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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Multiple checkboxes sanitization using the WordPress Settings API

Dear All I have a problem in sanitizing a value for a group of checkboxes, using the Settings API. I am using the following - just for demonstration purposes: add_settings_field( ...
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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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WP Page Options Array

I'm creating a page options which contain some multiple checkboxes with specific values. Here is a snippet of my checkboxes form code: <label>Global Checkboxes</label> <input ...
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What exactly is the purpose of settings_fields()?

In the API description for settings_fields() it reads: Output nonce, action, and option_page fields for a settings page. And a look in the includes/plugin.php file turns this up: function ...
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how to get wp_editor to save data in plugin admin page

I'm trying to use plugin settings api to add wp_editor, but the text is not saving. // add the admin settings and such add_action('admin_init', 'my_plugin_admin_init'); function ...
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Customizer_register not saving custom setting to database

I'm currently trying to work on a WordPress theme based on Sage. The stage I'm at is creating custom controls to display on the customize screen for WordPress where you typically change things like ...
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Multiple page plugin settings

I am building a plugin and I have made a single setting page that is working without any issue. Since it is becoming very long, and that it is made of 3 distinct sections, I wanted to split it in 3 ...
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Plugin set default setting value when it activated

I have set up my plugin option on admin panel with /** * Register and add settings */ public function page_init() { register_setting( ...
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Setting API - Default values for options when active the plugin

I have registered two options called test33_header_logo and test33_advertising_code. I need to set default options(test33_header_logo="logo1",test33_advertising_code=123456" when activate the ...
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WordPress Setting API - There is no field in options.php

I am creating a small WordPress plugin. I created setting page and there are two user inputs in setting page. I created two option types. Those are rmpm_post_newcount and rmpm_post_newname. After ...
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update_post() on all databases of a multisite wordpress

I want to change a certain option from every single site of a multisite networks. I wrote the following that I hope will update all databases $allSites = wp_get_sites(); foreach (allSites as ...
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How to fix Uninitialized string offset: error on a checkbox in WP Settings API

I am trying to create an options page with a checkbox field. The checkbox is working fine but when I uncheck it and save settings, an error string shows on Notice: Uninitialized string offset: 0 in ...
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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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Turn on certain plugin options after plugin install

I'm having issues in finding a way to auto-activate certain plugin settings on plugin activation. So for example , after you install the plugin "Option 1", "Option 2" will be automaticly ON. Here's ...
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Splitting do_settings_sections within HTML?

This seems like it should be very simple to achieve, but I have spent far too long trying to figure it out. I have two settings sections: add_settings_section( 'cp_required_info', 'One', array($this, ...
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Allow HTML in Settings API input field

I want to allow HTML into a plugin input field via a user, I am using the Settings API, but it strips everything HTML out. - Code below -any pointers? function plugin_settings(){ register_Setting( ...
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Select fields on a settings page

I'm trying to do it in the style of 'Example #2' on this page: https://codex.wordpress.org/Creating_Options_Pages as it seems the tidiest way I have come across to do it. The problem is I want to ...
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Custom Settings Page not uploading Image

I am creating a custom settings page for a wordpress theme (i.e. a Theme panel). To display all the editable fields I do as follows: Create the Section for the current set of options with ...
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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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Settings API Tabs overriding each other and not saving

I am using the Settings API to create custom options as well as tabbed navigation to organize those options on the screen. All the tabs use the same option group, but each tab is saved under its own ...
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Custom setting field value not working inside add_action init hook

I have added custom setting options page under WordPress settings and those are working perfectly. I have tested their values also. But when I am using those values inside function file within ...
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WordPress Settings - Custom Button actions

I'm building a settings page of a plugin using the WP Settings API. So far so good, every fields are saved fine. Finally I need 2 extra custom buttons (besides the original submit button) which ...
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Saving plugin settings - ERROR: options page not found

I've created a form for my plugin settings and set the action attribute of the form to "options.php" but when I submit the form I get "ERROR: options page not found." add_action('admin_menu', ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...