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Sessions not creating correctly in custom function

I am working with an external application called The Next Generation of Genealogy Site-Building (TNG) and integrating it into WordPress. It has been an easy matter to get the data to display inside a ...
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setting a specific home page for logged in users

After googling, I have a piece of code to set a specific page as home page in wordpress. The code says, add_action('init', 'loginCheck'); function loginCheck() { if (is_user_logged_in()) { ...
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Custom Page Template [closed]

Could somebody help me make a custom page template? I'd like to have a basic page (with sidebars, header and footers) and a table for data. I'd like the data to be taken from custom fields. ...
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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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How can I remove categories in menu in custom post type?

I'm creating a custom post type and have added categories taxanomy. This can be done in two ways: // In $args array 'taxonomies' => array('category'), // or calling a function ...
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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 ...
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How to make custom comment fields required and message field not required

I have a comment form that has name, email, brief, detailed and rating fields. The name, email, brief and rating need to be required, but the latter two are custom fields and I can only make them ...
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How to create different menu's for not logged in visitors and for logged in members?

I'm creating a website which will provide services to members and I want to make it so that when a not logged in person comes to the website the menu is specifically designed for sales pages to make ...
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Multiplile values checkbox or select in custom meta box

I have followed the great answer by Jan Fabry in this question . How to make multicheck for post/page meta box this works great. My question though would be , what if someone WANTS a serialized ...
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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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A Simple CRM Plugin for WordPress? [closed]

I want a simple CRM in WordPress.com, any suggestions as how to do? Which plugins to use? How to start and implement?
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simple wp_insert_post example

i've spent way too much time trying to use the wp_insert_post() function a <form> and i do not know why it is not working. // Create post object $my_post = array( 'post_title' => 'My ...
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Safest way to bulk delete post revisions

One of my clients is on a rather large blog in terms of number of posts and traffic. I'm trying to get her database down to a manageable size, and one thing that's bulking up is literally tens of ...
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Pitfalls when Distributing Plugins that Access SOAP Web Services?

I'm wondering what pitfalls (if any?) developers here have run into when distributing WordPress plugins via the WordPress plugin repository that embed a SOAP client for accessing SOAP web services for ...
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Creating Ajax backend for Specialised Page Template? Should admin-ajax.php be used?

We're scoping an upcoming project that will require the development of a large php web application within an existing wordpress site - this is for our use only and we've no intention of trying to ...
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Limit Media Library to Given Folder

I have made a plugin that uses the Media Library to allow users to upload files to a specific directory - using the upload_dir filter. I would like to know if there is a way (i.e. a filter) I can use ...
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How to create thumbnails with a fixed width, so all of them will have the same width?

right now, a thumbnail will be either 150px in height or in width, depending if it's landscape or portrait. Is there a way to make them always the same width and scale them in height accordingly, ...
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Custom Taxonomy with Custom Post Type Finds No Posts

I've created a custom post type named mfg_ppn and a custom taxonomy called mfg_pp, and they are referenced as $this->cpt_promotion_newsand $this->cpt_promotionin case you were wondering about ...
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Disable Specific Widgets on Selected Pages of a WordPress Website?

I would like to give a CMS look to some of my pages. I want to customize them by removing the default widgets and adding other widgets as my wish (I will use plugins like My Custom Widget to add ...
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Modify search function in WordPress (TwentyTwelve)

I want to remove "Search for" text from search form in TwentyTwelve, to wrap in in a div for styling, and probably to play with php a bit – and I'd appreciate some advice on how to do that best. My "...
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Custom Fields and performance

My question : how many custom fields or even taxonomies WordPress can handle without affecting performance? The reason I ask, is because I started building a custom theme and I might need to have ...
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Open external links in a new window

Is it possible to make some sort of change or add a plugin that allows me to make every 'external' link open in a new window? Just an example: if my blog was called http//timmy.com/ and I wanted to ...
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How do I add a custom HTML attribute to get_avatar?

I'm trying to add Pinterest's nopin="nopin" HTML attribute to the comment avatar image tags on my blog. Here's the function I'm using to call the avatar on each comment: get_avatar($comment, 50, ...
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Redirect members to custom page upon logging in through WP admin

When a members logs in through WP admin, I would like to redirect them instantly to a custom URL. What will I need to change to make this possible? Respond with step-by-step details would be ideal.
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How to remove categories filter from wordpress admin?

I removed the categories column from "All posts" page by applying this code. add_filter("manage_edit-post_columns", "my_post_edit_columns"); function my_post_edit_columns($columns){ unset($columns['...
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customize_register with Multiple controls/settings - how to get values?

