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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What's the difference between Options & Settings?

And which one should I use? What's the difference between Options API and Setings API? I have a theme with over 100 admin options, how should I register & store them? At this moment I'm using ...
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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 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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How should I use register_setting, add_settings_section, & add_settings_field in my plugin's options page?

I'm working on a settings section for my plugin, and after reading over Wordpress's documentation which is in ROGUH DRAFT status, and also the Creating Options Pages - which is also in "transition", ...
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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', ...
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How to get values from network settings panel?

I'm using wordpress 3.3. I've created a plugin My plugin details: My plugin creates a sub menu under Network settings and create two form fields to define adsense code (200 x 200 ad, 300 x 250 ad). ...
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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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How to save user meta on custom admin page

I have removed the edit profile page from WP admin as I don't want users to be able to edit their details as this is a closed intranet and their details are fed from AD. However I do want them to be ...
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update_option creates an option, which empties on a blog reload

I am currently writing a plugin that allows all authors to be listed on a page. I've created an options page and wanted to create a function that allows administrators to exclude certain authors from ...
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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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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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Only show theme option if it option exists

I have a slideshow in a custom theme I am developing and I am using the UpThemes Framework, what I want to know is, is there a way and image will only display if it has been defined? For example, at ...
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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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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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Are all options loaded to memory on each request?

Are all options variables fetched from the database and loaded to cache on each request?
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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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Getting values from options page to css

i got an options page that needs to affects a certain (for now) css value.. i have about using php variables in css and creating custom global variables in wordpress but havent something easy enough ...
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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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Defining hooks within (php)classes?

I have been trying to write a reusable modular options class and I am stuck at this specific point. How do i define hooks within php classes? Try 1 : class super_options { // ...
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How to set up default values for a plugin?

What is the best way to go about setting up default values for a plugin? Should I just insert those values into the wp_options table? AND...if that's the best way to go about it, I have another ...
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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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Widget options - where to put them?

I have a widget which I want to add a couple of options. The options are effectively 'global' for the widget - username and password details to a secured web service. So in effect, wherever the ...
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How to dynamically change theme's slogan from admin?

how can achieve this functionality. That I can change the themes "slogan" from admin and I don't have to go edit the themes source files. I think that there is some theme options functionality. But ...
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Correct way to serialize the data of options table?

I am writing a plugin and it require around 15 different options so I am using php serialization. I'm doing it by an array and update option with php serialize functions. but when I access it from ...
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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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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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Limit the number of inactive widgets

I'm trying to restrict the number of widgets from the "wp_inactive_widgets" sidebar to maximum 10, because the widgets admin page is incredibly slow: add_filter('pre_update_option_sidebars_widgets', ...
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Selecting multiple options onclick

I have a bunch of options that I'd like the user to be able to change in bulk. Here's my code example. When this option selection changes, <label>Default author</label> <select ...
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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 can I clear memcached WordPress site options by hand?

Ater rebooting a memcache node, I am getting an error on root blog only, with a telling error log message from wp-includes/ms-settings.php. [Thu Jul 07 18:55:27 2011] [error] [client 12.34.56.78] PHP ...
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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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SELECT field options disappear when saving widget

I'm having an interesting problem that I can't seem to solve. While creating a widget, I have created a select field with options that can be chosen on the widget screen. It all works perfectly fine, ...