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Automatic updates in plugin - not hosted on wordpress repository

I'm coding a plugin which probably will have updates in the future, and I want to take advantage of the automatic update mechanism in wordpress. I followed this tutorial: ...
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How do you create a custom edit.php / edit pages page

I need to create 3 custom edit.php pages which only display pages with a certain parent and the Post New button links to a new page with the corresponding parent. The closest answer I can is do not ...
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WordPress Terminology Options Vs. Settings

What term should be used when defining a page in the admin menu that allows you to change a plugins options?
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Adding more options to the instance of an image. (Attachment Display Settings)

I'm trying to build a simple reusable plugin for image presentation in Wordpress 3.9, and it seems I've hit a brick wall. I would like to be able to add a couple of options to the instance of the ...
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How to provide translations for a WordPress TinyMCE plugin?

I know that I can get my translations into JavaScript doing: $MyTranslations = array( 'translation1' => __("Some String 1", "MyTranslations"), 'translation2' => __("Some ...
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Unit Testing a Plugin functionality with cron

I'm currently on the process of unit testing a plugin using the Wordpress unit testing framework. In one of the functions to be tested,it will send mails to users in a periodic time interval so it ...
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additional information and reviews tabs not working in woocommerce [on hold]

i created a wordpress theme and recently i installed woocommerce 2.1.7 . when i activated it every thing works well but additional information and reviews tabs in single product page not working well ...
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Is it worth checking if class_exists when developing a plugin and how to do it?

I'm learning WordPress plugin development using OOP approach. In most resources before declaring a class there is usually a check if class exists class_exists(). Is it a good approach to check this ...
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“save_post” hook not triggered in WP 3.6.1

I developed a plugin having a custom metabox that is using the "save_post" hook to store data. The plugin is old 18 months and is used by thousands of customers, so I'm pretty sure everything is good. ...
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How to get vim to autocomplete WordPress API functions?

I guess built-in omnicomplete is a start, but perhaps we're talking some neocomplcache plugin module or something themsuch? Googling "vim wordpress autocomplete" doesn't really give much.
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WP_Query returns no results

I'm using wp_query to create a custom query that retrieves search results but it is returning 0 results. Here is the code: $query = 's=the&posts_per_page=5&paged=1'; $custom_query = new ...
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How to add sub-menu to a menu generated by wp_nav_menu by using plugin

I have a menu generated by wp_nav_menu which look like <ul class="nav-menu" id="menu-top-nav"> <li class="menu-item menu-item-type-custom menu-item-object-custom menu-item-43" ...
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Good tutorial to get started with advanced wordpress plugin development? [duplicate]

Ok I saw many of the tutorials that allow you to introduce a shortcode. Well that is not what I am looking for. I actually want to extend the backend with a way to allow a second title. At the moment ...
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The plugin assign to the wrong place (layout problem)

<?php /* Plugin Name: Push notification Plugin URI: http://wordpress.org/plugins/temp/ Description: No description Author: Temp Version: 1.0 Author URI: http://ma.tt/ */ // This just echoes the ...
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Making Quote Plugin more efficient

I've been working on this plugin the past couple of nights and have been jotting down idea's of how to improve it. My knowledge of php isn't the strongest and I'm learning as I go along most of the ...
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Developing a plugin, ran it through P3 Profiler, shows up slow, but I don't know why

I am having an issue with my plugin I'm developing. After using the GoDaddy P3 Plugin profiler, it shows that is taking up a large amount of runtime, but the plugin itself is very minimal. It just ...
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using wp_footer hook in a plugin

I'm using the wp_footer hook into the plugin and it doesn't work, but when I copy the code to the "functions.php" file of the active theme it does work, what is the possible problem in this situation ...
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Saving an array to get_options

I'm trying to save an array to get_options in wordpress, I'm aware that I don't have to serialize the array due to get_options doing that. At the moment I don't get any success of failed message upon ...
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function triggered by “manage_users_custom_column” filter not working

I am trying to add a custom column un users.php but it stays empty. I have successfully added a column to the users admin page with this code in my theme's functions.php file: function ...
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Plugin admin page meta_box toggle and order state not saving

I can't get the toggle state and open/close status of meta_boxes on my plugin admin page to be stored. The ajax response is always 0 I'm using meta boxes to hold sections of menu for a plugin. ...
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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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Permission error on plugin save

When I pass a quote to the input field and save it I get this error message in wordpress - I'm using the latest installation version. Error "You do not have sufficient permissions to access this ...
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How to allow users to upload files to a subfolder of my plugin, or without running into permission issues?

My plugin has a form in admin dashboard, allowing users to upload files. Now, when I grab this file, via $_FILES, is there any way I can save it to: example.com/wp-content/plugins/myplugin/subfolder ...
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Use WP_Theme::scandir function to scan a plugin directory. Is there a way?

I'd like to scan a plugin's directory for files with specific extensions, like php, css and js. I know there is scandir() function in WP_Theme class that's perfect for this work. The problem is that ...
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Can i duplicate pages created via plugin?

