The Options API is a simple and standardized way of storing data in the database. The API makes it easy to create, access, update, and delete options.

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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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Share content between two different sites in same domain

I am trying to accomplish something weird... I have a client who wants to have two different sites to share the same content (some post types and pages). I warned him about SEO problems, but he still ...
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update a value in wordpress wp_options

I am trying to modify a plugin and in which i require to update a value in wp_options which has multiple values . My option_name is ws_mem_options and the option_value has values such as in ...
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How Do I create multiple Top Level Admin Menu Pages To submit data to the options table?

I am trying to create more than one top level options page in my wordpress theme. But right now I can only save the data for one. How can I save the data for two without having to create tabbed panels?...
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WP Options Query “Rewrite Rules” Taking 10 Seconds After Testing wp_insert_post( )

Suddenly one of my test sites became absolutely unresponsive after testing with wp_insert_post( $my_post ) I Installed the black box plugin and checked what queries are slowing it down I found one ...
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Wordpress setup one database with two different website?

Hello Friends I want to setup two website first.com and second.in that are different domain and server. I want to a same data base in both site with the same content. means we enter new posts in ...
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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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Blogname and Blogdescription in Pagelines DMS Options Panel

I am attempting up set up a front end options panel in the pagelines-dms framework, from which users will be able to change the blogname and blogdescription. So far I have set up the form which has ...
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Site Title and Tagline in Pagelines DMS Options Panel

I'm using the Pagelines DMS Theme and I'm wanting to extend the functionality of the front end admin panel. The user(s) I'm building this for would like to be able to edit a few settings directly from ...
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Delete option value from array using update_option()

I have a user profile field which subscribes the user to forum posts by email. This adds the user's email address to an array in wp-options. Naturally I want the user to be able to unsubscribe, in ...
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Subscription list function

I have created a function which automatically adds users with the role of contributor to a list in which they will receive forum (modified mingleforum plugin) updates by email. My problem is that the ...
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Trouble adding data to options table

I am trying to create a function that adds an option containing a subscription list to the options table. (This list is eventually referenced by a plug-in.) I am having some problems as there are two ...
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Adding data to options table

I am currently tweaking a plugin so that all "contributors" (here referred to as "players") are automatically subscribed to a forum. I basically want to subscribe everyone with the role of contributor ...
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How to find an option in the database?

As far as I can tell, the plugin that I'm using is saving options to the wp_options file: ### New global settings container, will eventually be the only one! $cformsSettings = get_option('...
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This CSS Stuffing Works, But Is This A Good Practice?

I am trying to include a dynamic css in my plugin, I have been searching anywhere but doesn't find any case that is similar to what I do. And what I use to do it is by adding a css file directly into ...
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Accidentally deleted active_plugins portion of the wp_options DB table

Ok, so I'm pretty sure I'm screwed here, because I do not have a database backup, but I figured I'd ask just in case. Within PhpMyAdmin, I meant to just go to the wp_options table and empty out ...
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Auto approve all comments (editor)

I unchecked both options in the discussion area (so the one where they need a post to comment and administrator has to approve), but still, my users can't put their comments without me approving it. ...
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Options.php loop won't show!

I'm creating an options panel for a theme on my localhost that's stored within the options.php file. My options panel will have two main loops. The first is to list the different sections and the ...
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What could cause a WP Option to get truncated?

I have a WP plugin, where all admin setting field values were suddenly changed to the letter 'a'. All settings are stored in one 'big' option in the table. Seemed like the serialization gone wrong. I ...
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Comment Blacklist

I have a list of words that I placed in my blacklist_key option values update_option( 'blacklist_keys', $words);. But I still can make a comment with such words. Any ideas? I can't answer my question ...
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How come `wp_options` table does not have an index on `autoload`?

In the beginning of each page served by WordPress, there is a MySQL call to fetch options: SELECT option_name, option_value FROM wp_options WHERE autoload = 'yes'; Because there's no index on ...
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Display random image url from list of input values

I have created an options page in my WordPress theme that allows the user to input a url/upload an image to an input field. The field has the name headerimage_options[image] and when it is populated ...
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Using jQuery to delete data stored in wp_options

I wonder if anyone could advise me further on my problem. Part of my plugin stores log files for debugging purposes. I have successfully displayed them in a (div#log) in my admin page using jquery ...
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accessing wordpress serialized data outside wp

I've never worked with serialized data... I need a little help with how to load "text" widgets title and content in php script outside wordpress... my script just connects to database (including wp-...
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Wordpress Options Page not working

So, I need to add a custom options page, and based on as many tutorials I could find, I came up with the following code to create an officers & chairs options page for my group, mainly, so I can ...
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Link blogname and blogdescription to the Options Framework

I'm putting together a Theme Options page, where the user(s) I'm building this for would like to be able to edit a few settings directly from this page, including of which - the Site Title and Tagline....
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Site Title and Tagline in Theme Options Page

I'm using the Options Framework Theme to put together an options page. The user(s) I'm building this for would like to be able to edit a few settings directly from this page, including of which - the ...
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What is the advantage of the wp_options design pattern?

