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Recent activity query WordPress

Does anyone know how I can get a list of posts based on their recent activity? Activity such as a new comment, an edit, a new post, et cetera. Some Q&A wordpress themes seem to be using this but ...
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Have multiple local wordpress installs share a wp-content folder and database

On my local machine, I have multiple wordpress versions installed so I can test the themes and plugins I develop. I was wondering if I could somehow create a central wp-content folder and database, ...
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How Can A Widget With Only One Instance Be Defined?

How can a widget which of which only one instance can be used?
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Keep main articles and author blogs seprerate, News / Magazine like site

I am working on a project that requires a CNN like article structure, where there are main articles (published in a magazine 'volume/issue') and authors' blogs separate. The idea is to have official ...
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How to Save Different Usermeta Fields According to User Role?

I have created some custom roles using a plugin and I have also created custom user meta fields that are show in the Profile pages of each user (/wp-admin/profile.php) I have a problem with saving ...
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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 ...
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Multisite subdomain-site redirects to primary site

So, here's the deal. I got one WP Multisite installed with 1 subsite. Im running the whole thing in subdomain "mode". I did the whole DNS-pointer (A *.domain.se) to the correct IP. Now the problem, ...
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Edit the Publish Widget Options

Another noob question - under the 'Publish' widget in a default vanilla installation of WordPress 3.3.1, we would like to 'simplify' the Publish widget/ Specifically, we would like to have no 'draft' ...
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Output HTML only on individual post view

I am looking for a way to output some html (javascript actually) on a post view only and not on a main page, tag, category view (where WP outputs several posts). E.g it would be output on this page ...
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Template for individual post designs

I browsed through the suggested posts, and couldn't find anything that was exactly answering my question. I apologize in advance if I'm reposting something obvious here, but there you have it. I want ...
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Semi-Private Comments + page comments -> is it possible?

is it possible to do this: User need to register and can only see comments written by himself or by an admin. Admins can see all comments create a profile page that user can see all their comments ...
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Showing current taxonomy terms

I've created a custom post type called "References" and a custom taxonomy "Genre". I have 2 terms : Applications and Games. My problem is that I'd like to show posts associated in Applications on a ...
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Extract & Display the REAL first image attached to a post - extend the_post_thumbnail()

I have an interesting problem which I am sure someone here can solve. I have gone through a bunch of different plugins and code snippets in search for the perfect code to extract a primary image to be ...
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How can I add more code to this?

<?php $my_query = new WP_Query( "cat=11&posts_per_page=1" ); if ( $my_query->have_posts() ) { while ( $my_query->have_posts() ) { $my_query->the_post(); ...
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blog page showing as home/landing page despite template change and reading settings

Live site. I'm having trouble pinpointing exactly why the Blog page is showing up as the Home/landing page. I've changed the page template to General/page.php and have WP reading settings set to ...
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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 ...
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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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Preview posts returns 404

It's a large Wordpress multisite installation, using subfolders for the individual blogs, not domains. We are running version 3.1, and preview posts doesn't work. When I press preview I get the ...
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Use post object from first query in second query

I have a post ID stored in a variable from my first query and I'd like to use that to highlight the post with the same ID in my second query, but it's not working. First loop: <?php if ...
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Multiple Category Search

I'm trying to create a search feature that will allow users to enter a search term and select a couple of categories. The script searches a single category just fine, but when I add more than one I ...
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Different fields in My Profile page depending on user role

So I understand that I can user current_user_can to check the role of the current logged in user. But what I would like to do is show these different fields to the site Admin. So for example the ...
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How do I add a promotional message to my posts?

I'm sure this is a dup, but I honestly can't find an answer. I'd like to add a message to the start and end of my posts: "Check out my new startup: Facebook For Dogs!" Is there a simple way to do ...
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Dynamically add / duplicate custom meta in custom post types

I am using Custom post types in one of my themes I have one custom post type called "accommodation" with meta boxes to add details such as type of rooms (single, twin, double...); each room has a ...
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How to customize and keep things up-to-date?

