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Creating a Static Website based on a WordPress Website?

I am taking on a project where I need to build a static website (due to hosting restrictions). I thought of trying to do this by building a WP site on my computer, then creating a sitemap, and then ...
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How to resolve - IE 6 ignores img “width” properties

In this post: http://humus101.com/?p=1734 We've got 4 images set (in the img property) to a width of 246 pixel. In chrome it looks fine. In IE6 it doesn't. Any suggestions on how to solve this?
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JavaScript Files Registered in Parent Theme Won't Load When Calling wp_enqueue_script() in Child Theme?

I'm making a framework parent theme and in the parent functions.php, I want to register all the possible js files I use frequently and if I want it to load it, in the child functions.php I just have ...
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2answers
679 views

Creating a Link Directory using WordPress?

I would like to create a dmoz like website, using WP. Any suggestions on plugins or site's architecture would be welcomed.
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2answers
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Amazon-like star ratings plugin needed. Lightweight and effective. Prefer Ajax

I'm looking for an efficiently coded plugin that will do 3 things... 1) Allow a person to rate a product when they submit a comment, based on a 5 star rating, by simply selecting the appropriate star ...
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Custom Stylings for category pages

Is there a way to have the styles on a page appear differently for certain categories, when viewing a page that is only of that category?
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1answer
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Two description meta tags All in One SEO WordPress [closed]

After installed All in one SEO plugin my home page has two descriptions. One by WordPress itself and one by All in one SEO plugin. Is there a simple way to remove WordPress one? Please reconsider ...
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1answer
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Setting up partial Right-to-Left admin interface

I am building a custom theme WordPress instance, which needs to be Arabic at the public face and English on Admin site, but with RTL (flush right) in editing fields. My theme takes care of the public ...
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3answers
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Filtering Children of the “uncategorized” Category out of the Loop?

I have some utility categories that are only used by my theme. To help separate these categories I place them all as children of uncategorized. How can I make sure that any call to wp_list_categories(...
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1answer
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How to make a custom menu based on a category or tag?

I'd like to have a sidebar widget that has my latests featured posts, which would be marked as a category or tag. Is there a way to do this with the new custom menus, and if not, is there a plug-in ...
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1answer
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How do I transition multiple installations to a single Multisite installation?

I have a client who runs 8 different blogs, currently on 8 separate installations of WordPress. I'm trying to encourage them to move to a single MS installation instead to make it easier (mostly on ...
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2answers
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Implementing “Video of the Day” Feature?

I'd like to add a new area on a WordPress 3.0 site that contains a new video from YouTube each day. This video would be manually picked, and manually added each day. I'm not sure how to properly set ...
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4answers
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Adding an Archive of Posts to the Navigation Menu in WordPress 3.0

Hay all, I'm playing around with WordPress 3.0 and two (2) of the new features, Custom Post Types and the Menu Editor. I've started off by creating a new post type called "products", as you've ...
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7answers
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What are options are there to implement a multi language site

What is the best way to have multiple languages on a site? I was thinking of using WP3.0 and then having each language of the site being a seperate blog in a sub directory. I.E. example.com ...
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3answers
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Cannot add / edit categories to a post anymore

I had to modify a published post and for some unknown reason, it removed the categories the post was in. I tried reassigning them, but it does not work: WordPress does not save the categories, so the ...
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2answers
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Checking current language in a function

I am running WordPress with "WPML Multilingual CMS", so that it has multiple language versions. In a function used with add_action('template_redirect',<functionname>), I need to find out what ...
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37answers
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Objective Best Practices for Plugin Development? [closed]

Starting a community wiki to collect up objective best practices for plugin development. This question was inspired by @EAMann's comments on wp-hackers. The idea is to collaborate on what objective ...
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3answers
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Displaying Post Attachment(s) at Top of single.php

I'm using the latest build of WP and would like to display the first image attached to the post at the top of the post content. What code do I have to add to single.php to make this happen?
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2answers
8k views

Adding Language Support using .pot and .mo files to a WordPress Theme?

How do we add language support using .pot and .mo files in a WordPress theme? And how we retrieve the theme?
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3answers
407 views

Why Does Automattic use SVN for WordPress Instead of Git?

I use Git on my development and I find it to be reliable so I wonder what is the reason Automattic choose to use SVN for WordPress?
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1answer
2k views

Tutorials for Unit-Testing in WordPress and for unit-test.svn.wordpress.org?

I'm starting to learn Selenium and PHPUnit and I am interested in implementing what I've learned in my WordPress projects. I've seen http://unit-test.svn.wordpress.org and wonder if there are any ...
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3answers
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Where can I propose a new plugin?

I have an idea for a new plugin. Where can I propose the idea for the plugin so that someone might pick it up? p.s: I won't be willing to pay for it (it is not that important to me), but I still ...
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1answer
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Restricting a Plugin to Only Load its CSS and JS on Selected Pages?

I'd like to cause a plugin to restrict its loading of CSS stylesheets and JavaScript JS files to only those pages for which they are needed. An example for my question is the plugin Contact Form 7 ...
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2answers
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How can I make the page editor trust me?

I want two images to appear side-by-side. However, WordPress inserts a line-break between the elements, even if I use the HTML editor rather than the Visual editor. How can I make the editor trust ...
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1answer
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The Difference Between Hierarchical and Non-Hierarchical Taxonomies?

The question is "What is the Difference Between Hierarchical and Non-Hierarchical Taxonomies?" This question really stumped me at first so I figured it would be a good idea to show the difference to ...
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7answers
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Adding Fields to the Category, Tag and Custom Taxonomy Edit Screen in the WordPress Admin?

