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Simple WP Plugin with plugin settings page

I need to create a plugin with only one select on his settings page and save select value. I have a select with all register menus and I can not to save my select value. What am I doing wrong? What ...
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Stop Images Linking to Themselves?

I have images on my website which I do not really want stolen, I have a no right click plugin which will help, and I would like to stop people clicking on the image to display it on it's own in a ...
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WP_Editor - Saving Value into Plugin Option - Stripping HTML

I have a wp_editor(); on my plugin settings page. I also have enabled the "Font Size" drop down in TinyMCE. After highlighting text in the wp_editor(); and selecting a font size from the editor's ...
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Trying to change settings -> firefox downloads options.php instead

I just ran into some trouble with my wordpress installation. I tried to change a setting in the backend, but when I hit save, instead of saving my settings, the download dialogue opened; it said I was ...
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wp_login_url not working correctly

I'm working on a project where I need to add a custom link to admin menu, and I'm using the following code for it: $login_url = wp_login_url(); add_options_page('Login', 'Login Page', ...
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How to change the widget's instance settings depending on sidebar

I want my widget to have one default option value in sidebar-1 and another in sidebar-2. How can I do it? I know wp saves widget right after drag and drop it into different sidebar in widget admin ...
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Add on the fly tabs to plugin options

Hi I am building a plugin options page. What I'd really like to do is implement repeatable tabs (which I know is possible with the Settings API), but with a twist I haven't seen in any options panel ...
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How do I add a value to a wp_options option that is an array?

What is the best way to add an option value to a registered option in wp_options that is an array? With phpmyadmin i see the option_value field is ...
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Saving plugin options page

As I understood, default mechanism of saving options on plugin admin settings page (submitting form to options.php) allows to update only WordPress options (get_option, etc). But I have 2 values to ...
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Changing the layout of a custom options page

I've followed the guide here to create a custom options page for my theme using add_options_page. By default, these are arranged as a list: Ideally, I'd want these options arranged in a grid with ...
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Why does WordPress use serialize rather than json_encode for the options table?

I have a basic understanding of serialize (I come across it often when I'm migrating WordPress installs) and I just discovered json_encode. Given that serialize causes so much trouble with replacing ...
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How to create new options within the menu?

I have created a custom menu using the walker class which was fairly simple but for the life of me I can not work out how to add options to the navigation item. For instance I am wanting to make a ...
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Get Content From Blog Page

I have a page that is assigned as the "Blog". What I'd like to allow is the user to add content to this page then display it before the posts show up on index.php. I thought I used to be able to do ...
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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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Theme options not being sent to Database

Currently working on a little project for a theme, doing this so i can learn the in's and out's of wordpress. So far i've got to the point of adding sections, and fields within those sections. ...
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Custom options in plugin, register_settings not working as no options.php?

I'm having trouble getting a custom plugin to save options, as it cannot find options.php (and I don't know where it's supposed to be) The full code for the plugin: add_action( 'admin_menu', ...
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Random text changing to weird icons in both admin & front end

Has any body had this sort of problem before. The text mainly in input field descriptions turns to weird icons see image. I have deactivated all plugins and changed themes several times but same ...
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Using Wordpress functions in custom PHP file without any output to the page?

I need to use Wordpress functions get_option and update_option in a custom PHP file. However, I also need to be able to redirect using headers at the end of the PHP script. Requiring wp-load.php or ...
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Register a widget area when a theme option has been saved?

Is it possible to register a widget area and sidebars when an option has been selected and saved in a theme options panel? I am using a framework called redux but am not too sure if this can be ...
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options.php problem - data not saved

I've created a custom menu page with some fields. I want to store these settings to use elsewhere. The form with the fields should save and POST data using action="options.php" but every time I hit ...
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Custom options page, add_options_page deprecated?

I'm trying to create a page in my theme to allow users to add generic info (phone numbers etc) I followed a tutorial and thought I had something good but it turns out part of it is deprecated. So ...
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Edit Custom Post Type on Custom Admin Page instead Post Admin

Background: I am still quite fresh to coding and WordPress. For me the best way to understand, is to work on a specific project. Project: I want to build a Customer Relationship Tool for WordPress ...
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Can't use get_option function in PHP file located inside plugin folder

I am currently developing a small plugin which queries an API for some XML data. The XML data is then used to display a page. I wanted to do most of the display and formatting related stuff in ...
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Is saving multiple options or saving multiple items in one option better?

I have added multiple fields to a custom taxonomy. I followed Pippin's tutorial. This method creates a single option per taxonomy item. The multiple fields are saved in taxonomy_id. I was not sure ...
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Using a dropdown to alter an option value on plugin settings page

I'm trying to implement a dropdown menu on my plugin's settings page. When the user selects a choice from the dropdown and presses the Save Changes button, I need the choice's value to be appended to ...
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Error when renaming option

UPDATE: This error came from WP_DEBUG...of course, embedded_url didn't exist yet. However, when I set the value of $options[embedded_url] using the form, the $options array magically adds both the new ...
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Add transparency to wordpress color picker?

