Questions tagged [php]

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Setting custom cookies in Wordpress

I am trying to set cookies to re-route returning users to my a specific page within my Wordpress site. I'd like some advice with these 2 things: Where in the Wordpress php files should cookies be ...
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Edit tag cloud widget number

By default, the WordPress tag cloud widget has a set amount of 45 tags to display. This can be seen in the wp-includes/category-template.php file. By default, the WooCommerce plugin which I have ...
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Search that will look in custom field, post title and post content

I am looking for a way to perform a search, and while performing the search, it checks a custom field named 'keywords,' the post title, and the post content. If any of those fields have results like ...
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Rename image uploads with width in filename

I am attempting to change the name format that WordPress uses to rename uploaded files. For example, when I upload an image with filename cat-picture.jpg WordPress will create scaled versions and ...
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Ajax template: how to handle head section

I know it's easy stuff, but I'm new to this and I can't understand which is the best approach. Background The template I'm working on is a dual theme Desktop/Mobile, UA Sniffing based. Now I just ...
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Publish pending article from front end with a button?

Is it possible to take the blue publish button in back end of the wordpress and place it in the frontend near the post in my index.php. I need a way to publish the pending article without going to ...
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Menu Items Disappearing

I'm running WP 3.5.1 and I've a menu with about 100 items. When I add new items to the menu older ones disappear. I'm not running Suhosin or similar stuff. What can be the cause? Note: I'm on a ...
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Add a class to links in the visual editor (how to get old dialog back)

New: Old: In short, i want a list of some classes inside the add link dialog. Because this was default there might be a easy way to get it back like this? Long: I like to have the ability to add ...
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Extract the first oembed url inserted on the content of a post

I want to extract the first oEmbed url inserted on the content of a post in order to put in a meta tag from the header, or elsewhere as a way to style it differently from the rest of the content.
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How can I pass a variable to wp_ajax action?

I'm writing a plugin that pulls data from an external API and inserts it into a bbPress topic. Here's some sample code: function bbp_ajax() { $topic_id = bbp_get_topic_id(); $the_issue_key = ...
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Drop down+sort blog posts date added/most popular

Is it possible to have a drop down menu like youtube/demonoid that allows you to sort your index (and caterogy.php) blog posts by date/popularity/viewed)? I seen plugins for adding most popular ...
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Enable/disable post revisions programmatically

Is there a way to temporarily disable revisions.... I have noticed that wp_update_post is very slow and creates revisions I don't need. The fix could be to disable revisions before issuing ...
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How To Customize Position of »add to cart« of WooCommerce on Product Page [closed]

Which file (or files, if more than one) do I need to edit to re-arrange the Product Page? I want to make some basic layout changes to the default Woocommerce product page. Specifically, I want to put ...
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Enqueue Javascript Correctly for 3.5

I am trying to create tabs for admin settings page in wp, but I think I'm doing it wrong. The example below shows how I did it but I don't know how to change this to use it correctly with no conflict ...
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Allow authors to post only in categories they create in WordPress

I'm looking for a way to allow users with an assigned WordPress role (in my case, author) to create new categories and then automatically be restricted to only posting in those categories or the ...
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Should I write a PHP function in home.php?

I am trying to learn WP Theme development. And as I have understod all "wp core" functions should be placed inside functions.php. But what about custom functions? Lets say I would need a simple ...
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How can I modify the permalink via a filter?

I would like to make a change to the URL's in my href attribute across my while site when the_permalink is called. For example: <h2><a href="<?php the_permalink()?>" Can I use my ...
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How to target with css, admin elements according to user role level?

I am using plugins "Capability Manager Enhanced" and "Adminimize". Between these two I have been able to do much of what I want to do. There are still some elements I need to hide and have been able ...
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How to change the wp-login.php page title?

I've been using the document_title_parts hook to change the page title for some front end pages. However, this doesn't seem to work for the login, register and password management pages. How can I ...
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get image url inside the content in wordpress?

I want to get the image_url from the content.Actually i have done the following code to get the content: $content=$query_val->post_content; i'm getting following as o/p: "content":"Lorem Ipsum-...
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How to get the ID of an item in an audio playlist?

I'm using wp_playlist_shortcode() to output an audio playlist. For example: echo wp_playlist_shortcode( array( 'ids' => $track_ids ) ); Thanks to the idea in answer 142974, I'm unhooking the ...
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How to order WP_User_Query results to match the order of an array of user IDs?

I'm using WP_User_Query to get a list of users from my database. I'm showing specific users only via use of the include parameter. For example: $args = array( 'include' => array( 1, 3, 5, 99, ...
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Getting $comments outside the comment template

I have a ajax request hooked on "template_redirect" (the ajax requests the post's url), and I want to display only the comment template: function get_comm(){ if(isset($_GET['get_my_comments'])): ...
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wordpress separate registration for different roles

When a user click on a link to register it should assign them a different role, and not the default role. I've tried this link but it doesnt seem to work. I've placed it in the functions.php. ...
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Most elegant way to enqueue scripts in function.php with foreach loop

I wonder is there a way of running wp_register_script and enqueue with the help of foreach loop to manage label and dir? For example, function wbs_app_components(){ $scripts_list=array( ...
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Shortcode created to check language not works

i need to create a shortcode to display a different Div depending on WP current language only when users are logout. The shortcode is this one: function coupon_box() { $user = is_user_logged_in() ; ...
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How to get a list of term names of the custom post type im currently on in single.php

Ok so I have a custom post type of "Products" and a custom taxonomy of "Types". Now in the types taxonomy I have dozens of categories and sub categories assigned to custom post types. Custom Post ...
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Do I require the use of nonce?

