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Any official way to create an admin theme?

I was wondering whether there's a common way of customising the aspect of the admin panel. I know you can play with the css and js files but what I was looking for is some kind of "admin theme" like ...
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2answers
190 views

How do I read the value of a custom field of the page?

When creating custom page templates, how do I get the value of a custom field of the displayed page?
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6answers
513 views

How can I migrate from another platform to WordPress (using the same domain) and launch when ready?

Currently, I have a blog that runs atop Tumblr, which is relatively young (3 months old or so, maybe 25 posts altogehter) that I want to migrate to a self-hosted Wordpress installation. I've installed ...
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2answers
415 views

Importing media medium setting image gallery / image attachments

I have recently imported an image gallery to a clean WP install as I am deploying the site to a live domain. I have imported the posts but the images use the medium size for attachements. I would ...
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4answers
3k views

Including CSS and JS on Admin Screen of Custom Theme Options

I am creating a custom theme with a theme options page. I would like to style the options page and do not want to include inline styles. Is there any way to include an external stylesheet from say ...
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2answers
1k views

Using Default WordPress Custom Header Image Crop Feature in a Post Type / MetaBox

I am not sure how many of you have experimented with the new custom header image functionality of wordpress 3.0 but its actually very cool (enabled by adding the function to your functions.php file). ...
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1answer
10k views

Why is the visual editor in WordPress limiting the width by wrapping the content?

Why is the visual editor in Wordpress is limiting the width by wrapping the content? I found this behavior in the editor at least annoying, it does prevent me from using my screen real estate.
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1answer
421 views

WordPress Sitemap for MSSQL

Does anyone know a proper sitemap plugin for WordPress that works with MS Sql? Here is the error I get: Array ( [0] => Array ( [0] => 42000 [SQLSTATE] => 42000 ...
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1answer
101 views

Privilege escalation bugs in 2.9?

Are there any known privilege escalation bugs in WP 2.9 to be careful for?
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1answer
614 views

Does WP show me if I'm logged in from multiple locations?

Does word press show me if I'm logged in in another location? Related: Limiting sessions to one IP at a time
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2answers
314 views

Best way of getting a a series of custom fields into an array?

I've a series of custom fields attached to certain pages. These fields are named slide1, slide2, side3, slide4, slide5, slide6. These are images which are going to be used as a slideshow (I'm using ...
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3answers
862 views

Many users with strange names register, but don't leave comments. Should I be afraid?

Many users with strange names, register on my blog, but don't leave comments. Should I be afraid, that this might be attack of some sort. Maybe someone found some sort of bug in Wordpress which allows ...
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2answers
1k views

Redirecting traffic from old “.WordPress.com” blog to privately hosted WordPress blog?

I've got a blog hosted on .wordpress.com, ie the free version. I'm thinking of re-activating my hosting package so I can have my own WP installation, and therefore have more customisation options ...
2
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1answer
678 views

My new WordPress plugin version is not showing up in the plugin directory. It's been 4 days what could the problem be?

Hi to all I made a wordpress plugin amtythumb post. All previous versions are reflected at worpress SVN within some hours. But this time 5.5 version of my plugin is not being reflected on wordpress ...
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6answers
6k views

setting comments off as default for pages and custom post types?

I want to turn the comments off by default with pages and custom post-types Initially I simply used conditionals in the comments display function to avoid displaying the block on these pages, but I ...
2
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2answers
258 views

Allowing a user to write a post from another website?

The idea here is to have a site (any site) which somehow has the user's WordPress user-name and login (maybe as part of a sister site) to allow him to write a post on his own blog. The idea I have now ...
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2answers
308 views

Custom post types

I have made a custom post type called "Case Studies". There is a case studies page which displays the title of every custom post and a small exceprt. However when you click on the title to view the ...
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1answer
88 views

Prompting for review / reapproval of page content

I have a fair amount of content in wordpress pages that gradually gets out of date over time. I can have an 'offline' process to set reminders in my calendar to remind me to review particular pages ...
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4answers
2k views

How to filter post from categories only if the posts appears in one of them, not the other?

The scenario is, some posts have one category, ok. Some others have more than one category. I must create post with content and also slideshow thumbnails for use with Nivo plugin gallery. Ok. I want ...
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1answer
5k views

What is the “Advanced” $context in add_meta_box?

In the codex it lists the parameter $context for the add_meta_box as having the following options: normal advanced side What does "advanced" do? I don't see any difference between it and "...
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4answers
5k views

Removing Metabox for “Slug” without removing functionality

Here is an interesting question. I have recently noticed that if you utilize the code remove_meta_box('slugdiv', 'post', 'normal'); you are actually unable to modify the slug when you click on the ...
1
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1answer
345 views

How often does the RSS widget get updates?

I am asking since I am trying to understand if this widget is causing my server to overuse CPU or memory. But either way - it's interesting to know.
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2answers
963 views

Applying roles to an admin sub-menu (eg Appearance -> Menus)

Long time lurker, but first time poster. I've searched Google extensively and just can't seem to come up with an answer on this problem. I use Justin Tadlock's excellent 'Members' plugin for roles ...
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3answers
487 views

How do I add my own custom shortcodes?

