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List all the ‘Authors’, with WP_User_Query

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Introduced in WordPress 3.1, the WP_User_Query class allows you to query the wp_users, and wp_usermeta tables. This allows you to create lists of authors that match a certain criteria (in this example, the role of author), and display information about each user.

The following code lists all the ‘Authors’, showing for each author its Gravatar, name with a link to an archive of their posts, and their bio.

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Add a Class to ‘the_post_thumbnail’ a Featured Image

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When adding a featured image to a template, you may want to add a class to the image tag that is being generated. This extra class will allow you to use CSS to format it better.

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Redirect a successful registration to specific page

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When you allow user registration on our wordpress site you may want to add something extra. Interested in thanking people after they register or just send them to a specific page for newly registered members.

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Remove wordpress login shake effect when error occurs

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Have you ever been annoyed by the login error shake? As if the shaking is mocking you every time you enter the incorrect username or password. Ya me neither but if you do wish to remove the shake after a login error add the following snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme.

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Upload user-submitted files from the frontend

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There are many use cases for allowing users to upload files from the frontend, but the trick is making sure the file is uploaded and saved in the WordPress media library correctly. You can easily use standard PHP functions to handle the upload and then store the file wherever you like, but then you won’t be able to take advantage of the attachment system that WordPress uses. An image that is uploaded correctly, for example, will have all the various sizes available as well as the meta data, such as title, description and caption. You will also be able to edit all of this from the media library in your WordPress dashboard.

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Add wordpress post types to the dashboard ‘At a glance’ widget

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The WordPress dashboard includes a handy widget that displays some brief information about your site at a glance – rather creatively, it’s titled ’At a Glance’. By default it shows you the number of posts, pages and comments on your site allowing you to click through to edit each of those sections if you have the right permissions.

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