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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 ...
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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 wp-...
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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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Remove Categories / Tags From Admin Menu

I want to remove or hide Categories / Tags submenu under Posts in the Admin Menu. I know this works with the themes submenus: remove_submenu_page( 'themes.php', 'widgets.php' ); The same doesn't ...
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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: http://alexchen....
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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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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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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 to wrap every image in a post with a div?

When I add an image to a post I want it to be in a div e.g. , and I want that to be done automatically, so I don't have to do that in HTML editor. I don't want to use js to accomplish this and by the ...
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upload featured image from front end using wordpress add media button

I want to submit custom post from frontend. i have made form to make this happened. But i want to upload featured image form add media button of wordpress. Code is <?php /* Template Name: post ...
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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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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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Post custom permalink results in 404 for archive page

I have set the following custom permalink structure (for my blog): /news/%postname% When I browse to /news I was expecting for the archive.php template to be served up, unfortunately, I'm presented ...
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How to get the post id from a permalink?

How can I get the post id from a permalink like "http://localhost/wordpress/animals/cat" in functions.php, I have tried url_to_postid() and get_page_by_path() but none seem to work.
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How to validate XML-RPC post creation and cancel when needed?

I have an IFTTT recipe that creates posts for me on some occasion, but for some weird reason it creates three, sometimes four posts of the same content. I would like to add an add_action hook/...
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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 404....
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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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Allow user to “edit_others_posts” to save only, not publish

I want to add a couple of editors that can edit_others_posts, but I do not want them to be able to publish others posts, only save the post by clicking on the Submit for Review button. How can I do ...
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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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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 pasted text in the HTML tab of post admin editor. My posts are truncated to 75656 ...
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WP_Query Pagination on single-custom.php

What I am looking to do: Setup WP_Query pagination in a single-custom-post-type.php template file What I have done 1) Created a post type called "authors". Each post within that post type is an ...
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Number of post for a WordPress archive page

I want to be able to change the amount of post shown on each archive page on a per category basis. Is there something I can change in the loop code or a plugin that gives me that ability? Thank you ...
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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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How do I add a new custom post format?

How do I add a new custom format while making a post in WordPress? The default formats are standard, aside, image, gallery... I want to add a new format of 'xyz' name. How can I do it?
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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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Automatic Delete post on a specific date

i want to display all posts as well as count the days of the post since it was published if ($pageposts): foreach ($pageposts as $post): setup_postdata($post); echo '<p>'; ...
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How to add post count to wp_nav_menu?

Is it possible to add post count to menu links using wp_nav_menu? For example:- Apple (3) ball (6) cat (2)
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Get the Current Page Number

In a situation where one has 20 posts per page. I would like to get the current page number in order to make some nice page links at the bottom. How do you get the current page. I tried this <?...
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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 "event-...
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How to disable content pagination?

I want to totally disable this functionality from WordPress because I'm implementing my own version of this with Javascript. When I try to grab all the content in a post via the get_the_content() or ...
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Get Next / Prev 3 Posts in Relation to Current Post

I have 7 posts, like this: 1 2 3 4 - this is the current post 5 6 7 As noted, number four is the current post being displayed. I need to create a query that will allow me to display the previous 3 ...
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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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Get the object ID by URL

I have an URL (such as the URL /sample-page/), I need the corresponding object ID. How?
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Must permalinks always point to single post pages?

Suppose that I have a blog with few posts per month, and no comments, and I don't want to show posts in single post pages, but always "in context" (say, together with the posts in its month - or ...
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Code to auto expire posts after 30 days

I've tried the plugins that are available in the Wordpress plugins section but they seem to fail miserably. Initially, I used Auto Post Expire By User Role which worked for a time, but for some reason ...
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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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Get current menu_order

WordPress implements a simple order functionality by default. What's the common method, to retrieve the menu_order for the current post or page?
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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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Limit the word count in the post title

Is there a way to limit the word count of the post title? I searched over the internet but found nothing. All I know is, only the content of the post can be limited or excerpted.
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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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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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Show author post count in sidebar - Variable

I need to display something of a mini author statistic in my sidebar on the single posts page. I'm using the PHP code widget, to allow me to insert PHP code into a widget. What I've done is run a loop ...
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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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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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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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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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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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duplicate posts when trying to update a post using the wp_insert_post.

On an empty wordpress database, I insert one sample post using the wp_insert_post. Since it's an empty database, the first post I add ends up with id 1. And I check that in the wp_posts, everything ...