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Get author ID with attachment ID

I have a page, outside the loop, that display a media attachment with some basic info about it (title, uploaded date, etc). I have the attachment ID available to me via a form submitted before the ...
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Getting the ID of any image for use in functions.php

I've added two custom fields to attachments on my site, so the user can add a special image credit. I'm trying to write a function that looks to see if either of the custom fields are populated, and ...
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current post with current author

how can i check if the current post belongs to the current author? this is my basic code; ` if($curpost) { wpuf_edit_show_form($curpost); } else { $error = ...
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Display site administrator's id by current blog id inside link

I need to add current subsite admin id on the end of the ref link. For example 1.example.com site admin id is 4 - the link displayed on 1.example.com should look like http://example.com/?ref=4 The ...
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Importing posts from old website to new conflicting post ID's?

I am wondering when I am importing posts from my old site into my new website, which has already some posts in it. Do the imported posts get a new ID or do they overrule the existing posts ID's?
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Change id=“respond” to the comments container

On the same page, I have 3 comment threads. Each comment has a meta that tells in which tread they have to be displayed in. At the end of each thread, I have a form to post a comment in this specific ...
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getting parent page id when using custom menu.

Im using custom menus to display a menu using wp_nav_menu(). I want to get the_content() of the parent in the menu, without setting it as a parent page in pages. Is there a way to get the parent id ...
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Get comment content by comment ID

So I've been trying for a hour or so now to list comment by it's ID. I've tried the get_comment($id, $output) function but it didn't work well, so I went back to whatever is shown below, but it just ...
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How to create a dashboard widget for one user

I will start by warning you that my programming skill is limited. I need to create a dashboard widget that will display in the WP dashboard for the users with the user_id=21. So far I have tried the ...
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Style category link depending on category ID

I want to style a link depending on its ID, for instance, if the category ID is 2, then I want the link to be pink. My theme calls the category like this: <?php if (in_array('categories', ...
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Can I get the ID of an inserted / linked image?

I am using this code to get the url of first inserted image in a post. Is there any way I can get the ID of that image. global $post, $posts; $first_img = ''; ob_start(); ...
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Passing the page ID to a login php script

I'm trying to create a simple registration process which goes like this, A visitor clicks on a link (which is viewable only after entering some information such as name, email, phone etc.) This ...
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How to call widget by widget's id?

Is it possible to call widgets using it's id? for example I have a sidebar. In this sidebar I put meta widget and tag cloud widget. I have got their id's ($widgets_list): 'meta-2' and 'tag_cloud-2'. ...
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$post->ID displays wrong ID

This one is pretty weird. This code: $post->ID Displays right ID every time excepting the blog page (the page set as blog on /wp-admin/options-reading.php). On that page $post->ID returns the ...
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Get the current post ID as a variable in Javascript

I'm trying to echo the post ID in a post Javascript and not having any luck. var post_id = '123'; // works fine var post_id = '<?php global $post; echo $post->ID; ?>'; // echos 'ID; ...
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How to get post ID with hooks publish_post, new_to_publish, etc

I have two plugins, one uses the function wp_insert_post(), the other has a code like this: add_action('future_to_publish', 'myFunc', 10, 1); add_action('new_to_publish', 'myFunc', 10, 1); ...
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obtain the author id given the post id

If $a contains the ID of a certain post, how can one obtain the corresponding author ID? I've tried with $b = get_post( $a); $c = $b->post_author; $d = $c->ID; but it does not work.
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get all page IDs from wp_list_pages

I am looking for a way to output all page IDs from the following menu: <?php wp_list_pages('depth=1&exclude='3,5,11')); ?> Only top level pages needed, therefore the 'depth=1'. Any help ...
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How to get ID of the page included with get_page()?

I'm rewriting the question, including exemplary code, I hope it will be easier to understand now. 1. My shortcode: function testid_shortcode( ) { global $post; return ...
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Getting post id from wp_insert_post_data function?

I'm trying to use the function get_the_tags() from outside the 'loop'. I understand this can be achieved by using the post ID like get_the_tags($postID). Does anyone know how I can get the post ID ...
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How to get specific page screen ID

Is it possible to get the screen id of a specific page? I've search on google and couldn't find anything related to specific page screen ID I'm not looking for the get_current_screen() ID or the ...
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Why I can not I use the variable outside my function?

I am writing a little plugin, to extract the post ID and them use it for some queries. Of course if I write: function my_callback_function() { $aa = 'hello world!'; echo $aa; } ...
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How to change WordPress user ID?

Is this enough to change the user ID? I'm doing this for security purposes, where the administrator has user ID=1 and I want to keep all posts, pages and content. UPDATE wp_posts SET ...
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how to get the post id in plugin

I have a plugin that I'm working on and I'm having trouble getting the post id so jquery can use it. I'm able to get it using the admin_head hook but I'm not sure how I can return it to jquery. I'm ...
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get post id in while loops outputting page id

it's been a while since I used wordpress and I am trying to us e advanced custom fields, I am trying to output the post ID inside a loop on a page, so i can use get_field to output the post contents. ...
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Help getting previously visited pages ID

I'm using ACF plugin and I want to pull a custom field from the previous page. I have a WP site that has a homepage and then 20 sub pages. Each sub page is for a specific city and each city has its ...
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Get posts by list of post IDs ordered by those IDs?

