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Wordpress Plugin Shortcode Help

I am trying my best to get rid of this pain when creating a Chart Plugin. I have registered custom post type to add every single chart with specific meta boxes. Everything works fine except the ...
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Plugin hook not working on specific Wordpress installation - how to troubleshoot?

I'm trying to write a simple text replacement plugin, but I'm having an issue that I can't figure out how to troubleshoot. This is the test plugin I'm using as a starting point. It works fine on one ...
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Pull next article on last page of gallery pagination

I am using ByREV Gallery Pagination Plugin found here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/byrev-gallery-pagination-for-wordpress/ I am attempting to redirect the user once they reach the last page of ...
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PhotoPress Gallery plugin cannot retrieve my photos after overriding the gallery output

I am using PhotoPress Gallery plugin and PhotoPress taxonomy by padams to create a gallery using terms and keywords on my Stock Photo site. It's working well until I decide to override the Gallery ...
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How can I create a plugin installation link?

Currently, my code is generating the wrong nonce, I guess. Here is the code: $action = 'install-plugin'; $plugin = 'akismet'; wp_nonce_url( add_query_arg( array( 'action' ...
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Organize Gallery by Event

I have a Gallery that Displays 9 images per Page regardless of event. So far, the Gallery has about 8 pages of images, with no organization. I'd like to organize the Gallery as follows: Gallery ...
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Admin area for user, custom theme or admin theme?

In my WordPress site, I need to provide some backend functions for logged in user, so currently I have two choices use the wp-admin, customize the menu by hiding irrelevant items create a custom ...
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UPME Known Issues - Unable to Save Custom Fields

When you have large number of custom fields, there are issues with saving and updating process. This is due to the maximum input variables constraints set by PHP. Currently you have to increase php ...
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How to put tags on photos in Windows that WordPress can read and apply on media files?

I'm creating a Stock Photo gallery on WordPress with PhotoPress Image Taxonomies by Peter Adams and I noticed that when I upload photos from iStockphoto, the taxonomies keyword is filled with tags ...
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get_plugins() doesn't work after plugins_loaded

Any idea why the following code function my_plugin_load() { get_plugins(); } add_action( 'plugins_loaded', 'my_plugin_load' ); Throws this error? Fatal error: Call to undefined function ...
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define multiple post thumbnails

i'm building a page for catalogs which shows all subpages in a grid with their selected post thumbnail. That works without a problem. Now I need a solution how to define 2 more pictures as a special ...
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Calling Function from link in wordpress

I am creating a wordpress plugin in which i have a function <?php add_action('init','update_subscription'); function update_subscription($category,$user_name){ ...
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Allow a role to edit one specific plugin

Is there any way to allow a particular role (Contributors, in this case) to use one plugin, and one plugin only? I would like them to be able to add images to a gallery when writing their post, but ...
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Hook on creating a menu entry?

I need to run some code after a new item has been inserted into a WordPress nav menu. Is there any hook on menu modification or something similar?
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Plugin for choosing categories in steps in admin, parent first then display childs

Situation: I'm setting up a CPT (multiple doing similar thing) where there will be a custom taxonomy only for that cpt... and it will have two levels; parent/child. So like this: CPT = Vehicles -- ...
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How can I show a different theme for admin users? WP 3.8+

I've been searching around for a long while now. There seem to be plugins available for this, but hardly anything that is current. Many of the plugins I have already tried do not work correctly with ...
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How to call a plugin function from front end form

I have a page template having a form which further have 3 input fields and and a submit button. I have a written a function in a plugin which inserts the retrieved values in database. I am trying to ...
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Making a Wordpress site into a Web App using a Third-Party BaaS

I would like to use a BaaS service for my mobile apps. Parse.com seems like it will fit my needs, and it offers login (to Parse) through Facebook and other Social sites. The difficulty I am facing is ...
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Posting code inside the post instead of in the template file using shortcode

I am using two plugins one of which is Thumbs Rating which have have a shortcode like this for example in order to display the thumbs rating option: The code bellow is to be used in the templates ...
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Get custom post archived by meta field value in wordpress

I am using cpt-archive plugin to generate archive by month in my wordpress post. Here the plugin using this code, $query = "SELECT YEAR(post_date) AS `year`, MONTH(post_date) AS `month`, ...
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Create a plugin with Calendar picker

I am currently creating a plugin and need one of the fields to be a drop down calendar picker. Will I have to build this as well or is there a hook I can use to use something already produced by ...
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Theme specific plugin, how?

Can someone tell me whether it is possible to create a plugin that is only available to a specific theme and how do I override certain settings in that theme? The problem This is basically the story. ...
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Wordpress plugin creating sidebar on the theme/page

I am creating a plugin and I need it to create a sidebar on the page, but I have no idea what to do or what to search. So once my plugin is activated, the sidebar needs to appear. The color and text ...
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How can I implement an Add to Collection function on my Image Gallery to be downloaded later?

