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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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Setting up custom post type archives in WP3.1? Any luck?

I've just moved a site I'm developing to WP3.1 so that I can take advantage of and start testing some of the new features. I'm especially liking the has_archive parameter in registering custom post ...
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Multiple post types - share same ReWrite slug?

I've run into another wonderful 404 issue. I'm trying to have 2 seperate post types that share the same rewrite slug. I've flushed my rewrite rules, and when I test only 1 of the CPT works- the ...
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deleted users still show in count?

I noticed that deleted users still show in the count of the users admin screen. On one blog I deleted 9 users only leaving the admin but it stil shows 9 in the count. In the physical database they ...
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When to use esc_url, esc_html, esc_attr, and friends?

Discovered esc_url today while customizing an _s theme. I understand what the function does (sanitizes the URL inside), but what I'm unsure of is the scope of its use. It makes sense to me that if I'...
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Setting Custom Sort Order of Posts within a Category

I've got this category setup that includes several posts. By design it's not a blog, but a staff listing. Currently all of the staff members have their own posts with the category. I'd like to be able ...
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How to best setup for development for a two person bi-coastal team?

I'm working with another team member and they are reside in a different US State. We are working to convert an existing static e-commerce site to a Wordpress site. I want to have a DEV install of ...
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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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Adding Custom Fields to WordPress Comment Forms?

What is the best way to add custom fields to a WordPress comment form? (for example subject, image, etc...) And how do I use the data entered afterwards...
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wpautop() when shortcode attributes are on new lines break args array

I have a custom shortcode tag with a few attributes, and I would like to be able to display its attributes on new lines - to make it more readable to content editors: [component attr1 ="value1" ...
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How to filter get_avatar?

I want to use local avatar system for my wp website , I want to filter the get_avatar() function so it will return the avatar from my server instead of the default gavatar . I have the following code ...
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How can I create an alternative home page?

I'm working on a site which has a fully customized front page. Now I'm asked to add a more classic looking blog type page which will be reacheable at http://domain/blog. I tried creating a custom (...
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how to change “published date” format on edit.php (Posts page)?

On edit.php, the main content is a list of posts, with columns including the published date. I'd like to change the date format of the published date just on the admin page. In this case, I don't ...
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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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wp_customize_image_control default value

I am trying to create a custom theme using Wordpress 3.4's customization options. I would like to create an option to change the theme's logo, but I would like to also display a default logo image. ...
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Looking to display non-image files in Gallery with logo specific to file type

When I first began looking into this, File Gallery got me much closer to solving the problem. The only issue is that the plugin only displays the generic non-image icon when I upload a file. Does ...
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Adding callback function for wp_ajax_ has no effect

I was trying to add one more callback function to the WordPress AJAX action woocommerce_apply_coupon. This action is defined in the WooCommerce plugin, I want to add my own callback function to this ...
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How to exclude certain widget from showing up on home/front page? [duplicate]

Without using a plugin, how do I prevent/exclude the sidebar widget "recent posts" from showing up on the home/front page? I do want it to show on the sidebar of rest of other archive/post pages.
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One Wordpress Install, Two Categories. Each Category Gets a Domain

Ok here is a setup I am aiming for, hopefully someone knows how to get me there: One Wordpress Install on www.mainsite.com www.mainsite.com will be a landing page that points to two Category links: ...
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Theme Twenty Fifteen: Customize Color Scheme Customizer

I would like to add my own color scheme to my Twenty Fifteen child theme such that it can be changed inside the admin panel. From what I understand, this is the relevant section: wp-content/themes/...
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wordpress Static Page pagination

Im Using a post query in wordpress BUT the Pagination is not working, i don't know whats the problem BUT here is my code and i guess it's correct and no problem with it it shows that there is pages ...
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Static front page with recent posts pagination

Is it possible to include index pagination on a static front page? I have a child theme of twenty eleven and I am attempting to have a home page where there is a slider for sticky posts followed by ...
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How can I remove the Static Front Page option from the Customizer

In Wordpress 4.1's Theme Customizer there's a Static Front Page option. I've set up my theme to have a custom front page (via front-page.php in the theme) so I don't want this option to be available ...
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How do I add Post Like and Bookmark Functionality to my WordPress Site?

on a wordpress site, I'd like visitors to be able to "like" or "save" posts, so that they have a personalized page with all the posts they liked. how could that be achieved? thanks
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query_posts sort in multiple directions

I'm trying to improve my post sorting by using multiple criteria, but I want specific orders for different values. For example, I have a meta_key called 'featured' that I want to move any post up to ...
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How to let a single post have its own domain name

I am not sure which solution here would work best as a solution but what I am looking for is just a simple way to enter an optional domain through a metabox on the page edit screen and then just ...
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media_handle_upload weird thing

I am using a front end script to upload images , all works fine but recently i noticed the uploaded images are not saved in proper directory. My settings are to Organize my uploads into month- and ...
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How do I properly format the user_role array?

