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Can wp_list_comments output into variable?

Is there any way how to output wp_list_comments() into a variable? Something like $output = wp_list_comments(array('reverse_top_level' => false ), $comments); I am writing a plugin and it would ...
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using wp_footer hook in a plugin

I'm using the wp_footer hook into the plugin and it doesn't work, but when I copy the code to the "functions.php" file of the active theme it does work, what is the possible problem in this situation ...
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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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Integrating WordPress Content into a jQuery Slider

I have a pretty basic 'featured-list - image slider' implemented above my content in my custom WordPress theme. How do I integrate WordPress content into the slider so that the slide content is pulled ...
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wp_schedule_event in a class

This is my (stripped down) plugin, in OOP: <?php /* Plugin Name: Cron Test Plugin URI: http://www.mywebsite.com/ Description: Test Version: 1.0 Requires at least: 3.0 */ class CronTest { public ...
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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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Load plugin selectively for pages or posts, etc

It's possible select which plugin load by page or post, because i have 35 plugins and many of these no necessary in many pages or posts and only for some pages, how can do this? I've tested beta ...
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How can I intercept the login script?

I want to write a plugin which will intercept the user's login, show a "second login" page (for two-factor authentication) and then redirect to standard login+a hook for my two-factor authentication ...
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Add action to fire when a published post is updated

I have a couple of actions setup: add_action('publish_post', array($this, 'newPost'), 10, 2); add_action('post_updated', array($this, 'updatePost'), 10, 3); When I update an already published post ...
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WordPress “New User Approve” plugin approval email

Is there a way to add a email address to CC on the approval email(i.e. the email that is sent to the user letting them know that we approved their user account) without going in and changing PHP code. ...
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Editor access to plugin settings

I'm trying to give access to an user with the role Editor to this plugin settings page: https://wordpress.org/plugins/commenter-data/ In the code of this plugin on line 31 of commenter.php there is ...
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Can a plugin add to header/footer/body content?

I am just wrapping up my first WordPress plugin and the last thing I would like to do is take a piece of data that the plugin knows about (from wp_options table) and display it in either the header or ...
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Using radio button meta data from a custom meta box

Very new to attempting PHP and am hacking together my first plugin using tutorials.. I have a custom meta box with a Yes/No radio button on all WordPress pages (in the editor). EDIT- I removed the ...
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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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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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Ajax +wordpress onClick link redirect to new page and create html content

i have two pages in my wordpress plugin index.php charts.php in index.php i have some content and some link.. <a onclick="show_trend()" >Trend</a> while clicking this link ,i have ...
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Getting Details Of Uploaded Image

I'm using Wordpress' upload system (as explained here) on my plugin's admin page. I can upload an image and get this image's URL. But i need attachment ID, image caption etc. How can i reach them? I ...
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Call wp_generate_password() from within a Class

I have a function to add wp users. There is a $password = wp_generate_password(); in it. This works. Now I'm creating a class XenWord_Add_WP_User based on the function. In fact, I copied the ...
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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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PHP error with shortcode handler from a class

Currently i am using the following generic flow for adding the shortcode for a plugin. class MyPlugin { private $myvar; function baztag_func() { print $this->myvar; ...
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How to access global variable $menu inside a class function

am puzzling why can't i access the global variable $menu inside a php class function class adminMenus { public function getWPdefaultmenus(){ global $menu; return $menu; } } using ...
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Multiple entries in get_option results? or why is _multiwidget set to 1?

I am developing a wordpress widget, and need to store some user configuration values, that is why I am using wordpress update_option and get_option. I am new to widget development. I have some ...
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Security of using uploaded file across two admin submits

I'm writing a plugin that merges two files, based on user input about which file to draw each section from. This means that I have to get the user upload and display it before I can get the user input ...
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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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Register a plugin within another plugin as a new post type

I have developed a plugin now i want to integrate my plugin with another plugin, is it possible for me to register my plugin within another plugin by using that plugin's post type.
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add action for displaying posts using a shortcode

I'm developing a simple plugin for letting a user insert a post from the frontend. I have a shortcode [add-post] which a user can put on any page, say, for eg. My Wall Page Now on My Wall Page 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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Standard location for plugin to save/cache files?

