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Initialize WordPress environment to use in command line script

I have a command line script for maintaining a wordpress plugin and have to load the wordpress core to be able to access wordpress functions. This problem is very similar to Initialize WordPress ...
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What is the correct way to use wordpress functions outside wordpress files?

I read about 2 methods for initializing wordpress function outside of wordpress files so We can use these functions on any page or website outside the wordpress blog. Which one of these 2 methods is ...
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What is the best way to load the WP environment in a subdomain of my multisite Wordpress install?

I have a subfolder install of WP multisite, let's say at "domain.com". I now need to load the WP environment in subdomains of domain.com, say "sub1.domain.com", "sub2.domain.com", ... ...
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Displaying content from one WP site on separate WP site

I have two totally separate WP websites setup. Different domains, different databases. I manage both of them and they are both hosted on a dedicated server. I am trying to include some basic ...
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What is the very earliest action hook you can call?

After the solution to this question was to get a function to launch BEFORE the init action is fired by taking the sequence out of its function, it got me thinking, is there any earlier in the WP load ...
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Creating a Dynamic Path to wp-blog-header.php

Created a class in an external script which is dependent on the Wordpress environment. Since it's a class I intend to use on various projects, I decided to dynamically create a path to ...
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update_option not working in stand-alone PHP script

I have a standalone PHP script in my WordPress theme's directory that I run once every hour through a cron job (or manually if needed). All other WordPress functions are working except the ...
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How to avoid wp-load.php within a PHP/CSS file?

This is tricky, as people usually mix wp-load with AJAX and I can't really find a proper answer. Case 1 I have a dynamic style.php file that looks like this: <?php header("Content-type: ...
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How do you load WordPress from an external script when using MultiSite? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using WordPress functions on other sites I have an external script that needs to load up WordPress in order to have access to WordPress functionality. In the past I ...
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external wordpress pages using wp-blog-header

I am setting up a few sections of a website external to the core wordpress installation, but I still want to use the built in wpdb functions, and/or header files from wordpress. I follow the ...
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Include user defined styles without including wp-load

I've looked through the answers on here and none quite match my situation. I have custom CSS that a user can edit and it is saved in the options. I use wp_enqueue_style to include a PHP file with a ...
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WordPress function gives different results outside vs inside PHPUnit test

I've been working very hard to get PHPUnit to play nice with WordPress (with the help of this, this, this, this, and this), and I think I've gotten pretty close. The code I run directly before my ...
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wp_enqueue_style with style.php and Wordpress functions

I use wp_enqueue_style to add my stylesheet, like this: <?php wp_enqueue_style( 'theme-style', get_template_directory_uri() . '/style.php', false, '1.0', 'all' ); ?> It works fine BUT I need ...
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Include CSS with PHP without including wp-load?

I have a CSS-file generated from PHP. In my file it says... header("Content-type: text/css"); define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); include '../../../../wp-load.php'; I've read that including ...
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Create a post variable processing page

I need to create a blank PHP page that processes a POST request. Basically, a site will send me a few post variables. I need to use these variables with the mycred plugin. Here is my code: ...
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Use wordpress functions in another PHP file

I have created in my theme folder a PHP file named gallery.php. In this file I want to use WP_Query function, but I can't do this because it shows error. Is possible to do this? Thanks in advance!
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Initialize WordPress environment to use in a real cron script

I have to run a PHP script through real cron (WP cron being too unreliable). Within that script, I need $wpdb to insert data into WordPress table. But of course $wpdb will not be available as ...
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Load wordpress content in other domain

I've made some researches on google but can't get the right answer. I need to get my wordpress loops outside a domain using php file. For example: I have a website hosted with www.mysite.com using ...
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Access bloginfo, get_option, and plugins_url from a non-core php file

I am creating a plugin that has a php file in the plugin directory which is accessed directly via a custom rewrite url. I need this file to be able to use the three functions mentioned in the title. ...
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How to load WordPress on non WP page?

I want to use the get_option() function of wordpress in one of my theme's files, which is not related to WP, it is just located in the same directory of the other theme files. I need this file because ...
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Trying to avoid including wp-load.php

I am working a plugin where I am trying to connect an HR system with WordPress. There is an XML API on the HR system so I have written the plugin to take the data and put it into a WordPress database ...
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Take control of WordPress before functions.php

I'm developing theme and I want to make page cache of static pages in my WordPress theme (and basically I know how to implement it) The problem is that when making theme - the first time when I "get ...
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How to efficiently load and use the wordpress API from outside the original structure

I want to call Wordpress functions (the same ones we use to build a theme) from outside the original structure / folder / files of Wordpress. For example, in my theme folder I created a folder ...
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Why does WP load so many files in the head of source code? How do I optimize it?

I have noticed that wordpress loads a bunch of files into the head of a site. This looks really sloppy and discloses vital information about the file structure of a website. Depending how many ...
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External PHP file & Pretty Permalink

I'm working in developing REST API for a WP based website. Endpoint is http://example.com/api.php I've included wp-load.php in the top of the file to access WP functions etc. However, ...
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Admin first hook that outputs HTML?

I think load-(page) is the first hook in the admin screen that deals with outputting HTML, but I'm not totally sure. Basically I'm looking for the equivalent to template_rediect or get_header, which ...
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Is it possible to get post metadata of referring page?

