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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 URL,...
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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 display Youtube/Vimeo video ID on custom post type when user enters it in custom meta box?

I have created a 2x shortcodes that displays a youtube video and vimeo video when the user enters the videos id in it, for example: [youtube id=""] [vimeo id=""]. Instead of entering this in my post ...
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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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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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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 http://w3lol....
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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=' . $featured_tab);...
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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='. $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 ...
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Edit tag_id in category pages of dashboard

When we create a category, WordPress randomly assigns a tag_id for that category. Is it possible to change that ID in the category section? For example I create a category X and it is assigned ...
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Store All Post Categories In Array

I'm trying to collect a list of all categories used on posts. However, the following code only returns the first category. How could this be adapted to collect all categories, if the post has ...
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List sub pages with custom field content converting image ID to URL

I am using the ACF plugin to create static (non-ecommerce) product pages. I am now making a page that lists all the sub pages with product name and the image added to the product_logo custom field. I ...
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echo esc_url( get_permalink($post->ID) + complete the ID's url

I am in a deep trouble I try to only display the content of a post after clicking a bouton in order to not have the header and the footer again. Manually I have downloaded the plugin "Show Content ...
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Surrogate ID for posts, is there an alternative field in the posts table?

I am copying some content between another CMS and Wordpress. I need to keep track of the original Id because I might have to update the copied content in the future. The old CMS will still be used for ...
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retrieve permalinks of posts inside custom post type by using post ID

I have these custom post types registered as shown in the image below - In each of these custom post types, there are many posts. I have the function to retrieve the post IDs of each posts inside ...
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Associating special meaning with user id 0

I'm writing a plugin that creates a custom table holding data which is linked to a user account with a user_id field. Now if that users account would be deleted for any reason I would like to set that ...
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Reverse Locate Gallery by ID - NOT ID but location on website!

This has befuddled me a few times and my searches only tell me how to find the ID of a gallery which I know. I am helping a friend with her Wordpress blog, I did not set up the site and I see she has ...
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Retrieve ONLY mp3s and set a variable for use in a playlist called by single.php template?

I'm trying to stuff a variable called $work_ids with the ID of any attached MP3 files for use in a custom player (based on MediaElement.js if that matters). The library contains WAV and other versions ...
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Sort products by products ID

is there a way to define an url like this one: http://www.mydomainname.com/product ID 1234 and product ID 5678 If yes which should be the correct syntax. Thanks for the help Roc
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Getting wrong ID

I have a page template with a custom query. The query displays posts from a post type. I want to display the ID's of the queried posts, but when I use this... <?php $id = the_ID(); ?> All I ...
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CPT posts in drop downed in meta box on page doesn't return post ID

I have an issue with displaying ID of selected post. Could you guys help? thanks Function below add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'cd_meta_box_add' ); function cd_meta_box_add() { add_meta_box( 'my-...
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How to get home page ID?

I'm building a Wordpress plugin in which I need to get the HOME page ID value. Do you know how can I get it? I know that we can get the current ID with the_ID() or get_the_ID() function, but I need ...
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Generate auto seqential ID number when a new user is registered

First off I found this solution to what I would like to do: generate an auto incremented id number when a new user is registered It is almost there but I would like to extend the functionality a ...
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Is it possible to have dynamic post id # in add_menu_page()?

I use the add_menu_page function in my custom theme builds but when I export my local copy of the site and import it in the production site some of post id numbers change and I have to update this ...
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Generate unique number when registering a new user

I know there are userID, username in the database, but I want a formatted and unique number for physical world use. For example: "2014xxxx" 201414:year,xxxx:generate randomly when registering a user. ...
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Subcategory IDs in relation to parent category ID switch case

I would like to switch ads tags in my footer depending on which category it displays at the moment. Code from below works fine for custom category pages and category pages that are included in the ...
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Is there a function to search for a wildcard value when calling a shortcode?

I'm using a plugin to generate a form and rather than inserting the form on to the page using the content editor I'm adding it directly to my template. The problem is that on my local version the id ...
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generate an auto incremented id number when a new user is registered

First off I found this question: generate unique number when registering a user which is almost exactly what I need except I need the number generated to be auto incremented instead of random. I'd ...
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main menu page redirects to user ID

I have a site that displays fitness results to clients. It works by showing them a page based on their UID displaying unique charts and graphs etc. I can redirect members to the unique pages on ...
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Get page content by ID (from a plugin)

I'm stuck on loading page content by id (through a plugin). What I have is the following: <?php $my_query = new WP_Query('page_id=39'); ?> <?php while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $...
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add anchor tags rel to thumbnails id

Ok, I have a very simple problem. but I'm not good with php, so posting here. the anchor tags of my portfolio items output like this: <a href="http://localhost/dianero/portfolio/kahida/" rel="41"&...
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WP DB Location for “Next Post to Create” Index Value

I have a malformed DB (no mystery here, I deleted some data directly rather than through the WP admin interface). I've deleted all posts and meta for 400+ but when I create a new post, the sequencing ...