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Comment form validation

How can I set the validation rules for the comment field? I change the value of commenter name/e-mail/homepage onmouseover and onblur (I use this instead of labels - so if the field is empty it ...
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3answers
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How can you showcase premium themes to clients without having to pre-purchase the theme?

If you use a premium theme service (my skills lie more in coding than artwork), what is a good way to show clients examples of what themes are available to them, without sending them to the theme ...
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1answer
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menu doesn't show in different languages

I have a custom menu on a site with multiple languages (WPML plugin) The menu is not being displayed in any languages other than native. Can the menu be translated? Can the menu be shown in all ...
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4answers
9k views

Querying posts from multiple sites in a network?

I realize there have been a few questions which dance around the solution I am after but I believe I am looking for something specific. This is actually a two part question: 1) My goal is to have ...
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2answers
7k views

How can I make internal anchor links work with WordPress's permalinks?

I've got a custom template page called 'shop', which is found at the URL http://mysite.com/shop/. This page lays out all the posts of post_type 'product' like this: <div class="product"> <...
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1answer
2k views

Admin-ajax.php appending a status code to ajax response

I'm writing a plugin that uses Ajax (jQuery with form plugin) via a form submission and the php function returns a JSON response. add_action( 'wp_ajax_bubbly-upload', 'bubbly_upload_submit' ); ...
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1answer
9k views

Get the 'slug' of a custom taxonomy

Use case: I have a custom post type of 'show' for a music venue. In the sidebar we want to display any related 'show' to the current one on single-show.php. They will be related by a custom taxonomy ...
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5answers
5k views

Is it possible to pull comments from facebook into your blog?

I have a client who wants to be able to share his latest blog posts on Facebook (no problem there) but then he wants the comments made on his Facebook page to that share shown on his blog as part of ...
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1answer
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custom taxonomies label in hebrew

I'm trying to add a custom taxonomy. using the following code: function cities_custom_taxonomies() { register_taxonomy( 'city', // internal name = machine-readable taxonomy name ...
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2answers
296 views

How can you develop on a live WordPress installation that is using W3 Total Cache? [closed]

Or to make it easier: you just want to disable the caching in order to see your changes in realtime. Any solution that would allow you to disable caching based on IP, logged user or cookie will be ...
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9answers
1k views

WordPress hosting - Shared/dedicated server? Any recommendations? [closed]

I'm testing out a shared hosting package with Dreamhost at the moment which is only $2.95 a month for unlimited domains, storage space, bandwidth, mysql databases etc. But I'm currently only running ...
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4answers
8k views

What is the best caching option for WordPress multi-site on non-shared hosting?

What caching plugin configuration do you recommend and why under the following assumptions: full control of the server configuration running WordPress in multi-site/multi-domain mode most domains are ...
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3answers
1k views

featured posts order

I'm trying to build a featured posts with a "tabbed" interface in my homepage. I'm using the "sticky" option of the posts in order to get them out of the main loop and in the "featured tabs". No ...
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2answers
2k views

Can't login to my admin area

I don't know what did I change, other than creating a new ftp account because the other one wasn't working with my ftp client. Now when I go to the login page, it doesn't accept my correct wp password,...
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3answers
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Why use widgets?

I am very new to using WordPress and I was wondering what the benefits of using widgets is? Looking here it sounds like they are for people who are not programmers that want to add plugins to their ...
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2answers
579 views

Archives and Categories in Custom Menu

What is the easiest way to place the Archives and Categories lists within my menu under a parent tab. I'd like both of the lists, such as "Archives" leading to the "archives" sub-menu, and the same ...
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3answers
5k views

Can you host WordPress using Amazon Web Services such as EC2, RDS, EBS etc?

I've been looking into the feasibility of using something like Amazon Web Services for hosting WordPress sites. I was wondering if it is possible and if so what people's experiences are of having done ...
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1answer
1k views

How much should I charge for creating a WordPress plugin? [closed]

How much should I (working as a freelancer) charge for creating a custom WordPress plugin?
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2answers
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Thesis -style Navigation

I am working on a theme where I would like users to be able to select pages to show in the theme options page much like Thesis. I've been Googling / reverse engineering Thesis for a couple hours but ...
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8answers
7k views

Disable dragging of meta boxes?

