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Settings API - easiest way of validating checkboxes?

I'm using Settings API and I can't get checkboxes to work, if they're set to "false" they're not even being $_POST and that's the point. Stephen Harris & Chip Bennett explained it, but I believe ...
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Is it possible to get rid of admin new updates notifications?

I am doing projects for clients and sometimes an update messes a lot. So, can we leave error messages and get rid of new updates notifications in wordpress admin side? Thanks!
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436 views

WP_Error handles errors, but how can I show success with a message?

My script accesses an api to populate posts. I can add any errors to the WP_Error class, but can I add success messages to a global variable?
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861 views

Can I remove the Rich Text box editor for a specific post?

A few months ago I asked a similar question: Is it possible to remove the main rich Text box editor? and got the following answer: function remove_pages_editor(){ remove_post_type_support( ...
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How to show custom field's value under post/page title in wp-admin

I'm trying to add the value of a custom field under the post/page title in wp-admin list of posts/pages (much like excerpt mode in posts list) without hooking into the columns process since other ...
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Where should I hook into admin?

Where should I hook into the admin backend to check and see if the user is "active" as defined by the Membership Plugin. Or in other words, where can I hook into the WP admin header to check an ...
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742 views

Keep Logged in Users out of Admin Panel

So I'm creating user registration. Just simply <?php wp_register(); ?> but then it gives them a link to the admin panel, which in my situation they really don't need. How do I remove the "Site ...
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146 views

Can a users profile be put under the dashboard menu

I was reading an article today and it covered some very valid points on user experience with WordPress. One of its points was that the profile should go under the Dashboard menu. I like this idea but ...
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restrict_manage_posts not working in 3.3.1

I have noticed my custom taxonomy filters no longer work in the 3.3.1 admin as per these methods: Adding a Taxonomy Filter to Admin List for a Custom Post Type? I also discovered that to filter a ...
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463 views

Add More Fields to Users Pages (Admin Panel)

So I'm trying to create some custom fields for users. I need to give users access to a 30 day trial of some software and I want to keep track of that in the users page of administration panel. If the ...
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560 views

How to sort categories by id in wordpress admin

I would like to know if it is possible in Wordpress admin to show categories in post-new.php and edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category sorted by id NOT by category name.
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849 views

Thickbox hacking - removing fields

Default (big and ugly) Thickbox I don't like how this Thickbox's page looks at all, I almost never use all these settings fields so decided to get rid off them, at least on pages where I'm uploading ...
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Copying Wordpress site, HOW about the DB connection?

I am USING the wordpress Import/Export and have done exporting the XML file from my wordpress site. And now i am moving my site from a local server to a host, after copying the files i noticed that on ...
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924 views

Is this the right way to execute some PHP in my plugin after a button click on an options page?

I have an options page for my plugin. I want the user to be able to click a button to execute a member function of my plugin's class. I found this page: ...
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174 views

Remove the whole menu in the admin

How can i remove the whole menu in the admin? I have this code: function remove_menu_items() { global $menu; end( $menu ); while ( prev($menu) ) { $value = explode( ' ', $menu[ ...
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594 views

Restore original WP admin bar after BuddyPress install [closed]

I want to re-enable the original WP admin bar after installing BuddyPress! define( 'BP_DISABLE_ADMIN_BAR', true ); completely disables the admin bar - don't want that. This question tells us to ...
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144 views

Ajax request sends url rather than data

I have a very weird error running on my plugin. I am currently developing a plugin that will allow the user to create routes and specific dates for the route. The dates are more or less tickets that ...
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1k views

Using require_once() within admin

In my theme directory I have the following structure: /includes/functions-custom.php /includes/avatax/AvaTax.php /includes/classes/gmaps.class.php I'm making a call from the functions-custom.php to ...
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Is there a hook to put stylesheet and/or JS inside iframes (thickbox or tinyMCE) in admin area

I'm working on my admin area theme and I wanted to make some modifications on the way the thickbox and tinyMCE looks. I could make most of the changes through adding custom stylesheets and JS to my ...
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Admin: Custom Query Returning Permissions Error

Our current WordPress install has a few custom tables we've placed into the WP database that hold misc. information. We've created custom option pages for the WP admin panel for our WP admin users to ...
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148 views

Exclude stylesheet from admin

I have been using the following function to enqueue some CSS to my theme. However, they are used in the admin area as well: wp_enqueue_style(...) I don't want them to be used in the admin area. ...
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5k views

How can I restore admin capabilities?

So yeah, I'm a genius. I managed delete all my admin capabilities (thank you very much Membership plugin). I could restore them, ...if I had admin access, lol. Anywhoo, how can I give all my ...
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How to remove administrator role in settings -> general -> New User Default Role?

I don't want to accidentally select Administrator role. So is there a way to remove it from Settings -> General -> New User Default Role ?
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How can I set a default listing order on the admin page for a custom taxonomy? (without plugins)

I'm researching this problem for days without any success... What I want is very simple: to see my custom taxonomy terms sorted by ID on the admin page. I can't believe that something this simple ...
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Post editor is 89953px tall. How to fix?

