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Override CSS settings of plugins

I want to override my plugin CSS settings, but I can't do that in my style.css file, because the plugin CSS gets loaded after. Is there a way of getting style to be applied to override plugin CSS?
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Sort plugins by rating

When I want to install a new Wordpress plugin, I do a search for the plugin I want, and I receive a list of results. Is there any way to sort the results by rating, or name? If not, it would be a ...
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What characters are allowed as a shortcode tag and how should they be sanitized?

I am working on a plugin where the user can define shortcode tags himself. What would you suggest to allow in there? My thought is only allow ascii characters. So how do I sanitize? strip_tags and ...
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enqueue script only if it is not already enqueue

I want to include a script in a shortcode output, so I am trying this: function my_shortcode( $atts, $content = null ) { extract(shortcode_atts(array( 'title' => '', ), ...
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Using the 'draft_to_publish' hook (post status transition)

I am trying to use the draft_to_publish hook (http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Status_Transitions) to run a function when a post that is a draft becomes published. This hook does not appear to be ...
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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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Overrides Plugin Files on WordPress Themes

I've Developed Plugin for using all WordPress Themes. Now depending on Themes requirements I need to change some files on some files. But I don't wants to touch my Plugin. I've used add_theme_support('...
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Pages with 2 Columns

I've had a look at many of the available plugins but they all seem to be too difficult to use or do not provide enough flexibility. Plugins I've already tried: WP Post Columns Magazine Columns WP ...
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Top 3 posts in last week ordered by Facebook and Twitter share counts

I am interested in displaying the top 3 stories in the past week based on the total number of shares on Facebook and Twitter. I have found that these share counts are more useful indications of what ...
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How do I change the description of the same image which is to be found in multiple instances?

We have the site from http://asceticexperience.com/ Feel free to dig the site in order to understand our question below. Of course, any feedback appreciated :-) but my main question is the following:...
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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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A plugin for having rel=“nofollow” in posts?

I'd like to make all the links in posts on one of my sites to be with rel="nofollow" on links inside posts. I wasn't able to find a plugin that did the job except for WP-NoExternalLinks. It also ...
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Change post permalink to external URL from custom field

I want to let my users submit links to my website something like reddit and digg. I added a meta_key 'syndication_permalink' which contains link to this post. How could I change the post permalink to ...
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Understanding apply_filters

I get the same results with these to lines, so what does apply_filters do? Line 1 : echo $instance['title']; Line 2 : echo apply_filters('widget_title', $instance['title']);
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Is it possible to stop selected plugins from loading on certain template pages?

I have a template page that has form on that is only used once in my site. The form uses form validation using jquery validate plugin (such a great plugin). Once the cart66 Plugin is loaded, the form ...
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Are drop-in plugins a product of design

Were drop-in plugins - when you copy a plugin directly inside a theme - a product of design. Or did the practice arise "organically".
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Deactivate plugin for a specific user group

I would like to deactivate a plugin for a specific user. I'm using the following code inside a the wp-content/plugin-mu plugin file: add_filter( 'option_active_plugins', 'bo_disable_apm_plugin' ); ...
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How To Determine If A Filter Is Called In A Sidebar/Widget Context?

So I have a plugin that appends or prepends an enhanced author biography to the content of a page/post/custom post type. It does this by hooking to either the_content or the_excerpt and appending/...
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Being notified when some YouTube video in some post becomes unavailable

Is there a plugin or some PHP code that notifies you whenever a YouTube videos becomes unavailable in some post of a WordPress website ?
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How to Check If A Plugin Is Enabled Through API?

How to find out if a particular plugin is enabled in a sub-blog in a multisite blog?
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How to make media upload private? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In? I know how to mark a Page or Post as visible only to members, using the Member Access plugin. This way, the public cannot ...
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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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How to place random widgets in the Wordpress sidebar?

My pages have a sidebar with too many widgets, and it looks bad when the content is short and the sidebar is too long. I want to randomize the widgets I'm showing in the sidebar. Meaning I will add ...
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Include files for a plugin not including

I have a plugin which I need to include a file in but it doesn't include. Here's the example of the tree: plugin folder /themes /folder2 /somefiles /includeme.php Within themes is /...
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How to create a Page alias in WordPress

In the image you see... WordPress has alias for Pages like Home Page, Checkout Page, Privacy Policy Page and any appear beside the page you assign them. How to create this feature in WordPress? If I ...
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WordPress widget / plugin…fields not appearing in my widget

Trying to create my first plugin. A simple one. It's doing mainly what I want to do except the widget itself in Appearance-->Widgets doesn't display my fields. Wondering if anyone could point me in ...
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How to create custom LOGIN and REGISTRATION forms?

