Updates a named option/value pair to the options database table.

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Adding Widget form fields dynamically

I am trying to add form field to a WordPress widget dynamically. So if the user want to add another date to an event they can click a button to get more fields. The question is: How do save newly ...
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WordPress updates defined vs add_filter?

I'm trying to create a WordPress update automation plugin. here I got two option to make enable and disable the updates. Via define ex :defined( 'AUTOMATIC_UPDATER_DISABLED',true ) 2.via ...
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Update Option Stored in Multi-Dimensional Array

I have data in the wp_options table currently stored as a multi-dimensional array (profile_element_order): ...
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How to update widget from widget() function?

I'm trying to create a simple linkroll widget for displaying recent https://pinboard.in links via their API. To maximize loading speed, I want to cache the linklist in a widget field, as well as the ...
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Why isn't get_option array contents displaying?

I've been to countless posts looking for the answer to this and have tried nearly every combination. So obviously, I'm missing a step so small that it's likely unfathomable to the Wordpress ...
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update_option in javascript

So there's function in wordpress to update a named option/value pair to the options database table: <?php update_option( $option, $new_value ); ?>. And what I'm trying to do implement this ...
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How do I setup nested repeatable option fields?

I'm trying to wrap my head around how to create a set of option fields that should be able to repeat for as many times as possible. But I'm having a hard time to figure out how to proceed. Currently ...
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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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delete_option() and update_option() returning false

I know that when delete_option() or update_option() fail to perform their respective database interactions, they return false. Does anyone know why they wouldn't be able to perform these actions? ...
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Save wp_editor() content as option

I'm having some troubles with a extra feature i'm writing for my theme. The admin should be able to make some special posts, those posts are stored as an option. The options are atored as an array ...
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update_options and unique filenames

I was able to temporarily disable an automatic task of wordpress during a specific file type upload which is nice. For instance, I changed the usual upload path for the pdf uploads by doing this: ...
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Modifying protexted image sizes: use “add_image_size()” or “update_option()”?

I'm finding conflicting info on whether it's okay to override protected WordPress image sizes (thumbnail, medium, medium_large, and large) with add_image_size(). Some docs indicate it's better to do ...
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wp cron job fires at every second or so, if callback is wrapped with DOING_CRON check it never fires at all

I am a bit lost while dealing with a open source plugin implementing wp cron. You can read about the problem on github https://github.com/nekojira/wp-currencies/issues/6#issuecomment-116735909 - I ...
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Is there an atomic way to update_option in Wordpress (to ensure data integrity)?

I want to update an option which is an array by adding a new value, but there's no atomicity or guarantee of data integrity. EXAMPLE //Get the option value (an array) $val = get_option( ...
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Excessive memory used by update_option()

I'm a newer WP developer trying to wrap his head around how to store information in the options table to support a plugin that I am writing. Unfortunately, trying to UPDATE the options table is making ...
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Multi-select field for Taxonomy can't save the value

I'm trying to create a multi select field for Taxonomy pages, and the problem is in saving all the selected values, for example if I choose couple of elements in the select field and save it, it will ...
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Insert/Update values to a table after blogname option etc. is updated

Im trying to update into another table the values blogname, blog description options when the user updated them from General Settings page. I use this code, $hook_array = ...
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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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How (or where) do I get wordpress plugin update download link?

When I update a plugin, that isn't hosted on the repository, I often wonder "Where is the updated plugin being downloaded from?". Any idear on how would I go about find out the update link?
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update_option_{$option} not showing old value

I have the following bit of code (note, I put the mail() function in only to see what the values are): add_action('init','system_init_actions'); function system_init_actions() { ...
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Updating options into the wp database performance

I have a question about the performance of my plugin. On the settings page of my plugin I have about 20 options the user can change (checkboxes, dropdown and normal text inputs). Currently I just ...
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Changing plugin options from theme functions file?

