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Slideshow/Gallery plugin based on WP Core Gallery [closed]

Looking for a plugin that I can hardcode into my custom post type template that pulls the images from gallery images added into the standard WP gallery. Thoughts?
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Automatic image renaming based on title

Is there a plugin or a "hack" that can help me do this? I have spent hours try to figure this out so I would greatly appreciate nay help. I have WP 3.1 running php5 Thanks! eg.: ...
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How-to inspect filter-able $vars?

Note: This is more of a tutorial/wiki than a real question and should be a reference for later Questions. If you got something to add, please feel free to add an answer. Working answers get upvoted. ...
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Adding Theme File for Non-Wordpress Content

I have a third party events plugin that uses custom tables in the database. I have created a theme file (event.php) that pulls the data in based on a slug that is ideally given in the URL. I want to ...
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Help on conditional statement to accompany wp_insert_post function please?

I'm trying to programatically insert posts from an external MySQL database as posts on my wordpress blog, I've got something that works, but there is no way of wordpress checking to see if the post ...
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Number of posts in the archive

How do I show 10 posts on the first page of the archive, and 20 on others (>1)? My custom post type name is "apartments". Cheers!
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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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wordpress is automatically linking plaintext email addresses

Hey guys, I'm using the latest version of wordpress (3.1.1). Is it just me, or is wordpress now automatically linking plain-text email addresses? I type jdoe@email.com as a comment and it shows up as ...
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Multiple Domain Names - One WP Install (non-Multisite) - Default Each Domain name to Category Archive

Use case is somewhat simple - here goes: Five people share a single wordpress install - not multi-user Each person blogs and puts their posts in a their own unique category Each person has their ...
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Why are images not displaying?

Server: IIS 6 WordPress version 3.1.1 Multisite using SubFolders I'm able to upload images to the server, but thumbnails and full size images do not display. If I try to edit the image, the preview ...
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Why images are disappearing on WordPress web site?

I had this problem on 2 web sites (different versions of WP, different web hosts, different plugins), once in a while some images are disappearing from media library. Is it plugin-related issue, ...
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the_post_thumbnail() returns nothing even though has_post_thumbnail() returns true

has_post_thumbnail seems to be working fine but the_post_thumbnail returns nothing. here is my code: if ($favorite_post_ids): foreach ($favorite_post_ids as $post_id) { $p = ...
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Custom post type and body_class: Remove “blog” class

I am using body_class(); to style different sections of a wordpress site by their body class. Page styles descend from .page-template, blog styles descend from .single-post and/or .blog etc. I have ...
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Is there a way to alter the order in which the plugins appear in the page?

I currently have the following plugins activated in my wordpress installation: row 1: Outbrain row 2: Subscribe via feedburner RSS/email row 3: Topsy tweet widget, FB like widget, WP-Email a ...
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How to make condition, based on custom fields value?

So what i would like to do is order in some CSS depending on the value of a custom field. The code below just says that if there is ANY value, do X, else do nothing... <?php ...
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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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Developing Themes on WordPress, Looking for Excellent Tutorials

I am a beginner at WordPress. I know html, asp, a little PHP and I'm familiar with WordPress. I want to be an WordPress expert. So far I know WordPress involves designing themes, making plugins and ...
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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: ...