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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 ...
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Hook for post and page load

I need to run a function when a particular post or page is loaded. Is there any hook that lets me check whether a post is being displayed during page load ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Update Post creation date when updated

I am wanting to be able to update a Post and have it show up on my home/main feed as if it were just posted. For example, if I had a Post titled "Roadmap" or "Planned Features", etc... and it was a ...
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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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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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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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Thumbnail With Next/Prev Links Not Showing Next Post?

I am using the below code to display thumbnail with next/prev posts links on single.php page. It is working fine when next and prev post are from same category but not showing the next or prev post ...
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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 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 ...
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sort posts by getPostViews in functions.php

I have the following function in functions.php that allows sorting alphabetically or by recency. I want to change the alphabetic to sort by most viewed. This is the code I have for the sorter, which ...
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Remove Posts Quick Edit link for specific user role? WP 3.3

I am using Wordpress 3.3.2 with the following plugin: - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/advanced-access-manager/ The plugin works perfectly but the author said there is currently no way to ...
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meta_box or custom_field as a second tinymce post-instance?

probably a rather weird question but I have no idea if this is possible or not!? I created a custom-post-type to handle events. An event always has a future date but once this date is over I want to ...
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Manually delete post from database

For whatever reason, I have a post and a page with the same slug name and it causes the db to hang. I can't alter the slug on either so I need to go manually delete the posts from the database and ...
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When viewing single parent post, display list of children

I have a Custom Post Type called glossary. I set up parent posts called "A", "B", etc. The glossary terms themselves are then set with the appropriate initial as their parent post. So, for example, ...
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automatically create taxonomy with same name as post title

I have a custom post type called "Country Story". The title of which will be the name of the country. I want Wordpress to automatically create a new taxonomy called "country" of the same name, i.e. a ...