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How to allow duplicate comments AND without comment text

I've searched hard but I've been nowhere near close to finding the answer to this... I have a comment meta box that gives the commentor two tick boxes. The tick box is the only input into their ...
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How to remove Base URL Duplication?

I have an issue in the download link, the URL getting duplicate. Like this http://localhost/test/files/http://localhost/test/files/2016/05/testonly.docx same as the live website: http://www....
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How to avoid a duplicate query from using wp_nav_menu?

My theme need to render 2 menus in homepage. The rest pages only need one. As result is only homepage got duplicate query warning. After tracking down, I found out this was cause by wp_nav_menu. How ...
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Duplicate Cron Jobs Using wp_next_scheduled / wp_schedule_event

I'm working on a plugin to register and schedule various cron jobs. I am: using WP Crontrol (just to see all of my cron jobs and override them if need be) have a server cron job set up and have ...
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Translate pages and URLs without duplicating

I would really appreciate some suggestions about what plugin to use in WP with DIVI editor, to translate my web site and following these specs: do not duplicate pages (that's really important) ...
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Over 500.000(!) unwanted archive pages, major duplicate content problem

We have a large WordPress site with around 17.000 posts and various categories and tags. Google Search Console shows over 500.000 with the notice "Duplicate without user-selected canonical". ...
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Select data from foreach loop and send it to wordpress database

The project that I'm working on have a user login section. Once the user logged in, they should be able to see a list of orders that they made in the past which are stored in the database. The list ...
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delete duplicates wp_postmeta

I'm looking to cleanup wp_postmeta. I've found dozens of duplicate entries. I've spend about 8 hours looking through topics and trying code and plugins to no avail. The most useful article on the ...
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Remove duplicate media entries from mysql database

I am wondering if you can help. I have a wordpress site with 90000 media entries, but only 1000 images. I do not want to remove the images from the media gallery just the entries in the database that ...
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Update or insert meta key value - On Duplicate key update

I need to bulk update some meta descriptions and have found that some of the posts don't have them so I need to do an update or insert query. (Once I get this query right I will be creating a temp ...
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page duplication on wordpress that wont stop

I have a super weird Wordpress issue, there is a history of duplicated posts/pages in the database and they even show up in the Wordpress admin backend. here are the facts: on some days, seemingly ...
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I'm trying to remove a duplicate menu, which only appears on the homepage?

I've used Elementor and Elements Kit to create this website. It's accidentally generated a duplicate menu which only appears on the homepage and i'm desperate to remove it. I've tried to use ...
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Use more than one query, but prevent duplicates - at scale!

Setup I have a Gutenberg block (made with ACF), which lets users define certain conditions (e.g. this tag or this date, and a number) to display posts matching these conditions. E.g.: "Show ...
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Prevent Duplicate Post Counted by Query

<?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); $get_series_id = get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'series_seri', true ); if (in_array($get_series_id, $do_not_duplicate)) { ...
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How do I host Wordpress on a hidden domain through a reverse proxy?

I have a reverse proxy for http://www.xxxx.com/guides/ pointing to Wordpress on another domain. I want to edit and administer it via the other domain, but I don't want the contents to be publicly ...
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Auto-remove custom field with no value on publish

I got some plugins that auto-generates custom fields. Does anyone know how to automatically remove empty custom fields from post when I press "publish"? A check I can put in my functions.php that ...
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Someone is copying my site in real time

I discovered by accident a website that's copying mine and its content (including GA code) in real time. Not quite real time, but on a daily basis. I get how it copied my WP theme (although it looks a ...
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How to delete duplicate records in wp_postmeta database table?

Some of my posts have two values for a meta key called cb_full_width_post. I want to only keep the records that have a meta value of nosidebar-narrow. This means I need to Identify records in ...
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Avoid duplicate posts with xml rpc

I'm new to Wordpress and I'm not a developer. I'm running an IFTT applet that posts a WordPress post each time I upload a new video on my Youtube Channel. There is a bug with IFTT. It often posts the ...
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Google indexing duplicate page content with Page #### in post title and /page-2 in permalink instead of the ones I set

I'm hoping someone familiar with this problem can help me. I have a WordPress site with thousands of posts, and Google is indexing pages that look like this: mysite.com/page/1 mysite.com/page/2 ...
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Cloning product not copying custom taxonomies

I have created a custom taxonomy called locations with a lot of options on it. When I clone a product everything is cloned correctly (categories, attributies...) but not the custom taxonomy , all the ...
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Duplicate images on upload

i have the problem with wordpress when i upload 1 image is making 7 images with 7 sizes i want to have only 1 image to stop making from 1 image 7 images with different sizes. Thank you!
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Remove duplicate images from media library.

I recently used an image importer that has duplicated all the images. They are attached to the right posts and the posts are fine (not duplicated). How do I run through my media library deleting ...
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Display custom posts, ordered by most commented, without duplicates

I would like to display custom posts in template, they have to be ordered by most commented and without duplicates on the same page. This is the code that I have for now. $args = array( 'post_type' =&...
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Custom product loop avoiding duplicates

I am trying to create a product loop based on an attribute value from (pa_product-series). many products can have the same value, but I only want to return one from each...avoiding multiple products ...
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Duplicate/Clone a Multi-site But Use Same Images & Resources?

