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add_menu_page() with different name for first submenu item

The add_menu_page documentation says to pass the menu title as the second parameter: add_menu_page('Page Title', 'Menu Title', ...); When adding more pages later via add_submenu_page, the main page ...
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add_menu_page permissions - what am I doing wrong?

I am running a fresh install of Wordpress 3.3.2 and the only plugin enabled is one I'm developing, but I can't seem to get past a permissions issue in add_menu_page. With the exception of using ...
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do_shortcode() within Admin Page

I'm using a few plugins that have shortcodes ... however, instead of creating a public page for the content, I've created some new pages within the admin using add_menu_page and I need to know how to ...
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What is the use of $page_title and how to use it?

I'm developing a WordPress plugin and added add_menu_page() but not sure what is the use of first parameter $page_title. If this is to use to display page title on the plugin page then how can I do ...
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Generate Advanced Custom Fields box in custom admin menu page

I have created an custom admin menu page called FCC Youtube with add_menu_page function which has some custom fields I manually generated via HTML and PHP: code ( just the part how I created this ...
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How to remove duplicate link from add_menu_page

In the theme admin menu below, the "MyTheme Menu Label" is being duplicated twice on the sidebar menu, once for the main menu link and again for the first submenu link. How can I remove the 2nd ...
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Add highlighting to new Admin Dashboard Menu Item

I have implemented a Custom menu item in my wordpress dashboard using the following command in the functions.php function create_menu() { $settings_page = add_menu_page('Edit_Post_69', ...
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How to add a sub menu with AJAX?

What i want to do is fire up the add_submenu_page() function from within ajax on my plugin options page. When i click an "Add League" link, i want to display an ajax input[text] that will save into ...
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Adding an admin page - OOP approach not working

I have a parent class, which contains the following: use app\My_Dashboard; class My_Class { public function __construct() { add_action('admin_menu', array($this, ...
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How to use a WordPress' existing admin icon?

I use the add_menu_page function to add an new admin menu: add_menu_page( 'Custom_menu', 'Custom_menu', 'edit_posts', 'custom_slug', '', 'wordpress_existing_icon', 5 ); ...
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Settings page above CPT page in admin section

I'm creating a plugin which generates a handfull or custom post types (CPT). I've create a top level menu in the admin left sidebar using add_menu_page(). I then added all CPTs to this menu using ...
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difference between add_object_page and add_menu_page

According to Codex, the add_object_page "essentially does the exact same thing as add_menu_page() in case you're wondering". So.... what is the difference between those two functions?
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Admin Menus - Name Menu different from first Submenu [duplicate]

I am creating a submenu with the following code: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'jp_create_admin_pages' ); function jp_create_admin_pages() { add_menu_page( 'Members', 'Members', ...
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How to prevent parent admin page from appearring as a child admin page

I am using this code: add_menu_page($page_title, $menu_title, $this->capability, $menu_slug, $function); Which is adding top level admin page. When I add: add_submenu_page( $menu_slug, 'sub ...
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Where is the submitted $_POST array stored after an option page submission?

What happens, when I click Save Changes on a option page, which was created by add_menu_page()? Where is the submitted data stored before the database transmission? A print_r($_REQUEST) returns only ...
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Show custom taxonomy inside custom menu

I have a custom menu using add_menu_page: add_menu_page('My menu' , 'Some text', 'read', 'nwcm'); Under it, I show a custom post type menu item; // Create the news custom post type ...
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Associating custom submenu item with post type of top level menu item

I'm working on a plugin that sets admin menu submenu pages on all different post types. I need to be able to associate these new submenu pages with the corresponding post type of the top level menu ...
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Enqueueing Scripts on a Custom Top-level Menu Page

I've created a menu page using the following function: add_menu_page( 'Nonpareil options', 'Nonpareil options', 'administrator', 'nonpareil_theme_options', 'nonpareil_theme_display' ); ...
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Determine Registered Admin Menus

Is it possible to obtain a list of which Top Level Admin Menus have been registered via some plugin? I'm talking about menus registered with: add_menu_page();
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Return value of add_menu_page

I've read this on codex and seem some themes use it but never understood how it worked. (string) $hookname used internally to track menu page callbacks for outputting the page inside the global ...
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add_page_menu to make shortcut to widgets

I want to make a menu button that takes me to wp-admin/widgets.php. The above code seems to work only partially. add_action( 'admin_menu', 'register_widgets_menu_button' ); function ...
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how to open page, defined in plugin, from dashboad widget

I have a plugin that adds a number of admin pages, and drives two page templates for the public facing documents. It also loads one dashboard widget for "subscribers". In this widget is a list of ...
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add_submenu_page function to show videos table

wondering if its possible to show the attachments admin list for videos by using a custom menu link? Any pointers welcome! D. add_action('admin_menu', 'mt_add_pages'); function mt_add_pages() { ...
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Master menu item for multiple plugins?

I guess this question is more or less about aesthetics and organization rather than functionality, but I'm curious nonetheless... I know I can add a custom menu item in the dashboard for my plugin ...
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Admin Dashboard with Custom Tab for Client

I am trying to create a basic Tour Date widget. When the user clicks on the Tour Date Tab from the admin dashboard I want them to be presented with five fields. Date Venue City, State or Country ...
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Theme Options page not showing up in admin menu

I'm currently developing a WordPress theme and would like it to have a preferences pane in order to specify the user's Google Analytics tracking code for example. Following the instructions I got on ...
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Is there any way to add absolute path for add_menu_page function?

