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Seamless integration between WordPress and BBpress

I have a WordPress site at domain.com and a BBPress install at domain.com/subfolder the wp site has a menu item that goes to the forums, and I'd like the header to be the same between the two, so that ...
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Code markup plugin like the .wordpress.com blogs offer?

The free wordpress blogs (those hosted at wordpress.com) have a build in code formatting plugin Is it possible to get this on private installs of wordpress? I've copied all my posts across but the ...
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What might cause “junk after document element” error?

I have PHP errors redirected to log file. Only for WP installation so this definitely doesn't come from somewhere else. This is what started to come up recently (this is all of them, not cut): [22-...
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How do I add Post Like and Bookmark Functionality to my WordPress Site?

on a wordpress site, I'd like visitors to be able to "like" or "save" posts, so that they have a personalized page with all the posts they liked. how could that be achieved? thanks
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Customizing Only a Specific Menu using the “wp_nav_menu_items” Hook?

Thanks to some help on here, I've managed to add a custom search box to my main menu... by adding this to my theme's functions.php add_filter('wp_nav_menu_items','search_box_function'); function ...
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Adding Visibility Options

I've searched for plugins but while some do halfway accomplish the task they are normally very complicated. I'd like to add option to the visibility menu when creating a page (and post, but page is ...
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Making the Post/Page Content Editor Box Bigger?

I'm having difficulty in creating a big post since the editor box is quite small. I want to make it bigger. Can I?
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WordPress 3 Multisite using subdomains.- DNS on Cpanel question

using google to search for answers to how to setup a cpanel"based" domain to use with WordPress 3 Multisite using subdomains (subdomain1.domain.com, subdomain2.domain.com etc.) answer: "just go to ...
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Changing attachment urls?

How can I change the format of attachment page urls from /[post-url]/[attachment-name]/ to /media/[attachment-name]/? I understand that I can override the output of get_attachment_link via the ...
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Strategy to get post meta for use outside the loop

I need to know solutions for the question above. There are cases, when we need post meta information outside the loop. Let's say, I'm developing theme that will display ads from certain vendor on that ...
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At what priority does add_filter overwrite core functions?

I'm writing a plugin that adds some extra thumbnails, checkboxes, etc to the end of a post. I'm trying to figure out how to use add_filter properly. Basically, I've got add_filter('the_content', '...
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How to get the “stats” plugin that comes with a .wordpress.com blog?

On the free version of wordpress, ie the one you setup for free and get hosted at "myblog.wordpress.com", it has a very nice module on the dashboard for tracking statistics. It displays a nice hit-...
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query_posts ->using meta_compare / where meta value is smaller or greater or equals

I am using query_posts( $args ) to filter the Loop. I want to filter posts based on their meta_value "vote", sometimes smaller than, sometimes equals and so on.... I definitly want to use the ...
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Unable to upload/install any WordPress themes

I have a version 3 installation of wordpress on my hosting package that I installed myself Everything else so far seems ok such as posting etc, but I'm unable to install any new themes I have tried ...
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Double thumbnails?

is it possible to use the thumbnail mechanic twice? I find the thumbnail API really useful for allowing users to place in there own graphics, so that I can control size and position easily. All they ...
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Using WP rather than .htaccess to redirect pages/posts

I run a site with over 100 specific redirects in the htaccess for legacy html files that were subsequently brought into WP. There are also rules for pages within a date range to redirect to the home ...
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Ads Restricted on WordPress.com?

I am creating a WordPress blog myself - downloading it and installing it myself - as well as buying a domain name and hosting it using something like simplynames.com. I read somewhere though that you ...
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Database synchronization between dev/staging and production

I have a problem with WordPress database synchronization between development and production and I am wondering how other people solving it. I am aware about this question but it doesn't really cover ...
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Removing the number in a category slug

I have a category that ends with -2, and there's no way I can change it back to the plain word. I know there are problems with numeric slugs, but this is just a word. I also know that a common answer ...
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How do you enqueue a Visual Basic script using wp_enqueue_script?

Internet Explorer will have errors with VB script files en-queued using wp_enqueue_script. This is probably because the output of enqueue script set the script type to 'language/javascript'. Are ...
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Is there a way to limit the number of top level items in a custom menu?

I wish to implement the wordpress 3 menus API in a client site, but the designs has restraint on the width of the top level menu items. How can I be sure the client won't exceed that limit?
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Using widget options 'outside' the widget

I want to save some parameters in the widget options which are then passed into another page. The widget is a form which calls a webservice. The options I want to pass are the authentication for the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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