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Questions tagged [cms]

The ins and outs of using WordPress as a Content Management System. This includes plugins & themes development that support Custom-Post-Type, Custom-Taxonomy, modification on wp-admin and much more.

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Lock CMS during code updates

Is there a way to temporarily log out and disable all users from WP admin to stop content creators from making any database changes during a major page rebuild?
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htaccess questions wordpress multisite in combination with other cms

I installed a wordpress multisite on a server that already contained different subdomains and another cms installation (wolfCMS). It currently works fine by going to the root.nl/wordpress/$year/ ...
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How to match profiles using WordPress form data

Good day all, Please I need some assistance, I am currently building a website using WordPress to help people in my community who are lonely and suffering from depression. So far I have set up forms ...
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Changable favicon

I am looking for help to put single page favicon that would overwrite global one. Say for example I have wordpress website that is example.com and it has favicon set for every page. What I want is for ...
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Lost in trying to create user database system

I've done a lot of reading and am still lost in how to approach my website. My goal is to have a login system, where these users have their own content they can save and manipulate. Say for example a ...
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Import only new articles from Joomla to Wordpress

Is there a way to only import articles created in Joomla after a specific date to Wordpress? I'm trying to export only articles made in Joomla after a certain date to wordpress. Currently, we have ...
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WordPress shows registration link for non logged users

I have a WordPress site and I want to add a registration link for visitors. So, I added a menu item called 'REGISTER' with the following link: http://mywebsite.com/wp-login.php?action=register The ...
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Editing Code for CMS *** Fixed - my own stupidity - I appologise and thank everyone for their help [closed]

edited question... I feel people may be misunderstanding my question, so i apologise for any ambiguity As you can see from the above picture, I have text in the top left hand corner of the CMS. This ...
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Is Explicit Versioning a better alternative to Semantic Versioning for wordpress?

Semantic Version has 3 digits for versioning of the code (1.0.0.), is Explicit Versioning with 4 digits (1.0.0.0.) and not 100% API focus a better approach for Wordpress or Drupal developers? https://...
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Can I use a plugin for a singular page on my website?

I have used just html/css/php from scratch for my site but for the events page I haven't found a way to do it simply. I searched online and found this: https://en-au.wordpress.org/plugins/the-events-...
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Editing mysql tables/database with wordpress or other app/cms

I have a particular use case which i am not sure is common or suitable to wordpress. I have built a website without using wordpress using html css javascript and have it connected to a custom mysql ...
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Updating my wordpress CMS to 4.7 gives me a blank HTML area during the upgrade process

I'm pulling my hair out here. I've done he following to update wordpress manually. The auto update does the same thing by the way. deactivate all the plugins manually by reseting my plugins folder. ...
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Is wordpress truly capable of anything other than blogging? [closed]

I'm looking at making a pretty intensive social network on Wordpress, and I do see some great plugins that seem well implemented. I've been working with Wordpress for years and would make a good bit ...
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Show a different link based on IP

We provide access to several databases from within the our library, but outside our library users need to go through a verification step. As such we have a different link for some IPs (eg on our ...
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Can I manage content of my custom site using wordpress?

I might be asking a really dumb question but I want to know for sure whether or not I can link wordpress to my own site(own domain with own interface - not theme) and edit content in it. My site is ...
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Is a complex site possible with WordPress?

I've been presented with the opportunity to build a pretty complex website (complex for my experience). I'll be honest, I'm new at this. Not brand new, I've built several functional, secure websites. ...
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Does wordpress have something like content-type?

I am working on Drupal CMS, and Drupal is really grate and hard, and now I am going to learn Wordpress. Drupal let users to create different content-type, and each content-type can be different type ...
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How to display only posts assigned to a particular, isolated, subcategory

I am trying to set up my wp site where I use posts assigned to categories and subcategories (about 3 levels). I have a list of 1st level categories as my primary menu. When clicked, the intended ...
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WordPress vs. Custom PHP [closed]

My client has NGO website built in custom PHP, he approached me for its revamp. I told him to build it in WordPress. But he has following concerns; and asked me WordPress vs. Custom PHP comparison. ...
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Advantages of wordpress theme vs wordpress as a backend only [closed]

I've been wondering what would be the best option: Creating a wordpress theme Using wordpress only as backend and using a MVC framework for the rest I've never worked with wordpress themes before, ...
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WordPress as Backend, Laravel Front End: How to connect Routes?

I am going design a site and I though about using wordpress for it as the clients want to be able to edit the content and they are not very up to date with the latest technologies, so I though that as ...
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How to leave a line between paragraphs when writing text in the visual or text editor

I'm using the inbuilt text editor in Wordpress 4.0 to edit some content. I've got 2 paragraphs and would like to leave a blank line between the two. To do this I could add a <br> element ...
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Remove permalink settings in post for users

I'm use the following code to remove the permalink settings in a post. This work until the user presses on publish button. Then the permalink settings reappear. add_action('admin_head', '...
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Use Wordpress to create a custom CMS? [closed]

I am new to Wordpress, but i am good with php, javascripts, SQL and with other stuff. One of my friends asked me to do a site using Wordpress for his travel agency. There should be ability to him, to ...
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Migrate php folder to Wordpress

I am redesigning a cms-less, flat file php website and developing it in WordPress. The existing website is not using a database. One directory in the php site has over 100 pages and the content needs ...
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Guidance with The Loop for CMS

Maybe I'm going about this the wrong way but this is my scenario... I would like to use WordPress as a CMS rather than a blogging platform. I have a website that will have somewhere between 25-50 ...
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Best way to create a page outside of the pages list

Currently, to add a single page that should not be part of the CMS, I add a new Page entry in the WP admin panel and then markup the page in page-{page-slug}.php. This however causes the Pages list to ...
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Combining fancybox with multiple thumbnail plugin

I'm combining fancybox(jquery) with multiple post thumbnail plugin. Basically the idea is when the user click the featured image post it will display the image on the secondary featured image. Here is ...
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New to CMS - WP functionality. overkill or just right?

