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How to edit a user profile on the front end?

How can I edit a user profile in the front end with a form? first name, last name, username, email address and password
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How do i include tinymce editor in frontend?

I am trying to add tinymce editor in my frontend from where users can post. But no luck so far. Here is the code: PHP: add_action('wp_print_scripts', 'my_enqueue_scripts'); function ...
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How to save the state of a drag and drop jQuery UI Sortables front end layout editor?

I am building a front end post layout editor using jQuery UI Sortable. The posts are laid out in 300px by 250px boxes over a background image. The posts are created and edited using the WordPress ...
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Front-end Register Form

I'm looking for an easy way to place the user registration form on the front-end of a WordPress site. I've already used wp_login_form() to place the login form on the front end, but now I need to do ...
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Is there anything like admin_notices for front end?

I'm new to Wordpress and trying to take advantage of the framework as much as possible. On the front end, I want a centralized message area to display error, success, and general notices similar to ...
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Localization: I want the backend: english and frontend in defined language

I'd like to have the backend of Wordpress in English and use a different locale for the frontend so far I figure out perhaps I could do it by setting in the wpconfig the locale I want to use in the ...
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776 views

Is it Possible to Extend WP Customize JS Methods?

I’m wondering if it’s possible to extend the methods of the anonymous api object in wp-admin/js/customize-control.js. I need to overwrite one of these methods with my own custom logic but I suspect ...
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How to show 'login error' and 'lost password' on my template page?

I'm providing front-end login in a template, using the function wp_login_form. It handles the redirection after login and logout pretty neatly! But if the username / password mismatch, or are non ...
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Submit post and upload image from front-end

I am trying to do something similar to the above question. I am trying to make users post and upload images from front-end. I have already done the post form and its working. I just followed and ...
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How to add “Stick this post to the front page” to front end?

I have a baseball related website with multiple authors. I use the "Stick this post to the front page" to denote an "Editor's Pick" on an article. I would like to add a link/button to allow editor to ...
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Disable front end to use as CMS only?

I'm using the WordPress database and back end to administer the news for my band's website and everything is working great however I'd like to disable the front end of WordPress itself. I have the ...
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Stop/Pause WordPress Heartbeat using Javascript

I use the WordPress heartbeat to check a setting on my server from the front-end. If that setting has a specific value I want to stop bothering the server. There for I want to stop/pause the heartbeat....
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Upload post thumbnail from the front end

We would like users to be able to upload the post thumbnail when editing posts. How would this be done. I would imagine it would make use of the ajax functions of wordpress. Any ideas, Marvellous
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Front-End Post Submission

I am trying to add a form where users can submit post from front-end. I am Following this tutorial: http:// wpshout.com/wordpress-submit-posts-from-frontend/ What I am doing is adding this code to ...
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How to let user set password on registration

I´m working on a front end registration form adn have gotten as far as getting the standard registration form to work, but... I´d like to add the oportunity to let the user choose his/her own password....
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is_admin() returns true when using admin-ajax.php from front end script

Had a situation today where I was using admin-ajax.php from a front end script. As I understand it this the wp way to make ajax calls (registering my function with the wp_ajax_nopriv_myfunction hook) ...
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What are the pros and cons of using a custom front-end to retrieve content from a Wordpress back-end

I've been building wordpress sites for a few years now and have noticed a few things that bother me. 1. It's fairly slow (awful blanket statement, I apologize) My initial desire to create a ...
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Front end registration/login & publish/update 1 custom post

I want to be able to allow a user to register/login via a front end form and be able to create 1 custom post which only they will be able to edit and update via a front end form. This will be part of ...
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front end logo upload like happytables

happytables has a cool feature where if you are logged in, on the home page && haven't uploaded a logo yet it will insert a drag + drop image box similar to image uploader on the backend. ...
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Set Featured Image Front Frontend Form

I have been struggling for days to figure this one out. I have successfully implemented a form to submit posts from the front end of my site. ButI can't figure out how to make the image uploads work. ...
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How to set a custom post type to not show up on the front end

I use a custom post type in one of my sites for image slideshows. I have publicly queryable set to false/off but when Google crawls my site I see 404 errors for the URLs for my slideshows. I thought ...
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Handling jQuery Component Collision

In plugin development, what is the best practice to prevent jQuery component collision on the front end? For instance, let's say I include the jQuery Apprise dialog in a plugin that loads this on the ...
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wp_editor with media buttons

I use wp_editor() on the frontend. media_buttons are displayed on default if visitor is logged in. I want to display these media buttons whether user is logged in or not. Is there any way to achieve ...
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delete attachment from front end

logged in as admin and trying to code that deletes posts to delete an attachment. got, <?php if (current_user_can('edit_post', $attachment->ID)) echo "<a href='" . wp_nonce_url("/wp-admin/...
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Front end post editing using a form

I have a custom-post type with the standard meta boxes and some custom fields. How could I edit a post through a form in the frontend?
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Front-end login: Redirect user to the post they had created

Is is possible to redirect a user on front end login to a post that they have created? I have the form below on the front end which works great to log people in but doesn't quite achieve what I want. ...
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WordPress as a backend only. How to output database content on public side without WordPress?

