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Issue on Counting CPT's Under Taxonomy Term

I am using this code to count number of Custom Post Type $tax_terms = get_terms($tax, $args); foreach ($tax_terms as $tax_term) { echo '<li>' . '<a href="' . esc_attr(get_term_link($...
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Not Able to Display Metabox Saved Checkbox and Selected option After Save/ Update

am using this code to create a Metabox for CPT. Now I am able to view the updateded / saved Text input on post but the Checkbox and selected options return null after save or update. Can you please ...
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Add a new tab to Wordpress Plugin install Listing

When an user searches for a plugin from the WP Admin's Add Plugin area, I want to add a new tab(with a link to a page) next to the current tabs. The location where I want the link is marked in the ...
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Remove plugin page menu items but keep plugin active

I am in the process of creating my first plugin for WordPress. However, I have one small issue, I had to add a plugins page (5 of them to be exact): add_plugins_page('Apollidon Kalendar', 'Edit ...
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How can I save a password securely as a settings field

I have a plugin that requires the user to enter a password (to access an external site) into a form field on the plugin settings page. Right now this is just saved as plain text, but I need to make it ...
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How to add a link to Wordpress Plugin install Listing

When an user searches for a plugin from the WP Admin's Add Plugin area, I want to add a link/button to every plugin's listing area. Which hook should I use? The location where I want the link is ...
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Unable to get content from $post on first publish

I'm trying to get the title and content from the global $post variable when a user publishes a new post (to submit to an external web service, which in turn needs to pass back additional data to add ...
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Is there an equivalent to Drupal's Batch API in WordPress?

I'm wondering if there is some sort of equivalent to Drupal's Batch API in WordPress? Basically, the API allows you to register a batch request and Drupal will call your function over and over again (...
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Autoloading a PHP class – working outside, but not inside WordPress plugin

I am thinking about using autoloading in a plugin. Outside of WordPress (as a test) it works as expected, but inside the plugin there are some problems. The directory structure I used for testing: ...
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Modify how gallery.js builds the shortcode [gallery …] in tinyMCE?

The post editor helpfully removes default arguments like columns="3" from the [gallery] shortcode. How do you tell it to remove a custom attribute that has a default value? The answer at Enhance ...
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WordPress Liveblog plugin: How to associate uploaded images with comments? [closed]

I'm using Automattic's Liveblog plugin which is also available on GitHub. Background When a user uploads an image, the following happens: a new post of post_type 'attachment' is created. a new ...
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Saving data-URI to media library

I have a TinyMCE plugin that generates PNG images using HTMLCanvasElement.toDataURL() (MDN). Currently, I'm just displaying them on the backend by putting the data-URI in an image tag, but I'd really ...
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Script work on non logged in user but not work for logged in user?

I am currently working with jquery and wordpress plugin. jQuery(document).ready(function($) { $('.btn').click(function(){ alert("hello world"); }); }); This code working very well ...
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Empty POST data on server on AJAX request using Angular $http

I use AngularJS to build an AJAX form which is then processed on a server running Wordpress. Server-side handler is simple: function rnr_contact_callback() { $name = $_POST['firstName'] . ' ' . $...
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Apply function to update_option Variable

I found some instructions on encrypting an options field for a plugin here, using: encrypt($input_string, $key){ $iv_size = mcrypt_get_iv_size(MCRYPT_RIJNDAEL_256, MCRYPT_MODE_ECB); $iv = ...
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Using a multiple <select> element in widget form

I am trying to save all of the options in a <select> element in a widget. So far I have the following PHP code for the form: public function form( $instance ) { // Code for editing/adding ...
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wp_create_nonce function doesn't work inside a plugin?

I am writing a WordPress plugin which is creating a form in one of its functions. It looks like this (very simplyfied): class MyPlugin { public function createForm() { $nonce = ...
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What is necessary to secure a WP plugin against direct file access attempts?

When developing a WordPress plugin, what are the best practices for securing the plugin against attempts to directly access the file? I've seen WordPress plugins use a range of options, from .htaccess ...
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How To Prevent Certain Folder To Be Overwritten During Plugin Update?

I have a WordPress plugin that helps you create call to action boxes. You just select a template from the templates provided by plugin, customize the box using the settings given and publish the box ...
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How do I add a custom button to my “edit” list? ( edit.php?post_type= ) beside “Add New”

I have a custom post type for a plugin I'm creating and the label for the "add an item" type of button (at the top of the list page) needs a partner-button that says "import" and one that says "export"...
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Run function on plugin activation before plugin is loaded

I have two versions of the same plugin - one is a free version on WordPress.org and the other is a paid upgrade. Both versions use the same function names and so can't be activated at the same time. ...
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Best practice for creating a custom archive template for a custom taxonomy which works on all themes?

