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Is there anything that Joomla or Drupal can do that can't be done in WordPress? [closed]

I have a client who wants to use Joomla, because they were told it was good. I'm trying to convince them that WordPress is a much more user-friendly option. I've played with Joomla (and Drupal) once ...
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Best structure for entering recipes in a WordPress theme?

I'm working on building a recipe/meal planning site in WordPress. I need to have recipes indexable and sortable by the ingredients required, and I'm trying to figure out the best way of doing that. ...
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Select category in custom query

I'm sure this question is asked alot, but I cannot figure it out, since all the different ways to query posts are confusing me.. Here is my current code. How can I tell the code to only get posts ...
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How-To add Custom field in Wordpress wp-ecommerce Categories?

I'm using WP e-Commerce (Wordpress Plugin). I want to add a field in Categories (image field for category background). How can I do that?
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Add array of post id's to a category?

Is there a function to add array of post id's to a category,something like this array(2,3,5,6) to put in some category,not looking for update post. Tnx in advance.
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Transferring theme and imported post attachments

Recently I have deployed 2 sites from my local development area to the live site and ran into some issues when importing the posts. The reference link for attachments still points to my localhost for ...
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1 bit audio player

I have wordpress and I use 1 bit audio player (Wordpress Plugin) to add songs. When I try to download a song, it shows in the URL but it is not inserted in the description.
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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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Schedule cron event from widget

Can I use wp_schedule_event() to set up a cron job from within a widget? I tried, but I can't make it work, The problem seems to be the $hook parameter. The function I'm trying to hook is located ...
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Set user loggin status?

I create user with wp_create_user,after succesfully creating a user I need to set his status to be logged in?How to set his status to be logged in ?
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Adding pub_Date to an RSS feed hosted on Wordpress

I am trying to use the FaceBook application RSS Grafitti to link my RSS feed from my Wordpress installation to a FaceBook Fanpage. It finds the feed OK, but cannot post to the Fan page because there ...
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Custom field values in permalink

Is there a way to add a custom field value (if it exists) to the permalink?
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Get custom field value from not-current page

What is the best way of getting a custom field value from a page which is not the one currently displayed? I know the title of the page i want to get custom field value from, but not the pageID. ...
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Mimicking admin panel menu from wordpress 3.0.1

I have chosen from a variety of menus for my application only one and it was a wordpress 3.0.1 admin panel menu, but I can't get pass the functionality of it. If to be more distinct I can't ...
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Do widget options need to be escaped widget()?

I was wondering if you really need to escape user submitted data (widget option fields) within the widget() and form() functions (from the widget class) ? I don't see a reason to do this, if the data ...
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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 ...
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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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difference between esc_attr(), strip_slashes(), strip_tags()?

So what's the difference between these, and when should we use each one? Is esc_attr() safe enough to escape any type of data you get from the user ?
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Last time a user logged in

I'm building a site where users log in to view content specific to them. I would like to display the last date and time they logged in. How would I get this information from wordpress? If it ...
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How to support custom templates on a custom post type?

I'm stucked at some point developing my theme. I created a custom posts types to support an image gallery. So far, it's working great (have a look on 'galeria' on psaikali.com). I registered this ...
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Placing Admin Post Metaboxes in Tabs

I am looking for what code one would need to add into the functions.php file which would allow specific metaboxes to show up in tags instead of within their individual metaboxes. Can anyone help with ...
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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 ...
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How to use more than 256MB of memory in the admin?

I'm building a site for a photographer who uploads pictures that are normally large for todays digital cameras. Images are quite memory intensive, especially the image operations like creating ...
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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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Custom Import with taxonomies

I'm looking to do a custom import from a custom cms to wordpress. Looking at the export/import files in wordpress, I can get match most of the structure. Though, it is missing the relationships for ...
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Adding Properties to User Profile and Displaying in List

I have a site that I am migrating to WordPress, and I have a need to add properties that each of the users can edit (e.g., Address, City, State, Business Name, etc), along with some properties that ...
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How to make sexy bookmarks plugin work in WPMU

We have Wordpress 3.0 working as multi site, and we want all the blogs in the system to have the plugin "sexy bookmarks". But it seems to be working only in the main blog. Does anyone know how to make ...
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RSS feed showing deleted post

I'm having issues with the RSS feed on the blog I just set up. When I go to /feed, I see an old post that I've since deleted. But when I go to /?feed=rss (which redirects to /feed/rss), I see the ...
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Can I get an auto-populated dropdown list of other custom posts in a custom post edit page?

