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Multi-steps WordPress registration : in 4 steps how to?

I saw in several WordPress sites up on registration that the registration process is in 3 or 4 steps. how can i implement such process to my theme? ie: choose your role + fill in register ...
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How to detect first visit of a user?

I want to build an alert for users who visit my WordPress blog. Is there a conditional function like is_home() to detect if someone visits the blog the first time? I want to send the alert to every ...
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Authors Page : A page of authors

I'm looking for a way to create a parent authors page and then use the author.php for the individual author pages. I've been out of the loop (no pun) for a couple months and am wondering the best way ...
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Wordpress usermeta scaling for thousands of users

I have developed a CRM plugin for a client integrated with Wordpress user management and I stored additional information for each user under the wp_usermeta table. However, the client's customer ...
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Groups of capabilities: users with multiple roles?

I'm pretty sure I understand the roles and capabilities setup in WordPress: granular capabilities, grouped together in roles that can be assigned to users. Code should check the granular capabilities, ...
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How to let contributors to create a new revision(draft) editing their published posts

I'm using a custom post type to let contributors have a personal page on the site. Any time a user registers to my site a script creates a custom type post that has the registering user as author. To ...
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Performance tips for a large user base [closed]

I’m preparing a site with many users (100.000+). Since the output depends on the current user’s relation to some custom post types and taxonomies a static cache won’t help much. Besides using a ...
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Customize Admin Users Screen based on Role

I've added a role of "Customer" and I am working on customizing the Users Screen for that role. What I'd like to do is customize columns based on that particular role. Note: For example, take a ...
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Show newly added posts since last user login time /date

I'm looking for a solution to create a custom loop which will only display the last added/ modified posts since the last user login to the site. It shouldn't be that complicated doesnt it ?
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How to assign capabilities to user NOT to User Role

Is there any way to assign custom capabilities to user, I'm NOT talking about User Role. I'm running a multi author blog where I assigned user role of "Author" to all of my authors. But I need a ...
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Confirmation required on email change

I'm just wondering why wordpress doesn't send confirmation mail every time user change his/her email address. How do we know that email address is not fake or mistyped? So can anyone give me some ...
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Allow up to 5 Concurrent Login Sessions

I'm having trouble implementing a concurrent login check. The site needs to prevent more than 5 concurrent sessions for any particular user at one time. Example: User Matt can have 5 active ...
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How can I search for a worpress user by display name or a part of it?

I need to create a search page that will display anything related to the supplied search. i.e. comments containing it, events, posts, CPTs and users with that name. How can I search for users in ...
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Allow User to Edit Page Based on their Email

Quick Info I am using the Posts 2 Posts plugin in order to create a relation between Teachers and the Classes they teach. The teacher's page is a custom post type of faculty in which teachers are ...
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LEFT JOIN, INNER OUTER JOIN, LEFT OUTER JOIN is driving me crazy. Please help?

fellow coders! I an having a hard time JOIN(ing) tables. I have a a lot of users on my site and many of them have the same last names. I am trying to get their emails by their last name. WP stores ...
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Make WooCommerce pages accessible for logged in users only

I have a website using WordPress, and an e-commerce using WooCommerce. I would like my shop (and all its pages) to be seen by logged in users only. Via the User Access Manager plugin, I have denied ...
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How to list users that have written custom post types and hide the ones that have not?

I'm trying to build an author list that would show all authors that have written a Custom Post Type post, and hide authors that have no posts. With wp_list_authors it would be easy to show users that ...
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Is there a way to rate users instead of posts?

I would like to enable ratings for individual authors on my site instead of posts, so that users can rate each other. I just want a star rating system with some text to form some sort of review. I ...
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Migrating Wordpress users into Disqus

I'm thinking of migrating my comment system from Wordpress to Disqus. I'm pretty satisfied with options it offers, but I have one problem: I have few hundred registrated users on my Wordpress ...
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Wordpress Multisite allow site admin to add user without email confirmation

In Wordpress Multisite,a site admin (not a super admin) doesn't have the option “Add the user without sending them a confirmation email” when adding a new user. Is there a way to bypass the ...
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Network installation giving errors when viewing or adding a user

I have just installed a fresh version of WP which I have turned in to a network install (using the instructions found here). All seemed to be going well, and I was able to add a new site ...
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WordPress keeps asking for connection information in localhost

I tried to find and answer but even though the problem is common I haven't been able to fix it, WP keeps asking me for the FTP info on my local LAMP environment when trying to install, delete or ...
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How to get the Gravityform entry ID from current user's form submission? [closed]

Case: When a user submits a (Gravity)form, the plugin automatically generates an unique entry ID for that specific form. In my case the form settings only allow user to submit the form once, and only ...
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Upload gravatar in WP profile?

