An application programming interface (API) specifies how some software components should interact with each other. In addition to accessing databases or computer hardware, such as hard disk drives or video cards, an API can be used to ease the work of programming graphical user interface components. ...

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Output API response on admin_notices within user_register hook

I am using the hook user_register to execute a function that makes a couple of api calls to do extra stuff on a remote site when a user is created from my wordpress backend. The api returns a response ...
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Update WordPress calendar from other APIs

My client has a holiday property site that he also has on. www.airbnb.com, www.homeaway.com and www.holidaylettings.co.uk If someone registers at any of these places, the calendars at the other ...
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Can a plugin differentiate syndication feeds from actual site views?

Is there anything in the WordPress API that I can use in a plugin to detect whether the current request to WordPress is a pull of the syndication feed -- as opposed to an actual view of the web-site? ...
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Google Places API With ACF [closed]

I'm creating a site that has a Venue custom post type, and one of the custom fields (using advanced custom fields) is the hours of operation for the business. I was going to manually find this ...
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Can i use init hook for API purpose?

My question title might be little confuse. Here is the scenario, For example: I am giving an API service from my wordpress site. Using it others can know few information. Like if they send a User ID ...
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How to get Wordpress Plugins Data in PHP using Plugin API?

I am trying to get the list of Wordpress plugins using the Wordpress Plugin API in a PHP page. Plugin API: http://api.wordpress.org/plugins/info/1.0/ I read lots of articles regarding this but they ...
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What is this HTTP_REFERRER “WordPress/4.1.2”

On our website we have huge traffic with same IP and referrer "WordPress/4.1.2; http://www.xxxx.com". The log line looks like: 62.24.2.2 - - [22/Apr/2015:17:28:15 +0200] "GET ...
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wp.editPost 'API Wordpress' doesn't edit custom fields

When I try to edit custom_fields with wp.editPost. Only edit the other fields, but not custom fields. Custom fields are created again(repeat fields), but will have to be edited. I am looking: ...
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How to build an API as a plugin

I want to create a REST API endpoint for a wordpress site where I can get a JSON response for different queries. I have tried the tutorial here, but I cant seem to figure out how it works. Do I need ...
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Using filters and actions for plugin API?

I want to integrate a public API to a plugin that I develop. The usual way other plugins integrate APIs is to define some functions that can be called by any theme or plugin. However, I think this ...
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Is there a limit on making calls to WordPress.org API's?

I am writing a plugin which makes calls to https://api.wordpress.org/plugins/info/1.0/{slug}.json Is there a limit on making calls to WordPress.org API's? For example once per hour or every 10 ...
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Implementing the wp json-rest api

I have a client that wants to use the wp json-rest api to allow third-party sites to push custom posts (in this case property listings) up to our site. I've been looking at using the wp json-rest ...
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API to push post data to WordPress and populate custom fields

I've been looking around for related posts and such in the codex and other Q&A sites for several hours now, but haven't really come up with much so I thought I'd ask all you fine people out there ...
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Implement External API into Wordpress [closed]

I am trying to implement parts of an external api found here (http://api.football-data.org/alpha/soccerseasons/) into my wordpress theme. However I have no idea to get the data from X to Y. I have ...
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WordPress and multithreading

I'm working on a plugin. I've created an API that reads and writes to a custom table in the DB. This API can be called potentially from N clients simultaneously (and it really happens). I noticed that ...
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Retrieving pages with multiple tags using REST API

I'm having some difficulty understanding syntax to make a call from my application to the wordpress REST API when it it comes to getting pages that contain multiple tags. I have no problem with doing ...
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When is the REST API slated for a merge into core?

I read a few articles from last year that suggest that it was slated for a merge into core with 4.1, but unless I'm missing something, it doesn't seem to be there. (I can't find it in the changelogs, ...
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WP AJAX API with JS file

So I am having a hard time trying to set my contact form working on a theme I am building. It uses JqBootstrapValidation plugin. Someone told me that the reason this is not working is because WP is ...
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Using Customizer value outside WordPress

I'm working on a theme which uses a custom PHP script for contact form. The jQuery sends the form data to the script and the script sends the email. There are some parts of the scripts that should be ...
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Disable requests to api.wordpress.org

I need to suppress outbound requests to api.wordpress.org somehow. They are taking like 1 seconds each and take so many time to load a page when I'm logged as admin. I've searched for some solutions ...
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Integrating a hosted app with wordpress using the API

Say I have a hosted application that I want to tightly integrate with Wordpress to do the following: An admin logs into WP, then clicks on a link and redirects to my website. How can I have this ...
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Wordpress consume and display Rest API with custom url struct

Hi I am writing a plugin for wordpress which needs to display results from an external REST API. I need a brief overview on the best stategy to approach it. I can write all the code etc I just need ...
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Integrate WooCommerce to PromoSoftware Rest API

Hi guys been trying to get WooCommerce to send customer details via API to PromoSoftware Promosoftware api info add_action('woocommerce_thankyou', 'send_order_to_ext'); function ...
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Get Plugin Information from Multiple Sites Externally

I'd like to create a dashboard of sorts of plugins I'm using on multiple sites. I'm able to use get_plugins() to gather the information I want within each site, but how can I make that data accessible ...
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Theme Customizer API Live Preview

