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register_settings callback function erases data

I have registered a setting with a callback function: register_setting( 'my-plugin-settings-group', 'notification_email', 'email_validation' ) and callback function looks like: function ...
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Show global Message in User Profiles with admin only Input field in Wordpress Backend

I try to display a piece of text (without plugin) for example "Quote of the day: Some text" on all user profile pages (.../wp-admin/profile.php). This Text should managable/editable from the Profile ...
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Correct way check nonce (security) using old Options API

I am developing plugin for Wordpress. Firstly I started using Settings API it looks good, but it is little bit complex and it doesn't provide the way to handle options manually. I have quite ...
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Make customizer controls get custom setting type value

I've registered a custom setting type to set a site_option rather than option or theme_mod. I've written the appropriate action hooks to make these values save and preview properly, and can easily ...
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Category Post as Homepage

I have several post categories and I would like to only make on of those categories my homepage. An example would be I have three categories with the following url structure mysite/category/cat1 ...
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Sharing one WordPress installation between several “sites”?

I'm running a VPS with Ubuntu. I've installed the LAMP-stack, and would now like to make a couple of blogs/sites using WordPress. I'm thinking about creating new users for each blog and making a ...
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Where to adjust presets for slider options “auto rotate” (3, 5, 10, 15 seconds)? [closed]

I’m currently helping somebody out with their wp installation – and we’re a bit puzzled with the presets for a slider / corousel. The theme in use Stockholm, featuring the Visual Composer plugin. In ...
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Retrieve and save values on a single submit

I am new to wordpress development and i am trying to build a simple "Pick Winners" plugin. The concept is that the user can select a form from a dropdown, complete the number (winners) and get random ...
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Widget settings disappear after refreshing page

I am developing a plugin that displays your average Google My Business rating in a widget. Everything works fine, except when I close the widgets page and return to it later (or do a plain refresh) I ...
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wp-config dynamic hostname in WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL

Are there any disadvantages to using the following code to setup WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL in wp.config for both singlesite installs and multisite installs: /** * Site Host URLs */ $hostname = $_SERVER[...
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Wordpress language switcher doesn't work

I am using WordPress version 4.4.2. The problem I am facing is, I can not change the site language form Settings -> General -> Site language. If I change the language and hit save, the ...
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Deploy pre-configured database

I would like to version control my WP sites with git. A big struggle I have with this is: how do you version control options/plugin settings in the database. I would like to don't touch the dashboard ...
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Cannot update WordPress General Settings Site Title and Tagline

I have a WordPress 4.4.2 installation with no SEO plugins at all. The plugins that I do have activated are WooCommerce, WooCommerce Multilingual, and WPML. I am unable to update the Site Title and ...
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Use customizer or sidebar for header settings?

I'm converting html into Wordpress theme. In the header I have a tel number and a button. Both are links, but styled differently. Do you think it would be better to make them a sidebar (widget area) ...
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Upload file via settings page

Question: Is there a secure way to upload files via a plugin settings page? Context: Hello world! A feature of my plugin requires the user to upload one or more files. More precisely, JSON files ...
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option settings styling

I would like to use the safety features of the Settings API while having more control over the styling and order of the settings fields. I wonder if that is possible at all. Let me give you some ...
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Everytime I press Save Settings from a Plugin it redirects to All Settings page

I have developed a settings page for a theme in which I'm working in order to have some options to customize it. Here are all the options and here is the functions.php. I don't know why but when I'm ...
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How to add settings subpage from a plugin to a settings page created in theme?

I'm using add_menu_page(...) from a custom theme and I want to add subpages to that menu with add_submenu_page(...) . If I try to do it from the theme it works as expected but when I try the same from ...
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Register setting not working with multiple checkbox

I created a new setting field with multiple checkboxes in my WordPress admin. However the value of the field new_setting not saved correctly. It should be an array, but after I do var_dump(get_option(...
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WP_HOME & WP_SITEURL Config

I'm having issues running WordPress on Server 2012 R2 on IIS. I've configured WordPress before on a Home Server before and have it running, but this configuration is a little more difficult/advance. ...
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Display user HTML on website

I have a settings page in Wordpress that lets the Admin enter HTML Code. I want to display this code at a specific page on the website using a shortcode. My problem now is that the shortcode displays ...
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Where to securely store API keys and passwords in WordPress?

I'm looking to use a few APIs and many come with keys, secret keys and passwords required to work. Where in WordPress can you store that information? Assuming anyone can hack your DB is there anyway ...
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Enabling plugin failed because MySQL user do not have CREATE permissions

Has anyone else had this problem? I'm trying to enable SearchWP plugin (but i don't think this is that specific plugin problem, but maybe my settings?) but it gives me the following error: Please ...
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Woo Commerce Settings for Check-out Form [closed]

I am using Woo Commerce and am trying to change the settings that display the "Need Assistance? Call Customer service @ ....." and "Email then at ..." on the Checkout page: https://www....
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How to set CORS header?

