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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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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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Add a class to links in the visual editor (how to get old dialog back)

New: Old: In short, i want a list of some classes inside the add link dialog. Because this was default there might be a easy way to get it back like this? Long: I like to have the ability to ...
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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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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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Search that will look in custom field, post title and post content

I am looking for a way to perform a search, and while performing the search, it checks a custom field named keywords, the post title and the post content. If any of those fields have results like what ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 = ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Front end submit form with jquery form plugin

Maybe someone can help me with a small problem I'm having. I'm trying to use this: http://jquery.malsup.com/form/ to create a submit form for Wordpress. I've tested it on a regular site(not WP) and it ...
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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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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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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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Show dialog box in TinyMCE plugin and use WordPress php functions in it

I'm adding a TinyMCE button to my plugin. So far, I've been able to add the button and call my editor_plugin.js file and it's command. Not an easy mission btw... I want this button to show a Dialog ...
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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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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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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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Limit checklist by the current user

Bare with me as I explain this. I'm adding an Assistant Editor feature to my multiple author platform. In the box that appears in post-edit page, the Editors can tick which task that they have done ...
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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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Most viewed posts in Wordpress

I am owner of a blog/website and I am using this code for tracking post views in site : function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key = 'post_views_count'; $count = get_post_meta($postID, ...
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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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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 ...