PHP newbie here, and I have this on my functions.php function mcs_social($wp_customize){ $wp_customize->add_section('mcs_social_handle', array( 'title' => __('Social Network ...
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how to override woocommerce specific loop or archive-product.php [closed]

so far while my woocommerce theme loop through all products in shop page i'm trying to customise and add few bootstrap classes to style it in a prober way since default styles generated causes layout ...
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Posts not showing with custom categorybase and subcategories [closed]

Edit: Fixed. I had an error in my permlink structure. I have a problem with individual posts not showing with their URL. I have set a custom category base in Permlinks called 'story'. I have a ...
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Reproducing hierarchical list output from wp_list_categories(), using get_categories()

I need more control over the category listing output, so I'm using get_categories(), instead of wp_list_categories(). This function returns a flat array of objects ordered by a certain attribute. How ...
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What Is The Difference Between suppress_errors() And hide_errors() in $wpdb?

What is the difference between the suppress_errors() function and the hide_errors() functionin wpdb class? What is the use of each function?
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How to customize search result page title?

I would like to customize the page title of the search result page: from: <title>Search Results for “search string” – Page 2 – Sitename</title> to: <title>“search string” result ...
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Organizing by super-categories (or nested categories)?

Suppose I want to blog about three somewhat unrelated main topics: Money, Languages, and Information-Technology on the same blog. How should I organize things for the best user experience? How does ...
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How do I delete thousands of unattached images?

I have thousands of unattached images with no files. How do I delete them all quickly? ls: cannot access wp-content/uploads/2014/09/jeep cherokee patriot-Ekza.jpg: No such file or directory
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User fields that can be edited by administrator?

How can I add custom user fields for a user profile that an administrator can edit? I want the user to be able to see the value of the field on their profile, but I don't want them to edit it. How can ...
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Custom Taxonomy conditionals

So I have setup a custom post type 'products' and custom taxonomies / categories 'defence' 'law & enforcement' and 'Commercial'. I have using the following conditional to set some specific css ...
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When to check if a function exists

I've just started developing a WP plugin, and i've been reading some code from other plugins as a way to get started. I've seen a couple of plugins that wrap all or some of their functions in the ...
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WordPress Customizer: How can you have multiple active callbacks on one control?

I have the following two Customizer controls that displays a checkbox for showing/hiding content. Each checkbox is followed by an active_callback that shows/hides the corresponding controls when the ...
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What are the differences in capabilities between the super-administrator and administrator?

What are the capabilities that a super-administrator has that an administrator does not have? The codex page on user capabilities does not have a list of capabilities of the super-admin. It lists ...
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Edit postmeta when user changes user role?

I'm trying to update a postmeta field in the database called background-video. I want to clear the value from this when a user has changed the role to a user role called basic. I found this code, ...
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Default or Preset Content for Custom Post Types

I am trying to modify the code for default content to display based on post type, but so far I have been unsuccesful. The base code is: add_filter( 'default_content', 'my_editor_content' ); ...
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How to add a rel attribute to images that contains their categories?

I've added categories to images, so that I can use them to filter images within a portfolio page. Now I'm thinking I need to add the rel attribute to each image that contains its assigned categories. ...
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Remove description in custom taxonomy edit screen

I need to remove description textarea from a custom taxonomy edit screen in admin. I'm actually doing this with the following jQuery line $('.form-field.term-description-wrap').remove(); but I ...
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Feature Survey - What would you want in a resume theme?

I've been toying with the idea of developing a custom resume/portfolio theme for some time ... but just haven't gotten around to it. Lately, though, I've fallen in love with a few new site designs ...
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Nav menu items disappearing (but not immediately)

I'm working on a site where some of the nav menu items disappear (from the front end, the back end, and the database). However, debugging is extremely difficult since they don't disappear immediately! ...
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wp_generate_attachment_metadata is creating an empty array

I'm making a custom wp plugin for image optimization. I'm at the point that you choose the image, the script starts to optimize and put the new image in the upload folder. The problem is that i can't ...
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Creating a searchable A-Z listing of hundreds of companies/services

I am about to create a webbased guide. A guide that will list numerous of companies - their services, contact information and so on. And I need help coding this! I am using Genesis News Child Theme ...
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Are there any 'Coming Soon' themes for Wordpress 3.0?

I have a website I am starting to build on Wordpress, but I want a placeholder theme to put up while I develop the theme. I had some links to some good "Coming Soon" themes for 2.X, but I lost them. ...
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Is it possible to use WP-CLI via PHP-framework?

I have Zend framework 2 application (PHP), via which I want to use WP-CLI functionality. near Zend project I have WordPress project, which I want to maintain from Zend via WP-CLI. I see in the docs ...
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Wordpress Delete hook with wp_delete_post function?

I have this action/hook: add_action( 'before_delete_post', 'my_delete_function' ); function my_delete_function($post_id) { global $wpdb; $achievement = get_the_category($post_id); $h = ...
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Prevent WordPress from loading comments

I'm displaying the comments for a post my way, using $comm = get_comments() and then passing $comm to wp_list_comments() (this is the reason why). How to disable WordPress from loading comments from ...