The Settings API, added in WordPress 2.7, allows admin pages containing settings forms to be managed semi-automatically. It lets you define settings pages, sections within those pages and fields within the sections. New settings pages can be registered along with sections and fields inside them. ...

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Settings API Message Error is global

Am not shure how to realy use settings api for showing error messages on my menu-page. For example i create menu page (eng.product)and there i register two input text fields like example. After ...
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Unregister Settings Error

Is it possible to unregister or unset an error that has been added using add_settings_error? What I am trying to do is run some unit tests on my settings validation function, but I'd like to reset any ...
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Creating a register settings class that supports extended classes

I am having some trouble implementing a class structure to use for plugins I am developing. What I am trying to do is create a class I can just re-use for each plugin. I want it to be able to be ...
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Dropdown list of Tags, Posts, Custom taxonomies in Options panel

I've been working with WordPress Settings API to create an options page for a plugin. Everything is fine except for displaying select dropdown lists and checkbox lists for WordPress tags, posts and ...
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Add setting to widgets page wordpress

I want to add a setting to dynamically create new sidebars in the WP Widgets.php page but I cannot add the settings section, I am not sure if I am targeting correctly the widgets page. Right now I am ...
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Stop WordPress from sending custom GET parameters on form submit

I have a custom menu page I'm building for a theme. This page displays a list of items and also a form to add a new one. The table with the items also displays links to delete each of the via URL GET ...
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Hook if somebody saves plugin options?

I wrote a plugin that has various options and in case the user saves this options a CSS file will be generated. My intention is that the CSS is only created when the options are saved and not when ...
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Restrict access to options-*.php pages

I have a custom role named manager with manage_options and read capabilities , i want to restrict him not to access Settings menu, you may say remove manage_options capability but that's not the case ...
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Which action gets triggered when i save settings?

I want to write to a file but i need to write/update this file every time user updates settings.Is there any action that gets fired every time user updates settings ? Edit: I have a new menu page and ...
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Data not saved Wordpress Custom Admin Page

I try to create an option page for a Wordpress theme. I manage to create the page, the Metaboxes , but when I send the form, the data are not saved. Before I show you my code , I specify that I use a ...
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'delete_option()' only deleting the value, not the key/value pair

Recently a plugin I am developing begun throwing up an error whenever I deleted the plugin options (restored them to default). I'm using the Settings API within the plugin in question, and on another ...
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500 error when updating plugin option

I'm trying to debug a strange issue that happens on one my plugin's users system. The issue: When i submit my Plugin's Settings form (option-general.php?page=pluginname), I get a 500 error message. ...
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Settings field is not showing up in the general options page

I've tried to add a pretty basic test case based on a tutorial by creating a custom settings field in the general options page in the admin area. Problem is the settings field is not showing up, nor ...
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Let users to add any number of input fields in the theme option page

I've been creating a custom settings page for my own theme according to this article. What I want to know is how to let users to add any number of input fields. Just like this image I have ...
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Updating post_meta when updating a setting with the Settings API

I'm currently using the Settings API and, on saving my options group, I need to simultaneously update post_meta based on the options that have been saved. Is there anywhere within the Settings API ...
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How to move setting field up a row on general page?

I have added my custom setting field and it appears at the very bottom of the general setting page. I was wondering if there is any way to place it under tagline field rather than at the bottom? I ...
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Unable to Retrieve Setting Value for my Plugin

I'm developing my first WP plugin, and I'm trying to use the Settings pages to create options for the plugin. // add settings page add_action('admin_menu', 'qd_button_admin_add_page'); function ...
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Dynamically Update Key in Associative Array When Saving Settings

I'm updating a WordPress plugin that I've built and realized that I've made a fairly large error in my original design. This is somewhat confusing, but I'll try to explain it as best I can. On the ...
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Output 'do_settings_sections()' as tabs, not one under the other

I'm using the Settings API on an admin page and it's marvelously simple and all that. public function on_show_page(){ ?> <div id="admin-bar-button-page" class="wrap admin-bar-button"> ...
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Customizing Latest Post Pagination

I was able to successfully implement pagination for my "Latest Posts" page. But I want to separate the numbers after the current page and put a separator between them and the last page. Here is my ...
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Using Settings API to manage plugin data stored in custom table

I'm working on a plugin which needs: to store settings in wp_options table to store other data in several custom tables For the first point, I used the Settings API and everything works just fine, ...
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hide certain settings from showing on options page

I'm working on a plugin that hides certain settings in the General Settings page, like "WordPress Address (URL)" "Site Address (URL)" , but I want the rest to show. How can I achieve that, should I ...
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Flush rewrite rules on option update with Settings API

I'm working on some plugin where I need to enable custom URL rewrites. I want to enable editing of custom URL through Settings API, so basically I did everything that's needed to validate and update ...
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Plugin settings are saving but the fields

