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remove_shortcode('gallery') version 3.8.1 vs 3.6.1

I've developed a plugin for my own needs on version 3.8.1. Fully tested. I've copied the files to version 3.6.1 on my hosting machine, and it doesn't work. The first error I got, was that the class ...
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How to redirect users to their profile after they successfully edit their profile

I am using the buddypress plugin for wordpress and would like to make a little change... I was wondering, if there was a way I could redirect users to their profile page after they save the edits to ...
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Cancel post save

I need to abort the post saving process when the post content contains a specific string and then display a message to the user. I found a method to display the message but didn't find a way to ...
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Wordpress Plugin Development - Headers Already Sent Message

I'm developing Wordpress plugins. When i activate my plugin, i'm getting a message The plugin generated 293 characters of unexpected output during activation. If you notice “headers already ...
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What process do you use for WordPress development?

I'm interested in how other people develop themes and plugins for WordPress. To me, the in-browser editor in the admin panel just doesn't cut it. Currently, I'm just using an IDE with a PHP plugin ...
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Plugin Breaking Wordpress Login

Two issues with this plugin, please help... 1 My plugin is breaking my /wp-admin to where all I get is a white screen instead of forwarding to the login screen, which is also broken when this is ...
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How to get the post excerpt using post object?

I'm trying to show post excerpt as in navigation. I'm trying this in plugin, does it make any sense? i don't know. I used $nex_obj = get_adjacent_post(false, '', true); for next post and it returns ...
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Overwriting a theme function with a plugin [duplicate]

This is a two parts problem. 1) I want to replace the custom post type with custom taxonomy term on my permalink. By default my URL structure is: http://example.com/holiday/remote-brazil holiday = ...
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get_userdata() not working in my plugin

i am using get_userdata() function in my plugin but it is not showing any values, it is showing blank result. I am able to see the value present in phpmyadmin. I am using it in a plugin ...
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Plugin development with unit tests

One of the things that my plugin does is creates a number of SQL tables as part of a versioning function (that is run under the admin_init hook as I couldn't find a better wordpress way of doing ...
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How to Overwrite validate_plugin function

How can I overwrite the WordPress validate_plugin function. I need to disable that function alone for my plugin, and it should not affect any other plugin. I don't want the validate_plugin function ...
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How can you check if you are in a particular page in the WP Admin section? For example how can I check if I am in the Users > Your Profile page?

I'm building a plugin and I want to add bits of javascript in the admin head but only for certain admin pages. I don't mean pages as in a WordPress page that you create yourself but rather existing ...
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Activate Plugin which is in subfolder?

I try to activate the plugin inside the plugin folder is possible ? I am adding the absolute path of the plugin as something like I have a folder as main file and subfolder contain another plugin ...
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How to make a plugin require another plugin?

I'm building a plugin that adds extra functionality to a main plugin. Ideally in the plugins administration screen, the "activate" link should be disabled and an inline note should be added that tells ...
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Implement phpunit testing on a plugin

I've just finished writing a WordPress plugin implementing shortcode tag based autocompletion based on values retrieved from a database given an id set on a cookie. The plugin has a variety of ...
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I am unable to save my data from a form

For some reason I am unable to save the data from my form: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'example_menu_settings' ); /** Step 1. */ function example_menu_settings() { add_options_page( 'example ...
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how to return only custom fields using get_posts()

I'm trying to get only the fields that I need using the get_posts() function in Wordpress. I currently have the following code: $posts_args = array( 'orderby' => 'post_date', ...
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Any ideas how to make unit test read the theme functions.php?

I have performed a unit testing for a plugin that works perfectly until the section where I need to activate the theme and check if the theme is supplying the right hooks data to the plugin. Inside ...
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Woocommerce Payment Complete on Success Ajax Call [on hold]

I working on woocommerce payment gateway plugin. That Payment gateway is done by ajax (there is no more redirect) If i made successful payment i get a alert, but i actually need to make the payment ...
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Wordpress Jquery UI Spinner

I am trying to use jquery-ui spinner in my plugin. I had googled it, but not found any referrence that can help me out. It is also not written in the docs ...
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$wpdb in php 5.5

I am helping a friend update their website and move it over to a new server. Their old server is running php 5.3.6-13 and the new site is running php 5.5. There is a custom plugin that uses $wpdb ...
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Programmatically schedule post with wp_update_post function

I schedule posts in a wp plugin (WP 3.8) with the following function. My posts seem to be in the correct status after scheduling them (when editing them, date time and status are good), and also after ...
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Can't get query string in ajax call

I'm developing a plugin that exports to a PDF your current posts view in the admin panel. Suppose you're in a post type "product", then the url must be: edit.php?post_type=product. What I want is to ...
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Template directory in plugin

I have a custom dashboard plugin with one of the sections containing useful links. One of them should directly point to the documentation that comes with a template. This documentation is in the ...
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How to get site homepage from plugin?

I am creating a plugin that has a preview, kind of like the theme customizer preview. It displays the users site in an Iframe. The issue is that I can't seem to be able to get the users homepage using ...
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Create a Page via plugin

My problem is to show a list of products read from db tables. I know how to read them and I am able to produce the table, but only using a shortcode embedded in a page that I've created via WP. I ...
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How to set/change another post author by custom fields or something else?

