What is functions.php in WordPress Theme?

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In today’s post i will explain what is functions.php in WordPress theme? Functions.php play very important role in WordPress theme development. This is that file where you can add unique & more features in your WordPress theme. You can inject hook into some core functions of WordPress to customize functionality as per your requirements and it will make more modular your WordPress theme.

Functions.php file work like a WordPress plugin, you can declare your custom function to add more features and functionality in your theme.


WordPress Basic functions.php file

Below is the WordPress basic functions.php file. This is what your functions.php file might look like.

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About: Prem Tiwari

Prem Tiwari is the founder of freewebmentor.com and is a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby.

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