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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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Function/Class to list categories with checkboxes

I want a list like in the pictue; witch is here - Posts->New->Select Categories At the moment i have this echo '<select name="pn-cats[]" size="8" style="width: 100%" multiple>'; $args = ...
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Create Array from data in the OPTIONS table

Good Day everyone, I'm trying to create an array from data in the Options table of wordpress. My data all start the same way plugin_order_ and then name of the field information. Is there a way to ...
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Deletion of shared options using uninstall.php

I'm using uninstall.php for my plugin to delete all the traces my plugin did to a site on uninstall (delete). I did it in a good way, but even after the deletion there are some fields in the options ...
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How to change post status in hook?

I have similar problem as described in How to trap "Publish" button to check for meta box validation? Answer there is to hook into save_post and change post type. How can I do it? I try to ...
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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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Potential problems with building a plugin having sub modules?

I'm in the process of organizing a lot of different functionality that I had historically written as parts of themes so that I can break the various utilities into plugins. At this point, I have my ...
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Fatal error: Call to a member function get_page_permastruct() on a non-object

I get this error Fatal error: Call to a member function get_page_permastruct() on a non-object in C:\xampp\htdocs\wordpress\wp-includes\link-template.php on line 358 when i call this function ...
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How wordpress plugin hooks works? [duplicate]

I am new to wordpress development. I am familiar with joomla's ins-and-out working mechanish, now i want to contribute or say learn wordpress. I found that every thing in wordpress is done through ...
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Why is contact form not working?

I am using a custom contact form plugin from code.tutsplus but it is not working. It looks as if the form is sent because I get the confirmation badge, although I receive no email (I have tried ...
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how to make custom bulk actions for a WP_List_Table (core class)

I am using the WP_List_Table class and I added the links for the actions like this: function get_bulk_actions() { $actions = array(); $actions['approv'] ='<a href="#">'.__( ...
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Render custom taxonomy query as single template

Im developing a "catalogue" plugin using a custom post type and a custom taxonomy. What I want now is to display the custom taxonomy as a single page. That means I if the taxonomy term "Popular Items" ...
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Plugin loaded, but not running

We are using a plugin (https://github.com/ADeMen/GOOVAIN/) that is supposed to provide a 'get shortlink' button along with some database updates. It should look like this. This worked perfectly ...
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Displaying data from another database

I'm working on custom plugin that will pull property information from our non-wordpress database. That is working just fine. Where I'm having problems is getting the whole front end piece to work. ...
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wpColorPicker is not a function!

i tried to use iris color picker in my plugin admin area but when i implemented i'm getting this error- TypeError: $(...).wpColorPicker is not a functionCode- function sam() { wp_enqueue_style( ...
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Checkbox Undefined index error in Plugin

I am getting some errors when trying to create a checkbox within a simple plugin I am creating. I have a simple settings page at the moment. The errors are: Illegal string offset 'single_images' ...
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Wordpress scheduled task is called but not executed

I created a plugin with a cron to update all posts of a certain type every 5 minutes. I installed WP Crontrol to check if the cron is registered correctly and everything seems to be okay. This is how ...
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Do a summary based on sections in a post

I wonder if it's possible in wordpress to create a summary, let's say at the begining of the post, that displays links to all the post section ? Example: [summary title="Summary"] [section]Title ...
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Load js/css files only on specific admin UI pages

How do I adapt this solution to work with my plugin? (Please see the link). I enqueue my css and js script as follows: function my_plugin_init() { wp_enqueue_script('my_plugin_script', ...
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Plugin Deveopment: Precautions I need to take to avoid issues [on hold]

I am entering to the exciting field of WordPress plugin development. Often I see that installing of one plugin causes issues to other plugins installed or sometimes it breaks the entire site. I know ...
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Where to put my code: plugin or functions.php?

Is there an easy to understand scheme to decide what kind of code belongs to a plugin or the theme’s functions.php? There are many cases and many debates about that topic, mostly because there are ...
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How can I add columns to the post edit listing to show my custom post data?

When you click on "Posts" or "Pages", you get a paged listing of your posts or pages with the following columns: Title | Author | Categories | Tags | Date I have a plugin which gives an SEO score ...
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Plugin settings not saving and 404 is generated on submit

I am creating a WordPress using https://github.com/nadeem-khan/WordPress-Plugin-Template as a starter template. This is my settings class file named 'class-xyz.php': <?php if ...
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Expanding Gravity Forms functionality [closed]

I am looking to create a "chinese auction" website. This is a method of fundraising where prizes are auctioned off and people purchase tickets on the website and put them towards a prize(s). Gravity ...
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Screenshots on plugin page taken old [closed]

In readme before latest release they where named as: BlaBlaBla BlaBlaBla Files also named in same pattern: screenshot-01.png, screenshot-02.png After latest release only ...
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wpmu_create_site creates broken sites