I am going to make a "favourite" posts box, but the article id's are stored in another DB so I only get an array of IDs (which are relevant to the WP DB). I think it could be done with get_posts() or ...
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post_author for wp_insert_attachment

I am working on a custom theme, in which I need to programmatically inserts posts and attachments. One requirement is those posts belong to users that are not the user who is logged in and running ...
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Are Post IDs Unique Across all Post Types?

I thought Wordpress post IDs were only unique within each post type, so that the first instance of each post type would have an ID of 1 and they would count up from there. In order to get a specific ...
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Why does the page/post ID keep growing when i refresh the post-new.php file?

I created a custom post type and for debugging reasons i display the Post ID on the Add New ... page. If i refresh the page without saving or even creating a new post,(so i just press f5 on the ...
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retrieve the oldest post id

I'm trying to get the ID of the oldest post with the post_type = job_listing and post_status = publish. I'm using the code below but it does not work. Could anyone please help me $oldestID = ...
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Why would get_posts be ignoring posts with 2-digit ids?

I'm using this code to list child pages of the current page and similar code to get child pages of all ancestors to use in a sidebar contextual hierarchical nav menu: $pageset = ...
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Add category to custom post type automatically, using category slug

I'm using this excellent function to automatically add a category to my custom post type "Videos" on publish, if there's no category already chosen. This works great: function ...
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Search by Attachment ID

I'm building a stock photo page for my company where we upload all photos our staff created so that it can be used later. It shows the ID of the image by post->ID so that users can see it, note it and ...
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Getting an ID from a URL, why can WP do this itself, but none of of the functions provided get it right?

I have a set of absolute URLs that have been used to refer to my site (they come from redirects in an old .htaccess file in this case). All of these URLs do resolve to some page or post on the site. ...
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Buddypress activity id

I am working on buddypress activity loop. I want to get current activity id or all activity parameters in entry.php file. but i am not able to get activity id. I am trying to use ...
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Get the correct post id for all post and page in header.php

I want to get the current post/page id outside the loop (in header.php) and use this id for Advanced Custom Fields plugin to get the fields. But i cant get the correct id from front page, archive ...
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Custom post type returns bad post ID

I added custom post type and I have first problem. I don't know why but if I use $post->ID, independently of post ID it always gave me the same value. I'm using this function <?php the_post(); ...
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Set post tags using tag ID

I want to set post tags to a new value. Is there a way to use the tag ID to do it? The wp_set_post_tags only accepts the tag name or an array of tag names. <?php wp_set_post_tags( $post_ID, $tags, ...
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php return username of currently viewed author profile

I'm at a loss. I have profiles developed for my wordpress website, and I want to display content on my page-profile.php that is specific per user profile. I've looked all around the codex and only ...
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How to get page_id for url rewrite or how to use page slug for calling a page?

I would like to simply create an url rewrite that takes the third argument and matches it to its corresponding pages, ignoring the other two arguments. domain.com/argument1/argument2/page-slug = ...
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How to view WordPress' default category IDs?

It seems that Wordpress has default categories with default (and unchangeable) IDs. For example, the uncategorized category seems to always have an id of 1. Is this always the case? Is there any ...
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Get post or page id early

Is there a good solution to get the queried object id really early ... and i mean really early? I got a hook on after_setup_theme where i need to get the post or page id. ...
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WP_Query custom field pass the post id

I'm using WP_Query with ACF(Advanced Custom Fields) I'm building a news portal, and I'm trying to pass related stories from 1 post which is top_story = true. In another WP_Query I want to print the ...
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Output Post ID for all nav_items

I seek a solution for my navigation in a new WordPress template that I'm developing. How can I output the unique post ID for every nav item? I want to create a one-pager (microsite) for a client. ...
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Echo a list of all subscriber's user IDs

I'm a complete novice with php. Can anyone let me know the code to simply echo/print a complete list of all user IDs on my site who are 'subscribers' (and not to echo any other user data).
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How do post IDs work in WordPress?

So I have 2 blog posts so far and the first one has ID 8 and second one has ID 12. How exactly does WordPress count those IDs? What if I want to change ID 8 and ID 12 to ID 1 and ID 2? I have some ...
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Are post, page and category IDs unique to each other?

I was looking for a function to get all ancestors of a post or category and found get_ancestors( $object_id, $object_type ). To my surprise, the Codex shows that the second parameter is required: ...
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At my posts archive page, outside the loop, get_the_id() returns the top most post's ID

I'm trying to get the ID of my posts archive page. It's set via the admin as the posts page so it already has the default Query. The template I'm using is index.php, Tried using page-blog.php but ...
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Save attachment ID instead of URL in custom field

I am testing several frameworks (currently Vafpress) to help me creating custom meta boxes. I need to save a lot of attachments with my posts but noticed that the attachment is saved with its full ...