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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Removing posts and comments from Wordpress

I am using a plugin which creates both a custom post type for all my "posts" data and also another plugin which entirely handles the commenting system. Therefore I would like to entirely hide the ...
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Dropdown taxonomy lists in admin menu

I've added 4 taxonomy list to my wordpress backend: BH Job Experience BH Job Types BH Job Regions BH Job Tags These taxonomy lists are added under Job Listings like this: Now I would like to ...
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Top level menu position overwrites another entry

From looking at the codex and after using print_r($GLOBALS['menu']; to display the array list of menu items, I see my CPTs listed as 16,17,18,19 in the returned array. 20 is the Pages menu item, ...
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Trying to write a function in an external php file to manage admin menu visibility

I am loading my php file by putting this into my theme's functions.php: require get_stylesheet_directory() . '/inc/manage-menus.php'; alter_menu('my-user', 'plugins.php', false); The code in ...
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How can I restrict a custom WordPress role access to only a specific plugin?

I created a custom plugin . I want to add some admin side users to use that plugin. I created a specific role . But i want to restrict the those users/role access only that plugin not the entire ...
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wp_login_url not working correctly

I'm working on a project where I need to add a custom link to admin menu, and I'm using the following code for it: $login_url = wp_login_url(); add_options_page('Login', 'Login Page', ...
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admin_head-post.php only works after publish / update

I have made a custom post type with some admin back-end. Currently I am calling scripts using the hook admin_head-post.php but this only seems to fire once a custom-post type has been created (on ...
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Prevent custom taxonomy from being added to admin menu?

I have several custom post types, which share two custom taxonomies (location and service). The custom taxonomies show up in each post type menu, and it just seems a little redundant. My client isn't ...
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Show custom taxonomy inside custom menu

I have a custom menu using add_menu_page: add_menu_page('My menu' , 'Some text', 'read', 'nwcm'); Under it, I show a custom post type menu item; // Create the news custom post type ...
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Why I can't change the permalink of this page?

I have the following problem with a permalink: if I open this page (it is implemented as a static page) on my local website: localhost/wordpressAsper/archivio it automatically change it into ...
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Possible to switch between admin view and author view?

The wordpress admin dashboard can be a bit daunting for "normal" wp authors. Is it possible for users who need admin privileges to only see the simpler author view, but be able to switch to the full ...
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Use options to control jQuery plugin

This may be a dumb question, but I've been teaching myself Wordpress and I've been struggling with this for a while. What I want to do is use a Wordpress control panel page to control a countdown ...
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Change URL of plugin admin menu

Gravity Forms adds a Admin Menu called Entries that points to page=gf_entries. I am trying to modify this URL so that it defaults to page=gf_entries&id=2 instead. Below is the order of my ...
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How to hide Admin Tabs? [duplicate]

I'm trying to hide tabs of admin panel like Posts, Pages, etc... I tried Admin Menu Editor without success.
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How to put custom admin setting field into a shortcode

I set up an admin settings menu and I'd like to output the fields as a short code. The way I learned to output the fields from a tutorial was with: <?php $input_examples = ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Change the highlighted Admin Menu Page?

I want to add a shortcut for editting a Page to the admin menu sidebar. Let's say the name is "Home" and its Page ID is 10: add_menu_page( "Home", "Home", "manage_options", ...
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Admin panel specific page only with admin_head for 4.1?

<?php /* Plugin Name: Header Problem Demo Plugin URI: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/215190 Description: Shows how old admin_head-{page} method no longer works Version: 1.0 Author: ...
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Custom post type - hide submenu and use only one post?

I'm using register_post_type to create a menu item called "Annonsering" in the Admin panel, with the following code in functions.php for it: register_post_type( 'annonsering', array( ...
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jQuery datepicker not showing on admin menu

Nothing happens when I select the datepicker field. This is the code for the field: <input id="sticky_date" name="sticky_date" class="datepicker hasDatepicker" type="text"> The javascript ...
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Duplicate “Pages” Item in Admin Menu

I'm registering the following post type: register_post_type( 'post', array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'public' => true ) ); Now I have duplicate "Pages" menu items in WordPress ...
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1 Custom Post Type not appearing in admin

I am facing an issue. I've created a function for custom post types. This is my code. function my_cpt(){ $labels = array( 'name' => 'SM & Points Templates', 'add_new' => ...
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Plugin option for input box validation

I'm crating a plugin option page from the code below. However, it does not explain how to get validation on the input fields. How do I get validation on id_number for NUMBER ONLY? ...
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Pagination in plugin's backend

I am displaying a list of posts in the plugin backend but I can't seem to get the pagination to work. I used the standard approach of getting the "paged" variable and then passing it to get_posts()'s ...
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How can I move Customizer menu item to first level in WP Dashboard?

How can I move Customize menu item from Appearance menu to first level menu items in WordPress dashboard so it would be below Appareance menu? Also how can I change the name Customize?
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Admin custom option screen not saved unless user manage_options capability

I am running into exactly the problem described by this Trac: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14365 I see that one of the devs added a Diff here: ...
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How to add a class to wp-admin custom sub menu item?

I was given the following code snippet: <?php add_action( 'admin_init','acme_custom_menu_class' ); /** * Iterates through the menu items in the dashboard and then applies a custom class * ...
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Add custom option to admin menu wordpress

I need to create a new option in my wordpress admin menu, I know I can create this using add_menu_page() but what I specifically need is an option to 'Add Property', which has similar options in there ...
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Show Wordpress Plugin Menu(Admin) To Editor

I am an Admin of wordpress website and I have created one user with Editor role, I have installed one plugin Pretty Link(https://wordpress.org/plugins/pretty-link/) this plugin shows its menu on Admin ...