Questions tagged [php]

For questions about the server-side programming language that the WordPress core, plugins and themes are written in. Questions about using PHP outside a WordPress context are off-topic but might be asked on Stack Overflow.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Static Frontpage Pagination - Custom loop

I created a custom content template, assigned it to a page and coded the query. Everything appears to be working as they should. The only issue I have is with the pagination. So, when I go the second ...
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How to search display_name column when using WP_User_Query

I'm using WP_User_Query to bring back a list of users. According to this article, I can focus the query on particular columns (I'm assuming in the wp_users table) using the search_columns param. My ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom Meta Field - Youtube embed

I created a custom meta field and I want to use it to embed a youtube video into the post. It works but when I post a code like this: <iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/...
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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 to serialize a Gutenberg block from block attributes in PHP?

I am writing a migration script which has to read the post_content of posts and then dynamically change some attributes of some custom Gutenberg blocks. I was able to read the post_content and then ...
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Date archives for custom post type

I have seen many questions/posts regarding this, but have yet to find a decent solution. Basically I am trying to do what wp_get_archives does, but for a custom post type (personally I am unsure why ...
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How to Create a Directory in a Plugin Folder?

I am creating a plugin in WordPress Version 3.4.2. When the administrator submits a form, a new folder is created inside my plugin directory and a file saved in this new folder. But it gives me the ...
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Display Post co-authored in Author Page

I am using co-author plus and I have posts in my site that are done by multiple authors. I would like that when I click on the co-author's author page, I will be able to get the posts that he/she co-...
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Passing JSON data from WP Query into AJAX causing NULL errors

I am currently using a WP_Query that'll trigger from an AJAX call when a button is pressed. The post meta fields lat lng will be used as location data for a google map. The query outputs fine without ...
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Insert plugin content before body end

How do I make plugin's content appear in a place I want? For example let's say I have a plugin that output's a paragraph: echo "<p>foo<p>" If I do this it will appear on a page outside ...
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Plugin.php: PHP Notice: Undefined offset: 0 in

I moved a WordPress site from one domain to another and there were a lot of white spaces that needed to be removed. The only problem that is left are the following errors: PHP Notice: Undefined ...
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if has theme mod

Does someone know how to write the next line in wordpress PHP, because i'm not that great with PHP. If_theme_mode has content echo { my content } else { other content }; thnx
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“wp_enqueue_style();” don't load new edited style

First, sorry my english. I am using Local by flywheel to manager my site files and my wordpress version is 4.9.4. Here is the problem, When I use wp_enqueue_style('wharever', get_stylesheet_uri()); ...
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How can update custom meta for all posts

How can update custom meta (likes) for all posts that have this meta? If i used something like this: update_post_meta( $post_id, "likes", 1 ); it's required to add the post id that I need to update ...
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Display certain amount of posts on taxonomy archive page

I have a taxonomy archive page where I display everything under the term 'techno' I want to be able to limit this to 20 posts to a page until it paginates. At the moment it displays 10 on one page and ...
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How to turn off redirection from 'domain.com/login' to 'domain.com/wp-login.php'

I want to install something different than wordpress under 'mydomain.com/login', but WordPress automatically redirecting this link '/login' to '/wp-login.php'. Where can I turn off this redirection?
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PHP Script within wordpress theme

I have a php script that I'd like to utilize within my wordpress theme. I'd like to restrict access to the page based on users belonging to particular groups so it's important to keep it within ...
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Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 64 bytes)?

I am getting this error. I have increased the memory limit upto 512M. I have more than 4000 posts with so many data. Website is working fine. But when I am trying to access the custom post type page ...
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Specified file failed upload test. wp_upload_handle

So I managed to write a peice of code that allows me to upload a zip file, im not even sure where it gets uploaded too, and I am doing it on my localhost with apache in control (www-data). the code is ...
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Correct use of curly braces vs alternative synax

In most themes I've looked at and WordPress core, I'm seeing the use of endwhile and endif. Is there a good reason why WordPress uses these instead of curly braces for block statements?
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Bulk Image upload and one image for each post?

I have around 3000 photos, want to upload on WordPress. Is there any way to bulk upload all the photos as one image for each post ?
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Run shortcode at certain resolution

I've gone a roundabout way of trying to ask a question about this here: Loading shortcode with ajax but figured it might be worth asking the fundamental question of what I am trying to do without ...
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How can I access the “description” of a menu item?

Where you can add your menu in under appearance > menus, I have descriptions in. In my page, I want to be able to echo out that description. Not in the menu, but in my page. How can I access this ...
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Multi step form, custom plugin

I have built a working multi-page contact form that has Zoho CRM & Slack integration. What I want to do is when a user goes to our contact page, they will see the first half of the form (step1....
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How to Remove Parents Category Permalink from Posts

Simply speaking i want to do something like this. http://example.com/parent-category/child-category/post-name change into http://example.com/child-category/post-name I found some solutions, but ...
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Change dns-prefetch to preconnect with correct protocol

I have this function in my functions.php file: function dns_prefetch_to_preconnect( $urls, $relation_type ) { if ( 'dns-prefetch' === $relation_type ) { $urls = []; } if ( '...
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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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