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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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How to automatically register widgets on new blog?

Is there a way to automatically register widgets when a new site is registered with a multi site setup? E.g. inside wpmu_new_blog?
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Decreasing the Memory Consumption of a WordPress Site?

The test site requires a lot of memory when viewing some category/archive pages. I met with the following error messages yesterday: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (...
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Multiple Custom_Background, is it possible?

Is it possible to create multiple "custom background" administration pages? A site I'm doing now needs 2 different background in 2 different areas, I would really love giving my client the same ...
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How can I get posts in a subcategory to display on it's parent categories archive page?

Currently when you display an archive category page, it only displays it for the main parent, and doesn't display any of the posts that may be in the subcategories under it's parent. How can I alter ...
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how or where wordress collect unlogged user session

i see the pattern in some theme where we can collect session of unlogged user. for example, in a comment form: After user commenting, user can see that the their comment is waiting for a moderation. ...
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What is the best way to move a single site from one MS installation to another? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Easily Move a WordPress Install from Development to Production? I have a dev, staging and production installation of WP MS. And I am trying to figure out what is the best way ...
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Editing Links in the Footer of WordPress Themes with Base64 Encrypted Code?

Some WordPress themes have their links encrypted in the footer and I am not able to edit them if I want to edit the links. This is the example code I found: <?php eval(base64_decode('...
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Excluding Sticky Posts from The Loop and from WP_Query() in WordPress?

The following snippet is from a sidebar widget that lists "recent posts". Since its on the home page and I feature my lastest sticky post prominently on that page, I want to skip over the sticky in ...
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Add Google custom search to wordpress.com [closed]

I would like to add Google custom search to my wordpress.com site. I have pasted HTML code from custom search to text widget in a sidebar, but instead of search box, I got text: Loading google.load('...
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Displaying Numeric Pagination vs. Previous and Next Links in WordPress?

By default, WordPress shows previous and next links when content is split onto different pages. Is there a way to get it to use proper pagination (with numbers), perhaps with a plugin?
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Categories for Pages Not Saving in Admin with Custom Categories Metabox?

I'm at a loss with this. Do you see anything wrong with the code below specific to the noindex, nofollow checkboxes? The meta box gets drawn to the screen fine, but the values do not stick. The code ...
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Using Multiple Themes in a Single WordPress Site?

I've got a subdirectory in which I'd like to implement a completely different theme for my site (basically, its a sales letter). Can someone tell me how to do that? Do I need to install a separate ...
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Resolving a 500 Error with GoDaddy Hosting? [closed]

I have a WordPress site on godaddy hosting and I'm getting intermittent 500 internal service errors. I've tried editing permissions and .htaccess, but the problem still abounds. Anyone else had ...
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Differences Between WP_Query() and get_posts() for Querying Posts?

What are the differences between using WP_Query() and get_posts()? Which is better to use in what case and why?
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Plugins to Enable Subscriptions of Digital Assets?

(@mikeschinkel: Before edit title was: is there a plugin/set of plugins for providing subscription to digital assets on an individual or large scale?) I'm trying to set up a site where a substantial ...
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Plugin for automated upgrade of WordPress core and it's plugins?

Is it possible to get your WordPress site to upgrade itself automatically? What I mean is, when plugins etc. needs to be upgraded, can you just press a button, or have a cron job, download the new ...
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Wordpress problem with htmlentities

I make some changes over the post before storing it in the database. I use content_save_pre to do this. Some characters like " get done into &#8220; in the JavaSript code which I insert (part of ...
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Downloads manager plugin [closed]

We're looking for a plugin which lets a user upload files in the admin UI, categorise them and then output a nice categorised list on a page with a sidebar widget to show new downloads. We've spent a ...
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One of the messages in .po file doesn't show up

I've changed a file wp-content/languages/pl_PL.po #: bfa_header.php msgid "notice" msgstr "napis" msgid "Online Information Website" msgstr "Internetowy Portal Informacyjny" msgid "something" ...
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Plugins for logo in wp themes? [closed]

Is there a plugin where you can upload image "logo" for use in the site's theme rather than the admin area?
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Use Feedburner instead of default feed on WordPress.com?

How can I disable the default feed on WordPress.com and use Feedburner feed instead? I know how I can in a self-hosted WordPress site, but I do not know how to in a free WordPress.com site.
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Does any one have Idea to get these functionalities with the plugin wp-multi-network

I am using the plugin wp-multi-network(http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-multi-network/) to maintain child networks under multi site.Using this I can create child networks.But I can’t set sign up ...
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How to Control user registrations directly on sub-sites

Does anybody have Idea to enable a wordpress based multisite user to automatically get access to all sub-sites under same Multi site ? If I have A Multi-site installation(Also Buddypress enabled) at ...
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I w'd like to know If there are simple solutions to integrate other CMSs to wordpress

I w'd like to know If I can Integrate my other web-sites created to my wordpress multisite using the CMSs like Dolphin ( integration discussion ) Oxwall status.net sharetronix peoplepods ...
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Disable automatic content hyperlinking

How can I prevent WordPress from converting links in my page content into hyperlinks? For example if I write http://www.test.com I don't want it converted to a link.
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Using WP_Query to Query Multiple Categories with Limited Posts Per Category?

