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Generate custom RSS from a plugin

Using this tutorial I was able to create basic custom RSS feed. but I'd like to have a custom RSS generated from a plugin, and my Google-Fu failed me on that specific search. Is there any way to ...
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Is it good practice to use WordPress nonce values to restrict page access?

I'm working with a colleague on a WordPress plugin. Part of the plugin functionality is showing dynamic lists with links which allow you to open a new page. Depending on the user's role, they may or ...
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Custom table in my plugin print UTF-8 (מוברש) charsets and not hebrew

i have created custom table in wordpress db to use my plugins needs. i have campaigns with hebrew names, this saved to column (varchar(100) utf8_unicode_ci ) in the DB i dont see hebrew but this: ...
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Get specific color from admin color scheme

I know how to print the current color scheme by using: echo get_user_option( 'admin_color', get_current_user_id() ); or echo get_user_meta(get_current_user_id(), 'admin_color', true); but I need ...
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Custom Post type url with category

i created a custom post type for my plugin. They can be categorized but the effect of that is kinda limited. Lets say we have the post type magazinesand the categories print and digital. I now create ...
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Creating a user's own folder on user registration

I need a plugin or some guidence on creating a user's own folder on user registation. For example...A user clicks on Register and registers ... I need wordpress to create a directory which would be ...
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Displaying Custom Sidebar Without Modifying Theme's Core File?

Is there a way to display custom sidebar created with a plugin on the wordpress front-end without modifying theme's core file? EDIT: Here is what I currently doing: I hooked the custom dynamic ...
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Insert Array in Plugin Database

trying to create one plugin, getting some issue to submit the array data in wordpress database. $formDATA gets the array value now issue is when $sql = "INSERT INTO `".$table_name ."` ...
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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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Certain functions are undefined when called form mu-plugins

I have a correctly formatted php functions file in my mu-plugins/ directory. When trying to use wp_is_mobile() or current_user_can(), I get an undefined function error. Fatal error: Call to undefined ...
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Any hook for pre-plugin-update -either bulk or single plugin update

Any hook is available on before the plugin update action ? i searched in hooks library . What is the exact hook? . Doing some stuff before updating plugin/theme .
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How to get the path to the current theme?

This code is used to get the directory of the current plugin: plugin_dir_url( __FILE__ ). What should I use to get the directory of the current theme?
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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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How To Create A File Archive in WordPress?

I've installed WordPress for my schools website. I need create a file archive, an uploader and a file viewer for the website. The file archive would store files on the server. The uploader would ...
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Show Similar Post Titles ( Similar to Stack Exchange )

I really like how Stack Exchange sites handle posts, where after you finish typing the title it will list out similar titles. How can I implement something similar on my WordPress installation? The ...
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Add Dividers or Separators Between Nav Menu Items

Does anybody have an idea on how to allow a user to drop in separators or dividers between certain nav menu items? Google only seems to bring up rookie CSS tips for first/last child selectors but I ...
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Namespaced action and filter tags

I'm upgrading several of my plugins to use PHP namespaces, so that functions, classes, constants etc are all namespaced correctly. <?php namespace my\plugin; function init() { ... } // ...
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Edit or Remove Plugin .htaccess Using The Admin Panel

I am looking for a way to edit or reset the .htaccess file for a wordpress site without access to the filesystem, working only with the wp-admin web interface and/or plugins* (see below for the back ...
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WP_Editor - Saving Value into Plugin Option - Stripping HTML

I have a wp_editor(); on my plugin settings page. I also have enabled the "Font Size" drop down in TinyMCE. After highlighting text in the wp_editor(); and selecting a font size from the editor's ...
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Creating table with plugin is not working

After reading many question and answers and many had asked the same question I have been following the same instruction as the people instructed but my bad it's not working I have used ...
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How to add multiple featured image in meta box in post editor?

I would like to add multiple featured image in meta box in post editor area apart from default available featured image. I have added the meta box but i have no idea on adding the featured image ...
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Plugin Development - Get Admin Url (Including cases where wp-admin is not used)

I'm currently writing a WordPress plugin, and am looking to retrieve the WordPress admin url. It sounds simple enough - and it is - assuming every WordPress install is using the default wp-admin slug; ...
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Wordpress and WebRTC?

I'm pretty new to WordPress and I was wondering about WebRTC integration : user permissions, page integration... I'm especially interested in chat communications (writing and audio, video is not my ...
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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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Get image URL from media library in input

On wp-admin/post.php?post=447&action=edit for example I have a link and an input. The link appears as follows: <a href="#" class="button insert-media add_media" data-editor="tj_image_url" ...
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How to create two custom post types when plugin is activated?

