Questions tagged [plugins]

Plugins are tools to extend the functionality of WordPress.Use the tag to mark questions related to issues and bugs faced in the plugin or its improvement. This tag should not be used to mark requests for plugin recommendations, which are off-topic per the FAQ.

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Redirect plugin after form submit or show errors

I've been developing a wordpress plugin that has an admin section with a form to add and edit various things. Now after an admin submits the form I wanted to redirect if successful (to show updated ...
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How can I make uploaded images in the editor load with HTTPS?

I have the admin section of my site using HTTPS. This works pretty well except that the images inside the TinyMCE editor (the post and page rich text editor) load with http instead of https and so I ...
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How to keep plugin translates after updates?

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/bbpress/ bbpress' language folder ( wp-content/plugins/bbpress/bbp-languages ) have that warning: /** * Do not put custom translations here. They will be deleted ...
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How can I default a new post to being saved?

I'm trying to figure out how to make it so that as soon as the post-new.php page for a custom post type is loaded, the post is saved. Basically, I'm trying to make sure the post has it's postID saved ...
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Rewriting every url

I have a question regarding permalinks and rewriting url's. I am writing a translation plugin and I would like to add the language shortcode in my url (Something like http://eyewebz.com/EN/...
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Create New Admin Menu Section - Like how custom post type works, in a way

I've been working with Wordpress off and on for years now, but I haven't gotten entirely immersed with the framework. I have no problem creating plugins that use custom post types, but I'm looking to ...
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Pluging with content for a specific page or post

I'm new to writing WordPress plugins, and I'm running into a snag. A lot of what I've seen is about using actions or filters to manipulate or add content at specific global areas (all posts, on post, ...
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How to edit a wordpress plugin without break its update process

I would like to add some additional features/functionality with already available WordPress plugin. Is it possible to carry over my customization while updating the plugin?
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Excluding a category from wp_query breaks recent post widget

Good Afternoon, In my theme I have two separate pages for blogs. The main blog page, "news.php", holds our standard news, thoughts, events type of posts. The second blog, "questions.php", holds ...
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Check if user is on backend page

i trying to run a script only on packed page... but i cant find the right hook here is my script function posts_for_current_author($query) { global $current_user; if($current_user->data-&...
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Making plugin to use different table prefix cause permission problem

I have multiple wordpress websites that uses the same files and database but with different table prefixes, I use a plugin "Shortcode Exec PHP" and I would like to use the same shortcodes on all the ...
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Updating WordPress [closed]

I have just update my WordPress page and I can't see it. A lot of plugins are giving errors, so I activate DEBUG. Then I have try to desactivate all plugins in the database. To make this I erase the ...
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Google Appointments in Wordpress?

I am looking for a way to integrate google appointments with wordpress. How can I make it so a user can come to my site and see a block of time and make an appointment with me via google appointments?
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Syntax Highlighting Plugins and 3.2.1

I was looking for some decent syntax highlighting plugins to display php code on posts. But most of the plugins in the wordpress repository are not updated for years. I found wp-syntax causing issues ...
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Licensing: Can I include SWFs without source in a plugin released on wordpress.org?

Suppose I create a WP plugin that includes a couple of SWFs that I create (not third-party SWFs). According to http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/about/ , if I want to publish that plugin on ...
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Social network plugins for Wordpress [closed]

I would like to make my blog fully integrated with social networks. This mean: * Login via facebook / twitter Share to facebook / twitter Include open graph data in the page any other suggestions I'...
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What plugin will allow me to redirect 404 errors to a specific page?

What plugin will allow me to redirect 404 errors to a specific WP page...and track all 404 errors? I'd like to just use a plugin that will redirect without having to edit templates and such.
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Plugin is a widget, but I want to call it in the head, can I?

Full disclosure, PHP and Wordpress are not my specialties. I've got this plugin here -> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/ustream-status/ that adds a Widget that will show if my Ustream.tv channel ...
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Plug-in for reserving rooms or equipment via corporate intranet

I'm setting up a corporate intranet for a small organization of about 80 employees. I'm using WordPress running on a Linux server internally. I'd like to give users the ability to reserve ...
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Set a category for a page

My current theme has a portfolio section where you can have an array items based on what category they are in. My problem is that I have several pages that I want to be in the portfolio section but ...
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How Do I Figure Out What File(s) to Edit from Looking at the Source Code [closed]

I just started working at a company and they have a website that was partially completed by another designer and have hired me to complete and make changes to it. It seems that most of the website was ...
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Creating fields in the database

I am newbie to wordpress plugin and this is my first plugin which I am doing now. I want that when the plugin will be activate it will make some predefined fields in the database and also the same ...
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Regex to Remove File Extension

I am using the Redirection plugin and I would like to use it to redirect my old static html pages to the new Wordpress pages. So basically anything that looks like http://www.example.com/page.html ...
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save data from metabox does not work

i have used the tutorial of add metabox . but my data does not save in the box . ihave the meta box in edit link page , but when i put any data in the box and press update button it dont save the data....
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Do you clean up your self-written plugins' at deactivation?

