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Redirecting or displaying a message on first login

I've been trying to decipher a way to display a message to a user on first login and can't seem to get it to work. I'm not sure what I'm missing, or if there's something else I need to do. Any help ...
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540 views

User management system similar to wordpress one?

I am in very big need of a user management system just like the one that wordpress uses but without being blog related. I need to be able to manage users and apply certain privileges depending on user ...
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Author page like wordpress answers

I'm newbie in wordpress. I want to implement a page like http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/users But no idea how to implement. The user listing, info, avatar,user search everything will same. any ...
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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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How to programmatically add a user to a role?

I want to programmatically add the current user to a role and also remove the current user from a role in a php page i created . am really stuck. thanks in advance
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Add extra field to users

I have this code that adds the check box to the 'Edit User' page but when i check it, and refresh the page, the box becomes unchecked... what is wrong? add_action( 'show_user_profile', '...
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How do you add a custom option to user data?

I would like to add avatars to my users. I have a limited group on a site I'm working. Uploading isn't really a problem we can just put the images on the server and use URL's to set our avatars(Only ...
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76 views

referencing the current user in a page i created in wordpress

I created a page in wordpress and i tried to access the current logged in user via wp_get_current_user() and am getting error "function undefined". please how do I make this function available in my ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_users()

Is there any reason for getting this error? I tested a couple of installations so far. Any suggestion?
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Get current logged in user under 3.1, re: remove “Howdy”

I use this in functions.php to change "howdy" to "Logged in as...." But now under 3.1 I get "Logged in as Your Profile" rather than "Logged in as <current user>" What needs to be changed so ...
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Wordpress: How to get the current logged in author page URL?

Is there a way to display, via a PHP function, the author posts link (myblog.com/author/jason) of the current logged in user ? In fact, I would like to display, for every logged in user, a "My ...
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Where can I find documentation on what characters are allowed in user names and why?

I would love to be able to use spaces in usernames, but this does not seem possible. Is there a writeup in the codex or somewhere that explains what characters are allowed and why it was restricted to ...
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What do spammers gain by signing up as a user?

The majority of new user signups I receive on my Wordpress blog look dodgy, with @someblog.com, @somearticle.com, or @gmail.com addresses. What do they gain by signing up as a new user?
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Is there a is_user_logged_in() for multisite?

Is there a is_user_logged_in() function for Wordpress MU / Multisite (3.0+) where I can add in the network site ID like is_user_logged_in(2) where 2 would be the site_id? Update: After a little ...
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547 views

Allow user access to Dashboard only!

Update: This snippet below removes the menu also for my admin account: function remove_menu_items() { global $menu; global $user_ID; if( $user_ID ) : /* Dashboard only acccess ...
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515 views

Allow guests to save favourite pages?

We're creating a site where we want guest users to add pages to a favourites list (post IDs), so they can print or email their selection if they want. What would the best way be to do this in ...
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436 views

Restrict access of admin uploads to certain logged-in users?

This is a very open-ended, speculative question with lots of possible angles: has anyone worked with ways to restrict the access of certain uploads to a logged in user? I.e., how can the site admin ...
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How to create a public profile for authors/contributors/users?

I would like to add a public profile page to the authors and others contributors in my site. where visitors can see their profile info. I don't wanna use Buddypress, is it possible with WordPress ...
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297 views

Using a number for limiting registering or banning on multisite

I want to ban people or limit registering on unique national ID (You can think it as 11 digit number). Is there any plugin or a code snippet you know? Site will based on MultiSite + BuddyPress. ...
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384 views

How can 2 blogs share the same users

I have a running normal WP blog (blog 1). I want to create a Q&A section for my users, so I setup another blog with WP-Answer theme (blog 2). The problem is I don't want my users at blog 1 have ...
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680 views

User roles - enable custom posts disable posts

Im just wondering if its possible to create user role that allows to write/edit custom post type for example: Consultants, but not allow to write normal posts (used for as news for example). I know ...
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246 views

Users roles, make a page belonging to multiple users

I have a website with a lot of users. They are all editor (with same custom roles). They can add page and post, and edit only their own page/post. But some users need the ability to edit some ...
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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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Looking for a Wordpress photo gallery plugin [closed]

I'm hoping someone can help me with this. I have looked all over and can't seem to find what I need. I am looking for a WP plugin that will allow my site users to easily create their own photo ...
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How to parse a huge list of users using a CRON function?

I have several thousand users subrscribed to a WP website. Everyday I need to send an email to each user. The emails are custom generated depending on the data of several custom user profile fields. ...
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Limitations when adding new users

I began adding new users to my site tonight, all as authors. Is there a limitation to the number of users or how quickly they are added, after adding the 50th user there seems to be a minute or two ...
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951 views

Hide update messages from non-admin users?

