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Automatically determine minimum WordPress version required for a plugin?

When developing a plugin, is there a way to automatically determine the minimum version of WordPress that's required to run it? I want to make sure that the Requires header is accurate, but manually ...
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Multisite/network--automatic self-registration, blog setup

I am creating a WordPress Network multisite blog in a university environment. It's set up in subdirectory mode, so that each new blog appears as a subdirectory off a common domain name. The Network ...
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Automating deprecated call checks?

I've recently started revamping and re-releasing some abandoned (yet important) WordPress plugins. As I walk through the code patching other bugs, my IDE highlights deprecated function calls for me, ...
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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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Best way to automate the page/post publication process?

I'm working on a spreadsheet that has the contact information for thousands of training programs related to my niche. I'm wondering if any of you know a way to automate the process of creating a ...
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Send automatic mail to Admin when user/member changes/adds profile

Is there a way to send the updated/added values from profile, when a member/user updates his/hers data, to the admin of the site or another emailadress? Can this be the first step? /* do something ...
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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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Send email to Admin when user/member updates specific user/member data

I have previously asked about How to automatically send email to Admin when a user/member changes his/hers profile data. And got some very good answers. Send automatic mail to Admin when user/member ...
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How to add/assign or change featured image in post programmatically?

I have written a plugin that (besides other functionality) makes posts from existing content. For each post I have one picture - how to make them featured programmatically? I do the: $id = ...
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Posts to expire (deleted) after a date

I am creating a coupon site from scratch. I have reviewed many code examples on the Internet, but have not found anything that will work, as my requirements are little different. I need help in ...
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How can I send edits to my blog programmaticly?

I have started a very simple wordpress blog for a hockey pool I run. The site is located at: http://thekeeperpool.wordpress.com/ I manage the actual stats counting and player movement using a local ...
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How can I create podcast posts automatically from the contents of a particular directory?

All of the Wordpress Podcasting plugins I have seen allow you to easily insert a podcast into a post. Is there any way to automate the creation of the post (and the podcast feed) by simply uploading ...
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Scrape data from a website and post it on the blog

This could be in DocType, but I'm looking for a way to scrape data and post it automatically. I wanted to fetch those data from a website and automatically post it on my blog. It doesn't have rss or ...
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Altered media sizes (in dash), not updating to existing images/posts

(I have searched but not found a satisfying answer – bear with me). I have a client that has a website with 1500 posts. Each post consists of ONE image, no text. I have changed to the Oria theme (...
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Feed format for woocommerce [closed]

I am using woocommerece for my website. I get product feed from different suppliers in excel format with different information in different columns (no consistency in product attributes such as price, ...
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How to load script-related styles automatically?

Scenario: It is common that a JS dependency is bundled with a style file to work properly (just think about your favorite slideshow jQuery plugin). AFAIK, in this situation, the script and style have ...
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Assign post format to categories

I'm looking for a way to allow Wordpress (via a plugin?) to assign a specific post format to categories. (I can assign categories via a third party like IFTTT) Then all my posts in a certain category ...
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Are plugins like WP Robot considered as spammy by the community?

WP Robot looks like a very powerful plugin, but one which could be used for all sorts of spammy websites. Just wondering what the general community opinion is of these plugins? Are they useful or ...
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Automatic publishing after some fixed intervals?

Is it possible to publish "pending posts" automatically after some interval around the clock, using WP Cron or something else? I receive over 2000 posts daily, submitted by visitors, and they all go ...
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When a user registers, create a page from an existing template with their username as the page name

I am wondering if something like this is possible? If so, where would I start! I'm certainly not looking for someone to explain 100% fully and give free code examples etc, only a nudge in the right ...
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What is the best way to hook a rewrite function for certain php code when plugins are updated?

I often times make a bunch of customizations on plugins I install from the WP repository. Typically the reason I find myself preforming these edits is to fix, rewrite or delete certain functions a ...
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Automatically add a character to field in edit post page

Currently I am facing an issue involving making two plugins work well together. I am using a form plugin called formidable to create a new location custom post (custom post was made from a plugin ...
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Automatic linking terms

I am trying to link words that show up anywhere on the website to go to a pre-defined internal url. In the post editor the author is able to choose a product from a drop-down menu using custom ...
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How to automate setup of theme, pages, widgets, etc for a new site in multi-site?

I have a large MultiSite network, and each page is designed a bit differently. I'm looking to write some custom code to automate the setup of a new blog as much as I can. Things I'm looking to do ...
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Disable a Custom Taxonomies default save mechanism

I have a custom taxonomy X. I've specified that the UI should be shown (for debugging purposes), however the UI is now interfering with my automation. I have code that automatically mirrors terms ...
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How to Submit Post Via cURL & PHP

Thanks for reading. I'm trying to submit a post via PHP. I'm filling in a large number of posts from a good amount of data I've scraped so I need this to be automated. I don't have the time (or ...
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Automate Search Replace wp_posts content

I am currently replacing wp_posts content using the below sql query update wp_posts set post_content = replace(post_content,'old text','new text'); I use phpmyadmin currently. However I would want ...
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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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Auto draft posts when scheduled date is reached

I have a plugin that allows all scheduled posts to be visible immediately... I'm looking for a function that will automatically set a post's status to "draft" when it reaches it's scheduled date and ...
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Auto-Tagging a Custom Post Type

I have a custom post type called 'community' and I am trying to automatically generate the tag 'community' upon publishing anything from that custom post type. In layman's terms, a kind of 'if this is ...
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What is the Best way to post each pictures uploaded separately and automatically?

I have a lot of pictures which I should upload them to my website everyday (about 100 pictures per day). These pictures are uploaded to the website with a Title and a specified little Description. ...
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How to enable to the user send content and save as draft entry?

I was wondering if is there a way to enable to the user to send content using a form, to select different options like categories, attach images and so on, and after submit the content save as a draft ...
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Alternating CSS classes for dynamic content [closed]

This is for a gallery that's populated automatically, images are pulled in from child pages. Layout is: 2 images in a row and they must be left- and right-aligned respectively. I can't figure out a ...
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Have users created automatically when a network site is created

Trying to figure out how to have users created automatically when a network site is created. So currently when a new user registers, their account is created and their network site is created. That ...