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Wp-admin widgets have no title texts

In wp-admin when I enter widgets I see their bars, but the titles of widgets are missing. only :Something remain visible and the others are gone. What happened? How do I fix that? Edit: Found it ...
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How to filter custom posts by tags and custom fields?

I'm planning a site for a client who wants users to be able to filter upcoming events by the following criteria: Type i.e. Comedy, Theatre, Music etc. Date Daily or Weekend Duration Daily or Half ...
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Custom rewrite rule serves content, but returns 404 error code

I have a plugin that sets up a custom rewrite rule. I can access the short URL and the content is returned correctly, but the HTTP response is 404, Page not found. From searching the web it seems ...
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Best/Correct way to add an option to a category

I'm currently writing my first plugin, which will let the site admin/editor use a different image as a background/header for each post/page, and I would also like to have defaults for each category. ...
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Open Source Forum for wordpress similar to stackexchange or stackoverflow [closed]

I have to add forum feature in my wordpress blog.I see bbpress but would like to add forum similar to stackexchange or stackoverflow. Please let me know.
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On update to 3.04 site started recording accents as “á” and “á”, what to do?

One day my site worked perfectly and the next it suddenly started to have trouble recording accented characters. The problem affects posts' body, if I submit a post with an accent on the title it ...
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Custom post type with file upload - need to “set as field” instead of “send to editor”

I've created a custom post type. It requires a file to be uploaded. I found the following tutorial which I've successfully adapted to do what I need with one exception: http://www.webmaster-source....
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Stop Wordpress Wrapping Images In A “P” Tag

I have searched high and low for a simple solution to this, but to no avail. Wordpress keeps on wrapping my images in p tags and because of the eccentric nature of the layout for a site I am working ...
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Categories will only display links to posts

Hey I'm currently using the Titan theme for my website and I want each category to display each FULL posts for that particular category, but with my theme Titan this is not a option. I only get links ...
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5answers
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limit selection of custom taxonomies to one?

I have a site with CPT (short for custom post type) "bagp_deals" and custom taxonomies "ba_locations" and "ba_cats" basically Its post type of "Deals" with "Location" and "Categories" as hierarchical ...
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Custom query, multiple custom keys

I need to get posts that have two meta-values. It tried the following code, but this is getting empty result <?php $featuredquery = " SELECT wposts.* FROM $wpdb->posts wposts, $wpdb-&...
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Is it possible to set/override default the_author_posts_link to login name?

the_author_posts_link is so handy. But is there now way in WordPress to set/edit the default display name for all new authors? (I know you can manually edit per author). I'd like it to be user_login, ...
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How to make previous versions available for users?

I am new to using subversion, trac and do not clearly understand how the wordpress plugin repository works. When committing WP Responder I put all the files in a directory called "trunk" and committed ...
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WPML Plugin Not displaying multilingual Menus

I'm using WordPress 3.0 Menus, which the WPML (wordpress multilingual) plugin claims to have added support for in a recent release. I am using the most current version of the plugin. My problem is ...
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2answers
3k views

Plugin that inserts favicon next to links

I, like many others, have numerous links all over my website. Some are in the body, some are in the sidebars, some are in comments. When links go to an external site, I would very much like to have ...
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1answer
575 views

syntax highlighting for theme-editor.php?

Is there any syntax highlighter for wordpress. This is not to post code snippets on posts but for the backend/theme editor of wordpress. If not do you think it will be implemented in sometime future?
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How to trap “Publish” button to check for meta box validation?

I'm trying to do some form validation on my custom meta box, and I remember somewhere reading about some javascript function to disable/enable the Publish button - except I can't find it. How do I ...
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Best practices for a Style/CSS based theme options page?

I would like to create a theme options page based only on changing the site wide CSS styling. For instance body/container background colors, font-sizes, font colors, etc. I have accomplished this by ...
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Is it possible to use add_filter from a theme to alter a plugin's function?

Can add_filter() be used to intercept a plugin function? I'm not having any success, so I'm thinking perhaps I'm doing this wrong. The plugin is "All in One SEO" and the function I'm trying to ...
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3answers
6k views

How to pull blogposts using shortcodes

I want to grab the two latest blog posts on my homepage. i would also like the option to select the category if I want to also, but mainly just pulling the latest 2 blog posts. Thanks
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2answers
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How-to leverage WordPress for creating Extended Social Profiles

My question is actually quite simple, but I think there are a number of answers to choose from: If one were to use WordPress, what would be the most elegant way of creating a part of the website that ...
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The Great WordPress Admin Menu Challenge of Jan 2011 (a.k.a. How to Resolve Some Challenges when Modifying the WordPress Admin Menu System?)

This question is a bit unique. It is in part a "challenge" I'm issuing to the WordPress team (or anyone else) related to trac tickets: #16048, #16050 and #16204. The Goal The goal is to get around ...
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2k views

Post list based on the user that is logged in

I've been all over this site and google, and the WP codex looking for an answer to this one. I know it's out there, and I know it's easy. Maybe has something to do with user_nicename, but I just can't ...
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Show posts on a page based on a category and tag(s)

I have been looking all over the internet for this, and have not yet found an answer I could use. Found out that I may can use something called query_posts or get_posts, but I have no idea how to use ...
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2answers
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Create New WordPress User after Twitter Signin, using Twitter credentials?

