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Who are the most trusted plugin developers? [closed]

Note: Please vote on the question, and any answers you find useful by clicking on the UP arrow on the left hand side of the question or answer. There are so many plugins out there. Whose plugins can ...
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2answers
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WordPress author.php template does not work with custom permalink structure! Help!

I just discovered a weird problem in my WP. The author archive (author.php) returns 404 error ONLY if i use custom permalink structure like /%postname%/ it shows up fine when I use the Default ...
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1answer
8k views

Create a widget that allows text input

I need to create a simple widget that has a text input field. I need the widget to create the markup below... <div class="textwidget"> <div class="avatar"> <div class="...
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3answers
988 views

Dynamic Sidebars On Multiple Subpages

I am building a site in WordPress. It has multiple subpages, many of which require different sidebars. So, I have a widgetized theme and I have also created a few sidebar widgets. I have written a ...
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4answers
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How can I alter the [gallery] markup?

I would like to change the markup created by [gallery] from what is it as standard (dl) to a unordered-list with a difference. Below is the desired markup: <ul> <li><a href="/path/...
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2answers
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Defining capabilities for custom post type

On creation of a custom post type I'm trying to define capabilities but it's not working. What's wrong with this code? $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, '...
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Removing Unnecessary Text from Admin Menu without CSS

I am looking for a way to remove all the unessesary text from default worpdress metaboxes. Preferably I would like to ensure that the content is not just hidden through CSS but actually removed from ...
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1answer
624 views

Custom Post Types and Categories?

For the life of me I cannot seem to get categories to come into existence with my custom post type. I've added the following — simple — code to the bottom of my theme's functions.php file, ...
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1answer
3k views

NextGen Gallery - automatically create gallery sub page?

In order to use Breadcrumbs NavXT to display the title of a gallery, you need to create a new gallery subpage that the gallery will link to. Is there a way to make NextGen automatically create this ...
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1answer
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How to set a unique WordPress theme for different pages?

I am new to wordpress. I am trying to build a custon website based on it. I know some php and quite good html \ css \ js. I wanted to know if it's possible to set a uinque theme for different pages? ...
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2answers
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Changing 'view' link for custom post type on list post screen?

How can I change the page that the 'view' action links to on the list post screen for a custom post type? Update I've got it to work with normal post types using the below code but where do I define ...
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1answer
555 views

rewrite rules for custom post-type with a custom taxonomy

I have a custom post type ('post' capabilities) called EVENTS and a custom taxonomy called VENUES (hierarchical). I want to be able to set the post's url to domain.com/my-events/%TAXONOMY%/%POST-TYPE%...
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2answers
2k views

Allow user to Edit Posts but not Add New?

For one of my custom post types I want a specific user to be able to edit existing posts created by admin but not be able to Add New posts. How can this be done? If I define the user role as not ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to define the $post var outside the loop?

I am trying to speed up a wordpress site by condensing three wp_queries into one. I have a need to seperate categories, so I am making the call and defining 3 arrays to hold the post using a switch, ...
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4answers
14k views

How to use query_posts() with a date filter on a custom field?

I have defined a custom post type that uses a meta field to store dates. In my functions.php I have the following code which saves the start date. The format of the date that is sent in the startdate ...
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1answer
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Threaded comments not working

Hi I am trying to add threaded comments to my theme, I have enabled them through the admin settings. Allowing the "Reply" link to show, when posting a threaded comment it appears there is no ul id/...
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4answers
1k views

Collecting email addresses via a “beta” sign up form

I'm making a landing page using WordPress coupled with a theme I bought from WooThemes. I'd like to create a page that allows people to sign up for news of when a beta account is available. Ideally, ...
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3answers
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Breadcrumbs with Custom Post Types?

I've tried both Yoast Breadcrumbs and Breadcrumbs NavXT and I can't seem to get either to work with custom post types. Anyone had any luck with this? A single 'News' post on my site displays: Home -> ...
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2answers
932 views

Override database config for WordPress multisite

Our team has run in to a problem working with WordPress 3 multisite. We usually work with a local copy of the site (localhost/testsite) but with the same database to keep all changes up to date. This ...
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3answers
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Override database config for WordPress multiblog

Our team has run in to a problem working with wordpress 3 multiblog. We usually work with a local copy of the site (localhost/testsite) but with the same database to keep all changes up to date. ...
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4answers
2k views

Is there a drush equivalent for WordPress yet?

I'm working with Drupal on a project right now, and for all it's faults, having a commandline interface like drush to the Drupal framework is a godsend. Is there an equivalent for using Wordpress to ...
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1answer
2k views

when should an action be added to init and when should it be added to wp_head

How do you know when to add your action to init or wp_head. In particular with regards to scripts and styles, but also any other action.
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5answers
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How can I make an Ajax login form work with FORCE_SSL_ADMIN enabled?

I'm working on a site that requires an https secured admin area and a secure front-end area as well where private information will be shown. My preference for user login is an Ajax-enabled widget that ...
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2answers
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Define menu_order on Creation of New Custom Post?

I've created a custom post type called video and I'm using a plugin called Playlist_Order (which changes the menu_order field) to allow the user to use a drag and drop interface to order their videos ...
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1answer
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How to make WordPress blog accessible for people with disabilities?

How do you make your wordpress blog accessible for people with disabilities ? are there any special plugins you are using ? are there any friendly themes you recommend ? is there an auto-detect ...
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Plugin that provides the [edit] shortcode?

