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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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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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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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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261 views

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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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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682 views

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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456 views

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" ...