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Best way to hook a custom url?

Let say I've a custom page with slug created "/products", I want user will be able to POST to a form with url "/products/create" and allow us to render some JSON output. The "/products/create" page ...
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Adding Dropbox dropin js using wp_enqueue_script

I want to add a new Dropbox Drop In Chooser button to my site. To include the code in a simple page you use <script type = "text/javascript" src = ...
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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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shopping cart plugin development

I'm developing a new shopping cart plugin for WordPress. At a point, how to save orders, I am stuck, sort of confused. Actually I am not sure whether I should save order through options api or create ...
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User autonomous tags for custom post types

Is it possible to create a taxonomy ( or other ) system such that each user on a WordPress system could have an autonomous tag setup which they could use to order custom posts. For instance: There ...
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Avoiding plugin name collisions with WP updater

I have a client who has a WordPress site that uses a custom plugin written for them by another developer. Recently, they ran the WordPress updater and one of the updates clobbered that custom plugin ...
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How to Use WordPress Color Picker API in Custom Post Type Metabox

I have a Custom Post Type called "Banner" which has a custom Meta box with two advanced fields "Title" (text Field) and "Color" (color Picker). Can you please let me know how to use the WP Color ...
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Can a standalone app be made to work as a Wordpress plugin?

I just developed a tool for web site owners. This works as a standalone app with its own user and routes system and other custom elements. Now it seems Wordpress is getting more and more popular and ...
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Execute PHP code of a plugin markup file

I am creating a plugin which imports html markup. I would like to execute some php on those markup files before or after it gets imported. Is there anyway I can do this? Right now if I add PHP to the ...
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Unable to find BP_Group_Extention

When I try to extend Buddypress' groups, I get false from the function-call class_exists( 'BP_Group_Extension' ). The function is called during my plugin initiation, and I am able to do other ...
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What happens when you create/edit a menu

I need to know this for a plugin I'm developing: What happens when a user creates a menu, add/remove menu items in the admin, what updates are made in the database, what tables/columns are affected?
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How to hide page links from theme menu

I'm working on a plugin, I programatically create some pages in posts table, the links appear in the theme menu(front end), I don't want some of these page links to appear, how do I do this?
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Should Plugin Folders Include a Blank index.php File?

WordPress itself, in the wp-content folder, includes an empty PHP file which looks like this. <?php // Silence is golden. ?> Should plugins include an empty file like this as well to stop ...
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How to use in my plugin the Autocomplete for users and sites field?

i am building plugin for my multisite, so i need to be able to select some blog from the blogs list, and then get the blog id to use this id in another function. the best solution will be using ...
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Get post thumbnail in WP_Query

I wrote an Ajax suggest plugin and I want to get the post thumbnail, but don't know how. This is my plugin code: $s = trim( stripslashes( $_GET['q'] ) ); $query_args = apply_filters( ...
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WordPress 4.0 Cookie Authentication to avoid nonce error when publishing a post and page

Cookies are now tied to internal sessions in WordPress 4.0. This means plugins using basic cookie authentication will have trouble because a token is required for publishing a post or page (as well ...
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Hide shortcodes “code” when using the “editor” the same as wordpress do with “gallery”

i have question, how to hide the "shortcode code" when using the "editor" the same as wordpress do with "gallery"? my clients hate to see shortcodes as "code". And the truth, not only him, but a lot ...
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Is there an action like 'after_register_custom_post_type'?

I'm writing a small plugin for Visual Composer. I need to list all custom post types but I don't know when to call the query to fetch all post types. My plugin gets initialized by after_setup_theme, ...
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How to create team for users?

i trying to create team to manage all the users in more effective way in multisite. i want to create some temas like "support" "super admins" and etc... to each team we need to have option to select ...
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How to manage different admin notices for different blogs?

i am trying to create plugin that can manage different admin notices or any other information for different blogs. for example: i have in my multisite network with 50 blogs. i want to select some ...
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Scheduled events disappear from events queue

I'm having an issue where events that I have scheduled work for a while then just stop. After looking at the event queue I see that the scheduled events are no longer in the queue. If I deactivate ...
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Is it possible to reuse wp.media.editor Modal for dialogs other than media

To expand: I'd like to utilize the same Modal code/appearance ( as used in wp.media.Modal, wp.media.FocusManager ) to open a modal of my own custom dialog, not the Media Editor. In the past, I've ...
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Properly licensing a plugin that uses Apache 2.0 licensed code

Am developing a plugin that I would like to submit to the WordPress.org repo. It's dependent on Apache License 2.0 code, so I know I should license my plugin with GPLv3 - it's allowed. So, how do I ...
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Deleting taxonomy terms and relationships on a custom post_type when a user is deleted

First off, I have a custom plugin that registers a custom post_type. When a user signs up on the site, a post is created using the custom post_type. The post is populated by the user's company name ...
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How to Get a List of Sub Blogs without Using get_blog_list()?

