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wp_mail function timing out

I have the following function. This is part of a membership-based site. When a post of the type "message" is moved to Publish status, it should send an email to all users who belong (custom user meta) ...
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Understanding Post Formats/Custom Post types Etc

I don't understand what "Adding Post Type Support" is for when we have "Adding Theme Support"? For different post-formats this is the way I was shown before. This is then how I did it for the project ...
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Link a lightbox thumbnail to a post instead of opening the lightbox

On my website portfolio I use a heavily modified version of the Swatch theme from Woo Themes. The theme makes the thumbnails for my portfolio pieces link to the lightbox. I want the thumbnails to ...
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Class for Selected Menu using wp_nav_menu

I create Widget for Vertical menu Now I am trying to get selected or current menu using wp_nav_menu Any one know how to Add current class when selected in wp_nav_menu
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Get Admin Email Address From External PHP page

I am setting up a "built in" contact form that I need to pull the administrators email address from an external php page. For instance, my form action="path/to/process_form.php" Within that ...
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Getting only direct child pages in WordPress with get_pages

I am trying to fetch all direct children of a page. But I am getting all children and grand children as well. Any ideas? PHP Source: $args = array( 'child_of' => $post->ID, '...
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Set active class in a Php foeach

I have the following code to display a list of taxonomies in Wordpress. It works and my only concern is the active class (li class="active"). Err, how do I go about making it dynamic? <ul ...
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How to Create a Directory in a Plugin Folder?

I am creating a plugin in WordPress Version 3.4.2. When the administrator submits a form, a new folder is created inside my plugin directory and a file saved in this new folder. But it gives me the ...
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queries inside of a class

I'm building a plugin and I'm quite new to wordpress I have a class what has couple of methods what should execute database queries. The class look as it follows class MyClass{ private $...
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AJAX function not working [closed]

One person on the site wrote a function, but I do not know why it works. This function displays a random quote. The functions implemented the ability to download new quotes via AJAX (link New Quote), ...
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reason of splitting theme files to multiple files

I can create my theme without splitting it into separate files. Why do theme developers split WordPress theme into a few single files like header.php sidebar.php and etc?
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Send email on Job Dispatched from WP e-commerce [closed]

I sell a product using WP e-commerce that is downloadable only after I check some information that the customer sends me. After checking the information I would like to go to the WordPress dashboard, ...
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Show content if parent page has children

Using this piece of code you can show content depending if it's a child-page or not: <?php global $post; if ( is_page() && $post->post_parent ) : ?> This is a child-page. <?php ...
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Why does running get_the_excerpt() when generating JSON file take 28 seconds vs. 599 milliseconds without it?

I am using the following code to generate a JSON feed. I need to extract the excerpt from posts, but when I run get_the_excerpt() it takes 28 seconds (yes SECONDS!) to run on my local server versus ...
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JQuery prepend a function

I am trying to see where I went wrong with this code. I was trying to prepend the avatar and user meta above the admin menu. I get header already sent messages as well since the code is just right ...
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Adding a slider captcha to the comment system

QapTcha is a draggable jQuery captcha system. I have been trying to create a plugin to make it work on the Wordpress comment system. I found a plugin that is already doing this but it is outofdate and ...
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How to add a php custom page to Wordpress

I want to create a custom page for my Wordpress blog that will execute my php code in it, whilst remaining a part of the overall site css/theme/design. The php code will make use of 3rd party APIs (...
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If in parent category

I have this structure Category > Subcategory > Post I´m trying to display some content if the user it´s on a specific category, or in it´s subcategory or post. I´m using this code but it only works ...
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How to display different widgets on specific pages, hide from other pages

I want to display a dynamic sidebar on all pages, and a different sidebar on the homepage. There are also particular pages where I don't want to display either of them. This code is not hiding the ...
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Bridging TinyMCE js and Wordpress PHP?

I'm updating my wordpress plugin to use a custom TinyMCE button. From inside the TinyMCE button javascript, I'd like to interact with wordpress data--ie set custom post options inside the plugin ...
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More gentle way to hook Wordpress custom url

I have written a plugin named foo, and I want when user typed url /hello and it will display the string world There is an existing post which uses the following code if ($_SERVER["REQUEST_URI"] == '/...
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484 views

xmlrpc how to check for errors

I am trying to post to wordpress with XMLRPC using this tutorial:http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creative-coding/xml-rpc-in-wordpress/ the problem is that tutorial does not have any kind of check ...
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Get URL from shortcode tag

I am running a wordpress site and I need the correct regex syntax to get a URL from some shortcode that is returned inside the_content(). When I use the_content(), it will return something like ...
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Check if post of title already exists

I'm writing a plugin that takes an xml feed and posts it into WordPress using wp-cron Everything is working dandy, except it keeps adding the same posts over again. So, I'm working on a system to ...
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WooCommerce - Fixed quantity of a product [closed]

I am trying to accomplish a thing on WooCommerce that I can not find any information about. It is like the following scenario: I sell screws and have 1500 in stock. I would like the customer to ...
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Why isn't admin_notices displaying my text? [Simple Plugin, Beginner]

