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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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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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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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Build a content and excerpt grid loop with paging and options for # of posts

What I'd like to do: on index.php, a loop that shows a selectable number of full posts using the_content and then below that shows a selectable number (the number of posts can be hardcoded in the ...
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Is there a way to parse shortcodes in PHP?

Many plugins don't provide a documented way to access their functions from within PHP (e.g. when building a custom theme), but only shortcodes to insert in posts. Is there a standard way of executing ...
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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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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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Permanently remove first image from posts

I have around 2,500+ posts on my site where I've inserted images using the traditional method into the post content itself. In upgrading to a different theme, the single post page now displays the ...
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How to get Woocommerce Variation ID? [closed]

I am trying to create some additional functionality on my Woocommerce backend where I add a custom field to the variations section of backend of Woocommerce. However I cannot for the life of me ...
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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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PHP Script within wordpress theme

I have a php script that I'd like to utilize within my wordpress theme. I'd like to restrict access to the page based on users belonging to particular groups so it's important to keep it within ...
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If in parent category

I have this structure Category > Subcategory > Post I´m trying to display some content if the user it´s on a specific category, or in it´s subcategory or post. I´m using this code but it only works ...
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wp_customize_image_control default value

I am trying to create a custom theme using Wordpress 3.4's customization options. I would like to create an option to change the theme's logo, but I would like to also display a default logo image. ...
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Bulk Image upload and one image for each post?

I have around 3000 photos, want to upload on WordPress. Is there any way to bulk upload all the photos as one image for each post ?
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urlencoding of the_title() doesn't work?

hey guys, <?php urlencode(the_title()); ?>doesn't take effect. this is my entrie line of code: <li><a href="mailto:?subject=<?php urlencode(the_title()); ...
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Activate different theme for temporary preview

I wanted that when i access my site with specific parameter, my site used a different theme at that moment (only temporarily, to show only to me as a preview). I want it for test purposes. Is there ...
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Date archives for custom post type

I have seen many questions/posts regarding this, but have yet to find a decent solution. Basically I am trying to do what wp_get_archives does, but for a custom post type (personally I am unsure why ...
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Saving Plugin settings to the database

I'm not a complete novice with php or wordpress but am wanting to approach this problem the most efficient way so believe asking here will help. I've got a plugin that randomly generates a quote - ...
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Execute a shortcode when clicking on a image

I asked this in stackovorflow under javascript and was informed not possible so I trying here I have a shortcode for a opt-in form and I want it to pop up when a image is clicked I tried the ...
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How to change featured content to a different tag in Wordpress Twenty Fourteen?

In twenty fourteen theme, we’d like to know how to change the features content tag. Currently it’s set as featured. Now, we would like to know how to code this for different page templates. We ...
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How to turn off redirection from 'domain.com/login' to 'domain.com/wp-login.php'

I want to install something different than wordpress under 'mydomain.com/login', but WordPress automatically redirecting this link '/login' to '/wp-login.php'. Where can I turn off this redirection?
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Change Width of Featured Image Thumbnail on Add/Edit Post Page

Does anyone know of a way to change the width of the featured image on the edit post/add post page? I want to make it 50px wide. I'm not talking about the front page of the website, but the back end ...
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Run shortcode at certain resolution

I've gone a roundabout way of trying to ask a question about this here: Loading shortcode with ajax but figured it might be worth asking the fundamental question of what I am trying to do without ...
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Wordpress PHP plugin - Settings page error

Writing a PHP plugin for Wordpress. It was an external PHP script. But now I'm having a problem. When I click submit on the page it redirects saying there are no permissions to go to that page. Edit: ...
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Conditional statement for parent, child and grandchild pages

I'm trying to figure out how to set up a conditional statement to check if the parent, child or grandchild is being displayed. This is what I've got so far: <?php if ( is_page( 'about' ) || '29' ...
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Specified file failed upload test. wp_upload_handle

So I managed to write a peice of code that allows me to upload a zip file, im not even sure where it gets uploaded too, and I am doing it on my localhost with apache in control (www-data). the code is ...
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Wp favorite posts get user favorites in profile using buddypress [closed]

Im currently encountering a problem i display user wp favorites posts fine, but the issue is i wont display them, once users are logged out it says " no posts have been made" while each user has ...
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Remove class that has been added by parent theme

My parent theme generates the following class in body: style-cupcake. I don't want that. The best way to get rid of this is by adding my own functions in a functions.php file in my child theme, right? ...
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Limit the_excerpt with max of x characters

What I'm trying to do: I want to display the_excerpt, but I have a maximum of x characters the_excerpt may use, but I don't want to display a couple of characters of a word, only whole words. Some ...
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How do I attach a php file to an arbitrary slug and still have access to the wp-core functions?

