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Using get_option on radio buttons

I'm really stuck with this one! I have an options page where I presently take some data from input fields. E.g: <input type="email" name="mail" value="<?php echo get_option('email'); ...
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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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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() 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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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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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_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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Getting wordpress admin email

I'm building a contactform that needs to send all queries to the admin mail adress. The php file which processes the entered data and sends the email has only contains this code: <?php ...
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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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Is get_option function cached?

In my plugin, I use the following code to retrieve an option from the database: $options = get_option('my_plugin_options'); If I use this 10 times in various functions of my plugin, does WordPress ...
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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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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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How to find what index page a post is on?

Here is a simple example of what I am wanting to figure out. Say I have WordPress set to show 5 posts per page. And say I there is a post 17 posts back chronologically. The formula would be 17 / 5 ...
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Pull GetOption() variable into jQuery dynamically created html

I have a page with the following markup in the site theme footer: <div id="modalpopup"><div id="inside"></div></div> I have a variable in the WP db I can retrieve via ...
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Echoing a variable inside a function

In the interest of automation, instead of making a long list of code like this <td valign="top"width="50%"><p><label for="Facebook"><strong>Facebook ...
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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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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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get_option error plugin development

Im creating a plugin with the following structure: plugins (folder) - myplugin (folder) - myplugin_index.php (adminpanel file) - myplugin_ajax.php (loading data when user enters a form on the ...
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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 ...