The get_blog_list() function has been deprecated from v3.0. How does one get a list of blogs in a multisite blog?
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tinymce.get() returns error after ajax request

In the backend, after an event I make an ajax request which populates certain fields. The problematic field is the textarea, for which I use wp_editor like so: <?php $settings = array( ...
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Adding Image in readme.txt file of wordpress plugin

It is possible to add a gif file in the readme.txt file of wordpress plugin in the wordpress.org plugin repository? My plugin url is https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-toggle-comments-form-fields/ I ...
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Auto Create Page and Menu

I'm trying to create a membership plugin, I want it to be able to work with any theme, such that there are some pages that will be automatically added to the theme and the links to them automatically ...
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Show error, when selecting image in WordPress media uploader if params mismatch

Good day ! My question is following: I know how to show errors while uploading image from WordPress media uploader by using WordPress filter hook: But how to show same error box when user select ...
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PHP logging framework to be used with WordPress

There are different PHP logging frameworks out there e.g. Log4php, KLogger. I want to choose one based on its experience with WordPress. Please suggest me one.
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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 is the data stored in the database?

I have years of experience with PHP and MySQL, but just starting to develop plugins for WordPress and need some help. Currently, I am working on a plugin that will add extra functionality to another ...
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Is there an equivalent to Drupal's Batch API in WordPress?

I'm wondering if there is some sort of equivalent to Drupal's Batch API in WordPress? Basically, the API allows you to register a batch request and Drupal will call your function over and over again ...
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How Can I Add a Filter to Class Instance Only?

I have a custom class which I use for several cases extending it, for example class A { public function show_things() { print_r( apply_filter( 'yet_another_filter', array( 'coffee', ...
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WP Cron doesn't save <iframe> or <object> in post body

I am using wp_cron to auto grab posts from a remote website and save them in my wp db. NOTICE! I am executing my code from my plugin, not from my template functions.php or somewhere else. I have my ...
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Best way to initiate a class in a WP plugin?

I've created a plugin, and of course being me, I wanted to go with a nice OO approach. Now what I've been doing is to create this class and then just below create an instance of this class: class ...
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Proper way to replace the_content only for pages created by custom plugin

I'm creating a plugin that needs to replace the_content of only two specific pages that it created upon activation. Here is my code: add_filter('the_content', 'emd_content'); function ...
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Install and Activate WordPress Plugin from Repository with PHP

I want to install a plugin from the WordPress repository and then activate this using PHP code in my own plugin. I know I can activate a plugin using activate_plugin($plugin); but how ...
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Brainstorm - Slow Query from Plugin Need to Speed It Up

We use WP as the backend for a business directory. I have a plugin that queries based upon location coordinates looking for the closest 10 locations to a given "listing". This query is really slow ...
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Forcing ALL plugin Admin menus into a separate menu

I'd like to move ALL of the menu's generated by various plugins such as ACF, Layerslider, WPMU Dev etc, into a separate menu structure. In short, I'd prefer an item called "Plugin menu's" and below ...
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Why cant the WP Filesystem API read googlefonts.json?

I've inherited a site built with a theme by Highgrade (southcentral) which is built using the Redux framework. I'm seeing the following error in the frontend and admin panel: Warning: Invalid ...
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Dynamically creating classes for Widget API

So let's say I want to make new Classes for the Widgets API using some variables that the user can configure. The only way I have figured it out is to use the eval() function. This is due to how ...
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Issue on Counting CPT's Under Taxonomy Term

I am using this code to count number of Custom Post Type $tax_terms = get_terms($tax, $args); foreach ($tax_terms as $tax_term) { echo '<li>' . '<a href="' . ...
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Call to undefined function get_blog_option()

In the functions.php of my plugin I've added the following code: function relativePathForUploads( $fileinfo ) { global $blog_id; $path = get_blog_option($blog_id,'siteurl'); ...
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Add a new tab to Wordpress Plugin install Listing

When an user searches for a plugin from the WP Admin's Add Plugin area, I want to add a new tab(with a link to a page) next to the current tabs. The location where I want the link is marked in the ...
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Not Able to Display Metabox Saved Checkbox and Selected option After Save/ Update

am using this code to create a Metabox for CPT. Now I am able to view the updateded / saved Text input on post but the Checkbox and selected options return null after save or update. Can you please ...
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How can I save a password securely as a settings field

I have a plugin that requires the user to enter a password (to access an external site) into a form field on the plugin settings page. Right now this is just saved as plain text, but I need to make it ...
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Remove plugin page menu items but keep plugin active

I am in the process of creating my first plugin for WordPress. However, I have one small issue, I had to add a plugins page (5 of them to be exact): add_plugins_page('Apollidon Kalendar', 'Edit ...
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Software for WordPress Theme and Plugin Development? [closed]

What software do you use for your WordPress related needs? Please state your OS. On windows XP I use: filezilla (FTP) notepad++ (for reading of PHP / CSS files) firebug (a firefox extension to ...
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How to add a link to Wordpress Plugin install Listing

When an user searches for a plugin from the WP Admin's Add Plugin area, I want to add a link/button to every plugin's listing area. Which hook should I use? The location where I want the link is ...