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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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Plugin link does not appear in my toolbar

I haven't installed anything that would break the link, as far as I can tell it's just never been there. I have no idea what to do, please help.
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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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Hiding an added admin page menu using css

I have added an admin page in wordpress but i needed it to be hidden.I added the page successfully like this function add_admin_page() { $themename = 'Cesaro'; $page_function = 'admin_page'; ...
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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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Highlighting a Menu Item by Post Name

With the help of a couple of users, my last two questions were highlighting a custom menu item through its ID. Now I'm trying to combine the code of the following two functions to make it work by ...
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Add highlighting to new Admin Dashboard Menu Item

I have implemented a Custom menu item in my wordpress dashboard using the following command in the functions.php function create_menu() { $settings_page = add_menu_page('Edit_Post_69', ...
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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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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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Remove “posts” from admin but show a custom post

After checking out: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/remove_menu_page, I successfully use the following code to hide some stuff from the menu: add_action( 'admin_menu', ...
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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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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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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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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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creating a plug in that would tap into save/update action of posts [on hold]

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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How to remove entire admin menu?

I need to customize the admin panel for my user. So how do I remove the entire admin menu? Not remove the menu item, I mean entirely remove the left vertical menu bar, include the design of the menu ...
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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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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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check current_theme_supports in admin_menu hook

I'm adding a menu and sub-menus via the admin_menu hook in my functions.php. One of the sub-menus I want to add is menus. I want to make sure that the theme supports menus before I do that, so I ...
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Is it possible to disable certain user roles from creating tags?

As a site admin, I'd like to have control over things. I'd like to prevent my contributors and authors ( who generate content for me ) from creating new tags. I don't want that tag taxonomy to turn ...
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Change the Default Pages Menu View in wp-admin

I can't seem to figure out how to change the default view for "Pages" in the admin menu. The initial view is the "Pages" view (/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page) How could it change this to ...
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Removing an admin page added by a 3rd party plugin. Gravity forms in this example

I'm trying to hide a help page from editors, added by the gravity forms plugin. I believe I've run into the same issue before with other plugins, so I'd like to know the correct way to do it for 3rd ...
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Modify Admin Bar Link

Starting on line 474 of /wp-includes/admin-bar.php there is a function that is declared as the following: function wp_admin_bar_new_content_menu( $wp_admin_bar ) What it does it generates the + New ...
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difference between add_object_page and add_menu_page

According to Codex, the add_object_page "essentially does the exact same thing as add_menu_page() in case you're wondering". So.... what is the difference between those two functions?
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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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Wordpress Admin Tooltip hooks

I want to know if there is a way to use Wordpress Adminitration Tooltips (de gray and blue ones) that are shown one you update your worpdress (3.x). Showing the new features. Thanks!
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Getting custom admin submenu item to highlight when its active

I have a custom post type, Jobs, with 3 taxonomies under it in the Admin menu. One of the taxonomies is Status, which is either Active or Closed. I want a menu item under Jobs for Active Jobs. I ...
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Why does hook priority affects admin menu permission error?

On this answer, there was this final comment For future readers, Roland's issue was a hook priority issue. Changing priority from 10 to 11 fixed it in his case The answer seems already closed, ...
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How do I enqueue styles/scripts on certain /wp-admin pages?

I have two simple functions that load stuff using wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script(), something like these: function admin_custom_css() { wp_enqueue_style( 'stylesheet_name', ...
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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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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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Turn on again old expandable menu

In the latest WP the admin interface is changed and you have a popup submenu. I really liked the old version better with expandable menu. Is it somehow possible to get that back again for all users?
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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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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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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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How to unset adminmenu completely?

Is there a way to completely remove (unset) the left hand side admin menu? I examined the ozh-admin-drop-down-menu plugin, since it removes the entire admin menu and adds a top menu bar in order to ...
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How to determin which admin screen/sub screen I'm currently viewing

Edit: The Q narrowed down to the following: "How would I retrieve the screen IDs of all admin UI screens at one time?" Edit: I added a bunch of more plugin globals. Q is the following: ...
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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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How to prevent parent admin page from appearring as a child admin page

I am using this code: add_menu_page($page_title, $menu_title, $this->capability, $menu_slug, $function); Which is adding top level admin page. When I add: add_submenu_page( $menu_slug, 'sub ...
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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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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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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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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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Add top-level menu pointing to a different custom post type?

I have a situation where I want to add a second custom top-level menu for a custom post type. So, when we have a CPT named "fruits", which registers a top level menu with a label of "Fruits", ...
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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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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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How to disable admin flyout menus?

Seriously, I hate flyout menus with a passion, and now they're popping up all over the place in the admin screen. (They are particularly heinous when you use the blue admin theme, because they add a ...