Usually, plugin and theme authors need to provide access to a settings (options) screen so users can customize how the plugin or theme is used. The best way to present the user with such a screen is to create an administration menu item that allows the user to access that settings screen from all ...

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WordPress admin menu formatting issue

I'm having an issue with my admin menu in WordPress. As you can see in the image below the formatting of the menu is out of order. This happens whenever I first land on one of the admin pages but if I ...
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How to remove admin menu pages inserted by plugins?

I've got the following code, which cleans up a lot of stuff that is not going to be used within the admin area: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'my_remove_menu_pages' ); function my_remove_menu_pages() { ...
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The Great WordPress Admin Menu Challenge of Jan 2011 (a.k.a. How to Resolve Some Challenges when Modifying the WordPress Admin Menu System?)

This question is a bit unique. It is in part a "challenge" I'm issuing to the WordPress team (or anyone else) related to trac tickets: #16048, #16050 and #16204. The Goal The goal is to get around ...
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How do I enqueue styles/scripts on certain /wp-admin pages?

I have two simple functions that load stuff using wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script(), something like these: function admin_custom_css() { wp_enqueue_style( 'stylesheet_name', 'stylesheet.css')...
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What is the recommended way to create plugin administration forms?

I have seen and been using the following technique for adding php scripts to my plugin for handling custom forms in a wordpress plugin. from the quizzin plugin: $code_pages = array('quiz_form.php','...
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Getting custom admin submenu item to highlight when its active

I have a custom post type, Jobs, with 3 taxonomies under it in the Admin menu. One of the taxonomies is Status, which is either Active or Closed. I want a menu item under Jobs for Active Jobs. I ...
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Changing Admin Menu Labels

I have spent the last day using the functions.php file to fully customize WordPress for my client sites. I am amazed at how much I have been able to accomplish and how much easier it will make things ...
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Add a Separator to the Admin Menu?

Does anyone know how to add an admin menu separator? I found this but it did not help. Any ideas?
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Add update notification bubble to admin menu item?

I have re-worded this to make more sense. Ok, I have a plugin that uses a remote service that check for updates, much like default WordPress plugins, in this case it just checks an XML file. I want ...
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Is there ANY way to remove comments function and section totally?

I don't want any comment querys to run. I don't wont anything about comments to be shown in wordpress admin area. Is this possible in any way? EDIT: Remove all links to the comments from admin bar, ...
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Order Admin sub-menu items?

I am adding items to a CPT Admin menu using add_submenu_page which works great, but they are added to the bottom of the sub-menu after the CPT options. I want to be able to have them on top , but I ...
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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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Add column to pages table

Hey all i am trying to find the section within the edit.php page where it populates the table with all my current pages. What i want to do is add another colum to the table in order to launch a side ...
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Highlighting a Menu Item by Post Name

With the help of a couple of users, my last two questions were highlighting a custom menu item through its ID. Now I'm trying to combine the code of the following two functions to make it work by ...
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Remove menus and submenus

So I found some handy snippets to help remove admin menu items. However, I'm having trouble with the sub menu items. I want to keep the appearance menu, but get rid of the Themes, Widgets, and Editor. ...
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Current class on admin menu using add_submenu_page()

I am working on creating an administration menu within WordPress for a plugin. I have successfully registered the menu using add_menu_page() and it shows in the sidebar as expected. I have also added ...
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How to remove/hide elements from the admin menu?

I would like to hide Pages and Comments from the editor. I tried to override them with my custom types' menu_position but it doesn't work in WordPress 3.7.1 any more. I found another way: removing ...
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Adding Category/Tag/Taxonomy Support to Images/Media

I've been trying to add category, tag, or custom taxonomy support to images (or all media, though I'm only concerned with Images). I've got it part-way figured out with: add_action('init', '...
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How to remove entire admin menu?

I need to customize the admin panel for my user. So how do I remove the entire admin menu? Not remove the menu item, I mean entirely remove the left vertical menu bar, include the design of the menu (...
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Is It Possible To Add Custom Post Type Menu As Another Custom Post Type Sub Menu

I currently developing a wordpress plugin that is using two custom post types. What I want to know here: is it possible to add a custom post type menu as another custom post type's sub menu?
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Plugin to remove Admin menu items based on user role?

I searched high and low for a plugin that can remove/hide Admin menu items , including custom post types and taxonomies, based on user role. Every one I have tried only does a global hide, not based ...
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Add separator to admin submenu

I would like to add a separator to the admin submenu section, NOT in the top level section. I'm thinking of using javascript and styling to do the job, but I was wondering if there's a more ...
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Remove Custom Post Type menu for non-administrator users.

I've been researching this all day and haven't come up with much results. I want to restrict who can see my Custom Post Types by User Level (or some other way). So if the person logged in is not an '...
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How to remove the Plugins Editor from the admin menu

I have the code to remove the editor from the Appearance menu. But I can't find anyway to remove the editor from the Plugins. // Remove Editor from Apperance Menu function remove_editor_menu() { ...
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Put update-like notification bubble on multiple CPTs menus for pending items

Much like how the Plugins or Comments menu items have these number notifications in a bubble for updates and unmoderated comments respectively, I'd like to use that bubble to display the number of ...
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Can I have Post Types under other Post Types in Admin menu?

