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How can I insert a record into a custom table from my custom form in my custom admin page?

I'm struggling with this one and all of the relevant links to the codex, articles and forum posts (stack or otherwise) that I've searched haven't helped. I can best describe my problem as attempting ...
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How to rewrite URL and get the values?

I created a shortcode by add_shortcode. where the shortcode placed in a wordpress page to display dynamic content. The dynamic content is based on the URL value. Example If URL is ...
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Get Commentor IP When Marking Comment As Spam

What I am trying to do is create a list of IP addresses each time I click Spam on a comment. The only issue I have now is, how do I get the commentors IP address inside this function. This is what I ...
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How should I use wpdb class to submit a form in admin dashboard?

I want to create a plugin for the admin to write his everyday message in the dashboard & display it on his website. I have two files, dailymessage.php and messageform.php. In dailymessage.php I ...
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Saving plugin settings - ERROR: options page not found

I've created a form for my plugin settings and set the action attribute of the form to "options.php" but when I submit the form I get "ERROR: options page not found." add_action('admin_menu', ...
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how to create table during plugin installation in side a class

I am creating oop base plugin. So how to create table during plugin installation in side a class.But I could not create table. This is my approach.What wrong with me. class Notification { ...
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Featured Image not showing in admin

Currently im making new theme and had the idea of adding featured image in the admin side of wordpress, unfortunately its not working this is what i have tried I have added this code in functions.php ...
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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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Wordpress editor filters out my data from $_POST

I am currently working on a translation plugin in Wordpress. I added a navigation bar on top of the editor like this: add_action('edit_form_top', array($this, 'add_tabs')); In that function, I add ...
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Wordpress / Woocommerce custom registration fields

I am learning php and I am creating simple registration plugin for wordpress and woocommerce. Everything works like a charm for wordpress but not for woocommerce. As you can see for woocommerce ...
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How to modify WooCommerce plugin

I have install WooCommerce plugin in my project to take order from customer but i want to modify this plugin to perform below task 1.take order from customer and submit the order to the nearest store ...
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Retrieving plugin options value saved through setting

Looking at this code below it work add options perfectly and saved them. However I will like to use those data at front page in my plugin short code. class MySettingsPage { /** * Holds ...
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Steps to Update a Wordpress Plugin That We Developed

We have our own Wordpress plugin for our site. Someone developed it for us some time ago. I am generally aware of how it works and am able to code PHP, JS, etc. and have made some mods on the plugin ...
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Register Page Template from Plugin

I'm trying to figure out how to properly register a page template (and all of the associated assets, like CSS and Images) from a plugin. Basically, I've created a landing page that I want to live ...
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Slug is not shown for my custom post type

Registering a custom post type as following and the slug input is not shown. Any ideas why? res = register_post_type( 'twig_anything_tmplt', [ 'label' => 'Twig Templates', ...
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How to add conent (text) to Add New pages form of admin in WordPress

I am new to WordPress. I have created a Shortcode. Now I want to add description of Shortcode to Pages->Add New Page so the user can easily use the Shortcode which I have created. I want that text ...
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wpdb->get_var always returning 0

I am trying to run this statement: global $wpdb; $amt = $wpdb->get_var($wpdb->prepare("SELECT SUM(amount) as amt FROM wp_pay_table WHERE postid = %i", $pid)); ...but $amt always comes out as ...
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Custom Post Type Plugin: Where Do I Put The Template?

I'm writing a custom post type plugin. Part of it I'm outputting to the template via shortcodes. But other parts need a custom post template, and I figured out how to use the template hierarchy for ...
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add_menu_page() with different name for first submenu item

The add_menu_page documentation says to pass the menu title as the second parameter: add_menu_page('Page Title', 'Menu Title', ...); When adding more pages later via add_submenu_page, the main page ...
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Strategies for a plugin to support CDN-enabled WordPress sites

I'm writing a plugin to manage favicons. Basically it: Store image files under wp-content/upload. Inject HTML in page headers with the URL of the images. I would like to support WordPress sites ...
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SESSION in WordPress Plugin Development

I wondering the session was disable in wordpress. I try to find some information on using session variables in the wordpress. I tried the following method to implement session variables in the ...
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Displaying and adding categories on a plugin page, just like we do in a post editor

wp_category_checklist() is the solution to display categories with checklist and it is working fine for me now. But I would like to port all the things in the category meta box (not the metabox ...
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PHP error with shortcode handler from a class

Currently i am using the following generic flow for adding the shortcode for a plugin. class MyPlugin { private $myvar; function baztag_func() { print $this->myvar; ...
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How to include a file using get_template_part() in a plugin?

