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WordPress - Pass A Value From Outside To A Plugin Variable

Is there a way to pass a custom variable value from outside like from functions.php to a plugin's variable? Lets say that I have the following function defined in a plugin. function plugin_funct(){ ...
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WordPress sites got auto upgraded

With the release of WordPress 4.0.1 all my sites got auto upgraded even if none visited them and all those websites are behind browser authentication. My sites are not broken but I am just curious ...
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Errors and notices after update to WP 4.0

I recently updated my WP 3.8 to WP 4.0 . Then few errors and problems start appearing. On Dashboard under "Wordpress News" it says: RSS Error: WP HTTP Error: name lookup timed out Other than that ...
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wordpress.org disallowing my plugin becuase of loading core files in cron cpanel file

I made a plugin and trying to install on wordpress.org but Wordpress is giving me error message that ## Calling core loading files directly is incorrect. I am using a cron file in my plugin.This cron ...
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Wordpress updater conflict

I have created a theme named "landscape" and it's still on version 1.0 but I am getting notified in wordpress updates dashboad that there is a new version 1.0.3 If I click on update the free theme on ...
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Where the WordPress Core Translation is “actually” taking place?

I'm a WordPress Core Bengali translator, currently translating and/or fixing existing translations of WordPress 3.8x Bengali in Translate.WordPress.org. Suddenly, yesterday I got an update ...
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Does Wordpress provide themes_api function?

http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/plugins/communicating-with-the-wordpress-org-plugin-api/ From the link above, we can see the Wordpress.org provide a function that can access the Wordpress.org ...
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Where to post/upload the new theme for WordPress theme repository

After a long dedication, I developed a GPL Theme for WordPress. I want it to be available for FREE to WordPress.org Theme Repository. But consulting many Codex resources, I found no direct link where ...
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Change plugin author after someone leaves the company

My company owns several plugins on Wordpress.org. The original creator of these plugins created them using his own Wordpress account, and has now left the company. How can we assume ownership of ...
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Is it possible to have screenshots in any other section rather than the screenshots section?

At WordPress.org plugin, is it possible to have screenshots in any other section rather than the screenshots section? For example. Can I create a section called "Manual" and then have some screenshots ...
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What is the RSS feed link for the newest WordPress plugins?

Is there an RSS feed for the page that displays the newest WordPress plugins from the official plugins repository? I know of the following link, but I'm looking for an RSS feed that I can add to my ...
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Why was my plugin rejected from the WordPress.org repository?

I have made a WordPress plugin, and it works. But when I send it to the WordPress.org plugin team, they responded: Calling wp-load.php directly Including wp-config.php, wp-blog-header.php, ...
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How long does it take for a new plugin to be approved?

I've just submited my first wp plugin and i would like to know after how much time will my plugin be published to the wordpress plugin directory? Hou much did you actually waited?
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Get plugin info from Wordpress.org repository API with plain PHP code [duplicate]

The documentation of the Wordpress.org API is quite terrible. It links to a website that gives a 502 Bad Gateway error. To be precise, how should my POST request look to the ...
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wordpress.org codebase

Is the codebase that runs wordpress.org publicly available? Specifically, I'm interested in the part that parses the plugins SVN repository to determine the current and past versions of plugins. I ...
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How is the WordPress.org plugin download history calculated?

I'm interested to know how the download history of plugins is calculated on WordPress.org. I'm noticing that one of my plugins is displaying a small percentage of users using a version which I ...
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WP.org API: Accessing plugin downloads “Today” value?

I'm developing a plugin to display stats for downloads and various other information that developers might want to display on their sites about what they have developed. I've found documentation on ...
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REQUIRED: Could not find wp_link_pages. See: wp_link_pages by Theme Checker

I have run my theme through WordPress theme checker to see if it can be submitted to WordPress.org. I encountered this error: REQUIRED: Could not find wp_link_pages. See: wp_link_pages But this ...
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What is the Plural of WordPress? [closed]

I mean, for what I remember of my english classes it should be WordPress', or not? Would this be a Meta Question? Or a English Language & Usage one? [update] What I ended up writing (in an ...
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Can WordPress Plugin Directory Cache Delay the Upload of Images?

