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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Change URL of plugin admin menu

Gravity Forms adds a Admin Menu called Entries that points to page=gf_entries. I am trying to modify this URL so that it defaults to page=gf_entries&id=2 instead. Below is the order of my ...
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How to change the default url for 'Posts' link?

I would like to change the default url edit.php to edit.php?category_name=photos when I click on "Articles". Thanks
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Navbar list items changing place

I am using wp-bootstrap-navwalker to create easy menus with Twitter Bootstrap. Everything works fine when setting menu up and everything is displayed. But when I enter the pages on the site the ...
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Custom Taxonomy Showing in WP Menu

I have 3 taxonomies bundled with my custom post type. I have noticed my custom post type(cpt) and 2 taxonomies won't show in the Wordpress menu system but 1 taxonomy will. Can anyone point me in the ...
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Check with jQuery value of checkbox from custom admin panel

i am trying to create my first admin panel for my theme. I have a simple checkbox which i think is working. Where is this information stored? Is this information stored in the database? How can i ...
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Updated to version 3.8 and Admin pages are very slow. How to diagnose problem?

I manage a large multi site Wordpress installation with about 300 hundred users and blogs. The server is blocked from making internet requests, so I have defined a proxy service in wp-config.php ( ...
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Script not working correctly produce error: An unidentified error has occurred

I am developing a wordpress theme while adding a category from admin panel it doesn't show the category until I refresh the page and when I delete the same, it produces an error: An unidentified error ...
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Unsure how to add simple checkboxes that write to a small table to admin

I've been doing a lot of reading on the add_meta_boxes...but there's so much information that I'm confused about when to use them. I have a little plugin that writes out some checkboxes and then when ...
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menu_order not working with slugs that start with admin.php

I am filtering the menu_order hook (codex link -> http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Filter_Reference/menu_order) to change the order of my links in the admin menu. Currently the ordering will not ...
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Are there any reasons you can't use strings for admin menu positions?

When interacting with the admin menu, for instance via add_menu_page, there is a $position parameter. The inline docs indicate that this should be an integer. The Codex agrees, but adds a note that ...
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Is it possible to pass variables from add_user_page?

If have hooked into admin-menu like this: function adminmenu_users_reserves(){ add_users_page('Reserver', 'Reserver', 'read', 'reserve_list', 'show_userlist'); } add_action( 'admin_menu', ...
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How can I reorder admin bar items?

I have a plugin that adds custom admin bar items, but I'd like them to appear all the way to the left. I know I can add and remove menu items with $wp_admin_bar->add_menu() etc, but how can I ...
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How to add new tab to admin list of posts and handle result list

The goal is to show posts with special values of custom field (post meta) in separate tab. I know how to add new tab, here is a code: add_action( 'views_edit-post', 'remove_edit_post_views' ); ...
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How to hide Admin Tabs? [duplicate]

I'm trying to hide tabs of admin panel like Posts, Pages, etc... I tried Admin Menu Editor without success.
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How Do I create multiple Top Level Admin Menu Pages To submit data to the options table?

I am trying to create more than one top level options page in my wordpress theme. But right now I can only save the data for one. How can I save the data for two without having to create tabbed ...
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Plugin menu replaced by another plugin?

Sorry if my title is not clear as i'm not sure what i'm asking. Haven't seen this issue in my searches on the stack-exchange sites. Note I am not the author of either plugin. So the issue I am having ...
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How can I modify text in admin bar?

I am looking to change 'register' to 'join' in the wp admin bar for logged out users. How can this be achieved?
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Add internal page to admin menu

i want to put an internal wordpress page (for example Contact page) to the admin panel, in order to dont have to go though Pages->All Pages, is it possible? with the above code it seems that it can ...
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Custom admin menu for a selection of pages

I have a site with 30-35 pages. The customer only needs to edit 3 of them on a regular basis. So to make it simpler and easier for them in the backend, I would like to create a new admin menu item and ...
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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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Show custom taxonomies in admin panel under custom post type

I have added a custom post type called "product" to my theme. I have also created a custom taxonomy for this post type called "product_category". In the admin panel, the custom taxonomy shows up ...
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add_submenu_page set for multiple roles [duplicate]

I have this string: add_submenu_page(basename(__file__), 'Events', 'Colloqui', 'subscriber', 'BW_events', 'BW_events'); How can I let this be available to editor(s) too? I tried ... ...
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How can a left and right margin be added to the admin bar without access to “…wp-includes/admin-bar.php”?