I am trying to develop a WHMCS provisioning module for WordPress Multisite. So far I have managed to create several sites using wpmu_create_blog, however the function does not assign the new site to ...
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creating pages from plugin [on hold]

I am writing up the plugin for purpose of reserving a workspace. So far, I have written the login script and registration script. It can be found here. I am directly printing the page content on the ...
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Plugin as custom page

I'm begginer in wordpress (but not begginer in PHP) and I would like to make custom search page as plugin with this url www.example.tld/book-search. It would be simple page for searching books from ...
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Merge custom plugins in one folder

I've made some plugins to print some text with php from the database. I use them in pages via shortcodes. If I put all the code in only one folder, so just one plugin, only one shortcode works,the one ...
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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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Wordpress Plugin with a shortcode that dynamically generates javascript. Can I use add_action without wrapping the javascript in a function?

Looks like the best way is using: add_action('wp_footer', returnJs); But if my returnJs function is inside my shortcode function and it's used more than once on a page it will return an error trying ...
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Is there a way to remove the wrapping anchor tag when outputting the_author filter?

I am trying to implement a custom plugin that will allow customized output of a post's author (including name, institution, and description). It outputs rich HTML, and the problem I am having is not ...
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wp_insert_user keeps echoing values

This is bugging the heck out of me. Essentially I've narrowed the issue down to one line of code: $user_id = wp_insert_user ($userdata); From what I can tell nothing should be echoed here, but I ...
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get_pages Drop down list for selection of a page

I am currently developing a plugin inside the admin page and I need to have a drop down list, listing all the pages. I need to be able to select one page and save the "ID" as an option. I am currently ...
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Why is 'register_activation_hook' undefined?

I am just getting reaquainted with writing plugins, after writing a whole two about three years ago. Following some example code I found: if(!class_exists('QuizMaster_Plugin_Template')) { class ...
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Customise categories image by woocommerce [closed]

I have used this plugin Categories Image Advantage of this plugin insert image by external url that what i need for wooCommerce categories image. But i want to replace this image with wooCommerce by ...
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Editing dashboard according to the userrole

I'm relatively new to PHP, I'm editing a plugin that restrict demo users with the role of (subscriber) from some capabilities, and it modifies the dashboard for the demo user(subscriber) and remove ...
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wp_get_referer function always returning false

I am trying to use wp_get_referer function along with "template_redirect" hook in wordpress like this function show_page_name() { $r = wp_get_referer(); var_dump($r); die(); } add_action ...
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Multiple files in wordpress plugin

I'm trying to write a plugin with multi files. I'm sure I did it before without a problem, but now I have the problem in the subject. In the main plugin file I have included a file name - ...
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Can I dynamically create a link to my plugin settings/options page from my plugin description?

Currently, in my plugin description, I'm hardcoding... To customize options <a href="options-general.php?page=my-plugin-admin.php">click here</a> Is there a dynamic method to call the ...
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Refresh or redirect page after activate my plugin

I'm quite newbie in PHP and plugin development, and I think I'm missing something obvious but I dont know how to do it. When I activate my plugin (it adds some menu items), everything it's ok except ...
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How to prevent Composer dependency conflicts amongst WP plugins?

In our plugin development we use Composer to install e.g. Symfony\Process that we later use in the code. The big question is how do we make sure that this dependency is not in a conflict with some ...
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register_taxonomy with multiple object type and update_count_callback

The register_taxonomy accept array as the object type so I can link as many custom post types to a custom taxonomy. That is fine. The issue is, the default taxonomy count is always zero with the ...
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Removing trailing slash from add_rewrite_rule custom page

I'm currently working on a plugin to add a new page to display data from a custom database table. All is going well so far but when I access the new URLs they are 301 redirected to the same url with ...
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How can my plugin act Network Activated without actually being activated network?

My primary goal is to be able to update my plugins as part of the WP Updater class, but the network aspect is giving me a headache and many wasted hours I will never get back. Does anyone know how to ...
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Create an user on external database

I have wordpress site and a project management system from codecanyon. Here is the link I have disabled registration for users in project managment system, only login is enabled. I need to make users ...
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How Can I setup WP CLI on Windows development machine running AMPPS?

I want to setup WP CLI. On the home page it says that it needs a UNIX like operating system. I am running windows 7 for development but I could probably setup a virtual Ubuntu box or something. Would ...
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add_rewrite_rule, plugin activation and plugin deactivation

I see a lot of example showing to call add_rewrite_rule in your init hook, e.g. function add_my_custom_rewrite() { add_rewrite_rule(... } add_action('init', 'add_my_custom_rewrite'); and in ...
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variable created in page.php is null inside of header.php

Ok, so i'm instantiating a class in page.php. Then i'm calling get_header() to include header.php now in header.php i need to access this class object and execute one of its methods but i get this ...
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Having Problem On Getting WP Post Gallery Images URL

I need to get the URL (actual Size) of all images of gallery associated with a post in single.php. The following code from Codex returns all images in very small size 150x150 which is not suitable for ...