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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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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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Wordpress DB: options-table –> 32 gzipcompression?

I just wondered what this row in the Wordpress Database refers to? 32 gzipcompression 0 I stumbled upon it in the WP options table. What if I set the value to 1. I do already have ...
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Separate backend “Widgets” page for each language

Im currently trying to make my backend work with multiple languages. Im using qTranslate as my translation plugin. So far I have accomplished a custom option page with multi-language support. When ...
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WordPress plugin options and jQuery

I'm creating a plugin that uses jQuery to modify some css, but what I can't figure out is how you can control the execution of the jQuery with WordPress plugin options (like checkboxes true/false). ...
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Wordpress Plugin Setting's POST

I've developed a few plugin for Wordpress. Currently I've not been able to replicate the way wp save settings. I've a setting page which I learned from a tutorial. It POST to option.php, and wp take ...
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Is there a limit to the number of options you can store in one settings field of wp_options?

I have a theme with an options page. And on that page there are 1083 options. I've noticed that the last 13 are not saving. They were saving at one point, but after I added new options above them, ...
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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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Custom style on profile options page

is there any way to style the profile page on wordpress ? I will like to add something like: Start of the page just below the <h2> tag <div id="normal-sortables" class="meta-box-sortables ...
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How to add multiple checkbox elements to media attachments?

Based on solved question from: How to add a checkbox element to attachments editor with example Theres an example of multiple Checkboxes, for example: Colors, patterns, etc... A grouped list but ...
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Where to hook register_settings for Settings API when also want to update options outside of Settings API?

The Settings API is a convenient way to add administrative options. Tutorials on the settings API hook register_setting to admin_init. But what if you also want to programmatically change the same ...
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Deploy pre-configured database

I would like to version control my WP sites with git. A big struggle I have with this is: how do you version control options/plugin settings in the database. I would like to don't touch the dashboard ...
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Tab from Settings API resetting all options with INSERT INTO [closed]

I have an Options menu created with the code from Chip Bennett tutorial, the old code, though, the one from like a year ago (the new one has a much better validation structure, but still, it works ...
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Get category slug and display it on a query_post

I just read "How to create option page for wordpress theme" in wp.tutsplus.com - I have a problem with getting categories . there is two parts to my question - Part A - Get category slug and ...
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Restore a Plugin's Default Settings

Is there a way to code "Restore Defaults" button into a plugin options page? I'm writing a plugin right now that has sets up some default values on activation (via register_activation_hook), and I'd ...
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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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Add option to “Gallery Settings” section

I want to add a option to the "Gallery settings" (when you insert a gallery into a post). I once found some code on how to do this, but unfortunately I can't find it anymore. I can't even remenber if ...
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Creating a plugin that will add options. Where should the options menu pages go?

I am creating a plugin for a restaurant theme that will provide a few options to add the restaurant hours of operation. Currently, I use a custom post type to control the restaurant hours but have ...
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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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How to store a medium amount of options?

I develop a plugin that has a not too small number of settings. So far, there has been a fixed number of them, so I store them in a Wordpress option. Now I consider letting users define (an arbitrary ...
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How to cache posts based on $_GET? Option name is too long? Options / transients

I have a search feature set up that is fairly expensive and I want to cache the results, based on the $_get string, like: ...
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Settings API erases itself?

I have two forms created using Settings API, and when I save one of them the other one gets erased and vice versa. Here's the whole code so you could paste it into your functions.php file and see ...
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Working with an Array inside Your Theme Options Array - Multiple Values

I apologize if this is covered extensively elsewhere, I'm not sure how to phrase my searches on the topic. Basically, instead of the following standard code to store data in WP-options... $options = ...
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Where is the submitted $_POST array stored after an option page submission?

What happens, when I click Save Changes on a option page, which was created by add_menu_page()? Where is the submitted data stored before the database transmission? A print_r($_REQUEST) returns only ...
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How to debug register_setting callback function

I am using the following code: register_setting( 'myplugin_options', //setting group name 'myplugin_options', //option name that will be stored in the database ...
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Add get_option to jquery

I have created a settings page that contains various radio button options for a custom plugin. A radio button I've created is to 'display dots' with the values yes or no. I can get use the value any ...
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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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Include user defined styles without including wp-load

I've looked through the answers on here and none quite match my situation. I have custom CSS that a user can edit and it is saved in the options. I use wp_enqueue_style to include a PHP file with a ...
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Settings API - how to update multiple options manually?

I'm storing all my options using Settings API: function registerSettings() { register_setting('XX_theme_settings', 'XX_theme_settings', 'setting_validate' ); add_settings_section('theme_options', ...
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Insufficient permissions to save options

Hi I have built a settings page which from the menu leads to: http://www.mysite.com/wp-admin/admin.php?page=theme_options The problem is that when I go to save the options and I am an EDITOR user I ...
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Add a series of checkboxes to theme options

Hi I made a theme options by this tutorial This options have multicheck type by checkboxes. I don't know how to make it work. I'm try to exclude page using this multicheck. This is my array with ...
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Can we allow users to choose front page from theme options?

I know it's easy to choose Front Static page from settings>reading>front page. However, I am looking for a way to have this feature in theme options. Can we do this?
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add function to saving change on Options Pages

i make page like this link and it work fine but i need to run some script after it like editing a file i was add it to function my_function() { //do something } function register_mysettings() { ...
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Deletion of shared options using uninstall.php

I'm using uninstall.php for my plugin to delete all the traces my plugin did to a site on uninstall (delete). I did it in a good way, but even after the deletion there are some fields in the options ...
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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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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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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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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 add a new plugin page under desired Options page?

Using WordPress Settings API tutorial I created a new custom menu and corresponding sub menus. Each of my menus have a page of its own. I used add_menu_page() and add_submenu_page() for that. (Here is ...
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Are there risks associated with using wp_options table using wpdb to update theme options

I am making a theme and it has so many options that need to be updated via jquery's ajax.Having looked at ways of updating wp_options via ajax,i have hypothesised that updating the wp_options table ...
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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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How can I add an options page for my class based plugin?

I'm trying to use the new Settings API with a class based plugin to add a settings page. This is the code I have so far: class simple_sample_plugin{ function simple_sample_plugin() { ...
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Add “Post Options” for new wordpress post

How i can add "Post Options" section under wysiwyg editor? Like this
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Where should I update_options in a theme?

I am designing a theme where the home page (i.e. is_home()) should only display the latest blog post. I want to do something like $wp_query->update_option('posts_per_page', 1) every time I am on ...
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two tinyMCE editors in the same page

I've used this method to enter the first editor: on functions.php: function add_admin_theme_styles() { wp_enqueue_style('thickbox'); } add_action('admin_print_styles', ...
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How can I display/hide certain content based on a Theme Option field?

I'm building a Theme Options page for my theme, and I've managed to get most of it working fine. But now I'm trying to show and hide certain parts in my theme based on a simple check box. An example: ...
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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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Get all options saved by another plugin

I'm developing a plug-in that adds the possibility to import/export settings from another plug-in. However, I don't have access to the options ids saved by that plug-in. Is it possible to get all ...
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Prepare plugin options for multi-lingual support

I'm looking for a way to make my plugin's options available/translatable across a multi-lingual site. For example, several of my options are text strings that are then used on the front end. echo ...
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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 ...