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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Use WordPress user database in external php application

As the title tells I'm looking for a solution on how to use my wordpress database in an external php application. I want to use Wordpress because I want only one place for users. One place one ...
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Is there a way to tell if a shorcode's handler is being run before or after the content formatting filter?

Apparently (based on what I observe) WordPress runs every shortcode handler twice for every time that shortcode appears --- once, preliminarily, before the output is processed (and the output of the ...
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Passing form data via AJAX to REST API And displaying results

I'm new to WordPress but have been programming PHP for a long time... I searched a bunch of questions but couldn't find what I need. I have a page with a search form that contains a few parameters ...
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PHP > Scheduled Tasks > Sending daily email with dynamic API variables

I'm trying to write a PHP cron job that would call an API, return a set of numerical variables, calculate a second set of variables, and send an email to selected recipients with those variables ...
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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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creating shortcode to pull json array

Frankly - this may be a duplicate of another question I have out there. Sorry if it is. I'm learning this site and PHP/Wordpress development. I have partnerships with local sites that use JSON and we'...
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Save values generated via API as taxonomy terms

I'm using the IMDB Connecter plugin to grab meta data for movies and I'm wondering if I can save some of the information it generates as terms in a custom taxonomy that already exists. What I want to ...
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Jetpack JSON API configure button not showing [closed]

Installed fresh WP on my Hostgator - shared host plan. Installed Jetpack, connected to wordpress but can't make the JSON API to work. After activating there's no Configure button just deactivate ...
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New Customizer Menu (WP 4.3) - how is called?

The new "Menu" in Customizer got released in 4.3. I need to know how to "get" to it. <?php $wp_customizer->get_panel(' ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ');?> Any help?
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I have to post data by AJAX in wordpress to another Website

I have to post data by AJAX in wordpress to another Website (http://123abc.com/register) .But I always get Error .This is my jquery AJAX code: <script> $(document).ready(function() { // ...
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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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API Functions to Register and Show WordPress List Tables

I am developing my own plugin and I am trying to figure out how to add WordPress List Tables to my admin page. I am aware I can write the the HTML myself but if there is an API method this is the most ...
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Does the WordPress API have Modal Dialogs

Does the WordPress API have a Modal Dialog like BootStrap does? In my WordPress Plugin admin page - the plugin settings page accessed through the Dashboard - I would like to have modal dialogs appear ...
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Sync posts from one WordPress site to another

I want to achieve the following - I have 2 WordPress sites hosted on different servers. Let's call A as sender site and B as receiver site. Whenever I add/update/delete any post in A, it should be ...
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WordPress keeps autoplaying my Youtube-Links no matter what I write

WordPress (with the LayerSlider plugin) keeps autoplaying my video no matter what code I use. Here's the embed-Link for the video: <iframe width="840" height="473" src="http://www.youtube.com/...
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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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Wordpress C# User Login

I have a very basic C# login system first i've work with localhost and basic databasebase username-password but now i want to connect my project to my website which is wordpress then i realize ...
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WP Customizer - Prevent live preview

How do I prevent a widget being updated in the customizer preview if a widget field fails a JS validation check? More generally, is there any actual documentation for the customizer JS API? (I mean ...
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435 views

Convert HTML5/CSS3 site to Wordpress Theme (need a lot of plugins) or just use the API?

I'm a PHP developer creating a new site with a Wordpress backend. I'm niota Wordpress expert, I've managed to make custom page types in the old site's theme and can manage plugins etc but I'm not an ...
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Return scheduled posts with WP REST API

I'm using WP REST API plugin for a custom web application and I need to get access to the scheduled posts of the target wordpress website. However I can't find any parameter or filter to achieve this ...
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218 views

How do I create a custom add media button modal?

I've created a custom media button for the admin in editing posts, but am having trouble figuring out how to create a view for the modal. I'm not trying to insert uploaded media; I'm trying to allow ...
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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 /wp-content/uploads/...
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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 api,...
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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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238 views

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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237 views

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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282 views

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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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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321 views

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 https://developers....
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616 views

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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Convert output of nav_menu items into a tree-like multidimensional array

Is there any way to grab the nav menu items as a multidimensional array instead of a flat array? By a tree-like structure I mean something that would preserve relationship between child and parent ...
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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, ...