I have a custom built plugin which generate event pages, now my client wants the event to copy.. how can i copy the page generated via plugin. I have used plugins available but they only work with ...
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Advanced custom field - custom field of post object extracted only the first time [closed]

2 posttypes books and stores where stores is postobject for books. in below all posts are displayed ...with correct storename bookcode & bookinfo for all posts but the storeurl is extracted ...
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Change page according to fetched GET Parameters

I want to write plugin which has the ability to change the start page according to a get parameter: The following code is the full plugin. function GET_Different_Page_on_front_parameter() { if ...
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Cache directory needed for plugin

I'm working on a new plugin, and i need to write a frew cache files somewhere. At first i wanted to create a cache folder inside my plugin with the following .gitignore file in it: # Ignore ...
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AJAX request not routing through proxy

I've built a plugin that uses AJAX to post a URL to the URL2PNG API and bring back a screenshot into WordPress via wp_remote_get. It works beautifully in my development environment. In production, ...
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Correct check for any admin page with editor

I have read the codex, but found it a bit incomplete. I like to load stuff only on pages where the post editor is visible. This should include custom post types and everything. I am a bit insure ...
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How can I save repeatable fields with one value inside an array?

Introduce I am currently working on a slider plugin to learn a lot of PHP and WordPress. I have create some repeatable field with javascript. Some functional details: When the user is clicking on ...
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Is it possible to set up multistore in Woocommerce? [on hold]

Is it possible to have multistore in WooCommerce? I want to divide my WooCommerce store into 3 distinct stores with the toys showing up in 3 different collection names called: remote cars, ...
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Including the necessary functions for a custom ajax registration form

I know there are a few questions on registration forms but I think mine differs a bit as I haven't found an answer through searching. I'm making a simple subscribe widget that takes a user's email ...
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include php file if page_id matches

I think this is a simple question: I'm building a plugi, and up until now, if i wanted to include a php file, i would have to know the page_id - i would put the following command in page.php (or ...
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Saving plugin data returns “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page.”

I'm developing a quote plugin which will save a quote to the WPDB using a form to input the quote. I've created half this code and got the other piece from another programmer on here. I'm looking to ...
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use wordpress to create user on external database

let me try to explian what i wanna achieve, I have wordpress site and a project management system from codecanyon here is the link. http://codecanyon.net/item/freelance-manager/1225423 i have ...
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Way to hook into a sidebar call to replace it with a custom sidebar

I want to replace the sidebar-2 in the twentyforteen theme with a custom sidebar based on a conditional statement for CPT. So if the page is showing a certain custom post type then show my custom ...
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How to append new form elements in “Add New” form of Users in Wordpress admin panel?

I'm developing a WordPress plugin and I want to append some extra form fields in add new form of Users section inside admin panel without editing core files. Can somebody help me in achieving this.
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Dynamic banner for use on external sites

Pro question: we would like to display our most current wordpress articles on external sites (something like advertisments or banners). I think this could be easily done with iFrames, but I doubt ...
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Using wp_get_image_editor in a standalone script

With WP 3.5, they updated the image resizing scripts with wp_get_image_editor. Currently, in this standalone script that is accessed with Ajax, I have included wp-load.php so I can access all of the ...
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How to remove default style of header in wordpress metabox

I have the problem which when I create a header in my wordpress plugin metabox, it always apply the default style on my header: even when I apply, my own style, <h3 style="background-color: ...
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How to completely disable a taxonomy archive on the frontend?

I have registered three custom taxonomies. All three of these custom taxonomies are attached to my custom post type. There is only one taxonomy out of the three registered, that I would like not ...
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How to get post bulk edit action trigger and get edited post ids?

I want to send email if a postmeta of a post is changed to the expected value.So previously i was doing loop to check the post meta in each post. In here am running the loop in admin_init hook. But ...
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Custom Menu's don't register when in widgets

I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. The site I'm working on has multiple custom menus created that I'm trying to add onclick functionality to. I went ahead and installed the ...
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Custom characters of tinymce editor are saved as question mark

I have integrated tinymce editor of wordpress to my custom plugin. I save the data entered in to Database via ajax like this: encodeURIComponent('<?php echo ...
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Saving Plugin settings to the database

I'm not a complete novice with php or wordpress but am wanting to approach this problem the most efficient way so believe asking here will help. I've got a plugin that randomly generates a quote - ...
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Creating a Link Text like Submit Button in Admin Page

I'm making an admin page for my plugin and I'd like to make a text link designed like the form button of admin pages. I tried this but didn't work well. <a href="" cless="button-primary" ...
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Display update notification messages like 'What's New'

I am about to push out a new update for my plugin. I've used a few functions only available to WordPress 3.8, which is fine because I want to support the latest version. How do I display a message to ...
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Hello dolly type plugin that allows people to add their own

I am making a plugin that shows a random joke on a custom 404 page via shortcode and it is basically near enough the same as the default hello dolly plugin, where the jokes are hardcoded into the ...
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Display custom fields in frontside user profile

I installed the CIMY User Extra Fields plugin to add new custom fields in theuser profile. I added 1 custom field for gender to the user profile but it displays only in the admin panel user profile. ...