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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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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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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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Set font size automatically according to number of words in post

By submitting a post for publication will be made a count of the number of words in the post and will add a div with font-size pre-set according to the number of words. If the post contains up to 50 ...
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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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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 image</div> ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 grab first link in post… and of course call it

I have been trying to get the answer to this for ages now and wondered if anyone here could help. I would like to 'grab' the first link in a post and attach it to a button/image. I have tried the ...
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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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Front end post or photo or both

I need a help in correcting my code that can front end post or attach image or post&attach image ;) Now I can send a 'post' and 'post with photo' but can't send just a photo, How can I do that? ...
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Random sort within an already sorted query

I have a working query which returns a set of custom posts which are ordered by their package ID (ASC). For a query with 9 results this may return for example: 4 posts (Post ID's 1,2,3,4) with ...
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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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has_archive=false on the default post type

On the default post type, why does the has_archive property equals to FALSE? $type_obj = get_post_type_object('post'); var_dump($type_obj->has_archive); // FALSE
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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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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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Set number of article per number of page

I'm making a timeline using this awesome free theme. As you can see in this theme, it's a timeline separated by "Page". We have "Page 1" with 5 articles, "Page 2" with 5 articles, etc ... I changed ...
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How do I reorder (pop and push) items from WP_Query?

I have this piece of code: $normal_args = array( 'order' => 'desc', 'ignore_sticky_posts' => 1, 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' ...
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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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Remove post title input from edit page

I'd like to remove the post title input on a (cpt) post edit page (backend) based on user's capabilities. I have already found Stack Overflow question dealing the problem. However, the solution in ...
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WP_Query: Why is sticky post not first item in loop?

I've got a custom WP_Query loop based of meta_value variables: $meta_cat = get_sub_field('category'); $posts = new WP_Query( array( 'cat' => $meta_cat, 'posts_per_page' => get_sub_field(...
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Change permalinks for posts but not for custom post types

Currently my permalink structure for posts is domain.com/post-title I'm using a static front page and a "blog" page for posts. I'd like to to change the permalink structure for posts, tags and ...
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Query posts distinct authors

I am trying to get post from a category ordered random, but making sure that the author does not repeat itself. So I have this query which works as intended, but there is the chance that the author ...
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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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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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Get the author of the latest revision

I would like to display the author (username) of the latest revision of a post from inside the loop. I tried get_the_author(), which echoes the username and $post->post_author(), which returns the ...
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Template file for static posts page does not get loaded?

I have this inside my posts page (set in the admin panel: Posts Page: Blog): blog.php <?php /** * Template Name: Blog * @package WordPress * @subpackage Prominent * @...
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Edit meta data does't work with custom sql

I have a form that uploads posts to Wordpress, and at the same time I can edit things like the meta data afterwards. However using the Wordpress edit_post_data works fine but a custom SQL query won't ...
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Correct Post Count ( All | Published | Drafts | Pending | Trash ) for Custom Post Type when restricting to view own posts

I want to restrict users in wordpress to view their own post and media items only. Following the steps given in the below link I have developed the plugin to restrict users to view the own posts and ...
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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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Single Post Navigation Within Each Category

I have about 10 different category posts etc. As you know, withing each category there is the next and previous navigation to toggle between posts. When you reach the Last post in a category, the ...
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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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Permanently remove first image from posts

I have around 2,500+ posts on my site where I've inserted images using the traditional method into the post content itself. In upgrading to a different theme, the single post page now displays the ...
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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 WP_Query('cat=-18,-7&...
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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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Posts for next month

How would one get posts that are set to 'future' to display in a loop? I am trying to figure out how to get posts that are in the future months. So if we are in April I want to display posts for May. ...
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Is there a plugin that creates a WP post based on a Twitter account's hashtag?

I've found a myriad of plugins that tweets my posts or grabs tweets into a widget, or posts all tweets, but none that: looks for a specific twitter @account's #hashtags and creates a WP post in a ...
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How to get post creation date?

I suppose getting the first revision of a particular post and get the date, right ? How to do that?
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I'm having some issues with previous_post_link() and next_post_link()

I've been developing a Wordpress site lately and have come across an issue. I need the user to be able to navigate between posts, I'm using the standard Wordpress functions previous_post_link() and ...
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Enable comments for post with comments meta box removed

I have created a custom post type in a plugin for a site I'm working on. I'm allowing users assigned a custom role to add/edit/delete the custom post type. I would like to give these users as little ...
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Sort wp post title with alphabetically and numerically?

Is there any possible way to sort a new Wordpress post query by the title, but numerically instead of alphabetically? I have some titles that have a lot of the same name alphabetically, then have a ...
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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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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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Publish Post After Click On A Link

I have a frontend posting form (CF7), where user inputs (among other data of course) his email. Now I set the status to pending. What I want is, that the user would get trough autoresponder a mail, ...
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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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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 ...