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Bridge Wordpress Media API with custom tinyMCE plugin

In my tinyMCE plugin, I would like to be able to call the Wordpress Media manager introduced in WP 3.5. I am currently working on a plugin that needs to fetch images from the library. I know we can ...
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Custom media upload content for inserting custom post shortcode

I’m working on a plugin that creates custom post type “portfolio” along with shortcode to insert in any page or post. The shortcode is: [portfolio option1=“1” option2=“0” option3=“1” ] And it works ...
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Can I use core's “or Link to Existing Content” feature in my plugin?

When adding a link in the TinyMCE editor, you get a nice search with ajax function that searches your existing content and lets you select from it. Is it possible/reasonable to re-use this in a ...
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Singular name Plugin localization

I'm trying to localize the singular name of a custom post type. ... 'singular_name' => __('key', 'plugindomain') ... I created a .po and compiled it as .mo. I also loaded the translation using ...
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Should I use spl_autoload_register() in my plugin?

When I use spl_autoload_register in my plugin, I get: Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'LogicException' with message 'Class wp_atom_server could not be loaded' ...
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Scheduled events disappear from events queue

I'm having an issue where events that I have scheduled work for a while then just stop. After looking at the event queue I see that the scheduled events are no longer in the queue. If I deactivate ...
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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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Including a meta box on a plugin page

I want to include the 'Comments' meta box (the one usually seen on the post creation page) on my plugin's admin page. Is there a way to do that? I am aware of how you can use add_meta_box() to add a ...
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Manually set a custom admin sub-menu selected?

This question might have been asked already, and if so I apologize but none of the other answers pointed me in the right direction. I am developing my first Wordpress plugin. Lets say it contains the ...
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How to remove default style of header in wordpress metabox

I have the problem which when I create a header in my wordpress plugin metabox, it always apply the default style on my header: even when I apply, my own style, <h3 style="background-color: ...
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Is there a directory my plugin can write files to that cannot be viewed via the browser/url?

I want to restrict access to some files uploaded via the admin interface but I cannot rely on the ability to use .htaccess (could be turned off, or they might be using a non-apache web server). I ...
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Custom code for WordPress dynamic menu

Without using plugins, how can I create a custom WordPress navigation menu to produce the following code? <div class="bottom_section_full"> <div class="bottom_section_left ...
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How to instantiate customize_save_after callback function?

I have to do some custom operations after settings are saved in the customizer. It looks like the callback function isn't invoked. What am I doing wrong? Something to do with the Ajax status of the ...
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Plugin generated virtual pages

I am currently devloping my first WP plugin. This plugin should generate dynamic pages on the fly if a fixed non-existing URL is requested. This means I want my installation to accept addresses like ...
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Wordpress Custom field Colors

I came across this code and would like to use it in my project. It works fine, but the problem is, I need to change those colors in the array to instead pick transparent images from url since I am ...
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Plugin templates vs Parent Theme

I've been building a plugin using a WooCommerce like template system, where the plugin houses the default templates, but allows for overriding via a template folder in your active theme. It just ...
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I have 2 plugins using the same wp_login action hook and one is not working

so this is after a few hours investigating, I have s2member plugin and a custom plugin what happens is they are both using wp_login hook in this manner, s2member: add_action("wp_login", ...
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How to use github to update my plugin

I am trying to use github for my plugin updates, i have looked around I found this WordPress-GitHub-Plugin-Updater. I am now stuck and cannot get it to work. I have created the simplest plugin to ...
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Selectively update themes in WordPress multisite

I have been running a WordPress multisite installation for a few years, and every time WordPress releases an update (from x.y.z to x.y or x.y.z to x.y.z) there is always a chance that one of the ...
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remove add new post, if there is already one post

I have a custom post type, but I want to allow only one post. if the user posts then the add new post should should be disabled or removed. so only post is allowed of that custom post type. If the one ...
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Help writing custom function with rewrite endpoint that generates a page from dynamic content

I'm creating a WordPress plugin that will pull content from an API and display it dynamically on a WordPress blog like it's native content. An example of this content would be company locations. I ...
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Create a custom capability to allow an 'Editor' to edit only 'Subscriber' users

I want to create a new "Moderator" role (in between Administrator and Editor), that can edit only "Subscriber" type user accounts. I can create the role and add existing wp capabilities, but I don't ...
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How to analyze wordpress plugin performance

Is there any plugin that I can use to determine the performance of the plugin that I'm writing? I'm currently checking out the following plugins to determine any problems that might cause low ...
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how to use shortinit in wordpress

I want to load a minimal resources in Wordpress because the server that I'm working on is very slow. I tried defining short init in the wp-config file: define('SHORTINIT', true); But then I got ...
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How can I save a multiple select array with the settings API for a plug-in options page?

