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Run W3 Total Cache Flush Function with Crontab [closed]

Ok. I'm really stumped on this one. Basically, I need to call a function for the Wordpress plugin W3 Total Cache as part of a cron job in crontab. I'd like to automatically clear the entire page ...
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Display posts by month

I want to achieve something like this, I don't know if it is possible and what would be the best way to do it: The way I query the posts is like this: <div class="post"> <?php global $...
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Inject post (from specific category) between posts in Loop

I would like to add a post (from specific category) between posts in the WordPress Loop (such as 'Sponsors'). Example: P P P S P P S P P S P P How can I achieve this? I am a beginner with coding, so ...
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Should I write a PHP function in home.php?

I am trying to learn WP Theme development. And as I have understod all "wp core" functions should be placed inside functions.php. But what about custom functions? Lets say I would need a simple ...
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How to Remove all Instances of edit_post_link

Can someone please assist with how to remove from my theme, whilst in author mode, the edit_post_link (Edit link), throughout all my pages. Which php files in the Twenty Eleven theme (WordPress v3.2) ...
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Can i use php sql functions instead of $wpdb?

I'm new to WordPress and was wondering why in WordPress API do they tell you to use functions such as prepare(), insert(), get_col(), get_row(), query(), etc. when technically I can use the built-in ...
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Searching users with WP_List_Table plug-in

I am trying to devlope a plugin that will search and return my users so I can edit some other metatdata that belongs to them. I have been using the plug-in listed on the Codex as my starting point. I ...
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Hide custom image sizes from media library

I want to hide a few custom image sizes from the media uploader: The following code (posted here) works only for the default image sizes: function remove_image_sizes($sizes) { unset($sizes['...
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How to set custom cookies before output

What's a surefire way to check/set cookies before the php headers are sent? Is there an action or filter that would be the best place to hook a setcookie() function?
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Facebook Comment Count

I am a bit of an amateur when it comes to PHP and WordPress but I have rigged up the following code: function fb_comment_count($url = 'some url here') { $filecontent = file_get_contents('https://...
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Network installation giving errors when viewing or adding a user

I have just installed a fresh version of WP which I have turned in to a network install (using the instructions found here). All seemed to be going well, and I was able to add a new site successfully,...
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WordPress Custom Page Template in a different directory

Is it possible to have a custom page template in a different folder? I'm setting up a little framework for WordPress that I can use over and over for themes and just for the sake of being tidy I want ...
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Why is my custom meta box input not saving

I've added the following function to functions.php to add a custom meta box enabling the end user to input a gallery shortcode. I then intend to use this to place a gallery in a specific place on the ...
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Getting the Current User

I am trying to use information about the current user in a plugin that I am designing and I have seen people go about it in several different ways. My Way This way seems to work, but am I missing ...
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How to stop loading multiple copies of jquery

My wordpress header.php and function.php is given below.please help me to modify my php code to stop problems due to loading jquery multiple times. My plugins and themes are loading jquery multiple ...
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How to paginate a list of custom taxonomy terms?

I made a custom taxonomy named "books" and with a little help on SE I managed to display its contents on an image grid, the code below shows how I did this: add_shortcode('taxography' , '...
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How to use nonce with front end submission form?

Thanks to a variety of posts on here I've managed to put together a front end submission form. After about 24 hours of tweaking I've finally got everything working including a redirect to a 'success' ...
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Wordpress redirect to landing page if not logged in

I'm using the following code in my functions.php file to redirect users who are not logged in to a particular landing page <?php if(!is_user_logged_in()) { wp_redirect( 'http://www.mysite....
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media_handle_upload weird thing

I am using a front end script to upload images , all works fine but recently i noticed the uploaded images are not saved in proper directory. My settings are to Organize my uploads into month- and ...
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Customized title tag for each page in pagination?

With the reference of below questions. How to change title tags on paginated posts? Paginate tags page How to change title tags on paginated posts? Add Page number to Meta Description in Wordpress SEO ...
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How can I include PHP-Code to my post?

I would like to use PHP in some posts. These posts should look like normal posts, be in the archive and categories like normal posts an have tags. I don't need PHP in every post, but it would be ...
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Why is my get_post_meta always empty

I made this action hook which will send an email to the users every time a new post in the custom post type "events" is made. function email_members($post_id) { global $wpdb; $usersarray = $wpdb->...
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How can I execute some small piece of PHP code in a sandbox area of my WP?

