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How well does WordPress scale?

With the new WordPress and it's new features, it seems like WordPress is capable of much more than a simple blog engine. But how well does WordPress scale being used by say 10k -> 100k users per day? ...
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Recommendation for a WordPress Calendar Plugin with Recurring Events? [closed]

I'm building a base WordPress theme that will cater mainly to an events calendar plugin (yet to be decided.) I'm curious what WordPress users consider to be the best solution in terms of stability and ...
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Is This A Correct Example Usage Of current_filter()?

Is this a good example of usage of current_filter()? <?php add_filter("_my_filter", "common_function"); add_filter("_another_filter", "common_function"); function common_function(){ $...
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Why do posts disappear from admin after upgrading from WP 2.7.1 to 3.0.1?

After upgrading from WP 2.7.1 to 3.0.1, many of my posts are not showing in the admin section. I have almost 30 posts, but they're not showing on the post admin page. I created a mirror so I have a ...
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Removing Duplicate Custom Taxonomy Terms from within a Dropdown Select?

I have a custom post type that includes a custom taxonomy, called client_name. There is a page that loads these custom post types and displays them. What I need to develop is a dropdown list that ...
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Using transients to store captchas

I was just wondering if something like this would work: The page displays a form, with a captcha code inside it. When this form is generated, a transient is set to store the captcha code. The vistor ...
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Is there a plugin that will allow a tag cloud to be created from any mysql field?

I have run into a frustrating situation in the development of my site/store. I am using the Shopp plugin and there is a disconnect between the tags in WP and the tags in the store plugin. In my case ...
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Forum Software that Integrates with a WordPress Blog/Website? [closed]

If you wanted to add a user forum to your software site, and make it look and work like your WordPress blog, what forum software would you choose? Apparently bbPress has the same origins as WordPress,...
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Why are my WordPress store items showing up in duplicates?

I recently became an admin of a WordPress site, for the purpose of setting up a store. I have little WordPress knowledge, so I will try to be as specific as I can. I am using the WP e-commerce plug in,...
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Plugin a specific cache functionality?

I have written a plugin that puts a (google) favicon in front of each link in my blog. Really simple. Just uses a simple preg_replace_callback on hrefs: $changed_html_reference = ...
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Recommendations for an In-Depth WordPress Book? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Definitive list of WordPress books I've been plugging away with WordPress for some years now. In that time, I've never really taken time to fully understand the platform. It ...
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Configuring Routing Rules for WordPress+Nginx and WP-SuperCache?

How do you set up routing rules correctly with Nginx to support WP Super Cache for a WordPress (3.x) site?
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Wordpress 3 MU for a development/stage/production site

Just wondering if people have any thoughts around the best way to setup Wordpress 3 to use for development, staging and production. I currently have an install that I just use for dev, before moving ...
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Getting Custom Field data from a page hierarchy

Imagine I have a site set up with pages in this kind of hierarchy.. -Home -Cars -Volvo 850 -Volvo 850 tech spec -Volvo 850 pictures -Porsche 911 -Porsche 911 tech spec -Porsche 911 ...
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A Simple CRM Plugin for WordPress? [closed]

I want a simple CRM in WordPress.com, any suggestions as how to do? Which plugins to use? How to start and implement?
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WordPress Plugin for One-Time Event Registration? [closed]

I am building a website for a charity event and i would like for people to register for this event. The form should contain name, email and other custom questions. Also I would like a page where to ...
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Related posts widget or plugin needed

I'm looking for something like they are using here: http://www.jennyreviews.com/as-seen-on-tv/triple-joint-formula/ Look under "Related Product Reviews" I checked the source but could not find the ...
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Creating Custom Roles for use on a WordPress Multi-site Instance?

We have a large site that consists of a number of smaller websites. We are looking at replacing our current CMS with WordPress. The only problem is that we need to create a custom role (kind of in ...
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Tools for Converting an Existing Website Design to a WordPress Template?

I know how to do it manually, but is there any tool to help me with that?
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Force the Website URL to Include “www” and to be Upper Case?

No matter what url somebody uses to access my site, I'd like it to redirect to www.MyUrl.com. Is this possible?
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Create an “All Posts” or “Archives” Page with WordPress 3.0?

I'd like to create an "All Posts" page on the Ocean Bytes blog that contains an unordered list of all Titles of the posts to date, with each title hyperlinking to its blog post. There appear to be ...
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Change Permalinks Structure to a Sequential Number for Each Post?

I've just created a draft on my blog, and it's post ID is 1. After creating another draft, the post id for this last post is 3! I was hoping to see them in sequential order, so in the future I'll have ...
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Recommendations for a LaTeX Plugin? [closed]

I need mathematics on a WordPress site and I'm having trouble finding a suitable LaTeX plug-in. I've tried several solutions including MathJax (which is slow and renders inconsistently) and the WP ...
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Removing the “Powered by WordPress” Link?

Am I allowed to remove the "Powered by WordPress" link in the footer?
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Loading External Scripts in Admin but ONLY for a Specific Post Type?

So I continue to run into this issue and I just looking for the best and simplest solution to solve this problem. I have come to make use of custom post types in many different projects and have ...
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Need a WordPress Plugin for Google Analytics, Favicon, Meta Keywords & Description?

