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How to use wp_nav_menu to create a select menu dropdown?

I'm using the following inside the wp_nav_menu function to create a select dropdown menu where each menu item is an option in the select dropdown... 'items_wrap' => ...
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Assign a Class to the Current “Tag” for Formatting

Essentially what I am hoping to replicate is something like the "current-menu-item" class that is applied to WP Menus. My client is wanting to use Tags as a sub-nav, and I've managed to get the tags ...
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Contact form 7 select box different value-text then content-text in option [closed]

DSoes anyone know how I can set a different valute in the select-options in contact form 7 plugin? Here is an HTML example of what I'm trying to do <selct> <option value="1">My ...
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Tag selector like stackexchange?

I'm creating my own form based on this and I'd like to have a tag selector which is similar to the one on StackExchange. I can roll my own but I was wondering if something similar already exists. ...
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Get all posts from custom post type and insert in select input as metabox

I would like to know if its possible to do something like this. I have Slider custom post type and Services custom post type. For slider posts I have created a metabox for URL value to display next ...
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Add a select box to all widgets

I would like to add a default select box to all widgets placed in the sidebars of my site. This would allow to choose the color of the associated widget. Do you know how i can make this ? I know how ...
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Populating meta box with select-list of existing posts, and assigning it to custom post types

My question is partly based on this answer: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/5778/27135 Mike's answer is really great, and the solution worked fine until I needed to include my meta box in a ...
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Custom widget using get_categories select menu dropdown

I have created a custom widget that is supposed to display a select menu with all the categories the blog has. I have used get_categories to compile the list. This works fine and all categories appear ...
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wp_dropdown_pages default value

I have a dropdown menu of pages, but after I go to a page selected, let's say "About us", the default title button of dropbown is the title of the page, "About us", so i want the title/default option ...
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How to make checkboxes from taxonomy terms?

I can populate selectbox options like this: <?php $args = array( 'taxonomy' => array( 'country', ), 'hide_empty' => 0, ...
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How to get a list of taxonomy terms which are being used only within certain post types?

I have a custom taxonomy called 'locations' which is being shared across a bunch of post types. I want to make a select field dropdown list of my locations (terms) to let users go to the taxonomy term ...
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How do I properly format the user_role array?

I used a role editor recently and needed to delete a role. After deleting it I noticed that it began to appear as blank in the edit user role drop-down. After a bit of investigating and deleting ...
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Exclude Duplicate Posts in this SELECT Query

I have this custom select query that pulls a specified number of posts from a specific category and displays them in the order of the latest comments. The problem is that if a post has both of the ...
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Listing all capabilities in dropdown is returning boolean

Trying to put a list of all possible caps in a dropdown. I can only get it to return 1s (boolean true). If I use var_dump($user->allcaps); it does produce the actual cap names, but when I plug this ...
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Admin menu bar dropdown opens when I click on a form <select> element (Chrome) [closed]

Whenever I click on a <select> element within a form, it opens not only the relevant dropdown but at the same time the first dropdown menu of the admin menu bar. It seems to be an issue with ...
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How to Query Database for posts with certain Taxonomy Term

I want to write a select query to return data on only posts which have are associated with the taxonomy term food-and-beverage SELECT wp_postmeta . * , wp_posts.post_name FROM wp_posts, wp_postmeta, ...
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How to number the options in a wp_dropdown_pages() select?

I'm using wp_dropdown_pages() but would like to number the options returned for the user. So instead of something like... <option value='http://someurl'>item one</option> <option ...
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how to save selection meta data in user profile on frontend

Hi can anyone help me to save the post title selected in this select box? I would like to let people select posts out of a dropdown select box and save the value to their profile. Help is very ...
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How to deal with multiple select options using register_setting() theme options

I'm using Ian Stewart's Sample Theme Options for a lightweight Theme Options panel. INSERTION FAILED I need to insert Multiple categories into db, where I used the following code: <select ...
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Retain select value in select box

How are you all. I am just struggling to make my custom select box keep retain select value in form when page is reload or user come on form via different navigation. my select box is: <?php ...
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Make Selected Mutiselect Items “selected”

I'm developing a theme settings panel for a new wordpress theme that have an option to exclude categories from being shown in the loop. I managed to get the main functionality to work, using a ...
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Select data from database and list it in Loop (Wordpress)

your Answear helped me but i stuck again. here is what i have done now : <?PHP define( 'WP_USE_THEMES', false ); get_header(); global $wpdb; $sql = "SELECT vehicle_id, manufacturer, series, ...
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Replacing select2 in admin backend for all selects

I originally posted this question as a javascript question here, but think maybe it would be better asked here. I tried adding select2 to all wordpress admin screens. However, since many selects are ...
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Custom profile field with birthday. Troubles with <select>

I made custom profile fields for birthday data. function my_user_field( $user ) { $birthday_day = esc_attr( get_the_author_meta( 'birthday_day', $user->ID ) ); ...
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Filter Select results based on selection

I am trying to filter which job results are rendered to the page whenever the user changes the select item on my form. The select items are dynamically populated by the code below which assigns them a ...
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Why is my select meta data not saving?

