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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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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Multiple custom post types showing up in edit.php

I'm having a bit of trouble (i think) over custom post types in Wordpress. I have created multiple post types and they all work, but there is this one thing which is bothering me. Lets say I have ...
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Fixing admin menu offset

I've encountered a little problem during my plugin development. I've added a search box on all pages and it's working flawless but the only thing that annoys me is that it's causing the menu to ...
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How to make a sortable comment column?

Is there a way to make sortable comment columns? I have managed to create the column and to populate it, but i don't know how to make it sortable. I've found a lot of solution for sortable post ...
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Add a label to main menu (admin)

I want to add labels to the main menu. (For categories for example) Main Navigation (click on this will not do anything) |__ Pages |__ Posts Settings |__ Users |__ Settings etc. If there is ...
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Simple CSS admin pagination

First of all thanks for your time :). I have a dropdown menu option for the admin menu..but the pages still render at the menu edge. Any css trick to position pages correctly? Thanks in advance.
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Hide certain post types from editors

I'm trying to hide a series of posts from my editors in the admin panel based on either custom post type or category (whichever is easiest). I tried adding a function such as: add_action( ...
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WP Admin Bar - Get current theme name as custom menu title

I wish to echo the current theme in text in my WP Admin Bar sub menu. How would I go about display a snippet of PHP inside the 'title' => 'php snippet here', ? ...
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How to create menu in Word Press 4.2.2?

How to create menu in Word Press 4.2.2? I have opened a dashboard and there are no so options visible. How to fix that? I want to make a menu for all pages I`ve created. Thank you.
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Css in admin panel of WP or some other BUG

I'm running WP almost a month now, and after it updated automatically(wtf?) to version 4.2.2 or may be from some other reason, I can't edit my menu from the admin panel. Have a look at the screens ...
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How do I add an arbitrary link to the WordPress Admin Menu?

I am looking to add an arbitrary link to the WordPress Admin Menu. Example: | Dashboard | | Posts | | Media | | Custom Arbitrary Link | The functionality of this acts just like a normal button ...
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Add a description/hint field in the admin page of a plugin

I made a plugin and now I'm making an admin page for it. I know how to properly add a field in an admin page but do you know how I can add an description/hint field like this (grey text)? Thanks
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admin menu naming

how can I change the 1st child name of the admin menu in wp? I have upload a picture, I want to have a different name of the 1st child of the menu and the parent will be the same. this is mycode ...
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How to populate a nav-menus meta box with admin menu items

I have successfully added a new meta box to the Appearance->Menus (/wp-admin/nav-menus.php) page called "Admin Pages". Now I need to populate it the same way the standard "Pages" meta box is, but ...
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is it possible to get update link of a theme or plug-in?

I have a custom theme that I developed. I would like to show a admin notice to user who can manage wp. via function cyn_admin_notice(){ $info['last_update'] = ...
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Add a page in admin without adding menu item

In my plugin I have registered a menu_page; now I need another page. How can I add another page to my plugin without adding another menu item? Is it possible to call it by href?
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how to stop wordpress admin menu from scrolling with page

Ive already answered this question but when I came on here I noticed this question hasnt been asked, but the question is: How do you stop the admin sidebar menu from scrolling with the page?
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How to call a certain object/menubar in a PHP file

I made a template and had some help with adding a CSS file to the template. Now I'm stuck on the question, how do I add a certain menubar to my header. Example: topbar - has menu with "Welcome ...
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admin_init not working

I have created few admin menus , one of them was for sending data to an external link , capabilities of those admin menus were custom . Inside admin menu function I have some code like this ...
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How to put categoies in admin menu

Hi i want to put two categories of post in admin menu which are floorplan and community. So those categorizes directly can see in admin menu. if i am not wrong from function.php i may do it.
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Get admin menu contents on frontend?

I'd like to access the variables $menu and $submenu while not being in admin dashboard. For example I'd like to display their contents in wp_footer. It seems almost impossible to me, since action ...
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How to add next height number in Order Attributes inside the Add new page. [duplicate]

By default, when a new page is added it will be given the next highest number not already assigned to a page.
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Admin Sidebar Menu in Tree View

how to make admin sidebar menu in tree view like this plugin ? => Admin Menu Tree Page View I mean, it's only for Pages menu. I wanted plugins list contained in the sidebar menu can be made in the ...
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Plugin admin menu: How to associate a hidden submenu page with a visible one?

My plugin has the following (simplified) admin page menu structure: // list of plugin items add_menu_page( 'My Plugin', 'My Plugin', 'edit_pages', 'my-plugin', ...
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Show different custom post types under one admin menu

Hi, I've been playing with the custom post types in wordpress 4.1.1 and they're truly great. But I need help in trying to manipulate the admin interface. If I set up two new post types I'll get this ...
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Pulling apart & understanding the WP Admin Menu Flyouts

I need some help, or advice, on [how to] understanding the Admin Menu Flyout submenus. I've narrowed it down to the following key components: ul.wp-submenu This is the actual submenu, used to ...
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Creating A New Admin Menu Tab For Theme Options

I 've found an online tutorial that teaches how to implement a simple Options Page for the theme. I did it successfully but it is displaying as a sub menu, and I want it to be a main menu like those ...
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Wp-editor box within options page

I'm trying to put together a quick plugin where I have a Options menu with a wp-editor box, and than content gets output via a shortcode. So far I've added a menu, created an option page, and setup a ...
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Stop WordPress from sending custom GET parameters on form submit

I have a custom menu page I'm building for a theme. This page displays a list of items and also a form to add a new one. The table with the items also displays links to delete each of the via URL GET ...
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edit_theme_options - menus option doesn't appear

I would like to grant access to editors to create/edit or delete menus. If I set up in functions.php the edit_theme_options capability (above), the editor can access the header and background but not ...
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Removing admin menu items with white spaces

function remove_admin_menu_items() { $blog_id = get_current_blog_id(); if ($blog_id == 1) { $remove_menu_items = array(__('Team Members'),__('Policies'),__('Comments')); } else { ...
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How to show a gloabl message on a user profile page (in back end)?

I want to show a global message for all users in their profile page. I do not want to edit profile.php what is the hook to do this? Basically I want to add a div to show a paragraph below the ...
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How to add elements to WordPress appearance->menu admin?

I would like to add a custom post Type Archive page to my menu, using the appearance->menu admin. I found several blog posts (although a bit old) proposing different solutions, but I didn't managed ...
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Retrieve and display data from custom db table in admin area?

So, i'm having a bit of an issue with a plugin i'm developing, I wonder if anyone can shed any light on the situation, as many, MANY searches have come back with zero help. :-/ Basically, my plugin ...
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Wordpress theme-menu-page & siblings position

I'm registering theme menu page using following lines : add_menu_page(__('myTheme', 'myplugin'),__('myTheme', 'myplugin'), 'edit_posts','mytheme','my_plugin_dashboard', 'dashicons-forms', 30); ...