The question is "How do I add one or more fields to the Category, Tag and Custom Taxonomy Edit Screen in the WordPress Admin?" This question was asked on the wp-hackers list August 1st 2010 and I ...
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1answer
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Why does WordPress get posts from MySQL from a virtual hostname but not the direct hostname?

I'm developing a WordPress site on my Mac, running OS X 10.6.4. I'm using OS X's built-in Apache server to run the site locally during development. I've set up WordPress and connected it to OS X's ...
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1answer
518 views

Storing a DateTime Value in a Sortable Custom Field?

Is there a way to store a custom field value as a datetime so it can be used to order by?
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2answers
8k views

Plugin for Sending Email to Readers about New Posts? (besides “Subscribe2 ”)

I wish to have a "subscribe to new posts" widget for my blog. I know I can use feedburner system, but I want a plugin based solution. The best I could find was Subscribe2, the downside of it is that ...
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1answer
350 views

Adding “Interesting Tags” & “Ignored Tags” like StackOverflow.com in a WordPress Blog?

How to give "Interesting Tags" "Ignored Tags" selection option like stackoverflow.com in a WordPress blog? If a blog is about lots of topics and I want to give option to user to choose option like "...
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7answers
2k views

Post update RSS notification plugin

Whenever I update an older blog post with new information then it is visible to all readers that visit the site itself. Readers of the RSS feed don't get the update and miss the new information. I am ...
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14answers
649 views

What Features would you Most Like to See Added to WordPress? [closed]

I'm creating a community wiki to ask the following question: What features would you most like to see added to WordPress? This Question Implies a Few Things: It should surface the features ...
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4answers
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How do I get the theme URL in PHP?

I need to get the URL of my theme directory to reference an image in the theme's image/headers directory. How is this done in PHP?
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1answer
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Is there a plugin-log plugin? [closed]

Is there a plugin that logs my usage of plugins on the blog? (when I downloaded a new plugin. When I activated/deactivated it and so on) ?
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Is there a way to measure server resource (CPU) usage by WP plugins?

I have a website who is having a high CPU usage. The only way I know of it, is the information I get from the support people of the hosting company. Is there any other way for me to become informed ...
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4answers
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What is a good jQuery content slider plugin? [closed]

I'm looking for a plugin that will let me easily place a jQuery based (because I want to avoid the hassle of multiple javascript libraries) slider on my site in various places. I'd like it to be able ...
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2answers
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Upgrading WordPress and Plugins; any Tips to Avoid Trouble?

Going to upgrade WordPress 2.7.1 to 3.0.1 along with all plugins, any tips to do without trouble? Edit: 7 September Dashboard is showing "New version available" for both, WordPress version and for ...
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WordPress remove <br/> separator from last item in wp_list_categories

I'm trying to remove the last separator (normally a <br/> tag but I changed it to "//") from the last link from wp_list_categories. Basically I want this: Category 1 // Category 2 // Category ...
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2answers
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Creating an Image-Centric Custom Post Type?

Does anyone have any tips for creating an image-centric custom post type? To elaborate, my blog has rotating header images, shown below: The two images in the top left are randomized, and exist as ...
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6answers
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Backup the Database and Restore from the Backup?

I am using WordPress 3 and would like to backup the database to my computer (a Mac). My webhost is using PHP safe mode, so that sometimes limits what plugins I can use. What is a good way to do a ...
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1answer
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Getting a List of Categories for Use in a Plugin?

I need to access a list of all categories for a plugin I'm working on, I know that there is the wp_list_categories template tag for use in themes. What would be the best way of accessing these ...
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10answers
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What process do you use for WordPress development? [closed]

I'm interested in how other people develop themes and plugins for WordPress. To me, the in-browser editor in the admin panel just doesn't cut it. Currently, I'm just using an IDE with a PHP plugin (...
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1answer
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pre_comment_content filter not working using IntenseDebate Enhanced moderation

I wrote a plugin that modifies the contents of some comments. It uses the pre_comment_content filter. It seems to work OK using the standard WP moderation, however, it doesn't when I turn on the ...
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1answer
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Writing Custom Rewrite Rules that Incorporate Category for Custom Post Types?

I'm registering a Custom Post Type and in the rewrite array I am trying to do something like this: 'rewrite' => array('slug' => "explore/resources/".$CATEGORY, 'with_front' => false) I ...
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1answer
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Allowing Two Developers Access to a Plugin on the WordPress.org Plugin Repository?

The question is "How to Allow Two Developers Access to a Plugin on the WordPress.org Plugin Repository?" This question was asked on the wp-hackers list and @EAMann answered it nicely and it's a great ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to define the data type of a Custom Field?

I am adding a new "Custom Post Type" named "Seminar". I am defining three custom fields Location StartTime EndTime StartTime and EndTime are going to store dates (surprise, surprise). I am wondering ...
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How do I make a custom field choose an image?

I need a way to create a custom field that will let me pick an image from the media gallery. How do I do that? The custom field should have a button that when clicked will take me to the media ...
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3answers
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How to get the Date Format and Time Format settings for use in my template?

This is a strange question, but I want to know how I can access the Date and Time settings Admin > Settings > General > Date Format Admin > Settings > General > Time Format I am ...
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12answers
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Is there a blank theme framework compatible with WP 3.0? [closed]

I don't feel like making my own theme from scratch, so I looked for some theme frameworks, but they're all old and when I install them on WP 3.0 they produce loads of errors and don't behave properly. ...
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13answers
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Adding a Taxonomy Filter to Admin List for a Custom Post Type?

I have created a Custom Post Type called 'listing' and added a Custom Taxonomy called 'businesses'. I would like to add a dropdown list of Businesses to the admin list for the Listings. Here is what ...

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