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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 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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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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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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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 add a new product type on woocommerce product types? [closed]

I want to add a new custom "product type" to woocommerce plugin: Tried to duplicate one of currently exist product type files (woocommerce template structure) as a new file (file name and inside ...
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Custom Walker: how to get ID in function start_lvl

I am making my first custom walker to build an accordion menu. To start with I used this example: http://bitacre.com/2025/custom-nav-menu-walker-for-wordpress-themes There are two functions. First ...
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How to include own css on wordpress tinymce editor?

I have added some text on tinymce editor on load. (Every time you click on Add new the tinymce editor load with this text.) but problem is how to enable css class which are using in default text. ...
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Add a checkbox to post screen that adds a class to the title

I'm needing some posts to have different title colors than others, and I figured this would be most conveniently accomplished by some sort of check box on the post creation/edit screen. How would I go ...
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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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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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Remove “Parent” Selection When Adding/Editing Categories?

I've been trying to find a way to hide/deactivate the Parent dropdown menu from the Posts -> Categories screen. http://example.com/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category I was able to hide the ...
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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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How wp_ajax_nopriv since Wordpress 3.1

I have a question. When I was on Wordpress 3.0, my ajax function worked. It return good things when I'm log in and log out. add_action('wp_ajax_my_action', 'my_action_callback'); ...
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Custom Post Type post ordering not working

I'm having a problem with entries for a custom post type not being ordered as expected inside a custom query: <h4>Related projects</h4> <?php $rp_args = ...
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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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Any amazing Wordpress MultiSite sites? [closed]

I'm just curious, because I love wordpress.
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wp_nav_menu doesn't generate parent/ancestor classes

I don't know why the proper classes for menu item are not generated - all the elements in the tree which has subtree get only menu-item menu-item-type-post_type. The elements, which don't have ...
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Adding callback function for wp_ajax_ has no effect

I was trying to add one more callback function to the WordPress AJAX action woocommerce_apply_coupon. This action is defined in the WooCommerce plugin, I want to add my own callback function to this ...
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Change the link of 'Howdy' at the top right

I'd like to change where the 'Howdy' link gets you when you click on it. I have a website with buddypress and instead of getting users to their profile page I want to get them to their 'Activity' ...
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WordPress Paginate $wpdb->get_results

Due to a complex multisite config, I have a query which combines the posts from two blogs and I would like to paginate the results. I am grateful for any help. I have posted my query. ...
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Check before publishing, if already exist post with current custom field value

I have a custom post type with only 3 custom fields in it. $post_types = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_types',true); $post_taxonomies = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_taxonomies',true); ...
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how to change “published date” format on edit.php (Posts page)?

On edit.php, the main content is a list of posts, with columns including the published date. I'd like to change the date format of the published date just on the admin page. In this case, I don't ...
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Custom function for user register in wp?

I have a custom template for user registration. I want to use a function to insert users. Can I directly call wp_insert_user() function?
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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 fix broken upgrade to 3.1

As soon as i saw the message on WPSE about the 3.1 release i immediately went a did a switch on my local installation(SVN switch). Only issue is the wp-settings.php is trying to include a ...
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Multiple plugins using the same OAuth class issues

I just updated a plugin that needed to be updated. The issue is they added support for OAuth, the problem this plugin and another are using the same OAuth classes. Is there a easy way to fix this? ...
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Open external links in a new window

Is it possible to make some sort of change or add a plugin that allows me to make every 'external' link open in a new window? Just an example: if my blog was called http//timmy.com/ and I wanted to ...
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How to have “Page Title” different than “Menu Title” in wordpress 3.0.3?

I'd like to have the home page have a menu title of "Home" and a different page title "What we can do for you". How to do this without going into code. Is there any plug in to do this?
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How to Set up a Multisite WordPress?

I would like to build a multi-site WordPress in which users can make accounts for their website but I'm not sure how I can actually achieve this. What is the best way to create a WordPress multi-site? ...
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Automagic Link Shortening for Non-Hosted WP

Blogs hosted on wordpress.com get automatic link shortening via http://wp.me/, but for those who prefer to seek out our own hosting solution is there a plugin that will, upon publishing a new ...
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Add field to posts (checkbox) that only one post can have

I am trying to add a field to Wordpress posts (not pages) which would simply include a label and a checkbox. Something like: Make this the sticky post? If check, the key should be set to TRUE or ...
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Upgrading a custom theme through the Dashboard

I can't seem to upgrade my custom theme. Whenever I try to uploaded a new package, all I get is: Unpacking the package… Installing the theme… Destination folder already exists. ...
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Users with custom roles not showing in post author select box

I am using a function to create new user roles and delete some defaults. However, they are not showing up in the post author box! Only the admin shows up because they are selected as an admin. Any ...
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Will activating a different theme preserve custom settings to current theme?

I have theme A currently active, and theme A has custom settings (like header image, custom CSS, etc). I am having issues with theme A, and want to activate theme B while I troubleshoot these issues. ...
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Post Ancestor and Child Post in Custom Post Type

Hierarchical structure of custom post type "Book" (for example). When we are on Post 2-95, I want to know: Does the post has this post ancestor(Post 1-31)? Does it have child posts(Post 3-19, ...
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Edit Custom Database Tables in Wordpress

I have a site that uses custom database tables to manage info that is inserted by a process completely independent from Wordpress. The data from the table is used in the Wordpress site but it is not ...
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Can this navigation be done easily in WordPress?

Can anyone please let me know if a dual navigation style is easily achievable or not possible. A WordPress developer I'm in touch with is telling me it's not. Basically, we would like the navigation ...
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Can I change what fields are displayed in the Comments form?

Is it possible to change the fields that are available in the comments form? By default my comments form is asking for Name, Email, Website, and then the actual message. I'd like to remove website and ...
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modify all posts of a category to “no comments allowed”

I'm looking for a way to modify all posts of a certain category to be "no comments allowed" without going into each post settings, one by one, and modifying manually. Perhaps a MySQL statement? ...
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Setting Custom Sort Order of Posts within a Category

I've got this category setup that includes several posts. By design it's not a blog, but a staff listing. Currently all of the staff members have their own posts with the category. I'd like to be able ...
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wp_insert_term - parent & child problem

I have a car database that I want to import into Wordpress as taxonomies. The problem is I can't create 2 taxonomies at once (first is parent, last ones are childs of first). $p = ...
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Restrict categories to a custom post type

In the WP-Admin when creating a post or a custom post type I want to restrict certain categories to a custom post type. For example, Posts will only be able to select Category A and B. And custom post ...
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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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sanitize attachment filename

I'm looking for a way to sanitize the filename of user uploaded attachments. I thought that wordpress already did it but I faced preblems after an user uploaded an attachment containing a '°' . That ...
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What are the differences in capabilities between the super-administrator and administrator?

What are the capabilities that a super-administrator has that an administrator does not have? The codex page on user capabilities does not have a list of capabilities of the super-admin. It lists ...