I'm interested in the theory of a user being able to register/upload a gravatar directly in their user account within a hosted WP system. Is this feasible?
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How to limit users to one comment per post

I am using WordPress as a petition site and hacking the comments system to work as the petition signup. I would like to find out how I can limit a user to post only one comment per post. So far I can ...
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Getting the Current User

I am trying to use information about the current user in a plugin that I am designing and I have seen people go about it in several different ways. My Way This way seems to work, but am I missing ...
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How to use hyperdb to separate and share a user dataset between wordpress installs?

I'm looking for a way to separate my users and usermeta table to be in a different database than my main WP install. The end goal is sharing these table over a number of WP installs. From what I ...
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How-to Delay The Capability To Publish Posts?

I use buddypress and all new members have the role of author. The site is more like a forum with one topic. I'm not worried about comments, just posts. Recently I have received a bunch of spam from ...
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Assigning tags to user?

Does anyone know a way (either programmatically or through a plugin) to assign tags to users? I want to build a list of user interests as tags, so I can match related content to their interests. ...
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How do I properly format the user_role array?

I used a role editor recently and needed to delete a role. After deleting it I noticed that it began to appear as blank in the edit user role drop-down. After a bit of investigating and deleting ...
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Current user in plugin returns NULL

I am currently developing a plugin and I am trying to make use of the $current_user global. class Something { public function __construct() { $this->get_user(); var_dump( $this->user ...
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Removing user contact methods works from functions.php but not from a plugin

I'd like to remove user fields and I used this code: add_filter( 'user_contactmethods', 'newfields' ); function newfields( $user_contact ) { unset($user_contact['facebook']); ...
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Wordpress comments email notification for authors

I'm admin of a question and answers website in WordPress. All users are defined like authors. I have the problem that when I approve a comment ( an answer to a question), the author receives too much ...
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Check if specific username is logged in

How can you check if specific username is logged in?
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Post comment as different user than logged in

When I reply to a comment in the WP backend in the "Comments" section (edit-comments.php) I can only post the reply as the logged in user. Is it possible to select a certain user like in the "Add new ...
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How to Set an Individual Homepage for Each User?

I would like to give my users the ability to customize the homepage of the site. For example, if somebody is not logged in only the default categories appear. Once someone creates an account and ...
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Multiple Single Installs of Wordpress with a central user base

Im sorry that I am asking this but I have been searching for ages and for some reaseon the suggested custom user table dosn't work, it just gives me a username error. This is the code I am taking ...
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Menu page with list of users

I need a way to create a menu page with a list of all users for administrative purposes. The list will be used by users that don't have permission or acceses to the "Users" menu page. The page need to ...
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Redirecting user after updating profile?

I have been working around with adding stuff in user profile edit area. i am done with that but there is one thin i am unable to sort out. What i am planning to do is to redirect a user to a custom ...
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WordPress edit_user_profile_update update secondary role

I am trying to save secondary role field in user-edit.php which is independent of WP's main roles. I had no problem with saving other custom fields that are unique but for roles (wp_capabilities), it ...
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Reapproval for edits and deletion after post is published

I regularly have guest authors who post one or more articles on a non specific schedule. So I provide them with permanent contributor accounts to avoid the hassle of making them accounts and deleting ...
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How to restrict specific post types from being read or added by specific user roles (eg. author)?

I'm not very clear how to restrict admin area post types access to specific user roles. In my case, I have some post type such as "suppliers" which I do not want to show to "authors". By default WP ...
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Wordpress User Profile Upload - If page is saved file reset

I have various different extra profile fields which I have set in functions.php however with the upload one if a user uploads an image and saves the form the image is set, however if they go back and ...
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Get user info outside Wordpress

Not quite sure why this is happening, hopefully someone can help. I have a wordpress installation, lets say for arguments sake it's installed to http://www.example.com/wordpress. I have a file called ...
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Get avatar of the logged-in user in Wordpress

How can I get a user avatar to display in the header of my WordPress site? I've tried: <a href="<?php echo get_author_posts_url($post->post_author); ?>" title="<?php the_author_meta( ...
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Change labels on 'Nickname' and 'Biographical Info' in user-edit.php

For a project I'm working on, I want to change the labels of the 'Nickname' and 'Biographical Info' fields on edit profile (user-edit.php) page in the dashboard. I still want to use those fields as ...
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Adding Properties to User Profile and Displaying in List

I have a site that I am migrating to WordPress, and I have a need to add properties that each of the users can edit (e.g., Address, City, State, Business Name, etc), along with some properties that ...
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How many users can WordPress handle?

I want to design a member login site in WP but I have a doubt that is WordPress can handle more than 40000 users on same database? I am not sure about this so I am stooping my work here. So please ...
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How to count current user's pages?

There are a lot of answers on how to count users posts by using: <?php if ( is_user_logged_in() ) { global $wpdb; $user = wp_get_current_user(); $where = ...
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Show Biographical Info while creating new user

Is it possible to show the Biographical Info textfield while creating a new user? I know it's possible to add user bio by editing a user AFTER it has been created. But I would like to do this while ...