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How to load another page file of my custom plugin file

I'm creating my own plugin for medical purpose. in the site front end using shortcode i created a login form. so after logged in the doctor can see list of patients with and edit link to each row. i ...
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How to avoid conflict of plugin style and theme style?

I have used twitter bootstrap to my plugin. But after install the plugin, it is changing style of the theme that has already bootstrap. How can i avoid this conflict?
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Plugin update not reflected in Wordpress plugin page

I've created a plugin and added it to WP plugins repository. Later, I've seen few mistakes on readme.txt file. So I've fixed it and commited the changes: svn add --force trunk/readme.txt svn ci -m ...
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How to create a custom shortcode based on the layout?

Hi I am developing a custom post type plugins. Which has shortcode support. Already i have created a shortcode which is going to use for default layout design. Again i have to create a onemore ...
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Moving Plugin Code into a Theme - Class Declaration - what hook should I use to create new instance?

I'm planning on moving a Plugin Inside a Theme I'm creating. The Plugin currently utilizes a Class to declare and set up the Custom Post Type and all of the other functionality of the plugin itself. ...
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How can I create a data entry form that has Master Detail ability?

I have a patron and books for a library (in this example). One person/patron, many books. I have the two tables. I believe I could use either tablepress or roll my owne output via a custom plugin ...
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What happens if I delete all the rows that represents a post revision from the posts table into WordPress database?

I have the following doubt related to the posts table of the WordPress database. I see that when I create a new post in this table are automatically created 2 new rows. 32 1 2014-08-16 15:07:22 ...
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How do I Make a custom post type get a custom post template in a plugin

I am writing a plugin in which I am adding a custom post type(called 'events') using register_post_type. Additionally I want it to use single-event.php instead of the regular single.php. The current ...
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Where is stored the Publish date value for a post?

I have to do a massive change in the database and I need to know in what field of what table is stored the publish date value of a post. Using phpMyAdmin I see that each record into the wp_posts ...
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Why in this archive page that call query_posts() function show only the last 10 posts?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I am finding 2 problem with this posts archive page: http://lnx.asper-eritrea.com/archivio/ The previous page have to show ALL the blog posts into ...
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Why WordPress architecture is not pure object oriented and it don't use MVC pattern? [closed]

I am pretty new in WordPress and PHP development (I came from Java and C#) and I am a bit astonished about how WP is structured. Coming from Java and C# I'm used to work on totally object oriented ...
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How to obtain the current website URL in my theme?

I am working on a custom theme and I have the following doubt about how to correctly insert the link to some section of my website into the theme. If you open this link you can understand what I need ...
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Adding Page/Post Attachment Capability to the Media Edit Screen

Is there a way to add the page attachment capability to the edit media screen? So if I add/edit a media item, I can also attach/re-attach it to a page.
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Plugin Hook: Get posts

I am building a WP plugin. It shows several featured post images with titles atop. It will have a spot on the admin bar to tell it what the featured posts are. What hook do I use to get the post's ...
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Can I show also the post date using the wp_get_archives() function?

I am pretty new in WordPress theme development and I have some doubt about the wp_get_archives() function: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_archives In my website I have create ...
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Convert Custom Table Data Based Plugin To Be Searchable

I've got a client with some very specific requirements for a feature on their WP site for a downloads system. After a lot of scouring of the web I've found an old plugin and made a few changes to ...
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Making my plugin translation ready. Poedit not working

I'm building a plug-in which is going great so far. I want to start making it localization ready. I don't know what is going wrong, but it's bugging out on me when I try to load it in Poedit. So ...
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View Details/Edit/etc. view for custom admin plugin

I am working on a plugin for Wordpress that will have formatted data from a couple of non-Wordpress tables in the same database as WP, and I am not quite sure how to go about having something like a ...
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Custom CSS not being added by plugin

I am attempting to add custom css through my plugin. I do have wp_head() called in my header. My code is - /** * Enqueue plugin style-file */ function prefix_add_my_stylesheet() { ...
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Add category slug as class attribute in a link array

This incredible website and the genius developers here have helped me significantly in the course of my WP Dev over the years, firstly THANK YOU. I am now faced with a problem that I have been trying ...
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Show sidebar from custom meta value

I want to show sidebar from meta value.Basically I am using wp-page-widget.Now I want to show the active widget.Since I am working on one page template so general procedure will not work. Upon ...
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How to structure WordPress plugin to display data from API

I am creating a plugin that connects to a remote API that has car listings and displays the data that's returned in that call. The plugin essentially does not need to interact with the WordPress ...
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Can i use third party setting api to my plugin?

I am new in wordpress plugin development platform and i am trying to develop a plugin. I need a setting option for this plugin. I have made my decision to use this ...
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redirect to custom php template in wordpress plugin directory

i create a plugin that contain : index.php includes : index.php style.css i wanna create a plugin that when user active it , it redirect user to includes/index.html i wrote somthing like this ...
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Combining the Edit Media Screen with the Links Manager?

Is there a way to somehow integrate the link manager into the media edit screen? So if a user uploads or replaces a media item, they can also add the media's attachment link to a link category from ...
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Perform internal redirect in WordPress?