I'm making a plugin which includes a custom post type with custom taxonomies. I have a custom template - taxonomy-coupon-category.php - but these template files are specific to a single theme. What ...
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Wordpress plugin, create page for API

I'm just starting with creating WordPress plugins. What i need to do is to create the page where I'll be able to display JSON/JSONP response. I would like to get some advices how to do it correctly. ...
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Best place to keep files that are called by cron jobs?

I am interesting in setting up a Wordpress Website which needs to keep updating certain custom database tables after fetching data from RESTful Web Services, lets say once in a day. I can achieve ...
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How to send email in wordpress with more than one attachments

In my plugin, there is a contact us form through which users can upload multiple files and it will be uploaded into wp-contents/uploads/2014/10 folder. Uploading is working, but now I need to send ...
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I can install my plugin in localhost but not in my server

Well, I finished my first plugin in WordPress but I have a little problem. My plugin have the next code add_action('my-plugin/my-plugin.php','rating_install'); add_action('admin_menu','...
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dbDelta SQL Query Not Working

I know the specifics of using dbDelta and I've read the documentation (http://codex.wordpress.org/Creating_Tables_with_Plugins), read other answers to the question I'm asking, but I'm just not seeing ...
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Unexpected T_FUNCTION

I have release my first plugin (mz mindbody api - which relies on SOAP and PEAR), and a user in Germany is getting syntax error unexpected T_FUNCTION when they try to install it on a clean install ...
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How to make auto installer Plugin?

I made my first Wordpress plugin and I would get that crease a datatable in worpress databases. I tried the next code buy I get nothing: register_activation_hook(__FILE__, 'rating_install'); ...
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How to add img into a plugin?

I started constructing my first Wordpress plugin but got an issue... I've a folder-file structure like that: PluginFolder/ TemplateFolder/ img/ my files php How can I use the /img/ folder in ...
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How to Change the Entire WordPress Admin panel Look and Feel?

I am trying to change the WordPress Admin panel look and feel for depending upon the different role types that are in WordPress. How can create/assign different themes for each role i.e. Editor > ...
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Admin auto-refresh is interfering with Firebug — how to prevent it?

I'm developing a plugin that adds a metabox to the post editing page. When I try to debug it with Firebug, about every 15 seconds the Firebug display refreshes as though the page has reloaded. This ...
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Custom pages with plugin

I'm developing some plugin where I would like to enable custom pages. In my case some custom page would contain a form like contact form (not literally). When user will fill out this form and send it, ...
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Bind a function with its own argument to show something dynamically after every content

I have a function that is grabbing something from database using a user-defined ID. I need to show the content after every post/page content. So I followed @s_ha_dum's solution from WPSE, like below: ...
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Plugin README.txt isn't updating in the Directory (stable tag is correct)

I'm fairly certain I've tagged (and updated) everything properly according to the official FAQ. My previous version was 1.0.0 My new (current) version is 1.0.1 I've updated README.txt in trunk with ...
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Sub Menu content is being duplicated

In the plugin I am developing I am using the following code to build my menu - add_menu_page('BCRM Plugin Settings', 'BCRM', 'administrator', __FILE__, 'bcrm_settings_page', BOOGIE__PLUGIN_URL . ...
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How to avoid conflicts with db.php / $wpdb and other plugins that decide to use them?

Our plugin (VersionPress) needs to track database changes so that it can version-control them. We currently do this by creating db.php and overriding the $wpdb instance in it but it has an issue that ...
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Plugin settings are saving but the fields

I'm following @Otto's tutorial on Settings API. I managed to save the plugin settings into the options table, but by any means can't save any fields. <?php /** * Add Settings SubMenu * Thanks ...
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Test files for plugin development

The end of the first chapter of Professional WordPress Plugin Development by Wrox Press released February 2011 states: To test a plugin during development make a test.php file and place it in ...
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Adding Font Awesome to WP Plugin

I'm trying to use font awesome icons for my plugin. I've read this page in the codex and this question. Here's what I've tried so far: I've added this on wp-plug-in.php (or should it be somewhere ...
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Plugin can't be activated [closed]

I'm developing a WordPress plugin, but the last changes caused the plugin to stop working. It tells me that I can't activate the plugin because it caused a fatal error. On localhost all is working ...
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how to get the post id in plugin

I have a plugin that I'm working on and I'm having trouble getting the post id so jquery can use it. I'm able to get it using the admin_head hook but I'm not sure how I can return it to jquery. I'm ...
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get_option() will not work without access to wp-config.php

I've created a plugin. In the initialisation file of my plugin I created an options page with some options to be stored by the admin. <form method="post" action="options.php"> <?php ...
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Sessions in plugin development?

I'm developing a plugin. At present I have two files. dotmailer.php and dotmailer-add.php. I'm creating a newsletter widget. My dotmailer.php plugin adds an admin menu, with options. It allows the ...
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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 ...