As we all know, a design pattern that is used frequently in Wordpress' DB code is the idea of persisting data for a particular object (blog/post/comment), indexed with a particular name or key. We ...
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wp_user_roles and Advanced Manipulation

I removed a line from my wp_user_roles to manually remove a role I had created and now the sites administration gives me an "You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page." error. I ...
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Some Plugin Settings Are Kept After Removal and Reinstall of the Plugin

I have uninstalled and then reinstalled all my plugins hoping to restore my WordPress installation to its original state because I have problem with the funtion of RevieAzon plugin. For example, ...
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Slow Query for the wp_options table

I have been tracking the slow queries log of the WP based site (with the default value of the a long_query_time set to 10), and I have noticed that the following query is often getting logged - # ...
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How to change option recently_edited?

WP recently_edited option can be very useful - it tracks last 5 files that you've made changes to. Only problem is - well, that's all, 5 files. What if I've been made numerous changes to Wordpress ...
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Editing options pages?

I'm trying to find a way of adding a single checkbox to one of the existing options pages, most likely options-reading.php programmatically. Unfortunately, I haven't found any good references on this. ...
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Updating wp_options with an array on save_post results in duplicated entries

I'm not entirely sure this is Wordpress' fault, but I figure I'd ask anyway and see if anyone else has experienced any problems like this before. I'm trying to save an array to a wp_options table row....
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Set $options reference

I am starting up in theme development and i have searched on codex on the topic of setting theme options.This is is what i am talking about, $options = array ( array( "name" => $themename." ...
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Hiding an added admin page menu using css

I have added an admin page in wordpress but i needed it to be hidden.I added the page successfully like this function add_admin_page() { $themename = 'Cesaro'; $page_function = 'admin_page'; ...
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Are there risks associated with using wp_options table using wpdb to update theme options

I am making a theme and it has so many options that need to be updated via jquery's ajax.Having looked at ways of updating wp_options via ajax,i have hypothesised that updating the wp_options table ...
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clean wp_options table unused rows

In my Wordpress Blog site i have installed too much plugin and remove also many plugins. In database table "wp_options" size increases approx 13MB and there are many rows which are unused at this time....
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retain querystring values when savincustom options in admin

Quick question, I have a custom options page which posts to options.php, however I have a few sections to my options page where i change the post url like so: <form action='options.php?section=...
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How to programmatically detect how many posts are displayed per page?

Part of a custom post type that I am building needs to simulate page 1 of a category archive. How can I found out how many posts are displayed per page across the WordPress installation? (I assume it ...
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wordpress theme option in other templates

I am using word press theme option panel and using those in my header.php without any issues, code as follows... <?php // loading theme options. used in header.php global $options; ...
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Will it break my site if I delete all transient records in wp_options table?

My site currently has an outrageous 500k+ transient records in the wp_options table. This causes the table to be crashed frequently and so be my site. I thought transient records will all expired ...
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Should I remove transients from the wp_options table?

I have been doing some cleaning up in the database of one of my WordPress installs, and I noticed that the wp_options table was about 2.1mb, and had 1200 rows. I've gotten it down to around 800 rows, ...
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Multiple options in the options_value field of the wp_options table

I have come across a theme that has a way of having multiple options in the option_value field.For instance,in the theme,one can perform the Create,Read,Uodate and Delete functionalities on such ...
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Deploying Updated or New Plugins That Modify the wp_options Table

I have a WordPress site under local version control with Git. I deploy it to the production server using Capistrano. For the initial deployment, I manually import the SQL database to the production ...
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How To View Site from Non-Logged-In User's Perspective

I am working on anew blog. I am logged in as administrator, and above every post there is a option to 'edit this entry'. Can I have WordPress set up so that even is I am logged in as administrator, I ...
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store simple data in get_option()

I am trying to store simple data, a few links inside wp_options. Basically using the following way: update_option( 'simple_links', '<a href="">link 1</a>' ); my question is if it is ...
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Wordpress Plugin Dev: Using array for WP options

I am busy dabbling with writing a WP plugin and hitting a bit of a problem. I believe its best practice to store wp options to an array rather than individually which is great no probs. I have two ...
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Working with an Array inside Your Theme Options Array - Multiple Values

I apologize if this is covered extensively elsewhere, I'm not sure how to phrase my searches on the topic. Basically, instead of the following standard code to store data in WP-options... $options = ...
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Are all options loaded to memory on each request?

Are all options variables fetched from the database and loaded to cache on each request?