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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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Proper way to run wp_query from inside a plugin

I am developing a plugin that needs to make a query of a custom post type and retrieve data and meta data from these posts. But anytime I run that query inside my plugin, no matter what admin new post ...
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Make a select field directly beside a text input field with the Settings API

I'm building a plugin that needs a very simple options page. I'm asking the user to enter the default width and the default height that they want the plugin to use for their embed. I also want to give ...
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wp_count_posts on all post types?

I have 5 different custom post types, Is there any way to count all the publish posts regardless of post_type through any inbuilt functions Like wp_count_posts(array('post','books','video')) any ...
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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 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 assign a WP 3.0 custom nav menu to a theme's navigation menu location via script?

I'm using this script inside a plugin to create a new custom menu on the fly and assign a page to it... $menu_id = wp_create_nav_menu( 'header-menu' ); $menu = array( 'menu-item-type' => 'custom', ...
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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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How to modify Genesis core function?

I am trying to modify a Genesis framework core function. I want to remove strip_shortcodes() from the function get_the_content_limit(). Here is my code: if ( wp_get_theme( 'genesis' ) ) { // replace ...
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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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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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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"> ...