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Custom Search not working

Can any Wordpress Guru figure out why my custom search form just reloads the page when submitted? I'm trying to create a custom search that uses two dropdowns only (no text input). The first ...
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How to show only a certain part of the entry title?

Working on a project that I'm running into a snag about... I have a page title using the_title() ... that has a location in the title such as this: "Adventure Dental - Colorado Springs, ...
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How to obtain the current website URL in my theme?

I am working on a custom theme and I have the following doubt about how to correctly insert the link to some section of my website into the theme. If you open this link you can understand what I need ...
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Syntax error when I try to insert my loop into an unordered list? [closed]

I am very new in PHP and WordPress development and I have the following problem trying to insert some HTML code into the posts loop. I tried something like it: <?php if (have_posts()) : ...
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How to Reference/Echo Variable from Another PHP Function

I have successfully set up a PHP function for my blog posts to create a shortcode to automatically display/style an iFrame tag for a YouTube video, as well as pull in the duration and view count ...
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Plugin Hook: Get posts

I am building a WP plugin. It shows several featured post images with titles atop. It will have a spot on the admin bar to tell it what the featured posts are. What hook do I use to get the post's ...
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Differences when using the the_time and the_date functions

I have some doubts about how work the WordPress the_date() functions definied into general-template.php In a page I show the posts archive using this code snippet into a loop: <article ...
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How to access page list themes

I am modifying a WP theme. How do I access the list of WP pages? (As in what functions do I use?)
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Can I show also the post date using the wp_get_archives() function?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have some doubt about the wp_get_archives() function: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_archives In my website I have create ...
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Custom subscription abandonment

I'm using a subscription service through a small third-party company. I've asked them to consider sending emails to users that drop-off from the subscription but they don't want to implement such a ...
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Creating a filter to modify links ending in .pdf

I'm trying to create a filter that checks for links that are to PDFs, and append the href attribute with something like /form?file=[path to pdf]. For example, starting with: <a ...
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Getting the slug into a variable, how to echo that variable

The page slug for each of our wordpress articles is a unique set of seven digits, and we are using that string of numbers as the page slug. In trying to learn how to customize our site even further, ...
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I can't seem to get excerpts showing inside get_pages and don't know why?

So, I have a foreach loop within get_pages that shows a list of child pages within a parent ID. The titles, featured image, and links come through fine, however I can't get excerpts to show up at ...
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Conditionally load class in the comment section of the post page

I want to be able to conditionally load a class containing the word 'AUTHOR' in the comments section, next to the name of the person who was the author of the post. I know it has something to do with ...
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Internal Server Error 500 with Custom PHP file

I am trying to create a gallery with multiple sortable albums since there are so many pictures. I am doing this by enabling categories on media items, looking up a specific category, gettings all the ...
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Show last 5 posts from featured category on query carousel slider with prev and next button

I managed to set up a query carousel slider on my test-site. How can i adapt the slider to show the 5 latest posts from my featured post category with thumb, title and link to the post instead of the ...
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Fluid Featured Post Carousel Slider for Wordpress with no Javascript

I implemented a pure CSS Slider without Javascript on my Test-site with 5 image slides. How can i adapt the slider to show the 5 latest posts from my featured post category with thumb, title, excerpt ...
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how to transfer the post content from index / category/Archive page to another page with a form?

I have a wordpress site ! I want to insert a link below each article/post on the index/category/archive page which on click , i want to open a page which has a FORM with title and a message text ...
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If Month=Particular month display content [closed]

I want to use conditional tag to display content according to month. Such as if it is April, it should show something else something else. Right now I am using : <?php if(is_month() == '2' ) : ...
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Redirect URL to a specific page

I am creating a plugin, in which I send newsletters to subscribed users. To do this, I first created a form, in which users enter their email-id, and been subscribed. After subscribing, they got an ...
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How to pass username into form that sends data to database

I am trying to pass username to database through form: [insert_php] $current_user= wp_get_current_user(); $id= $current_user->user_login; [/insert_php] <input type="hidden" name="id" ...
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Adding data to custom wordpress database table

I have a form on a page that populates the database table: <table border="1"> <tr> <td align="center">Form Input Employees Data</td> </tr> <tr> ...
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How to connect database table to each registered wordpress user.

When registered user visit certain page, I want him to be able to add some 3 column data to a database that can be retrieved for him later. The way I see it implemented is by automatically adding an ...
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Setting pages for posts

This is my json rest api function. When called, it returns 24 posts, but there are much more in total. How can I page the response so I can change pages with something like ?page=2 to be added to curl ...
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Customise Author Page?

On my website I would enjoy to make it so that if a reader clicks an author or user's name it takes them to a page displaying their profile picture and bio. All users on my blog have the option to add ...
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Search inside a custom taxonomy for multiple words doesn't return anything

My goal is to perform a search inside a custom taxonomy field. The page is an archive including a lot of books and magazines, and they have to be searched through, let's say, 'Authors','Title' and ...
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Get latest post from all categories except one

I trying to get all the latest post from every category, but I discovered I must ignore one of them. I don't want to show it at all. My problem is I don't know what syntax to write ifelse in this ...
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How to determine if the sidebar is empty? Or not active?