I need help! (sorry for my poor English, I'm from Russia) How I can to set/change another post author by custom fields or something else? For example: I want to public post, but define another post ...
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Custom Taxonomy Showing in WP Menu

I have 3 taxonomies bundled with my custom post type. I have noticed my custom post type(cpt) and 2 taxonomies won't show in the Wordpress menu system but 1 taxonomy will. Can anyone point me in the ...
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Customizing the 3.5 “Add Media” popup (Backbone.js)

Here's yet another question in regard to the new(ish) 3.5 "Add Media" popup and how to customize it! What I'm trying to do I'm attempting to do four main things: 1) Create a custom tab titled ...
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Loading jQuery and jQuery plugin script files correctly [duplicate]

I am using a ticker jQuery plugin and having trouble loading my script files correctly. If I add the scripts in directly into the theme's header.php file my scripts work correctly. Example: ...
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Users Can Only Post Reviews When Logged In?

I use the plugin WP Customer Reviews on my site but to leave a review you must fill out a form even if you are logged in. I would like to make it so that if a non logged in user goes to submit a ...
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Get first_name on hook user_register

I have created a plugin for saving user info. I have used a action hook user_register, but I don’t get the values of first_name and last_name. What wrong in my code? ...
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first_name property missing inside register_user action hook

I'm trying to access the $user->first_name property from a function triggered by the register_user action hook but it's not there: function do_stuff($user_id) { $new_user = get_userdata($user_id); ...
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Plugin settings checkbox

I am creating catagory checkbox select. My code to render the category checkbox is: // CHECKBOX - Name: plugin_options[chkbox2] function setting_chk2_fn() { $options = ...
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WordPress pages are not published due to External database connection with WPDB class

I am developing a wordpress plugin that connects to external database, fetch data, and displays it on metabox below page/post editor. I used following code: <?php /** MySQL hostname */ ...
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How to add a handler for a button in plugin?

I am working on my first plugin, and I am having some confusion. I am trying to figure out how to set a handler for a button on my plugin UI. Here is how the button is displayed: <li ...
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Using standard backend elements in Plugin

I'm currently writing a plugin for a company. I created a custom backend page where the admin can change settings used by the plugin. Currently it looks very messy because there is just too much ...
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jquery code didnt run on my plugin

I use this to hook my scripts and styles to my plugin add_action('admin_init', 'the_box_init' ); // Init plugin options to white list our options function the_box_init(){ register_setting( ...
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How to modify post content before writing to database?

Hi~ I'm back again and I'm trying to add another function to the script I was working on a plugin that notify my friends of new post that mentions(@) them. Now I want to change the plain text of my ...
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Repeatable Meta Fields Not Saving

Need some help from the community as i am new to the plugin development of WordPress. I like to create a plugin for WordPress where i need a repeatable fields. But whenever i am saving the post the ...
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How to add a hyperlink to the email content in WordPress?

$message = sprintf(__('Dear: %s'), $user_login) . "\r\n\r\n"; $message .= __('As per your request on ') . date_i18n('j F Y', time());"\r\n\r\n"; $message .= __('Please visit the following ...
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how to display a string in admin_notices hook from a class plugin

i'm trying to display a message in admin_notices hook upon plugin activation, using both a global variable or a static variable in my class ( $associati_error). i set the variable value into the ...
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Why does including a file in theme's functions.php not work?

For example, if I write some code (e.d. add a custom post type or something) in my theme's functions.php, it works fine. If I move it to a new file, then include() the file in my theme's functions.php ...
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Where do I put the code snippets I found here or somewhere else on the web?

Many posts here or somewhere else contain code, but they do not say where to put it. Example: I have found this post: How do I turn off 301 redirecting posts (not canonical)? I'm a newbie with PHP. ...
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Add screen options to custom admin pages

I want to add screen options to my plugin settings page, like the ones that are available in the Dashboard. I tried using the add_option method of the WP_Screen object and found that it supports ...
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Post meta vs separate database tables

When developing plugins that requires data storage, what's the pros and cons of using one method or another ? The explanation given in the codex is not detailed: Before jumping in with a whole ...
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Save time when posts has been favorited

I want to add the time when a user marked a post as favorite and want to display it. function wpfp_add_favorite($post_id = "") { if ( empty($post_id) ) $post_id = $_REQUEST['postid']; if ...
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Translation of plugin Upload button

I want to translate "Upload an image" by using _(), _e(). It does not work for me. I tried value= _e( 'Upload an image') but did not work out. function logo_image() { $options = ...
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What happens when two or more plugins use the same hook?

Two of my plugins use the same filter hook: the_content. What happens in this case? Is there a priority handler, like which plugin will be served first? I would like to use both of the plugins. I ...
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What is the difference between using global $current_screen and get_current_screen()?

I have been looking at get_current_screen();. I have seen there is also a global $current_screen; that I could use. Here are two examples: // Using function function wpse_post_notice() { ...