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Wordpress PHP plugin - Settings page error

Writing a PHP plugin for Wordpress. It was an external PHP script. But now I'm having a problem. When I click submit on the page it redirects saying there are no permissions to go to that page. Edit: ...
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Conditional statement for parent, child and grandchild pages

I'm trying to figure out how to set up a conditional statement to check if the parent, child or grandchild is being displayed. This is what I've got so far: <?php if ( is_page( 'about' ) || '29' ...
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Specified file failed upload test. wp_upload_handle

So I managed to write a peice of code that allows me to upload a zip file, im not even sure where it gets uploaded too, and I am doing it on my localhost with apache in control (www-data). the code is ...
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Wp favorite posts get user favorites in profile using buddypress [closed]

Im currently encountering a problem i display user wp favorites posts fine, but the issue is i wont display them, once users are logged out it says " no posts have been made" while each user has ...
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Remove class that has been added by parent theme

My parent theme generates the following class in body: style-cupcake. I don't want that. The best way to get rid of this is by adding my own functions in a functions.php file in my child theme, right? ...
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Limit the_excerpt with max of x characters

What I'm trying to do: I want to display the_excerpt, but I have a maximum of x characters the_excerpt may use, but I don't want to display a couple of characters of a word, only whole words. Some ...
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How do I attach a php file to an arbitrary slug and still have access to the wp-core functions?

Based on an example found here and several others, I am trying to load a non wordpress page from a specific URL while having access to the wordpress core. I have the following code (which seems to ...
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Saving metabox repeatable fields

This is a code that I'm adapting from https://gist.github.com/2057532. The problem is that I'm not being able to save the content from the new fields that I created. I had checked the other questions ...
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Inserting Gravity Form checkbox values into Advanced Custom Fields [closed]

I'm trying to feed checkbox values from a Gravity Forms form (which creates a new post) into an Advanced Custom Fields field. I've had a read around and found some info in a post (at the bottom of the ...
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Mass update excerpt

I'm using a photoblog theme which upon creating a new post it takes the post attachment and saves a modified "img src" string into the excerpt field. It then uses <?php the_excerpt(); ?> to ...
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external wordpress pages using wp-blog-header

I am setting up a few sections of a website external to the core wordpress installation, but I still want to use the built in wpdb functions, and/or header files from wordpress. I follow the ...
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Clean URL permalink for custom post type

I have a custom content type of photo_group which is a collection of photos. I want to be able to go to mysite.com/photos and have that page dump out all of my photo groups. How can I do this ...
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How to Append to the_excerpt() Function

I have the following snippet of code: <?php>$more = '.....';?> <p class="extra"><?php the_excerpt(); ?></p> What I am trying to do is append the value of $more to ...
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How to call a function only once (global variable scope)

I have been trying to work out the most effecient way to use functions in WordPress. I have a big slow function big_slow_function() that ideally is only run once. But I need to use the boolean that ...
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Thumb rating for wordpress - top user

I am currently using gd star rating (thumb rating) to rate posts (articles - no rating on comments). What I really want to do is show a table of the top 5 users and their number of votes based on the ...
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Make Selected Mutiselect Items “selected”

I'm developing a theme settings panel for a new wordpress theme that have an option to exclude categories from being shown in the loop. I managed to get the main functionality to work, using a ...
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List page for custom post type?

I have created a custom post type in wordpress and have 90% of the functionality working correctly, but I am having a bit of trouble trying to create a custom listing page template. Currently it is ...
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Initialize WordPress environment to use in a real cron script

I have to run a PHP script through real cron (WP cron being too unreliable). Within that script, I need $wpdb to insert data into WordPress table. But of course $wpdb will not be available as ...
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Wordpress shop: enable custormers to select product color using image thumbnails on Custom Fields

I use Wordpress Custom Fields to provide customers with various product color codes in a drop-down list, but now I would like to add the various color thumbnails for ease of selection...similar to how ...
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How do I create a drop down menu in a widget?

How do I create a simple dropdown menu with 3 options in a widget? I'm using $instance to do it. How would it look in a barebones widget?
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On update to 3.04 site started recording accents as “&Atilde;&iexcl;” and “á”, what to do?

One day my site worked perfectly and the next it suddenly started to have trouble recording accented characters. The problem affects posts' body, if I submit a post with an accent on the title it ...
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How do I make wordpress comment fields required?

Here is my form: <form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" id="commentform" class="validate"> <?php if($user_ID) : ?> <?php ...
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Why does this echo values in the wrong order?

I'm sure there is a simple reason/answer for this: Why does echo 'Archive for '. the_time('Y'); give me 2010Archive for? I had expected it would give me Archive for 2010
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Prevent WordPress from loading comments

I'm displaying the comments for a post my way, using $comm = get_comments() and then passing $comm to wp_list_comments() (this is the reason why). How to disable WordPress from loading comments from ...
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Getting invalid user ID error when creating a new user with wp_insert_user

I'm trying to insert users into wordpress from a foreign database and I've prepared my $userdata as foreach ($users_out as $key_u => $value_u) { $user_id = $value_u['writer_id']; ...
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PHP- Why is my contact form keep showing it is invalid? [closed]

I was working on contactus.php form. I am not testing whether the email will be sent to our account. However, my objective is when the form is invalid, it will reload the page and redirect user back ...
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How to place login logout link on menu that redirects users back to current page?