I'm following @Otto's tutorial on Settings API. I managed to save the plugin settings into the options table, but by any means can't save any fields. <?php /** * Add Settings SubMenu * Thanks ...
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Make a select field directly beside a text input field with the Settings API

I'm building a plugin that needs a very simple options page. I'm asking the user to enter the default width and the default height that they want the plugin to use for their embed. I also want to give ...
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Change Post Status from Plugin Settings page

I've been going at this for a few days now, and just can't finish this off. I have a plugin that on activation adds a custom post type (CPT), adds a couple of posts to the DB in a Draft status, and ...
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Option doesn't save

I am studying wordpress settings api and tried some tutorials. I want to save the option as an array. I put some defaults for the option and it works fine, but after I save the settings, it becomes ...
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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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Can i use third party setting api to my plugin?

I am new in wordpress plugin development platform and i am trying to develop a plugin. I need a setting option for this plugin. I have made my decision to use this ...
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Using a dropdown to alter an option value on plugin settings page

I'm trying to implement a dropdown menu on my plugin's settings page. When the user selects a choice from the dropdown and presses the Save Changes button, I need the choice's value to be appended to ...
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Generate activation url

For my registration I am using custom registration form.It works fine.It sends email with username and password. What I am looking I want to generate url so that when user click it automatically ...
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Setting conditional background image from meta value

I am trying to set background image from meta value.I am successful also.But if the meta image is not set the out put <div id="pricing" style="background: url('')"></div> But I do not ...
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Theme settings Page: Settings Api vs Update_Options

I’m a new WordPress developer trying to start a carrier selling Premium Themes. In the last week, I’ve been confronted to many difficulties trying to understand how to create a theme options page. At ...
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Tabbed navigation for plugin options using same row in database for all?

I'm trying to use WordPress' native tabbed navigation on my plugin's options page, but I'm having trouble. I've managed to get the options to display, though it displays every plugin option on every ...
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Dynamic settings fields with Settings API

I am at my first Settings API application and I hit a snag. In a submenu page, I need to generate a number of fields (say color picker) for each of the values retrieved from another setting. To be ...
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Uploading files using the Settings API

I've used the Settings API in the past to output text inputs and checkboxes but am unsure if I can use file inputs. My add_settings_field() is: add_settings_field( '1', 'File 1', array( $this, ...
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Adding a dropdown on my setting page

I have created a plugin and I have created setting for it where I have created a text field. But now I want to add a dropdown link. Can I show a thumbnail in the front of it in a dropdown, yes or ...
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Undefined index notice when using the $args parameter in add_settings_field()

I'm using the Settings API to provide my admin-user with some options for a plugin I'm writing. I have about 30 text fields to output on the plugin options page so I have created a very general ...
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Why use the Settings API over a new administration menu?

I'm writing a 'quote-me' plugin which provides the end-user with a quote based on data they submit through a front-end form. The quote is calculated according to a price list. The price list varies ...
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Determining the compatibility of Settings API & Multisite

New to this forum so forgive any protocol infringements on my part and feel free to criticize so in the future I don't again. Down to the nitty gritty. I'm working on a project and am very new to ...
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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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get_option() returning empty

I'm building a settings page for a theme and the get_option() that I'm using to retrieve the settings returns only string(0) "" even though there is a checkbox field. What I want is to retrieve the ...
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Can't output do_settings_sections . Can't understand why

I've this code: /* Hook to admin_menu the yasr_add_pages function above */ add_action('admin_menu', 'yasr_add_pages'); function yasr_add_pages() { //Add Settings Page add_options_page( ...
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How do I build a settings panel under the plugin

I'm trying to build a settings panel for my plugin that is located under the plugin on the plugin page and slides down when the user clicks the settings link like other plugins (WP Maintenance Mode) ...
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Why won't register_setting() create a setting?

I'm stumped. I've been researching this like crazy, but I can't seem to figure out why register_setting() isn't working for me. I'm new to WP plugin development (obviously), so it's probably just ...
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Use the Settings API to whitelist a setting, but don't output it

I have a plugin page with several settings. Four of this settings, all in the same section, need to be displayed inline rather than one above the other. However to ensure the settings are whitelisted, ...
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How to use/retrieve an options array, with defaults, using get_option()

Someone explained me that using get_option is not productive, it's better to implement a custom function and then save the options in a single multidimensional array. Before I thought that having an ...
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how can I detect that option value has changed?

I am working on a plugin and I want to fire a different action based on each option value change. so how can I do that ? example: $options = get_option('ACP_settings'); if $options['acp-select'] has ...
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How to preview Google Fonts in a combobox

I have an option in my WordPress theme in which I can select +600 Google Fonts in a combobox. I added this option using a huge array containing them. But the problem is that I have to save the ...
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Saving Plugin settings to the database

I'm not a complete novice with php or wordpress but am wanting to approach this problem the most efficient way so believe asking here will help. I've got a plugin that randomly generates a quote - ...