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Decrease file size upload in Media

By default, I have a 2m limit of uploads. I want to decrease this number. I found out that this code: function custom_file_max_upload_size( $file ) { $size = $file['size']; if ( $size > ...
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Restrict users from editing post based on the age of the post

How can I restrict users (based on Capabilities) from editing their published posts after a custom amount of time. For instance, a user that can publish_posts (authors) can not edit a their post if ...
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Is it possible to get a theme customizer setting from wp.customize using jquery?

I am wondering if it is possible to directly interop with the wp.customize api to get a value of a theme customizer setting. The way I am doing it now is using ajax to get a response from a php ...
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Create Image Uploader for Widget

I found this post// Use Media upload in custom widget on wordpress 3.5 I'm not experienced in any of this so I pretty much just copied the code he provided into my own functions.php file. I uploaded ...
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Wordpress and magic quotes

I've been writing some Wordpress plugins, and I've been having some problem with Wordpress putting magic quotes on POST and GET data. Specifically, the "wp_magic_quotes" function in ...
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dbDelta support for FOREIGN KEY

On PHP 5.3.13/MySQL 5.5.21 the following code doesn't work: if($check_custom_fields_form!=1){ $sql = "CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS ". $table_custom_fields_form ." ( `form_name` ...
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How can I see all the actions attached to an “add_action” hook?

I'm working with the admin bar and trying to debug some of the menus and their priorities. I know several callbacks get bound to actions, such as this one: add_action( 'admin_bar_menu', ...
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How to stop form resubmission on page refresh

Hi I have a form that adds attachments to a post, however when the form posts it obviously doesn't show the post with the new attachment echoing "your file has been uploaded". When the user refreshes ...
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Which ways can be used to log in to Wordpress?

FYI: This has been also posted here since I'm fairly new to this website and didn't know that the Wordpress part existed. Sorry for the repost. I'm currently trying to tighten the security for a ...
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Publish pending article from front end with a button?

Is it possible to take the blue publish button in back end of the wordpress and place it in the frontend near the post in my index.php. I need a way to publish the pending article without going to ...
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How do you code for WordPress?

In plain php and frameworks coding is done with the help of IDE tools, im using PhpStorm and very happy so far, recently i decided to discover most popular CMS this days and got confused how do you ...
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How to set and use global variables? Or why not to use them at all

UPDATE: My original question has been solved, but this is turning into a valid discussion about why not to use global variables, so I am updating the question to reflect that. The solution was ...
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Shortcode to insert <!--nextpage-->

Since wordpress does not have a menu icon (aka "user friendly) way to add the command to a post or page, I'm trying to create a shortcode to do it. However, as logic would have it, its not that ...
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How to resize image on client-side before upload?

I've been using Plupload to resize images on the client side before uploading them to the server. I've implemented a front-end form which lets the user select a file from their computer and submit it. ...
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Has anyone tried putting PHP ActiveRecord on Wordpress?

I have worked with Ruby on Rails and I was looking for some code that did something close to the wonderfull RoR's ActiveRecord. I stepped by this site. Its PHP-ActiveRecord! I found it amazing, and ...
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Include a external PHP file into a Wordpress Custom Template

Is this even possible? I mean, im trying to add a blog into my site.. I already have the header,footer and sidebar layout in my site. can i use those in my custom wordpress template? <?php /* ...
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Comment filtering (search)

Basically I want to develop the ability to search comments on my site. A form with input field where the visitor can enter a search string, which tells WP to display only comments that contain that ...
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Add custom image sizes to media uploader

I want to add custom image sizes to the media uploader: In order to do this, I use the following code (comments are there for convenience): // this function adds the custom image sizes to the ...
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Limit the Excerpt field in WP-Admin in words

Is it possible to limit the Excerpt field on the post page in words? Note that I am aware that it's possible to echo the excerpt and limit it in words, but I want the field itself to limit the amount ...
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Delete post revisions on post publish

Is it possible to delete post/page revisions from the database when a post/page is published? 11/05/12 Answer: See the plugin below by bueltge I want to do this on a site with 5,000 posts and ...
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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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Two-step login process - Is it possible?

Is it possible to do the following with Wordpress (without hacking too much code - I would like to make this a general plugin using simple hooks)? Log in with the username/password. If ...
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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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Are WordPress Heartbeat API 'beats' staggered or do they occur simultaneously for all users?

The WordPress Heartbeat API uses admin-ajax.php to run AJAX calls. If User X leaves their browser open, many calls will be made to the server, with each call happening when there is a 'beat'. Now if ...
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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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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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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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Moving a PHP web-app to Wordpress

I've been running a niche job-search web-site for the past several years. I wrote it from scratch in PHP. Essentially it allows members to search for or post job ads. As you can imagine it has ...
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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) { ...
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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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How to add a .php file to WordPress

I have a php file in my server (say www.example.com/up/up.php). If i access that file through the url, my site says no page found. but i want to call that php file using url parameter. I want to call ...
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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 ...
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Theme Customizer - Dynamic CSS PHP File

I've recently switched over from using a custom class to enable a theme options panel to the built in Theme Customizer in Wordpress. All is going fairly well - I've got live preview working but I'm a ...
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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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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 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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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 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( ...
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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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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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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 = ...
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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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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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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' . ...
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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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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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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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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 ...