I am a designer / developer. My experience is in HTML/CSS/JS, some knowledge in PHP, MySQL, and Wordpress one-click-install and pre-made template. I want to program an entire website layout myself, ...
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CMS: Making complex pages editable by the end user

I have been tasked with re-creating a small-ish corporate Web site (maybe a dozen static pages and a blog section) using WordPress. I have no troubles with the actual Web design, nor with the PHP ...
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Arrange Category post manually when displayed

Is there way to display the category post manually or in a specific order. Basically the post are arranged in alphabetical order. It is a clients request Here is the code for category post <?php ...
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Trying to fix multiple category drop down

I'm having some problems trying to fix my category drop down on the website i'm developing. Basically one drop down filters has "Sort by Location" and the second one is "Sort by Price" The first one ...
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Creating multiple category drop down

I'm trying to figure out on how to create a multiple category drop down to filter different types of post Here is an image of my work in progress http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh140/...
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How to import a Typo3 database to a wordpress site?

I have a SQL database export from a Typo3 site. Does anyone know or have any experience of dealing with these cases?
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Strategy for handling hierarchical pages with empty parent content

Let assume I have the following page structure /about-us (used as a parent holder only) /about-us/history (real page) /about-us/team (real page) /about-us/industry (real page) There is no content in ...
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Can WordPress handle following functionalities?

Now i am planning a development of a new web site and searching for a CMS. I know WP not bad, but never tried to build a complex community information site using this engine. Among basic requirements ...
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Can Wordpress used as a CMS? [closed]

I saw many people use WordPress as a CMS, is that common? but the problem I noticed is that the download in such sites is slow, is WordPress slow?
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Blog posts on one subdomain, pages on another

I'd like to use blog.example.com as the base for my blog posts, e.g. http://blog.example.com/2013/08/29/sample-post/ and www.example.com for my pages, e.g. www.example.com/about-me/ Is there an easy ...
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How do you create a re-useable HTML fragment in wordpress

Let's say you want all pages to have a common footer, and have that footer editable in WordPress; how would you accomplish this? My current solution is to create a page "footer" and include it using ...
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Multiple editable content on page

EDIT: I've found out that by using Advanced Custom Fields I can edit multiple fields on a page. Why WP doesn't have this feature by default I'll never know. This is the kind of ability I was looking ...
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wp_nav_menu with WP as pure CMS

I'm trying to use WP as a pure backend CMS for my site. I've got a few pages setup in WP e.g. About, Main Page, Sample Page and I can display the content on my own php pages by using get_page_by_title....
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Wordpress as template engine

i would like to use Wordpress as template engine in my custom bootstrap/zurb foundation sites. I found there's lot of custom styles included in wordpress articles by default. Are there any ways how ...
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Migrating database / content of non-CMS site to Wordpress

I have a non-CMS website which is fully build with PHP with a lot of content in it. I don't want to add my posts manually in Wordpress, because that's a pain in the ass (I am talking about 5000 posts)....
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Fatal error: Cannot redeclare comment_theme()

I have this wordpress site build up. In the blog section my post is getting repeated which I do not want how can I get rid of this situation Use this link: http://rymahrice.com/some-energy-drinks-...
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Problem with articles feed: XML Parsing Error: XML or text declaration not at start of entity

I have a problem with WordPress articles feed. I have discover it analyzing what googlebot is scanning on my site and I disconvered that it is scanning only the feed and not the articles... So I have ...
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Strange problems when I try to insert HTML\XML code snippet in my posts

I am experiencing some problems while trying to insert XML code snippet into my WordPress articles. I have just read this tutorial: http://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_Code_in_Your_Posts I am using ...
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How to prevent a post from being deleted?

For auditing issue, I only want a post can be trashed, but not deleted - for all users. So I have a plugin like add_action('before_delete_post', function($id) { wp_die(0); }); But seems ...
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Is there a good way to use CMS images with CSS

I am building a responsive wordpress theme that allows for a custom banner image to be uploaded to each page. However, because of the responsive nature of the theme I need to set the images as ...
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Pods CMS: How to add custom column to Adnvanced Content Type

I'm using Pods plugin (ver 2.2) to create some 'Pods' or Advanced Content Types, as they would refer to it, which are like custom post types but are actually separate from WP, blank slate, in their ...
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How can I make a custom post type that loops pages in a new dashboard page, each single page is a new dashboard page (all within the back-end)?

I've been wanting to make the most out of WordPress, to use it more and more like a CMS as it truly is a wonderful project. Out of all the CMS/Blogging webapps, WordPress wins in my book. I ...