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Change author permalink to external URL

There are several questions here on wordpress.SE that explain how you can change the author slug in the author permalink URL, e.g. from http://your.blog.tld/author/author_slug/ to ...
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Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in WordPress if Debug is TRUE

I am writing a plugin for WordPress. I have created a Class as singleton pattern Class code /* * This I have refered from BuddyPress and trying to learn from it :) */ class AssessmentTest { ...
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Hook for post permalink update

I would like to know what hook should I used when the permalink/url of a post is modified. My goal is to get the old permalink and new permalink so I can used it for my plugin. Thanks. [EDIT] Just ...
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admin_post hook error message passing

I've mocked up a quick skeleton plugin, I'm trying to catch the $_POST data from the form template. The best route that I've found is using the hook admin_post, unless there is a better alternative? ...
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WordPress API functions not working at AJAX functions.php call

I am trying to show subcategories of a category in WordPress using AJAX: when I select a main category, there is a call to WP Ajax and the result is used in showing the subcategories. So far, I have ...
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ECHO Executing 4 Times In Head

I have a plugin I created as a test and am running into a bit of trouble. The code is executing 4 times and placing what I echo in the <head> tag of the page. The reason I'm performing an echo ...
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Writing editor content to a file

I have a project I'm working on where I need to write the content of the post editor to a physical file on the web server when a post is saved or updated. I'll be parsing and manipulating the content ...
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Can I attach the data from one post to another?

I'm looking to create a "snippets" plugin of sorts that lets me create a library of snippets. I then want to be able to attach those snippets to a post but not within the post_content. I basically ...
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How do i get all author posts on custom post type list

I am trying to filter a custom post type by some custom fields value and if the posts are by author, query for 2 custom field works but author posts doesn't work. Thanks! add_filter( 'parse_query', ...
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Are there security issues with Visual Composer add ons?

I am developing some add ons for Visual Composer. They are quite client specific so I am not planning to submit the plugin to VC as official add on suggestion. I used this bitbucket code to start ...
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How to output message during plugin activation

I am developing a plugin, but during the activation phrase I am constantly facing bugs. However there is no easy way to display error messages, since echoing stuff would result in 'unexpacted output' ...
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how to display a string in admin_notices hook from a class plugin

i'm trying to display a message in admin_notices hook upon plugin activation, using both a global variable or a static variable in my class ( $associati_error). i set the variable value into the ...
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How to add an “Add Image” field to my plugin and attach it to css background dynamically?

I am configuring a custom plugin to basically make things easier for a client who has no code experience and will probably be changing things around eventually. The following HTML displays a box ...
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What's the right way to implement functions in footer.php

I have a Wordpress website with a child-theme of 'twentyfifteen' I created. I added a PHP code that changes the footers background depending on the template displayed. This is my code part: ...
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Issue with iframe in TinyMCE

How do TinyMCE generate an iframe in wordpress admin panel ?? Actually I could not find out the starting point of iframe which is generated by TinyMCE. Thanks
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jQuery .on() function on iFrame of WordPress Admin

I am trying to execute following code on an iFrame of WordPress Admin while developing a plugin, but it is not working. jQuery(document).on('click', '.subject', function (e) { ...
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WordPress widget / plugin…fields not appearing in my widget

Trying to create my first plugin. A simple one. It's doing mainly what I want to do except the widget itself in Appearance-->Widgets doesn't display my fields. Wondering if anyone could point me in ...
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How can I use the admin part of a plugin outside of the admin area?

I know it depends on the plugin, but I'm probably gonna need to do this with a couple of plugins. What would be the general steps to take? The way I see it there are two options: Include WP files. ...
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Add a page to nav-menus.php in admin area

I am developing a plugin which extends the function of menu locations in wordpress. I now need to have a page to configure the settings. The only codes I could find on google were to add a themes page ...
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How to integrate plugin in Wordpress theme

I have read that there are two ways for integrating a plugin on a Wordpress theme. I think the first method is the best; but I do not know exactly how to do it... After copying the plugin to the ...
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Checked() function on a multidimensional array

I am generating checkboxes dynamically on one of the option pages. This the code that I'm using to create multiple checkboxes: <?php foreach($shopCategories as $shopCategory) { ?> <input ...
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Shortcode error

I've created a plugin that includes the shortcode below, it works fine one website ( http://www.porministries.org/wordpress/?page_id=16 ) but not on another website ( http://www.rccov.com/media/ ). I ...
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I am trying to add custom-fields to a post carousel plugin

I have a post carousel on my website.I am trying to add an option to display custom fields. I looked at the code for the carousel and I tried to add my custom-fields option. I am not getting a display ...
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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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Using init hook for register_taxonomy is causing invalid_taxonomy in wp_insert_term()

I'm developing a plugin and I've problem with inserting new term to my custom taxonomy. <?php add_action('init', 'create_tax', 0); function create_tax() { $args = array(...); ...
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How to add category and subcategory in WordPress custom code?

