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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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" ...
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Conflict between Capabilities and Menu Visibility with Custom Post Types

I hope this isn't just the result of typo on my end, but if it is, I'm not seeing it. I'm adding a custom post type to my site. Actually I'm adding three. Two of them I'm trying to set custom ...
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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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What's causing this error? “Warning: Invalid argument”

I noticed today that my error logs are littered with this information. I'm not quite sure what's causing it. Has anyone seen this before? [Mon Mar 25 17:24:23 2013] [error] [client] PHP Warning: ...
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Restrict certain actions to plugin-specific admin menu pages only

I'm working on a plugin and want to restrict some things to my plugin-specific admin menu pages only. Therefore, I write the slugs being returned when adding (sub)menu pages into an array so I can ...
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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 ...
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Usage of custom post types in a custom admin menu

This question is a little hard to explain but i will try to be as clear as i can: I have a custom theme that i am presently working on, within this theme i have added a top level menu in wp-admin ...
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Admin sidebar customization

My new clients wordpress site does not have plugins, appearance or any of the other default items in the admin sidebar. Can anyone tell me how I get those to appear. The site is being run in a ...
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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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Re-ordering Admin Submenu Sections

I was looking at the method below to reorder the Admin Menu Sections: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/1220/1044 ...and was wondering if it's possible to reorder the submenu sections using ...
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adding page types in menu

I believe what I am trying to achieve is quite easy but I am failing to grasp what is needed here. I want a section in the admin panel... lets say "page sections" under that, I want to be able to ...
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How can I add/update post meta in a admin menu page?

I wanted to create a plugin to batch manage posts' custom field data. I know I can add post meta by add a meta box in post edit screen and use add_action('save_post','function_to_update_meta') to ...
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Custom page in plugin visible in menu

I'm trying to understand creating custom plugin pages and menus in admin panel, but I get what I don't need. I've got: function my_plugin_add_pages() { add_menu_page(__('Custom quiz', ...
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Proper way to create an administration page without adding it to the menu

From what I've seen around the code, you can do this by hooking a function on admin_init, do you stuff and then die(). Is there a better way that follows "WP best practices" I'm missing here? The ...
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avoiding the display of certain categories to certain user roles at content entry time

How can I eliminate the "featured" category (and its sub tree ) in the admin panel when the user role is not editors or admins?
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How to change a specific admin label

I'm trying to change on the backend from: Appearance -> Header To Appearance -> Logo But the Changing Admin Menu Labels answer didn't help so far. Any new tip? Thanks
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How can I add a menu item to the admin area?

I've used almost all of the Wordpress example code but it still doesn't work. I've put the php file under wp-content/plugins/menuitem/ .The code is simple <?php add_action('admin_menu', ...
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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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paginate posts on admin page

I've created a plugin that calls a list of posts and grabs external API data. I am using get_posts to grab the list (because I need to feed the array of links into the API query) For whatever reason, ...
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Pause plugin option page until all data manipulation is complete

I have an option on my plugin page where I load content into all the posts in the blog. Now this takes some time, esp when there are a log of posts. Now the way is it set up now, when you press ...
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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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How to add text editor in plugin menu?

Can I add a text editor to my plugin menu? So I can let users edit custom css file? Something like /wp-admin/plugin-editor.php but I want users to be able to edit only one file. The custome css file. ...
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Show limited menu to admin

I am using the latest wordpress 3.2.1. I would like to let create a new admin to do ONLY this: 1) Manage order to change the order status to (e.g. approve..reject). 2) Able to view user only without ...
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How to make a function occurs for one time?

I have the following code in the functions.php file in my theme function my_func(){ echo "foo"; } add_action('admin_menu','my_func'); I assume this function "my_func" will be ...
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Add menu page issues (permissions & position)

OK, I have an issue with Sidebar Generator Plugin. This plugin creates subpage called "Sidebars" in WP-Admin. The point is, it is created as a child of "Appearance" page. And I don't want it here, I ...
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Adding custom Field To The Posts Listing

Are there plugins or hooks to editing custom fields just from the posts listing in admin panel?
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Mimicking admin panel menu from wordpress 3.0.1

I have chosen from a variety of menus for my application only one and it was a wordpress 3.0.1 admin panel menu, but I can't get pass the functionality of it. If to be more distinct I can't ...
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Post meta not appear in admin edit menu for custom post type

I have a custom post type 'Vehicles' within I have a taxonomy 'cars'. Also a front end adding from a html form. After the form is send, here is a sample what actually is happening. My idea is to hook ...
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How do I alter the position of a Custom Post Type menu item within my plugin admin menu?

I'm writing a plugin (for the first time, so bear with me!) which includes a custom post type; 'Programmes'. In the admin menu, I've set up a new menu group for the plugin, and I have the 'Programmes' ...
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Admin tabs for custom plugin

So I am new to WordPress plugin development, but I try to learn as fast as possible. Basically, I try to create a tabbed navigation for my custom plugin. What I've done so far, you ask? one function ...
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Assigning a custom post type to a custom page

I'm trying to add a custom post type to a custom page called slides (admin.php?page=slides) and it doesn't want to work. This is my first attempt at a technical plugin using pages. The custom page ...
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Custom Post Type Causing Admin Sidebar UI Issue

I created custom type plugin, that if it is activated will make admin sidebar scroll follow along the admin screen height, instead of let it stuck. What makes it doing like that?
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Form request to page in admin panel

I'm current creating a small WordPress plugin for personal use and i have a problem with making forms working. Since i found some problems using the same page with refresh i created another php page ...
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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 Administration Menu

Long story short, I am creating an Administration UI for my Homepage Slider, therefore I am hooking to the admin_menu as explained in the wordpress codex. Basically, structure wise, I have only to ...
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How to give a File Upload option in wordpress Widget backend?

I want to use a file upload Input option where User can upload a Excel file on backend and the widget will save the file in uploads directory and save the file link in the $instance variable of ...
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Link to a admin submenu item using a custom link

Situation: I am developing my first Wordpress plugin with multiple admin pages. This plugin has a menu and some submenus in Admin Menu. I am using Wordpress 3.9 on XAMPP, Windows 8.1 Pro. Problem: ...
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How can I pass value to function in add_menu_page?

I was use to pass value to function for the below menu. add_menu_page('Competition Manager 2013-2014', '2013-2014', 'manage_options', 'manager_2013_2014', 'manager_2013_2014', plugins_url( ...
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Why adding Categories does not auto refresh in Backend while using my custom theme?

If I am using my own created custom theme, the Post Categories Page in admin panel is not getting updated automatically when I add a new Category. To see the new category I have to reload the page ...
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Getting 404 page not found error while trying to access add new plugin / themes

I am getting 404 page not found error while trying to add new plugin or view installed plugin in my admin panel. i am using Hueman theme. every time i tried to use some option of admin panel i am ...
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How can I add an Export option to a WP_List_Table

I have an admin page that extends the WP_List_Table class to generate a table of results from a custom database table. I am trying to add a button that will enable the admin user to export the results ...
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How can I hide any submenu item from dashboard menu but still have access to it from direct url

I just want to hide a page but I want to access it by directly entering its url. But I am unable to access that page after remove_submenu_page() function. I get this error: You do not have sufficient ...
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adding access to a specific post in the wordpress admin left menu

I've added a custom post type on my wordpess called "Perso". here is the code : // Register Custom Post Type function custom_post_type() { $labels = array( 'name' => ...