The ins and outs of using WordPress as a Content Management System. This includes plugins & themes development that support Custom-Post-Type, Custom-Taxonomy, modification on wp-admin and much more.

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How to leave a line between paragraphs when writing text in the visual or text editor

Im using the inbuilt text editor in Wordpress 4.0 to edit some content, Ive got 2 paragraphs and would like to leave a blank line between the two. To do this i could add a <br> element between ...
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Remove permalink settings in post for users

I'm use the following code to remove the permalink settings in a post. This work until the user presses on publish button. Then the permalink settings reappear. add_action('admin_head', ...
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Use Wordpress to create a custom CMS? [closed]

I am new to Wordpress, but i am good with php, javascripts, SQL and with other stuff. One of my friends asked me to do a site using Wordpress for his travel agency. There should be ability to him, to ...
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Wordpress CMS support for Multi Edit Sections in a single page

WordPress states that WP is a CMS. Having said that, why is it so difficult to create multiple editable sections for editing content of a single page ? Can you recommend best practices to achieve this ...
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What is the best way to store HTML fragment in WordPress?

Let say I want to store an HTML fragment in WordPress and allow user to update/modify, e.g. site wise notice, what is the best way to store it and present them in a theme? e.g. write a plugin to ...
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Migrate php folder to Wordpress

I am redesigning a cms-less, flat file php website and developing it in WordPress. The existing website is not using a database. One directory in the php site has over 100 pages and the content needs ...
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Guidance with The Loop for CMS

Maybe I'm going about this the wrong way but this is my scenario... I would like to use WordPress as a CMS rather than a blogging platform. I have a website that will have somewhere between 25-50 ...
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Best way to create a page outside of the pages list

Currently, to add a single page that should not be part of the CMS, I add a new Page entry in the WP admin panel and then markup the page in page-{page-slug}.php. This however causes the Pages list to ...
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Change the Featured image for child posts

I have created two post type for my website ("product" and "variation"). Each variation has a feature image and their post parent is a "product" post. I would like to be able to change the different ...
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Combining fancybox with multiple thumbnail plugin

I'm combining fancybox(jquery) with multiple post thumbnail plugin. Basically the idea is when the user click the featured image post it will display the image on the secondary featured image. Here is ...
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New to CMS - WP functionality. overkill or just right?

I am a designer / developer. My experience is in HTML/CSS/JS, some knowledge in PHP, MySQL, and Wordpress one-click-install and pre-made template. I want to program an entire website layout myself, ...
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CMS: Making complex pages editable by the end user

I have been tasked with re-creating a small-ish corporate Web site (maybe a dozen static pages and a blog section) using WordPress. I have no troubles with the actual Web design, nor with the PHP ...
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Arrange Category post manually when displayed

Is there way to display the category post manually or in a specific order. Basically the post are arranged in alphabetical order. It is a clients request Here is the code for category post ...
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Trying to fix multiple category drop down

I'm having some problems trying to fix my category drop down on the website i'm developing. Basically one drop down filters has "Sort by Location" and the second one is "Sort by Price" The first one ...
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Creating multiple category drop down

I'm trying to figure out on how to create a multiple category drop down to filter different types of post Here is an image of my work in progress ...
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How to import a Typo3 database to a wordpress site?

I have a SQL database export from a Typo3 site. Does anyone know know or have any experience of dealing with these cases?
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Can I set up wordpress to deliver a survey? [closed]

My wife (and her co-author) are publishing a business book on cultural fluency, and they want a website to help promote the book. Since I'm the techie, I'm working on the website. Business books are ...
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Strategy for handling hierarchical pages with empty parent content

Let assume I have the following page structure /about-us (used as a parent holder only) /about-us/history (real page) /about-us/team (real page) /about-us/industry (real page) There is no content ...
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Can WordPress handle following functionalities?

Now i am planning a development of a new web site and searching for a CMS. I know WP not bad, but never tried to build a complex community information site using this engine. Among basic requirements ...
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Can Wordpress used as a CMS? [closed]

I saw many people use WordPress as a CMS, is that common? but the problem I noticed is that the download in such sites is slow, is WordPress slow?
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Blog posts on one subdomain, pages on another

I'd like to use blog.example.com as the base for my blog posts, e.g. http://blog.example.com/2013/08/29/sample-post/ and www.example.com for my pages, e.g. www.example.com/about-me/ Is there an easy ...
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How do you create a re-useable HTML fragment in wordpress

Let's say you want all pages to have a common footer, and have that footer editable in WordPress; how would you accomplish this? My current solution is to create a page "footer" and include it using ...
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Multiple editable content on page [Solved]

EDIT: I've found out that by using Advanced Custom Fields I can edit multiple fields on a page. Why WP doesn't have this feature by default I'll never know. This is the kind of ability I was ...
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wp_nav_menu with WP as pure CMS

I'm trying to use WP as a pure backend CMS for my site. I've got a few pages setup in WP e.g. About, Main Page, Sample Page and I can display the content on my own php pages by using ...
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Wordpress as template engine

i would like to use Wordpress as template engine in my custom bootstrap/zurb foundation sites. I found there's lot of custom styles included in wordpress articles by default. Are there any ways how ...
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Migrating database / content of non-CMS site to Wordpress

