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Creating my own Admin Forms in a WordPress CMS?

I just decided to try using WordPress for a CMS (not a blog). The site will have some product information that I want the client to be able to update. Instead of creating an entire admin side just ...
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retrofiting old blog

I was asked to program out a blog/site. Everything went smoothly using thematic framework. Then I find out that they actually want to switch out themes and basically keep everything from the old site. ...
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Downsizing Many Large Images Attached to Posts, in Bulk?

(Moderator's note: The original title was: "Shrink full size images in post") I built a WordPress site for someone and they entered a ton of posts with images that are wider than the content area. Is ...
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2answers
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Strip tags from a the terms() function

Trying to print my custom post type's taxonomy but without the link. Tried this, but doesn't seem to work, any suggestions? $text = the_terms($post->ID,'type','','',''); echo strip_tags($text); ...
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2answers
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What is the Better way to manage posts in Wordpress?

I am looking for a plugin or a "tool" that would mod the administration interface and would allow me to mass edit the posts. Currently the posts are paginated by 20 post per page, if i have to turn ...
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1answer
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Subscribers become Authors after Upgrade? / Mass Update of Users?

I have a site with ~30K users, and the vast majority have role 'subscriber' on the main blog. After upgrading from WPMU 2.9.2 to WordPress 3.0.1 I noticed that all 30,0000 users are appearing in the ...
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67k views

Create custom page templates with plugins?

Is it possible to make custom page templates available from a plugin?
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1answer
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difference between esc_attr(), strip_slashes(), strip_tags()?

So what's the difference between these, and when should we use each one? Is esc_attr() safe enough to escape any type of data you get from the user ?
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5answers
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Counting Posts of a Given Post Type Having a Specific Taxonomy?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "How to know the number of custom type posts having a specific taxonomy") I'm stuck with the function wp_count_posts()! I created custom post types called '...
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3answers
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Enable/disable post revisions programmatically

Is there a way to temporarily disable revisions.... I have noticed that wp_update_post is very slow and creates revisions I don't need. The fix could be to disable revisions before issuing ...
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3answers
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URL redirect problem

I have 2 pages in my wordpress 3.0.1 site with 2 urls www.mysite.co.uk/sub-page/child-of-sub-page/accommodation/ and www.mysite.co.uk/accommodation/ however any link in my site to www.mysite.co.uk/...
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2answers
2k views

Auto-post to multiple sites like Posterous? [closed]

I'd like to be able to autopost from my wordpress site (private wordpress.org, not on wordpress.com) to multiple sites with one plugin/hack from within wordpress. I'd like my posts to be able to be ...
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1answer
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Last time a user logged in

I'm building a site where users log in to view content specific to them. I would like to display the last date and time they logged in. How would I get this information from wordpress? If it doesn'...
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1answer
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How to insert current date/time in the content of a post?

I'm making a list of suggestion here. I need to insert current date/time for each of my suggestions - they are added accumulatively. If you have any idea on doing that, please share.
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1answer
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In multisite environment which is the most Popular blog?

In a wordpress multisite - selfhosted environment:- how to know which blog has highest number of visitors ? how to know which blog has highest number of comments and posts ?
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6answers
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How to display nothing (instead default) when no user gravatar is present?

Is there a way to show no gravatar in comment list for the commenters that are not registered at gravatar.com? As much as I saw, gravatar.com doesn't return a special code when no avatar is ...
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1answer
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Custom fields not saving in newest Wordpress 3.0.1

I had this working a couple of weeks ago and the only thing I can think is that WordPress has updated and broken the functionality? I followed the tutorial here to add custom fields: http://net....
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2answers
2k views

How to hack YARPP plugin to find related posts for custom post type?

Does anybody knows how I can hack YARPP (Yet-Another-Related-Post-Plugin) to find related posts for custom post type? I really can't find any better related post plugin than YARPP. But, unfortunately,...
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2answers
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Feature Differences between WordPress.com and Hosting on your Own Server?

I created a new blog using WordPress.com and obviously it got hosted on their server. But what I notice is that few features are not visible in this version as compared to the WordPress PHP script ...
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4answers
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Custom hierarchal taxonomy loses interface hierarchy when selecting parent & children

I have a custom hierarchical taxonomy that is called 'Categories', but serves a different area of the site than the default "Categories" taxonomy. The problem I'm having is with selecting children ...
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1answer
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How do I obtain the post content via a custom meta box inside the editor?

I have a custom meta box which I would like to use to report on the markup of the current post or page (number of words, number of heading tags, etc). How can I obtain the post content into memory in ...
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2answers
374 views

Tag system like Quora?

What would be the best way to go for creating a tag-system similar to the one on quora.com? If you don't know what quora looks like, here is what I'm thinking about: On the tag archive page the user ...
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1answer
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problem with nextgen plugin

I have a problem with Nextgen gallery,after activating some plugins it doesn't show the submit buttons(insert, cancel). Then i have deactivated all plugins, but that doesn't help. I haven't any ...
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2answers
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Create slugs programmatically

I'm updating programmatically posts in a WP 3.01 install, using custom made tools. Sometimes I do change programmatically post_status from DRAFT to PUBLISHED using custom SELECT queries, however this ...
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2answers
9k views

My wordpress multisite homepage redirects to signup page

So I just setup my website fightify.com and as you will see, visitors are automatically redirected to a signup page, which shouldnt be happening. This only occurs if the domain is typed without the ...
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4answers
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How can I set a draft page as parent without publishing?