I have been accessing media images in a Ruby on Rails application via ajax from wordpress 4.2.4. I am getting following error while accessing the image via ajax. XMLHttpRequest cannot load http://...
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Settings API - Separating PHP and HTML

I've created a plugin where the settings are configured on different tabs. Each tab saves its settings to a different field in wp_options. The HTML for each tab is separated out into its own file so ...
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Best settings for MySQL to speed up site? [closed]

What are the best settings for MySQL to speed up a WordPress site?
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Option to set static front page disappeared from admin reading settings

Happily coding along all of a sudden I realise my homepage is now showing blog posts and the setting to set a static home page is missing from the reading option (see screen shot). In the database ...
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Misentered the site address url. How to recover? [closed]

I managed to enter a wrong Site Address (URL) on the General Settings page and now I can't even visit the website. I'm doing this on OpenShift/RedHat. How do I recover?
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Tie specific functions to options-update for limiting API requests

I'm coding an update for my Mollie payment gateway plugin for WordPress (for Easy Digital Downloads). The old plugin only performs one API call to the Payment Gateway, when processing a payment. The ...
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Access general settings trough wordpress files

I was reading an article about HTTPS and that you could turn on SSL and HTTPS for Wordpress quite easily. However in the article it said that you should go to Settings > General Settings within the ...
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WordPress Settings API - Create Groups of Settings

I am building a plugin that will utilize the WordPress Settings API for its settings for the first time (I've used option frameworks in the past). I have already created and registered the settings ...
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Prevent a post date being set if the date has already past **or** only allow future dates to be set

How would I prevent a user from setting a post date that is past the current date and time. In other words they can only set the date for the future.
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How To Change Post Author Default?

TL;DR question: How To Change Post Author Default? Original question: How to make admins always post as blogger (blogger set as author), when posting on a bloggers blog? What I want is to either ...
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Delete Transient when clicking 'Save Changes' on options page

I have an options page setup for a ticker tape on a theme I am working on. It has a number of options such as Title, number of posts to display and what categories to display posts from. I have also ...
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Site Language keeps resetting to English in blog options

I have English (United States) and Polish language packs installed in my Wordpress blog network. In these blogs, that uses English language everything is fine. In these, that uses Polish, my Site ...
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No option to allow search engines to index my site in WP 4.3

I have launched a new company website, when I was setting up the wordpress install locally I believe I clicked 'do not allow search engines to index this site' despite only developing offline. Now I ...
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How to activate Markdown in a local installation of WordPress 4.3?

As of version 4.3. it should be possible to activate markdown for my posts and comments (http://news.softpedia.com/news/say-hello-to-wordpress-4-3-489688.shtml). I found a description on https://en....
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How to add a 'Save Changes' button to this custom options page?

I have recently created a custom options page for my plugin. It has 2 sub menus, one of which doesn't contain any options but that's correct. On the main menu area (where the options are) I have 2 ...
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Dislay Admin Notifications through Ajax

I am writing a plugin that will require its own settings page in the WordPress admin menu settings section. I have done most of it correctly, and I am stuck at one point. I understand that in order ...
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Functions to edit wp-config.php [duplicate]

I am writing a plugin in which I have to start by setting it up before using it. This means I may need to update wp-config.php I know how to edit wp-config.php directly. However the requirement is to ...
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Is there any workaround to a core update still showing after core update if language set to anything other than US English

I build sites typically in UK English, however I typically leave them in US English because if I set system/general/site language to anything other than "English ( United States)" then when I do ...
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update_option_{$option} not showing old value

I have the following bit of code (note, I put the mail() function in only to see what the values are): add_action('init','system_init_actions'); function system_init_actions() { add_action('...
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How do I share plugin settings across wordpress network?

I am using multisites to translate wordpress website and I have plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/nmedia-user-file-uploader/ Which I want to be accesible from all languages and from all site you ...
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Two settings_fields in one form

I am trying to add my own plugin option to the Easy digital downloads plugin. The sample code is here: http://docs.easydigitaldownloads.com/article/383-automatic-upgrades-for-wordpress-plugins I ...
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get_option return incorrect values

I'm making a Wordpress Plugin, and I'm starting with the Admin Settings page, I have the page setup and in the menu bar, i have also added sections and fields in to the page and they all work fine, ...
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Hold a comment in the queue if it contains [X] or more links

I don't understand this option. The English version of the description says: Hold a comment in the queue if it contains [X] or more links The German version says: Einen Kommentar in die ...
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Show the submitted values in the form when validation fails

Currently I do: $options = get_option( 'jons-plugin-options' ); echo "<input id='jons-plugin-options[field-two]' name='jons-plugin-options[field-two]' size='4' type='text' value='" . $...
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How do I register a new settings page? [closed]

I need to be able to create a new settings page, one that will act as a list of information for the user. However, I am unable to find how to do this, can someone point me in the right direction for ...
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Settings API retrieving options database information alongside with user information?

I am working with my options table in my database using the Settings API in WP. My code shows data from my form input to be stored in "Kaipo_plugin_options". I want to retrieve that specific options ...