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Shortcode not displaying HTML within the function

I am working on a function that displays all authors but it appears I am doing something wrong the HTML within does not display until the bottom of the page separate from the output. /* Add ...
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How do i login when i cant access wp-login.php?

i have a self hosted wordpress install on a server in a virtbox at home. i was trying out plugins from the wordpress.org site, and after enabling some securtiy plugins, i found i couldnt access the wp-...
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Translate database content using __($message) function

I've written a plugin that allows users to add information in the database. It runs well but I can't translate the information using WPML. This is a simple example of the problem: $message = 'test'; /...
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What plugin can I use to create a list / slideshow of featured images?

I'm looking for a plugin that will allow the user to upload files, maybe 4-10 that can be used on the homepage as part of a slideshow. I can code the slideshow part myself, if necessary, but the thing ...
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How to determine if a plugin affects your file-system

Anyone have a tried method of testing plugins to determine whether or not they make changes to your file-system, database, or both? I think this would be useful for larger websites where files may be ...
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Variable from a plugin into a theme

First plugin, basic question... I am trying to print the variable $xavi from a plugin into a theme like this: add_action('init', '_load_options'); function _load_options() { global $xavi; } So ...
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Category “same post” retreive and display

I have made a multiple category. Each item belong to one or more category. So when display one item, i like to retreive the category of this item, and display all post that have belong to that ...
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Sync my svn repositories

I use my own svn repositories for all my development. I am looking for an easy way to keep the svn repository wordpress provides for my plugin synced up with my own internal repository. The desired ...
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Hardcode a Plugin into theme

Hi im looking at hardcoding a wp plugin into a theme, the plugin is Calendar. This is what i have done as of yet: 1) Moved files from wp-content/plugins into a folder within theme folder and made ...
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Adding custom Field To The Posts Listing

Are there plugins or hooks to editing custom fields just from the posts listing in admin panel?
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Hook for plugin to insert into entry-meta

pretty simple. I'm creating a plugin and I want to dynamically insert some text that will change every hour into the line that is directly below the title of a post (So filters are no good). It's the &...
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What Are Security Best Practices for WordPress Plugins and Themes? [closed]

As suggested in this question, I am adding this topic as a new question, for community discussion/voting regarding best-practices for Plugin/Theme security. Here is the starting checklist, based on ...
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WordPress plugin for affiliate referral system

I want to create an affiliate system on WordPress . What I mean is when "Member A" invite other to join (ex. "Member B") by using the ?referralId=MemberA querystring, then Member A get points or ...
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Paypal Framework

I'm trying to set up a paypal-subscription-based website, where people can sign up if they pay a subscription fee trough Paypal. I'm pretty new to this Paypal IPN system, but I found this plugin ...
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What are the common security flaws I need to look for? [closed]

As a wannabe WP plugin developper, what are the main security flaws/holes I should look for? I'm about to create a new plugin with a configuration panel (ie input fields and stuff). What should I be ...
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List all sidebar names?

I'm listing all sidebars like that: global $wp_registered_sidebars; echo '<pre>'; print_r($wp_registered_sidebars); echo '</pre>' So I'm getting something like: Array ( [sidebar-1]...
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How to improve WordPress search

I heard many times, that WordpPess's search doesn't work good. Are there any other search engines available for wordpress? I know about sphynx, seems its a good one, but available plugins are out of ...
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Jetpack plugin (ShareDaddy): Prevent share buttons showing on custom post types?

I noticed ShareDaddy has "Show sharing buttons on this post" for default post types but not for custom post types. I'm guessing I need to add something in 'supports' => array('title','editor','...
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Installed Wordpress.com Stats with api key and forgot key. How can I register w/ new key?

I tried deleting the plugin, reinstalling, and entering a new api key. However, I get this message: The owner of that API Key (username) is not on the access list for this blog (blog id). Stats ...
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Display Facebook photo albums and photo comments?

I'm looking for a way to pull in photo albums from a Facebook Fan Page into a Wordpress site and have the photos open up in a Lightbox with Facebook comments. I've found a few plugins but nothing ...
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Is it a bad practice to go directly to the mysql database while developing a plugin?

This is a sample of the Vote it Up plugin: //Run this to create an entry for a post in the voting system. Will check if the post exists. If it doesn't, it will create an entry. function SetPost($...
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How to add a random image to a post from gallery and only show one?

I know how to add an image and a gallery. I need to have one image from the galley show on the page at random each time the page is loaded. The page should only show one image at a time. Is there a ...
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insert data in database table from plugin with WP3.1

I am quite new in WP Plugin World. I am trying to develop a plugin in WP 3.1 when I am trying to insert data into my table named "wp_enam" in the following way: $wpdb->insert($wpdb->enam, array(...
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Is it not recommendable to stick with plugins that are no longer supported by the author for production sites?

For example, I used the plugin Vote it Up but it haven't been updated since 2010-5-28. Now I moved to GD star rating which was last updated in January 6, 2011 (and still maintained by he author). Is ...
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Seeking clarification on page request life-cycle

I'm just trying to get my head around the "life-cycle" of a typical page request in WordPress. The Action Reference page lists 38 actions that occur during a typical page load, but two things aren't ...
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Can I ignore caching of a plugin in W3 Total Cache? [closed]

I currently have a plugin that lets me display a random post in a widget. The problem is that if I activate w3 total cache it will only display that post as long as the cache hasn't been cleared. Is ...
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How to load a new template page according to a particular URL?

