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Adding another state (spam, reject, approve) to wordpress comments?

i know this might sound a bit weird, but what I'm trying to do is rather simple in mind but may be technically difficult. I'm running small contests on my wordpress site where I ask users to leave a ...
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Post/Page Preview Template

Is there a way to have a custom template php file that is only used for previews instead of it using the single.php file? This way the user knows they are in preview mode?
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WordPress plugin to publish to multiple remote WordPress blogs

I have a WordPress (.org) blog (let's call it blog1) that is used by many authors, who may create, edit and publish posts (on blog1). Each author has her/his own WordPress blogs, hosted elsewhere. ...
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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 ...
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Wordpress Multiple Category Search

From few months I am digging into wordpress for multiple category search options, and finally came up with this. I just found that wordpress allows multiple tags, which means that if in your URL you ...
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Enabling Sessions in WordPress 3.0

Im using a wfcart in my WordPress site but for some reason on certain pages WordPress drops the session I'm wondering if there is a way to enable sessions in WordPress 3?
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How can I save an array from a random post sequence for later use?

I'm building a random workout generator on Wordpress to help with my fitness, and am stuck at saving random post arrays for later reference. I'll explain. The generator should work in two main ...
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How to search in a Custom Field?

I have a custom post type called LAW. LAW has three custom fields: LAW_DATE, LAW_TEXT and LAW_AUTHOR. I want to build a search page that allows me to search independently each of these custom fields. ...
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Enable / Add Custom Keyboard Shortcuts To Work With WordPress' HTML Editor

I use Markdown in my posts, and the plugin I use for that purpose requires the Visual editor be disabled. The HTML editor is pretty much just a text box. To make writing easier, I would like to ...
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Any official way to create an admin theme?

I was wondering whether there's a common way of customising the aspect of the admin panel. I know you can play with the css and js files but what I was looking for is some kind of "admin theme" like ...
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What are the ways to use WordPress as a user generated content site

What are the methods to create a user-generated-content website? I know each has his own favorite way to do that, please elaborate on your own method, how to implement it and the pros/cons. (This is ...
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OpenID for WordPress 3.x? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to implement a customizable free OpenID authentication? Is there any WordPress plugin that provides OpenID authentication for comments that works in WordPress 3.0? ...
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How to Change the Entire WordPress Admin panel Look and Feel?

I am trying to change the WordPress Admin panel look and feel for depending upon the different role types that are in WordPress. How can create/assign different themes for each role i.e. Editor > ...
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Custom Search Query

I'd like to set up a custom search page that does the following: User checks off several items in a form that he'd like to see returned in his search (essentially choosing from a list of tags). ...
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Custom maintenance page

Is there a way to add a custom maintenance page from theme folder? I have the code for the activate maintenance mode but i can't get the styling.. function activate_maintenance_mode() { if ( ...
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Is there a plugin to make attaching images easier?

I am using the "attach" feature in the media library to link a set of images to specific pages. Our custom theme displays these attached images in a particular way. We are setting up Wordpress as ...
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Splitting an Evolving Site into Multiple Sites, or Maintaining as One Site?

To Separate or Not to Separate...That is the Question? I currently have what I believe is a mistake in my site architecture. I initially built my two lines of business into the same site. ...
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Add more rows on media picker

I'm trying to add more rows in the media picker modal window. Is there any clean way to achieve doing this ? Thanks !
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Advice for implementing single sign-on?

Our organization is using Google Apps (standard edition) and we've just implemented a WP site. I'd love any input on anyone who's used implemented Google Apps (in the last month or so) as the service ...
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What specific database privileges does WordPress need?

I want to create a new database user for my WordPress installation. Usually on localhost, i can just use root, but it is good practice to use a user with as little rights as possible. What are those ...
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Any way to create a revision of a post ONLY with a new button in the Meta Box?

Quite sure there isn't a way baked in to do this, but anyone have any ideas on how I would get something like this done? I want to turn autorevisions off and ONLY have a revision created when a button ...
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Automatically Creating Posts for Popular Forum Topics or Products [closed]

I am integrating a Wordpress template with Buddypress (with bbPress included). I would like to automatically create a post for popular forum topics so that it will show in my main page. I am hoping ...
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How can I get posts in a subcategory to display on it's parent categories archive page?

Currently when you display an archive category page, it only displays it for the main parent, and doesn't display any of the posts that may be in the subcategories under it's parent. How can I alter ...
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Using Vagrant for customizable Wordpress Multi-sites [closed]

Background: My partner and I have a goal to create a customizable vagrant project that uses Wordpress multi site, as a local development environment. Ideal Use Case: Various developers on our team ...
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Custom taxonomy: same terms, but for different years

I'm building a directory of people in a boarding house. What I'd like to do, is to be able to assign the following metadata to each person: Room number Parking space number Leadership positions ...
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WP 3.1 - archive pages for custom content types possible now without a plugin?