Are there official guidelines on where a plugin should cache files? If not, is there a best-practice out there that I can follow? For example, a plugin grabs content from a back-end system ...
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New Wordpress plugin - authentication is needed

I write a new plugin that will work against an external application. This application need an access to this plugin, and will create, edit and delete posts. Of course I want to protect the plugin so ...
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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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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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Plugin development, hooks, generate content

I'm building my first plugin. This plugin will activate a theme, set up a default front page, register tax. / cpt, and create some content. (cpt = custom post types) I made it work all this in ...
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How to create database table, add data, update and delete using wpdb via plugins?

I am just starting out to create plugins with database. I know to create a custom database when activating the plugin. I just want to know whether we can create tables at the front end like adding the ...
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How to change post status in hook?

I have similar problem as described in How to trap "Publish" button to check for meta box validation? Answer there is to hook into save_post and change post type. How can I do it? I try to ...
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How to translate wordpress backend to another language

Is there any way to translate wordpress entire backend to another language that is not supported yet. ? I mean, my language is Sinhala (Sri Lanka) and sinhala is not yet included by default on ...
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Custom table loop with pagination link issue

I have a custom table in WordPress and trying to listing records with Pagination. With below code, I able to create pagination but only problem is when I click on page 2 than all links will stay on ...
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Why is contact form not working?

I am using a custom contact form plugin from code.tutsplus but it is not working. It looks as if the form is sent because I get the confirmation badge, although I receive no email (I have tried ...
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Can't switch theme after activation

I'm creating a plugin (I'm very newbie in this) to load custom taxonomies, custom post types and an automatic activation of a theme, so I have this code: // Custom Post Types and Taxonomies ...
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wp_scheduled_event being removed mysteriously

I have a plugin that sets a scheduled event and runs fine for myself and all users except one. On his server the scheduled event is mysteriously removed somehow after working fine for hours/days. I ...
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Force HTTPS 301 redirect with hook

I am trying to force a 301 https redirect with hooking into the 'template redirect' function. I want not doing it a htaccess because when I update my permalinks, htaccess with https redirect ...
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How to restrict plugin's sub-menu pages to admin/subscribers?

I am working on a plugin with 6 submenu pages. I want 5 of them to be accessible by Administrators only and 1 of them to be accessible by Subscribers only. Both user roles will have different ...
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Global Signup/Login in two wordpress site some like similar to stackoverflow?

I have two different wordpress installation at two different server one at mydomain.com and other at subdomain.mydomain.com having different database. My question is how I implement global ...
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How can I make it so the Add New Post page has Visibility set to Private by default?

I'm trying to create a plugin that alters the Add New Post page so the Visibility field says "Private" by default: Status: Draft Visibility: **Private** Publish immediately [Publish] ...as opposed ...
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Adding more options to the instance of an image. (Attachment Display Settings)

I'm trying to build a simple reusable plugin for image presentation in Wordpress 3.9, and it seems I've hit a brick wall. I would like to be able to add a couple of options to the instance of the ...
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Error when trying to save custom post type settings (ERROR: options page not found)

I know this is a common error but I haven't come across any solutions that have worked. I'm creating a plugin that uses custom post types and I have a settings page under that CPT's menu. The settings ...
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Generate custom RSS from a plugin

Using this tutorial I was able to create basic custom RSS feed. but I'd like to have a custom RSS generated from a plugin, and my Google-Fu failed me on that specific search. Is there any way to ...
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Is it good practice to use WordPress nonce values to restrict page access?

I'm working with a colleague on a WordPress plugin. Part of the plugin functionality is showing dynamic lists with links which allow you to open a new page. Depending on the user's role, they may or ...
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Custom table in my plugin print UTF-8 (מוברש) charsets and not hebrew

i have created custom table in wordpress db to use my plugins needs. i have campaigns with hebrew names, this saved to column (varchar(100) utf8_unicode_ci ) in the DB i dont see hebrew but this: ...
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Get specific color from admin color scheme

I know how to print the current color scheme by using: echo get_user_option( 'admin_color', get_current_user_id() ); or echo get_user_meta(get_current_user_id(), 'admin_color', true); but I need ...
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Custom Post type url with category

i created a custom post type for my plugin. They can be categorized but the effect of that is kinda limited. Lets say we have the post type magazinesand the categories print and digital. I now create ...