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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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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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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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 menu_order_filter($...
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Show custom taxonomy inside custom menu

I have a custom menu using add_menu_page: add_menu_page('My menu' , 'Some text', 'read', 'nwcm'); Under it, I show a custom post type menu item; // Create the news custom post type ...
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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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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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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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remove_menu_page breaks “Add media”

Using the the remove_menu_page function results in a really strange bug. By adding the code below in the functions.php file the integrated "Add media" widget starts to bug. function remove_menu_pages(...
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Associating custom submenu item with post type of top level menu item

I'm working on a plugin that sets admin menu submenu pages on all different post types. I need to be able to associate these new submenu pages with the corresponding post type of the top level menu ...
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Add Post type menu to another menu

I've created a menu page in the dashboard, then I created a custom post type and now I want to put the menu of the custom post type as a submenu under the first menu page I had created. I tried '...
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Custom Post Type / Tab Limit

I've created a site with nine (gulp) custom post types. It's a huge site unsurprisingly. The 9 post types fit on the admin menu but I was wondering if there is a limit to the number of extra post ...
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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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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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Create a admin page in wordpress without admin menus (“wordpress sidebars”)

I'm creating a new page in WordPress admin for a theme. In this new page will be a list of people registered (in a form), but with few details / information. So when a person clicks on something, I ...
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Saving checkbox/option list status?

my self-made admin panel works just fine, but it doesn't save values of form inputs. When I type something into textbox and click "save" it is still there after refreshing, thanks to PHP: <input ...
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Admin page repeatable fields

I have a submenu page set up and I want to add repeatable fields to it. The submenu page is to add staff holidays (fields will be Start Date, End Date and a multi select to pick the staff members ...
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$wp_customize->remove_section for customizer setting?

I use an underscores theme and try to remove the nav menu without any result : $wp_customize->remove_section('colors'); // works $wp_customize->remove_section('background_image'); // ok $...
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How to send little data between admin pages of my plugin?

I have a plugin that creates two pages in admin menu: /wp-admin/admin.php?page=list-records /wp-admin/admin.php?page=add-edit-record I'm regularly using add-edit-record to to create some sort of ...
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add function to saving change on Options Pages

i make page like this link and it work fine but i need to run some script after it like editing a file i was add it to function my_function() { //do something } function register_mysettings() { ...
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Why use the Settings API over a new administration menu?

I'm writing a 'quote-me' plugin which provides the end-user with a quote based on data they submit through a front-end form. The quote is calculated according to a price list. The price list varies ...
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Backend option to include a javascript file on specific pages?

I am working on a template that my coworkers will be using to populate content. On some of the pages there will be a slider or multiple sliders but on other pages there won't be any. Because of this, ...
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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 Panel - Custom Menu Sub-Item LINK

I'm trying to add a custom link under my Post Type in my admin menu, which will link to Pending Posts. This code functions, but it instead makes a page (like I suppose the function should), but I just ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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How do increase the amount of links shown down the left in the admin menu?

I've inherited a Wordpress site that uses http://podsframework.org/ CMSframework plugin. unfortunately the previous admin created so many pods, which in turn created a lot of custom post types that ...
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How do I fix this error: Warning: invalid argument supplied for foreach()?

I recently moved a wordpress install from my local instance to a dev server. For the move, I installed a clean version of wordpress 3.4, moved exact duplicates of the file structre, and used the ...
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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 Admin sidebar link

I have a taxonomy link in my admin sidebar i'd like removed from view. Only in the sidebar though, i will still be using the function in the post view, so if that creates problems a simple simple ...
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moving an admin submenu item to a top-level position

I'm trying to rearrange my admin menu so I can remove the submenus. Basically I'm starting by removing all submenus that I don't want (for instance the ones under the "home" button, or the ones under ...
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Firebug : Problem with jQuery in WordPress admin panel

I'm trying to make my first plugin and I have a problem with firebug. When I use firebug console in WP Admin Panel doesn´t work correctly. For example when I use the selector $('#wpbody') the console ...
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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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Add menu page on multisite

I'm trying add menu page in multisite (settings will be global for all blogs). Current code created in plugin and activated in network function wpdocs_register_my_custom_menu_page() { ...
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With two custom post types, how to make one a child of the other in the admin menu?

Been following Justin Tadlock's nice clear tutorial on how to have one custom post type act as a dropdown for another in the admin edit screen. His example is of a restaurant CPT needing a dropdown ...
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How to Move My Page into WordPress dashboard main menu

I am new to WordPress development, hope this is not a too stupid question. I want to Move my "Camp" Page(that appear Under Pages -> Camp) into Dashboard Main menu, if its not possible to move page ...
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Howto: Use Custom Post Types as Submenu Items in Admin

In a plugin, i've created 3 Custom Post Types, for example: Dogs Cats Goldfish I've also created a "Pets" Top-level menu page using add_menu_pagewherein I'd like to add the 3 CPTs as submenu items....
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Admin doesn't have sufficient permissions to plugin's page

I'm not able to visit plugin page in my admin panel. I have found some advices for debbuging this issue, but I wasn't able to find any solutions in mySQL, everything seems ok. Does anyone has ...
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Add a Menu Link (to a Wordpress Page) in the Admin Menu/Sidebar

I am trying to add a link, in the Admin Sidebar, that links to one of the pages I've created in the PAGES section. For example, I've created an ABOUT page. So in the sidebar I would like a link to "...
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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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Create Logout Link Wordpress Admin Menu

I'm looking at creating a Logout link in the Wordpress admin menu that when clicked the user is logged out immediately. I don't want the Logout link to be a submenu of an existing menu, I just want ...
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Adding Media Upload to Custom Options Panel breaks “Insert into Post”

I've created a custom site options page as a top-level admin page in my theme. The options are pretty basic but include a couple of images. I initially found a lot of examples for using Media ...
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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 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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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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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 14?...