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Admin settings update updating every time home page is hit?

I have created a plugin that sends an email with all orders placed that day by X o'clock to email Y. I followed the tutorial here: https://scotch.io/tutorials/how-to-build-a-wordpress-plugin-part-1 ...
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Global Objects and Public Methods

I'm developing a plugin and am just thinking over best practices. How common is it to have a global object? Currently on plugins_loaded I am creating a global object of my class: add_action( ...
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How to modify the new WordPress 4.5 link inline toolbar

I had my own plugin that add custom links options to the old wordpress link edition window (data attribute, nofollow etc). The new inline link toolbar introduced in WordPress 4.5 is ... not what I ...
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category_name not working (not showing up in sql query debug)

My plugin has a shortcode and it retrieves animals. There are filters/arguments and they all work well except the category argument or parameter. The category name(s) is/are well passed to my ...
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Custom Taxonomy and tax_query Issue?

I am working on Plugin development and my plugin name is plugindev.I have a custom post type called team.I have a custom taxonomy Team_Category which is being registered by this code ...
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How to use update and delete query in wordpress

First i write manually update, delete, insert and select query and execute data with mysql_query function Like this: Select query $prefix = $wpdb->prefix; $postSql = "SELECT DISTINCT post_id ...
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Handling results from data hooked into admin_post

I'm writing a plugin that uses a form to pass some data through to itself. Is there any way to do this "The WordPress Way"? Sample form code (on a custom submenu page added under "Tools"): <form ...
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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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Should I use spl_autoload_register() in my plugin?

When I use spl_autoload_register in my plugin, I get: Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'LogicException' with message 'Class wp_atom_server could not be loaded' ...
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How to set a custom path, for ajax image upload folder in admin?

I am coding my first Wordpress plugin that handles some data for a custom (shop-like) post type. It also has an image uploader within a metabox, where you simply drag in your images and it ...
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Custom media upload content for inserting custom post shortcode

I’m working on a plugin that creates custom post type “portfolio” along with shortcode to insert in any page or post. The shortcode is: [portfolio option1=“1” option2=“0” option3=“1” ] And it works ...
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Customizing the 3.5 “Add Media” popup (Backbone.js)

Here's yet another question in regard to the new(ish) 3.5 "Add Media" popup and how to customize it! What I'm trying to do I'm attempting to do four main things: 1) Create a custom tab titled ...
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How can I save a multiple select array with the settings API for a plug-in options page?

I'm thinking this may be more of a problem with my PHP rather than my use of the settings API, but I can't seem to get Wordpress to save an array of data for a multi-select box. The multi-select box ...
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Post added via wp_insert_post with category doesn't show in category listing

I've created a plugin that auto creates a post and attaches a category to it, which is then hidden from the main blog and only shows in the category listing... I can successfully add a new post via ...
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How to bind data-src attribute for the image in the post using jquery?

I'm trying to use foresight.js for responsive image in the wordpress blog. For that I have to add the data-src attribute in the place of src in the <img> tag. Or I have to get the url from the ...
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permalinks with get variables

I'm trying to create my own permalinks with wordpress rewrite API. I have been registering my get variables as it follows add_filter( 'query_vars','driver_vars' ); function driver_vars( $vars ) { ...
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Can I use core's “or Link to Existing Content” feature in my plugin?

When adding a link in the TinyMCE editor, you get a nice search with ajax function that searches your existing content and lets you select from it. Is it possible/reasonable to re-use this in a ...
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Singular name Plugin localization

I'm trying to localize the singular name of a custom post type. ... 'singular_name' => __('key', 'plugindomain') ... I created a .po and compiled it as .mo. I also loaded the translation using ...
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Custom post listing page layout of custom post type

What is the best way to customise the standard wordpress custom post listing layout. To be specific, I am trying to add a subheading just below the Lessons / Create New Lesson button but before All ...
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Sync only certain users and roles between multi-site / multi-network

I've a multi-network with this situation: A) a public wordpress site with a forum for customers B) an intranet site accessible only by users enabled I've created some roles such as: ...
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When to use Exceptions vs Error Objects vs just plain false/null

I'm in the process of writing a plugin and I'm trying to gauge when to use different approaches of handling errors. There are three methods I'm considering: Throwing an Exception (custom class) ...
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How to append element after thumbnail

Hey I just wanted to know how to add an element after the first thumbnail image in my loop. Basically I want an HTML div tag inserted after the first image in my post. Anyone know how to do that in ...
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Where to add hooks in a class

In the code below, shouldn't the hooks under the bottom two functions be placed inside the constructor? class The_Class { private static $instance = null; public static function ...
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Is it possible to delay execution of shortcode output callback?