I am working on a site at the moment where I need to save several different types of meta data for a custom post type. At present I have a text input that is saving with no problem but am struggling ...
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Widget: Custom Post Type Post Listing Dropdown on Admin Side

Widget: I'm making a custom widget with the following functionality on the admin side. 3 text fields 2 dropdown menus to select posts by title (both from a single custom post type) Right now, ...
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How can I populate a select element with terms from a custom taxonomy and filter post results?

Alright, so first, I need you to check out this wire-frame so you can see what I'm trying to accomplish: Wire-frame What I've done so far is this: I created a custom post type for individual ...
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MySQL Rank & $wpdb

I need a rank column in my MySQL statement, for example: SET @rank=0; SELECT @rank:=@rank +1 as rank, player, points FROM my_table Is there a way to use the above with $wpdb? WordPress doesn't ...
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Select menu should display categories and the item's depth

I have a select menu of a custom post type in the header.php: <?php $selectloop = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'products', 'posts_per_page' => -1 ) ); echo ...
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Selecting and outputting results from DB with an array

I have always had issues with arrays. I can never seem to get them to work correctly. Could someone advise me. I want to make a selection from the database, use that in another selection and then ...
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1answer
561 views

Multiple options not staying selected after saving

Problems: The save works, but is only storing one of the options in the database after save. Options not showing as selected after save. The select fields: <select ...
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How to dynamically save a selected option from page “Templates” selectbox?

When I select a template for a page from the "Templates" selectbox, the selected item gets “value=selected” only after I hit save draft/publish/update. <option value='template-gallery.php' ...
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Front-End Custom Taxonomy Tag Select

The theme I am currently using features a front-end dashboard with posting and post editing, but the pre-existing submission form currently lacks a field to select one or more custom taxonomy tags ...
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Multi-select field for Taxonomy can't save the value

I'm trying to create a multi select field for Taxonomy pages, and the problem is in saving all the selected values, for example if I choose couple of elements in the select field and save it, it will ...
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How to display custom style based on theme option select box

How can I display a different style snippet if a user selects and option from my theme options page select box. For example. To show the sidebar on the right a user would select "Right" and the ...
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Using a multiple <select> element in widget form

I am trying to save all of the options in a <select> element in a widget. So far I have the following PHP code for the form: public function form( $instance ) { // Code for editing/adding ...
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Read post meta values, only if posts are public

I want to retrieve meta_values applied to posts. Currently I execute the following query global $wpdb; $table = $wpdb->prefix.'postmeta'; $values = $wpdb->get_results( "SELECT meta_value ...
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Woocommerce: Changing the variations select default value? [closed]

At my site i want to change the default value of the selecter that appears, when different variations exists. If anyone can give me a clue of how and where this is done, it would be highly ...
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How to check if page has status published

How to check if page id(SomeID) is actually published?
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wp_dropdown_pages auto submit

What I have below currently works fine except for one issue: When a select item is chosen, it will correctly go to the subpage - however, if on a sub-page of the main site already, and a item is ...
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Add “Select All” to custom taxonomy

Is it possible to add a "Select All" to a custom taxonomy for my custom post type? A project I'm working on requires the option to be able to select all of the taxonomy terms. While I could go through ...
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How to select one major category (or custom taxonomy) for a custom post type?

I've created a hierarchical custom taxonomy (genre) and want to use it for a custom post type (radio station). But I don't only want to assign some genres to a radio station. I also want to be able to ...
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Populating dropdown menu with hierarchical taxonomies

Im currently populating my <select> elements (I've got plenty of them) with nested foreach loops, get_terms() and &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; to create padding for each nested child ...
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$wpdb-prepare : Do I have to bind a parameter to the table name?

I only do a SELECT on a whole table - and the table is defined in a variable: $table = $wpdb->prefix . 'members'; Do I have to bind a parameter to this variable? This caused an error: $result ...
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Display tags from specific category in select fields

I am looking to display all tags in select form that are from posts that have been assigned to a specific category. I am using the following code to generate every tag in a select form <div> ...
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Adding option values as an array using a multi selectable select box

I have a plugin I'm developing. As part of its functionality I need to set up an option group and specify an option var for that group: function swcs_settings() { register_setting( ...
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Custom select query two tables by a meta key

I'm using an event plugin which creates wp_ftcalendar_events table in database with start_datetime column. Here's image of whole table: I want to query my posts by start_datetime. I know that I ...
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Making jQuery .change() event persistent after widget save

I'm creating a custom widget that uses a select element with a bunch of options and a simple jQuery function to trigger the visibility for some <div>s below it based on the selection, through a ...
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Custom Taxonomy Select Menu: Setting default option value?

I'm creating a series of select drop down menus that pull data from various taxonomies. I got this PHP script working for a WooCommerce attribute of color: function get_color_dropdown($taxonomies, ...