pointing to gmpg.org?

I found this <link rel="profile" href="http://gmpg.org/xfn/11"> in header.php file of WordPress theme. What will happen if I don't use this? What will happen if I use this ?
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How does one suppress a 404 status code in a WordPress page?

I've got a WordPress site that includes pages pulled from a different database. The problem is that these other pages return a 404 status code. (The WordPress posts/pages are fine.) The 404'ed pages ...
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wp_headers vs send_headers. When to use each?

I've seen wp_headers and send_headers both used before for the same thing and I'm wondering how you're suppose to know which one to use and when... On the send_headers codex page there's an example ...
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wp_redirect() - headers already sent

I am trying to use wp_redirect() to redirect the user after successfully submitting a signup form on the page. It's not working and shows the following error: Warning: Cannot modify header ...
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Admin bar and fixed header issue?

I've styled my header to have a fixed top position. While logged in to wordpress, the wp admin nav bar covers the top section of my header making imposible to access my top navigation. I would like ...
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How to remove rest api link: in http headers?

i would like to remove the "link:" line added to the http headers since wordpress 4.4 here is a curl -I killcandida.org here is the output extract of the line that i would like to delete: Link: &...
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disable wordpress canonical tag meta

wordpress core automatically generates canonical tag in HEAD section: <link rel="canonical" href="http://blabla.com" /> how to disable/remove that?
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Why is wp_redirect() preferable to a standard PHP header redirect?

In asking a question about hooks and redirects, I was advised to use wp_redirect in place of the PHP header function. Just wondering why wp_redirect is preferable?
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Disable h1 and h2 from rich text editor combobox

In the Wordpress control panel, when writing a new post, I would like to disable the Header 1 and Header 2 from the text formatting combobox, because I already use them on my theme (h1 for blog name ...
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Is there a way to enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing for WordPress' ajaxurl?

WordPress already has a default URL for jQuery-WordPress application calls and it's well known as the ajaxurl. However, there are cases wherein one would need to enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (...
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Auto get_header and get_footer on every template?

Is there a way to automatically run get_header() at the beginning of template and get_footer() at the end of it? Currently my code is too repetitive with those calls. I've been looking for a way to ...
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How do I add a search bar to my header?

I need to add a functioning search bar to my header. I have read through the forums but am unsure what code I need to put where. For instance, where do I put the css code versus where do I put the ...
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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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External page integrated into WordPress returns a 404 error

I have a script that I'd like to call via AJAX from my WordPress theme, it relies upon some core WordPress functions so I am including WordPress blog header like so: define( 'WP_USE_THEMES', false ); ...
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Can't get a JSON object in response to an Ajax request with wp_ajax

I have a problem with WordPress and Ajax. This is my JavaScript part (I trimmed it a bit): var posts = $.ajax({ type: 'POST', url: ajaxurl, async: false, dataType: 'json', data: {...
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Where is get_header('shop') file in Woocommerce templates

I need to modify the get_header('shop') file in Woocommerce but don't know where it's located, if someone knows please help me out - thanks!
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Adding javascript to child theme

I want to apply some javascript to my header and want to know what the best way to implement it is. here is the source that contains the javascript I'm including - https://codepen.io/kaemak/pen/mHyKa/...
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Add header and footer to WP backend

I want to add a header in the backstage in order to look more blend in like the frontend. Nothing much I want to add, just the header and footer is enough. The content section remains the original ...
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Adding rel=“next” & rel=“prev” for paginated archives

Does someone perhaps know a plugin or snippet (besides Yoast's WordPress SEO) to accomplish this perhaps? Pagination with rel=“next” and rel=“prev” The only thing I've come across seems to be an 3-...
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Math notation on WordPress.com?

I am a new user with WordPress, and I would like to use mathematical formulas. I have been reading the mathjax pages for hours, such as this one and quite a few others. This may be a bad question, ...
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How do I make my plugin load before the headers are output so I can redirect wordpress?

I wrote some code, that helps secure my clients files, and added it to wordpresses function file. however, whenever updates come in, it obviously overwrites my function. So I wanted to create it as a ...
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Recommended location to set response headers?

I'm looking to set an Expires response header for all page requests. I see the doctype in the theme's header.php file, so I'm guessing I could set it right before that line, but I'm wondering if there ...
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How to prevent wordpress from loading old versions of jquery in wp_head();?

I noticed my twenty twelve theme is including outdated versions of jquery and js so I want to replace the scripts with the newer versions, however the scripts are in the file included by wp_head() (...
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Is it safe to fix Access-Control-Allow-Origin (CORS origin) errors with a php header directive?