Anyone know a way round this? http://wordpress.org/support/topic/set-draft-page-as-parent I can't risk publishing as a public-facing system updates periodically from the same install.
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2answers
781 views

How to support custom templates on a custom post type?

I'm stucked at some point developing my theme. I created a custom posts types to support an image gallery. So far, it's working great (have a look on 'galeria' on psaikali.com). I registered this ...
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1answer
889 views

How to pass data from page to widget functions?

I need help,need to pass data from page,to widget function,I need to pass author id to widget,any idea? Tnx
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1answer
363 views

mysql query paging

Hi I have made an sql query that gets several posts according the parameters that i've selected. I'm showing these posts but the inner paging within wordpress doesnt do anything. It shows me that ...
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1answer
707 views

blog posts sorting doesnt work while using get_query_var

I'm trying to show the latest posts using the get_query_var function. The function filters the posts according to their category. When I'm displaying the posts on the page they appear unsorted ...
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2answers
581 views

Free swf files hosting for wordpress blog

Picasa and Flickr provide Photo service. Is there any service for swf files so that i could share and use swf file in my blog? I don't like to upload swf on my wordpress hosting. I believe Google, ...
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1answer
408 views

Placing Admin Post Metaboxes in Tabs

I am looking for what code one would need to add into the functions.php file which would allow specific metaboxes to show up in tags instead of within their individual metaboxes. Can anyone help with ...
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1answer
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deleted users still show in count?

I noticed that deleted users still show in the count of the users admin screen. On one blog I deleted 9 users only leaving the admin but it stil shows 9 in the count. In the physical database they ...
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A good plugin/plugin set for a sports team site? [closed]

Looking for a good plugin or group of plugins to handle fixtures, leagues and results. It needs to handle: Fixtures Results League Tables Cup routes Any tips would be gratefully received.----
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how to remove category nav from Bueno (Wordpress Theme) header [closed]

Im helping a friend who has a woo bueno theme [free] blog and for some reason shes chosen long and numerous categories. these all appear in a nav bar at the very top of her page and it's just got to ...
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301 redirect instead of 404 when URL is a prefix of a post or page name?

hey all! i have an odd problem with URL routing. when i request a URL that doesn't exist, e.g. http://localhost/foo, wordpress correctly returns a 404. however, if that URL is a prefix of a post or ...
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get_option returns undesired blank instance of a widget

I am presently trying to call the fields of a custom widget using get_option and loop through the array created from the get_option() call. The issue is that it is outputting a blank one at the end, ...
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Paginate result set from $wpdb->get_results()

Is there an easy way to paginate the result set coming from $wpdb->get_results()? I want to get a paginated list of a user's comments on the author_archive page - some of the users of the community ...
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2answers
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How to show a custom meta box on the “Quick Edit” screen?

I've used add_meta_box() to add a custom meta box to the WordPress edit window on both pages and posts. How can I make this meta box also show on the "Quick Edit" screen? Ideally, I'd like it to ...
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1answer
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How to associate two different post types (think Book and Chapter)

I just recently started learning Custom Post Types, but haven't been able to find any documentation that would allow me (at least in the admin) to nest them. My requirements are, a book post type ...
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1answer
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Adding rel=“nofollow” to external links in posts?

I've tried three plugins to do this, non of them worked (I'm using WP 3.01): http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/sem-external-links/ http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/external-nofollow/ http://...
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1answer
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Horizontal drop down category with hover effect working

It will be difficult to explain what I need in words, so please see a live demo of the horizontal navigation menu here, http://cn.wsj.com/gb/index.asp I want to replicate it for wordpress categories. ...
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6answers
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How to use more than 256MB of memory in the admin?

I'm building a site for a photographer who uploads pictures that are normally large for todays digital cameras. Images are quite memory intensive, especially the image operations like creating ...
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3answers
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Managing Images for a WordPress Blog: Picasa or Flickr?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Is it good to use picasa web album for images in wordpress blog?") Is it good to use Picasa web album for post's images in WordPress blog? What are pros and ...
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Include files in child theme functions file

Typically in my theme function file I'll require other files to keep things neat. require_once("foo.php"); Now working in a child theme I'd like to do that same. I'm adding custom admin options and ...
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File Storage Plugin (For Individual Users)?

I have a client who has a Wordpress blog and he'd like to give a small number of clients their own user accounts in which, ideally, they'll be able to access a specific set of files. These files would ...
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List Posts by Category for a Non-Zero, Non-NULL Custom Field Value?

(Moderators note: The original title was: "Need help identifying and looping through categories where posts have custom field set") I need to loop through my categories however I need to limit the ...
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Non-Latin Characters in permalinks

I was opened this idea 7 months ago: http://wordpress.org/extend/ideas/topic/non-latin-characters-need-love Still i couldnt find a solution for it. Simply what i want? Want to use "şŞ İı Ğğ Üü Öö çÇ"...
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2answers
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Add #content to next_image_link()

I am almost completely happy with a new site I built - see http://www.fatasbutter.com.au/gallery/the-music/attachment/019/ As a final touch, I want to add #content to the end of the link location for ...
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Custom Import with taxonomies

I'm looking to do a custom import from a custom cms to wordpress. Looking at the export/import files in wordpress, I can get match most of the structure. Though, it is missing the relationships for ...

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