Lets say I have created two custom post types A and B. Those post types are displayed in the Admin menu one after another. (After Posts for example) Is there a way to display B under A? The only ...
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How to add admin bar and admin menu or submenu notification bubbles?

What would you recommend to use as far as manipulating the admin bar goes? I was thinking to just add a new admin bar node, and with CSS set a background image for the icon. Then in the node, just ...
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Add Admin Menu Inside Construct or Init

I thought I was making headway in my WordPress Development education until I ran across the Boilerplate for WordPress plugins and it uses a class object. I'm fine with that and understand those ...
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Remove Categories / Tags From Admin Menu

I want to remove or hide Categories / Tags submenu under Posts in the Admin Menu. I know this works with the themes submenus: remove_submenu_page( 'themes.php', 'widgets.php' ); The same doesn't ...
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How do I remove the entire Media section from the main WordPress navigation without just hiding it?

I would like to remove the entire "Media" section from the main WordPress admin navigation ont he left hand side. What I don't want to do is just "hide" it with CSS or a plugin/function like I have ...
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Two Navigation Menus in Themes Produce the same menus?

Alright so I've got two navigation menus that I've registered with my theme: <?php if ( function_exists('register_sidebar') ) register_sidebar(); add_theme_support( 'menus' ); if ( ...
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Modify Admin Bar Link

Starting on line 474 of /wp-includes/admin-bar.php there is a function that is declared as the following: function wp_admin_bar_new_content_menu( $wp_admin_bar ) What it does it generates the + New ...
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How to check if an admin (sub)menu already exists?

The title says it all. I'm using WP 3.0.4
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Overwriting Core Wordpress Functions with Plugins

Is there a way to overwrite a core function is the Wordpress core using a plugin? I don't need to inject code, I need to replace the function entirely with a re-written version. The specific function ...
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How to add a new plugin page under desired Options page?

Using WordPress Settings API tutorial I created a new custom menu and corresponding sub menus. Each of my menus have a page of its own. I used add_menu_page() and add_submenu_page() for that. (Here is ...
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How to make a WP admin button/menu similar to Jetpack Notifications?

I would like to add a button to the WP admin toolbar, similar to the Notifications feature released in Jetpack 1.9.1 (I think it was). The notifications icon is displayed beside the account button, to ...
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add logout button on admin side menu

I want to add a logout button on the side admin menu (because I disable the admin bar for the users). So I thought add_menu_page() is the way to do it, but how to add the link to the regarded function?...
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Remove ability to access certain admin menus

I am trying to remove some of the admin features for a user with the role of contributor. What i mean by remove some of the admin features is disable them from seeing certain admin menu items, such as ...
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Reorder plugin items in the admin menu

Is it possible to reorder plugin menu items and custom admin items in the Admin menu without modifying the position in the plugin itself? I've tried using the method described here "Changing the Menu ...
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How Can I remove or hide the export page in WordPress menu?

I'm trying to remove the export.php page from WordPress admin menu -> tools for a multisite so only the network admin could see it I have the following code so far but can't get it to work. //******...
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Admin page menu keeps bugging out

I've been having a problem with my WordPress installation on my Debian LEMP VPS. On the WordPress admin page (example.com/wp-admin/index.php) all the items on the left menu bar keep displacing ...
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Menu Error in Admin Console with Custom Plugin: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page

(Moderator's note: Original title was "Getting error: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page. Trying to build custom plugin") I'm trying to write my own custom WordPress plugin, ...
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Re-ordering Admin Submenu Sections

I was looking at the method below to reorder the Admin Menu Sections: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/1220/1044 ...and was wondering if it's possible to reorder the submenu sections using ...
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Make a taxonomy column sortable in the admin?

I have a taxonomy term I have set to show as a column in the admin UI for my custom post type: add_action( 'init', 'create_asset_tax' ); function create_asset_tax() { register_taxonomy( '...
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Is it possible to add a filter for the output of nav-menu items in admin?

I want to remove certain input fields on the admin screen for nav-menus for specific menu positions. I've used filters to filter front-end output but not for admin output. Is there a filter available ...
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Admin Menu - Highlight top-level menu when on a sub-menu page (without showing sub-menu)

This is the current situation: I am writing a plugin that has a top-level menu page The plugin also contains other sub-menu pages The sub-menu pages are not assigned a parent slug (thus they do not ...
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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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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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Admin custom option screen not saved unless user manage_options capability

I am running into exactly the problem described by this Trac: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14365 I see that one of the devs added a Diff here: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/attachment/...
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Reference external file as a function

In my functions.php I have the following code: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'jp_create_admin_pages' ); function jp_create_admin_pages() { add_menu_page( 'Members', 'Members', ...