I create custom plugin for import categories. now i have categories array from api.but when import categories into my wordpress woo commerce means not working. My code is given below. public ...
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Retrieve contents/page names of various pages for use in a plugin

I'm trying to design a plugin that retrieves the contents of user selected pages and copy the contents into a giant single page. (As long single page websites are trendy right now) These are the ...
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How to get html tag ids from template?

I'm new with WP so I need advice. I'm workig on plugin where is required adding some new atrributes to selected div or paragraph. Is there any way how to get html tag (DOM) IDs from current template? ...
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How to prevent loading of all plugin's resources?

Wordpress is loading all client resources of all plugins, not just the plugin of interest. It may make sense to load jqery globally but it makes no sense to load all other plugin's Javascript in a ...
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Issue regarding $wpdb->prepare()

$wpdb->prepare() is adding single quote ('') like below. I am using below code $sql = $wpdb->prepare("SELECT * FROM %s ",$table_name); echo $sql; I am getting output like below SELECT * FROM ...
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How to save array of objects in wp_options table?

I am creating a Wordpress plugin, where I need to save data in following format in wp_options table: array ( array( 'product_name'=> 'iPhone', ...
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Get all options saved by another plugin

I'm developing a plug-in that adds the possibility to import/export settings from another plug-in. However, I don't have access to the options ids saved by that plug-in. Is it possible to get all ...
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How to include PHP files in plugins the correct way

My problem is when on the main plugin file I include a PHP file something like this: include(WP_PLUGIN_URL . '/wordpress-group-buying/ipn/paypal-ipn.php'); // or include_once(WP_PLUGIN_URL . ...
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Re use the list table for a custom post type on another page

i've got a custom post type which is 'ai1ec_event'. So i have a "All events" page which has a Wp_List_Table with all my events and my customization to that table. Is there a way to draw the same list ...
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unzip a folder on specific location and delete the zip file

After the lots of search. I am deciding to post my question here. Basically i want to upload a zip file in my wordpress site from my admin panel. And also extract this file to specific location with ...
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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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How can I trigger the media library “query-attachments” action manually?

I'm working on a plugin that manipulates the WordPress 4.0+ Media Library. I see that the attachments in the media library are loaded by an ajax call using the query-attachments action. I need to ...
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Is there a hook for when you switch themes?

I created a plugin but I just came across a bug that I don't really know how to solve. When you activate my plugin, it creates a file in the active theme directory and when you deactivate it, it ...
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How to change color of headlines within shortcode?

I have done my own shortcode for the layout of the page like this: (from the functions.php file) // One Half function layout_one_half($atts, $content = null) { $atts = shortcode_atts( array( ...
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Private Plugin Updates - Localhost

I'm trying to get a automatic plugin updater work on localhost, I had it working at one point on a live server but for some reason mid update it gives me an error of: An error occurred while ...
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How to add pagination into post showing

I have created a plugin to display all posts on any page by short code. But how do I add pagination? global $wpdb; query_posts('cat='.$cat); $table_name = $wpdb->prefix . "advertisement"; ...
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Load plugin selectively for pages or posts, etc

It's possible select which plugin load by page or post, because i have 35 plugins and many of these no necessary in many pages or posts and only for some pages, how can do this? I've tested beta ...
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How Can I setup WP CLI on Windows development machine running AMPPS?

I want to setup WP CLI. On the home page it says that it needs a UNIX like operating system. I am running windows 7 for development but I could probably setup a virtual Ubuntu box or something. Would ...
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Creating a text file in plugin directory not working

I am creating a plugin that in admin end will create a text.file but when I tried it, no text file were created. this is my code.. if($_POST['pluginvalue_hidden'] == 'Y') { ...
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how to use hook deleted_user into custom function to delete user from custom table

I have a second user table in my WordPress database for a separate application that I am integrating. I need to be able to delete a user from this second table when the user is deleted in the ...
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Sessions not creating correctly in custom function

I am working with an external application called The Next Generation of Genealogy Site-Building (TNG) and integrating it into WordPress. It has been an easy matter to get the data to display inside a ...
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Using $wpdb->get_results with Select and a comparing a column with a variable

I wasn't sure whether I should ask this on stackoverflow so I thought I'd try here instead. I'm developing a custom plugin and I've got to retrieve some numbers from a table where the value in the ...
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What process do you use for WordPress development?

I'm interested in how other people develop themes and plugins for WordPress. To me, the in-browser editor in the admin panel just doesn't cut it. Currently, I'm just using an IDE with a PHP plugin ...
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When using an options array the Settings API isn't creating the database record

At the moment i am building my first plugin. So far i've saved as well as successfully uninstalled the options with single db records; everything worked like a charm. At the moment i try to improve ...
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How to change custom post type pemalink Hierarcy

When we set permalink as Post name and go to wordpress any default post Like "Testing 123" single page its link looks like this localhost/foo_articles/testing-123 Now i when we change our permalink ...