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WP_NAV_MENU filter targets all menus

Im trying to replace my template's primary menu through a plugin so that I don't have to make changes to the header.php. I found this code in another question answered here in 2011 (Replacing ...
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Backbone is breaking the media uploader

Greets, when using backbone in a plugin of mine the media uploader on the post edit page stops working properly. The uplaod button doesn't work anymore and the drag and drop functionality doesnt ...
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Adding custom avatar field to comments

I want to store a users Twitter Profile Image when I found out that they've tweeted the link of a post (by using the Twitter API), but I'm stuck with the following issue: How do I store the Profile ...
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UPME Known Issues - Unable to Save Custom Fields

When you have large number of custom fields, there are issues with saving and updating process. This is due to the maximum input variables constraints set by PHP. Currently you have to increase php ...
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Plugin version not updated with new version

I also checked this thread, and tested the /trunk and /tags/1.1 readme.txt files stabletag are same. /trunk/readme.txt === Plugin Name === Contributors: jogesh_pi Tags: tags goes here Requires at ...
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Adding a dropdown on my setting page

I have created a plugin and I have created setting for it where I have created a text field. But now I want to add a dropdown link. Can I show a thumbnail in the front of it in a dropdown, yes or ...
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How to access global variable $menu inside a class function

am puzzling why can't i access the global variable $menu inside a php class function class adminMenus { public function getWPdefaultmenus(){ global $menu; return $menu; } } using ...
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Get custom post archived by meta field value in wordpress

I am using cpt-archive plugin to generate archive by month in my wordpress post. Here the plugin using this code, $query = "SELECT YEAR(post_date) AS `year`, MONTH(post_date) AS `month`, ...
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Scheduled event occurring each page load, but supposed to happen daily

I have a scheduled event that is supposed to occur only once a day at 12am. However, for some reason my scheduled event is happening on each page load and I can't figure out why. The default ...
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Validating values using Settings API?

I'm using the Settings API to create options for plugin. Do I need to validate the input values for the security (for example stripslashes etc)? (I could not find that part in most of the tutorials). ...
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appointment plugin doesn't display all appointments

I'm trying to create a appointment plugin, and so far it is working that I can create appointments and see the detail view from the appointment. The problem is, on a page called "appointments" where ...
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$post->ID not working but the get_the_id() is [duplicate]

I created a custom post type from a Plugin. Then in a function like show_data() I queried the post type along with its post meta data (Custom Fields). Then in Page Template I used the function to show ...
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User added CSS to alter shortcode

I am creating my first plugin and so far it has gone well. It is very simple thing that calls the css file up and allows users to add shortcodes which will then create different colored backgrounds ...
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register_activation_hook not working with symbolic links

I'm writing my first own Wordpress plugin. It's working great so far, except that now I need to create a few DB tables upon plugin activation. So I put register_activation_hook( __FILE__, ...
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How to link PHP pages not included in menu?

I'm developing a plugin which has basically four pages in menu, each page contains a form that the action value should link to another page (not included in menu). My questions are: how do I link the ...
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How to tell which Plugin is displaying?

I'm editing a Wordpress website for a client that was written by someone else. I'm noticing that a video and button are displayed on the home page. I used the Reveal-Template plugin to figure out ...
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Accessing Variables Used In a Plugin Using PHPStorm + XDebug

I'm currently attempting to use XDebug 2.2.1 and PHPStorm 7.1 to debug my WordPress plugin. So far, I've successfully installed XDebug and breakpoints are working fine. However, I'm unable to access ...
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Change wp_mail SMTP settings for each E-Mail

I want to send mails using wp_mail function. I have multiple SMTP accounts login details. I want to send some mail using Account A and some using Account B. How can I send mails with different ...
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Plugins admin page in tabs

How do I init custom Plugins admin page if pages are enbeded in tabs I try the following but You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page. class MyPlugin{ public function ...
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How to let user know his session has expired and show him a popup?

Can anyone knows how to show a popup once user session has expired? This is what i want to achive When User has been automatically logged out due to inactivity or session expiration I need to show ...
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Plugin options not appearing on options page using tabbed navigation

I've modified the plugin options page for my plugin to use tabs, using the existing WordPress system for this. However, The actual options are not appearing on the screen - just the tabs and the "Save ...
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Making plugin output customizable

I am writing a plugin that will display a timeline of historic events, and I am looking for ways to make the output customizable. I was considering including a template/example within the plugin ...
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How can I send an id over the url?

