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 a custom admin page

I want to add a page of content (a readme file) in the WordPress admin, I can't seem to find how to do this in the codex - can anyone point me in the right direction? It will literally just be a ...
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Admin menu as submenu from another plugin

I would like to add my new developed plugin's admin menu to an existing plugin as sub menu. Would be possible to do this? In my first plugin I initilize the menus as follows: function add_pages() { ...
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Show the content of Admin menu to a page

I have created a new page and want to show the content of a Admin Menu in that new page. How can I do it?
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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 the theme info from main dashboard screen- not appearance

I've successfully used the code from the post: Restrict ADMIN menu items based on username, replace username with an actual user's name. The problem is the theme still shows on the main dashboard and ...
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Put update-like notification bubble on multiple CPTs menus for pending items

Much like how the Plugins or Comments menu items have these number notifications in a bubble for updates and unmoderated comments respectively, I'd like to use that bubble to display the number of ...
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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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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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Add separator to admin submenu

I would like to add a separator to the admin submenu section, NOT in the top level section. I'm thinking of using javascript and styling to do the job, but I was wondering if there's a more ...
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Grant access to admin menu?

I'm trying to grant the user role 'editor' to have access to the Users top-level menu, and then control which sub-menus they have access to. The add_action lives in the _construct method. add_action( ...
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How Can I remove or hide the export page in WordPress menu?

I'm trying to remove the export.php page from WordPress admin menu -> tools for a multisite so only the network admin could see it I have the following code so far but can't get it to work. ...
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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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Making Comments, a sub_menu in admin menu

I know this may be a bit crazy, and hopefully there's a way of doing this with out chopping up the core. I am trying to clean up my Wordpress admin menu's and in doing such I'd like to move Comments ...
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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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How can I use a different default admin menu icon for custom post type?

For a particular custom post type I'm setting, I simply want to change the default icon to the wordpress pages icon (menu-icon-page). I know I could upload my own pages icon and point to it, but can ...
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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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286 views

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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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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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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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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OOP Plugin and Menu - Call to undefined function register_setting()

WordPress documentation seems spotty on object-oriented code. I'm setting up a few plugins and the first should register settings and a menu page. It's throwing "undefined" for the ...
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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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How to add admin bar and admin menu or submenu notification bubbles?

What would you recommend to use as far as manipulating the admin bar goes? I was thinking to just add a new admin bar node, and with CSS set a background image for the icon. Then in the node, just ...
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Can I have Post Types under other Post Types in Admin menu?

Lets say I have created two custom post types A and B. Those post types are displayed in the Admin menu one after another. (After Posts for example) Is there a way to display B under A? The only ...
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How Do I Programmatically Better Organize Custom Post Type Menus?

A project I inherited had a dozen custom post types. Trouble is, they all come off the admin menu sidebar separately. It's not very tidy. Is there a plugin where I can make these subitems of a parent ...
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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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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 To Create User Specific Admin User Pages?

The aim is for a proposed site to have customers be able to login and be able to view a private and customer specific ADMIN page NOT frontend page (although this would be much easier to achieve). ...
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How to add admin bar only page?

I successfully managed to create admin bar item using this: add_action('admin_bar_menu', 'toolbar_link_to_mypage', 999); function toolbar_link_to_mypage($wp_admin_bar){ global $wp_admin_bar; ...
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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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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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register_taxonomy - show in admin menu, but not on post type (edit) screen

I've been trying a lot of things so far and investigated core inside out, but couldn't find a way that allows me to add the submenu item, but doesn't add the meta box for a custom taxonomy. The Menu ...
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Associating custom submenu item with post type of top level menu item

I'm working on a plugin that sets admin menu submenu pages on all different post types. I need to be able to associate these new submenu pages with the corresponding post type of the top level menu ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...