A very simple question may be, but I'm struggling. In theme development, I worked with get_template_part() many times, and I understand its basics. But when I's developing a plugin, I wondered using ...
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update_option_{$option} not showing old value

I have the following bit of code (note, I put the mail() function in only to see what the values are): add_action('init','system_init_actions'); function system_init_actions() { ...
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How to add multiple custom URL variables?

I am building a Wordpress plugin that looks for different custom variables in the URL. The way I am able to achieve that right now is with this code: function add_custom_query_var( $vars){ ...
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What should I use instead of WP_CONTENT_DIR and WP_PLUGIN_DIR?

The WordPress documentation for Determining Plugin and Content Directories states that: WordPress makes use of the following constants when determining the path to the content and plugin ...
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Add a box below admin toolbar via plugin

First of all thanks for your time and for your help. I'm looking to add a custom box below the admin toolbar on all pages via plugin(the blue one from the screenshot). In future i would like to add ...
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Rewriting URLs with a query string

I am running into a headache trying to get some url rewriting working on a wordpress website, running Centos 6 for operating system. This is what I am trying to achieve. Current URL = ...
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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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Should shorcodes in i18n plugins be translated and if so, how?

Internationalizing a plugin with half a dozen shortcodes like: function plugin_show_schedule( $atts, ) { extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'type' => __('week', 'mz-mindbody-api') ...
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WP_Filesystem usage within a block of code

What i am trying to do is to have this function working within my plugin block of code without having it as plugin on it own. My current and working solution outside wordpress is Save contents ...
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Using a class to store i18n strings for global use in plugin

The following works, but I'm wondering if it's a sensible way to create i18n strings for use without my plugin: class Global_Strings { // property declaration // method declaration public ...
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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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How to add quick edit and bulk edit fields to users admin section

Salutations, is there a way to add quick edit and bulk edit fields for the users section in wordpress. I have found a lot about post types and custom post types but i'm specifically looking to add ...
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Practical limit on number of roles

I'm building a wordpress site that uses buddy press and a BP extension called BP Activity Privacy (BPAP). What the BPAP plugin does, is allows the user to set privacy settings for posts to the ...
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Create a Payment Plugin for a Custom wordpress webiste

I had got made a custom wordpress website. The Developer had provided me with PAYU INDIA plaugin plugin, but I have account with PAYUMONEY which is diff from payuindia. Problem : If someone can ...
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Admin AJAX doesn't work in plugin admin page - Even though code is copied verbatim from Wordpress Codex

So I have been working on this for... 3 days now - and have resorted to just pasting in the code directly from the wordpress codex to get that to work then go from there. That code however doesn't ...
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Is it save to require plugin.php early to be able to use get_plugin_data() earlier?

I'd like to avoid hard coding my plugin's version at multiple places. To realize this the function get_plugin_data() comes in handy. But here the fun comes to an unpleasant stop. Checking for a plugin ...
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Change of query var in pre_get_posts not maintained

I'm creating a plugin that adds a custom feed. I am using a pre_get_posts filter to change the posts_per_page query var to -1 (to get all items of a custom post type). However, if I dump the $wp_query ...
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custom plugin with upload files does not work

I an creating a custom plugin that used shortcodes.. then it will have a feature that will upload files and stores it in wp-content/uploads/ directory.. but it seems I got an error.. Warning: ...
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How to Mimic WP Custom Fields Ajax Methods

I have an admin metabox that allows the user to add multiple items. I am attempting to mimic the effect and styling that the default WP custom fields metabox gives users on posts/pages. I have the ...
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Getting $postid into a wordpress plugin

I am trying to modify a wordpress plugin which I am using for music requests, to create a new better plugin... https://wordpress.org/plugins/music-request-manager/ The plugin is activated by using a ...
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Shortcode display outside the div

I have created a shortcode that retrives and displays a form.The content of the attribute in HTML. function check_my_login( $atts) { return '<form action="" name="" method="post" ...
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How to cancel update messages from a changed plugin

I did many changes on an plugin which was allowed to be manipulated. Now I want to be sure, that an update will not overwrite all my changes. What can I do to prohibit it from updating (or showing ...
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Why not to include reference to /wp-admin/admin.php in Plugin

Contact Form 7 recently pushed out an update which caused a few conflicts in other plugins. WPCF7 Author explains that it's because plugins are including calls to wp-admin/admin.php in their scripts ...
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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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How to add metaboxes in custom settings page of custom post type?

I would like to add meta boxes under a custom settings page, which is under a custom post type. I can create meta boxes for custom post types and I can create theme options, but can't find any way to ...
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Plugin development, hooks, generate content

I'm building my first plugin. This plugin will activate a theme, set up a default front page, register tax. / cpt, and create some content. (cpt = custom post types) I made it work all this in ...
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Category select options for plugin settings

I am using Aqua page builder and I want to incorporate dropdown catagory select field for that. <?php $my_options = array ('one' => 'My Pony','two' => 'His Pony'); echo ...