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how to get page id of a page using page slug

Im pretty new to wordpress and I was wondering if I could get a page id with it's slug. Is it possible please let me know.
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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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Get previously visited page ID

I would like to get the ID (or permalink) of the page the visitor visited just before visiting the current page - in other words the ID of the last page in the browser history. Can this be done? Any ...
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Are post ID's reliable?

I understand that post ID's are unique, but are they reliable as persistent data ID's? More specifically, is there a guarantee that, through a migration or another data exchange, post ID's will not ...
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How to obtain the user ID of the current profile being edited in WP-Admin?

Is there a way of obtaining the user ID of the profile being edited in wp-admin? I know it's in the URL if you are editing a user, EX: ./wp-admin/user-edit.php?user_id=427. Could always ...
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Post ID At The End Of Permalink URL Effects Performance (Positively)?

HARD NOTE: This question is solely about performance, and NOT search engine optimization. So, please make sure your answers are as such. W.r.t permalinks, "year" is the most obvious numeric of ...
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How to get Author ID outside the loop

I can't get the post author ID outside the loop to make the get_the_author_meta work. So far I've tried different approaches: 1. $author_id=$post->post_author; 2. global $post; ...
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Custom Walker: how to get ID in function start_lvl

I am making my first custom walker to build an accordion menu. To start with I used this example: http://bitacre.com/2025/custom-nav-menu-walker-for-wordpress-themes There are two functions. First ...
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Get page ID of page that is set as the posts page

In WordPress settings you can set a page as the Posts Page. This can be found: WP-Admin->Settings->Reading Settings->Front page displays How do I retrieve the page ID that is set in this ...
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get all posts ID from a category

Problem: I need to get an array of ID's of posts from a given category If the category have any posts. This is to be used on a plugin options page. So far I have: $posts = ...
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Echo author ID in author.php

This is probably a super simple question. But how do I echo the ID of a user on author.php? I've tried the_author_meta('ID') But it didn't seem to want to work. I want to echo it at the end of a ...
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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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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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1answer
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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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How to get permalink and title from post ID?

I have stored an array of post IDs and I would like to list the posts as links, meaning I need to get the title and permalink for the post ID - $id. The list should be echoed out by the following if ...
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ID for posts/blogs page

I have a website which has a static front page and a blog page where all the blogs are displayed. I am using my own theme and have created some custom meta boxes that display content in a sidebar ...
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Why id in urls doesn't work and slug yes?

I'm lost, I don't understand why this works http://website.com/?tag=my-cat-slug and not this http://website.com/?tag=15 It's really annoying because wp_dropdown_categories() only provides ids as ...
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1answer
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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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get_post_meta fields don't show up on posts page

I'm new here, and to coding! I've been working hard (so, so hard...so hard) to create my website and with occasional help I've created a look and feel I like using some custom get_post_meta fields for ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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Display 1 category only with get_the_category (by ID or slug)

After hours of unfruitful Googling, I am asking for your help on this issue. My objective is to display only 1 category with get_the_category if the category ID matches the ID or slug set in the ...
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Query parsing only author ids

I need array only all author ids from the loop, each one only once if possible and out of all posts in the loop. Any suggestions?