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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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WordPress admin menu formatting issue

I'm having an issue with my admin menu in WordPress. As you can see in the image below the formatting of the menu is out of order. This happens whenever I first land on one of the admin pages but if I ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How to make a WP admin button/menu similar to Jetpack Notifications?

I would like to add a button to the WP admin toolbar, similar to the Notifications feature released in Jetpack 1.9.1 (I think it was). The notifications icon is displayed beside the account button, to ...
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Link to Second Level Admin Page

I have created a plug-in with an Admin Menu that displays a list of artists saved into the database in a custom table. This page is a "master" page and I am trying to figure out how to link the artist ...
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Is there a limit to the number of items that can be added using the Appearance Menus Screen?

I can add up to 17 items to my Menu. As soon as I add one more item by clicking the checkbox for the page that I want to add in the Pages box in the left hand column and save the menu, the item that ...
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Master menu item for multiple plugins?

I guess this question is more or less about aesthetics and organization rather than functionality, but I'm curious nonetheless... I know I can add a custom menu item in the dashboard for my plugin ...
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Change name & menu_name for Profile in the default menu, w/o altering core files?

I want to change the name and menu_name of the profile menu in the default menu without altering the core files.
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Admin sidebar items overlapping in admin panel

Before to report this to wordpress I would like to know if it's just me or it's actually a bug. I noticed also another user that asked on the wordpress forum but he hadn't an answer for that: ...
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Creating Admin Plugin - Content of a page is displayed at global scope as well

I've started creating a WP plugin which should work only in Admin Area. I've managed to create top-level menu with required sub-menu items, but when I try to print content of my page, it prints it ...
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WP Plugins - Use includes to display page content

So I have a plugin I have been working on. It adds a menu and multiple submenus. Each submenu page contains a form, this form is created in a function called add_content_submenupagename. This ...
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Is there any way to add absolute path for add_menu_page function?

I am creating a plugin for add menu option to WordPress admin and using below function for that: <?php add_menu_page( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $function, $icon_url, ...
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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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Custom Post Type and taxonomies's labels localization not working

after a few hours serching on the net I decided to ask here my problem. I'm in a multi site environment and I have this custom post type code: $products_labels = array( 'name' ...
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Removing “Sub-menus” from My Sites Drop-down in Admin Bar

How does one remove the "sub-menu" that appears to the right of each site listed in the My Sites drop down from the admin bar? That is, I want to have a list of My Sites without the Dashboard/New ...
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Updated to version 3.8 and Admin pages are very slow. How to diagnose problem? [closed]

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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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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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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Admin pages have no content

Not the usual white screen of whatever horror, my site is shown normally until you go to the admin dashboard. While the dashboard (or the admin menu if you will) is visible and responds accordingly, ...
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page not updating with database

I have code which updates the database fine, but the page doesn't update correctly! I have to refresh the page a second time for it to update correctly. Here is the code below ...
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Why am I timing out when using the Menu Editor?

I'm using a more or less fresh local install of WP 3.3.1. A few days ago I set up a couple menus (Appearance > Menus) without a hitch. Today I tried creating a new menu and add a page to it, but the ...
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remove_meta_box for all post types doesn't seem to work

To remove a metabox from all post types at once, using a foreach seems like the logical thing to do. However it doesn't always work and I don't understand why. For examlple viewing the "Post" post ...
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Efficiency of wp_options vs a new table

I'm building a WordPress theme framework, that will likely have many options as development progresses. I found a related question: When is it appropriate to create a new table in the WordPress ...