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Optimize shortcode callbacks

I created a plugin to add some shortcodes in my WordPress site. But I'm a PHP newbie, so I believe it may have some errors or ways to optimize it. It's working fine, and apparently there are no ...
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Remove Permalink Meta Box not working?

For some reason the slug / permalink meta box is not being removed on the Edit Page screen. Code in functions.php function mjp_edit_meta_boxes() { // Remove Meta Boxes remove_meta_box( '...
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Plugin development without Theme adjustments?

I'm an ambitious wordpress beginner and learner - this is my first question at Stackexchange - in case I'm wrong here, I'm grateful for anyone pointing in a better direction. On my page http://www....
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How do i remove the title from a specific page

Hi need to remove the title of a specific page, this one. I could do add_filter( 'the_title', ai1ec_remove_title ); function ai1ec_remove_title( $title ) { if( 'Calendar' === $title ) { ...
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comment_email hook doesn't seem to work for comment editor field

I am building a plugin that allows users to PPK encrypt their users' IP/email data. Thus, IP/email data is set to dummy values in the comments table and encrypted values are stored in corresponding ...
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Custom avatars in wordpress comments?

I'm looking for a way to let people connect with facebook when posting comments, and to use their facebook avatars as the avatar for the comments. How can this be done? Do I need to create a seperate ...
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Conditional hook based on the core function that is calling it

In a Multisite, I'm applying the filter get_blogs_of_user to sort the "My Sites" admin bar menu, where the sites are listed by blogname: What happens is that I'd like another order elsewhere, where ...
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How do you create a custom edit.php / edit pages page

I need to create 3 custom edit.php pages which only display pages with a certain parent and the Post New button links to a new page with the corresponding parent. The closest answer I can is do not ...
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Can't create tables with my plugin

Here is the code: <?php /* Plugin Name: MyPluggin Plugin URI: http://localhost/ Description: Version: 0.0.2 Author: localhost Author URI: http://localhost/ License: GPL2 */ ...
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Plugin uninstall function is not working

I am updating my plugin for Wordpress version 3.5 compatibility. These are my important plugin files: Sort_SearchResult_by_Title.php: <?php if(!class_exists('Class_Sortsearchresults')) { ...
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Using the 'draft_to_publish' hook (post status transition)

I am trying to use the draft_to_publish hook (http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Status_Transitions) to run a function when a post that is a draft becomes published. This hook does not appear to be ...
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How to get the ID of the currently logged in user?

I want to get the ID of the currently logged in user. I've found the function: get_current_user_id which seems to be working, however I'm not sure what 'current' means in this context. Meaning if the ...
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380 views

How to remove plugin-specific custom taxonomy terms when plugin is uninstalled?

I'm trying to write a class that would allow for easy removal of all plugin-related data when the plugin is uninstalled. Specifically, I want it to remove plugin options, custom post type entries, and ...
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How do I replace title with my plugin?

I am developing a plugin for WordPress 3.5. My blog's default title is "Test". Here is some code of my plugin: add_filter('wp_title', 'my_replace_title'); function my_replace_title(){ return ...
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dbDelta not creating tables

I went through a lot of threads, codex page and tried messing with a lot of things but my code doesn't seem to be creating the tables. And I am not able to figure out where I am going wrong. I checked ...
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Nonces can be reused multiple times? Bug / Security issue?

I've read that nonces are meant to be for one time use only, and after an ajax request, you should issue a new nonce so with the next ajax request, a new nonce would be sent to the server. However, I ...
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How to build a fool proof AdSense revenue sharing model?

I have 5 author levels in my WordPress site. Levels are calculated using points - level 1 - level 2 - level 3 - level 4 - level 5 Authors getting impressions based on author levels like this. ...
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Creating custom field with drop down on new post page

I Am trying to create a default custom field drop down with pre populated values from the DB to be shown while creating a new Post or editing a existing post. I am aware about how to add a single ...
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Outputting custom field query from a plugin to the website header

I added the code below to the plugin that I'm working on to display the values of the custom fields but it shows up but blank. function mySEO() { require('wp-site-gps-transport.php'); } // Add ...
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129 views

Output in XHTML or HTML 5 for plugins?

I'm currently writing a plugin that displays some images - possibly with captions. So, I was wondering whether to use XHTML (<div>s and <span>s) or HTML 5 (<figure> and <...
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How to store accumulate multiple option values in a single array using Options_API

I have created an option array that stores a series of options, along with their values. The problem is that I want to ACCUMULATE these options and store them in the options database. Meaning I would ...
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Can / should a widget plugin define its own Widget Area?

Should a plugin be able to add a widget area above the_content? (Without requiring template/theme changes.) What would be the best way to do this? Doubts: widgets typically echo output to the screen; ...
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Custom Fields for Page Edits

Currently using the code below for SEO. When the Code Below if added to the header works perfectly but then you have to manually create the fields that are queried. Most Clients hardly get around the ...
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add_filter doesn't work

I'm developing a plugin to replace a character for some user agents in titles, posts and comments but the filter doesn't work. Here is the plugin: <?php /* Plugin Name: WP-HalfSpace Description: ...
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template_redirect not being called when using ajax

Usually I hook all my custom plugins code with the template_redirect hook but one of the issue I encountered is it does not work for the ajax call. So if I want to target both standard calls and ajax ...
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What's the hook for filtering every texts of site?

