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 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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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", ...
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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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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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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 ) { ...
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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 avoid directory name collisions with root Wordpress install [closed]

I need to know how I can keep the end-user of a wordpress site installed in the root directory from creating slugs that will interfere with sub-directories that are already present. I've Googled ...
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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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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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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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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" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...