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

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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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Best possible way to get all options

I need to provide a list of all options set via plugins etc to remote calls. There is a plugin WP API Options but it hardly does the job. There are two possible ways (that I know of) to get a list ...
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Cannot save using register_setting

I am adding an option field to the 'general options' page in WordPress. I cannot get WordPress to save the field. Cannot figure out what I am doing wrong. function add_banner_options() { ...
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Plugin options, presets and filters : can you help me improve my workflow?

I'm building a plugin and I have hard time handling options on it. I already did try several ways but I think i'm stuck on a structural problem here. I would like to have your input on all of this ...
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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 id="...
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Admin option sidebar count

I need to add a count number to a option menu item in the admin sidebar. How is this done? I found a similar post: Modifying admin sidebar contents to show pending posts indicator
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Full page (no WP admin menus and options) admin theme options

I'd like to drag and drop functionality into one of the admin pages and I've been wondering about the best way to implement it: an iframe or something else? What I'd like is: Once the use choose the ...
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Transients API conditional

I have the following transient, but if the user changes the value of $url the transient should not be used. I want to know what is the most appropriate way to use this variable with the transient. ...
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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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API for wp menu hacks

Question changed due to new developments! I was loooking for a way to hack the menu items in the custom menu page to add a "hide" checkbox and other options. The only way I found is to override the ...
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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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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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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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get_option & update_option for multiple input fields with same name

<ul> <?php $vArgs = array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'offset' => 0, 'order' => 'DESC', 'orderby' => 'date', '...
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update object options on option form

I have an object on an option called 'option_voc'. Now I would like to update only one field of this object through form i created on menu page i created (The plugin's settings page). I do not find ...
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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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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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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( "some-option"...
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Image upload and other options in the same plugin settings form?

I write a wordpress plugin. My plugin has two options. One is an image upload mechanism and the other is a checkbox. My code is below: <?php /* Plugin Name: Plugin Name Plugin URI: Description: ...
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How to store options in an array

I am creating a custom table to display selected options for a page called "Testimonials". The user will enter their options on a "manage testimonial settings" page, and then those options will ...
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Register setting and array in settings grup

I'm trying to optimize code for a plugin settings (to store days of the week). Settings registration looks like: register_setting( 'my-plugin-settings-group', 'day1' ); register_setting( 'my-...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to create a new database table whenever user changes options

I'am new to wordpress plugin development and I'am stuck in developing menu for my plugin. By going through documentation and many sites i created following menu. But i want to create a new table in ...
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Saving plugin settings - ERROR: options page not found

I've created a form for my plugin settings and set the action attribute of the form to "options.php" but when I submit the form I get "ERROR: options page not found." add_action('admin_menu', '...
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wp_editor content in plugin options page

Hi I'm writing a plugin it involves the site builder / user adding content via wp_editor this content is then saved and submitted via a submit_button. I've wrapped the editor in form action = "...
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Cannot save select multiple option in my plugin options

I have a select element in my plugin option page, but can't figure out how to save it correctly (all other options are correctly saved and reused). public function ce_blog_chief_editor_callback(...
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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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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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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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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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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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get Options value in “external” page

I've create a really small plugin. This plugin add one filter : add_filter('the_content', 'BlueSteelAPI', 5); BlueSteelAPI is calling my API. I've create an admin page for register the secret key ...
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Options not saving

My options were saving properly then I edited the files and it's not saving anymore. I undo the changes on the files and I'm sure that those were the only files that I edited. One section saved ...
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Custom options - register, defaults and delete empty fields (Settings API)

I cant figure out how to register all of my setting fields into 1 database option. Code for my menu page: add_menu_page('Custom options', 'Custom Options', 'manage_options', 'rm_options', '...
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Move one option value into another option

I have 2 existing options that I want to move into an existing 3rd option. What is the best way to go about this? Here's the scenario: I have 2 options in existance: get_option( 'license_key' ) ...
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update_option() updating the option with an empty value?

I have a call to update_option() inside a class which edits some keys from the options array passed to it and then saves the updated array to the database, I don't have any fancy code, the function is ...
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Slightly modified options framework Colour picker

I'm using slightly modified options framework for a theme I'm working on, I have used this before with other themes but never had a need to use the colour picker. I need to be able to allow the user ...
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Auto Select Child categories on Multiple Dropdown - Jquery

I am using the wp_dropdown_categories to generate the form and select option, with multiple select jquery plugin. What I want is that, when the user selects the Parent category or (level-1) then the ...