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Move first half of posts to one parent page, second half to the other page

there! Let's assume that we have 2 posts (Post A, Post B). They already exist and located like following example.com/post-a Now I want to create 2 separate parent pages like cat1 and cat2. How can ...
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Web Scraping to Automatically Update Product Data

I have a WordPress price comparison website for affiliate purposes. I use WoocCommerce to store and update the product data. Currently, I use a Python script with Selenium on my PC to scrape product ...
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Creating one user access account for all the multiple sites

I am new to WordPress and ill just state the situation. We have multiple websites created independently and I need to create a single account for the subscribers for all the websites like google. I ...
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How to deal with internal links in blog while developing new site in WordPress?

I have a client for whom I'm developing a new WP site. Their current site uses DNN but due to security reasons (among others) they have chosen WordPress. As we are migrating and updating blog ...
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I have a lot of JavaScript erorrs after SSL someone can help me?

I have a lot of JavaScript errors after SSL. Can someone help me? (https://validator.w3.org/nu/?doc=https%3A%2F%2Ffashionbymichal.com%2Fhe%2F) Also in the console: https://prnt.sc/qmnnzh
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Bedrock WordPress retro-porting to standard WP installation: is this allowed?

I am dealing with something never seen before: a WordPress website where there is not standard directories, and wp-content was moved in /app, all files was moved elsewhere and all seems to work ...
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Creating duplicate Wordpress site for development reasons

How can I create a duplicate site in Wordpress running under a subdomain for development reasons, in plesk panel? Do I have to do anything for search engines to crawl of the second site? Thank you in ...
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Best practice differences in DB options and wp-config between live, staging and local WordPress environments?

I've been using staging sites for years. So I'm not asking about the necessary difference to setup a working staging site such as search replacing URLs, dev version control branches, changing table ...
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I want to share local developement and staging DB — Is this very smart or very stupid?

Basically: I want my work to be meaningful and efficient. I am considering making my local development AND staging database the same thing. I would develop on my local machine but have the SQL data ...
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Get Current Menu Location inside Nav_Walker

How can I retrieve the current menu location (as registered with register_nav_menus) from inside a nav-walker class? eg: <?php class Special_Nav_Walker extends Walker_Nav_Menu { // How can ...
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Gutenberg Development vs Release version?

I have a question about using Gutenberg Development version vs the release version. I am currently using the development version as it has some features still not available on release that are of ...
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How can I start Plugin Development?

I have expertise in HYML, CSS, Basic JS and PHP so for plugin development what should I learn and where can I start plugin development? Thanks in advance
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How can I capture Memberpress user info after signup [closed]

I'm currently working on a website where users can purchase subscriptions using memberpress, I want to capture the user data after the signup process is completed and the payment transaction is also ...
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Can I develop a WordPress site without a domain?

I currently have a wix.com website and want to make the switch to WordPress. I'm really confused about how I do this or whether I can? But in the meantime, I want to start building my site (as I am ...
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WordPress multisite - What's the ideal setup for development/staging/production environments?

Intro: I'm in the initial planning of a WordPress multisite development environment on which the agency I work for will build our client's websites. We are currently building a 'vanilla' theme and we ...
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How do I quickly move between 2 local installations and keep them in sync?

I'm a designer working on my first CMS website. I like to develop on my netbook at the coffee shop, but recently I've been starting to get into graphics heavy content stuff that would be easier to ...
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WooCommerce - buying as well as selling

Having looked around, I can't find an obvious answer to this one. Can WooCommerce be configured to have both products available to sell as well as products I offer to buy? I have looked at setting ...
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Work flow for multiple developers

I'm looking to streamline the development work flow for a new project that will have multiple developers involved (backend and frontend). My biggest quandary is how best to make sure all devs have ...
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Update WooCommerce product price periodically

I have been thinking about a WordPress/WooCommerce project which would sell material by weight based on an external feed of the price per Kilogram of said material; but I have a disconnect in my ...
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Is there a way to test my code quickly in WordPress environment?

When I write answers for questions on WPSE, or when I want to try a piece of short and simple code, I need a place to quickly test the results without actually doing permanent change to any file. ...
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Same DB for live and dev versions

I'd like to run my test site using the live DB to test a few things before I transfer. I know I can make a copy of the DB, but then I have to keep updating it as the live site progresses. I followed ...
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Cloning and syncing a WordPress website

I plan to bulid up a nice developer environment and for this I need to clone the actual running website to a 100% into a dev directory. I've now uploaded the same version of wordpress as on my ...
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How to Work Seamlessly Between Development, Staging, and Production Sites in wordpress

am looking for a solution to stop coding like a cow boy on WordPress I want to put a versioning system (git or bitbucket) With a Development, Staging, and Production site. Something like this dev....
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Does Wordpress not use relative URLs?

