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Adding content before the loop in category pages

I am creating a plugin and I want to show all sub category list in the top of every category page. I had created a function and call "wp_list_categories" in that function. The problem is when I call ...
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What URL do you pass to wp_remote_get to load the body of the current post's preview?

In the code below, I'm attempting to get a reference to the body content of the current post's fully rendered preview... $response = wp_remote_retrieve_body(wp_remote_get('http://localhost/mysite/...
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how to not show plugin in admin area

I'm just getting started with wordpress development. I'm trying to create a simple plugin that show results from a db in a table. I can do this, but I'm having trouble with the plugin showing at the ...
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You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page on a submenu

I'm writing my first plugin for WordPress and am running into a permission issue when trying to pass a parameter to a page. I've added a submenu page to process a delete for a category from the ...
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Do uploaded plugins get updates if they came from the wordpress plugin directory?

I'm a plugin developer and want to ensure my users are getting updates when I release an update within the wordpress plugin svn repo. I know if they search for the plugin through the plugin area of ...
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How to use is_multisite() in a must-use-plugin?

I want this code to be executed in a plugin in the mu-plugins folder. When executing in functions.php everything works fine, but when I try it as a plugin in mu-plugins this creates a blank page. if (...
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$_POST form request with admin-post

I tried to use a form with the following markup using the action admin-post.php <form method='post' action='admin-post.php'> I'm using the action hook suggested by Wordpress to proceed the $...
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Is it possible for a plugin to register a page template file?

Is there a way for a plugin to house page template files and have them available after plugin activation? E.g, I have a plugin that requires specific page page templates to be used, so I'd like ...
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Failed to invoke other hook from the init hook

Related to this question (Use wp init hook to call other hooks?) but not the same. Sometimes, I found that the hook will failed to run when I place inside the init hook, e.g. Not Work: add_action('...
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How can I view all WP generated thumbnails in Media Manager?

When WP creates thumbnails from the original uploaded image, they are hidden from view inside the Media Manager listing. Can they be made visible, via some filter or action so that you can selectively ...
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Hello dolly type plugin that allows people to add their own

I am making a plugin that shows a random joke on a custom 404 page via shortcode and it is basically near enough the same as the default hello dolly plugin, where the jokes are hardcoded into the ...
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WordPress network: set themes and plugins for new blog

How can I enable specific themes and plugins for new blogs that have been created with wpmu_create_blog? I'd like to set the themes and plugins in code rather than having a person manually set them in ...
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Pass A Value From Outside To A Plugin Variable

Is there a way to pass a custom variable value from outside like from functions.php to a plugin's variable? Lets say that I have the following function defined in a plugin. function plugin_funct(){ ...
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Submit form to a different PHP file in the same plugin folder

I want to submit a form to another PHP file which lays in the same folder: wp-content/plugins/my-plugin-folder The form action attribute looks like this: <form name="lookat" type="submit" ...
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Really simple query giving error in SQL syntax

I'm sure this is a simple oversight but I cannot seem to narrow it down: global $wpdb; $tablename = $wpdb->prefix . "icrm_folders"; $sql = $wpdb->prepare( "SELECT * FROM %s", $tablename ); /...
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How to properly modify get_userdata in plugin to get roles to update in database

I wasn't sure if starting a new question was appropriate, but the questions are completely different from my original ones and code has changed since originally asking for help. This is still the same ...
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Do I require the use of nonce?

Im creating a visit/page views counter with ajax,jquery and php, I have been reading a few articles that recommend the use of nonces for data manipulation through ajax, however i am not sure if i need ...
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How can I hook into existing WordPress Bulk actions?

I am creating a plugin which syncs both standard WP data and custom fields within a custom meta box on post edit pages, to an external resource using SQL queries. However my functions are currently ...
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Ajax not working to insert, query and result data

On my site, through a form I send/register same information in database, do a SELECT/query and return it! Return the last table saved in database, just that user just entered on the form (along with ...
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How to update the language used by wordpress from a plugin

I'm trying to create a plugin that will be able to translate language used in wordpress. Here's my current code: add_action('plugins_loaded', function(){ load_plugin_textdomain('ecom', false, ...
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Add Top-Level Menu that opens URL

Below code adds My Page button in Admin Menu. It will take you to your author page when you click on it. However, it also opens up new page(Empty page). I want it to just take you to author page and ...
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How to add multiple copies of a widget from “available widgets”

I've found a widget that I need to add to more than one sidebar widget area. However, apparently its been coded so that once you drag it from "available widgets" over to a sidebar widget, it ...
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This doesnt work for Plugin get_template_directory_uri()

function Zumper_widget_enqueue_script() { wp_enqueue_script('jquery-repeater-form',get_template_directory_uri().'/admin/js/sample.js'); } add_action('admin_print_scripts-widgets.php', '...
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How to Create a Directory in a Plugin Folder?

