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Frontend Post Form Validation

OK, there have been several posts on here about frontend posting forms. I've read them all, which got me to where I am. Now every form I come across has some form of validation which seems to check ...
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Facebook sharing link is not showing a thumbnail of the images within the post?

Usually facebook share gets an image from the site to post and shows it as thumbnails. If you press the share this on facebook link in my test page it doesn't. This is my test site: ...
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Plugin for changing a post's category based on it's post date?

Is there a plugin for Wordpress that will change a post's category based on how long that post has existed? I have seen other Wordpress plugins that use a library called "simple pie" to manage a ...
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publish_post hook isn't working for scheduled posts

I had a bit of an issue with wp-to-twitter publishing a tweet linking to a post that was set as 'pending' that i had emailed to my wordpress.org site. The email included a footer, which included my ...
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Wordpress schedule posting not working

I have Wordpress 3.5.1 and I use Bluehost hosting service. When I schedule posts after that time passed, WP posts dashboard shows "Missed schedule" message under the date. Then I checked my ...
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Restrict access to the Trash folder in Posts

I want to restrict users from deleting posts permanently. How do I restrict access to the Trash folder in Posts? This is the only page were the users can delete their posts permanently. The only ...
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Show Custom Taxonomy Categories, Listing of Posts, and Single Post via AJAX

I need to be able to do the following: List all terms in a custom taxonomy (categories for custom post type) When a user clicks on a category, a listing of all posts in that category appears When a ...
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Custom Post Status Posts viewable to the public

I am using EditFlow's "custom status" feature for an event calendar plugin I am writing for a client. I've created a status called "previous events", when a date has happened the events post_status ...
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How to display related posts from same category?

Is it possible to display related posts from same category as the current post?
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how can I set the post author of a post I just created with php?

I'm using php to dynamically create a custom post, and I need the author to be someone other than the logged in user. I found this ...
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wp query with dynamic taxonomies and terms?

I need wp_query with more than one taxonomies and terms which are dynamic. Multiple terms to one taxonomies each. Like If one taxonomy is Color it has terms blue,green,red Second taxonomy is Size and ...
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adding a custom css class to post

essentially I need to be able to add a class to a post when it show in the list (say index.php) so when in the back end you can say oneCol, twoCol, threeCol and it will then output this within the ...
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Post from front-end only by logged in users, form posts as “posted by: <logged-in user's username>”

I've handrolled a form for posting from the front-end, with some custom functions that I needed. However, I've made the form only accessible when a user is logged in, and I'd like to have the articles ...
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Inject post (from specific category) between posts in Loop

I would like to add a post (from specific category) between posts in the WordPress Loop (such as 'Sponsors'). Example: P P P S P P S P P S P P How can I achieve this? I am a beginner with coding, so ...
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Display Random Author with Details in Sidebar

PHP newbie here, recently decided to have a stab at cobbling together a kooky little 'Random Author Spotlight' feature into my current WordPress theme. I'm almost done, but I've hit something of a ...
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Do we still need to include a “if (have_posts())” in templates?

I include this logic in my template all the time if ( have_posts() ): //show content else: //show content not found endif; But recently I began to doubt its necessity, WordPress will turn to ...
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How to add a “last” class to the last post in loop.php?

I need to add a "last" class to the last post that appears in loop.php. Can someone tell me how to accomplish this?
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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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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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Display post number not post ID number

I am wanting to display the number order of a post. I tried using<?php the_ID(); ?> but this just displays the post ID and doesn't seem to do go in sequential order due to post revisions and ...
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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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Add role that restricts user to post in specific category

I'm trying to create a role that restricts the ability to post to a specific category, hiding the other from the checkbox. I don't want to use plugins. I'm looking for a snippet to put in ...
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Getting Position of a post in a category

I have one post id x, one category id y. I want to retrieve the position at which the post will appear in the category. It is confirmed that the post is from the category Post order will be based on ...
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add_meta_box: Datepicker like the one for postdate?

I've built a custom post type called "Events". Each event has a future date and I don't want to use the normal postdate of the post. I want to use add_meta_box to add some inputs for this ...
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Limit on the max number of words per post?

