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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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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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Wordpress custom admin functions security

i have a case in my admin panel where i need to call my own function that resides in my own php file, with a GET request. This function is actually removing entries from the database. So, i would ...
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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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help using get_option

I got some code from this site which is going to work great for me. If ound it in another post. What I have modified it to do is add a text box in the category edit area so that the user can input the ...
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Multiple Custom_Background, is it possible?

Is it possible to create multiple "custom background" administration pages? A site I'm doing now needs 2 different background in 2 different areas, I would really love giving my client the same ...
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In widget, the value of select field doesn't get updated, changes after saving

I'm building a simple widget which will allow the user to select a post among a list of posts. For some reason, when I select an option, I believe it actually gets selected but the option doesn't ...
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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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The Correct Way to Use Nonce Field without Settings API

I'm trying to create an admin option page without the Settings API for some reasons. Then if I do so, I've heard that I need to use nonces for security. I'd like to know the correct way to use them. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using widget options 'outside' the widget

I want to save some parameters in the widget options which are then passed into another page. The widget is a form which calls a webservice. The options I want to pass are the authentication for the ...
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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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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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WP-Super-Cache - generate cache programmatically

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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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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retain querystring values when savincustom options in admin

Quick question, I have a custom options page which posts to options.php, however I have a few sections to my options page where i change the post url like so: <form ...
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wordpress theme option in other templates

I am using word press theme option panel and using those in my header.php without any issues, code as follows... <?php // loading theme options. used in header.php global $options; ...
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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 to get the post id in the option tag

$term_id .= $_POST['main_brand_id']; $term = get_term( $term_id, 'state' ); $slug = $term->slug; global $post; $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Releasing new plugin version, how to rename old options keys?

I have everything ready for publishing a new version of my plugin but one last issue stands... The old version had no naming convention for its key option names. The options grew and I renamed all ...
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WordPress theme options tabs

It is possible to create tabs in admin panel in Theme options like in Theme? Please see this screenshot: I can't find any official documentation about adding admin tabs.
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Saving multiple fields as array

I'm adding a settings section to a theme that will allow the user to enter testimonials which will be randomly displayed on the site. Each testimonial has 2 fields, author and testimonial, I've ...
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WordPress Admin back-end - advanced options page?

Am I losing my mind? I seem to recall that somewhere in the Admin back-end there was a page that basically listed out all the fields within wp_options. Does this ring a bell to anyone else? I thought ...
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Default Plugin Settings Not Writing to Database

I have my plugin setup as such: Main plugin file mouldings.php <?php /* Plugin Name: Moulding Profiles Plugin URI: Description: Creates a 'Moulding Profiles' and 'Idea Gallery' custom post ...
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Need to add/remove group of options and display them as rows

I am creating a plugin which has 5 textbox for options. What I need to do is to treat these 5 options as 1 item, and being able to add more items. I've always worked with static hardcoded options for ...
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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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Multisite Plugin - Access options (wp_options) on child sites

Is there a way I can access the wp_options table of all the child sites? I want to create a multisite plugin that can be setup at the network level and will populate the child site plugins with ...
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When to use custom DB tables or add_option?

I've got a pretty straight forward question. When does it become too much data to use add_option, update_option, etc, and instead use a custom DB table? For example, if a plugin stores thousands and ...
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update_option method with support of utf8

I am using a plugin the updates the option table using update_option command. When I update content with hebrew characters it turns into gibrish. My database does support hebrew (or any other utf8 ...
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Settings API - save an array of options as one setting (array_push?)

1. Basic settings API callback. Using Settings API my $sanitize_callback validating function looks like: (...) if($type == "foo") { $valid_input[$id] = $option[$id]; } else ...
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Settings API - easiest way of validating checkboxes?

I'm using Settings API and I can't get checkboxes to work, if they're set to "false" they're not even being $_POST and that's the point. Stephen Harris & Chip Bennett explained it, but I believe ...
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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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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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How to add a new variable to blog creation form?

I'm trying to add a new INPUT field to the blog creation form on Buddypress. Adding the front-end element is the easy part. I'm having some hard time trying to save it. The variable is a string, and ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to add field for new site-wide option on Network Settings screen?

I'm working on a plugin, and part of it involves setting an option value that applies to all sites in a WordPress network. I know about the add_site_option and get_site_option functions that let you ...
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Fallback when Transient API fails

I'm trying to figure out how to best solve an issue I have with 3rd party API's (OG, Foursquare, Yelp, etc.). I use the transient API to call and store the various data in order to: Not exceed any ...
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Options don't save, validation callback not executed

I have been using settings API for my plugins for some time and it used to work well. Now it is broken and I can not figure out why. Apparently, the option validation function is not even called. Form ...
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Confirmation before deleting plugin options via uninstall.php

I'm creating a WordPress plugin and have the uninstall.php file ready. It deletes the options used by the plugin on deletion. What I'd like to do is to popup a dialog box asking whether to delete or ...
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Theme Options Menu Item - Permission Issue

I am trying to create a theme options menu item for my custom theme. However, when I add the following piece of code in the functions.php file... add_menu_page('Page title', 'Asteria', ...