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Get page ID of page that is set as the posts page

In WordPress settings you can set a page as the Posts Page. This can be found: WP-Admin->Settings->Reading Settings->Front page displays How do I retrieve the page ID that is set in this ...
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How to get current page ID outside the loop?

How to get current page ID outside the loop?
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how to get page id of a page using page slug

Im pretty new to wordpress and I was wondering if I could get a page id with it's slug. Is it possible please let me know.
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get post author id outside loop

I need to place in post edit dashboard metabox with post author e-mail (or other user meta fields). So it can be edited when admin reviews this post. $meta_id = get_the_author_meta( 'user_email', $...
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How to get Author ID outside the loop

I can't get the post author ID outside the loop to make the get_the_author_meta work. So far I've tried different approaches: 1. $author_id=$post->post_author; 2. global $post; $author_id=$post-...
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Custom Walker: how to get ID in function start_lvl

I am making my first custom walker to build an accordion menu. To start with I used this example: http://bitacre.com/2025/custom-nav-menu-walker-for-wordpress-themes There are two functions. First ...
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How to get permalink and title from post ID?

I have stored an array of post IDs and I would like to list the posts as links, meaning I need to get the title and permalink for the post ID - $id. The list should be echoed out by the following if ...
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How to get page title with the page ID?

My page ID is: 30601 How can get the title of this ID? I want get page's title with ID.
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Get page IDs from nav items

I am trying to get all the IDs in my navigation and convert it to a string so that I can use it with wp_query to get the pages that are only listed in the nav. The code to get the IDs: $menu_name = '...
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Echo author ID in author.php

This is probably a super simple question. But how do I echo the ID of a user on author.php? I've tried the_author_meta('ID') But it didn't seem to want to work. I want to echo it at the end of a ...
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How do I get the current edit page ID in the admin?

Most solutions I found are for front-end use. This is for a plugin, so the all activity is in the back-end. How do I get the page ID that's being currently use(edited) in the admin? Note I'm out of ...
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Are post ID's reliable?

I understand that post ID's are unique, but are they reliable as persistent data ID's? More specifically, is there a guarantee that, through a migration or another data exchange, post ID's will not ...
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How to get home page ID?

I'm building a Wordpress plugin in which I need to get the HOME page ID value. Do you know how can I get it? I know that we can get the current ID with the_ID() or get_the_ID() function, but I need ...
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get all posts ID from a category

Problem: I need to get an array of ID's of posts from a given category If the category have any posts. This is to be used on a plugin options page. So far I have: $posts = get_posts(array('...
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Get current post id in functions.php

I have a wp_localize_script() function in my functions.php where I need to push the current post ID of the current post to a jQuery file. So I was wondering how you can get the current post ID of a ...
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How to obtain the user ID of the current profile being edited in WP-Admin?

Is there a way of obtaining the user ID of the profile being edited in wp-admin? I know it's in the URL if you are editing a user, EX: ./wp-admin/user-edit.php?user_id=427. Could always $_GET['...
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Creating a WordPress admin page without a menu for a plugin

I am writing a plugin, that will list a number of entries from a custom set of tables. I added the main page for the plugin using the following WordPress functions: // Add menu and pages to ...
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What is an alternative to get_page_by_title()?

I'm coding a theme where I want to display information in the footer that's only available on a template page. I have been using get_page_by_title() which works well if you know what the page will be ...
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Settings API - creating reusable form elements?

I have a set of settings fields: (...) add_settings_field( 'Option1', 'Option 1', 'textarea', 'page1', 'plugin_options'); add_settings_field( 'Option2', 'Option 2', 'textarea', 'page1', '...
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Get previously visited page ID

I would like to get the ID (or permalink) of the page the visitor visited just before visiting the current page - in other words the ID of the last page in the browser history. Can this be done? Any ...
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Get the current post ID as a variable in Javascript

I'm trying to echo the post ID in a post Javascript and not having any luck. var post_id = '123'; // works fine var post_id = '<?php global $post; echo $post->ID; ?>'; // echos 'ID; ?>'...
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ID for posts/blogs page

I have a website which has a static front page and a blog page where all the blogs are displayed. I am using my own theme and have created some custom meta boxes that display content in a sidebar ...
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Get ID of “root-page”

I have an url that looks like this http://apploadny.appload.nu/tjanster/webbutveckling/ I want to get the ID of the page "tjanster", how can i do that?
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How to add the category ID to admin page

I want to add the categories ID to admin page. I call it for my functions.php: require_once('includes/categories_custom_id.php'); The part of code: function categoriesColumnsHeader($columns) { ...
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Post ID At The End Of Permalink URL Effects Performance (Positively)?

HARD NOTE: This question is solely about performance, and NOT search engine optimization. So, please make sure your answers are as such. W.r.t permalinks, "year" is the most obvious numeric of choice,...
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Can't get post ID in functions.php?

