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 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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WordPress product catalog site

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 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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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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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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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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Can I / Should I use WordPress as a CMS for my Flash application

I sometimes build applications in Flash for the web that need a fair bit of dynamic data. Would WordPress be a good fit for my CMS solution? can it "talk" to flash? Does it allow output as different ...
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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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Passing two values wordpress dropdown category

I have been following this guide on how i can pass two values to filter the post instead of one in wordpress category drop-down. The objective here is once the user selects a location and then selects ...
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Trying to fix my Contact Form [duplicate]

I have been trying to figure out on what is missing in my codes. Basically whenever i click the submit button to send the data in the contact form, it basically returns me to the home page and ...
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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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WordPress for a business catalog site

I am completely noob with WordPress so I apologize in advance if my questions sounds completely stupid. Background I have a small business catalog site that I wrote long ago in plain HTML. Now I ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Is this website made using WordPress? [duplicate]

I have this web site URL: http://www.erusma.org that is a multilanguage website, infact opening this URL I obtain the following address: http://www.erusma.org/en/default.html Looking at the source ...
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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Implementing a CrunchBase.com Clone using WordPress?

I wish to create something like CrunchBase.com with WordPress.org (So to have one website that is a "database", and another one, which is a blog, that connects to it). Is it possible? and how? ...
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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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After server migration (local server to online server) permalink don't work

I am finding some difficulties with Permalink after have migrate my blog from my apache local server to an apache online server. I have used the Search and Replace Tool on my online server script: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...