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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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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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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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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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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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redirect to custom php template in wordpress plugin directory

i create a plugin that contain : index.php includes : index.php style.css i wanna create a plugin that when user active it , it redirect user to includes/index.html i wrote somthing like this ...
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Perform internal redirect in WordPress?

Let say I have an existing page named "bar", e.g. http://www.example.com/bar I want to write a plugin, which when called, will load the content exactly same as bar (not just post_content, but the ...
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Plugin generated unexpected output - No PHP errors

I'm creating a plugin that creates a custom post type I'm working on. I followed this tutorial. I have just changed it from movie_reviews to staff members. I don't get any syntax errors in PHP and it ...
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wp_footer hook only working on homepage not in other pages

I try to output a javascript code in wp_footer hook but it is not printed in all pages it is working in home page only. I have checked for the presence of wp_footer(); function in footer.php it is ...
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The plugin generated XXX characters of unexpected output…help?

I am working on a plugin that creates a custom post type and then creates a custom template file for the activated theme. The plugin is done editing. But I've received an error while uploading that ...
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Can I use bcompiler for developing WP plugins?

Can I develop WordPress plugins complied by bcompiler bytecode compiler? I want to make my WP plugins in binary code for protecting my code.
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What's the impact on WordPress' performance regarding the amount of classes/files in a plugin?

I'm refactoring a WordPress plugin and I have two main classes with an average of 500 lines between the two. There are other files in the plugin, but these are the ones where I keep most of the ...
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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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Items By Group added to custom post type

Ok, not real sure how to explain this. But i have an existing custom post type with some custom fields that is working fine for detailed information about an event. what i am trying to do now is to ...
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Is there a way for a plugin to add an attribute to the <html> tag of a theme?

I'm currently working on an appcache plugin for WordPress. One thing that it should do is add a manifest reference in the <html> tag of the site. It has to resemble something like this: ...
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Is it a good idea to edit an already existing plugin to add more functionality?

I need to add a relatively small bit of functionality to a Wordpress plugin and I have the option to either edit the plugin directly, or scrap the plugin completely and repurpose PHP code from another ...
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How to add jquery to my custom post type wp plugin

I want to include a jquery to my wordpress custom post type plugin which i have created. i have two doubt,,, the jquery script will work only on widget options (i.e) Sidebar. So when i use the ...
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Include add_post_meta in a plugin

I am trying to call add_post_meta() from a plugin I have created. The plugin acts as a payment gateway for WooCommerce. This all works fine however I need to fire off the add_post_meta() at the end ...
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How to set a custom path, for ajax image upload folder in admin?

I am coding my first Wordpress plugin that handles some data for a custom (shop-like) post type. It also has an image uploader within a metabox, where you simply drag in your images and it ...
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Generate activation url

For my registration I am using custom registration form.It works fine.It sends email with username and password. What I am looking I want to generate url so that when user click it automatically ...
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What exactly do this function declared into functions.php file of a WP theme?

someone can help me to understand what exactly do this function declared into the functions.php file of a theme? function exclude_featured_tag( $query ) { if ( $query->is_home() && ...
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How do I debug an error that a plugin is causing?

I'm having an issue debugging why the plugin I'm creating keeps displaying the error You need to upgrade your database as soon as possible.... The work I've done so far has been on a remote dev site, ...
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save_post not called in plugin / custom field still saving overwriting metaboxes

I have a plugin that writes metaboxes to certain pages. It writes the metaboxes fine and everything works as should...until I save. The save_post is not getting called, and I can't figure out why. ...
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Update post meta not working on wp_postmeta

I am trying to update post meta values but it does't work. Only function that is working is get_post_meta and add_post_meta but Update wont work at all. Also I tried to change the values using ...
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How do I alter the position of a Custom Post Type menu item within my plugin admin menu?

