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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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simple wp_insert_post example

i've spent way too much time trying to use the wp_insert_post() function a <form> and i do not know why it is not working. // Create post object $my_post = array( 'post_title' => 'My ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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display sub categories assoccited with each post in a category archive page

i have wordpress blog with many posts. each posts associated with many categories and sub categories. i want to display sub categories assoccited with each post in a category archive page. for ...
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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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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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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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Replacing all attachment links in post with media file link

I'm working on a Wordpress site, where all images inside posts are linking to the corresponding attachment pages. I want to use a lightbox but obviously this would require changing all the links back ...
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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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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 ...