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Why I am getting an alert box on updating an custom post type?

Whenever I click on Update button I always get an alert box displaying "This page is asking you to confirm that you want to leave - data you have entered may not be saved." I just want to remove this. ...
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Return Value of load_plugin_textdomain

Good Day, I'm trying to translate my plugin but it doesn't seems to work. I read that I should check the return value of "load_plugin_textdomain" to see if it's false (meaning it doesn't find my ...
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Shortcode in a blog post, footer and related products stop working

I have a problem, I develop a shortcode, and it works fine just that when I put it in a blog post, footer and related products stop working. I show you my code I hope you can help me. <?php ...
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How can I set a dynamic value for post_updated_messages based on return value of post_updated?

I'm familiar with how to set custom messages for post updates using the post_updated_messages action hook. This question is slightly different. I have a function/action hook on post_updated: ...
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Creating custom input fields on the admin side

I'm pretty new to wordpress (been using wordpress for a week now) and took over a site from a colleague of mine . He partially created a plugin to input "Specials" onto the site. At the moment, the ...
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dbDelta not installing database

I'm not sure why this isn't running. When I output dbDelta it says that it created the table, but it doesn't. I think my SQL is valid. Taking everything out between id and UNIQUE KEY results in the ...
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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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Check for dependent plugin and if false dont activate plugin

I am creating a plugin for WordPress and this plugin depends on another plugin with a specific version. If I enable my plugin without dependent plugin there are fatal error. Is there a way to check ...
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what is the point of telling add_filter how many parameters you want passed to the function?

In wp-includes/plugin.php (apply_filters) there's this: foreach( (array) current($wp_filter[$tag]) as $the_ ) if ( !is_null($the_['function']) ){ $args[1] = $value; ...
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Remove wpautop from plugin editor

I have a plugin that uses visual WP editor, and I need to prevent it from adding <p> tags in content. So looking at remove_filter('the_content', 'wp_autop'); I've tried using this ...
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How to check active theme is parent or child wordpress

I am working on a plugin in plugin. I make template folder and in template folder and there are files of plugin that shows my post type data. First Scenario When user activate my plugin the template ...
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do_action() hook into load-(page)

I have created an admin theme settings page where I save all my settings in wp_options. Now I want to expand this settings page by plugins which can be activated and deactivated depending on which ...
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Overriding a Child Theme Override with a Plugin (WooCommerce)

I have an interesting issue with a WooCommerce build I'm working. Here's how it's set up: WooCommerce Install Set up a WooCommerce folder in our theme folder to make customizations (so as to not ...
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how to clear cache of checkout details for guest in woocommerce after certain time of inactiveness

In wooocommerce a guest shopping items (before loggin) and after that that person goes to checkout page. Now I've create checkout form in such a way that after selecting country from the dropdown it ...
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how to change shipping cost after changing the currency from “WooCommerce Currency Switcher” plugin

I'm developing a woocommerce wordpress shopping cart website, where I use "WooCommerce Currency Switcher" plugin for currency conversion. There are three currencies.. pound, dollar and euro in the ...
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Output API response on admin_notices within user_register hook

I am using the hook user_register to execute a function that makes a couple of api calls to do extra stuff on a remote site when a user is created from my wordpress backend. The api returns a response ...
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How to Add Custom Taxonomy To Woocommerce Plugin

I am trying to add a Custom Taxonomy to Woocommerce by targeting the product post type in Woocommerce. I used following code and added it into functions.php I am not getting any error message but the ...
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From my Plugin Settings Page use check boxes to load specific css files (e.g. Bootstrap / Foundation)

This is my first post on here so bare with me if something goes terribly wrong. The wp plugin I am building requires bootstrap for the shortcodes it generates to be styled as expected when rendered ...
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Open media box library from link

I am developing a plugin in which I want to open media library box after clicking on a link from Admin Panel just like we do for Choose featured image. <a href="#">Choose Image</a> ...
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post_results filter confused by pagination in sidebar and main section

I have a post_results filter that I want to use to manipulate the results returned from a the query. Let's say that it's supposed to put stars around the first post on the first page, second post on ...
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Plugin child folder?

If I make changes to a plugin's PHP file, e.g. located in wp-content/plugins/plugin-name/, how do I prevent my PHP edits from getting erased once an update for the plugin rolls out? Is there such a ...
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How to add a custom taxonomy to show up in a custom post type menu?

I really don't know hot to ask this question correctly. I've created a custom post type with a name badges and added custom taxonomies to it (level, skill). Now I want to add a new submenu item to ...
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How to remove an Ajax action

There is a plugin that is loading ajax actions like so: add_action( 'wp_ajax_nopriv_func_name', array( &$this, 'func_name' ) ); add_action( 'wp_ajax_get_func_name', array( &$this, 'func_name' ...
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Add Fields with Sub-Fields to WP Job Manager

I have been working on a custom add-on for WP Job Manager where I modify, via filters, the content displayed. I've used many of the tutorials on www.wpjobmanager.com/documentation, but I'm stuck on ...
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Allow only 1 taxonomy per custom post type [duplicate]

Wordpress allows Admin to select more than one category for a post , I would like to change that so user is allowed to select only 1 category for a custom post type. Please note I cannot remove ...
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Best practice: What belongs in theme and what in plugin for large eCommerce website

I am about to create a large custom eCommerce website that does not fit within WooCommerce. (Most of the times I use WooCommerce for eCommerce.) It has also a completely custom design. However I know ...
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Timeout on Admin-Ajax?

