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Auto Populate Custom Field with Complex Value That Increase by One?

Can somebody help me to sort this? I am using WP 3.5.2 and I have "Orders" post type where purchase_order custom field is located. This is the sample of purchase order record: POCOS20130051 PO - ...
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Method/Plugin/Hack to Start a Post with an Writing Outline?

I'm looking for a method/plugin/hack to auto-insert an outline when I start a new post in Wordpress. I've searched online for ideas as well as the WP Plugin repo with no luck. Essentially, many of ...
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Automatic building and deployment of new pages

I'm managing a Wordpress site for a media group on campus. I'd like reporters to be able to publish content without having to login to Wordpress and manually create a page. I envision creating some ...
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How to create a WP Cron hooks based on schedules from Advanced cron manager plugin?

I need to run the following script once per 24 hours: (1) http:domain.com/wp-cron.php?import_key=Iq_GCn7v0&import_id=36&action=trigger the following one to run after the above, once or twice ...
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Force update all posts in custom post type, no content changes

I have imported data from a custom post type that has location data for a map plugin (Progress Map). I have about 500+ posts each with different location data. For some reason the location data isn't ...
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redirects for removed/deleted woocommerce products

I need to remove some discontinued products from a woocommerce site. I'm just wondering how to go about automating this. I haven't figured out whether to throw a 301, 404 or 410 error, but either way, ...
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Macros for Wordpress, creating subdomains out of registrations for current domain

I have a website: atmydevice.com and I want people to register on the website. That's easy. But I want the registration to create an automatic subdomain like ac.atmydevice.com with a different theme ...
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Delete expired posts after a number of days after they expired

I use the below code to delete custom posts with status 'expired' (thanks to Jamie Keefer). Posts are set as 'expired' by a 3rd party plugin. Users have only a frontend access to their posts (adverts)....
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Change image in media library at specific time

Is it possible to bulk change images (just the images in the media library) at a specified time? For example, I'd like images a.jpg, b.jpg, c.jpg to change with a1.jpg, b1.jpg, c1.jpg tomorrow at 8:...
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Disable automatic linking

How can I disable automatic linking? For example if I write http://www.test.com I don't want it converted to a link.
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How to add multiple existing users to a multisite site?

I have a multisite instance of WordPress, and I need to add 50 existing users to each of 20 new sites. One by one is going to take a very long time, and will send each person 20 emails confirming ...
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How do you get all the posts and generate a table automatically in page?

I am trying to make a page with all the interesting posts(tagged with "interesting") and make a searchable table using TablePress. First of all, is this possible? If so, 1) what is a function in ...
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Countdown Timer to Publish Draft

I am attempting to create a way for specific draft posts to be published after a 36-hour countdown. Basically, the site allows post submissions which are voted on, and the winning post gets ...
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Setting up automated post status change / delete system

Haha, first of all, I've been asking all my WP questions in stackoverflow and then wondered why everybody said they don't know nothing about WP. My question is simple: What's the best way in your ...
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WordPress NOT notifying of new update in dashboard

My website is currently running version 4.0.1. I never even noticed it was an old version until a ran a sucuri website scan which identified that I was running an out-of-date version of software. I ...
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How to delete the Hello Dolly plugin automatically?

I'm planing to create a plugin called Goodbye Dolly. Once installed, it will take care for the installation to remove the auto-installing Hello Dolly (Wordpress Plugin) shipping with wordpress. This ...
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Importing large number of RSS feeds

I've developed a website in which I want to display posts from RSS feeds from other websites. I've used wordpress ofc and after lots of trial and error with RSS importers I found that Multi-Importer ...
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New Gmail email to a WordPress new post? [closed]

I have seen several paid, free, trail, etc services (Zapier, IFTTT) where you can give your gmail email login info and WordPress setup info and it will automate certain processes. For example, once ...
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WordPress menus - automatically generate

I want to automatically generate some menu items using a script (i.e. using wp_update_nav_menu_item). This would usually be a one-off event but I might want to repeat it if the menu items need re-...
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No result update a custom field using wp_schedule_event

I recently developed a news blog. My client asked for a facebook share count of an article. I am able to get the share count using facebook api, However, according to the information I found from ...
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IP camera jpg stream to post

what are your ideas on grabbing an ip webcams jpg image (which is updated every few seconds) and automatically posting it via wordpress. What would be the best approach? Basically I would like to ...
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XMLRPC and Underscored custom fields

I was creating my application to automate all of my blogs from my desktop. Target, I'll post blog. That's all. I used XMLRPC service, as you know "xmlrpc.php". I built many of parts, near to done... ...
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Automating a Daily Picture Blog?

I was wondering if anyone could give me some suggestions on how best I could streamline the following; I have a WordPress blog (privately hosted) which I update daily (well, I normally schedule a ...
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Automatically set page order on create page

Is there a way to automatically set page order to the last order number upon creating new pages instead of having it set to 0?
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How can I automatically add child pages to pages in a WP menu?