I'm thinking this may be more of a problem with my PHP rather than my use of the settings API, but I can't seem to get Wordpress to save an array of data for a multi-select box. The multi-select box ...
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Wordpress daily cron is executing more frequently than once a day

I have a wp cron job scheduled based on what's in the options. In this case its schedule daily. add_action('init', function(){ if( !wp_next_scheduled('product_posting_cron') ){ ...
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Wordpress Localization and Templating

I'm using Smarty Templates for the back-end and Handlebars for the front-end for the plugin that I'm building. It's only now that I discovered that the localization doesn't work when I declare my ...
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Unable to delete custom post types, confusion around capabilities

So I'm working on a plugin for creating a questions/answers system that's as simple and well-integrated as possible (not unlike this site) but am stuck at the creation of the custom post types. You ...
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Ordering taxonomies by rank

I'm using a function (copied and modified a bit from this question ) which displays taxonomies in order by rank with » between parent and child and | between terms, but I get a mistake in the html ...
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Getting wp.me shortlink for wordpress custom post type

There is a button called "get shortlink" for wordpress builtin post type & pages. If we click on it we can get wp.me shortend url for that particular post This can also be got using the function ...
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Post added via wp_insert_post with category doesn't show in category listing

I've created a plugin that auto creates a post and attaches a category to it, which is then hidden from the main blog and only shows in the category listing... I can successfully add a new post via ...
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Possible to get all posts with my shortcode?

So here's what I'm trying to do. I'm building a plugin for a business directory. Each business is assigned to a category. There are two views, listing and detail. To give the user as much ...
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How to bind data-src attribute for the image in the post using jquery?

I'm trying to use foresight.js for responsive image in the wordpress blog. For that I have to add the data-src attribute in the place of src in the <img> tag. Or I have to get the url from the ...
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permalinks with get variables

I'm trying to create my own permalinks with wordpress rewrite API. I have been registering my get variables as it follows add_filter( 'query_vars','driver_vars' ); function driver_vars( $vars ) { ...
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Mamp Pro features like virtual hosts in Xampp or Wamp?

A friend of mine showed me the virtual hosts feature within Mamp, its pretty nifty. Using git and mamp pro to work locally makes it really easy to set up staging for WordPress sites. Was wondering if ...
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Link Pop-up in custom plugin

I am trying to build a plugin, for one of my current task, and at a field it requires user to provide the URL their content would link to. I have added a text-box where user could paste the link they ...
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Problems with cron

I have a this code that delete some post meta at al 7:55 hour of the server: if ( !wp_next_scheduled('borra_meta_datos') ) { wp_schedule_event( mktime(7, 55, 0, date('n'), date('j')), 'daily', ...
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How ( and mostly at what time ) can i prevent the alternate cron from running?

I'm using the alternate cron version, but i need to prevent it from running on some calls, how can i do this? In the cron.php file i've seen on line 225 if ( defined('ALTERNATE_WP_CRON') && ...
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gallery option is not available in media upload box in costum theme option page

Hi everyone I am creating a theme in which I have to created a sponsor upload image gallery on the admin panel in theme option page and its slide show on the front panel for this I follow tutorial to ...
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Add a new confirmation page before saving

I'm going to add a hook that does some modifications of the text before saving. Before making the changes permanent, I would like the user to confirm the changes after a "save_post" hook. Is there a ...
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add_settings_field Data not passing to Options Page Like it should

I am creating an options page with some fields. As you can see from the code below, I only have one field registered. However, when I try to send that field to my options page, it does not display the ...
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Simple WP Plugin with plugin settings page

I need to create a plugin with only one select on his settings page and save select value. I have a select with all register menus and I can not to save my select value. What am I doing wrong? What ...
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How to execute function/method when specific URL is called?

I have url "www.something.com/wp-content/plugins/tool_new/admin/new_tool_email.php?method=new_tool_send" I want to sent up real cron job, and when this url is called to execute method ...
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Proper way to pass credentials in a custom login form to avoid “headers already sent”

I'm working on a custom login page plugin. I'm trying to figure out how to log the user in without creating "headers already sent" errors. I was calling wp_signon directly after the user clicked ...
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Can't use get_option function in PHP file located inside plugin folder

I am currently developing a small plugin which queries an API for some XML data. The XML data is then used to display a page. I wanted to do most of the display and formatting related stuff in ...
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How to add submenu to Wordpress plugin in the same Directory of main Plugin?

I have created a plugin and now i want to add a third party plugin inside of the Main Plugin menu, so it can be submenu. How do you make the second plugin appear? Directory Setup: ...
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Hook pages by id on static front-page

I would like to build a one page website upon the Wordpress CMS. I'm looking for a way too hook my pages on a static frontpage by id, since I have several page types. I've tried: $id=6; $post = ...
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Setting a taxonomy consisting of sites' name

Hi I am running a multisite and I would like to set the taxonomy as sites' name. so the category will have options of Group A, Group B etc. The problem I have now is that I do not know how to get a ...
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Force download a file within plugin file

I am trying to make a plugin which will force a certain file to download. I cannot find any examples of other people downloading files using a wordpress plug in. I simplified the code a little bit. I ...
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Editable/removable number of checkboxes stored in plugin

To make things short, I am working on a WordPress plugin used in various projects (being converted from a solo script) that depending on the website, they may or may not have multiple checkboxes with ...