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How to display this meta data (an array) in form of a function (created with a custom write panel)?

I'm using the following code to create custom write panels: <?php $key = "project"; $meta_boxes = array( "project_services" => array( "name" => "project_services", ...
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Redirect to another page using contact form 7? [closed]

I'm using CF7 to send some information to my email and everything's working fine, but I need to redirect the users to a different page after the email has been sent, by default the forms are sent to ...
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Remove admin menu, admin header and admin footer for authors

I would like to remove everything except the “form” in wp-admin/post.php I would like to do this for user role "author" only. The reason for all this: I want the wp-admin/post.php to be a page where ...
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User Roles Not Sticking

I have added a custom user role of super_poster, basically they make 20 posts and once they hit $postlimit get auto-moved back down to contributer level, the moving down and post counting works ok, my ...
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Integrating plugins in themes

I could not find a thread discussing this, so starting this one. I am currently working on a rather elaborate theme for 3.1+, and by elaborate I mean that in addition to styling and regular front-end ...
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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 ...
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How to import custom data via XML, CSV, etc

We have about 10 years of custom blog-style, databased content that we want to import into a clean install of Wordpress. There doesn't seem to be an importer plugin that works with custom databsed ...
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Upgrade to 3.1.1 Fails

When doing an automatic upgrade, I get this: Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-3.1.1.zip… Unpacking the update… Could not create directory.: /public_html Installation Failed ...
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How to programmatically bring back “excerpts” field in post editor in WP 3.1+

My theme uses some custom options fields, like post excerpt, that were removed from the editor screen with WP 3.1 I understand and support the intent to clean up the content workspaces. However, as a ...
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Custom taxonomy permalinks and custom post types [closed]

I have set up a custom post type called "Portfolio". I have asigned this custom post type 2 taxonomies, "Clients" & "Service". The portfolio homepage URL is as follows: ...
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wp_get_archives for a specific category?

I've been pulling my hair out on this one - I need to hard code in wp_get_archives() for a specific category into a template. This post was useful: Category Specific Archive but, as with all the ...
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Background image in login showing in admin area

I have customized my login screen with a logo using html{background:#E2DEAF url(.../images/login_logo.jpg) center top no-repeat;} because it is so wide. Usually would not tie something to the HTML ...
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How to select posts from multiple categories and metavalues?

I need to select posts who are in multiple categories and have certain post metavalue. I can select multiple categories with query_posts( array( 'category__and' => array(1,2,3) ) ); But also I ...
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Custom Post Type - List all attachments on Edit Screen

I'm currently building a custom post type in Wordpress and I need to be able to list all attachments inside the edit screen. I know how to do this on the front-end template, but anyone know the code ...
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Should we localize custom-made themes / plugins?

Does anyone know how much do the localization functions from WordPress affect the speed of a website? Do you think it's worth replacing all strings with gettext inside a theme, even if it will only ...
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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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Force modified contributor role to be re-approved on edit?

I gave the Contributor role edit_published_posts capability. Contributor submits a post, Admin publishes it. Now Contributor can edit it without approval. Is there a way to force it to be re-approved ...
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What do you think about custom designed plugin/theme options UIs?

You probably noticed the trend of making custom designed plugin/theme options UIs, especially in the commercial ones (on CodeCanyon for example - custom boxes, tabs, accordions etc). I personally ...
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WordPress 3.1 removing 'category' from the slug

Is there a way to remove 'category' from the slug when viewing posts in a particular category in WordPress 3.1 without it breaking? My client is asking me to remove it, but it seems necessary - I get ...
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How to *remove* a parent theme page template from a child theme?

I'm using the TwentyTen theme to create a child theme, but I can't seem to get rid of the 'One column, no sidebar' page template that is in the TwentyTen parent theme. I thought just copying it over ...
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Problem with WP_Query loop and search term

I have a custom query to display random posts in my sidebar like this: $newQuery = array( 'post__in' => get_option('sticky_posts'), 'post_type' => 'ad_listing', 'posts_per_page' ...
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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 ...
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Truncating varying lengths of information

I was helped not long ago with a form of custom truncating by Toscho on this post it works very well but I'm finding that I need to create multiple length variations for different bits of content. For ...
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How to link external javascript files?

I am working on a custom Wordpress theme for my bosses website. I have everything working perfectly so far except for one thing... the external javascript files will not work. I followed the exact ...
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Create new network instance, import old single installs AND keep the urls?

