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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How should I use register_setting, add_settings_section, & add_settings_field in my plugin's options page?

I'm working on a settings section for my plugin, and after reading over Wordpress's documentation which is in ROGUH DRAFT status, and also the Creating Options Pages - which is also in "transition", ...
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jQuery Tabs in Shortcode API

Pastebin of the html prototype and my attempt at the wp function -> http://pastebin.com/91zBv8sk I want a simple notation so its easy for new users to use. So something like this: [tabs] [tab ...
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What is the best way to get directory path for wp-config.php?

I am developer of the plugin mapsmarker.com which also offers several APIs which can be accessed directly (eg www.mapsmarker.com/wp-content/plugins/leaflet-maps-marker/leaflet-geojson.php?marker=1) ...
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How to import data from another website using an API link?

I have an API link ($content bellow), and I need to display the content fetched from this link in the dashboard. I don't have slightest idea how to do this. if( !class_exists( ...
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Authentication/API Questions

We are trying to use S2Member to manage our WP site and memberships for a Flash program that we are launching. We'd like to use S2Member to authenticate the user when they login and remain logged in. ...
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WordPress JSON output

Update: I've changed the code as following $cats = get_categories(); $output = array('categories' => array()); function collect_posts(){ $args = array( 'numberposts=' => 9999, 'category' ...
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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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Lead form that submits to 2 external APIs

I need to add 2 registration forms to my wp website, each form should submit the information in it to 2 different APIs. I don't know even where to begin. Is there a plugin that can help me handle the ...
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More Fields WP Plugin

one of my clients use More Fields WP plugin and we want to generate a feed of the data entered using that plugin. http://wordpress.org/support/plugin/more-fields Have installed JSON WP plugin to ...
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permalinks with get variables

I'm trying to create my own permalinks with wordpress rewrite API. I have been registering my get variables as it follows add_filter( 'query_vars','driver_vars' ); function driver_vars( $vars ) { ...
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How to pass variable to add_settings_section() callback?

I am attempting to automate, as much as possible, the Settings API function calls for each setting in a Plugin. Looping through the options array, and outputting add_settings_section() and ...
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Get timestamp of latest post in C#

Is there a way to get the timestamp of the latest post in C#/.net? I am writing a control in ASP.NET for a intranet, which will alert users when a new post is posted in a wordpress blog.
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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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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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WordPress.org API - Get plugin authors favorite plugins

There have been some recent additions to the WordPress.org plugin repository. Most notably the changes to the plugin page and the author profile page which now shows an authors favorite plugins. I ...
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[Plugin WPML] : How to create a translation of a post using the WPML API?

I'm trying to figure out how to create a translation for a post using the internal WPML API (inc/wpml-api.php) I simply want to create a translation for post ID xx, set some content and publish it. ...
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Exposing data using a custom Wordpress API

I'm attempting to create an API through Wordpress exposing some of my back-end data. I've come to the conclusion that I cannot have a stand alone page (plugin) exposing this data because Wordpress is ...
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Multiple sub directories for theme template pages

I apologize if this questions has already been answered, I have a feeling I'm just not using the right terminology for my search. I'm in the process of building a base theme for my employer. One of ...
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Plugin options will not save in database

I'm not sure what's happening here, since this has worked in another plugin I've created. I'm simply trying to store data in the options table. Here is the code I'm using: function on_myplugin_start ...
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how do I delete (not exclude) a menu item from navigation bar

I'm building a site's navigation bar programmatically, using the following code: wp_update_nav_menu_item($menu->term_id, 0, array( 'menu-item-title' => $page_data->post_title, ...
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get_pages and get_posts returning different data?

this is driving me crazy... I have an admin plugin page that lists pages for a wordpress website. I'm trying to list all the pages using get_pages() but for some reason once pages are published they ...
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How to create a drop down list with pages to a themes options page?

I'm building a themes options page using settings API. Everything is ok, but i now i want to create a drop down list populated with pages and i don't know how to! For example, i have this piece of ...
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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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hybridauth (google OAuth integration) and WP problems

I'm trying to implement the script shown here: http://hybridauth.sourceforge.net/userguide/Integrating_HybridAuth_SignIn.html To allow people to sign in with Google to my site. However I am getting ...
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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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Use Gravity Forms and a Shopping Cart for output to Freshbooks for an Estimate

I've been asked to develop a website pretty much like (but not the same as): http://www.yoursingapore.com/ basically we need to allow people to add Wordpress posts (custom post types) into a sort of ...
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New WP_Customize API - how does it work under the hood?

I noticed that if you make changes trough the new "customize" feature, when you navigate on a different page within the iframe preview document, your changes still apply, even if they are unsaved. It ...
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Trying to integrate wordpress query on other website - getting redirection to wp-install

i'm trying to replace news system on my website with posts from wordpress site. I have main site in (example) /var/www/site and working Wordpress blog on /var/www/site/blog Tried to do that: ...
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term_exists returns NULL

According to the codex ( http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/term_exists ), term_exists returns some mixed results but not NULL. In my case, I'm getting NULL, what am I doing wrong? In ...
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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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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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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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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 Wordpress login functions without printing anything

I want to serve a dynamically-generated PDF with a "File Transfer" header header('Content-Description: File Transfer'); However, before I generate the document I need to verify the user's login ...
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How to use WP_Error $data argument?

The Call $error = new WP_Error( $code, $message, $data ); The Output Say I added three messages (msg A, msg B, msg C) to the code my_code and with the last message I added "Data" as $data, which ...
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What to hook into to check a value before a post is published?

My website is set up with pages as categories, meaning that if a user publishes without choosing a category, no one can see the post unless they know the specific address. What do I need to hook ...
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How do I query posts and have their related taxonomies returned in the results?

I have created a custom post type that contains television channel data. Each channel has its own post. I have also created a custom taxonomy of channel groups. What I want to do is query all the data ...
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Including content from legacy app: via plugin or custom content?

I am looking to integrate content that exist in a legacy system to a wordpress blog. The content can be accessed from the legacy system via SOAP. I have some PHP experience and some (limited) ...
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How to query WordPress from another application?

We're building an iOS app for BarbadosPropertyList.com. The iOS app needs to query the website and download recent listings data, including titles, datestamps, thumbnails and custom fields. We would ...
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Include default functions and methods

I'm starting a new service for a customer consisting in adding a input API in their WP website. I started by creating a blank page on the root but then I realized I couldn't access all methods and ...
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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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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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How to avoid directory name collisions with root Wordpress install [closed]

I need to know how I can keep the end-user of a wordpress site installed in the root directory from creating slugs that will interfere with sub-directories that are already present. I've Googled ...
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Widget internal hooks and functions

I am working on my 1st plugin, of some ideas to re-do the interface to how widget's are manage d and organized. Anyhow. I am struggling to get this information, either that or understand it. Create ...
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Encoding Method for URLs?

Is there a method or API that WordPress uses to encode the URLs similar to how it generates part of the URL when using the title in the URL? I am writing a plugin that generates URLs and would like to ...
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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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Admin table list API?

wp-admin table lists - like post list Is there a API or something to build table lists in wp-admin? With table lists I mean like the list of posts for example. It has columns, sorting, paging and so ...
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Plugin is a widget, but I want to call it in the head, can I?

Full disclosure, PHP and Wordpress are not my specialties. I've got this plugin here -> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/ustream-status/ that adds a Widget that will show if my Ustream.tv channel ...
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Integrating custom API for post content into Admin interface & Public Website [closed]

EDITED question to be more specific and added bounty in hopes someone has a solid coded solution: So, here is an interesting task I have been trying to find a solution for. I have added a bounty ...