Is it possible to hide the update messages for any users other than the main admin? We use WP as a CMS for clients and it's a bit annoying that a normal user has to read something like: WordPress ...
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2k views

Add extra field when admin create user

I have created extra field that user can edit on their 'Your Profile' page. The extra field also available on WordPress register page. What I want to ask is, how to add the field to User > Add new ...
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958 views

Best way to have an per-user customized private section

A common requirement for business sites is to have a client login which allow visitors to access private content for them (ie: downloads, screenshots, documents). I did it in the past and although it ...
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871 views

Share users across multiple sites on same database, but with different domains

I am trying to implement a single sign-on solution between a Wordpress and a non-WP site, under different domains. I am aiming to setup a ghost WP install on the non_WP site domain, to be able to load ...
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get_user_meta Short Profile Section

Ok so i have added a custom field into the users edit profile page where they can add a link to a url of an image they want. I am currently using this for contribitors and above but i also have a ...
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Does an AJAX call on the Admin Side Automatically include the User Data/Capabilities?

I was wondering that if you do an AJAX call on an admin page and I wanted to see if the user had the capability to edit a page, would that info be sent along the call or do I need to manually sent ...
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Add User meta fields, which only admin can edit

is there a way to add custom user meta fields (like the one in the profile.php which contain specific user data), but only an admin (or an other user with enough capabilities) can change them? Maybe I'...
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Whenever I got to my new pages (http://www.cwmags.com/news) it requests login?

I have two news pages on different domain names (different content) using the same template. http://www.cwmags.co.uk/news and http://www.cwmags.com. I have check .htaccess (301 redirects), CHMOD ...
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How to use WP default post list tables in a plugin?

I'm developping a plugin to manage a base of users and I'd like to show them in the same type of table used in other parts of the WP admin (post lists, user lists, etc.), I'd like to have the same ...
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674 views

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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Can I bulk register contributors for a new blog

I just designed a blog to go with our small classic car club website here in the south of Spain. Before I make it available to club members I need to do something about registration. I have read up on ...
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484 views

Mass Import Users without sending new user notification

I need to import users via csv file. I see lots of plugins that do mass imports, but they all seem to send out new user emails to the new users. Since this is currently being set up on a dev site, I ...
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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 on my site a script creates a custom type post that has the registering user as the author....
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56 views

Migrating users from .com to .org?

I am in the process of migrating my blog from my wordpress.com address to a self-hosting (wordpress v3.1.2) address. Blog has migrated across nicely. Appears my users have also migrated across, but ...
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Allow anonymous users to post to my site for moderation

I'm in need of the ability to allow anyone (they don't have to login) to fill out a form with email and a textarea and submit it to my site. This form would be treated as a post and appear somewhere ...
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Display a registered user profile page

I have a website where users can register, login and their edit profile, they can comment but not post. What I am looking for is a way to display a user profile page (where I display the gravatar and ...
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480 views

Allow users to upload flash videos?

I would like to allow users to upload videos to their profiles. I'm using the couponpress theme for wordpress, which is a coupon listing theme. It lets users upload images for their coupons or ...
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I'm a super admin and I want to give an admin the ability to add new users…?

How can I do that? So far the admin can only add exisiting users.
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2k views

add 'file upload' field to user details

In the backend when a user goes to their detail page they can edit a few text fields. I want to add a custom field that allows the user to upload a file. I found something similar but its only to add ...
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315 views

How to list users and their post amount?

I want to list all the users of my site and the amount of posts each user has. So far I have the function below, but I don't know how to pull in each user's ID to use in the count_user_posts... <...
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507 views

How to implement friend system for Wordpress?

At the moment my users posts are only viewable to them. I would like to implement a system where they can choose to share any post with other users they know. The problem I'm having is, how do I make ...
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user-new.php less detailed after WP3.1; how to revert?

I updated WP to 3.1, and one issue my organization (which uses WP in Network Mode) is having is the Add New User page in wp-admin is now much less detailed -- before it was more like profile.php, with ...
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How to let users choose posts order in categories?

I'm running a wordpress based website and I need to let the users choose how to show the posts inside categories pages. I would like to have a button inside a category page that can be clicked so the ...
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Changing user of post by changing 'post_author' field in 'wp_posts' table not taking effect. Where is the real post author info kept?

I just imported my entries from my blog into a freshly installed Wordpress. I created a new user..e.g. "bob" (bob has an ID=2 in the wp_users table). I want the author of the new posts that I've ...