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How do I change the author of a custom post type?

I have made a custom post type and need to be able to create posts and assign them to authors. It is easy to do this with posts as you can go to the bulk edit screen and immediately change the author. ...
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Load plugin selectively for pages or posts, etc

It's possible select which plugin load by page or post, because i have 35 plugins and many of these no necessary in many pages or posts and only for some pages, how can do this? I've tested beta ...
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Test files for plugin development

The end of the first chapter of Professional WordPress Plugin Development by Wrox Press released February 2011 states: To test a plugin during development make a test.php file and place it in ...
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Plugin README.txt isn't updating in the Directory (stable tag is correct)

I'm fairly certain I've tagged (and updated) everything properly according to the official FAQ. My previous version was 1.0.0 My new (current) version is 1.0.1 I've updated README.txt in trunk with ...
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Sub Menu content is being duplicated

In the plugin I am developing I am using the following code to build my menu - add_menu_page('BCRM Plugin Settings', 'BCRM', 'administrator', __FILE__, 'bcrm_settings_page', BOOGIE__PLUGIN_URL . ...
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How to avoid conflicts with db.php / $wpdb and other plugins that decide to use them?

Our plugin (VersionPress) needs to track database changes so that it can version-control them. We currently do this by creating db.php and overriding the $wpdb instance in it but it has an issue that ...
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Plugin settings are saving but the fields

I'm following @Otto's tutorial on Settings API. I managed to save the plugin settings into the options table, but by any means can't save any fields. <?php /** * Add Settings SubMenu * Thanks ...
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Proper way to run wp_query from inside a plugin

I am developing a plugin that needs to make a query of a custom post type and retrieve data and meta data from these posts. But anytime I run that query inside my plugin, no matter what admin new post ...
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Plupload: frontend media upload

I want to allow non registered guest uploading all kind of media to my wordpress blog. Therefore I tried several different plugins but non of them have all the required features. NextGEN Gallery ...
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Plugin to display posts of a specific category, similar to a blog [on hold]

I am creating a magazine style template for WordPress and it has a few different sections displaying a few posts of each category. Kind of like this template: http://gazette.seoresearch.com/ . Is ...
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Make a select field directly beside a text input field with the Settings API

I'm building a plugin that needs a very simple options page. I'm asking the user to enter the default width and the default height that they want the plugin to use for their embed. I also want to give ...
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Why wordpress plugin shortcode doesn't work properly with IE

I recently working on a wordpress, plugin, it already reached a final stage, and all it left is cross browser compatibility, the problem is why shortcode doesnt work properly With IE. Below are My ...
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wp_count_posts on all post types?

I have 5 different custom post types, Is there any way to count all the publish posts regardless of post_type through any inbuilt functions Like wp_count_posts(array('post','books','video')) any ...
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Adding Font Awesome to WP Plugin

I'm trying to use font awesome icons for my plugin. I've read this page in the codex and this question. Here's what I've tried so far: I've added this on wp-plug-in.php (or should it be somewhere ...
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Plugin error on activation - breaks page encoding and prints the code of plugin php files

I have WordPress multisite install, everything was working properly. Developed a custom pugin on my local server (same configuration of Nginx, PHP, MySQL, Memcached, the only difference is OS - ...
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How to assign a WP 3.0 custom nav menu to a theme's navigation menu location via script?

I'm using this script inside a plugin to create a new custom menu on the fly and assign a page to it... $menu_id = wp_create_nav_menu( 'header-menu' ); $menu = array( 'menu-item-type' => 'custom', ...
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How to generate embed code [on hold]

I have made a proxy server with Google's app engine. I want users to share it where ever they can, on their blogs/forums/websites etc, but it has a small glitch. I want only the main box shared (like ...
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Create an user on external database

I have wordpress site and a project management system from codecanyon. Here is the link I have disabled registration for users in project managment system, only login is enabled. I need to make users ...
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Uploaded image not appearing in custom post type

I am writing a plugin which should allow users to create a custom post type called reseller and attach an image. The image is being uploaded to the uploads folder and appears in the media library with ...
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Plugin can't be activated [closed]

I'm developing a WordPress plugin, but the last changes caused the plugin to stop working. It tells me that I can't activate the plugin because it caused a fatal error. On localhost all is working ...
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how to get the post id in plugin

I have a plugin that I'm working on and I'm having trouble getting the post id so jquery can use it. I'm able to get it using the admin_head hook but I'm not sure how I can return it to jquery. I'm ...
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get_option() will not work without access to wp-config.php

I've created a plugin. In the initialisation file of my plugin I created an options page with some options to be stored by the admin. <form method="post" action="options.php"> <?php ...
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How to modify Genesis core function?

I am trying to modify a Genesis framework core function. I want to remove strip_shortcodes() from the function get_the_content_limit(). Here is my code: if ( wp_get_theme( 'genesis' ) ) { // replace ...
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Multiple entries in get_option results? or why is _multiwidget set to 1?

