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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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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Suggestions on Approach to New Plugin I'm Stuck On

I'm a newbie plugin developer, and I've had an idea for what I though would be a simple to build debut plugin, but I seem to have reached a brick wall with it and wonder if anyone can suggest some ...
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Declaring <?php ?> in variables [closed]

I need to put the PHP <?php global $' . $icon_var . '; echo $' . $icon_var . '; ?> inside the variable of a custom menu structure, but it gets commented: <a ...
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Show media-frame-menu on custom Media Frame

I have a plugin I built that adds a custom media frame with the following: media_frame = wp.media.frames.media_frame = wp.media({ title: 'Select your images', button: { text: 'Use Image' }, ...
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How to remove menu installed in wp-admin by a theme?

I installed Placester theme.And then disabled it, and deleted it. But there is still a menu there. How can I remove it? The only installed plugins are: Akismet Contact Form 7 Google Analytics by ...
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reorder plugin menu position

Looking for a function that I can use to reorder the admin position of a 3rd party plugin, and that will still work once said plugin gets updated. Backstory AIO webmaster and All In One Events ...
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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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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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Admin: sub menu doesnt display under apperance when activate my themes

I got a strange issue in WordPress. I build a themes for WordPress. when I activate my theme, some sub-menu under appearance in admin panel where missing. If I activate another themes it works ...
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Remove Customize Background and Header from Appearance admin menu without CSS or JS

I am trying to remove background and header from appearance menu, but they don't seem to go away! I think it's because I have activated customize, but can I remove them anyway without using CSS or JS? ...
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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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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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How to get specific page screen ID

Is it possible to get the screen id of a specific page? I've search on google and couldn't find anything related to specific page screen ID I'm not looking for the get_current_screen() ID or the ...
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How can I get an array/list of all current WordPress Admin Menu items?

I would like to somehow retrieve a list of all current admin menu items, even the ones created by themes/plugins. Is it possible?
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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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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 ...
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Adding admin top-level menus

I am writing a plugin (Github Link) and have trouble setting up the titles of the admin menu. I defined a top header menu with add_menu_page (link to code, same as below) and 2 children with ...
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Output the admin menu_position for each item

Is there a function I can use which will temporarily output the menu_position of every item in the admin menu? While trying to reorganise the admin menu, the single largest thing slowing me down is ...
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How to add attributes to WordPress Admin Sub Menu List Items

I have been trying to find a way to add a class or an id to my custom administration sub menu. I only see a class on the first menu item. I would either like to add a css class or an ID on my sub menu ...
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Disordered sidebar in admin panel of self-hosted blog network [duplicate]

This is how my self-hosted blog network's sidebar started to look, starting from yesterday: Can someone tell me, what is going on or what am I missing? Tested on Chrome on two different computers ...
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Wordpress Admin Menu defining function is seperate file

Here is my current code, aio_menu.php <?php defined( 'ABSPATH' ) or die( 'No script kiddies please!' ); add_action( 'admin_menu', 'AIO_menu_creator' ); function AIO_menu_creator() { ...
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How to rename Profile link in wp-admin page

i want to modify the profile link in wp-admin to Settings I want to rename the 3 below things to Settings which are marked in red
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How to group navigation items in the admin panel

I have more than 50 custom post types which I have created using the Pods plugin. The problem is that the left navigation of the admin panel looks really busy and messy and it takes a lot of time for ...
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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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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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How to add custom post type under option page

Anybody please help me to figure out how to add custom post type in Settings menu (option_page). Basically it is easy for custom admin menu by using: 'show_in_menu' => 'menu-slug' but i like 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 ...