Anyone know how to disable this functionality so the meta boxes can't be repositioned?
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3answers
2k views

Allow a userclass to save a page as a draft - but not publish w/o admin approval

I want to make a user class that can edit pages, and save them as a draft without being able to publish it. An admin would have to go in and publish the draft once they approve it. The idea is ...
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1answer
921 views

Paging in a sidebar mini loop

I switched to another theme and decided to make a widget of some default code I had in there which shows my delicious posts, twitter posts, su posts and youtube vids in a custom loop (excluding these ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Adding graphics to 404.php page

I am trying to customize the 404.php page by adding a graphic. I can figure out how to change the text and links, but the HTML I just don't know well enough to add a picture or graphic. I am using ...
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2answers
515 views

How to know the theme name of a wordpress blog?

I visit http://ltty.wordpress.com/ and want to know the theme name (so that I can use :) for my blog). How can I get it?
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1answer
2k views

Add text to post list/edit screens?

I'd like to add some descriptive text underneath the page title on both the list and edit post screens for the default post and also custom post types - e.g. "Below is a list of your recent blog posts....
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2answers
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Migrating a page to be an article

I've decided, that some second level pages I have, should really be blog articles. I want to copy and paste the title and body to an article and then delete the page (is there a better way of doing ...
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1answer
4k views

How to get Ajax into a theme - without writing a plugin?

Okay, I'm starting out with some AJAX stuff in a wordpress theme 1) I'm building a child theme OFF the thematic framework 2) My child theme has a header.php, index.php, functions.php and style.css (...
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1answer
145 views

Defining the value of a variable before a function?

I'm trying to edit a plugin so that it only shows it's submenu if the user is an administrator but I don't know how to define the value of the variable before the function: function load_view( $name, ...
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2answers
3k views

Displaying Post Title on Post Edit page?

I'm trying to include the post title in a custom post type edit screen. For example if the post is called Biography, I want the edit page title to be 'Edit Biography'. I'm using the below code: ...
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4answers
10k views

Create mobile site with same content just different theme

I have a wordpress site and want to create a different theme for mobile. I'd like to create a subdomain such as m.domain.com which will use a mobile optimized theme much different than the desktop ...
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1answer
136 views

For performance is it better to build custom functionality into the theme or a plugin

This question is related to this question: Do deactivated plugins slow down a WordPress site? When developing a website with custom functionality for a client, particularly a site that will expect ...
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1answer
541 views

WordPress Scalability - One Instance or Several?

My company is currently outsourcing development of 170 WordPress sites and I recently learned that they are developing all 170 in one instance of WordPress. I am not a WordPress expert, but have seen ...
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4answers
196 views

Finding the page id

I'm not sure if I'm blind here, but short of digging directly into the database tables, where would I find the database id for a post or a page?
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5answers
4k views

How to replicate some of Drupal Views functionality in WordPress?

I admit, I still think in Drupal. (In choosing between developing in WordPress and Drupal, I still tend to favor Drupal, because I haven't yet figured out a few things on the WordPress side.) Can ...
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1answer
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Login form in popup

I'm using WP3 with the defaul theme. I would like people to register before submit a comment. What I'm trying to do is having a link instead of the comment form that says something like "Leave a ...
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1answer
272 views

Find Memory Usage of Admin

I have seen tips which show you how to display the memory usage of your website. This usually involves adding php code to your website theme's function.php file. However, I am looking to display the ...
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3answers
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Always using the same ARRAY on different querys

I have a function that returns an array os posts ids. At the moment, everytime i have a query i have to to this: $ids = agendados(); query_posts(array('post__not_in' => $ids ); Is there a way to ...
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1answer
999 views

Wordpress theme with multiple color schemes

I am building a WP theme and want to implement multiple color schemes. I looked through different free and premium themes and found out that this feature is developed different ways there and here. ...
2
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1answer
274 views

Plugin from WordPress.com for comment notification…available?

WordPress.com has a rather cool feature when you add comments. The two features are: [x] Notify me of follow-up comments via email. [x] Notify me of new posts via email. Is this plugin ...
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2answers
271 views

Plugin for sharing on social sites? [closed]

I'm looking for a plugin that enables sharing an article on sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkeIn. One catch is that I want a plugin that respect the privacy of the user and doesn't include ...
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6answers
15k views

Including Custom Post Types in “Recent Posts” Widget

I'm able to easily include my custom post types into my main loop by making small adjustments with query_posts(), but I'm not sure how I would go about including custom post types in the "Recent Posts"...
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4answers
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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
6k views

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
7k views

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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3answers
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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
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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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