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How to Get Current Custom Post Type Associated Taxonomy Term

I have a single.php file like below <?php get_header(); ?> <?php if ( have_posts() ) { while ( have_posts() ) { the_post(); echo '<div">'; ...
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Wordpress plugin from own server

I am developing a game, and I am planning that, I will have partners, so they can run a game like mine. For this, I developed a plugin, with some classes, and functions, to handle the game requests. ...
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How to change post status in hook?

I have similar problem as described in How to trap "Publish" button to check for meta box validation? Answer there is to hook into save_post and change post type. How can I do it? I try to ...
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What is the recommended way to create plugin administration forms?

I have seen and been using the following technique for adding php scripts to my plugin for handling custom forms in a wordpress plugin. from the quizzin plugin: $code_pages = ...
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Plugin Boilerplate - Where should I put helper functions?

I'm using the Wordpress Plugin Boilerplate and as it's OOP, I don't see where is the place for helper functions. If I am using this for say a review plugin - and I have a function that generates the ...
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Do rewrites added with add_rewrite_rule() persist after plugin deletion?

I am developing a Wordpress plugin and need to ad a rewrite url using add_rewrite_rule(). That does work. But what happens when my plugin is deleted? Does Wordpress cleanup the htaccess or do I need ...
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Getting Plugin to read all script files

In my pluging I created a file-1.php file which contains the plugin info and some functions for the plugin functionality, when the file was getting too long, I created a file-2.php file and put some ...
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Plugin Form Submitting to admin-ajax.php instead of admin-post.php

I am building a plugin which loads a form into a table cell when clicked. Here is the AJAX: public static function cp_libhours_ajax(){ ?> <script> ...
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Difficult to create unique titles and meta description?

I have just made my first theme for WordPress and I have been searching for information or some kind of tutorial, about how to create some sort of very simple plugin to handle unique titles and meta ...
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Can we have an 'Update metadata' button in Image Gallery for all image instances?

{Note: This question is a followup of this one.} It is possible to implement the following: In WP go to Media | Library and select an image. The 'Attachment Details' window appear. We have there ...
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How can I pull in the current page's children and their children based on the main menu, not actual site structure?

I've been at this for a while now and am looking for some help. I'm trying to build tabs (and put links within those tabs) based on the structure of a site's main menu which does NOT in this case ...
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WP internationalization not loaded

I have problem with loading internationalization in my admin page. For generating .po and .mo files I use Poedit. My plugin structure is simple: ├───plugins │ └───radni │ └───radni.php │ ...
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Unable to access custom plugin backend

So, I just created a new plugin and i've added capabilities, a new role, linked them all together, etc.. etc.. but for some reason I'm unable to access my own backend. Error message is the generic ...
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Save data on custom table Wordpress

Here is my current code, <div class="wrap"> <div id="icon-tools" class="icon32"></div> <h2>Quote Manager</h2> <div class="aio-content"> <form method="post" ...
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how to add page to wp plugin

i'm creating a new plugin and i want to add a second page but i don't need it to show on the side dashboard. i want it to look like this: admin.php?page=pageX i have tried this: ...
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How to trap “Publish” button to check for meta box validation?

I'm trying to do some form validation on my custom meta box, and I remember somewhere reading about some javascript function to disable/enable the Publish button - except I can't find it. How do I ...
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Run function on plugin activation before plugin is loaded

I have two versions of the same plugin - one is a free version on WordPress.org and the other is a paid upgrade. Both versions use the same function names and so can't be activated at the same time. ...
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wp_mail links are dead

I am trying to make a pseudo-newsletter type plugin which will email that authors of certain posts. The email sends the contents of a textarea with some extra text added to the end of it. I've sent ...
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Including third party libraries in plugin [closed]

I am developing a wordpress plugin and would like to include third party libraries from Github. How do I include these a library so I can use the functions in my plugin?
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How to use filter hook 'post_updated_messages' in coherence with action hook 'save_post'

I am trying to send out e-mail, SMS and IM notifications to group members of this WordPress website, whenever a WordPress page in their user group has been published/updated. I figured using the ...
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Empty POST data on server on AJAX request using Angular $http

I use AngularJS to build an AJAX form which is then processed on a server running Wordpress. Server-side handler is simple: function rnr_contact_callback() { $name = $_POST['firstName'] . ' ' . ...
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Replacing Gallery Shortcode with Foundation's Clearing

Using wordpress 4.1 and Foundation 5, and attempting to replace the stock gallery shortcode with foundation's clearing. In debugging mode, I get a notice of: Strict Standards: ...
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update_user_meta not working

I'm trying to add additional profile pages and then allow users to submit custom profile data through the pages. I want this data to be unique to each user and only viewable by that user. The code is ...
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Plugin settings not saving and 404 is generated on submit

I am creating a WordPress using https://github.com/nadeem-khan/WordPress-Plugin-Template as a starter template. This is my settings class file named 'class-xyz.php': <?php if ...
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Category listing with thumbnail and description on home page

I really need a comprehensive solution to this, so I'm offering up almost a quarter of my rep in bounty :) I would like to have a plugin that creates a custom category listing on my home page. To do ...
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Override A Plugin Variable And Function Via Functions.php

