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ouput buffering confusing me!

I've coded a plugin that works with an external ReST API. It is possible to get a set of posts in JSON to render a post list in HTML. Now I want to extend it to provide download links for associated ...
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Upgrade Private Plugin without Deleting

I've seen numerous questions asking a way to update a private plugin by checking to self-hosted repository, or update plugin from personal API, but my question is quite different. As we all know, if ...
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Input with spaces in Shortcode attributes overwritten by defaults

question seems to be similar to the one asked here but the answer went down a different path. Pretty much if a user enters a shortcode attribute with a space it will get overwritten by the default ...
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Plugin hook breaks new WP 4.0 media library grid view?

I have a plugin which has code in it which has broken the new WP 4.0 media library grid view. The grid view itself (the rest of the page is fine) won't display if my plugin is active and this option ...
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How do I add a widget programmatically to a newly created site (WPMU) within a plugin?

I'm making a plugin that creates new sites (WPMU), and also has its own widget that needs to be placed onto the new sites it creates. The issue I'm having is that I can't get the plugin to insert ...
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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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Calling a class method instantiated by ajax call in wordpress [closed]

I have an ajax call in Wordpress that instantiate a class. I want to be able to call the class methods in other functions. Here is the code to demonstrate. Ajax call: ...
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Creating custom input fields on the admin side

I'm pretty new to wordpress (been using wordpress for a week now) and took over a site from a colleague of mine . He partially created a plugin to input "Specials" onto the site. At the moment, the ...
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Security error WP 4.0 + WP phpBB Bridge [closed]

so today I updated to 4.0 (glad I had backup). Everything was working fine until I tried to publish a post. There I got Are you sure you want to do this. Also had Cheatin' Uh under ...
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Plugin error on activation - breaks page encoding and prints the code of plugin php files

I have WordPress multisite install, everything was working properly. Developed a custom pugin on my local server (same configuration of Nginx, PHP, MySQL, Memcached, the only difference is OS - ...
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How to make a cronjob type plugin

Hi i am new on wordpress and has been given a task to make such a script that will fetch posts by categories and shoot email to subscribers. The table structure for subscriber is below Subscriber Id ...
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How to customize the WordPress excerpt?

I searched the web and the available plugins, but I couldn't find anything that is easy understandable for a noob like me to do the following: I learned how to create a "Continue Reading" link and ...
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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 cancel 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.