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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 to sort results from a custom database table

I've created a custom WordPress database table which I'm using to store 'likes'. The columns I have are: id post_id user_id I'm now trying to get an array of post IDs that a particular user has ...
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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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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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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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Edit Buddypress Groups Activity Page Text [closed]

I am setting up a Wordpress site with Buddypress functionality for a client. The client wants the "What's new" text under the "Activity" tab changed to something else. I feel like this should be ...