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Plugin Development Form Self Submission

I am a new to Wordpress and I am trying to develop a plugin. All the plugin needs to do is provide an html form for a back end user to fill out then submit. Once the user hits submit on the form, I ...
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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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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 to add an admin notice upon post save/update

I have a post type the uses post_save to take the address from the post-meta and retrieve the lat/lng coordinates from the Google API. I need a way of notifying the user if there was an issue with ...
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wp_mail_from: different from address each time

I have a form. Where user gives their name and email address. The I use the custom plugin to send the mail. The requirement is I need to send the mail on behalf of the user who signed. Now in wp_mail ...
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Is there a way to list all actions registered by a plugin or theme?

I'd like to override a function registered using do_action() by a third party theme or plugin. remove_action() looks to be the way to do this but its not working in my particular case. Is there a way ...
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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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Act on user meta updated, but only once

My plugin is calling a third party over http whenever a users meta data is updated. To do this I am using the updated_user_meta hook. It seems however that that hook is called multiple times, once ...
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error on adding menu walker

I am trying to add a menu walker. I have added the following code in a plugin: class description_walker extends Walker_Nav_Menu { function description_walker() { } function ...
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Wordpress plugin: efficient way to store large data

I have excel file with 1000+ records. Basically it has zipcode and corresponding email addresses. I need to create a custom wordpress plugin which queries this data and sends the mail. It would be ...
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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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What process do you use for WordPress development?

I'm interested in how other people develop themes and plugins for WordPress. To me, the in-browser editor in the admin panel just doesn't cut it. Currently, I'm just using an IDE with a PHP plugin ...
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WordPress Direct Access Function

i am writing WordPress plugin with that plugin SMS controller file is placed for twilio unfortunately i can't use WordPress functions with direct access and Twilio can't use that file it is in ...
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No Error Log File, no debug info

My error when writing a plugin for uploads and yes, I can debug. But it just jumps directly from this line to destruct the end of my wp-config.php // Enable WP_DEBUG mode define('WP_DEBUG', ...
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Single functions.php or split into many small files?

I am creating a simple framework with theme options. I have divided chunks of code within functions.php and placed it within a specific folder structure. Now in my main functions.php file, I only ...
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Edit Yoast SEO breadcrumbs output

I want to customise the output of Yoast SEO breadcrumbs, I have this so far which works great: add_filter( 'wpseo_breadcrumb_single_link', 'ss_breadcrumb_single_link', 10, 2 ); function ...
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How to get Login Error messages on a custom template

I want to display login form and process the login on the same page, so that if there is any login error it should display the error messages on the same page. I have added this function: ...
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Is there a general way to get a themes primary colour?

I'm writing a plugin and I'd like it to play nicely with wordpress themes by adopting the themes colour schemes. To be specific, not just use a HTML element that was incidentally styled by a themes ...
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Created a function similar to facebook events with [ Attending / Not attending ] options

I modified and extended an event plugin on wordpress that is being hosted on GITHUB then finally came up with this idea in a separate PHP file and added options such as the ATTENDING and NOT ATTENDING ...
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Wordpress consume and display Rest API with custom url struct

Hi I am writing a plugin for wordpress which needs to display results from an external REST API. I need a brief overview on the best stategy to approach it. I can write all the code etc I just need ...
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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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Redirect default login page to a custom page [duplicate]

I want to redirect the default WordPress login page to a custom login page. I am adding this code in a plugin: if (!is_user_logged_in()) { wp_redirect( wp_login_url( $redirect ) ); exit(); } ...
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How to get current page name in my wordpress plugin

I am creating a custom wordpress plugin. Where for some pages like http://example.com/clinic http://example.com/pharmacy i will append my template code from my plugin folder. Which mean i will ...
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Wordpress Vote Plugin - Vote Once and Track User

I've been looking through voting plugins and cannot seem to find one that works for me. I'm hoping you can help me out before I have to build my own as I'm tight on time. I have a page that will be ...
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dynamically create fields for plugin

I'm trying to create one Plugin. I'm very new for this. For that I want to create N number of fields. So If I click Add button, text field should create dynamically with random id (without duplicate). ...
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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 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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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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Simple plugin don't display content

Trying to learn WP plugin development. Followed all the instructions. plugins/e4-test-1 directory. Main php file (e4-test-1.php): <?php /** * Plugin Name: Test 1 * Plugin URI: ...
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Adding custom input field in menu backend [duplicate]

How can I add the custom content in the menu items in the back-end. For example I want to add another input field and save it. I could not find any information in the Codex.
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Can a plugin be used to contain all custom functions to extend other plugins

I am very new to Plugin development and I have used my themes functions.php file to modify functionality as needed to date. As a result of conversation with a customer I was asked if it is possible ...
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How to call plugin function everytime

This is probably a very basic and simple matter, but what is the command to call a function in my plugin every time the page is loaded? I think it is something like add_action() or do_action(). ...
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$_POST form request with admin-post

I tried to use a form with the following markup using the action admin-post.php <form method='post' action='admin-post.php'> I'm using the action hook suggested by Wordpress to proceed the ...
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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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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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Function/Class to list categories with checkboxes

I want a list like in the pictue; witch is here - Posts->New->Select Categories At the moment i have this echo '<select name="pn-cats[]" size="8" style="width: 100%" multiple>'; $args = ...
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Create Array from data in the OPTIONS table

Good Day everyone, I'm trying to create an array from data in the Options table of wordpress. My data all start the same way plugin_order_ and then name of the field information. Is there a way to ...
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Allow users to label or classify or group posts accoring to their own criteria

Is it possible to allow individual users to group posts according to their own personal classifications. Say one user wanted to class groups by read and unread ... or 'to read' or 'shared' etc. ...
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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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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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Deletion of shared options using uninstall.php

I'm using uninstall.php for my plugin to delete all the traces my plugin did to a site on uninstall (delete). I did it in a good way, but even after the deletion there are some fields in the options ...
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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 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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Potential problems with building a plugin having sub modules?

I'm in the process of organizing a lot of different functionality that I had historically written as parts of themes so that I can break the various utilities into plugins. At this point, I have my ...
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Fatal error: Call to a member function get_page_permastruct() on a non-object

I get this error Fatal error: Call to a member function get_page_permastruct() on a non-object in C:\xampp\htdocs\wordpress\wp-includes\link-template.php on line 358 when i call this function ...
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How wordpress plugin hooks works? [duplicate]

I am new to wordpress development. I am familiar with joomla's ins-and-out working mechanish, now i want to contribute or say learn wordpress. I found that every thing in wordpress is done through ...
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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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how to make custom bulk actions for a WP_List_Table (core class)

I am using the WP_List_Table class and I added the links for the actions like this: function get_bulk_actions() { $actions = array(); $actions['approv'] ='<a href="#">'.__( ...
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Render custom taxonomy query as single template

Im developing a "catalogue" plugin using a custom post type and a custom taxonomy. What I want now is to display the custom taxonomy as a single page. That means I if the taxonomy term "Popular Items" ...