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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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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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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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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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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How do I enqueue styles/scripts on certain /wp-admin pages?

I have two simple functions that load stuff using wp_enqueue_style() and wp_enqueue_script(), something like these: function admin_custom_css() { wp_enqueue_style( 'stylesheet_name', ...
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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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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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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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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 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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With two custom post types, how to make one a child of the other in the admin menu?

Been following Justin Tadlock's nice clear tutorial on how to have one custom post type act as a dropdown for another in the admin edit screen. His example is of a restaurant CPT needing a dropdown ...
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Getting custom admin submenu item to highlight when its active

I have a custom post type, Jobs, with 3 taxonomies under it in the Admin menu. One of the taxonomies is Status, which is either Active or Closed. I want a menu item under Jobs for Active Jobs. I ...
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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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List table not rendering when $this->items is filled

I'm attempting to add a list table to a custom admin page. I've been following this guide and this reference implementation. Unfortunately when I define $this->items to add the data, nothing ...
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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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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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Add a Separator to the Admin Menu?

Does anyone know how to add an admin menu separator? I found this but it did not help. Any ideas?
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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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Remove ability to access certain admin menus

I am trying to remove some of the admin features for a user with the role of contributor. What i mean by remove some of the admin features is disable them from seeing certain admin menu items, such as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Wordpress Admin Menu defining function is seperate file

Here is my current code, aio_menu.php <?php defined( 'ABSPATH' ) or die( 'No script kiddies please!' ); add_action( 'admin_menu', 'AIO_menu_creator' ); function AIO_menu_creator() { ...
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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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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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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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How to rename Profile link in wp-admin page

i want to modify the profile link in wp-admin to Settings I want to rename the 3 below things to Settings which are marked in red
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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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Custom taxonomy link opens under Posts

I have a custom taxonomy which I want to appear under a custom menu. And I achieved that by specifying the custom menu as the parent. Here's the result: However, when I click on it, the CSV Tag ...
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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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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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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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How to Move My Page into WordPress dashboard main menu

I am new to WordPress development, hope this is not a too stupid question. I want to Move my "Camp" Page(that appear Under Pages -> Camp) into Dashboard Main menu, if its not possible to move page ...
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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 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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add function to saving change on Options Pages

i make page like this link and it work fine but i need to run some script after it like editing a file i was add it to function my_function() { //do something } function register_mysettings() { ...