I need to send an id that I am going to collect and use in a plugin. Plugin will collect it in a page where I use plugins shortcode. The url I am trying to get is like ...
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Display_rows() and column_cb() strange behaviour

I found a strange behavior of my functions. I thought to pass the id from display_rows() to column_cb(), but the problem is that the program passes only the first digit. Any hint? column_cb(): ...
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Adding a dropdown list box to the comments page

I'm creating a plugin that will add a dropdown list box as an additional field on the comments page. The data in the dropdown is not being added to the MySQL database. Can someone take a look at my ...
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WP_Query to get all posts with specified category in priority

Now I have a query to get all posts in the specific category featured. $today = date('Y-m-d'); $args = array( 'post_type' => 'event', 'event-categories' => 'featured', ...
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Return all roles, including custom roles

Rewritten: Hopefully this helps others. The question wasn't a duplicate question. The custom roles and subscriber account were not being written. It turns out that the if statement after the internal ...
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How to set separate “lang” attribute for post or page titles

I am creating a multilingual website in English and Hindi on WordPress. Half of the site is in English and rest is Hindi. In a previous question asked by John Doe here at stackexchange s_ha_dum ...
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How to add links under every posts? ( WHILE BUILDING PLUGIN not manually )

I want to use, change, add and delete the links that appears with every posts. (e.g. May 21, 2014| 1 Comment) If I'm not wrong these are called template tags. I can play with them manually by getting ...
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Wordpress plugin options need to delete after deactivate & uninstall

I have developed a wordpress plugin and I need to delete the options I am creating when uninstalling. What I did is I created a file called uninstall.php and included the following code: <?php ...
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Proper way to run wp_query from inside a plugin

I am developing a plugin that needs to make a query of a custom post type and retrieve data and meta data from these posts. But anytime I run that query inside my plugin, no matter what admin new post ...
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Access WordPress Tag Function From Modal

I am currently working on a plugin that will require the use of the Tag library inside the given WordPress installation. From a page, the user can click a button from the editor, which then opens a ...
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Plugin capabilities

I created an interface that allows users to do a certain number of actions, each of them having a capability associated (including accessing the interface). I would like to have a base capability ...
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Why this plugin is not working?

I am testing jQuery in my wordpress plugin. Two files 1. main_plugin.php 2. js_plugin.js (Both in the same directory HelloWorld). CODE: PHP FILE: <?php /* Plugin Name: jQuery Test Plugin Plugin ...
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Redirections the right way inside a plugin directory

I have a plugin, with the stylesheet: /wordpress/wp-content/plugins/pluginName/templates/templateName/style.css I'd like to access: /wordpress/pluginName/templateName/style.css I know I could ...
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Execute certain function on GET request

I am currently designing a plugin which will export some data in admin panel, only when a GET parameter export=data is passed. In normal PHP it will do something like: <?php ...
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Wrapping shortcodes in another shortcode

I'd like to wrap existing shortcodes in post content inside a new shortcode that I'm adding to my plugin. The existing content looks like this: Some text - could be <span>HTML</span> or ...
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Why is there a code error in my plugin's search description?

So, I have finally uploaded my plugin to the WordPress list, but when I search for it an error comes up in the description: I don't even have that line of code in my trunk/ Going into the plugin ...
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Avoid class name collision when using third party libraries in plugins?

I am currently developing a Wordpress plugin handling very specific behaviours in our new Wordpress website. I started by reading the introduction articles in the Codex, and I also found the Wordpress ...
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Link to a admin submenu item using a custom link

Situation: I am developing my first Wordpress plugin with multiple admin pages. This plugin has a menu and some submenus in Admin Menu. I am using Wordpress 3.9 on XAMPP, Windows 8.1 Pro. Problem: ...
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wp_ prefix changed. What is the way to change so any prefix is understood?

I have a plugin with a line calling wp_capabilities. This works with the default prefix. If someone changes the prefix to something else (bluehost scripts do this), how do I fix this code? Can you ...
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Proper Failure of Plugin Activation

I am currently developing a plugin, which depends on another plugin (json-api). I use the following code to check for the presence during startup and in the constructor, in case the json-api plugin is ...
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plugin will not offer update even though a new version is available

I made a plugin, made revisions to it, and commited it again, yet in the admin area under plugins, I do not see under my plugin that an update is available. So I had, say, version 1.2.0 , and now I ...
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How can I pass value to function in add_menu_page?

I was use to pass value to function for the below menu. add_menu_page('Competition Manager 2013-2014', '2013-2014', 'manage_options', 'manager_2013_2014', 'manager_2013_2014', plugins_url( ...
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Adding class to the parent of current-post-ancestor / current-menu-parent / current-post-parent

Following situation: I have a drop down menu. At the moment we are located on a single post of the category "Produkt Design" Its class in the menu is menu-item menu-item-type-taxonomy ...
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How do I build a settings panel under the plugin

I'm trying to build a settings panel for my plugin that is located under the plugin on the plugin page and slides down when the user clicks the settings link like other plugins (WP Maintenance Mode) ...
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Developing a plugin, ran it through P3 Profiler, shows up slow, but I don't know why

I am having an issue with my plugin I'm developing. After using the GoDaddy P3 Plugin profiler, it shows that is taking up a large amount of runtime, but the plugin itself is very minimal. It just ...
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function triggered by “manage_users_custom_column” filter not working

I am trying to add a custom column un users.php but it stays empty. I have successfully added a column to the users admin page with this code in my theme's functions.php file: function ...
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Saving an array to get_options

I'm trying to save an array to get_options in wordpress, I'm aware that I don't have to serialize the array due to get_options doing that. At the moment I don't get any success of failed message upon ...
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Permission error on plugin save

When I pass a quote to the input field and save it I get this error message in wordpress - I'm using the latest installation version. Error "You do not have sufficient permissions to access this ...