Here is some code that is the result of four days of studying Wordpress and PHP. Unfortunately, it's not working the way it's supposed to. Nothing displays at the admin_notices bar. Originally, I ...
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Single.php back button to parent category

I want to add a back button that goes to the parent category of the actual single post that the user is viewing. How can I do that? <h2 class="link"><a href="#">Return</a></h2>...
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Custom single.php files for different post formats

I have 3 custom post formats. One is for image, one for video, and, one for gallery besides the default post and they each have a view comments link on the bottom right corner at the end of the post. ...
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Loading a post's content, into a div outside the loop, when it's title is selected in a list

I am building a site in wordpress where at a certain part there is a container that has a list of post items (see it as a menu/sidebar), and an empty space where I will load content. When you click on ...
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Pulling sub-site content into specific pages

I'm working on a school website. The design calls for a collection of largely static pages, but for each class to have a blog which will be updated every few days. I know nothing about WordPress or ...
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Call plugin with php function

This plugin only works as widget. I need call this plugin with php function. How to modify this code ? <?php /* Plugin Name: AJAX Calendar Plugin URI: http://urbangiraffe.com/plugins/ajax-...
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Set WordPress Default Template

I'm using the Options Framework Theme to put together my options page and would just like to know how would I set up/call the Default Template - for whichever one the user has selected. For example, ...
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Does WordPress cache get_user_meta() results?

If I call get_user_meta() to retrieve a value, does WordPress cache the value? If I call get_user_meta() to retrieve the same value, does WordPress have to query the database again or is it stored in ...
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Renaming wp-content folder dynamically

Is it possible to rename the wp-content folder dynamically? I am building a custom framework to use on themes and it would be nice to set it up where it does everything on its own. I am using this ...
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Limit the Excerpt field in WP-Admin in words

Is it possible to limit the Excerpt field on the post page in words? Note that I am aware that it's possible to echo the excerpt and limit it in words, but I want the field itself to limit the amount ...
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Wordpress create new <section> on site when a new page is added

I'm trying to create a single page wordpress theme. Whenever I add a new page, I want a new to be added to my Single page theme. I'm currently using this code: $pages = get_pages( array ( '...
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How do I define a lookup table that will work across all PHP elements of the template?

I'm using a lookup table to define a few things for the qTranslate plugin Table $trans_home = array('en' => 'Home','it' => 'Home','de' => 'Home','zh' => '首页','es' => 'Página de inicio'...
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List latest posts in WP-Admin

I run a multiple author site and I have created a plugin in wp-admin where authors can connect and collaborate with each other. To enhance it, I want to display a list of latest posts, this list ...
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Cloning add_settings_field() with jQuery

Is it possible to setup one add_settings_field() in an options backend and then use jQuery clone function on the front end and be able to create multiples of whatever and save that in an array? I've ...
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Page Options Saving But Not Updating In Backend

I have created a custom options page for a slider that you can upload slides to. Everything works great except when trying to save the data. It will get saved and I can use it on the front end. But ...
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Rewriting search and pagination base

After trying for weeks now how to find a working solution I got rid of most of my functions and trials and just left the pagination function underneath in my functions.phh file: /** * Pagination ...
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Adding Meta Tags to a Post using its Tags, Excerpt and content

I run a multiple author platform where I have added conditions that force authors to add tags to their post. To improve SEO, I would like to add Meta Tags to the posts. Ideally, with a light solution (...
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Reordering Buddy Press profile navigation [closed]

I am using this code to reorder the positions of the menu items for BuddyPress profile. I am using the xprofile (not sure if that makes a difference). Here is the code that I am trying to use: <?...
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custom fields wordpress

I am trying to add a value assigned in the custom field by doing a post in these following steps: I make a new post, add a new custom field where i specify a name and a value. PHP I add the ...
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Plugin or mod for wordpress to make content publication SUPER easy

Well, im making a wordpress web page for my dad, a psychiatrist, who barely knows how to check his email. He wants to put content regulary but the actual admin interface of wordpress is way to complex ...
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Setting post thumbnail sizes in template file and functions.php

For my post I have a box for the post image and the size of the box is 214 x 73. I want the image to fit the width of the box and have it cropped at 73px height. This is what I have so far in my ...
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stats_get_csv (Wordpress Stats) to only display top posts (not pages)

I'm trying to get the first 10 posts based on page views through Wordpress Stats (now called Jetpack). I managed to get this code to work (approximately..) after digging for hours over the forums (...
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Adding a content rating system

I run a multiple author site and the content is directed to various age groups. Instead of forcing the writer to manually note which age group the post is appropriate for, I want to add a content ...
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Submenu opened problem

I am trying to fix a problem with a submenu. I have coded (as you can see on jsfiddle: http://jsfiddle.net/8899x/87/ ) my horizontal menu and the submenu. I would like to leave the submenu opened when ...
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Bug in Stackoverflow styled badge system script

I have modified an old Stackoverflow inspired badge system script to work with the latest Wordpress version. You can view the code here (and please feel free to use it if you wish): http://pastebin....