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WP 3.3 makes it possible to add meta box to Category Editor Screen?

I have a plugin that appears on the post and page editor screen and parses the editor content and reports back some info to the user. I need this same plugin to appear on the category editor screen ...
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How to automatically activate a plugin on install

I have a plugin that is an installer for my theme and several plugins that work with it. For the sake of discussion, let's call the additional plugins, the "payload". The only thing I'm missing is ...
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How do I profit from a Plugin?

While I remain committed to the open source foundation of WordPress, I do prefer to make a living plying my trade as a developer of quality software that fulfils a need of people willing to pay for it....
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disable defaault wordpress comments from a plugin

I am modifying the facebook comments plugin to my purposes. What I'd like to do is have it remove Wordpress native comments automatically if it is enabled- in fact what I'd really like it to do is use ...
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How to add captcha to publish widget

I want to add a captcha challenge to the "publish post" widget in "add new post" to prevent spam posts. This is because my site is open to registrations and posting. Could someone please suggest how ...
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Wordpress multisite,use same cookies across all website?

Hi is this posible to use same custom cookies across all blogs?Can someone help me with this?
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using admin functions on frontend

I'm updating my plugin to rely on internal functions of WordPress. I'm about to use wp_generate_attachment_metadata, but this function seems to be only available in the admin section. Is there an ...
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Widget internal hooks and functions

I am working on my 1st plugin, of some ideas to re-do the interface to how widget's are manage d and organized. Anyhow. I am struggling to get this information, either that or understand it. Create ...
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Adding a jQuery modal dialog to the admin area

I am writing a plugin for a customer and I need to use lightbox/thickbox/fancybox/etc in my admin piece. No matter what jquery plugin I use, and I'm using wp_enqueue_style and wp_enqueue_script, ...
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using wp_cache in plugin

I have a results set being returned from the database. How can I use wp_cache to speed this up? function bb_attachments_cache() { global $wp, $bp, $wpdb, $posts, $bb_attachments, $...
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Javascript Function Called Too Early in PHP Script

I'm working on a Google Maps plugin. My problem is that the function that initializes the map, csf_map_maker_js(), is getting called too early-- before the div is defined (at least that's what I ...
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Pause plugin option page until all data manipulation is complete

I have an option on my plugin page where I load content into all the posts in the blog. Now this takes some time, esp when there are a log of posts. Now the way is it set up now, when you press ...
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How to display TinyMCE HTML view?

I'm displaying TinyMCE in my plugin's settings using wp_tiny_mce(): <?php wp_tiny_mce( false , array("editor_selector" => "a_nice_textarea"));?> <textarea class="a_nice_textarea" id="...
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Wordpress plugin advice: suggestions for writing a plugin the correct way

I will write my first Wordpress plugin for the local animal shelter. The plugin will make a list of the animals in a category page(or a custom loop if that is a better way to do it) and make a little ...
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Wordpress database error: [Query was empty] - using $wpdb->prepare()

I have edited my question, I'm now getting the error about checking my MySQL settings. I changed the $sql_dvalues variable to an array with the values instead of comma spaced values and now it is ...
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Hook for page Request?

I want to run a function that looks at the current url params of the page that is requested and sets a cookie based on those params. So, I guess I'm looking for: The Wordpress Hook that allows me ...
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Why doesn't my Table get created?

I am working on creating a table in the DB for a plugin but cannot figure out why the table is not being created. Here's my code: global $ds_swoons_db_version; $ds_swoons_db_version = '1.0'; ...
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Modify code for functions.php with specific twitter user url and hashtags

I am looking to import Tweets with certain hashtags and came across this great response and coding in the link below. My question is how to just get posts from one particular twitter user and will the ...
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Need Help Determining Where Header Error is Happening

I am currently writing a plugin that contains a report based on a mysql query. I would like to export this query information to CSV. Simple enough, I've done it many times outside of WordPress. I'm ...
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Pluging with content for a specific page or post

I'm new to writing WordPress plugins, and I'm running into a snag. A lot of what I've seen is about using actions or filters to manipulate or add content at specific global areas (all posts, on post, ...
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How to link to custom “archive like” page with custom permalink rules “dynamically”

I am working on a plugin where I am trying to create a "archive like" page with permalinks. Here is what I have so far: I've created a query var "experience" I've created custom SQL selects using - ...
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can members have multiple registration using the same password?

I have two membership levels e.g MYE 1 and MYE II. I am using wishlish plugin. When a person enrolls in MYE I and then later enrolls in MYE II - they are currently blocked from using the same email ...
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How to automatically activate users after registration without activation email?

I want to auto-login my users after signup without an activation email requirement (I'm not concerned about spammers). How might I go about doing this? Thanks!
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Extract Information from post content (using regex?)

