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Function to echo (or display?) wordpress tags in the head section

I can't figure this out but I'm trying to echo the post Tags of the post in the <head> section. This code resides in the <head> section of the site. Basically I want the post tags to ...
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How can I make new .css file in child theme override styles in child theme's style.css

I want to make a separate responsive.css file in my child theme but having trouble making the media queries override the styles in the child theme's default style.css. I've tried putting <link rel=...
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Unable to apply selective loading

I wanted to get rid of unnecessary calls in my header. I would like a plugin 'wizylike' to load only on 'posts', nowhere else ( archives, pages etc.). I have taken a hint from this thread on how to ...
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Add javascript to wp_head with call to plugin options?

I am trying to write a plugin in wordpress and have been doing it in stages, I understand how to add javascript to the wp_head however adding multiple function calls to the plugins options is ...
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why php tag is not working if i store and show it in wp_head?

hi i used wp_head a couple of times.I echoed some values it works like below function test() { echo "hello am visible"; } add_action('wp_head','test'); but if i store a php code in db and retrieve ...
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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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How to add stylesheets only to pages with specific shortcode?

I'm running a function on pages where the shortcode [make-me-a-map] is used. It enqueues javascript to the page and makes a map. That part works fine (woot!) but I'm having trouble with adding the ...
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Use Wordpress Built In Jquery

I see that on every page Wordpress is loading in jquery, how do I go about using that jquery as it keeps telling me that it doesn't recognize $ or $noConflict(); - I'm trying to add some jquery under ...
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How do I find the code executed when wp_head() is called?

I am working on editing the header.php file and I am a bit confused. I am editing the header.php file and I see a call in it to wp_head(); I know that it calls a "callback function" with something ...
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add_action and wp_head not display content in head section

I have a big problem. In a Wordpress page I've a function that generate og meta tags. I want to "append" that generated meta in the head section. So, I write this code: add_action('wp_head', '...
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wp_head() - list hooked actions with priorities?

I'd like to add something to wp_head() but I'm aiming precise location (like after style.css but before rtl.css and before my other custom script). I'm wondering if it's possible to list everything ...
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output specific location in the header

Is there a way in which I can output some code in the header and choose it's location? some where like wp function add_admin_menu (where you can choose the placement).
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How can I modify what is being output in wp_head, whether by a theme or Wordpress in general?

I've been working on performance of my site using YSLOW, and noticed that Wordpress it outputting things in my document head that I know I don't need. For example, I'm already calling jQuery 1.9 from ...
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Why won't the action hook wp_head accept parameters?

I'm working on a plugin that adds scripting to the head using add_action('wp_head',..); I have to pass a variable to the function to get my desired result. To test this I'm simple "echoing" out the ...
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Display Something in the Header After All Styles are Loaded

I'd like to include a functionality in a theme that will overwrite styles from previously included CSS files. For this purpose, I need to be able to display a <style> in the header after ALL ...
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How do I edit wp_head and/or functions.php to remove rss-feed which isnt used and dont validate?

When using w3.org's validation tool Unicorn I get the following error/warning: URI: http://energyshop.se/hem/feed/ This feed does not validate. After looking into my source its there crystal clear ...
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Can't find where to modify <html> attrbitutes

I am trying to create a simple function that adds or edits data in the <html>. Basically, before the server response is sent, I want to find where this piece of html is written at the top level ...
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new to javascript - using in <head> instead of functions.php, not loading correctly

Live site. I've decided to incorporate javascript in my new theme; this is my first time doing so and have pieced together what I've down with help of blog posts and forums. I have the javascript ...
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CSS from textarea in options page to frontend what to do

I have a textarea for small css enhancements on the plugins page i output them directly to the head. My Question is how to sanitize the CSS i have validation function registered for the options with ...
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How can a 'scripts' directory be hooked into wp_head();?

So I'm trying to get my head round <?php wp_head(); ?>. I understand that it loads in the stuff needed for plugins etc., but I'm using a theme that seems to be using it to load in scripts for ...
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Multi-page posts do not get indexed by Google due to canonical URLs

I've just noticed that on my paginated posts, only the main page gets indexed in Google. The paginated posts "post-title/2" and "post-title/3" for example, do not get indexed. On closer inspection, ...
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Would there be anything stopping me from removing both wp_head and wp_footer?

Some plugins rely on either wp_head or wp_footer or both to introduce their own stylesheets and JavaScript. Those scripts take time to load and slow down my website. Therefore, I would like manually ...
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How do I test my localhost WordPress project with VirtualBoxVM?

I'm working on a WordPress project set up with MAMP on localhost. I try testing the site on internet explorer with VirtualBoxVM by browsing to my local ip. My problem is, wp_head() outputs absolute ...
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colorbox not loading in <head>

I can not get colorbox fully loaded. I am trying to add color box to use in my plugin admin. I do not need it for the front end. I can get the css but can not get jquery.colorbox-min.js or the ...
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How to remove unnecessary elements in the HTML document head

Is there a plugin or something that can help me out with deleting unnecessary elements in my code? I am in charge of fixing a WordPress site and have been asked to remove the following elements that ...
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Echo a div to header.php from functions.php

Within the section of header.php I have a div structure <div id="header"> <div id="masthead"> <div id="branding"> ... I want to add a div within "branding" - I can do this ...
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How can I reduce the amount of files loaded/included per plugin?

