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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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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 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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WordPress REST API Plugin Development - Add Custom Endpoint

I have this question on Stack Overflow but thought here might be a better place for it... I'm almost certainly doing something stupid - or rather not doing something obvious that I should have done. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wordpress Admin Login Custom Logo

I know this may not be possible.But just trying to know wordpress deeply. Is it possible to replace default admin login page with custom one?
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Extend a class plugin

I can't get the user variable from the main class loading a "child class" example: //PLUGIN FILE class father{ var $user; function __construct() { add_action('plugins_loaded', ...
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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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Limit Amount of Pages users can create in Custom Post Types

Is there a way to limit how many pages a user can make inside a custom post type? This would be pretty effective for commercial WP plugins and I am making one, but have come across a little problem ...
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My plugin creates custom widgets, How can I programatically add them to existing sidebar widget areas?

OK, I can create the code to add custom widgets to the widgets manager. Check. My next challenge is to, in the same plugin, during activation, check for the existence of my theme, and if active, ...
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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 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 add 'use_desc_for_title = 0' to all wp_list_categories calls?

My category descriptions are extremely long, so I don't want the descriptions to be used in the title attribute of my category lists. However, WP does this automatically when it outputs the default ...
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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 ...