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Show error, when selecting image in WordPress media uploader if params mismatch

Good day ! My question is following: I know how to show errors while uploading image from WordPress media uploader by using WordPress filter hook: But how to show same error box when user select ...
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How to add a simple form to my plugin?

I created simple plugin . It is showing the deafult add and list screen. How can i remove it and show my custom screen . I dont want to use other plugins. I just want to know how to add atleat a ...
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Adding Image in readme.txt file of wordpress plugin

It is possible to add a gif file in the readme.txt file of wordpress plugin in the wordpress.org plugin repository? My plugin url is https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-toggle-comments-form-fields/ I ...
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wordpress multisite, assigen blogs(webistes) to industry/group/category

i am looking for solution to assign blogs(websites) to industry/group/category. when new blog is created give the user option to select the blog industry/group/category. if it's not possible, i want ...
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Enqueu_scripts issue with the plugin when adding jquery scripts [on hold]

I am trying to write my first plugin infact the plugin only needs to add the jquery scripts and then use the selectors to select the column. While adding scripts i am getting following exception ...
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How Can I Add a Filter to Class Instance Only?

I have a custom class which I use for several cases extending it, for example class A { public function show_things() { print_r( apply_filter( 'yet_another_filter', array( 'coffee', ...
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Wordpress Media mime type filter problem 4.0

I have added new mime types with the 'post_mime_types' filter eg. PDF, doc, mp3 etc... Filtering by custom mime type on the upload.php page in media grid view works as expected but in list view it ...
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How to get maximum downloads for a wordpress plugin? [on hold]

How to get maximum downloads for a wordpress plugin? Like how to get thousands and thousands of downloads for a wordpress plugin...
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Proper way to replace the_content only for pages created by custom plugin

I'm creating a plugin that needs to replace the_content of only two specific pages that it created upon activation. Here is my code: add_filter('the_content', 'emd_content'); function ...
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Install and Activate WordPress Plugin from Repository with PHP

I want to install a plugin from the WordPress repository and then activate this using PHP code in my own plugin. I know I can activate a plugin using activate_plugin($plugin); but how ...
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Brainstorm - Slow Query from Plugin Need to Speed It Up

We use WP as the backend for a business directory. I have a plugin that queries based upon location coordinates looking for the closest 10 locations to a given "listing". This query is really slow ...
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Petition Plugin that works with WordPress 3.9.2 and up to 4.0? [closed]

Does anyone know of a petition plugin that works with WordPress 3.9.2 and up? I tried YAWPP and SpeakUp, but ran into issues with each and they are no longer supported. I need a petition plugin ...
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Forcing ALL plugin Admin menus into a separate menu

I'd like to move ALL of the menu's generated by various plugins such as ACF, Layerslider, WPMU Dev etc, into a separate menu structure. In short, I'd prefer an item called "Plugin menu's" and below ...
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Dynamically creating classes for Widget API

So let's say I want to make new Classes for the Widgets API using some variables that the user can configure. The only way I have figured it out is to use the eval() function. This is due to how ...
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Why cant the WP Filesystem API read googlefonts.json?

I've inherited a site built with a theme by Highgrade (southcentral) which is built using the Redux framework. I'm seeing the following error in the frontend and admin panel: Warning: Invalid ...
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Issue on Counting CPT's Under Taxonomy Term

I am using this code to count number of Custom Post Type $tax_terms = get_terms($tax, $args); foreach ($tax_terms as $tax_term) { echo '<li>' . '<a href="' . ...
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Not Able to Display Metabox Saved Checkbox and Selected option After Save/ Update

am using this code to create a Metabox for CPT. Now I am able to view the updateded / saved Text input on post but the Checkbox and selected options return null after save or update. Can you please ...
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Add a new tab to Wordpress Plugin install Listing

When an user searches for a plugin from the WP Admin's Add Plugin area, I want to add a new tab(with a link to a page) next to the current tabs. The location where I want the link is marked in the ...
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Remove plugin page menu items but keep plugin active

I am in the process of creating my first plugin for WordPress. However, I have one small issue, I had to add a plugins page (5 of them to be exact): add_plugins_page('Apollidon Kalendar', 'Edit ...
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How can I save a password securely as a settings field

I have a plugin that requires the user to enter a password (to access an external site) into a form field on the plugin settings page. Right now this is just saved as plain text, but I need to make it ...
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How to add a link to Wordpress Plugin install Listing

When an user searches for a plugin from the WP Admin's Add Plugin area, I want to add a link/button to every plugin's listing area. Which hook should I use? The location where I want the link is ...
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Unable to get content from $post on first publish

I'm trying to get the title and content from the global $post variable when a user publishes a new post (to submit to an external web service, which in turn needs to pass back additional data to add ...
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Filter seems to be run before another filter although priority is set correct

First of all I want to mention that these are my very first experiences with wordpress plugin development. In the following I describe what I want to do and then describe my problem. I wanna use ...
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Support for new language packs in WordPress 4.0

WordPress 4.0 added a new language pack system. Is there a guide or api documentation or an article about this that you are suggesting to read? I only found translations_api in codex.
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Is there an equivalent to Drupal's Batch API in WordPress?

