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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Pods cms and “advanced custom fields” plugin

We are planning to build a quite big database to store data for our 5000 yearly subscribers association. We were considering pods cms for our needs since it permits a good flexibility in building a ...
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What is the best way to manage small blocks of content on my home page?

Excuse the newbie question. I have a home page that has 2 sections on it. None of these sections are the 'blog' which is in another section of the site. I suppose I'm looking for another way of ...
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Edit “thank you for creating with Wordpress” in version 3.3.1

Is there a way to edit the text "thank you for creating with Wordpress" in version 3.3.1 at the bottom of the CMS? If so what file do I need to edit?
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Wordpress Book Exchange Plugin Equivalent?

I have a client which is in need of an entirely new website. One of the features of their existing website that they wish to keep is a student book exchange, where: students can sign-up and post any ...
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How do I add open graph tags? [closed]

I'm using the Wordpress CMS. I don't have access to the theme's code etc.. So how do I update the opeh graph tags? I'm mainly looking to add an image to go along with it, as it's using the default ...
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Sub-directory blog on a sub-domain WordPress network site

I have a WordPress Network install with the individual sites installed on subdomains. example.com a.example.com b.example.com I would now like to launch a blog on each of the sites. It'd like the ...
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Adding and removing columns from the admin pages panel

I would like to remove "Comments" and "Author" columns from the list of pages, and add a couple of my own "Permalink" etc. Is this possible? Is there an appropriate hook I could use?
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Multi-page posts: A subdirectory for each post?

I am using Wordpress as a CMS and would like to add a 'Learn More' page to each post that is created within a particular category. For example, when http://www.mysite.com/cat/slug is created, I ...
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Drawing the line between theme & plugin on large scale bespoke projects

With most of my sites, sprinkling in the functionality within the theme seemed the logical way to go. For example, a site with a 'product' post type, or a few options in a meta box or setting page. ...
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Can't access Dashboard after Worpress 3.3 Update?

Hi I am having a problem, I updated my wordpress site to version 3.3 and the site itself seems to be working fine except I cant log into the dashboard anymore. When I login using my admin details it ...
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How can I include active content in a custom post type?

Related to my How do I create a custom post type for a training CMS in WordPress? question, if I have a custom page type created for the presentation of training content, how could I include active ...
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How could I create a 'private comments' section on a custom post type?

Related to my How do I create a custom post type for a training CMS in WordPress? question, I would like to know how I can create a private comments section for a custom post type (or any post type ...
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How do I create a custom post type for a training CMS in WordPress?

I need to create a custom post type based on the existing 'Page' type, for a WordPress based training CMS. I have no problem simply creating a new post type, but I would like to offer some kind of ...
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Associating two custom post types

I'm trying to a build a system for a client that involves two posts types: "Clients" and "Media Placements." I need a way to associate Media Placements with a particular Client (essentially treating ...
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Set a WordPress website's language without affecting the back-end

I have a WordPress website. What I want to do is leave the back-end of the website in English, but in the meantime I want the front-end of it to be in Chinese. (So that it translates every text ...
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WP as a CMS menu

I've converted a client website from Joomla to WordPress. However, there is one aspect of the old site I haven't been able to replicate perfectly without modifying core WordPress. The goal is to ...
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In adding CMS functionality to static website, is complete conversion the only way?

I have a static website that is built in ASP.NET and PHP, and I want to add the functionality of a CMS to it. I know the most complete way would be to convert the whole site over to WP - mimic the ...
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Style custom columns in admin panels (especially to adjust column cell widths)

I am using Wordpress as a CMS for a project which makes extensive use of custom post types. I need to display columns in admin panels for each custom post type in a different way. I've already ...
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Custom posts type for individual pages?

I am trying to make a wordpress site with an idiot-proof backend CMS. I have built several relatively small wordpress sites, but now have moved on to a larger project and want to do it right. ...
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Wordpress plugin for authoring technical documentation? [closed]

We'd like to use WordPress to author the technical documentation for our software product. We've used plain-old WordPress pages, arranged then hierarchically, and it works ok, but it's not great. The ...
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In Wordpress, how do you make several different editors for a single page?

I have a homepage that has many different parts to it. So a s single editor can get convoluted very quickly. Is there a way to break it up so that many editors attribute to this single page? If so, ...
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Convert link in Wordpress 3.2.1

How can I convert links (url displayed in the browser) from : www.mywebsite.com/?p=13 to something like this : www.mywebsite.com/title_of_the_topic
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Is there a plugin or simple way to add a multiple images metabox to a post?

I am looking for a way to create a custom field/metabox that allow to attach multiple and infinite images to a post. This would allow to create a custom post type for a portfolio and allow to attach ...
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Migrating from other CMS to WP - losing SEO juice?

I'm thinking about migrating a client's website from a super-old cms (xoops) to WP. However the site is quite old so I don't want him to lose any SEO juice he acquired through the years (PR: 2). ...
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How can I make post fields required in Wordpress?

I am setting up a Wordpress site as a CMS and trying to figure out a way to make certain post fields "required" before an author can publish a post. In particular, I want authors to be required to ...
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how do I group content in magazine-style 'issues'?

