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2answers
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How to retrieve image from URL and set as featured image/post thumbnail

Given a Vimeo ID, I can retrieve a thumbnail from the video via Vimeo Simple API. Rather than call the API every time my page loads I want to set the image as the post thumbnail using the save_post ...
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3answers
2k views

anything like add_meta_box for categories?

I want to add few custom fields to categories. So I am looking for something like add_meta_box but for categories. Is there any WP function like that for categories?
0
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1answer
1k views

Why can't I exclude private posts from this query?

My WP query to fetch some custom posts should exclude private posts, but this query is returning all posts, not just public ones: $wp_query = new WP_Query( ...
0
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1answer
651 views

How can I customize the link when an attached image is clicked?

I have attached several images to a post. When viewing the images in the theme, each image is linked to a larger version of itself. I would like to change this link to direct to a specific URL. ...
2
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2answers
7k views

Use latest jQuery in WordPress (admin interface)

I want to use the latest jQuery (and jQuery UI) versions on my admin interface (editing a specific post type that I created). I tried this: // jQuery 1.x wp_register_script('jquery1x', ...
2
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4answers
365 views

How to make a list that displays the top level subpages, and any subpages or siblings off of the current page

Lets say we are displaying a few family trees. We are currently on the family tree top-page,and we need our list to look like this: Family Trees The Smiths The Joneses The Does When the user ...
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1answer
166 views

Why does this snippet in a blog post make WordPress crash?

Ok, this is seriously weird and I have no clue what's going on here. I am using WordPress 3.0.1, I create a new blog post, give it a title, paste the following code into the blog post and hits Save ...
2
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1answer
875 views

Display All Post Attachments and Assign Class to the Last Image?

I have a function get_images() in which I would like to display all image attachments for the current post (or page) in a list with the last image having a class="last" attribute to mark it as the ...
3
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3answers
703 views

Issues when rewrite rules collide?

Is it a problem to have a custom taxonomy and a custom post type use the same rewrite structure? I have a custom taxonomy people and a custom post type people_bio. The idea is that you get a list of ...
18
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7answers
25k views

Highlighting wp_nav_menu() Ancestor Class w/o Children in Nav Structure?

(Moderators note: Was originally titled "wp_nav_menu Ancestor class without children in navigation structure") I have a wp_nav_menu in my header which had three pages in it. When I am on one of those ...
0
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1answer
379 views

Can Shopp or WP ecommerce create something as extensive as these sites? Other recommended solutions?

The project that I'm working on will require a catalog as extensive as these sites: http://www.ems.com http://www.patagonia.com/us/home but with odd size/shaped equipment such as: ...
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2answers
817 views

Poor performance on multisite install

I have my multisite site up and running the main site is mikewills.me. The big problem I am having is performance. It can take several seconds before anything starts showing up. Obviously, this is ...
0
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1answer
876 views

Download counter for skydrive shared files in wordpress

I have attached some skydrive files in my Wordpress posts. I want to show how many times these were downloaded. Is there any plugin or theme customization or trick to do this easily and effectively? ...
7
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1answer
428 views

Hosting WordPress on Azure?

Can I host WordPress/WordPress MU installation on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform? Does anyone have any advice or experience hosting WordPress on Azure?
5
votes
1answer
703 views

Highlight custom widgets in the admin area?

I have created some custom widgets for my client to use, but I want to make them stand out amidst the fifteen or so standard widgets in the admin area. How can I do this? I have solved this problem ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

Limit widget to certain sidebar?

I have multiple "sidebars", but not all of them are the same size. Not all widgets fit in all sidebars (for example, I have a "footer sidebar" where the client can place custom widgets, but they are ...
2
votes
2answers
728 views

Wordpress: category page not for post's

Please at first let me explain my question. I use wordpress to create web sites for flash games, so I don't have certain page for post's. I add each game by post-new.php?post_type=game and u can see ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Changing name of sidebar widget

I have created dynamic sidebars. They are working fine and appear in the Widgets area. However, I would like to customize the name that appears on each sidebar. So, right now each sidebar is named ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

get_children() Not Working with orderby Parameter

I am trying to use the orderby parameter in the get_children function as below: $navigation = get_children(array( 'post_parent' => $parent->ID, 'orderby' => 'menu_order' )); But it is ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

WordPress custom post type Single.php?

I have a WordPress custom post-type setup. I've created single-[customposttype].php However instead of displaying only the requested custom-post-type it goes to the URL, then displays all of the ...
3
votes
2answers
777 views

Can I force a password change?

When I create a new user, I would like to force that user to change their password on first log in, can this be done?
11
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3answers
2k views

get_template_part vs action hooks in themes

It seems to me both of these afford the opportunity for the end user to modify a theme without actually editing the themes files (via child themes). My question is, is one method preferred over the ...
3
votes
4answers
8k views

Displaying images from external RSS feeds?

Is there any way to show an image for RSS feeds in my WordPress page? Currently the default WordPress RSS feeds will only show the text of feeds from other sites. How can I make my site show a ...
2
votes
4answers
190 views

Any amazing Wordpress MultiSite sites? [closed]

I'm just curious, because I love wordpress.
2
votes
1answer
392 views

Wordpress shopping cart that supports 2 tier product variation options

I need a wordpress shopping cart that will produce 2 tier product variations. For example if you pick 'option 1' for a product, sub-options 'x' 'y' 'z' will be revealed and if you pick 'option 2', ...
0
votes
1answer
220 views

how to add custom fields into new & update post page?

