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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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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Updated to version 3.8 and Admin pages are very slow. How to diagnose problem?

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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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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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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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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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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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' ...
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4th Network Site Database Errors?

4th site created but not available in the admin menu or the my sites screen. So the my sites screen /wp-admin/my-sites.php only shows three, not the 4th. The My Sites menu at the top also only shows ...
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How can I pass value to function in add_menu_page?

I was use to pass value to function for the below menu. add_menu_page('Competition Manager 2013-2014', '2013-2014', 'manage_options', 'manager_2013_2014', 'manager_2013_2014', plugins_url( ...
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Removing an admin page added by a 3rd party plugin. Gravity forms in this example

I'm trying to hide a help page from editors, added by the gravity forms plugin. I believe I've run into the same issue before with other plugins, so I'd like to know the correct way to do it for 3rd ...
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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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Logout hyperlink within a sub-menu

I have the following secondary navigation menu on my website which has been built using the native WordPress Appearance > Menus feature: I am also using the following lines of code in my ...
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menu_order not working with slugs that start with admin.php

I am filtering the menu_order hook (codex link -> http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Filter_Reference/menu_order) to change the order of my links in the admin menu. Currently the ordering will not ...
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Is it possible to add a filter for the output of nav-menu items in admin?

I want to remove certain input fields on the admin screen for nav-menus for specific menu positions. I've used filters to filter front-end output but not for admin output. Is there a filter available ...
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Adding Media Upload to Custom Options Panel breaks “Insert into Post”

I've created a custom site options page as a top-level admin page in my theme. The options are pretty basic but include a couple of images. I initially found a lot of examples for using Media ...
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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 can I add an Export option to a WP_List_Table

I have an admin page that extends the WP_List_Table class to generate a table of results from a custom database table. I am trying to add a button that will enable the admin user to export the results ...
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How can I hide any submenu item from dashboard menu but still have access to it from direct url

I just want to hide a page but I want to access it by directly entering its url. But I am unable to access that page after remove_submenu_page() function. I get this error: You do not have sufficient ...
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Meta Boxes: 'admin_init' or 'add_meta_boxes' hook?

When setting up meta boxes in a custom post type I've been do so using the add_meta_boxes hook, e.g. add_action('add_meta_boxes', 'meta_box_setup'); function meta_box_setup() { add_meta_box( ...
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adding access to a specific post in the wordpress admin left menu

I've added a custom post type on my wordpess called "Perso". here is the code : // Register Custom Post Type function custom_post_type() { $labels = array( 'name' => ...
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How to move plugin link from left navigation to a different location?

I have the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. How do I move the link so it's under Settings (like some other plugins) or under the Screen Options Tab? I don't want to hide it completely as I would still ...
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Editing Admin via Child Theme

The theme I'm using provides an admin page that lets me easily setup jQuery sliders on my homepage, but it limits me to five. Now I'm able to go into the actual theme files and edit these so that the ...
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User info in the admin sidebar

I think nobody has yet think of this, hope someone can help me. Im trying to add a user info pannel in de admin sidebar, right at the top. Just like the wp-admin-bar-my-account in the admin bar, just ...
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Admin menu links just refresh the page

I'm using add_submenu_page() function to add some options to my plugin. On Linux hosting everything works like it should, on Windows hosting those 5 sub-menus have same link somehow and when I click ...
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Restricted access for other user roles

I have made some restrictions on other user roles than the administrator. I've made it because I use WooCommerce. I have added the following code to my themes functions.php file, and it works fine. ...
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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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Tab order of post admin page

When I edit my post and update, I edit a textarea and hit a Tab key, then Update button will be activated and press Enter to admit the change. But in another environment if I press tab, then preview ...
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get_posts ignoring 'category' and displaying all posts

I'm going a bit crazy on this one. I'm trying to display a list of posts in a category on an Admin page in a plugin I am writing. The following code works fine on my dev server (OS X/Apache): $args = ...