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HTML code in Custom field

I'm using a custom field to display images in a slider on each post, but when I update the post after having entered the HTML code in the custom field, the code disappears. I'm assuming that there is ...
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Is it possible to add a first and latest posts link?

I'm using the following code to show one post in a page (Blog pages show at most is set to 1 post): <?php /** * Template Name: Front Page * @package WordPress * @subpackage Prominent * @since ...
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How to use oEmbeds on Post Content during AJAX requests

I have an AJAX request that returns a post. The post_content has links to Twitter, YouTube, TED and other platforms that are registered as oEmbed providers in a default, vanilla WordPress install. By ...
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Setting pagination for images attached to a post

I am trying to figure out how to paginate a post for it's images. I have a custom post type set up to act like a gallery - images only. And would like to paginate the images. I am having a hard time ...
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How can I get a list of latest posts outside of my WP install?

I have a site with WP installed at /blog, and I'd like to just get a list of the latest blog posts to display on the site home page... that is to say, my custom (PHP) home page, NOT a Wordpress page. ...
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Static posts page with home.php

For my website, I am using a static home page page Home (template front-page.php) and for posts- page News (template home.php) I need to show all the post titles and exceprts on that page News (templ....
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Divide Post content into separate divs for every 500 characters (or any other character counts)

What is the best method for intercepting the_content of a post (for a single post page) and dividing the_content into sections of 500 characters (or any other number of characters), and then ...
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Looping through posts per category gives same posts for each category

For a specific section on my website I loop through some categories and get the three latest posts in that categorie and list them. Like so: <?php $categories = get_categories(array('exclude' =>...
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Find out who deleted a page or post?

Someone moved a very important page on my website into the trash, and I do not know who did it! It was not deleted permanently so I don't need to worry, in that sense. The revisions, when I restored ...
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Append Text to $post->post_excerpt

I'm trying to add some text after a product description in WooCommerce which uses the $post->post_excerpt. Currently I'm using the following code: add_action( 'woocommerce_single_product_summary',...
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Wordpress Posts Out Of Order after 3.1 Update

The first posts I wrote are now showing on the homepage. After Googling, the problem is because I am using query_posts to exclude a certain category on the main loop. <?php query_posts($...
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Developing a secure front end post editing form

I want to add a front end post editing functionality to one of my Wordpress sites. I found a few plugins that do this, but they don't fits all my needs, so I decided to adapt an existing solution to ...
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How to show posts rank based on custom field value

I have total 100 posts, 10 posts in each page on homepage with paginatin. Here is my code $args = [ 'posts_per_page' => 100, 'fields' => 'ids', // Add additional args here ]; $...
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featuring old articles without messing up with the archive

This is all about featuring content in WP. Say, you got 1000's of posts that you accumulated over the years and each has their own original ( and true ) post dates. And now you want to feature them ...
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Forcing oembeds to top of post

What's the best way to force oembed (or shortcodes too) to the top of a post? I'd like to feature youtube embeds before the actual article content, regardless of where the link was inserted. Any ...
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$post->ID not working

I have the following code and while get_the_ID() works, $post->ID does not, why? $the_query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'custompost', ) ); while ( $the_query->...
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Getting an alphabetic post list with two letters onclick on letter

I have a website in Wordpress and a page with a list with letters like this: A B C D E F G H I ... This shows me all posts with the letter A for instance. That's nice, but I want it to make it ...
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Showing current taxonomy terms

I've created a custom post type called "References" and a custom taxonomy "Genre". I have 2 terms : Applications and Games. My problem is that I'd like to show posts associated in Applications on a ...
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Remove the Edit button in posts for permalinks on certain user roles? WP 3.3

I am using Wordpress 3.3.2 with the following plugin: - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/advanced-access-manager/ The plugin works perfectly but the author said there is currently no way to ...
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Share buttons on article footer

for a website I need to place facebook and twitter share buttons on the footer section of each article on the blog page (where are listed all the articles). I tested many social plugin and was able ...
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Create A Metabox For A Custom Field

I add videos to my WordPress posts' video format by using custom fields. I was wondering if there is any way to create a meta box in post editor (like excerpt or something) for that specific custom ...
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Front end post editing using a form

I have a custom-post type with the standard meta boxes and some custom fields. How could I edit a post through a form in the frontend?
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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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Show a different number of posts per page depending on context (e.g., homepage, search, archive)

In the Reading Settings, there is place to set the number of posts shown that affects the number of posts shown in all contexts. I'd like to show instead a certain number of posts on the homepage, and ...
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When is the 'post_content_filtered' column in database cleared by WordPress?