Let say I have an existing page named "bar", e.g. http://www.example.com/bar I want to write a plugin, which when called, will load the content exactly same as bar (not just post_content, but the ...
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Plugin generated unexpected output - No PHP errors

I'm creating a plugin that creates a custom post type I'm working on. I followed this tutorial. I have just changed it from movie_reviews to staff members. I don't get any syntax errors in PHP and it ...
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wp_footer hook only working on homepage not in other pages

I try to output a javascript code in wp_footer hook but it is not printed in all pages it is working in home page only. I have checked for the presence of wp_footer(); function in footer.php it is ...
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The plugin generated XXX characters of unexpected output…help?

I am working on a plugin that creates a custom post type and then creates a custom template file for the activated theme. The plugin is done editing. But I've received an error while uploading that ...
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Using a dropdown to alter an option value on plugin settings page

I'm trying to implement a dropdown menu on my plugin's settings page. When the user selects a choice from the dropdown and presses the Save Changes button, I need the choice's value to be appended to ...
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Can I use bcompiler for developing WP plugins?

Can I develop WordPress plugins complied by bcompiler bytecode compiler? I want to make my WP plugins in binary code for protecting my code.
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What's the impact on WordPress' performance regarding the amount of classes/files in a plugin?

I'm refactoring a WordPress plugin and I have two main classes with an average of 500 lines between the two. There are other files in the plugin, but these are the ones where I keep most of the ...
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What is the best way to store HTML fragment in WordPress?

Let say I want to store an HTML fragment in WordPress and allow user to update/modify, e.g. site wise notice, what is the best way to store it and present them in a theme? e.g. write a plugin to ...
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Using radio button meta data from a custom meta box

Very new to attempting PHP and am hacking together my first plugin using tutorials.. I have a custom meta box with a Yes/No radio button on all WordPress pages (in the editor). EDIT- I removed the ...
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Items By Group added to custom post type

Ok, not real sure how to explain this. But i have an existing custom post type with some custom fields that is working fine for detailed information about an event. what i am trying to do now is to ...
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Is there a way for a plugin to add an attribute to the <html> tag of a theme?

I'm currently working on an appcache plugin for WordPress. One thing that it should do is add a manifest reference in the <html> tag of the site. It has to resemble something like this: ...
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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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Wordpress plugin admin page breaking

I am developing one file uploading plugin for my wordpress site to upload posts along with taxonomy and post meta data. Functionality wise it is working fine but when file uploading is finishing ...
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Is it a good idea to edit an already existing plugin to add more functionality?

I need to add a relatively small bit of functionality to a Wordpress plugin and I have the option to either edit the plugin directly, or scrap the plugin completely and repurpose PHP code from another ...
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How to add jquery to my custom post type wp plugin

I want to include a jquery to my wordpress custom post type plugin which i have created. i have two doubt,,, the jquery script will work only on widget options (i.e) Sidebar. So when i use the ...
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Include add_post_meta in a plugin

I am trying to call add_post_meta() from a plugin I have created. The plugin acts as a payment gateway for WooCommerce. This all works fine however I need to fire off the add_post_meta() at the end ...
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How to set a custom path, for ajax image upload folder in admin?

I am coding my first Wordpress plugin that handles some data for a custom (shop-like) post type. It also has an image uploader within a metabox, where you simply drag in your images and it ...
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Generate activation url

For my registration I am using custom registration form.It works fine.It sends email with username and password. What I am looking I want to generate url so that when user click it automatically ...
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What exactly do this function declared into functions.php file of a WP theme?

someone can help me to understand what exactly do this function declared into the functions.php file of a theme? function exclude_featured_tag( $query ) { if ( $query->is_home() && ...
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How do I debug an error that a plugin is causing?

I'm having an issue debugging why the plugin I'm creating keeps displaying the error You need to upgrade your database as soon as possible.... The work I've done so far has been on a remote dev site, ...
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save_post not called in plugin / custom field still saving overwriting metaboxes

I have a plugin that writes metaboxes to certain pages. It writes the metaboxes fine and everything works as should...until I save. The save_post is not getting called, and I can't figure out why. ...
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Update post meta not working on wp_postmeta

I am trying to update post meta values but it does't work. Only function that is working is get_post_meta and add_post_meta but Update wont work at all. Also I tried to change the values using ...
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How do I alter the position of a Custom Post Type menu item within my plugin admin menu?

I'm writing a plugin (for the first time, so bear with me!) which includes a custom post type; 'Programmes'. In the admin menu, I've set up a new menu group for the plugin, and I have the 'Programmes' ...
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remove_filter right way

What is the right way to remove filter in condition? method 1 public function update_loop($query) { global $wp; if(!$query->is_main_query() || $query->is_admin) return; ...
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How to cancel Wordpress' action/filter when using OOP with anonymous callback

Most of the wordpress plugins I found is functions based, for example, the offical akismet plugin function akismet_init() { global $wpcom_api_key, $akismet_api_host, $akismet_api_port; // ...