Im creating a visit/page views counter with ajax,jquery and php, I have been reading a few articles that recommend the use of nonces for data manipulation through ajax, however i am not sure if i need ...
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Initialize WordPress environment to use in a real cron script

I have to run a PHP script through real cron (WP cron being too unreliable). Within that script, I need $wpdb to insert data into WordPress table. But of course $wpdb will not be available as ...
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How to preserve PHP modifications while upgrading WordPress?

I made a lot of custom modifications in the PHP code of my WordPress blog. Namely in: archive.php, blog.php, footer.php, functions.php, header.php, search.php To provide customized search results, ...
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WordPress widget / plugin…fields not appearing in my widget

Trying to create my first plugin. A simple one. It's doing mainly what I want to do except the widget itself in Appearance-->Widgets doesn't display my fields. Wondering if anyone could point me in ...
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Create new category upon save based on post information

After finding a couple of leads on how to do this, I'm coming up blank. What I am trying to accomplish is to add the post to a new category based on camera name. If the category doesn't exist, then to ...
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tag search using WP_Query

I need to find only posts with a tag forest gump. I've tried: new WP_Query('tag=forest+gump');, new WP_Query('tag=forest gump');. However they both return ALL the posts and not only the posts with ...
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Permanently remove first image from posts

I have around 2,500+ posts on my site where I've inserted images using the traditional method into the post content itself. In upgrading to a different theme, the single post page now displays the ...
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Use Transient API to cache queries for all posts in all categories?

I use this to display all posts in all categories. $args_cat = array( // order by category name ascending 'orderby' => 'name', 'order' => 'ASC', // get only top level categories ...
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Save selected item from dropdown menu in a meta box as a metadata value for a custom post type

I have been beating my brains on this one for days now and my Google-fu is failing me. I have created a custom meta box with a dropdown menu that lists all of the terms from a custom taxonomy. What I ...
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Trigger a php file on every post or page if a condition is met

I was wondering if we can trigger a PHP file on every WordPress post or page if a certain condition is met. Let me detail what I want. Can we write a simple PHP script that will be automatically ...
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Change comments form title on a page by page basis

I'm looking to change the comments form title (my theme defaults this to "Leave a Comment" or "Leave a reply to"). I thought perhaps I could add a hook to comment_form_defaults but my snippet below ...
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How to redirect users to custom lostpassword page?

How to redirect users to custom lostpassword page when they click on the Error: Lost your password?. Because I set a redirect for wp-login.php to my custom login page. when a user click on Error: Lost ...
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Load custom field value into div with AJAX

I have 3 different custom fields url-1, url-2 and url-3. Each field have different value in type of <iframe> embedded video. Click any link <li> and play that video, By default play url-...
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simple wordpress ajax plugin not working when not logged in

anyone encountered this bug that it will work when you are logged in but once you log out it won't work anymore. this is a very simple plugin that will fetch zip code and display the corresponding ...
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How to reduce the database query-es

Hy, i make a slide for news, the question is how can i reduce the dathabase queries...ore how can i compress this code... http://s16.postimage.org/bswe0vrph/queries.jpg <div id="featured" > &...
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Is there a reason why my wordpress PHP page isn't loading into my PHP template

Please bear with me because I am new to utilizing Wordpress PHP this way. I have the following script: <div id="content"> <?php // check if the repeater field has rows of data if( ...
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is_singular won't call my functions?

Hi i'm using this code to call for a different stylesheet for a single post type but the problem is, It won't call the stylesheet. It's in header.php, i also tried placing it in single.php <?php ...
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How to remove certain words from url slug

Trying to create a SEO plugin, that will remove stop words from slugs. This is how to explode the $slug into a list, and explode the variable containing the stop words : add_filter ('sanitize title'...
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How to order posts by modified date without using 'query_posts'?

I have an example basic wordpress theme template here for you. First, please take a quick look at it to get an idea. <?php get_header(); ?> <div id="primary"> <div id="...
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How to show only parents subpages of current page item in vertical menu?

I just can't find a way to make it possible to show only current parent items down to current page item in a vertical menu the "wordpress way". What I want to achieve is the following dynamic ...
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Creating wordpress user registration form

I am having a form page called Test Form with this form : <div id="container"> <form action="wp-content/themes/max-magazine/TestForm.php" method="post" name="myForm"> User <input type="...
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Prevent multiple counts by same user - WP PostViews plugin

I am using WP Post Views plugin to display the post number of views. To do so, I use: <?php if(function_exists('the_views')) { the_views(); } ?> The problem is: The plugin increments the ...
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Add Adsense code in index.php

My wordpress blog homepage has thumbnail gallery. I want add adsense image ad code to 5,10 place. Below code from my index <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> ...