An array (in PHP) is actually an ordered map. A map is a type that associates values to keys. This type is optimized for several different uses; it can be treated as an array, list (vector), hash table (an implementation of a map), dictionary, collection, stack, queue, and probably more. As array ...

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How to store widget fields data as an array?

I am creating a widget, it needs to store about 10 IDs. Right now I'm using following field method to store each of the ID in a separate field. It stores data of each field in a separately in the ...
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Nice way to print_r arrays

So you know how Drupal has functions in modules like Devel that allow you to output arrays in a nice format like dsm($array) or krumo($array)... Does WordPress have an equivalent or a nice way of ...
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Insert new element to array with add_filter

add_filter('example_filter', function(){ return array( 'tax1' ); } ); add_filter('example_filter', function(){ return array( 'tax2' ); } ); add_filter('example_filter', function(){ return array( 'tax3'...
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Why does get_users suddenly return duplicates?

I'm having a hard time figuring this one out. I'm running a simple users query : $args = array( 'role' => 'custom_role', 'orderby' => 'ID', 'order' => 'DESC', 'number' => ...
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How to get permalink and title from post ID?

I have stored an array of post IDs and I would like to list the posts as links, meaning I need to get the title and permalink for the post ID - $id. The list should be echoed out by the following if ...
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How to extract data from a post meta serialized array?

I found an XML to WP decoder script that stores the data as an array in a custom meta field. What is the best way to extract the information? For example how could I display the "Manufactured in" ...
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When using add_post_meta and update_post_meta, is there any way to give the individual arrays keys?

When adding arrays to post meta, using add_post_meta, new sub-arrays are added. I was wondering if there was a way to have those sub-arrays named. so instead of ending up with array([0](2,3), [1](...
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Building a scalable Wordpress favouriting plugin - one serialised meta value array or many meta records

I am trying to build a simple Wordpress favourite post plugin that is scalable and could handle 1000s or 10000s of users or more. There are several different approaches that I have seen in other ...
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How can I save an array from a random post sequence for later use?

I'm building a random workout generator on Wordpress to help with my fitness, and am stuck at saving random post arrays for later reference. I'll explain. The generator should work in two main ...
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How can merge two arrays values in one array and save in database

I am working on WordPress upload meta fields. When user upload images the images are sized in two dimension one is "thumb" and one is "big" and they re sized very perfectly. I save both of images ...
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What kind of object type is WP_Query?

I am getting this error when I try to return the post_title value from my WP_Query: **Fatal error:** Cannot use object of type WP_Query as array Here is the code: $query = new WP_Query( array( '...
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Fetch array with $wpdb

I am trying to convert this code to use the $wpdb. $data = array(); $query = "SELECT * FROM videos"; $query_exec = mysql_query($query) or die(); while($row = mysql_fetch_array($query_exec)) { ...
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Reversing the order of posts AFTER the query is performed

I'm am displaying the last 5 posts of a custom post type 'show'. This gives me the latest post first. <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'show', 'posts_per_page' => 5, 'order' =...
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How to set the default value of a option in a theme?

$shortname = "nuod"; array( "name" => "Custom Logo URL", "desc" => "Enter the link to your site's custom logo.", "id" => $shortname."_logo", "type" => "text", "std" => "...
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Formatting of curly brackets array from WP database to get more readable output

E.g. when I want to edit something in my WP database, I get a headache, literally. Because I see something like this: a:92:{s:47:"category/(.+?)/feed/(feed|rdf|rss|rss2|atom)/?$";s:52:"index.php?...
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WP doesn't show Array Custom Fields?

I'm wondering why WordPress doesn't list PHP array() and any serialized data in Custom Fields in Admin Panel (for Pages, Posts etc.)? Only Custom Fields containing strings and numbers show up and can ...
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Can I query custom meta data through WP_Query

Ok, my question is a bit complex so I will try and give a general explanation and then go into details afterward. I am running WordPress 3.4.2 and I am using WCK Post Type Creator and WCK Custom ...
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Get_term_by only returns one item from array

I am trying to retreive a term id based on the term name using the "get_term_by" function that is build into Wordpress. However, this function only retrieves one item from the array that i get them ...
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JSON not valid after json_encode posts

I'm having problems saving JSON in a custom table in my database. I pull some posts (+ connected posts) from the database and add them to an array. This is a part of my array: array(2) { ["post"]...
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How do I pass an array as an argument to a WP-CLI command?

I want to use WP-CLI to create some new posts with custom taxonomy terms assigned. The challenge is that wp_insert_post's tax_input argument only accepts arrays, which I would have to specify on the ...
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Is it possible to store arrays in a custom field?

If I understand correctly, custom fields work like this: key(string/int) => value(string/int) Is it possible to define a custom field like this? key(string/int) => value(array (string/int, ...
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How do I output a database option that is an array into a get_posts array?

This must be fairly simple, but I'm puzzled. And I may be going about it backwards. How do I output a database option that is an array into a get_posts array? I have an option in the database that ...
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Autogenerate wordpress shortcodes using array?

I was create a shortcode which automatically generate shortcodes with given array key and value. Function names does not generate dynamically. Note: Array KEY = ShortcodeName and Value = Wordpress ...
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Settings API - save an array of options as one setting (array_push?)

