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 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 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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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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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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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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Best Practice for re-using API Data in WordPress?

I'm using an API which is accessed with ID/Secret, etc. and use it in different widgets. In each widget however, I'm repeating the entire JSON process (i.e. file_get_contents, decode, etc.). I can't ...
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Error While Sending Comment

I'm trying to apply this tutorial to my blog. I'm using Woothemes' Bueno Theme . I'm adding this code to my theme's functions.php file : function ymc_add_meta_settings($comment_id) { ...
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Change Page's <title> Tag Using functions.php File

In my child theme's functions.php file, I'm trying to change a page's title tag: function custom_title() { return "Page Title"; } add_filter( 'wp_head', 'custom_title', 9999 ); The code above ...
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Authenticate with a Rails app?

There seems to be lots of posts where another app / website uses a WP website to authenticate against. I am looking for the opposite. I have a Rails app that uses Devise for authentication. I have a ...
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Using API to generate short link

I want to use a shortcode that generates a short URL from API of Premium URL Shortener script. I added code from API to my template functions: // Main Function function shorten_url($url){ $...
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WP set auth cookie using Ajax is not saved to browser

We are creating an external dashboard that uses Wordpress data, obviously, we use WP REST API v2 We want total separation from the traditional WP Dashboard, but we also want to log in user "behind ...
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REST API: How can I restrict a custom post type to only be accessible by authenticated users?

I have a custom post type configured to be accessible via the WP Rest API v2. How do I lock the access to this custom post type so that only the authenticated users can perform GET requests?
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Best way to integrate contact us page with wordpress REST API

I want to integrate contact us page on my site. I am using Angular for frontend and WP-REST api. I want to capture Fullname, email, subject and Message but I am wondering what is the suitable way to ...
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selfhosted site, slow REST API-calls

I'm using Wordpress REST API to access some posts from an app were creating, but the api-calls are really slow! if i'm using the domain in the call like this: https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1....
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WP OAuth Server “The grant type was not specified in the request”

I've installed WP OAuth Server to make an SSO thing with my Wordpress, but I can't get it to work proper. I followed this example on how to set up Single Sign On. I'm stuck at Step 3. I get this error:...
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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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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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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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Wordpress JSON API remove posts from a specific category

I have installed Wordpress JSON APi plugin, the idea what I want to do is to retrieve all posts from a websites except a specific category for example with ID: 434. I need all posts except from this ...
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Replacing the content of an image attachment using API

I have an existing image attachment, with a given ID. Is there a way, using API (specifically, Python Wordpress XML-RPC), to upload another image instead of the existing one, without creating a new ...
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Manage a resource via REST API

I'm writing a plugin to manage the display of some resources accessed via a REST API. I've set up some rewrite rules to get the correct parameters to send via the API, and some shortcodes that ...
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API for creating blogs on Multisite?

Is there some API or plugin that allows for creation of sites on a multisite install? Jetpack doesn't seem to allow it, and the xml rpc doesn't seem to support multisite. Is there something I can use ...
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Wordpress does not show products when the value of post_parent is not 0

I use wp-e-commerce. I created a custom post type called "event". I would like to create new "event" as a parent and hook products under it. When I "hook" a product under post parent "event", wp-e-...
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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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WP List Table in custom post type

I want to use WP_List_Table class on a custom post type to create a whole new admin panel (the original one will exist, but I want to have several others with specific filters and criteria set upon ...
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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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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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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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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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WordPress stats API key

Everytime WordPress stats updates, I need to provide the API key. Is there some way to automate this?
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Integrate product feed API in Woocommerce [closed]

I want to integrate an API for automatically import products from a 3rd party. I have the API for that . API documentation says as follows., We update inventory every 24 hours! The API ...
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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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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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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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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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Develope REST API using Wordpress for Android app [closed]

I am an Android developer and new to WordPress. Requirement : is to write rest APIs to Login and get User details after login. All the plugins and wp-rest apis only expose core functionalities and ...
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Using WordPress only for the backend, and using AngularJS as a frontend

I'm developing a web application for a friend who needs an online portfolio. As a learning experience, I'm trying to do the front-end with AngularJS and using Wordpress as a backend with the official ...