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Prevent duplicate posts in wp_insert_post using custom fields

My source links are something linke this : http://sample.com/entertainment/default.aspx?tabid=2305&conid=102950 http://sample.com/entertainment/default.aspx?tabid=2418&conid=104330 http://...
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How to add a new product type on woocommerce product types? [closed]

I want to add a new custom "product type" to woocommerce plugin: Tried to duplicate one of currently exist product type files (woocommerce template structure) as a new file (file name and inside ...
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Add separator to admin submenu

I would like to add a separator to the admin submenu section, NOT in the top level section. I'm thinking of using javascript and styling to do the job, but I was wondering if there's a more ...
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add button to post edit page when post_status=publish

Question what hook can be used to add a custom button to the 'Publish' metabox on the 'Edit Post' admin page? Use case I have a hand-rolled custom post type called ash_newsletter. I want to add a ...
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WordPress prompt checklist before publish?

Does anyone have a suggested plugin that does the following: when a user hits publish on a post for the first time, it should have a popup, notice, or alert that asks the following: Do you have a ...
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Custom field values in permalink

Is there a way to add a custom field value (if it exists) to the permalink?
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How to get the Date Format and Time Format settings for use in my template?

This is a strange question, but I want to know how I can access the Date and Time settings Admin > Settings > General > Date Format Admin > Settings > General > Time Format I am ...
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Wordpress hook before inserting post into database

I need to do check the inserted post for certain keywords and perform some functions depending on the keywords found. is there a wordpress hook that executes "just before the post is inserted into ...
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Making $ globally accessible with jQuery.noConflict()

The Codex promotes this method of using $ inside a plugin/theme JavaScript file: jQuery(document).ready(function($) { // $() will work as an alias for jQuery() inside of this function }); But if ...
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Version Control: Entire site or just pieces?

I've been using git to track changes in the plugins and themes I've developed for different sites. Each plugin or theme has their own repository in whichever local install of WordPress I happen to be ...
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Add a class to links in the visual editor (how to get old dialog back)

New: Old: In short, i want a list of some classes inside the add link dialog. Because this was default there might be a easy way to get it back like this? Long: I like to have the ability to add ...
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How to customize the default HTML for Wordpress Attachments

I'm using Wordpress 3.0.1 (most recent as of now) and working around the Whiteboard theme. It seems that for attachments (images, specifically), Wordpress generates the HTML automatically and it ...
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Plugin (or Theme) containing its own Plugins?

My Theme defines its own actions and filters so that it can be extended by third-parties without having to fork or modify the Theme's core code. I already have a few plugins specific to my Theme, ...
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How to make custom bulk actions work on the media/upload page?

I'm adapting a script I found online to add custom bulk actions to the screen with the list of posts. It has this line: add_action('load-edit.php', 'custom_bulk_action'); I'm trying to adapt it for ...
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How to set up sub-categories for author pages?

I am setting up Wordpress for a school. They want to enable teachers to have their own section of the site where they can create posts in different categories (assignments, events, etc). I know that ...
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How do I create a featured post within a custom post type?

Do I do this exactly the same way as I would with normal posts? I use a $featured_cat global variable and pull that out. Should I do the same here? Or should I use an associated custom taxonomy? Or ...
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Change html structure of all img tags in Wordpress

I have a Wordpress blog and am trying to implement the foresight.js image script. In short, I need to target all post images, swap out the src, width, & height attributes with data-src, data-width,...
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Check before publishing, if already exist post with current custom field value

I have a custom post type with only 3 custom fields in it. $post_types = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_types',true); $post_taxonomies = get_post_meta($post->ID,'post_taxonomies',true); $...
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How To Customize Position of »add to cart« of WooCommerce on Product Page [closed]

Which file (or files, if more than one) do I need to edit to re-arrange the Product Page? I want to make some basic layout changes to the default Woocommerce product page. Specifically, I want to put ...
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Unattaching images from a post

I currently have a custom post type in a theme I'm developing which will be used for portfolio items. So far, I have implemented functionality that allows images to be attached to a portfolio post. I ...
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WP 4.4. responsive images browser choosing the “wrong” one

I'm glad that WP 4.4. ships with a built-in responsive image feature. But I'm not that happy with it. I have set up some custom image sizes in my functions.php: add_image_size('post-thumbnails', 600,...
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What are the current recommended best-practices for comments.php?

I'm getting ready to submit a theme to the .Org repo and wanted to make sure that everything is in ordnung. One of the biggest holes left in my design is the comments template. I've taken a look at ...
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can I orderby one custom field and meta_query another in the same query

I have a custom query and I am filtering out events by custom field: event-month. I simple filter our the events that dont have a month_number = to date("n"); Its a pretty great little query, but I ...
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how to redirect to a custom password retrieval page

I have a new site and I'm using bbpress beta-3 with it, I've created custom login/register/lost-password pages with the custom templates supplied with bbpress and I can't seem to find the filter/hook/...
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Why isn't is_home() working correctly?