I need the current post id in a function , which I have written in functions.php. But I can't get the id. I have tried several method. Like get_the_ID(); //returns false global $post; $id = $...
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Is post ID number always incremental n+

I have one question. Will WordPress always assign new post post ID which is incremental n+? For example if I delete some posts, will WordPress use ID of deleted post for new post added in future?
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Get All IDs Of A Post Type Using WP_Query

I am trying to get a list of a custom post type's IDs using WP_Query, but it is returning undesired result, which is a memory leak and stuck browser. Here is the code I use: $the_query = new ...
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Get page id by title?

I'm using the following code to insert the content from another wp page into my main home page. Is it possible to make it work with a page title instead of an id number? Eg. Not $page_id = 518 but ...
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Get user id from email?

I'm working on an email system, and I'm onto the unsubscribing stage. Since most of my users would not know their user ID, I'm asking them to put their email into a text box (definitely preferred, ...
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How to change WordPress user ID?

Is this enough to change the user ID? I'm doing this for security purposes, where the administrator has user ID=1 and I want to keep all posts, pages and content. UPDATE wp_posts SET post_author='...
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How to get page's ID if I know the title only?

Is there an exact opposite funciton to this one: get_the_title(ID) I know there's: get_the_id() But it doesn't seem to accept any arguments. So, basically, I'm looking for something like: $...
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Showing random content / pictures from earlier posts in a sticky post?

I have a sticky post on my wordpress blog, in the beginning. I would like to place some random content in it, by simply replacing some HTML in the post content. The random content would come from ...
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$post->ID displays wrong ID

This one is pretty weird. This code: $post->ID Displays right ID every time excepting the blog page (the page set as blog on /wp-admin/options-reading.php). On that page $post->ID returns the ...
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Get the post_id of a new post

There are several ways to get the id of a post after it has been saved (auto, etc.), but is there a way to get the post id immediately after you create a new post? I am trying to create a directory ...
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On Category page, How can I get the category ID?

This might be very basic question, but I can't really get the category ID on category page (actually a category page of custom type post). Filename is taxonomy-item-category.php & URL is http://...
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How to get ID of images used in gallery?

How to get ID of images used in gallery? Using $gallery = get_post_gallery_images( $post ); I only get a string with thumbnails url, without image ID which is needed for basically everything. ...
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get author comment id by comment id

I need to get author ID by comment ID Example functionName($commentID){ return $authorID; }
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At my posts archive page, outside the loop, get_the_id() returns the top most post's ID

I'm trying to get the ID of my posts archive page. It's set via the admin as the posts page so it already has the default Query. The template I'm using is index.php, Tried using page-blog.php but ...
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get post id in while loops outputting page id

it's been a while since I used wordpress and I am trying to us e advanced custom fields, I am trying to output the post ID inside a loop on a page, so i can use get_field to output the post contents. ...
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How can I display a specific user's first published post?

I'm looking for a way to display a user's first published post using their unique ID. I have a function that calls a list of specific users using their IDs, and would like to display the date the ...
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get the_title_attribute by id

I'm creating a list with a few permalinks which I call to with <a href="<?php echo get_permalink($id); ?>" title=".... And for the title I want to call the_title_attribute(). But it seems it ...
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Undefined variable post_id in custom quick edit coloumn

I am trying to add a custom coloumn to post quick edit and everything is almost working. Custom meta is saved and passed but if I click on quick edit the preview is blank. This is the error it gives ...
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Creating a Front-end based User Search

I am working on a membership site which requires a front-end user search. I have been searching for an answer like a mad man, and I could really use some help! While there are several plugins that ...
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Exclude main blog from get_blogs_of_user

I use WordPress Multisite and in the sidebar i have a box that shows a list of blogs the logged in user is a member of. I'm looking for a way to exclude the mainblog from this list. The main blog ID ...
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Getting the ID of a meta box

I'm wanting to change the display title of a meta box when editing a custom post. I want to try this solution here: How to change the title of a Meta Box on a specified Custom Post Type? Where I'd ...
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Does the menu item ID ever change?

Does the ID Wordpress gives each menu item ever change? id="menu-item-1234" I've linked to it within my CSS, however this will be no use if this ID may change, for instance when the page is updated.
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Get a post_id where meta_value equals something in a serialized meta_value field

I'm storing CPT products' post IDs into CPT companies' post meta (meta_key = prefix_products). As a company can have multiple products, so I'm storing them into a PHP serialized array value. s:48:"a:...
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Return number of items in a table with post id

I am trying to return the number of reviews for a given page ID, I have this so far: <?php global $wpdb; $countreviews = $wpdb->get_var($wpdb->prepare("SELECT COUNT(ID) FROM $wpdb->...
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Importing posts from old website to new conflicting post ID's?

I am wondering when I am importing posts from my old site into my new website, which has already some posts in it. Do the imported posts get a new ID or do they overrule the existing posts ID's?

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