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Loop through child images of a parent for a Nivo Slider

I want to use a Nivo slider to cycle through the children of a parent page one by one, how can I do that? I have the following piece of code that grabs ALL the children of a parent page and displays ...
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Specific Loop For 2 <div> Within Each <li>

I need to create a loop that can logically be described as the following for a carousel: Requirements: 3 Loops 2 Posts Per Loop No Duplicates Order by Post Date Visual: < Start Loop #1 > <...
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On this day PHP code

I'm working with this code snippet for an "on this day" type post. However it is only showing 1 year in the past. I'm looking to automate this so it shows on this day in 2009, 2010, 2011... and as the ...
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Remove class that has been added by parent theme

My parent theme generates the following class in body: style-cupcake. I don't want that. The best way to get rid of this is by adding my own functions in a functions.php file in my child theme, right? ...
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Custom Widget outputs the input but doesn't save anything inside the textarea

I've been working on my first widget, Everything works perfectly except it doesn't save anything I add to the textarea box. It will output the input on the website however. From research I think its ...
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Wordpress widget in custom theme

I created a custom theme and writing a basic widget for my wordpress based website. If I paste the code in functions.php the code works fine, however if I paste the code in a separate file and keep it ...
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How to allow PHP In WordPress text widget

I want to add a text widget to my new WordPress website, but in the text widget there are some PHP snippets and I am finding it difficult to do it. Please help me Guys.
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add_rewrite_rule with bottom priority doesn't handle the Wordpress pages

I have a php file named test.php that outputs the page querystring parameter. I want to use add_rewrite_rule to serve my php file, while the WordPress pages which exist already or will be created ...
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submit the form to same page

I have a simple form , all I want is to submit the form to same page. I have tried reading other answers including action="" - wordpress says Oops! That page can’t be found. action="#" - wordpress ...
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Conditional Statement - check if post has an attachment image

I'm working on a conditional statement (in a loop) that looks for a featured image then grabs a default image if there is none, which I have figured out. But, I also wanted a way to pull the first ...
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How to create different menu's for not logged in visitors and for logged in members?

I'm creating a website which will provide services to members and I want to make it so that when a not logged in person comes to the website the menu is specifically designed for sales pages to make ...
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Filter posts with ajax form and checkboxes

I have a loop for my Custom Posts Type workshop filtered with two custom taxonomies group and teacher on the same page. The Ajax filter works perfectly. Each links of the filter works with a <input ...
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Create a new user using WP REST API and declare meta object

I'm struggling here with a question. I'm sending a POST to http://localhost/wp-json/v2/wp/users/ with this JSON data: { "username" : "johndoe", "email": "jondoe@gmail.com", "password": "...
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POSTS list in WordPress by views

I need a code that causes: <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> List according to the amount of VIEW, is like to list popular posts only that it will enter the table mh_postmeta, and ...
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Search and Replace in database: How to replace data in SQL dump file on Windows?

Unlike with Joomla, one can't just search and replace a string in WordPress database because of serialized data. I am not sure what serialized data is, but it makes my life more complicated. Is there ...
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Loading wordpress stuff on laravel site

I not sure why i failed to load the wordpress site on the laravel site. the following code, i tested on plain php without any framework - it work! but if i call from the file within laravel framework -...
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Blank <title> on static home page?

The <title> of each page on my site shows correctly with the following code: <title><?php wp_title(''); ?></title> But on my home page, which is set to a static page called '...
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Jquery ajax to custom php file: returning blank data

I created a custom php file, put it in my folder. The files does insert some data to the database to a custom table i created. require wp_path() . "/wp-load.php"; global $wpdb; $favorite_table = $...
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Check if Favicon is set in Customizer

There's this "Site Icon" option in the customizer, which allows you to set a favicon. I'm creating a theme which already has its own favicon. How can I check if the favicon is already set in the ...
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Update some database fields when post is saved

I have a class that will count the Lines of Code, Source Lines of Code, and the Code disk space used. I would like to save these values into the database so that these values can be calculated only ...
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How to add active class to custom menu using while loop and wp_list_pages

I am running wp_list_pages through a while loop to create a custom menu. By running it through a loop I can target specific elements to show. I need to figure out how to either target the classes ...
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populate dropdown wordpress form from database custom table

Trying to populate a drop down element of a html form in a word press page with data from SQL query in a php file in a php directory: site/php/. Php code is working fine: <?php require_once "...
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Dynamically Override Fancy Title - Part II

I followed instruction by @pat-j and @cjbj in this answer: Dynamically Override Fancy Title and I got the result of override title. Now I need to dynamically change this title. I have written this ...
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Looking for a better way to handle an ajax script that pulls in post data on click

I've developed a template page that displays a grid of "employees" (a custom post type). That part works fine, but I also needed to set up a lightbox to display additional details on click. To avoid ...
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Geocoding an Exploded Custom Field Array

So, I'm having a little problem with crossing signals in WordPress between Google Maps' API and an exploded custom field. I want to be able to geocode an address that's been exploded from a custom ...
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How to check from which page the user is coming to the current page?