I put a if(is_home()) bit in my theme's functions.php and it doesn't seem to work. The function containing this bit is called on init so is_home should work already.
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Creating search form for custom database table

I have a custom table in the WP database which I can display fine, with pagination, using the following code: <?php global $wpdb; $rows_per_page = 50; $current = (intval(get_query_var('paged'))) ?...
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switch theme on fly

I have two themes: "Default" and "Alternate". I'd like to place a link on my site that says "Switch to Alternate Theme", which will change the default theme to the alternate and vice versa. A cookie ...
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How to retain HTML5 Attributes on Markup

I have a page with certain html markup and element attributes as shown in the snippit below: <ul class="accordion" data-accordion=""> When I edit the page as a user with the WP Administrator ...
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Menu is not visible in appearance

I have added following code to my function.php function register_my_menu() { register_nav_menu('header-menu',__( 'Menu' )); } add_action( 'init', 'register_my_menu' ); And here is my code where ...
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add_rewrite_rule and custom variable

I have been wanting to do something similar like this for a long time. I have a url http://studionumberone.com/portfolio/obey-clothing/ which just shows the jquery gallery of images, I then have ...
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Getting $comments outside the comment template

I have a ajax request hooked on "template_redirect" (the ajax requests the post's url), and I want to display only the comment template: function get_comm(){ if(isset($_GET['get_my_comments'])): ...
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Custom Post Type Pagination Doesn't Work in Wordpress 3.4

I have a problem when using Wordpress 3.4. My "Products" custom post type pagination doesn't work. Here is the code I use $paged = (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $loop = new ...
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Admin Post Update Redirection to Posts Screen

Is there a hook I can use that when a post is created or updated it goes back to the list/table page of all the posts. If it is also possible to target a post type as well that would be cracking. It'...
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TinyMCE style_select - Append Classes

TL;DR Question How do I create a submenu for my classes with style_format? Can I append a submenu to the existing menu? With the new Styleselect in TinyMCE 4.0 there's a bunch of predefined menus, ...
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wordpress custom walker for thumbnails with custom menu

I'm still very novice at PHP so any help is greatly appreciated. Typically I have found the codex to be very helpful but it appears custom walkers may be outside its scope. I'd like to have ...
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How-to inspect filter-able $vars?

Note: This is more of a tutorial/wiki than a real question and should be a reference for later Questions. If you got something to add, please feel free to add an answer. Working answers get upvoted. :)...
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Hyphens vs. periods in the script slug in wp_register_script?

I have seen script and style handles written in two different ways in wp_register_script and wp_enqueue_script (the same applies to wp_register_style and wp_enqueue_style): wp_register_script( '...
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How to preserve PHP modifications while upgrading WordPress?

I made a lot of custom modifications in the PHP code of my WordPress blog. Namely in: archive.php, blog.php, footer.php, functions.php, header.php, search.php To provide customized search results, ...
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Remove width and height attributes from [gallery] output

WordPress automatically adds the width and height attributes to [gallery] shortcode images. How to delete these attributes? Something like this but for [gallery] output.
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Removing Image Sizes for Custom Post Type

I'm trying to go about this without the use of a plugin, but actions and filters Is there a way to remove extra image sizes generated by WordPress based on the Custom Post Type? I've been trying to ...
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Add field to posts (checkbox) that only one post can have

I am trying to add a field to Wordpress posts (not pages) which would simply include a label and a checkbox. Something like: Make this the sticky post? If check, the key should be set to TRUE or ...
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Change Default Image HTML

I am making a Wordpress theme and want to change the default image html. For example if you upload an image using Wordpress uploader it generates the following html for your images <a href="...
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Static posts page with home.php

For my website, I am using a static home page page Home (template front-page.php) and for posts- page News (template home.php) I need to show all the post titles and exceprts on that page News (templ....
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Change comments form title on a page by page basis

I'm looking to change the comments form title (my theme defaults this to "Leave a Comment" or "Leave a reply to"). I thought perhaps I could add a hook to comment_form_defaults but my snippet below ...
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get_theme_mod(); returns nothing

I am having trouble with my customize field in WordPress. The field shows up fine in the customize section of WP but it just does not echo out. <p> <?php echo get_theme_mod('...
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Showing current taxonomy terms

I've created a custom post type called "References" and a custom taxonomy "Genre". I have 2 terms : Applications and Games. My problem is that I'd like to show posts associated in Applications on a ...
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How to create custom home page via plugin?

I want to code a plug-in that creates new custom home page. Note that I have never coded any plug-in before. 1) After activation of plug-in user needs to go to the options of the plug-in and set up ...
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White screen error for a custom theme

I have created a theme for one of our clients using bootstrap framework! When i was working on it on Localhost it works Correctly, but when I Uploaded it doesn't work. When I Activate it from ...
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How can I disable parent menu item links?

I don't want to have the parent menu items of my site's nav menus linking to a separate page. For one thing I don't want to have a superfluous page. For another these links hobble site navigation for ...
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I have tried using Plugins to remove 72K comments with no success

I have tried a lot of plugins that say they will remove all the comments with NO luck. I am still showing a number of 72,037 comments, but I no longer can see the actual comments themselves. And, it'...