Some WordPress plugins (although very few) use the post_content_filtered column in database to save some data related to a post. For example, Markdown on Save stores the markdown version of a post ...
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Stop WordPress automatically adding <br> tags to post content

Is there a way to stop WordPress from automatically inserting <br> tags when adding returns in the WordPress text editor. I would like for it to behave more like a code editor where I can ...
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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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Replace image attributes for lazyload plugin (data-src)

I want to apply jquery lazyload plugin. For this to work I have to create a new attribute which is data-src place there the src value and then replace the src value with a specific value '...nothing....
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How do I check if I linked to a post before I delete it?

If I want to "safely" delete a post. I want to make sure that no link exists (within my blog) to "to-be-deleted" post. How do I do that?
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How to make comments work for a post loaded per Ajax?

I am currently loading a single post using ajax. While the post loading works ok, I cannot get the comments to load. Here is my code: My javascript to load the post: <script> $(".view_post")....
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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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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 = get_posts(array('...
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Removing any and all inline styles from the_content()

For one of my current projects, I had to transfer blogposts from an old Wordpress site to my project. Things went smoothly until I've seen that all the posts were copy pasted from Word, leaving this ...
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Restrict users from editing post based on the age of the post

How can I restrict users (based on Capabilities) from editing their published posts after a custom amount of time. For instance, a user that can publish_posts (authors) can not edit a their post if ...
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Determine if page is the Posts Page

On the Reading Settings page you can set a "Front Page" and a "Posts Page". You can check whether the current page is_front_page(); Is there a similar function for the "Posts Page". I have noticed ...
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How to prevent posts from being published too close to each other?

I manage a blog which consists of about 25 writers. Sometimes a few of them are in the process of writing a new post at once, and they end up publishing them too close to each other. Is there a way ...
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Set Default Listing “View” in Admin

I'm looking for a way to set the default "View" options under post types in the admin area. For example, by default Posts will default to a "list" view instead of "excerpt" - I'd like to change this ...
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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 to Display Network Post Count?

Is it possible to display the total post count for all blogs in a Network? get_blog_count and get_user_count do so for blogs and users, but I can't find any methods to do so for post count.
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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 ( $post->...
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How to force one column layout on custom post type edit page?

I've created a plugin using custom post types and I need to force the default two column post page to a single column. At the same time, the Publish metabox must move to the bottom. I need to do this ...
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Find most recent authors

What I'm looking to do it get the 16 latest posts from 16 different authors. In other words there would be the 16 latest posts, but no one single author would have more that 1 post on the page. The ...
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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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Pre-fill fields with content from outside when creating a new post

I'd like to find a way to fill some of the fields from the /wp-admin/post-new.php page from an external source. It works for the title: loading /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_title=title1 fills the ...
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Find the post an attachment is attached to

I have a list of attachment IDs which are built using this array: $all_images = get_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => -1, ) ); Is it possible to take the image ID ...
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Add link on the top menu of the post table?

Is there any way to add links on the top, as pictured below?
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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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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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How to add a “publish” link to the quick actions

I'm trying to add a "Publish" link by the quick actions: but I'm not exactly sure of how implement it. Here's what I've got so far: add_filter('post_row_actions', function ( $actions ) { ...
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In what sequence are the hooks fired when a post is “published”?

I would be grateful if someone could point out a link. I understand this may have a very lengthy answer but I searched and couldn't find any resource. Alternatively, it would also be nice if someone ...