I'm a bit of a PHP MySQL newb but i feel i need to bypass WordPress for the frontend of a site i'm building (it is mainly just RSS and JSON feeds). I was wondering if there are any tutorials or advice ...
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Listing registered scripts

Back story : We have a number of wordpress web sites experiencing issues when viewed on some IE8 browsers. The errors include the page loading but not being displayed (either a blank screen is ...
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Get names of authors who have edited a post

How can I call the usernames of people that have edited a post? I know I can use get_the_modified_time to display the time the post was last modified, is the same possible with the list of users that ...
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How to add media from front-end to an existing post?

Golden Apples Design created (as far as I know) the media upload function that many people on WP.A and elsewhere seem to recommend. But all of the Q&As I can find on StackExchange deal with ...
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How to restrict Front-End Editor on a page?

I am working on a site where the user can do everything from the front end. I am using the plugin from scribu called front-end editor. My problem, is that I have a dashboard page with all the options ...
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Edit a post from frontend. post_tags get saved, but not separated

I'm building a CRM-Theme for Wordpress. So i post, edit and delete posts from the Frontend. I'm on a good way to resolve all problems, i think. But there is one failure. At the index there is a "edit" ...
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Frontend Simple Local Avatar upload

I'm using Simple Local Avatars for uploading custom user avatars. How can I create a frontend page with the avatar upload function? Below please find the code from Simple Local Avatars plugin: &...
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List custom post types in dropdown

I have three custom post types, each with around 5 taxonomies and 2 of the custom post types share two taxonomies. I've just about got everything set up for posting from the front end other than the ...
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How to Make a Categories Meta Box with Hierarchical Checkboxes on Frontend?

My website allows uses to post posts of a custom post type ("place"). I would like to display the same "Categories" meta box seen in WordPress dashboard when you add or edit a post on frontend: ...
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How do I create a way for users to assign categories to a post from the frontend?

Basic idea is for any post on the site, I'd like users to be able to assign a category for it by selecting from a set of checkboxes on the frontend. This would be a kind of crowd-sourced ...
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Conditional check for front-end which includes ajax

I need a conditional which exits if the context is not a front-end view including AJAX requests. I have this at the moment: if (is_admin() && !DOING_AJAX) return; The DOING_AJAX bit ...
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Meta Boxes in Front End Post Submission Form

How can I add meta boxes to the front end post submission form? Similar to front end post submission that creates new posts, the form replies should go directly into the post meta boxes. Meta Boxes ...
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Delete attachments from Front end

I am trying to make a simple media manager on the front end of my posts, as my site will have many authors. I want to give them the ability to delete any picture attachments that they have uploaded to ...
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How to notify users of blog updates a la Admin Plugin Update notifications?

What I would like to do is mimic how Wordpress shows an administrator how many new updates there are for installed plugins (a tiny number displayed next to a link). The main difference is that I want ...
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Saving two categories from two dropdowns in front end posting form

So, here's the deal: I have two category dropdowns, the first for the parent categories and the second for the child categories. They form a chain so that when you select the parent category the ...
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WordPress AJAX Login Screen

In recent versions of WordPress, when you have been logged in to the dashboard a while with the page still open, WordPress times out your session and opens a login box. This box appears in a little ...
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Users can't upload images on frontend if they haven't got access to the wp backend

I let users create posts and upload/attach images to that post via the frontend. This works fine. However, when I restrict the access to the Wordpress backend (/wp-admin/) via a code snippet like this ...
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Redirect user using the 'wp_login_failed' action hook if the error is 'empty_username' or 'empty_password'

Background I'm attempting to make a seemless frontend login for a blog, while still leaving wp-login.php available to those users who know how to get there. wp-login.php is also required to ...
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Let readers suggest edits from the frontend

I'd like to make my articles editable at the front-end for any reader who visits the site. (More like a wiki). I don't really want to trouble them through the registration process. I have no idea how ...
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Built-in data validation function for URLs

I have a front-end form where people can submit their website URL. I'm actually verifying URLs in Wordpress with a PHP function and I would like to know if there is a built-in function that allows me ...
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How to correctly load wordpress in a non WP script for AJAX request

I want a script in my theme, ajax.php, which I want to load or access from other frontend pages using ajax. In ajax.php I want access to core WP functions such as get_posts(), do_shortcode() etc. I.e....
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add_editor_style is not loading in frontend. Any solution?

This is default wordpress add_editor_style function: function add_editor_style( $stylesheet = 'editor-style.css' ) { add_theme_support( 'editor-style' ); if ( ! is_admin() ) return; ...
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Prevent empty Post Title on form submit via front end post (wp_insert_post_)

I am creating a post from the front end using (shortened for brevity); if (empty($_POST['my_title'])){ echo 'error: please insert a title'; } else { $title = $_POST['my_title']; } $...
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Deleting users from front-end with wp_delete_user()

I would like admins to be able to delete users from the frontend with the click of a button. How could I use the wp_delete_users() function to create such a button on the frontend if the user ID is ...