I am trying to show a Formidable Pro Form from a WordPress site to the other. I followed the developer's API and the REST API, but faced a CORS problem. Then I found a suggestion on a forum thread ...
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How to set custom cookies before output

What's a surefire way to check/set cookies before the php headers are sent? Is there an action or filter that would be the best place to hook a setcookie() function?
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Loading different JS for http and https

I'm using a third party JS file. And they have both http and https version. My site have some pages loading in https while most of pages are in http. Now my question is could I do something in header....
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Custom endpoint and X-WP-TotalPages (headers)

I have a custom endpoint defined like so: add_action( 'rest_api_init', function () { register_rest_route( 'menc/v1', '/crosscat/(?P<dept>[\w-]+)/(?P<cat>[\w-]+)', array( ...
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Hook for URL Request

I would like to make XML files downloadable, instead of allowing the browser to displaying them inline. I know I can use the Content-Disposition: attachment HTTP header (of course, better solutions ...
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Override json encoding in rest api

I'm trying to create a secure download plugin. I found the rest api the best option for this task, but i cant change headers like Content-Type:. In the register_rest_route callback these headers ...
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Getting “Cannot modify header information - headers already sent” error on wp-admin only whenever any plugin is activated

I had this problem in this question and tried to isolate where the issue is coming from, but I am only more confused now. I'm trying to upgrade my site from the current WordPress 4.5.5. , but first, ...
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Additional Option on Custom Header admin

I would like to extend the Custom Header class to include an animation feature for the header graphics. Essentially, I'd like to add another possible value for the radio button for randomization. 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 ...
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Clarity needed on usage of multiple 403 forbidden header() functions at the beginning of the plugin files

Just see the following code snippet. I have came across this in one of the plugins that I am reading now. if ( ! defined( 'ABSPATH' ) ) { header( 'Status: 403 Forbidden' ); header( 'HTTP/1.1 403 ...
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Headers already sent error with CSV export plugin

I have built a Wordpress plugin that allows the user to export all pages, with their levels and urls, to a csv file. The problem I have is that I keep getting error messages when trying to export ...
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In a WordPress plugin, how do you output HTML code inside the DOM header? [closed]

HTML: <header> <!-- I want to add html code here --> </header> Function: function add_html_to_header { <b> Hello World </b> } add_action('','...
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Cannot load admin-ajax.php. No access-control allow origin*

I cannot load admin-ajax.php and I keep getting this error message: XMLHttpRequest cannot load ..../wp-admin/admin-ajax.php.,. No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present on... On local ...
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How can I use CURLOPT_USERPWD in wp_remote_post?

I'm trying to setup a proper cURL call in WordPress so am using wp_remote_post(). However, I'm having trouble authenticating the user via wp_remote_post(). Any idea how to convert the following to be ...
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Programmatically log in a wordpress user

I am trying to programmatically log in a wordpress user, using the following function for that. public function auto_login( $user ) { $username = $user; if ( !...
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How to remove/hide action links cluttering under specific plugins' names

Some plugins place various links under their name on the primary column on the plugin page. So we end up with something like: Home Page | Support Forums | Documentation | Upgrade to Pro Edition | ...
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Get file headers in custom file

in my one of my plugins i have modules (kind of like plugins in a plugin), is there a function like get_plugin_data() or wp_get_theme() that will allow me to get the header section of a custom file (...
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How can I get wp_head() as a string instead of echoing it?

I'm using PHP handlebars templates and would like to keep all of the HTML in the template file so I don't have a header.php but rather the handlebars looks like <html> <head> {{#...
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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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Adding custom code into header.php using a plugin

I have a bunch of code that I tend to put into the header.php of every site I do which are specific to Internet Explorer. I was wondering if there was a way to insert code into a 'standard' header....
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Setting Last Modified HTTP Header on static Home Page

In response to the question asked here I find myself and this other user needing a solution to set a last modified header that contains the date and time of the most reicent post. Since we both in ...
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How to set twenty fourteen header image at 100% width?

if function wpse_custom_header_setup() { add_theme_support( 'custom-header', apply_filters( 'wpse_header_args', array( 'width' => 1460, 'height' => 220,...
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The style.css stylesheet doesn’t contain a valid theme header

when I try to upload a theme I have uploaded on a free host and it is the first time I upload a theme on a host, I got this error failed because The style.css stylesheet doesn’t contain a valid theme ...

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