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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Limit number of posts under a post type?

I'm building a plugin that registers a custom post type. I'm looking for a way to limit the number of these types of posts at which point the user can no longer 'Add New' posts to this post type. Is ...
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How to remove admin menu pages inserted by plugins?

I've got the following code, which cleans up a lot of stuff that is not going to be used within the admin area: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'my_remove_menu_pages' ); function my_remove_menu_pages() { ...
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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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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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Settings API - Checkboxes validation in a menu with multiple subpages

I'm building a theme using the settings API. I have a top level menu with multiple subpages and everything is working fine, except checkboxes. I am saving the options to a single options array. This ...
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Custom options page, add_options_page deprecated?

I'm trying to create a page in my theme to allow users to add generic info (phone numbers etc) I followed a tutorial and thought I had something good but it turns out part of it is deprecated. So ...
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How to add custom field option with menu?

Please take a look at below image. Here we can see URL, Navigation Label & Title Attribute under Menu Structure >> Home. I need there a more option called "Data Description". I have a task to ...
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How to add submenu to Wordpress plugin in the same Directory of main Plugin?

I have created a plugin and now i want to add a third party plugin inside of the Main Plugin menu, so it can be submenu. How do you make the second plugin appear? Directory Setup: ...
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How to create custom Admin Pages for Custom Post types and add meta boxes

What I'm trying to do is : Create custom Admin Menus and Submenus add_menu_page Test add_submenu_page Add New no problem so far, both pages appear in the menu. Now I'm not sure how to add the ...
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How can I get an array/list of all current WordPress Admin Menu items?

I would like to somehow retrieve a list of all current admin menu items, even the ones created by themes/plugins. Is it possible?
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Create hierarchical menu for custom taxonomy meta field

I've created a custom fields for a custom taxonomy. All works fine so far, I can save, edit and display these fields. Now I want to display these fields in the admin menu as a hierarchical menu like ...
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Updated to version 3.8 and Admin pages are very slow. How to diagnose problem? [closed]

I manage a large multi site Wordpress installation with about 300 hundred users and blogs. The server is blocked from making internet requests, so I have defined a proxy service in wp-config.php ( ...
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How can I place a page link to the sidebar admin bar?

Im trying to create a function that place my page link http://mypage.com/mypage in the Admin Sidebar, not in the top Admin Bar like the code bellow does know. function toolbar_link_to_my_page( ...
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Can You Require the Use of JavaScript in a WordPress Plugin?

I commonly use Mozilla Firefox for testing changes I make for a plugin that I'm developing. I also have the NoScript addon installed because it is also my main browser. I noticed that the ...
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Displaying the number of updates available in the Admin area

I am having an issue finding out how to display the number of plugins/updates available to call somewhere else other than the admin header. I found the function wp_get_update_data should be what I ...
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Add management screens to post type

I am looking to build a theme that has an integrated resume, using custom post types. I have had a look at this question with regards to inserting post types within post types in the admin menu. The ...
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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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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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View Details/Edit/etc. view for custom admin plugin

I am working on a plugin for Wordpress that will have formatted data from a couple of non-Wordpress tables in the same database as WP, and I am not quite sure how to go about having something like a ...
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How to create a dropdown on admin panel and print that value on a page or in a post?

Now I am using a custom field for this purpose. But now my client asking some thing like this. Let's say he has to display a car brand on every bottom of a post. The Car Is : Car Name Car Name must ...
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How to sort all admin sub menu items in a custom order

i tried this solution given for this question Re-ordering Admin Submenu Sections to sort sub menu items of all top level menus. But i don't get it to work. I have an array of custom ordering of menu ...
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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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Get fatal error when I try signing into ADMIN. Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_unslash()

I am getting this message when I try to get to admin Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_unslash() in /home/content/a/r/b/arbordogcare/html/wp-admin/admin.php on line 46 I have other ...
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Is It Possible To A Link To The Homepage From The Admin Sidebar?

The closest I've managed to get is: function redirect_to_local_110(){ wp_redirect("/", 302); exit; } function add_home_link() { add_menu_page( 'Course', 'Course', 'read', 'home', ...
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Create Logout Link Wordpress Admin Menu

I'm looking at creating a Logout link in the Wordpress admin menu that when clicked the user is logged out immediately. I don't want the Logout link to be a submenu of an existing menu, I just want ...
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How to make pages metabox display all hierarchy in menu admin?

