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Problems with removing admin bar

I am trying to remove the admin bar from a theme front end of a theme. I found the following code block: add_filter( 'show_admin_bar', '__return_false' ); remove_action( 'personal_options', ...
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wp_mail not recognizing cc and bcc headers

I am using WordPress 3.1.3 I am getting following notices when I use wp_mail with cc and bcc headers. Notice: Undefined variable: cc in ...
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How to use WP default post list tables in a plugin?

I'm developping a plugin to manage a base of users and I'd like to show them in the same type of table used in other parts of the WP admin (post lists, user lists, etc.), I'd like to have the same ...
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Conflicting save_post functions when passing the post id and saving custom meta boxes for different post types

Post save functions are conflicting with each other when adding them to the save_post action hook. 2 different custom post types with 2 different (one for each post type) custom meta boxes. I'm ...
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Menu Error in Admin Console with Custom Plugin: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page

(Moderator's note: Original title was "Getting error: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page. Trying to build custom plugin") I'm trying to write my own custom WordPress plugin, ...
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How do I determine if a category exists by ID?

I know I can get a categories ID by calling get_cat_ID('category-slug'), however, what is the method to call to determine if a category exists by ID when you don't know the slug? In other words, I ...
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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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Ad rotator script for Adsense/CPA rotations. Ideas? Existing Solutions?

My theme handles Adsense inclusion automatically for the end user. I'm looking to add a feature that allows them to rotate in CPA ads in place of the adsense ads (on a set frequency by percentage). ...
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Is it possible to use add_filter from a theme to alter a plugin's function?

Can add_filter() be used to intercept a plugin function? I'm not having any success, so I'm thinking perhaps I'm doing this wrong. The plugin is "All in One SEO" and the function I'm trying to ...
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How can I limit the amount of characters used for description in the manage categories grid?

My category descriptions consist of whole pages of content. When I view the manage categories screen, the grid does not truncate the text but rather, shows all of it. I realize I could turn off the ...
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Plugin options table,is the data serialized

I am planning on building a plugin and i need to know if the data stored in the options table i will create for the plugin will be serialized or it will be in the ordinary sql format.
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Converting theme widgets to plugins?

i need a help, i have a theme, where in i have a twitter widget, i just want to separate it, and keep it in different file, as if it is a plugin, here are is the complete code, what i have to do? ...
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How can I call “preview post” from wp_remote_get with authentication?

I've got a plugin that needs to interogate the post preview (the contents of the rendered page that's presented when the user clicks "Preview Post". To attempt to obtain this input stream into a code ...
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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 = ...
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How to determine, from plugin script, if active theme has <h1>The Post Title</h1>

My plugin needs to know if the currently active theme places the post title in H1 heading tags? I'm looking for suggestions on approaches to create script that could discern this. UPDATE: The plugin ...
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The plugin generated 80 characters of unexpected output!

I'm getting this message each time I activate my plugin: The plugin generated 80 characters of unexpected output during activation. If you notice “headers already sent” messages, problems with ...
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Plugin Loading Scripts and Styles on Every Page - Even when not being used

I have a plugin that is using Class style programming. I'm completely stumped - scripts are being loaded on every single page, even if the plugin is not being used on that page. Since the plugin ...
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pre_get_post alter current post id

For some purpose, we want to apply a change to the Wordpress flow that affect's WooCommerce product page being displayed. When a product page is displayed (e.g. www.mysite.com/?product=my-product), ...
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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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Displaying External Data - Not Posts

I am creating a plugin that needs to display external data, not wordpress posts. What I have done: registered rewrites so wp recognizes my archive/single URLs, hooked into template_include to direct ...
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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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Add category slug as class attribute in a link array

This incredible website and the genius developers here have helped me significantly in the course of my WP Dev over the years, firstly THANK YOU. I am now faced with a problem that I have been trying ...
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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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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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A question about add_action()

I was following this ( http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API ) tut on codex. The part where a class is created and is called in add_action. No argument was passed to emailer::send ? Why? It was ...
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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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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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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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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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Multiple entries in get_option results? or why is _multiwidget set to 1?

I am developing a wordpress widget, and need to store some user configuration values, that is why I am using wordpress update_option and get_option. I am new to widget development. I have some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Load WooCommerce templates from my plugin folder first

I try to write a plugin for WooCommerce (https://github.com/bassjobsen/woocommerce-twitterbootstrap). I want my templates load like this: my custom theme / template path / template name my ...
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How to change a specific page to custom page?

I want to change specific page so that non-member users will be faced with a form that they can register with, and also this page wouldn't look like the others, I mean this page must be totally ...
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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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what's the meaning of the field wp_capabilities in table wp_usermeta

I am new to wordpress, in table wp_usermeta I notice that we have a row meta_key meta_value wp_capabilities a:1:{s:13:"administrator";b:1;} First, what's the meaning of ...
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Why enqueue styles on hook

Why do we need to enqueue styles on a hook, why not just enqueue them straight in like this? wp_enqueue_style( $handle, $src); the codex page gives an example of using a hook but doesn't explain ...
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Structuring function with registration_errors hook

I created a plugin that adds a function to the registration process where the user info also gets added to an external db. The problem is that, when the function runs successfully i.e. user is able ...
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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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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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How to store accumulate multiple option values in a single array using Options_API

I have created an option array that stores a series of options, along with their values. The problem is that I want to ACCUMULATE these options and store them in the options database. Meaning I would ...
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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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Let user subscribe to specific categories

How could I let each user subscribe to a specific categories of his choice? I want to do something like reddit subscribe to categories? Is there any tutorial helps doing this?
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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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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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Yoast SEO Plug In and my Theme duplicating code. Need some feedback on what to do? [closed]

The theme I am using does most all the SEO stuff that I want it to with the exception of tweaking the titles on a post by post basis, and the ability for me to write my own meta descriptions for each ...