I've updated my plugin and I can see the updated text on the plugin page but I don't see any of the screenshots or header image. Is it possible that the cache will move the image files over later? Or ...
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Can a developer adopt a plugin marked as “not updated in over 2 years”?

I have come across a few WordPress plugins on http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/ with this warning: This plugin hasn't been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported ...
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Wordpress plugin compatibility explaination when wordpress releases its new version (theoretical)

Recently i updated my wordpress to its latest version 3.4.1 and noticed that few of my plugins are only compatible upto 3.3 although they are working correctly for my site even with the latest ...
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“Donate to this plugin” for WordPress.org Plugin Authors

I recently saw a link titled "Donate to this plugin >" link on a WordPress theme (and then I did!). How is this added to a plugin's page on wordpress.org? Here's a screenshot:
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WordPress.org API - Get plugin authors favorite plugins

There have been some recent additions to the WordPress.org plugin repository. Most notably the changes to the plugin page and the author profile page which now shows an authors favorite plugins. I ...
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Remove swfobject.js in wp_head()

I have gotten rid of the wlwmanifest_link and jquery, since I load it from a compressed version and at the footer, but I can't find a way to get rid of the swfobject.js. This is the code I used to ...
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Can I change ownership of my plugin?

By adding a new committer and removing the original committer can I effectively change ownership of plugin? I would like to transfer a plugin to a new wordpress.org profile. I am the author.
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Change Wordpress.org hosted plugin readme.txt

is it possible to change the readme.txt of a plugin that is hosted at http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/plugin-name without tagging a new version? I would like wordpress.org to show the new ...
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Licensing: Can I include SWFs without source in a plugin released on wordpress.org?

Suppose I create a WP plugin that includes a couple of SWFs that I create (not third-party SWFs). According to http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/about/ , if I want to publish that plugin on ...
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Which of my blog and personal data is being transfered when Wordpress automatically checks for updates?

I'm generally concerned about privacy and I've heard that with each contact to the Wordpress API for update checks and similar a lot of my blogs data is being transfered. To get a better impression, ...
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What is the general cut-off date for reviewed themes in the WordPress.org repository?

I know that the theme review team has been active for about one year now. Thanks to their hard work and diligence, the themes in the repo are much better now than ever before. However, I have noticed ...
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what's meaning of it when submit a theme?

REQUIRED: Comments are displayed as "Off" while they aren't in wp-admin. Comment form is not displayed in these cases, while it is when a unit test post already has comments. i have installed the ...
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Theme Review: post thumbnail, header image, content width

A followup to my previous question about my theme that was rejected for the WordPress.org theme directory: RECOMMENDED: No reference to the_post_thumbnail() was found in the theme. It is ...
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Plugin directory “Last Updated” not changed after initial commit?

I released the first version of my Rewrite analyzer plugin with a commit on 2010-05-12. The WordPress.org plugin directory however still displays 2010-11-27 as the "Last Updated" date - this is the ...
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Questions about WordPress.org theme review

I have created one theme. The theme was denied today for the following reasons: Theme Review: Themes should be reviewed using define('WP_DEBUG', true); in wp-config.php Themes should ...
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WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

This question might seem a little silly but I was wondering what is the differences between WP.com and WP.org? I know the main differences like you can't edit a them file without paying for it, you ...
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How to make previous versions available for users?

I am new to using subversion, trac and do not clearly understand how the wordpress plugin repository works. When committing WP Responder I put all the files in a directory called "trunk" and committed ...
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How to checkout the wordpress.org plugin repository?

I have problems to checkout the wordpress.org plugin repository via SVN on https://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/. First it starts all looking well: >svn --force checkout ...
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Ads Restricted on WordPress.com?

I am creating a WordPress blog myself - downloading it and installing it myself - as well as buying a domain name and hosting it using something like simplynames.com. I read somewhere though that you ...
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Allowing Two Developers Access to a Plugin on the WordPress.org Plugin Repository?

The question is "How to Allow Two Developers Access to a Plugin on the WordPress.org Plugin Repository?" This question was asked on the wp-hackers list and @EAMann answered it nicely and it's a great ...