I've two wordpress installs at example.com/blog example.com/otherblog What I want to do is install WP at the root, and have a network, but maintain the URLs. I'm confident I can install WP, and ...
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Site DOES NOT LOAD after 3.1 update

I recently updated my site to 3.1 and now the frontend of the site will not load. The weird thing is the admin section does load and is some what functional (sometimes the pages go blank and I have to ...
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Hide a page in the admin end without a plugin?

I'm creating a series of pages with iFrames embedded in them, but it seems the only way to do this within Wordpress (i.e. using the templating system) is to create pages in the admin end and then ...
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get_terms return errors

Hi when i try to get_terms(); in theme options via this code $catalogs_terms = get_terms( 'catalogs' ); $mycatalogs = array( -1 => 'Select a catalog' ); if ( $catalogs_terms ) { ...
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Automatically exclude categories from metabox based on title

I am designing a website which will be used as a school PA system. Users will be posting entries into categories named for specific dates that correspond to school assemblies. We have two assemblies a ...
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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 ...
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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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Wordpress 3.1 .htaccess contents keep dissappearing?

I have Wordpress 3.1 installed in a subdirectory of a shared hosting account, it's a linux server and mod_rewrite is enabled and working fine elsewhere. The contents of the .htaccess file disappear ...
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What is causing this error? “Warning: Invalid argument”

I need urgent help figuring this out please - I've been working on a WordPress theme locally without problems, and now that I've uploaded it to the live server I'm getting this error: Warning: ...
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Custom options below pages/posts editor?

I want to add permanently boxes below Visual/HTML editor for each page/post. I've never played with custom fields before, and I'm not sure is it way to go? If yes ten tell me, good people of ...
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custom headers for static home page and posts page

have a site w/a static home page and a posts page and then a number of other static pages - i set up a custom header for the home page and then another all other pages like this in the header ...
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Post Type Label Name

i've just created a new post type. It's name is Academias so the first menu option is Academias as well. But I would like to change it to something like See All Academias (just an example), is that ...
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How to load a new template page according to a particular URL?

I want to load some of the pages(not wordpress page, a template file other than wordpress's default template file) according to the url came on the address bar. for instance, I have page in my ...
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title tag function

I am using a function to display the URL on title tag, I coded this function which works properly but I would like to customize it more further. function title_tag() { $a = $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']; ...
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Changing permalink of WordPress

I am pretty new to this and hence facing a bit of a problem. Currently I am designing a website on my localhost using WordPress. I noticed that the permalink structure wasn't very appealing in the ...
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Prioritising and Ordering Posts By Category Name Using A Custom Loop

I have a custom loop pulling out videos all assigned to various categories. However there is a category called "new-video" and I need to pull out all videos using my custom loop, but I would like the ...
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How can I disable the update notice for non-administrators?

As I already told, I'm setting up a Blog for a friend. Next to not being him an administrator but an editor that can make changes to theme options) I have an additional question. I don't want him to ...
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How to do multi site setup

A client wants to set up a multi site with tabs looking like this: | Home | About | Broker | Resources On the main site (meaning www.site.com), the links will be www.site.com/home, ...
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wp_nav_menu google analytics event tracking

I've got a WP3 custom menu, with a custom link in the menu, How can I add google analytics event tracking to that custom link. Thanks Alex
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How to add classes in the wp_list_category parent link

How do I add classes in the wp_list_category , I know the wp_list_categories('title_li='); generates classes , but I want to add a class in the parent category link <ul> <li><a ...
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Calling a php file from a javascript file in wordpress

I have a simple pop up form code written in javascript. It is in js/script.js folder inside themes folder. I am using jquery ajax method to communicate with a php file to store data in db. The php ...
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wp_nav_menu remove class and id from li

I'm new to wordpress and trying to learn my way through from making a theme. Right now I am using wp_nav_menu to generate my menu My menu consists of pages and categories However, the default ...
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Instant install of wordpress

I just think about that... maybe it exist...you will tell me... Wordpressis a beautifull software, and the thing i like the most, is the instant install of the theme and plugin... So i though, why ...
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Adding Variables to post query

How do I add custom variables to the wordpress query without having to hit the database twice. In the example below I want to add some meta filters. All this code works fine but I have been running ...
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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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Where is this query?

This query given below appears alot in my slow-query log. Can someone please tell me where can I find this query ? that will help me try to modify it SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS wp_posts.* FROM ...