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How do I create a featured post within a custom post type?

Do I do this exactly the same way as I would with normal posts? I use a $featured_cat global variable and pull that out. Should I do the same here? Or should I use an associated custom taxonomy? Or ...
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WordPress Multi Site Best Practice

This question is mainly to get some clarification on best practice for setting up a WordPress Multi-Site. As I have not done this before. I have outlined the scenario below. All help is greatly ...
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Is there a Wordpress Event Manager that links with your user database?

I'm presently moving my site from a different CMS. Geeklog to Wordpress. They have an event plugin that I used which is very simple. This is it... ...
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How to set up sub-categories for author pages?

I am setting up Wordpress for a school. They want to enable teachers to have their own section of the site where they can create posts in different categories (assignments, events, etc). I know that ...
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switch theme on fly

I have two themes: "Default" and "Alternate". I'd like to place a link on my site that says "Switch to Alternate Theme", which will change the default theme to the alternate and vice versa. A cookie ...
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WordPress prompt checklist before publish?

Does anyone have a suggested plugin that does the following: when a user hits publish on a post for the first time, it should have a popup, notice, or alert that asks the following: Do you have a ...
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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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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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Removing My Sites menu from Admin

I am trying to find a solution to remove the "My Sites" menu that comes under the Dashboard section of a multi-site install. Any ideas on which hook to use?
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How to not allow custom roles to edit published custom post types?

I have a WP site with a custom role (revisor) and a custom post type (events). What I would like to do is allow my revisors to add new events, but not edit existing. I'm already using the Members ...
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View category in the preview of Theme Customizer

I am building a theme which Theme customizer changes colors, sizes, etc. and has also the option to choose a category and style that category specifically. How can I display that category in the ...
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Menu Link Redirect Based on Username or User ID

I am building a client portal where my clients can log in and see all their pending projects, completed projects and create new projects. Though I'm stuck at the start. The dropdown menu is called ...
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How do I prevent one of two multiple loops from repeating on a second page?

I have a page with multiple loops, but the first loop repeats on the second (or Older) page. I want to keep the formatting but stop the post from repeating. You can see the problem here: ...
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how to enable different number of revisions for different blogs when using WPMU?

for example i would like blog1 to have at most 3 revisions for each post but i want blog2 can have at most 10 revisions since this blog may have more than one editors that i want to enable this blog ...
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Limit search results to exact match

I have a problem showing results in Wordpress with WP_Query. Problem is simple but as far I'm not programer I wound it difficult. So, I have custom field with values like 1-1-1-1 and 2-1-1-1-1 for ...
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Pagination Help on Crazy Custom Authors Page

I've got a custom authors page for a multi-author blog. http://blog.securitytechnologies.com/meet-the-team/ Here's the code I'm using to generate the page (thanks to other folks in the support ...
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Converting primary keys from autoincrement integers to UUIDs

The Goal I'd like to have WordPress use a unique identifier instead of auto incrementing on the primary key, which is currently the WP standard approach, in order to facilitate integration of several ...
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Is there a way to do multiple ordering on a multiple meta_query?

I'm experimenting with searches and multiple criterias and ordering. Let's say we have a real estate site, all posts have 2 custom fields (price and surface), and we want the visitor to be able to ...
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How to fix a theme with page.php Default Template that accidentally deleted?

I am having a quite odd case with WP today, and after spending about an hour searching on google and forums, can't find any answers. I hope posting here might allow me some chance to get help from ...
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How to change the layout and styling of posts according to their category in WordPress?

I'm customizing a WordPress installation and was wondering what the best way to do this is. I want to customize each post completely depending on the category. Each post will be under only one ...
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Localization For Two Different Regions/Domains with the Same Language

I have a site which is based in US (ex. www.example.com). We've been tasked to create a UK/GB version of the site which has it's own domain (ex. www.example.co.uk), but shares the same common ...
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Post format selector in Thematic child theme post class

I'm having a very hard time implementing post formats in my Thematic child theme. I am able to add post format theme support and add content via the big conditional statement, but the .format-video, ...
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Querying multiple WordPress custom fields with AND qualifier

Array ( [post_parent] => 101 [post_type] => page [posts_per_page] => -1 [orderby] => title [order] => asc [meta_query] => Array ( [0] => Array ...
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Get the sidebar ID in which the current widget was dropped

How can I find out in which sidebar was a widget dropped? From inside that widget. More precisely from the form() function. Can I automatically remove the widget if it's not added in the appropriate ...
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Any Hook Called When Post Becomes Published?