Is it possible to override a variable in a plugin function without altering the plugin? The closest thread I found to answer this problem is this one : Pass A Value From Outside To A Plugin Variable ...
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User subscription emails not firing from custom plugin

I have a custom plugin that should fire off emails based on a saved search function. The function seems to work when I enter one specific email but not when looping through profiles. Here is the ...
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Plugin Development - Multilangual - Different pages

I'm currently developing a User Registration plugin, since I couldn't find any free that are properly translated I decided to create my own. The Plugin is mainly completed... My PO and MO files are ...
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How to use get_pages( ) correctly with 'child_of' to replace page with child page

I'm struggling to get the results I want here. After a couple hours of googling, I've decided to ask you all for help. I'm trying to look at children of the current (queried) page, and if the page ...
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How to show portfolio items from modal popup on portfolio plugin

When I have used this modal controller in while loop, the modal pop-up is working with framework metabox. The problem is when I reload my portfolio page, where all portfolio images are showing, the ...
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Creating an archive page listing external data

I am working on a plugin that displays external data, within WordPress. I am attempting to create two pages. A listing/archive page, and a detail page. Example: /cars/ List all cars /cars/abc/ ...
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AutoPopulate Excerpt with content minus shortcode

I am writing a plugin to auto-populate excerpt field on Woothemes Sensei Lesson CPT with text inside shortcodes placed on the content area. Well, it is working fine for lessons CPT, but...on posts ...
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Strategies to implement selective loading of plugins

I'm trying to figure out some kind of mechanism to load plugins on demand, depending on the page url, to improve performance. My primary concern is that I have some admin-ajax.php calls that are ...
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Displaying External Data - Not Posts

I am creating a plugin that needs to display external data, not wordpress posts. What I have done: registered rewrites so wp recognizes my archive/single URLs, hooked into template_include to direct ...
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Automating the process of shortcode generation in a plugin - how is it done?

Automatic short code generation is a technique that I see many plugin authors use but unfortunately, I have yet to come across a tutorial that details this subject so I am hoping that someone in this ...
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How do I include drag-and-drop in a plugin?

I want to build a WordPress plugin that will allow users to add and delete fields from a custom post type. I want them to be able to do this with drag-and-drop, just like they add widgets to a ...
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Is there any plugin development framework

Since I am new to wordpress plugin development I have been examining internal structure of many plugin's and I could find most of them doesnt fit any pattern and understanding how they works is pretty ...
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Passing arguments to a admin menu page callback?

Situation: I'm working on a plugin and I'm developing it as a class, everything worked fine until I run into this situation. I wanted to make things a bit cleaner and tried this.. class MyPlugin { ...
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How to Prove Ownership of plugin [closed]

So I'm considering writing wordpress plugins to sell. Apparently distributing these type of plugins requires you to hand over the source code to the client. What would happen if one of the clients ...
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Save Checkbox value in Plugin

I cannot seem to save the value of a checkbox in a plugin I am creating. When I uncheck it and click Save Settings, it reverts to being checked again. I'm not sure where I have gone wrong. Any help ...
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Is wordpress plugin development active? [closed]

I've started working with wordpress and reading about plugins. Most of my searches and found plugins are from around 2008. Is there still active development or have developers moved on to a different ...
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Creating a new elegant builder module?

Hi I am using elegant builder on my site and would love the ability create a new module, I basically want a text module with some custom styles applied before and after. I have contacted elegant ...
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Plugin upgrading: Widget settings

I have tried doing some research on this but haven't found anything solid yet. I have a plugin I am working on and between the last version and the new version we made some updates to the widget that ...
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Organizing The Custom Post Type with Taxonomies / Parent Posts

I am trying to make a custom post type called 'Songs'. It will have only two fields being 'Title' & 'Audio File'. I would also be creating a tag taxonomy field called 'Genres' so that admin can ...
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List Available Templates for Current Theme in a Plugin

I am new to Wordpress as of last week and am having trouble understanding some things. I have created a plugin that allows for the dynamic creation of multiple pages. There is one thing that I ...
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Detect each active instance of a widget

Is it possible to detect each active instance of a particular widget? As part of a plugin I'm working on, I want to run a for each loop on each widget instance Each widget is a Twitter feed and the ...
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How to redirect to settings page once the plugin is activated?

I created the Plugin of my own. Everything seems OK but one thing I want to do in that plugin is redirect to the corresponding plugin settings page when the plugin is activate. For example: ...
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Plugin Development Form Self Submission

I am a new to Wordpress and I am trying to develop a plugin. All the plugin needs to do is provide an html form for a back end user to fill out then submit. Once the user hits submit on the form, I ...
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How to add an admin notice upon post save/update

I have a post type the uses post_save to take the address from the post-meta and retrieve the lat/lng coordinates from the Google API. I need a way of notifying the user if there was an issue with ...
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wp_mail_from: different from address each time

I have a form. Where user gives their name and email address. The I use the custom plugin to send the mail. The requirement is I need to send the mail on behalf of the user who signed. Now in wp_mail ...