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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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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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Rewrite rule for page with plugin shortcode

I created a plugin to display a list of real estate properties on a page. The list is embedded into a custom page as a shortcode: [real_estate_list status="1"] The list is loaded from an external ...
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A custom post type in another post type

I can't seem to find an answer to the following question. English is not my native language so its sometimes hard to find the right words. I know how to build custom post types but i want to go a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Use WordPress Color Picker API in Custom Post Type Metabox

I have a Custom Post Type called "Banner" which has a custom Meta box with two advanced fields "Title" (text Field) and "Color" (color Picker). Can you please let me know how to use the WP Color ...
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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 ...
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Tabbed navigation for plugin options using same row in database for all?

I'm trying to use WordPress' native tabbed navigation on my plugin's options page, but I'm having trouble. I've managed to get the options to display, though it displays every plugin option on every ...
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Including a meta box on a plugin page

I want to include the 'Comments' meta box (the one usually seen on the post creation page) on my plugin's admin page. Is there a way to do that? I am aware of how you can use add_meta_box() to add a ...
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Manually set a custom admin sub-menu selected?

This question might have been asked already, and if so I apologize but none of the other answers pointed me in the right direction. I am developing my first Wordpress plugin. Lets say it contains 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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Is there a directory my plugin can write files to that cannot be viewed via the browser/url?

I want to restrict access to some files uploaded via the admin interface but I cannot rely on the ability to use .htaccess (could be turned off, or they might be using a non-apache web server). I ...
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Custom code for WordPress dynamic menu

Without using plugins, how can I create a custom WordPress navigation menu to produce the following code? <div class="bottom_section_full"> <div class="bottom_section_left ...
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How to instantiate customize_save_after callback function?

I have to do some custom operations after settings are saved in the customizer. It looks like the callback function isn't invoked. What am I doing wrong? Something to do with the Ajax status of the ...
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Plugin generated virtual pages

I am currently devloping my first WP plugin. This plugin should generate dynamic pages on the fly if a fixed non-existing URL is requested. This means I want my installation to accept addresses like ...
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Wordpress Custom field Colors

I came across this code and would like to use it in my project. It works fine, but the problem is, I need to change those colors in the array to instead pick transparent images from url since I am ...
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captcha not working in my custom plugin

I am trying to create a contact form with captcha, but captcha not working. I created captcha image by this in another file and stored value in session: //I already have start session and the ...
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Plugin templates vs Parent Theme

I've been building a plugin using a WooCommerce like template system, where the plugin houses the default templates, but allows for overriding via a template folder in your active theme. It just ...
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How to redirect users to their profile after they successfully edit their profile

I am using the buddypress plugin for wordpress and would like to make a little change... I was wondering, if there was a way I could redirect users to their profile page after they save the edits to ...
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I have 2 plugins using the same wp_login action hook and one is not working

so this is after a few hours investigating, I have s2member plugin and a custom plugin what happens is they are both using wp_login hook in this manner, s2member: add_action("wp_login", ...
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How to use github to update my plugin

I am trying to use github for my plugin updates, i have looked around I found this WordPress-GitHub-Plugin-Updater. I am now stuck and cannot get it to work. I have created the simplest plugin to ...
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Selectively update themes in WordPress multisite

I have been running a WordPress multisite installation for a few years, and every time WordPress releases an update (from x.y.z to x.y or x.y.z to x.y.z) there is always a chance that one of the ...
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remove add new post, if there is already one post

I have a custom post type, but I want to allow only one post. if the user posts then the add new post should should be disabled or removed. so only post is allowed of that custom post type. If the one ...
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Help writing custom function with rewrite endpoint that generates a page from dynamic content

I'm creating a WordPress plugin that will pull content from an API and display it dynamically on a WordPress blog like it's native content. An example of this content would be company locations. I ...
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Create a custom capability to allow an 'Editor' to edit only 'Subscriber' users

I want to create a new "Moderator" role (in between Administrator and Editor), that can edit only "Subscriber" type user accounts. I can create the role and add existing wp capabilities, but I don't ...
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Create attribute for woocommerce on plugin activation

I want to create attribute on plugin activation.By below code,i'm able to create attribute in database table prefix_woocommerce_attribute_taxonomies but these attributes are not showing (or listed ) ...
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How to analyze wordpress plugin performance

Is there any plugin that I can use to determine the performance of the plugin that I'm writing? I'm currently checking out the following plugins to determine any problems that might cause low ...
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how to use shortinit in wordpress

I want to load a minimal resources in Wordpress because the server that I'm working on is very slow. I tried defining short init in the wp-config file: define('SHORTINIT', true); But then I got ...
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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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Wordpress daily cron is executing more frequently than once a day

I have a wp cron job scheduled based on what's in the options. In this case its schedule daily. add_action('init', function(){ if( !wp_next_scheduled('product_posting_cron') ){ ...
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Wordpress Localization and Templating

I'm using Smarty Templates for the back-end and Handlebars for the front-end for the plugin that I'm building. It's only now that I discovered that the localization doesn't work when I declare my ...
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Unable to delete custom post types, confusion around capabilities

So I'm working on a plugin for creating a questions/answers system that's as simple and well-integrated as possible (not unlike this site) but am stuck at the creation of the custom post types. You ...
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Ordering taxonomies by rank

I'm using a function (copied and modified a bit from this question ) which displays taxonomies in order by rank with » between parent and child and | between terms, but I get a mistake in the html ...
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Getting wp.me shortlink for wordpress custom post type

There is a button called "get shortlink" for wordpress builtin post type & pages. If we click on it we can get wp.me shortend url for that particular post This can also be got using the function ...