WordPress Development Weekly Newsletter
WordPress Development Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

Issue with Custom Roles in Multisite

So I've been going through hell with Custom Roles. I will try to be as descriptive as possible, to highlight my issue. Before anyone mentions it - I would like to avoid using a plugin, since that, to …

<multisite> <user-roles>  
asked by Marco 6 votes
answered by Marco 0 votes

Can I display the widget admin in the page admin?

I would like to show the 'Appearance -> Widgets' menu underneath the text field in 'Pages -> new/edit'. Is it possible to take one part of the admin and show it elsewhere?

<pages> <widgets> <admin>  
asked by Jasper Kennis 4 votes
answered by Monkey Puzzle 1 vote

Is it worth checking if class_exists when developing a plugin and how to do it?

I'm learning WordPress plugin development using OOP approach. In most resources before declaring a class there is usually a check if class exists class_exists(). Is it a good approach to check this …

<plugin-development>  
asked by dashaluna 3 votes
answered by toscho 0 votes

Are there Limitations on filter handles?

I was looking through a 3rd party plugin's code today and found them doing this: add_filter('some_base_handle'.sanitize_title($string), ...) Curious, since I was using xh_prof to look for code that …

<filters> <performance>  
asked by EJEHardenberg 2 votes
answered by Otto 1 vote

Add specific word to default page permalink

Right now I am working on one of my client's project. Its all about amazon product display. My client wants me to change the permalinks of all posts, pages, serch results, archive pages, …

<permalinks> <url-rewriting> <rewrite-rules> <add-rewrite-rule> <plugin-custom-permalinks>  
asked by Shaikh Aezaz 2 votes
answered by birgire 1 vote

Custom Post Type doesn't show Draft and Trash Options

I have custom post type "Pdf"section.But there is no options like Draft and Trash..

<custom-post-types> <custom-taxonomy>  
asked by GkDreamz 1 vote
answered by Kamil 0 votes

Making Quote Plugin more efficient

I've been working on this plugin the past couple of nights and have been jotting down idea's of how to improve it. My knowledge of php isn't the strongest and I'm learning as I go along most of the …

<php> <plugin-development> <functions> <shortcode>  
asked by Dannyw24 1 vote
answered by G. M. 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Wordpress 3.8 - Dashboard 1 Column Screen Options

With the new Wordpress 3.8 under Screen Options they seem to have misplaced the "Columns" feature where you could put your widgets into 1 Column, 2 Columns, 3 Columns, or 4 Columns. My question is how …

<widgets> <dashboard> <screen-options> <screen-layout>  
asked by Howdy_McGee 14 votes
answered by ocean90 21 votes

Can I rename the wp-admin folder?

Is it possible to rename the wp-admin folder? I know I could just rename it, but unless it's supported by the code lots of things would break. If I use a custom folder name, it will make it slightly …

<wp-admin> <security>  
asked by Adam Dempsey 27 votes
answered by MikeSchinkel 16 votes

Can you answer these?

Add .htm extention to a custom taxonomy

I need to add '.htm' to all my urls on a new site - client requires that, as I am converting a old static site into WP. (I use Remove Taxonomy Base Slug to hide the slug of my custom taxonomy "topic" …

<php> <functions> <url-rewriting> <html>  
asked by Athen 1 vote

when FS_METHOD = 'direct' is chosen?

According to the Wordpress Codes FS_METHOD = 'direct' is chosen when appropriate. (Primary Preference) "direct" forces it to use Direct File I/O requests from within PHP, this is fraught with …

<permissions>  
asked by Tetsu 1 vote

Custom Taxonomy not being saved on custom posttype

This is very unusual, and I can't seem to figure out why this is happening. I have registered a custom posttype and a taxonomy (for that posttype). The taxonomy widget gets displayed on the "edit …

<custom-post-types> <custom-taxonomy>  
asked by Prakash Raman 1 vote
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