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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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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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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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How to create two custom post types when plugin is activated?

I am developing a plugin for question & answer.For that i need to create custom post types question & answer.How to link that custom post types so that if i display a post from Question the ...
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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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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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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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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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Get plugin option in another PHP file

I making a plugin, and I registered several options in the plugin PHP file. So let's consider : my-plugin/ - my-plugin.php (options are registered here) - admin.php (the admin page of the ...
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Merging qTranslate-xp and custom-post-widget and disabling multilingual only for pages

This question is about WordPless plugin development/tweaking/modification and as such as far as I can tell should meet the guidelines for posting on this site. My knowledge of WordPress development is ...
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Adding plugin settings link upon activation

Here I want to have upon activation of my wordpress plugins activation Before Activation Activate | Edit | Delete After Activation Settings | Edit | Delete How can this be done in code to add ...
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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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Pass A Value From Outside To A Plugin Variable

Is there a way to pass a custom variable value from outside like from functions.php to a plugin's variable? Lets say that I have the following function defined in a plugin. function plugin_funct(){ ...
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Getting timestamp of activation plugin time

I want to save the time that the user activates a plugin. So I need to set the value within the function that the registration hook fires: function ucme_reg_func () { //------------other ...
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How to debug WordPress correctly?

I'm using a few plugins and UpThemes framework on my new website and if I turn on Wp Debug I can see that there are a few errors related to Deprecated functions (but website is working). What I would ...
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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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Howto: Use Custom Post Types as Submenu Items in Admin

In a plugin, i've created 3 Custom Post Types, for example: Dogs Cats Goldfish I've also created a "Pets" Top-level menu page using add_menu_pagewherein I'd like to add the 3 CPTs as submenu ...
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How to make a plugin theme-wide?

I have written a working plugin and meets the criteria. Although I've encountered an issue, I've noticed that it's only usable on the theme's functions.php that I write the function and specify the ...
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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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How to avoid hardcoded text in a custom page template?

I'm developing a company Website using Wordpress 4. This website needs some special, customized pages - with forms and GET and POST and a lot of stuff, so a lot of PHP code. Now, a CMS' main purpose ...
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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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Enqueue script with API_KEY as data attribute [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to create a plugin that connect with an online service who required API_KEY to be passed in the script tag, and I'm searching a way to do it the "Wordpress" way, is it possible ? ...
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Fatal error: Class not found in

I am working on a plugin for 'hooking' an extra payment provider into a checkout system. I have a class gtpCheckoutData in my function.php which calculates the prices. In my plugin I want to use ...
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Display update notification messages like 'What's New'

I am about to push out a new update for my plugin. I've used a few functions only available to WordPress 3.8, which is fine because I want to support the latest version. How do I display a message to ...
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Does adding nonce in save_post hook for every metabox really improve security? [duplicate]

I see a lot of example [1] that introduce the checking of nonce in the save_post callback of a metabox. e.g. function smashing_save_post_class_meta( $post_id, $post ) { /* Verify the nonce before ...
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Best way to hook a custom url?

Let say I've a custom page with slug created "/products", I want user will be able to POST to a form with url "/products/create" and allow us to render some JSON output. The "/products/create" page ...
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add_rewrite_rule, plugin activation and plugin deactivation

I see a lot of example showing to call add_rewrite_rule in your init hook, e.g. function add_my_custom_rewrite() { add_rewrite_rule(... } add_action('init', 'add_my_custom_rewrite'); and in ...
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Adding Dropbox dropin js using wp_enqueue_script

I want to add a new Dropbox Drop In Chooser button to my site. To include the code in a simple page you use <script type = "text/javascript" src = ...
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Post meta vs separate database tables

When developing plugins that requires data storage, what's the pros and cons of using one method or another ? The explanation given in the codex is not detailed: Before jumping in with a whole ...
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shopping cart plugin development

I'm developing a new shopping cart plugin for WordPress. At a point, how to save orders, I am stuck, sort of confused. Actually I am not sure whether I should save order through options api or create ...
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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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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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User autonomous tags for custom post types

Is it possible to create a taxonomy ( or other ) system such that each user on a WordPress system could have an autonomous tag setup which they could use to order custom posts. For instance: There ...
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Avoiding plugin name collisions with WP updater

I have a client who has a WordPress site that uses a custom plugin written for them by another developer. Recently, they ran the WordPress updater and one of the updates clobbered that custom plugin ...
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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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Can a standalone app be made to work as a Wordpress plugin?

I just developed a tool for web site owners. This works as a standalone app with its own user and routes system and other custom elements. Now it seems Wordpress is getting more and more popular and ...
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Execute PHP code of a plugin markup file

I am creating a plugin which imports html markup. I would like to execute some php on those markup files before or after it gets imported. Is there anyway I can do this? Right now if I add PHP to the ...
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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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Unable to find BP_Group_Extention

When I try to extend Buddypress' groups, I get false from the function-call class_exists( 'BP_Group_Extension' ). The function is called during my plugin initiation, and I am able to do other ...
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What happens when you create/edit a menu

I need to know this for a plugin I'm developing: What happens when a user creates a menu, add/remove menu items in the admin, what updates are made in the database, what tables/columns are affected?
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How to hide page links from theme menu

I'm working on a plugin, I programatically create some pages in posts table, the links appear in the theme menu(front end), I don't want some of these page links to appear, how do I do this?
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Should Plugin Folders Include a Blank index.php File?

WordPress itself, in the wp-content folder, includes an empty PHP file which looks like this. <?php // Silence is golden. ?> Should plugins include an empty file like this as well to stop ...
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How to use in my plugin the Autocomplete for users and sites field?

i am building plugin for my multisite, so i need to be able to select some blog from the blogs list, and then get the blog id to use this id in another function. the best solution will be using ...
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Get post thumbnail in WP_Query

I wrote an Ajax suggest plugin and I want to get the post thumbnail, but don't know how. This is my plugin code: $s = trim( stripslashes( $_GET['q'] ) ); $query_args = apply_filters( ...
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WordPress 4.0 Cookie Authentication to avoid nonce error when publishing a post and page

Cookies are now tied to internal sessions in WordPress 4.0. This means plugins using basic cookie authentication will have trouble because a token is required for publishing a post or page (as well ...
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Hide shortcodes “code” when using the “editor” the same as wordpress do with “gallery”

i have question, how to hide the "shortcode code" when using the "editor" the same as wordpress do with "gallery"? my clients hate to see shortcodes as "code". And the truth, not only him, but a lot ...
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Is there an action like 'after_register_custom_post_type'?

I'm writing a small plugin for Visual Composer. I need to list all custom post types but I don't know when to call the query to fetch all post types. My plugin gets initialized by after_setup_theme, ...
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How to create team for users?

i trying to create team to manage all the users in more effective way in multisite. i want to create some temas like "support" "super admins" and etc... to each team we need to have option to select ...
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How to manage different admin notices for different blogs?

i am trying to create plugin that can manage different admin notices or any other information for different blogs. for example: i have in my multisite network with 50 blogs. i want to select some ...
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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 ...