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Remove formatting in rich text with Gutenbergs Block editor

In the classic editor, an option for removing all formatting in a selected text was possible in the visual tab. Is there such a function for Gutenberg? If not, is it planned at some point? What ...
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Fullscreen Video/GIF Intro

How would one go about placing a 3 second Fullscreen Video/GIF Intro upon website start up as a preloader. I've tried coding it in but there's always something conflicting and limits the ...
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Workflow for attachments in Wordpress

I was searching for a way to enable/use a workflow for uploaded files (in my case pictures). Users with specific roles/capabilities should be able to upload files that are connected to a post. The ...
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What is the most efficient way to reset a WordPress site?

I occasionally want to reset my WordPress installation back to default--both the database and files. What is the most efficient way to do so? I know there are viable plugins to reset the database. ...
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One-way DB Migration Workflow

I'm loving the proposed WordPress workflow shown below. However, since I am new to WordPress, I want to know how realistic it is. DATABASES MOVE DOWN, CODE MOVES UP This idea is presented both in a ...
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Version control when creating a page or post with

I would love to know what is your workflow when creating new post or pages. Do you edit the html and css of your pages and posts in local dev environment and push it to the production site? What is ...
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Remote database connection and local development

I would like to develope locally meanwhile using a wp remote database. I've been searching for a long time in google and trying some configurations (wp-config.php) without success. I achieve to make ...
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How to set up workspaces with Chrome & WordPress?

I'm using SASS & Gulp for my development. Though I can’t properly setup workspace in Google Chrome. I add project folder (should be theme folder, right?) but what should I map to what to edit ...
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Wordpress Workflow localhost to staging to live - Help

I am struggling to establish a clean workflow with Wordpress. I have three different environments in my workflow which are localhost, staging and live. The general idea : I want to work on my ...
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How to set up a development/staging site to make major changes to the theme then update on the live site?

I made a site a few months ago without using a development or staging environment. I just updated everything on the live site, which was fine at the time because the domain wasn't public. We were ...
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Setting up Version Control for Wordpress plugin development

Does anyone have suggestions for setting up version control for developing WordPress plugins? I'm working in a development environment, and I'm trying to avoid having to repo the entire WordPress ...
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Efficient Wordpress Development Workflow Help?

I work for a company that wants me to update their Wordpress site. In the past, the developers seem to just change the files locally then upload them to the dev server via FTP. So, I copied the site's ...
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Setting Up PHP Workflow in Wordpress

I started a wordpress site about games, and I'd like to setup a workflow to allow php devs to work on the backend without fear of breaking something on the main site. How can I modify plugins so they ...
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Wordpress Workflow - version control, deployment = database issue

I'm trying to work version control into developing a Wordpress site, but I'm unable to solve the issue of DB synchronization. For simplicity's sake, I will describe a scenario with just Live and ...
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What actions affect files, DB, or both?

I'm looking into setting up a development -> staging -> production workflow, and the biggest issue so far is figuring out how to sync the databases. To this end, I'm trying to figure out exactly ...
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How to merge local and live databases?

We've been developing for Wordpress for several years and whilst our workflow has been upgraded at several points there's one thing that we've never solved... merging a local Wordpress database with a ...
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Fastest way to update a theme

Currently the process is to open the themes tab, click details, delete the existing theme, click add theme, open the dialogue box, select the file, begin upload then test before activating - but I’m ...
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How to run subversion and staging environments when running Wordpress

I come from a .NET world with custom solutions, where I am used to multiple staging environments and subversion for everything. I've been googling a lot, and have some questions on how handle highend ...
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Workflow: develop on a Local PC and push to Remote Server vs.?

I'm used to a development workflow where I develop on a Local PC, and then push to a Remote Server. It works well for simple websites. I'm a Wordpress newbie, so I could be wrong, but it seems that ...
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Best Photoshop-Wordpress workflow for editing images without re-upload [closed]

When I have images uploaded to Wordpress, there is no way for me to flexibly edit these images. For example, let's say I want to add a colored overlay over an image that has been uploaded to Wordpress....
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How can I invoke an action after a CiviCRM triggering event?