Is there a way of doing this with WordPress aside from using $_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER']? Maybe something like a blend of $_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER'] and is_category(). Something like, came_from_category( ...
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Prevent publish status/date saved on transition_post_status hook

I'm using the transition_post_status to prevent a custom post type from being published based on a post meta field. It doesn't seem to work entirely, and that's where I need some help. Here is a ...
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Can we have a php “page” without a WordPress “page”?

Somewhere off of the homepage we need to show a container page which does some stuff with custom post types. Actually it doesn't matter what it does, my point is it needs to exist and be reachable ...
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Ajax filter with custom taxonomies

I created a loop for my Custom Posts Type workshop with the lists of two custom taxonomies group and teacher on the same page. What I'm trying to do is create an Ajax filter with both taxonomies. The ...
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WooCommerce - Customer Order History Pagination

I'm trying to implement pagination into WC's customer order history that can be seen on the "My Account" page using woo_pagination(). https://docs.woothemes.com/document/woo_pagination/ The template ...
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probleme adding Txt and Links in preg_match()

I'm newbie in PHP, i use this PHP code who work as a charm (@Brian Fegter) : add_action('template_redirect', 'foobar_explode_if_no_citation'); function foobar_explode_if_no_citation(){ #Get the ...
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What is This esc_html_e() i wordpress php?

why do developers use <?php esc_html_e() >? in 404 pages, what does it mean, how does it works?
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why is translation not working on theme?

Background I am using the theme Rookie from Sportpress. I created a child theme. Translation files are existing, especially german in my case. Wordpress is set to german language. The Problem ...
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How can I call WordPress core functions in external scripts?

I'm trying to develop a code to call some Codex functions (https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference) the problem is simple, I don't find any doc where read about how to start. I have a PHP ...
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How display widget by id

I fetched widget id this way: $the_sidebars = wp_get_sidebars_widgets(); print_r( $the_sidebars['sidebar-1'] ); It shows: Array ( [0] => recent-posts-2 [1] => recent-comments-2 [2] =&...
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Plugin update error message

I'm working on a client website where the framework requires a specific plugin version to work properly. With the follow lines of code in my functions.php file, it stops the plugin from updating ...
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How do I use Shortcodes inside of HTML tags?

I tried to include shortcodes with a parameter in raw html output, like shown below: <a href="https://example.com/folder/edit.php?action=someaction&id=[foocode parameter='value']&edittoken=...
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Site Title and Tagline in Theme Options Page

I'm using the Options Framework Theme to put together an options page. The user(s) I'm building this for would like to be able to edit a few settings directly from this page, including of which - the ...
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Removing Default Gutenberg Blocks, But Keeping Reusable Block Functionality?

I have been follow a tutorial here: https://rudrastyh.com/gutenberg/remove-default-blocks.html Where it discusses how to remove default Gutenberg blocks like so: add_filter( 'allowed_block_types', '...
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Build a content and excerpt grid loop with paging and options for # of posts

What I'd like to do: on index.php, a loop that shows a selectable number of full posts using the_content and then below that shows a selectable number (the number of posts can be hardcoded in the ...
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load/require specific php files for specific pages/templates/post types

I have a plugin with multiple php files. I want to load some of them only when specific template files are loaded. I don't want to load everything. Currently, I'm doing it with add_action( 'wp', '...
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How to remove a metabox from menu editor page?

I am not sure if it is much different for any page but I am wondering how to remove a metabox from the appearance>menu page without having to go into the wordpress core files and remove it. Is there ...
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Can i check if user is doing any ajax request?

I make a custom user meta and its name is last_activity. I use this meta to get the date of user last activity and I updated the meta each time user open a page using WordPress wp_head action. My ...
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WordPress Shortcode and Dynamic CSS

I have a question I would like to ask to the WordPress developers, Usually when creating a shortcode that need to generate custom css how do you proceed? For example a simple button shortcode with ...
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How to disable wordpress confirmation email for new users

I need to disable Wordpress new user registration email confirmation link and auto generated password for new users. Users should be register with a password of their choice without email ...
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urlencoding of the_title() doesn't work?

hey guys, <?php urlencode(the_title()); ?>doesn't take effect. this is my entrie line of code: <li><a href="mailto:?subject=<?php urlencode(the_title()); ?>&amp;body=<?...
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How to get author ID when an author page is being viewed?

I'm having problems getting the author ID in my plugin's init() method. I've hooked init() to wp: public function __construct() { add_action( 'wp', array( $this, 'init' ) ); } My init() method:...
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How to get Woocommerce Variation ID? [closed]

I am trying to create some additional functionality on my Woocommerce backend where I add a custom field to the variations section of backend of Woocommerce. However I cannot for the life of me ...
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Saving Plugin settings to the database

I'm not a complete novice with php or wordpress but am wanting to approach this problem the most efficient way so believe asking here will help. I've got a plugin that randomly generates a quote - I'...
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How do I configure WordPress to talk to a Microsoft SQL Server database?

We have are building a WordPress site on our intranet site and wish to connect it to a Microsoft SQL Server. I have downloaded and configured PHP and PHP Manager on IIS. I have also downloaded SQL ...

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