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How can I delete orphan keys in WordPress database tables?

In particular in table wp_options. After almost 2 years of blog production it seems increased a lot, and I don't know how many crap is in there. Do you know a plugin that works with WordPress 3.0 or ...
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How to disable page delete

My client is not a computer person. I created a website for him. There is some important pages. My client is always delete this page. Then i want to reconfigure the code (the page id). How do i ...
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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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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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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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Show newly added posts since last user login time /date

I'm looking for a solution to create a custom loop which will only display the last added/ modified posts since the last user login to the site. It shouldn't be that complicated doesnt it ?
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How to customize default wordpress editor?

Good to hear that Sonny (wordpress3.3) has the new editor API wp_editor() that gives us the ability to use multiple instances of the editor in our custom fields with ease. But I needed to customize ...
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Interesting Custom Post Type Slug with Taxonomy and Custom Field

I have created a custom post type called "events" and have also created a custom taxonomy which only shows up on this specific post type through which the admin must select an "event category" (terms)....
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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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Specific upload folder for PDFs in custom Post type in WP multisite

I need to filter uploads to a specific folder for a custom-post type called "document" only for PDFs. So far, I have: function custom_upload_directory( $args ) { $base_directory = '/home/xxx/...
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What is right way to go about adding functionality to a published WordPress plugin?

So I looked all over to try and find some kind of rules, or at least some common-courtesy guidelines, concerning this issue and couldn't find anything. Essentially I'm wondering what I should do when ...
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Include a external PHP file into a Wordpress Custom Template

Is it possible to include a external PHP file into a custom template? I'm trying to add a blog into my site. I already have the header, footer, and sidebar layout in my site. Can I use those in my ...
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Backup the Database and Restore from the Backup?

I am using WordPress 3 and would like to backup the database to my computer (a Mac). My webhost is using PHP safe mode, so that sometimes limits what plugins I can use. What is a good way to do a ...
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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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Is it possible to remove the “standard” post format?

I'm using post formats heavily on a project, but have no current need for the standard option. Beyond being an unnecessary bit of UI, it actually causes broken behavior if it does get mistakenly ...
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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 ReCaptcha Login

I'm trying to add ReCaptcha to my login page. I know there are many many plugins by per request I cannot use plugins. So far so good, I'm able to add the Captcha to my login but unable to show errors. ...
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Change the login button on the login page

I would like to be able to change the text on the Log In button in wp-login.php - however, it's a bit more complicated than that. I want to be able to change it in the theme, rather than editing the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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is_plugin_active function doesn't exist

I'm using WordPress 3.0.5 and have tested with 3.1rc4. In the main PHP file of my plugin, when I try to call is_plugin_active I get Call to undefined function is_plugin_active(). I can call add_action ...
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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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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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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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Setting Default Category for Custom Post Type Upon Autosave

I've been searching for a couple hours and consulted multiple posts, but I seem to get this to work. I have this weird bug where users cannot see their drafts of a custom post type if they don't ...
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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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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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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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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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Integrating WordPress to my website, while keeping my own authentication system

I've recently integrated WordPress to my website and I've been trying to find out the correct way to replace Wordpress' authentication system with the one on my website. My website already has a user ...
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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 enable edit button in the theme's customize UI?

I saw on WordPress.com's theme customizer has this little blue (with a pencil icon in it) edit icon, they are SUPER user friendly! But seems default wordpress.org installation does not have it! Is ...
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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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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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Extra User Profile Field Upload File / Image

I have been following the following tutorial to try and an upload form to the user profiles. http://www.scribd.com/doc/81666407/Add-and-Remove-WordPress-User-Profile-Fields-and-Display-Them-Within-...
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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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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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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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