I noticed that WP 3.1 supposedly has 'new CMS capabilities like archive pages for custom content types', however, I can't see that implemented yet? I've been using a plugin called 'Simple Custom Post ...
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Creating my own Admin Forms in a WordPress CMS?

I just decided to try using WordPress for a CMS (not a blog). The site will have some product information that I want the client to be able to update. Instead of creating an entire admin side just ...
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is_home() and is_single() Not Working as Expected with Custom Post Types?

(Moderators note: Was originally titled: "Custom post type problem?") I'm having some problems with custom post types where everything is working great except for the sidebars. Here is some code ...
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What is true chmod for WordPress?

For all the folders and files. Please give some explained answer.
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How to create a page that isn't accessible via menus?

I need to create a page in my site that I am able to access via url, but that won't be included in any of the navigation menus which are generated using wp_list_pages() on my site. How can I ...
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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 ...
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How to disable 3.1 “Admin Bar” via script for the admin user?

Every time I create a new site under 3.1, my first trip is to the Users > Admin User profile page to uncheck the "admin bar" checkbox. I'd like to place a script in my theme's functions.php to do ...
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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 ...
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Is There A Hook To Process The Content Of The Text Widget?

Is there any filter which can be used in a plugin to process the content of the text widget before it is rendered?
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Show a WP 3.0 Custom Menu in an HTML Select with Auto-Navigation?

As part of a theme for a client, I want to be able to show a custom menu (defined via the admin) in a select box that automatically changes pages after changing the selection. Is there a plugin (or a ...
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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 ...
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Archive Listings Filtered by Date Values in a Custom Field/Post Meta?

(Moderator's Note: The original title was "using archive by date with a custom date") I'm adding an additional date to posts as a custom field. Now I want the archive to show posts by the custom date ...
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Need help with friendly URL's in Wordpress

I'm creating som custom templates in Wordpress and I'm passing some data in the URL's. Currently my URL looks like this: http://www.mysite.com/designers/?id=43&name=designer+name The URL ...
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wp_nav_menu() custom container and container_id

So today I started work on my first Wordpress theme and so far it's been a lot of fun. However, I have had difficulty in getting wp_nav_menu() to do what I want. Here's what I want: <nav ...
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How to delete outdated, wrongly sized images in _wp_attachment_metadata?

I've got several custom image sizes for my blog. One of these is setup as add_image_size( 'slide', 640, 290, true );. These are used in a header slideshow. My problem is I've upped the dimensions of ...
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Restrict custom post type to only site administrator role

How can I remove this custom post type from being shown in the dashboard for non admin users? /* Add Websites Custom Post Type */ add_action( 'init', 'create_website_type' ); function ...
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Removing fields from the Media Uploader/Gallery

I've been searching high and low for an answer. I simply want to remove the Alternate Text, Caption, Description and Link URL-fields from the uploader and gallery view. I seem that every thing else ...
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TV Show database - Best way for structuring it?

I want to make a TV Show database in Wordpress that has this URL format: /tvshows/friends/01/12/ /tvshows/ would list all series /tvshows/friends/ would list all the seasons available for Friends ...
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add_rewrite_rule and custom variable

I have been wanting to do something similar like this for a long time. I have a url http://studionumberone.com/portfolio/obey-clothing/ which just shows the jquery gallery of images, I then have ...
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What is the difference between feeds served by my WordPress install vs feeds served by FeedBurner?

What is the difference between feeds served by my WordPress install vs feeds served by FeedBurner? How to disable hosted Wiordpress feed completely and use feedburner?
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Managing Images for a WordPress Blog: Picasa or Flickr?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Is it good to use picasa web album for images in wordpress blog?") Is it good to use Picasa web album for post's images in WordPress blog? What are pros and ...
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Can I disable the auto complete?

I've recently upgraded to WordPress 3.0, and am having a lot of problems with the autocomplete function when editing posts via 'quick edit' (e.g. /wp-admin/edit.php) - for example, editing tags. The ...
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When is it appropriate to put functions on page template vs. functions.php?

I'd like to improve my code and on a current theme, I've extended Wordpress with custom post types, metadata, customized user authentication, and a number of other items. Some of these functions ...
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2 seperate installation 1 theme same server

i got 2 separate installation on the same folder each in their own sub folder - they use the same theme which i copied twice. Every time i edit a file i need to do it twice and its a real hassle... ...
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How to make custom bulk actions work on the media/upload page?

I'm adapting a script I found online to add custom bulk actions to the screen with the list of posts. It has this line: add_action('load-edit.php', 'custom_bulk_action'); I'm trying to adapt it for ...