I am building a website for a magazine. It won't carry the whole content of the mag, just a teaser article or two from each issue. I need to have a page for each issue that features these articles, ...
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Make separate text boxes for separate WordPress Custom Fields

I am trying to make usability of WordPress custom fields admin easier in my theme. I saw it in ElegantThemes' eStore theme. Only I couldn't figure out how to do it in my custom theme because I ...
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How can I make my website with wordpress having on-spot editing feature as compared to concrete5 CMS?

I hope you were easily able to understand my situation through the question. 1.Do we have any theme or plugin for on-spot editing the post by people or by me after the blog post is posted? 2.If ...
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Can I use wordpress for a non-blog site?

I'm starting a website (more complicated than a blog) and would appreciate advice on which framework to use. A person on my team uses wordpress and is enthusiastic about its possibilities, but a ...
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WordPress as a CMS Membership website

I am involved with several WordPress support websites including this one (recently). I seem to get the question "Can WordPress be used as a CMS/Membership Website?". I haven't needed to set one up, so ...
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How to Use WordPress as Static CMS Without Blog Posts

I am very new to wordpress. I want to edit a wordpress theme and remove the blogpost area from it so it can be converted into a website. I also want to make some other changes. How I am trying to do ...
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Hide comments column in WP backend

Is there a way to hide the comments column in the backend? When you look at the pages, there's a comments column even though I'v disabled them. I made WP into a cms and it may cause some confusion.
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Hide update messages from non-admin users?

Is it possible to hide the update messages for any users other than the main admin? We use WP as a CMS for clients and it's a bit annoying that a normal user has to read something like: WordPress ...
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Parse a text area custom meta box and assign as value to existing meta keys

I built a post interface to accept specific data in the form of custom meta boxes [rant]but now the end user says it's too much work to cut and paste 4 times[/rant]. So now (completely out of ...
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My first WP development project - am I envisaging this right?

I've been asked by my friend to recreate his travel site, CMS style, in Wordpress. His layout is something like this: Home About Us -- Country landing page (with a featured tour, then links to the ...
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Any way to make posts inherit properties/taxonomies through a single assigned taxonomy

I want to have a central "data" sheet that is regularly drawn upon for types of posts that are submitted. Lets say I had a movie review site, but also want to let people post other info, like Trivia ...
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WordPress CMS Inquiry

I'm pretty familiar with WordPress and have used it on various projects both as a blog as well as a fully-functional CMS using custom post types, etc. I am about to embark on a project for a client ...
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Minor css-change based on topmenu - how?

I want to make minor css-changes based on the choice of the top (root) menu. What's the proper way to handle this in WP? //edit// It's a website (pages), no blog, and basically, the colors of some ...
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Search form with Category and Sub Category

How to create WP Search Form with Category and Sub category for illustration a search form (for search title Book=title post) With condition By Keyword, By All Category and Sub Category selected ...
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CRM and newsletter integration?

I already use WordPress to create an online catalog and web presence. Now, a little box tells people to enter their email, and they will receive an email when a new product is added to the site (which ...
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Using WordPress as piecemeal in existing site?

After some solid advice from people on here about using WordPress for a small (six page) website, I wanted to broach another question regarding using WordPress for a non-blogging site. Yet, I know my ...
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Multiple level category drop-down

I'm using WordPress as a CMS and would like to have categories selectable from multiple selections i.e <option>. As a usage example, The first dropdown would contain parent categories. Then ...
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Wordpress CMS - hide content from public while in editing stages

I'm setting up a simple web site for a member of my family, using wordpress as a CMS. I've already registered a domain name and I'm about to set up wordpress. I want them to be able to edit the site ...
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How to establish site-wide fields with my theme?

I have been searching high and low and cannot seem to find a plugin/implementation for wordpress which allows for site wide values to be set and used (in places such as header/footer). Any help much ...
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Putting main WordPress blog under a different folder name

I want to use WordPress primarily as a static page CMS for a small business site. I want to use the "pages" feature for most of the pages on the site, except for a news blog, for which I want to use ...
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Using the “Latest posts” feature on a different site

I want to display the "latest x posts", like you see per default on the index-page, but on a completely different site. E.g. /blog/ Installing WP into the directory /blog/ is not an option, as the ...
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Anonymous Postings

This is a repost of a question asked on stackoverflow, and was referred to this site: My client wants to create a form on his new WP site that when filled out and submitted will be submitted to his ...
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posts and cms and posts again

I'm setting up a WP site as a CMS that will sell CDs. I have set up the individual titles as posts on a page I call recordings, and have a number of categories that make up the collection of discs. ...
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Can Wordpress realistically handle a site with 500 'pages'?

I'm building it from scratch and probably a 100 or so of those pages will be ecommerce. I would like to create meaningful, normal looking permalinks for aesthetics and SEO. I would really love to ...
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Using wordpress for a four-page website may be an overkill?

I have to set up a small website, it's a porfolio for a design company with just the standard sections: home, about us, services, portfolio and contact. That's it, no blog, no dynamic sections, no big ...