Users with the ability to perform administrative tasks for a site or a network of sites.

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How to prevent custom fields from being cleared during a bulk edit?

In my function for saving custom field values I add a few checks to prevent the values from being cleared during an autosave or a quick edit. add_action('save_post', 'save_my_post'); function ...
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Troubleshooting white screen when editing specific posts

I've run into a bit of a perplexing challenge. I'm working on a WordPress installation where certain posts, without a yet apparent rhyme or reason, throw a white screen when you attempt to edit them ...
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WordPress plugins not showing after switching servers

So I recently moved my site to a new server, and now some of my plugins will show only if you are logged in as admin, but will not show to the regular user. However, some plugins still show and work ...
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Embed Wordpress Admin in an iframe

I am trying to embed the admin "new post" wordpress page into an iframe: `<iframe height="500px" frameborder="0" width="740px" src="my_wordpress_domain/wp-admin/post-new.php"/>` For some ...
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Custom column for changing post status via ajax

I'm currently trying to implent a new custom column at the page manage screen that will let me change the status (published/pending) of the different pages via an easy toggle link. From what I've ...
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Custom admin post.php page

I'm working on a CPT but I need to have more control over the layout of the post/edit page (post-new.php and post.php). I thought hacking through admin_init would be the best option, but I can't get ...
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Redirect Admin User in Dashboard

I am currently trying to setup a redirect so that my admin users are redirected to a page other than the dashboard within the wordpress administrator interface. If I leave out my conditional, the ...
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How to fix: Clicking 'Quick Edit' link in Admin (edit.php) makes posts disappear?

When I'm logged in and go to the Posts management page (edit.php), if I click the 'Quick Edit' button, the clicked post disappears from the listing! This occurs in FF7 and Safari 5.1, running WP ...
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Admin top level menu, pointing to an external url

I want to create a entirely new top level menu in the admin menu section, and have that be an external link, is this even possible with the current system? The solution that t31os provides in this ...
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I made new theme directory, why won't it show up in admin GUI?

I did this: cd wp-content/themes cp -R someTheme newTheme then: cd newTheme vim style.css #changed name of theme in the css comment header and then logged into example.com/wp-admin. But when I ...
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93 views

maintaing consistent layout wordpress dashboard

I am developing a functionality in WordPress so that once user updated any information admin can approve/reject the information only after which it should get published in the front users,in specific ...
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107 views

Is there a way to have the view link on manage posts page to open in a new window or tab?

Hi I am trying to figure out on how to get the "view" link on the manage posts / custom post types and pages to open in a new tab or window. I know it is probably possible to do via the ...
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238 views

How To View Site from Non-Logged-In User's Perspective

I am working on anew blog. I am logged in as administrator, and above every post there is a option to 'edit this entry'. Can I have WordPress set up so that even is I am logged in as administrator, I ...
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3k views

Is it possible to remove the main rich Text box editor?

I am using the simple fields plugin to provide additional rich text editors and have no need for this 'main' text editor box on any of my 'page's I have tried the following code in my functions.php: ...
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why don't I get error messages in admin when developing?

I am curious as to why my screen goes completely blank when an error is present in my code. This only happens to me when it is an admin function. No warnings, no syntax error messages, nothing. Just ...
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362 views

WordPress Admin back-end - advanced options page?

Am I losing my mind? I seem to recall that somewhere in the Admin back-end there was a page that basically listed out all the fields within wp_options. Does this ring a bell to anyone else? I thought ...
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525 views

Disable collapse of admin meta boxes

I have been attempting to disable the ability to collapse admin meta boxes. By the looks of it WordPress creates this functionality in postbox.js /wp-admin/js/ but I have been unable to find a hook or ...
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All posts display default index.html

I am setting up a wordpress blog on a Ubuntu LAMP with ispconfig 3 and freedns.afraid.org. I have everything set up, can log in to domain/wp-admin to create posts, etc. But the blog views as the ...
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Admin - Load existing admin template as a submenu page

I'm trying to save my client a few clicks. I've created a custom role of "Customer" and I'd like to get them to that screen, without having to have them click "Users" and then select the "Customer" ...
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How can I add a box to edit Order on a regular post?

I'm currently using the menu_order field in the DB to have some custom ordering of posts. I want to expose this field to the user via the admin section, like it is when editing a Page (in Page ...
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1k views

How to determine if an admin is logged in outside the loop

I need to be able to tell if an admin is logged in ouside of the loop. This is needed for some php files that are part of a WP site but do not use require( '../wp-load.php ); What I need to do is ...
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Prevent Registration Where Role is None?

My blog is being hammered by sploggers. The good news is that in every case the role displays as "None" in the list of Users. Is there a way to use add_action("user register") in functions.php to ...
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1k views

WP List Table custom quick edit box - post meta data missing and columns change on submit

I have extended class WP_List_Table to create a custom sortable table of posts along with a quick edit box with custom meta boxes. The meta boxes populate and save but when I click submit the field ...
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Redirect in an Admin page

I have a menu item I created called 'View Certificates' and a sub menu item called 'Add Certificates'. The Add Certificates page is just a file upload page. After the file uploads successfully, I ...
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How to correctly make admin pages for custom tables which don't show in the menu? [closed]

I have to create a custom table to store data for a client because they want a very precise search capability. I already have this working with custom post types and using custom fields, but with 800+ ...
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How to filter the edit comments admin page, show only current logged in author comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Filtering the Admin Comments List to Show Only Comments from the Current User? I am trying to get the edit-comments admin page to only show comments for the logged in ...
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Admin interface problems - thickbox? jquery?

