Questions tagged [title]

Title is the main label on a piece of information. In WP the term is mainly used to label a whole html page, a post, a widget or an attachment.

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Force post slug to be auto generated from title on save

I'm running a property site where many properties are sold in apartment blocks. Because of this what the content editors do is create a post/property with all the details and then use a duplicate ...
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Two title tags in my header

I'm building a child theme and it currently has a very simple <head> section in header.php: <head> <meta charset="<?php bloginfo( 'charset' ); ?>"> <meta name="viewport"...
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How to get current-menu-item title as variable?

Is possible to get current-menu-item as a php variable? I'm listing the category museums via the menu item 'museums we support' so i'd like the get 'museums we support' bit and display it somewhere? ...
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Change "Enter Title Here" help text on a custom post type

I have a custom post type created for a directory that will end up being sorted alphabetically. I will be sorting the posts in alphabetical order by title, so I want to make sure that the Title is ...
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query_post by title?

is it possible to create a loop of posts using WP_Query or query_posts using the title? ie $args = array('post_title'='LIKE '.$str.'% '); $res = WP_Query($arg); // the loop... // trying this now.....
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How to add terms to a post depending on its title?

I want to add all posts with keyword "Dog Training" in the post title to a specific category. Reason: If you enter something into WordPress search it's not an exact match. Previous WordPress search ...
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Custom Taxonomies Terms as Post Title for Custom Post Types upon Publishing

I am using Gravity Forms to allow users to create posts from the front end. However, the way this site I am building is going to work, one specific Post_Type is essentially just a "Data" post. There ...
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Using php to overwrite or replace title tag, while using yoast [closed]

I use yoast for my seo, indexing, title, sitemap etc. But I have one issue, for my product pages I want to use costum taxonomy data and yoast doesnt support that. Now I got the code to echo the exact ...
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How do I get a post (page or CPT) ID from a title or slug?

I've scoured the Codex, failed to get get_page_by_title() to work and am quite surprised that there doesn't seem to be a standard WP function for this task. I need to get the ID of any given post/ ...
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Changing title of a page dynamically from within a plugin

Every WordPress page can be described as having two titles: The page/post title, which is displayed within the page/post via the the_title() function call The html <title></title> tag ...
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Apply the_title() filter in post & page title, but not in menu title

I use the following code to change the title of WordPress posts and pages. But it changes nav menu item titles too, which I want to avoid. I want to change the title of posts and pages in: home page, ...
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Auto Add Image Title,Caption,Alt Text,Description while uploading Images in WordPress

Can anyone tell me how to auto fill/add same image title in title, caption, alt text and description while uploading any image in my WordPress Posts.
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Disallow Same Post Title

I am looking for some code where member can't use the same title as another post already having or used. e.g if there is a post with title "Amazing Australia Tour" than it should not allow to use the ...
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Set post title from two meta fields

In a custom post type I have post titles disabled, however in the list of posts and in the slug it just shows the title as "auto-draft". I want to automatically take two pieces of post-meta and make ...
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How to remove "Taxonomy name:" from wp_title

The wp_title-generated <title> in my custom taxonomy archive pages contains the singular taxonomy name with a colon. I can't figure out where this is coming from (or if it's default Wordpress ...
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How to display page title+link of page created by user

I want to check if user is logged in and if have created a page. If so, option 1 is shown. This all works fine. But how to display page title+link of page created by that user between {page title ...
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title_save_pre on post publish

I'm trying to build the title of a custom post using the values within post custom fields. The problem is that using title_save_pre only executes when I update the post, not when I create it. When I ...
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Change page title from plugin

Is possible to change page title on the fly from plugin? I've try global $post, but seem like plugin runs after. Any Ideas? Edit: Im writting some pages on the fly, based on same page / post, so ...
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Changing document title only on a custom page template

Hi can anyone help with the below, please? I want to be able to change the contents of my HTML <title> tag only, so need to write an if / else statement. I'm getting myself a bit muddled as my ...
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Setting title using wp_title filter

I want to do something very simple but I'm stuck finding where in WordPress I need to perform this. When someone on my WordPress site visits a blog post page I want the title in the blog post to ...
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How to set custom title of custom page template?

How to set custom title of custom page template? I try use wp_title filter but it's not working.
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Custom title widget / HTML encoding

I'm not the first person who has battled the matter of WordPress stripping HTML from widget titles. There are a number of custom widgets out there that allow you to add e.g. links to titles, but I ...
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Checking for existence of a page by title?

I'm currently working on a plugin, and I essentially want to check if a certain page has been created. Essentially, I want to do something like this: if (file_exists($file)) { $exists = true;...
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How to show posts rank based on custom field value

I have total 100 posts, 10 posts in each page on homepage with paginatin. Here is my code $args = [ 'posts_per_page' => 100, 'fields' => 'ids', // Add additional args here ]; $...
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How do I edit the <title> tag without using the deprecated `wp_title()` function?

