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 to use Wordpress to embed a SoundCloud download link?

I'm trying to embed a download link for previews in a music site I'm building for a couple of friends. They are currently filling up the system with content and I'm using a SoundCloud iframe HTML5 ...
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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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How to create an API for my plugin?

I have been developing plugins for WordPress, most plugins I have developed use two or three classes, hence not as huge as Buddypress or WooCommerce. I am planning to develop two open source plugins ...
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Plugin architecture to pull from API & create dynamic content on WP site?

I am creating a custom plugin that connects to an external API and pulls in data about a company's locations. Currently, the plugin has a shortcode that I put on a "Locations" WordPress page that ...
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How to access data in wordpress database externally using php

I want to share data in specific wordpress database tables with an iOS app. The client wants data entry via wordpress form plugins which create their own tables in the wp database. The plugins I've ...
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Custom post metadata not appearing in public API

I'm using wordpress.com's public REST API to retrieve custom posts from a Wordpress installation. The JSON that's being returned is missing all the custom fields, however. The fields are definitely ...
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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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Add Embed.ly API objects to post_meta on update

I created a new post type fr_news for adding news to a site. The user inputs a URL, and what I want it to do is use the Embed.ly API to display the news. I've got the API side figured out. Here's the ...
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Run A Pre-Built Core PHP Application Under A WordPress Page or Post Route

I have a complete application built in Core PHP and a WordPress site which has stable traffic every month, I need to get this new business application up and running under mysite.com/support. The ...
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Get value of a key from a Plugin Serialized array

I want to get details about a plugin hosted on WordPress.org Repository by making a call to API at http://api.wordpress.org/plugins/info/1.0/ I have pasted below the code I used and the output. I am ...
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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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Why may one avoid Jetpack plugin? [closed]

I've been looking around the web at reviews and analyses of Jetpack, and I haven't been able to find any coherent discussion surrounding why not to use the Jetpack other than avoiding Wordpress.com's ...
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API for wp menu hacks

Question changed due to new developments! I was loooking for a way to hack the menu items in the custom menu page to add a "hide" checkbox and other options. The only way I found is to override the ...
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Build dynamic page from cURL (HTML page) response with plugin

I feel like I am missing something simple here, but can't figure it out I need to have my plugin build links to a page that is built entirely via a cURL response. I am building a plugin that ...
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How to get all posts (in chunks) via XML-RPC?

I would like to retrieve all posts of a blog via the XML-RPC API of Wordpress. There are the methods of blogger.getRecentPosts and metaWeblog.getRecentPosts which - given a sufficiently high value as ...
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$_POST['message'] gives a 404 [duplicate]

I am using Wordpress 3.3.1 and building a small API to be able to send an SMS to insert data. <?php /** * Template Name: API: Response * */ print_r('hello'); ?> The following $_POST ...
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New Twitter API and Twitter count + timeline doesn't work anymore [closed]

As some of you might know, Twitter has changed their API. With that some of my plugins / codes stopped working. I tried to fix them on my own, but failed. I tried googling for the new API URL and I ...
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Wordpress Settings API settings not saving for some users

I created a plugin you can see here: http://wordpress.org/plugins/vegas-fullscreen-background-slider/ Some users are saying that settings aren't saving. For me it's working fine but I'm fairly new ...
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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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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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Using the Rewrite API to Construct a RESTful URL

I'm trying to generate rewrite rules for a RESTful API. I just want to see if there is a better way to make this work than having to write out every possible rewrite combination. Ok so I have 4 ...
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Wordpress Login Customization for External Authentication

I'm not sure which approach is best but my situation is something need to tie the admin login with external authentication source. I mean, WP normally is: wp-admin ---> Check with WP Database ...
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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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Get plugin info from Wordpress.org repository API with plain PHP code [duplicate]

The documentation of the Wordpress.org API is quite terrible. It links to a website that gives a 502 Bad Gateway error. To be precise, how should my POST request look to the ...
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Count posts returned by get_posts in external PHP script

I'm using WP from an external PHP script by including the wp-load.php file. All functions and everything works as expected so far, except one thing: I can't get the $wp_query->found_posts to work ...
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Import tumblr post to wordpress blog

When I add a new post in my tumblr account, automatically that post of tumblr would be sync with my wordpress account. Its not necessary that at sync time I have to be logged in wordpress. In simple ...
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Programmatically add a Navigation menu and menu items

Through API functions, I want to define a new Navigation menu, select it in the current theme, and then insert a few Pages as menu items. This is to be done for instance on a theme activation. ...
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What's the most minimal way in which a page can be hooked into WP?

I do a fair bit with custom API's on WordPress-based sites, typically by creating page templates. However, creating a custom page template, then creating a WP Page that utilizes it is kind of a pain ...
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List Table API - Safe to use?

Just curious what developers think about extending the WP_List_Table class for use on plug-ins. I am working on a plug-in that will show a list of users (ID, name, email) then pull data from another ...
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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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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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352 views

I want to retrieve all posts of a blog without username & password

I want to make an android application for my wordpress blog, I want to display there all my blog posts with many options like category wise, date wise, search wise etc... How Can I retrieve all my ...
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Wordpress API Menu/Submenu Order

I'm developing a child-theme using Wordpress 3.4.2 and the development version of the Options Framework by David Price. This is my first theme and I'm relatively new to this, so I've had a look into ...
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Displaying the post count of all custom taxonomy terms in a list format

I thought this would have displayed the post counts right next to the clickable links wp_tag_cloud( array( 'taxonomy' => $taxonomy, 'format' => 'list', 'smallest' => 12, 'largest' => ...
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Is Wordpress API visible from PHP file called in htaccess

I'm trying to add some rewriterules in the .htaccess file to deal with hotlinked images - specifically I want to add the URL from the post where the image appeared to the header location information ...
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How to override a function call in functions.php?

In functions.php of a theme makes a call to show_admin_bar(false) which hides admin bar in front end: if (!is_admin()) { wp_deregister_style( 'bp-admin-bar' ); if ( function_exists( ...
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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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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 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: ...
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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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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 ) { ...