I'm trying to direct a php authorization script to act if the page that referred to it belongs to a certain category (free). Is there something other than <?php wp_get_referer() ?> that will ...
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How to load wordpress environment without loading the template?

Basically I want to use wordpress functions for example wp_create_user() or wp_update_user() outside of wordpress (outside of wordpress directory). I tried with all the below code snippets to load ...
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WordPress and IPN problem

I have created a file in my template folder called ipn.php: <?php $req = 'cmd=_notify-validate'; foreach($_POST as $key => $value) : $value = urlencode(stripslashes($value)); $req .= ...
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PHP mobile redirect Endless loop

I have a mobile version I'm building outside of Wordpress in a subfolder on the same server as my Wordpress install. I'm including the wp-load.php file to pull content from the WordPress database. If ...
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wp-load.php redeclares classes

I am trying to load WordPress options within a standalone PHP file. The file is located in /wp-content/plugins/plugin-name/file.php. I have used the following to open wp-load.php: if ...
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Including 'wp-load.php' after another include() generates an error

I know all the downsides of trying to include wp-load.php, but bear with me :) I'm trying to create my own admin-ajax-like functionality, in a way that I can control whether or not I load the default ...
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Load Next WordPress Posts With AJAX?

I found an amazing plugin that loads the next posts with Ajax. http://www.problogdesign.com/wordpress/load-next-wordpress-posts-with-ajax However it doesn't work with custom post types. The code ...
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Loading wp-load.php in an external PHP file throws unknown error

I'm loading wp-load.php in order to access WP functions inside of a PHP file that I'm using to process form submissions. Everything works perfectly fine on localhost and every server I've tested ...
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Subdomain redirect problem

Wordpress is installed my root directory(/root/). I have a subdomain(dammani.techbrij.com) and I want to access some files of main domain from sub domain. I have done following thing: ...
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path-based multisite: Including wp-load.php in external page redirects page to blog

I have a multisite setup at foo.com/school/blog. Now when I try to include wp-load.php on bar.com it redirects the page to foo.com/school/blog. bar.com is an ad on domain and points to foo.com/test. ...
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Manually cache a special, non-WP-but-using-WP page (e.g. Ajax results) with W3TC

Under the active theme folder, I have a search-autocomplete.php file which uses various WP queries to create smart JSON results delivered via AJAX to a jQuery UI Autocomplete input field. It's not a ...
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Using Wordpress functions in custom PHP file without any output to the page?

I need to use Wordpress functions get_option and update_option in a custom PHP file. However, I also need to be able to redirect using headers at the end of the PHP script. Requiring wp-load.php or ...
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Custom Plugin inlcude wp-load.php in my new.php file

I have created a custom plugin in WordPress and uploaded to the WordPress.org But the plugin is rejected due to I was including require_once("../../../../wp-load.php"); In one of my php file which ...
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check_admin_referer always false when I use on add_action('load-'* hook

I have try to add hook on load my plugin page. But every time i save my config, it always return "Are you sure want to ..." message. Is there something i missed? Here's my code: <?php class ...
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Using actions, hooks and filters in a non-WordPress page

I have a php script that sits outside of wordpress, but loads WP core with wp-load.php. Here is my basic page: <?php define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); global $wp, $wp_query, $wp_the_query, ...
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Get wp-load.php PATH with wp_localize_script and JavaScript for plugin

I just learned about wp_localize_script() and it's very cool. I read Otto's post and Gary Cao's post, but I'm learning Ajax so I'm trying to wrap my head around getting the path to wp-load.php this ...
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Using htaccess and php to protect file, MIME problem

I'm using the method described here: Protecting WordPress Media Uploads Unless User Is Logged In (Based off of How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In?. The redirect is working perfectly, ...
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Why I have this error when I try to install this old blog on my local webserver?

I am pretty new to WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some difficulties trying to put on my local web server an old backup of a website (made using WP 3.5) I have performed the following ...
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Including wp-load.php redirects the whole site to wp-admin/install.php

I want to give access of pages for a site that is not actually in wordpress. Client already have the wordpress website. I know that if i include the wp-load.php file outside from wordpress then i can ...
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get_post_meta() not loaded with wp-load

I am executing this code in my external php file (= I am accessing his externaly without loading the full WP; I have a reason why I am doing it) that is located here: ...
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Include wp-load.php in custom PHP script [duplicate]

I am building a Wordpress website where I need a custom registration page with extra fields which sends extra fields in a email. My idea was to create the custom form then in the posted script use ...
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Frontend file upload works, but I get error “Constant ABSPATH already defined”

I am uploading files from the frontend. It works perfectly, yet I am getting the error: Constant ABSPATH already defined This is at the top of my file upload script: require ...
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To call hook on a php external file

I can't to call the a filter hook on a php external file of wordpress. This is my code - my_external_file.php -: <?php require( dirname(__FILE__) . '/../../../../../../../wp-load.php'); ...
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Get Core Functionality from Within a (Secondary) Plugin File

I have a plugin with the following structure: myplugin.php includes/authentication.php I can access core WordPress functionality inside myplugin.php fine, but when I try to access stuff such as ...