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How do I create a WP user outside of Wordpress and auto login?

I've built a directory of members on a non-WP site (using php and mysql). Each member can log in and update their details using a username and password. I want to be able to get this to automatically ...
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Wordpress will not operate correctly

My website is ImASpy.com. If you click on the link, Findings, this takes you to my first Wordpress page. It appears to work fine until you click on comments, or you try to go to the about page, which ...
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difference between esc_attr(), strip_slashes(), strip_tags()?

So what's the difference between these, and when should we use each one? Is esc_attr() safe enough to escape any type of data you get from the user ?
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Wrap each shortcode in array to div

i'm trying to wrap each shortcode in div with special data attributes, but when i'm using nested shortcode they don't wrapped, where i'm wrong? thanks public function wrapShortcode( $content ) { ...
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Correct regex for wp_embed_register_handler

THE GOAL I'm trying to parse a url and convert it to an embedded video player in my post's content but I think my regEx is off or I'm not creating a provider correctly. THE CODE Here is what I have ...
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How can I change Wordpress domain from remote to localhost?

I recently had a system crash and had to reinstall WordPress with my backup files. In the JavaScript log I began throwing errors pertaining to the domain and realized I was still using the remote ...
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Detect a focus on wp_editor

I wan't to detect/callback when a wp_editor(..) output text-area/content-editable is focus. Quite a simple question that I could not find anywhere. <div class="compose-body"> <?php ...
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How to get Woocommerce order product info

I am trying to get all woocommerce orders and find info about the products in each order. I have seen many examples on here and elsewhere on the web and they all seem to say to do the same thing but ...
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Network installation giving errors when viewing or adding a user

I have just installed a fresh version of WP which I have turned in to a network install (using the instructions found here). All seemed to be going well, and I was able to add a new site ...
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WordPress AJAX Pagination with query_posts

I have a list checkbox categories, which when checked, use WordPress's admin-ajax.php to filter posts to the selected category. All is working great, however, I am struggling to get the updated ...
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Debugging upload problem: What part of WP does actual image-resizing?

I have a problem when uploading large images: images larger then (approx) 2000x2000 aren't generating thumbnails. The file is uploaded fine, but no resized version are generated. No errors are shown. ...
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How can I import a class privately into a plugin?

I've written a Wordpress plugin that makes use of a simple controller/templating library I have authored, to separate out business logic from presentation. I have a (slightly theoretical) query about ...
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Wordpress admin never finishes saving page on site with large page count

I have a Wordpress install with a very large amount of pages (a few hundred thousand), and over time it has gotten to the point where editing a page takes an extremely long amount of time. It would ...
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Real time Duplicate title check

On my website there are a lot of authors and they are all writing about italian 'scene' so sometimes it happens that two of them write the same post or use same title so what I'm looking for is a way ...
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Installing wp3.2.1 on IIS; getting empty sessions

i have to install wordpress 3.2.1 on IIS 5.0 (yeah, i know...) here. Brand new default wordpress installation, no plugins ore previous versions installed. So, i downloaded the 3.2.1.zip and the ...
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Append code into wp-config.php

We have multiple wordpress sites and need to update the wp-config for w3 total cache. We have to append define('WP_CACHE', true); into the wp-config.php file. Is it possible to do this via ssh. I ...
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Get the sidebar ID in which the current widget was dropped

How can I find out in which sidebar was a widget dropped? From inside that widget. More precisely from the form() function. Can I automatically remove the widget if it's not added in the appropriate ...
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Issue with foreach on duplicate meta_key's

Im storing using add_user_meta custom values that get sent to the front page of the website. Here is the php code. $user_query = new WP_User_Query( array( 'fields' => 'ID' ) ); ...
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Wordpress new user / forgot password emails are broken

I have no idea why it does this - I checked my mu-plugins, functions.php, there's currently nothing that alters emails. (Note that I translated these by heart, words might not be the same but links ...
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Multiple wp_schedule_event cron jobs in plugin cause multi-execution

over the last week I have been working on some cron jobs for a real-estate website that has hundreds of updates/deletes and new posts added each day. I am very near the end now and looking to ...
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Customize default settings on new sites on multisite

As the title states i need an approach to change default settings when a new site is created on my wordpress multi site. I guess its easiest to keep the code in a mu-plugin but can a go about having ...
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solved - wp-admin/index.php gives a "500 Internal Server Error [closed]

experts, UPDATE: hello dear experts UPDATE. many many thanks for the great ideas and tipps. overwhelming - really your are overwhelming!!! i have done as adviced and this method made it clear. i ...
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How to Loop Plugin Option Field Set?