I have developed a theme for Wordpress and I need to customize login and registrations form. At the moment, as usual, the login and the registration URL are: http://www.example.com/wp-login.php http:/...
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flush_rewrite_rules not working on plugin deactivation, invalid URLs not showing 404

i'm just about to release a community plug-in and have a few last anoying issues. First, whenever i visit a page that would not be valid for the plugin, www.mydomain.com/forms/tester it will take me ...
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Increase Size Limit of Media Files Wordpress 4.1

I have edited (created) the php.ini file and the .htaccess file in accordance with this post. I have also found a plug-in (called Upload Max File Size) that claims to raise the file size limit of ...
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Share buttons on article footer

for a website I need to place facebook and twitter share buttons on the footer section of each article on the blog page (where are listed all the articles). I tested many social plugin and was able ...
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How to load plugin before the wordpress jquery?

I'm fixing a wordpress plugin that uses a 1.0.0 version of jquery. The jquery version automatically included in wordpress is 1.11.0. In a test site, the plugin is dependent on the 1.0.0 jquery and ...
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jQuery AJAX call not executing in Plugin

I've been working on a class for my free plugins that outputs a "Donate" form. The "No thanks" dismissal link hides the form and runs an AJAX call to update a WP Option keeping track of the dismissal....
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How to select featured images for 1500 posts?

I have over 1500 posts I imported from Tumblr. While the images were imported into the gallery, I need to make sure there's a featured image for each. How do I make the images (12 per post minus 30 ...
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Using rewrite rule to access a view of a plugin from home page

I'm creating a plugin that has a view in front-end and i have a link in home page to access it: /wp-content/plugins/wp-test-plugin/public/partials/wp-test-plugin-public-display.php. But I want a ...
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Include images from pages in wp search.php results in default wp search

Is there a way to include page images in wp search? Like I want to search through my sites images on pages not in posts by caption/alt text and display them in the results page as thumbnails.
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Should I install plugins to my WordPress installation from web sites having in URL “nulled” or, “null”?

I would like to bring some attention to WordPress people. On few places or Websites you may find some plugins for free that usually cost money. These websites usually have "null" or "nulled" in URL. ...
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Is it necessary to translate WordPress key terms when localizing a plugin

In translating a plugin, how should "WordPress" key terms be handled? For instance, should the following need translations or should they be left as is: Taxonomy Custom Post Type Taxonomy Term Plugin ...
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Missing argument 2 for wpdb::prepare() Issue

I'm having to update a WP installation for a community organisations from version 2.9.1 to the current 3.9.1. The installation has a couple of custom built plugins that aren't documented. I've just ...
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Custom plugin giving: wp-admin/admin-ajax.php 400 (Bad Request)

I am having trouble debugging an issue with a plugin that I'm writing. I want to do an Ajax request when a user changes the option on a select input. The thing is it was fully working as expected ...
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Loading shortcode with ajax

I'm trying to load a slideshow if the browser is a certain screen size - i.e. I don't want the slideshow to load on smaller, mobile screens. The slideshow plugin provides a shortcode: <?php echo ...
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Restricting users to a specific front end page [closed]

I am looking for a way to restrict users of a certain role to only be able to access one page on my wordpress site. When a user of the role logs in they should be redirected to the page and they ...
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How can I make content disappear when a user logs in?

I am working in Wordpress, and I would like to make certain elements disappear once a user logs in. How can I do this? I have social icons on my page that I positioned to the center of my menu bar at ...
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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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What Plugins Demonstrate Great WP Plugin Development? [closed]

I'm going to be tackling my first plugin soon and I'm looking for plugins which you feel are of very high quality, under the hood. Stuff I can use as an example while I design the framework for my ...
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How to Display Product specific to a category with WooCommerce Plugin? [closed]

I'm using plugin Woocommerce to do shop online. I have many categories for example shoes, clothes and so on. How can I display the products of specific category? I see such product loops of on the ...
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Get Product id from order id in Woocommerce [closed]

I am having trouble with Woocommerce product details and order details relationship. I'm not able to find the product ID of a related order ID on the View Orders page of the Woocommerce theme. I ...
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How to check if the product is in a certain category on a single-product.php in Woocommerce?

How in the world can I check if a product is in a certain product category on the single-product.php? <?php if (is_product_category('audio')) { echo 'In audio'; ...
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what is the correct way to update a plugin via tortoise svn to the repository?

I'm embarrassed to say that I am a bit clueless on the procedure used to update a plugin via tortoise svn even though my plugin has been on the repository for years and had over 300,000 downloads! ...
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How do I show data from gravity forms in my template? [closed]

Preface I've installed gravity forms, created a form and users are submitting data to my site. What I want to do is show the data users are submitting to my site on one of my pages. I know there's ...
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Hide prices and checkout functionality in woocommerce

I know this question might be too broad, but I'm looking for a bit of direction. My client has a woocommerce store with 30-40 products. For whatever reason they do not want to sell online anymore, ...