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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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Site Title and Tagline in Theme Options Page

I'm using the Options Framework Theme to put together an options page. The user(s) I'm building this for would like to be able to edit a few settings directly from this page, including of which - the ...
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How to search display_name column when using WP_User_Query

I'm using WP_User_Query to bring back a list of users. According to this article, I can focus the query on particular columns (I'm assuming in the wp_users table) using the search_columns param. My ...
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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()); ?>&amp;body=<?...
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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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How can I access the “description” of a menu item?

Where you can add your menu in under appearance > menus, I have descriptions in. In my page, I want to be able to echo out that description. Not in the menu, but in my page. How can I access this ...
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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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Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 64 bytes)?

I am getting this error. I have increased the memory limit upto 512M. I have more than 4000 posts with so many data. Website is working fine. But when I am trying to access the custom post type page ...
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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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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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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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Calculate percentage of post by category

Is it possible to calculate the percentage of posts in each given category? I'd like to make a bar chart to visualize the amout of posts in those categories. I thought what one needs would be the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to call a function only once (global variable scope)

I have been trying to work out the most effecient way to use functions in WordPress. I have a big slow function big_slow_function() that ideally is only run once. But I need to use the boolean that ...
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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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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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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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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 - I'...
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Rectangle avatars

I'm using get_avatar() to output images of my users. Ref: https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/get_avatar The optional size parameter lets me specify a size. However, this makes a square ...
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Get the title before comma

I am using this code to return the title of the post on a gravity form field. add_filter('gform_field_value_page_name', 'page_name_filler'); function page_name_filler($value){ return ...
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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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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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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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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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Best way of adding CSS which can be manipulated by the user via theme option panels?

I thought about adding it as inline CSS with code from the functions.php (not really sure how to do it). Something like this: function addcss() { background: $this_is_the_css_value; } I would ...
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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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Use Filename for Alt and Title Tags

I currently name all of my image files like this: Earth the Blue Planet.jpg Which when uploaded gets changed to this: Earth-the-Blue-Planet.jpg I was wondering if it is possible to have the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to use two permalinks for one custom post type

I have a custom post type "article" where posts have a permalink structure (www.mysite.com/article/post-name). I need each post in it to have two different templates according to its permalinks: the ...
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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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Getting invalid user ID error when creating a new user with wp_insert_user

I'm trying to insert users into wordpress from a foreign database and I've prepared my $userdata as foreach ($users_out as $key_u => $value_u) { $user_id = $value_u['writer_id']; $...
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How to show only parents subpages of current page item in vertical menu?

I just can't find a way to make it possible to show only current parent items down to current page item in a vertical menu the "wordpress way". What I want to achieve is the following dynamic ...
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Upload images and attachments from frontend form

I'm not very expert of wordpress and I'm trying to create a frontend form sending information to my php function through ajax. I'd need help about uploading images and files as attachments of the post....
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get image url inside the content in wordpress?

I want to get the image_url from the content.Actually i have done the following code to get the content: $content=$query_val->post_content; i'm getting following as o/p: "content":"Lorem Ipsum-...
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Post from one loop in different containers?

Is there a way to output posts from a single loop in multiple containers? Ideally I'd like to have the posts title/meta/content etc alternate between first-container and second-container, but I can't ...
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Implementing a custom form in Wordpress

I'm relatively new to Wordpress development. The Environment: Wordpress installation with newest WP version and a Child Theme being used to keep things tidy. The Task: I've created a custom HTML ...
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How to place login logout link on menu that redirects users back to current page?

I am working on an area of my site for members. However, I need a link on my menu that when clicked it will take people to my login form then back to the page they were previously on. I need the same ...