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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Override Wordpress user with Oauth2 account

My first time here, so I hope this question is in the appropriate place. I am trying to setup Wordpress as an OAuth2 client. All of our users are stored in our proprietary CMS which is an OAuth ...
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Can the new WP JSON API be used to get Recent Posts? [closed]

I am running Multisite and much to my disappointment I have been unable to find a suitable plugin or the like to get "Network Wide Recent Posts WITH Featured Images" it seems all the options are now ...
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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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Get nav_menu items as a tree

Is there any way to grab the nav_menu items as a tree-like structure? By a tree-like structure I mean something that would preserve relationship between child and parent items, like so (this is just ...
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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_insert_post not working for custom post type?

For whatever reason wp_insert_post doesn't work for a custom post type. Here's the code snippet I'm using. $new_post = array( 'post_type' => 'rsp_synonym', 'post_title' => ...
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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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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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Is there a JavaScript API? How to access public and private data in JS?

According to this post there is no built-in JavaScript API for Wordpress. Therefore developers who want to build on AJAX seem to come up all with their own solution which doesn't seem right to me. ...
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Which of my blog and personal data is being transfered when Wordpress automatically checks for updates?

I'm generally concerned about privacy and I've heard that with each contact to the Wordpress API for update checks and similar a lot of my blogs data is being transfered. To get a better impression, ...
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Ask user permission when activating a plugin

Is there a specific Wordpress API way to ask the user's permission for something when activating a plugin? Due to the Wordpress plugin directory policy I have to ask the users consent for the ...
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API in numbers?

does anyone knows how many functions Wordpress has? I mean, are the more used functions around 100 or more than 200? ps: I am trying to build a catalog of the API and wrap it behind a visual ...
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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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Vimeo Froogaloop API, working in Fiddle but not WP

I'm trying to harness Vimeo's Froogaloop API to pause video embeds whenever a user clicks a certain element. I have it working perfectly in my Fiddle but it wont work in my Wordpress environment. I ...
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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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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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Passing a hardcoded page/post ID into `get_post`

I see people using this to pull in page content on their home pages, remove specific categories from archives etc.. e.g. $post = get_post( 5 ); Someone suggested this was bad practice. Why is it ...
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Custom Connect to Facebook, problem logging in/logging out

I am working on a custom function for login in my users via facebook. I started by reading this nice tutorial on how to login in via facebook: ...
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I am trying to use the Theme Customization API but I keep getting an error

This is the error: Call to a member function check_capabilities() on a non-object in /home/content/54/11786754/html/wp-includes/class-wp-customize-control.php on line 161 and this is my code in ...
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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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Is it Possible to Extend WP Customize JS Methods?

I’m wondering if it’s possible to extend the methods of the anonymous api object in wp-admin/js/customize-control.js. I need to overwrite one of these methods with my own custom logic but I suspect ...
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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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Send Data to Wordpress from kiosk

I need to get a data from kiosk (think specific ATM machine) to wordpress database. Kiosk service providers told me to give them Gateway URL and Request format to send data. Im stuck on this, I dont ...
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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 ...
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How to set specific values for a taxonomy via IXR_Client?

I am trying to create posts using IXR_Client. I am already able to do that, but now I am facing a problem were I don't know how to create sub-categories for the posts I am creating. The way I am ...
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Need All the posts with id, title and date [closed]

I need all the post ids with the corresponding title and post date. Currently getting only ids $posts_array = get_posts( 'posts_per_page=999999999999&fields=ids' ); need [{ "id" : 9, ...
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Create API for single sign-on with 3rd party site

My site needs to integrate with a 3rd party software, which will live on its own sub-domain, hosted by the software company. I need to provide the 3rd party developers with an endpoint that they can ...
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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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Trying to get custom post meta through Jetpack JSON API [closed]

I'm using the Jetpack for Wordpress to produce a JSON API for my Events custom post type, which works fine: https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1/sites/MYSITE/posts/?type=events&number=100 ...
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Using actions, hooks and filters in a non-WordPress page

I have a php script that sits outside of wordpress, but loads WP core with wp-load.php. Here is my basic page: <?php define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); global $wp, $wp_query, $wp_the_query, ...
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What WordPress API function lists active/inactive plugins?

After seeing thousands of useful API functions in the WordPress core, I'm surprised to discover today that there ain't a function that would list the active plug-ins. I don't know you but I'm quite ...
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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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How to get featured post title & image using JSON API?

Is there any possibility to get featured post title and image using the JSON API. I tried using this: example.com/?json=the_post_thumbnails&count=3 But instead of recent posts, I get featured ...
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Plugin that uses AngularJS tutorial

I plan to make a plugin which should act as Backend for angularjs. And I search for a good tutorial for the implementation steps, but till now I did not found any good. Making some researches I found ...
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get post type plural

Currently I'm trying to get the post type labels plural. In detail: $GLOBALS['wp_post_types'][ get_current_screen()->post_type ]->labels->name This is how I'm trying to retrieve it - in ...
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How to use “Add link” pop up for a WordPress widget

In the WYSIWYG editor of WordPress you get pop up if you want to add a link for a text. Is there a possibility to access this functionality? Because I want to use this pop up for a WordPress widget ...
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Access WordPress API Outside of WordPress (command-line PHP)

I have a PHP script that I need to run as a cron job. However this script needs access to the WP API (get_pages(), get_post_meta() and get_permalink() specifically). I've followed the instructions ...
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Should I use transients for these API call results?

I am consuming an API that gives me a list of people and their profiles. My initial idea was working perfectly fine when it's just the list of people because I was just saving the ids and names using ...
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Fetching instagram api not working on wordpress

<?php $json = file_get_contents('https://api.instagram.com/v1/users/userid/media/recent/?access_token=accesstoken'); $a_json = json_decode($json, true); foreach( $a_json['data'] as $key => ...
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What is the proper url for facebook api to work with wordpress?

This may seem silly but after google searching it I was unable to find a solution. I'm using the newest facebook PHP SDK and wordpress. I've tested my code in plain php and it works like a charm. ...
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Developing a plugin, ran it through P3 Profiler, shows up slow, but I don't know why

I am having an issue with my plugin I'm developing. After using the GoDaddy P3 Plugin profiler, it shows that is taking up a large amount of runtime, but the plugin itself is very minimal. It just ...
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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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WP.org API: Accessing plugin downloads “Today” value?

I'm developing a plugin to display stats for downloads and various other information that developers might want to display on their sites about what they have developed. I've found documentation on ...