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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Creating a WordPress admin section to handle file uploads and trigger a function

I need a little help on this one. I have written a series of functions that parse an excel spreadsheet with multiple worksheets. It works perfectly and does exactly what I need it to. Database tables ...
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Dropdown Settings API for get_terms Menu option

I am using get_terms to display a list of available menus and then display those menus for a plugin settings selection - that part works fine - but I can't retrieve and display the value. I am not ...
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From my Plugin Settings Page use check boxes to load specific css files (e.g. Bootstrap / Foundation)

This is my first post on here so bare with me if something goes terribly wrong. The wp plugin I am building requires bootstrap for the shortcodes it generates to be styled as expected when rendered ...
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How to assign navigation menu to certain location with Settings API?

Using the code below, one can assign a menu with id $term_id_of_menu to 'primary-menu' location. $locations = get_theme_mod('nav_menu_locations'); $locations['primary-menu'] = $term_id_of_menu; ...
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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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Why are these settings unregistered?

After updating a WordPress site to version 4.2 (and the forced 4.2.1 security update), I get some weird deprecated errors: Functionality: Unregistered Setting The post-type-menu-page setting ...
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How to wrap html around Settings API add_settings_section()

I am writing a plugin and I'm currently implementing my admin menu using the wordpress settins API. As always with API's, it facilitates programming to a certain degree, but it seems like I have an ...
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Settings API repeater fields

I'm new to the WP settings API, and a fairly novice PHP developer. To get started I followed this great tutorial Using Settings API - part 1 — Create a Theme Options Page and customized it ...
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settings api callback functions won't display?

Hi guys I have been working with the settings API and my code won't run. I have an options page called "kaipo", and the callback function in that add_options_page function will output "hii" from ...
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Quotes not rendering properly in WooCommerce settings API [closed]

hello i'm using a setting API of woocommerce for creating form fields. what i want here is to fetch emails from database and display it in a dropdown in frontend now have fetch the emails but when i ...
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Option page not updating multiple records in settings api

Hi i am new to wordpress plugin development. i have issues with settings api. please help if you can. Below is my problem. function load_plugin() { add_settings_section('plugin_main', ...
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Wordpress 4.1 plugin only save 1 field to database

I'm a bit lost right now as I'm doing the settings page for my plugin but only one field is stored to the database. I'm not sure how to track the problem down. Here's my code <?php // Class ...
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How to change php variable value using wp setting api

How can I change var $failed_login_limit = "2"; var $lockout_duration = "10"; value by using wp setting api? if ( ! class_exists( 'Jeba_Limit_Login_Attempts' ) ) { class ...
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When using an options array the Settings API isn't creating the database record

At the moment i am building my first plugin. So far i've saved as well as successfully uninstalled the options with single db records; everything worked like a charm. At the moment i try to improve ...
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Dropdown pages in Settings API

I am working with theme option. There is dropdown option like this. 'memory' => array( 'type' => 'select', 'label' => __('Memory', 'fw'), ...
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Save and user submitted data from a form and display them in the wp backend

My question is very simple but the answer I'm not sure if will be that simple. I'm developing a website for a non-profit organization where people can fill out a form containing questions usually ...
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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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Using tabs for wordpress plugin

Done my research and found this is how to call the built-in ui tabs jquery script in wp for the admin area but I'm stuck on implementing the other jquery scripts needed that I believe are built into ...
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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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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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How to handle complex data with Settings API

I hope my question isn't out of the scope of this website and that someone can help me with it. I'm currently studying the WP Settings API and I'm wondering how to create a form management section ...
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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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Getting settings saved two times in settings page with tab

I tried to show tabbed settings in admin settings page by a tutorial but for me am getting settings saved notification for two times. I think it is due to different settings field but based on ...
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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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Settings API with arrays example

I'm using the Wrox WordPress plugin development book as a primary reference for getting started with a new plugin and I understand all settings can be saved as 1 array but the book does't give an ...
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Settings API in Multisite - Missing update message

When I use the settings API in a multisite installation and the options page sits at the network level, posting the options to options.php does not work, because the administration page sits at ...
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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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Settings API - Checkboxes validation in a menu with multiple subpages

I'm building a theme using the settings API. I have a top level menu with multiple subpages and everything is working fine, except checkboxes. I am saving the options to a single options array. This ...
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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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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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How do I add settings to the Background Options Page?

I am developing a theme and I wanted to add some extra content to the built in background options page. I know how to use the settings API to create new theme options and settings but I can't seem to ...
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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 ...