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API JSON Data in WordPress

On the Google developer API page, it talks briefly on retrieving a dynamic list of fonts using JSON/JavaScript. I was wondering how would I be able to pull the web fonts API into my Wordpress theme ...
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How to Add Custom Fields to Custom Taxonomies in Wordpress CLEANLY

Saving extra fields that were added to a taxonomy. I want the most proper & efficient way of doing so. Where should I save the new fields? 2 possible solutions are to 1) Use the Wordpress ...
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Get list of WP Updates Across Sites

Is there a way to query a WP site to see the number of updates currently available? I'm not really looking for a list of the actual updates, just the number. This would be the total number of ...
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Only show div on homepage/blog index in wordpress/php

I have a wordpress site. I have a div that I only want to appear on the homepage (in the header). What type of php if statement do i need... In other words: only show .... in the header of the ...
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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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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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How to order WP_User_Query results to match the order of an array of user IDs?

I'm using WP_User_Query to get a list of users from my database. I'm showing specific users only via use of the include parameter. For example: $args = array( 'include' => array( 1, 3, 5, 99, ...
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Include a external PHP file into a Wordpress Custom Template

Is this even possible? I mean, im trying to add a blog into my site.. I already have the header,footer and sidebar layout in my site. can i use those in my custom wordpress template? <?php /* ...
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Getting the Current User

I am trying to use information about the current user in a plugin that I am designing and I have seen people go about it in several different ways. My Way This way seems to work, but am I missing ...
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Return HTML Template Page with PHP Function

I want to create a form that I can use a shortcode to insert into my site. It would be really nice if I could create the HTML part in a seperate file and then insert it with a PHP shortcode (to ...
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How can I remove “Proudly powered by WordPress” from twentyeleven without modifying footer.php?

How can I remove "Proudly powered by WordPress" from twentyeleven without modifying footer.php, and without creating a child theme? I'm looking for a php command, such as add_action, remove_action, ...
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Proper use of Output Buffer

I'm attempting to use actions to override function calls I currently have throughout a template (to make updating certain replicated sections easier). For example, in archives.php I have the ...
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How to enlarge the media file upload size in wordpress admin

I'm using wordpress 3.0 with buddypress. I need to enlarge the file size that is being uploaded from the media section in the admin menu. We have tried many ways including the methods from this link ...
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Have Plugin Handle Specific URLs

Does Wordpress have the ability to use the currently defined template to serve up content in the database? For example, I have a database of a bunch of custom content-- the name of an item, the ...
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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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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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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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Change the footer text on the login page

I am customising the login page and would like to alter the footer text that takes the user back to the website. Ideally and as an example, changing it from the first image, to the second just below: ...
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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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fetch_feed: retrieve entries in the appearing order, not chronologically

I'm using WP function fetch_feed to retrieve a feed and display its items. <?php /* include the required file */ include_once(ABSPATH . WPINC . '/feed.php'); /* specify the source ...
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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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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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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 database error for comments_popup_link()

I'm using the comments_popup_link() function to show the number of comments for each post in a loop. <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> <?php if ( ...
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What is the most efficient way to search users by their display name?

Initially I thought I'd use get_users() but it turned out it doesn't support the display_name field. Then I've read about using WP_User_Query, but when I do it always exhausts the allowed memory size ...
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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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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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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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Mail not sent when I set HTML headers

$subject = get_the_title(); $sender_name = get_bloginfo('name'); $blog_url = get_bloginfo('url'); $to = 'myemail@mydomainname.com'; $subject = 'the subject'; $message = 'hello'; $headers = ...
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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 ...