wordpress snippets last updated   : January 29, 2015
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Register taxonomy for your pages

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This is a simple snippet that will register a custom taxonomy for pages. In the sample code I register a taxonomy called things but of course you would want to register something a little more realistic. You can find out more details about registering a custom taxonomy in the codex. Just add this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme and you will see the new taxonomy displayed within the wordpress admin.

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Create page on theme activation

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If you are creating a new theme either for sale of for a client you may want to have it create a custom page or pages when the theme is activated. Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your theme will do just that.

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Change admin post/page color by status – draft, pending, published, future, private

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Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will change the background colors of the post / page within the admin based on the current status. Draft, Pending, Published, Future, Private.

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Dynamically create and attach sidebars to pages or posts

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This is a bit large for the snippets I normally post however very useful. This snippet will let you easily create new sidebars by simply adding the name to an array. You will also be able to define the dynamically created sidebar a page loads by selecting from the custom sidebar selection metabox.

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Add custom field automatically when post or page is publish

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Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will add a custom field to a post or page when published. Don’t forget to update the FIELD_NAME and the CUSTOM VALUE.

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Exclude pages from admin edit pages list

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This is a great little snippet that will exclude pages based on the the ID from the admin pages list. Just add this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme and update the array with the page ID’s you wish to hide. Please note this does not stop a post from being editable this snippet only hides the page from view.

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