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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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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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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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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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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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Querying post from a multisite network

I am working on a multisite blog network where I have to display recent post on my home page, 10 post per page navigation. I did implement it using wpdb object with one complex sql statement. I got ...
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How to get all posts related to particular category name?

I am developing one project and in this project i have to display all the posts related to particular category name. I have searched a lot but i haven't got any idea to implement this. How can i do ...
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How to get Images included in Post

is possible to get images added to a post programmatically? I am working on custom template (my first) and I need to display Images added to a post in specific way.(first image as title image and the ...
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How to display links in specific page

I have following links in content.php and i want to display in specific page with condition. Any ideas or suggestions? Thanks. Home Director’s speech Projects ...
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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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How do I change the gallery that is inserted in the post?

When I insert a gallery to a blog post using the [gallery] shortcode or simply the insert media button I get a default structured gallery in my blog through the_content(); However the gallery comes ...
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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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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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Setting Custom Sort Order of Posts within a Category

I've got this category setup that includes several posts. By design it's not a blog, but a staff listing. Currently all of the staff members have their own posts with the category. I'd like to be able ...
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How to get a nofication when post submitted

I was wondering is there a way to send the admin a notification (email or otherwise) whenever a user submits a post. Currently, I have to log into the admin section to see if there was anything ...
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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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Grid layout “last” class to every third item

Seems like a trivial problem but I can't get it to work. I need to add class="last" to every third post. Here is my code: <?php $count = 0; $my_query = new ...
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Allowing a user to write a post from another website?

The idea here is to have a site (any site) which somehow has the user's WordPress user-name and login (maybe as part of a sister site) to allow him to write a post on his own blog. The idea I have now ...
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Specify number of posts in my 'tax_query'

I'm showing posts of the term 'football' belonging to the taxonomy 'section', and everything works perfectly but Where can I specify the number of posts I want to show? just like this: 'showposts' ...
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Only display a certain number of posts, dependent on how many posts there are available in a query

I am trying to write some code for a slider of posts, at the moment my code involves two WP_Querys, one inside the other, but I can't help feeling there may be a more efficient way of doing what I'm ...
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add action only on post publish - not update

I have action which adds meta field with value on post publish. Problem is that when I update post meta field is reset to default value. I already tried 'new_to_publish' instead of 'publish_post' ...
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is there a better way of combining this?

Hoping someone can point me in the direction of writing this in a more succinct way. I'm working on my website, and want to display a total of 5 posts from the category 'general wonderings'. The ...
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Show posts in category x and y from the 6th most recent post onwards

I'm struggling with the query for this in WordPress to display posts in a category from the 6th most recent onwards. Basically, I have a top 5 posts section at the top of a category for featured ...
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Show a list of recently viewed posts to a user

I have a lot of video posts on my site and I'm looking to show the user a list of posts they've recently viewed. I'm guessing the best route is to just add the post id to an array in their usermeta ...
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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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Custom Blog Post Page

I found this example here of creating a custom blog post page: http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-themes/how-to-create-a-custom-homepage-in-wordpress/ 1) I created a blog page under Pages > Add New 2) ...
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Is There A WordPress Plugin That Produces PDFs of Posts Locally?

Most of the WordPress PDF plugins out there use services like Joliprint and Print Friendly to convert posts to PDFs. Is there a plugin that does this locally utilizing the power of PHP (and/or ...
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How do I write this SQL statement for Posts written in last 24 hours?

Someone gave me this SQL code to count the number of posts (of post_type 'mixtapes') in the last 7 days. I tried to convert it to 'in the last 24 hours' as well, but it's giving the wrong number. ...
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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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Wordpress Delete hook with wp_delete_post function?