I am developing a wordpress widget, and need to store some user configuration values, that is why I am using wordpress update_option and get_option. I am new to widget development. I have some ...
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wp_insert_user keeps echoing values

This is bugging the heck out of me. Essentially I've narrowed the issue down to one line of code: $user_id = wp_insert_user ($userdata); From what I can tell nothing should be echoed here, but I ...
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Sessions in plugin development?

I'm developing a plugin. At present I have two files. dotmailer.php and dotmailer-add.php. I'm creating a newsletter widget. My dotmailer.php plugin adds an admin menu, with options. It allows the ...
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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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Updated/Tagged/Stable-Tag'ed plugin does not up in wordpress plugin repository

I have a plugin (http://wordpress.org/plugins/scoutnet-kalender) and I update it quite a few times from 0.2.0 (0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.2.3 ...) to the new major release 1.0.1. I previously did this like ...
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Using the 'init' hook in the WordPress testing environment [closed]

I am trying to add an action to the init hook in the constructor of a class that is called from my main plugin class. The action is never being called. class Custom_Post_Type_Plugin { protected ...
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How to leverage hefty memory actions from programmatically creating nav menus

I'm working on a plugin right now and hitting a wall. Long story short, part of the plugin process is to construct a dynamic nav menu. This nav menu can get rather large, and I'm finding that it seems ...
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How do I add a widget programmatically to a newly created site (WPMU) within a plugin?

I'm making a plugin that creates new sites (WPMU), and also has its own widget that needs to be placed onto the new sites it creates. The issue I'm having is that I can't get the plugin to insert ...
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How use %like% in sql statement wordpress

i use a like %text% statement in wordpress: SELECT * FROM location WHERE name LIKE "%on" OR name LIKE "%on%" i tried anything but it's not run: $wpdb->get_results($wpdb -> prepare("SELECT ...
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ouput buffering confusing me!

I've coded a plugin that works with an external ReST API. It is possible to get a set of posts in JSON to render a post list in HTML. Now I want to extend it to provide download links for associated ...
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Proper way to pass credentials in a custom login form to avoid “headers already sent”

I'm working on a custom login page plugin. I'm trying to figure out how to log the user in without creating "headers already sent" errors. I was calling wp_signon directly after the user clicked ...
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Upgrade Private Plugin without Deleting

I've seen numerous questions asking a way to update a private plugin by checking to self-hosted repository, or update plugin from personal API, but my question is quite different. As we all know, if ...
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Plugin, add settings element

I'm new to WordPress and probably similar question already exist, but as far as I didn't find I make a new one. So I'm trying to make my first plugin in wordpress. I got to make plugin settings page ...
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Input with spaces in Shortcode attributes overwritten by defaults

question seems to be similar to the one asked here but the answer went down a different path. Pretty much if a user enters a shortcode attribute with a space it will get overwritten by the default ...
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how to create child WordPress plugin

I like to create child plugin.. Explanation :- I have one parent plugin named X. This will work independently (like other existing plugins). Now I decided to add some extra features to that plugin ...
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Plugin hook breaks new WP 4.0 media library grid view?

I have a plugin which has code in it which has broken the new WP 4.0 media library grid view. The grid view itself (the rest of the page is fine) won't display if my plugin is active and this option ...
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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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Creating custom input fields on the admin side

I'm pretty new to wordpress (been using wordpress for a week now) and took over a site from a colleague of mine . He partially created a plugin to input "Specials" onto the site. At the moment, the ...
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Calling a class method instantiated by ajax call in wordpress [closed]

I have an ajax call in Wordpress that instantiate a class. I want to be able to call the class methods in other functions. Here is the code to demonstrate. Ajax call: ...
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WordPress 4.0 Cookie Authentication to avoid nonce error when publishing a post and page

Cookies are now tied to internal sessions in WordPress 4.0. This means plugins using basic cookie authentication will have trouble because a token is required for publishing a post or page (as well ...
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Custom post type plugin archive page doesn't work?

I am creating a custom post type plugin. In that I have added a custom archive template and single page template. The single page template works fine, whereas the archive template is not working. ...
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get_template_part from plugin

This is default get_template_part function inside WordPress: function get_template_part( $slug, $name = null ) { do_action( "get_template_part_{$slug}", $slug, $name ); $templates = array(); ...
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Security error WP 4.0 + WP phpBB Bridge [closed]

so today I updated to 4.0 (glad I had backup). Everything was working fine until I tried to publish a post. There I got Are you sure you want to do this. Also had Cheatin' Uh under ...
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register_activation_hook on multisite

I am working on creating a plugin for a multisite wordpress framework that is enabled by default for all (by me, the super administrator) When it activates it is required to create 2 tables where it ...
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Getting Details Of Uploaded Image

I'm using Wordpress' upload system (as explained here) on my plugin's admin page. I can upload an image and get this image's URL. But i need attachment ID, image caption etc. How can i reach them? I ...
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Scheduled events disappear from events queue

I'm having an issue where events that I have scheduled work for a while then just stop. After looking at the event queue I see that the scheduled events are no longer in the queue. If I deactivate ...
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edit-tags.php in plugin admin menu hides when is the active page

For the plugin I'm building I have added a submenu as a child to a custom main menu item in admin. The submenu page is an edit-tags.php page. This shows up as intended under the main menu item. When ...