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My first plugin doesn't save the data in options

This is my entire code. It doesn't save the data I enter on the plugin settings page. I don't have a clue on why this happens! Can somebody please help me? <?php // add the admin options page ...
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Why does Wordpress stores widget options in a multidimensional array?

I have a widget with 6 different options. When I use get_option, it gives me a multidimensional array, with all my options inside the inner array, like so: $options = get_option('widget_widgetname'); ...
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Passing widget options to external script

I am trying to pass some widget options to an external script using wp_localize_script. I know how to pass the variables and how to use them within the script, but how do I extract the widget options ...
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From a security standpoint, should bloginfo() or get_bloginfo() be escaped?

I've been reviewing a lot of information about WP theme and plugin security and understand the concept that you should escape attributes and HTML values in themes and plugins. I've seen bloginfo() and ...
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How to prevent plugins from sniffing/stealing other plugins' options?

Many plugins require configuration with sensitive data such as API keys, passwords, etc. When implementing these plugins, this sensitive data is stored using functions such as update_option() and ...
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Where should I use get_option in a plugin

I am working on creating a plugin to help me with future development projects. I want to make sure what I am using best practices when I write it. My question is about the use of get_option in my ...
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Ways of dealing with nested arrays within option

I stumbled upon one problem regarding too complicated(at least in my point of view) data structures stored in option field. Right now I have an array of collections and within each other there is ...
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How to change option recently_edited?

WP recently_edited option can be very useful - it tracks last 5 files that you've made changes to. Only problem is - well, that's all, 5 files. What if I've been made numerous changes to Wordpress ...
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How to use get_option() without any filter?

I'm using the newest WordPress 3.3.1 and newest qTranslate 2.5.27. I have made some an AJAX script which returns a value and message in the current language. Here I get my first problem, I solve it ...
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How to load WordPress on non WP page?

I want to use the get_option() function of wordpress in one of my theme's files, which is not related to WP, it is just located in the same directory of the other theme files. I need this file because ...
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using Ajax: call to undefined function get_option

I am using ajax on my template to load a file called counter.php. When I click a button, it is supposed to increase the counter. But when I click the button I get this error "Fatal error: Call to ...
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shortcode causing the_content() to return blank?

I have a shortcode that just retrieves some info from the options table in the database. For whatever reason, when the content reaches a certain character limit the_content() to return blank? The ...
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How to display usermeta on front end of site

Question: First example: when getting options from the database for a plugin. You'd use get_option['plugin_optios']. My question is how do you 'GET' data from another table? Like wp_usemeta. I ...
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Randomly Display One Image From a 10-Image For Loop

I have a Wordpress function that loops thru 10 input fields & saves the data from those input fields. The data entered is either an absolute or relative link to an image. The loop looks like this. ...
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How do i know which action / filters are called when i call get_option()

I need to know which action / filters are called when i do a get_option() call, how can i do that?
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What's the order of loading wordpress elements?

I currently try to make a theme for wordpress and I'm confused about lots of things. I'm not sure what's the order of loading wordpress elements, where some variables are available, where they are ...
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Access bloginfo, get_option, and plugins_url from a non-core php file

I am creating a plugin that has a php file in the plugin directory which is accessed directly via a custom rewrite url. I need this file to be able to use the three functions mentioned in the title. ...
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If option: show this. Else show nothing

First, I have to admit I'm not entirely sure on how to explain this best. Currently I have this in my header.php: <?php if ( is_home() OR is_front_page() ): ?> <meta name="description" ...
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Showing option when page is frontpage

Currently I'm having some difficulties with below snippet. As it currently works it shows the_excerpt_rss on a single post and single page. AND it shows the option on is_home(). But what if a page ...
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Time & Date on Post - Time Ago Custom Function

I'm using the following custom function to display the timestamp for a post as posted "X minutes ago" or "X days ago" for 14 days and then this changes to the actual date (e.g. 17th December 2010): ...
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How to find out if page_for_posts is showing (in order to style menu item)

I have set a static page for posts (page id = 110). This page shold only be included in the menu when the user is logged in. The latter is achieved with the following addition to header.php (snippet ...
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How to get the true permalink of the static home page?

I asked a very similar question earlier today (http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/30392/how-to-get-the-original-post-id-of-a-static-home-page) and thought I had the answer, but now it ...
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My WP_Query didn't work after upgrading to WordPress 3.2

I created a custom loop using WP_Query for my featured content slider. <?php $slider_query = new WP_Query(); $slider_query->query("posts_per_page=5&tag=".(get_option('cgr_slider_tag'))" ...
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get_option() filtering and getting out of recursion

get_option() provides couple of filters 'pre_option_'.$option and 'option_'.$option. However most times I tried to make use of these it usually explodes and not worth the trouble - either I need to ...