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WordPress.com Stats plugin is requiring login, and redirecting to WordPress.com on login

I have my own private installation of Wordpress I've installed the wordpress.com stats plugin, so I get a stats feature like you get on the free wordpress blogs, its nice and simple, and works well ...
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How to register_sidebar() without messing up the order?

How do you register a sidebar in a plugin without screwing up the pre-existing registered sidebars? (The ordering of the sidebar registrations, rather than the assigned ID, determines the sidebar data....
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Simple plugin for showing RSS subscription links?

Does someone know of a simple plugin for showing RSS feeds? I need something dead simple that only show the links and would rather re-use something before rolling one myself.
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How much should I charge for creating a WordPress plugin? [closed]

How much should I (working as a freelancer) charge for creating a custom WordPress plugin?
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Allow a userclass to save a page as a draft - but not publish w/o admin approval

I want to make a user class that can edit pages, and save them as a draft without being able to publish it. An admin would have to go in and publish the draft once they approve it. The idea is ...
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Defining the value of a variable before a function?

I'm trying to edit a plugin so that it only shows it's submenu if the user is an administrator but I don't know how to define the value of the variable before the function: function load_view( $name, ...
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For performance is it better to build custom functionality into the theme or a plugin

This question is related to this question: Do deactivated plugins slow down a WordPress site? When developing a website with custom functionality for a client, particularly a site that will expect ...
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Plugin from WordPress.com for comment notification…available?

WordPress.com has a rather cool feature when you add comments. The two features are: [x] Notify me of follow-up comments via email. [x] Notify me of new posts via email. Is this plugin ...
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Plugin for sharing on social sites? [closed]

I'm looking for a plugin that enables sharing an article on sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkeIn. One catch is that I want a plugin that respect the privacy of the user and doesn't include ...
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Who are the most trusted plugin developers? [closed]

Note: Please vote on the question, and any answers you find useful by clicking on the UP arrow on the left hand side of the question or answer. There are so many plugins out there. Whose plugins can ...
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NextGen Gallery - automatically create gallery sub page?

In order to use Breadcrumbs NavXT to display the title of a gallery, you need to create a new gallery subpage that the gallery will link to. Is there a way to make NextGen automatically create this ...
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Collecting email addresses via a “beta” sign up form

I'm making a landing page using WordPress coupled with a theme I bought from WooThemes. I'd like to create a page that allows people to sign up for news of when a beta account is available. Ideally, ...
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How can I make an Ajax login form work with FORCE_SSL_ADMIN enabled?

I'm working on a site that requires an https secured admin area and a secure front-end area as well where private information will be shown. My preference for user login is an Ajax-enabled widget that ...
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Plugin that provides the [edit] shortcode?

Several months ago, I was browsing around the Internet and came across a WordPress site that had updates on the posts enclosed in [edit]...[/edit]. Obviously this was a function provided by a plugin ...
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All new plugins generating 311 chars of unexpected output?

At some point, I started getting a message about 311 characters of unexpected output at every plugin activation. The number is always the same, and it happens for every plugin activation, including ...
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Why is adoptStyles-css stylesheet link added to every page?

By looking at the source of any of the WordPress pages on my site, I can see there is this stylesheet link: <link rel='stylesheet' id='adoptStyles-css' href='http://mydomain.com/wp-content/...
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Are there any drawbacks to install IntenseDebate on my blog?

I am currently using on my blog the default comment system with in addition only the "Quote Comments" plugin. I have seen IntenseDebate and it seems it has many interesting features that probably (...
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Mobilepress fails to translate short codes

I launched mobile version of my site some days ago. It was looking fine. I used mobilepress for the same. But i found that shortcodes are being displayed as simple text. is there any other plugin to ...
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Problem using Press-this book marklet

When I use the bookmarklet button to test bookmarking . Only some URLs might able to display the post page.For other URLs it is just showing an error: 404. The requested page was not found. I have ...
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Can't install new plugins because of the error “Could not create directory”

A faculty member is having difficulties with a instructional wordpress install. Fixing individual permission problems has been hit and miss, and have become a perennial pain, so I'll ask here. What ...
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Is there a plugin to help with translation of other plugins? [closed]

I remember seeing a plugin that helps with the translation of other plugins. Anyone remember the name of that plugin? Thanks.
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Code markup plugin like the .wordpress.com blogs offer?

The free wordpress blogs (those hosted at wordpress.com) have a build in code formatting plugin Is it possible to get this on private installs of wordpress? I've copied all my posts across but the ...
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Adding Visibility Options

I've searched for plugins but while some do halfway accomplish the task they are normally very complicated. I'd like to add option to the visibility menu when creating a page (and post, but page is ...
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How to get the “stats” plugin that comes with a .wordpress.com blog?

