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The server-side programming language that the WordPress core, plugins and themes are written in.

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Are there action hooks for comments?

This is for a personal-use plugin I'm trying to make. I want to submit a comment from site A to my blog (sort of like sending trackbacks/pingbacks but a full comment). For instance, on site A I have ...
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Template tags for Buddypress

Is there a place that shows all available template tags and how to use them similar to how wordpress does? I'm trying to link to a profile within a loop. Ex of output <a href="http://www.mysite....
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Using OOP in themes

I see a lot of plugins making use of object-oriented coding when there isn't really necessary. But what's even worse is that theme developers are starting to do the same thing. Commercial themes and ...
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Help with WP Business Directory Manager Plugin?

I'm using the WP Business Directory Manager plugin and I'm having some problems. The developer hasn't been supporting the plugin lately, so here I am. I need to change the field order. Currently the ...
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Removal of all posts content in bulk, keeping the posts itself

How to, using PHP scripting or WordPress overwrite all of the posts (permamently, so it takes effect on database) with some static text such as "Content removed."?
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How to list posts from a plugin taxonomy?

I would like to query posts from a taxonomy created by a plugin (WP Business Directory Manager). How would I do this? I want the query to create html listing of the posts and allow me to list a ...
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Add filename to attachment page url

I wan to change my premalinks to attachment pages from http://example.com/.../attachemnt/something to http://example.com/.../attachemnt/something/something.jpg It should simply add filename but with ...
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How to Configure Events List in Wordpress to Disappear Event Once Date is Past

I currently have some code setup to display upcoming events set by the admin based on the date of the event. The upcoming events are sorted by the next upcoming event, starting from the top, and then ...
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How do I display the function the_content in this loop?

I have this loop in my wordpress site which displays the latest posts with their titles, I want to display the post content after the title. I normally retrieve it with the function get_the_content ...
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Removing Wordpress Footer -without access to PHP code?

I want to remove the "powered by wordpress" and theme name in the footer, but all the tutorials refer to clicking on the "Appearance" tab, clicking on an edit button, and then going to the php ...
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Comment filtering (search)

Basically I want to develop the ability to search comments on my site. A form with input field where the visitor can enter a search string, which tells WP to display only comments that contain that ...
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Custom Slider Per Page created

I am developing a site that will need to have a slider with 4-8 images, but only on certain page-types. These pages must be editable and the sliders must be able to be updated whenever I'd like. I ...
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How do I make wordpress comment fields required?

Here is my form: <form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" id="commentform" class="validate"> <?php if($user_ID) : ?> <?php ...
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Get the sidebar ID in which the current widget was dropped

How can I find out in which sidebar was a widget dropped? From inside that widget. More precisely from the form() function. Can I automatically remove the widget if it's not added in the appropriate ...
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Count widgets of a certain type

How can I get the number (count) of, let's say, text widgets from a sidebar? for eg. if I drop 4 text widgets in the sidebar, I want to get this number somehow from another widget
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A function that returns true when the Author is a certain role is_author(admin)?

I need a function that returns true when the author is an admin or an editor or of a certain role. I can't use is_single because I have set up a forum and there are a million singles out there and I ...
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How do I let users upload files to a chosen location?

I found some plugins which let me make my own forms but none worked for different reasons. I simply want to make a form so that users can upload files to a folder located in www.chusmix.com/images ...
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How can I show the post thumbnail from the most recent of a certain post type, in widget?

I'm using the excellent PHP Code Widget plugin, and want to create a widget that displays the post thumbnail (aka featured image) for the most recent 'project' post. Here's the code I have so far, but ...
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How do I make my function add variables/values to the $post object?

How do I add $tzDesc and $tzEmbed (and other variables) to the $post object in the following function so that I can display the values in my theme files by inserting <?php echo $tzDesc; ?>? ...
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Why does this echo values in the wrong order?

I'm sure there is a simple reason/answer for this: Why does echo 'Archive for '. the_time('Y'); give me 2010Archive for? I had expected it would give me Archive for 2010
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Insert all post IDs in new database table

I have a plugin which creates a new database table. Upon activating the plugin is there a way to insert all my posts ids into that table? Right now I'm using an action hook to immediately insert the ...
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Check if variable is set in filter

Thanks to your suggestions, I enabled wp_debug and discovered flaws with my plugin. I have a filter for sorting posts by votes. I use it when the sort URL parameter is on. add_filter( 'posts_where', ...
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Missing argument 3 for wp_register_sidebar_widget()

I installed the Deprecated Calls plugin and it's telling me to change register_sidebar_widget() and register_widget_control(), essentially add wp_ first. I did but I'm getting Missing argument 3 for ...
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add_query_arg not working

I added a filter to append a parameter onto the URL when navigating in categories. This is used to sort posts by their votes when browsing a category only if a sort parameter is set. For instance ...
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WP database error for comments_popup_link()

I'm using the comments_popup_link() function to show the number of comments for each post in a loop. <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> <?php if ( ...
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Preserve custom URL parameter on more pages

