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What Plugin Do You Use to Turn WordPress based site to A Blog Aggregator

I mean that if I want to publish news feeds ,blog updates like bloglines and techmeme . I and my users should have possibility to add RSS entries and the feeds should be published . For now I am ...
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When would it make sense to use Jetpack?

There was a news item today possibly of interest to those who self-host WordPress: Automattic unveiled the Jetpack plugin. I hadn't heard of it before, but going off the announcement and the site FAQ, ...
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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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jQuery slider widget similar to cnet.com

I'm building a WP theme that requires a splash graphic "slider" widget (similar to what you see on cnet.com). I'd like to build one myself, mainly so I can have full control over the bits, but if ...
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Custom Shortcode Broken in Wordpress 3.1

A recent upgrade to wordpress 3.1 broke a custom plugin written to make use of shortcode in order to generate easy embed html for brightcove videos. Can anyone see what is happening in the following ...
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Are there plugins that interfere with the admin part of Rss widget?

I've been using the Rss widget in my site, and suddenly a few days ago, the admin part stopped responding. That is, I'd change the link to the Rss and it wouldn't get saved (and therefore would show ...
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Is there a neater way to do this?

So, on most of my sites I tend to create one admin user for myself, and one or more other users for the client. Inevitably I always want to simplify the interface for the client user/s, and I've found ...
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I need to have two 1-5 star rating fields, only editable by admins. Which plugin should I use?

I need the following: two different 1-5 star rating fields, for one of my custom content types. The ratigs will be stablished by the admin, so I dont need a real voting system. The fields are more ...
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There's some way to add a wrapper around posted images?

I need to add a wrapper (I'll use <figure> in my example) around images posted through the editor, with a variable depending on the size image is being posted (thumbnail, medium, large, full), ...
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Problem enabling the user to edit Markdown and displaying the HTML output (WMD Editor plugin for Wordpress)

Here is the WMD Editor implementation for Wordpress. When the users writes a post everything is displayed OK: The problem is when the user clicks EDIT: The HTML version is the one displayed (I ...
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Janrain/Simple Modal under Redirected Domain

I have a wordpress site running on one domain that has the main 'client' domain for the site redirecting to it. I've got my Wordpress Address/Site Address entered correcting in Wordpress, and the ....
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How do you auto-activate plugins from child themes

(repost from Theme Hybrid Community) Let's assume a plugin or multiple-plugins are hosted on WordPress.org. Can you automatically activate plugins with the functions.php of a child theme? Is there ...
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Need help restoring my Wordpress blog

I installed wp-cache to help with site speed. Shortly afterward, I was unable to access the site. Included below are the browser errors I receive. The site is hosted by GoDaddy. I asked them to ...
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Wordpress multiple pages on one page via button switching

Does anyone know if there is a Wordpress plugin for the following: Let's say we have a page with certain information, for instance details about a product. I could make a link to another page with ...
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Is there a quick way to inject i18n domain into theme/plugin files?

I do have prepared theme files (with __(), and _e(), etc), but they lack domain argument. There are lots of such string scattered around the theme files, editing by hand seems to be a dreadful ...
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How to create a managed image repository in wordpress

I want to redesign my current website (www.ch3.gr) using wordpress. Since the content of my site will be 95% images, I am looking for a better way to manage them from within WP back end. What I have ...
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“Members only” section of a WordPress site - self signup and no backend access

I'm working on a site which is mostly static content and one main blog. Because of this, WordPress looks like the best option to construct this site. However, the client is now looking for the ...
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Has anyone been able to get the aweber plugin to work

Aweber has a new api https://labs.aweber.com/ and based on that they have written a plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/aweber-web-form-widget/ for WordPress that adds a widget. In my testing (...
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unregister a sidebar widget

The codex says it is depreciated. As a long time plugin user, I know how annoying it is when plugins don't clean up after themselves, is it's deprecation indication that it is necessary?
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Disable plugin only for one post

It's possible to disable a plugin just for a post? I'm displaying a post in my footer but I've installed Simple Facebook Share Button and I don't know how to remove that button. Unfortunately I can'...
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What is the 'admin_action_' . $_REQUEST['action'] hook used for?

There's an action hook triggered in admin.php called 'admin_action_'.$_REQUEST['action']. Unfortunately, it's a bit useless for plugins as it's triggered at the very end of admin.php, after everything'...
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Recommend a flexible lightbox that allows an image or HTML to be used

Can anyone recommend a flexible lightbox plugin that allows the popup lighbox to use an image and/or HTML? I want to overlay some sort of help instructions on top of my WP home page. Thanks!
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Best way to inject css into admin_head in plugins?

I'm looking for the best way to inject CSS into WordPress' Admin CP. Currently, I'm using the admin_head action hook and in this hook, I'm using dirname( __FILE__ ) to retrieve the directory for the ...
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Placing the two most voted posts at the top (in a Wordpress site that uses the Vote it up plugin)?

I'm using the Vote it up plugin. Is there a way of placing the two most voted posts at the top? (Like in Youtube)? I'm not very sure if this is hard or easy to accomplish. EDIT: Someone posted a ...
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help intercepting save_post through plugin

I use stackoverflow very often and just found out in google about this one, Nice :D Well, i want to save my every post i write from wordpress to my 3rd (OEXChangeble) website aswell at the same time, ...
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WSOD after upgrading to 3.1

I installed the new wordpress 3.1, but it gave me some problems and I had restore everything, you'd know it help me? Practically after updating the site was completely white and I could not access the ...
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Is there any plugin which enables users to rate comments in thumbs up-down way?