I am building a WordPress Image Gallery like a Stock Photo Gallery for internal office use. I am using the Media Gallery to upload files and then using the image gallery to display the photos. It's ...
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W3 Total Cache Can't Really Detect Things

I'm running Apache + Cpanel with PHP installed as an apache module. I've been trying to setup W3 Total Cache to see the php and apache extensions, and I've been having trouble. It detects curl and ...
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front end or back end posting?

i want to let my users post their own content to my site. i have tried both the front-end and the back-end ways to do that. problem is: front-end way: can't find a way to display a proper preview of ...
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Wordpress widget in custom theme

I created a custom theme and writing a basic widget for my wordpress based website. If I paste the code in functions.php the code works fine, however if I paste the code in a separate file and keep it ...
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php include returns 1 as output with other outputs [closed]

I have this code $return = include(TEMPLATEPATH . '/apex.php' ); $html .= $return; I using the above code to get a php for from a plugin from theme dir. but it returns 1 with the other wanted ...
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Autodelete posts that have word in title on cerain category

I want to know if there is a way or plugin that autodeletes posts that a certain word in their title. Even better if that is done only to a cerain category I have one site that has autoblog on .. ...
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Using wordpress translations strings in plugin

right now I'm building a helper plugin to make it easier for me to do simple tasks, such as registering post types. When doing this, i'd like to use some of wordpress base translations. Wordpress has ...
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Uninstalling plugins across all sites

I apologize for the weakness of my search-fu if this has been answered already. I'm in the process of cleaning up and updating an aging multisite installation. One step in this is to identify and ...
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Wordpress plugin not automatic update

Sorry about this if dupplicate topic, but I checked all previous question and didn't see any answer for me. I'm using Wp 9.1 and have many plugin, recent I didnt see wordpress plugin not check new ...
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Where should I store disabled plugins?

I have several plugins that I occasionally use for maintenance/import tasks etc. but I don't need them available in the plugins admin most of the time. As my site has quite a large number of plugins, ...
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Very Slow loading. Plugins report provided by P3 included

My problem perhaps has to be with the plugin I'm using. However I wanted to be sure if something else could be causing the problem. I'm retrieving two feeds using WP RSS multi-importer plugin, but ...
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How many MySQL queries per visit I should normally have?

Hi, I have 170 MySQL queries per visit. Is that OK? Thanks.
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New User Approval

I have been searching everywhere for an answer. I have two user roles set up Tutor and Student. My client wants the Tutors to require approval before their profile is displayed on the front end. I am ...
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Validating values using Settings API?

I'm using the Settings API to create options for plugin. Do I need to validate the input values for the security (for example stripslashes etc)? (I could not find that part in most of the tutorials). ...
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appointment plugin doesn't display all appointments

I'm trying to create a appointment plugin, and so far it is working that I can create appointments and see the detail view from the appointment. The problem is, on a page called "appointments" where ...
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Migrating problem from Joomla to WP

My summer job is to migrate blog and web site from Joomla CMS to Wordpress and have no Wordpress installed on server and have no PHP in use. Cause of PHP is in no use, that excluses using Plugin ...
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Plugin Customization Lost During Plugin Upgates

I asked this on the WordPress Plugins/Hacks Forum because SE was in read-only mode yesterday. I did get an answer, but the "relative noobie" is kicking in, as I need an example in order to see how ...
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Share common libraries across multiple themes/plugins

What is the best way to integrate a common library (like a framework) across multiple WordPress themes and plugins? Try to answer this from the library developer point of view. Keep in mind that this ...
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How to get menu location in wp_update_nav_menu hook

I want to get the menu location in the wp_update_nav_menu (during menu save action) add_action('wp_update_nav_menu', function ($id, $data = NULL) { error_log( var_export($data, true) ); ...
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How to add php stylesheet to admin section instead of admin_head hook

how can we do the below code using separate file let say admin-style.php add_action('admin_head', 'custom_admin_style'); function custom_admin_style() { $bg_color = get_option('custom_color'); ...
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How to programatically create a simple HTML page using the permalink of a Wordpress post?

I want a create a simple HTML page (not Wordpress Page) programmatically by using the permalink structure of another already existing post. E.g. Already existing post is ...
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How To Rewrite WordPress Pages URL Only?

I have my WordPress pages URL as www.example.com/WP/sample-page and I want to make it like www.example.com/WP/p/sample-page.html For this purpose I used a Plugin name "Pages with extension" and it ...
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How can I disable the comments page display from one of two comment fields

I have a Wordpress blog with a second textarea added as a additional field. Both comment boxes are generating comments in the post. The additional textarea comment box is populating the ...
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How WordPress is able to change locale without using setlocale

In my plugin I print out the current locales via $originalLocales = explode(";", setlocale(LC_ALL, 0)); var_export($originalLocales);die; Obviously the result is same as the WPLANGdefined. ...
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register_activation_hook not working with symbolic links

I'm writing my first own Wordpress plugin. It's working great so far, except that now I need to create a few DB tables upon plugin activation. So I put register_activation_hook( __FILE__, ...
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using .htaccess only for wordpress security no plugins

Right now I am using bulletproof wordpress security for my websites, but when i am installing W3 Total Cache plugin it gives me some errors related to .htaccess file and bulletproof wordpress security ...
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How to link PHP pages not included in menu?

I'm developing a plugin which has basically four pages in menu, each page contains a form that the action value should link to another page (not included in menu). My questions are: how do I link the ...