I created a custom URL parameter for sorting posts by their vote scores. I have a "most voted" link that sends a ?sort=most_voted URL paramater and using a query posts filter I display posts with most ...
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Fastest way to get the comment and ping total count for a post

I'm making my own comment template (like this) and I need to know how can I get the comment and ping count for the current post, maybe using a fast database query or something like that? Note that I ...
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SQL error with custom query

I'm trying to create a custom post query for sorting posts that have been voted "thumbs up". I'm joining my custom "wp_post_votes" table (which stores the number of votes each post received) with ...
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Custom query_posts() parameter

I'm adding voting features to a theme. Visitors can vote posts Up or Down. I created a table for storing number of votes for each post and that works fine. Now I'm trying to sort posts by their votes. ...
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Prevent WordPress from loading comments

I'm displaying the comments for a post my way, using $comm = get_comments() and then passing $comm to wp_list_comments() (this is the reason why). How to disable WordPress from loading comments from ...
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Getting $comments outside the comment template

I have a ajax request hooked on "template_redirect" (the ajax requests the post's url), and I want to display only the comment template: function get_comm(){ if(isset($_GET['get_my_comments'])): ...
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Default menu editor with automatic page list

How can I add a page to the menu and define for the menu item that all subpages should be included by means of a simple checkbox?
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WP_Query with the “offset” argument

I'm making a custom query for posts using something like: $p = new WP_Query(); $p->query(array('offset' => 30, 'posts_per_page' => 10)); If I have 36 posts on the entire blog, $p->...
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where to include a php file

I have a php file with some variables which I would like to use. When I include it in the header.php the variables in that file are not recognized at footer.php and some other places. Where is the ...
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How to load and show comments with AJAX instead of pagination?

Is there a plugin that displays comments like this: http://img541.imageshack.us/img541/6541/47905634.jpg when the user clicks "read more", older comments are being appended to the list with ajax.
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if statement on database query

Part of a voting script I'm working on: I'm checking a custom table in my WP database to see if a user already voted for a post by checking the IP address and the post id. If the user's IP already ...
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add_action for publish_post doesn't work

I'm working on a personal voting plugin, I don't intend to release it publicly because I'm still learning WP. In general, you can vote posts "up" or "down". I have 2 tables, one collects IPs (to ...
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Custom post type - get_day_link()

How can I get the archive links for a custom post type? get_day_link() doesn't seem to work
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Remove problem PHP code entered into footer via Theme

A friend of mine has a WordPress site using the Theisis theme. Recently he added a bit of problematic PHP code to the footer via the Theme (not into a PHP file). The PHP code is erroring out causing ...
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Missing sidebar parameter “fix” - before_content

as you know the sidebar parameters from register_sidebar() that control the widget layout are - before_widget - after_widget - before_title - after_title the problem is that you cannot implement ...
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Recent comments from my blogs only

I'd like to create a list of recent comments, specific to each user on my network (Buddypress). My best idea so far is pretty lame: DB Query on all user's blogs, compare dates, select top 10 by date. ...
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How can I reuse the code to capture a param in a URL and place in a value in a hidden form?

I have a form that will be re-used in different posts. I also have php code that will be reused to populate the form with the value in the URL. I tried to use php shortcode and wp php exec, but it ...
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Fatal error: Call to a member function query() on a non-object

In the code below (from my functions.php), I'm attempting to create an array of items from the wp_postmeta table where the meta_key is "_wp_attached_file". I'm getting an error: Fatal error: Call to ...
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How to list all images in uploads directory except those that are attached to any post

I've got code in my functions.php which parses the WP uploads folder and lists all images it finds there. Is it possible to place a filter here that would exclude any image that is already "attached" ...
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Author Tracking Code!

I need help with coding this piece. Basically i want with someone click on my author page. It stored a cookie of that author name and email. I want the cookie to stay in place untill the person close ...
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problems with wordpress and php version 5.3.3-1

I recently installed a server with new php version - 5.3.3-1 and when I imported wordpress site and database, there were some problems with plugin settings - some of them were reset. In pagenavi ...
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Need help with friendly URL's in Wordpress

I'm creating som custom templates in Wordpress and I'm passing some data in the URL's. Currently my URL looks like this: http://www.mysite.com/designers/?id=43&name=designer+name The URL ...
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Strip tags from a the terms() function

Trying to print my custom post type's taxonomy but without the link. Tried this, but doesn't seem to work, any suggestions? $text = the_terms($post->ID,'type','','',''); echo strip_tags($text); ...
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difference between esc_attr(), strip_slashes(), strip_tags()?

So what's the difference between these, and when should we use each one? Is esc_attr() safe enough to escape any type of data you get from the user ?
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Enable/disable post revisions programmatically

Is there a way to temporarily disable revisions.... I have noticed that wp_update_post is very slow and creates revisions I don't need. The fix could be to disable revisions before issuing ...