I made a few websites in WP (that was kind of my first serious web-related work where I started learning about more serious and concrete stuff other than homework type of programming exercises) and ...
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Custom Portfolio Page

I've a page (at /portfolio) & nav item created called Portfolio. What I'd like is for this page to either contain all the portfolio category's post in chronologically order or else all of the ...
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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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Track usernames with piwik

I'm wondering if there is a way to send current logged username to Piwik and display it beside the ip address in the stats. I need to see which users viewed a specific page and which users downloaded ...
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Plugin for users to create their own ads like Google Adsence

Does any one know of a plugin to allow users to create ads on a format like Google Adsense (title, some text and a link). ? Something that may require some customization may do the job. Thanks in ...
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Custom SELECT Query With Multiple Meta Values (Ordering Problem)

I have two custom meta values that I am using for an events list and have almost got everything working perfectly except for the ordering. I have two dates (event_date and event_enddate). One of these ...
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How to Remove the Custom Theme Panel from a Theme?

How does one remove the custom theme admin panel from a theme that has the options to change colours, layouts, etc? Thanks. K
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Static posts page is not working

I've found other questions asking the same thing but I think I followed the method correctly. I created a page called "Splash" (page-splash.php) and another empty page called "Blog" But when I ...
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Wordpress slugs and 404 handling takes preference over folders in site root?

I have wordpress installed and permalink structure set to /%postname%/ In addition to WordPress folders, I also have a public_html/beta folder where I wanted to copy the same site and test some ...
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Extend the wp_get_archives output with '?post_type=foo'?

I've gotten my custom post types to display as it should in date based archives; the structure example.com/year/month/day (and above) works properly as long as it's extended with ...
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How to create thumbnails with a fixed width, so all of them will have the same width?

right now, a thumbnail will be either 150px in height or in width, depending if it's landscape or portrait. Is there a way to make them always the same width and scale them in height accordingly, ...
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Looking to display non-image files in Gallery with logo specific to file type

When I first began looking into this, File Gallery got me much closer to solving the problem. The only issue is that the plugin only displays the generic non-image icon when I upload a file. Does ...
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the_content() is not displaying content, why? [closed]

I have a custom theme and have built a blog page where I'd like to utilize "the loop", but get_content() is not working. Instead of displaying page content, it displays code from a template. I don't ...
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Custom Theme Want To Remove One Category From All Displays

I created my own custom Wordpress theme for my website, everything is great. However, I have a strange need, I have one category which is kind of a 'placeholder' for content which is automated and ...
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How do I create a widget that only allows a single instance?

How do I create a widget that only allows a single instance of a widget to be added through the Wordpress interface? The default behaviour of widgets allows multiple instances to be added. I am ...
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How to check user role?

I have functions that have to execute based on the user roles. How do I check the user role so that I can insert the respective function under their role? EG. if ($_GET['role'] == "free member" ) ...
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Adding comments to my custom theme

I would like to add comments to my single.php file. My custom theme is "hand built" and I haven't found the proper code needed to add this functionality. Anyone have the quick and dirty on how to add ...
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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 ...
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Conditional tag

I am using this code to show custom code on single posts. function post_footer() { if (is_single()) { ?> <div class="custom"> <h1><a href="<?php the_field('live_demo'); ...
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How to implement two separate featured images for each post/page

So I would like to set two separate feature images for each post/page. One would be a rectangle for use in a slider and another would be a square for use on archive pages, search pages, category ...
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Add .html extension to only one page in my Wordpress site

We had an old site that had html pages in it. One of the pages in that site was linked to from many other sites. Now we moved to a WordPress site, and we created a page with that name, but of course ...
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How to retain visual breadcrumbs w/ tricky URL structure? Custom post template?

I'm building a review site with lots of different categories. Here's what the site strucure is shaping up to be: backtoschool.com backtoschool.com/reviews/ backtoschool.com/reviews/calculators ...
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How to create Custom image post?

I want to create a custom post type in which a post is only an image, title and description. I want to have a front-end option for users to enter such a post. What plugins do i need to play with in ...
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How to fix vanilla comments extra iframe space

I am using the new vanilla comments on wordpress with my self hosted vanilla forums, but on every page, there is unnecesary iframe space. I was wondering how to fix that. My site is here and my forums ...
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dynamic external javascript generated using php

How to write an external javascript file with dynamic variable values generated using php from wp db values? So instead of using wp_localize_script for inline js variables, I'd like to use ...
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Custom Field Template seriously messed up in WP 3.1.1

I'm having a serious problem with the plugin Custom Field Template in which applying a CFT based on the template name is not working (it's as if the Ajax used to load the template is breaking). I've ...
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HTML in PHP problem [closed]

I have the following code but I always get an error, it's the first time I've tried to merge HTML with PHP: <?php if(get_field('post_image')) { echo '<img src="'. get_field('post_image') ...