After developing some plugins for myself, some of them is ready to be published. For all, I've written deactivation functions, which deletes the set options, the database, etc. after themselves. But I'...
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Scrolling Ads? Live scrolling widget, not random on refresh

I have a current job where my client has requested to have their "sponsors" rotate in the sidebar widget. Right now I have a random ad widget which rotates them randomly... I was wanting to know if ...
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Getting selected (highlighted) html from the Visual Editor on Edit Post page?

So I understand that the visual editor uses something called TinyMCE. How do I retrieve the html that the user selects from the visual editor? I am basically trying to create a button that gets the ...
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Show only preview of posts on the homepage?

Is it possible to only have a couple lines shown per post (or even 0 lines) on the homepage? Instead of dumping the whole article on the page?
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Share buttons Facebook Twitter, just like wordpress.com without webservice

I'm working on a blog which migrated from wordpress.com, which now is self-hosted. I created a theme based off their CSS customizations, and everything is working. I'm looking to add the Facebook ...
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WP_cron won't trigger my action

I'm in a dead end with a schedualed task in a wordpress plugin for a multisite. Somehow the action I added don't get triggered. The task is getting schedualed and returns a timestamp when I run ...
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What is the correct method for updating post content from a plugin?

I would like to create a plugin which updates the post's content in the Admin panel. For example, on the Edit post page, the user sees his draft content. If he clicks on a button from a meta box ...
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rewrite_rules() not applying rules on plugin activation only after permalinks menu is clicked

thanks to Roman for pointing me in the right direction my plugin is almost ready. The only problem i am now facing is that i cannot get the rewrite_rules applying on activation they only work after i ...
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Zigconnect Plugin: Allowing editors to remove connections

I'm using the ZigConnect plugin to set relationships between different types of posts. It appears that editors do not have the ability to remove connections, although this works fine for admins. How ...
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wordpress reusable content blocks

I am using a custom post type to allow the editor of the site to add a number of blocks of content to the site - infoboxes. Now i would like to give the editor the possibility to choose which boxes ...
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Wordpress Plugin: Demon Image Annotation

I've been having issues with this plugin. What it does is that as long as an image in your blog post has an "id", then every commenter can hover over the image and leave a note directly in the image/...
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Plugin or method to delete uploads not in media library?

Over time working on a local and development server I've accumulated some junk in my wp-content/uploads folder which are not in the database. The folder and database entry are fairly large and so I ...
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debugging register_activation_hook()

I'm curious if there is a known issue with WordPress or PHP where the environment may degrade to a point where WordPress simply ignores calls to register_activation_hook(). I was pulling my hair out ...
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Add post thumbnail from external image with plugin

I'm currently writing a plugin modifying the post content with the wp_insert_post_data filter. While doing that I would also like to add a post thumbnail using an external image url. It doesn't really ...
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Redirection Plugin: Redirect all URLs with a regular expression

I understand little about regular expressions, but I need to figure one out to use with the Redirection plugin which supports redirects with regular expressions. http://urbangiraffe.com/plugins/...
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How can I get automatically anchors for every h2-heading?

I usually type my posts directly via the HTML textarea, but I forget quite often to add anchors to the -Elements. Can they automatically be added with the text of the heading? How can this be achieved?...
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What's the easiest way to duplicate an entire navigation menu?

What is the easiest way to duplicate an entire navigation menu? I don't care if it involves SQL commands or whatnot. I just have some really big menus that I'd like to duplicate. I didn't see a plugin ...
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How to automatically activate users after registration without activation email?

I want to auto-login my users after signup without an activation email requirement (I'm not concerned about spammers). How might I go about doing this? Thanks!
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Does anyone have the Custom Post Permalinks plugin from John P. Bloch? [closed]

Can you upload it somewhere or send to my email?
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How to set back-end language per user?

I would like to use the english interface for the back-end but I would like to set it to native language for an editor. I know WPML has this feature, but I don't want to install the unsupported WPML ...
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Plugin Recommendation for selling one page content [closed]

Hi I need a recommendation for a plugin, preferably free, that enables me to block a page's content. I only need this for a few pages, and the users must be able to buy the content on an individual ...
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Creating a plugin that will display text on every page

I know there is going to be an easy way to do this but I just can't seem to find the best practice for the following; I have a plugin which when complete should generate HTML on every page, I want it ...
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w3 Total Cache not Caching - Requested URI is rejected [closed]

For some reason Total Cache does seem to be caching my pages. Each time I got to a page, when I view source, the Total Cache comment shows that it regenerated the page for this request. What worse, ...
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An Unexpected HTTP Error occurred during the API request

I just did a clean install of Wordpress. But I have a problem when I install or use the WordPress API. So send me a sign An Unexpected HTTP Error occurred during the API request. The strange thing ...
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How do I duplicate a single wpmu site?

I'm looking for a method to copy a single wpmu site, pages, and content easily. I have not found any plugins that allow me to do this. My goal is to essentially have a template of pages and content ...
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Does wordpress have a post hit counter?

Is there anyway to show in a template for a post, how many times that post has been viewed, like hits without some sort of plugin? It seems wordpress would have this built in, but I am unable to find ...

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