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How to merge two or more WordPress posts?

I need to be able to merge two or more posts. What is the exact query (or queries) to make this happen? The scenario is multiple recommendations that need to be merged into one. I have already sorted ...
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using wp_update_post on save_post

im trying to update a posts date (-1 year), when you hit update. but it causes an infinite loop. any other ways of doing this? thanks. function change_year($post_id, $post){ if ( ...
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Linking Two Post Types

and thanks in advance for your help. I've done some searching, and this question has been answered a couple of times with reference to the "posts 2 posts" plugin, but the documentation on that is ...
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Show Similar Post Titles ( Similar to Stack Exchange )

I really like how Stack Exchange sites handle posts, where after you finish typing the title it will list out similar titles. How can I implement something similar on my WordPress installation? The ...
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Function to execute when a post is moved to trash .

Hi is there an action which can be performed while a post is moved to trash .... I tried delete_post and deleted_post. It works but twice for each action ( before and after the action as written in ...
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Allow user to “edit_others_posts” to save only, not publish

I want to add a couple of editors that can edit_others_posts, but I do not want them to be able to publish others posts, only save the post by clicking on the Submit for Review button. How can I do ...
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How to validate XML-RPC post creation and cancel when needed?

I have an IFTTT recipe that creates posts for me on some occasion, but for some weird reason it creates three, sometimes four posts of the same content. I would like to add an add_action ...
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Listen to Post action

I am writing a plugin that adds a custom metabox to the post page. I would like to trigger an event when the user navigates away from the edit post page or when a user stops editing a specific post. ...
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Different post sort order within different categories

I need to give each post a unique post order for multiple Categories (per post) it is in. I can imagine a solution using custom fields whereby for each Category there is a corresponding custom field ...
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Delete the original big size image after upload and leave only 3 images crunched by media gallery

I need to know is it possible to somehow erase the original image uploaded via Gravity form : post image - post field?! With the situation now I receive 4 images. 1 original (can be whatever user has ...
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How Do I Use The Wordpress Plugin Posts 2 Posts by Scribu?

I have a Wordpress site that relies on relationships quite heavily. It's a record label website where artists can be related to tours, reviews, album releases and store items throughout the site. I ...
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Passing current cookies in wp_remote_get to get Draft Post Preview

I want pass current user cookies in wp_remote_get function to get a Draft Post Preview page content. I check already the questions: What URL do you pass to wp_remote_get to load the body of the ...
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Add a new post status in the post progression

I run a site with about 30 authors and 3 editors. Authors submit posts for review, and editors schedule or publish them. It would be useful to have another post status of "Editing" between Pending ...
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Add existing images from Media Library in to custom gallery

I have [gallery] inside the post, and I'm interested in a way to add already existing images from media library in to this gallery? once I trying add any image I have only one option - insert into ...
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How to add a quicklink to the Posts Admin Published|Scheduled|Trash menu

Here might be an interesting idea: is it possible to add a "quicklink" to the quick links at the top of the Post Admin page (e.g. above the Bulk Actions dropdown, where it says "All | Published | ...
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Allow variable amount of comments before pagination

There is an option in the admin settings allowing you to define how many comments should be listed before creating a new page for the next ones. I would like to have the same number of comments for ...
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User-Specific Timezones? Hack? Plugin?

Is there any way, whether it be a hack, a plugin, etc., to give users their own timezone? I am using a purchased SMS plugin. Users (my clients) login and are able to send out text messages when they ...
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How can I safely increase the character limit for post passwords?

When I want to protect a post on one of my blogs, I like to use a passphrase instead of a password (albeit purely for the sake of creativity, not security — they're stored plainly anyway). However, ...
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Can posts have parents?

Are posts supposed to have parents? If so, what would that mean for a post to have a parent? Also, if there are some constraints to posts having parents, then where is that enforced? Not in the DB as ...
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Add tag to post api wordpress

I have been googling around but could not find the "add tag to post" api/codex. Does anyone know what it is ? Also, the "delete tag from post". Thanks.
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Number of post for a WordPress archive page

I want to be able to change the amount of post shown on each archive page on a per category basis. Is there something I can change in the loop code or a plugin that gives me that ability? Thank you ...
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order posts by date like craigslist

the image is worth a thousand words. take a look at it. you know how craigslist has posts organized by date ..ex Tue 3 post links for tuesday Wed 4 post links for wed Thurs 5 post links for ...
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Create posts on user registration

How can I create let say 3 posts after the user finish the registration ? The ideal outcome would be to create 3 posts using the user as the author of the posts and with some pre-defined values. ...
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How do I add a new custom post format?

How do I add a new custom format while making a post in WordPress? The default formats are standard, aside, image, gallery... I want to add a new format of 'xyz' name. How can I do it?
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is it possible to get next_post_link

I have come across a problem whilst using the next_post_link() function. It seems that this function automatically echo's, for position reasons I need this to just return the link. Is there any ...
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How do I create a link that will always show the latest post?

