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Turn a URL into an Attachment / Post ID

Is there any way I can take a URL of an image and find the attachment or post id of that image in the database? Here is the situation: I'm in a loop going over all the 'img' tags that are surrounded ...
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How to mark every 3rd post

I'm working on a WordPress site for my band and I'd like to mark every 3rd post on our blog page to have a special class applied to it, anybody have any pointers on how to achieve this? Any help is ...
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Execute function when post is published

I try to use this function i have created when a post is published for the first time. function a_new_post($post){ $post_id = $post->ID; if ( !get_post_meta( $post_id, 'firstpublish', $single ...
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Next_posts_link() works only with original $wp_query

I've got custom template that I want to display paged blog posts. This is the beginning of my file: $wp_query = new WP_Query($args); if($wp_query->have_posts()){ ...
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Add extra parameters after permalink?

How can I add extra parameters after a permalink, specifically if I'm using a custom post type? For example, let's say http://mysite/album/record-name was the permalink. How can I make ...
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WP insert post PHP function and Custom Fields

The wordpress function is used for submitting data programatically. Standard fields to submit to incude the content, excerpt, title, date and many more. What there is no documentation for is how to ...
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Front-End Post Submission

I am trying to add a form where users can submit post from front-end. I am Following this tutorial: http:// wpshout.com/wordpress-submit-posts-from-frontend/ What I am doing is adding this code to ...
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Submit post and upload image from front-end

I am trying to do something similar to the above question. I am trying to make users post and upload images from front-end. I have already done the post form and its working. I just followed and ...
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Delete Associated Media Upon Page Deletion

Note Use at your own risk, it is buggy and I have run across a couple instances where it would delete ALL attachments. Unsure why. Is it possible to delete media associated with a page when that ...
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Linking Two Post Types

and thanks in advance for your help. I've done some searching, and this question has been answered a couple of times with reference to the "posts 2 posts" plugin, but the documentation on that is ...
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Adding Page Attributes Metabox and Page Templates to the Posts Edit Page?

(Moderators note: Title was originally "How can I add the "Page Attributes" and/or "Page Attributes > Template" selector to POSTS editor") WP currently only allows the assignment of a "template" to ...
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2answers
2k views

How to limit user to publish post per day and per role?

I would like to know is there any way/Plugin to limit the user published post (in a given time span) by his role? Like this: Role A -> 1 post per day and 30 post total. Role B -> 10 post per ...
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Should we trust the post globals

@toscho left a comment to this answer which had me thinking again. How much trust should he have in the global scope, specially regarding the post globals like $post. So what? The global variable ...
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Possible to change the URL for the regular post type without affecting the URL of other custom post types?

The Dilemma I have a few custom post types: Portfolio Items Testimonials FAQs The URL structures for these custom post types are: mysite.com/portfolio/name-of-custom-post ...
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Pretty URL with add_query_var

I'm trying to add a 'sub post' to each post on my site, eg site.com/product-one/changelog site.com/product-two/changelog site.com/product-three/changelog This is the code I'm using atm, which I ...
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1answer
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Update post counts (published, draft, unattached) in admin interface

I am working on a multi-user WordPress setup and have made it so a particular type of user can only see and interact with posts, images, pages etc that they have authored. The code to make this happen ...
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4answers
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Change existing label in the admin bar with something else

In the admin bar an admin can create a new post by using the add new drop down. In there I want to change the label Post to something else. How can I do this? I just need the code to make the change ...
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Limit the post for differents custom post type in the same wp_query

I have three custom post type: books magazine videos Now i want to limit the number of post for custom post type, for example: books => 3 post magazine => 2 post videos => 1 post I used a ...
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1k views

Automatically added brs and paragraphs?

Here's my very simple shortcode: function box_shortcode( $atts, $content = null ) { extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'width' => 'auto', 'height' => 'auto', ...
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2answers
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Add a checkbox to post screen that adds a class to the title

I'm needing some posts to have different title colors than others, and I figured this would be most conveniently accomplished by some sort of check box on the post creation/edit screen. How would I go ...
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How to get posts by content?

I found the following codes to get post details. However, it is not possible to get the posts by content. Does any one has any ideas? get_posts() //// get post //// $args = array( 'numberposts' ...
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Duplicate posts

I'm currently working on a Magazine style website and on the main page I have three different sections where I display the latest news. Slider, latest news and more news. The problem is I can't ...
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1answer
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Related posts display randomly by tag

I would like to ask that what code should i add in order to make my related posts by tag to display randomly? I got this code from somewhere else. <?php $orig_post = $post; global $post; $tags = ...
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119k views

Get wordpress post content by post id

How can i get wordpress posts content by post id?
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1answer
2k views

Post publish only hook?

