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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 share posts (and plugins) between existing site and new, separate dev/test installation?

A client has an existing WP installation. I want to setup a dev/preview site that pulls same page/post content as existing site (and has same active plugins and settings), and I don't want the ...
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How to get Plugin Slugs?

I am trying to get the 'slug' used for each plugin installed. I have not found a good solution for this. I have created this function to get all the slugs and return them in an array. I am hoping ...
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Automatic Updates Individual Plugins Not Working

I am writing a Wordpress plugin for setting automatic updates for individual plugins. I am unable to verify that the 'auto_update_plugin' filter is working. Anything I put into the callback function ...
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I am unable to publish/update post

I am running wordpress 4.3 with my custom theme. Everything was going fine but today when i tried to post new article on my blog i notice that when i click on publish button it stuck on loading. I ...
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Display tab title as 'blog tagline | blog title'

I am currently displaying my title liek this <?php wp_title( '|', true, 'right' ); ?> it works fine for every page besides home page where tab currently says Blog title | Blog tagline is there a ...
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Inserting categories as a hierarchical terms from frontend form

I want to insert or you may say select the pre defined categories in my custom post type from my front end form. i don't know where i am missing any code. Please help me out in this ... Below is my ...
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Problem of running development copy of WordPress on WebMatrix?

I am a newbie on WordPress and PHP but at a learning task to maintain running company website. I downloaded the copy of company website and database into local machine to try to setup a development ...
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Pull 'Popular Posts' within specific timeframe

I'm looking to display a weekly list of 'Popular Posts' on a site. Currently the list shows a 'Popular Posts' column but these are posts from no particular timeframe. It's displaying the most popular ...
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Replace existing pages with new pages, keep menu links

I basically want a plugin or method that would give the same functionality as 'Enable Media Replace' but for replacing pages and posts, instead of redirecting, or manually editing. I've searched high ...
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New to WordPress - Read the Codex, Other Docs; Still Confused

I'm new to web development and WordPress. I recently installed WordPress on my site. However, that is not the WordPress page; don't get ahead of me! That page was created using Bootstrap. From my ...
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Loading media on local WordPress using remote database

For my theme development purposes I have a local WordPress installation that I run from a VM, accessed via, let's say, http://local.app. I also have a remote version of the site on a staging server, ...
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Can I access Wordpress API's from within plugin scripts?

I'm developing a WP plugin. In my plugin I have a file that processes form data. For example, user will enter shortcode: [poll-form] And it will output a form with the action attribute set to the /...
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Theming Custom Plugin Page

I am creating a plugin that collects user information. It's a bunch of forms. So, the user will hit the first form page, enter data, then be redirected to the second form page, where they enter more ...
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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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How can I configure Docker for developing and deploying a custom theme?

I am getting started with Docker and I'm still new to professional WordPress development practices. I would like to set up a Docker development environment (on my Mac) so that I can do custom ...
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Advanced Custom Fields not displaying

my php skills are pretty limited and I am pretty much stuck with the following issue. Why is my Custom Field (placed at the bottom) not showing up after the posts blocks? Here is what my code looks ...
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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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Adding Telescope / Meteor App to existing Wordpress site

I have an existing Wordpress website (www.mumbairunners.com). I have created a meteor app using Telescope (www.telescopeapp.org). I want to create a new page on my wordpress website and link it to the ...
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No Error Log File, no debug info

My error when writing a plugin for uploads and yes, I can debug. But it just jumps directly from this line to destruct the end of my wp-config.php EDIT: // Enable WP_DEBUG mode define('WP_DEBUG', ...
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How to add custom page elements to the WYSIWYG editor?

On a plugin-less Worpress installation the WYSIWYG editor allows to write a page down from top to bottom with style buttons (lists, font, italics, bold, add picture ...). What I am missing is the ...
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How wordpress plugin hooks works? [duplicate]

I am new to wordpress development. I am familiar with joomla's ins-and-out working mechanish, now i want to contribute or say learn wordpress. I found that every thing in wordpress is done through ...
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Wordpress Plugin development Call to undefined function jQuery()

Seriously, I lost my whole day with this... Either I completely missed the point... Or I really cannot find the proper information on the internet... Everywhere I find they say to load jQuery in the ...
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How Can I setup WP CLI on Windows development machine running AMPPS?

I want to setup WP CLI. On the home page it says that it needs a UNIX like operating system. I am running windows 7 for development but I could probably setup a virtual Ubuntu box or something. Would ...
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Are there any security issues with setting the WP_INSTALLING constant to true?

Running Wordpress 4.1 on a CentOS 6.5 instance through VirtualBox as a dev server. When logged in as admin on both ssl and non-ssl sites Wordpress curl requests are taking a long time to run (45+ ...
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Wordpress On subfolder

We are running WordPress and CodeIgniter in the same domain, separated by subfolders. We know it's not the best practice, but CodeIgniter will be a temporary thing until we fully move to WordPress. I ...
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What's a better workflow for database migration?

