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Multiple entries in get_option results? or why is _multiwidget set to 1?

I am developing a wordpress widget, and need to store some user configuration values, that is why I am using wordpress update_option and get_option. I am new to widget development. I have some ...
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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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Why does get_theme_mod return blank (or default value) but get_option returns saved value?

Why does get_theme_mod return blank (or the default value if specified) but get_option returns the correct (saved) value? I have a colour picker in the customizer color-primary which functions ...
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Plugin Options Array Set to Undefined

I want to set a number of plugin options set to blank if they are not defined so I can avoid the PHP notices. What is a better way of writing this code? $options = get_option('plugin_options'); // ...
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Pass current post title to a predefined link

I have custom link option which I show on all posts using: <?php echo get_option('_custom_link'); ?> and let's say, I have defined it with a URL value of ...
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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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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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WordPress Settings API, Implementing Tabs On Custom Menu Page

I've been following the WordPress Settings API tutorial series of this guy: http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/theme-development/the-complete-guide-to-the-wordpress-settings-api-part-1/ So far, I've ...
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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? ...
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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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Getting all the settings for a plugin

Looking at the Settings API and you can register new setting using register_setting() but I can't find a way of getting all the settings for a certain plugin. Let's say I want to get a list with all ...
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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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Using get_option() in JavaScript

Previously, I used the get_option() function to get an option in PHP, like this: $width = get_option('my_width'); This is inside a shortcode function. Now, I want to have an option in JavaScript. ...
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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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Are all options loaded to memory on each request?

Are all options variables fetched from the database and loaded to cache on each request?
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get_option() vs get_theme_mod(): Why is one slower?

I've been using get_theme_mod() for some time in various projects of mine. I decided to take advantage of the Theme Customization API in WordPress v3.4 once it was available as I felt it was an ...
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Minimal wordpress load for only `get_option` to work (because ajax…)

In a plugin I use ajax to get_option() which takes much longer than it has to because entire wp gets loaded. How do I set things up so that it (my ajax) loads only what is needed? (get_option())
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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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How can I get all user options?

The codex has a function called get_user_option() but it requires me to pass the name of the option. Is there a wp function to retrieve all user options? I just need to see a list of all options set ...
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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, ...
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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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get_option() is not working even db contains the corresponding option_name and option_value

First of all, this is not a plugin specific problem. I wonder why this might happen? I am using @bainternet's Tax Meta Class for saving Taxonomy Meta using the options table. I uploaded my contents ...
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Why isn't get_option array contents displaying?

I've been to countless posts looking for the answer to this and have tried nearly every combination. So obviously, I'm missing a step so small that it's likely unfathomable to the Wordpress ...
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Can I force get_option to go back to the DB instead of cache?

Is there any way to guarantee that when I call get_option I will definitely get the value from the database and not from cache?
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Including a custom options page causes “Pages” to disappear from dashboard menu

I've created a custom options page and referenced it through my functions.php file. When i do this, the Pages option is removed from the WP dashboard, almost as if overwritten by the new options page. ...
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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_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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Wordpress get_option() on AJAX issue

I am having some issues with the get_option method in Wordpress. I'm running a WooCommerce website and for the currency symbol position is set to "Right with space". In the wp_options table the ...
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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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Performance with autoload and the options table

I am playing around with the autoload column of the options table. I didn't find much information about how the autoloaded values are used. I tried a print_r($GLOBALS) and saw that the autoloaded ...
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get_option() will not work without access to wp-config.php

I've created a plugin. In the initialisation file of my plugin I created an options page with some options to be stored by the admin. <form method="post" action="options.php"> <?php ...
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get_option and list of options

I'm trying to retrieve some values stored in the option panel of WordPress, however the list of the options I found on the site seems not complete. Perhaps it's me looking in the wrong place. What ...
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differences between behavior get_option vs get_site_option in multisite

I am converting a bunch of sites to multisite and I am confused about the behavior differences between get_option and get_site_option. It appears that get_site_option actually means ...
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Using update_option() and get_option() is echoing escaped strings

I'm using the Option API for my theme settings page. I use the $_POST data to update the options when the changes are saved. My issue is that the strings I send get escaped and when I use this code: ...
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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 ...
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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(); ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_option()

When I try to send mail... it showing - Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_option() in /home/junkie/public_html/sub_demo/wp-content/themes/scroller/includes/contact-form.php on line ...
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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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Save wp_editor() content as option

I'm having some troubles with a extra feature i'm writing for my theme. The admin should be able to make some special posts, those posts are stored as an option. The options are atored as an array ...
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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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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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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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bloginfo() vs get_option?

What's the difference between: bloginfo('name'); vs get_option('blogname'); The parameter is just an example, but I see no differences in terms displaying what I want. Are there any particular ...
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add action wp_head not working

I am trying to add some code to the head (namely a block of tracking script) via a plugin I am making. The plugin has an interface where the user enters some details which are then added to the ...
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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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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 to fetch serialized data from wordpress options

I have the following serialized data in a wp option a:2:{s:5:"Title";s:11:"your title";s:7:"Message";s:20:"Hola testing testing";} I would like to return it to be used in a form, and show it also in ...