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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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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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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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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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How can I programmatically save data into custom fields that contain serialized data?

I purchased a theme from themeforest recently that has a custom post type. Here is a link to a page that's been created with the custom post type: ...
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Auto order posts of custom post type by title

I have a custom post type which has more than 50 posts. I want to reorder them alphabetically so that each time I post anything the system automatically reorders. Please don't suggest post order ...
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Filter second dropdown (tax) based on first dropdown (cpt)

I've been googling and attempting this for over a week now with no success. I have a few custom post types (books, films, music etc), and a custom taxonomy (location). On my frontpage, I have two ...
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Looking to exclude blog posts from category Previous/Next buttons

I'm working on some conditional elements here and I thought I had it but it's still not working right. You can see my site here. What I've done is displayed only category Legal Libation Columns (98) ...
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Second select list values are not saved after clicking update

I have a select list in a metabox which value is saved successfully after clicking "Update" when editing post. Of course, the values are custom taxonomies. But i don't know how to add another select ...
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set new link as permalink

i have external link stored in a variable $extlink which is generated based on different selections in the post. how do i set the permalink to be this $extlink so that when i click on the post it ...
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Would manually deleting the dumping data fix a “#1062 - Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY'” phpMyAdmin error?

I'm new to PHP! I'm trying to import an SQL database file into myPhpAdmin for a WordPress I'm migrating, but I keep getting this error message: SQL query: `-- -- Dumping data for table ...
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Separation of view and logic

I find that very easily my views become cluttered with logic, e.g. null checks, email validation, and retrieving values from the post object. How would you separate this out in Wordpress? Is there any ...
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How to validate datepickers before publish

I have two datepickers in my post: 1. start_date and 2.end_date Basically, I need to check if end_date is greater than start_date before I can proceed to publish. From a previous solution here, I ...
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Why isn't my if/elseif/else working correctly here?

I am using a simple if/elseif/else bit of code to generate a header image for my page, I can't seem to understand why it isn't working properly. It determines the category of the page being displayed ...
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Nice scroll to wordpress

I am converting html5 to wordpress Theme. I want to use custom scroll for wordpress. The code DEPENDENCIES It's a plugin for the jquery framework, you need to include jquery in your scripts. I will ...
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Twenty Fourteen Customization: Link Post Formats

A solution for this issue for the previous default theme, Twenty Thirteen, was found by me here. It's perfect for what I'm trying to do: set my own desired URL as the link in the title, rather than ...
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How can I loop into two different DIVS without repeating the DIVs

I am having a little trouble trying to figure out how I can accomplish this: I have a container with two colums in it, a right and a left column. Each column will have 3 posts with a short excerpt ...
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Wordpress theme & site not loading after moving files

I was recently created a custom application for wordpress. So while doing so in my file manager (I use the one provided by godaddy(my webhost)), I moved all the files from the [DOCUMENT_ROOT] ... the ...
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Custom Loop Pagination on WordPress

I'm trying to create a magazine style website. For this particular page (not homepage) I'd like to fetch the latest post and style it one way (style1). For all the other posts I'd like to just display ...
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How to allow PHP In WordPress text widget

I want to add a text widget to my new WordPress website, but in the text widget there are some PHP snippets and I am finding it difficult to do it. Please help me Guys.
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display most popular tags in two columns

I have a section in my sidebar where I'd like to display my most popular tags in two columns. I found this post from WPSnipp that details how to narrow your list down to only the most popular, however ...
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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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date function not correctly returning date

This code is being used to generate the date of a post in wordpress: <span class="the_date">Posted: <?php echo get_the_time('F d, Y'); ?></span> However it is not resutning the ...
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Do I require the use of nonce?

Im creating a visit/page views counter with ajax,jquery and php, I have been reading a few articles that recommend the use of nonces for data manipulation through ajax, however i am not sure if i need ...
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Get a Page's attachments in Gallery order

Having created a page and a gallery within that page, I would like to retrieve all the images in that gallery in the order they are set when the gallery is created, i.e. the order which I drag them in ...
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Pass a PHP variable (loop-audio.php) to jQuery function (js/script.js)

I've searched a lot for this and I seem to get different answers. In my situation, my jQuery function has to use a PHP variable from a different file. How can I accomplish this? Clear and simple ...
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Two posts in same div - WP loop

I would need the following in Wordpress: <div class="posts-wrapped"> <div id="post-1" class="post"> <h1>Title 1</h1> </div> <div id="post-2" ...
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Infinite-Scroll Plugin and Jetpack Infinite Scroll Plugin - Adding to “Thoughts” Theme

How do I enable infinite scroll (either with the infinite-scroll plugin OR the built in infinite scroll jetpack) on the "Thoughts" Wordpress theme? I'm a total noob at editing this stuff so if you ...
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JS completely stopped loading but Files are found

Basically I've enqueued all of the files I need and can see there been picked up in the browser but for some reason none of them seem to load or function correctly and I get no errors in the console. ...
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conditional statement expressing that current user didn't logout (is still in the same login session)?

Thank you in advance for your time. I want to perform the following conditonal if: if (current user didnt log out and is in the same login session ) { Do_something; } How to express it using ...
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Get used terms by an author as array of strings

I am using list_author_used_terms function below to get the terms used by a specific author (terms of a custom taxonomy 'wossom' for a custom post type 'aya-bi-aya'). function ...
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How to send “Location” header on plugin form submit event?

How to redirect to specified page after form was submitted? Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at wordpress\wp-admin\menu-header.php:94) in ...
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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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Twitter feed is showing blank in WP site [closed]

I am using themefuse WP theme and facing this problem. http://themefuse.com/forum/thepractice-wp/twiiter-newsline-is-blank Can someone please suggest if I need to use some other attribute. I am not ...
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Adding Image Count to Multigallery

Ok so I am using the [multigallery] function and it works fine, but one thing I want to add. Here is the code that I am using for the multigallery in my functions.php file function ...
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Adding a user's ID behind the <a> tag ref link address

Good day, everyone: I want to make wordpress to add the user's id number behind the ref's link string, so that, for example <div class="toolsbutton"> <a ...
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Changing Link Attributes for Wp_Link_Pages

I'm wondering if there is any way to change the actual link itself for wp_link_pages. So right now, I have a simple code to display the pagination for a post, it looks like this: <?php ...
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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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How to store accumulate multiple option values in a single array using Options_API

I have created an option array that stores a series of options, along with their values. The problem is that I want to ACCUMULATE these options and store them in the options database. Meaning I would ...
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How to Create a Directory in a Plugin Folder?

I am creating a plugin in WordPress Version 3.4.2. When the administrator submits a form, a new folder is created inside my plugin directory and a file saved in this new folder. But it gives me the ...
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Setup page template array in a custom post type

Hi below is a 'case' (in a custom post type) for pulling all categories and displaying them as a drop-down menu. How can I do the same but turn it into a list of checkboxes? //tax_select - this ...