I used a role editor recently and needed to delete a role. After deleting it I noticed that it began to appear as blank in the edit user role drop-down. After a bit of investigating and deleting ...
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Add custom meta box on Post page

I want add a new settings box on the Post page. I'd like to be under the category or above, like so:
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Associate Page with User

We currently have a setup where anyone can register as a user and their own 'page' gets created manually by admin. We need a menu option to be something like 'View Your Page' and direct a user to ...
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Retrieving and Storing Images Linked from Other Domains on Local Server?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Copy and Paste picture in post without linking to original") When I copy and paste a picture from another editor window it appears nicely but it links to ...
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Generate custom output for page/URL in a plugin

In my plugin, I want to be able to catch a slug - say 'testpath', as in www.mysite.com/testpath and output whatever I want from my plugin into the page. I in WP Admin I could create a page called '...
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How to rotate the header image per day?

I'd like to have my header banner change every day, chosen (e.g. randomly) from a list/folder of images. So far I only found plugins that select a random banner per post or per page view, neither is ...
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Custom php file in wordpress

For some purposes i want to have custom php file in my Wordpress that will output content from 3 plugins. This is the PHP code in the file : <div class="wrap"> <div class="sidebar1"> <...
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Network setup tab is not shown under Tools

I'm trying to create a multisite so I did the necessary steps: Created a wildcard subdomain Backed up of course files wp-config.php and .htaccess Edited the config file with adding line define('...
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How to import WP XML file automatically on installation?

I'd like the user to install WP and have the default content loaded automatically but i don't want to have to write in in PHP in the wp_install_defaults(); I'd much rather export an xml file each time ...
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How to add a select menu to this metabox code?

I'm using a metabox script that works great for having absolute control over the design and placement of the metabox fields. There is one problem: I can't remember where I found the script and need to ...
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Edit raw HTML of the landing page

I just created and set up a landing page for my blog. I use Weaver theme. I checked every checkbox to remove all the stuff I don't want ( Hide Page Title, Hide Site Title/Description, Hide Menus,...
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Custom sidebar category listing?

I am trying to make a custom Category Display on my side bar and for that I need some way to get both, the category list and the child list in 2 different arrays or something alike... First, I tried ...
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Preventing Search Engines Indexing Pages 2, 3 and More?

Do you know how to prevent indexing of pages past the home page in WP? I mean I don't want mysite.com/page/2, mysite.com/page/3 to be indexed. This is because I use home.php for my theme, so that ...
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simple expandable vertical menu, java script problem

I am trying to create a simple expandable menu in wordpress. Bellow you can see the javascript I am using (copy and mix from internet). <script type="text/javascript"> $(document).ready(...
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Query posts by custom post type and custom taxonomy

I am writing a custom loop query to filter through a custom post type and custom taxonomy. I have replaced any variables with static values for the purpose of showing you what result I want. $args = ...
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How to remove link from an image in a post?

When image is being added in a post it is being wrapped with a <a href></a> I want to know which class controls this segment and where I can find a decent doc for this kind of problems ...
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Failed to invoke other hook from the init hook

Related to this question (Use wp init hook to call other hooks?) but not the same. Sometimes, I found that the hook will failed to run when I place inside the init hook, e.g. Not Work: add_action('...
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Posts wont expire

I am having some trouble with scheduling posts to automatically expire (either by deleting or going to draft), every plugin I have tried does nothing and when it reaches the scheduled time nothing ...
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Get the post attached to a image attachment

Assuming I know the image attachment ID, how can I get the post permalink to which is attached (if any) ?
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Gravity Forms - Repeatable “File Upload” field using “gform_column_input_content” filter [closed]

I am looking to use the gform_column_input_content filter to make a repeatable file upload element. The filter modifies the HTML content of the list field column input tag. The following code ...
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page_template toggle between 2 templates + 2 permalinks for same post

I'm trying to use this page_template template from the WP forums, with the same aim as the original author: I am trying to use two separate permalinks/templates for a single post - each providing ...
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Adding Properties to User Profile and Displaying in List

I have a site that I am migrating to WordPress, and I have a need to add properties that each of the users can edit (e.g., Address, City, State, Business Name, etc), along with some properties that ...
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Search results with custom loop don't update when paged

I have the following code in my search results page to split up posts per category. When I go to the 2nd page of pagination, the results are exactly the same as the first. I'm assuming $paged has to ...