I'm trying to replace some custom strings in my content before saving the post. I have got the $data["post_content"] which includes strings like %replaceContent:{type}% . Now I need to extract that ...
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Using jQuery prepend() with file include

I'm working on a plugin that will add a top header bar (similar to the admin bar) directly after the <body> tag to sites. Since this will be used on multiple themes, I can't rely on the various ...
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post content and shortcode content displaying out of order

I've seen a couple of questions that address this problem but I can't seem to get it to work based on the answers given. I have 2 plugins that I've written myself that output content via shortcodes. ...
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Creating a plugin that will display text on every page

I know there is going to be an easy way to do this but I just can't seem to find the best practice for the following; I have a plugin which when complete should generate HTML on every page, I want it ...
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rewrite_rules problem

I am using scheduled posts as a event program, by making a loop pick up future posts. Every now and again, the production site starts to show 404's for the single event pages, and to fix it I have ...
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Is it possible to have instead mypage.com/?page_id=81 to have mypage.com/cool/?

Is it possible to have instead mypage.com/?page_id=81 (this is just an example, I am talking about all these pages with long custom links) to have mypage.com/cool/ ? Are there any plugins to achieve ...
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User Data Handling between two plugins

I have a facebook authentication plugin installed. I also have a premium content plugin installed. When a user authenticates with facebook they are logged in as a subscriber. When a user signs up ...
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Custom Login Page — wp_signon Headers Already Sent?

As the title suggests, I'm building a custom front-end login page for users of my site. I'm using wp_signon to log the user in after their credentials have been validated, but I'm getting this error: ...
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How to add text editor in plugin menu?

Can I add a text editor to my plugin menu? So I can let users edit custom css file? Something like /wp-admin/plugin-editor.php but I want users to be able to edit only one file. The custome css file. ...
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I cannot include a file in my plugin settings page

I'm trying to create a settings page. If I print things within index, I can see it. If I try to include it, I can't see anything, neither errors. add_options_page('My Plugin', 'My Plugin', '...
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Development plugin to view and manage scheduled wordpress cron jobs?

Is there a plugin for wordpress that can help a user to view and manage the crons that are currently schdeuled in WordPress? I have looked into Core control but doesn't allow the user to manage the ...
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How to receive notification of deprecated API elements and functions?

There is some way to get notifications when deprecated API elements are used in WordPress. How is it done? Put WordPress in debug mode (which also shows all other types of errors) or is there another ...
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Why isn't the Settings API designed to work for plugins using custom admin menus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should one implement add_settings_error on custom menu pages? The Settings API offers all sorts of labour saving features and future proof code. I find it really odd ...
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Using password protection to load different page elements?

I have a page that is password protected, and I wish to removed some parts of the theme, and add others. Can I do that? Is there a check I can do in the theme files to see if a user has entered the ...
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Add user managable titles to custom menus?

I am looking for a way to include a user managable title in a menu. Ideally, it will take the place of the first <li> object in the output. Any ideas? Edit Clarification I am looking for a ...
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Decontruct serialized data array from wp_options

I'm trying to decontruct (and recreate) a serialized option value in wp_options called 'my_options' How would I build the array to recreate this option_value that currently exists for 'my_options'? ...
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Wordpress 2.8 Widget API is suitable for Worpress 3.1.4 plugins development?

I am a little confused, the Wordpress 2.8 Widget API reffers to WordPress version 2.8 or is refferred to API version? Should I use 2.8 Widget API for writing my WordPress 3.1.4 widget?
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Extend a class plugin

I can't get the user variable from the main class loading a "child class" example: //PLUGIN FILE class father{ var $user; function __construct() { add_action('plugins_loaded', array(...
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contact form 7 captcha support anyother captcha plugin?

I am Using Wordpress. I installed Contact form7.Now I Want To Add Captcha with Contact form7.I Don't like "Really Simple Captcha" because it shows very simple images.Any other Captcha Plugin Support ...
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How to properly create table in plugin

Okay = been working on the plugin I posted about over here, and having am having a couple troubles. I decided to go the route of writing a plugin from scratch. As I noted, its an customized ajax ...
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How to Show Category List With Corresponding Links?

i want to do a research in Category List Area. I'll Explain Here... Now I have 4 Categories Like 1,2,3,4. First of all it needs to show in the category pages Horizontally.Next is, While Clicking on ...
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How to get Recent Post From Each Category with Thumbnail?

For Example,Now I have 3 Categories Like Food,Transport,Technology.Under These Categories I have Many Posts.Now I Want To Show the Latest Post From Each Category.{How to get Recent Post From Each ...
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Is it possible for two WordPress plugins to share the same code base?

So I have written my first WordPress plugin for production and in the next few days I will be starting up on another project where I might have to write two plugins for the same WP site because they ...
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How to exclude content (and other returned values) from WP_query()?

Does a method exist that can return a simple array of the pages in the site that are published? I only want the name and the slug returned, not the full content or other default values. I've tried ...
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Set page to draft on plugin deactivation

Im working on a little plugin that when activated creates a theme page and then a function sets this page to published this is the code i have for published: // function that creates the new ads page ...
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Can one plugin activate another plugin via script?

Can one plugin activate another plugin via script? I know its possible to deactivate known plugins via script, but can't find any examples of how to activate them.
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wordpress is automatically linking plaintext email addresses

Hey guys, I'm using the latest version of wordpress (3.1.1). Is it just me, or is wordpress now automatically linking plain-text email addresses? I type jdoe@email.com as a comment and it shows up as ...