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What's the proper way to find and remove duplicate images from posts and the media library?

I just exported a largish WP blog from MediaTemple to PHPFog. I used the standard WordPress export and import plugins. For some unknown reason all of my media assets have been duplicated. I now have ...
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Why does get_users suddenly return duplicates?

I'm having a hard time figuring this one out. I'm running a simple users query : $args = array( 'role' => 'custom_role', 'orderby' => 'ID', 'order' => 'DESC', 'number' => ...
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Real time Duplicate title check

On my website there are a lot of authors and they are all writing about italian 'scene' so sometimes it happens that two of them write the same post or use same title so what I'm looking for is a way ...
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Why are theme templates organized as multiple point of entry PHP files instead of reusing your theme's index.php?

I've started to develop my own theme in the past couple weeks (and extracting WP functionality here and there in the past year), and I'm finding the structure of the WP templates awful redundant. ...
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Custom Post Type Pagination & duplicate posts

I'm working on a template which will use some custom-post-types & custom-taxonomies.. I'm having problems with pagination and duplicate posts. HOME.PHP LOOP #1 On the homepage (home.php) I have ...
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Generating dynamic Tabs with multiple query post loop

I am trying to generate a dynamic tab based navigating with query post my code is like this <div class="tabbable"> <ul class="nav nav-tabs"> <?php ...
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force http canonical tag on https pages

At present all https pages have their own canonical tags referencing https, which is incorrect, they should be referencing the http versions. e.g: https://www.example.com has the following ...
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If the only permalink setting is %postname% what happens in the case of old duplicates?

I am tempted to change my blog to be site.com/postname. I know that for new posts Wordpress is smart enough to add a unique number to them, but what about old posts that would get updated? I can run ...
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Problem:Save Several Duplicate posts in The Database and then Error nesting level of '100' reached

I have a function to insert a single post in the database. But when I run the function, duplicate posts (40) are added to the database and then an error is displayed. Fatal error: Maximum ...
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Duplicate posts being displayed when querying Custom Fields

I have created a small segment within WordPress that records match information for League of Legends. Using up to 30 different custom fields I can store information of 30 champions picked from 3 games ...
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Save both current and new version of post meta

I want to save two versions of my custom meta box data called "sidebar". I want to compare a new and old version of this data later on, so that is why I want to save a copy of the current "sidebar" to ...
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Duplicates with WP_Query loop

I'm showing on my front page only posts with featured image. My problem is that on every next page load I receive the same results aka getting duplicates. I'm using ordering by custom field. Any ...
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Prevent duplicate post from dynamic multiple loops

I was trying to list 20 recent posts, and put a post from custom post type on every 5th item. So it's like: Post Post Post Post Post Custom Post Type Post Post Post Post Post Custom Post Type .. and ...
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Using Same Slug With Multiple Post Types

My Permalinks are the std %postname%. I have several custom post types, eg. 'docs'. function docs_init() { // create a new taxonomy register_taxonomy( 'docs_tax', 'docs', array( 'label' => __( ...
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update_options and unique filenames

I was able to temporarily disable an automatic task of wordpress during a specific file type upload which is nice. For instance, I changed the usual upload path for the pdf uploads by doing this: ...
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Auto-remove custom field with no value on publish

I got some plugins that auto-generates custom fields. Does anyone know how to automatically remove empty custom fields from post when I press "publish"? A check I can put in my functions.php that ...
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Duplicating Complete Wordpress Install for Development and then Redeployment?

What is the best way to duplicate an entire Wordpress site, including database, themes, plugins and all associated settings to another URL for development purposes, and then redeploying it back to the ...
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Delete duplicate rows from wordpress database where a column is duplicate in phpmyadmin

I have a wordpress table like so (phpmyadmin and MySQL) | id | meta_key | meta_value | +----+-----------+------------+ | 1 | import_id | abc | | 2 | import_id | abc | | 3 | ...
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Taxonomy archive + query attachments = duplicate results

I'm trying to get the attachments of a specific term (in its archive page). But the results are showing the resulting images 5 times instead of one. I have multiple loops in this page - one to show ...
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Let me choose permalinks

I need to pick a permalink called 'mysite.com/1418', but wordpress keeps adding '-2' to the permalink. Normally this means i already have a page called the same that is in the trash or something. But ...
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Multi row post list

I'm trying to create a 'two posts per row grid'. Here is the template i made: <div class="row"> <div class="span2"> <?php get_sidebar(); ?> </div> <div ...
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How to fix database error duplicate entry

At first I thought this was just a damaged table, so I tried repairing via MySQL, but it appears there's more fundamental issues. Which of the duplicates should I remove, and any further advice in ...
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Multiple URLs with Numbers

I am trying to correct a problem on a Wordpress site which is producing duplicate pages in the format of: /about-us/connecticut/3/3 /about-us/connecticut/3/3 /about-us/connecticut/3/ ...
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Updating a live theme safely?

Apologies for the general question, but I spent some time looking for an answer and couldn't find anything. I often find myself in a situation where I need to make tweaks to a live site based on a ...
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Wordpress Find Duplicate Post By Content

Is there any way to find similar/duplicate wordpress posts by post_content. I have tried "Find Duplicates" plugin but it takes a lot of time to search since I have more than 7000 posts in my ...
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2 wordpress loops showing 1 post from same post type - how to avoid showing the same post?

