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What is the best way to store HTML fragment in WordPress?

Let say I want to store an HTML fragment in WordPress and allow user to update/modify, e.g. site wise notice, what is the best way to store it and present them in a theme? e.g. write a plugin to ...
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Using radio button meta data from a custom meta box

Very new to attempting PHP and am hacking together my first plugin using tutorials.. I have a custom meta box with a Yes/No radio button on all WordPress pages (in the editor). EDIT- I removed the ...
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Items By Group added to custom post type

Ok, not real sure how to explain this. But i have an existing custom post type with some custom fields that is working fine for detailed information about an event. what i am trying to do now is to ...
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Is there a way for a plugin to add an attribute to the <html> tag of a theme?

I'm currently working on an appcache plugin for WordPress. One thing that it should do is add a manifest reference in the <html> tag of the site. It has to resemble something like this: ...
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Custom post type plugin archive page doesn't work?

I am creating a custom post type plugin. In that I have added a custom archive template and single page template. The single page template works fine, whereas the archive template is not working. ...
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Wordpress plugin admin page breaking

I am developing one file uploading plugin for my wordpress site to upload posts along with taxonomy and post meta data. Functionality wise it is working fine but when file uploading is finishing ...
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Is it a good idea to edit an already existing plugin to add more functionality?

I need to add a relatively small bit of functionality to a Wordpress plugin and I have the option to either edit the plugin directly, or scrap the plugin completely and repurpose PHP code from another ...
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How to add jquery to my custom post type wp plugin

I want to include a jquery to my wordpress custom post type plugin which i have created. i have two doubt,,, the jquery script will work only on widget options (i.e) Sidebar. So when i use the ...
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Include add_post_meta in a plugin

I am trying to call add_post_meta() from a plugin I have created. The plugin acts as a payment gateway for WooCommerce. This all works fine however I need to fire off the add_post_meta() at the end ...
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How to set a custom path, for ajax image upload folder in admin?

I am coding my first Wordpress plugin that handles some data for a custom (shop-like) post type. It also has an image uploader within a metabox, where you simply drag in your images and it ...
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Generate activation url

For my registration I am using custom registration form.It works fine.It sends email with username and password. What I am looking I want to generate url so that when user click it automatically ...
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What exactly do this function declared into functions.php file of a WP theme?

someone can help me to understand what exactly do this function declared into the functions.php file of a theme? function exclude_featured_tag( $query ) { if ( $query->is_home() && ...
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How do I debug an error that a plugin is causing?

I'm having an issue debugging why the plugin I'm creating keeps displaying the error You need to upgrade your database as soon as possible.... The work I've done so far has been on a remote dev site, ...
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save_post not called in plugin / custom field still saving overwriting metaboxes

I have a plugin that writes metaboxes to certain pages. It writes the metaboxes fine and everything works as should...until I save. The save_post is not getting called, and I can't figure out why. ...
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Update post meta not working on wp_postmeta

I am trying to update post meta values but it does't work. Only function that is working is get_post_meta and add_post_meta but Update wont work at all. Also I tried to change the values using ...
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How do I alter the position of a Custom Post Type menu item within my plugin admin menu?

I'm writing a plugin (for the first time, so bear with me!) which includes a custom post type; 'Programmes'. In the admin menu, I've set up a new menu group for the plugin, and I have the 'Programmes' ...
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remove_filter right way

What is the right way to remove filter in condition? method 1 public function update_loop($query) { global $wp; if(!$query->is_main_query() || $query->is_admin) return; ...
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How to cancel Wordpress' action/filter when using OOP with anonymous callback

Most of the wordpress plugins I found is functions based, for example, the offical akismet plugin function akismet_init() { global $wpcom_api_key, $akismet_api_host, $akismet_api_port; // ...
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Don't load the theme for a page FROM a plugin EDITED

I'm developing a pseudo admin area for my client and they don't want the theme overlaid on it, rather have their admin area take up 100% of the page. Normally I would add if (!is_page($id)) and be ...
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Calling dynamic_sidebar in plugin gives error

I am trying to call dynamic_sidebar from a plugin page. Whenever I do so, it returns a white page! Any idea why? What I am trying to do is to save the total sidebar output in a transient. I can get ...
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Why tinyMCE.editors doesnt work on tinyMCE

<?php /* Plugin Name: Taggr Plugin URI: http://example.com/wordpress-plugins/my-plugin Description: Premium plugin for image and photo tagging Version: 1.0 Author: Tee Kai Yang Author URI: ...
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Dynamic css for a widget plugin

I have a plugin that creates a widget to show latest posts and I would like to add a dynamic css file to style the post title without using inline styles. So for example i have public function ...
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Mediaelement.js feature doesn't work

I am trying to add new feature to mediaelement.js. Here's one example http://mediaelementjs.com/examples/?name=loop Another example which I am trying to implement now is this- ...
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Custom query not working in plugin admin page

I'm not sure what I am doing wrong, but I cannot use get_post, get_posts or WP_Query in my plugin admin page. I can use get_user_meta, and get_userdata, so I'm a bit confused as to why I cannot use ...
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How to add chunk of php, html, and sql code to variable an append to $content

