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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...