In the WP menu creation GUI there's the Automatically add top level pages option. I would like to do the opposite, for any page that is in the menu, automatically add it's child pages. Is there a way ...
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Auto-Create Pages from Template Directory

Is there a way to have WordPress automatically create static pages from all of the template files in a given directory? So rather than manually creating custom page templates in the WP dashboard, I'd ...
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Automatically create child pages when saving a (parent) page

I have a bit of a tricky one... I have a hierarchical Custom Post Type ('shows') that represents events. Is it possible for the user to create a new page (ie show), save the page and for Wordpress to ...
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Does wordpress allow me to add a php file to the root directory to execute custom scripts?

Does wordpress allow me to add a php file to the root directory to execute custom scripts? I need functionality similar to functions.php that you put into themes. Are there any work arounds that don'...
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Automatically remove trashed pages from nav menu

As it is now, when a page that is in the nav menu is trashed, it still stays in the menu until manually remove via the nav menu editor. Is it possible to have trashed pages removed automatically? ...
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Programatically Creating Initial Wordpress Site

(I have found some links to customising an initial install like this one and this one, but unless I'm missing something - which is quite possible, they don't answer my question) I'm wanting to set up ...
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wp_list_categories in in nav_menu

I have a website and I want to add automatically categories to my menu. I mean when I create new category it should appear in my menu. How I can make it? <?php wp_nav_menu( array( '...
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Plugin to set all Posts in a certain Category to a certain Post Format

I want to setup my WordPress so that whenever I create a post with the category "Tweet", my wordpress installation automatically changes the post format from post to aside. This will help me because I ...
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Plugin for automated upgrade of WordPress core and it's plugins?

Is it possible to get your WordPress site to upgrade itself automatically? What I mean is, when plugins etc. needs to be upgraded, can you just press a button, or have a cron job, download the new ...
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Is there a way to schedule url to content updates?

I have a client that has multiple pages of content that will be changed on various intervals depending on the day and/or date. For example one of the pages is "Specials of the Day" They already know ...
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How can I automatically duplicate a site's pages onto network site?

Basically there are sub-sites that inherit all the pages. But I have worked out ways for each page to be unique to their location, by creating a shortcode that pulls in the Blog Description. The point ...
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Email notification of new posts that match query

I'm creating a real estate site that will have a search functionality (beds, baths, price range, neighborhood, etc). When presented with the search page, the URL will have a nice long query string to ...
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How to add terms to taxonomy with wp_insert_terms?

I have a huge excel database of locations which I want to add as terms to my current taxonomy. However, I don't know the best way to do this, as inserting manually could take weeks. I have looked at: ...
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How to add thumbnails to posts and pages automatically in a uniformed fixed elegant way?

please i am wondering if there was a plugin or hack that enables me to append a nice looking thumbnail for each post or page i publish on my blog. Currently, i am able to add the featured images but ...
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One step picture upload

Each time I upload an image by drag & drop in the Media uploader of Wordpress, I get the options window (text-align, alt, picture name etc...). The fact is I always use the default settings and ...
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Update a WordPress website FROM Twitter or Facebook

I'm looking for a way to update a wordpress website when I post something to a specific twitter or facebook account. Is it possible? Is there any plugin that do this? I find only plugins that do the ...
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Repeatable configuration package

It's normal that a developer or a shop will spend several hours on each project running the same configuration options (for permalinks, SEO options, user roles, plugins that you always use etc.). I'm ...
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Auto create Nextgen Gallery on post creation [closed]

I was wondering if there is a way to create a nextgen gallery with a function, so that I can hook that into my front end post creation setup. The gallery could be completely empty or be created with ...
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Posting Instagram Photos Automatically

I'd like to post my Instagram photos to my WordPress blog. I cannot use one of the many existing Instagram plugins, though, because those plugins simply post the images on my blog but they are still ...
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Automatically Creating Posts for Popular Forum Topics or Products [closed]

I am integrating a Wordpress template with Buddypress (with bbPress included). I would like to automatically create a post for popular forum topics so that it will show in my main page. I am hoping ...
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Auto-Import of WXR File

I am running a WPMU instance and need to import around 1200 sites at once. I have put a process in place to create a properly formatted WXR file for each one. What I am missing at this point is how to ...
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Auto create post title in admin

I want to be able to generate titles automatically for a certain custom post type in WP admin. Been looking for a solution but I'm not sure if I'm headed in the right direction by adding this hook - ...
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Multiple developers / editors working on a site in progress

Background I'm nearing the final stages of constructing my first fairly large WordPress site, and I'm now encountering some friction. For the most part, the site was developed on my local machine and ...
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A Way to Auto update plugins using cron?

Is there a solution to keep plugins updated with wordpress by auto upgrade them without need to access to the admin panel every time?
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how to query posts and auto assign category if post title has keyword

how can i query posts by current date and auto assign category based on keyword found on post title, something like if title contains 'oranges' auto assign it 'oranges' category maybe something like ...
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Auto add content such as pages upon plugin activation?

I'm creating my first plugin and it requires some pages with content to functionally work properly. I was wondering if it is possible to show a message like "Click here to automatically add the ...