I am developing a plugin for question & answer.For that i need to create custom post types question & answer.How to link that custom post types so that if i display a post from Question the ...
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Get plugin option in another PHP file

I making a plugin, and I registered several options in the plugin PHP file. So let's consider : my-plugin/ - my-plugin.php (options are registered here) - admin.php (the admin page of the ...
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Merging qTranslate-xp and custom-post-widget and disabling multilingual only for pages

This question is about WordPless plugin development/tweaking/modification and as such as far as I can tell should meet the guidelines for posting on this site. My knowledge of WordPress development is ...
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Adding plugin settings link upon activation

Here I want to have upon activation of my wordpress plugins activation Before Activation Activate | Edit | Delete After Activation Settings | Edit | Delete How can this be done in code to add ...
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Automatic updates in plugin - not hosted on wordpress repository

I'm coding a plugin which probably will have updates in the future, and I want to take advantage of the automatic update mechanism in wordpress. I followed this tutorial: Everything seemed quite ...
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Pass A Value From Outside To A Plugin Variable

Is there a way to pass a custom variable value from outside like from functions.php to a plugin's variable? Lets say that I have the following function defined in a plugin. function plugin_funct(){ ...
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Getting timestamp of activation plugin time

I want to save the time that the user activates a plugin. So I need to set the value within the function that the registration hook fires: function ucme_reg_func () { //------------other ...
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How to debug WordPress correctly?

I'm using a few plugins and UpThemes framework on my new website and if I turn on Wp Debug I can see that there are a few errors related to Deprecated functions (but website is working). What I would ...
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Howto: Use Custom Post Types as Submenu Items in Admin

In a plugin, i've created 3 Custom Post Types, for example: Dogs Cats Goldfish I've also created a "Pets" Top-level menu page using add_menu_pagewherein I'd like to add the 3 CPTs as submenu ...
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How to make a plugin theme-wide?

I have written a working plugin and meets the criteria. Although I've encountered an issue, I've noticed that it's only usable on the theme's functions.php that I write the function and specify the ...
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How to avoid hardcoded text in a custom page template?

I'm developing a company Website using Wordpress 4. This website needs some special, customized pages - with forms and GET and POST and a lot of stuff, so a lot of PHP code. Now, a CMS' main purpose ...
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Enqueue script with API_KEY as data attribute [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to create a plugin that connect with an online service who required API_KEY to be passed in the script tag, and I'm searching a way to do it the "Wordpress" way, is it possible ? ...
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Fatal error: Class not found in

I am working on a plugin for 'hooking' an extra payment provider into a checkout system. I have a class gtpCheckoutData in my function.php which calculates the prices. In my plugin I want to use ...
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Display update notification messages like 'What's New'

I am about to push out a new update for my plugin. I've used a few functions only available to WordPress 3.8, which is fine because I want to support the latest version. How do I display a message to ...
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Does adding nonce in save_post hook for every metabox really improve security? [duplicate]

I see a lot of example [1] that introduce the checking of nonce in the save_post callback of a metabox. e.g. function smashing_save_post_class_meta( $post_id, $post ) { /* Verify the nonce before ...
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Best way to hook a custom url?

Let say I've a custom page with slug created "/products", I want user will be able to POST to a form with url "/products/create" and allow us to render some JSON output. The "/products/create" page ...
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Adding Dropbox dropin js using wp_enqueue_script

I want to add a new Dropbox Drop In Chooser button to my site. To include the code in a simple page you use <script type = "text/javascript" src = ...
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Post meta vs separate database tables

When developing plugins that requires data storage, what's the pros and cons of using one method or another ? The explanation given in the codex is not detailed: Before jumping in with a whole ...
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shopping cart plugin development

I'm developing a new shopping cart plugin for WordPress. At a point, how to save orders, I am stuck, sort of confused. Actually I am not sure whether I should save order through options api or create ...
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Allow users to label or classify or group posts accoring to their own criteria

Is it possible to allow individual users to group posts according to their own personal classifications. Say one user wanted to class groups by read and unread ... or 'to read' or 'shared' etc. ...
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User autonomous tags for custom post types

Is it possible to create a taxonomy ( or other ) system such that each user on a WordPress system could have an autonomous tag setup which they could use to order custom posts. For instance: There ...
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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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How to Use WordPress Color Picker API in Custom Post Type Metabox

I have a Custom Post Type called "Banner" which has a custom Meta box with two advanced fields "Title" (text Field) and "Color" (color Picker). Can you please let me know how to use the WP Color ...
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Can a standalone app be made to work as a Wordpress plugin?

I just developed a tool for web site owners. This works as a standalone app with its own user and routes system and other custom elements. Now it seems Wordpress is getting more and more popular and ...
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Execute PHP code of a plugin markup file

I am creating a plugin which imports html markup. I would like to execute some php on those markup files before or after it gets imported. Is there anyway I can do this? Right now if I add PHP to the ...