On the free version of wordpress, ie the one you setup for free and get hosted at "myblog.wordpress.com", it has a very nice module on the dashboard for tracking statistics. It displays a nice hit-...
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WordPress Sitemap for MSSQL

Does anyone know a proper sitemap plugin for WordPress that works with MS Sql? Here is the error I get: Array ( [0] => Array ( [0] => 42000 [SQLSTATE] => 42000 ...
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How to get last_updated and newest_blogs in WP 3.0

We were using WPMU version 2.9.1, in which we had a plugin - Fimii WPMU Stats mu-plugin - that showed us last updated blogs, and newest blogs. We now upgraded to Wodpress 3.0, and the commands for the ...
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How to create custom message on plugin update

I saw this message today when accessing my plugin page: So, how do I create this if I want to update my own plugins that's hosted on wordpress?
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Which plugin can do horizontal scrolling of RSS feeds in WordPress [closed]

I need a plugin which can do horizontal scrolling of RSS feeds in wordpress, I have got a vertical scrolling RSS feeds but cannot find a horizontal one
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WordPress Plugin Development In MVC Architecture, How?

I think, the wordpress plug-in architecture is not MVC. So I want to use/do the MVC architecture in WordPress plug-in development (like cakephp, codeIgniter ). How can I use them in plguin development....
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Peer Review Plugin for Posts? [closed]

Is there a plugin that allows for peer review of articles before you post them? IE, like a professional writer would send their work to a friend or editor to review and comment on their work before ...
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Any built-in function to associate a post to category through a plugin?

I have a post ID and I'm just trying to find a function ( I was thinking of something similar to wp_update_post() ) where I can just pass a post ID and maybe a category ID or slug and have it ...
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How can I add Expire headers to images?

I'm trying to speed up my site a bit. How can I add Expire headers to images I upload? Must this be done with Apache configuration, or is there a setting or plugin to do the job?
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What archive plugin works with W3 total cache? [closed]

All plugins I've tried makes the page go blank. I tried so far: Smart Archives Reloaded Clean Archives Reloaded Better Extended Live Archives Thanks. Tal
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Are there any hooks that alter the 404 logic?

Provided you have a 404 page defined in your theme, Wordpress will display a 404 page if "tag" is defined in $wp_query->query_vars, and there are no posts matching that tag. I'm writing a plugin that ...
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Add Google Analytics manually, or use a plug-in?

Our situation is that we only dabble with Wordpress, however one of our Wordpress customers wishes to add Google Analytics to his site. I'm assuming we can do this manually, relatively easily. And ...
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Plugin for editing options on multisite?

does anyone know of a plugin for mass editing of settings on a multisite installation? Something like Plugin Commander for Settings?
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XML parser plugin

I have an XML data source that updates daily. Is there a plugin that will allow me to create a query and update it daily with the least programming possible and display the data on a page?
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how to load the language file in plugin?

I'm unable to load the plugin's locale file (.mo). I did all the procedues described in the http://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_a_Plugin but its not working. If I the lang string to the wordpress ...
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Can a WordPress plugin or theme contain a virus?

Is it possible to write a virus in a form of a WordPress plugin/theme? Is it possible to: steal user data? damage existing WordPress installation? (optionally) self-spread the virus? Are there any ...
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Is there a way (plugin?) to restrict a user to being able to edit just one page?

We use wordpress like a CMS and would very much like to allow users to have a "homepage". Ideally they'd be prevented from mucking up the whole site. Is there a simple way to limit users editing ...
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What plugins are in use on wordpress.com [closed]

is there a list of plugins that are in use on WordPress.com somewhere? It would be very interesting to see how they have implemented specific widgets and functionality.
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Self Develop or Plugin as first option?

One of the things that attracted me to the WordPress platform was the plugin API and large selection, but more recently I have been self developing before looking for plugins, only using plugins for ...
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How to limit image size for the entire website ? But without editing the post (css/plugin?!)

I have a post here: http://www.food101.co.il/?p=5993 Where the image is overlapping the sidebar. I wish to shrink the image, but I want something that will do this without me editing the post (why? ...
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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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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\...
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Custom height/width for thickbox in WP Backend

I use thickbox in the WP backend for preview or other content. On own pages in the backend works my script very fine and a can use custom width and height for the thickbox. below my code: ...
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why shouldn't i save metadata when its a revision

reading a book about wordpress ... sorry if i ask the too many questions at 1 go but i am new and confused why does the author always not save data in the metadata box when its a revision. just in ...
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Plugin uninstall: why run dbDelta after $wpdb->query($drop_sql)

i am reading professional wordpress. their code for uninstalling a plugin is //build our query to delete our custom table $sql = "DROP TABLE " . $table_name . ";"; //execute the query deleting the ...
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Method/Plugin/Hack to Start a Post with an Writing Outline?

I'm looking for a method/plugin/hack to auto-insert an outline when I start a new post in Wordpress. I've searched online for ideas as well as the WP Plugin repo with no luck. Essentially, many of ...
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Is there a hook attached to general settings save?

I want to add a field to the general settings page, but I can not save the field because I can't find a hook for the pages save. Any ideas?