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get_template_part from plugin

This is default get_template_part function inside WordPress: function get_template_part( $slug, $name = null ) { do_action( "get_template_part_{$slug}", $slug, $name ); $templates = array(); ...
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Vagrant script to setup all the common PHP / WordPress version combinations

I am looking for a way to quickly and repeatedly set up testing / debugging environment for our plugin, most probably using Vagrant. Projects like VVV focus on a single-environment setup (or, a couple ...
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Auto gallery from folder contents

I want to create a WordPress shortcode that will add an automated gallery of the contents in a folder. I am currently trying to implement this in a site that publishes 12 annual magazine issues, so as ...
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Can I show also the post date using the wp_get_archives() function?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have some doubt about the wp_get_archives() function: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_archives In my website I have create ...
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Workflow for new importer plugin - your advices?

I'm building a new plugin to import Pinterest Pins from a user into Wordpress. It will NOT work using the Pinterest API (which is too limited for what I want to do) and requires the user login and ...
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Change author permalink to external URL

There are several questions here on wordpress.SE that explain how you can change the author slug in the author permalink URL, e.g. from http://your.blog.tld/author/author_slug/ to ...
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Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in WordPress if Debug is TRUE

I am writing a plugin for WordPress. I have created a Class as singleton pattern Class code /* * This I have refered from BuddyPress and trying to learn from it :) */ class AssessmentTest { ...
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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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Hook for post permalink update

I would like to know what hook should I used when the permalink/url of a post is modified. My goal is to get the old permalink and new permalink so I can used it for my plugin. Thanks. [EDIT] Just ...
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admin_post hook error message passing

I've mocked up a quick skeleton plugin, I'm trying to catch the $_POST data from the form template. The best route that I've found is using the hook admin_post, unless there is a better alternative? ...
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WordPress API functions not working at AJAX functions.php call

I am trying to show subcategories of a category in WordPress using AJAX: when I select a main category, there is a call to WP Ajax and the result is used in showing the subcategories. So far, I have ...
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ECHO Executing 4 Times In Head

I have a plugin I created as a test and am running into a bit of trouble. The code is executing 4 times and placing what I echo in the <head> tag of the page. The reason I'm performing an echo ...
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Writing editor content to a file

I have a project I'm working on where I need to write the content of the post editor to a physical file on the web server when a post is saved or updated. I'll be parsing and manipulating the content ...
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Can I attach the data from one post to another?

I'm looking to create a "snippets" plugin of sorts that lets me create a library of snippets. I then want to be able to attach those snippets to a post but not within the post_content. I basically ...
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How do i get all author posts on custom post type list

I am trying to filter a custom post type by some custom fields value and if the posts are by author, query for 2 custom field works but author posts doesn't work. Thanks! add_filter( 'parse_query', ...
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Are there security issues with Visual Composer add ons?

I am developing some add ons for Visual Composer. They are quite client specific so I am not planning to submit the plugin to VC as official add on suggestion. I used this bitbucket code to start ...
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How to output message during plugin activation

I am developing a plugin, but during the activation phrase I am constantly facing bugs. However there is no easy way to display error messages, since echoing stuff would result in 'unexpacted output' ...
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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 display a string in admin_notices hook from a class plugin

i'm trying to display a message in admin_notices hook upon plugin activation, using both a global variable or a static variable in my class ( $associati_error). i set the variable value into the ...
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How to add an “Add Image” field to my plugin and attach it to css background dynamically?

I am configuring a custom plugin to basically make things easier for a client who has no code experience and will probably be changing things around eventually. The following HTML displays a box ...
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What's the right way to implement functions in footer.php

I have a Wordpress website with a child-theme of 'twentyfifteen' I created. I added a PHP code that changes the footers background depending on the template displayed. This is my code part: ...
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Issue with iframe in TinyMCE

How do TinyMCE generate an iframe in wordpress admin panel ?? Actually I could not find out the starting point of iframe which is generated by TinyMCE. Thanks
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jQuery .on() function on iFrame of WordPress Admin

I am trying to execute following code on an iFrame of WordPress Admin while developing a plugin, but it is not working. jQuery(document).on('click', '.subject', function (e) { ...
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WordPress widget / plugin…fields not appearing in my widget

Trying to create my first plugin. A simple one. It's doing mainly what I want to do except the widget itself in Appearance-->Widgets doesn't display my fields. Wondering if anyone could point me in ...
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How can I use the admin part of a plugin outside of the admin area?