I am creating a plugin for add menu option to WordPress admin and using below function for that: <?php add_menu_page( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $function, $icon_url, ...
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How can I highlight a top level dashboard menu item created for a custom taxonomy?

I've used add_menu_page() to create a top-level dashboard menu item for a custom taxonomy. This is due to some specific needs with respect to this plugin. The menu item works fine, but when you ...
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add_submenu_page not working

I have a built a plugin which creates a custom menu like this: add_menu_page( 'Wholesale Pricing', 'Wholesale', 'manage_options', 'woo-wholesale', 'woo_wholesale_page_call'); I am now trying ...
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why add_menu_page use simple function as arg while add_meta_box a call back?

I was looking on Wordpress function reference and find that add_menu_page takes simple function as arg while add_meta_box call it as call back. I am new to programming.. help me understand this
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How to add custom menu item on plugin activation?

When my plugin is activated, I would like to add a new menu item. Here is my code: class My_Plugin { function __construct() { register_activation_hook(__FILE__, array($this, 'install')); } ...
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How to point “add_menu_page” to HTML file rather than PHP function

I added a new menu item for my plugin like this: add_menu_page( 'Control Panel', 'My Plugin', 'manage_options', 'control-panel', array($this, 'control_panel_page'), ...
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Seriously stuck with some custom meta box/plugin stuff

I’m working on a small plugin - part of it needs to add several meta boxes to all custom post types. I’ve tried looping through my array of custom port types in various ways but I keep getting errors ...
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Plugin page and capabilities

i´am developing my own WP plugin with custom functions and i would like to show the new submenu in the standard admin panel for everyone, who logs in. My code: $capa = 'administrator' or 'author' or ...
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Highlighting admin submenu pages

Here is my plugin's current menu/submenu structure: add_menu_page('Sunshine', 'Sunshine', 'sunshine_manage_options', 'sunshine_admin', 'sunshine_dashboard_display', plugins_url( ...
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add_menu_page include a php page from theme directory

I have added some custom tables to a wordpress and trying to add wp-admin section to manage them. By using following code I have successfully added a menu item in wp-admin but I'm unable to call the ...
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Add menu item to edit specific page

I have pages setup and want a top level menu item to direct to editing a specific page. I'm reading through add_menu_page and it doesn't list how to get to specific pages or posts edit page. ie ...
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Issue on Setting $icon_url Parameter on WP add_menu_page()

I am trying to create a custom Menu by using the WordPress add_menu_page() function. I think I understand the whole function parameters as Codex point it out as: <?php add_menu_page( ...
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add_menu_page() with variable function

How can I use add_menu_page() functions some variable function ? add_menu_page('My page','My page','manage_options','my_page', 'func' ); $func = function() { echo "Done !"; }; I know I can ...
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How can I add/update post meta in a admin menu page?

I wanted to create a plugin to batch manage posts' custom field data. I know I can add post meta by add a meta box in post edit screen and use add_action('save_post','function_to_update_meta') to ...
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Add dashboard widget to page created with add_menu_page()?

I've created a standard page with a top level menu using add_menu_page() and I want to turn that page into a bespoke dashboard, ie to have a number of boxes like the dashboard widgets using something ...
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How to implement wp_localize_script with add_menu_page

I have a class Namer and this class adds a menu page (add_menu_page) and this in turn loads CSS and javscript, but I can't seem to load the wp_localize_script to do AJAX calls & Nonce, here is my ...
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Adding submenu to custom plugin menu page created with add_menu_page() function

I have created a custom menu page using add_menu_page() function. Everything in that page appears as it should in the screen. What I am trying to achieve is adding another submenu under the under the ...
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How do I get add_menu_page to use my custom PHP file to handle the display of the menu page content?

The reference page for add_menu_page indicates that this is possible by setting $menu_slug and omitting $function like so: add_action('admin_menu','register_my_custom_menu_page' ); function ...
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How to add a menu page for options in wordpress for user that has the role of vendor?

I want to add new options page ONLY for those users whose role is vendor. How can I do that? This is my current code. add_action('admin_menu', 'business_settings_menu'); function ...
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Pagination in plugin's backend

I am displaying a list of posts in the plugin backend but I can't seem to get the pagination to work. I used the standard approach of getting the "paged" variable and then passing it to get_posts()'s ...
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how to create page using add_menu_page?

how to create a new page in the administration menu, which will include (appearance -> header) and (Settings -> General) on one page?
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how to add a menu page with elements?

I have this example plugin for creating a page in the admin panel: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'register_my_custom_menu_page' ); function register_my_custom_menu_page(){ add_menu_page( 'custom ...
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Add Admin menus or submenus depending on conditions

I have two plugins in two different files that add a submenu (the plugin title) to the admin panel like this: Plugin 1: function myplugin1_setup_submenu(){ add_submenu_page("mybrand", "My ...
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Numeric values associated to admin menu bar

I'm customizing my admin left hand menu and am having an issue coming up with some of the numbers. I've even gone through the option of counting as I save out my code to confirm their sorting order ...