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Create hooks based on an array of hook names?

I have this idea where I would create a class that would take in a set of hook names then create them, for me to use when ever, and where ever. Currently the way to create a hook is we do something ...
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Advice on plugin structure

I'm looking for a bit of advice on structuring the classes within a plugin I'm writing for my charity website. At the moment the plugin is OOP based with a single class. However, its becoming quite ...
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$_html is empty when var dumped

So I have run across a bizzar issue, in which I know is working as i expect it to in terms of the array values, yet the _html variable returns something like string(29) " " which to my knowledge ...
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How do I use add_action from a class method?

For some context, we're building an activation system for new users of an app using WordPress as a framework. We've got a plugin driving most of our interactions, where all of this code resides. When ...
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What is the correct way to build a widget using OOP

I am working on a simple search form widget, with a built in autocomplete capability (You can download the current version here). The plugin is working, but I am currently rewriting all the code using ...
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Keeping Objects in Memory

I have built a WordPress plugin using classes. Each project class is created for a specific user. I want to do three things: Keep the project object in memory for that user between his or her ...
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How do I create Widget within plugin that uses its own class?

I wrote WordPress plugin and want to include 2 extra Widgets with it... if( !class_exists('plugin_name') ) { class plugin_name { // plugin code } } // include widgets code ...
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Check if a class exists within a method

I'm new to OOP and I'm writing my first plugin. I want to check if the Facebook plugin has already been activated. If so, I want to skip some code: class MyClass { ... function fb_js_sdk_setup() ...
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Get options from database using php class

I want to make a php class that gets an option from the wp database (which is an array of options) and be able to call this class with the name of the option and the class to return the options value. ...
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PHP error with shortcode handler from a class

Currently i am using the following generic flow for adding the shortcode for a plugin. class MyPlugin { private $myvar; function baztag_func() { print $this->myvar; ...
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remove class from code [closed]

How can I remove the class from the following code and use it without the functions. I tried removing the functions and class and add it in functions.php but it did not work. class someclass { ...
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Using attachment_fields_to_edit filter inside plugin class

I'm writing a plugin using OOP. I realise that filters and action hooks need to be placed inside the constructor method in WordPress like so: add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts', array($this, ...
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How to remove a filter that is an anonymous object?

In my functions.php file I would like to remove the below filter, but I'm not sure how to do it since it's in a class. What should remove_filter() look like? add_filter('comments_array',array( ...
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OOP Plugin: Where should I place the action hooks in the class?

Where in my admin class should I place the action hooks for adding css, scripts and the add menu page? In the __construct? Or should they be placed in a method?
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uml diagrams of wordpess

Where can I find UML diagrams of WordPress (Data flow diagrams,State diagram, component diagram, use case diagram, deployment diagram)?
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Why do some hooks not work inside class context?

I'm pretty stumped on this one. I'm using add_action inside my plugin class to do certain things- add scripts & styles to the head, wp_ajax, etc. Here's the actions, in the __construct: function ...
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Using a plugin class inside a template

I am writing a plugin to send an invitation to a friend which opens up a form when a link is clicked. I encapsulated all the functions in class by following the code given in the Report Broken Video ...
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scheduled event not getting executed

class checkPost{ function __construct() { if ( !wp_next_scheduled('my_task_hook') ) { wp_schedule_event( time(), 'hourly', 'my_task_hook' ); // hourly, daily and twicedaily } ...
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Applying OO patterns and principles to plugin development

I'm busy writing my first plugin, using PHP 5.3.5. I come from a C# environment, and I must say I'm more than happy with the level of support for good, solid OOP techniques in PHP. However, I'm a ...
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Check to see if page exists problems

I've created a class to dynamically create pages. I'm checking to see if the page exists by comparing the new page's title to post_name. The comparison seems to work ok, but even if there is a match ...
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Using classes instead of global functions in functions.php

In many themes I've seen (including TwentyEleven) and in the examples I've found online, when building the functions.php file for a theme all functionality is declared in a global scope. To clarify, ...
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Should all plugins be encapsulated in a Class?

When developing a plugin should the functions be grouped together into a Class to avoid namespace conflicts? Does using classes create performance overheads for PHP? If there is a performance hit, ...
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Plugin Form Submission Best Practice

I have done a lot of researching and haven't found quite what I am looking for, so I am hoping that I can be pointed in the right direction. I am developing an Events plugin that will book a ticket ...
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Registering Class methods as hook callbacks

I'm not sure if I have done this correctly. As I understand it: if I have a class foo and a static method bar I can register that as the callback by passing the array array("foo","bar") as the ...
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Does an activated plugin automatically mean its methods are available to other WP functions?

I made a WordPress plugin like this: Class MY_CLASS { //codes } Global $myclass; $myclass = New MY_CLASS (); After installed and activated the plugin, can I use this class in other plugins without ...
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Plugin Architecture/Design Pattern - is better to use a private Observer/Mediator Pattern for plugin subclasses or WP add_action?

I'm coding a very complex plugin which it's organized as a parent "container" class and several subclasses, where each subclass is an optional/mandatory element which usually (but not always) maps to ...
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Will WordPress become completely OOP?

Is there any information about WordPress becoming completely OOP in future versions?
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problem with implementing widget via the_content()

hey guys, I really need you help with this one. I'm using the subscribe2 Plugin (for email subscriptions). I want to show the signup form as a widget. The plugin author recommends doing it the ...
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PHP5, Inheritance, Singleton - action & filter hook limitations

I'm currently working on a plugin, which uses the builtin cron functionality of wordpress. Instead of using PHP4, I want to use PHP5 with inheritance and the singleton design pattern. I run in some ...
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Ajax with OOP doesn't work

I have a small script within theme's functions.php file that uses ajax, principle like this: add_action('admin_head', 'rw_script'); function rw_script() { echo ' <script ...
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Using OOP in themes

I see a lot of plugins making use of object-oriented coding when there isn't really necessary. But what's even worse is that theme developers are starting to do the same thing. Commercial themes and ...