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Extend Media Library

The Media Library in WordPress has "Insert from URL" link to the left. It accepts image URLs. It's not said anywhere but if you paste YouTube URL or <iframe> code then it will insert it too. It ...
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Modified wp.media.view.Settings.Gallery in Backbone JS, but editing doesn't work

I've added to the normal WordPress gallery popup (when clicking "Add Media" in the WordPress editor), in order to allow my custom gallery type to be selected (which interacts with / uses the main ...
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Wordpress Media Uploader events

I want to capture the click event on the "Save all changes" button? Is there any callback method like there is when you click (window.send_to_editor) the "Insert into Post" button
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web.config conflict on IIS

folder structure docroot |- wordpress |- web.config |- wp-content |- japi |- index.php \- web.config ... ... As you can see there are 2 web.config s....
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WP-CLI not recognizing commercial plugin updates

I'm running into an issue I haven't encountered before where WP-CLI is not recognizing plugin updates for commercial plugins. The plugin updates appear in my WordPress dashboard, but running ../wp-...
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Custom collection in media manager?

I'm working on a plugin that extends the media manager, load JSON based input data to render an own collection of images and may upload them to my wordpress media library. So far I got my own tab, ...
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Handling results from data hooked into admin_post

I'm writing a plugin that uses a form to pass some data through to itself. Is there any way to do this "The WordPress Way"? Sample form code (on a custom submenu page added under "Tools"): <form ...
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User-edit role setting distinct from wp_capabilities?

I need find out how $profileuser->roles is set. wp_capabilities can hold multiple roles, whereas user-edit role caters only for a single role. Under certain circumstances it is possible for there ...
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AJAX with loop filtering categories

I've been researching on how to make my loop with AJAX. I found some codes online and modified some parts but I can't seem to get it to work. This is my code for the loop: <article id="main" ...
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comment_post_ID 0 (cannot remove from dashboard)

Ran across something a bit odd that I haven't seen before. A client has a pretty active blog and uses Akismet (paid) to protect against spam. At least once a day, they're reporting a spam comment that ...
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How to filter or remove default panels in Gutenberg PrePublish Panel

I would like to edit the text or remove and re-create the Publish panel of Gutenberg's PrePublish Panel in the editor sidebar. I know I can use wp.data.dispatch( 'core/edit-post' ).removeEditorPanel( ...
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Use author author display name in permalink structure for pages and posts

I need to add the author name as a subdirectory prefix for all user's posts and pages. For example: example.com/johndoe/ //The author page for John Doe example.com/johndoe/category/test-post/ //Test ...
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Wordpress cron isn't scheduled on amazon web services

I'm trying to setup a cron to run every hour, it works fine on my local vagrant box, but it doesn't seem to schedule properly on aws(elastic beanstalk). Here's the code: register_activation_hook(...
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Login members using web services

I want a login system which authenticate user from web services.The steps should be as follows: we have few member web sites (Outside of wordpress server). Each member website have its corresponding ...
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Prevent “main” WPMU site_url() being returned in functions

I've noticed that in a WordPress MU install with domain mapping enabled, some functions return URIs that don't use the current WPMU site's primary domain name which possibly means they are "WPMU ...
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Hook in wp.media to add a new tab

This is an issue coming up while creating a plugin. I want to add a tab to the wp.media.view.MediaFrame.Select modal or if a general approach helps: In the customizer I want to hook in any modal ...
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Custom Taxonomy Endpoint Pagination using paginate_links()

The Setup I have 2 taxonomies and 1 post type: Post Type: products Hierarchical Taxonomy: product_cat Nonhierarchical Taxonomy: product_type The product-category has a defined endpoint: ...
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'Preview Changes' for custom meta boxes?

How can I have the 'Preview Changes' working for custom meta boxes? For instance, I just want to test/ preview some text in a custom meta box but I don't want to save/ update because that post/ page ...
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How do I cache (core) API requests?

I'm am currently trialling the new (as of 2017) core API built into Wordpress. My setup is reasonably simple: +---------+ +------+ +---------+ |Wordpress|<-->|Guzzle|<-->| App ...
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Escaping and sanitizing SVGs in metabox textarea

I want to include inline SVGs in a metabox textarea. That's easy. What's killing me is how do I sanitize the textarea before saving the postmeta, and how do I escape it? Halp? Thanks!
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Pass media upload value to input field

I have created a meta-box that provides a upload function via the default media uploader from WordPress. This works fine as long as I have one upload option. But guess what? I want another one. If I ...
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Link section within page with slash (/) and not hash (#) without reloading the page

So here is a requirement: Client wants a page template where there is two level menu on left side of the page. That menu can link to any page, post, category or a section within same page. The menu ...
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How to stop certain warning logging in error.log?

bbPress has an annoying error about bbp_setup_current_user was called incorrectly. bbPress topic and bbPress ticket #2412, and it looks like nothing will change to fix it. On the site we used to use ...
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Filtering a custom post type by custom taxonomy in archive template

I've seen this question posted in different forms before, but most of those solutions are centered around the admin interface, and I haven't found any answers that apply to the front end. I've got a ...
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SQL Query to copy value of a meta_key into another meta_key

I am trying to figure out how to replace the value of one advanced custom field with the value from a different custom field. Would anyone be able to help me structure a SQL query that will do this ...
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Mutual Authentiction on HTTPS with Wordpress HTTP API?

