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PixelBook
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Hello! I’m trying to add a piecemaker slider to a wordpress theme and I need to retrieve post meta to the configuration XML file of the slider.

But when I write something like this

$piecemaker_height=get_post_meta($post->ID, ‘value’, true);

it doesn’t retrieve anything.

Normally I use this

$piecemaker_height = get_option(‘value’)

but the value is different from post to post so I can’t use it here.

At the top of the XML file I have require_once( ’../../../../wp-load.php’ );

but it doesn’t seem to work.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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duotive
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Yellow. Try this to include the wp-load.

<?php $absolute_path = __FILE__;
    $path_to_file = explode( 'wp-content', $absolute_path );
    $path_to_wp = $path_to_file[0];
    require_once( $path_to_wp.'/wp-load.php' );
?>

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ThemeProvince
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You do know theres a plugin for piecemaker right?

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PixelBook
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Yellow. Try this to include the wp-load.

<?php $absolute_path = __FILE__;
    $path_to_file = explode( 'wp-content', $absolute_path );
    $path_to_wp = $path_to_file[0];
    require_once( $path_to_wp.'/wp-load.php' );
?>

Thanks but, still doesn’t retrieve the data. The require sytnax is correct otherwise it wouldn’t show the slider, but it does. I was wondering if I need to include something else from the wordpress installation.

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PixelBook
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You do know theres a plugin for piecemaker right?

Yes I know, but it’s not what I need

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duotive
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This is incredible! My designer is going nuts!

We helped you with code on many occasions, and now that we’ve released a brand new looking theme, after just a week there you have it, the perfect slideshow. What you are doing isn’t fair. And besides copying the design and structure and all, it even has some invalid basic html coding !!! You should be ashamed of yourself! Did you think that modifying a height and a width would make a difference ? And the code is pretty much the same, only your using jQuery. Very nice! You have style!

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