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 erases itself?

I have two forms created using Settings API, and when I save one of them the other one gets erased and vice versa. Here's the whole code so you could paste it into your functions.php file and see ...
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Settings API - how to update multiple options manually?

I'm storing all my options using Settings API: function registerSettings() { register_setting('XX_theme_settings', 'XX_theme_settings', 'setting_validate' ); add_settings_section('theme_options', ...
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Remove Internal Style Sheet if no Value Provided?

I am using this code to add my options inside head section code works but my problem is that if no values are provided my function still echoes an empty <style type="text/css"><style> into ...
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Import / Export Settings API fields values?

I've been storing all my theme options using Settings API for some time now and it's lacking one functionality. I have multiple pages (different servers) using my custom themes and I would love to ...
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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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How to Use Checkbox in Custom Option Page Using The Setting API

Can you please let me know how I can add a checkbox to Setting API in creating Custom Options Page? I am using the following code to add a txt box which is working perfectly but I am totally confused ...
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Settings API in Section

I have a snippet that creates an option in Settings->General using Settings API. However, the values don't get updated and I was wondering if anyone can help point out the problem with the following ...
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How can I insert some extra validation into the theme options' validation function using add_filter?

I'm using the theme options from the underscores (_s) WP theme as a base for my own theme options. If I wanted to insert the validation from the bottom function into the top function's $output array, ...
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wp_update_nav_menu_item not saving in multisite API

I'm creating a script that automates build a wordpress site from another CMS. I've been able to change every setting: themes, options, subdomain, site title, etc. But what is eluding me is being able ...
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Storage of array in settings

I'm creating a plugin that will store some simple layouts to be used in shortcodes. The shortcode usage will be similar to [shortcode layout="name"] With this mind I'll need to store each layout in ...
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Settings API and dynamically generated submenu pages

I have the following situation - I'm making a WordPress version of a jQuery plugin and I want the users to be able to have multiple instances of the plugin (with unique content) for their site. On the ...
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Settings API - changing add_settings_field() output?

I'm using Settings API and wondering if there's any way of editing default output of add_settings_field() function? add_settings_field('the_field', 'bar', 'foo', 'page', 'section'); function ...
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wordpress settings api add fields

I am trying to add some code to a theme that will allow the user to change the logo or have some text instead. I managed to find some code that otto posted to do the file upload. I have added what I ...
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Plugin settings not saving

I'm having a devil of a time getting my plugin settings to save. I've gone through the code so many times I have to think I've simply missed something. I'm following the Setting API, but any changes ...
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Am I using the flush_rewrite_rules function in the right place?

Hello dears I'm writing an admin panel for my new WordPress plugin base on the WordPress Settings APIs. I am defining a field for changing custom post slug from this admin panel. After the custom ...
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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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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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Where to hook settings api init

I am getting a bunch of notices in Theme-Checker for my settings api init function. The notices are all for 'undefined index' in the $_REQUEST array. Here is the code : <?php function ...
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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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How to validate register settings array

I would like to know how to perform a proper validation with the register_setting() callback function. Here is a sample part of my code I want to work with: register_setting( 'wpPart_options', ...
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How to save array of datas in option page by setting api?

I am trying to create my own first plugin but I am coding novice so please guide me to the right direction. This plugin is to set the post expiry date based on the user's role. Now I am stuck at ...
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Echoing a variable inside a function

In the interest of automation, instead of making a long list of code like this <td valign="top"width="50%"><p><label for="Facebook"><strong>Facebook ...
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Wordpress Settings API: saving multiple rows of similar data

I've been experimenting with the plugin options starter kit but can't find a way to save multiple rows of similar data using the Settings API. Example of what I'm trying to save: ...
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Possible to add another setting to 'Front page displays' setting for Custom Post Type

Let me set the scene: I have a CPT that will work on a multi-site installation and some of the sites will be in a different language. For example my CPT is Case Studies I would use a URL structure ...
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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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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 - ...
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Settings API: Change position of custom setting field

I've searched high and low on Google and this site for an answer to this and am quite surprised to find nothing about it anywhere I've added a custom setting to the General settings tab using ...
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Bulk update all posts from plugin settings screen

I'm writing a plugin right now that will populate custom metadata for all posts on the site based on a certain rule. I've already created a Plugin's settings page and a logic that should be triggered ...
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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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Getting error to display radio button value in General Settings page

I'm constantly getting the errors bellow when printing the radio button values from General Settings screen: Illegal string offset 'service' in ...
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Can I use the different settings sections over different pages using the save options group?

