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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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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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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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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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Get a post_id where meta_value equals something in a serialized meta_value field

I'm storing CPT products' post IDs into CPT companies' post meta (meta_key = prefix_products). As a company can have multiple products, so I'm storing them into a PHP serialized array value. ...
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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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Is there a better, more efficient way to get the post id outside the loop?

Right now I am using: $wp_query->post->ID; I want to know if there is a better way for getting the post id that consumes less resources?
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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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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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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 ...
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linking to post outside the loop

Is there an easy way to link to a specific page/post outside the loop? I used the get_permalink() code as follows. <a href="<?php echo get_permalink( 164 ); ?>/post-slug/"> </a> ...
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Are all ID's used unique?

I'm using JSON api plugin to pull data from wordpress into an app I am making. I need a unique identifier to make sure I don't have any duplicates WHILE also using the identifier as a way to sort from ...
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How do I get the current edit page ID in the admin?

Most solutions I found are for front-end use. This is for a plugin, so the all activity is in the back-end. How do I get the page ID that's being currently use(edited) in the admin? Note I'm out of ...
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Why is my Blog Page ID == First Post ID?

It is possible that I'm doing something wrong. Currently I'm using index.php as the main blog page. I have a page setup for the Blog and set it up in my Settings. When I try to get the Blog Page ID ...
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get the_title_attribute by id

I'm creating a list with a few permalinks which I call to with <a href="<?php echo get_permalink($id); ?>" title=".... And for the title I want to call the_title_attribute(). But it seems it ...
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Compare “Main” post ID to ID inside wp_query loop

I have a video viewing section on my site. The single post template displays a large area where the video plays and then there's a column of thumbnails representing other videos along the right side. ...
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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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Function to grab specific image IDs from media library.

I want to grab images 161 thru 166 without having to calling my entire media library array and having to splice those up. In time, the more I have in there the more it's going to slow my site down. ...
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How To Show Get Adjacent Posts If Posts Are Sorted By Custom Field

I want to get the ID of adjacent posts. For posts sorted chronologically you can use: get_adjacent_post Are there any standard methods for finding the adjacent post if the posts are sorted by ...
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Widget to show posts in the sidebar basing on its IDs

I am trying to create a widget that displays posts in the sidebar taking post IDs as input from the user. The result of my code is that the widget displays just the first entered ID and ignores the ...
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get page id's - not get pages?

I'm trying to do something like this: Hide a page in the admin end without a plugin? However, I don't want to hardcode the page-ids. I want to get the page id's based on template-name. $pages = ...
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get post by nav id

I am trying to get the post id by the navigation id to use in a loop. I made a new query to get posts. I am using multiple queries on a page because I need to. one of the queries gets page templates ...
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Get a post's ID

How do I get a post's ID? I know I can use the_ID(), but I have to use it in The Loop. How can I get the post's ID without the loop? Because I think using the loop just to find the post's ID will slow ...
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Check is category parent with ids from the childs - get_term_children

I have a hierarchical category list, like: A (Parent Category) - B (Child Category) - C (Child Category) - D (Child Category) B (Parent Category) - E (Child Category) - F (Child Category) ...
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Making posts permalinks consistent numbers

I'm developing a new website, but I can't quite figure out a solution to my permalinks problem. My main website is http://w3spine.com, I'm sending posts to my second WP installation at ...
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Determine if ID is page or post and query the ID

I want to look up a page id and determine if it's a page or post. Then query that id and display stuff like title, featured image, etc. This works for Pages: query_posts('page=' . ...
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get_posts by id not working

I have the following code: global $post; $current_post = $post->ID; $array=range(1,$current_post); $posts = get_posts('numberposts=5&post__in=' . $array . '&category='. ...
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How do I get a array, with the right order of the nested comments?

array (size=10) 'comment 0' => array (size=2) 'comment_id' => string '22' (length=2) 'parent_of' => string '0' (length=1) 'comment 1' => array (size=2) 'comment_id' => ...
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Is there a way to show attachment IDs on the attachment info screen?

I want to use attachment IDs for shortcodes, but if the image is published with a permalink, it's harder to find the ID. I've found some functions online that can turn the attachment url into its ID, ...
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How can I query the db to access current post information?

Alright y'all. I want to dynamically display the information of the 2 most current posts to the screen. So far I have only been able to get results by hard coding the ID into the query. Is there a way ...
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Display posts from an array of ID's

The result of the query so far is the print of the array, Array ( [0] => 309 [1] => 10 ), 309 & 10 are the correct id's of the posts I want to display, and "No posts were found" the result of ...
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Can a page_id and a post_id be same?

Wordpress generates ID's for each page/post. Do pages in wordpress share the same ID column in the database as the posts? I mean, if a site has both posts and pages, can one or more page_ID's be same ...
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How to get post id of last approved comment?

Can you help me with something simple? How can I get the post id of the last approved comment? I want to assign it to a variable. Thanks so much in advance!
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Print_r displaying two different post->ID if placed in sidebar or single.php

My website is displaying, if print_r, two different ID for the same post. If i ask: <?php echo $post->ID;?> in the single.php it gives me a number. If i do the same thing in the sidebar it ...
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Use Author Ids or Names to echo different output inside loop

Is there a way to use the author ids (or names) to echo different output for different authors (in this case author id 7 and author admin? I tried the following but it didn't work. ?php if ...
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Setting post_id for single.php based on URL without a redirect

I'm migrating a Joomla! database to Wordpress and the website has to remain exact regarding URLs. The Joomla site has its posts with .html extensions, and the importer I created maps the Joomla file ...
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How to get the post id (of the parent custom custom type) in a loop inside a widget?

Below there is a widget with a Wordpress loop inside. It works as expected. The only problem is this part: 'post_parent' => $post->ID, The widget is not getting the post->ID of the parent ...