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Wordpress retrieving meta data for all custom post types in list view

Im having an issue in WP where php is dying, ive increased memory but the process jumps to 100% cpu usage then dies and apache throws a 500 error. Ive tried to get apache to log something, or php / ...
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Development of a Wordpress Search Plugin - Best Practices

Searching for around two days to find an answer to my question, I finally registered for this StackExchange. :) My Question is not simple, so I need to start at the very beginning. But to give you an ...
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How to moderate posts

I am writing a plugin that will moderate all posts regardless of what level user posted them. It will check the post content and title against a list of words and if any are in the post, I want to put ...
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Uploaded images don't show in Media Library if there are special characters in IPTC Keywords

Some images that are uploaded to WordPress don't show up in the Media Library. The images get uploaded and even cropped to the defined sizes, there is an entry in the Media Library, but the preview ...
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Physical organization of wordpress media library (Real Media Library plugin)

Introduction. In the above screenshot you can see a folder structure built with premium plugin Real Media Library. Now i want to create an extension plugin which can organize the folder structure ...
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$wpdb->get_results(…) returns empty array despite correct query

As title implies, I cannot seem to get $wpdb->get_results to give results. Running the "raw" query is successful, but this seems to be failing for some strange unknown reason. global $wpdb; ...
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Why are comments and trackbacks still getting through for custom post types?

We have a site where we don't want comments or trackbacks. We've done the following to disable trackbacks: In Settings > Discussion, unchecked "Allow link notifications from other blogs (pingbacks ...
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Problem with Hebrew characters in username

I wrote a plugin to enable hebrew characters in usernames. This is the full code: add_filter ('sanitize_user', 'hu_sanitize_user', 10, 3); //Overrides the Wordpress sanitize_user filter to allow ...
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How to customize a shortcode using the customizer

General context: I have a plugin which implements a widget and I would like to make the widget into a shortcode. The widget has many options some of them mutually exclusive, and it is never good UX ...
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Delete a specific category when deleting a user

I'm using the following function to create a portfolio category named "tips_username" when a user registers on my website. add_action('user_register', 'auto_create_traveltip_category'); function ...
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Post injection - how to exclude the original post

This question refers to @Pieter Goosen´s extensive work about how to alter the main query using the pre_get_posts hook on true pages. It is also referenced in the codex. With his method you are able ...
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Custom post type by ID in root folder

i have a custom post type project the url that worked out of the box was: www.myapp.com/project/POST-ID and www.myapp.com/project/POST-SLUG now my client needs the url be available in the ...
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How to override a function when isn't at functions.php

I am trying to override a function for a theme in the child-theme but I can't get it to work. At functions.php on the theme I can see this require_once line: ...
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WP-CLI not recognizing commercial plugin updates

I'm running into an issue I haven't encountered before where WP-CLI is not recognizing plugin updates for commercial plugins. The plugin updates appear in my WordPress dashboard, but running ...
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Custom editable content for front page from Theme Customizer

I developed a very basic theme with underscores. I am looking for custom editable content, or a changeable page, from the Theme Customizer for front-page.php. For example, when a user goes to ...
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How to Modify/Change a Buddypress/Wordpress Account Activation Process

I'm developing a custom BuddyPress/WordPress Plugin. Here's how a user would normally register. A user registers as usual on registration page His/Her account is deactivated till he/she clicks on ...
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Wordpress Media Uploader events

I want to capture the click event on the "Save all changes" button? Is there any callback method like there is when you click (window.send_to_editor) the "Insert into Post" button
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Reset Undo on the tinymce editor

I have one editor where I switch between content in one editor, and what I want to do when I set the new content, I would like to reset the undo possibility. I have read on this site ...
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SSL breaks customizer: page isn't returned from ajax

I have a WordPress install using a Comodo SSL certificate. I have the WordPress HTTPS plugin installed and I'm using the AZ theme, and the admin is set to load over HTTPS. So far so good. On the ...
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Enable update notification, disable updates

There are a lot of question on how to disable updates and/or removing update notifications. But all solutions that disable the update also disable the update notifications. But I want to disable the ...
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Multisite/network--automatic self-registration, blog setup

I am creating a WordPress Network multisite blog in a university environment. It's set up in subdirectory mode, so that each new blog appears as a subdirectory off a common domain name. The Network ...
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Login email after registration never sent or received

On my site, after a user registers they receive an email with an activation link. When clicking the activation link, sometimes the page doesn't load, sometimes it does (usually if I click the link ...
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Custom field value based on other custom field values

I have a custom field value called points. Post 01 points = 5 Post 02 points = 10 Post 03 points = 8 I need to create another custom filed value called rank. Rank custom filed value should be ...
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List of plugin updates in admin bar

In the admin bar, there is an icon that will tell you if there are plugin updates. Whenever you hover over it, it will say something like "1 plugin update". You have to click on it to go to the update ...
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Admin settings update updating every time home page is hit?

I have created a plugin that sends an email with all orders placed that day by X o'clock to email Y. I followed the tutorial here: https://scotch.io/tutorials/how-to-build-a-wordpress-plugin-part-1 ...
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Calling shortcode in wp_localize_script strips result

I am working on adding some functionality on a Wordpress plugin which after a certain click needs to call on some shortcode through ajax. What I first attempted was to call the shortcode inside of ...
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How to debug “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page”?

