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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How to check an admin submenu already exists?

To check if a menu exists, I use this: if ( isset ( $GLOBALS['admin_page_hooks']['menu-slug'] ) ){} But it doesn't work with submenus. How can I do the same for submenus then? Thank you. EDIT: ...
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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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Numeric values associated to admin menu bar

I'm customizing my admin left hand menu and am having an issue coming up with some of the numbers. I've even gone through the option of counting as I save out my code to confirm their sorting order ...
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Adding direct link to post editor in admin menu

I'm trying to make a shortcut in navigation that will take user to one certain post. So far I'm using add_action('admin_menu', 'add_custom_menu_position'); function add_custom_menu_position() { ...
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How to get the Latest Menu Options to be displayed in Wordpress Custom Menu

I have donated about 5 plugins to Wordpress. Now my requirement is to show the updated Sub-Menus options (in admin panel) by checking all plugins (by selecting the latest version of the five plugins). ...
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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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Creating menu not working with OOP Plugin

I am trying to create a test plugin to practice my OOP with WordPress, I am trying to simple add a menu item into the WordPress admin section. When I activate the plugin it should add the menu item ...
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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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Ensure widget admin js fires in Widgets and Customizer

Doing a long-overdue update of a plugin. I have some JS that loads in the admin side to react when a user changes a select value in the widget options. $('#accordion-panel-widgets, ...
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WordPress admin menu formatting issue

I'm having an issue with my admin menu in WordPress. As you can see in the image below the formatting of the menu is out of order. This happens whenever I first land on one of the admin pages but if I ...
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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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Dislay Admin Notifications through Ajax

I am writing a plugin that will require its own settings page in the WordPress admin menu settings section. I have done most of it correctly, and I am stuck at one point. I understand that in order ...
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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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Admin page menu keeps bugging out

I've been having a problem with my WordPress installation on my Debian LEMP VPS. On the WordPress admin page (example.com/wp-admin/index.php) all the items on the left menu bar keep displacing ...
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How to give Editors ability to edit menus but restrict full access to other Appearance menu items?

I typically set clients up as Editors on their site so they can focus on what is most important to them - editing pages and posts. I find however that this removes the Appearance menu and then the ...
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Custom Post Type Settings page, choose page to display archive

So, I followed the accepted answer of this post Possible to add another setting to 'Front page displays' setting for Custom Post Type but didn't entirely work, had to compare against the ...
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Modifying WooCommerce Admin Menu causes Error in Media Upload

I'm trying to modify the WP-Admin menu for ease of use. I'm using standard code-based modifications utilizing the global $menu variable. global $menu; if( class_exists( 'woocommerce' ) ){ /* This ...
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How to link other page?

I build menu in admin name is "Members". This is code file User.php <?php function User_add_menu(){ add_menu_page( 'User Members', 'Members', 'manage_options', 'user-members', ...
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wp_is_mobile() inside js

I've stumbled upon a issue that i can't fix. I've implemented a autocollapse menu ..all works fine UNTILL i go to mobile version where the wp core's menu bugs out with my menu js code. Basicly i ...
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Renaming post to something else, breaks dashboard if edit_posts is false

I've been changing the name of the "Posts" to something else with the following code: // Change menu labels function xxx_admin_menus() { global $menu; global $submenu; $menu[5][0] = ...
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Dynamic admin submenu

I'm creating a plugin for WordPress with dynamic sub-menu's fetched from the server. Putting the dynamic loading of sub-menu's into the menu_setup() hook function would slow down other WordPress ...
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jQuery.suggest only suggestion is “0”

I'm trying to get suggestions in a text field with data from a database, inside an admin page. The only suggestion I get, no matter what, is always "0".. why? Relevant code parts the ...
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Add logo to admin menu in my plugin

I want to add a simple piece of code: <img src="logo.png"> to the top of the admin menu. I know how to do it if I am just replacing a logo within an already existing class but there is no ...
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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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Headers already sent error when creating multiple admin menu's

so I am trying t add some admin menu's to a theme file. I have followed the examples and documentation from the codex and almost have things working, but I've run into a little problem when trying to ...
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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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Is it possible to have dynamic post id # in add_menu_page()?

I use the add_menu_page function in my custom theme builds but when I export my local copy of the site and import it in the production site some of post id numbers change and I have to update this ...
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Multiple custom post types showing up in edit.php

I'm having a bit of trouble (i think) over custom post types in Wordpress. I have created multiple post types and they all work, but there is this one thing which is bothering me. Lets say I have ...
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Remove Customize Background and Header from Appearance admin menu without CSS or JS

I am trying to remove background and header from appearance menu, but they don't seem to go away! I think it's because I have activated customize, but can I remove them anyway without using CSS or JS? ...
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Fixing admin menu offset

I've encountered a little problem during my plugin development. I've added a search box on all pages and it's working flawless but the only thing that annoys me is that it's causing the menu to ...
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How to make a sortable comment column?

Is there a way to make sortable comment columns? I have managed to create the column and to populate it, but i don't know how to make it sortable. I've found a lot of solution for sortable post ...
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Add a label to main menu (admin)

I want to add labels to the main menu. (For categories for example) Main Navigation (click on this will not do anything) |__ Pages |__ Posts Settings |__ Users |__ Settings etc. If there is ...
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Creating Admin Plugin - Content of a page is displayed at global scope as well

I've started creating a WP plugin which should work only in Admin Area. I've managed to create top-level menu with required sub-menu items, but when I try to print content of my page, it prints it ...
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Simple CSS admin pagination

First of all thanks for your time :). I have a dropdown menu option for the admin menu..but the pages still render at the menu edge. Any css trick to position pages correctly? Thanks in advance.
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Add visit site to your toolbar instead of being in the dropdown

I'm looking for a way to move the "Visit Site" link from drop-down and add it to the main toolbar, just like in the image shown below:
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Hide certain post types from editors

I'm trying to hide a series of posts from my editors in the admin panel based on either custom post type or category (whichever is easiest). I tried adding a function such as: add_action( ...
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How can I control which plugins run in the dashboard?

I do not wish to activate/deactivate plugins. But for plugins that have no menu pages/submenu pages, that mostly do things on the frontend, I wish to disable while viewing the dashboard/admin pages. ...
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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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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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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 ...