Posts may be published either immediately or in the future. Suppose a plug-in wants to do something at the moment when the post becomes published and visible on the blog (I don't mean when the post ...
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Page load requires a trailing “/”

I have a new problem today which I didn't have yesterday. Nothing in my code had changed, which is the most confusing part. (Which means the error maybe started before some kind of cacheing?) None ...
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Remote upload file to server B

I'm aware this might be some of the hardest coding to do ever, but thought of giving it a try. Im basically trying to detect all (mp3) filetypes uploaded through the Wordpress media upload and send ...
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Create page when plugin is activated

I've made so that everytime my plugin is activated it's supposed to create a page. Although i want it to only create the page if it doesn't exist from before. But what it's doing is that it's creating ...
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Customizing gallery shortcode in 3.5

I'm trying to customize the gallery shortcode using the new gallery system in 3.5 and I'm having a bit of trouble and can't figure out where I'm going wrong. This is what I've got at the moment (in ...
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How to store foreign language characters in WordPress? [closed]

I am building a membership site in WordPress. I have added a Notes functionality on my site where each unique user can login to the site and enter notes specific to each lesson/post. I am storing ...
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Is there a plugin to display certain posts on certain pages? [closed]

On the homepage I want to display the latest 4 posts from the 'news' and 'events' category, whereas on the events page, I just want to display all posts in the 'events' category in WP's usual ...
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How to disable page delete

My client is not a computer person. I created a website for him. There is some important pages. My client is always delete this page. Then i want to reconfigure the code (the page id). How do i ...
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How can i customize the comment list

I am using wp_list_comments() function to draw the comment list.But,I want change many things in the form like class,styles, reply link and etc... so please help me, How can i customize the comment ...
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using upload image with media_handle_upload .. but !

I'm tring to upload image in wordpress by using some function .. I found the way to upload images but there are one problem .. when the user upload his image , wordpress create more than one image ...
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Is there a way to create invisible pages?

I'd like to add a page that does not appear anywhere on the site (especially not in the header or wherever your pages are listed) unless the URL is typed in directly. Additionally, the page/post ...
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How to add default images into theme customizer image control?

I am trying to figure out how I can pre-load a theme customizer image control with images I have selected. Is their a way to point the control to a directory so they automatically show up in the ...
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Is it ok to not a have child theme and just create a theme from scratch?

I would like to know if creating a Wordpress theme from scratch is good? because I know the template tags in wordpress and other tags ... ...but Will I get any future problems in here when it comes ...
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Why isn't is_home() working correctly?

I put a if(is_home()) bit in my theme's functions.php and it doesn't seem to work. The function containing this bit is called on init so is_home should work already.
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Static page homepage not showing the_content

I must be doing something wrong here. I setup my site with a static front page using front-page.php. I created a page in the admin with a title and chose the front-page.php in the template dropdown. ...
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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 do I read the value of a custom field of the page?

When creating custom page templates, how do I get the value of a custom field of the displayed page?
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How to Remove Certain Screen Options and Table Columns from post type in wp_list_table?

On the page where we list all posts made: example.domain.com/wp-admin/edit.php There is a Screen Options tab in the upper right corner. Upon clicking this, a menu slides down. Contained within this ...
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Fast way to add countries as a custom taxonomy term?

Is there a quick way to add a list of countries as terms to a custom taxonomy called "Country"? Is there an existing import file, SQL script ect... I don't want to be there all day manually adding ...
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Theme Activation, Create Database Tables

I have been tasked with creating a theme that will be a base to list the site owners ebay store products. I have fleshed most of the project out in plain old php to get everything working as regards ...
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Does WordPress Allow Blank/Empty Comment Submissions In WordPress?

I've got a great Comment Form and Threaded Comments setup by using the native WordPress functions: comment_form and wp_list_comments. However, I'm trying to also create a custom Contest Comment ...
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Removing Image Sizes for Custom Post Type

I'm trying to go about this without the use of a plugin, but actions and filters Is there a way to remove extra image sizes generated by WordPress based on the Custom Post Type? I've been trying to ...
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Include a external PHP file into a Wordpress Custom Template

Is this even possible? I mean, im trying to add a blog into my site.. I already have the header,footer and sidebar layout in my site. can i use those in my custom wordpress template? <?php /* ...
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Remove Categories / Tags From Admin Menu

I want to remove or hide Categories / Tags submenu under Posts in the Admin Menu. I know this works with the themes submenus: remove_submenu_page( 'themes.php', 'widgets.php' ); The same doesn't ...
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Attach pdf file to custom post type

I am trying to attach a pdf file to a custom post type. I have found this snippet at wpsnipp.com. The code does the trick, but only for posts. I have a custom post type named 'events' and I can't ...
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add button to post edit page when post_status=publish

Question what hook can be used to add a custom button to the 'Publish' metabox on the 'Edit Post' admin page? Use case I have a hand-rolled custom post type called ash_newsletter. I want to add a ...