I have a Wordpress site that uses several plugins, namely 8. Most of these plugins include a lot of their own JS and CSS files, some even include so much as 3 separate CSS files. One can imagine that ...
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Indenting (tabbing) WP_head

Right now all the stuff that gets included in wp_head are left justified all the way in the code view. Whereas all my other code that is around the wp_head is indented (tabbed) two times. Is it ...
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wp_head() not including styles and javascripts after a template redirect

I am using the template_redirect action to redirect a user to a custom template which has no header, sidebar or footer (the intent is for it to be in an iframe as a dialog box). After I done the ...
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adding meta data using plugin to top of head

It seems if you use the wp_head hook as an action to put your custom metadata into the head tags of your page, it is dependent on where the theme you are using calls the wp_head. In my case, it is at ...
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Using auth_redirect returns cannot modify header information

I'm hooking auth_redirect to wp_head, but it's returning cannot modify header information. Do I have to hook it to a different action? Something that loads before wp_head? I tried hooking it to ...
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Adding a wp_head hook from an included PHP file

I am using a WordPress plugin for including PHP code within posts and pages, and it's working great - however, I need to insert some styles and scripts, and in order to do that, I need to add a hook ...
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Background of default template showing instead of the background of custom page template

Plugins were not working for my custom page template, found out that I needed to put WP_head() and WP_footer(), so did that and the plugins started to work. But now the background changed to that of ...
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Post Attachment missing head (stylesheets/js/what-not)

I am using a modified 2011 theme, I got the single post to look fine but my single attachment is not working. I'm told this will default to the page.php if I do not have an attachment template. So, ...
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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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force enqueue script to be first in order of prominence

I have a few scripts which are being enqueued, the problem is that I want to force the order of prominece to which these scripts are loaded. There is one in particular which is loaded from a plugin ...
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Why would wp_head() cause the menus to break?

I've done a few and sometimes ive noticed that when I try to implement some plugins, widgets, etc, they don't work. When I add the wp_head() function right before the closing head tag, Then they work....
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Remove swfobject.js in wp_head()

I have gotten rid of the wlwmanifest_link and jquery, since I load it from a compressed version and at the footer, but I can't find a way to get rid of the swfobject.js. This is the code I used to ...
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Passing a variable via wp_head and then calling it on the page

As my question suggests I'm having difficulty creating a variable in the header, via functions.php and wp_head, and then calling that variable further down the page. For example, in functions.php ...
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How can I remove the site URL from enqueued scripts and styles?

I'm dealing with an SSL issue and I would like to strip the domain from all scripts and styles being output via wp_enqueue_scripts. This would result in all scripts and styles being displayed with a ...
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Why does WP load so many files in the head of source code? How do I optimize it?

I have noticed that wordpress loads a bunch of files into the head of a site. This looks really sloppy and discloses vital information about the file structure of a website. Depending how many ...
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Data validation for inline javascript

I try to save inline javascript(Google analytics code) in wp-options table. But i can't figure out what validation function i shall use. I have tried esc_js when saving to the database. But i can't ...
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wp_head function outputs after <head>

I have a function in my functions file where i output Google Analytics code. function mytheme_trackingcode(){ $mytheme_option = mytheme_get_global_options(); $tracking_code = $...
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How to use wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script() only when needed?

My plugin uses wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script() to load resources, but I have kept in mind not to degrade the performance for the user and only load these when the current set of posts ...
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making a plugin that moves other plugins wp_head actions to wp_footer

I am grappling with implimenting jQm on wordpress and have hit the obstacle that most plugins dont work on jQm ajax loaded pages. However, taking the example of the sharethis plugin, I have found ...
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how can i send this to wp_head - escape problem

how can escape this char ----> ; i ask becuse i want to use this to send some javascript to the head using wp_head this is want i want to attach to wp_head: add_action('wp_head', '...
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How to load a stylesheet into wp_head from a custom widget?

The code below is part of a widget that goes with my theme. I'm trying to include a stylesheet that the widget needs by placing an add_action call to wp_head. However, the function never fires in this ...
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How to remove a meta description or other <head> contents

I have a plugin that generates a meta description or title as two of its features. However I run into the problem of other SEO plugins possibly being installed, and ending up with two meta ...
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Remove adjacent_posts_rel_link under 3.2?

I'm trying to remove the adjacent_posts_rel_link links under WP3.2, i.e. remove these from wp_head: <link rel='prev' title='blah blah' href='http://...' /> <link rel='next' title='blah blah' ...
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Remove WordPress scripts

I am working on a custom page template in my theme and I want to remove all other styles and scripts which are loaded, like default theme style, jQuery & other scripts. I want to remove all for ...