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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Theme editor menu item refuses to go away

I've got an action set up on admin_menu to modify it as needed. I successfully removed the themes menu with the following: remove_submenu_page('themes.php', 'themes.php'); Now I want to get rid of ...
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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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Add an admin page, but don't show it on the admin menu

I have a custom plugin 'Charts' that has it's own menu. In that menu are links to the 3 pages for the plugin - 'Charts', 'Add Chart' and 'Edit Chart'. However, I don't want to display the link to ...
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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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Wordpress Admin Tooltip hooks

I want to know if there is a way to use Wordpress Adminitration Tooltips (de gray and blue ones) that are shown one you update your worpdress (3.x). Showing the new features. Thanks!
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Creating a WordPress admin page without a menu for a plugin

I am writing a plugin, that will list a number of entries from a custom set of tables. I added the main page for the plugin using the following WordPress functions: // Add menu and pages to ...
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How to remove the Tools menu item from the WP-Admin menu

Where is function.php is stored and built? I want to remove menu named as tools from mysite from all user like admin and other user's? I Request you please help me out from this problem.Give me the ...
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how to only have one custom post type post?

Is it possible to limit a CPT to just one? What I'd like to accomplish is creating a CPT called "Home". It will manage any and all elements on the home page. I want to program it so when the user ...
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Edit Page or Post from Top Admin Bar

I'd like to be able to edit a Page or Post that I'm on in Wordpress rather than go to the admin panel on left and find the page or post. I somehow think it used to be there, but when I navigate to a ...
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Unified Approach for Placing Option Pages

Currently, it is up to any plugin's author as to where to put a link to the plugin's option page. I have seen at least the following "solutions": Plugin list Dashboard menu Plugins menu Appearance ...
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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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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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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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Rename W3 Total Cache admin menu

I'm developing a plugin that I'll install for all my clients to make WordPress slightly easier to use for them. One of the things it will change is name of the W3 Total Cache Admin menu from ...
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How to add another page in appearance tab of admin panel?

Currently I am working on Wordpress and I want to know can I add 1 more page in admin panel appearance menu so that it looks like this: ? Appearance Themes Widgets Menus Editor I want to ...
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how to only add a top-level admin menu without it creating a sub-level-menu

Here is a the code snippet: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'travel_site' ); function travel_site(){ add_menu_page( 'Travel Site Menu', 'Travel Site', 'manage_options', 'travel-site-menu', ...
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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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Wordpress add_options_page() function not considering role

I am new to WordPress plugin development and i am stuck at why the wordpress function add_options_page() is not accepting role. This is my code which is not working add_action('admin_menu', ...
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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 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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Modify custom Users Manage page

I'm trying to create a submenu page under 'Users' which is like the 'All Users' page but for listing users of specific roles only. Let's just call this submenu page 'Customer'. So far I managed to ...
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How to determin which admin screen/sub screen I'm currently viewing

Edit: The Q narrowed down to the following: "How would I retrieve the screen IDs of all admin UI screens at one time?" Edit: I added a bunch of more plugin globals. Q is the following: ...
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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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Make sub menu items a main link in the admin menu using fuctions.php

I am trying to customize the admin area using the functions.php file to make things easier for my clients. One request I have got before and hope to be able to accomplish, is to move some of the sub ...
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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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Change the $parent_file of a plugin page

I have a plugin that has 3 pages. One of those pages, I don't want displayed in the admin menu (working), but when a user is on that page, I want the plugin menu to be active. I'm using the ...
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How To Create User Specific Admin User Pages?

The aim is for a proposed site to have customers be able to login and be able to view a private and customer specific ADMIN page NOT frontend page (although this would be much easier to achieve). ...
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check current_theme_supports in admin_menu hook

I'm adding a menu and sub-menus via the admin_menu hook in my functions.php. One of the sub-menus I want to add is menus. I want to make sure that the theme supports menus before I do that, so I ...
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Is it possible to disable certain user roles from creating tags?

As a site admin, I'd like to have control over things. I'd like to prevent my contributors and authors ( who generate content for me ) from creating new tags. I don't want that tag taxonomy to turn ...
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Change the Default Pages Menu View in wp-admin

I can't seem to figure out how to change the default view for "Pages" in the admin menu. The initial view is the "Pages" view (/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page) How could it change this to ...
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Custom Theme Want To Remove One Category From All Displays

I created my own custom Wordpress theme for my website, everything is great. However, I have a strange need, I have one category which is kind of a 'placeholder' for content which is automated and ...
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How do I remove the entire left nav bar in admin for certain level users?

I know how to remove items from the left nav bar (hook into admin_menu and do global $menu; unset( $menu[ __( "Posts" ) ] ); for example). But it still shows a left nav bar (with nothing on it). I ...
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Custom Post Type Settings page, choose page to display archive

So, I followed the accepted answer of this post Possible to add another setting to 'Front page displays' setting for Custom Post Type but didn't entirely work, had to compare against the ...
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Add management screens to post type

I am looking to build a theme that has an integrated resume, using custom post types. I have had a look at this question with regards to inserting post types within post types in the admin menu. The ...
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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 menu bar dropdown opens when I click on a form <select> element (Chrome) [closed]

Whenever I click on a <select> element within a form, it opens not only the relevant dropdown but at the same time the first dropdown menu of the admin menu bar. It seems to be an issue with ...
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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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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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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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OOP Plugin and Menu - Call to undefined function register_setting()

WordPress documentation seems spotty on object-oriented code. I'm setting up a few plugins and the first should register settings and a menu page. It's throwing "undefined" for the ...
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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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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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How to remove Customize from admin menu bar after WP 4.3

WordPress 4.3 brought more updates to the customizer. It also added a new option at the top admin menu bar that says 'Cusomize' and has a paintbrush. How can I disable this menu from showing up? We ...
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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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How can I use a different default admin menu icon for custom post type?

For a particular custom post type I'm setting, I simply want to change the default icon to the wordpress pages icon (menu-icon-page). I know I could upload my own pages icon and point to it, but can ...
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How to put placeholder text in the main post input area?

I'm making a course plugin for a university in England. I'm looking to put some default placeholder text in the main post content area, on the admin side. Its the rich text editor I want it to go ...
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Administration Pages Styling

I am adding administration pages using add_menu_page() function. But it wont look good. Check the image below. I would like to have it as separated and in between Appearance and Plugins section ...
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Run functions only in the admin area?

I'd like this code to only run inside the admin area as it is resorting the items on the public side admin bar too. /* Reorder Admin Menu to put "Pages" at the top */ function ...
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How to hide menu on WordPress admin

I want to hide some menus on admin panel: Appearance, Plugins, and Tools. How to hide it without plugin? And how can I un-hide them later easily?
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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 ...