I'm developing a plugin to replace a character that google doesn't show it with an accepted character. I want to get all the texts that wordpress returns (content, comments, title, names, etc.) but I ...
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Show a user their recently viewed posts

I am working on a project that showcases a number of products, so I'd like to add a "recently viewed product" selection that keeps track of the last 5 or so viewed products or posts. I saw this ...
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Row actions not showing? Why?

I have constructed a WP_List_Table that displays on a custom theme page that I have built. I am having some trouble getting the row actions to display, despite me reviewing all the possible info on ...
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Setting up WordPress plugin's page

I recently published a WordPress plugin but all the links of plugin page (Description, Installation, FAQs, Screenshots etc) has same two line description I used in readme.txt. Although, I properly ...
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What does $_registered_pages do?

I would like to know what $_registered_pages does and where am I supposed to use it. Thanks. p.s was unable to find any documentation on it online.
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How to determine wordpress base path when wordpress core is not loaded

I have a command line script for maintaining a wordpress plugin and have to determine the wordpress base path to be able to load the wordpress core. I could just assume the script is several levels ...
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Make Database query only when option is updated

Below is a DB query I am using to retrieve values and place them in a WP_List_Table. Values are currently being added by add_option, then those values are converted into a custom database table ...
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Remove image in post when it's removed in media library

As the title says, I want to automatically remove a specific image in all posts where it's used when I remove the image from the media library. Because at the moment, if I remove an image from the ...
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Using WAMP, trying to create a plugin, getting error: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page

Just trying to create a simple plugin with some Theme Options so I can practice. When I try to access the Theme Options page under Settings... I get the: You do not have sufficient permissions to ...
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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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How to hide a piece of code from a wordpress web page?

I installed a plugin called Sociable on my Wordpress website. It displays social media share icons below each blog post, but on my website it's also showing up in the footer. Like here http://amsa.mn/%...
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How to extend LINK TO functionality in ATTACHMENT DISPLAY SETTINGS

In WP 3.4.x and earlier, it was possible to add a button to the media manager by messing around in an attachment_fields_to_edit filter. For example, a plugin could, when it figured out that an item ...
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Prevent network activation of plugin

I have a plugin that currently doesn't support network activation. The best fix for this of course is to fix it :) which I plan to do. However I wonder if there is a temporary solution I can use to ...
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handling csv data with a custom post type

I have a custom post type which represents a 'race' and there are meta fields for 'distance' (5km,10Mile) and 'type' (track,road,crosscountry). We get the race results as a csv file which contains the ...
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Best way to abort plugin in case of insufficient PHP version?

You write a plugin which requires PHP 5.1. Someone tries to install it on a server with PHP 4. How do you deal with that in a safe and user-friendly manner?
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Fill custom fields when saving custom post types

I have a Custom Post Type called "Report." It has some custom fields, including the name of the place where the post has been written. I would like that when a user saves (or updates) the post from ...
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Cannot get jQuery UI to enqueue in my plugin!

Not sure what I'm doing wrong, but I could use some help. My plugin architecture is below... register_activation_hook(__FILE__, 'my_post_options_box'); add_action('admin_menu', 'my_post_options_box')...
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Give a permalink to Custom Post Types without title

I have a "report" Custom Post Type registered in this way: register_post_type( 'report', array( 'label' => 'Reports', 'description' => '', 'public' => true, ...
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Wordpress actions for plugin admin UI page

How can I make a custom edit page for my plugins admin UI page, if the requested page has a query argument of $_GET['action'] == 'edit'? My plugins entry url looks like /admin.php?page=parser-top-...
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Breadcrumb is not generating the correct post page url

I have created a custom posts type cities and the code for its deceleration is register_post_type('City',$args); $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Cities', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name'...
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Virtual Page with Registration form

Working on a plugin, which is intended to provide a registration on front-end, to let users register. I am trying to create a Virtual page, which would display the form. Trying to create URL like ...
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wordpress plugin that show my reputation (points) in any stackexchange project in my wordpress blogs

I'm seeking for a plugin show my points (reputation) of Stackexchange (not Stackoverflow) in my Wordpress blogs. or other projects in stackexchange like : Superuser Security Serverfault SharePoint ...
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fatal error get_page_permastruct()

I'm getting the following error Fatal error: Call to a member function get_page_permastruct() /link-template.php on line 276 when I invoke the in class constructor the wp_insert_post($new_post);. ...
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Is there a faster way than wp_insert_post to add content to a blog

I've written a plugin which retrieves an xml file, parses and creates a series of short posts from the content. Although each post is very short (sometimes just a single sentence, never more than a ...
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add short code not working

I am new to wordpress, I am creating a plugin and for the short code, I am using the short code api. But when I insert this shortcode in my page, it displayes as it is, it does not display the ...