If I want to have a certain action taken after a CiviCRM 'trigger', what is the best approach? I'm a Drupal developer used to using Drupal workflows on CiviCRM actions, and I am unfamiliar with ...
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Efficient way to edit WordPress themes

I've been editing my WordPress theme templates and CSS manually, in Notepad++, using Firebug to inspect and tweak elements and Filezilla to upload the modified CSS files to my web server. But it seems ...
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How to make changes on Wordpress site locally on live site?

I would like to set up a System where I can clone a live website and work on it locally and then when I'm satisfied and the changes are approved, I can send or sync those changes with the live site. I'...
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Git Workflow for Large, Live Site?

The Wordpress site I am working on has thousands of posts, is updated hourly, and has dozens of plugins and hacks to get it to work in the way it does. Can someone explain a git workflow that would ...
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How to add custom status to quick edit

I have added some custom post status to WordPress, I can able display in New and Edit interfaces of POST. I would like to display those to quick edit too. Also I need to apply some condition to ...
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Wordpress' work or execution flow manipulating $wpdb

I have read about overwriting global variable $wpdb and connecting to a second database this way ( Search another database with wp_query using new wpdb ) so one could e.g. use WP_Query on 2nd DB. ...
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update permalinks, sign out, sign in NIGHTMARE

Is there a secret workflow I don't know for developing Wordpress sites? I am constantly finding I have to either update permalinks or sign out and sign back in to see changes. Sometimes I have to do ...
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Theme/Plugin/Widget Data and Staging/Production Servers

I did some searching before asking and didn't quite come across an answer. Recently I started on a project where they were hosting the development version of WP on an internal multisite, and I was ...
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Wordpress Git Workflow Help

I'm looking for a strong streamlined workflow idea for working with Wordpress. Would like to have my git environment on my own server internally, not using Github to handle repos. Automatic creation ...
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Workflow for working with git and WordPress

As my site becomes more important to my business, I want to have better version control so I can look up past changes and backup my code. I keep seeing people talking about having their entire site in ...
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Include drafts in internal link dialog

Ok, so I'm doing a new project and we're going to be using Wordpress as a magazine CMS. In some cases we'll have a cluster of articles about a topic and it will be natural to link from one article to ...
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Are there ways to have a functioning editing workflow in Wordpress? [closed]

The Cooking blog has two admins (I am one of them) and lots of contributors. A contributor writes a post, then the first admin edits it, then the second admin edits it, then we two admins talk about ...
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Add a new post status in the post progression

I run a site with about 30 authors and 3 editors. Authors submit posts for review, and editors schedule or publish them. It would be useful to have another post status of "Editing" between Pending ...
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How do I add version control to my workflow?

I develop themes, lots of them. I am given a PSD, code up the HTML/CSS, slap the code into Wordpress, and make corrections as they get QC'd. Once live, clients can edit blog posts like normal or ...
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Graphic design changes on Staging before moving to Production?

I have a Development, Staging and Production workflow for my WordPress site. I am fairly strict about any structural work to be done on the site being done in Staging first, then migrated to ...
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design and development workflow

We're developing a set of websites, complex ones with a lot in common, and the company have decided to use WP as a base CMS. As in every site, there is a design process, followed by HTML, then ...
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Tweets based on Twitter hashtag into a pending WP post

If a twitter user sends out a lot of content during the day, not all of their followers see it. It'd be good to have a way to 1) curate those links for followers 2) get more traffic back to your site ...
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Tips for managing code when developing a parent theme framework

I have started work on an open source theme framework that pulls in lots of great code & resources from elsewhere. For example it uses: jQuery Option Framework Theme LESS etc etc. Most of these ...
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Publication Workflow

I am looking into having the two following roles: Editor Publisher and the following different states a post can be in: Draft Ready for publication Published The workflow I am seeking is: An ...
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Efficient Tag Management?

I am the admin for a blog with around 20 authors contributing articles. Have just migrated from Wordpress.com. The problem that started to happen at WP.com, was different authors would use tags ...