I am using WordPress for my site and need to add Google Analytics, a favicon, meta keywords, meta descriptions. I searched for plugin that would do this and found different plugins for each. Can ...
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Tracking RSS subscribers in Google Analytics

I wish to tag visitors who came to my site and clicked the RSS button. My goal is to "Segment" this visitors in Google Analytics, so I'll be able to see where my "new readers" are coming from. How ...
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Offering Ads Dependent on Visitor Type?

I wish to be able to give different ads to visitors of different "types". For example: People from country X will get one ad, while people from country Y will get no ads. First time visitors will ...
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How To Retrieve An Image Attachment's Alt Text?

I am using an attachment.php file to show large versions of images that have been clicked on elsewhere. I'd like to pull the image alt text as a caption under the image with javascript, but the alt ...
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What is the best way to include a widget in a Page?

I am setting up a new WordPress blog and would like to include a widget in the content of a Page. I found some forums describing PHP hacks which appeared to apply to older versions. With WordPress 3.0....
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When I try to de-activate any plugin it gives error “Warning: call_user_func_array() [function.call-user-func-array]”

When I try to de-activate any plugin it gives error. How to solve this? Plugin is getting de-activated but on clicking button "Deactivate" I get this error. Warning: call_user_func_array() [...
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Adding an Arbitrary Link to the Admin Menu?

Is there a way to add a arbitrary hyperlink to the WordPress admin menu (I mean the menu on the left when you log into the admin dashboard)? For example, can one add a link to Google? In my ...
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Renaming Custom Post Types and Taxonomies

I started developing a site with over a dozen custom post types. I'd like to rename a few of them, not just the display value, but the actual custom post type name. I'm worried however that by just ...
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Why is there no global function in wordpress to return the output of any function call?

We have template tags and some functions that start with get. Sometimes it would be just nice in themes to do like: $title = the_title(); to use the html later on. This is just a simplified example, ...
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URL Design for Sub-Posts?

I currently have this: mysite.com/product-name mysite.com/another-product etc where product-name and another-product are posts. I then have a custom post type called Changelogs, which I have for ...
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Basic analytics across WordPress Multisite network [closed]

I'd like to capture basic analytics (page views, visitors, time on site, etc.) across all of the sites in our network while also allowing users to install the analytics software of their choice. The ...
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Can I set some default pages to be created on every creation of a new blog

The pages like "about" will be created automatically when a new blog is created. Likewise I need some other pages which should appear automatically when a blog is created under my multisites. How can ...
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Removing the “Your backup folder MIGHT be visible to the public” Message Generated by the WP-DBManager Plugin

I upgraded a client's WordPress from 2.8 to 3.0.1 and after upgrading I am now receiving this message in the dashboard: Your backup folder MIGHT be visible to the public To correct this ...
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Total word count for posts by one author

How can I get a total word count of one author's posts? I would like to be able to see what the total word count of their output is, summed across all of their posts (ideally with a breakdown by ...
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Comment Follow-Up Notifier?

Hey guys. Is there a plugin out there that can easily notify a user of a follow up reply to their comment? I used to use subscribe to comments but it hasn't been updated since 2007. Also, I think I ...
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Showing Unpublished Posts to Logged-out Users?

We're working on a plugin where any logged-in user has the ability to submit a new "pitch", or standard post type with custom status of "pitch". Once the pitch is in the system, other logged-in users ...
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Sorting WordPress Posts via Custom Field Values?

Ok, so I'm using the WPAlchemy class to create custom field write panels in the write post page, and so far everything has gone great... However, there's one issue I can't seem to figure out. I'm ...
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Creating 301 Redirects for Post, Page, Category and Image URLs?

I fear this may be too much to ask here, so if so, please feel free to tell me of another place to learn. Help with Redirections I'm cleaning up a badly developed site and migrating wordpress from a ...
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Difference Between Filter and Action Hooks?

I have been looking at the plugin API a bit more in depth recently and I was wondering what real differences there were between action and filter hooks. They both are events that receive data as a ...
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Theme deactived html and css styling on home page posts

I'm a designer trying to learn php, so I can't fully understand where the problem is coming from. That being said, I have a theme that has deactivated the use of css styling on the main page where ...
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Restrict the number of images to upload per post

Is there an easy way to limit to one (per post) the number of images to upload through media upload?
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How to convert a WordPress install under SVN to one that is not?

On one of my WordPress installs, I used SVN to do the initial install. I thought that this would help upgrades...and it did for awhile. I tried it with the latest release 3.0.1, and this method did ...
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How to pass data around?

I have different menu items. When the user clicks on a menu item, I want them to go to a particular destination. Each menu's destination has a different background color. I'm thinking that I can pass ...
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Setting up WordPress with Custom Permalinks and no .htaccess File?

I have a client that strongly prefers to disable .htaccess files because they like to set the Apache configurations themselves. However, they still want SEO-friendly URLs. Is there a way to have ...
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Easiest Way to Create a Patch for Submission to WordPress Core?

I've submitted a few patches for WordPress core on Trac (one of which has been used) but every time I think about doing it I cringe because my setup for doing so is incredibly tedious. Can someone ...

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