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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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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Save_post action hook using the add_settings_error function leads the “cannot modify header…” warning

I am fiddling on that for quite a while. I've asked a similar question already over here. Since then i've dropped according to recommendation the transition_post_status action hook as well as the ...
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WordPress Multisite on IIS 8.5 - options.php not found on save changes

I've just installed a fresh WordPress on IIS 8.5 and configured it to work with sub-directories. On the primary site everything works fine, but... The problem occurs on the sub-sites that are created ...
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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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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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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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'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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...