How do I edit the tag without using the deprecated wp_title() function? I need to add a microdata parameter - itemprop="name" -, as seen in the example below: <head itemscope itemtype="http://...
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Custom Post Type with Custom Title

I have a custom post type without title support and I'm trying to generate one from post's taxonomies and custom fields. To do so, I'm using this code: function custom_post_type_title_filter( $data , ...
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How Do I Set the Page Title Dynamically?

Is it possible to change the page title with code? For example, let's say the page's name is "Book your Order", but I want to change it to "Book Order #123". I Google'd a bit and looked here and ...
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Change the_title() of a page dynamically

I'm developing a plugin that doesn't use a custom post type, but separate database tables. It's a plugin that displays a list of courses with links that lead to the different course detail pages, ...
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Translate widget titles using qTranslate plugin

I'm actually using the qTranslate plugin to translate my website. It works really well with everything except one thing. the titles of my sidebar widgets. Actually, to translate some words we need to ...
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How to get current page title inside a page itself in a shortcode and in page content

When i add the <?php the_title(); ?> to a page template file it works and is able to pull the page title inside html tags however if i wanted to add <?php the_title(); ?> to a ...
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Change page title in admin area

Is there someway to change the title in wp-admin? Been looking all over google but no one seem to mention it. I simply want to get rid of "— WordPress" and possibly change the "‹" into ...
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Set Post Title to Read-only and Disable Permalink Slug Editor in Gutenberg

When using Gutenberg I would like to disable all users except administrator from being able to edit a post's title even though I want to allow them to edit the post, and I would like to disable the ...
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How to correctly get post type in a the_title filter

I want to prepend text to the post titles of a specific custom post type, but the filter below didn't work. Instead of changing only that CPT's post titles, it changed all titles on the given CPT's ...
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Is there a way to override the <title> tag specified in header.php?

Firstly this is neither an SEO question nor a question about changing the title tag sitewide. If you google my question those are all the answers you see. So we have our own theme and we have ...
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Filter to modify post_title after image upload?

When I upload images, Wordpress 3.4.2 sets the Title to the base of the filename, such as "DSCN1234" or "IMG_1234". I'd like the Title to be left blank. The code that sets the Title during the upload ...
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Filter the blog title displayed in the header

I wanted to filter the blog title displayed in the header to apply different CSS styles to different title parts/words, so I added the below function to my (WP 4.7) Twenty Seventeen child theme's ...
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When calling wp_title(), do you have to create some kind of "title.php" file?

... or does wp_title() already handle the various contexts in your blog? This could clarify for me how I can achieve a reusable index.php file without having all the conditional statements inside it ...
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add_theme_support( 'title-tag' ) in conflict with custom titles function

'Title-tag' is a theme feature introduced in Version 4.1, and I want to use it as the default title of my theme. This feature should be added on the after_setup_theme or init action. It is recommended ...
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Setting a title on a Custom Post Type that doesn't support titles

I have a CPT called "profile" that only supports the editor and thumbnail. Each user is limited to posting just 1 profile. I'm looking for a way to prefill the title and slug fields with the display ...
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Possible to create a new post and have the Title and Slug automatically use the post's ID?

For a given Custom Post Type, I'd like that every time I create a new post (by using the Dashboard, clicking the button "Add new"), that the slug and Title assume this post's ID. I belive that the ID ...
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Require title for pages

Is there a way to force users to write a page title before publishing? I have found example of requiring post titles, but not page titles.
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Set Custom Post Type title to the Post's Date

I have a custom post type, called 'status' and I have disabled 'title' in the post type. Right now it's setting all posts to have the title "Auto Draft". I want to set up a way to set the title to be ...
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Verify if tag is used on posts

I'm using site tags for a glossary. I would like to display a link to the tagged page if the tag exists, otherwise just display the tag title. Is there a check which would allow me to determine if the ...
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How to hook into the CPT's title placeholder?

I want to change the default placeholder text in my Custom Post Type title field. This isn't possible while registering a new post type. The following screenshot describes it.
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Empty title on front page/Home

My main problem is around the title. In my index.php, I have specified a title tag and inserted the following: <?php wp_title(); ?> | <?php bloginfo( 'name' ); ?> My problem is the it ...
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Dynamically add titles to post images if they are empty

I have a client's site where they want to add image title attributes dynamically to images that don't have one already. So if the title attribute is empty, add a title of whatever the post title is. ...
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Fill post titles from post content?

I imported over 1000 posts from a Tumblr gallery. All the posts are untitled, but each has a photo and name inside of the post. How do I make take the content of each post and make it the post name?
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query_posts doesn't order by title

It seems like stupid bug, but how can i order by title? It anyways orders by date! I'm using: query_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'page', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'orderby' ...
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Filtering 'the_title' with option to return subhead?

Problem: The WordPress iPhone app (and other WordPress-related smartphone apps) do not allow for much other than the Title and Body fields (i.e. no access to custom fields). Goal: My current ...
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wp_title() empty on a static front page

I'm trying to use wp_title() to create a heading for my pages, but I'm using a static front page and, while all of the other pages render the title properly, the front page won't. This is what I'm ...