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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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How to find out if option exists but is empty?

I am using something like this on one of my plugins: $myOption_def = "myOption Default Value"; $myOption = get_option( 'myOption' ) ? get_option( 'myOption' ) : $myOption_def; That works fine, but ...
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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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Sanitize Term Custom Field - apostrophe problem

Alright guys, before posting I've searched the similar questions but I couldn't find the answer. Problem: I've added custom fields to a custom taxonomy, when I'm saving the options using ...
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Multiple options not staying selected after saving

Problems: The save works, but is only storing one of the options in the database after save. Options not showing as selected after save. The select fields: <select ...
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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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Apply cropping to custom size from media library

I want to be able to apply a specific crop to the medium size or any other custom image size i define. I want to control the crop as it is controlled in the media library for the thumbnail. I want to ...
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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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update_option not working in stand-alone PHP script

I have a standalone PHP script in my WordPress theme's directory that I run once every hour through a cron job (or manually if needed). All other WordPress functions are working except the ...
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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 ...
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Are transients garbage collected?

This question got me thinking Transient RSS feeds in wp_options not removed automatically? Transients are supposed to expire and be deleted. However the only way I see this handled is when transient ...
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What type to upload image within theme options?

I want to get option to change logo within my option theme. I use this code: array("name" => "Upload Logo", "desc" => "Choose an image", "id" => $shortname."_logo_img", ...
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How do i save plugin-specific info?

Im currently building a plugin that imports some data from an XML feed. This is all working great. Now i want to add some info, letting the user know when the last import happened. "Last import: ...
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Saving options for the fields on paginated pages

I am working on a WordPress plugin with some options for the fields which are working fine without pagination. I am kind of new to WordPress plugin development. The problem is I added pagination to ...
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Warning: Illegal string offset on theme options page [closed]

Im creating custom theme options and Im getting this PHP error: Warning: Illegal string offset in ... on line 75 // adding the page to menu add_menu_page('Theme Options', 'Theme Options', ...
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Use options to control jQuery plugin

This may be a dumb question, but I've been teaching myself Wordpress and I've been struggling with this for a while. What I want to do is use a Wordpress control panel page to control a countdown ...
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get Options value in “external” page

I've create a really small plugin. This plugin add one filter : add_filter('the_content', 'BlueSteelAPI', 5); BlueSteelAPI is calling my API. I've create an admin page for register the secret key ...
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I don't have permission to save the theme options I created myself?

I created an option panel following a tutorial. But each time I try to save the settings I get the following: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page. Any suggestions to fix ...
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Options not saving

My options were saving properly then I edited the files and it's not saving anymore. I undo the changes on the files and I'm sure that those were the only files that I edited. One section saved ...
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Proper use of option_page_capability_{$page_name}

I am having trouble giving access to an options page to Editors. I am pretty sure I need to use the filter option_page_capability_{$page_name} but it is not working for me. Is there a specific place ...
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Custom options - register, defaults and delete empty fields (Settings API)

I cant figure out how to register all of my setting fields into 1 database option. Code for my menu page: add_menu_page('Custom options', 'Custom Options', 'manage_options', 'rm_options', ...
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Move one option value into another option

I have 2 existing options that I want to move into an existing 3rd option. What is the best way to go about this? Here's the scenario: I have 2 options in existance: get_option( 'license_key' ) ...
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update_option() updating the option with an empty value?

I have a call to update_option() inside a class which edits some keys from the options array passed to it and then saves the updated array to the database, I don't have any fancy code, the function is ...
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Who To Create Option Page For This Simple Plugin

I know how to write WordPress plugins but I have no idea how we could create an option page for our plugin. I read lot of tutorials but I still have no idea about creating option pages. So just for ...
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Slightly modified options framework Colour picker

I'm using slightly modified options framework for a theme I'm working on, I have used this before with other themes but never had a need to use the colour picker. I need to be able to allow the user ...
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WordPress Theme Options Import/Export

I already have a theme options page that saves to wp_options > kittens_options. I'm looking for a simple way to incorporate an import/export textarea of those options on my options page. I've ...
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Image upload and other options in the same plugin settings form?

I write a wordpress plugin. My plugin has two options. One is an image upload mechanism and the other is a checkbox. My code is below: <?php /* Plugin Name: Plugin Name Plugin URI: Description: ...
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What's the best method for emptying an option created with the Settings API?

I'm trying to empty an option created with the Settings API and failing. update_option ( 'my_option', '' ); appears to do nothing, whereas delete_option ( 'my_option' ); destroys the whole option ...
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Update Specific Key Value in Complex `wp_options` object

This should b really easy but I can't find reference - easy points for someone! I have an option in my wp_options table, and need to set it via update_option(). I just can't find the correct syntax ...
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How to retrieve the options from this options page?

I like to write a plugin with an options-page from the WordPress-Codex, but I cannot retrieve the options. get_option('your_option'); does not work. Here is the options page code: <?php class ...
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What is an “Options Framework” for Wordpress

I am exploring a couple options frameworks for wordpress like the Redux Framework. As a non-developer interested in maintaining my own Wordpress based web app, when would an options framework like ...
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Can I use a space in an option name/key?

Is there any reason at all that I can't use a space in a WP option name/key? Ex. update_option( 'my option name', 'abc' ); I can't find anything that states I can't, but every example uses an ...
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How to use checkbox and radio button in options page?

Call me stupid but I coudn't figure out how to do it. For text input I would just: <input type="text" name="option_name" value="<?php echo get_option( 'option_name' ); ?>" /> and then ...