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How to HIDE everything in PUBLISH metabox except Move to Trash & PUBLISH button

I have a custom post type (called contacts). Since this post type is not working like a post, I don't want to show SAVE DRAFT, PREVIEW, Status, Visibility or Publish Date. The only options I want to ...
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How can I make it so the Add New Post page has Visibility set to Private by default?

I'm trying to create a plugin that alters the Add New Post page so the Visibility field says "Private" by default: Status: Draft Visibility: **Private** Publish immediately [Publish] ...as opposed ...
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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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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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Prevent publishing the post before setting a featured image?

As the title says , I want a plugin/function to prevent/inform the user when he tries to publish the post without setting the featured image. ANY HELP ???
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WordPress prompt checklist before publish?

Does anyone have a suggested plugin that does the following: when a user hits publish on a post for the first time, it should have a popup, notice, or alert that asks the following: Do you have a ...
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How to trap “Publish” button to check for meta box validation?

I'm trying to do some form validation on my custom meta box, and I remember somewhere reading about some javascript function to disable/enable the Publish button - except I can't find it. How do I ...
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Modify front-end delete button to publish pending posts

I've found this helpful snippet to make a delete post link on the front-end: <?php if (current_user_can('edit_post', $post->ID)) echo "<a href='" . wp_nonce_url("/wp-admin/post.php?...
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Check before publishing, if already exist post with current custom field value

I have a custom post type with only 3 custom fields in it. $post_types = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_types',true); $post_taxonomies = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_taxonomies',true); $...
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How to change post status in hook?

I have similar problem as described in How to trap "Publish" button to check for meta box validation? Answer there is to hook into save_post and change post type. How can I do it? I try to ...
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featuring old articles without messing up with the archive

This is all about featuring content in WP. Say, you got 1000's of posts that you accumulated over the years and each has their own original ( and true ) post dates. And now you want to feature them ...
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How to prevent posts from being published too close to each other?

I manage a blog which consists of about 25 writers. Sometimes a few of them are in the process of writing a new post at once, and they end up publishing them too close to each other. Is there a way ...
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Publish pending article from front end with a button?

Is it possible to take the blue publish button in back end of the wordpress and place it in the frontend near the post in my index.php. I need a way to publish the pending article without going to ...
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How to make scheduled post preview visible to anyone?

When I write a post and schedule it for later publishing, WordPress will allow me to preview the post as if it was already published but I need to be logged in as administrator (or anyone who is ...
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How to programmatically create a connection with [Plugin: Posts 2 Posts] on cpt publish?

How can I programmatically create a connection between one custom post type, cpt, (with post id known) to another on cpt on publish? I am using VoodooPress's front-end posting method to publish a ...
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How to add a “publish” link to the quick actions

I'm trying to add a "Publish" link by the quick actions: but I'm not exactly sure of how implement it. Here's what I've got so far: add_filter('post_row_actions', function ( $actions ) { ...
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In what sequence are the hooks fired when a post is “published”?

I would be grateful if someone could point out a link. I understand this may have a very lengthy answer but I searched and couldn't find any resource. Alternatively, it would also be nice if someone ...
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How to let authors revise other authors drafts, but keep them from publishing?

I want to give all authors permission to edit other authors drafts, but not publish them. It seems like the only way to give authors access to drafts by other authors is to grant them '...
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How to add a checkbox inside the “Publish post” widget?

I'm building post to email plugin and I need to add a checkbox to the publish post widget like this one: My idea is to add a checkbox that says "Send this by email", and get that info inside the ...
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wp_login action hook not working

I have spent many time looking for a solution to my issue, but in vain. Your help is invaluable. I am creating a simplified badge system. The goal is to increment the number of badges for a user if ...
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1answer
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How to display and use all existing tags at my write-post-at-frontend-panel?

I can write and publish posts from my frontend - everything is fine. You know the backend: write-post-style, right? There it lists all existing tags. How can I display all existing tags at frontend ...
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How can I delay the publishing of a page or post?

Sometimes it would be nice to be able to set a draft to be published when I'm not in front of the keyboard. Is this possible? If so, how?
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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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How to access the post meta of a post that has just been published?

I am using the hook publish_post to run my code where I need the post meta of the just published post. But the post meta value I am looking for is somehow not available at this point of execution. On ...
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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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How to show an error message after publishing a post?

I'm using the transition_post_status hook to perform some operations after publishing a post. In some conditions I would like to show an error message in a red box under "Edit Post" and above "Post ...
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Hiding by default specific post status on backend list?

I created various custom post status options (like default ones: "published", "draft" and so on) and one of them is "project closed". I need to hide/exclude by default from post list in the backend ...
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Access post meta just after publishing

the following code is supposed to store post meta of the recently published post to the variable $temp. But it doesn't, $temp is always empty. This seems to happen because "transition_post_status" ...