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Is there a capability for managing plugin options?

I have an Editor user that I want to let use a plugin's options without being an Administrator. I can use $user->add_cap but can't tell if any particular capability relates to the permission to edit ...
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wp_dropdown_pages() in theme admin page

Scratching my head on this one. I have a theme option page, where I need the user to select a page to show at X location. I am using wp_dropdown_pages() to list my pages, and they show. But, I can't ...
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Set front page option using custom fields?

Hello wordpress gurus! I want to be able to set the frontpage via a custom field. So for example, in the new page area in the wordpress admin there is a custom field that displays "Set as frontage", ...
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How can I show the contents of only a few users

I'm trying to show the contents only for certain registered users. All users have the role of "agent". To hide the contents of an unregistered user, I use this code: <?php if ( current_user_can( ...
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WordPress Network admin options page: how to store options and where will they be stored?

I'm creating an additional WordPress Network admin page, and I need to store some system-wide option. The good thing that a config file will be generated, so no access is required from the child ...
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Multiple options pages validation for a plugin

I am writing a plugin and I decided to have multiple pages for different options of the plugin (for clarity's sake). Doing a single option was a piece of cake, but I'm encountering difficulties when ...
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Can't save checkbox option

I know this is a mess, but can someone tell me why I can't save to checkbox option in this plugin? /* Runs when plugin is activated */ register_activation_hook(__FILE__,'vigtigt_besked_install'); ...
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New custom theme option (text input) giving index error

I am using the theme-options.php file from ThemeShaper: http://themeshaper.com/2010/06/03/sample-theme-options/ I can succesfully add new dropdown options, however when I add a new text input I ...
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Admin Theme customization

I followed instruction on the wordpress codex site on creating an admin theme via a plugin. I activated the plugin, but my stylesheet isn't being included in the <head>.. Here's my code: ...
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Changing widget options via the functions.php when there are no hooks

The problem: to change a widget's options with a custom function in functions.php, when there are no useful hooks, and where there are multiple occurrences of the same widget (multiwidget). This ...
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get_option returns undesired blank instance of a widget

I am presently trying to call the fields of a custom widget using get_option and loop through the array created from the get_option() call. The issue is that it is outputting a blank one at the end, ...
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Custom plugin: Trying to show saved data on frontend

I'm working on my first plugin and I have made a nice settings page which saves and works. But I have split it to few files and now I can't determine if field is checked.. I have also tried ...
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get_option & update_option for multiple input fields with same name

<ul> <?php $vArgs = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'offset' => 0, 'order' => 'DESC', 'orderby' => 'date', ...
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Plugin options, presets and filters : can you help me improve my workflow?

I'm building a plugin and I have hard time handling options on it. I already did try several ways but I think i'm stuck on a structural problem here. I would like to have your input on all of this ...
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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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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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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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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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Admin option sidebar count

I need to add a count number to a option menu item in the admin sidebar. How is this done? I found a similar post: Modifying admin sidebar contents to show pending posts indicator
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Full page (no WP admin menus and options) admin theme options

I'd like to drag and drop functionality into one of the admin pages and I've been wondering about the best way to implement it: an iframe or something else? What I'd like is: Once the use choose the ...
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Transients API conditional

I have the following transient, but if the user changes the value of $url the transient should not be used. I want to know what is the most appropriate way to use this variable with the transient. ...
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How to use a newly registered setting with a checkbox and the default value 'true'

I'm currently working on a plugin in which I would like to have a new setting (called 'show_introduction') that has the default value 'true'. I did this by the following which is hooked into ...
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Error: options page not found

This error is really well known and every where I look its either I am not doing: <form method="post" action="options.php"> or I am not registering my options, which is not the case as seen ...
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How to store options in an array

I am creating a custom table to display selected options for a page called "Testimonials". The user will enter their options on a "manage testimonial settings" page, and then those options will ...
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options creation for plugins

I am new to wordpress and learning to create plugins. I want to know how wordpress itself create options in 'wp_options' table for plugin during plugin installation or activation? How wordpress decide ...
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Editing options pages?

I'm trying to find a way of adding a single checkbox to one of the existing options pages, most likely options-reading.php programmatically. Unfortunately, I haven't found any good references on this. ...
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How to Call pages from a Options Panel

Need a little bit of help here. I am adding this dropdown to my options panel. However, when I call my option in my template. It does not display Here is the function for the dropdown: function ...
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WP-Super-Cache - generate cache programmatically [closed]

I wonder if there is possibility to generate WP-Super-Cache programmatically after the cache is being purged ( after I have published a new post ). I thought of writing some kind of crawler that will ...
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API for wp menu hacks

Question changed due to new developments! I was loooking for a way to hack the menu items in the custom menu page to add a "hide" checkbox and other options. The only way I found is to override the ...
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How to display custom style based on theme option select box

How can I display a different style snippet if a user selects and option from my theme options page select box. For example. To show the sidebar on the right a user would select "Right" and the ...
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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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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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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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Can't save options

I created theme options page using Settings API, everything works fine but I can't save options. I tried to figure it out where I missed something but I failed. Any idea what can cause this problem? ...
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Settings API - how to update 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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How much string content can I store in an option?

I am about to create a new plugin that fetches remote content and stores it locally for use on the WP website. I have a free plugin that does this with twitter and tweets, and I store a JSON file in ...
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How do you update a network option value in the DB via a hook

I am trying to update the value of an option in the DB for all sites within my multisite, but no success here is the code, been pulling my hair out for the last 2 hours: function ...
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Plugin options will not save in database

I'm not sure what's happening here, since this has worked in another plugin I've created. I'm simply trying to store data in the options table. Here is the code I'm using: function on_myplugin_start ...
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How Can I add Fields in wp-option table?

I want to activate my plugin and I want to create fields in "wp_option" table. How can I do that?
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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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Is there any other place - besides a theme, a plugin, or a mu-plugin - that an option page might conceivably be used?

I'm creating a helper class for simplifying the creation of an option page in admin that could conceivably be used in a theme, a plugin, or a mu-plugin. I'm trying to make the class as easy to ...
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Filtering a Database Query

In a WP_List_Table example I'm using, I am seeing how to make a general query to the wp_options table in the Wordpress database. For example, $query = "SELECT * FROM $wpdb->options"; I also see ...
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How to save Wordpress Options as an array?

How do I save options as an array using forms? I don't want to use Settings API. Here's working form that saves 3 options separately: <form method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data" ...
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Save user-specific options in WordPress admin

I'm writing a plugin that need to save user specific option in an admin page. I'm only thinking of adding username-prefix to option, for example: $options = get_option('username-plugin_options'); ...
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Save Theme Options (options.php) From The Frontend

I try to save an option from the frontend but i can't find yet how to do it. So, the idea is to give the blog owner a simple form with a dropdown that can select a different stylesheet.css. I have ...
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How to verify this checkbox is checked?

Actually I want to include a file if the checkbox is checked <?php $checked = get_option('automatic') ? "checked='checked'" : ""; echo "<input type='checkbox' name='automatic' $checked />"; ...
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Accessing variable from admin panel?

I've created my own admin page in wp-admin folder using add_theme_page() function. How to pass variables from there to my blog? I mean what's the easiest way without arrays etc. I've tried using ...
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update_user_meta add value on the top on existing value

I'm working on a plugin that will allow people to favorite authors on WP site. When you click on Favorite this author button, it will send author ID to below function and save that value in DB. ...
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Warn user that data may be lost for custom pages

When you edit a builtin field in Wordpress like the title and don't save the cahnges, and attempt to go to another link, a warning alert box comes up stating that "changes may be lost if you navigate ...