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Multiple entries in get_option results? or why is _multiwidget set to 1?

I am developing a wordpress widget, and need to store some user configuration values, that is why I am using wordpress update_option and get_option. I am new to widget development. I have some ...
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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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How to add sub-menu to a menu generated by wp_nav_menu by using plugin

I have a menu generated by wp_nav_menu which look like <ul class="nav-menu" id="menu-top-nav"> <li class="menu-item menu-item-type-custom menu-item-object-custom menu-item-43" ...
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Updated/Tagged/Stable-Tag'ed plugin does not up in wordpress plugin repository

I have a plugin (http://wordpress.org/plugins/scoutnet-kalender) and I update it quite a few times from 0.2.0 (0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.2.3 ...) to the new major release 1.0.1. I previously did this like ...
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How to leverage hefty memory actions from programmatically creating nav menus

I'm working on a plugin right now and hitting a wall. Long story short, part of the plugin process is to construct a dynamic nav menu. This nav menu can get rather large, and I'm finding that it seems ...
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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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How use %like% in sql statement wordpress

i use a like %text% statement in wordpress: SELECT * FROM location WHERE name LIKE "%on" OR name LIKE "%on%" i tried anything but it's not run: $wpdb->get_results($wpdb -> prepare("SELECT ...
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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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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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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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Plugin, add settings element

I'm new to WordPress and probably similar question already exist, but as far as I didn't find I make a new one. So I'm trying to make my first plugin in wordpress. I got to make plugin settings page ...
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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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how to create child WordPress plugin

I like to create child plugin.. Explanation :- I have one parent plugin named X. This will work independently (like other existing plugins). Now I decided to add some extra features to that plugin ...
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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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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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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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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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Custom post type plugin archive page doesn't work?

I am creating a custom post type plugin. In that I have added a custom archive template and single page template. The single page template works fine, whereas the archive template is not working. ...
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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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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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Getting Details Of Uploaded Image

I'm using Wordpress' upload system (as explained here) on my plugin's admin page. I can upload an image and get this image's URL. But i need attachment ID, image caption etc. How can i reach them? I ...
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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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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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Can you create your own widgets and use them for editable areas of client content?

I'm relatively new to WordPress. As a content management system I chose WordPress so that I could design a website for a friend in a way that would be easy for them to use when I had handed it over. ...
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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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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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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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How activate custom plugin in WordPress on virtual box “host only adapter” and no internet connection?

I'm running WordPress in Virtual Box CentOS 6.5 on a laptop without an internet connection. I am able to get the CMS in a web browser by running the virtual box using a "host only adapter". However, ...
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How to cancle 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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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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How to execute function/method when specific URL is called?

I have url "www.something.com/wp-content/plugins/tool_new/admin/new_tool_email.php?method=new_tool_send" I want to sent up real cron job, and when this url is called to execute method ...
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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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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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Hook pages by id on static front-page

I would like to build a one page website upon the Wordpress CMS. I'm looking for a way too hook my pages on a static frontpage by id, since I have several page types. I've tried: $id=6; $post = ...
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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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Get List of Registered Meta Boxes and Removing Them

Is there a function for getting a list of registered Meta Boxes and removing them? I see there is a method for adding, and removing. http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/remove_meta_box ...
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how to use thickbox in admin?

I would like to show my retrieved content form my classes method in thickbox. How could I do this? I have been adding the proper id to my desired hyperlink but all of the admin body is getting parsed ...
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prevent post to have multiple categories in my plugin

I'm writing a plugin, I want to prevent posts have multiple categories (i.e same product having category "Samsung" & "Apple"). Any idea on how to use some actions/filters to achieve this using my ...
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How to trigger $_GET request within admin plugin page?

I have this form in my plugin function: <form method="get" action="" enctype="multipart/form-data"> <p class="submit"> <input type="hidden" name="do_it_hidden" value="run"> ...
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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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Setting a taxonomy consisting of sites' name

Hi I am running a multisite and I would like to set the taxonomy as sites' name. so the category will have options of Group A, Group B etc. The problem I have now is that I do not know how to get a ...
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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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Editable/removable number of checkboxes stored in plugin

To make things short, I am working on a WordPress plugin used in various projects (being converted from a solo script) that depending on the website, they may or may not have multiple checkboxes with ...
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Problems with autoloading classes via sp_autoload_register / maybe interfering WP-specific autoloader

I'm working on a plugin in which I do the following for autoloading classes: function TFSLAutoload($class) { $classfile = dirname(__FILE__).'/includes/'.strtolower($class).'.php'; include ...
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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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Media Uploader is not working in default rich text editor in my custom plugin

I am working on my custom plugin that will store records in its own database tables. I am willing to add contents via WordPress default rich text editor. I found some code on WordPress stack exchange ...