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Styling Shortcodes in Visual Editor

Does anyone know how to style the visual editor so that when specific shortcodes are used they are replaced with an image within the visual editor? I have found that many users screw up the shortcode ...
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Custom order of terms for custom taxonomy in admin and website

I have a custom taxonomy registered for my custom post type. I need to make it possible for a user to specify the order in which the taxonomy terms should appear (something like menu order for pages). ...
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Customizing the Subject Field in WordPress' Notification Emails?

Can I customize and edit the subject field in the "Password Reset" notification mails sent from our multisite blogs? I have tried some plugins like My brand login and white label CMS etc. But I can't ...
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All-in-One Event Calendar: Custom Query - Getting each event Instance [closed]

I am using the All-in-One Event Calendar by Timely, and I would like to display upcoming events from the events calendar in a carousel on a separate page, and I need to get the event information. I ...
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Multisite: setting theme and options when a new blog is created

When a new blog is created in a WP Multisite instance I want to be able to set the default theme and configuration options create 2 menus (main and secondary) and associate them with the 2 slots ...
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How to force one column layout on custom post type edit page?

I've created a plugin using custom post types and I need to force the default two column post page to a single column. At the same time, the Publish metabox must move to the bottom. I need to do this ...
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Filter results with custom field values and dropdown

I need to filter posts by a custom field value. My specific example: User browse to products > category 1 > subcategory A. ALL "subcategory A" items (products custom post type) are displayed as ...
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Custom comment type maybe?

(First of all, sorry for bad english) If there are people here using wordpress as cms, you probably realize that you dont need comment system that much. Esspecially custom post types like products ...
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Broken pagination

Well I'm here again with almost the same problem as I had in this post three weeks ago, but let me explain what has happened since then: I was originally using one loop to display the most recent ...
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generate unique number when registering a user

I know there are userID, username in the database, but I want a formatted and unique number for physical world use. For example: "2014xxxx" 201414:year,xxxx:generate randomly when registering a user....
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Creating a custom Admin panel

I'm building a Wordpress Plugin and it has two tables and some data. Right now, for displaying and changing the data, I'm using the wpdb function and manually creating the user interface (mimicking ...
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Pagination not working on Custom Page Template

I searched a lot on this but I can't figure out why my code is not working. I published a page with slug "blog" that uses a custom built template "page-blog.php" that I build from editing the ...
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Is it ever okay to include inline CSS in plugins?

Normally in a plugin I would add styles using wp_enqueue_style. However, I am currently creating a plugin that only needs a few lines of CSS and I am wondering if it might be better to serve the ...
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numberposts? showposts? posts_per_page?

So the documentation on the Codex is pretty clear that showposts is deprecated. But that same documentation mentions nothing of numberposts. Instead, posts_per_page is listed. But if we turn to the ...
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How to delete post revisions?

I haven't set a limit to the number of revisions, which makes some of my post have more than 20 revisions, so how to delete these revisions? By the way, I am using WPMU and have many blogs, so how to ...
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How To Remove The “+ Add New Category” Link From A Category Metabox

Inside of a Wordpress category metabox or any custom taxonomy box for that matter there is a link with the text "+ Add New Category" is there a way this link can be removed preferably without ...
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Where to put third party PHP library?

I'm developing a couple of open-source plugins and a theme (all part of a "suite") that all use the same third party PHP library. I'm wondering what is the best way to include it in Wordpress. Here ...
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Getting a stack trace when an error occurs?

I was told to "get a stack trace" when an error occurs in my WordPress installation. How do I do this? This is meant to be an easy place to refer others to. Please list plugins, configuration ...
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Custom Search Query

I'd like to set up a custom search page that does the following: User checks off several items in a form that he'd like to see returned in his search (essentially choosing from a list of tags). ...
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Custom Post Types on Category Pages

I'm working with a custom post type that uses the normal WordPress categories. I am able to modify my category template to display my custom post types exactly how I want them. The problem is, once ...
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delete attachment from front end

logged in as admin and trying to code that deletes posts to delete an attachment. got, <?php if (current_user_can('edit_post', $attachment->ID)) echo "<a href='" . wp_nonce_url("/wp-admin/...
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Search multiple custom fields by using meta_query

I'm trying to create a search results listing for a custom post type and the problem I'm running in to is with the way the 'meta_query' parameter is stringing the passed values together. It appears ...
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How to add extra attribute to stylesheet link?

Following Keith Clarks advice, i'd like to load my fonts asynchronously. I try to achieve that by adding: wp_enqueue_style( 'font-awesome', URI . '/fonts/font-awesome/css/font-awesome.min.css' ); ...
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How to Set up a Multisite WordPress?

I would like to build a multi-site WordPress in which users can make accounts for their website but I'm not sure how I can actually achieve this. What is the best way to create a WordPress multi-site?
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How to show custom message once on plugin activation?

