Modifications to theme and plugin files to create new functionality.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (14)

1
vote
1answer
4k views

How to add checkbox and radio button in Profile Page

I liked to customize my profile page by adding new fields to get more info from the user like "Gender" or "Speaking Languages". I managed to get the text input form to work, the problem I having now ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Custom Post Type with Custom Title

I have a custom post type without title support and I'm trying to generate one from post's taxonomies and custom fields. To do so, I'm using this code: function custom_post_type_title_filter( $data , ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Removing Unnecessary Text from Admin Menu without CSS

I am looking for a way to remove all the unessesary text from default worpdress metaboxes. Preferably I would like to ensure that the content is not just hidden through CSS but actually removed from ...
7
votes
4answers
1k views

How can I delete orphan keys in WordPress database tables?

In particular in table wp_options. After almost 2 years of blog production it seems increased a lot, and I don't know how many crap is in there. Do you know a plugin that works with WordPress 3.0 or ...
4
votes
3answers
3k views

Adding extra authentication field in login page

I am going to enhance my WordPress authentication page. My idea is that simply adding an extra field into the login page. The extra field will require user to enter personal identification code (4 to ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Interesting Custom Post Type Slug with Taxonomy and Custom Field

I have created a custom post type called "events" and have also created a custom taxonomy which only shows up on this specific post type through which the admin must select an "event category" ...
8
votes
2answers
970 views

How to add plugin to WordPress Repository?

I just made my first plugin and it got approved by WordPress. Great news for me, but now what? The "instructions" on the Codex are anything but clear for me. I did find an article on Dig WP and I ...
5
votes
5answers
2k views

Add separator to admin submenu

I would like to add a separator to the admin submenu section, NOT in the top level section. I'm thinking of using javascript and styling to do the job, but I was wondering if there's a more ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Add multiple custom fields to the general settings page

What I would like to do is to add a few custom fields to the general settings. This is the code that Im using. It works allright but I just cant figure how to add more fields. I would like to create ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How to force one column layout on custom post type edit page?

I've created a plugin using custom post types and I need to force the default two column post page to a single column. At the same time, the Publish metabox must move to the bottom. I need to do this ...
2
votes
3answers
766 views

Custom comment type maybe?

(First of all, sorry for bad english) If there are people here using wordpress as cms, you probably realize that you dont need comment system that much. Esspecially custom post types like products ...
1
vote
1answer
514 views

Show newly added posts since last user login time /date

I'm looking for a solution to create a custom loop which will only display the last added/ modified posts since the last user login to the site. It shouldn't be that complicated doesnt it ?
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How to customize default wordpress editor?

Good to hear that Sonny (wordpress3.3) has the new editor API wp_editor() that gives us the ability to use multiple instances of the editor in our custom fields with ease. But I needed to customize ...
1
vote
1answer
900 views

Creating a custom Admin panel

I'm building a Wordpress Plugin and it has two tables and some data. Right now, for displaying and changing the data, I'm using the wpdb function and manually creating the user interface (mimicking ...
10
votes
2answers
960 views

Specific upload folder for PDFs in custom Post type in WP multisite

I need to filter uploads to a specific folder for a custom-post type called "document" only for PDFs. So far, I have: function custom_upload_directory( $args ) { $base_directory = ...
6
votes
5answers
11k views

Proper Way to Modify Plugin

What is the best way to modify a plugin? I frequently want to make small changes to one or two functions within a large plugin. This is easily done, but I have to use comments to mark my changes and ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Styling Shortcodes in Visual Editor

Does anyone know how to style the visual editor so that when specific shortcodes are used they are replaced with an image within the visual editor? I have found that many users screw up the shortcode ...
5
votes
8answers
499 views

Backup the Database and Restore from the Backup?

I am using WordPress 3 and would like to backup the database to my computer (a Mac). My webhost is using PHP safe mode, so that sometimes limits what plugins I can use. What is a good way to do a ...
4
votes
6answers
7k views

Custom order of terms for custom taxonomy in admin and website

I have a custom taxonomy registered for my custom post type. I need to make it possible for a user to specify the order in which the taxonomy terms should appear (something like menu order for pages). ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Search multiple custom fields by using meta_query

I'm trying to create a search results listing for a custom post type and the problem I'm running in to is with the way the 'meta_query' parameter is stringing the passed values together. It appears ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Wordpress hook before inserting post into database

I need to do check the inserted post for certain keywords and perform some functions depending on the keywords found. is there a wordpress hook that executes "just before the post is inserted into ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Broken pagination

Well I'm here again with almost the same problem as I had in this post three weeks ago, but let me explain what has happened since then: I was originally using one loop to display the most recent ...
2
votes
2answers
247 views

Comment filtering (search)

Basically I want to develop the ability to search comments on my site. A form with input field where the visitor can enter a search string, which tells WP to display only comments that contain that ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to Set up a Multisite WordPress?