I am creating a plugin (my first) which allows the site admin to display the most used post tags over the last X number of days. This plugin is an evolution of the WP Development question here - ...
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Adding an external stylesheet to a plugin

I apologize in advance if this question has been asked before. I've created a plugin, and I'm trying to add an external stylesheet, but it's not working. Am I suppose to compress the plugin file and ...
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edit-tags.php in plugin admin menu hides when is the active page

For the plugin I'm building I have added a submenu as a child to a custom main menu item in admin. The submenu page is an edit-tags.php page. This shows up as intended under the main menu item. When ...
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Second select list values are not saved after clicking update

I have a select list in a metabox which value is saved successfully after clicking "Update" when editing post. Of course, the values are custom taxonomies. But i don't know how to add another select ...
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Save data of select list after clicking save

I already have a meta box in the edit post that has a select list with custom taxonomies. But after i save the post the select list returns it value to none, so i don't know how to save the selected ...
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Trying to code a simple plugin, infinite loop?

I am at a standstill. I have checked over my code so many times. The code just shows up about 4 or 5 times on the Settings --> Plugin page and then breaks the browser. I am just trying to make a text ...
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Removed jQuery script from header.php , any problems?

To avoid multiple jQuery calling from my theme and plugins, I removed <script language="javascript" type="text/javascript" src="<?php bloginfo('template_url'); ...
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Howto check version of another plugin and then add a submenu page to it

i'm writing a plugin which requires another plugin. So i have to check first if the other plugin exists in a correct version. If yes i want to add a submenu page to the plugin page but here my code ...
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How to prevent plugins from loading jQuery

I recently downloaded a free plugin from wordpress.I want to remove the plugin from loading jQuery because you experts know that it is already loading from wordpress header.php file. The plugin is ...
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Hierarchy of Subcategories on Permalink

I'm new to Wordpress. My current permalink is set to /%category%/%postname%/ and a "." (dot) in the Category base. My categorys ID are bigger than the subcats IDs. So the URL looks like this: ...
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How to include WP_Widget from another file in main plugin file?

I tried to use the code bellow in my main file: define( 'MYPLUGINNAME_PATH', plugin_dir_path(__FILE__) ); include MYPLUGINNAME_PATH . 'class/class-widget.php'; Then I have a file ...
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wp_next_scheduled() with jQuery Countdown

I'm working with the jQuery Countdown timer for the first time and I wanted to integrate it into my Wordpress site to display the time until the next scheduled cron event. When the countdown has ...
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Get list of scripts / styles and show file which enqueued them

I want to show what scripts and styles have loaded on a page and which plugin / theme / file has added them to the page. We can show all scripts and styles using: <?php global $wp_scripts, ...
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Jquery was not found on this server

I have two pages, events.php from plugin1 index.php from plugin2. in events.php. I am including jquery for ajax loading <script ...
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How can I modify admin bar only if my plugin is loaded

If I want to always change the admin toolbar at the top of the page it's easy. add_action('admin_bar_menu', 'add_toolbar_items', 100); function add_toolbar_items($admin_bar){ ...
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Ajax +wordpress onClick link redirect to new page and create html content

i have two pages in my wordpress plugin index.php charts.php in index.php i have some content and some link.. <a onclick="show_trend()" >Trend</a> while clicking this link ,i have ...
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See output of a sql query while plugin installation in wordpress

Doing wordpress plugin development, I am creating a table (while installing the plugin) with the following string: $sql = "CREATE TABLE (query skipped)..."; /*someting*/ For example: I have this ...
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How do I add my own custom php page?

I'm making a plugin and I need to include my own public custom page in it. The user must not be able to edit this page and that's why I don't want this to be a regular WordPress post of type 'page' ...
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Wordpress metabox file upload in custom post [duplicate]

I'm relatively new to wordpres development and am stuck at this issue. I have created a custom post type which shows up in the admin menu. I need a metabox in it with a file upload field. The metabox ...
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Plugin options not being saved or created

Having a lot of trouble with this config page. I have followed the documentation (which was sparse) and done a bit of searching for help. My problem is simple, my config options aren't being created ...
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How to prevent loading of all plugin's resources?

Wordpress is loading all client resources of all plugins, not just the plugin of interest. It may make sense to load jqery globally but it makes no sense to load all other plugin's Javascript in a ...
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wp_parse_args not insert it to options

wp_parse_args not inserting default value to options. But its printing results. $options = get_option('my_options'); $defaults = array ( 'logo' => 'http://domain.com/logo.png', ...
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get_query_var not works

I would like to $_GET a parameter in the URL, for that I read I have to use query_vars. First I added the following lines to functions.php: function add_query_vars_filter( $vars ){ $vars[] = ...
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How to work with AJAX and Wordpress?

I'm working on my first plugin. I would like to add a follow button for the posts, so the logged in users can follow the authors. I placed the following lines into functions.php function ...
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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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Checking for existence of a page by title?

I'm currently working on a plugin, and I essentially want to check if a certain page has been created. Essentially, I want to do something like this: if (file_exists($file)) { $exists = ...