Posts are the core of WordPress. They store content, are categorized, and are expansible with meta. Posts are grouped by post type, and within their post type by taxonomy (though a taxonomy can span more than one post type).

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Query posts and return XML

Here is the short and sweet of what I am hoping to do. I would like to have a way for external websites to query mine using a game title and they would get an XML back that contains the text of the ...
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List only child categories a post is in, of a specific parent category

Either this is harder than it needs to be or I am just not understanding WordPress/PHP very well :( All I want to do is show the child/sub categories of a specific parent category...but only if the ...
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How to Featured content with images in home page?

Today i saw a WordPress blog which is using Featured Articles in its home page. can any one tell me how to add that code manually to my blog only in home page. Here is the screen shot and blog url ...
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How to check whether a post exceeds 300 words

I need to check whether a post exceeds 300 words or not. If it exceeds 300 words, then I have to provide a link to read more about the post.How can I do it? Please help me.I am new to word press.
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Set posts of a custom post type to be private by default?

Say I created a custom post type called 'Private Posts' ($post_type = itsme_private_posts) and want all posts under the custom post type to be set to 'Private' automatically when published i.e. by ...
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Displaying different posts Via wp_list_categories()

I believe this problem to be quite simple but can't seem to get my head around how to solve it. So I'm pulling in all the category with posts in using wp_list_categories(); My problem is when I ...
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Update Post with Modified Data

Task is to take class from <pre class="php"></pre>, and add that class to <code></code> and wrap all content of <pre> into <code> after that. I am querying WP with ...
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Cannot Create a new Post

Please help me resolving the issue as I am getting 404 Page not found issue when I click on Create new Post.
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Posts are deleted everyday at night

So I have a weird issue with WP and that is that all Posts on the site are getting deleted sometime in the night. Before I turn of all plugins and change theme to default.. I would like to know if ...
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create parent post using wp_insert_post

how can i create php function where i can create a post in one custom post type also create a child post type, i have already create a parent post type, i.e post type "a = car" post type "b = user" ...
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Post/Page Publish/Update button not clickable once I make an edit

I open a page and make an edit and the update button becomes grayed out. I have to copy all page content, refresh the page and paste it back in the page, only then does the update button become ...
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How to Batch Upload .docx Files as Posts

I need to upload all the articles from our school newspaper to our website at once. They all need to publish at a specified date at a specified time and all of them have authors (users) and an image ...
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How to mix pages and sub-categories in a url

I have a series of products which are organized into categories like: Windows Product Lines Specific Window type post Initially I created a page (/windows) which links to the individual ...
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556 views

Taxonomy Category category.php not working

I have created custom post type, taxonomy and categorys. When viewing the category it seems to be using index.php and ignoring the WordPress template hierarchy. Any ideas why category.php, category-{...
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Get latest author posts inside the loop

I have a wordpress theme which needs to retrieve the latest 3 author posts which is simply straight forward but I have ran into a sticky problem. Because I am calling this from already within the: ...
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A friend wants to make a comment on one of my articles, she has to be logged to wordpress?

I have a friend, she does not have a blog or uses WordPress, she wants to drop a comment on one of my articles. Does she has to open a WordPress account? The blog demands a password to drop a comment?
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2 dynamic sidebars registered, not showing up

My intention is to have a left and right sidebar on each page. I've registered both of them, implemented my desired widgets, and yet something isn't quite right. The left sidebar (sidebar(1)) loads ...
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Sticky post appears twice

I am trying to modify the number of posts_per_page in the loop. This way: function posts_per_page($query) { $query->query_vars['posts_per_page'] = 3; } add_filter('pre_get_posts', '...
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Tags not appearing in “Add New Post” Page

I'm working on a mag website. I'm using Tags to group some content. For this I have added all the required tags from the Tags section under Posts. But When I go to Posts -> Add New, the Tags panel ...
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Allowing the SoundCloud player to appear in a post excerpt

I am setting up a website for my music, in conjunction with my SoundCloud account. I plan to post the links to my soundcloud player as blog posts, but I can't figure out how to make the blog excerpts ...
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Notification to Admin or Author upon new post [duplicate]

I am using a custom function with 'publish_post' hook for a notification to the author when the post has been published but the issue I am facing right now is that the notification is being sent out ...
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How to allow hidden custom fields to be added from wp-admin/post.php?

I know that using an underscore in front of a custom field name hides it from display on the front-end, e.g. _custom_field_name. In my experience, WordPress also prevents one from adding such a custom ...
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get specific post_type from blog1 in multiste

okay this is the situation I have a coupon site with more than 2000 coupons already, now i want to display them on a second domain within my multisite setup. Therefore i need the second domain to ...
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860 views

Get random posts between specific dates / of specific age

I need to get post IDs from a custom post type randomly and the posts are posted within 30 days. But I can't really find a solution. How can I do it? This is my query. query_posts("post_type='...
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How to make the home screen of my blog not show full posts?

