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Get data from Theme Options and use them into meta options field in custom post type

I want to grab data from my theme options and have to use them in meta option fields in custom post types. I know how to grab theme option data and show them on front pages but don't know how to grab ...
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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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Custom options in plugin, register_settings not working as no options.php?

I'm having trouble getting a custom plugin to save options, as it cannot find options.php (and I don't know where it's supposed to be) The full code for the plugin: add_action( 'admin_menu', ...
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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 ...
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Register a widget area when a theme option has been saved?

Is it possible to register a widget area and sidebars when an option has been selected and saved in a theme options panel? I am using a framework called redux but am not too sure if this can be ...
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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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Custom options page, add_options_page deprecated?

I'm trying to create a page in my theme to allow users to add generic info (phone numbers etc) I followed a tutorial and thought I had something good but it turns out part of it is deprecated. So ...
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Simple WP Plugin with plugin settings page

I need to create a plugin with only one select on his settings page and save select value. I have a select with all register menus and I can not to save my select value. What am I doing wrong? What ...
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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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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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Can't use get_option function in PHP file located inside plugin folder

I am currently developing a small plugin which queries an API for some XML data. The XML data is then used to display a page. I wanted to do most of the display and formatting related stuff in ...
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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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Add Custom Script in Other Plugin's Options page

I am trying to put a custom inline JavaScript is an options page created by a plugin. The page URL is like this wp-admin/admin.php?page=psbg. This is the code I am using to output my script at the ...
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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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Is saving multiple options or saving multiple items in one option better?

I have added multiple fields to a custom taxonomy. I followed Pippin's tutorial. This method creates a single option per taxonomy item. The multiple fields are saved in taxonomy_id. I was not sure ...
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Using a dropdown to alter an option value on plugin settings page

I'm trying to implement a dropdown menu on my plugin's settings page. When the user selects a choice from the dropdown and presses the Save Changes button, I need the choice's value to be appended to ...
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Error when renaming option

UPDATE: This error came from WP_DEBUG...of course, embedded_url didn't exist yet. However, when I set the value of $options[embedded_url] using the form, the $options array magically adds both the new ...
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Add transparency to wordpress color picker?

Question: How could you add a few transparency options (none, semi-transparent and solid) to the chosen color in the wp color picker? I'm working on a set of theme options. I am using the wp color ...
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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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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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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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Add site options UI in Multisite Sites > Infos page

I want to add meta fields for the sites in my network (such as a thumbnail and a category). I know how to do this using get/add/update_site_option, but I'm wondering where I could put the UI to manage ...
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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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How do I setup nested repeatable option fields?

I'm trying to wrap my head around how to create a set of option fields that should be able to repeat for as many times as possible. But I'm having a hard time to figure out how to proceed. Currently ...
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Enable page templates. How?

Basic question, but I want to enable page templates. I have one theme which has page templates enabled. I switched to another but there is no option to change the template, even when creating a new ...
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Plugin options not being saved or created

Having a lot of trouble with this config page. I have followed the documentation (which was sparse) and done a bit of searching for help. My problem is simple, my config options aren't being created ...
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Access to option page by role/capability

So i've been googling around and i'm trying to figure out a plain simple solution to my problem. I've tried several things but they are simply not working. I just got into WordPress and i have to edit ...
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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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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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Sanitize Term Custom Field - apostrophe problem

Alright guys, before posting I've searched the similar questions but I couldn't find the answer. Problem: I've added custom fields to a custom taxonomy, when I'm saving the options using ...
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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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Multisite and plugins options

I need more information about get_site_option(), update_site_option() and add_site_option(). In codex they say it's the same as single install except that in multisite, it returns the network-wide ...
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Is it possible to pass a date from one Advance Custom Fields options page to another?

I have been trying for a week now to figure this out. I have a site that has numerous ACF options pages. On one options page (Trade Show Details) the start and end dates for a trade show are entered. ...
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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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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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Add Option if Not Exists

I need to see if an option, and if does, get the value. If not, I need to add it. The Codex provides: <?php $option_name = 'myhack_extraction_length' ; $new_value = '255' ; if ( get_option( ...
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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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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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delete_option() and update_option() returning false

I know that when delete_option() or update_option() fail to perform their respective database interactions, they return false. Does anyone know why they wouldn't be able to perform these actions? ...
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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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Apply cropping to custom size from media library

I want to be able to apply a specific crop to the medium size or any other custom image size i define. I want to control the crop as it is controlled in the media library for the thumbnail. I want to ...
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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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how can I detect that option value has changed?

I am working on a plugin and I want to fire a different action based on each option value change. so how can I do that ? example: $options = get_option('ACP_settings'); if $options['acp-select'] has ...
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Theme Option won't show up in my template

I've modified theme option from wp.tuts tutorials, And when I save the settings, it works. But the settings on the second tabs won't show up in my template. here my first theme option and the second ...
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“Error: Options Page Not Found” on Settings Page Submission for an OOP Plugin

I am developing a plugin using Tom McFarlin's Boilerplate repository as a template, which utilizes OOP practices. I've been trying to figure out exactly why I'm unable to correctly submit my settings. ...
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update_option not working in stand-alone PHP script

I have a standalone PHP script in my WordPress theme's directory that I run once every hour through a cron job (or manually if needed). All other WordPress functions are working except the ...
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Echo get_option displays as text

I am trying to use some code that is stored as a settings option in WordPress. When I try to use the following code below however, it show up as plain text instead of executing. The option I have ...
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Are transients garbage collected?

This question got me thinking Transient RSS feeds in wp_options not removed automatically? Transients are supposed to expire and be deleted. However the only way I see this handled is when transient ...
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What type to upload image within theme options?

I want to get option to change logo within my option theme. I use this code: array("name" => "Upload Logo", "desc" => "Choose an image", "id" => $shortname."_logo_img", ...