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Plugin function runs on front-end load, even though it wasn't called!

I have created a plugin to save header and footer data (menu and widgets) in database inside option table. But facing some problem for widgets. What I am doing is saving widgets in the option_table ...
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save_post not called in plugin / custom field still saving overwriting metaboxes

I have a plugin that writes metaboxes to certain pages. It writes the metaboxes fine and everything works as should...until I save. The save_post is not getting called, and I can't figure out why. ...
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Mediaelement.js feature doesn't work

I am trying to add new feature to mediaelement.js. Here's one example http://mediaelementjs.com/examples/?name=loop Another example which I am trying to implement now is this- ...
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how to use thickbox in admin?

I would like to show my retrieved content form my classes method in thickbox. How could I do this? I have been adding the proper id to my desired hyperlink but all of the admin body is getting parsed ...
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How do I debug an error that a plugin is causing?

I'm having an issue debugging why the plugin I'm creating keeps displaying the error You need to upgrade your database as soon as possible.... The work I've done so far has been on a remote dev site, ...
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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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How to redirect to settings page once the plugin is activated?

I created the Plugin of my own. Everything seems OK but one thing I want to do in that plugin is redirect to the corresponding plugin settings page when the plugin is activate. For example: ...
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Update post meta not working on wp_postmeta

I am trying to update post meta values but it does't work. Only function that is working is get_post_meta and add_post_meta but Update wont work at all. Also I tried to change the values using ...
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How to cancel Wordpress' action/filter when using OOP with anonymous callback

Most of the wordpress plugins I found is functions based, for example, the offical akismet plugin function akismet_init() { global $wpcom_api_key, $akismet_api_host, $akismet_api_port; // ...
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How do I alter the position of a Custom Post Type menu item within my plugin admin menu?

I'm writing a plugin (for the first time, so bear with me!) which includes a custom post type; 'Programmes'. In the admin menu, I've set up a new menu group for the plugin, and I have the 'Programmes' ...
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remove_filter right way

What is the right way to remove filter in condition? method 1 public function update_loop($query) { global $wp; if(!$query->is_main_query() || $query->is_admin) return; ...
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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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Don't load the theme for a page FROM a plugin EDITED

I'm developing a pseudo admin area for my client and they don't want the theme overlaid on it, rather have their admin area take up 100% of the page. Normally I would add if (!is_page($id)) and be ...
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Check for featured image in WP_Query

Is there a way to filter posts by featured image when initialising a WP_Query object? Example $my_query = WP_Query(array("has_thumbnail"=>true)); or, more ideally $my_query = ...
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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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Custom query not working in plugin admin page

I'm not sure what I am doing wrong, but I cannot use get_post, get_posts or WP_Query in my plugin admin page. I can use get_user_meta, and get_userdata, so I'm a bit confused as to why I cannot use ...
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Message wall for users in Wordpress [on hold]

I would like to build my first plugin for wordpress. It will be a facebook style messsage wall. I would like to collect ideas from experts about it. How can I store the messages for the users, user ...
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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 can I make a website with dynamic features with wordpress?

As I am a novice in web development field, I wanted to clarify some questions running in my head. I want to make a multilingual website with dynamic features. Dynamic features can be like anything ...
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Calling dynamic_sidebar in plugin gives error

I am trying to call dynamic_sidebar from a plugin page. Whenever I do so, it returns a white page! Any idea why? What I am trying to do is to save the total sidebar output in a transient. I can get ...
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Dynamic css for a widget plugin

I have a plugin that creates a widget to show latest posts and I would like to add a dynamic css file to style the post title without using inline styles. So for example i have public function ...
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Why tinyMCE.editors doesnt work on tinyMCE

<?php /* Plugin Name: Taggr Plugin URI: http://example.com/wordpress-plugins/my-plugin Description: Premium plugin for image and photo tagging Version: 1.0 Author: Tee Kai Yang Author URI: ...
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Issue with pre_get_posts on custom post type archive pages

Overview I am creating a theme which has 2 custom post types (as custom plugins): Articles Reviews I have also created single-articles.php and archive-articles.php templates inside the plugin. ...
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body_class hook for admin pages

The body_class hook seem only to work with non-admin pages. When I do add_filter('body_class', 'add_body_classes'); function add_body_classes($classes) { $classes[] = 'myclass'; ...
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Deprecated error notice

