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How do I check for a duplicate record before inserting using wpdb

I am inserting a row into a custom table in a wordpress database. this is the code: $wpdb->insert( 'wp_pl_my_parts', array( 'user_ID' => $user_ID, ...
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What's the proper way to find and remove duplicate images from posts and the media library?

I just exported a largish WP blog from MediaTemple to PHPFog. I used the standard WordPress export and import plugins. For some unknown reason all of my media assets have been duplicated. I now have ...
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Why does get_users suddenly return duplicates?

I'm having a hard time figuring this one out. I'm running a simple users query : $args = array( 'role' => 'custom_role', 'orderby' => 'ID', 'order' => 'DESC', 'number' => ...
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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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$wpdb->insert Database Error Duplicate Entry Error Logging

Is there an equivalent to INSERT IGNORE in the wpdb class? As I'm fetching and inserting a twitter feed and the field in which I store the tweet ID is keyed UNIQUE, I am aware that duplicates are ...
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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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Real time Duplicate title check

On my website there are a lot of authors and they are all writing about italian 'scene' so sometimes it happens that two of them write the same post or use same title so what I'm looking for is a way ...
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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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Duplicate a Wordpress Install for Testing Purposes

I want to test some plugins on my Wordpress site. However, I do not want to mess anything up. Is there a way to duplicate my Wordpress site to a new directory so that I can test plugins there before I ...
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Duplicates with WP_Query loop

I'm showing on my front page only posts with featured image. My problem is that on every next page load I receive the same results aka getting duplicates. I'm using ordering by custom field. Any ...
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Custom Post Type Pagination & duplicate posts

I'm working on a template which will use some custom-post-types & custom-taxonomies.. I'm having problems with pagination and duplicate posts. HOME.PHP LOOP #1 On the homepage (home.php) I have ...
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Generating dynamic Tabs with multiple query post loop

I am trying to generate a dynamic tab based navigating with query post my code is like this <div class="tabbable"> <ul class="nav nav-tabs"> <?php ...
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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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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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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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Prevent Duplicate Attachment When Using wp_insert_post

I am trying to use wp_insert_attachment while using wp_insert_post. It's successfully creating the post and attachment. It have no problem if I only use the wp_insert_post function, but when I ...
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Wordpress Find Duplicate Post By Content

Is there any way to find similar/duplicate wordpress posts by post_content. I have tried "Find Duplicates" plugin but it takes a lot of time to search since I have more than 7000 posts in my ...
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If the only permalink setting is %postname% what happens in the case of old duplicates?

I am tempted to change my blog to be site.com/postname. I know that for new posts Wordpress is smart enough to add a unique number to them, but what about old posts that would get updated? I can run ...
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Two posts are loaded instead of one?

I am trying to add a read posts function to my Wordpress website. To achieve this, I create a cookie on which I store all the IDs of read posts. Every time a post is loaded, the following function is ...
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Prevent duplicate post from dynamic multiple loops

I was trying to list 20 recent posts, and put a post from custom post type on every 5th item. So it's like: Post Post Post Post Post Custom Post Type Post Post Post Post Post Custom Post Type .. and ...
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Problem:Save Several Duplicate posts in The Database and then Error nesting level of '100' reached

I have a function to insert a single post in the database. But when I run the function, duplicate posts (40) are added to the database and then an error is displayed. Fatal error: Maximum function ...
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Duplicate posts being displayed when querying Custom Fields

I have created a small segment within WordPress that records match information for League of Legends. Using up to 30 different custom fields I can store information of 30 champions picked from 3 games ...
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Save both current and new version of post meta

I want to save two versions of my custom meta box data called "sidebar". I want to compare a new and old version of this data later on, so that is why I want to save a copy of the current "sidebar" to ...
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Why are theme templates organized as multiple point of entry PHP files instead of reusing your theme's index.php?

I've started to develop my own theme in the past couple weeks (and extracting WP functionality here and there in the past year), and I'm finding the structure of the WP templates awful redundant. ...
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Performance : Duplicating `add_action`

If was wondering about PHP performance on Wordpress, If I had many duplicate add_action. add_action( 'init', 'func_a' ); add_action( 'init', 'func_b' ); add_action( 'init', 'func_c' ); //... so on ...
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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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Part of title duplicating but not sure how to remove from code - help?

I inherited a problem that no one in my office can figure out. Our company website has page titles in the format of "Page Name Company Name - Company Name." The first instance of Company Name is a ...
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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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Merging two wp_posts tables while avoiding duplicates

Is there a simple way to merge two wp_posts tables while avoiding duplicates?
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Using Same Slug With Multiple Post Types

My Permalinks are the std %postname%. I have several custom post types, eg. 'docs'. function docs_init() { // create a new taxonomy register_taxonomy( 'docs_tax', 'docs', array( 'label' => __( ...
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update_options and unique filenames

I was able to temporarily disable an automatic task of wordpress during a specific file type upload which is nice. For instance, I changed the usual upload path for the pdf uploads by doing this: //...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Duplicate posts in paginated results

I'm running into an issue where there are duplicate posts appearing in my paginated results. I suspect the issue is to do with my use of paginate_links(), but if anyone can see something obvious in my ...
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Duplicating Complete Wordpress Install for Development and then Redeployment?

What is the best way to duplicate an entire Wordpress site, including database, themes, plugins and all associated settings to another URL for development purposes, and then redeploying it back to the ...
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$wpdb->prepare with ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE

I just took this code from $wpdb Codex page, and modified my existing Insert query: $table = $wpdb->prefix . 'user_req'; $post_id = explode('_', $_POST['post_id']); $user_id = $_POST['user_id']; $...
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Taxonomy archive + query attachments = duplicate results

I'm trying to get the attachments of a specific term (in its archive page). But the results are showing the resulting images 5 times instead of one. I have multiple loops in this page - one to show ...
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Let me choose permalinks

I need to pick a permalink called 'mysite.com/1418', but wordpress keeps adding '-2' to the permalink. Normally this means i already have a page called the same that is in the trash or something. But ...
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Multi row post list

I'm trying to create a 'two posts per row grid'. Here is the template i made: <div class="row"> <div class="span2"> <?php get_sidebar(); ?> </div> <div class="...
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How to fix database error duplicate entry

At first I thought this was just a damaged table, so I tried repairing via MySQL, but it appears there's more fundamental issues. Which of the duplicates should I remove, and any further advice in ...
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Multiple URLs with Numbers

I am trying to correct a problem on a Wordpress site which is producing duplicate pages in the format of: /about-us/connecticut/3/3 /about-us/connecticut/3/3 /about-us/connecticut/3/ /about-us/...
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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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$wpdb->insert Giving duplicates

I'm getting duplicate entries with this, how can I fix it please? <?php echo "Month". $_POST["Month"]; global $wpdb; $wpdb->show_errors(); $wpdb->print_error(); $wpdb->insert( '...
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Updating a live theme safely?

Apologies for the general question, but I spent some time looking for an answer and couldn't find anything. I often find myself in a situation where I need to make tweaks to a live site based on a ...