I'm currently building a prototype to post data from Wordpress to a Rightmove RESTful JSON API (a rental/property website in the UK - specifically the Real Time Datafeed) Was pretty impressed that ...
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Using MAMP and Xip.io to view a WordPress Multisite on a local network

I am trying to use MAMP's built in Xip.io functionality to view a WordPress multisite installation on a local network. I have this working no problem with a WordPress single installation but am ...
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wp_schedule_event is executing but the function related to the hook is not running

I have an OOP plugin, The purpose of the plugin is to catch scheduled posts, save them in cron, then 2 minutes after they are published, to run a custom function on them. This is the stripped-down ...
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Auto Load Plugin Hooks inside Must Use Plugin

I am creating a custom MU plugin to run on a multi-site network. I am working on a function that will dynamically include files containing additional action and filter hooks based on the active ...
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Check for and enforce unique value in user-entered custom meta field in WP Admin

I am trying to figure out how, on a new or edit post screen, to allow the user to enter a custom meta-item, BUT force it to be unique. Ideally, the process would work like so: Contributor logs into ...
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WordPress Multisite with multiple domains using Nginx

I'm growing grey hair here. I've tried so many things and yet I can't get a grasp on how to set this up. Found tons of guides but no one goes through all aspects, which are: A single WP Multisite ...
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Add data-icon input to Wordpress custom menu links

I need to add a data-icon="" input to my Wordpress Custom Menu input box thing. This is so I can use an icon font and type the code in for a specific icon and in the CSS use pseudo elements to match ...
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Is there a way to use latex \cite{reference} in wordpress?

I am using QuickLatex plugin and it works great. But when I tried to cite some references using \cite{paper1}, it did not seem work. [latexpage] Here is a citation \cite{example}. \begin{...
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Theme Customization API and child themes

I've recently developed a parent theme that makes heavy use of the Theme Customization API. Is there an easy way to port these settings when a user activates one of my child themes? Currently, the ...
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Settings API - adding setting fields dynamically?

Is there a way of adding settings fields dynamically? I have my own Settings API options generator just like in Chip Bennet's Oenology Theme, everything works perfect but I can't find a way to create ...
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Customizing HTML Editor Quicktags button to open a dialog for choosing insert options

I am looking for adding custom quicktag buttons, that would allow me to display a intermediary dialog before inserting the code. Situation Clicking a quicktag button opens a dialog or thickbox ...
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Multisite Domain Mapping with SSL

I've done some searching but couldn't find this issue elsewhere, apologies if this has already been discussed elsewhere. I've set up a Multisite install; and am trying to set up domain mapping for ...
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Custom action button in Gutenberg editor (post_submitbox_misc_actions - equivalent)

On Classic Editor and Wordress 4.x i used 'post_submitbox_misc_actions' action to add custom control to submit box area. Is there a way to do this in Gutenberg editor? Some equivalent to old action? ...
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How to integrate a PHP webmail script into the backend of WordPress?

How can you add Roundcube (or any other PHP webmail client script) to the WordPress backend? Can this be done so that the webmail client can be accessed only from inside wp-admin? It should not be ...
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How to track user progress?

I'm looking to build a very lightweight learning management system of sorts. I'll have 2 custom post types "Course" and "Lesson". I will associate the Lessons to the Courses, probably by using the ...
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Replacing Gutenberg Featured Image control?

I can replace the Featured Image control in current WP version by PHP: add_filter( 'admin_post_thumbnail_html', 'my_admin_post_thumbnail_html', 10, 2 ); How do I do the same thing with Gutenberg?
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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 pass/get data to/from the WooCommerce data-product_variations object?

What is the best way to pass/get data to/from the data-product_variations attr form in Product Single pages. I am working on some interactions with the product gallery images and the product ...
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How to stop WordPress using utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci collation?

Recently I've installed PHP7 on my MAMP and updated to newest version of WordPress. Every time I do a new site all my tables are using collation utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci I have tried setting define('...
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static variable loop not working in Wordpress

I have a function in my wordpress theme that deletes the first embedded video in a video post. See code below. This is in the functions.php file. /* - function that hides first video in post content -...
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How to load paginated post pages via ajax

Here's the case I got: I've setup post pagination for my website and everything works well. Except one thing - on every new page request all the resources are loaded again. This makes the website ...
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Color Picker (iris) in widget - refresh when edited in Customizer

I have added the WordPress Core color picker (iris) to a widget I developed, but when I edit the color, there is no change triggered. As a result, the iframe (live preview) for the Customizer does not ...
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Custom Taxonomy's Label to change the text appearing in Appearance > Menu

I have three custom post types, each has its own taxonomy like product_cat, event_cat, media_cat. I labeled all of them with the word "Category" like: register_taxonomy("product_cat", "product", ...
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Pb with responsive image sizes in WP 4.4

I don't understand how to customize responsive sizes images in WP 4.4.1. The only available hooks that I see are wp_calculate_image_srcset and wp_calculate_image_sizes, and neither has the named ...
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How to refresh Theme Customizer after change color inside wpColorPicker?

I develop my custom widget with setting where I can set up custom color for the widget. I use this code to initialize wpColorPicker instead of default text input in form() method of Widget class: ...

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