I am working on an area of my site for members. However, I need a link on my menu that when clicked it will take people to my login form then back to the page they were previously on. I need the same ...
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Error in WP_update_post

i make php file outside from wordpress folder to edit wordpress post and i get error when i use this code. wp_update_post <?php include '/go1/wp-includes/post.php';?> <?php // Update post ...
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How to redirect all 404 in a Wordpress subdirectory to the index.php of subdirectory?

I have a folder with name: wordpress_install/dev/abc Now, I have created a index.php in abc folder and I want all the urls like: wordpress_install/dev/abc/asdfasdfsdf (a 404 page) to be ...
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Enqueue less file not working in child theme?

In my child theme I have: add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'theme_enqueue_styles' ); function theme_enqueue_styles() { wp_enqueue_style( 'parent-style', get_template_directory_uri() . ...
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How to get user by display_name with WP_User_Query

I'm using WP_User_Query to get user by display_name and other columns such as: user_login, user_nicename. Here is the code: $my_users = new WP_User_Query( array( 'role' ...
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How to get the term before the last from a custom taxonomy?

This code displays the last term added to a taxonomy "issue" which i use to automatically display a link toward my current issue: $args = array( 'hide_empty=0' ); $terms = get_terms( 'issue', ...
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How to protect own PHP code from Wordpress updates

I have written several own shortcode scripts which I place in the shortcodes.php file. My Wordpress installation is set to update to new Wordpress versions automatically, which is a good thing. But ...
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Get html data with javascript to php array and store to wordpress database

What I wanted to do is get the items that are dropped to the droppable area and stored it a php array so that I can store into database so that I can access the stored array from other parts of my ...
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Show only one post for each author ( Page loads too slow )

I want to show only one latest post by each author and found this code that it working. However, it takes too long to load the page since I have over 100K authors and 100K posts in database. How can I ...
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Weird slug in archives permalink

All my wordpress installs (and some others, as I see) have the archive based index in the following format http://example.com/date/2015/06/02. But most current installs out there display it as just ...
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Replacing a specific menu item

So, I understand how to target a specific menu using the following to add a custom code. <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'menu' => 'Project Nav', // do not fall back to first non-empty menu ...
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set external image as featured image [duplicate]

currently with the code below i am able to set an image from media library as featured image via functions.php below is my code functions.php set_post_thumbnail($post_id,$imageid); where ...
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Adding php directly into widget shortcode

So here is my button shortcode in my widget. [button title="EDIT" href="<?php ech edit_product_url( $post->ID ); ?>"] As you can guess the href url does not work. What would be the best ...
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How can I 'reactivate' .PHP files within a WP plugin that have been marked 'inactive'?

I attemped to edit .PHP files associated with a plugin through the Editor in Dashboard while the plugin was active - all .PHP files associated with that plugin have now been marked 'inactive' and the ...
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“Maximum function nesting level of '100' reached” after adding a new filter

I am trying to filter my post title for a specific page and when a form is submitted on that page , for this I am trying to filter my title . Here is the code function filter_title_after() { ...
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TCPDF get_post_meta outside the loop

I want to be able to export a html page to PDF. I downloaded TCPDF (mainly because it allows me save High resolution images and shrinks the filesize.) The TCPDF folder is in my theme folder. If a ...
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How to sort results from a custom database table

I've created a custom WordPress database table which I'm using to store 'likes'. The columns I have are: id post_id user_id I'm now trying to get an array of post IDs that a particular user has ...
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get image url inside the content in wordpress?

I want to get the image_url from the content.Actually i have done the following code to get the content: $content=$query_val->post_content; i'm getting following as o/p: "content":"Lorem ...
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Wordpress loop only displaying one post

I don't know enough PHP perhaps to recognize immediately why the loop in my wordpress theme is only displaying one post and so I humbly ask for assistance. <div class="container"> <div ...
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How can I programmatically save data into custom fields that contain serialized data?

I purchased a theme from themeforest recently that has a custom post type. Here is a link to a page that's been created with the custom post type: ...
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Auto order posts of custom post type by title

I have a custom post type which has more than 50 posts. I want to reorder them alphabetically so that each time I post anything the system automatically reorders. Please don't suggest post order ...
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Looking to exclude blog posts from category Previous/Next buttons

I'm working on some conditional elements here and I thought I had it but it's still not working right. You can see my site here. What I've done is displayed only category Legal Libation Columns (98) ...
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Second select list values are not saved after clicking update

I have a select list in a metabox which value is saved successfully after clicking "Update" when editing post. Of course, the values are custom taxonomies. But i don't know how to add another select ...
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set new link as permalink

i have external link stored in a variable $extlink which is generated based on different selections in the post. how do i set the permalink to be this $extlink so that when i click on the post it ...