Is there any hook which is fired only when the post is "published" for the first time. I dont want to execute my code when the post is "updated" or when its status is set to "not-published" and then ...
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1answer
2k views

I am trying to create a simple frontend form for posting

i am trying to learn and create some deeper things with Wordpress. My goal is to create a code/script/plugin that will allow me to post from the frontend. I have seen many plugins, like templatic ...
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2answers
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How to add a custom button to the tinyMCE toolbar?

I want to add a custom button to the tinyMCE toolbar in the 'Add New Post' screen which when clicked, will insert text into the new post. I have tried using this code (from ...
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1answer
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Sort posts by popularity/page views

How can I sort posts by popularity or page views in my template file? I guess I need to count page views first, is there any good plugin to integrate with to sort posts by views or what is the best ...
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4answers
1k views

Prevent Authors from viewing each others Posts

I am setting up a site where there will be multiple users as Author, the owner doesn't want the authors to be able to view each others posts, since there are some meta fields with information he'd ...
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2answers
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Getting post-thumbnails from another WP site

I have two WordPress installations, one at http://inversekarma.in and the other at http://inversekarma.in/photos. The latter is a photoblog, and its theme uses the standard WP post thumbnails (EDIT: ...
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Set posts of a custom post type to be private by default?

Say I created a custom post type called 'Private Posts' ($post_type = itsme_private_posts) and want all posts under the custom post type to be set to 'Private' automatically when published i.e. by ...
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Group Posts by First Letter of Title

I am working on a website that is using posts as a way to manage glossary articles similar to the example website below. I would like to find a way to display articles alphabetically and grouped by a ...
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How to Create Editable Blocks of Text for the Homepage?

I'm making a site based on WordPress. It's not going to seem a blog or WP. Just a website. So WP acts like backend where the client can edit the text blocks. Question: How can I put block of text ...
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794 views

Make featured image required

Is it possible to force user to set featured image on some types of posts. For example I've got custom post type mm_photo and I want to show some error message or somehow block user from publishing or ...
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4answers
7k views

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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2answers
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How to change order of posts in admin?

How can I change the order of posts in the admin dashboard, so they display alphabetically according to title, rather than latest first?
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Counting words in a post

How can I count words in a post? Something like the one displayed just below the post? Can someone please show me the code for getting this. I have been searching everywhere.
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1answer
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Unattaching images from a post

I currently have a custom post type in a theme I'm developing which will be used for portfolio items. So far, I have implemented functionality that allows images to be attached to a portfolio post. I ...
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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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What does this PHP function code mean? [closed]

Can someone please help me to understand each part of this code? Can you comment every line so I can understand and custom the code accordind to my purpose. Here is the link in pastebin: class ...
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count number of posts (public , private , protected) by category name

I wanted to count number of posts (public, private, protected) according to a category name suppose blog . To get all the posts no matter what category i used $total_pages = ...
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257 views

Some posts returning 404 instead of displaying post

I'm having a problem with my Wordpress install. All of a sudden some of my posts return 404 errors when I try to go to their permalink. My post names are all numbers and this started happening when my ...
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2answers
510 views

Is it possible to add a first and latest posts link?

I'm using the following code to show one post in a page (Blog pages show at most is set to 1 post): <?php /** * Template Name: Front Page * @package WordPress * @subpackage Prominent * @since ...
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Setting post meta data to random value during post status transition / on publish

Upon publishing an unpublished draft, I'd like the custom meta value "post views count" to be set to a random variable between 829 and 1013. I am using the code below, which doesn't always work. It ...
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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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Share buttons on article footer

for a website I need to place facebook and twitter share buttons on the footer section of each article on the blog page (where are listed all the articles). I tested many social plugin and was able ...
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1answer
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Getting an alphabetic post list with two letters onclick on letter

I have a website in Wordpress and a page with a list with letters like this: A B C D E F G H I ... This shows me all posts with the letter A for instance. That's nice, but I want it to make it ...
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Forcing oembeds to top of post

What's the best way to force oembed (or shortcodes too) to the top of a post? I'd like to feature youtube embeds before the actual article content, regardless of where the link was inserted. Any ...
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1answer
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Post X of Y in single.php / sidebar.php

Is there a way of putting "Post X of Y" into my sidebar? I think I can only show it when it is a single blog post (something like checking if the content is_single) but I want to be able to see which ...
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Stop Wordpress Wrapping Images In A “P” Tag

I have searched high and low for a simple solution to this, but to no avail. Wordpress keeps on wrapping my images in p tags and because of the eccentric nature of the layout for a site I am working ...