If I want to create a link that will always show the latest post how can i do that? Lets say I have three post types and there are three links with posts names (like a nav list) to those post types. ...
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get all posts ID from a category

Problem: I need to get an array of ID's of posts from a given category If the category have any posts. This is to be used on a plugin options page. So far I have: $posts = ...
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Hook for post and page load

I need to run a function when a particular post or page is loaded. Is there any hook that lets me check whether a post is being displayed during page load ?
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Highlight a Featured Post?

I would like to "highlight" a featured post above all other posts with a special indicator. Is there a feature in WordPress that will do this or do I need to install a third party plug-in? I am ...
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How to add category to: 'wp-admin/post-new.php'?

I want to have a link to create a new post that sets the category also. I have tried wp-admin/post-new.php?post_category=12 and wp-admin/post-new.php?cat=12, but neither worked. I also tried using ...
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Category checkbox list tree changes when editing a post

I'm setting up the categories for my website and I have them like so: That's it, I have children of the same name but they are not interchangeable. If that bugs you just think that they have ...
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Get page ID of page that is set as the posts page

In WordPress settings you can set a page as the Posts Page. This can be found: WP-Admin->Settings->Reading Settings->Front page displays How do I retrieve the page ID that is set in this ...
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Disable WordPress' blogging functionality and disable 'posts'

I'm currently using WordPress for a website and it will simply be acting as a CMS rather than a blogging platform. This means that WordPress' 'posts' are not needed. Is there anyway of disabling them ...
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Possible to change the URL for the regular post type without affecting the URL of other custom post types?

The Dilemma I have a few custom post types: Portfolio Items Testimonials FAQs The URL structures for these custom post types are: mysite.com/portfolio/name-of-custom-post ...
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Setting a custom sub-path for blog without using pages?

Warning: fairly pedantic request ahead. I have a design that makes use of posts (I.e., the blog) and a custom post type called "howto". The site front page ("/") has a template that displays the ...
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Sort posts by popularity/page views

How can I sort posts by popularity or page views in my template file? I guess I need to count page views first, is there any good plugin to integrate with to sort posts by views or what is the best ...
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Post/Page Preview Template

Is there a way to have a custom template php file that is only used for previews instead of it using the single.php file? This way the user knows they are in preview mode?
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Code to make a post sticky

How is it possible to upgrade a post to make it sticky directly from code, not by admin area? Is it possible through a code like: update_post_meta($post_id, $meta_key, $meta_value, $prev_value); In ...
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WordPress plugin to publish to multiple remote WordPress blogs

I have a WordPress (.org) blog (let's call it blog1) that is used by many authors, who may create, edit and publish posts (on blog1). Each author has her/his own WordPress blogs, hosted elsewhere. ...
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Post publish only hook?

Is there any hook which is fired only when the post is "published" for the first time. I dont want to execute my code when the post is "updated" or when its status is set to "not-published" and then ...
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Portable Post Links

I quite often run into a situation where I develop a site on a staging domain, have my client fill it there with content, and then when everything's approved move it to production. Now, my ...
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Skip post in loop and mixin later

In the blog, i try to avoid to show two posts from the same category in succession. So if the latest two posts are from category 1, i want to skip the second one, take post 3 first (if it's not from ...
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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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Get content from one page and show it on another page

So, I've been googling and reading and testing and failing. I'm fairly new to php, so don't expect to much :) I'm working on a new design, and I want to show content from the about page on my ...
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How to put last edited entry on top of the blog-post list?

In the list of my blog posts, the "last published" entry is on top. I'd like to view the "last edited" entry on top of that list. I couldn't find a setting for that, so how can I realize it?
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How make get_next_post() return first post when viewing last one

I need a way to link to the first and the last post (CPT) created. For example, I'm in the last post and if I click in "next" I should go to the first. Now i have this <?php $next_post = ...
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Posting From Apple Aperture?

When sorting through my images in Apple Aperture I regularly find myself wanting to post one, or a few dozen, of them to one of my WordPress sites. Does anyone know of an Aperture plugin or some way ...
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Getting the Next and Previous Posts Titles in the Sidebar?

Let's assume that I have the following posts with the following titles: PostA (is assigned to the 'category 1') PostX (category 2) PostB (category 1) PostC (category 1) PostD (category 1) PostY ...
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How to display by default only published posts/pages in the admin area?

As it is, WordPress displays by default all the pages/posts in the pages/posts list in the admin area, no matter what their publishing status is. I have a lot of drafts, but usually I'm much more ...
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Is it possible to bold certain words in a post title?

I guess I would like to be able to include HTML tags within the title so that when the title is listed certain words are bolded. Is this possible? When I try to put HTML into the title, the tag ...