I used is_sidebar_active('NameOfSidebar'), but it seems not working. It returns false all the time. I wanna have a condition that goes like this if('sidebar is not active'){ //must not display the ...
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Perform internal redirect in WordPress?

Let say I have an existing page named "bar", e.g. http://www.example.com/bar I want to write a plugin, which when called, will load the content exactly same as bar (not just post_content, but the ...
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Remove echo from shortcode

I've just started playing with shortcodes and due to my lack of php knowledge I am unable to figure out how to make this shortcode work without using php echo. Can anyone help me revise my code? // ...
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Fatal error: Call to a member function get_results() on a non-object in on line 26

Ok so I am trying to chain select boxes from a my database. First select box grabs the values just fine. If I hard code all of the select boxes they all return values and as expected do not interact ...
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Getting attributes from custom_post input

I'm having custom field created like that: function woocommerce_form_field_numeric_2( $key, $args, $value = '' ) { global $woocommerce; $defaults = array( 'type' => 'number', 'label' => '', ...
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How to exclude post from being queried based on custom meta value

I am building a reviewing system for user-submitted posts on my website. I have a page called page-review.php which displays the oldest post of the "pending review" category. This is to ensure that ...
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How to modify this function to exclude also the post belonging to a specific category?

I am very new in WordPress development and I have the folglowing problem. I use this function (declared into the functions.php file of my theme) to modify the main query in such a way that the post ...
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username_exists() function can't be access without logging in

I'm using the following function in functions.php to check if a username exists in the DB function check_username() { $username = $_POST['user']; if ( username_exists( $username ) ) { ...
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Saving a post ID to use in a form elsewhere on website

I am trying to save a certain queried post's ID to pass on in a form outside of my loop. To be more specific. I have one file named review.php, this file contains a Wordpress Loop which queries one ...
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wordpress - ajax communication

This is the first time I do the ajax and I must confess that I am confused. What I want to do is to take the value of 3 Select html to make a request to my database that'll get me a score according to ...
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Unable to Call More than One Meta Box Output

I have a custom meta box with multiple text fields. I use this to call the information in the first box: <?php the_post(); echo get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'dbt_text', true ); ?> And this to ...
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Exclude Custom Post Type from shared Custom Taxonomy

I have a few custom post types and two of them are sharing a custom taxonomy. Is there a way to list the terms of that taxonomy for only one of the custom post types? At the moment I can get a list ...
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Run shortcodes in custom setting value that holds user supplied HTML in my header?

My plugin I built for a client shows a special header type banner/head section for a visitor on every nTH visit to the site. I have a setting where the user picks the number for nTH visit to show ...
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Cron Job to Delete over 30 days old post from post type

This is my first time creating a WP cron job and I would like to have someone else review it for mistakes. I wrote this cron job to delete temporary wishlists that are over 30 days old. The wishlists ...
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wpdb getting avatars and author url

Running an SQL query to pull authors by votes they've received on posts. @bonger helped me out on my first post and helped me get this working great, but I created this new question since it's a ...
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Problems with plugin that fetches data from database with ajax

After some answers I have edited my code. This is my plugin structure stpl1 stpl1.php getuser.php In stpl1.php I have the following code: <?php /* Plugin Name: Wordpress Plugin Stijn 1 ...
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Is there a way for a plugin to add an attribute to the <html> tag of a theme?

I'm currently working on an appcache plugin for WordPress. One thing that it should do is add a manifest reference in the <html> tag of the site. It has to resemble something like this: ...
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if conditional in sidebar plugin Password content shortcode

I have this code [][/] on page and work perfectly! so i want now if i can in sidebar check if the form is properly completed on the page and then will echo some word in sidebar. for example something ...
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How to get media objects

I am busy with a loop to return all media in the medialibrary in objects. I figured out how to get the images ( with wp_get_attachment_image('$mediaID') where the $mediaID is the id of the image ) ...
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How to display the post of child custom taxonomy but not that post in parent?

I want the archive page of custom page having custom post type in order with custom taxonomy. like -parent1_taxonomy -child1_taxonomy -child1_taxonomy_post1 -child1_taxonomy_post2 ...
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AJAX doesn't pass variables to the php function in the plugin

I'm creating a plugin that at a certain point has to use AJAX to pass information to php depending on the events fired by front end user on the different page. The event itself is when the user ...
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How to set a custom path, for ajax image upload folder in admin?

I am coding my first Wordpress plugin that handles some data for a custom (shop-like) post type. It also has an image uploader within a metabox, where you simply drag in your images and it ...
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How to display Parent categories and Child Categories?

I struggleing to find the best way to develop the below. Basically my website will have a landing page on the site (Sports Landing Page) and when the user clicks on a category on that page eg ...