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 Category/Tag/Taxonomy Support to Images/Media

I've been trying to add category, tag, or custom taxonomy support to images (or all media, though I'm only concerned with Images). I've got it part-way figured out with: add_action('init', ...
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Fatal error when using '#' character as an admin menu link title

When I try to title an admin menu link # or #, I get a fatal error before the admin menu is loaded: Fatal error: Cannot access empty property in ...
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Order Admin sub-menu items?

I am adding items to a CPT Admin menu using add_submenu_page which works great, but they are added to the bottom of the sub-menu after the CPT options. I want to be able to have them on top , but I ...
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Add column to pages table

Hey all i am trying to find the section within the edit.php page where it populates the table with all my current pages. What i want to do is add another colum to the table in order to launch a side ...
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How to remove the Tools menu item from the WP-Admin menu

Where is function.php is stored and built? I want to remove menu named as tools from mysite from all user like admin and other user's? I Request you please help me out from this problem.Give me the ...
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Naming Admin Menus and Submenus

I'm building a plugin that requires its own set of admin pages. I know how to create the top-level link and how to add sub-menus to it. However, what seems to happen is when I create the top-level ...
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how to only have one custom post type post?

Is it possible to limit a CPT to just one? What I'd like to accomplish is creating a CPT called "Home". It will manage any and all elements on the home page. I want to program it so when the user ...
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Display Plugin Panels Outside of Admin Areas

I'm trying to find a way to display the work area content of different plugins on pages/posts/areas aside from the admin backend. For example, how would I display the options panel for a certain ...
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Add my own button next to “Screen options” and “Help” in the admin

I'd like to add my own button link next to these two. Is this possible?
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Create a admin page in wordpress without admin menus (“wordpress sidebars”)

I'm creating a new page in WordPress admin for a theme. In this new page will be a list of people registered (in a form), but with few details / information. So when a person clicks on something, I ...
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Menu_slug used for creating options page

I am following this page on designing options menus: http://codex.wordpress.org/Administration_Menus What is the significance of the menu_slug ? I ask because when I change this value, the options ...
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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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Efficiency of wp_options vs a new table

I'm building a WordPress theme framework, that will likely have many options as development progresses. I found a related question: When is it appropriate to create a new table in the WordPress ...
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How do I remove the entire Media section from the main WordPress navigation without just hiding it?

I would like to remove the entire "Media" section from the main WordPress admin navigation ont he left hand side. What I don't want to do is just "hide" it with CSS or a plugin/function like I have ...
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What's the best method for emptying an option created with the Settings API?

I'm trying to empty an option created with the Settings API and failing. update_option ( 'my_option', '' ); appears to do nothing, whereas delete_option ( 'my_option' ); destroys the whole option ...
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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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Edit Page or Post from Top Admin Bar

I'd like to be able to edit a Page or Post that I'm on in Wordpress rather than go to the admin panel on left and find the page or post. I somehow think it used to be there, but when I navigate to a ...
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Admin menu bar dropdown opens when I click on a form <select> element (Chrome) [closed]

Whenever I click on a <select> element within a form, it opens not only the relevant dropdown but at the same time the first dropdown menu of the admin menu bar. It seems to be an issue with ...
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Is it possible to add an admin page using add_submenu_page() and pass a var in the query string?

I am making a plugin and I have a bunch of different data types that I am creating edit pages for. I'd rather not have to create a separate function to add each one to the admin menus, since they're ...
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Custom Theme Want To Remove One Category From All Displays

I created my own custom Wordpress theme for my website, everything is great. However, I have a strange need, I have one category which is kind of a 'placeholder' for content which is automated and ...
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How to wrap admin menus and menu headers in additional divs without modifying the WordPress core?

I need to do this to enable advanced styling options via css, the one a class the headers are wrapped in isn't adequate to do the type of styling needed. Thanks!
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Change name & menu_name for Profile in the default menu, w/o altering core files?

I want to change the name and menu_name of the profile menu in the default menu without altering the core files.
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Rename W3 Total Cache admin menu

I'm developing a plugin that I'll install for all my clients to make WordPress slightly easier to use for them. One of the things it will change is name of the W3 Total Cache Admin menu from ...
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Passing arguments to a admin menu page callback?

Situation: I'm working on a plugin and I'm developing it as a class, everything worked fine until I run into this situation. I wanted to make things a bit cleaner and tried this.. class MyPlugin { ...
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Remove duplicate main - submenu in admin?

When I use add_menu_page & add_submenu_page to add menu items, add_menu_page( 'Forms', 'Forms', 'administrator', 'forms', 'forms_job_menupage_cb' ); add_submenu_page( 'forms', 'Job Applications', ...
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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 update notification bubble to admin menu item?