Based on an example found here and several others, I am trying to load a non wordpress page from a specific URL while having access to the wordpress core. I have the following code (which seems to ...
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Saving metabox repeatable fields

This is a code that I'm adapting from https://gist.github.com/2057532. The problem is that I'm not being able to save the content from the new fields that I created. I had checked the other questions ...
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Inserting Gravity Form checkbox values into Advanced Custom Fields [closed]

I'm trying to feed checkbox values from a Gravity Forms form (which creates a new post) into an Advanced Custom Fields field. I've had a read around and found some info in a post (at the bottom of the ...
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Mass update excerpt

I'm using a photoblog theme which upon creating a new post it takes the post attachment and saves a modified "img src" string into the excerpt field. It then uses <?php the_excerpt(); ?> to ...
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external wordpress pages using wp-blog-header

I am setting up a few sections of a website external to the core wordpress installation, but I still want to use the built in wpdb functions, and/or header files from wordpress. I follow the ...
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Clean URL permalink for custom post type

I have a custom content type of photo_group which is a collection of photos. I want to be able to go to mysite.com/photos and have that page dump out all of my photo groups. How can I do this ...
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How to Append to the_excerpt() Function

I have the following snippet of code: <?php>$more = '.....';?> <p class="extra"><?php the_excerpt(); ?></p> What I am trying to do is append the value of $more to ...
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Thumb rating for wordpress - top user

I am currently using gd star rating (thumb rating) to rate posts (articles - no rating on comments). What I really want to do is show a table of the top 5 users and their number of votes based on the ...
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Make Selected Mutiselect Items “selected”

I'm developing a theme settings panel for a new wordpress theme that have an option to exclude categories from being shown in the loop. I managed to get the main functionality to work, using a ...
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Initialize WordPress environment to use in a real cron script

I have to run a PHP script through real cron (WP cron being too unreliable). Within that script, I need $wpdb to insert data into WordPress table. But of course $wpdb will not be available as ...
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Wordpress shop: enable custormers to select product color using image thumbnails on Custom Fields

I use Wordpress Custom Fields to provide customers with various product color codes in a drop-down list, but now I would like to add the various color thumbnails for ease of selection...similar to how ...
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How do I create a drop down menu in a widget?

How do I create a simple dropdown menu with 3 options in a widget? I'm using $instance to do it. How would it look in a barebones widget?
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On update to 3.04 site started recording accents as “&Atilde;&iexcl;” and “á”, what to do?

One day my site worked perfectly and the next it suddenly started to have trouble recording accented characters. The problem affects posts' body, if I submit a post with an accent on the title it ...
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How do I make wordpress comment fields required?

Here is my form: <form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" id="commentform" class="validate"> <?php if($user_ID) : ?> <?php ...
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Why does this echo values in the wrong order?

I'm sure there is a simple reason/answer for this: Why does echo 'Archive for '. the_time('Y'); give me 2010Archive for? I had expected it would give me Archive for 2010
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Prevent WordPress from loading comments

I'm displaying the comments for a post my way, using $comm = get_comments() and then passing $comm to wp_list_comments() (this is the reason why). How to disable WordPress from loading comments from ...
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Show only one post for each author ( Page loads too slow )

I want to show only one latest post by each author and found this code that it working. However, it takes too long to load the page since I have over 100K authors and 100K posts in database. How can I ...
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Weird slug in archives permalink

All my wordpress installs (and some others, as I see) have the archive based index in the following format http://example.com/date/2015/06/02. But most current installs out there display it as just ...
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set external image as featured image

currently with the code below i am able to set an image from media library as featured image via functions.php below is my code functions.php set_post_thumbnail($post_id,$imageid); where ...
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Adding php directly into widget shortcode

So here is my button shortcode in my widget. [button title="EDIT" href="<?php ech edit_product_url( $post->ID ); ?>"] As you can guess the href url does not work. What would be the best ...
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TCPDF get_post_meta outside the loop

I want to be able to export a html page to PDF. I downloaded TCPDF (mainly because it allows me save High resolution images and shrinks the filesize.) The TCPDF folder is in my theme folder. If a ...