Question: How could you add a few transparency options (none, semi-transparent and solid) to the chosen color in the wp color picker? I'm working on a set of theme options. I am using the wp color ...
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Efficient way of saving plugin options

I'm considering the saving of options for a plugin I'm developing. The first obvious candidate is the wp_options table. While reading the Pro WP Plugin Development book I came across this: Every ...
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The best place of the code for creating a robots.txt file

I'm using the Option-Tree framework for the options of my theme. Now I want to add the option to create and edit the robots.txt file. First, I have the function to get the content of the file or ...
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Add site options UI in Multisite Sites > Infos page

I want to add meta fields for the sites in my network (such as a thumbnail and a category). I know how to do this using get/add/update_site_option, but I'm wondering where I could put the UI to manage ...
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framework for plugin/theme options panel? [closed]

I found that the longest part of a plugin or theme development is creating the options panel, at least in my case. So i like to know what's your take on that. Do you use a ready made framework or ...
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How do I setup nested repeatable option fields?

I'm trying to wrap my head around how to create a set of option fields that should be able to repeat for as many times as possible. But I'm having a hard time to figure out how to proceed. Currently ...
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Enable page templates. How?

Basic question, but I want to enable page templates. I have one theme which has page templates enabled. I switched to another but there is no option to change the template, even when creating a new ...
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Plugin options not being saved or created

Having a lot of trouble with this config page. I have followed the documentation (which was sparse) and done a bit of searching for help. My problem is simple, my config options aren't being created ...
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Access to option page by role/capability

So i've been googling around and i'm trying to figure out a plain simple solution to my problem. I've tried several things but they are simply not working. I just got into WordPress and i have to edit ...
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clean wp_options table unused rows

In my Wordpress Blog site i have installed too much plugin and remove also many plugins. In database table "wp_options" size increases approx 13MB and there are many rows which are unused at this ...
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Creating on-page options for Custom Post Type

I'm creating a plugin for creating Landing Pages. I use custom post type and custom fields for the landing pages, but i need to add some on-page options for each entry. For example i need to have a ...
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Multisite and plugins options

I need more information about get_site_option(), update_site_option() and add_site_option(). In codex they say it's the same as single install except that in multisite, it returns the network-wide ...
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Is it possible to pass a date from one Advance Custom Fields options page to another?

I have been trying for a week now to figure this out. I have a site that has numerous ACF options pages. On one options page (Trade Show Details) the start and end dates for a trade show are entered. ...
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Does WordPress MultiSite use separate MySql databases?

I ask because I cannot find the options from a plug-in I created on my second blog. Adding this plug-in to the main site and the options show up. I am confused because there is a column in ...
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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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How can you upload an image from within a settings page?

Is there an easy way to include an upload box to your settings page? I am building an Open Graph options page and I like users to upload a standard image directly from that page.
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Why won't register_setting() create a setting?

I'm stumped. I've been researching this like crazy, but I can't seem to figure out why register_setting() isn't working for me. I'm new to WP plugin development (obviously), so it's probably just ...
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delete_option() and update_option() returning false

I know that when delete_option() or update_option() fail to perform their respective database interactions, they return false. Does anyone know why they wouldn't be able to perform these actions? ...
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Is there an atomic way to update_option in Wordpress (to ensure data integrity)?

I want to update an option which is an array by adding a new value, but there's no atomicity or guarantee of data integrity. EXAMPLE //Get the option value (an array) $val = get_option( ...
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Changing the ID of an option - not working (SMOF) [Solved] [closed]

Recently I decided to use the SMOF Options Framework in my WordPress theme, instead of my own options page. I think that switching it is easy, but I'm having a problem that I can't understand. First ...
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how can I detect that option value has changed?

I am working on a plugin and I want to fire a different action based on each option value change. so how can I do that ? example: $options = get_option('ACP_settings'); if $options['acp-select'] has ...
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Theme Option won't show up in my template

I've modified theme option from wp.tuts tutorials, And when I save the settings, it works. But the settings on the second tabs won't show up in my template. here my first theme option and the second ...
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“Error: Options Page Not Found” on Settings Page Submission for an OOP Plugin

I am developing a plugin using Tom McFarlin's Boilerplate repository as a template, which utilizes OOP practices. I've been trying to figure out exactly why I'm unable to correctly submit my settings. ...
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Echo get_option displays as text

I am trying to use some code that is stored as a settings option in WordPress. When I try to use the following code below however, it show up as plain text instead of executing. The option I have ...