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Developing a blog that keeps your progression of a challenge and shares content [closed]

I want to develop a blog that offers the option to become part of a challenge. That you can have a user and check in everyday for more content and that the blog keeps your progresion. The content ...
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How to have yearly versions of same site with different content (like yearly conferences)?

Past year I build a site for a yearly conference event. http://reunionterapeutica.gtpbarcelona.com/ The 2015 event has done yet. Now the client wants to archive the 2015 event content in a folder or ...
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WordPress development using Docker - how to share directories?

I normally use vagrant (VVV or bedrock flavours) for local WordPress development. But I want to learn how to use Docker. I've installed it with Boot2Docker, ran Docker and learned how to pull images ...
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Development environment

We have an internal project where two developers work together, each one on each local environment and they integrate their work on a small shared server. I've realized that whenever someone does ...
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How can I use the admin part of a plugin outside of the admin area?

I know it depends on the plugin, but I'm probably gonna need to do this with a couple of plugins. What would be the general steps to take? The way I see it there are two options: Include WP files. ...
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How can I update dev links for a live site?

Our scenario is a large MultiSite network, our team builds stage sites for clients by creating a new subsite on the network, so the URL for dev work and then for the client to preview is something ...
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How to edit an existing WordPress theme? [closed]

I've been hired to modify/update/change an existing WordPress theme. The site is already live, and I'm wondering how to work on the theme locally first.
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Why WordPress architecture is not pure object oriented and it don't use MVC pattern? [closed]

I am pretty new in WordPress and PHP development (I came from Java and C#) and I am a bit astonished about how WP is structured. Coming from Java and C# I'm used to work on totally object oriented ...
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Migrate php folder to Wordpress

I am redesigning a cms-less, flat file php website and developing it in WordPress. The existing website is not using a database. One directory in the php site has over 100 pages and the content needs ...
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How to do big modifications to live site?

How do you make large site wide modifications to your live site without bringing it down? I don't have a team of web designers and will be doing this solo. But still need to keep the site up and ...
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WordPress deployment strategy: Dealing with dependencies [closed]

The main question is: How do you deploy your WordPress sites, taking into account dependency management and database migrations? Details I've been reading around this issue both on Stack Exchange ...
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Localhost wordpress access remote db wordpress website

I install wordpress on localhost then install wordpress on hosting. I want to access remote database on hosting from localhost environment. so whenever we add new page or post or change configuration ...
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How to retrieve an image from a post and display it before excerpt of a post? [duplicate]

I'm customizing a WordPress template and I would implement the following behavior in the excerpt posts visualization in my homepage: If a post contains images (one or more), in the homepage post ...
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SymmetricDS in dev + prod workflow?

Has anyone leveraged SymmetricDS in their development and production efforts so as to keep the environments synchronized? We have a number of WordPress sites that need to be kept in synch. In our ...
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Getting posts by taxonomy

I want to get a set of posts from a CPT based on a taxonomy term being present. I thought I'd use WP's get_posts() function: $results = get_posts(array $options); This function works fine when I ...
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Best way to initiate a class in a WP plugin?

I've created a plugin, and of course being me, I wanted to go with a nice OO approach. Now what I've been doing is to create this class and then just below create an instance of this class: class ...
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Is it possible to import a wordpress backup from a single site in to a multi-site configuration?

I have a local development server with WordPress installed (my desktop Linux Mint 12 box). I'd like to use multi-site WordPress to manage my different client projects through one install, but I have a ...
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Categories: A Greenhorn Question on Strategy (Not Code)

Im having an issue in my category set-up logic Let's say I sell new/used (including Vintage) Drums/Drum Parts wherein a user can search by new, used or by individual part. So let's say they choose ...
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Keeping WP database synced across multiple developers using git

I'm working on improving my git workflow as it applies to my WordPress development projects. Often, when developing a content management system, I'll create a development server (like ...
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How do I add version control to my workflow?

I develop themes, lots of them. I am given a PSD, code up the HTML/CSS, slap the code into Wordpress, and make corrections as they get QC'd. Once live, clients can edit blog posts like normal or ...
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How do you avoid caching during development?

Is there a simple way do prevent all caching when testing the appearance of changes to the site? I use WP Super Cache. I can delete its cache using the option provided, delete the cache for my ...
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design and development workflow

We're developing a set of websites, complex ones with a lot in common, and the company have decided to use WP as a base CMS. As in every site, there is a design process, followed by HTML, then ...
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Can this site be built using wordpress?

I want to know if this site can be built with wordpress, I'm a programmer and I don't know anything about wordpress, how I'm just to get some good advices from you guys: The main aim of the site is ...
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Wordpress as thesaurus/dictionnary: what approach?

I'm willing to develop a thesaurus/dictionary for the Berber language. A website that allows comunity members to add new words/synonyms/antonyms.. How to relate words (posts) to each other? by ...
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WordPress Active and Development server best practices

I currently have a separate WordPress install on a subfolder /dev and the live site in the root directory. I developed the site on the dev folder and then copied it over when it was complete. I want ...
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Building plugin with changeable custom post type values…advice needed

I'm about to embark on creating a new WP that, at the core, will rely on a custom post type. I'm building this plugin for a client, but plan to make it flexible enough to release in the future. My ...
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Staging setup for multisite installation

I'd like to setup a staging instance of my multisite network and I'm not sure how best to do it. I'm will be using version control to deploy to staging and production environments and I'd like the ...
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Strategy On Building Plugin Using Eclipse

Anyone who has experience in building wordpress plugin using eclipse PDT? My situation is: I need to build plugin that extend another plugin (look at it as premium version from another plugin) I ...
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Wordpress as College Application System (Embark)

Anyone knows of any plugin or anyone has been using WordPress to serve as a College Application system similar to those by Embark? If not, I'm looking for idea of using current plugins to accomplish ...
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Suggestions to prepare a site which is 90% based on a plugin that's still on beta stage?

I want to make a forum site which uses the bbPress plugin for Wordpress (it turns Wordpress into a forum platform). The forums say that the beta plugin shouldn't be used in production. I want to get ...
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How to add testimonials with an image?

Does anybody have an idea how to add testimonials with an image in WordPress? Is there is any plugin that fulfills my requirement? I searched but did not find any. It must support PHP version 4.4.9.