I wish to insert large posts in my site, close to 300,000 words. I removed all bold, italics, footnotes etc. and I paste text in HTML tab of post admin editor. My posts are truncated to 75656 words. ...
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Custom permalink structure only for default posts

Does anybody know how to modify the url struct only for the single post page? When I go to a post page, the url should look like: example.com/xxx/my-post. All other urls (with the exception of the ...
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How to hook get_terms() to only show count of posts that have custom meta

Here is what I have: A custom post type that has a custom meta value added to a post that stores the posts expiry date. When the post passes this expiry date it no longer shows on the site. This ...
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Want to have the Post editor remembering the last editing position

As you probably know the WordPress theme editor remembers its last editing position, but I want my post editor to do the same (it jumps to the top if you save a post/page).... Any tips/hacks how to ...
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Select a specific post to display in a news box

I'm building a website based on posts (kind of blog platform). I would, however, like to be able to choose which post, from any category, to display in the homepage in a news box system. All the ...
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Rewriting post slug before post save

I need to retrieve an ACF field within the post, and change the slug(permalink) of the post before saving it to database. What is the approach to achieve that? I need the slug to be changed every ...
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Add custom field to all posts in specific category

I want to bulk add a custom field (category) with value (photography) to all posts in a specific category (photography, with Category ID 5). I have used the code below to bulk add a custom field to ...
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Add code just after Post content

I am in a bit of dilemma here so bare with me. I want to add something like this code just after the content in a post: <p>Please let me know what you think by <a href="#comment">leaving ...
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Change slug with custom field

I want to change the slug of a post with a custom field. In example, if the custom field is "keyword" my post link will become: mysite.com/keyword. If the custom field is empty, i want to generate a ...
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Display all months with posts and inside each month show the 5 latest posts

I need to display all the months that have active posts, and inside each month I need to display at least 5 posts that are tied to each month.. the HTML will look like this: News items ...
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Loading post content in FancyBox

I got a tricky question. I have created a custom post type whose posts I would like to display in a scrolling carousel. The carousel will only display the title, the excerpt and a "read more" button. ...
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which action to hook to in order to perform post-publish action

I have some functionality I've written in order to post the title and link for the post to twitter whenever a post is published. I'm wondering which wp function to hook this to? save_post has no real ...
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Open Wordpress 'Add New Post' admin page with parameters set via $_GET

I want to launch my web browser from an automation tool I use and open Wordpress "Add Nwe Post" page in the admin area with specific title and content (it varies everytime, I generate it dynamically ...
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Add a special filter link to All Posts in admin

I have a featured posts slider on my site's front page. It displays n posts (5 right now) from the category featured. If I have 5 posts in that category, and publish a 6th, the oldest of the 6 doesn't ...
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Adding a Nav menu to post admin

i want insert a dropdown menu with list of menus, that i've created in nav-menu.php, to post-admin... For example, when i'm creating a post, i want insert a menu "Paul" in a post (only a post that i ...
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Add “Post Options” for new wordpress post

How i can add "Post Options" section under wysiwyg editor? Like this
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Post & edit a post from front end along with upload, dropdown, and other inputs

I am following this tutorial to post from front end. I am able to post the title, content, category, tags, I would like to know is it possible to add more fields like in the image below. How to ...
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Multi-site: removing /blog from posts

I'm deploying a multi-site network, using subfolders. I've found on the main site the permalinks for news posts can only be placed like so: /blog/%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/ I understand that ...
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Set Expiration Date of a Post from the Frontend with wp_insert_post

i try to build a form that users posts from frontend, everything works fine but i need to know if it's possible, if i play with the 'post_date' => date('Y-m-d H:i:s')? if i add a hidden field that ...
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Retrieving and Storing Images Linked from Other Domains on Local Server?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Copy and Paste picture in post without linking to original") When I copy and paste a picture from another editor window it appears nicely but it links to ...
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Display posts by month

I want to achieve something like this, I don't know if it is possible and what would be the best way to do it: The way I query the posts is like this: <div class="post"> <?php global ...
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Pagination not working on Custom Page Template

I searched a lot on this but I can't figure out why my code is not working. I published a page with slug "blog" that uses a custom built template "page-blog.php" that I build from editing the ...
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Wordpress post carousel

I stuck with this. I would like to have a portfolio carousel, that shows 9 of the latest posts in the carousel, and when you click on an arrow, than you will the 9 older posts etc. How can I get this ...
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how to get a different html for odd/even posts?

query posts if posts exist then begin the loop if post is even: <h1>title</h1><p>content</p> if post is odd: <div>its ...
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How to let custom post type posts show in standard post archive (like in homepage)?

If I, for example, create a custom post type named 'tutorial', how do I get it to also show up in places like "Recent posts" , etc?
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How to rate a post from Admin Side / Manually?

I am working on a Mini Job Site. i want to give rating to posts manually from admin / editor side Best rated people will be on top. so visitor'll get better choice. visitor are not allowed to ...