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Input gets deleted/overwritten after changing to different Admin Menu

After I have added a plugin menu and have some input to be saved in the database, everything works fine and gets saved, even if I refresh the current page. However, once I go to other menus in ...
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register_activation_hook on multisite

I am working on creating a plugin for a multisite wordpress framework that is enabled by default for all (by me, the super administrator) When it activates it is required to create 2 tables where it ...
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How to cancle update messages from a changed plugin

I did many changes on an plugin which was allowed to be manipulated. Now I want to be sure, that an update will not overwrite all my changes. What can I do to prohibit it from updating (or showing ...
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Simple WP Plugin with plugin settings page

I need to create a plugin with only one select on his settings page and save select value. I have a select with all register menus and I can not to save my select value. What am I doing wrong? What ...
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Need to hide an element depending on date and post category

I've been racking my brains for a few days trying to figure this out. I'm using WP Voting on my site. I need to create a script in single.php that will remove the div that contains the voting widget ...
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How to execute function/method when specific URL is called?

I have url "www.something.com/wp-content/plugins/tool_new/admin/new_tool_email.php?method=new_tool_send" I want to sent up real cron job, and when this url is called to execute method ...
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Proper way to pass credentials in a custom login form to avoid “headers already sent”

I'm working on a custom login page plugin. I'm trying to figure out how to log the user in without creating "headers already sent" errors. I was calling wp_signon directly after the user clicked ...
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Children Shortcodes?

I started creating WordPress plugins a few weeks ago, and I would like to know if it's possible to somehow "embed" shortcodes in some others. Basically what I want to do is create a table or a list, ...
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Can't use get_option function in PHP file located inside plugin folder

I am currently developing a small plugin which queries an API for some XML data. The XML data is then used to display a page. I wanted to do most of the display and formatting related stuff in ...
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Check the Version of an Enqueue'd External Library

I want to use an external font library in my plugin, but I want to do a version check first to determine if I should bother enqueue'ing my version or not. I know I can see if a library is already ...
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How to add submenu to Wordpress plugin in the same Directory of main Plugin?

I have created a plugin and now i want to add a third party plugin inside of the Main Plugin menu, so it can be submenu. How do you make the second plugin appear? Directory Setup: ...
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Hook pages by id on static front-page

I would like to build a one page website upon the Wordpress CMS. I'm looking for a way too hook my pages on a static frontpage by id, since I have several page types. I've tried: $id=6; $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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Setting a taxonomy consisting of sites' name

Hi I am running a multisite and I would like to set the taxonomy as sites' name. so the category will have options of Group A, Group B etc. The problem I have now is that I do not know how to get a ...
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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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Force Network Activated Plugin to Run After Site Level Plugins

I have a custom plugin I created and network activated it on WordPress Multi-Site install. I plan to use this plugin to override/enhance functionality for plugins available on my installation. The ...
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Force download a file within plugin file

I am trying to make a plugin which will force a certain file to download. I cannot find any examples of other people downloading files using a wordpress plug in. I simplified the code a little bit. I ...
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Editable/removable number of checkboxes stored in plugin

To make things short, I am working on a WordPress plugin used in various projects (being converted from a solo script) that depending on the website, they may or may not have multiple checkboxes with ...
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Should I use spl_autoload_register() in my plugin?

When I use spl_autoload_register in my plugin, I get: Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'LogicException' with message 'Class wp_atom_server could not be loaded' ...
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I want to add facility to add country, State, City in my custom plugin

I am working on a plugin for trip adviser, In that i am to add service for user that he can add country, state, city in which his company provides the trips. What should i prefer for that, Please ...
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Media Uploader is not working in default rich text editor in my custom plugin

I am working on my custom plugin that will store records in its own database tables. I am willing to add contents via WordPress default rich text editor. I found some code on WordPress stack exchange ...
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Database solutions for a commenting plugin?

(I'm new to this and am aware that my questions are vague and kind of suck, please bear with me.) My plugin, a commenting platform, is in the directory. Currently, it doesn't have it's own database. ...
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Widget options are not updated

I'm creating a plugin which creates a widget with some options. I've extended the WP_Widget class: class Dynamic_Player_Widget extends WP_Widget { function Dynamic_Player_Widget() { ...
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Can You Require the Use of JavaScript in a WordPress Plugin?

I commonly use Mozilla Firefox for testing changes I make for a plugin that I'm developing. I also have the NoScript addon installed because it is also my main browser. I noticed that the ...
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Scheduled events disappear from events queue

I'm having an issue where events that I have scheduled work for a while then just stop. After looking at the event queue I see that the scheduled events are no longer in the queue. If I deactivate ...
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Plugin update without overwriting the functionality [duplicate]

I have installed some plugins with my WordPress site, some time i modify a lot in the (.css or .php) files of the plugin to get the results i want after that i can use them with more than one site, so ...
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Custom frontend post not working?