1. Basic settings API callback. Using Settings API my $sanitize_callback validating function looks like: (...) if($type == "foo") { $valid_input[$id] = $option[$id]; } else ...
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Save custom post type in different table

I need to store custom post type post data into a custom table, not in wp_posts and wp_postmeta. Is it possible? anyone help please. Actually, I have created two custom post type named "truck" and "...
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if is_singular array not working as expected

I'm using the following if statements within header.php to load custom tracking codes. <?php if ( is_singular( array( 'custom-post-type', 'post-name' ) ) ) : ?> // Specific tracking code ...
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How to store the_title() into a variable to reutrn the value, not just echo it

I have a loop, and need to pass one more argument through it. I need to get the current page's single post title, and then use that as the value. I tried going about it like this: $tagz = the_title()...
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How to use bloginfo( 'template_directory' ) in array

I want to pass bloginfo( 'template_directory' ) in an array I tried this but not working. How to write it correctly? <?php get_the_image( array( 'size' => 'full', 'default_image'...
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How do I update a specific object in an array, in user meta?

I have this array, below, to set custom user meta (lh_userbadges) in user_meta but I'm not exactly sure how to update just parts of the array later on... $lh_user_badges = array( '...
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get_option function

I'm currently trying to make my own theme, but i'm not quite sure how the get_option() function works, because how come this.. echo get_option('show_header', 'sultenhest_theme_display_options'); echo ...
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WP_User_Query order by meta_key that is an array

I have set a user metadata named achievements which is an array containing various numeric values. Using WP_User_Query, I want to order the list by a specific key within this array named points. The ...
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Automatically adding meta data to posts or multiple query help

I run an events company whose website uses a custom post type system for posts (blog), events and tickets all stored as CPT's in the DB. On the guestlist (which counts 'ticket' custom posts if the ...
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Metabox repeating fields - radio buttons not saving correctly

I have multiple radio buttons set up inside of a metabox in a custom post type. I have created the metabox like so: add_action('admin_init', 'add_meta_boxes', 1); function add_meta_boxes() { ...
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array_pop() expects array, boolean given for $event_type_term ->slug

I have the following function I wrote … add_filter('post_type_link', 'events_permalink_structure', 10, 4); function events_permalink_structure($post_link, $post, $leavename, $sample) { if ( ...
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When and why should I use $wpdb different return types?

This one returns an object $mylink = $wpdb->get_row("SELECT * FROM $wpdb->links WHERE link_id = 10"); An associative array $mylink = $wpdb->get_row("SELECT * FROM $wpdb->links WHERE ...
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Sort a custom post type array numerically

We've set up drop down lists to allow people to filter posts based on custom post types. In order to populate the drop down list I am using: <?php $terms = get_terms("ratios"); $count = count($...
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If function exists, and array is met, echo function?

I have a function like the following: <?php echo my_custom_function( array( 'category_url'=>'My Special Category' ) ); ?> It pulls data from the "My Special Category" and displays it. I ...
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Dropdown category filter

Ive an array set up to filter through various categories, currently it is only displaying 10 a maximum of ten posts instead of all of them. Where have i gone wrong? <div class="select-search"> ...
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Serialized array, grab specific posts with meta_key/meta_value[0]->is_featured

I've a postmeta key saved in DB: mediSHOP_product_extras It's value is Unserialized: Array ( [0] => Array ( [is_slider] => 0 [is_featured] => 0 [in_stock] => 0 [video_url] => [...
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meta_query with array as value

I am writing some PHP which allows users of my site to submit a form and query posts by their post_meta. Everything works fine except for one thing, I used Advanced Custom Fields to create the ...
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wp_nav_menu show 1 item only

I was reading Wordpress documentation and also trying to find some clear example of how to do this but I couldn't, sorry if this is posted elsewhere but I did my best trying to find an answer before ...
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Add post title as alt tag for featured image

How do I add post title as alt tag in a post? I tried using array(title => '.the_title.') but it didnt work. I think I am not suppose to use the_title. I tired using get_the_title as well. Thanks
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How do I properly format the user_role array?

I used a role editor recently and needed to delete a role. After deleting it I noticed that it began to appear as blank in the edit user role drop-down. After a bit of investigating and deleting ...
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List of posts by day of the week

I have Radio with programs and they are associated to day of the weak. Example: 1-Program Disco Nights plays at Monday and Friday 2-Pragram Crazy weekends play only at Sunday 3-etc 4-etc ...
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array of objects to do_action, callback gets singular object?

So I was passing an array of objects through an action today, no biggy, and things were working fine. Until I was iterating over one of the arguments to a callback and started getting errors. The only ...
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Problem with wp_update_post

I'm trying to write a plugin that creates a page if a box is checked (value 1) and if the post id doesn't already exist. If the post id does already exist, then I want to update the post with whatever ...
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Order by & include array by specific post ids

I have the following: <?php $num_cols = 2; // set the number of columns here $args = array( 'post_type' => 'testimonials', 'posts_per_page'...
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Get list of all registered post types slugs

I'd like to get a list (array) of all the post types I registered. Precisely I would like to retrieve their slugs. Could someone help me? thanks!
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How to fetch an array in $wpdb?

I have a snippet that will select a data from database table. But I encounter an error: Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() I encounter a new error: Notice: Trying to get property of non-...
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How can I get an array of all IDs from the current queried object?

I am trying to join an array of post IDs together. Right now, it seems my code is creating a separate array for each ID, instead of one array with each ID. This is the code that I have come up with. ...