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 can I call specific function if requested URL is not found?

My website is fully API based and builds pages/posts from API data. I was thinking to create something like PHP magic function __call to call specific function when requested URL would return 404, but ...
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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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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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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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Creating tags via API

I'm working on using the WP API to insert posts via AJAX. What's the proper way of adding tags dynamically to a custom post type? These tags would not be predefined, but rather be created on demand ...
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Socialite WP plugin, unable to obtain API keys from FB

I've installed the Socialite plugin for my wordpress blog, this allows your posts to be included in your facebook status as you publish them. I'm trying to configure the plugin, it gives you a URL to ...
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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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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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Passing variables to new page

I'm trying to pass the variables to a new page, I made a function in my theme to get the results. Now when I use yelplist(); on the front page of my theme it gets the results and when i click on the ...
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Get paged category link programmatically

I want to get the link to a category (specified by id) but with a paged value (e.g. page 3 of category id 4). I was looking into get_category_link()Codex, but it only returns the link to the first ...
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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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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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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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609 views

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 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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wp_signon returns user but the user is not logged in because wp installed on subdomain. How to make it work?

I am using the WordPress API to get the user login. My code: <?php define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); require('wp-blog-header.php'); $creds = array(); $creds['user_login'] = 'user'; ...
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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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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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590 views

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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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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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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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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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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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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790 views

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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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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Consuming an external API to publish/post to wordpress

Is there a solution or a way to consume an external web service API (could be JSON or SOAP) to be able populate/update a wordpress blog ? For example using wikipedia api to pull content that ...
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476 views

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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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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260 views

Use ColdFusion to pull in WP.com posts?

Is it possible to pull in Wordpress.com posts into an external site, in this instance, ColdFusion? Is there a REST API for it? If not, is there another solution to pull in content? Thanks!
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PHP class to add pages and fields in admin panel

I'm trying to build a little class to help build some simple input fields into a custom page in WordPress admin panel, here's what I've got: <?php class create_panel { public $default_settings = ...
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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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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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Get notification when post is published on a WordPress.com Blog [on hold]

I'm trying to find a way to get a notification (say to a callback url in my website) when a new post is published in a specific WordPress.com blog? Searching WordPress.com REST API Docs, I didn't ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Upload media to WordPress through a web service

I would like to create a plugin through which I could expose a web-service for the media in WordPress. This service would allow external applications to upload and delete medias. Of course, the user ...
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How to structure WordPress plugin to display data from API

I am creating a plugin that connects to a remote API that has car listings and displays the data that's returned in that call. The plugin essentially does not need to interact with the WordPress ...
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Extra fields on categories that is available via the WP-API?

I want my posts to belong to a taxonomy with a couple of extra fields such as category_icon, category_quick_facts etc. I want this taxonomy (with all of its fields) to be available via the WP-API. How ...