All of a sudden the thickbox functionality in the wordpress admin seems to have died and I'm having a hard time figuring out why that is and how to fix it. Clicking the featured image button loads ...
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New users must comment when requesting username

Does any one know of a Plug in that will help with reducing the number of unknown user requests to my site? current when a new user requests access I can only see an email address and username. Is ...
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968 views

Determining whether it's a AJAX call from front-end or from back-end

I am developing an admin-only plugin, which uses some ajax calls in its interface. The website itself also relies on ajax calls on its front-end, too. I'd like to be able to identify when the WP is ...
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924 views

Is it possible to tell if a user is logged into Wordpress from looking at the cookies which are set?

Is it possible to tell if a user is logged into Wordpress from looking at the cookies which are set on a site? If not, how could I add hooks to the login success and logout actions and set my own ...
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673 views

Redirect plugin after form submit or show errors

I've been developing a wordpress plugin that has an admin section with a form to add and edit various things. Now after an admin submits the form I wanted to redirect if successful (to show updated ...
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How can I make uploaded images in the editor load with HTTPS?

I have the admin section of my site using HTTPS. This works pretty well except that the images inside the TinyMCE editor (the post and page rich text editor) load with http instead of https and so I ...
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219 views

Restricting access to a single MultiSite site based on IP — possible?

I have need to restrict not just admin access but also access to the content stored on a single site in a MultiSite network based upon a user's IP address. Is this even possible? Is there an easily ...
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Taxonomy/category hierarchy lost when editing posts [closed]

When editing a post the tree structure of the taxonomy seems to be lost, ie; if I set the following when adding a post: [x] Top tier category 1 - [x] Cat 1 sub-category 1 - [ ] Cat 1 sub-category 2 - ...
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Update post counts (published, draft, unattached) in admin interface

I am working on a multi-user WordPress setup and have made it so a particular type of user can only see and interact with posts, images, pages etc that they have authored. The code to make this happen ...
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Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected Token Illegal

I have a local install of Wordpress running & I am suddenly getting these errors in my console when I open a modal window (such as file upload): Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token ILLEGAL ...
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How can I filter posts by post_parent in the admin?

I have followed this tutorial and this one to add a custom column to a custom post type edit screen, showing the post parent of each post. My question: How can I make the post parent clickable just ...
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555 views

wordpress reusable content blocks

I am using a custom post type to allow the editor of the site to add a number of blocks of content to the site - infoboxes. Now i would like to give the editor the possibility to choose which boxes ...
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Change admin bar to default:off

While I quite like the admin bar I actually want it to be OFF by default instead of ON ( I don't want to disable it altogether because I want users to be able to turn it on if they want - but but I ...
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3k views

How to set back-end language per user?

I would like to use the english interface for the back-end but I would like to set it to native language for an editor. I know WPML has this feature, but I don't want to install the unsupported WPML ...
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Installing wp3.2.1 on IIS; getting empty sessions

i have to install wordpress 3.2.1 on IIS 5.0 (yeah, i know...) here. Brand new default wordpress installation, no plugins ore previous versions installed. So, i downloaded the 3.2.1.zip and the ...
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Limit 'contributers' abilities in WordPress

I have a few custom post types which i don't want any contribute to view or touch. However, the default settings allows contributes to see these in their admin. How do i disallow contributes access to ...
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Editing Help Section

I was trying to find the contextual help section for all the admin pages so I could add some additional text. The main pages I need to hit are the "Pages" page and the "Widgets" page but I'm not sure ...
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Give Editor Access To Sidebar

I want to give the Editor Role access to editing the sidebar and it's contents. I have a text widget in there and in order to edit this text widget the user needs to be an admin - this sucks. How do I ...
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Plugin or method of allowing user to rearrange custom post types with drag and drop?

I'm using a custom post type entry to represent each person in an About Us page. When going to the About Us page, it displays the people in a side menu and if the user clicks on a person's name, it ...
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Unable to apply theme to WordPress Network Site install

I'm using media temple with a fresh install of WordPress in network mode. With subdomains off. define( 'SUBDOMAIN_INSTALL', false ); I've followed Media Temple's *wildcard configuration (not that I ...
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Directly editing content on webpage, is it possible?

Is it possible to edit a website live? I.e simply click on the text you want to change and start typing. I've found something like this - http://plugins.elliotcondon.com/live-edit/. It's not quite ...
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Add column to pages table

Hey all i am trying to find the section within the edit.php page where it populates the table with all my current pages. What i want to do is add another colum to the table in order to launch a side ...
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Make Categories and Tags required in admin

Hello i started from Bainternet solution in this post: don't publish custom post type post if a meta data field isn't valid I made a plugin to make categories and tags required. The ...
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In admin panel, use a form to create a post?

I'm unfortunately working with rather thick headed clients who insist they need a "form" to fill out instead of the normal WP WYSIWYG Post editor. I tried to tell them that they could hide the parts ...