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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wp_enqueue_style built in styles

I'm writing (rewriting) my plugin to use wp_enqueue_script('jquery'); wp_enqueue_script('jquery-ui-dialog'); Which is great! But to use the dialog I need to load a jquery style sheet with ...
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API integration with WordPress

I'm trying to integrate a 3rd party API with WordPress. I fear this is above my head. I was this code but I'm not exactly sure how to make is work in WordPress. Is it possible? $ch = curl_init(); ...
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What is the official way to consume the Wordpress API? (api.wordpress.org)

Was wondering if anyone knows here if the API at api.wordpress.org is free to use without keys. I haven't really found any information about key registration. I'd like to use it to make a few ...
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How to check if WordPress is updating plugins?

I have a simple dependency check at the start of some plugins - which check if another plugin is installed and active (using class_exists()). This works well in the normal WordPress flow - as the ...
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API for Post Stats for Self-Hosted Wordpress using JetPack [closed]

EDITED for Clarification WordPress.com as well as JetPack provides stats (like no of views, referrer, etc) for various posts and blog as described here :Wordpress Stats Is there an API so that I ...
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Custom routing for plugins

I am making a plugin that needs a page that can be accessed from the outside, pretty much like an API, and have the url like so, http://xxxxx/custom_method?parameter=xxxxx&something=xxxx is ...
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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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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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Custom Connect to Facebook, problem logging in/logging out

I am working on a custom function for login in my users via facebook. I started by reading this nice tutorial on how to login in via facebook: ...
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I am trying to use the Theme Customization API but I keep getting an error

This is the error: Call to a member function check_capabilities() on a non-object in /home/content/54/11786754/html/wp-includes/class-wp-customize-control.php on line 161 and this is my code in ...
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In the new Theme Customizer API, how to send a value from the front back to the admin panel?

I'm digging a bit into the new Theme Customizer API, in particular into the javascript one, and what I find is delighting. I've managed to add my own custom parameters, and I also have the javascript ...
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wp_insert_comment error. puzzled by date value

I am trying to programmatically insert comments in a bulk operation as part of migration routine. Comments are in a SQL server table. I receive the date info from the SQL server table field and ...
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What is the best way to move a plugin´s subdirectory+files to wp-content/uploads-directory?

I am developer of the plugin Leaflet Maps Marker (http://www.mapsmarker.com - "Pin, organize & show your favorite places through OpenStreetMap, OGD Vienna or any custom WMTS-map") and have one ...
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How to get title tag of an external page with http api?

What is the best method to retrieve the title tag of an external page using the http api? The snippet below will get the body but I can't find the right documentation about how to just get the tag. ...
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How do I use the WP REST API plugin and the OAuth Server plugin to allow for registration and login?

Are there any example projects that do the same? I want to be able to login and register for accounts on my site via the API.
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Get a list of all WordPress.org Plugins?

I'm looking for a way to get the list of all plugins listed in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory. There is one other post I've found on StackOverflow regarding this which recommends using the ...
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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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Send Data to Wordpress from kiosk

I need to get a data from kiosk (think specific ATM machine) to wordpress database. Kiosk service providers told me to give them Gateway URL and Request format to send data. Im stuck on this, I dont ...
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Is it possible to enqueue the Youtube API script or does it have to be inline?

The code below is the main part of a function in my functions.php which returns a div and script which ultimately output a youtube API iframe to the template where the code had been called from. At ...
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Connect external web app to wordpress

We have a web app that will allow users to edit their videos; and add intros, outros, and watermarks. Once the user already done on their video. We need to provide an option to post or syndicate ...
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Wordpress JSON API Extend to Create Users [closed]

I have the JSON API Plugin installed on my wordpress blog and it works like a charm. However there is one functionality that i really need. A method called create_user which should take parameters ...
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How do I create a widget that only allows a single instance?

How do I create a widget that only allows a single instance of a widget to be added through the Wordpress interface? The default behaviour of widgets allows multiple instances to be added. I am ...
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wp_localize_script escaping my url - fix or alternative

Here is my wp_enqueue_script and wp_localize_script - which i am using to run an Ajax call. wp_enqueue_script( 'function', plugin_dir_url( __FILE__ ) . 'function.js', array( 'jquery', 'json2' ) ); ...
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Add a new page to wordpress programmatically

Is there a function in the wordpress api that lets me programatically add pages ? something on the lines of : add_page($title,$content) Is there such a function ?
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Does WordPress's HTTP API use any caching?