I am making a starting-point Wordpress theme that will be used on dev projects. In this theme, I am automating common plugin installs that are used on every project. I have been able to automate ...
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Using update_option() and get_option() is echoing escaped strings

I'm using the Option API for my theme settings page. I use the $_POST data to update the options when the changes are saved. My issue is that the strings I send get escaped and when I use this code: ...
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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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save new data to wp_options non-post form

I have a form on my front-page. It sends the entered address to Google API and returns the JSON to wp_options. That works fine. I am using update_option to do that, so it rewrites the meta_key each ...
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Update field in database for users

I have made a frontend form for the admins where they can check a checkbox for each user and submit the form data by post. For all the users that are checked, a value should be changed in a field in ...
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[Multisite]How can I update custom blog option?

I wanted to update custom blog option created thru Settings Api using the function update_blog_option. I created this code. $country_base = get_blog_option($blog_id, 'mytheme_options');//retrieve ...
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update_option is not saving an array, but saving the string 'Array'

I have come across quite an odd problem when using the update_option function, and I am sure that I've tried everything I can think of to get it working, but unfortunately it isn't. I'm using AJAX to ...
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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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Wordpress get_option and update_option returned entered on the textbox field

I do have a problem regarding the plug-in settings that I've made. I've created a simple textbox and a submit button and run it on the admin page setting. The name of the textbox and submit button is ...
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update_option in WordPress AJAX

I have this example: For example, this code will register a callback called "wpa_49691": add_action( 'wp_ajax_wpa_49691', 'wpa_49691_callback' ); add_action( 'wp_ajax_nopriv_wpa_49691', ...
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How to display the link that says “Edit Header Image” on header image

I have a website which featured with WP custom header image without plugin. I would like to ask that, is it possible to display a text with link which allows website owner easily change the header ...
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Can't switch theme after activation

I'm creating a plugin (I'm very newbie in this) to load custom taxonomies, custom post types and an automatic activation of a theme, so I have this code: // Custom Post Types and Taxonomies ...
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Update options and then display it all in a foreach loop

I am really new in wordpress development but not new in coding, what i would like to do is to make my own countdown wp plugin. The problem as a beginner is that i dont understand how works the wp ...
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Edit a custom admin page

I have created a custom admin menu page with: add_menu_page This page uploads a form to the wp_options table in the database. Basic save with update_option like: function addressbook_save (){ ...
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Save automatically data to user profile once or twice a day [duplicate]

The main goal : I am working on a panel which will display statistics of my user websites (external website). For that, I use the Google Analytics API. I save the Google Analytics profile number in a ...
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update_option() updating the option with an empty value?

I have a call to update_option() inside a class which edits some keys from the options array passed to it and then saves the updated array to the database, I don't have any fancy code, the function is ...
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How to delete orphan userdata from array in wp-options

I have an option that subscribes members to forum email notifications. The list of emails is in an array as an option value. All is working fine and all subscribing and unsubscribing is done using ...
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Can I use add_option for a plugin categories and how?

So I am creating my first plugin for positioning ads around my site. I created one separate table where I store ads with all their options, such as position, expire date, active, name, type etc... But ...
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Plugin options page - save two related options as one entry

I created an options page for my plugin where the user can specify image dimensions which will be saved for later use. So far the image dimensions are entered by the user in one input field like ...
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update_option using variable name

Title may not be clear but I'm using update_option($my_option, $new_order); and for some reason it would not work but if instead I change to update_option('my-option-name' $new_order); it works. I ...
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Add Option if Not Exists

I need to see if an option, and if does, get the value. If not, I need to add it. The Codex provides: <?php $option_name = 'myhack_extraction_length' ; $new_value = '255' ; if ( get_option( ...
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Cannot Update wp DB - Get 500 Error

I have this site on godaddy Failpeep.com , It started giving me this problem yesterday , When I tried to login to admin area , It 1st kept loading if I entered the correct password and took me to a ...
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How do I use update_option to give me a new option name each time a form is submitted? [duplicate]

How do I use update_option to give me a new option name each time a form is submitted? The code I'm using now overwrites the database value. Instead I need to have a new address saved each time. The ...
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How to display update message only to admin

How can I show the update message only to super admin in the network wordpress ? I don't want the other admins/users see the update message that shows the current version. Is there any plugin to do ...
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update_option onclick

I'm trying to add a update_option value when I click a text link. I came up with the following code, but I don't know how to make it "clickable", like <?php function ...