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Facebook Comment Count

I am a bit of an amateur when it comes to PHP and WordPress but I have rigged up the following code: function fb_comment_count($url = 'some url here') { $filecontent = ...
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Is This A Correct Example Usage Of current_filter()?

Is this a good example of usage of current_filter()? <?php add_filter("_my_filter", "common_function"); add_filter("_another_filter", "common_function"); function common_function(){ ...
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How to stop loading multiple copies of jquery

My wordpress header.php and function.php is given below.please help me to modify my php code to stop problems due to loading jquery multiple times. My plugins and themes are loading jquery multiple ...
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White text on white background in TinyMCE when wp_editor is called in WP 3.9

One of the features of my plugin is to add a TinyMCE editor instance inside a meta box on the Edit Post screen. This has worked great up until 3.9, and I'm not clear as to what's going wrong. Here ...
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How do I know what variables are passed in a filter/action and what their meaning is?

Something I have seen several times now and I don't understand is the following: In a theme's functions.php a function is defined and then attached to a hook, like so (simplified example): function ...
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How to include checkbox in widget backend form?

I'm trying to include a checkbox in my widget back end. But I cannot get the value (on or off) after the user submits it. I thought the value would be stored in "esc_attr( $check )" (as it is when ...
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What are the differences between WPINC and ABSPATH?

It's common for plugin developers to protect their plugins from direct access. I saw two ways to do that: if ( ! defined( 'WPINC' ) ) die; and if ( ! defined( 'ABSPATH' ) ) exit; What are the ...
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is there a simple way to list every templates / php files used to generate a specific page?

To customize a theme , it is not always easy to trace every files that are used and find out which one do what . For example i' like to find out how my menu is generated so i can add some conditions ...
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Why do filters/actions require an argument count?

I was just looking at plugin.php trying to answer the above question and I couldn't work it out. The actual code that calls filters is this: do { foreach( (array) current($wp_filter[$tag]) as ...
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Categories Template Assistance

I have found a tutorial online for creating a custom categories template for my archived posts within a particular category. This however is targetting a specific category ID (see below), is there ...
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How to register images uploaded via FTP in media library?

I'm using my own upload.php file to upload images to: $upload_dir = wp_upload_dir(); $targetDir = $upload_dir['path'].'/'; It works like it should with this exception that images uploaded to ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function wpsc_cart_item_count()

-- I've just done a fresh install of Wordpress 3.4 -- I've downloaded and uploaded this new free eCommerce wordpress theme suggested by smashing magazine. { ...
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How can I see all the actions attached to an “add_action” hook?

I'm working with the admin bar and trying to debug some of the menus and their priorities. I know several callbacks get bound to actions, such as this one: add_action( 'admin_bar_menu', ...
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Import 10,000 Users into Wordpress WITH a specific ID for each user

I have a website which has about 10,000 users. I am converting this site over to Wordpress. The new site is ready to roll, but I have to bring over all the users. There are a number of plugins ...
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How to validate WordPress generated password in DB using PHP?

I am working with site that is done with WordPress, and I need to add some parts that are outside WP, and to check user login, Logging users outside WP. I tried with md5 of password but it's not... ...
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Can't use get_results() in ajax query

I'm using a jquery ajax call to get certain data from wpdb and I'm getting the following message: <b>Fatal error</b>: Call to a member function get_results() on a non-object in ...
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Publish pending article from front end with a button?

Is it possible to take the blue publish button in back end of the wordpress and place it in the frontend near the post in my index.php. I need a way to publish the pending article without going to ...
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First wordpress blog, should I make my own theme for maximum customizability?

I am, although still extremely n00by, a semi-competent web designer and developer and I have decided to start a blog. I have heard all about this WordPress phenomena and I am really excited to give ...
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How to make alert for new version on theme options?

Let say my theme host on my server. User download my theme and use it. Now I want notify @ alert for new version of my theme. Example to show "New version has been release. Please download at ..." ...
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Alter query on edit.php

What's the best way to alter the query being run on the Posts Edit screen (edit.php)? The current method I'm using is by passing an argument to the global $wp_query like so: $wp_query->query( ...
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WP_User_Query order by meta_key that is an array

I have set a user metadata named achievements which is an array containing various numeric values. Using WP_User_Query, I want to order the list by a specific key within this array named points. The ...
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How to stop PHP code running when in a child theme

I understand you can add extra CSS on top of the parent theme, but how do you remove PHP code from functions.php? I want to remove the Masonry plugin in twentyfourteen theme, and have located the ...
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How can i get the last post from wp multisite?

