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how to automatically generate random slug

I have tried to create a function that generate a random slug when a post is created. I am a bit worried that the function generates non unique strings as slugs. How can I solve this? The function ...
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How to add metabox for post of specific category

I want to add Metabox for the posts of category=18 and i am using the following code but unable to do so . So please help me out-> add_action('admin_init','my_meta_init'); function my_meta_init() { ...
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Create new category upon save based on post information

After finding a couple of leads on how to do this, I'm coming up blank. What I am trying to accomplish is to add the post to a new category based on camera name. If the category doesn't exist, then to ...
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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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When and Where is `global $post` Set and Available?

Usually when people think of the global $post object it's assumed that it's actually set whenever you enter The Loop. I started to play around with how early I could actually call global $post which ...
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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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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 ...
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Adding default post content for category

I'm trying to add some default content to my posts using this code in my functions.php: add_filter( 'default_content', 'my_editor_content' ); function my_editor_content( $content ) { $content = "My ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Problem with quotes

I have a strange problem with the latest version of Wordpress: Some writers, when they write a story, you see the quote character ', replaced with /, something that does not happen to me. Is there any ...
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Multiple loops in same page, without duplicate content

I'm trying to make a page with multiple loops, I need every loop to display a predefined number of posts from the same category (every loop displays X number of posts from Category CATS). But I also ...
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Adjust the order for returned posts

I have written a neat responsive slider for my Wordpress featured articles (feel free to use it): <?php $responsive = 'on' != get_option('henrik_responsive_layout') ? false : true; ...
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$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 ( ...
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Downsides to not using built-in “Posts” post type?

I plan on skipping the Posts post type once and for all. This is a brand new portal. It will have 100s of thousands of content in the form of articles, multimedia, and links. Instead of Posts, I will ...
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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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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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Calling Permalinks With PHP

I'm developing a theme which supports WordPress' post formats. As a result I am using a big if statement, which can be found below. I would like to link my post titles to the posts while ...
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Is there a plugin that creates a WP post based on a Twitter account's hashtag?

I've found a myriad of plugins that tweets my posts or grabs tweets into a widget, or posts all tweets, but none that: looks for a specific twitter @account's #hashtags and creates a WP post in a ...
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How to show posts ONLY in SUBcategories using wordpress?

use wordpress and I want my posts be shown only in my subcategories. How can I do that? Right now my Raven posts are being shown under Birds as well. But I only want them to be shown under ...
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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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How to end the excerpt with a sentence rather than a word?

Here is the excerpt of the post on my home page. I want to end the excerpt with a sentence. In this case it is ' opportunities. '. I know how to modify the length but it won't do what i want. Here ...
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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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ZIP up all images displayed in a [gallery] and offer as download link

I would like to offer my visitors the option to download the entire photo gallery (displayed on dedicated [gallery] pages) as a ZIP file displayed at the bottom of each gallery page. - The full-sized ...
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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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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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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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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> ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to load post content on index page using ajax when post title in sidebar is clicked

I'm working on a new blog which display in a list, on sidebar, some categories and the posts of them. In the index page, in main content, I list some post titles from other category "New". What I ...
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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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Wordpress Queue like Tumblr?

Is there a way to give Wordpress the queue functionality that Tumblr has? Tumblr's queue, for those who don't know, is a way to space posts out without assigning specific post dates. For example, a ...
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How set featured posts using checkbox in post edit screen?

I want to make selecting a featured post is just by checking a checkbox in edit screen AND be able to retrieve these featured articles from only specific category ? in short what I'm looking for : ...
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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 ( ...
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When a user creates a post (pending), send a confirmation link that allows them to publish

I've got another question for you guys! I need the following thing: User creates post (automatically sets it to pending for approval) Send the user an email with a confirmation link The User clicks ...
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Change Posts per page count

In the wordpress settings => Reading => Blog pages show at most [input field] posts I have it set to 3 posts at the moment. On my index, date archives, tag archives, category archives, search ...
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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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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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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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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 ...