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About WP's save_post action

Quick question, in API's some times save_post is used(most of the time actually). Is save_post the equivalent of the query action INSERT INTO whereas save_post saves metadata and forces Wordpress to ...
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Custom Post Type or Shortcode, What to choose? [closed]

While developing a multipupose theme for mass audience, i’m facing an issue. I’m going to code staff listing section. Now i was wondering, what should i do? 1: Create dedicated Custom Post Type for ...
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What is the difference between get_page_link and get_permalink functions?

Both functions return permalink to the post or page by it's ID. What are the differences and which of these functions should I use in which cases?
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Comparing Time with the_time();

I am trying to make a function that will check the time associated with a future event (cpt) with the current time, to see if the event has past. When I first collect the time it is in seconds and I ...
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WordPress or Drupal for data-heavy content site

Looking to build a very data-heavy content site and not sure if what I'm looking to do can be accomplished in WordPress (my preference) or even in Drupal for that matter. The problem isn't the ...
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Check to see if page exists problems

I've created a class to dynamically create pages. I'm checking to see if the page exists by comparing the new page's title to post_name. The comparison seems to work ok, but even if there is a match ...
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Is there a Wordpress version that is incompatible with PHP 5.3?

Is there some decent information available which WordPress versions do not support PHP 5.3? I mean the more recent ones like 2.9 / 3.0 / 3.1? I'm only concerned about the Wordpress core codebase, not ...
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get_transient(), PHP switch(), and comparison operators

Im using a WordPress transient, which expires after an hour, to store a value which is an integer. Im trying to use switch() and multiple case() statements to evaluate if the transient exists or not ...
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Deactivate plugin on registration

I'd like to check if the server is running PHP5.2. To do this, I use a activation-hook which will be registered with "register_activation_hook". Instead of just returning a warning, i'd like to ...
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How customizable is a self-hosted WordPress blog compared to a Blogger blog?

I currently have a Blogspot blog and I'm thinking of making the leap to a self-hosted WordPress one instead. Everything I've seems to suggest this is the best way to go for the best possible ...
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How to get events using multiple custom meta fields?

I need to grab a list of current events. The events have a start and end date so I need to be able to select a range as opposed to just getting any list of events that have an end date that is after ...
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What are the advantages of WordPress over other systems?

I've tried to explain the benefits of WordPress to others; comparing it to static sites is easy, as (most) everything can be done online with WP. I have more difficulty comparing and contrasting with ...