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Post Format Default Content

Is it possible to have the default content change as the user selects different post formats? What I want is for backend users of my Wordpress to select different formats, thereby changing between ...
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How to get Related Custom Posts?

So i am having an issue where i try to get the latest posts but also the related one from Custom Post Format - Video. Didnt see anywhere this solution/tut, is it even possible, i guess it is. I just ...
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Background image not appearing

I'm trying to add a custom background on a child theme. In the child theme's functions.php, I add add_theme_support( 'custom-background'); and the background option appears under the "Appearance" menu ...
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Anspress Customization: How to show logged in user votes on a single answer?

I am using Anspress plugin in my website. I customized the plugin to show the answers on a single question page. Now my problem is, I am unable to find a function which can display the current user ...
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Organizing the position of widgetized areas in the backend

Is there a way to position the widget areas in the WP admin -> Appearance -> Widgets page? I've arranged my register_sidebars function in the proper order however they seem to be displayed randomly. $...
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Custom wordpress Theme and Plugin repository

I am looking for a guide/guidance to create a proper custom wordpress repository for themes and plugins hosted on a website hosting account. I do not want to host it on github.com or anywhere else. I ...
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How do i search authors from search form using author's name

I am trying to use a search from authors, listings(i.e custom post type) products(i.e custom post type) I am able to search for custom post types but unable to do so for authors. I am using the ...
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How do I make a child theme I made POST through a 3rd party plugin?

I made a custom form in a child theme I am developing. One of the plugins I have installed is Anspress. I want to use my question form instead of the plugin's form. How do I make my form post through ...
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How to trigger function on theme delete?

Tried to find an or some hook to fire a function when theme is being delited, but didn't find any hook.. May be someone can tell if there's a way to fire my function on themes delete event? I need ...
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Save & Publish disabled for two dimensional array Customizer

I am developing custom control in customizer. Control Its 4-5 textboxes that I can sort internally. Its a foreach loop. textbox1 textbox2 textbox3 .. The data stored is in array. $theme['textbox'][...
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Automatically add date to the auto generation of post slug

I need to customize the slug when you add new post and after you write title it creates automatically slug. I want to add before the auto title of the post the current date on this format d-m-y so the ...
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Creating custom database table with crud operation

I am new to wordpress. I going to work on one project that is having 400 pages. Out of that only 3-4 pages are the dynamic pages and rest are the static pages. What I meant to say by this, most of ...
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Allow users to create posts without logging in?

I am working on a site where users can share their story. Every story is a blog post. I don't want that they mail me the story and I publish them, I want to provide them a form where they provide the ...
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Permission issue with custom post type - not added to menu - by plugin

I've created a custom post type and taxonomy like this... function register_post_type_products() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Produkter', 'post type general name'), ...
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How to add attributes to taxonomies that may be different from post to post?

I would like to know how I can add attributes to taxonomies and allow those attributes to have different values in different posts. For example, let's say I have a recipe custom post type and I have ...
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Development environment

We have an internal project where two developers work together, each one on each local environment and they integrate their work on a small shared server. I've realized that whenever someone does ...
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Duplicate Custom Post Type and Taxonomy Slug

I've seen a few questions that are very similar, but I haven't been able to get an exact answer, so I'm going to explain my situation here. Quite simply, I need the following url structure: site.com/...
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Include data from custom table in WP_Query

I'm building an Estate Agent website. They have a system where they add their available properties and sends them all to the main property portals. As part of this, the system also sends all the ...
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Diffrent User registration form for doctor and patient

I am building a health care website. where both patient and doctors are allowed to register. Here I want to register doctors by different registration form and should be available with different role....
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$wpdb->insert running multiple times?

Im trying to run a $wpdb->insert ONCE on every page load (for testing purposes). The insert will insert a meta field for a post type. I have tried hooking the insert function into "init", add it to ...
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Best Practices for a Completely Customizable Homepage - without plugins

Let's say you have a homepage where you want to be able to feature 10 posts of various types (posts, pages, and Custom Post Types). You have hundreds of these posts to choose from. What would be the ...
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Wordpress does not detect all images in uploads folder?

I have about 500,000 images in the /uploads folder, but in Wordpress admin the media library only shows 10,000 images used (which is correct) and 10,000 unattached. In reality it's more like 490,000 ...
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User can not login

I successfully inserted a new user to WP database and I want this user to be logged in right after this. I do it like this User Login Form <?php function dlf_form() { ?> <form ...
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Using $wpdb (WPDB class) 'replace' with multiple WHERE criteria problem

I have two fields that are used to identify a particular row (acting as a composite key). If it does not exist, I wish to insert a new row. The REPLACE function (http://codex.wordpress.org/...
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Allow non-admins to access the Customize theme page

I'm using a theme that has a very robust customizer and I want users other than an admin to be able to use the customizer so they can customize what their site looks like. The URL for the customizer ...
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Media Upload , file name changed automatically

I face a problem that when i upload a video that named in non-english language , for example : Arabic , it placed in uploads folder with strange name Ùيديووو so it can't be access through ...
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In context click and edit: is it feasible?