I have to get the last post from my Multisite network on WordPress. For now I use this code for display the last updated post after a cycle on each blog_id: <?php $blogs = get_last_updated(' ', ...
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is_page() not working from within a plugin

In my plugin I'm doing: function get_user_strains() { $userID = get_current_user_id(); $args = array( 'post_type' => 'strain', 'orderby' => 'post_date', ...
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How can i remove all html tags from get_the_content()?

i want to remove all html tags from content like <p>, <br>, <img>, <a> i tried strip_tags() also tried $content = get_the_content(); $content = apply_filters('the_content', ...
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What is <# code #> in media-template.php, and how does it work?

I'm checking /wp-includes/media-template.php and just found this: <# if ( data.compat && data.compat.meta ) { #> {{{ data.compat.meta }}} <# } #> Never seen <# #> or ...
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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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Filter link to existing content suggestion

How can i filter the link given in "link to existing content". Eg: As in the above image. I just want WSP BANNER TO BE SHOWN. where WSP BANNER & CALENDAR are custom POST types Any help will ...
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automated tests as a user?

I checked out (with svn) the code for Automated Testing. However, I want to run unit tests as a specific user. Is there a way to do that? That is, is there a way to loggin with php code alone?
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Appending meta value onto post content in WordPress during save_post

The problem seems pretty straight forward: Once the save_post action is fired, I would like to append the value of a meta key onto the end of the post_content if it's not already found within the post ...
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Wordpress Wysiwyg Content not being displayed

My Wordpress website really isn't working to how I want?! It was working fine, with nothing being touched, Then lately I find every-page is displaying the same content on each page. Not the ...
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How to strip non-alphanumeric characters, convert spaces to dashes, uppercase to lowercase in this context

I am using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin, which is very good. I am trying to take the output of one of the fields I created and give it the "permalink treatment", that is strip out ...
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sql query to put quotes around numbers in img tag

I have quite a few old posts that contain an img tag with height and width with no double quotes around the numbers. For example: <img height=319 alt="" ...
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How can I make the “Preview Post” button save and preview in the same window?

When you choose "Preview", which is actually a link, <a class="preview button" href="?p=52&amp;preview=true" id="post-preview" tabindex="4">Preview</a> the post is saved and the ...
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problem with ajax and the path to the php page

i would like to call a php page from an Ajax method : the alert works fine, the code as well has been tested outside of wordpress, but here it seems that the php page is never called. I found some ...
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Apply class to every paragraph that holds image?

Hey guys, When adding an image to a page or post wordpress is automatically adding a paragraph tag as parent holding the image. since there is no parent selector in CSS I'd love to find a solution ...
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Help with a custom page template - listing contents of childpages?

hey guys, I have no idea how to solve the following problem. I'd love to have a page-template that lists all it's child-pages but with the content. e.g. Imagine I have a page called "WORK. And "Work" ...
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Auto-add paragraphs to custom field?

hey guys, is it possible to format text in a custom field input box automatically with paragraphs? e.g. like the normal text-widget that has the option to say "auto-add paragraphs" when there is a ...
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How to return the_excerpt (without echo)?

Hey all, I see that get_the_excerpt() echoes the post excerpt if it is manually set, but not if it is automatically generated (with just the 55 words, for example). [and its use is deprecated] ...
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Correct Approach for Validating Custom Field Input

I have a custom post type with several custom fields. I am looking to do some validation on these fields because they will be used downstream by other services. So, it is important that it can't be ...
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WP_Query with the “offset” argument

I'm making a custom query for posts using something like: $p = new WP_Query(); $p->query(array('offset' => 30, 'posts_per_page' => 10)); If I have 36 posts on the entire blog, ...
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Should I store my Facebook access tokens?

I've built a custom login page for a Wordpress site which uses Facebook for authentication. Is there any reason to store the Facebook access token in my WP database, or does it make more sense to use ...
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Wordpress Ajax Data problem

I couldn't add selected data to a div using ajax. Here is my code: <?php function master_ajaxurl() { $myOpt = $_POST['option']; bringDetails($myOpt); } ...
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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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Edit category output

I am using the following to display all the categories from my custom post type. How can I edit it so instead of having the output of the categories in <ul><li> elements it has <a href ...
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Create WordPress pages with PHP

I'm using MongoDB to store separate data for a WordPress website and need to be able to create pages with the data from MongoDB rather than from manually created pages in the dashboard. I've searched ...
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How to use wp_insert_user on Wordpress Multisite?

I previously had a WordpressMU install, but this is deprecated and I'm trying to find my way around multisite. I need to programatically create a new user account for a particular site. ...
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Custom Meta Field - Youtube embed

I created a custom meta field and I want to use it to embed a youtube video into the post. It works but when I post a code like this: <iframe width="640" height="360" ...
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Unable to set right time in admin and frontend template

When I run a simple php file called test.php (placed in the root of the wp installation) that contains something like that: <?php echo date('H:i:s'); ?> The result is right: 15:30:00 and the ...
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WordPress plugin installation

I am using the simple add_filter function to output the content. add_filter('the_content', 'my_name'); function my_name( $content ){ // code return $content; } When I activate the plug-in ...