Several months ago, I was browsing around the Internet and came across a WordPress site that had updates on the posts enclosed in [edit]...[/edit]. Obviously this was a function provided by a plugin ...
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1answer
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All new plugins generating 311 chars of unexpected output?

At some point, I started getting a message about 311 characters of unexpected output at every plugin activation. The number is always the same, and it happens for every plugin activation, including ...
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Sort admin menu items

On a related note to "Changing the Order of Admin Menu Sections?", I'm looking for a way to alphabetically sort the entries in each sub-section of WordPress's admin area. Currently, whenever a new ...
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2answers
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“Plugin could not be activated because it triggered a fatal error.”

The code below is contained in a plugin file. It just seeks to execute an update query against the wp database. However, its generating a fatal error. Fatal error: Cannot redeclare ce3_cleanup() Do ...
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1answer
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How can i display the posts per week in a particular month?

I have to display the posts as the following September 2010 Friday September 24, 2010 post1 post2 . . . Friday September 17, 2010 post1 post2 . . . Friday September 10, 2010 post1 post2 . . . ...
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1answer
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How can I tell WP which file to load by default in Appearance > Editor?

When I navigate to... Appearance > Editor > Edit Themes The default file that gets loaded there is my options.css file (which I don't want anyone editing since it styles my theme options panel, not ...
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1answer
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Routine to convert custom post meta from old to new value

I have two custom post meta objects that have been applied to all pages and posts in my sites. The names are MyCustomHeader and MyCustomTitle and I have one of these assigned to each post and page in ...
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1answer
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How to display html in only the first level of WP comments?

How would I display html code in only the first level of threaded comments? Example L1 Comment ----L2 Comment --------L3 Comment L1 Comment I have a piece of html code that contains basically reads "...
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Multiple RSS feeds scroller in one sidebar

How can i have multiple RSS feeds scroller in one sidebar. I want the RSS feeds of CNN, BBC, google news, USA today etc, all at the same time, is it possible to duplicate an RSS scrolling widget?
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1answer
892 views

Comment Spammed vs Trashed

What's the difference between marking a comment as spam and trashing it?
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1answer
1k views

WXR import problem — not including categories

I’m trying to import into Wordpress a WXR file with many hundreds of Posts. It works fine and during the import process it seems to understand the categories, but the imported Posts are eventually ...
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Multi-level page hierarchy

Most of my WordPress sites to date have been blog content, along with a 1 or 2 level page hierarchy. I'm now looking at developing a site with the customer site map suggests that a hierarchy of 4 ...
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Loading scripts only if a particular shortcode or widget is present

I needed a way to filter a page/posts content before it was loaded so I could add scripts to the header if a specific shortcode was present. After much searching I came across this on http://...
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How many WP websites can go on one shared hosting account?

Assuming you have a shared hosting account that enables multiple MySQL databases and multiple domain pointers. How many standard WP-installed websites can it hold without problem? (let's say each ...
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Why is adoptStyles-css stylesheet link added to every page?

By looking at the source of any of the WordPress pages on my site, I can see there is this stylesheet link: <link rel='stylesheet' id='adoptStyles-css' href='http://mydomain.com/wp-content/...
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Adding a rich text editor to a widget - specifically CKEditor

I am trying to add a rich text editor to a widget and am using CKEditor ( http://ckeditor.com/download ) with a simple toolbar. Everything works fine until I try to save. When clicking on "save" the ...
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1answer
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Create a Loop with Posts Ordered by Most Recent Comments

Using query_posts, how can I order the list of posts so the ones with the most recent comments are at the top? I'm looking for something similar to how Questions here on SE are ordered when you ...
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3answers
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How can I implement a location based (zip code) search in WordPress?

I am working on a local business directory site that will use custom post types for the business entries. One of the fields will be "Zip Code." How can I set up a location based search? I'd like ...
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1answer
1k views

How to add a widget to the post editing view?

I would like to add some features (via authoring a plugin) to the post editor in wordpress. Is there a way to add a widget to the post editor view? Alternatively is there an existing plugin someone ...
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1answer
9k views

Customize Edit Post screen for Custom Post Types?

What's the best way to completely customize the Edit Post admin screen for a specific custom post type? I have customized it to an extent already on creation of the custom post type - adding ...
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5answers
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Encryption of Wordpress Posts

I've been looking into making a completely private Wordpress blog and have found useful blogs/tutorials along the way that have helped such as David Hewsons pretty detailed walkthrough. I currently ...
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2answers
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How to get shortcode to work inside a foreach loop called within a shortcode?

My plugin, WP Coda Slider, uses a shortcode to get_posts and add them to the slider. If one of the posts contains shortcode the shortcode in that post will not work. $my_wpcodaslider = new ...
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WordPress built in breadcrumb trail menu?

Looking for a breadcrumb menu that can be called (preferably from a sidebar widget in header.php) that lists... Home > Parent Post/Page > Current Page/Post or alternately... Home > Parent Category >...
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Add post classes for custom taxonomies to custom post type?

I was surprised to learn that custom taxonomies aren't added as body or post classes like categories and tags are. I'm sure this will be added in a future version of WordPress, but in the meantime I ...
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1answer
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Can you call a template file without assigning template to a page in the admin panel?

This idea is just to protect certain sections of my theme from over-zealous clients. I would like to add pages, that exist in the front end and can be added to the menu (using wordpress 3.0 api) but ...

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