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How to automatically activate users after registration without activation email?

I want to auto-login my users after signup without an activation email requirement (I'm not concerned about spammers). How might I go about doing this? Thanks!
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Extract Information from post content (using regex?)

I'm trying to replace some custom strings in my content before saving the post. I have got the $data["post_content"] which includes strings like %replaceContent:{type}% . Now I need to extract that ...
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Using jQuery prepend() with file include

I'm working on a plugin that will add a top header bar (similar to the admin bar) directly after the <body> tag to sites. Since this will be used on multiple themes, I can't rely on the various ...
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post content and shortcode content displaying out of order

I've seen a couple of questions that address this problem but I can't seem to get it to work based on the answers given. I have 2 plugins that I've written myself that output content via shortcodes. ...
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Creating a plugin that will display text on every page

I know there is going to be an easy way to do this but I just can't seem to find the best practice for the following; I have a plugin which when complete should generate HTML on every page, I want it ...
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rewrite_rules problem

I am using scheduled posts as a event program, by making a loop pick up future posts. Every now and again, the production site starts to show 404's for the single event pages, and to fix it I have ...
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Is it possible to have instead mypage.com/?page_id=81 to have mypage.com/cool/?

Is it possible to have instead mypage.com/?page_id=81 (this is just an example, I am talking about all these pages with long custom links) to have mypage.com/cool/ ? Are there any plugins to achieve ...
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User Data Handling between two plugins

I have a facebook authentication plugin installed. I also have a premium content plugin installed. When a user authenticates with facebook they are logged in as a subscriber. When a user signs up ...
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Custom Login Page — wp_signon Headers Already Sent?

As the title suggests, I'm building a custom front-end login page for users of my site. I'm using wp_signon to log the user in after their credentials have been validated, but I'm getting this error: ...
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How to add text editor in plugin menu?

Can I add a text editor to my plugin menu? So I can let users edit custom css file? Something like /wp-admin/plugin-editor.php but I want users to be able to edit only one file. The custome css file. ...
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I cannot include a file in my plugin settings page

I'm trying to create a settings page. If I print things within index, I can see it. If I try to include it, I can't see anything, neither errors. add_options_page('My Plugin', 'My Plugin', '...
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Development plugin to view and manage scheduled wordpress cron jobs?

Is there a plugin for wordpress that can help a user to view and manage the crons that are currently schdeuled in WordPress? I have looked into Core control but doesn't allow the user to manage the ...
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How to receive notification of deprecated API elements and functions?

There is some way to get notifications when deprecated API elements are used in WordPress. How is it done? Put WordPress in debug mode (which also shows all other types of errors) or is there another ...
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Why isn't the Settings API designed to work for plugins using custom admin menus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should one implement add_settings_error on custom menu pages? The Settings API offers all sorts of labour saving features and future proof code. I find it really odd ...
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Using password protection to load different page elements?

I have a page that is password protected, and I wish to removed some parts of the theme, and add others. Can I do that? Is there a check I can do in the theme files to see if a user has entered the ...
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Add user managable titles to custom menus?

I am looking for a way to include a user managable title in a menu. Ideally, it will take the place of the first <li> object in the output. Any ideas? Edit Clarification I am looking for a ...
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Decontruct serialized data array from wp_options

I'm trying to decontruct (and recreate) a serialized option value in wp_options called 'my_options' How would I build the array to recreate this option_value that currently exists for 'my_options'? ...
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Wordpress 2.8 Widget API is suitable for Worpress 3.1.4 plugins development?

I am a little confused, the Wordpress 2.8 Widget API reffers to WordPress version 2.8 or is refferred to API version? Should I use 2.8 Widget API for writing my WordPress 3.1.4 widget?
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Extend a class plugin

I can't get the user variable from the main class loading a "child class" example: //PLUGIN FILE class father{ var $user; function __construct() { add_action('plugins_loaded', array(...
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contact form 7 captcha support anyother captcha plugin?

I am Using Wordpress. I installed Contact form7.Now I Want To Add Captcha with Contact form7.I Don't like "Really Simple Captcha" because it shows very simple images.Any other Captcha Plugin Support ...
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How to properly create table in plugin

Okay = been working on the plugin I posted about over here, and having am having a couple troubles. I decided to go the route of writing a plugin from scratch. As I noted, its an customized ajax ...
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How to Show Category List With Corresponding Links?

i want to do a research in Category List Area. I'll Explain Here... Now I have 4 Categories Like 1,2,3,4. First of all it needs to show in the category pages Horizontally.Next is, While Clicking on ...
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How to get Recent Post From Each Category with Thumbnail?

For Example,Now I have 3 Categories Like Food,Transport,Technology.Under These Categories I have Many Posts.Now I Want To Show the Latest Post From Each Category.{How to get Recent Post From Each ...
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Is it possible for two WordPress plugins to share the same code base?

So I have written my first WordPress plugin for production and in the next few days I will be starting up on another project where I might have to write two plugins for the same WP site because they ...
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How to exclude content (and other returned values) from WP_query()?