I do not have access to "wp-includes/admin-bar.php" due to security restrictions placed by my host, they have advised me to use css stylesheets which I am not familiar with. I am looking to add a ...
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Additional menu item popping in submenus

I just want to make/add a Menu (Ads) that contains two submenus (View, Manage). My code is written below. The problem is that I don't know why it's popping another submenu in the main menu. function ...
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How to put custom admin setting field into a shortcode

I set up an admin settings menu and I'd like to output the fields as a short code. The way I learned to output the fields from a tutorial was with: <?php $input_examples = ...
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Wrong current class on admin menu with add_submenu_page()

I'm writing a plugin that displays a post/page list in the admin menu, as a submenu for each post type. Here's the code I've got far: http://pastebin.com/DmUGfzxN The lists are showing and linking ...
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How to insert image and text from admin panel throughout my theme

I'd like to have an admin panel where I can upload an image and customize a line of text. Then use a shortcode throughout the theme to display the text/images. I'd also like this to be scalable so I ...
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Add a link to the Admin menu

I would like to add 2 lines to the POSTS menu in the wordpress admin: Published and Scheduled. I would also like to add a section to the media menu for Unattached media. How would I go about doing ...
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wp_redirect not working on admin menu page

Im trying to create a admin menu link on the backend dashboard, that will take users to the front end of their site. Im trying to use this code, but for some reason the redirect is not working. // ...
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Notification when new post is submitted [duplicate]

I have a multi-author website of which I am the administrator. I was wondering whether it is possible to have a notification in the admin bar when an author submits a new post? Can be a plugin if ...
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Non WP Rewrite Rule to Admin Screen using plugin

I am creating a plugin that uses the administration screen extensively (adapting a rather complex, MVC program to WordPress for Creative Collaboration). I want do use simple URLs so that when a user ...
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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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Removing Dashboard Menu Items Through The Database

I'm dealing with a previous developer that's being difficult. He's removed the Plugin & Settings menus through the database (I'm assuming) as I can't find it anywhere in the functions.php file and ...
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Meta Boxes: 'admin_init' or 'add_meta_boxes' hook?

When setting up meta boxes in a custom post type I've been do so using the add_meta_boxes hook, e.g. add_action('add_meta_boxes', 'meta_box_setup'); function meta_box_setup() { add_meta_box( ...
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Adding search box for admin on custom admin page

I have fetched some rows on my custom admin page (using hook for adding admin menus). Now I want to add a search box on that page to display only those rows with the 'title' column containing searched ...
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Adding iframe breaking admin bar

I need to add an iframe in my site footer for an opt-in form provided by a CRM. However when I add the iframe the admin bar disappears. <iframe src="..." scrolling="no" frameborder="0" ...
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How to create sub menu with a URL parameter?

I would like to add parameter for the submenus, but when I click to the admin page I receive the following message: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page. Code: ...
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Remove submenu item from list

I have the following script within my functions.php file to avoid certain users from modifying things they shouldn't and would like to remove one more item, the Appearances > Themes submenu. function ...
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Add number new posts (post_status = pending) to administration menu [duplicate]

What I have: A custom post type. A front end posting form which creates new posts with post_status = pending until they are manually reviewed and status changed to published. What I need: While I can ...
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WordPress Menu Targeting

Okay so I'm building out a plugin that generates a list from the $menu and possibly $submenu. I want to loop through that array and generate that list by the menu_slug, but I cannot seem to figure out ...
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Removing Wordpress Plugin Menu Item for a specific user

I want to remove certain dashboard menu times for a specific user. Now this menu consist of plugin menu items as well. One particular plugin I want to hide from the user is Contact Form 7. Here is ...
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Plugin admin list pages as submenu

I am creating a plugin for a custom admin menu based in the admin area. My wordpress template is consisted of 5 pages with different templates and some custom variables that the end user would be ...
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Creating an custom admin page for editing widgets

There is always danger in thinking your almost there... The end Goal: A custom page in the admin menus where i can edit a widget I constructed. Where I am now: I have registered a custom menu I ...
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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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how can I link to a PlugIn admin-sub-menu page after processing a formular

I have a Plugin with 3 submenu_pages. In one page is a formular (in one some text and in one a list of items). when I submit the form, there will be done some processing. after that I don't want to ...
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Admin Menu new tab external link

In a clients site i needed to add a menu item under the dashboard, this link is to go to a external url. i managed this with the following code: add_dashboard_page( 'redirecting', 'Docs', 'read', ...
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Remove Categories / Tags From Admin Menu

I want to remove / hide Categories / Tags submenu under Posts in the Admin Menu. I know this works with themes submenus: remove_submenu_page('themes.php', 'widgets.php'); but the same doesn't seem ...
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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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Settings API - Checkboxes validation in a menu with multiple subpages

I'm building a theme using the settings API. I have a top level menu with multiple subpages and everything is working fine, except checkboxes. I am saving the options to a single options array. This ...
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How do you add a settings page to another menu?

I created a settings page that's being displayed in the options menu like this: add_options_page( 'ATB Event Options', 'ATB Event Options', 'manage_options', 'atb-event-options', ...