I have this action/hook: add_action( 'before_delete_post', 'my_delete_function' ); function my_delete_function($post_id) { global $wpdb; $achievement = get_the_category($post_id); $h = ...
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Verify if tag is used on posts

I'm using site tags for a glossary. I would like to display a link to the tagged page if the tag exists, otherwise just display the tag title. Is there a check which would allow me to determine if the ...
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Delete Post Link to delete post, its meta and attachments

I used // Delete Post Link function wp_delete_post_link($link = 'Delete This', $before = '', $after = '', $title="Move this item to the Trash", $cssClass="") { global $post; if ( ...
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[Plugin: Posts 2 Posts] Changing display order of connections

Can I change the order in which connections are displayed ? If I create say three connections and then display them at the bottom of my article, I will get them in reverse order. How can I change ...
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“more” tag doesn't appear when browsing category achives or search

Almost finished my website, but ran into one problem: When you view the archive of a category or do a search, the "more" (or "continue reading") link/ tag doesn't appear. It words fine on the ...
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How to use WP default post list tables in a plugin?

I'm developping a plugin to manage a base of users and I'd like to show them in the same type of table used in other parts of the WP admin (post lists, user lists, etc.), I'd like to have the same ...
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Get post ID outside of the loop

I am trying to accomplish something somewhat simple I think. I have a menu item at the top of my page that I want to link to the latest post in a certain category. I just need to get the post ID of ...
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Custom Taxonomies Incorrectly Counting Revisions?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "The count of my custom taxonomy is incorrect; it's counting revisions") Has anybody run into this before? I've added two custom taxonomies, and the count ...
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Hook into trash_post_comments, update_user_meta

I have a theme where the author get points for posting posts and comments. When I trash a post, the user get 1 point removed from their score. This works fine with this function: However... When I ...
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How to get post body look same as my visual editor?

When I apply the format and styles such as bold and <br/> on visual editor it looks bit nicer. But when I see that on blog post it looks totally different. I do not use any styles for p tag in ...
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Overview with latest edited posts and pages

I'm looking for an overview of all the latest user activities. But I don't want to see comments on this page, just the edits or creations of new posts or pages. Unfortunately I can't find such a ...
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Display posts in random post types

I am currently working in a project in wordpress. Here i have to get all posts from two custom post types namely pt1, pt2. But here i want to display posts with random post type(pt1, pt2). Example) ...
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Assigning a role to a specific custom post type (and ignoring other post types)

I have a new post type called "story" And a new role called 'Writer' (w/ a 'publish_story' capability) I want it so that, a Writer when logged in can edit Profile and only edit a custom post type - ...
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Retrieve latest post by multiple categories with ID

I have the categories listed below in my product post type. Category Name: Test 1 ID: 82 Category Name: Test 2 ID: 83 Category Name: Test 3 ID: 84 Category Name: Test 4 ID: 85 Now I want to ...
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exec JavaScript using add_action when publish_post

How can I execute some Javascript code when an user publish a post I want to do something like this before publish a post: add_action ( 'publish_post', 'custom_links' ); function custom_links() { ...
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Enable commenting on front-end preview page for pending posts

We are in the process of allowing authors to collaboratively be a part of the editorial process. They will have access to all pending posts' preview pages (not post-edit pages). I want to allow these ...
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WP blog posts index URL

I want to use WP for a site that blog is just one aspect of it, and I don't want requests to home_url list blog posts (post_type=post), I want them be to fetched using another URL. This topic ...
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Single.php Active Category Class

Currently by default (I believe) when you're on single.php, Wordpress doesn't add a "Active" class to the blog category you're viewing the single post in like it would for pages or if you're on the ...
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Enable sticky posts to custom post_type

i have this custom post_type: tvr_apartment function custom_post_apartment() { $labels = array( 'name' => 'Apartments', 'singular_name' => ...
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Network wide post count (WP Multisite)

I'm trying to show the total amount of posts of my WordPress Multisite. For that I'm using the following code, which worked at the beginning. So I guess that there's something wrong with the ...
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Tags 404 error when associating tag with post

I'm a total newbie to Wordpress, however I've been asked to develop a PHP script to import tags from an Excel spreadsheet to the WP db. So far, so good... BUT: there's this strange behavior I need ...