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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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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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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How do I make wordpress comment fields required?

Here is my form: <form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" id="commentform" class="validate"> <?php if($user_ID) : ?> <?php ...
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If in parent category

I have this structure Category > Subcategory > Post I´m trying to display some content if the user it´s on a specific category, or in it´s subcategory or post. I´m using this code but it only works ...
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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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How to handle a custom form in wordpress to submit to another page?

I know in PHP I can just put action equal to random.php file and process the data there, but how in wordpress can I use already existing page with a custom template to submit a form to, so that after ...
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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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How to add a featured image to a existing post via php?

I'm having trouble to add a featured image to an existing post via PHP. The image resides on wp-content/upload folder. The script i'm doing, is not a plugin, theme, or something like that. It's just ...
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how to create and show sessions in word press?

I am new to word press but know all the required PHP skills. I am using a form to create session in one page and then accessing those sessions in another page. I have done this already without word ...
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Duplicate domain database to local - How?

I've noticed that my process is rather slow and i'd like to speed it up. I want to be able to duplicate my database from my domain which is blueharlequin.com and work locally thus speeding up the ...
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Wordpress shop: enable custormers to select product color using image thumbnails on Custom Fields

I use Wordpress Custom Fields to provide customers with various product color codes in a drop-down list, but now I would like to add the various color thumbnails for ease of selection...similar to how ...
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Make Wordpress upload directory outside wordpress root with custom url

I want to change the upload directory for Wordpress from project.dev/wp-content/uploads to cdn.project.dev Where subdomain cdn has DocumentRoot: HostPath/project.dev/cdn while Wordpress is located at ...
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Limit the_excerpt with max of x characters

What I'm trying to do: I want to display the_excerpt, but I have a maximum of x characters the_excerpt may use, but I don't want to display a couple of characters of a word, only whole words. Some ...
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How to Append to the_excerpt() Function

I have the following snippet of code: <?php>$more = '.....';?> <p class="extra"><?php the_excerpt(); ?></p> What I am trying to do is append the value of $more to ...
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Limit Authors to their Own Posts on front-end excluding admins

I'm trying to limit custom post type "Projects" only to post authors excluding the admins. I'm trying the following code: function project_view_for_only_author($query) { global $current_user; ...
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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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Replacing a specific menu item

So, I understand how to target a specific menu using the following to add a custom code. <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'menu' => 'Project Nav', // do not fall back to first non-empty menu '...
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How can I call a row of user specific data from a custom table added to the WP Database

I have setup my WordPress site, customized the Theme as well as a couple plugins, I have also added a custom Table to the WordPress database that will contain user specific information. I am wanting ...
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Wordpress PHP plugin - Settings page error

Writing a PHP plugin for Wordpress. It was an external PHP script. But now I'm having a problem. When I click submit on the page it redirects saying there are no permissions to go to that page. Edit: ...
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Audio Player not loading when the content is loaded through Ajax, MediaElement.js no applied

When I load the content using ajax it doesn't apply MediaElements.js to my audio player, so the audio isn't display. I think this is because the MediaElement.js is loaded with wp-footer(), and this ...
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How do I edit the php/html for a particular post?

I am new to Wordpress but I am comfortable coding in html/php and want to create custom forms on some of my posts. My site is currently running on localhost. I feel very silly because I have been ...
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Execute a shortcode when clicking on a image

I asked this in stackovorflow under javascript and was informed not possible so I trying here I have a shortcode for a opt-in form and I want it to pop up when a image is clicked I tried the ...
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POST from jQuery to PHP

I have a form that passes field values to jQuery, which validates the fields and creates the variables being sent in data: {} in the snippet below. $.ajax({ type: "POST", url: "<?php ...
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Clean URL permalink for custom post type

I have a custom content type of photo_group which is a collection of photos. I want to be able to go to mysite.com/photos and have that page dump out all of my photo groups. How can I do this ...
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Trying to disable plugins doens't work

I've developed a small plugin which empties the $plugin variable. And put it into the /mu-plugins folder. But it doesn't work. What am I missing? The plugin is executed. If I do a print_r on $plugin ...
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How do I hide specific user profile fields?

I am using a membership plugin which pulls default WordPress user profiles to a directory. I want to hide these fields from my registered site users. I have searched for plugins and found nothing that ...
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Notice: Constant XYZ already defined in wp-config.php on a line that doesn't exist

I've been tasked to move a website into a new domain, and I've encontered this weird issue. On the homepage, I always see these: Notice: Constant AUTOSAVE_INTERVAL already defined in /home/gturnat/...
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Thumb rating for wordpress - top user

I am currently using gd star rating (thumb rating) to rate posts (articles - no rating on comments). What I really want to do is show a table of the top 5 users and their number of votes based on the ...
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how to use two permalinks for one custom post type

I have a custom post type "article" where posts have a permalink structure (www.mysite.com/article/post-name). I need each post in it to have two different templates according to its permalinks: the ...
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How to return a string that has a variable inside in a shortcode?