I'm looking to reuse some small portions of html inside several pages/post but I don't know how to obtain this on WordPress. It would be nice if I could have a helper in the editor to include them, ...
0
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1answer
190 views

Losing theme customization when switching from a theme to a child

I followed the practice of creating a sub-theme (child theme) but I discovered that I lost some configuration I made: main custom header lost, but it remained for pages where it was customized, I had ...
6
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1answer
724 views

How to get current_cat in navbar, in single post

In a site I have using Wordpress 3.0, when I'm in a single post, the navbar showing the categories doesn't give the parent category the class of "current_cat" and therefore that category is not ...
2
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1answer
89 views

How to get last_updated and newest_blogs in WP 3.0

We were using WPMU version 2.9.1, in which we had a plugin - Fimii WPMU Stats mu-plugin - that showed us last updated blogs, and newest blogs. We now upgraded to Wodpress 3.0, and the commands for the ...
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2answers
2k views

How to create custom message on plugin update

I saw this message today when accessing my plugin page: So, how do I create this if I want to update my own plugins that's hosted on wordpress?
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1answer
6k views

Which plugin can do horizontal scrolling of RSS feeds in WordPress [closed]

I need a plugin which can do horizontal scrolling of RSS feeds in wordpress, I have got a vertical scrolling RSS feeds but cannot find a horizontal one
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2answers
616 views

I need a plugin in wordpress like google tasks [closed]

I need a plugin like google tasks, in which we can add in to do tasks on the wordpress page
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3answers
2k views

How to create a mini directory in WordPress?

I'm looking to create a simple directory, something similar but not so powerful as SOBI2 for Joomla. Is there something like this for Wordpress? I want to store informations like: Name URL Address (...
0
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1answer
64 views

Is there any way to modify images from a theme using the web interface?

Is there any way to modify images from a theme using the Wordpress web interface?
0
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2answers
393 views

query_posts adding two “post-entry” divs

I'm currently making a worpress theme. In the loop I want to have two "post-entry" divs, one that's small that goes next to my post thumb, and one for without the thumb. I know that I need to do a &...
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8answers
6k views

WordPress Plugin Development In MVC Architecture, How?

I think, the wordpress plug-in architecture is not MVC. So I want to use/do the MVC architecture in WordPress plug-in development (like cakephp, codeIgniter ). How can I use them in plguin development....
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3answers
1k views

Peer Review Plugin for Posts? [closed]

Is there a plugin that allows for peer review of articles before you post them? IE, like a professional writer would send their work to a friend or editor to review and comment on their work before ...
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3answers
2k views

How to Move the Author Metabox into the “Publish” metabox?

About a year ago I remember seeing a plugin or some code which allowed you to add an author dropdown menu to the post "publishing" metabox instead of it being on its own. I can't seem to find this ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I resolve a .htaccess internal server error setting up a WordPress multisite?

I am stuck in .htaccess file creation for multisite. I am getting an error in page now internal error 500 and when i checked my log in apache it says C:/www/vhosts/localhost/wordpress3/.htaccess: ...
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2answers
2k views

How to add a category or tag to media at upload time with the browser uploader?

I don't use WordPress very often... I hope this makes some sense :-) Is there a way to sort media files into categories? I want to give some order to the media that are being uploaded to the website, ...
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3answers
2k views

Stop underlining image links

One my widget bar, I have an image which is hyperlinked. The problem is that CSS underlines it. How do I remove the underline? Update: Just noticed that this is what is causing the underline: } ....
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1answer
111 views

Any built-in function to associate a post to category through a plugin?

I have a post ID and I'm just trying to find a function ( I was thinking of something similar to wp_update_post() ) where I can just pass a post ID and maybe a category ID or slug and have it ...
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1answer
5k views

How can I add Expire headers to images?

I'm trying to speed up my site a bit. How can I add Expire headers to images I upload? Must this be done with Apache configuration, or is there a setting or plugin to do the job?
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2answers
246 views

What archive plugin works with W3 total cache? [closed]

All plugins I've tried makes the page go blank. I tried so far: Smart Archives Reloaded Clean Archives Reloaded Better Extended Live Archives Thanks. Tal
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2answers
14k views

How do I make the category template display full posts instead of partial posts?

I'm using Wordpress 3.0.1 with the Twenty Ten theme. I'm trying to change the way the posts in the Category view are displayed (i.e. by going to a url like mywebsite.com/category/mycategory). ...
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2answers
166 views

If your blog was an app on Facebook

If you were to turn your blog into a Facebook app, what features would it have? What would the UI look like? What are the significant dealbreakers you'd need to satisfy to extend your blog to a ...
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3answers
797 views

Create posts using markdown? [closed]

Can I replace the WYSIWYG editor with a markdown editor? If so, what plugin can I use?
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2answers
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SSH Upgrade Problem

I keep getting the same error, any ideas? I have generated a key without a password using ssh-keygen I set permissions on the keys to 600 I have successfully logged in using ssh -i /root/.ssh/id_rsa ...
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1answer
1k views

Enabling Widgets By Default in Custom Theme Development

In WP theme building, if a sidebar is not active, can I turn it on? Also, if the sidebar is active, and doesn't contain any widgets, can I add some? I'm a theme and plugin developer, but this is ...
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1answer
187 views

In WordPress 3.x, I can't access posts from all blogs in the network

I use WordPress a ton, but I'm somewhat new to multisite. Now that 3.0 has brought multisite into the main core, shouldn't there be an easy loop function that allows you to display the most recent ...
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1answer
1k views

get_term_by seems to be failing

Code: print_r($wp->query_vars); echo "<br><br>".get_query_var('term'); echo "<br><br>".get_query_var('taxonomy'); $term = get_term_by('slug', get_query_var('term'), ...
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4answers
3k views

Extract & Display the REAL first image attached to a post - extend the_post_thumbnail()

I have an interesting problem which I am sure someone here can solve. I have gone through a bunch of different plugins and code snippets in search for the perfect code to extract a primary image to be ...

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