I am doing a plugin tutorial, but it was made for wordpress v2.something. The problem is - when I go to admin menu, under Settings - I get a notice error => has_cap was called with an argument ...
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Licensing for premium plugin [closed]

I'm planning on releasing both a "lite" and a premium version of a plugin and a few months and need to know which license to use for the premium. I know I need to use GPL for the lite version to get ...
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How to add chunk of php, html, and sql code to variable an append to $content

I am creating a plugin (my first) which allows the site admin to display the most used post tags over the last X number of days. This plugin is an evolution of the WP Development question here - ...
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Adding Widget form fields dynamically

I am trying to add form field to a WordPress widget dynamically. So if the user want to add another date to an event they can click a button to get more fields. The question is: How do save newly ...
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Auto Gallery from folder contents

I need to be able if this is possible, (i am a newbie at this so please take that into consideration) I want to create a Wordpress shortcode that will add an automated gallery of the contents in a ...
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edit-tags.php in custom admin menu

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 ...
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Adding an external stylesheet to a plugin

I apologize in advance if this question has been asked before. I've created a plugin, and I'm trying to add an external stylesheet, but it's not working. Am I suppose to compress the plugin file and ...
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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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Save data of select list after clicking save

I already have a meta box in the edit post that has a select list with custom taxonomies. But after i save the post the select list returns it value to none, so i don't know how to save the selected ...
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is_plugin_active function doesn't exist

I'm using WordPress 3.0.5 and have tested with 3.1rc4. In the main PHP file of my plugin, when I try to call is_plugin_active I get Call to undefined function is_plugin_active(). I can call add_action ...
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Check if email address exists front end with AJAX in a plugin

I am pulling my hair out trying to figure this out. I have followed the wordpress codex here for AJAX: http://codex.wordpress.org/AJAX_in_Plugins All I keep returning is 0, I never get a 1. Any idea ...
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How to find out if option exists but is empty?

I am using something like this on one of my plugins: $myOption_def = "myOption Default Value"; $myOption = get_option( 'myOption' ) ? get_option( 'myOption' ) : $myOption_def; That works fine, but ...
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framework for plugin/theme options panel? [closed]

I found that the longest part of a plugin or theme development is creating the options panel, at least in my case. So i like to know what's your take on that. Do you use a ready made framework or ...
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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. ...
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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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Trying to code a simple plugin, infinite loop?

I am at a standstill. I have checked over my code so many times. The code just shows up about 4 or 5 times on the Settings --> Plugin page and then breaks the browser. I am just trying to make a text ...
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Howto check version of another plugin and then add a submenu page to it

i'm writing a plugin which requires another plugin. So i have to check first if the other plugin exists in a correct version. If yes i want to add a submenu page to the plugin page but here my code ...
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Removed jQuery script from header.php , any problems?

To avoid multiple jQuery calling from my theme and plugins, I removed <script language="javascript" type="text/javascript" src="<?php bloginfo('template_url'); ...
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How to add a shortcode button to the TinyMCE editor?

How to make any plugin icon in wordpress post? The code I want to insert in plugin code and will appear in post bar [wp-admin/post.php]. Like this image: Output: If I click the icon it ...
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How to prevent plugins from loading jQuery

I recently downloaded a free plugin from wordpress.I want to remove the plugin from loading jQuery because you experts know that it is already loading from wordpress header.php file. The plugin is ...
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How to insert data to a database table when the field is not yet created?

Supposing I have an existing table(already created in dB) that handles user-registration (a plugin) and insert data using the $wpdB->insert like this: $success = $wpdb->insert( ...
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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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Hierarchy of Subcategories on Permalink

I'm new to Wordpress. My current permalink is set to /%category%/%postname%/ and a "." (dot) in the Category base. My categorys ID are bigger than the subcats IDs. So the URL looks like this: ...
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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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How to include WP_Widget from another file in main plugin file?

I tried to use the code bellow in my main file: define( 'MYPLUGINNAME_PATH', plugin_dir_path(__FILE__) ); include MYPLUGINNAME_PATH . 'class/class-widget.php'; Then I have a file ...
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How to check username/password without signing in the user

I'm writing a plugin that creates an API endpoint that validates username/password pairs. I'm currently using wp_signon() to check whether the username/password combo works. This works fine when the ...