I know it depends on the plugin, but I'm probably gonna need to do this with a couple of plugins. What would be the general steps to take? The way I see it there are two options: Include WP files. ...
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Add a page to nav-menus.php in admin area

I am developing a plugin which extends the function of menu locations in wordpress. I now need to have a page to configure the settings. The only codes I could find on google were to add a themes page ...
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How to integrate plugin in Wordpress theme

I have read that there are two ways for integrating a plugin on a Wordpress theme. I think the first method is the best; but I do not know exactly how to do it... After copying the plugin to the ...
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How to retrieve metadata from a term in custom taxonomy

I'd like to get a meta value of a meta field from terms in a custom taxonomy. I started with retrieving all terms: $customTerms = get_terms('ss_category'); Each term from ss_category has multiple ...
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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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Checked() function on a multidimensional array

I am generating checkboxes dynamically on one of the option pages. This the code that I'm using to create multiple checkboxes: <?php foreach($shopCategories as $shopCategory) { ?> <input ...
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Shortcode error

I've created a plugin that includes the shortcode below, it works fine one website ( http://www.porministries.org/wordpress/?page_id=16 ) but not on another website ( http://www.rccov.com/media/ ). I ...
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I am trying to add custom-fields to a post carousel plugin

I have a post carousel on my website.I am trying to add an option to display custom fields. I looked at the code for the carousel and I tried to add my custom-fields option. I am not getting a display ...
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Exact number installs of a WordPress plugin [duplicate]

Is there a way to know the exact number of installations of a wordpress plugin. I would like to know about this one I just released Woocommerce - Products By Custom Tax
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Automatic updates in plugin - not hosted on wordpress repository

I'm coding a plugin which probably will have updates in the future, and I want to take advantage of the automatic update mechanism in wordpress. I followed this tutorial: Everything seemed quite ...
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Using init hook for register_taxonomy is causing invalid_taxonomy in wp_insert_term()

I'm developing a plugin and I've problem with inserting new term to my custom taxonomy. <?php add_action('init', 'create_tax', 0); function create_tax() { $args = array(...); ...
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How to add category and subcategory in WordPress custom code?

I create custom plugin for import categories. now i have categories array from api.but when import categories into my wordpress woo commerce means not working. My code is given below. public ...
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How to append new form elements in “Add New” form of Users in Wordpress admin panel?

I'm developing a WordPress plugin and I want to append some extra form fields in add new form of Users section inside admin panel without editing core files. Can somebody help me in achieving this.
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Retrieve contents/page names of various pages for use in a plugin

I'm trying to design a plugin that retrieves the contents of user selected pages and copy the contents into a giant single page. (As long single page websites are trendy right now) These are the ...
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How to get html tag ids from template?

I'm new with WP so I need advice. I'm workig on plugin where is required adding some new atrributes to selected div or paragraph. Is there any way how to get html tag (DOM) IDs from current template? ...
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How to prevent loading of all plugin's resources?

Wordpress is loading all client resources of all plugins, not just the plugin of interest. It may make sense to load jqery globally but it makes no sense to load all other plugin's Javascript in a ...
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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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Issue regarding $wpdb->prepare()

$wpdb->prepare() is adding single quote ('') like below. I am using below code $sql = $wpdb->prepare("SELECT * FROM %s ",$table_name); echo $sql; I am getting output like below SELECT * FROM ...
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How to save array of objects in wp_options table?

I am creating a Wordpress plugin, where I need to save data in following format in wp_options table: array ( array( 'product_name'=> 'iPhone', ...
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Multiple files in wordpress plugin

I'm trying to write a plugin with multi files. I'm sure I did it before without a problem, but now I have the problem in the subject. In the main plugin file I have included a file name - ...
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Get all options saved by another plugin

I'm developing a plug-in that adds the possibility to import/export settings from another plug-in. However, I don't have access to the options ids saved by that plug-in. Is it possible to get all ...
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How to include PHP files in plugins the correct way

My problem is when on the main plugin file I include a PHP file something like this: include(WP_PLUGIN_URL . '/wordpress-group-buying/ipn/paypal-ipn.php'); // or include_once(WP_PLUGIN_URL . ...
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function triggered by “manage_users_custom_column” filter not working

I am trying to add a custom column un users.php but it stays empty. I have successfully added a column to the users admin page with this code in my theme's functions.php file: function ...
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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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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 ...