Does a method exist that can return a simple array of the pages in the site that are published? I only want the name and the slug returned, not the full content or other default values. I've tried ...
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Set page to draft on plugin deactivation

Im working on a little plugin that when activated creates a theme page and then a function sets this page to published this is the code i have for published: // function that creates the new ads page ...
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Can one plugin activate another plugin via script?

Can one plugin activate another plugin via script? I know its possible to deactivate known plugins via script, but can't find any examples of how to activate them.
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wordpress is automatically linking plaintext email addresses

Hey guys, I'm using the latest version of wordpress (3.1.1). Is it just me, or is wordpress now automatically linking plain-text email addresses? I type jdoe@email.com as a comment and it shows up as ...
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Script to replace default blogroll with links to my social media URLs

I've got a plugin that I ship with my theme whose function is to jumpstart the process of launching site so that its optimized for the theme. It has all my default pages, plugins, settings, etc... ...
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Paypal Framework

I'm trying to set up a paypal-subscription-based website, where people can sign up if they pay a subscription fee trough Paypal. I'm pretty new to this Paypal IPN system, but I found this plugin ...
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Add a panel to edit post

I would like create a plug in that adds a panel of options to edit post page like the one added by All in One Seo but i cant find any good tutorial of any information about what is the correct action ...
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Limiting Amount of Posts in a Custom Post Type again

I've been trying to limit the amount of posts a user can create in a specific custom post type, and I had some help from Bainternet by checking out his plugin. I read over that and then came up with ...
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Limit Amount of Pages users can create in Custom Post Types

Is there a way to limit how many pages a user can make inside a custom post type? This would be pretty effective for commercial WP plugins and I am making one, but have come across a little problem ...
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Create a Plugin to Download Files from Web to Server

I'm writing a plugin and want to have a feature where, in the Admin area, the user will click on a link and it will download a theme to the /themes directory on their server. How would I do this? ...
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My plugin creates custom widgets, How can I programatically add them to existing sidebar widget areas?

OK, I can create the code to add custom widgets to the widgets manager. Check. My next challenge is to, in the same plugin, during activation, check for the existence of my theme, and if active, pre-...
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Is there a (preferable built-in) way to check what custom queries are used in a theme?

I've build a theme using custom post-types with queries like $my_custom_post_type_query = new WP_Query( array( 'my_arg' => 'value' )); Now I'm writing a plugin where I need to do something like ...
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restricting custom rewrite to just one custom post type

I am using the following code to create a short permalink for one of my custom post types. I have another cpt that I wish to just use the default permalink structure, so what would be the best way to ...
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How to deal with different jQuery versions?

For example If you have a plugin on a site that uses jQuery 1.5.x and want to create a new plugin by implementing a script which uses an older version of jQuery, for example 1.3.x or 1.4.x. I know it ...
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WP plugin repository didn't parse readme.txt correctly

I just added a plugin on WP repository but it seems like my readme.txt wasn't parsed correctly. I even ran it through the validator but on the plugin page it shows Description text under all tabs - ...
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How to show multiple instances of the WP125 Widget?

I have multiple sidebars, based on different pages. How can I get the WP125 widget to show on all of them?? Once I add it to one sidebar, it is unavailable to put on others (like many other widgets by ...
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help intercepting save_post through plugin

I use stackoverflow very often and just found out in google about this one, Nice :D Well, i want to save my every post i write from wordpress to my 3rd (OEXChangeble) website aswell at the same time, ...
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unregister a sidebar widget

The codex says it is depreciated. As a long time plugin user, I know how annoying it is when plugins don't clean up after themselves, is it's deprecation indication that it is necessary?
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Restore svn trunk of my plugin repository to the initial state?

I messed it up and I don't know how to fix it. I thought it would be easier if I just literally delete all the files and start over again. Is there a way to do it? I tried some tips in google to no ...
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“Rendering of admin template [path to template] failed”

I've got a php script that is called when the user is editing the category. However, although the page renders fine for the most part, at the point where the image upload button should appear, I'm ...
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Can I attach a plugin via my add_filter callback contents?

I'm trying to add my plugin interface to the Category Editor. I've easily attached it to the post and page editor using the add_meta_box() filter, but there does not appear to be an add_meta_box hook ...
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Is there any way to pass messages from a script to a redirect target in a hidden fashion?

I'm trying to pass error messages or regular messages from a page that processes a form post request to the page it then redirects to (after processing). Since i want to get rid of the POST request ...
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best way to run a php script away from the template?

I'm looking for some inspiration on the best way to run a php script away from the template. I know that the wordpress core files won't have loaded, so I am wondering what workgflow you follow when ...
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What should I pass for $needed_dirs when calling _unzip_file_pclzip (aka PclZip)?

I'm trying to create a fallback method when ZipArchive is not present. I'm seeking to use the _unzip_file_pclzip() function contained in wp-admin/includes/file.php However, I'm not sure what is ...
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Custom Path for a Plugin

i developed a plugin (the backend at least) and now i want to add a frontpage to my blog. the url should look something like this http://www.mywordpressblogalsoroot.com/mypluginname/param1/param2 ...
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WP 3-way voting system: On to something! Please help!

Okay I posted a question yesterday, that can be found here. I've found some code on the wonderful internet that I think is really the ticket for me, but I don't know how to develop into what I really ...