In WP `options` is the term used for variables stored in the database. They are accessed through the options API.

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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 transition....
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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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How to store accumulate multiple option values in a single array using Options_API

I have created an option array that stores a series of options, along with their values. The problem is that I want to ACCUMULATE these options and store them in the options database. Meaning I would ...
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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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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' =>'dealers','taxonomy'=&...
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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 name=...
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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 panel....
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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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Is it possible to have a form submit to a two dimensional array multiple times and display the results on the same page?

I'm looking to have a form accept a name and a description and have it submitted, and on the same page have all the submitted forms shown with the information. I am able to get it to submit, but I'm ...
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multidimensional array within options table contains same information- for custom plug in

I've created a multidimensional array for some settings within my custom plug in, and when I print_r the original and the inner array I receive exactly the same output. $options = get_option ('...
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Correct way check nonce (security) using old Options API

I am developing plugin for Wordpress. Firstly I started using Settings API it looks good, but it is little bit complex and it doesn't provide the way to handle options manually. I have quite ...
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Unable to view data in Options table for plugin

I've created a plugin which contains a form and I am trying to get the data from the form to post to options, but the data is not. I've checked in wp-admin/options.php and the plugin does not contain ...
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Override $table_prefix only for the options table

The only documentation i found was too obsolete. (https://wordpress.org/support/topic/two-sites-two-themes-one-database-same-content) and this one (Change options table prefix only) doesn't help me. ...
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PHP Fatal error: Cannot redeclare options_general_add_js()

Just updated to wordpress 4.5.2, I'm getting that error when loading the wp-admin/options-general.php page. Here is the stack trace mod_fcgid: stderr: PHP Fatal error: Cannot redeclare ...
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Remove Edit Profile option but still have the profile viewable

I am looking to make it so a subscriber can login and view their profile but not change any of their settings. Only the admin can change the profile settings. Again, I am not looking to hide the ...
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Saving option values in array using register_settings and add_settings_field [duplicate]

I've been able to save different options as single options in the database. What I'm trying to do is to save them all in one single row, using an array. This is my code: register_setting( 'cptrp-...
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Save plugin settings to a custom array and database table

First of all, please bear with my ignorance on the topic. I'm super new to WP Plugin development, and have been struggling with it for some time now. I'm developing a simple Wordpress plugin (well, ...
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Enable/Disable code in static pages

I'm trying to add a checking (hide/show) option in my wordpress pages that allow to either allow a code to be displayed or hidden, so that when i create a page i choose if i want that code to be ...
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I need to add table records from an admin menu page

How do I keep control of a admin menu page that I create via 'add_options_page'? I have built a "demo" plugin that creates an option page. This was through a tutorial and the page that was created ...
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Marking Multiple Options Selected in Different Select Boxes

I've added a multi select box to each menu item on the Menus page. How can I mark multiple items as selected for a given select box? <script type="text/javascript"> jQuery(document).ready(...
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Saved option shows in page dropdown after page refresh

I'm adding a submenu page with a simple dropdown of pages as a settings, the code looks like this: <?php add_action('admin_menu', 'mytheme_admin_menus'); if(!function_exists('...
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What should I use instead of get_blog_option?

I am using a plugin that was using get_blog_option and it no longer works. I looked up the call and it doesn't work because it's a wpmu function only. Is there an equivalent method that I can use ...
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Wrong url for the images while using same database for two Wordpress installations

I have revamped the site hosted at https://example.com and trying to run the new version of the site at https://example.com/newsite But i want to use the same database with all the links as https://...
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Custom options for WordPress sidebars

I am curious if it is possible to add custom options for each sidebar on the widgets page. Something like this (the part with the "Mobile" option): I'm having trouble finding a hook or action that ...
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Options page textarea to populate custom post select field

I have created a plugin that allows entry of a custom post type. Within that post type I have a select metabox for name. I also have an options page that has a textarea box that has a list of names. I ...
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What should I use to store options for a single blog on a network site?

When a user signs up they create a blog. I want to let them set an option that is specific to that blog. When they save that option should I use update_option(), update_user_option(), ...
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Turn on certain plugin options after plugin install

I'm having issues in finding a way to auto-activate certain plugin settings on plugin activation. So for example , after you install the plugin "Option 1", "Option 2" will be automaticly ON. Here's ...
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Repeatable option fields not saving

I have an options page for a plugin and I'm trying to create a repeatable groups of fields. I have the fields and the JS to clone the fields, but I can't get them to save. /** * Add Mimes * * @...
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Custom Fields as Post Type Options

Im using a theme for vehicle listings and the WPUF Pro plugin for frontend submitting. WPUF plugin automatically reads the taxonomies of themes post_type (vehicle), but the theme got vehicle (details)...
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Can i add wordpress editor to my custom theme option? [closed]

I want to add wordpress default editor to my custom theme option editor, recently i have used textarea but this doesn't support for html format ! // Start Booking Section array( ...
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Panel displays the name of the selected category

I select a category to display the settings panel characteristic form of the contents of a box. I added the following code to display the name of the category and content as I put it. The problem is ...
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Send post via XMLRPC with open comment

I'm trying to send post via xmlrpc to wordpress but I don't know how to send comment_open to the wordpress. Is there any options to do so? I read the documentation but didn't find any option regarding ...
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Multiple wp_options tables to share content across installs

My application has >10 user_roles, each able to perform completely different tasks, provided with an custom backend and no access to wp-admin. The extra functionality each user_role gets to use is ...