$output = '<p class="one"><small>'.$newsletter_one. '</small></p>' Generally, when we write short codes we publish HTML like the above one, and instead of echo use return ...
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get_the_content if it contains multiple lines it results in SyntaxError

I use get_the_content to pass to a javascript variable, and then back to another PHP function. This works great, but there is an issue when using get_the_content. If the post contains only one line (...
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Save checkboxes of a metabox with a foreach loop (invalid argument)

I'm new to Wordpress plugin development and I'm trying to create a list of checkboxes (from a WP Query) to associate as custom fields for a specific post type. Nothing wrong with the display function, ...
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file_exists() acting weird

I'm trying to pull some data out of a csv file but I'm stuck because file_exists() says the file doesn't exist when used with get_template_directory_uri(). This is the short code: function ...
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Dynamically loaded Theme components based on Customizer Settings values : changes not appearing in Customizer preview - (Workaround found)

I'm trying to create a WP theme (for personal learning purposes, still pretty new to wp) where Header/Container/Footer are each chosen based on a dedicated customizer setting (still plain text, ...
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On update to 3.04 site started recording accents as “&Atilde;&iexcl;” and “á”, what to do?

One day my site worked perfectly and the next it suddenly started to have trouble recording accented characters. The problem affects posts' body, if I submit a post with an accent on the title it ...
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Add footer.php to Wordpress child theme

So I am using the theme of 'Mesmerize' I have created a child theme but want to change some of the footer php within the child them so when there is a theme update the changes done reverse. This is ...
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Edit format of Paginate_Links()

I'm using paginate_links to paginate the results of a loop. I want to style the pagination using dots instead of numbers, but I'm not sure how to go about doing this. I could try to play around with ...
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How to change featured content to a different tag in Wordpress Twenty Fourteen?

In twenty fourteen theme, we’d like to know how to change the features content tag. Currently it’s set as featured. Now, we would like to know how to code this for different page templates. We ...
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Changing the HTML Of the content

<?php the_content(); ?> When we use the above the content is published like this → <p>Content is published</p> If I want to later this HTML and instead of <p></p> I ...
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List authors with posts in a category

I'm trying to create a custom widget to display contributing authors for the current category being viewed on a WordPress site. I have the following PHP code: <?php if (is_category()) { ?> // ...
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Change Width of Featured Image Thumbnail on Add/Edit Post Page

Does anyone know of a way to change the width of the featured image on the edit post/add post page? I want to make it 50px wide. I'm not talking about the front page of the website, but the back end ...
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Automatically check the option “Enable stock management at product level” on product creation

We have a peculiar WooCommerce setup where each product is only sold once. So we set each product to have 1 stock on creation automatically. Using stock management feature in WooCommerce requires an ...
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Fix 403 error on WordPress multisite network using subdomains

I've a WordPress installation that I've transformed into a multisite network. I'm using cPanel and I've followed all the instructions to configure the WordPress installation. I've set up the ...
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How to upload imagick resource to media in wordpress

$filePath = wp_get_attachment_url( $id ); $tempfilename = explode("/", $filePath); $temppdffile = end($tempfilename); $cuurentPath = plugin_dir_path( __FILE__ ).$temppdffile; $im = new Imagick(); $im-&...
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Check if a class exists within a method

I'm new to OOP and I'm writing my first plugin. I want to check if the Facebook plugin has already been activated. If so, I want to skip some code: class MyClass { ... function fb_js_sdk_setup() {...
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Add jQuery to WordPress page

I need to add jQuery library to WordPress page. The page is rendered by a plugin shortcode. I've used the below methods but I don't see it working for my jQuery script. I tried to add these below ...
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Get the title before comma

I am using this code to return the title of the post on a gravity form field. add_filter('gform_field_value_page_name', 'page_name_filler'); function page_name_filler($value){ return ...
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Want to separate sections of posts. Can you restart loop?

I want to break the loop into sections of posts so I can put content in between that doesn't repeat. Is it possible to end the loop and restart? My code works for my layout works if there are 10 ...
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How to use copy() function and paste file in /wp-content/themes directory

copy("http://localhost/medium/theme.zip","themenew.zip"); currently it is pasting file in wp-admin folder, Is there any way I can copy .zip file to /wp-content/themes directory. Thank You :)
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Prevent WordPress from loading comments

I'm displaying the comments for a post my way, using $comm = get_comments() and then passing $comm to wp_list_comments() (this is the reason why). How to disable WordPress from loading comments from ...

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