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How to let new users login without email activation

The idea is to get rid of mandatory new account activation through email As is: register new user -> exit without following to email verification link -> try to log in -> Site says something ...
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Activation email to change admin address not being sent to Gsuite email account

I changed my admin email in the WordPress dashboard I'm using to create a website and it's just not sending out the email to confirm changes. The domain is hosted through BlueHost and the domain email ...
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On multisite, plugins are disabled prematurely when viewing the /wp-activate.php page file

On multisite, setting the WP_INSTALLING constant on wp-activate.php file disables all plugins prematurely. Why didn't the core create a way to bypass this. Though this may be required for activating ...
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Inviting a user to a Wordpress site, wp-activate redirects to login? [duplicate]

I am having a weird issue I cannot figure out. When I invite a user to the Wordpress site the user will get an email with an activation link that looks like this: /wp-activate.php?key=30f4aeac6db778e3 ...
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How to check for already existing plugin versions on activation? and prevent errors

If a user has a version of my plugin installed and activated, let's say version 1.1 And I send the user version 1.2 and he tries to upload and activate the new version, what will happen is that they ...
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Prevent a plugin from being automatically activated

On a site I look after, the hosting company automatically force a plugin on us that, well it's useless. I'm looking for a hook/action that can be used to fully prevent that plugin from being ...
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how to enable/activate a plugin per Cpanel

The webdesign company deleted my access to plugins in my wordpress panel so, I downloaded the plugin.zip and extracted it in wp-content/plugins In phpmyadmin/wp-options/active-plugin there was not ...
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Run plugins only on certain pages

I want to use my personal plugin only in some pages. If I remove the add_action function ('the_content', 'my_plugin_content'); the plugin does not show me the content of the other pages that are not ...
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is it possible wp_redirect to anchor link?

How can I scroll down to my custom plugin after it is activated? Is it possible with wp_redirect with an anchor tag? add_action( 'admin_init', function (){ if ( get_option( '...
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My Wordpress activation hook isn't working

I just can't see why my activation hook isn't working. /* ****Debug function ****/ function console_log( $data ){ echo '<script>'; echo 'console.log('. json_encode( $data ) .')'; echo '&...
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Wordpress Plugin Activate / Deactive Failing

Below is my plugin.php file that would install into wp-content <?php // If this file is called directly, abort. namespace Booker; if ( ! defined( 'WPINC' ) ) { die; } /** ...
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WordPress Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function dbDelta()

On plugin activation hook I want to create a table but the following code is giving Uncaught Error. I just wonder why it is not giving this error since I am properly including update.php. global $...
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Create a CSS file in plugin folder when theme is activated

So this is not a transferrable question to other sites out there, but I am creating a Wordpress multisite for internal use at our office and instead of duplicating the theme CSS, JS, and other assets ...
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When a plugin gets updated from the repo, does the “activation” hook fire again?

When you activate a plugin, it goes through the whole activate .. bounce to the next page thing. Does the plugin fire that hook when it is updated, or only during the initial installation?
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How to create multiple database tables on plugin activation?

I have an activation hook to create 2 new database tables that don't exist, only the second table is created from this code: public function add_tables() { // Global $wpdb ...
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explanation for activate_plugin function in wordpress core

This function is in plugin.php file in wordpress core. I read the code and didn't get quietly what does it do. Can anyone give some explanation for this function?
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Activate User account for Sub Site broken

When I add a new user to a WP Multisite sub-site, an email is sent out asking the user to click a link to activate. The link looks like this: https://website.com/subsite/wp-activate.php?key=XXXXXXXXX ...
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Custom Plugin activation error in Multisite

I have created one custom plugin but when i try to Network Active in multisite its generate error like below But when i install plugin from individual admin its successfully activated. Any help is ...
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Redirect after plugin activation

I am not a techy guy so please explain in simplest ways how can i solve this problem . When i install a plugin ( it does not matter which plugin) and then press to activate it , it redirects me to ...
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Cannot modify header information - headers already sent during plugin activation

I am getting this error PHP Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/zk2ba8xn663w/public_html/wp-includes/formatting.php:5100) in /home/...
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Redirect to custom admin menu after plugin activation

I believe i have to add this to my plugin to redirect after plugin activation as per https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/178504/145078 register_activation_hook(__FILE__, 'nht_plugin_activate'); ...
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Is it possible to send user new password after they clicking on forgot password in word press

In word press is it possible to send users to new password after they are clicking on forgot password page ? Actually I dont want to send any url to users email which can take them to any page. Also ...
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How to properly setup an activation hook

I am trying to register an activation hook for my plugin. The plugin is using classes and the actual activation method is held in a separate admin class. Reading the documentation for ...
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Wordpress register_activation_hook table creation not working

I've created a simple Class for my wordpress plugin. The main file looks like this: <?php /* * Plugin Name: Codes * Description: Generates a coupon code after checkout * Version: 0.1.0 * ...
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Plugin activation error due to unexpected output