I'm having some trouble with getting the text that I type in the input field to appear on the page whilst I type (live preview). When I hit save and refresh, the changes are saved, they just for some ...
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Theme Customization API Changes not Saving

I'm having some trouble using the Theme Customization API for the first time. I'm following a tutorial, but I seem to be doing something wrong. I'm trying to allow users to change text on a page ...
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AdWords API with WP

Does anyone know a moron-proof way or guide to use the Google AdWords API with Wordpress? I can write PHP to a vaguely acceptable level. Just looking to populate a table with some basic live ...
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Insert custom post data in to MailChimp campaign email

I'm interested in injecting custom post type data in to MailChimp emails via their API. A simple undordered list of links to each post. After researching this and reading through MailChimp's ...
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Shortcode API: How to get name that matched shortcode RegEx?

I am looking for a way to reproduce what is described in the documentation: An overloaded shortcode callback. According to the docs, the $atts array will contain the string that matched the shortcode ...
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Can users signup via the new REST API

I am building a mobile app that is a companion to a Wordpress site and will be retrieving and submitting data via a WP plugin built using the new REST API. Users will need to be able to create ...
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Custom permalink structure for remote content pages

I'm trying to create a WordPress site that integrates with a very specific CRM in a remote server. The CRM holds a number of entries that should be displayed on the site, but if possible I'd like to ...
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Handling Massive Amounts of Data in a Wordpress Plugin

I've been working on my own version of a Youtube Post Importer plugin for Wordpress and I've run into a bit of a wall. I'm using the 3rd version of the Youtube Data API seen here ...
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Displaying Content with WP Rest API

I have been spending some time working with the new Rest API. I understand what it is doing but I don't understand how the JSON is used to actually display the content on a page. I have been fooling ...
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Get nav_menu items as a tree

Is there any way to grab the nav_menu items as a tree-like structure? By a tree-like structure I mean something that would preserve relationship between child and parent items, like so (this is just ...
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Best way to hook a custom url?

Let say I've a custom page with slug created "/products", I want user will be able to POST to a form with url "/products/create" and allow us to render some JSON output. The "/products/create" page ...
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How would you associate location data with a post?

I'm just wondering how you would associate several addresses to a post. My first guess is to create a custom post type with custom fields, then make an API call to Google Maps for the long and lat, ...
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wp_publish_post to saved draft, permalinks broken

I'm creating a system, where some custom post drafts are being prepared, and after certain actions taken by moderators it is being automatically published. So, first I create post draft like that: ...
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Is there a JavaScript API? How to access public and private data in JS?

According to this post there is no built-in JavaScript API for Wordpress. Therefore developers who want to build on AJAX seem to come up all with their own solution which doesn't seem right to me. ...
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API in numbers?

does anyone knows how many functions Wordpress has? I mean, are the more used functions around 100 or more than 200? ps: I am trying to build a catalog of the API and wrap it behind a visual ...
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Call wordpress function outside wordpress

I am writing an script to get wordpress posts and user data outside wordpress files and folder, this script run by side of wordpress installation but will fetch data from wordpress as explained below. ...
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Ask user permission when activating a plugin

Is there a specific Wordpress API way to ask the user's permission for something when activating a plugin? Due to the Wordpress plugin directory policy I have to ask the users consent for the ...
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hide certain settings from showing on options page

I'm working on a plugin that hides certain settings in the General Settings page, like "WordPress Address (URL)" "Site Address (URL)" , but I want the rest to show. How can I achieve that, should I ...
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Wordpress plugin, create page for API

I'm just starting with creating WordPress plugins. What i need to do is to create the page where I'll be able to display JSON/JSONP response. I would like to get some advices how to do it correctly. ...
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XML RPC -> Create User

I am using the WordPress API via XML RPC and it does not support creating new users. How can I go about sending a users first name, last name, email, password and photo to the XML RPC to achieve ...
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Submit comment via JSON from Android device

I have a Wordpress blog together with a little Android App, developed by myself. Now I want to expand my app a little. My goal is to implement a kind of live ticker. The function is as follows: On my ...
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Is there any way to Integrate WordPress with Imgur for Image Hosting

I wanted to use Imgur for hosting all my WordPress website images. Till now I know how to integrate Imgur with a simple form using an upload script. The process is well explained at Subin's Now what I ...
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Show WP content on different PHP Sites

we are about to start developing a big dynamic web project (Probably on ZF2) which will have some modules&tabs to act as CMS module (displaying news, galleries, posts etc). Let's assume we have ...
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Wordpress JSON API remove posts from a specific category

I have installed Wordpress JSON APi plugin, the idea what I want to do is to retrieve all posts from a websites except a specific category for example with ID: 434. I need all posts except from this ...
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Passing a hardcoded page/post ID into `get_post`

I see people using this to pull in page content on their home pages, remove specific categories from archives etc.. e.g. $post = get_post( 5 ); Someone suggested this was bad practice. Why is it ...
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How to add events to a Google Calendar using an html form on Wordpress page

I have implemented a Calendar onto a Wordpress page which uses Google Calendar to display events via XML. I am looking to add, edit and delete events from my Wordpress page, I am aware of the API and ...