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template redirect is not working from within a shortcode

I am new to WordPress. I want to show a custom template of a plugin using a shortcode. This template has my own login form with my own header and footer. I am using the following code: add_filter( ...
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Populating a list of IDs for a widget to use in WordPress

I am trying to create a widget that takes a list of user-given IDs for items and then displays them at random wherever the Widget is placed. So far I have the following set up: User enters an ID in ...
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Wordpress plugin, create page for API

I'm just starting with creating WordPress plugins. What i need to do is to create the page where I'll be able to display JSON/JSONP response. I would like to get some advices how to do it correctly. ...
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How to Change the Entire WordPress Admin panel Look and Feel?

I am trying to change the WordPress Admin panel look and feel for depending upon the different role types that are in WordPress. How can create/assign different themes for each role i.e. Editor > ...
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Admin auto-refresh is interfering with Firebug — how to prevent it?

I'm developing a plugin that adds a metabox to the post editing page. When I try to debug it with Firebug, about every 15 seconds the Firebug display refreshes as though the page has reloaded. This ...
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Change default admin page for specific role(s)

I was wondering if anyone knew of a plugin or a way programmatically to change the the default admin page for a specific user/role? I have a master panel page for my plugin currently setup with ...
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Best place to keep files that are called by cron jobs?

I am interesting in setting up a Wordpress Website which needs to keep updating certain custom database tables after fetching data from RESTful Web Services, lets say once in a day. I can achieve ...
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How to send email in wordpress with more than one attachments

In my plugin, there is a contact us form through which users can upload multiple files and it will be uploaded into wp-contents/uploads/2014/10 folder. Uploading is working, but now I need to send ...
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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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How Do you show thumbnails when you select a page template

Hi I want to show a thumbnail of a page template in WordPress when a user selects a page template from the template drop-down. Has any one implemented in away some form of the above, I was think of ...
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Delete WordPress plugin Repository

I wanted to create a WP plugin. So I requested and my request was approved by WordPress.org But I don't want to develop that plugin anymore. How can I delete the repository forever or request its ...
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I can install my plugin in localhost but not in my server

Well, I finished my first plugin in WordPress but I have a little problem. My plugin have the next code add_action('my-plugin/my-plugin.php','rating_install'); ...
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AJAX request not routing through proxy

I've built a plugin that uses AJAX to post a URL to the URL2PNG API and bring back a screenshot into WordPress via wp_remote_get. It works beautifully in my development environment. In production, ...
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dbDelta SQL Query Not Working

I know the specifics of using dbDelta and I've read the documentation (http://codex.wordpress.org/Creating_Tables_with_Plugins), read other answers to the question I'm asking, but I'm just not seeing ...
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My Ajax Query is returning the contents of the page itself

I am attempting to execute the submission of a form in AJAX. function rapid_form_callback() { global $wpdb; $table_name = $wpdb->prefix . "my_client_here"; require_once( ...
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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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Get image URL from media library in input

On wp-admin/post.php?post=447&action=edit for example I have a link and an input. The link appears as follows: <a href="#" class="button insert-media add_media" data-editor="tj_image_url" ...
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How to remove plugin-specific custom taxonomy terms when plugin is uninstalled?

I'm trying to write a class that would allow for easy removal of all plugin-related data when the plugin is uninstalled. Specifically, I want it to remove plugin options, custom post type entries, and ...
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How to make auto installer Plugin?

I made my first Wordpress plugin and I would get that crease a datatable in worpress databases. I tried the next code buy I get nothing: register_activation_hook(__FILE__, 'rating_install'); ...
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Unexpected T_FUNCTION

I have release my first plugin (mz mindbody api - which relies on SOAP and PEAR), and a user in Germany is getting syntax error unexpected T_FUNCTION when they try to install it on a clean install ...
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Custom pages with plugin

I'm developing some plugin where I would like to enable custom pages. In my case some custom page would contain a form like contact form (not literally). When user will fill out this form and send it, ...
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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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How to add img into a plugin?

I started constructing my first Wordpress plugin but got an issue... I've a folder-file structure like that: PluginFolder/ TemplateFolder/ img/ my files php How can I use the /img/ folder in ...
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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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Use 'get' form action within a WordPress plugin admin page

I am writing a WordPress plugin that has a dashboard URL like this... http://www.mydomain.com/wp-admin/admin.php?page=my-plugin.php I have a datepicker box within the page that I use to select a ...
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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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saving and retrieving data

I been following some tutorials on how to create wordpress plugin, but i did not understand how to save data into a table, from admin e.g asking some questions and then on the front end displaying it ...
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WP Cron doesn't save <iframe> or <object> in post body

I am using wp_cron to auto grab posts from a remote website and save them in my wp db. NOTICE! I am executing my code from my plugin, not from my template functions.php or somewhere else. I have my ...
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Add an image gallery to a custom post type?

I am pulling data from an external web service into a custom post type. This data includes images. How can I create an image gallery, add some existing attachments to it, and associate it with a post? ...
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How to add multiple images to custom post type?

I would like to create a simple plugin to add multiple images to a custom post type. I have created a plugin to add a single image to a custom post type, but I am unable to figure out how to add ...
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Bind a function with its own argument to show something dynamically after every content

I have a function that is grabbing something from database using a user-defined ID. I need to show the content after every post/page content. So I followed @s_ha_dum's solution from WPSE, like below: ...
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Custom sub menu is not showing in admin dashboard

Here I am making one small plugin for learning purpose.I have made one admin menu called Feature Slider and it has three sub menu Feature Slider, Add New Feature Slider and Add new movie. 1st two menu ...
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Limit how many times a user reads articles and prompt user to subscribe

I have a Wordpress site on which I would like to limit the number of articles read by each unique visitor. I would like to prompt them to subscribe to my website after an X number of articles have ...
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Allow to user select template only once

i want to give the user option to select template one time in multisites. way that can help me is to allow the user select the template once the user first login to the system. if you know how can i ...
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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 to implement WordPress plugin update that modifies the database?

I develop a WordPress plugin, which has several database tables of its own. The plugin creates these tables when activated, and removes them when deleted/uninstalled. I have to implement an update ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...