The articles/posts I've read about migrating Wordpress between local/staging/live servers talk about having to migrating the URLs each time - is this true? Or can you simply switch Wordpress to use ...
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Wordpress Multisite - configuring a local development copy

I've just inherited a word press project that has been configured as a word press multi site. I typically just place the word press installation into a sub folder on my wamp server for development ...
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Best Way to Inventory the Media Library of a 200+ Multisite Installation?

I have a multisite installation of WordPress with 200+ sites. I recently was tasked to do an inventory of each site's media library and was wondering if this could be accomplished programmatically ...
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rename wordpress wp-includes folder in directory [duplicate]

how can we rename the wp-includes folder.We don't want folder name wp-includes displayed in source code
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Is It Always a Best Practice to Decouple the Frontend from the Admin Area When Developing a WordPress Application?

Is it always a best practice to decouple the admin area from the frontend portion in a WordPress application? Are there any instances when one might want to use the admin area/screen as the ...
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Flexible Wordpress theme creation using themes

I'm working on a plan to build new Wordpress themes very rapidly. Though, I have some question about it's implementation. Here's the plan. Discover what the content is the client wants on their site,...
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How should I go about registering JavaScript that isn't a file? [duplicate]

For a plugin I'm creating it generates custom JavaScript that should be executed in the footer of the page. Being that it's custom JavaScript, I can't simply put it in a file and register & ...
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Custom Post Types database persistance. Why not?

My background is .NET/C#/Laravel e.t.c I am beginning to like very much WP and i started educating myself on using WordPress as a development framework. I tried something very simple. Create an ...
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How to have yearly versions of same site with different content (like yearly conferences)?

Past year I build a site for a yearly conference event. http://reunionterapeutica.gtpbarcelona.com/ The 2015 event has done yet. Now the client wants to archive the 2015 event content in a folder or ...
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WordPress development using Docker - how to share directories? [closed]

I normally use vagrant (VVV or bedrock flavours) for local WordPress development. But I want to learn how to use Docker. I've installed it with Boot2Docker, ran Docker and learned how to pull images ...
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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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How can I update dev links for a live site?

Our scenario is a large MultiSite network, our team builds stage sites for clients by creating a new subsite on the network, so the URL for dev work and then for the client to preview is something ...
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How to edit an existing WordPress theme? [closed]

I've been hired to modify/update/change an existing WordPress theme. The site is already live, and I'm wondering how to work on the theme locally first.
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Why WordPress architecture is not pure object oriented and it don't use MVC pattern? [closed]

I am pretty new in WordPress and PHP development (I came from Java and C#) and I am a bit astonished about how WP is structured. Coming from Java and C# I'm used to work on totally object oriented ...
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Migrate php folder to Wordpress

I am redesigning a cms-less, flat file php website and developing it in WordPress. The existing website is not using a database. One directory in the php site has over 100 pages and the content needs ...
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How to do big modifications to live site?

How do you make large site wide modifications to your live site without bringing it down? I don't have a team of web designers and will be doing this solo. But still need to keep the site up and ...
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Localhost wordpress access remote db wordpress website

I install wordpress on localhost.
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How to retrieve an image from a post and display it before excerpt of a post? [duplicate]

I'm customizing a WordPress template and I would implement the following behavior in the excerpt posts visualization in my homepage: If a post contains images (one or more), in the homepage post ...
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SymmetricDS in dev + prod workflow?

Has anyone leveraged SymmetricDS in their development and production efforts so as to keep the environments synchronized? We have a number of WordPress sites that need to be kept in synch. In our ...
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Getting posts by taxonomy

I want to get a set of posts from a CPT based on a taxonomy term being present. I thought I'd use WP's get_posts() function: $results = get_posts(array $options); This function works fine when I ...
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Best way to initiate a class in a WP plugin?

I've created a plugin, and of course being me, I wanted to go with a nice OO approach. Now what I've been doing is to create this class and then just below create an instance of this class: class ...
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Is it possible to import a wordpress backup from a single site in to a multi-site configuration?

I have a local development server with WordPress installed (my desktop Linux Mint 12 box). I'd like to use multi-site WordPress to manage my different client projects through one install, but I have a ...
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Categories: A Greenhorn Question on Strategy (Not Code)

Im having an issue in my category set-up logic Let's say I sell new/used (including Vintage) Drums/Drum Parts wherein a user can search by new, used or by individual part. So let's say they choose ...
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Keeping WP database synced across multiple developers using git

I'm working on improving my git workflow as it applies to my WordPress development projects. Often, when developing a content management system, I'll create a development server (like http://dev....
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How do I add version control to my workflow?

I develop themes, lots of them. I am given a PSD, code up the HTML/CSS, slap the code into Wordpress, and make corrections as they get QC'd. Once live, clients can edit blog posts like normal or ...
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How do you avoid caching during development?

Is there a simple way do prevent all caching when testing the appearance of changes to the site? I use WP Super Cache. I can delete its cache using the option provided, delete the cache for my ...
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design and development workflow

We're developing a set of websites, complex ones with a lot in common, and the company have decided to use WP as a base CMS. As in every site, there is a design process, followed by HTML, then ...