I'm looking for any advice before taking the step of cloning my main site into a sub-but utilizing the same resources. Is this an easy process? I realize I can strictly instruct my url paths, but in ...
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wp delete duplicate entries of custom post types every 15 minutes

looking for some assistance. I have searched the usual sites but not come across this specific question and was wondering if anybody could help. I have a scrape system that collects data and saves it ...
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Why does WP allow duplicate pages with the same name?

I ran into an issue yesterday where I saw duplicate versions of a few different pages with the same name & path. No extra number appended to them. I deleted the duplicates which caused an issue ...
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Changing username after registration to get around the issue of having duplicate emails?

I want to change username and email after a user has been created and sent an email. This is because I want!! (yes, you read correctly) to have duplicates in my database. In normal situations this is ...
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Duplicate posts on archive page

I am loading posts through ajax and it seems new load produces duplicate posts on archive standard loop. This my code I have tried several methods with $do_not_duplicate but it seems none worked or I ...
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SQL query: select duplicate posts - but using duplicate meta [duplicate]

how can I select the duplicate freelancer.com posts? post_id meta_key meta_value -------- ------------------- ---------------------------------------- 1 ...
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I don't want my website to accessed via my public IP address

I am a newbie here When I first installed the bitnami wordpress to my cloud hosting it can accessed by public IP address. After that I have added a domain name successfully, everything went well.. ...
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prevent display duplicate titles on main page

I am using a automatic rss post reader on my website and there is a problem with this plugin that sometimes publish duplicate posts.I can't do anything to this plugin but at least it is better if I ...
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Allow duplicate slugs for custom post type with taxonomies

I have set up a custom post type (team) and a custom taxonomy (team_tax) for this post type, both with the same slug. Down to the core: register_post_type( 'team', array( 'labels' => ...
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Find duplicate posts with same slug and author

We imported over 250K posts into our multi-author WordPress database but have found duplicate posts where the same author has multiple posts with the same slug. Could you please recommend a MySQL ...
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force http canonical tag on https pages

At present all https pages have their own canonical tags referencing https, which is incorrect, they should be referencing the http versions. e.g: https://www.example.com has the following ...
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Don't insert if permalink is the same?

I have a foreach loop inserting posts. And I already have statements to check if post already exists by unique meta values. But somehow, often when site is loading slowly, something strange happens ...
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Duplicate Category and Page URL loads Category instead of the Page

I have created a Category with the slug service, which has the permalink: https://example.com/service. and a Page with the link: https://example.com/service. In the Category service, there is a post ...
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get_pages causing duplicates

I am using get_pages to get all the page content for my front page. I am passing post_content through the content filter $content = $page_data->post_content; $mycontent = apply_filters('...
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Events Made Easy Plugin - Duplicate Title Tags

I use the Events Made Easy plugin to handle events for a client. Recently while scanning my site for issues, I noticed that I'm getting blasted with duplicate title tags in the "events" pages as they ...
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How to duplicate a wordpress user and all his/her data from custom fields?

I have many user profiles with a lot of data via custom fields, and have to add it manually. I am wondering how to duplicate users, and then modify some of the data to speed up the process. For what ...
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duplicate wordpress site on same bdd

I have only one bdd with 2 wordpress sites : first with _wp suffix second with _wp2 suffix. For the url : mydomain/site1 mydomain/site2 Now i need to duplicate the site2 as site3 (mydomain/site3) ...
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Where is the source code in the console coming from?

I am having a bit of an issue with menu creation. A bug in WordPress (4.9.4)? -- I am creating a theme and am now adding custom menus. The header menu is fine now. But the footer menu is mirroring ...
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How to remove the duplicate title tags and duplicate meta descriptions?

Google search console detects my duplicate title tags and duplicate meta descriptions... I don't know how can I remove them. These two problems are same. It's from same page. My main page and page 2.....
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How can i find posts with duplicate featured images?

I came across this plugin "Fix Duplicates" which is able to find duplicate posts based on post title and by replacing value from "post_title" to "post_content" in a few places i am able to make this ...
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Multiple duplicate URL's

I keep getting these duplicate pages for my about page. I can't figure out what is causing this issue. Any help or direction?
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Duplicate post/product permalinks. (Link is temporary)

We have 8 different types of products on our site. Often I will duplicate a similar product when creating a new similar product. So instead I created 8 drafts that contain most of info I need when ...
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Delete duplicate rows from wordpress database where a column is duplicate in phpmyadmin

I have a wordpress table like so (phpmyadmin and MySQL) | id | meta_key | meta_value | +----+-----------+------------+ | 1 | import_id | abc | | 2 | import_id | abc | | 3 | ...
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Prevent wp_insert_user from creating duplicate users

I have a custom plugin that automatically creates a new user via wp_insert_user() if the current user does not exist yet. We use data from our remote ldap server to provide the new user's details (...
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Duplicate posts and change category

I am trying to create a button inside a post and, when the user clicks on it, I'd like the post to be duplicated and this new post goes to another category, is it possible? For example: I have "post ...