I have a non-CMS website which is fully build with PHP with a lot of content in it. I don't want to add my posts manually in Wordpress, because that's a pain in the ass (I am talking about 5000 ...
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Fatal error: Cannot redeclare comment_theme()

I have this wordpress site build up. In the blog section my post is getting repeated which I do not want how can I get rid of this situation Use this link: ...
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Problem with articles feed: XML Parsing Error: XML or text declaration not at start of entity

I have a problem with WordPress articles feed. I have discover it analyzing what googlebot is scanning on my site and I disconvered that it is scanning only the feed and not the articles... So I have ...
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Strange problems when I try to insert HTML\XML code snippet in my posts

I am experiencing some problems while trying to insert XML code snippet into my WordPress articles. I have just read this tutorial: http://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_Code_in_Your_Posts I am using ...
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How to prevent a post from being deleted?

For auditing issue, I only want a post can be trashed, but not deleted - for all users. So I have a plugin like add_action('before_delete_post', function($id) { wp_die(0); }); But ...
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How to create a category menu in WordPress?

I am new in WordPress world (before now I always used Joomla and some other old CMS) Now I am testing WordPress and I have some doubts about how create a navigation menu in my WP Site. This is my ...
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Is there a good way to use CMS images with CSS

I am building a responsive wordpress theme that allows for a custom banner image to be uploaded to each page. However, because of the responsive nature of the theme I need to set the images as ...
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Pods CMS: How to add custom column to Adnvanced Content Type

I'm using Pods plugin (ver 2.2) to create some 'Pods' or Advanced Content Types, as they would refer to it, which are like custom post types but are actually separate from WP, blank slate, in their ...
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How can I make a custom post type that loops pages in a new dashboard page, each single page is a new dashboard page (all within the back-end)?

I've been wanting to make the most out of WordPress, to use it more and more like a CMS as it truly is a wonderful project. Out of all the CMS/Blogging webapps, WordPress wins in my book. I ...
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Pull the content out of a page

I wanna pull the data from this area "see the red area on the image below" Out to a specific template I have a page template named page.php <div class="contentholder"> <?php ...
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Content management for static pages

A corporate website has a few static pages, each with a specific layout, several independent blocks of text (located in different columns or zones of the page) and images. So far I handled this by ...
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Should I use “Categories ” or “Pages” for a WordPress Static Site (A non blog site)?

I want to use WordPress for a Company Site which is not a blog; that will have regular pages, such as "About Us", "our Products", "Our Services", etc. What is the best way to use WordPress for this ...
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How do I get blog posts to appear within CMS?

I'm working with a WordPress CMS website that was set up without a blog. I want the site to continue to function as it has, with mostly static pages, including the home page. I want a page called ...
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Get Drupal user into WordPress

I have a Drupal site, and into it, a WordPress site. I would like to know how to get user info of drupal site in WordPress site ? in fact if your a user of wwww.mydrupalsite.com, how can I pass user ...
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WordPress as a data intensive web app

I would like to get some opinion about using WordPress as a data intense Web Application, let say like rememberthemilk where a user can have multiple post (task) just in a single day. Or maybe like ...
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WordPress product catalog site [closed]

I need to create an e-commerce site with WordPress, but not 100% e-commerce. It is just a catalog site without shopping cart. Users can see various products on the site, for example, car showcase ...
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How to set up an entity (post-type?) with many dependent entities (more post-types?)

I want the wordpress CMS to manage a new type of content called Athletes. The data structure for Athlete would be as follows: Athlete.name Athlete.date_of_birth Athlete.profile etc... An athlete ...
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Allow users to post to a certain category

I have a website running Wordpress. I have lots of content, e.g. tutorials, and I made a new category on a separate page, so I don't have a lot of content there. I want users to be able to add ...
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About Wordpress capabilities [closed]

I know WordPress is best for blog engine and with some plugin like Advance Custom Field, WP can become a great CMS. But it still good for publisher to push content to user. Now I have quite a ...
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WordPress in Drupal

I got a Drupal site, and I must install WordPress in it. If I install WordPress to "www.mysdrupalsite/wordpress/", will it work as a standard WordPress installation ? THANKS !
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Why are wordpress posts not hierarchical?

I've been using WordPress as a CMS for about 7 months now with the following core features: Navigation Tree: Wp_list_pages for easy navigation of pages Solr search engine: indexing posts only ...
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Stress testing WordPress

We are going to launch a community site with 100K posts, 100K comments, 10K terms, 5 users ( all admin/editorial), and approx 500K recs in the wp_postmeta. Site may grow with a larger author base and ...
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Downsides to not using built-in “Posts” post type?

I plan on skipping the Posts post type once and for all. This is a brand new portal. It will have 100s of thousands of content in the form of articles, multimedia, and links. Instead of Posts, I will ...
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Is wordpress a library with a default GUI?

First let me give little bit background about myself. I'm a desktop application developer and a systems programmer. I usually write all my applications in Assembly,C,C++. I'm not much of a web ...
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Different number of posts in each category

I have categories driven site. I have different template for each category. I would like to set different number of posts – different for each category. Plus I would like to add proper previous and ...