I am creating a plugin in WordPress Version 3.4.2. When the administrator submits a form, a new folder is created inside my plugin directory and a file saved in this new folder. But it gives me the ...
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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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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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Build dynamic page from cURL (HTML page) response with plugin

I feel like I am missing something simple here, but can't figure it out I need to have my plugin build links to a page that is built entirely via a cURL response. I am building a plugin that ...
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How to delete more than one table while uninstalling plugin

I have create a plugin which is creating multiple table while installing so now i want to delete them while uninstalling plugin. This is how i create the multiple table while installation function ...
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Odd behaviour with submenu link creation

I'm trying to develop a plugin that needs to add two pages to the dashboard side-bar menu. One of these being a main category. Everything is fine, except for the second submenu item for the settings ...
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Why is print_r returning $classObj->userObj in several places on site

I'm trying to learn how to interpret results from print_r for a bridge plugin I'm developing. Background My first issue was setting editor capabilities receiving administrator capabilities. While ...
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Sessions not creating correctly in custom function

I am working with an external application called The Next Generation of Genealogy Site-Building (TNG) and integrating it into WordPress. It has been an easy matter to get the data to display inside a ...
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How to fetch serialized data from wordpress options

I have the following serialized data in a wp option a:2:{s:5:"Title";s:11:"your title";s:7:"Message";s:20:"Hola testing testing";} I would like to return it to be used in a form, and show it also in ...
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How to Display Custom Post Type's Gallery (images ) in Through WP_Query

I am trying to load an Image Slider images from a Custom Post Type image Gallery Feature. For example let say I have an Custom Post Type called banner which I can load images to it's Gallery and I ...
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How to Reload the Dashboard After Clicking Update in Quick-Edit?

How can I refresh the wp-admin/edit.php page after a user clicks Update in the Quick-edit form?
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How to alter the order of custom form fields

I've added a "Custom Title" field to the Category editor in order to capture a keyword friendly title that can be used separately from the category name. It works great, but it appears as the last ...
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How to detect shortcode usage, submit a form from widget to that page?

I've created a plugin and now want to create a widget containing a form that will submit to the page where my plugin shortcode is embedded from any wordpress page on the front end. I assume that ...
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Updating post meta for custom post types

I'm writing a plugin for work (still) and having one more issue. I've added my meta boxes as needed. However, the problem I'm having occurs when saving the post. My snippets for saving pretty much ...
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How to add meta boxes to the 'Add new post' screen?

I want the user to fill in a form (when they create a new blog post). The results of the form should be embedded within the new blog post. So I am trying to think of the best way of coding this. Meta ...
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How do I create a custom post type for a training CMS in WordPress?

I need to create a custom post type based on the existing 'Page' type, for a WordPress based training CMS. I have no problem simply creating a new post type, but I would like to offer some kind of ...
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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 $tax_term) { echo '<li>' . '<a href="' . esc_attr(get_term_link($...
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Uploaded image not appearing in custom post type

I am writing a plugin which should allow users to create a custom post type called reseller and attach an image. The image is being uploaded to the uploads folder and appears in the media library with ...
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Why isn't the Settings API designed to work for plugins using custom admin menus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should one implement add_settings_error on custom menu pages? The Settings API offers all sorts of labour saving features and future proof code. I find it really odd ...
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Custom user profile, registration, login page with theme

WordPress user profile page uses the administration interface, and its user registration / login page is not part of the theme. I would like to change it into the custom theme of my site customize ...
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Is there any way to hide page from dashboard (all pages list) OR navbar from plugin function?

I am trying to include a template from plugin which required to display some of my custom information's. I wrote function to insert a page and included the template. It's working for me but once i ...
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Wordpress 2.8 Widget API is suitable for Worpress 3.1.4 plugins development?

I am a little confused, the Wordpress 2.8 Widget API reffers to WordPress version 2.8 or is refferred to API version? Should I use 2.8 Widget API for writing my WordPress 3.1.4 widget?
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How to exclude content (and other returned values) from WP_query()?

Does a method exist that can return a simple array of the pages in the site that are published? I only want the name and the slug returned, not the full content or other default values. I've tried ...
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Why does preg_replace_callback never fire in this function?

In the function below, the save_content function runs, but the doReplace does not (echo "This is the doReplace" never shows. Any ideas why? add_action('content_save_pre', 'save_content'); ...
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DIR vs URI when defining a path to a file

When including files in a plugin, I've seen people do WP_PLUGIN_DIR.'/'.dirname(plugin_basename(__FILE__)).'/somefile.css' and yet WordPress wp_enqueue_script/style uses URI for the file path (such ...
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Why won't register_setting() create a setting?

I'm stumped. I've been researching this like crazy, but I can't seem to figure out why register_setting() isn't working for me. I'm new to WP plugin development (obviously), so it's probably just ...
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How can I add a custom meta value on file upload?

I am looking for an option where a custom meta value will be saved when user uploads an attachment. Lets say I need a meta key _example_meta_key and want to save meta value of this as ex087659bh (It ...