I registered one options group with few different options sections. Each section is meant for different page. register_setting( // ...
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How can I save a multiple select array with the settings API for a plug-in options page?

I'm thinking this may be more of a problem with my PHP rather than my use of the settings API, but I can't seem to get Wordpress to save an array of data for a multi-select box. The multi-select box ...
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Using multiple settings_fields() on 1 settings page

I have been struggling with this one for about a week now. I would like to have 2 variables available on a settings page, but I cannot figure out how to do this using the Settings API. Perhaps there ...
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Alow users to delete uploaded images inside backend?

I am allowing user's to upload their images, so to show their uploaded images i am using<?php echo $options_images['image_bg'];?> which outputs ...
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Letting user dynamically create fields using Settings API

I created a settings page, using the Settings API, following this tutorial. Now I want to have a button that lets users dynamically add fields, similar to the way it is done in this other one. I ...
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Using Singleton in wordpress themes/plugins [closed]

i am creating a wrapper class for wordpress settings API to generate theme options page. i used singleton design pattern to avoid multiple instance. is it the right place to use the pattern ? because ...
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Settings API - adding setting fields dynamically?

Is there a way of adding settings fields dynamically? I have my own Settings API options generator just like in Chip Bennet's Oenology Theme, everything works perfect but I can't find a way to create ...
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Settings API - how to update options manually?

I'm storing all my options using Settings API: function registerSettings() { register_setting('XX_theme_settings', 'XX_theme_settings', 'setting_validate' ); add_settings_section('theme_options', ...
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Settings API - save multiple tabs at once

In the attached screenshot you can see the structure of the theme options we are working with. There are 8 tabs and for each tab, we have created custom fields using code similar to what can be seen ...
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Settings API - getting hidden input / submit button's name

I'm generating this form using Settings API: <form action="options.php" method="post"> <?php settings_fields('XX_theme_settings'); do_settings_sections('my_settings'); ?> ...
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Change the display of Settings API (do_settings_sections)

I am working on a plugin which uses Wordpress Settings API. I notice that the functions do_settings_sections (and do_settings_fields) display the fields using TABLE. How do I change its formatting? (I ...
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Settings API enable default settings on theme install?

I am still learning settings API so please forgive my noob question. I have three fields: a checkbox, colorpicker and text field (they are working), but I would like to do this: when the theme is ...
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Settings API validation callback

I finally managed to create working validation callback for Settings API with big help of Chip Bennet, there's only one glitch that I'm not sure how to fix. Here's the foreach loop from my validation ...
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Category select options for plugin settings

I am using Aqua page builder and I want to incorporate dropdown catagory select field for that. <?php $my_options = array ('one' => 'My Pony','two' => 'His Pony'); echo ...
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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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Issue on Checkbox with Custom Option Page

I am trying to use a checkbox on Custom Option page by using Setting API. Every thing works fine at back-end and I can update the checkbox states by registering the settings.But when I would like to ...
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Consequences if using PHP include TEMPLATEPATH?

I have created a Theme Options page using Settings API so now I need to style it using CSS. Instead using function like this inside functions.php function mytheme_add_init() { if ( is_admin() ) { ...
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Color Options from Theme Customizer API not returning via get_theme_mod()

I am working with the Theme Customizer API and am going crazy trying to find the stored values. The values successfully save and update on the front-end, so they are obviously registered ...
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Get categories names as an array to use it in theme settings

I am building a theme and for the Theme Settings Page I followed this tutorial: http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/using-the-settings-api-part-1-create-a-theme-options-page/ What I want now is to have ...
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How to create a Wordpress options page

I've followed this guide precisely: http://codex.wordpress.org/Creating_Options_Pages However when I do do_settings_fields, it says: Missing argument 2 for do_settings_fields() Even though it says to ...