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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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', ...
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Dynamically updated css on load

I am creating a theme and now I want to create admin menu, where you can change the look of your page. I want to add an option to change css properties of some objects on the page. When user fills ...
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What action/filter/function determines “current” class in WP Admin Menu

I have created a submenu page for the Media List Table. The link actually points to a custom view I have created called Resources. I am looking for the correct location where the Admin menu determines ...
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2 Different Custom Post Types in Submenu

i have register 2 custom post types within my plugin one of them is shown in the left admin bar, the second i wouldn't show so i have set the "show_ui" to false. Is it possible to add the second post ...
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Change Admin menu placement using hooks

I have been working in a wordpress multisite installation. Where I am using upPrev plugin that has an option page under Appearance ->> upPrev Now what I need is to move this menu under Settings ->> ...
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Is possible to create a custom link that creates a post that's already categorized?

I know this is not really a coding question but here goes. So is it possible to add a link to the WordPress Admin Sidebar that links to a New Post page that is automatically categorized as a category ...
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How to include the admin bar?

I'm working on a plugin which needs a custom Preview page. In this page i call the neccessary wp functions(wp-load.php & wp-admin/includes/admin.php). The problem is, that the admin bar is not ...
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How to re-enable the links manager?

There is no links manager in the admin_menu of Wordpress 3.5.1 anymore. I'm creating a custom add_links_page, and I'm having a hard time with the making a plugin. Do I need to initialize something to ...
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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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Responsive Admin Themes

I was looking at this example of an admin theme (http://themepixels.com/main/themes/demo/webpage/shamcey/dashboard.html). As for the Left Admin bar labeled "Navigation," Is there a way to achieve this ...
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Change position of media in admin menu

Is it possible to set the position of an item in the admin menu? I'm trying to move the media link under my custom post types. I know that the media link is position 10. Is it possible to set it to ...
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Trying to add script to specific admin page is not working

What I am trying to achieve is to load a .js file on an edit.php page, however the code is not working specifically for this page. I've applied the same code type of code to other CPT pages, but for ...
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Delete option doesn't appear for plugins

On the Plugins screen I have options to activate and deactivate plugins, but I no longer have the "Delete" option. I'm relatively sure the option appeared earlier. Also, when I hover over "Plugins" ...
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How to minimize WP dashboard menu programmatically?

I'd like to programmatically (either with js or php, but I imagine it'd simpler with js) hide the dashboard admin menu using the same functionality that is already built in. All I want is, when the ...
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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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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', ...
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Hide widgets/plugins from dashboard

I have two plugins in the dashboard, SEO Wordpress and Custom Content Type Manager, and for security reasons I want to hide these from dashboard. How to do that? I tried to hide the SEO Wordpress ...
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place a direct link to custom-stylesheet, under appearance menu in wp-admin

FINAL UPDATE: Updated code from @birgire solved my issue. If you are facing a similar issue, please read the accepted answer. ORIGINAL QUESTION IN DETAIL: Currently under the appearance menu in ...
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Add post-new.php?post_cat=catslug to admin menu

I made it possible to use post-new.php?post_cat=catslug in the wordpress admin for creating a new post with a pre-filled category by using the answer here: How to add category to: ...
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Conflict between Capabilities and Menu Visibility with Custom Post Types

I hope this isn't just the result of typo on my end, but if it is, I'm not seeing it. I'm adding a custom post type to my site. Actually I'm adding three. Two of them I'm trying to set custom ...
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Edit specific nodes in WP_Admin_Bar

Is it easily possible to edit links in the WP_Admin_Bar global $wp_admin_bar instance?
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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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Call to undefined function add_menu_page() on theme activation

I am attempting to activate a theme that works perfectly on one WordPress install. I have matched the plugins installed up and copied the theme over but when I go to activate it I get... Fatal ...
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Remove a menu item created by a plugin

I'm trying to remove a menu item and tried several approaches, but have not had any luck. It was created from a FAQ plugin. If I use this line: remove_menu_page( 'edit.php?post_type=question' ); ...