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wp_remote_get() not retrieving pages properly

I am using wp_remote_get() to retrieve different pages from the web. It is a news site. Most of the time, this works successfully. However, sometimes, the request returns either: bad request (code ...
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What's a simple but secure method to get file contents into WordPress?

The scenario I'm developing a plugin, and part of it requires lots of text content (help descriptions) that I would prefer to keep as separate text files (in a subdirectory within the plugin) for ...
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Strange Situation When Try To Retrieve Github Gist Using wp_remote_get

I have fall in a strange situation. Take a look at below code: <?php $args = array( 'headers' => array( 'Accept' => 'application/vnd.github.v3+json', 'Authorization' ...
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How to add Request header in WordPress remote api calls

Hey am new to WP development, can any one tell me how to add request headers in wp_remote_get() or wp_remote_post() remote api calls. I tried the following but didnt work $response = ...
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How to Download and install plugin database remotely

I have the following problem. I got a plugin that is huge due to all the data needed. The data is all the countries and cities in the world and also a maxmind.mmdb database. 1 - Issue Currently I ...
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Remotely get WordPress theme version

I'm using wp_remove_get to get the WordPress theme style content (style.css) and then get the theme version number. However I don't know exactly what regex I should use to get the version code: ...
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wp_remote instead of file_get_contents on non json

I have searched this website and although there are a lot of threads regarding the wp_remote functions but none are what I am asking and would like to know if its possible. I am wanting to scrape a ...
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Getting error while installing wp_remote_get plugin

I Use a VPS centos 6.6, and wordpress version is 4.2.2, i have cURL installed and php-common installed and enabled on my server, but when i try to active the wp_remote_get plugin i receive the below ...
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Wrapping add_query_arg with esc_url not working

I know about the XSS issue related to add_query_arg()function. That is why I am wrapping it with esc_url(). Problem is...this is not working with wp_remote_get(). If I go: $url = add_query_arg( ...
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HTTP request on localhost failing

I have a Wordpress instance on my development box with the WP REST API plugin installed. I am attempting to create my own plugin to use wp_remote_get() to communicate with my own custom PHP ...
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Problems with wp_remote_get only when certain themes are active

I wrote a plugin that uses wp_remote_get to get some data. It works great on certain themes, and other themes it completely breaks down with the following error: Problem with the SSL CA cert (path? ...
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HTTP digest authentication using wp_remote_get

I am able to implement http basic auth in wp_remote_get using the following code $args = array( 'headers' => array( 'Authorization' => 'Basic ' . base64_encode( $username . ':' . ...
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wp_remote_get sslv3 alert handshake failure

I'm attempting to retrieve remote content with wp_remote_get but I'm getting the following error returned : 'sslv3 alert handshake failure'. I've tried using 'sslverify' => false in the args ...
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Is it possible to load an admin page inside a thickbox?

I'm currently trying to load a custom made admin page inside a thickbox. It's for creating new users with loads of extra custom data and none of the stuff I don't care about. Administrators can ...
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wp_remote_get() and javascript/noscript situation

I am using wp_remote_get() to get access to certain pages on the net. However, when I make a call using wp_remote_get(), the response I recieve is a webpage that contains the following lines of code: ...
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Should I use transients for these API call results?

I am consuming an API that gives me a list of people and their profiles. My initial idea was working perfectly fine when it's just the list of people because I was just saving the ids and names using ...
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wp_remote_get() never fires

I am quite familiar with the wp_remote_get() function. However, this one is blowing my mind. Here is my code to call the url: // data to send in our API request $api_params = array( ...
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http_response_timeout filter not working

I am writing a Wordpress plugin that makes calls to external sites. I want to raise the timeout for all wp_remote_* calls, so I added the following to the __construct function of my plugin: ...
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saving file to external server vip

I have a handwritten script that writes a text file locally in one of my Wordpress pages, but now I need it to read and write to a remote server that is password protected and accessible only through ...
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using wp_remote_get instead of file_get_contents [duplicate]

have run my theme through the Theme checker plugin and it seems upset about use of 'file_get_contents' to get a json url. I've found posts saying i should use wp_remote_get. I'm currently decoding the ...
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Use wp_remote_get to add image to media library

I'm using Embedly to make it easy for a client to add news to their website - basically, they just input a URL, and Embedly grabs the link's information, and I add it all to post meta for displaying ...
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How to use wp_remote_get in place of file_get_contents?

I am trying to implement this plugin( http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creative-coding/creating-a-simple-backuprestore-settings-feature/ ) with my theme. Everything's working great. but the problem is ...
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rewrite script to use wp_remote_get instead of file_get_contents_curl

I have a script that pulls the facebook likes via facebook graph and writes them in my DB. However it uses file_get_contents_curl for the request and this is causing problems, so I'd like to use the ...
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wp_remote_get returns an error for valid URL

I currently have the following snippet of php to fetch some HTML and render it in my theme(squash theme). <?php $response = wp_remote_get( ...
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how get number of twitter followers in wordpress

I used function to get twitter followers function twitter_count($twitter_user){ $count = get_transient('twitter_count'); if ($count !== false) return $count; $count = 0; ...
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@file_get_contents and wp_remote_get

$content = json_decode(@file_get_contents($query)); what correctly replacement for @file_get_contents in this string? if i just replace @file_get_contents for @wp_remote_get i get error Warning: ...
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calling admin-ajax.php from admin-ajax.php

I'm writing a plugin that calls the output of another plugin's ajax, which is set-up at wp_ajax_ I would have called the functions directly, but limitations in the plugin make that a non-option. To ...
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wp_remote_get vs. file_get_contents vs. cURL?

I need to fetch the contents of a remote file. Which is better for performance - wp_remote_get, file_get_contents, or cURL? How exactly does wp_remote_get work? Can you suppress errors, ex. ...
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wp_remote_get with Google Books API

Trying my hand at pulling some info from Google API, and having a bit of trouble. My code: $body = array( 'intitle' => 'Test', //Returns results where the text following this keyword is found ...
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AJAX request not routing through proxy

I've built a plugin that uses AJAX to post a URL to the URL2PNG API and bring back a screenshot into WordPress via wp_remote_get. It works beautifully in my development environment. In production, ...
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wp_remote_get vs. fetch_feed ? which is the better for performance?

I m trying to share my web site contents for other web sites using by external loop file or rss file. when i asked some questions about wp_remote_get function ; @Serkan suggest to me , using ...
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Issues with downloading a file with wp_remote_get()

I'm using wp_remote_get() to download a remote file with the following URL: ...
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On Plugin Activation, How Do I Check for Proper Transport Mechanism?

For a plugin that communicates with somewhere else, I hear we're supposed to use wp_remote_post and wp_remote_get instead of PHP's Curl library. Okay, but is there a fast and proper way on plugin ...
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wp_remote_get(), downloading and saving files

From what I can see wp_remote_get() saves remote file contents to memory. The files that I need to download are compressed in either ZIP or GZIP and within which will either be a CVS or XMl file ...
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using wp_remote_get to retrieve own url on local host

I have a website in local development at test:8888 and I am trying to get the following to work in my functions.php file. $response = wp_remote_get( 'test:8888/?p=1' ); print_r($response); ...
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How to write txt file?

I have 2 functions about the wp_remote_get. I wanna write all data ( functions output ) into the txt file ? How to ? the functions; // facebook function hayransayisi(){ $fb_id = ...