I'm writing a plugin (for the first time, so bear with me!) which includes a custom post type; 'Programmes'. In the admin menu, I've set up a new menu group for the plugin, and I have the 'Programmes' ...
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How to cancel Wordpress' action/filter when using OOP with anonymous callback

Most of the wordpress plugins I found is functions based, for example, the offical akismet plugin function akismet_init() { global $wpcom_api_key, $akismet_api_host, $akismet_api_port; // ...
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Don't load the theme for a page FROM a plugin EDITED

I'm developing a pseudo admin area for my client and they don't want the theme overlaid on it, rather have their admin area take up 100% of the page. Normally I would add if (!is_page($id)) and be ...
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Calling dynamic_sidebar in plugin gives error

I am trying to call dynamic_sidebar from a plugin page. Whenever I do so, it returns a white page! Any idea why? What I am trying to do is to save the total sidebar output in a transient. I can get ...
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Why tinyMCE.editors doesnt work on tinyMCE

<?php /* Plugin Name: Taggr Plugin URI: http://example.com/wordpress-plugins/my-plugin Description: Premium plugin for image and photo tagging Version: 1.0 Author: Tee Kai Yang Author URI: ...
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Dynamic css for a widget plugin

I have a plugin that creates a widget to show latest posts and I would like to add a dynamic css file to style the post title without using inline styles. So for example i have public function ...
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Mediaelement.js feature doesn't work

I am trying to add new feature to mediaelement.js. Here's one example http://mediaelementjs.com/examples/?name=loop Another example which I am trying to implement now is this- ...
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Custom query not working in plugin admin page

I'm not sure what I am doing wrong, but I cannot use get_post, get_posts or WP_Query in my plugin admin page. I can use get_user_meta, and get_userdata, so I'm a bit confused as to why I cannot use ...
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How to add chunk of php, html, and sql code to variable an append to $content

I am creating a plugin (my first) which allows the site admin to display the most used post tags over the last X number of days. This plugin is an evolution of the WP Development question here - ...
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Adding an external stylesheet to a plugin

I apologize in advance if this question has been asked before. I've created a plugin, and I'm trying to add an external stylesheet, but it's not working. Am I suppose to compress the plugin file and ...
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edit-tags.php in plugin admin menu hides when is the active page

For the plugin I'm building I have added a submenu as a child to a custom main menu item in admin. The submenu page is an edit-tags.php page. This shows up as intended under the main menu item. When ...
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Second select list values are not saved after clicking update

I have a select list in a metabox which value is saved successfully after clicking "Update" when editing post. Of course, the values are custom taxonomies. But i don't know how to add another select ...
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Save data of select list after clicking save

I already have a meta box in the edit post that has a select list with custom taxonomies. But after i save the post the select list returns it value to none, so i don't know how to save the selected ...
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Trying to code a simple plugin, infinite loop?

I am at a standstill. I have checked over my code so many times. The code just shows up about 4 or 5 times on the Settings --> Plugin page and then breaks the browser. I am just trying to make a text ...
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Removed jQuery script from header.php , any problems?

To avoid multiple jQuery calling from my theme and plugins, I removed <script language="javascript" type="text/javascript" src="<?php bloginfo('template_url'); ...
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Howto check version of another plugin and then add a submenu page to it

i'm writing a plugin which requires another plugin. So i have to check first if the other plugin exists in a correct version. If yes i want to add a submenu page to the plugin page but here my code ...
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How to prevent plugins from loading jQuery

I recently downloaded a free plugin from wordpress.I want to remove the plugin from loading jQuery because you experts know that it is already loading from wordpress header.php file. The plugin is ...
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How to include WP_Widget from another file in main plugin file?

I tried to use the code bellow in my main file: define( 'MYPLUGINNAME_PATH', plugin_dir_path(__FILE__) ); include MYPLUGINNAME_PATH . 'class/class-widget.php'; Then I have a file ...
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Get list of scripts / styles and show file which enqueued them

I want to show what scripts and styles have loaded on a page and which plugin / theme / file has added them to the page. We can show all scripts and styles using: <?php global $wp_scripts, ...
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Jquery was not found on this server

I have two pages, events.php from plugin1 index.php from plugin2. in events.php. I am including jquery for ajax loading <script ...
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How can I modify admin bar only if my plugin is loaded

If I want to always change the admin toolbar at the top of the page it's easy. add_action('admin_bar_menu', 'add_toolbar_items', 100); function add_toolbar_items($admin_bar){ ...