I am writing a plugin and using admin-ajax. It's a long-running function - that is, it's connecting to an API and loading in posts. This could take 5-10 minutes sometimes. Seems like after 1-2 minutes ...
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Alternative functions for mysql_free_result and mysql_ping in wordpress functions

what are the alternative function for mysql_free_result and mysql_ping in WordPress functions , does WordPress function provides all the functions like php ? is it necessary to Free result memory for ...
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Trouble Dynamically Generating XML

I am trying to dynamically build a krpano viewer, the XML is output through a function where I grab stuff like hotspots from the database. I am trying to output the XML from a function, but since I am ...
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$wpdb->prepare is not working like mysql_real_escape_string

I'm working on a WordPress plugin and recently I have planned to migrate from SQL to $wpdb. I'm using a method called $wpdb->prepare instead of mysql_real_escape_string but it does not work. Here ...
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How do I log plugin (cron) actions?

Is there a recommended way to log (failed) cron actions from your plugin? For example, I have a plugin that synchronizes with an external service every hour. I want to log how much was changed, but ...
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What's wrong with this code? (TineMCE)

I'm trying to make a button that when it clicked, it wrap some text with shortcodes. Everything went good and I did this button, but now, I want to go to the next step which is to make the button a ...
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How to make own crop image function for WordPress plugin

I am working on a plugin, in plugin i create an upload meta fields for images to upload one or more images. Its working perfectly and in plugin settings i gave options to users that they set images ...
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How to make method from plugin available in theme?

Let's say this was in my plugin: class pluginslug_foo { public function bar() { //stuff } } and I wanted to make the method bar available for use outside of the plugin, for ...
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Gravityform + Custom Post Types Action Hooks?

I'm using gravity forms as well as the gravity forms + custom post types plugin for a job board. Job are added through the gravity form, then the plugin converts them to a custom post type. Jobs are ...
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Using Docker for WordPress development

I am getting started with Docker and I'm still new to professional WordPress development practices. I would like to set up a Docker development environment (on my Mac) so that I can do custom ...
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Types plugin custom post add_action hooks

I'm using the wp-types plugin to create a custom post type. I'm developing my own plugin which I need to fire whenever a post of my custom post type is updated. Right now add_action( 'save_post', ...
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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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load_plugin_textdomain doestn't work with add_action plugins_loaded

I am trying to load localization for my plugin. There is directory called languages in my plugin folder with .po and .mo files inside of it. I have the following code in the plugin main file: ...
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Wordpress custom post action hook

I'm working on a plugin for wordpress that I would like to fire every time a custom post of the type 'job' is posted, published, edited, trashed, untrashed, etc. (basically whenever there is an update ...
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Prevent TinyMCE from stripping html comments?

I'm working on a plugin that adds <picture> element support to a site using picturefill.js to polyfill it in - as part of it I'm allowing the picture element html to exist in the editor content. ...
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check server config prior to plugin install

Say I wanted to make it so that a plugin couldn't be installed or activated if the server didn't have a requisite PHP extension installed (eg. libpdf or whatever). How might I do this? Is it ...
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Transition Post Status Causes Menu Not to Save

The following code is in a plugin I'm developing. The code works and xenword_new_post is fired when a WP post is published. The article is updated by xenword_edit_post correctly when a WP post is ...
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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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Can a plugin differentiate syndication feeds from actual site views?

Is there anything in the WordPress API that I can use in a plugin to detect whether the current request to WordPress is a pull of the syndication feed -- as opposed to an actual view of the web-site? ...
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Create a free scripts and styles template within a plugin

Let me explain what Im trying to do. Im creating a plugin that will have a main page like a dashboard that will be used to manage the public facing side of the plugin. Just think like a separate app ...
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Show h1 intro, while outside my shortcode output

How I can add my h1 heading out ?, but not from inside the loop. Each output has a <div class="relacional"> but I want to have a h1 that falls outside the loo and that above all <div ...
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Options not getting saved in my plugin, more over returns an error

I am trying to code this plugin, but In the options page when I try to save the values, it is not getting saved. Moreover it is giving me this error: http://prntscr.com/72jg4e Can somebody please help ...
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Using remote data in post/pages/widgets in Wordpress custom plugin by jSON

I have a URL like this: http://examplesite.com/manage/access?id=22&access_key=12345678 This is a jSON file. I want to create custom Wordpress plugin and put this access key in the plugin. When I ...
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No file when adding media directly to a post

I am working on a plugin to do some processing of uploaded images. The code below works fine when I upload an image using the media library. However, when I try to upload media directly into a post ...