I know by watching the akismet plugin source how to show a custom message on the plugins page, but I want my message to appear only once after my plugin is activated. How could i do this?
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GPL and plugins

The Plugin developer center says "Your plugin must be GPLv2 Compatible.". But I found that the Topsy plugin is under GPLv3. http://www.gnu.org/licenses/rms-why-gplv3.html states that GPLv2 and GPLv3 ...
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NGINX Multisite Rewrite rules

I am having trouble with my rewrite rules with my new NGINX install. If I access the image manually like here: incredible.devpreview.co/wp-content/blogs.dir/2/files/2011/05/stockvault-colorful-...
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How to remove unnecessary elements in the HTML document head

Is there a plugin or something that can help me out with deleting unnecessary elements in my code? I am in charge of fixing a WordPress site and have been asked to remove the following elements that ...
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How to list the Hooks and order of execution in current loading page? [duplicate]

I need to know the list of hooks that are called in the current page . How to identify the priority assigned to the action and filters in the action . If i want to remove the default action on word-...
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display featured image in RSS feed

Hay, does anyone know a way to display the featured image url within the RSS feed?
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How to handle theme customization and sass variables

TL;DR: would you run gulp on a production server everytime an admin saves the theme customization settings? Hi, I've been using gulp+sass+WordPress for some time and now I am developing a theme in ...
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how to use a different domain/subdomain for authors/catagories on single site?

I'm not sure if I phrased this question correctly... My wife and I have one blog, family.com in this example, that we both contribute to. I would like family.com to show all blog posts. me.family....
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Comment filtering (search)

Basically I want to develop the ability to search comments on my site. A form with input field where the visitor can enter a search string, which tells WP to display only comments that contain that ...
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Front End Post Submit Form

I'm working on a site that is going to be community powered. It's going to have the form for registered users to submit draft posts, which will then be approved or deleted by the site's editors. The ...
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get_terms return errors

Hi when i try to get_terms(); in theme options via this code $catalogs_terms = get_terms( 'catalogs' ); $mycatalogs = array( -1 => 'Select a catalog' ); if ( $catalogs_terms ) { ...
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How to wrap every image in a post with a div?

When I add an image to a post I want it to be in a div e.g. , and I want that to be done automatically, so I don't have to do that in HTML editor. I don't want to use js to accomplish this and by the ...
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Limit the Excerpt field in WP-Admin in words

Is it possible to limit the Excerpt field on the post page in words? Note that I am aware that it's possible to echo the excerpt and limit it in words, but I want the field itself to limit the amount ...
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wp_head() remove redundant scripts?

quick question. I'm using jquery for my current project (the latest release). A few plugins I'm using are using jquery as well and they are inserted through wp_head(). Since I want my website to ber ...
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Adding extra info via GET while registeration in wordpress

i am trying to make a little referral sort of system for my site. so for that i settuped an extra parameter in the registeration url as : www.domain.com/wp-login.php?action=register&register_me=...
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Post from front-end only by logged in users, form posts as “posted by: <logged-in user's username>”

I've handrolled a form for posting from the front-end, with some custom functions that I needed. However, I've made the form only accessible when a user is logged in, and I'd like to have the articles ...
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wp_schedule_event / cron_schedules - custom recurrence time not working in Plugin

I am trying to add custom intervals for the WP cron in a plugin. It run with "hourly", "daily" default recurrence time. It dont' run when I add my own custom recurrence time for the function ...
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automatically create taxonomy with same name as post title

I have a custom post type called "Country Story". The title of which will be the name of the country. I want Wordpress to automatically create a new taxonomy called "country" of the same name, i.e. a ...
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How to programmatically bring back “excerpts” field in post editor in WP 3.1+

My theme uses some custom options fields, like post excerpt, that were removed from the editor screen with WP 3.1 I understand and support the intent to clean up the content workspaces. However, as a ...
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Should I delete the default themes?

when managing a Wordpress site it gives me great pleasure to see nothing needs updating. Should I delete the default themes or is it best to leave them there? By default themes I mean: Twenty Eleven ...
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Wordpress and event-driven programming - what is it about?

I want to state very clearly that this does not intend to revive the discussion about functional/procedural programming versus object-oriented programming. There is plenty said about that, on WPSE and ...
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Creating Unique Post URLs for A/B Testing… Is this even possible?

I want to create a WordPress plugin that allows me to do A/B testing for WordPress standard posts, but I can't use the Shrimptest plugin because I need a spin: Since I'm ultimately testing ...
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How do I remove unwanted pages like archive, search, etc.?

By default WordPress pushes out a whole array of pages I don’t want or need - archive, author, blog, monthly, recent posts, categories, comments, attachment, taxenomies, search, search results, and ...
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get_pages() not ordering as it should

I'm using get_pages() function to get all subpages from a page like this: $childrens = get_pages(array('child_of' => 7, 'sort_column' => 'post_date', ...
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How to delete all records from or empty a custom database table?

I can't seem to find a simple reliable way to do this - perhaps?: // delete row ## global $wpdb; $delete = $wpdb->query( $wpdb->prepare( "DELETE * FROM `wp_table_name`" ) ); ...
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Creating “static” taxonomies to choose from, inside custom post type?

Alright, so i have a custom post type called Blurbs (translated, sort of). I want to add a static set of categories for the posts within Blurbs (i don't want the user to be able to create custom ...