I want to load some of the pages(not wordpress page, a template file other than wordpress's default template file) according to the url came on the address bar. for instance, I have page in my ...
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Plugins to generate CSS Sprites? [closed]

I see that w3 total cache can't offer CSS sprite generation. Is there another plugin that can complement this feature? Thanks. update: I didn't mean that w3 total cache doesn't allow CSS sprites to ...
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How to use static flattr buttons

How can I use static flattr (button image hosted on my server) buttons on a wordpress 3.x installation using the flattr plug-in? Several people asked me to not load the flattr button from the flattr ...
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What is generating Similar Posts and Related Posts on my blog?

I checked in my list of plugins, and I have nothing that seems like Related Posts or Similar Posts. Yet, at the end of my posts I find two very similar sections titled as such. Any idea how to turn ...
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Fastest way to loop through all posts?

I need to run a background process in a plugin that does some work on ALL the posts in a person's database once the plugin is installed. I'm very new at working with wordpress so my research has shown ...
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Shopp Plugin Remove Quantity Dropdown [closed]

I am using the Shopp plugin and wanted to remove the quantity dropdown so a customer can only add one at a time. Any thoughts or help is appreciated.
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Disable Other Plugins on my Custom Post Type?

I've created a plugin that lets users build super-simple landing pages for mobile devices. The pages my plugin creates are of a custom post type. I want to provide users with an option to "disable ...
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Default plugin config to override wp_options?

I have a few plugins that I always set the configuration for exactly the same way. Every time I create a new site, the same plugins go in, and the same amount of time is needed to set them up. Would ...
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more types plugin - display all post of post type on page

I'm looking to display all the posts of a certain type in a page of posts. I'm using the wordpress plugin more types (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/more-types/) to create a custom type called ...
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How to make search engine index PDF files? [closed]

I'm looking for a plugin or a idea so that my WP 3.1 search engine can index PDF files. Has anyone be through that need too ? Thanks !
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How Does Wordpress Uninclude/Deactivate A Plugin?

Wordpress uses the Observer Pattern for its plugin system and operates on the premise of checking if a plugin is activated, scanning the plugins directory and storing everything in an array in the ...
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What is the best way to output plugin result in certain url

Knowing that wordpress doesn't follow MVC pattern. What is the best way in worpress to output plugin's result in a certain url. lets say I would like to show "hello world" in main area under "www....
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Where can I find a schema of wordpress plugin core architecture?

There are plenty of articles which explain how to create a wordpress plugin. I'm not looking for that, I'm looking for a schema of the core architecture of a wordpress plugin (an UML class diagram and ...
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how to create child WordPress plugin

I like to create child plugin.. Explanation :- I have one parent plugin named X. This will work independently (like other existing plugins). Now I decided to add some extra features to that plugin ...
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Does WP delete deprecated plugin/theme files on plugin/theme upgrade?

Let's say theme 1.0 is installed with 30 files in it. Then two weeks later theme is upgraded to theme 2.0 which contains only 10 files. Do those older 20 files get automatically deleted after upgrade? ...
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Chat support plugin? [closed]

I've been looking for a chat support plugin for WP and I haven't been able to find one, does anyone know about one? Free or paid doesn't matter. Thanks in advance.
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custom registration form [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Front-end Register Form i like to create custom register form like http://www.bharatmatrimony.com/ this page in worpress ... i have searched many plugins no one helps me ... ...
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Getting Path To Uploaded Attachment Image After Upload

After you have uploaded an attachment in Wordpress using the media upload screen, is there a hook or filter I can run after the image has been uploaded where I can get the path to the uploaded image ...
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Creating a default Custom Post Template that a Theme can override

I'm in the midst of building a Wordpress Plugin that adds a custom post type, for which I'd like to include a default template to display. Essentially, this is an event management plugin, and the ...
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Plugin: Wordpress Popular Posts > Possible to include custom post types?

I tried asking the plugin author and while waiting for a response I figured I'd give this place a try too. This is what wordpress-popular-posts.php looks like: pastebin Is there something I can ...
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Wordpress FLIR (Facelift Image Replacement) plugin clipping off end of text

I'm using the FLIR for Wordpress plugin (v0.8.9.2) with FancyFonts enabled. I'm running Wordpress 3.1. The problem I'm having is that it appears the plugin is cutting off a couple pixels off of the ...
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Performance impact with inactive plugins? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do deactivated plugins slow down a WordPress site? Hi, Does having inactive plugins installed (but not active) impact the performance of your wordpress install? Is it always ...
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Disable plugin / plugin action via theme

I have installed the Google Analyticator plugin on my site. I am also using the MobilePress plugin to serve up a theme designed for non-smart-phone mobile browsers. I have set up Google Analytics for ...
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Plugin for “Was This Helpful” at end of post? [closed]

I'd like to use a Wordpress instance as a product help & faq platform. I'm wondering if there is a lightweight plugin that provides a "yes/no" voting option at the end of a post, to which I'd use ...