I have a custom post type, and in one of the custom meta-fields, I would like to present a drop-down list of the other (published) custom posts in order to link two custom posts. Specifically, I have ...
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Replicate network plugins without having to configure it for each subsite?

I was wondering if there is a simple way to replicate my configurations for all the subsites once i have activated a network plugin without having to go thru each and configure it manually ? Upgrade ...
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How to post WP article on social sites along with publish?

when we press "Publish" button in wordpress for a article. than along with wordpress , that article's reference link should be posted automatically to twitter, linkedin and Facebook. How to make this ...
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Custom sidebar category listing?

I am trying to make a custom Category Display on my side bar and for that I need some way to get both, the category list and the child list in 2 different arrays or something alike... First, I tried ...
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Preventing Search Engines Indexing Pages 2, 3 and More?

Do you know how to prevent indexing of pages past the home page in WP? I mean I don't want mysite.com/page/2, mysite.com/page/3 to be indexed. This is because I use home.php for my theme, so that ...
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My Category is too big on the Menu what can i do?

Currently I have a small amount of 100 categories and my MENU goes crazy big and I would like to be able to do 2 things if possible: First category menu with limited amount categories sorted by hits ...
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Getting Post Comments for post ID using WP_Query() and a Custom Loop?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Is there a way to get post comments by post ID on a custom loop using WP-Query()?") Hi! I'm running a custom loop using WP_Query, that only displays one ...
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Create a url structure for my blogs based on categories and sub-cats

My blog design heavily relies on categories and sub-categories. I would like the url structure to be dependent on that. How can I make the url's support the same? I would like it to be like: ...
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WordPress custom post types breaks permalink on theme reinstall

This is a pretty strange problem. I'm creating a WordPress custom post type in my themes functions.php file using the following format: add_action('init', 'product_register'); function ...
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How to create a completely private wordpress with multiple membership levels

Hello I would like to create a private WordPress blog for friend and family and I would also require to restrict certain content for only family which the level of friends can't view. It could be ...
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Blog page problems

Right, please excuse the stupid question. On my new blog I want the home page to be the "home" page I've created, and not the list of articles... that's fine, I go to Settings -> Reading -> ...
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Personalized Gallery what are my options?

In my game website I would like to implement a Screenshot page where my registered users can upload images to it (it might be more then 1 screenshot page, 1 for the users and 1 for the game in ...
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saving the widgets position after drag and drop

I have created a web application in which I have 3 columns, or i would say left sidebar, right sidebar and a middle widget area, I have few widgets in the left sidebar, few in the right sidebar and ...
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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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What is the quickest way to make a widget?

I have some PHP code that I would like to pull out of an existing page of a template, and put into a widget so I can move it around. What is the quickest way to create a widget?
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What changes we need to make to a theme so it can be installed as a MU Theme?

I downloaded the free Wootheme Irrestible and if installed on a stand alone Wordpress, works very well. Now, if we enable Multiple Sites on 3.x and set this theme to be the theme of a new site it ...
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How can I control an external php (with external database) page with WordPress?

I need to control an external page designed and developed in php that takes values from an external database. What I actually need is to edit and change some hardcoded content of the page with ...
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Display WordPress comments before the plugins?

I am so happy that I found this site =) Well, here is my problem: I want to display the wp comments right after the post, but before the plugins content. What I have tried so far: in ...
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Download counter for skydrive shared files in wordpress

I have attached some skydrive files in my Wordpress posts. I want to show how many times these were downloaded. Is there any plugin or theme customization or trick to do this easily and effectively? ...
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Any amazing Wordpress MultiSite sites? [closed]

I'm just curious, because I love wordpress.
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Is there any W3C compatible Share & Follow plugin?

I'm trying to build a fully W3C compatible blog. But I couldn't find a fully W3C compatible plugin. I want a simple plugin that provides share, tweet and like icons, sociable style. I don't want my ...
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Is there a quick way to find out what posts haven't been tagged?

Basically exactly what the title says, I am running 3.0.1 and want to be able to quickly flag up posts that have no tags currently assigned to them.