The plugin should work with un-registered users also. Its not mandatory for plugin to add rating system to posts/pages. I need thumbs up-down rating system only for comments.
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custom uploader in the admin area

I am building a wordpress plugin that needs to allow the admin to upload CSS documents, and attach thumbnails. I want to know if there are any methods within wordpress that would be useful in ...
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How can I install a plugin on a Wordpress.com hosted blog?

I used to have a self hosted wordpress blog but I switch to a wordpress.com one. I can't seem to find the plugins area. Any help?
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How do I use add_action on custom widget?

First hope you will take a look example widget http://pastebin.com/2cL7BmgF There have male and female option. Let say I select male and I want add male.css to wp_head When I put something like this ...
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How to call shortcode function directly and pass $atts

I am using the Media Library Categories plugin. It does not have much documentation, so I have concluded the way to implement it would be using the shortcode [mediacategories categories="6"]. I want ...
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Recommended eCommerce Plugin for a T-Shirt Sales Business? [closed]

I want to create a website for my T-Shirt business. I've tried osCommerce and it's ok for a basic setup but even something simple as installing an addon for SEO turns into a nightmare of database ...
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Anyway to convert a plugin to become a shortcode?

is there any (easy) way to convert an existing plugin to become shortcode instead? http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/rax-top-social-media-share-with-counter/ I want to place it's output ...
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Multiple plugins using the same OAuth class issues

I just updated a plugin that needed to be updated. The issue is they added support for OAuth, the problem this plugin and another are using the same OAuth classes. Is there a easy way to fix this? I'...
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How to un-attach rich text editor from named textarea elements

The script below is taken from a plugin that converts all textareas in the category and tags editors to rich text editors. I'm using it to convert the category "Description" textarea input box to ...
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Custom content plugin for front page in wordpress

Is there any plugin available which I can use to post custom content on My front page?? I am using front page which has link to other blog pages. I want to put custom content on this front page but i ...
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Wordpress “Categories to tags converter” not working. Pointing to import.php instead

I just imported my posts from blogger into wordpress. In doing this, the tags were converted to categories for some strange reason. I am now trying to convert them back into tag using wordpress' ...
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Plugin Repostitory Questions

Hei, i've been developing a few plugins over the last few weeks that i want to share, soon, such as: a 'helper'-plugin, that eases the creation of standard option pages a photo contest manager a ...
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Anonymous Postings

This is a repost of a question asked on stackoverflow, and was referred to this site: My client wants to create a form on his new WP site that when filled out and submitted will be submitted to his ...
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When using Simple Fields plugin, how do I pull the information out of the database to display on a page?

Pretty much what the question says. I used simple fields, but I'm unsure in WP how to get the information back to display on a page?
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WordPress crashes with “The service is unavailable.” after trying to upgrade plugins

i went to upgrade my plugins and it never came back .. now when i go to my blog i get an error stating: The service is unavailable. i tried renaming the "upgrade" folder under wp-content but that ...
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Wordpress ping spam issue with Ping services?

My client wants me to install a plugin from here: http://www.maxblogpress.com/plugins/mpo/ that optimizes how WP pings. If you read the article, the version he mentioned were 2.1 and 2.3, if I am not ...
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Send batch of posts as HTML Email?

Looking for a little help getting to grips with a quote, part of which is producing quarterly reports consisting on all the posts from that quarter. My question is two fold - Is there a plugin that ...
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How do plugins get executed automatically from wp-content?

Most plugins that are installed into /wp-content/plugins need to be activated. However, it seems that if you drop scripts directly into /wp-content (object-cache.php comes to mind) they are activated ...
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Is There a WordPress Hook to Filter the Edit Posts View?

I want to be able to customize the WordPress edit posts screen to filter based on a custom field (or whatever). Unfortunately I'm not sure what filter or hook to use here, and instead of opening the ...
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Aggregate Summaries of Posts of Different Blogs in Multisite Instance

I have a Multisite Wordpress installation with 7 different blogs. I want to show an aggregate of the summaries of posts from those 7 blogs in the main blog. Do you know a good way to do this?
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Error Message from W3 Total Cache when .htaccess Rules Cannot Be Modified? [closed]

I have just installed the Plugin " W3 Total Cache " .I have enabled permalinks too. Then it is showing a message Browser Cache feature is not operational. Your .htaccess rules could not be ...
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Server-side subscribe by email?

Is there a server-side email solution that will allow users to subscribe to updates via email and, specifically, also be able to do this by category? I'm aware of Aweber and Feedburner being able to ...
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Advanced Integration - WordPress + YOURLS

I've been using a custom YOURLS system to create my own URL shortener for my blog network for a while now. Everything works just great with only a few exceptions (bugs already reported to the ...
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Problem installing plugin: unexpected T_STRING, expecting T_FUNCTION

i am trying to install plugin tumblrize and got the error Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting T_FUNCTION in D:\Projects\Websites\jiewmeng\wp-content\plugins\tumblrize\...