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Adding Custom Text Patterns in the WP 4.5 Visual Editor

4.5 is out and with it new Text Patterns. I would like to know how to go about adding my own custom patterns. Taking a look at wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wptextpattern/plugin.js it seems pretty ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Editable form for WordPress plugin options page

For my new plugin Scripts and Tags Manager I want to add the possibility for the users to edit rows and add / remove rows. Each row is a form element that contains a text field for the dynamic ...
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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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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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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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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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How to create a backend for a custom theme?

Let's assume that there are six different pages in a website. Each page is different & only common part is header & footer. So how will you create back end such that most of the website can be ...
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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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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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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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Widget options are not updated

I'm creating a plugin which creates a widget with some options. I've extended the WP_Widget class: class Dynamic_Player_Widget extends WP_Widget { function Dynamic_Player_Widget() { ...
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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 ...