Running WP 3.9.1 I've got lots of pages and sub pages. When I get to create menu lots of sub pages doesn't display on the right level, but some do? This is how the pages metabox is displayed The ...
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Add a Menu Link (to a Wordpress Page) in the Admin Menu/Sidebar

I am trying to add a link, in the Admin Sidebar, that links to one of the pages I've created in the PAGES section. For example, I've created an ABOUT page. So in the sidebar I would like a link to ...
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Make a taxonomy column sortable in the admin?

I have a taxonomy term I have set to show as a column in the admin UI for my custom post type: add_action( 'init', 'create_asset_tax' ); function create_asset_tax() { register_taxonomy( ...
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Add_menu_page() error message -> “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page”

I'm currently building a website for a friend and have assigned him the user role of editor. I don't want to give him an administrator role in case he breaks the layout. Anyway, I am using ...
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Post meta not appear in admin edit menu for custom post type

I have a custom post type 'Vehicles' within I have a taxonomy 'cars'. Also a front end adding from a html form. After the form is send, here is a sample what actually is happening. My idea is to hook ...
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How do I alter the position of a Custom Post Type menu item within my plugin admin menu?

I'm writing a plugin (for the first time, so bear with me!) which includes a custom post type; 'Programmes'. In the admin menu, I've set up a new menu group for the plugin, and I have the 'Programmes' ...
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Admin tabs for custom plugin

So I am new to WordPress plugin development, but I try to learn as fast as possible. Basically, I try to create a tabbed navigation for my custom plugin. What I've done so far, you ask? one function ...
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Assigning a custom post type to a custom page

I'm trying to add a custom post type to a custom page called slides (admin.php?page=slides) and it doesn't want to work. This is my first attempt at a technical plugin using pages. The custom page ...
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Creating a dashboard menu page similar to the “Pages” page

I'm looking to create a group of static pages for a "staff" category, and then have a separate menu option for them in the dashboard, similar to the "pages" option that already exists. What I'm ...
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remove_meta_box for all post types doesn't seem to work

To remove a metabox from all post types at once, using a foreach seems like the logical thing to do. However it doesn't always work and I don't understand why. For examlple viewing the "Post" post ...
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Custom Post Type Causing Admin Sidebar UI Issue

I created custom type plugin, that if it is activated will make admin sidebar scroll follow along the admin screen height, instead of let it stuck. What makes it doing like that?
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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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Form request to page in admin panel

I'm current creating a small WordPress plugin for personal use and i have a problem with making forms working. Since i found some problems using the same page with refresh i created another php page ...
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Why use the Settings API over a new administration menu?

I'm writing a 'quote-me' plugin which provides the end-user with a quote based on data they submit through a front-end form. The quote is calculated according to a price list. The price list varies ...
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How to group navigation items in the admin panel

I have more than 50 custom post types which I have created using the Pods plugin. The problem is that the left navigation of the admin panel looks really busy and messy and it takes a lot of time for ...
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Backend option to include a javascript file on specific pages?

I am working on a template that my coworkers will be using to populate content. On some of the pages there will be a slider or multiple sliders but on other pages there won't be any. Because of this, ...
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Create Administration Menu

Long story short, I am creating an Administration UI for my Homepage Slider, therefore I am hooking to the admin_menu as explained in the wordpress codex. Basically, structure wise, I have only to ...
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Trying to add script to specific admin page is not working

What I am trying to achieve is to load a .js file on an edit.php page, however the code is not working specifically for this page. I've applied the same code type of code to other CPT pages, but for ...
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Wordpress add_options_page() function not considering role

I am new to WordPress plugin development and i am stuck at why the wordpress function add_options_page() is not accepting role. This is my code which is not working add_action('admin_menu', ...
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Why adding Categories does not auto refresh in Backend while using my custom theme?

If I am using my own created custom theme, the Post Categories Page in admin panel is not getting updated automatically when I add a new Category. To see the new category I have to reload the page ...
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Create dynamic wordrpess blank page

I've created a submenu in wordpress using add_submenu_page: add_submenu_page(null,'Page Title','Page Title','administrator','page-slug','page-callback'); I want to create another page like this ...
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How to give a File Upload option in wordpress Widget backend?

I want to use a file upload Input option where User can upload a Excel file on backend and the widget will save the file in uploads directory and save the file link in the $instance variable of ...
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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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Link to a admin submenu item using a custom link

Situation: I am developing my first Wordpress plugin with multiple admin pages. This plugin has a menu and some submenus in Admin Menu. I am using Wordpress 3.9 on XAMPP, Windows 8.1 Pro. Problem: ...
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Custom Post Type and taxonomies's labels localization not working

after a few hours serching on the net I decided to ask here my problem. I'm in a multi site environment and I have this custom post type code: $products_labels = array( 'name' ...