I've seen wp-snippets.com uses Twitter sign-in which somehow creates a WordPress users with the Twitter credentials. wp-snippets.com > signin with twitter > Oauth > CallbackURL = wp-admin with ...
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List Recent Comments from Across a Multi-site Network

I'm look for a custom SQL query that will let me pull in the latest comments from across a WP multi-site install. The end result will be identical to a regular recent comments widget, but from all ...
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wp-cron.php - How are WP's Cron transients removed?

I have a Wordpress Network that I am tasked with disabling the WP Cron and replacing it with an Apache Cron. I have set up a PHP script that when called by an Apache Cron will loop through all sites ...
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2answers
982 views

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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Number of post for a WordPress archive page

I want to be able to change the amount of post shown on each archive page on a per category basis. Is there something I can change in the loop code or a plugin that gives me that ability? Thank you ...
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Wordpress Menu options in the Admin: Posts for the dropdowns

Under Appearance > Menus I seem to be able to add Categories, Pages, or Custom Links as my menu/sub-menu dropdown items...but I can't add posts. I would like to have posts in my dropdown (posts of ...
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2answers
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%tag% in permalink not working

I use custom permalink structure: /%tag%/%postname%/ and it is not working. I get url - http://mydomain.com/%tag%/post/. So there is no tag name, just %tag%. If i place %category% instead ot %tag%, ...
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Does WordPress have a built in reference to the PHP version its running under? [closed]

I have a plugin that has a single method that requires PHP5. How can I code around the fact that the server may have PHP4? Code is below... (I'm thinking its the DOMDocument object that's freezing ...
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How can I gracefully escape an error condition?

My plugin is freezing the execution of the page at the point where it calls the functions below. I have two problems... 1) How can I recode the function so that if there is an error, the plugin does ...
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Strip the folder path away from wp_get_attachment_url to show filename only

I'm using a function to display all files attached to a post and listing them as links. The result is something like this: echo '<a href="' . wp_get_attachment_url($attachmentImage->ID) . ...
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Similar Posts - NO plugin

How can I make a similar posts section in my theme, but without using a plugin. I'm going to be giving my theme away for free, so I don't want to have to force people to install plugins to use my ...
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Managing updates when Wordpress is in your own svn repo

I download and configure Wordpress for a development environment and a production environment. After it's set up on one server we check it into a subversion repo and then go and check it out on the ...
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WP 3-way voting system: On to something! Please help!

Okay I posted a question yesterday, that can be found here. I've found some code on the wonderful internet that I think is really the ticket for me, but I don't know how to develop into what I really ...
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Possibility of including third party software/plugins in the Wordpress repository

I've been looking into using the Wordpress Repository for one of my larger plugins, the problem is that it's using a lot of third party software. Video players/Slide scripts/Jquery includes, some of ...
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Remove image caption from post excerpt

I am currently using a wordpress plugin called "limit-posts" to better customize my post excerpts. The only issue I have is the excerpt is including the caption text from the image that is within the ...
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Output custom content not from the posts table?

It would be best if I started out be explaining the situation: A while ago I created a Property/Real Estate management system using PHP and MySQL. It works great and I have a lot of customers using ...
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Need a theme that let the posted content stretched maximum width [closed]

(Please note I'm NOT asking about wordpress.org but about wordpress.com) I just posted a new entry but my current theme has a fixed width which makes my post become buggy and surely myself and the ...
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How to include category name/id in wp_query for retrieving “custom post type” from a particular category?

Here is the code I'm using right now. It fetches the posts from all the categories in the 'sp_events' post type. <?php $feat_art = new WP_Query(array('post_type' => 'sp_events','post_status' =&...
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how do you create an admin interface in plugin for your theme

I'm creating a theme that would need some settings on the client side. So I need a admin interface where they can set some values. (like, source of image, title, or numbers) so in my theme, I can ...
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Search in Two Categories

I want to search in two categories without using the search box at all. So far, I have this code to display the desired categories, <?php wp_dropdown_categories('child_of=3&hierarchical=1&...
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Using wp_trim_excerpt to get the_excerpt() outside the loop

I'm building a theme that is going to show excerpts on the homepage for potentially dozens of posts. I don't have manual excerpts on all of my posts, so $post->post_excerpt is empty for many posts. ...
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Wordpress blog post cloned and stolen?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but last night i made a post on my wordpress powered blog here: http://blog.twostepmedia.co.uk/css3-still-novelty-or-usable-in-everyday-web-...
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How to protect wp-admin from third party access?

How can the wordpress administration panel and the login page wp-login.php be hidden such that only the website administrator can access it? Can the URL be rewritten through some mod_rewrite rule ...
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Query between two meta values?

How do I limit the query by two custom meta fields, a start date and an end date? This is what my data looks like: meta_key | meta_value | ------------------------| start_date | 20100131 | //Jan ...
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Can Wordpress realistically handle a site with 500 'pages'?

I'm building it from scratch and probably a 100 or so of those pages will be ecommerce. I would like to create meaningful, normal looking permalinks for aesthetics and SEO. I would really love to ...
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2answers
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$wpdb->insert is changing a value

I'm writing a plugin called 'Featured Releases' for a client. The user fills out a short form in the admin area which inserts some text and an image id into the wordpress database via $wpdb->insert. ...

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