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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Get Latest Plugin Version from WP API

I'm writing a plugin that checks and collects data from WP - including info about installed plugins. I can get most of the data I require using get_plugins() - however, I'd also like to check for the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When is the REST API slated for a merge into core?

I read a few articles from last year that suggest that it was slated for a merge into core with 4.1, but unless I'm missing something, it doesn't seem to be there. (I can't find it in the changelogs, ...
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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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Using Customizer value outside WordPress

I'm working on a theme which uses a custom PHP script for contact form. The jQuery sends the form data to the script and the script sends the email. There are some parts of the scripts that should be ...
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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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Wordpress consume and display Rest API with custom url struct

Hi I am writing a plugin for wordpress which needs to display results from an external REST API. I need a brief overview on the best stategy to approach it. I can write all the code etc I just need ...
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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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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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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 ...