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Divide Post content into separate divs for every 500 characters (or any other character counts)

What is the best method for intercepting the_content of a post (for a single post page) and dividing the_content into sections of 500 characters (or any other number of characters), and then outputting each 500-character section wrapped in its own div container? I understand that get_the_content() will return the post content as a string that […]

How to limit the max number of characteres in the title that are displayed

I am following this tutorial — “Display Your Popular Posts In WordPress Without A Plugin” and want to limit the max number of characters in the title that are displayed. Also, why is the thumbnail, at times, smaller than the number I define in the php?

Character Encoding for wp_options

I’ve been looking for a solution to my problem for a while now. Under my wp_options page I have the following serialized entry saved: a:17:{s:11:”date_format”;s:5:”d/m/Y”;s:15:”currency_symbol”;s:1:”$”;s:14:”recaptcha_lang”;s:2:”en”;s:13:”req_div_label”;s:0:””;s:16:”req_field_symbol”;s:1:”*”;s:15:”req_error_label”;s:81:”Por favor, certifique-se de que todos os campos obrigatórios estão preenchidos.”;s:15:”req_field_error”;s:29:”Este é um campo obrigatório”;s:10:”spam_error”;s:53:”Por favor responda a pergunta anti-spam corretamente.”;s:14:”honeypot_error”;s:41:”Por favor, deixar o campo spam em branco.”;s:18:”timed_submit_error”;s:47:”Por favor, aguarde a […]

How can I stop wp_update_post messing up HTML example code?

I’m showing little pieces of example HTML/PHP code on the frontend (with syntax highlighting). The entries are displayed as FAQ custom posts, and have a plugin (CMS Tree page) to alter the menu order, at which these are displayed. Whenever I change the order, it calls a wp_update_post, updating ID, menu_order, post_parent, post_type. For debug, […]

Adding “ ” before the last word in multiple defined areas with a plugin

How would this be done with javascript or a plugin? This would prevent widows from happening in my WordPress posts. Shaun Inman has created a similar plugin for post titles, but not for actual posts. Can his plugin be modified to include posts? Here is a screenshot of my post with a widow:

How to stop WordPress from changing ellipsis into a pre-composed triple-dot glyph?

When I type an ellipsis composed of three separate dots …, WordPress displays the pre-composed triple-dot glyph … instead. Is there any way to prevent WordPress from substitution the three dots?

Remove empty lines ( ) when author updates their post

Whenever adding an empty line between paragraphs using TinyMCE, the   character entity is added. How can I strip the content of all instances of this character whenever an author updates their post (save_post)?

excerpt in characters

I have code in functions.php: function string_limit_words($string, $word_limit) { $words = explode(‘ ‘, $string, ($word_limit + 1)); if(count($words) > $word_limit) array_pop($words); return implode(‘ ‘, $words); } but i need to limit excerpt in number of characters, could you help me with that?

Strange characters – despite everything being UTF-8

Not sure why this thread was closed, but this is the same issue inflicting many people. All my WP config settings are in order: //define(‘DB_CHARSET’, ‘utf8’); //define(‘DB_CHARSET’, ‘utf8_unicode_ci’); //define(‘DB_COLLATE’, ”); I even tried enabling them one by one. None worked. When I save a post, weird characters appear in place of apostrophes and spaces. This […]

(un)wptexturize() — is it possible?

I have some text stored in a string $text that’s filtered through the_content and therefore, wptexturize(). wptexturize() is a function that replaces various characters into more prettier ones. Is there any way that I can unwptexturize() the string? Revert it back to what it was. What I’ve danced with so far I can replace smart […]