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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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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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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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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 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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wp_login_url not working correctly

I'm working on a project where I need to add a custom link to admin menu, and I'm using the following code for it: $login_url = wp_login_url(); add_options_page('Login', 'Login Page', ...
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Get Content From Blog Page

I have a page that is assigned as the "Blog". What I'd like to allow is the user to add content to this page then display it before the posts show up on index.php. I thought I used to be able to do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Accept code input into Options Framework

I'm using Options Framework for a theme. I'd like to add a theme option to add Google Analytics code to the front end's <head> section. What is the options.php code to create an input box ...
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How to load dynamic option with ajax

Basically I'm creating an options page in which the user will click on a button to display a text input field, which will then be populated by the user with a name. This name will be then saved into ...
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Get value from db for custom contact form

I built my own contact form (no plugins) and want to have a secure way to get an emailadress from my option page. get_option and other built in WP stuff doesn't work from within my process.php file. ...
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wp_dropdown_categories initial value

I am currently pulling in an option drop-down of a specific category using: <?php wp_dropdown_categories('child_of=20'); ?> I would like the initial value of the drop-down to say 'Bedrooms' ...
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Custom Theme Fields in Settings Menu - apply filters to one of those fields?

I found an interesting concepts of adding an additional option to the "General Options" in Wordpress. /** * Custom Theme Settings * see http://digwp.com/2009/09/global-custom-fields-take-two/ */ ...
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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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Theme Option select values

I'm building a theme options panel and so far been successful, except with the "Select" type option. This is my code: array( "name" => "Transition", "desc" => "Choose the type of ...
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Difference between Option_Group and Option_Name in Register_Settings

I think the title pretty much says it all! I'm working my way through various tutorials on how to add an options page to my test plugin and am struggling to understand the Register_Settings function. ...
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How to include stylesheet in custom admin using parent_slug

Using this code from codex: function my_enqueue($hook) { if( 'edit.php' != $hook ) return; wp_enqueue_script( 'my_custom_script', plugins_url('/myscript.js', __FILE__) ); } add_action( ...
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Make Database query only when option is updated

Below is a DB query I am using to retrieve values and place them in a WP_List_Table. Values are currently being added by add_option, then those values are converted into a custom database table ...
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Page Options Saving But Not Updating In Backend

I have created a custom options page for a slider that you can upload slides to. Everything works great except when trying to save the data. It will get saved and I can use it on the front end. But ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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What's the easiest way of adding more options in the Theme Options of the twenty eleven theme?

Wordpress 3.2 beta comes with twenty eleven. It has a Theme Option panel in the Appearance section: I would like to know what's the easiest (and extendible) way of adding more options to that ...
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PHP class to add pages and fields in admin panel

I'm trying to build a little class to help build some simple input fields into a custom page in WordPress admin panel, here's what I've got: <?php class create_panel { public $default_settings = ...
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Uploading and inserting an image using a custom option panel like in the Twenty Ten theme?

Twenty Ten gives the option to change the background image of the header. Where is the code involved in this feature? (uploading the picture and adding the picture). I would like to mimic this ...
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What is the most efficient way of adding additional functionaliy for admin only

I'm trying to figure out the best approach to add additional functionality that will only be utilized by admins via /wp-admin. What's the best way to implement so that resources aren't being wasted. ...
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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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How to call particular funcion when the check box is checked in plugin options page

I'm new to php and wp plugin development, i just created a simple options page for my test plugin, the options page has only one check box, i don't know how to execute some function when the box is ...
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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 ...
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Trying to change settings -> firefox downloads options.php instead

I just ran into some trouble with my wordpress installation. I tried to change a setting in the backend, but when I hit save, instead of saving my settings, the download dialogue opened; it said I was ...
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How to change the widget's instance settings depending on sidebar

I want my widget to have one default option value in sidebar-1 and another in sidebar-2. How can I do it? I know wp saves widget right after drag and drop it into different sidebar in widget admin ...
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Saving plugin options page

As I understood, default mechanism of saving options on plugin admin settings page (submitting form to options.php) allows to update only WordPress options (get_option, etc). But I have 2 values to ...
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Changing the layout of a custom options page

I've followed the guide here to create a custom options page for my theme using add_options_page. By default, these are arranged as a list: Ideally, I'd want these options arranged in a grid with ...
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How to create new options within the menu?

I have created a custom menu using the walker class which was fairly simple but for the life of me I can not work out how to add options to the navigation item. For instance I am wanting to make a ...
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Theme options not being sent to Database

Currently working on a little project for a theme, doing this so i can learn the in's and out's of wordpress. So far i've got to the point of adding sections, and fields within those sections. ...
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Random text changing to weird icons in both admin & front end

Has any body had this sort of problem before. The text mainly in input field descriptions turns to weird icons see image. I have deactivated all plugins and changed themes several times but same ...
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Using Wordpress functions in custom PHP file without any output to the page?

I need to use Wordpress functions get_option and update_option in a custom PHP file. However, I also need to be able to redirect using headers at the end of the PHP script. Requiring wp-load.php or ...