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How do I make an HTML table from a database table?

is there a built-in wordpress function to make the HTML or should I use plain-old PHP?
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How can HTML be allowed in Author Bio?

Is there a way to prevent WP from stripping the HTML from the author bio? I need it to keep my paragraphs. Thanks in advance! :) Edit - Although this question has been answered, I will clarify that ...
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dealing with large HTML output via plugin code

I recently wrote my first WP plugin that adds a shortcode for embedding a custom jquery image gallery into posts. It's primarily just dumps a good chunk of HTML into the post, along with javascript ...
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Why do templates contain so many PHP tag pairs?

I have some PHP experience, but hardly any WP theme writing experience...I'm just starting the journey. All of the themes I have looked at so far in the .org repository have code that looks like ...
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How can I alter the [gallery] markup?

I would like to change the markup created by [gallery] from what is it as standard (dl) to a unordered-list with a difference. Below is the desired markup: <ul> <li><a ...
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Is there a way to send HTML formatted emails with Wordpress' wp_mail function?

Is there an action_hook or something similar that could help me achieve this? I tried adding markup in a PHP string variable and just fired off an email with the wp_mail function like so: $email_to ...
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I want to have my custom field use HTML, how do I do that?

I want to have my custom field use HTML, how do I do that in such a way that I can use a rich text editor to view the content?
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647 views

Style reply form different than comment form

Is there a way to display (css and html) in a different way the "reply" form and the main "comment" form?
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Keep HTML format when switching from Visual to HTML editor

I've been looking around for a solution that will allow me to edit HTML code and have it remain after a switch to the Visual editor and back. I've tried a bunch of things with no luck: the ...
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How to customize the default HTML for Wordpress Attachments

I'm using Wordpress 3.0.1 (most recent as of now) and working around the Whiteboard theme. It seems that for attachments (images, specifically), Wordpress generates the HTML automatically and it ...
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458 views

Why doesn't default Wordpress page view use force_balance_tags?

I noticed that the default WP theme uses force_balance_tags for listing posts' excerpts. This way, it doesn't cause major html breakage whenever someone writes a post like <div><b>This is ...
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2k views

Get entire page content (generated HTML in browser)

I'm looking for a filter that provides the full page generated in WordPress - including the head section with meta tags, body, styling and dynamic content. the_content() and the_excerpt() do work only ...
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Can I force WordPress to use <i> instead of <em>?

For example, Did you know that <em>hot</em> was used to mean "<a title="What is the origin of “hot” as “good-looking” or “attractive”?" ...
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Output in XHTML or HTML 5 for plugins?

I'm currently writing a plugin that displays some images - possibly with captions. So, I was wondering whether to use XHTML (<div>s and <span>s) or HTML 5 (<figure> and ...
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<form> inside a metabox

I'm trying to write a plugin that allows a user to upload a video to Vimeo through the Vimeo upload API. In order to avoid trying to upload a video to a potentially shared hosting account and then ...
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WordPress function that makes HTML safe to be sent via AJAX request

What is correct way to send HTML back to an AJAX request in WordPress? I currently have this: add_action( 'wp_ajax_nopriv_get-location-info', 'sc_locations_get_location_info' ); add_action( ...
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Allowing more elements in comments via functions.php

I would like to allow certain HTML elements in my comments and have edited kses.php directly in the past. However, I have been hacked recently and replaced all the core Wordpress files and feel I ...
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Will my Wordpress site become vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) if I allow img tags in the comments area?

I'm planning to follow this tutorial in order to allow my subscribers to add images to comments (actually a custom post type called "Replies"). Wordpress filters <img> tags by default (except ...
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When switching from html to visual editor the <iframe> tag gets corrupted

I'm trying to embed an iFrame, and because I set up some CSS using responsive design, I wish to NOT have width="" and height="" attributes whatsoever. When I type this into the HTML editor field.. ...
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Correct regex for wp_embed_register_handler

THE GOAL I'm trying to parse a url and convert it to an embedded video player in my post's content but I think my regEx is off or I'm not creating a provider correctly. THE CODE Here is what I have ...
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Search/Replace for editor in HTML-mode

Is there a way to do a Search and Replace from the editor in HTML-mode? Plugins I found work in the visual editor, we are working only in HTML-mode, therefore -not- appropriate for what we do. I would ...
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How can I publish Word files to a WordPress blog without losing the footnotes?

I would like to take the contents from Microsoft Word files and convert them into WordPress blog posts without losing the footnotes. I've tried many different methods but have not found a simple ...
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Hide a div that is part of all pages on one specific page

How can I hide a div (which contains an image) for a specific WordPress page? I believe my page id is 46: Here is the div I am trying to change: <div id="static-footer-image" ...
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Using tabs for wordpress plugin

Done my research and found this is how to call the built-in ui tabs jquery script in wp for the admin area but I'm stuck on implementing the other jquery scripts needed that I believe are built into ...
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Wordpress custom taxonomy description for each post?