Using a self-hosted install updated to 3.3.1, when I go to the edit post screen, the editor is set to a height of 89953px. When I view source, I see the following lines in the markup for the post ...
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Which plugin will let me decide what users have access to on their side bar in wp-admin?

I want to customize the editor role so that they only have access to 'pages, posts, comments, profiles'.
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408 views

Prevent Wordpress from abbreviating-long-slugs…-in-the-admin

On post edit pages, when a slug exceeds a certain number of characters, Wordpress abridges it with an ellipsis (...). For example, if my slug is i-want-to-be-able-to-see-this-slug, it appears on the ...
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665 views

How can I add buttons to a custom column in the taxonomy table?

I am working on an issue-based publishing system for a friend of mine. So far I have created a custom taxonomy called "Issue"; added several custom fields to the custom taxonomy (like "Issue number", ...
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967 views

How to add super admin to all sites

Is there a way to add super admins to ALL sites without having to add them to each site individually? My group of super admins needs access to all sites.
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161 views

What is the best way to customise admin files so they survive future upgrades?

I have a site with some custom post types, one of which doesn't have a title. When viewed in the admin section, the posts are listed like so Which is less than ideal, for obvious reasons. I have ...
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Daily notices of failed login attempts for non-existent admin user

I run a multi-user site and for the past week or two I have been getting daily notices that someone is getting locked out due to failed login attempts for user "admin" via the Limit Login Attempts ...
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How can I add a menu item to the admin area?

I've used almost all of the Wordpress example code but it still doesn't work. I've put the php file under wp-content/plugins/menuitem/ .The code is simple <?php add_action('admin_menu', ...
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Adding and removing columns from the admin pages panel

I would like to remove "Comments" and "Author" columns from the list of pages, and add a couple of my own "Permalink" etc. Is this possible? Is there an appropriate hook I could use?
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Remove Admin sidebar link

I have a taxonomy link in my admin sidebar i'd like removed from view. Only in the sidebar though, i will still be using the function in the post view, so if that creates problems a simple simple ...
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WordPress as a web app - always auto-save post and meta data

Is is possible to make WordPress auto-save revisiona more often and have the auto-save version always be the most recent version - Like the way google docs works. This would mean the update button is ...
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What are the standard admin CSS id/class tags?

Is there a list of WordPress CSS id/classes that i can use to build plugin option screens that look and feel more like a normal WordPress option page? i have found some through serendipity but it ...
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After upgrading WordPress, can't access admin interface

After performing a WordPress upgrade to 3.3.1, I can no longer access the administration interface. The website works fine, but when I click on Dashboard, I receive the following error: Fatal error: ...
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wordpress - add a custom admin section with fields for name, address, city,state, and photo upload

Am attempting to create a custom post type and have it contain very specific info. Name, address, city, state, zip and photo - as a post. Need to have the admin section show form fields named as ...
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Why am I timing out when using the Menu Editor?

I'm using a more or less fresh local install of WP 3.3.1. A few days ago I set up a couple menus (Appearance > Menus) without a hitch. Today I tried creating a new menu and add a page to it, but the ...
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134 views

Admin Plugin POST to another file within the plugin

This is a simplified version of what I need to do (i.e. I know there are other ways of doing things but I need a solution to this specific problem). I am using wordpress 3.3 from a fresh install. I ...
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Default scripts added to each admin page

Whilst jQuery is available on all admin pages, only selected jQuery UI libraries are added for certain pages (i.e. it is different for each admin page). I am trying to find out where the jQuery UI ...
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How to show custom (checkbox) field value in admin post list?

I have a custom post type for products and a custom meta checkbox field for 'Sold'. How can I show the Sold status in a column on the Products edit list and make it sortable (so it would sort all the ...
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1k views

How can I remove the “updates” menu in the Wordpress Admin panel?

How can I remove the "updates" menu in the Wordpress Admin panel?
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Cannot access admin panel

I have been working on my site through MAMP and with a localhost. I have not uploaded my site online yet. I have worked in it for weeks accessing through the MAMP start page and then typing ...
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How should I change the username of or delete the admin user?

I would like to either delete or change the username of the original administrator account created during the install of a WP 3.2 site. This is not possible via the admin interface (There is a message ...
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How to remove categories filter from wordpress admin?

I removed the categories column from "All posts" page by applying this code. add_filter("manage_edit-post_columns", "my_post_edit_columns"); function my_post_edit_columns($columns){ ...
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How do you set up a WordPress blog with multiple authors to allow something like StackExchange's “community wiki” feature?

I'm thinking about having a blog with multiple authors. In the WordPress Roles documentation, authors can publish posts but only edit their own and not posts by other authors, which is what I'm ...
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How can I activate Collapse Menu in WordPress?

Inside the WordPress admin dashboard there is a button for making the left side menu collapse (to show just icons and not the icons + text on left side). How can I add jQuery so that it gets ...
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Gathering all Custom Post Type posts in to array/object the proper way

It's Friday, it's late, I've probably done this before in the work I've done before, but I'm drawing a blank. What is the best way to stay within the Wordpress framework and collect a list of your ...
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How to make a theme with more than one CSS file?

I've made my first theme and now I want to create different "profiles". These profiles are just independent CSS files that user can try. The point is, how to make these files to allow users to choose ...