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Questions tagged [plugins]

Plugins are tools to extend the functionality of WordPress. This tag should not be used to mark requests for plugin recommendations, which are off-topic per the FAQ.

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Conditional Display of Links in Widgets

I want the links widget in my sidebar to display links based on the page the user is on. For example, if the user is on the home page I want it to display link1, link2 and link3. But if the user goes ...
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How to get a Jewish/English event calendar on a page in WordPress?

What I need is an event calendar to display both the english and Jewish dates, but have it be based on the hebrew date. With this people could input the date of an anniversary and have it reappear ...
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How to checkout the wordpress.org plugin repository?

I have problems to checkout the wordpress.org plugin repository via SVN on https://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/. First it starts all looking well: >svn --force checkout https://plugins.svn....
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XML Sitemap Generator and 404 problem

I am using yahoo hosting, wordpress 3.0.1 and Google XML Sitemaps (Wordpress Plugin) 3.2.4. This plugin generates sitemap.xml and notify all webmasters successfully. I am able to see sitemap.xml ...
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recommended breadcrumb plugins with possibility for hiding “Home” link [closed]

I am using Breadcrumb NavXT plug-in in my pages but now I am facing a problem I need to hide the "Home" link in some pages. I can do that either by hiding it in CSS or by not creating it at all. ...
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404 errors when updating options in admin dashboard

Whenever I try to update my Permalink settings or use the Theme Editor to modify some file, I am redirected to a 404 page. This also happens when I update the All-In-One SEO Pack plugin's settings. ...
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How to automatically install default Wordpress plugins?

I setup a decent number of Wordpress installations clients/friends. There are a number of plugins that I use on every instance. Is there a good way to automatically have these plugins installed on ...
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Membership / subscription plugins - alternatives [closed]

Does anyone have recommendations (backed by experience) for a membership plugin that can Provide for recurring subscriptions via PayPal Allow selected posts to be visible only to subscription members ...
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Error activating certain plugins

When I try to activate All-In-One SEO Pack or ANY (I've tried all by now!) caching plugin, the page goes blank - i.e the content of the page empty, except the WordPress bar on the top and the toolbar ...
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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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How to customise the output of the WP image gallery shortcode from a plugin?

We're building a plugin that displays posts, and we also want to display the image gallery when it is used in a post. However, we need to limit the number of photos displayed? Is that possible?
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Creating two database tables via plugin

I'm working on a voting plugin for my site and I want to create 2 tables: one that stores votes and another that stores voter ips. In Codex it suggests to use an if statement to see if the table has ...
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Weird problems after recovery from security breach

The shared server that I used for hosting my WordPress website was hacked recently, and many of the index.php files, plugin files and uploads were deleted, with my MySQL databases untouched. But after ...
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Creating Search Engine Friendly URL's with Word Press

I own a website barrelandblade.com which was developed by a non SEO enlightened developer. I recently had the FV All in One SEO Pack installed as my site does not show up in the search engines at all. ...
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How Is Network Activate Different From Activate (by Implementation)?

How is plugin network activate different from normal activation by implementation? What is done/not done in network activation that is done/not done in activation?
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Is there a WordPress plugin that registers a plugin file as a custom page template?

I need to create a plugin that makes custom page templates available in wp-admin. I'm wondering if someone has tackled this already, as it seems like a pretty typical process?
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How to handle the Plugin Version on Update using Tortoise SVN and the worpdress.org Plugin Repository?

Recently I tried to update my plugin to WP server. The update to trunk folder went fine, but when I created a folder with a new version under tags folder and tried to upload it, only the immediate ...
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Getting Post details when post is published

I would like to collect main info about post like Title etc. in moment when post was written and it's going to be published and perform some actions on this data. What's the hook for that? Thanks!
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Pass variable to nested shortcode

I'm setting up a plugin with a nested shortcode, i.e. [ct_training_group] [ct_training] [/ct_training_group] Here's the catch: I use the [ct_training] code outside of the parent as well as ...
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How To Activate Plugins via Code?

If possible, how can installed plugins (meaning the files have been placed in wp-content/plugins directory) be activated from other plugins?
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Any plugin out there that uses WP's internal image uploader?

I'm trying to use the media uploader thing from WP (the form from the pop-up with crunching and all that), and can't figure out how. Is there any plugin out there that uses it? It would be easier to ...
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Do Plugins effect site loading time?

Is there any way to measure the time it takes for plugins to load and in which pages they load (without figuring out the entire code)? In addition, I would like to find out which plugins load files in ...
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Why do I get this “plugin does not have a valid header” error?

I recently committed version 2 of my new plugin to the Plugin Directory, but now when you install the plugin for the first time, you get this error on activation: "The plugin does not have a valid ...
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Is there plugin to show recent posts from one website in the widget area of another?