I'm wondering if there is some sort of equivalent to Drupal's Batch API in WordPress? Basically, the API allows you to register a batch request and Drupal will call your function over and over again ...
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Social Media button function using jquery

I've wrote a fairly small function that I'm trying to get working. At the moment the jquery doesn't seem to have any effect on the html selected. I've checked the "inspect element" all file's are been ...
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Using Settings API to manage plugin data stored in custom table

I'm working on a plugin which needs: to store settings in wp_options table to store other data in several custom tables For the first point, I used the Settings API and everything works just fine, ...
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Autoloading a PHP class – working outside, but not inside WordPress plugin

I am thinking about using autoloading in a plugin. Outside of WordPress (as a test) it works as expected, but inside the plugin there are some problems. The directory structure I used for testing: ...
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Modify how gallery.js builds the shortcode [gallery …] in tinyMCE?

The post editor helpfully removes default arguments like columns="3" from the [gallery] shortcode. How do you tell it to remove a custom attribute that has a default value? The answer at Enhance ...
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WordPress Liveblog plugin: How to associate uploaded images with comments? [closed]

I'm using Automattic's Liveblog plugin which is also available on GitHub. Background When a user uploads an image, the following happens: a new post of post_type 'attachment' is created. a new ...
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Saving data-URI to media library

I have a TinyMCE plugin that generates PNG images using HTMLCanvasElement.toDataURL() (MDN). Currently, I'm just displaying them on the backend by putting the data-URI in an image tag, but I'd really ...
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Script work on non logged in user but not work for logged in user?

I am currently working with jquery and wordpress plugin. jQuery(document).ready(function($) { $('.btn').click(function(){ alert("hello world"); }); }); This code working very well ...
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Empty POST data on server on AJAX request using Angular $http

I use AngularJS to build an AJAX form which is then processed on a server running Wordpress. Server-side handler is simple: function rnr_contact_callback() { $name = $_POST['firstName'] . ' ' . ...
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theme_mod and option type in WP_Customize_Manager's add setting API

The WP_Customize_Manager's add setting API support the type argument: type Optional. Specifies the TYPE of setting this is. Options are 'option' or 'theme_mod' (defaults to 'theme_mod') What is the ...
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Apply function to update_option Variable

I found some instructions on encrypting an options field for a plugin here, using: encrypt($input_string, $key){ $iv_size = mcrypt_get_iv_size(MCRYPT_RIJNDAEL_256, MCRYPT_MODE_ECB); $iv = ...
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Using a multiple <select> element in widget form

I am trying to save all of the options in a <select> element in a widget. So far I have the following PHP code for the form: public function form( $instance ) { // Code for editing/adding ...
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wp_create_nonce function doesn't work inside a plugin?

I am writing a WordPress plugin which is creating a form in one of its functions. It looks like this (very simplyfied): class MyPlugin { public function createForm() { $nonce = ...
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What is necessary to secure a WP plugin against direct file access attempts?

When developing a WordPress plugin, what are the best practices for securing the plugin against attempts to directly access the file? I've seen WordPress plugins use a range of options, from .htaccess ...
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How To Prevent Certain Folder To Be Overwritten During Plugin Update?

I have a WordPress plugin that helps you create call to action boxes. You just select a template from the templates provided by plugin, customize the box using the settings given and publish the box ...
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How do I add a custom button to my “edit” list? ( edit.php?post_type= ) beside “Add New”

I have a custom post type for a plugin I'm creating and the label for the "add an item" type of button (at the top of the list page) needs a partner-button that says "import" and one that says ...
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Custom wp_editor content format missing

I am using this code to render wordpress editor like page body editor. $content = ''; $editor_id = 'mymail_html_template'; wp_editor( $content, $editor_id, $settings = ...
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Group multiple widgets in one

Is that possible to group some widget into one. I am creating some similar widgets and I want to group them altogether. Like I want to name it "Widget Group" and when I activate "Widget Group" plugin, ...
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Run function on plugin activation before plugin is loaded

I have two versions of the same plugin - one is a free version on WordPress.org and the other is a paid upgrade. Both versions use the same function names and so can't be activated at the same time. ...
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Import SQL tables from SQL file on plugin install

I'm building a plugin, on installation of the plugin it needs to create several tables. Now I found out that I can do that in the plugin code sorta like this.. // Function to create new database ...
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Best practice for creating a custom archive template for a custom taxonomy which works on all themes?

I'm making a plugin which includes a custom post type with custom taxonomies. I have a custom template - taxonomy-coupon-category.php - but these template files are specific to a single theme. What ...
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template redirect is not working from within a shortcode

I am new to WordPress. I want to show a custom template of a plugin using a shortcode. This template has my own login form with my own header and footer. I am using the following code: add_filter( ...
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Wordpress plugin, create page for API

I'm just starting with creating WordPress plugins. What i need to do is to create the page where I'll be able to display JSON/JSONP response. I would like to get some advices how to do it correctly. ...
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Best place to keep files that are called by cron jobs?

I am interesting in setting up a Wordpress Website which needs to keep updating certain custom database tables after fetching data from RESTful Web Services, lets say once in a day. I can achieve ...
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How to send email in wordpress with more than one attachments

In my plugin, there is a contact us form through which users can upload multiple files and it will be uploaded into wp-contents/uploads/2014/10 folder. Uploading is working, but now I need to send ...
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Populating a list of IDs for a widget to use in WordPress

I am trying to create a widget that takes a list of user-given IDs for items and then displays them at random wherever the Widget is placed. So far I have the following set up: User enters an ID in ...