I would like the following feature, and I'm willing to put my hands on it, but I'd like that developers more in touch with WP codebase give me some feedback. I want to have some sort of in-context ...
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WordPress media uploader - upload tabs not hiding

I'm in the process of adding a front-end post editor to one of my sites. In doing so, I need to prevent certain users from being able to upload media. I have things "kind of" working but there are a ...
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how to convert Html block to dynamic widget?

<div class="widget-wrapper"> <div class="widget-icon"> <i class="fa fa-facebook"></i> </div> <div class="widget-title"> </div> ...
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Custom save button shows 'Are you sure you want to…' dialog

I'm looking for a way to replace the submitdiv meta box (publish box) with just one simple save button. By looking at Core I see there's a simple function returning a submit button: ...
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Take a received feedback item, turn it into a post

Using a feedback form post, user submitted feedback appears in the settings pages under <blogname>.wordpress.com/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=feedback. I would like to then take those posts (...
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Allow guests to use WP Customizer but disable save button

I've seen in some WP demo themes that developers let users to see a theme customizer (allowing to try the customizations) disabling the save button as well. So the question is how to do that in a ...
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Add a custom meta box in the post options that loads some html code in the header

I run a blog that is built in the format - Logo - Nav Large Image + Email Optin Form Content / Sidebar Footer Now I want the large image and email opt in form to be optional. Right now, what I ...
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I'd like to move the Widgets Panel to the bottom of the list in Customizer

I'd prefer to have the 'new' Widgets Section/Panel (that extends to the widget areas) drop down to the bottom of list in Customizer. I've tried: $wp_customize->get_panel('widgets')->priority = ...
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source code: WP_INSTALLING vs. WP_SETUP_CONFIG in setup-config.php

I am trying to make sense of the wordpress installation process. The file setup-config.php under wp-admin has the following. I want to know what the difference is between these two variables, why both ...
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wpdb custom tables without plugin

I am using custom tables, with $wpdb, trying to perform basic queries at the moment. I can't find anything on manually creating tables then using them with $wpdb, everything is plugin related. I ...
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How do i add custom fields to my themes template file?

I am using 4 custom fields and display the custom fields in my theme page by $quote_text_1 = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'quote_text_1', true); $quote_text_1_author = get_post_meta($post->ID, '...
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Lost password empty field error redirect to custom login

I'm having trouble with a custom login/lost password form on a site I'm building. The site is completely password protected. I have a custom login page and I'm using 'wp_login_failed' and '...
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Move Custom Fields on General Settings Page to New Location

I've created some custom fields on the General Settings page after studying up on this post: Add multiple custom fields to the general settings page. I'd really like to move them to their own ...
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Strip <p> and <br> tags from a specific div

I don't know if its WordPress or TinyMCE but something always puts a crap load of paragraph and break tags everywhere which is incredibly annoying. I have a div with an ID of "hover" and I want to ...
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Add success message to category add screen

I have custom taxonomy named "Products", When i add new Product using "edit-tags.php", It is added using ajax. I want to show message after it is added, like "Product added successfully"! When we ...
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Replace shortcode in substring

I've created these two functions to toggle between the first paragraph of the content and then everything but the first paragraph so when the user selects 'More' it slides out the article smoothly ...
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order event posts by multiple custom fields

My event date data is in 3 separate custom fields and I need to sort by entire date, including day, month, year. Right now it's sorting by month only. How can I change it to sort by not just month but ...
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How to host 2 subdomains as lookalike destinations under one master domain?

Due to restrictions on several required plugins, we cannot use multisite (some are not multisite compatible) at this time. So we have 2 sites with e-commerce that will look essentially the same (same ...
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Custom comments list, right depth

I created a custom comments_list() function, it works fine, the only problem is to show child comments inside the parent div. It works well with first and second depth levels but not for others. This ...
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How to rewrite the post URL according to the category?

I have 1000 posts in my website, half of them are in difference categories and another half is in category called "blog". Current permalink structure is: http://xxxxx.com/articles/%postname% - this is ...
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Wordpress stuck in deleting user

We’ve run into an issue with our WP Multisite where we cannot delete user accounts. The URL i keep getting is: http://example.com/wp-admin/network/users.php?action=dodelete It should look something ...
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Hiding taxonomies with no children WP_Query & tax_query

I have this code which has taken over 7 hours to put together through research but the last hours or so I have hit a brick wall! I require the taxonomy title to be hidden if there are no posts ...
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Order posts with a custom field but also without

I am querying and ordering posts with this code but my theme adds the custom field (cb_vote_nb_vote) only if someone clicks the "vote" button, since I am doing a listing, posts created without that ...
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Page attributes missing

(I searched if anyone has same problem but found nothing. So if this is a duplicate question please let me know) My plan was to create a custome-page-template. So I found some tutorials and recognize ...