Problem/Background Currently, I'm creating a plugin for a client that will enable them to mark and modify predetermined Google Map polygons (displayed on the site) in the dashboard. I want to let ...
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How to get Woocommerce Variation ID? [closed]

I am trying to create some additional functionality on my Woocommerce backend where I add a custom field to the variations section of backend of Woocommerce. However I cannot for the life of me ...
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Ajax Load More Posts in Category Page

I am developing a theme where I need to load more posts with ajax. Currently, when I click load more on the category pages, all the posts are loading. The category.php looks like this : ` ...
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Search widget breaks when using multiple loops?

I have created wordpress template that uses two loops via WP_Query object. Everything works fine except Search widget. I've been pulling my hairs out for three days now Googling like a madman,but ...
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Why can I not use setup_postdata($post) in the sidebar?

I have created a function that takes one parameter - post type, and will output each posts with some html and title, content etc within that. However, I want to be able to use functions associated ...
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Wordpress multisite causing Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): Unknown error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WordPress upgrade now receiving Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): Unknown error We have just installed WordPress 3.0.1 and everything worked fine. However, as soon ...
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Display message once per session to users with a specific role

I need to display a message to only users with a specific role. The message should appear either as soon as the user logs in or if they re-open their browser after having closed it when logged in to ...
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Setting custom cookies in Wordpress

I am trying to set cookies to re-route returning users to my a specific page within my Wordpress site. I'd like some advice with these 2 things: Where in the Wordpress php files should cookies be ...
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what is correct way to hook when update post

i try to hook when post is updated but all hook i try never executed except updated_post_meta add_action('updated_post_meta', 'my_function'); function my_function($post_id) { echo 'This is ...
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where to include a php file

I have a php file with some variables which I would like to use. When I include it in the header.php the variables in that file are not recognized at footer.php and some other places. Where is the ...
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How to add default images into theme customizer image control?

I am trying to figure out how I can pre-load a theme customizer image control with images I have selected. Is their a way to point the control to a directory so they automatically show up in the ...
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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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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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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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Using a loop to display terms associated with a post

I'm using a custom post type and custom taxonomies, and using the following to display the terms of the taxonomies on the post page: the_terms( $post->ID, 'taxname', 'beforetext', ', '); Is ...
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How to store the_title() into a variable to reutrn the value, not just echo it

I have a loop, and need to pass one more argument through it. I need to get the current page's single post title, and then use that as the value. I tried going about it like this: $tagz = ...
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wpdb::prepare was called incorrectly

I have this code to remove orphaned posts after deleting custom post type. It works, but this code... global $wpdb; $wpdb->query( $wpdb->prepare( "DELETE a,b,c FROM wp_posts a ...
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How to count the length of a post title?

Let's say that I have an entry titled Crime & Punishment I tried to count the number of characters of my entry titles using the following line: echo strlen( get_the_title() ); I expected the ...
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How do I enable HTML5 prefetching on this page?

Site example: http://www.ianstuart-bride.com I currently have this bit of code in header.php, but it does not work as desired: <?php if (is_archive() && ($paged > 1) && ...
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Simple form that saves to database

I am using a 3rd party service that does a scrub of my database for new entries within a specific table. However I am been unable to find a simple form plugin that submits data to the wordpress ...
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Ajax template: how to handle head section

I know it's easy stuff, but I'm new to this and I can't understand which is the best approach. Background The template I'm working on is a dual theme Desktop/Mobile, UA Sniffing based. Now I just ...
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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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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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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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Debugging an error: wp_enqueue_style was called incorrectly

I've just uploaded a new, custom theme to find that the container is a fraction of the intended width, and the sections below the home section(this is one single page, long site utilizing ids/anchors ...
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Audio tags around Mp3 URL in content

I have an audio player than uses the following syntax to display its player: [audio src="http://somedomain.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/songtitle.mp3"] The thing is, I'm pretty sure I can show the ...
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Knowing the total number of posts before to get into the loop

Is there a way to know the total number of posts before the loop starts? I'm thinking in use two loops. The first will do the counting, while the second one will handle the content. However, I don't ...
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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 ...