I got to two loops in my template files. Both querying the same thing essentially. This loop in my header: $testimonial_head = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => 1, 'post_type' ...
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Removing duplicate values between two wordpress queries

I'm addressing a well known issue in Wordpress, in which I want to display "featured" posts, and under it the rest of the posts. I have a $query1 which holds 2 featured posts, and my query_posts which ...
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How to avoid duplicating same meta_value?

I have "publication_year" as meta_key for some images/attachments. I want to list all meta_values inside html table, but I don't want same publication_year value to repeat, my code is: <?php $args ...
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How do I check for a duplicate record before inserting using wpdb

I am inserting a row into a custom table in a wordpress database. this is the code: $wpdb->insert( 'wp_pl_my_parts', array( 'user_ID' => $user_ID, ...
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Duplicate a Wordpress Install for Testing Purposes

I want to test some plugins on my Wordpress site. However, I do not want to mess anything up. Is there a way to duplicate my Wordpress site to a new directory so that I can test plugins there before I ...
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how to find duplicated permalinks?

I've got a duplicated permalink somewhere, so I can't name the new one like that. Normally, I simply check the other posts, categories, media, even on the thrash. But this time I can't find any ...
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Disable image rename on upload

When I upload an image (test.jpg) with the Media manager it creates the same image with a digit after its name (test1.jpg). I disabled image cropping so files like test-[width]x[height].jpg don't ...
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Avoid duplicate while merging two query post

I have merged two query post, but when I fetch their results, it shows duplicates. Here is the code $arg = array('post_type' => 'story','post_status' => 'publish', 'orderby' => 'date', ...
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change the url in wordpress

I'm creating a wordpress website, And i have created "News" custom post type with taxonomy. My archive page URL is www.yourwebsite.com/news/ and taxonomy page URL is ...
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$wpdb->insert Database Error Duplicate Entry Error Logging

Is there an equivalent to INSERT IGNORE in the wpdb class? As I'm fetching and inserting a twitter feed and the field in which I store the tweet ID is keyed UNIQUE, I am aware that duplicates are ...
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Offset posts with random order

I'm trying to have five advertisement locations, each pulling posts from the same custom post type, but also loading randomly. The only problem I have with my code below is that it will sometimes ...
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Merging two wp_posts tables while avoiding duplicates

Is there a simple way to merge two wp_posts tables while avoiding duplicates?
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Duplicate posts and change category (frontend)

I am trying to create a button inside a post and, when the user clicks on it, I'd like the post to be duplicated and this new post goes to another category, is it possible? For example: I have "post ...
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Avoid WP_Query's duplicate posts with taxonomies

Given a blog featuring several categories (such as "Sport", "Nature", etc), I've then proceded to create a custom taxonomy, which allows me to show articles in certain areas of my blog with terms such ...
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How do I duplicate a single wpmu site?

I'm looking for a method to copy a single wpmu site, pages, and content easily. I have not found any plugins that allow me to do this. My goal is to essentially have a template of pages and content ...
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Prevent duplicate pages from being added

Im using this code to prevent duplicate post from being added but i also need to prevent duplicate pages too. Can Someone please help? function clearDuplicatePosts(){ global $wpdb; $prefix = ...
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Custom post type getting duplicate permalink

I'm trying to make a new custom post type as "Page" with non-based in URL like... function theme_setup(){ register_post_type('Hello',array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => ...
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Some posts appear in duplicate with paginated query

I'm querying a custom post type with some custom post meta, and then output the results. This is the query: $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $properties_query = array( ...
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Checking if the data already exsis in the wp database - custom plugin

I'm trying to insert a user input to a custom table in wp and I don't want to have a duplicate entries. So my code to check that is: global $wpdb; $tablename=$wpdb->prefix."students"; ...
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Duplicate pages with ?s parameter

I scanned my website with a duplicate content scanner tool, and it gives me lots of duplicate content pages with ?s parameter at the end, which are crawled by Google. How can I remove these pages? ...
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Duplicate Button on Attachment Details Modal

I tried to find a solution, but no success. I need to add duplicate button on the bottom of Attachment Details Modal Window ( where are "View attachment page | Edit more details | Delete Permanently" ...
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Prevent from duplicating post/pages

I want to import posts and pages but not to duplicate them. $post_types = array('post', 'page', 'wck-meta-box'); foreach ($post_types as $post_type ) { foreach ($posts[$post_type] as $post ) { ...
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hierarchical taxonomy in permalinks? using same slug

I use permalink: /%category%/%postname%.html and want to have categories like this: Wheels Mercedes Toyota Brakes Mercedes Toyota I want their URLs like this: ...
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Remove duplicates from foreach

I'm trying to loop through a custom post type and display all meta values for a meta key. I'm able to display all the values, however there are some duplicates. I want to remove those duplicates. I ...
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$wpdb->prepare with ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE

I just took this code from $wpdb Codex page, and modified my existing Insert query: $table = $wpdb->prefix . 'user_req'; $post_id = explode('_', $_POST['post_id']); $user_id = $_POST['user_id']; ...