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How to give capability (publish contributors posts) to author role?

I am not a PHP programmer, just a simple WordPress user. How can I allow author role to allow publication of contributors posts? What's the technical name for this?
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How to hook into publish_posttype?

I'm trying to hook into WordPress publish. The code below is what I'm using, but it doesn't appear to be running. I have it in a plugin file that I deactivate/reactivate each time I make changes ...
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How to add custom status to quick edit

I have added some custom post status to WordPress, I can able display in New and Edit interfaces of POST. I would like to display those to quick edit too. Also I need to apply some condition to ...
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How to handle a post before publishing?

I want to do a regex match to each post before it gets published, and if the regex fails to match, delete the post entirely, what hook should I use?
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check if a draft has been moved there from publish to draft

I am writing a plugin, part of the functionality does functions on hook: publish_to_draft I then later want to re-publish that post and trigger specific functionality to see if it has previously been ...
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Scheduled Posts and wp-cron - Why don't scheduled posts publish if too old?

I notice that the documentation for wp_schedule_single_event mentions the following:- The action will fire off when someone visits your WordPress site, if the schedule time has passed. However ...
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Firing page_publish where page is child page

I'm having difficulty getting a function to fire when publishing a new page. I'd like it to fire when a new page is being published or edited but ONLY when that page has a parent. Here's what I've ...
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How can add custom commands in post-new.php in wordpress

I am new here. I have a php code that create an html file and upload it inside a folder. How can i add my custom php code inside post-new.php so when the post is published to do this... Also i need ...
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Get publish post link?

Is there a way I can call a link so when clicked it publishes the post via the ID I provide? I have get_delete_post_link( $postID ) set fine, and would like to do the same to make a draft go to ...
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Updating User Meta from Custom Post Field Upon Publish Not Working

I'm trying to get the user_meta to be updated based on the custom post field type. However the information won't transfer if the new post is published by a user through a frontend form. Currently it ...
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How to edit wordpress post without republishing

Is there a way to update an older post without republishing the post? If I am looking at a previously published post and discover a misplaced comma or reformat an image I don't need all my RSS and ...
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Change event firing in wordpress

I have to run a function when a post is published. The function checks a custom meta value and works accordingly. I am using couple of hooks for this purpose: new_to_publish draft_to_publish ...
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Tracing dashboard publish settings from input form in WordPress

I need to replicate a plugin's input form from the dashboard and make it available to the public so that they can enter data directly to the DB rather than using a form that is emailed and then ...
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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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Change Post and CPT author on the fly while publish the post

I am developing my site and require to change post author id on the fly while publishing. All post will be write and publish by admin but as content provided by different author and need to change ...
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Plugin that generates a page of post content

My script is generating a duplicate post even after I explicitly state that the post_type should be a page. It also ignores the $post_title, which I do not want to create a duplicate post if the title ...
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Edit the Publish Widget Options

Another noob question - under the 'Publish' widget in a default vanilla installation of WordPress 3.3.1, we would like to 'simplify' the Publish widget/ Specifically, we would like to have no 'draft' ...
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Controlled publishing in Wordpress

We are currently rebuilding our corporate website and I'm looking for a way to control the publishing of pages. The flow to create or amend pages would be something like this: 1) New page is built or ...
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Copy post to separate database with “add_action(…)”

I'm basically trying to have a copy of a post be sent to another database's table when it's published. I've gotten it to add a new row in the new table, with my own static arguments, but I'm not sure ...
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redirect deleted / drafted pages

A client asked me to unpublished a page, which I did. However, I kept it as a draft, just in case they wanted to republish at a future date. My issue is that anyone with this link will hit a 404 ...
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Send ALL new posts and edits for moderation before publish

I want to have ALL new posts / edits moderated. I.E. When any user from a specific role (can be WP role such as contributer, or a custom created role) creates a new post, or edits an existing one it ...
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problem with blank page

i have a real big problem with my wordpress website functions.php when i put the following code to achive post view and thumbnail. i'm getting the blank page error which when i publish or update a ...
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Wordpress Native Function To Show Publish Box, Select Categories Form etc On Plugin Page

The picture above showing the default forms those are available on metabox of wordpress post/page editor screen. Is there a wordpress native function to show those forms on a custom plugin page ...
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publish posts immediately when updating

i'm looking for a way (maybe a plugin) to have a choice of just updating an already published post, and updating and republishing it with a current date and time basically, two options when editing: ...
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Adding a Custom 'Now' button under 'Published on' header to return current date and time

I want to add a new 'Now' button under the 'Published on' header so as to return the current date and time to the post update time. This would help people who want to update their post with a recent ...
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How to preview and publish multiple drafts?

How can I as administrator preview all post drafts like in a regular archive, with simple "publish" and "trash" buttons/links for each post? Do I need to develop a plugin or could this be done simply ...
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Contributors can still publish content after user downgrade

I'm trying to slowly hand over WordPress access to other site users but when I downgrade their user type from "Author" to "Contributor," I'm finding that WordPress isn't restricting their respective ...