I recently set up my blog and on the home screen, the full blog posts are shown. Is there a way to cut off the blog posts at some point in the text? As it is now, my home screen is extremely long with ...
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Multiple loops on a Search result page?

I have a custom template that displays search results based on a plugin. The wp_query contains all the taxonomy information to show the proper posts. How can I have two loops on the same results page?...
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custom single.php not working

Trying to solve this issue for the past hour and I can't figure out what's going on. Trying to create single-blog.php (I have a few posts which are under the category 'blog') but Wordpress ...
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Creating a post from data returned from HTML form

I am trying to write a WordPress plugin and I have hit a bump. The Background: I have some data in a mySQL DB that I am using (each row has a unique ID and some other information I have added). I am ...
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Insert Shortcode exactly at the end of the content

<?php echo do_shortcode("[sharethis]"); ?> <?php wp_related_posts()?> There are 2 short codes above 1) share this plugin short code 2) related posts short code now my ...
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Display posts in alphabetical order for a particular category

I`m looking for a solution to dispaly posts in alpahbetical order if category is "Glossary" otherwise display the posts in ascending order. When I tried the following code its works perfect for ...
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Is there a WordPress equivalent to MediaWiki templates

I'm new to WordPress and already in dire need of a way to reuse common page content. For example we have 10+ product pages and in different areas of each product's page I want to include a textual ...
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Adding a cancel button to edit post screen

I'm actually quite surprised WP hasn't already implemented this. I want to add a Cancel button to the edit post screen which will do some cleanup when pressed. After a little playing while watching my ...
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open selected wordpress post with javascript

I'd like to create a link that opens the selected post via javascript onclick in the loop. If I use <a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>More...</a> in the loop it opens the correct post. ...
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Display amount of pending posts in back/front end

I want to display the total amount of pending posts that my site has. My site is a single site, not a network. I am looking to echo that count in the back-end (a custom plugin page) and in the front-...
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Sort posts by each day in the loop

I want to sort the posts in the loop by each day's posts. Since I have added filter to get posts from only last week, therefore there will not be repeating days (eg. There will be wednesday only once)...
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Show a Category Specific Info Box

I have a number of categories which are regions of the country (north, south, etc). I would like to display some kind of info box at the end of each post which falls into one of these categories ...
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Delete junk text from all the post using my sql command

Because of an autoblog plugin, my site has got junk text in every post! The text format is as below .. funny-pictures/funny-pictures-of-the-day-30-pics/attachment/funny-pictures-41-2/" rel="...
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User levels and post visibility

I'm having a bit of trouble detecting the view-ability of post types. I've created a front end plugin which lists posts/pages by the author. Testing if a user can edit a certain post type is easy but ...
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Can WordPress handle following functionalities?

Now i am planning a development of a new web site and searching for a CMS. I know WP not bad, but never tried to build a complex community information site using this engine. Among basic requirements ...
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do_shortcode within post query

I am querying blog posts with a specific category (according to the template page slug, and want each post to output a slider, title and content. I'm using the wordpress plugin Anythingslider for ...
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Custom Taxonomy - Tags Metabox is showing instead of Categories

So I have a weird thing going on. Usually by default when you create taxonomies a categories metabox is made automatically (right?). For some reason that's not showing up but Tags metabox is showing ...
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Trying to get property of non-object when using $post->post_parent

I have debug set to true and to display different banners I am using conditional tags such as: <?php if ( is_page( 'about' ) || '2' == $post->post_parent ) { // the page is "About", or ...
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How to give capability (publish contributors posts) to author role?

I am not a PHP programmer, just a simple WordPress user. How can I allow author role to allow publication of contributors posts? What's the technical name for this?
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get comments and get posts in loop

I need to get posts done by specific users and get also comments done to these posts, so far I can get the posts and comments but can't get how to do it in loop properly, because now I get the same ...
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Blogroll - Different layout for first post

I would like to have my main blogroll show 10 posts per page, but the first post of each page to be setup on a different div above the rest and have a featured image. This is what I sued for the ...
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Dynamically switch template on click

I have a custom post type setup with a couple custom fields. I am creating a page where I display all of the custom post types, except I want to have multiple views. See the examples below. One is a ...
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How to lock a post or page

How to lock a post or page from editing or deleting but can be viewed on site? I am not able to lock a post, I read several articles but can't find my answer. Any help?
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Successive creation of over 1000 posts causes 404?

I'm developing a bulk importer. It basically takes images and converts them into posts. Each image will be created with 10 different related posts therefore each image will represent/create 11 posts. ...
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Exporting Data from WordPress into a flat table

I need to be able to export the data within WordPress so that each object is contained in a single row, like a flat table. Imagine each post type as it's own database table, containing columns that ...
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List posts grouped by year [duplicate]

I'm really stuck on this one: Show ALL posts grouped by year 2013 title1 title2 title3 title4 2012 title1 title2 Can someone help me with this?