I have re-worded this to make more sense. Ok, I have a plugin that uses a remote service that check for updates, much like default WordPress plugins, in this case it just checks an XML file. I want ...
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Two Navigation Menus in Themes Produce the same menus?

Alright so I've got two navigation menus that I've registered with my theme: <?php if ( function_exists('register_sidebar') ) register_sidebar(); add_theme_support( 'menus' ); if ( ...
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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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Is there ANY way to remove comments function and section totally?

I don't want any comment querys to run. I don't wont anything about comments to be shown in wordpress admin area. Is this possible in any way? EDIT: Remove all links to the comments from admin bar, ...
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Theme editor menu item refuses to go away

I've got an action set up on admin_menu to modify it as needed. I successfully removed the themes menu with the following: remove_submenu_page('themes.php', 'themes.php'); Now I want to get rid of ...
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Is it OK to move admin menu items?

I have a site with eight custom post types. Each is registered with 'menu_position' => 5 (below the Post menu). A side effect of having more than four CPTs is that the Media menu now appears in the ...
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Ordering Submenu Pages in WP 3.1

I just recently upgraded to WordPress 3.1 a few moments ago. However, I noticed that when you have Post Types show up under a *main* menu page, it overrides the link fo th menu link. Here's my ...
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Current class on admin menu using add_submenu_page()

I am working on creating an administration menu within WordPress for a plugin. I have successfully registered the menu using add_menu_page() and it shows in the sidebar as expected. I have also added ...
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Make sub menu items a main link in the admin menu using fuctions.php

I am trying to customize the admin area using the functions.php file to make things easier for my clients. One request I have got before and hope to be able to accomplish, is to move some of the sub ...
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Changing Admin Menu Labels

I have spent the last day using the functions.php file to fully customize WordPress for my client sites. I am amazed at how much I have been able to accomplish and how much easier it will make things ...
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Menu Error in Admin Console with Custom Plugin: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page

(Moderator's note: Original title was "Getting error: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page. Trying to build custom plugin") I'm trying to write my own custom WordPress plugin, ...
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How to add another page in appearance tab of admin panel?

Currently I am working on Wordpress and I want to know can I add 1 more page in admin panel appearance menu so that it looks like this: ? Appearance Themes Widgets Menus Editor I want to ...
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Add “external” link to admin menu in the backend

Trying to add a link to my admin menu (dashboard/backend) that leads to the frontend of wordpress, so I basically want a link in the menu that takes me to the blog. I've found a couple of ways to ...
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Plugin to remove Admin menu items based on user role?

I searched high and low for a plugin that can remove/hide Admin menu items , including custom post types and taxonomies, based on user role. Every one I have tried only does a global hide, not based ...
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What is the recommended way to create plugin administration forms?

I have seen and been using the following technique for adding php scripts to my plugin for handling custom forms in a wordpress plugin. from the quizzin plugin: $code_pages = ...
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Remove Custom Post Type menu for non-administrator users.

I've been researching this all day and haven't come up with much results. I want to restrict who can see my Custom Post Types by User Level (or some other way). So if the person logged in is not an ...
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Not able to give editors acess to new admin menu item

I'm adding an extra menu item in admin menu by using add_menu_page. add_menu_page('Calendar', 'Calendar', 'edit_posts', 'wp-eventcal/eventcal-manager.php'); Still my editors do not see the menu ...
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The Great WordPress Admin Menu Challenge of Jan 2011 (a.k.a. How to Resolve Some Challenges when Modifying the WordPress Admin Menu System?)

This question is a bit unique. It is in part a "challenge" I'm issuing to the WordPress team (or anyone else) related to trac tickets: #16048, #16050 and #16204. The Goal The goal is to get around ...
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Saving checkbox/option list status?

my self-made admin panel works just fine, but it doesn't save values of form inputs. When I type something into textbox and click "save" it is still there after refreshing, thanks to PHP: <input ...
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How to check if an admin (sub)menu already exists?

The title says it all. I'm using WP 3.0.4
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Administration Pages Styling

I am adding administration pages using add_menu_page() function. But it wont look good. Check the image below. I would like to have it as separated and in between Appearance and Plugins section ...
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Run functions only in the admin area?

I'd like this code to only run inside the admin area as it is resorting the items on the public side admin bar too. /* Reorder Admin Menu to put "Pages" at the top */ function ...
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Overwriting Core Wordpress Functions with Plugins

Is there a way to overwrite a core function is the Wordpress core using a plugin? I don't need to inject code, I need to replace the function entirely with a re-written version. The specific function ...