I want to add new whole section of custom fields in admin UI of new post page edit post page Could somebody suggest any nice code example?
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Order by menu_order and title?

We can order pages by title. Also we can sort them by menu_order. Is it possible, to order pages by menu_order and title at the same time?
0
votes
1answer
200 views

why does this text overlaps in the sidebar?

I've been trying, without success, to remove to sliding of the text: "ggplot+background+grid+colour" From the left sidebar here Any suggestions on how to do this?
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vote
2answers
288 views

How much should this hosting cost? [closed]

I have a client with a wordpress site that gets the following traffic. 6.2-6.4 Million page views per month Around 3 TB of Transfer per month Most of the users are logged in, so the static caching ...
1
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1answer
208 views

Is there any W3C compatible Share & Follow plugin?

I'm trying to build a fully W3C compatible blog. But I couldn't find a fully W3C compatible plugin. I want a simple plugin that provides share, tweet and like icons, sociable style. I don't want my ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Basic Theme for a Static Corporate Website?

(Moderator's note: Was originally titled "Wordpress for a static corporate website?") I am looking for a WordPress solution that will give me: a static website, with menu and a few pages, does not ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

How to totally get rid of Category in my blog?

I prefer using tags and have no interest in using the categories. All my posts now are labeled with a category named "Uncategorized" and I want to turn them off! I want no more categories at all. How ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Recommended Themes for a Developer-related Topics Blog?

(Moderator's note: Was previously titled: "What is the best theme used for a developer like me?") I'm a developer and write a blog to share my knowledge with readers. I'm looking for a theme which is ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How do you get formatted content of a post using the WordPress API?

I tried using <?php $my_id = 7; $post_id_7 = get_post($my_id); echo $post_id_7->post_content; ?> based on the documentation here. The article I'm trying to retrieve has Short Code, ...
26
votes
9answers
7k views

Why do I get comment spam even with Akismet and Captcha?

I'm a bit perplexed why I keep getting so many spam comments ... Even though I use both the Akismet and WP-reCAPTCHA plugins on my WordPress blog! WP-reCAPTCHA should stop machine entered spam, ...
3
votes
2answers
765 views

How to configure WP filesystem access in Linux (Ubuntu Server)?

Ubuntu Server, LAMP stack, freshly self-installed WordPress. Apparently I can't use direct filesystem access method because files are owned by different owners (WP core unpacked by me and files WP ...
6
votes
2answers
923 views

Where can I find a real architecture document on Wordpress?

I can only find some db schemas, what about all the rest of business logics in UML ?
1
vote
1answer
87 views

Is there a quick way to find out what posts haven't been tagged?

Basically exactly what the title says, I am running 3.0.1 and want to be able to quickly flag up posts that have no tags currently assigned to them.
0
votes
1answer
943 views

add current-cat class to single post page

i know if you are on a category page..wp automatically ads current-cat class to the child of the parent category you are on. like `<li class="cat-item cat-item-701 current-cat"><a ...
0
votes
4answers
740 views

Restricted registrations or removing the ability to edit your password/email

I'm developing a WP site that lists expensive properties (villas, penthouses, etc) for rent. My client has an agreement with certain schools to list some cheap properties exclusively for their ...
1
vote
4answers
4k views

Should I provide RSS or Atom feeds?

I'm leaning towards atom but I'm not sure.
1
vote
1answer
546 views

Category slug field missing with registered custom taxonomy

I have registered a new taxonomy term using the same code on two different sites. On one site (a vanilla install), If I go to my taxonomy term in the admin menu, I see a 'slug' option for the add ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

wp_nav_menu doesn't generate parent/ancestor classes

I don't know why the proper classes for menu item are not generated - all the elements in the tree which has subtree get only menu-item menu-item-type-post_type. The elements, which don't have ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Is there a plugin to make attaching images easier?

I am using the "attach" feature in the media library to link a set of images to specific pages. Our custom theme displays these attached images in a particular way. We are setting up Wordpress as ...
1
vote
2answers
192 views

How to find time last viewed?

I want to run an update script on pages that haven't been viewed and updated within X days. I'm using post meta to cache some related RSS feed data, and I want it updated once a week or two, but only ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to add 'Insert HTML Table' button to TinyMCE in admin?

I am trying to figure out how to change the default buttons on the TinyMCE editor in the Wordpress admin. Specifically, I would like to provide an 'insert table' button. How do I do that?
1
vote
1answer
94 views

Is there a way of storing posts and pages under the same hierarchy?

I'm working on a site which needs to have pages and posts sorted into the same categories. The pages have their own individual hierarchy structure. Is there a way to do this using a custom taxonomy?
12
votes
3answers
7k views

$ not defined using jQuery in WordPress

I know that jQuery is loaded, because I can switch out the $ for 'jQuery' and everything behaves as expected, but this will be a messy script if I can't fix this This script: ...
1
vote
1answer
282 views

Need Category RSS Feed that shows all posts

How do I go about making this? I've been trying to get add_feed and such but have had no luck.
5
votes
2answers
4k views

Wordpress crop tool greyed out

The wordpress crop tool is greyed out for me in Firefox 3.6 (and IE7/8). I have disabled firefox add-ons and tried the solution here: ...

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