In a Wordpress blog, I'd like to put the term description of a specific custom taxonomy in the footer of each article. Is this possible? I've tried <?php term_description( $term_id, $taxonomy ) ...
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jQuery UI Datepicker not working

i want to add a datepicker on a custom page but i doesn not work. WP version is 3.2.1. Those are the init string i used on wp code: wp_enqueue_script('jquery'); wp_enqueue_script('jquery-ui-core'); ...
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5k views

Simplest way to add a second html editor to the post/page admin?

What's the simplest way to add a second HTML editor to the post/page admin and show the content in a template? What I need is something like a custom field that supports html, but I don't need the ...
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687 views

How to get the custom header image's alt text?

I'm using a custom header in my theme. My aim is to add an alt attribute to my custom header img element. My img element so far looks like this: <img src="<?php header_image(); ?>" ...
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Preserve white-space in Page

I frequently post pages with code examples. However, Wordpress strips out whitespace, thus ruining the indentation and formatting of my code. So this: <pre> selector { property: ...
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Retaining old HTML archives and displaying themes conditionally

I am converting a website from straight html (with tables! Ugh!) to WordPress. The company has a new design every year, and but keeps an archive of their old site(s) with the old design(s) on their ...
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How do I make my wordpress page more friendly for mobile viewers?

My basic question is How do I make my wordpress page more friendly for mobile viewers? I have seen some answers such as wptouch, wordpress mobile pack, and mobilepress http ...
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Stray closing paragraph tag when using shortcodes

I'm using a basic shortcode to wrap some text in an expandable div. What appears to be happening is that the wpautop is inserting a stray closing paragraph tag at the beginning and a stray opening ...
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301 views

Removing the title attribute from links in the post content

When using the WYSIWYG editor to create links, and selecting an existing page or post from the selection list, those links will have a title attribute by default. Is there a simple way of turning off ...
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wp_editor adds HTML entities to the content

I'm building my theme options page and I want to use Wordpress TinyMCE editor here, so I'm calling wp_editor. But when I'm saving data some entities are added to the content for example, lets say I ...
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Localizing a string with html tag with word inside that tag

I have translated many string successfully previously, but this one gives me a headache. This part is used inside my content-related.php file which I use to display related posts Here is the current ...
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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 change the value of lang=en-US

I have noticed that in the <html> tag on my WP site that the language is defined as US English. <html lang="en-US" prefix="og: http://ogp.me/ns#"> I would like to change it to British ...
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Why is WordPress WYSIWYMG and how do I make it WYSIWYG?

WordPress may have a text editor that appears to be WYSIWYG, but upon using it I discovered that it is actually WYSIWYMG- What You See Is What You Might Get (once it's done screwing with the HTML). ...
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473 views

Add a css class to a taxonomy permalink

I need to add a css class to every <a> element retrieved by the_terms() (or similar function) in order to open the taxonomy permalink in a fancybox modal window. I've been searching this whole ...
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Wordpress Wysiwyg Content not being displayed

My Wordpress website really isn't working to how I want?! It was working fine, with nothing being touched, Then lately I find every-page is displaying the same content on each page. Not the ...
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How do I stop HTML entities in a custom meta box from being un-htmlentitied?

I have a custom meta box that is supposed to accept HTML, but the text I'm trying to input contains both double and single quotes (and ampersands), and it's messing up the saved data - each time I ...
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Add visual editor capability to custom excerpt window?

The custom excerpt field (under Add New Post) only accepts html. Thus, you can't just cut and paste a segment from the Visual Editor. If you want links to appear in custom excerpt, you have to know ...
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Do you need to escape hard coded plain text?

I started playing with the Underscores starter theme and noticed it uses esc_html_e() even on plain text: <a class="skip-link" href="#content"><?php esc_html_e( 'Skip to content', '_s' ); ...
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Adding HTML within an image title attribute

I am using some jquery which applies an overlay on an image on hover. The script uses content from the image's title attribute to display over the image. When I tested this locally, it seemed to work, ...
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How do we remove mystical [X] from text? Image included

Wordpress has placed an uncalled for character on one of our page's text. We have a few hundred pages, and this only occurs on one. In the paragraph's text, between the words 'Music' and 'Students', ...
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2k views

HTML code in Custom field

I'm using a custom field to display images in a slider on each post, but when I update the post after having entered the HTML code in the custom field, the code disappears. I'm assuming that there is ...
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htmll lang=“de” but admin page in English

I've set up a multisite Wordpress installation, because I want to work with multipul languages. Everything work except the lang attribute. I want the admin panel to be English, but I want to give lang ...
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Remove tags from the kses filter

I know one can modify the kses filter to add new allowed tags to it, but is there a way to remove some of them? I can't find how. I need to disallow DIV tags. Any ideas? Thanks
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How do I remove generated HTML around images in posts?

When I insert images into a blog post, wp is automatically inserted markup around the img element: specifically a div and a p (for the caption).....where is that markup being generated in wp ...
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Why is WordPress changing my HTML code

I've been playing around with CSS and HTML code and I finally got to the point where the section I was working on works. I saved my CSS, and updated my post, and everything looked great, but when I ...