The error You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page when trying to access wp-admin can result from many causes. How can I debug effectively what is causing the problem? Is there any ...
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Adding a drag and drop re-ordering from a custom post type default list

I have custom post type named 'slider_to_be_ordered' and has the following arguments enabled: 'supports' => array( 'title', 'page-attributes' ), 'hierarchical' => true, ...
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$wpdb Query Result not coming but in phpmyadmin it works

Here is my query, when i run this in PHP file its returns NULL but same query in Phpmyadmin return row. Even I tried with $wpdb->get_row() and $wpdb->get_col() but the result is same for all. ...
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Why did multiple line breaks stop working in text editor?

# Adds ability to add break tags on posts remove_filter( 'the_content', 'wpautop' ); remove_filter( 'the_excerpt', 'wpautop' ); add_filter( 'the_content', 'nl2br' ); add_filter( 'the_excerpt', ...
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Efficient coding: how to keep track of function stack?

I've written a plugin that calculates how much server time is required for each function in a theme or plugin. The idea is it will encourage developers to write efficient and green code. If you want ...
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Hook to process a new taxonomy tag before it is created?

I am working on a website where there is a custom taxonomy for places, which can be either cities or states. The users are supposed to tag each post with a city and a state. To deal with ...
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the_post_thumbnail responsive srcset not populating with custom image size

I am trying to use the new responsive images feature in Wordpress 4.4 but I keep running into a particular problem when trying to use the_post_thumbnail with a custom image size. It seems I cannot ...
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Custom Taxonomy's Label to change the text appearing in Appearance > Menu

I have three custom post types, each has its own taxonomy like product_cat, event_cat, media_cat. I labeled all of them with the word "Category" like: register_taxonomy("product_cat", "product", ...
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Customizer Active Callback not working

From some reason my active_callback => 'is_front_page' is not registering and therefore not showing up inside the customizer on the front-page - I have definitely set my front page to static and ...
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Pb with responsive image sizes in WP 4.4

I don't understand how to customize responsive sizes images in WP 4.4.1. The only available hooks that I see are wp_calculate_image_srcset and wp_calculate_image_sizes, and neither has the named ...
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Can I create customizer setting that can handle plugin shortcode?

Can I create a customizer setting which will handle a shortcode from a plugin? Do I violate and rules or guidelines in WordPress theme development? If it's possible what is the best way to sanitize ...
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Global Objects and Public Methods

I'm developing a plugin and am just thinking over best practices. How common is it to have a global object? Currently on plugins_loaded I am creating a global object of my class: add_action( ...
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Removing custom widget area WordPress 4.4

I know it is a very simple thing but I just cannot figure it out. I always used to define widget areas and sidebar in source code, however this time I have used the UI option from Appearance > ...
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Customizer preview doesn't update get_option() value properly

I have a setting in index.php if(get_option('cb2_blog_home')){ cb_get_blog_links(); } This code allows the home page blog index to be turned on and off. The cb_get_blog_links() function draws ...
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Unable to login to my wordpress site. reauth=1 redirection loop

There was a similar post to this, however the solution did not work for me. I am having some difficulty logging into my WordPress site. When I attempt to visit example.com/wp-admin, I see the login ...
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Restrict one post per author

I'm trying to create an events plugin and so far, I'm through with the following: A short-code that displays a form on the front-end to the user. The event display page that renders the output. ...
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Send data from Customizer Settings to Customizer Preview with settingless control

There are a few ways to speak back and forth with the customizer API. I don't think my scenario is that much f an offshoot so I will give it to you. I have a button in the Customizer to trigger a ...
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wp_handle_upload_prefilter valid date from input file

I want to ask some help, i'm having problem with thewp_handle_upload_prefilter Here is the code: add_filter('wp_handle_upload_prefilter','mdu_validate_image_size'); function mdu_validate_image_size( ...
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Case-insensitive add_rewrite_rules in Wordpress functions

Been hitting my head against the wall on this for a while. If I have a add_rewrite_rules like so: $aNewRules = array('my-books/?$' => 'index.php?pagename=my-books'); This works correctly; ...
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How to allow users login to WP from external domain and make REST requests

Basically what i want to do is: Use Wordpress as a login system and data storage for web-application on another domain. Make users able to register and perform REST calls from the application. Let ...
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get / list categories and counts filtered by custom taxonomy term

In my post 'post type' besides "categories" I've a custom taxonomy called "product-types". The category is actually more "manufactures" of the product types. I've a product-types page where I list ...
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Download external images with function

Actually, i display images on my site from other sites. Url is on a custom field name "couv" I'd like to download theses pictures on my site and create a new custom field with the new value "couv2" I ...
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Using a custom field value to redirect away from a 404 page

I’m moving from an old CMS to WordPress. The old articles are saved as posts and the new WordPress permalink is %post-id%. The old URL slug is unique and saved as a custom field for each post; the ...
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Media upload via backend doen't work after moving site

I have copied my site to a subdirectory for test purposes, everything works fine now. The only problem I have seen so far is the Media upload. When I try to upload a file I get a: Unable to create ...

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