I'd like to execute some small piece of code like the following one: global $wpdb; $rows = $wpdb->query('SELECT DATE(post_date) AS date, COUNT(*) AS count FROM ' . $wpdb->posts . ' GROUP BY ...
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which action to hook to in order to perform post-publish action

I have some functionality I've written in order to post the title and link for the post to twitter whenever a post is published. I'm wondering which wp function to hook this to? save_post has no real ...
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wp enqueue style and style sheet depth

How could I add a style sheet at the bottom of the <head> tag, so if there´s a need to override some other styles added before, it will override. I heard something about wp_enqueue_style, and ...
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Change slug with custom field

I want to change the slug of a post with a custom field. In example, if the custom field is "keyword" my post link will become: mysite.com/keyword. If the custom field is empty, i want to generate a ...
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How to list the Hooks and order of execution in current loading page? [duplicate]

I need to know the list of hooks that are called in the current page . How to identify the priority assigned to the action and filters in the action . If i want to remove the default action on word-...
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Specific Loop For 2 <div> Within Each <li>

I need to create a loop that can logically be described as the following for a carousel: Requirements: 3 Loops 2 Posts Per Loop No Duplicates Order by Post Date Visual: < Start Loop #1 > &...
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Getting movie and serial on actor page

I'm building a cinema site, I came with a problem, let me explain: Movies- are stored in Post's Actors- are stored in Post Type - persoane ( taxonomy= lista) Serials - are stored in Post Type - ...
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Hide a menu-item and its submenus and display a 'Log in' link if the user is logged out

I need, somehow, to enable that when you logout, that 'My Account' item is getting hidden from the navbar, and instead it displays a 'Log in' link. The item 'My Account' also have submenus with the ...
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Match checkbox data with page title to show certain items

I want to show the projects that has had it's checkbox ticked as Branding, if it's on the Branding page (i.e the page title is Branding). To explain the code a bit: This line show's all the ...
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How to configure self hosted wordpress so that everything can be upgraded/installed from dashboard

I have a blog on shiplu.mokadd.im. After installing wordpress I see upgrade notice time to time. Sometimes its core upgrade and sometimes its plugin or theme upgrade. Each time I try to upgade any of ...
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How to loop over custom fields in a page template?

I was originally using a single field and things worked perfectly with the following code. Now I need to alter it to loop of several fields that are similar. To start: I've created several custom ...
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Create a post variable processing page

I need to create a blank PHP page that processes a POST request. Basically, a site will send me a few post variables. I need to use these variables with the mycred plugin. Here is my code: ...
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Is Auto Post recognition a WordPress feature? How to turn it off?

I noticed that if you go to lostlettermen.com/aa, it redirects to a post. Is this a feature in WordPress that can be turned off, or is this done by some type of plugin or custom code?
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How can i create a function to get youtube video time

Tom J Nowell posted this code to help me retrieve the YouTube video time. Functions // function to parse the code from the URL function parse_youtube_video_id_from_url( $video_url ) { $...
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The best way to customize “nav-menu-template.php” to add <input> if the 'link_before' is “checkbox”

I would like to add a 'link_before' control for a wp_nav_menu(), like that: if ( strpos( $args->link_before, 'checkbox' ) == true ) { $args->link_before = '<input id="toggle' . $item->...
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Wordpress widget in custom theme

I created a custom theme and writing a basic widget for my wordpress based website. If I paste the code in functions.php the code works fine, however if I paste the code in a separate file and keep it ...
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Conditional Statement - check if post has an attachment image

I'm working on a conditional statement (in a loop) that looks for a featured image then grabs a default image if there is none, which I have figured out. But, I also wanted a way to pull the first ...
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Loading wordpress stuff on laravel site

I not sure why i failed to load the wordpress site on the laravel site. the following code, i tested on plain php without any framework - it work! but if i call from the file within laravel framework -...
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POSTS list in WordPress by views

I need a code that causes: <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> List according to the amount of VIEW, is like to list popular posts only that it will enter the table mh_postmeta, and ...
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Geocoding an Exploded Custom Field Array

So, I'm having a little problem with crossing signals in WordPress between Google Maps' API and an exploded custom field. I want to be able to geocode an address that's been exploded from a custom ...
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Update some database fields when post is saved

I have a class that will count the Lines of Code, Source Lines of Code, and the Code disk space used. I would like to save these values into the database so that these values can be calculated only ...
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Can we have a php “page” without a WordPress “page”?

Somewhere off of the homepage we need to show a container page which does some stuff with custom post types. Actually it doesn't matter what it does, my point is it needs to exist and be reachable ...
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submit the form to same page

I have a simple form , all I want is to submit the form to same page. I have tried reading other answers including action="" - wordpress says Oops! That page can’t be found. action="#" - wordpress ...
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Wordpress and event-driven programming - what is it about?

I want to state very clearly that this does not intend to revive the discussion about functional/procedural programming versus object-oriented programming. There is plenty said about that, on WPSE and ...
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How display widget by id

I fetched widget id this way: $the_sidebars = wp_get_sidebars_widgets(); print_r( $the_sidebars['sidebar-1'] ); It shows: Array ( [0] => recent-posts-2 [1] => recent-comments-2 [2] =...
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What is the meaning of %s, %1$s etc.? [closed]

From a Q&A Thread I've came to meet with some old things, but I'm afraid, I found myself in a condition that, I still don't know the meaning of them and don't know why to use them. %1$s - (found ...
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Plugin update error message

I'm working on a client website where the framework requires a specific plugin version to work properly. With the follow lines of code in my functions.php file, it stops the plugin from updating ...
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Retrieve POST data from AJAX call

I have the following JS script : jQuery('#form-recherche').submit(ajaxSubmit); function ajaxSubmit(){ var newFormRecherche = jQuery(this).serialize(); jQuery.ajax({ ...