I have 3 categories with each 15 posts, I want to do ONE query to the db bringing only 5 first posts for each category, how can I do it? $q = new WP_Query(array( 'post__in' => array(2,4,8), '...
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what is option_name on database that store the information of current initiate widget in frontend sidebar?

what is option_name on database that store the information of current initiate widget in frontend sidebar ?
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Best way to add custom / magic / flutter fields into RSS feed

Using Wordpress 3, creating write panels with Magic Fields, how do I add custom fields to my RSS feed? For example, I have an 'image of the day' write panel, with a custom field for the photo credit. ...
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wp_nav_menu() custom container and container_id

So today I started work on my first Wordpress theme and so far it's been a lot of fun. However, I have had difficulty in getting wp_nav_menu() to do what I want. Here's what I want: <nav id="...
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Best way to Integrate Google Search?

I would like to use Google Search as opposed to the built-in search provided by the WordPress engine. What would be the best way to integrate Google Search?
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Adding onload to body

I'm currently trying to develop a plugin that will embed a Google Earth Tour into a WP post / page via a shortcode. The issue I am running into is that for the tour to load, I have to add an onload="...
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How can I make a Live Demo of my Premium Plugin? Are there security risks?

I'm glad to have the opportunity to ask my first question here. The scenario is this: My team and I released a Premium Plugin last week. We have since received a number of requests for a Live Demo. ...
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how could I have a user signing up for a blog, be assigned to that blog only

We have a WPMU instance: http://my.blogs.com/blog1 http://my.blogs.com/blog2 Now, blog1 is closed to used registration, while blog2 us open to users registering and posting. now, how do I get to ...
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Wordpress Theme Development Seemingly Awful Partitioning of Includes?

I just finished a tutorial that told me to create my header.php without closing a tag at the bottom of the included file. Now while I realize that in anyone of the parent files which includes ...
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Show a WP 3.0 Custom Menu in an HTML Select with Auto-Navigation?

As part of a theme for a client, I want to be able to show a custom menu (defined via the admin) in a select box that automatically changes pages after changing the selection. Is there a plugin (or a ...
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Custom Post Type Data in Sidebar widgets?

(note: this question was originally about Custom Fields, but @MikeSchinkel had a better solution involving Custom Post Types) On my site I have several pages which I want to show the same data in the ...
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Full Domain Mapping with WP3 in Multiuser Mode

You may have learned already to reconfigure your WP3 so that it loads in MU mode, and set it for subdomains. Evidently my Dallas client claims that instead of just subdomains, there are some tricks ...
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Automatically going to the first page in a hierarchy?

Let's say I have a website about different types of cars. The structure is a little like this: -Home -Cars (shows a submenu with a list of cars, ie Volvo 850, Porsche 911 ) -Volvo 850 overview (the ...
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Creating an online questionnaire form - by Importing the questions from a spreadsheet?

I've got a spreadsheet where each row of the first column is a question, and the next 4 columns are the optional 4 answers to that question. I want to turn these questions into an online form (like ...
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Categories Listing with "selected" category highlighted

Is there a way to draw the categories listing and highlight the current category being viewed? In addition, it would be great to highlight the current category if a post or page that's assigned to it ...
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Different widgets on different page templates?

If I have a couple of different Page templates, how would I show a different collection of sidebar widgets for each of these templates? I'm using the Starkers theme as a starting point.
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Is there a way to remove categories in bulk?

I just migrated to worpress and want to remove all of the 'uncategorized' categories, since all of my posts are now all categorized. Is there a way to do this easily?
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Options for CDN with WordPress Including Supporting Plugins?

What are the options for Content Distribution Networks for use with WordPress? I'd like to their objective pros and cons, their associated plugins or other ways to utilize them, their relative ...
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How to only show the first X words (from each post) on the home page?

How can you have it so that the site's home page will only show the first X (let's say 300) words of the post? But without using "more" tag, or hand filled excerpts? I am looking for a plugin/hack ...
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What is the expected limit for acceptable performance of WordPress without any adjustments?

In your experience, when is the time one needs to start thinking about scaling up? What is the expected performance of a common WordPress installation on a standard Apache web server, without any [...
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Profiling a WordPress Website for Deployment on Shared Hosting?

I am having a problem with CPU usage on my website, and am looking for a way to detect (and fix) what is causing it. A topic not covered in this question. Following on Hakre answer here, I now ...

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