I would like to build a multi-site WordPress in which users can make accounts for their website but I'm not sure how I can actually achieve this. What is the best way to create a WordPress multi-site? ...
1
vote
1answer
519 views

Limit the Excerpt field in WP-Admin in words

Is it possible to limit the Excerpt field on the post page in words? Note that I am aware that it's possible to echo the excerpt and limit it in words, but I want the field itself to limit the amount ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Front End Post Submit Form

I'm working on a site that is going to be community powered. It's going to have the form for registered users to submit draft posts, which will then be approved or deleted by the site's editors. The ...
0
votes
2answers
830 views

Post from front-end only by logged in users, form posts as “posted by: <logged-in user's username>”

I've handrolled a form for posting from the front-end, with some custom functions that I needed. However, I've made the form only accessible when a user is logged in, and I'd like to have the articles ...
6
votes
5answers
2k views

get_pages() not ordering as it should

I'm using get_pages() function to get all subpages from a page like this: $childrens = get_pages(array('child_of' => 7, 'sort_column' => 'post_date', ...
5
votes
2answers
16k views

How to add Disqus comment count

I must be blind but I can't find for the life of me the full instructions for getting Disqus comment count to work. All I want displayed is just the comment count number. I've checked the "Output ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

How Is Network Activate Different From Activate (by Implementation)?

How is plugin network activate different from normal activation by implementation? What is done/not done in network activation that is done/not done in activation?
3
votes
4answers
2k views

How can I create an alternative home page?

I'm working on a site which has a fully customized front page. Now I'm asked to add a more classic looking blog type page which will be reacheable at http://domain/blog. I tried creating a custom ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

switch theme on fly

I have two themes: "Default" and "Alternate". I'd like to place a link on my site that says "Switch to Alternate Theme", which will change the default theme to the alternate and vice versa. A cookie ...
3
votes
1answer
333 views

deleted users still show in count?

I noticed that deleted users still show in the count of the users admin screen. On one blog I deleted 9 users only leaving the admin but it stil shows 9 in the count. In the physical database they ...
2
votes
1answer
654 views

query_posts sort in multiple directions

I'm trying to improve my post sorting by using multiple criteria, but I want specific orders for different values. For example, I have a meta_key called 'featured' that I want to move any post up to ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Custom permalink structure only for default posts

Does anybody know how to modify the url struct only for the single post page? When I go to a post page, the url should look like: example.com/xxx/my-post. All other urls (with the exception of the ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

media_handle_upload weird thing

I am using a front end script to upload images , all works fine but recently i noticed the uploaded images are not saved in proper directory. My settings are to Organize my uploads into month- and ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

How to fix broken upgrade to 3.1

As soon as i saw the message on WPSE about the 3.1 release i immediately went a did a switch on my local installation(SVN switch). Only issue is the wp-settings.php is trying to include a ...
2
votes
1answer
895 views

How to show custom message once on plugin activation?

I know by watching the akismet plugin source how to show a custom message on the plugins page, but I want my message to appear only once after my plugin is activated. How could i do this?
1
vote
4answers
133 views

how to use a different domain/subdomain for authors/catagories on single site?

I'm not sure if I phrased this question correctly... My wife and I have one blog, family.com in this example, that we both contribute to. I would like family.com to show all blog posts. ...
1
vote
1answer
325 views

Customized title tag for each page in pagination?

With the reference of below questions. How to change title tags on paginated posts? Paginate tags page How to change title tags on paginated posts? Add Page number to Meta Description in Wordpress SEO ...
1
vote
1answer
401 views

Custom Field as Custom Taxonomy?

I have a custom taxonomy, "Country". I am using WP User Frontend to let users post to the site. Most data is saved as custom fields, so I have a custom field "cf_country". I want to be able to set ...
1
vote
1answer
882 views

simple expandable vertical menu, java script problem

I am trying to create a simple expandable menu in wordpress. Bellow you can see the javascript I am using (copy and mix from internet). <script type="text/javascript"> ...
1
vote
2answers
280 views

Posts wont expire

I am having some trouble with scheduling posts to automatically expire (either by deleting or going to draft), every plugin I have tried does nothing and when it reaches the scheduled time nothing ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

How to add a select menu to this metabox code?

I'm using a metabox script that works great for having absolute control over the design and placement of the metabox fields. There is one problem: I can't remember where I found the script and need to ...
1
vote
2answers
713 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

Make wordpress generate a custom XML file(not a sitemap) that is updated only when new content is posted?

I'm not looking for a sitemap, I'm looking to create an xml file that I can have a flash menu access, but I don't want to generate the XML file each time someone visits a page, I want to have a static ...
1
vote
5answers
1k views

How to rotate the header image per day?

I'd like to have my header banner change every day, chosen (e.g. randomly) from a list/folder of images. So far I only found plugins that select a random banner per post or per page view, neither is ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Query posts by custom post type and custom taxonomy

I am writing a custom loop query to filter through a custom post type and custom taxonomy. I have replaced any variables with static values for the purpose of showing you what result I want. $args = ...
1
vote
2answers
448 views

How to let a single post have its own domain name

I am not sure which solution here would work best as a solution but what I am looking for is just a simple way to enter an optional domain through a metabox on the page edit screen and then just ...
1
vote
1answer
808 views

Retrieving and Storing Images Linked from Other Domains on Local Server?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Copy and Paste picture in post without linking to original") When I copy and paste a picture from another editor window it appears nicely but it links to ...