When asked to work on an existing WordPress Site, I generally take a copy of the whole site and work on it locally. For quite a few years I have used a script such as the following after importing the ...
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Allow comments without approval for custom content type

I like to have comments be approved being posted, however I have a custom content type that I want comments to go through without moderation. Is this possible with a php function for only the custom ...
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How to assign a custom post title to be the post ID?

Is it possible to assign a custom post title name to the post ID upon submitting an ACF form? I'm trying to do this because I don't use the custom post title, instead I just want it to be the post ID. ...
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Which built-in Wordpress files are safe to edit?

I begin to work with Wordpress, I'm developing a theme with many functionnalities into it, and I'm good with that. My question does not have to do with theme development, but more with general ...
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Why in this archive page that call query_posts() function show only the last 10 posts?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I am finding 2 problem with this posts archive page: http://lnx.asper-eritrea.com/archivio/ The previous page have to show ALL the blog posts into ...
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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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How to obtain the current website URL in my theme?

I am working on a custom theme and I have the following doubt about how to correctly insert the link to some section of my website into the theme. If you open this link you can understand what I need ...
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How to show the posts list into a static page? Problems to use the loop into a static page

I have the following problem: I have to create a posts archive into a static page. So I have created this page template containing the loop to interate on my posts: <?php /** * Template Name: ...
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How to show only the date, the title and a little “summary” of my WordPress post in my custom theme?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have the following doubt about how show posts into a page. I have this page belonging to an old custom legacy blog that I am build again using ...
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What file have I to create in my custom WordPress theme to show all the post belonging to a specific category?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have the following doubt. I am working on this custom theme: http://lnx.asper-eritrea.com/ Into this website upper horizontal main menu I have a ...
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What exactly do this function declared into functions.php file of a WP theme?

someone can help me to understand what exactly do this function declared into the functions.php file of a theme? function exclude_featured_tag( $query ) { if ( $query->is_home() && $...
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Why do my offline development site and online live site behave differently?

I have two versions of my site - one live, the other a development site using DeskTopServer. I work on the development site - adding / editing posts etc. and making changes to the WP database, and ...
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Wrapping code in an if block

Breadcrumb trail shows on all pages, except I need to remove it from the homepage. Here's my code so fare. <?php if( !is_front_page ):?> <div class="breadcrumbs" style="position:absolute; ...
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display my pages html

I am new to wordpress I have a big problem, I created a plugin that contain "pages" folder that contains all my html pages I want to display in my website but I do not know how to do what I found out ...
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Using My Own Classes On Wp Unit Tests

(I'm trying to solve style problems of code samples) I'm developing a theme but I have some classes which developed for this theme. I want to run unit tests on my theme. I've followed this steps: ...
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How to add multiple images in a page

I am developing a WordPress Theme and I've got stuck in a point. What I want to do is to add a box at the right of page editor so the admin of the site can add multiple images on the fly in this ...
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Why There Is No “get content by ID” Function

When i need to get content of a post with ID, I'm always using this function : function getContentByID($id) { //http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/9667/get-wordpress-post-content-by-post-id ...
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Link to a admin submenu item using a custom link

Situation: I am developing my first Wordpress plugin with multiple admin pages. This plugin has a menu and some submenus in Admin Menu. I am using Wordpress 3.9 on XAMPP, Windows 8.1 Pro. Problem: ...
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Right way to update widget on dynamic new input field

I have code to add an input field dynamicly in my theme. I have testd it, as a metabox and it works. But, not in a widget. First add and update, that codes work, but when I refresh page or try to ...
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Adding class to the parent of current-post-ancestor / current-menu-parent / current-post-parent

Following situation: I have a drop down menu. At the moment we are located on a single post of the category "Produkt Design" Its class in the menu is menu-item menu-item-type-taxonomy menu-item-...
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Moving from development while pulling production database without overwriting, to production

I am involved in a redesign of a client's website and during development the client has been adding posts/pages and working with existing plugins that were on the site. I have made a new theme and ...
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How to replace settings in WordPress plugin from a theme

I created an array with some default settings in a plugin, and want to allow it to be replaced from functions.php in a theme without using stored data (eg. add_option). I want this to be just a hook ...
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Custom Content Type with No Page View

I am trying to define a custom content type, more exactly I want to create some controls in a content type for a slider that I will show on the home page custom template. What I would like to know ...
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Can I host wordpress separately on one hosting account?

I have a client who would like an auction site. I have decided to use Wordpress for this and found proper hosting and what not and thought I was set. Then the client asked if I could save time and ...