The database of a WP install contains an option table that is used for settings both of WP core itself and of plugins/themes. The `get-option()` function retrieves a row from this table

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How to perform a frontend HTTP call with AJAX when plugin save the new settings?

I use a function to "pass" the data with get_num_queries from the front to the back end (to a plugin options page). function get_queries_wpse_143544() { $dbq = get_num_queries(); update_option('...
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How do I display a WP Option from an array?

I have a problem displaying the data that I am successfully saving to my database. function create_input_twitter_option() { $options = get_option('global_options_arraykey'); ?><input ...
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why does get_option( 'home' ) not work while using in plugin [closed]

I'm working on a wordpress plugin and am running into an inssue with get_option( 'home' ). What I'm trying to do: if the user (or admin) is not logged in then a login form will appear on a custom ...
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Serialize data for wp options

I am creating my first ever plugin, its purpose is to show a notice when some conditions are met, I created the function in jQuery and initially I had to manually edit the file everytime I wanted to ...
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How to access a variable on all page?

I added a variable to my functions.php file: $options = get_option( 'simple_options' ); I can access to this variable on every page, but If I call it in the footer.php it's not working. How to fix ...
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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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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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Register setting and array in settings grup

I'm trying to optimize code for a plugin settings (to store days of the week). Settings registration looks like: register_setting( 'my-plugin-settings-group', 'day1' ); register_setting( 'my-...
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Display user HTML on website

I have a settings page in Wordpress that lets the Admin enter HTML Code. I want to display this code at a specific page on the website using a shortcode. My problem now is that the shortcode displays ...
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Plugin option for input box validation

I'm crating a plugin option page from the code below. However, it does not explain how to get validation on the input fields. How do I get validation on id_number for NUMBER ONLY? https://codex....
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update_post() on all databases of a multisite wordpress

I want to change a certain option from every single site of a multisite networks. I wrote the following that I hope will update all databases $allSites = wp_get_sites(); foreach (allSites as ...
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Wordpress get_option and update_option returned entered on the textbox field

I do have a problem regarding the plug-in settings that I've made. I've created a simple textbox and a submit button and run it on the admin page setting. The name of the textbox and submit button is ...
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Custom setting field value not working inside add_action init hook

I have added custom setting options page under WordPress settings and those are working perfectly. I have tested their values also. But when I am using those values inside function file within ...
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Dynamic value for get_option linked to taxonomy term_id?

I'm saving info into "get_option" and it's working great. But the info I'm saving is the slug of a custom taxonomy. The problem is that if I change the slug of the custom taxonomy later, it doesn't ...
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get_option returning old value for non-admin users

I am working on multisite with sub-folders. I am trying to create a plugin that will simply reduce the click counts and those counts will be visible to all users. For admin user all is working fine. ...
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Get plugin option in another PHP file

I making a plugin, and I registered several options in the plugin PHP file. So let's consider : my-plugin/ - my-plugin.php (options are registered here) - admin.php (the admin page of the ...
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get_post_meta fields don't show up on posts page

I'm new here, and to coding! I've been working hard (so, so hard...so hard) to create my website and with occasional help I've created a look and feel I like using some custom get_post_meta fields for ...
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Echo option page form field value

Here is my option page code containing a no of fields like logo, slider after filling all the information in option page form. I need two things After submitting all the form details save ...
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Ajax - Call to undefined function get_option()

So I've been working in Wordpress lately with Ajax and I managed to get some stock data into my site from my database. However, I am now trying to use Ajax to load Wordpress posts into my left sidebar,...
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Saving an array to get_options

I'm trying to save an array to get_options in wordpress, I'm aware that I don't have to serialize the array due to get_options doing that. At the moment I don't get any success of failed message upon ...
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Thumbnail of the latest posts page

I have a page "Blog" and it's set to display latest posts. This page itself has a thumbnail, and I want it to be displayed in header. Every other page/post has same layout and thumbnail shows in ...
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get unserialized array without using get_option()

I'm working on a WPMU plugin that cycles through tables in each blog on the network. I can't use get_option to pull the settings array out of the wp_n_options tables, so I'm trying to do it by ...
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the correct way to use options from settings page [closed]

I'm creating a plugin in Wordpress and am a little confused how I should use settings I set in my settings page. I used: http://codex.wordpress.org/Creating_Options_Pages to create my settings page. ...
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Echo the key from a select-box in Array with get_option (Settings API)

I'm trying to print a key from one select box. I'm using the WordPress Settings API. This is the array: $options = array ( array( "name" => "Styles & Fonts", "type" => "title"), ...
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How do I safely force get_theme_mod() to use a defined get_option(“stylesheet”) value?

In our development process we have several branches of the same theme for each developer. Theme branches live in different directory names, so when doing get_theme_mod(), get_option("stylesheet") can ...
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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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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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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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Add Option if Not Exists

I need to see if an option, and if does, get the value. If not, I need to add it. The Codex provides: <?php $option_name = 'myhack_extraction_length' ; $new_value = '255' ; if ( get_option( $...
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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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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 use update_option to give me a new option name each time a form is submitted? [duplicate]

How do I use update_option to give me a new option name each time a form is submitted? The code I'm using now overwrites the database value. Instead I need to have a new address saved each time. The ...
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get_option return incorrect values

I'm making a Wordpress Plugin, and I'm starting with the Admin Settings page, I have the page setup and in the menu bar, i have also added sections and fields in to the page and they all work fine, ...