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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Custom Post Type - multiple in single menu position

I currently have a couple of 'Custom posts types'. Currently, each of them has a separate item on the menu but I would like to add them all as sub for one position. I have somethink like this: Movies ...
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How to add a column to publish a post for the Posts page of Administration section?

I know that how to add a column to post page of administration section and display something like a custom filed. But now I want to add a publish button if the post status is draft. How to add it?
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Admin Menu - Highlight top-level menu when on a sub-menu page (without showing sub-menu)

This is the current situation: I am writing a plugin that has a top-level menu page The plugin also contains other sub-menu pages The sub-menu pages are not assigned a parent slug (thus they do not ...
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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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Show custom taxonomy not in submenu

I have one small problem and I can't find answer...I have created custom post type and custom taxonomy, but my custom taxonomy is showing as sub menu under custom pos type, here is example what I ...
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How to remove entire admin menu?

I need to customize the admin panel for my user. So how do I remove the entire admin menu? Not remove the menu item, I mean entirely remove the left vertical menu bar, include the design of the menu ...
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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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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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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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Howto: Use Custom Post Types as Submenu Items in Admin

In a plugin, i've created 3 Custom Post Types, for example: Dogs Cats Goldfish I've also created a "Pets" Top-level menu page using add_menu_pagewherein I'd like to add the 3 CPTs as submenu ...
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add a custom user role and assign specific admin menu pages

There is wordpress function add_role to add a custom user role by adding wordpress defined capabilities like read, edit_posts, delete_posts, etc But I want to create a custom user role and assign ...
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Plugin View Details Link

How do I get the [View details] link to appear on the Plugin admin page in the Description area? The plugin is working fine, the version and authors (with links) show up fine, but no [View details] ...
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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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in_array function Problem

Im writing a custom plugin, which will do different stuff for specific admin usernames. So admin will be able to choose couple admin usernames in plugin settings page in backend via repeateable text ...
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Can Someone Explain What These Three Lines Do?

I found this in a plugin (not a public plugin) $code_pages = array('offers.php'); foreach($code_pages as $code_page) { $hookname = get_plugin_page_hookname("xxx/$code_page", '' ); ...
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Remove Categories / Tags From Admin Menu

I want to remove or hide Categories / Tags submenu under Posts in the Admin Menu. I know this works with the themes submenus: remove_submenu_page( 'themes.php', 'widgets.php' ); The same doesn't ...
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Create sub_menu_page in plugin without showing in menu

I've just working on some plugin on our project and I want to do 3 steps form of adding some data. I've got function init_e_menu(){ add_menu_page( 'Form', 'Form', 'manage_options', 'e-form', ...
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500 internal server error on wp-admin only

I am getting a 500 internal server error when I try to log into www.mysite.com/wp-admin/ and www.mysite.com/wp-login.php. The actual site is up and running just fine so it cannot be a database ...
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Margin problem on management menu?

I'm developing a Wordpress site (www.costactiva.com). It's a multilingual site with around 15 languages at the end. I found this 'mistake?' in the Menus area: When I have more languages than they ...
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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 get specific page screen ID

Is it possible to get the screen id of a specific page? I've search on google and couldn't find anything related to specific page screen ID I'm not looking for the get_current_screen() ID or the ...
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Developing a plugin where users can edit entries saved in database

it's the first time I'm writing a plugin. So far, it creates a table in database on activation, users can add entries to database and they can check saved entries. I've added Edit and Delete links ...
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Adding admin top-level menus

I am writing a plugin (Github Link) and have trouble setting up the titles of the admin menu. I defined a top header menu with add_menu_page (link to code, same as below) and 2 children with ...
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Output the admin menu_position for each item

Is there a function I can use which will temporarily output the menu_position of every item in the admin menu? While trying to reorganise the admin menu, the single largest thing slowing me down is ...
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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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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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Declaring <?php ?> in variables [closed]

I need to put the PHP <?php global $' . $icon_var . '; echo $' . $icon_var . '; ?> inside the variable of a custom menu structure, but it gets commented: <a ...
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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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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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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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Separating a custom taxonomy from blog post-type

Whenever I invoke register_taxonomy in my site's custom plugin, all taxonomies are created as children of the blog post-type in WordPress by default. I just want them to be top-level items in ...
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Is there a way to keep a custom menu expanded when editing a custom post type?

I am building a plugin that has a custom menu with pages under that menu. A few of those pages are custom post types. I would like to have the main menu stay open when I am on one of those custom post ...
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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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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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Show media-frame-menu on custom Media Frame

I have a plugin I built that adds a custom media frame with the following: media_frame = wp.media.frames.media_frame = wp.media({ title: 'Select your images', button: { text: 'Use Image' }, ...
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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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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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How to remove menu installed in wp-admin by a theme?

I installed Placester theme.And then disabled it, and deleted it. But there is still a menu there. How can I remove it? The only installed plugins are: Akismet Contact Form 7 Google Analytics by ...
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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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reorder plugin menu position

Looking for a function that I can use to reorder the admin position of a 3rd party plugin, and that will still work once said plugin gets updated. Backstory AIO webmaster and All In One Events ...
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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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Getting 404 page not found error while trying to access add new plugin / themes

I am getting 404 page not found error while trying to add new plugin or view installed plugin in my admin panel. i am using Hueman theme. every time i tried to use some option of admin panel i am ...
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How to add attributes to WordPress Admin Sub Menu List Items

I have been trying to find a way to add a class or an id to my custom administration sub menu. I only see a class on the first menu item. I would either like to add a css class or an ID on my sub menu ...
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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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Admin top level menu, pointing to an external url

I want to create a entirely new top level menu in the admin menu section, and have that be an external link, is this even possible with the current system? The solution that t31os provides in this ...
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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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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 ...
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how to only add a top-level admin menu without it creating a sub-level-menu

Here is a the code snippet: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'travel_site' ); function travel_site(){ add_menu_page( 'Travel Site Menu', 'Travel Site', 'manage_options', 'travel-site-menu', ...