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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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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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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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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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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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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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When and Where is `global $post` Set and Available?

Usually when people think of the global $post object it's assumed that it's actually set whenever you enter The Loop. I started to play around with how early I could actually call global $post which ...
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Rewriting WordPress core functionallity: Changing the private posts

I'm trying to rewrite a bit of core WordPress functionality. I'm using WordPress 3.9.2 and I consider myself an intermediate in WordPress programming. This is an image that will explain what I am ...
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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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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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Change default screen option value for posts per page

I want to change the default screen option value for posts per page in the wp-admin area when listing posts in pending mode. The default value is set to 20. Changing the value directly in the Screen ...
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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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Problem excluding category from get_next_post

I have a custom post type called "exhibitions" that uses the native "category" taxonomy. I have three categories: Current, Past, and Featured. Posts get marked either Current or Past and some are also ...
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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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Divide Post content into separate divs for every 500 characters (or any other character counts)

What is the best method for intercepting the_content of a post (for a single post page) and dividing the_content into sections of 500 characters (or any other number of characters), and then ...
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how to hide specific post from google search

I have a wordpress blog set up on my site, example "blog.domain1.com". I have several categories and write posts under each category. I have one specific category that I don't want google search to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Comments are assigned to wrong or related post

This issue is driving me nuts since weeks :(( Please help me. The comments are assigned to related posts and are visible on other posts also. For ex. The page redirects to post "Sports" when I post ...
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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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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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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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get_post_custom stripping styling issue

I found this thread: Paragraphs removed when using get_post_custom()? Was hoping someone could either help me a little more though.. My code: <?php $post_customs = ...
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ascending order custom post type

I'm trying to sort a custom post type in ascending order (instead of the default descending). Registering the post type like so: function codex_custom_init() { register_post_type( 'calendar', ...
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Add category to all post by using sql query?

I have a thousand posts and all them don't have category. Do you know how to associate category with all posts by using sql query?
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Only display sticky post or latest post in custom loop

I'm new to Wordpress and PHP and I've been battling with this for a while now. What I have for the moment is 2 loops. I want to first loop to only ever show 1 post: either a sticky post, or the ...
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How can I group posts by date on frontpage?

For example; 20 September 2014 Post 1 Post 2 Post 3 19 September 2014 Post 1 Post 2 Post 3 18 September 2014 Post 1 Post 2
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How to handle this problem related to the publishing date of imported posts?

I have the following situation that I have to handle: I imported some posts from an old custom blog (not WordPress, a custom blog made using ASP). I exported in CSV format the content of the table ...
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Create new Wordpress post [wp_insert_post] based on results of a WP_Query

I have a a page where users can filter a list of custom post-type posts based on the "Ultimate WP Query Search Filter" plugin. Results are passed to a div on the page using AJAX from there users can ...
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Looking to exclude blog posts from category Previous/Next buttons

I'm working on some conditional elements here and I thought I had it but it's still not working right. You can see my site here. What I've done is displayed only category Legal Libation Columns (98) ...
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Custom Post Type used for FAQs Accordion

OK, so I asked this earlier and no one had any answer for me. I have a CPT for FAQs. FAQs are separated into 'categories.' I need the name of the 'category' then a every post within that 'category.' ...
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Order Posts by Alphabetical for Each Letter

I need to order my posts by alphabetical for each letter. I mean: When people enter to www.xxx.com/a, they will just see posts by starting A. ABC XYZ ADE KLM ARE UYZ When people enter to ...
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Show One Category on Post

How do i go about making the code only show one category? <?php $categories = get_the_category(); foreach($categories as $key => $category) { $url = ...
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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 ...