I'm working on a plugin to will retrieve data from a remote server and display it on the Dashboard. To do this, I'll be using the WordPress HTTP API but I'm not seeing any information on the HTTP API ...
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Creating external apps Wordpress / How they work

I was wondering how does external app works for wordpress.com or wordpress.org. Directly connecting to the wordpress database seems a bad idea to me. Questions How can I create an app or get / ...
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Does Wordpress support a shortcode calling itself from within a shortcode call?

I've built a super-crazy Wordpress framework that has a million and one shortcodes, one of those is a columns shortcode which supports a count parameter that allows you to define a column and the ...
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How Can I Use $wpdb in PayPal IPN file?

I'm currently writing a plugin that requires the PayPal IPN, since the IPN is not inside the main plugin file, I have no way to use $wpdb. If you know a way to do this that will work with all ...
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Custom Post-to-Post with multiple parents?

I currently have a custom post type of "Faculty" - each faculty can have zero or many custom post type "Bibliographies," and a bibliography can belong to one or more faculty. What is the best ...
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Possible to use wordpress as publishing platform but programmatically inject content?

I have user generated content that is created in a mobile app that is written to a SQL Database. I'd like to create a new site that allows this content to be viewed on a per user basis. So if I go ...
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Unable to find API Key for my blog

I have the blog http://kracekumar.wordpress.com, I need to find the API KEY of my blog,I clicked on Global Dashboard->My profile,it was mentioned in wordpress site that it will be found in top left ...
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Does it still make sense using json endpoint ep_mask now that there's the new rest api? [closed]

I was wondering... Maybe I don't get the point here, don't know. I think that the rewrite api is still usefull for creating beautiful frontend urls for regular users. But I'm not sure on adding a json ...
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Wordpress Rest API

I'm trying to call a post from a Wordpress install using WP REST API. I keep getting an error in return and I can't find out why. Do I need to authenticate? One website said I don't need to ...
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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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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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How to add an alternative style sheet as a theme option?

I'm trying to create a few extra theme options in the "customise" section of the wp admin menu. I would like to offer an option to load an alternative style sheet. Question: How can I adapt the ...
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Get the timout value of a saved transient?

Does anyone know if there is a Wordpress function to get the timeout value of a saved transient? I am using a transient with a 5 minute timeout to cache data from a web API call locally. Between ...
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POST to a REST API from a wordpress form

I dont want to use a REST API to publish to wordpress. I want to create a form on a wordpress page which will send a POST to an external REST API. Users will put in their information, and perhaps ...
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How can I add an options page for my class based plugin?

I'm trying to use the new Settings API with a class based plugin to add a settings page. This is the code I have so far: class simple_sample_plugin{ function simple_sample_plugin() { ...
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Sending WP posts to external API

What's the best method for sending all new Wordpress Posts to an external script on another server? It needs to include the full post information including the post content, so a simple ping is not ...
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get_option() fails to return binary result

For some reason, get_option() started to fail when returning binary results when I moved my website from localhost to the web server. I migrated my WordPress using an upload of the files on the FTP ...
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Integrate ZOHO Recruit API?

I'm working with a client using ZOHO Recruit to manage his staffing agency. The form for candidates to submit their information is given by ZOHO as a simple embed code. However, for employers to ...
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Hook any php file into the wordpress api

Say I just have a dumb .php file sitting on my WP server and I wanted it to access WP info through the API, how would I go about doing that? For example if I wanted to call bloginfo('url'); As I ...
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Advanced Integration - WordPress + YOURLS

I've been using a custom YOURLS system to create my own URL shortener for my blog network for a while now. Everything works just great with only a few exceptions (bugs already reported to the ...
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Disable Theme API / Front end (for API only environment)

I can't remember in which talk I saw this but there is a codex function to disable the front end altogether. I am not talking about the blank theme as mentioned here: Disable front end to use as CMS ...
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Example Dashboard Widget, Cancel not working

Working from the Code from Wordpress API Dashboard Widget Example: https://codex.wordpress.org/Example_Dashboard_Widget I am able to build the plugin, the number updates perfectly when I click ...
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Sanitize Disqus API results?

Can I trust the results from the Disqus API, not to include evil scripts? Can I find information somewhere. Would you sanitize the JSON data, that is returned? Official answers?
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How to integrate Yelp API

I'm trying to figure out how to add data from an external site to a basic wordpress site I've created. I'm generally comfortable with basic wordpress setup and features, but now I'm trying to ...
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How can I send edits to my blog programmaticly?

I have started a very simple wordpress blog for a hockey pool I run. The site is located at: http://thekeeperpool.wordpress.com/ I manage the actual stats counting and player movement using a local ...
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How to create download links based on Custom Fields with Rewrite API

For me this is quite hard to do, but I guess that this could be easily done by an expert. :) Let's suppose I have a post, which is a custom post type resources, with the following data: Post Slug: ...