Hi I am creating a custom post front end submission. This is my code to submit the custom post details. Here the validation is not working as well as it will not submit the post. When i submit the ...
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How to load another page file of my custom plugin file

I'm creating my own plugin for medical purpose. in the site front end using shortcode i created a login form. so after logged in the doctor can see list of patients with and edit link to each row. i ...
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How to avoid conflict of plugin style and theme style?

I have used twitter bootstrap to my plugin. But after install the plugin, it is changing style of the theme that has already bootstrap. How can i avoid this conflict?
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Plugin update not reflected in Wordpress plugin page

I've created a plugin and added it to WP plugins repository. Later, I've seen few mistakes on readme.txt file. So I've fixed it and commited the changes: svn add --force trunk/readme.txt svn ci -m ...
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How to create a custom shortcode based on the layout?

Hi I am developing a custom post type plugins. Which has shortcode support. Already i have created a shortcode which is going to use for default layout design. Again i have to create a onemore ...
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Moving Plugin Code into a Theme - Class Declaration - what hook should I use to create new instance?

I'm planning on moving a Plugin Inside a Theme I'm creating. The Plugin currently utilizes a Class to declare and set up the Custom Post Type and all of the other functionality of the plugin itself. ...
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How can I create a data entry form that has Master Detail ability?

I have a patron and books for a library (in this example). One person/patron, many books. I have the two tables. I believe I could use either tablepress or roll my owne output via a custom plugin ...
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What happens if I delete all the rows that represents a post revision from the posts table into WordPress database?

I have the following doubt related to the posts table of the WordPress database. I see that when I create a new post in this table are automatically created 2 new rows. 32 1 2014-08-16 15:07:22 ...
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How do I Make a custom post type get a custom post template in a plugin

I am writing a plugin in which I am adding a custom post type(called 'events') using register_post_type. Additionally I want it to use single-event.php instead of the regular single.php. The current ...
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Where is stored the Publish date value for a post?

I have to do a massive change in the database and I need to know in what field of what table is stored the publish date value of a post. Using phpMyAdmin I see that each record into the wp_posts ...
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Why in this archive page that call query_posts() function show only the last 10 posts?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I am finding 2 problem with this posts archive page: http://lnx.asper-eritrea.com/archivio/ The previous page have to show ALL the blog posts into ...
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Why WordPress architecture is not pure object oriented and it don't use MVC pattern? [closed]

I am pretty new in WordPress and PHP development (I came from Java and C#) and I am a bit astonished about how WP is structured. Coming from Java and C# I'm used to work on totally object oriented ...
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How to obtain the current website URL in my theme?

I am working on a custom theme and I have the following doubt about how to correctly insert the link to some section of my website into the theme. If you open this link you can understand what I need ...
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Adding Page/Post Attachment Capability to the Media Edit Screen

Is there a way to add the page attachment capability to the edit media screen? So if I add/edit a media item, I can also attach/re-attach it to a page.
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Plugin Hook: Get posts

I am building a WP plugin. It shows several featured post images with titles atop. It will have a spot on the admin bar to tell it what the featured posts are. What hook do I use to get the post's ...
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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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Convert Custom Table Data Based Plugin To Be Searchable

I've got a client with some very specific requirements for a feature on their WP site for a downloads system. After a lot of scouring of the web I've found an old plugin and made a few changes to ...
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Making my plugin translation ready. Poedit not working

I'm building a plug-in which is going great so far. I want to start making it localization ready. I don't know what is going wrong, but it's bugging out on me when I try to load it in Poedit. So ...
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View Details/Edit/etc. view for custom admin plugin

I am working on a plugin for Wordpress that will have formatted data from a couple of non-Wordpress tables in the same database as WP, and I am not quite sure how to go about having something like a ...
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Custom CSS not being added by plugin

I am attempting to add custom css through my plugin. I do have wp_head() called in my header. My code is - /** * Enqueue plugin style-file */ function prefix_add_my_stylesheet() { ...
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Add category slug as class attribute in a link array

This incredible website and the genius developers here have helped me significantly in the course of my WP Dev over the years, firstly THANK YOU. I am now faced with a problem that I have been trying ...
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Show sidebar from custom meta value

I want to show sidebar from meta value.Basically I am using wp-page-widget.Now I want to show the active widget.Since I am working on one page template so general procedure will not work. Upon ...
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How to structure WordPress plugin to display data from API

I am creating a plugin that connects to a remote API that has car listings and displays the data that's returned in that call. The plugin essentially does not need to interact with the WordPress ...
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Can i use third party setting api to my plugin?

I am new in wordpress plugin development platform and i am trying to develop a plugin. I need a setting option for this plugin. I have made my decision to use this ...