I would like to take the titles of recent posts or content related posts from one website and display them in the widget area of another website. I'm sure there must be a way to do this, perhaps some ...
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Basic gallery plugin suggestion [closed]

I'm developing a custom wp theme which needs a gallery function. I looked over a few popular gallery plugins, but all of them seem "bloated" with a lot of unnecessary stuff. Do you have any ...
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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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XML Sitemap Generator can't notify google and bing

I am using wordpress Version 2.9.2 and XML Sitemap Generator 3.2.3 I have registered with Google Webmaster Tools. But I get an error while notifying to Google and I really don't know what it means. ...
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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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cforms plugin function “my_cforms_logic” (for writing custom logic), is running 5 times

I'm using cforms plugin, which provides a way for writing custom functions for the form action handler page, using the file my-functions.php and the function my_cforms_logic(. The issue is that ...
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cannot find cforms action handler page

I'm not able to find the action handler page for the cforms plugin anywhere. I want to write some function in the action handler page of the cforms plugin using the post values.
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What are good plugins for beginners? [closed]

I want this question to turn into a more of a wiki because people often have this question. What do you think are some useful and must-have plugins for a wordpress-based site? Currently, I'm in the ...
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How can I force a file download in the WordPress backend?

I would like to add a "Click to download" button to one of my WordPress plugins, and I'm not sure which hook to use. So far, hooking 'admin_init' to this code seems to work: header("Content-type: ...
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Adding Plugin-specific Fields with wp_insert_post()?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "wp_insert_post() and plugins") I use wp_insert_post() like this: $my_post = array( 'post_title' => 'title', 'post_content' => $post, 'post_status'...
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How do I work with the SlideDeck plug-in?

I added the SlideDeck plug-in to my site. I added it into the main index template. I am using the Arthemia theme. I really like the look of it but the only problem is that now I can't see all the ...
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Do widget options need to be escaped widget()?

I was wondering if you really need to escape user submitted data (widget option fields) within the widget() and form() functions (from the widget class) ? I don't see a reason to do this, if the data ...
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WordPress - “tag page” additional, custom content

Please look at it here TAG page morsblog [dot] dk/tag/stranden/ For THIS TAG, I want to write some text in WordPress (it should have possibility to add defined text to any defined tag). It should ...
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Create custom page templates with plugins?

Is it possible to make custom page templates available from a plugin?
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Auto-post to multiple sites like Posterous? [closed]

I'd like to be able to autopost from my wordpress site (private wordpress.org, not on wordpress.com) to multiple sites with one plugin/hack from within wordpress. I'd like my posts to be able to be ...
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How to hack YARPP plugin to find related posts for custom post type?

Does anybody knows how I can hack YARPP (Yet-Another-Related-Post-Plugin) to find related posts for custom post type? I really can't find any better related post plugin than YARPP. But, unfortunately,...
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Feature Differences between WordPress.com and Hosting on your Own Server?

I created a new blog using WordPress.com and obviously it got hosted on their server. But what I notice is that few features are not visible in this version as compared to the WordPress PHP script ...
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problem with nextgen plugin

I have a problem with Nextgen gallery,after activating some plugins it doesn't show the submit buttons(insert, cancel). Then i have deactivated all plugins, but that doesn't help. I haven't any ...
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Adding rel=“nofollow” to external links in posts?

I've tried three plugins to do this, non of them worked (I'm using WP 3.01): http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/sem-external-links/ http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/external-nofollow/ http://...
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File Storage Plugin (For Individual Users)?

I have a client who has a Wordpress blog and he'd like to give a small number of clients their own user accounts in which, ideally, they'll be able to access a specific set of files. These files would ...
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Qtranslate displays empty categories with get_categories()

I am using qtranslate (Wordpress Plugin) on a website and I don't want to display categories that don't contain posts for a language. So when I do get_categories() (without qtranslate) the ...
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Coding Challenge - JavaScript Easter Egg

As some of you know, there's an Easter Egg hidden in the WordPress post revision system that will display a message from the movie The Matrix if you perform a specific action (if you don't know, I won'...
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How to make sexy bookmarks plugin work in WPMU

We have Wordpress 3.0 working as multi site, and we want all the blogs in the system to have the plugin "sexy bookmarks". But it seems to be working only in the main blog. Does anyone know how to make ...
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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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Best Sitemap Plugin for 1M+ pages [closed]

A client of mine has a VERY, VERY, VERY large WordPress site (over 1 million pages). Is there a sitemap plugin that can handle this (would need to create sitemap indexes)? Their site have very ...
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My Category is too big on the Menu what can i do?

Currently I have a small amount of 100 categories and my MENU goes crazy big and I would like to be able to do 2 things if possible: First category menu with limited amount categories sorted by hits ...
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Adding CSS to custom post type admin page causes error

I have this bit of code in my Meteor Slides plugin that loads a stylesheet on the admin pages of just the slides custom post type: add_action('admin_head', 'meteorslides_admin_css'); function ...