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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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 ...
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WP CLI to set options

I have WP-CLI working fine using WP Multisite (or network). I can create blogs, add users, set permissions etc. But am not certain how to enable plugins for individual blogs via WP CLI. For example, ...
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WP_Options high

I have a site where the options_id field in the wp_options table have grown very, very large. After a month and a half after the installation the auto_increment value is now at over 10 million. ...
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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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Does auto_load to 'no' in wp_options improve performance

I am trying to improve the performance of a wordpress based blog. I am looking at wp_options table and am thinking to set the column auto_load to 'no'. Does it have any side-effect on the site ...
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Redirecting to old domain, tried everything, nothing works

I've moved a Wordpress site from one domain to another. I have changed the siteurl and home options in the wp-options table, added this tags into wp-login.php file: update_option('siteurl', ...
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WP Page Options Array

I'm creating a page options which contain some multiple checkboxes with specific values. Here is a snippet of my checkboxes form code: <label>Global Checkboxes</label> <input ...
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What should I use instead of get_blog_option?

I am using a plugin that was using get_blog_option and it no longer works. I looked up the call and it doesn't work because it's a wpmu function only. Is there an equivalent method that I can use ...
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Custom Role accessing the wp-option table

I'm using a plugin that create an additional record in the wp-option. Everything is great with the admin account, the record can be save and update. But I'm stuck with allowing one of the custom role ...
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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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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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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 = ...
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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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Why is MySQL receiving such a large serialized object?

I have gotten a 20GB error log that has an entry of repetitive serialized objects that look like this: ...
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Cannot update my options using wp_ajax

I have implemented wp_ajax in on my options page but the value of my options are not getting saved or updated. Here is my form: public function email_settings_form(){ // Set class property ...
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Wordpress Deadlock Error

I see more of this error these days in error_log. I see that someone asked this question here a year ago but no solution. Please advise what is causing this issue. Already, tried deactivating some ...
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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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Why would wp_options.ibd be over 6GB

We run a WordPress 4.4.2 website using Mariadb per table indexing. The wp_options.ibd file is almost 7GB in size when there are less than 6K records in the table. Below is the my.cnf we are using, ...
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Website keeps redirecting to Wordpress install page (install.php)

I hope someone here can help me as the problem I have is driving me insane. For the last few months I have been putting together a Wordpress portfolio and had almost finished it. Recently, out of ...
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Saved option shows in page dropdown after page refresh

I'm adding a submenu page with a simple dropdown of pages as a settings, the code looks like this: <?php add_action('admin_menu', 'mytheme_admin_menus'); ...
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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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Counter variable resets before script is finished

I am working on a script for a client (a bookstore) that will upload their inventory to their WordPress database. They are using WooCommerce, and the upload file contains approximately 17,000 records. ...
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siteurl value getting populated with junk in wp_options table

My website was getting this error on every page : Catchable fatal error: Object of class WP_Error could not be converted to string in /home/juhisheth/public_html/wp-includes/default-constants.php on ...
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What is the cron doing?

So I installed the P3 plugin to analyze the plugin load time at my site. It was OK at the actually analyzing but just a really poor plugin that basically crashed my server which has great specs over ...
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update object options on option form

I have an object on an option called 'option_voc'. Now I would like to update only one field of this object through form i created on menu page i created (The plugin's settings page). I do not find ...
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How to create a new database table whenever user changes options

I'am new to wordpress plugin development and I'am stuck in developing menu for my plugin. By going through documentation and many sites i created following menu. But i want to create a new table in ...
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Store custom taxonomy option data in option table

Iam stuck in middle of thing that how could i store custom field data in option table of custom taxonomy. Actually i have a csv file and i want to save those data in custom taxonomy with the help of ...
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Saving plugin options page

As I understood, default mechanism of saving options on plugin admin settings page (submitting form to options.php) allows to update only WordPress options (get_option, etc). But I have 2 values to ...
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WP_Query on “property” in the options table

I'm quite new to WP and I hope this question isn't seen as too specific. It's not entirely bound to my little "pre story". I'd really like an answer to this question for future cases as well. I get ...
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Add images functionality not working as wanted

I achieved this structure in wordpress admin panel. I am using wordpress option api to save and retrieve data from option.php . All I want to do is on every click of add more image button one more ...
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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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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 ...