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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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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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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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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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Properly licensing a plugin that uses Apache 2.0 licensed code

Am developing a plugin that I would like to submit to the WordPress.org repo. It's dependent on Apache License 2.0 code, so I know I should license my plugin with GPLv3 - it's allowed. So, how do I ...
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Deleting taxonomy terms and relationships on a custom post_type when a user is deleted

First off, I have a custom plugin that registers a custom post_type. When a user signs up on the site, a post is created using the custom post_type. The post is populated by the user's company name [...
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tinymce.get() returns error after ajax request

In the backend, after an event I make an ajax request which populates certain fields. The problematic field is the textarea, for which I use wp_editor like so: <?php $settings = array( '...
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Show error, when selecting image in WordPress media uploader if params mismatch

Good day ! My question is following: I know how to show errors while uploading image from WordPress media uploader by using WordPress filter hook: But how to show same error box when user select ...
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Adding Image in readme.txt file of wordpress plugin

It is possible to add a gif file in the readme.txt file of wordpress plugin in the wordpress.org plugin repository? My plugin url is https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-toggle-comments-form-fields/ I ...
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How Can I Add a Filter to Class Instance Only?

I have a custom class which I use for several cases extending it, for example class A { public function show_things() { print_r( apply_filter( 'yet_another_filter', array( 'coffee', 'tea'...
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Wordpress Media mime type filter problem 4.0

I have added new mime types with the 'post_mime_types' filter eg. PDF, doc, mp3 etc... Filtering by custom mime type on the upload.php page in media grid view works as expected but in list view it ...
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Proper way to replace the_content only for pages created by custom plugin

I'm creating a plugin that needs to replace the_content of only two specific pages that it created upon activation. Here is my code: add_filter('the_content', 'emd_content'); function ...
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Brainstorm - Slow Query from Plugin Need to Speed It Up

We use WP as the backend for a business directory. I have a plugin that queries based upon location coordinates looking for the closest 10 locations to a given "listing". This query is really slow (...
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Forcing ALL plugin Admin menus into a separate menu

I'd like to move ALL of the menu's generated by various plugins such as ACF, Layerslider, WPMU Dev etc, into a separate menu structure. In short, I'd prefer an item called "Plugin menu's" and below ...
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Dynamically creating classes for Widget API

So let's say I want to make new Classes for the Widgets API using some variables that the user can configure. The only way I have figured it out is to use the eval() function. This is due to how ...
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Why cant the WP Filesystem API read googlefonts.json?

I've inherited a site built with a theme by Highgrade (southcentral) which is built using the Redux framework. I'm seeing the following error in the frontend and admin panel: Warning: Invalid ...
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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 > ...