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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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 remove admin menu pages inserted by plugins?

I've got the following code, which cleans up a lot of stuff that is not going to be used within the admin area: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'my_remove_menu_pages' ); function my_remove_menu_pages() { ...
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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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WordPress settings API error when checkbox unchecked

I am trying to creating some custom options for a template I am developing but I am getting an error when the checkbox (Line 130) is unchecked: Warning: Illegal string offset 'show_admin_dev' in ...
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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 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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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 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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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 ...
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Remove Menu Page Giving Error

I have a snippet of code I've written in the functions.php file which is simply to remove menu pages if the user cannot activate plugins. It works as intended; however it is showing a PHP error in ...
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How to remove the Plugins Editor from the admin menu

I have the code to remove the editor from the Appearance menu. But I can't find anyway to remove the editor from the Plugins. // Remove Editor from Apperance Menu function remove_editor_menu() { ...
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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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Two Navigation Menus in Themes Produce the same menus?

Alright so I've got two navigation menus that I've registered with my theme: <?php if ( function_exists('register_sidebar') ) register_sidebar(); add_theme_support( 'menus' ); if ( ...
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Create dynamic wordrpess blank page

I've created a submenu in wordpress using add_submenu_page: add_submenu_page(null,'Page Title','Page Title','administrator','page-slug','page-callback'); I want to create another page like this ...
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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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Silently register plugin pages

I am developing one of my first plugins, and have come across a error: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page The plugin has a wizard that uses several forms, obviously I ...
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Change top level menu item to point to custom submenu item

I'm using a plugin called CMS Page Order http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/cms-page-order/ (Now referred to as CPO) It's pretty simple, the said plugin adds a new item to the submenu of every ...
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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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Remove ability to access certain admin menus

I am trying to remove some of the admin features for a user with the role of contributor. What i mean by remove some of the admin features is disable them from seeing certain admin menu items, such as ...
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Logout hyperlink within a sub-menu

I have the following secondary navigation menu on my website which has been built using the native WordPress Appearance > Menus feature: I am also using the following lines of code in my ...
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get_posts ignoring 'category' and displaying all posts

I'm going a bit crazy on this one. I'm trying to display a list of posts in a category on an Admin page in a plugin I am writing. The following code works fine on my dev server (OS X/Apache): $args = ...
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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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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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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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I am trying to make a page in the admin section similar to the appearance of the Profile page for users

I am working on a plugin and would like to know the correct way I go about creating a page that will look like the users page (image attached at the buttom) The fields will be different and will add ...
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How to remove and disable access to General Settings Page including its link

How to remove and disable access to General Settings Page including its link on the Settings Tab and add a new link as General Settings?
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creating a plug in that would tap into save/update action of posts

What's a good plug-in that taps into the update post or save post action that allows admins to enforce rules such as if a user selects a category with the ID 5 then he also has to select at least one ...
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toolbar not visible on pages using front-page template

My profile is set to show the WP toolbar when viewing the site, but on a page using the front-page.php template the toolbar space is reserved but its contents are not visible. What could be the reason ...
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how do I get rid of the links and all the links related menu items on the admin ui?

Since I won't be using the built-in links feature of wordpress, I see no reason in keeping its related menu items on the admin ui causing nothing but clutter. How do I do that?
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Admin top level menu, pointing to an external url

I want to create a entirely new top level menu in the admin menu section, and have that be an external link, is this even possible with the current system? The solution that t31os provides in this ...
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Display Plugin Panels Outside of Admin Areas

I'm trying to find a way to display the work area content of different plugins on pages/posts/areas aside from the admin backend. For example, how would I display the options panel for a certain ...
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Ordering Submenu Pages in WP 3.1

I just recently upgraded to WordPress 3.1 a few moments ago. However, I noticed that when you have Post Types show up under a *main* menu page, it overrides the link fo th menu link. Here's my ...