I have a problem : shortcode output callback triggered too early. /* Defined in plugin constructor */ add_shortcode( 'foobar' , array($this,'pre_render_routine')); function ...
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Use just a shortcode from another page

I am building a bbpress forum and I have it set up right so that when you click a forum it displays a loading image and loads the link with ajax instead of redirecting the page However, this loads ...
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Input in plugin widget does not allow spaces

I'm developing a plugin for a client which allows keeping records of reservations to their hotel, and it has a widget which allows clients to make reservations. However, for some reason one of the ...
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Create WooCommerce subscription on import CSV order file

I have a WooCommerce WordPress site running, with the upload function of customer / Order / CSV Customer Import Suite (WooThemes). This only uploads my orders & not my subscriptions ( Woothemes ...
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Creating shortcodes in plugin

First time creating a WP app, so please bear with me. Essentially, I want to be able to input a value in a form, which gets processed and put into the database. Once that is done, I was trying to use ...
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ob_start() combined with wp_query

I'm making my first plugin and I have a problem with displaying my shortcode. It shows in the top all the time but I have read some about ob_start(); and trying to use it but the shortcode just ...
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Sharing a common set of image files for media library, across all sites within multisite

In mutisite, the uploads directory structure looks like this: /wp-content/uploads/sites/1/ /2/ /3/ Each number is the id of the site within the ...
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Get draggable widgets on Edit Post page

Is it possible to get the widgets with settings (just as widgets.php page) on the Edit post (like attached image) ? There i can define a custom sidebar in post meta. However how to get the list of ...
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Making a custom widget that includes a tinymce and works in Site Origin Page Builder

For a client I'm using Site Origins Page Builder plugin. It enables the client to make rich layouts for each page by dragging and dropping widgets. Site Origin widgets that require a WYSIWYG-editor ...
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Getting following web services error after activating the Rewards Plugin

When activate "sumo reward points" plugin and run this http://imexleader.com/webservice/login.php?action=login&username=sanjay&password=san123" webservice. It gives me following errors: ...
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template_redirect or admin-ajax.php?

My plugin needs to be reachable by the public and accept query vars. When called, it will run some backend db tasks, call a 3rd party API and sometimes redirect. Previously, I was using ...
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How to create a custom post type that contains another custom post type?

I want to create a custom post type 'A', which will contain multiple post types of post type 'B', and custom post type 'A' is a series of post type 'B', so I'd like the edit page of post type 'A' to ...
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Endpoint on Specific Page Slug

I have created an endpoint inside of my plugin: add_rewrite_endpoint( 'libstaff', EP_PAGES ); Now I would like to have the endpoint work for one page only based on its slug. In this case, I want it ...
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How to add quick edit and bulk edit fields to users admin section

Salutations, is there a way to add quick edit and bulk edit fields for the users section in wordpress. I have found a lot about post types and custom post types but i'm specifically looking to add ...
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Show Parent category and Subcategory

I need to show sub category in below to the respective parent category in wordpress Sidebar. Without using plugin I need to show the parent category and its sub categories in sidebar with following ...
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Adding a metabox on a CPT's submenu page

I have a custom post type registered and a submenu page for some admin actions for the CPT. This page has some items listed in a WP table. I want to add a meta box just below those items. This is ...
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Overriding a Child Theme Override with a Plugin (WooCommerce)

I have an interesting issue with a WooCommerce build I'm working. Here's how it's set up: WooCommerce Install Set up a WooCommerce folder in our theme folder to make customizations (so as to not ...
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mysql_real_escape_string() vs. esc_sql() in WordPress

Does mysql_real_escape_string() and esc_sql() in WordPress both do the same thing? I tried the following: $fetch_row='<p>And again for single posts</p>' echo mysql_real_escape_string( ...
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How to make own crop image function for WordPress plugin

I am working on a plugin, in plugin i create an upload meta fields for images to upload one or more images. Its working perfectly and in plugin settings i gave options to users that they set images ...
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load_plugin_textdomain doestn't work with add_action plugins_loaded

I am trying to load localization for my plugin. There is directory called languages in my plugin folder with .po and .mo files inside of it. I have the following code in the plugin main file: ...
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Re use the list table for a custom post type on another page

i've got a custom post type which is 'ai1ec_event'. So i have a "All events" page which has a Wp_List_Table with all my events and my customization to that table. Is there a way to draw the same list ...
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unzip a folder on specific location and delete the zip file

After the lots of search. I am deciding to post my question here. Basically i want to upload a zip file in my wordpress site from my admin panel. And also extract this file to specific location with ...
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Deleting taxonomy terms and relationships on a custom post_type when a user is deleted

First off, I have a custom plugin that registers a custom post_type. When a user signs up on the site, a post is created using the custom post_type. The post is populated by the user's company name ...
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tinymce.get() returns error after ajax request

In the backend, after an event I make an ajax request which populates certain fields. The problematic field is the textarea, for which I use wp_editor like so: <?php $settings = array( ...
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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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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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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 ...