Adding code snippets to your theme's functions.php file

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Adding code snippets to your theme’s functions.php file

Theme Functions (functions.php) is the main file to add your custom code (in PHP language) to customize and/or change the behavior of the theme or any plugin.

To add your code to functions.php go to:

  1. WP Admin
  2. Appearance
  3. Theme Editor
  4. Select the Theme Functions (functions.php) file from the sidebar on the right.
  5. Add in your code at the bottom of the page (before the PHP closing tag ?> if this is present)
  6. Click Save Changes

If you cannot see the Theme Editor menu item, it is probably disabled by a security plugin or by your hosting provider. You can try using a plugin for adding code snippets.

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