I am getting the following error when I activate my plugin: The plugin generated 22 characters of unexpected output during activation. If you notice “headers already sent” messages, problems ...
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Plugin won't activate - cannot declare class (already in use)

I have no idea what I'm doing. I'm using the WordPress Plugin Boilerplate When activating my blank plugin, I receive the following error. Fatal error: Cannot declare class Requests, because the name ...
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Use an activation code to change a role [closed]

Wonder if you can help me. I'm making a website based on accounts and a subscription for content control. At the minute, the way activation of a paid account works, is the user buys a subscription via ...
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Settings not set after calling register_setting()

I have a plugin with an activation hooked function. This function has to register 4 setting variables. I can't see why, but only the first setting is registered correctly, the last 3 are somehow ...
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Function to activate WordPress theme inside a plugin

I am creating a plugin that generates a theme, and so I want to have a checkbox at the end of the theme generation process that gives the possibility to activate the freshly created theme without ...
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Detect when any plugin is activated or deactivated

I have a starter theme I use for most websites I built myself. Because each site has different plugin dependencies, I'm trying to create a script that essentially collates a list of all plugins ...
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Is any information available in PHP files in WP about plugin activation history?

I want to identify the plugin names earlier activated on my WordPress site.
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Are functions in main plugin file called before function bound to register_activation_hook runs?

In my plugin, I am doing a minimum-supported PHP version compatibility check via a function bound to register_activation_hook and halting activation for those on PHP version less than the minimum ...
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Sub Plugin deactivation when Parent Plugin deactivate

I have created sub plugin of woocoomerce.How I can deactivate the subplugin when woocoomerce is deactivate.
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Install theme as part of a plugin

I know that you can install plugin code as part of a theme, but I would like to do it the other way round. I'm developing a plugin that does a lot of non-public things, but I would also like to bundle ...
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Correct way to use register_activation_hook

Hi I am developing a plugin and got stuck at one point. I have tried exploring different forums as well as WordPress codex but its not 100% clear. Can anyone help me understand how ...
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Advanced WordPress plugin activation detection

I'm testing the plugin activation detection because something went wrong in my plugin. I discovered the problem, but didn't understand it: I'm trying to check for plugins activation (others and my ...
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How can I manually activate a new site in a wordpress multisite network?

A client signed up for a new site in my multisite network. But, didn't finished the activation because they never received the email to verify and register. As the network administrator, I don't see ...
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Custom Table doesn't create on plugin activation

I'm a newbie in plugin development. I tried following this documentation: https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/register_activation_hook I've created a function on the main plugin file (wp-...
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Must activation/deactivation functions in a class be static?

The description for register_uninstall_hook's $callback parameter states: Must be a static method or function.1 There is no such comment for register_activation_hook or register_deactivation_hook. ...
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How to store in the database directly the translation?

I would like to store my custom posts with the correct translation when the user activate the plugin. $a_custom_post = array( 'post_type' => "foo-page", 'post_status' ...
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How to create a page when a theme is activated?

I want my theme to have an 'about' page available by default when a user uses my theme. Is there a way to auto create a page when a user selects your template? Or some other way of achieving this?
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Force file download on plugin activation

I am writing a plugin and want to force users to download a file immediately when they activate the plugin. Here is the code that I've written so far but doesn't work. No fatal errors but gives ...
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What is the correct way of updating wordpress options

I've added some codes to my theme's function so when I activated the theme, it will update the category base, permalinks, and post_per_page, and they worked perfectly fine. However, since I'm just ...
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Send activation email to user after signup [duplicate]

I would like to send an email to all users immediately after they signup that requires them to click a link inside that email to "activate" their email address. Ideally each user account would have ...
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Cannot run the code after I activate the plugin

I wrote a plugin to write code into the wp-config.php – it should download a code file and add it to my wp-content. But I only can run the function manually. I want the plugin to run the function when ...
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On local machine can't log in or reset password but I can log in on the live version, user has activation key in database

I'm working on a local copy of a site that is online and I can't log in or reset password for my user and I can't figure out why. I can click to reset the password with the "forgot password" button ...
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Unable to show a message after plugin activation

Based on: https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Action_Reference/admin_notices My actual code class Activation { function __construct() { add_action( 'admin_notices', array($...
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Unable to activate wordpress importer after installing it

After installing wordpress importer from Tools option in wordpress, when I try to activate it, it gives fatal error. The relevant php code: class WXR_Parser { function parse( $file ) { //...
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Multisite: Activate plugin for subsites only?

For some plugins, I'm trying to activate only for subsites. Lets say the plugin is "Contact Form 7" and I need it activated only on subsites. If activate on Network Admin, it will activated on main ...
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why creating tables using $wpdb is not being executed while installing plugins?

This is the code below I am using to create a table when installing plugin. But, I tried many ways and for some reason it is not working. Is there any other efficient way of doing this? Please Help, ...