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How can my plugin act Network Activated without actually being activated network?

My primary goal is to be able to update my plugins as part of the WP Updater class, but the network aspect is giving me a headache and many wasted hours I will never get back. Does anyone know how to ...
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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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Why is 'register_activation_hook' undefined?

I am just getting reaquainted with writing plugins, after writing a whole two about three years ago. Following some example code I found: if(!class_exists('QuizMaster_Plugin_Template')) { class ...
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variable created in page.php is null inside of header.php

Ok, so i'm instantiating a class in page.php. Then i'm calling get_header() to include header.php now in header.php i need to access this class object and execute one of its methods but i get this ...
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Having Problem On Getting WP Post Gallery Images URL

I need to get the URL (actual Size) of all images of gallery associated with a post in single.php. The following code from Codex returns all images in very small size 150x150 which is not suitable for ...
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Issue on Getting WP Gallery Items In cpt-single.php As Attachments

Having a "Custom Post Type" called Projects I am trying to get actual URL of images added into Post Gallery and list them in class other than WordPress built in .gallery. This is the code which I ...
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Using an iframe/plugin outside wordpress

I have Wordpress installed on my website, which I normally edit in dreamweaver. I use a few plugins in wordpress that are extremely useful; normally these generate their own page and I either use an ...
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register_taxonomy with multiple object type and update_count_callback

The register_taxonomy accept array as the object type so I can link as many custom post types to a custom taxonomy. That is fine. The issue is, the default taxonomy count is always zero with the ...
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How to create an embedded code for wordpress shortcode?

What I have done I have a developed a custom WordPress plugin for displaying a custom calculator on my website. And regarding the same I have created a short-code for it which I am using to place it ...
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Usage analytic for my plugin [duplicate]

I'm about to release my WP plugin and would like to track the usage of it. I would like to get detailed usage (per url) such as: how may users clicked the plugin widget. I looked at google analytics ...
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post_parent in custom post type

I've two custom post types, type1 and type2 My current workflow of creating contents, from the user perspective a user created posts of type1, i.e. post1, post2, post3 on a particular day our ...
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How can I intercept the login script?

I want to write a plugin which will intercept the user's login, show a "second login" page (for two-factor authentication) and then redirect to standard login+a hook for my two-factor authentication ...
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Add action to fire when a published post is updated

I have a couple of actions setup: add_action('publish_post', array($this, 'newPost'), 10, 2); add_action('post_updated', array($this, 'updatePost'), 10, 3); When I update an already published post ...
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WordPress “New User Approve” plugin approval email

Is there a way to add a email address to CC on the approval email(i.e. the email that is sent to the user letting them know that we approved their user account) without going in and changing PHP code. ...
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Should I create a theme or a plugin?

I'm working on a pro bono project to try to learn WordPress. I've been provided with a rough design (see screenshot below) and I'm struggling trying to think of how to approach the issue. My main ...
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Can a plugin add to header/footer/body content?

I am just wrapping up my first WordPress plugin and the last thing I would like to do is take a piece of data that the plugin knows about (from wp_options table) and display it in either the header or ...
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Handling results from data hooked into admin_post

I'm writing a plugin that uses a form to pass some data through to itself. Is there any way to do this "The WordPress Way"? Sample form code (on a custom submenu page added under "Tools"): <form ...
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Security of using uploaded file across two admin submits

I'm writing a plugin that merges two files, based on user input about which file to draw each section from. This means that I have to get the user upload and display it before I can get the user input ...
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Call wp_generate_password() from within a Class

I have a function to add wp users. There is a $password = wp_generate_password(); in it. This works. Now I'm creating a class XenWord_Add_WP_User based on the function. In fact, I copied the ...
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Register a plugin within another plugin as a new post type

I have developed a plugin now i want to integrate my plugin with another plugin, is it possible for me to register my plugin within another plugin by using that plugin's post type.
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Standard location for plugin to save/cache files?

Are there official guidelines on where a plugin should cache files? If not, is there a best-practice out there that I can follow? For example, a plugin grabs content from a back-end system ...
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New Wordpress plugin - authentication is needed

I write a new plugin that will work against an external application. This application need an access to this plugin, and will create, edit and delete posts. Of course I want to protect the plugin so ...
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Editor access to plugin settings

I'm trying to give access to an user with the role Editor to this plugin settings page: https://wordpress.org/plugins/commenter-data/ In the code of this plugin on line 31 of commenter.php there is ...
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Plugin development, hooks, generate content

I'm building my first plugin. This plugin will activate a theme, set up a default front page, register tax. / cpt, and create some content. (cpt = custom post types) I made it work all this in ...
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Custom table loop with pagination link issue

I have a custom table in WordPress and trying to listing records with Pagination. With below code, I able to create pagination but only problem is when I click on page 2 than all links will stay on ...
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Can't switch theme after activation

I'm creating a plugin (I'm very newbie in this) to load custom taxonomies, custom post types and an automatic activation of a theme, so I have this code: // Custom Post Types and Taxonomies ...
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wp_scheduled_event being removed mysteriously

I have a plugin that sets a scheduled event and runs fine for myself and all users except one. On his server the scheduled event is mysteriously removed somehow after working fine for hours/days. I ...
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Force HTTPS 301 redirect with hook

I am trying to force a 301 https redirect with hooking into the 'template redirect' function. I want not doing it a htaccess because when I update my permalinks, htaccess with https redirect ...
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Global Signup/Login in two wordpress site some like similar to stackoverflow?

I have two different wordpress installation at two different server one at mydomain.com and other at subdomain.mydomain.com having different database. My question is how I implement global ...
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Error when trying to save custom post type settings (ERROR: options page not found)

I know this is a common error but I haven't come across any solutions that have worked. I'm creating a plugin that uses custom post types and I have a settings page under that CPT's menu. The settings ...
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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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How to translate wordpress backend to another language

Is there any way to translate wordpress entire backend to another language that is not supported yet. ? I mean, my language is Sinhala (Sri Lanka) and sinhala is not yet included by default on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...